Galen McNight unexpectedly takes care of two young Irishwomen. He soon finds himself escorting the two up the gangplank to his gambling boat. Kathy OSullivan and her young sister, Tara, a clairvoyant, cause no end of trouble. But Galen feels responsible for the death of the girls father and therefore for the girls themselves.
Kathy is determined to make a home for herself and Tara, save her money and open a business. But at the rate she is going, she will be indebted to the infuriating Mr. McNight for the rest of her life. Meanwhile, Galens life is not going as he had planned. Will they all find love and happiness at last?
BEHOLDEN is an American romance with a touch of Irish laughter. SENSUAL (Sep., 350 pp., $5.99)