Following his father's suicide and the loss of his beloved home, Northcote, Caine Ballinger sells himself and his soul to the new owner, his patroness Olivia Hamilton. Caine lives for revenge against the man he blames for his father's death, the Duke of Exmoor. Opportunity presents itself when the duke's daughter, Bliss, arrives at Northcote for a house party.

Playing on Caine's anger, Olivia wagers Northcote against his ability to seduce Bliss. The scheme goes awry when Bliss sees the warmth beneath Caine's cold facade and falls in love. Her problem is to convince Caine that he is worthy of her love, and that he is a man of honor, courage and nobility.

George showcases the redeeming power of love in this passionate, sensually charged and emotionally intense love story. Her crafting of strong characters who expose their volatile, raw emotions makes this tale riveting. For power and passion, THE PLEASURE SEEKERS is a must-read. SENSUAL (Nov., 320 pp., $6.99)

Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin