English countess Madeline Cavendish and her fianci Lord Donald Chiton are on route to America when their ship is caught in a hurricane.

Madeline refuses the advances of Armand de Chevalier, a Creole aristocrat who desires her, until the night of a horrible storm. Believing theyll die, Madeline gives in to her passion and they become lovers.

A boat arrives and Madeline is rescued. Armand is left aboard the sinking vessel. Madeline is plagued with guilt until she sees Armand walk into a party she is attending one night and from then on he appears to be following her. She has difficulty dealing with her attraction to Armand and her duty to Donald. But when her uncle dies and his will is missing, it is Armand that she asks for help.

Nan Ryan knows how to keep the pages sizzling and readers hungry for more. Now she brings us a hot story with the unique flavors of New Orleans, heated passion, mystery and the spice of her signature sensuality. Get out the fan and get set for a juicy, hot summers read. VERY SENSUAL (Jun., 400 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin