Set in the glittering world of international diamond dealing, FLAWLESS follows the fortunes of idealistic young designer Scarlett Drummond Murray as she battles her way through the snake pits of greed and corruption in the jewellery business. From London to Beverly Hills, New York to Cape Town, Scarlett finds herself plunged into a world of ruthless mine owners, shady diamond dealers, and the stunningly beautiful women for whom they all compete, in business and in bed. All of them, in their different ways, are prepared to sell their souls and sacrifice everything in pursuit of that one, elusive, perfect stone, no matter what the cost. But is Scarlett also destined to be blinded by the brilliance of the temptation that surrounds her? Or can she keep her nerve - and her principles - and make it to the top with her heart and her business still intact?
Tilly Bagshawe upset the nuns at her Catholic boarding school by getting pregnant at seventeen. Expelled but undaunted, she gave birth to a beautiful daughter alone and went on to Cambridge University before fulfilling her dream of becoming a writer. Now a tired but happy mother of three, she has contributed to many newspapers and magazines including GLAMOUR, COSMOPOLITAN, SUNDAY TIMES and DAILY MAIL.