In 1838, Isabella Durel is hiding something from her husband, Emile. When Emile hears of her wild and wanton behavior, he will have his revenge.

In 1998, Dr. Stephen Templeton buys the Durel Plantation and discovers paintings of Emile and Isabella while cleaning. Stephen looks like Emile. Could it be that he was Emile in a past life?

While researching on the web, Stephen encounters Time Travelers Incorporated, a mysterious company that promises to take you back in time. Can Stephen go back and save Isabella, who was murdered on Christmas Day 1838?

Van Horne does a great job pulling readers into the story and making them want to know what will happen with the characters. This book, number four, can be read without knowledge of the other books in the series. If you like science fiction and romance, this is the author for you. SENSUAL (Mar., 501 pp., $16.50)
Reviewed by: 
Gabrielle Pantera