This sexy Regency-set novel is sometimes funny, sometimes sad. The fascinating characters will hold your interest.
Christian runs his mother’s exclusive London pleasure house. When a new lady going by the name of Mrs. Smith arrives, she brings an air of mystery. The other residents find her to be reticent but they still like her. His curiosity aroused, Christian gives her a job as his assistant and instructs her in the ways of sensual seduction. Thus starts the journey of discovery for them both. (APHRODISIA, Feb., 304 pp., $14.00)