Anna Rosewood's bond with her twin brother "tells" her that his death was not a tragic accident -- it was murder. Her only clue is a sword with the symbol of a black rose. She's determined to unmask the men responsible, even if she must venture into the Vauxhall Gardens pretending to be a lady of the night.

Roman Deveraux is surprised when he encounters an enchanting woman whose sweet naivete belies her profession. Later, he's stunned to discover that she's his cousin's betrothed. More interesting is that they are both searching for clues leading to a secret society for young aristocrats.

The passion that flares between them makes their investigation all the more dangerous, because now they are risking their hearts as well as their lives. Mullins captivates the reader with an exciting mystery and a sensual, spellbinding love story. The fast pace and lively dialogue will keep you up all night. SENSUAL (Feb., 384 pp., $6.99)
Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin