Son of a Gypsy mother and an English nobleman, Dante has been educated in both cultures. Upon his grandfather's death he inherits the title of Marquis of Alton, but he prefers to deal in horses, not surrender to his grandfather's wish that he marry Lady Esme Harcourt.

Once, Dante stole a kiss from Esme, and that kiss spoiled her for other men. Now that she's betrothed to Dante she haughtily refuses to marry him. But she's unable to resist his sweet kisses.

Though their growing love gives Dante and Esme a chance at happiness, someone wants the Romany marquis dead. As they strive to ferret out the killer, Dante and Esme forge an unbreakable bond.

Mason's romances are always a feast for readers seeking a passionate, exciting story peopled with larger-than-life heroes who take your breath away. Gypsy Lover is sure to satisfy her legion of fans. SENSUAL (May, 384 pp., $6.99)
Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin