Behind the Dunes is the story of First Lady Sharon Bradford who on the wake of her husband´s infidelity and ensuing political scandal, meets a woman named Matilda on the beach and falls in love with her. When Sharon'a Secret Service bodyguard outs her, Sharon and Matilda journey to D.C. in order to deal with the fallout. Sharon has to confront her country and estranged husband while struggling to define her self, her sexuality, and her new relationship. While her struggles lead to tension in her newfound romance, Sharon still finds the strength to forge ahead with her new life.
Dorla Moorehouse is a writer and dancer based in Austin, Texas. Her stories have appeared in numerous anthologies and websites.