cover image Impulse


Catherine Coulter. Onyx Books, $7.5 (400pp) ISBN 978-0-451-40250-9

A love-hate relationship develops between reporter Rafaella Holland and Caribbean-resort manager Marcus Devlin as Rafaella goes undercover to expose the gangster who seduced and abandoned her mother years before. ``A weak, tangled plot dims the shine of two fairly enjoyable sparring partners in this contrived novel of romantic suspense,'' said PW. (June)