Romantic, liberating and totally addictive, this is a novel that will obsess you, possess you, and stay with you forever. Daunted by the dark secrets of the tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Ana Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a US publishing house. But desire for Grey still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, she cannot resist. Soon she is learning more about the harrowing past of her damaged, driven and demanding Fifty Shades than she ever thought possible. But while Grey wrestles with his inner demons, Ana must make the most important decision of her life. A decision she can only make on her own… (Back cover text)
E. L. James (Erika Mitchell, born 1963, London) is an English author. She is known especially for her bestselling erotic romance trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey (2011), Fifty Shades Darker (2012) and Fifty Shades Freed (2012), along with the companion novel Grey (2015). James has studied history at University of Kent. James says the idea for the Fifty Shades trilogy began as a response to the vampire novel series Twilight. Her combined novels have sold over 125 million copies worldwide, over 35 million copies in the United States and set the record in the United Kingdom as the fastest selling paperback of all time.
E L James, Wikipedia (en)