In a desperate attempt to find her missing husband, Philip, southern belle Julia Bonneaux takes her five-year-old daughter and heads west.

At Fort Laramie she encounters a man from her pasther first husband, presumed deadMajor Andrew Garrett, who betrayed her family by spying for the Union.

Julia needs his help to find Philip. Each is torn between duty, honor and their reawakening love, yet they believe theres no hope for them.

This powerful story with a fabulous military background will enthrall readers. Merline Lovelace moves seamlessly from contemporary fiction to the historical venue and explores many timeless themes. Bravo, Ms. Lovelace and more historical romances, please. SENSUAL (Jan., 400 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin