on January 30th 2018
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A lost identity. A dangerous mystery. And a deep love that can conquer it all.
When a mysterious gentleman arrives on his doorstep, Alexander Moreland is astonished to discover that the stranger is not a gentleman at all, but a beautiful young woman disguised as a man, and in great need of assistance. The woman remembers nothing except her own name, Sabrina, and has only the contents of her pockets as clues to her identity: a handkerchief, a pocket watch, a leather pouch, a torn scrap of paper and a gold ring.
Sabrina is certain that she is on the run from someone, or something—how else to explain the bruises on her face and the pervasive sense of dread she feels? She’s also certain that she trusts Alex to help her, and she can’t deny the sparks that fly between them. As they race through the English countryside, Sabrina and Alex must solve the mystery of Sabrina’s past—before whatever she’s running from catches up to them.
~~Reviewed by AnnMarie~~
His Sinful Touch is the fifth book in The Mad Morelands series by Candace Camp. I haven’t read any of the other books in the series so can safely say that this one can be fully enjoyed as a stand-alone one. That said, now that I have read this one I will definitely go back and read the others!
Sabrina is running away, from what she doesn’t know because she has lost her memory. When she arrives in London she has advice from a hackney driver to go to an investigative service for help. It is there that she first meets Alexander Moreland. His twin brother owns the agency but Alex helps out occasionally which is why he is at the offices.
Alex has special psychic abilities, not just the normal twin connection, and even before Sabrina enters the building he picks up on her anguish. He knows immediately that he must help her and as soon as she explains her situation, even though he isn’t the investigator of the business, he promises to help her.
The story follows where Alex and Sabrina try to fathom what happened in her past. The time they spend together and a soul-deep connection between them sees their relationship developing. When they discover eventually who Sabrina is running from it seems their relationship is doomed, but Alex swears to do all that he and his family can do to make sure she never ends up back in the hands of the person she was running from.
This book was fabulous. I enjoyed every minute of it because so much was going on. Alex is the perfect hero, such a gentleman, one willing to do all that it takes to look after those that he cares about. Not only did I fall in love with Alex and Sabrina but the whole Moreland family too who I think are an absolute delight to read about. They are definitely not your usual stuffy rich family and I especially loved the psychic abilities that some of the family members had. It gave the whole story that little extra to make it better than your normal Regency Romance. It’s one of the reasons I am determined to go back now and read all the previous stories in the series.
I voluntarily reviewed an advanced readers’ copy of this book.