Lady Caroline Graysons dream has been to study botany. For all her efforts, theres little hope until her father blackmails an earl to marry her. The underhanded deed becomes a blessing in disguise for both Caroline, who finds love and botany, and the earl whose heart grows full gains a loving mother for his handicapped daughter.

But a ruthless villain from Weymerths past comes back to haunt them and the love that blossomed and flourished is nearly destroyed.

Youll find this entertaining debut novel has fine storytelling, beguiling characters and a charming romance with the added depth of a Miracle Worker subplot and suspense. Adele Ashworth has a fine future ahead of her. SENSUAL (Oct., 384 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin