Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Book Review- A Season Of Seduction

A Season Of Seduction
 James Family (3)
Jennifer Haymore
Grand Central
Published October 2010
379 Pages
Regency Historical Romance
ISBN 978-0-446-54028
Although the widowed Lady Rebecca has sworn off marriage, men are another matter. London's cold winter nights have her dreaming of warmer pursuits—like finding a lover to satisfy her hungry heart. Someone handsome, discreet, and most importantly as uninterested in marriage as she is. Someone like Jack Fulton.

A known adventurer and playboy, Jack seems like the perfect choice. There's just one problem: Jack isn't interested in an affair. He needs the beautiful, mysterious Lady Rebecca to be his wife. And he doesn't have much time to persuade her. A secret from Jack's past is about to surface, and by Christmas Day he'll be either married to Rebecca or dead.
After the disaster of Rebecca's first marriage, she is now a widow and in search of a change in her life. Its been four years since she was married, and has hidden herself away. Now she is ready to enjoy life and desires a night full of passion. So she goes in search of a man that could meet her needs and will remain uninterested in marriage so she pursues him, but after sharing moments of pure pleasure with Jack, her brother and cousin burst in the room finding her in his arms, and a scandal ensues, for both herself and her family. She is devastated, and when Jack proposes to her, she doesn't know if she can say yes, even though there is a part of her that wants to. Years ago she made a drastic mistake in saying yes to the first man she fell for, and it ended up being the worst mistake of her life. So now, even though she wants to trust him, but knows she can't. But Jack is persistent and goes about trying to court her, because he has no choice but to marry her or he could end up his life is dependent on her decision....even though he is clearly falling in love with her....

The Hero
Jack, once made the mistake in his past, and after years of a scandal and leaving England for his family's sake, now he has returned wanting to make a life for himself until he gets blackmailed and has no choice but to deceive the first woman he has feels strongly for since his first love. Even though he is desperate to find a way out of this situation, he also knows that he is starting to genuinely starting to care for Rebecca, who has burrowed her way into his heart and knows he will have to make the most difficult choice of his life.....

The Heroine 
Lady Rebecca has lived of life of loneliness and despair ever since her first marriage. Now after feeling like she is ready to make a fresh start, she desires a lover, someone to keep an emotional distance away from, and just enjoy the physical pleasure of it all, but then she spends a night in his arms and everything changes for her.....and even though she wants to believe his intentions are good, she doesn't know how she will be able to see past her fear and trust in her heart....

My Thoughts 
A Season Of Seduction is the third book in the James Family series. After hearing so many good things about Jennifer Haymore, I saw this book at the library and just knew I had to try her out, and see what I thought of her, especially since it was Christmas themed in a way. I found that I just fell in love with this book, and everything about it. Its one of those you aren't sure you will enjoy after reading the synopsis, but give it a try and are blown away by how wonderfully written it is. From the first to the last page I was spellbound by this beautiful story of love, trust and sacrifice. I just loved both Rebecca and Jack. Jack is the kind of hero you just want for yourself. He is doing something he hates doing, but you can see he starts to really care for Rebecca even though he is after her money.....Rebecca has suffered a lot in her life, and is fully devoted to her family but then she falls in love and it turns out both of them learn much about trust, and I just loved the ending... definitely a tearjerker. Overall a powerful and sensual novel that will sweep you off your feet and into the horizon!!! A ENTHRALLING TALE TO TREASURE!!!!

My Grade On This Book
5 Blossoms

Other Books In The Series 
A Hint Of Wicked
A Touch Of Scandal 


  1. Glad to hear you really enjoyed this book as much as I did!

    I really like your review format and thanks for the great review!

    I love the new blog background and the falling snow!

    Have a great Thanksgiving!

  2. I am so adding this book to my holiday tbr list



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