National bestselling author Sylvain Reynard continues the story of Gabriel and Julia, two lovers bound together by their darkest desires. But those very desires may destroy them . . . Professor Gabriel Emerson has embarked on a passionate, yet clandestine affair with his former student Julia Mitchell. Sequestered on a romantic holiday in Italy, he tutors her in the sensual delights of the body and the raptures of sex. But when they return, their happiness is threatened by conspiring students, academic politics, and a jealous ex-lover. When Gabriel is confronted by the university administration, will he succumb to Dante s fate? Or will he fight to keep Julia, his Beatrice, forever? In "Gabriel s Rapture," the brilliant sequel to the wildly successful debut novel, "Gabriel s Inferno," Sylvain Reynard weaves an exquisite love story that will touch the reader s mind, body, and soul, forever."