After a bitter divorce, Jade Pellerin is excited about her promotion to Administrative Assistant to State Secretary of Health and Hospitals. Her life is finally coming together. At a project meeting, she meets businessman Damon Knight and for the first time since her divorce, is caught in a whirlpool of desire that won't be satisfied by a few pristine dates.

Damon swore off intimate relationships after 10 years in a hellish marriage. His overwhelming attraction to Jade surprises him. Unable to resist her sleek beauty and keen intelligence, Damon gets involved only to discover he may have jumped into a cesspool of political corruption and betrayal.

Lynn Emery has written a multidimensional sizzler that will singe the edges of the imagination and spark a trail of fantasy and romance in its wake. (Dec., 346 pp., $4.99)

Reviewed by: 
Cheryl Ferguson