Terese Ramin gets September Intimate Moments off to a blazing start with MARYS CHILD (4.5), an outstanding novel of that very complicated thing called love. A year after his wifes murder sets him off in chase of her killer, a sexy detective shows up on the doorstep of his best friend, a lovely fellow officer, and discovers new love in a surprising way. An absolute master of characterization, Ms. Ramin beguiles us with an immensely appealing pair of lovers, a nifty, nifty mystery and a gala of sensual fireworks.

Reviewed by: 
Melinda Helfer