From saga novel Holy War by Lynda Williams.
He had a fighter's build to match his sword and a wide, attractive mouth. Best of all, he looked so thoroughly decent Alivda suffered an irrepressible pang of lust. She'd always gone for good men. She blamed Amel.
Alivda encountering an Okal Lumens champion on SanHome. Alivda is the monster child of Ameron and Ayrium, all Vrellish under the Demish-looking exterior, with enough of a Lorel mind to be extra scary.