With this thrilling adventure of the heart, Julia Ross establishes herself as a powerful, distinctive force in the evolution of the romance genre.

It is 1814 and a time of vast change in the world. As the great powers gather in the aftermath of Napoleons rampage across Europe, a young Englishman is forced to set aside his British upbringing and take up his duties as the hereditary prince of a small but strategically positioned principality, whose future independence is at stake.

After months of secret negotiations and delicate bargaining, Prince Nicholas is ready to ensure his countrys prosperity by entering into a state marriage with the Princess Sophia. Theres only one problemthe princess has been kidnapped by his ruthless cousin, who plans to both steal his bride and usurp his throne.

A new legend in heroes, Ms. Ross mercurial, complex prince embodies every womans secret desire for a love beyond the ordinary. Darkly erotic and sensually stunning, this innovative and spellbinding romance will enslave your heart and fill your dreams. SENSUAL (Aug., 352 pp., $6.99)

Reviewed by: 
Melinda Helfer