Lord Rafael Sutherland is not happy when his inherited ward from Cairo, Jezebel Montclair, does not arrive in London. Rafe goes after his wayward ward and discovers she is a breath of fresh air in his staid life.
Raised in the Middle East by her archeologist uncle, Jezebel is determined to continue her uncles work and see to it that his theories are validated. She wants no interference from the handsome, sensual nobleman.
But under the hot Egyptian sun, tempers and passion flare, as Jezebel fights for her independence and Rafe struggles with his growing desire for her. Their sizzling passions end in a battle of wills that sweeps them from the pyramids and tombs of the Valley of the Kings to the Prince Regents London ballroom.
Hillary Fields powerful, colorful and dynamic depiction of Egypt helps her bring intriguing, fresh, strong characters to life. Though the pacing may be a bit slow, MARRYING JEZEBEL is so emotionally powerful and sensual that readers will be entranced. SENSUAL (Oct., 400 pp., $5.99)