When egyptologist Charlotte Fairchilds husband is killed entering a tomb, she is forced to return to England with her new companion, an Egyptian cat named Nefer. Charlotte has to leave her dig in the hands of Dylan Pierce, a man rumored to be a looter.

Two years later, Charlotte meets Dylan when he presents an award to her deceased father. Dylan asks Charlotte to assist him with an exhibit he is overseeing.

But as she becomes attracted to him, Charlotte discovers Dylan is not what he appears to be. His reputation as a looter and libertine hides a quick mind and something more.

Ms. Kirk has written a fervent debut romance, filled with interesting characters and historical information regarding Egyptology. This one is certain to arouse the interests and desires of any reader! SENSUAL (Apr., 400 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Evelyn Feiner