The job of running a home for reformed pickpockets becomes more difficult when Lady Clara Stanbourne spies one of her charges selling stolen goods to Morgan Pryce, the newest "fence" in the area.

As an undercover agent, Morgan has to make it look as if he's for real to flush out the infamous thief known as the Spector. But with Lady Clara sitting down for tea on his doorstep, his mission is in jeopardy.

The situation becomes even more confusing when they begin to strike sparks off of one another—sparks that threaten to explode into passion. As Morgan gets closer to unmasking the Spector, their lives and the future of their love are placed in peril.

The biting, humorous repartée and slowly building sexual tension, along with a cast of utterly delightful characters, will have you captivated from the first page to the chilling climax. This delightful and passionate romance is guaranteed to win your heart and earn a space on your keeper shelf. SENSUAL (Apr., 384 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin