Elizabeth Boyle's expert touch recharges an old plot of a runaway heroine in this new novel.

The Marquis of Templeton, aka Temple, masquerades as a dandy to work undercover for the king. At 29, Diana Fordham is a spinster who has secretly loved Temple for years. When she accidentally uncovers the truth about his work, he finds himself on a frantic chase, pursuing her to Gretna Green. But when Napoleon's agents come after Diana, it's up to Temple to save both her and his career.

An exhilarating pace, humorous repartee, heated sensuality, drama, danger and excitement make this a book you won't want to end! SENSUAL (Jul., 384 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin