Schoolmarm Alisha Faradays lifegood job, devoted fianciis thrown into turmoil when her lover Mitch Garrett returns after a five year disappearance. He had left to find a home for them since her preacher father would never approve of a half-breed for a son-in-law.
Alisha is devastated to learn Mitch sent for her and her father had written to him claiming she had married another. Mitch wants her, but Alisha refuses to disrupt her life again. Disillusioned, he leaves for good. Soon after, a deathbed confession reveals that Alisha and Mitchs son is alive and being raised by the Apaches.
Alisha breaks her engagement and hires a guide to help find her child. When she is captured by Comanches, it is Mitch to the rescue. The lovers reconcile and together they search for their love child.
Ms. Baker has written another captivating and emotional romance that captures the true magic of love and the Old West. SENSUAL (Sep., 352 pp., $5.99)