From the first, Elspeth Fraser warns Duncan McCrae to stay away from her or it will mean his death. Duncan, Laird of Dulsie and a royal lawyer to Mary, Queen of Scots, refuses to listen or believe in Elspeth's visions.

He has come to put an end to the feud between the Frasers and the McDonalds. He hadn't counted on the powerful hatred between the clans nor his attraction to Elspeth, which goes against his plans for the future.

They fall in love and marry despite Elspeth's dark visions. Duncan stops the feud temporarily, but when Elspeth is kidnapped and almost killed, he breaks the law to save her. Duncan is arrested and Elspeth risks all to save him before her vision comes true.

Powerful, magical and delightful Ms. King has written an enjoyable, memorable romance that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. SENSUAL (May., 400 pp., $4.99)

Reviewed by: 
Maria C. Ferrer