TEMPTATION AND SURRENDER
The incomparable Cynsters return for their 17th romantic adventure, which shows, in true Laurens style, how testing the limits of temptation can lead to a sensual, passionate romance. With emotional intensity that grips readers and breathless sexual tension that holds them spellbound, Laurens proves why she's a fan favorite.
Impoverished Miss Emily Beauregard shocks Jonas by applying for the position. Why would a gently bred lady wish to run an inn? But since no one else wants the job, she's hired and proves to be an asset. Emily's ulterior motive is to locate a long-lost treasure that will enable her to care for her orphaned siblings. Her only clue is a riddle, and her only hope is to get help from Jonas, who is a temptation she can ill afford. But there's another danger, someone who'll strike as Emily unearths the truth. (MORROW, Mar., 384 pp., $24.95)