At the graduation party of her high school class, Michelle, an attractive eighteen-year old, is the victim of an intended rape. When she is taken home, she discovers that her father has died of an unexpected heart attack, leaving her deeply in debt. She is determined to save the family farm and her beloved Arabian horses. Her faithful housekeeper points out that her only asset is her good looks, and brings in a retired stripper to show her the moves. Michelle is a big success as a stripper and moves into wealthy, cultivated circles, where she develops poise and sophistication. She pays off her debt and keeps the farm. At her class reunion on New Years Eve, she meets the classmate whom she loves. They click, are wed, and settle on the farm to raise Arabian horses. A series of interesting characters and surprising events keep this light-hearted romance moving along.
STRIPPER is the first of a trilogy by Dawn Splendour, and will be followed by ELSINORE and JESSICA.