The only survivor of an expedition, artist and socialite Eleanor Hart hires rugged trapper Tanner Price to guide her through the wilderness so she can be the first artist to record the area's wildlife. A half-breed, Tanner has chosen life on the frontier and has no use for fancy women. But Eleanor's fierce determination earns his admiration.

Their journey presents Eleanor with the opportunity to draw Native Americans, as well as plants and animals. She learns to respect other cultures and discovers passion in Tanner's arms, changing from a pampered princess into a woman.When her father comes to bring her home, Eleanor must decide if she will stay in the wilderness with the man she loves or return to a world of privilege.

Kernan's engaging characters, a colorful backdrop and Eleanor's personal growth make this classic western romance something special. SENSUAL (Sep., 300 pp., $5.50)
Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin