Young widow Sara Lawrence does not want to marry again, certainly not to a man of her brothers choosing. If she must be banished to Bath, then she will choose a man to suit her needs, a malleable husband.

Nicholas Montrose, the Earl of Bridgeton, is the tons bad boy. Hes just returned from the continent determined to claim a respected social status when he meets Sara.

Hes immediately attracted to the stunning widow and she to him. But Nicholas certainly does not fit her requirements. However, hes the ideal man to teach her how to seduce a man. Still, it will take Saras love to teach Nicholas the meaning of salvation.

This well-written spin-off from The Abduction of Julia unites a couple whose passion ignites a high degree of sexual tension. This is a battle of the sexes with sparks flying in and out of bed that is sure to delight and will put Karen Hawkins on readers auto-buy lists. SENSUAL (Nov., 384 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Jill Brager