While investigating a woman's death, private detective Ambrose Wells rescues a teacher and her four charges from a fire at Aldwick Castle.

Cordelia Glade discovers her students are being taught not to become ladies men want to wed, but women men want to bed. She plans their escape, but when things go wrong, Ambrose rescues them, bringing them to his home for safety.

Cordelia is his match in wits, words, courage and brains. His own unique life circumstance makes him the perfect protector and she assists him in exposing a London crime lord and a killer.

Suspense and romance are superbly blended into a perfect, fast-paced, intriguing novel. Quick's always-intelligent characters draw you into their investigation and love story and she hits the mark with her latest dynamic crime-solving duo. SENSUAL (Jun., 380 pp., $24.00)
Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin