Lyons' story of sky-high love is pleasant, with just a little too much lecturing. The sexual encounters will be most satisfying for readers who like their erotica on the tame side.
Dr. Theresa Fallon sees herself as unsexy, until she meets a handsome stranger on a plane from Australia to Canada. Their sizzling attraction doesn't dampen when she finds
out that he's the popular writer
Damien Black is surprised by his attraction to the tart-tongued professor. He's even more surprised when she changes her plans to stay with him and explore their sexual, emotional and intellectual connection. But their bond is tested by her disapproving family and a media maelstrom that could ruin them both. (APHRODISIA, Dec., 320 pp., $12.95)