Abandoned by her fianci after he steals the artifacts she unearthed, archeologist Elysia Carlyle is left with a mysterious talisman she hopes will lead her to treasure. But first she must find the talismans mate and its owner Matt Deveraux.

A handsome gambler, Matt is willing to join forces with Elysia, who needs his help and skills to traverse the wild New Mexico Territory. While Matt hunts down the men who killed his friend and Ellie searches for the treasure, their blossoming passion begins to sizzle, adding spice to the search.

Hang onto your hats as danger abounds from all directions! The exhilarating adventures will leave you breathless. Not only does Ms. Kyle write fast-paced and wildly exciting escapades, but her characters, their motivations and the historical backdrop merge with suspense to grab readers by the throats and never let go. SENSUAL (Jan., 300 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin