As a member of the Choctaw Lighthorsemen, lawman John Talako is pledged to uphold Choctaw law. His duty is to capture a runaway brave sentenced to hang.

When Lusas brother, Chula, is convicted of robbery and murder, she will do whatever she must to clear his name.

At odds from the moment they meet, Talako and Lusa are forced to travel together as Lusa searches for the real outlaws and Talako attempts to hunt down her rebellious brother. The tension between them is palpable, as is the rising passion.

Their battle of wills heats up as they slip in and out of danger faster and more frequently than the a roller coaster ride. Destiny pushes them together and pulls them apart while they confront the men who can clear Chulas name. But the greatest danger comes from the sizzling desire between them, which threatens to explode even as they are running out of time.

This smoldering tale of a love/hate relationship is a powerful read. Ms. Gentry uses her skills to bring action, wild adventures and an understanding of Choctaw culture to her readers. Her ability to carefully combine sensuality, history and a love story is the reason why Ms. Gentry is a respected Indian romance writer and a unique voice in the genre. SENSUAL (Sep., 317 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin