Its been 10 years since Angie Bartoli has seen her husband, Sam Holland. When they eloped, Angie thought it would be a marriage that lasted forever, but before their life together could begin, they were torn apart. The ring she wears is a constant reminder of Sams betrayal. She wants to put that behind her and get a divorce.

Angie tracks Sam all the way to Colorado, where she finds a very different man from the boy she wed. This Sam is a handsome, strong, single father of two small daughters.

Circumstances force Angie to move into Sams home and care for the girls while awaiting her divorce. Becoming a temporary mother is hard work, but Angie is up to the task. Shes just stunned to discover that she is still attracted to Sam, and as romance buds between them, she hopes they might find happiness after all.

The word to describe Maggie Osbornes latest tender tale is heartwarming. She has turned an embittered spinster into a warm, loving woman and a man who lost his dreams into a hero. Time and again, Ms. Osborne proves that love is the most powerful force on earth. She makes us believe in miracles each and every time she puts pen to paper; this story is no exception. SENSUAL (Oct., 368 pp., $6.99)

Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin