In the fifth book in the Akora Saga, Prince Gavin Hawkforte and Persephone, the mysterious woman he meets while exploring the island of Diemeteiros, race against time to save the legendary island kingdom of Akora from a volcanic eruption.

While they are working together to save the kingdom, Persephone worries that her dark secret will be revealed and her life ruined. Gavin believes nothing can tear them apart. But will the secret of her heritage shatter their dreams?

Using a master's skill, Litton slowly builds sexual tension. She gives readers a fine assessment of human nature, as Persephone learns that to truly love, one must forgive one's self for the mistakes of the past. SENSUAL (Aug., 358 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin