Season for Temptation
Two Sisters. . .Julia Herington is overjoyed when her stepsister, Louisa, becomes engaged--to a viscount, no less. Louisa's only hesitation is living a life under the ton's critical gaze. But with his wry wit and unconventional ideas, Julia feels James is perfect for Louisa. She can only hope... show more
Two Sisters. . .Julia Herington is overjoyed when her stepsister, Louisa, becomes engaged--to a viscount, no less. Louisa's only hesitation is living a life under the ton's critical gaze. But with his wry wit and unconventional ideas, Julia feels James is perfect for Louisa. She can only hope to find a man like him for herself. Exactly like him, in fact. . .One Choice. . .As the new Viscount Matheson, James wished to marry quickly and secure his title. Kind, intelligent Louisa seemed a suitable bride. . .until he met her stepsister. Julia is impetuous--and irresistible. Pledged to one sister, yet captivated by another, what is he to do? As Christmas and the whirl of the London season approach, James may be caught in a most scandalous conundrum, one that only true love, a bit of spiritous punch--and a twist of fate--will solve. . ."Hilarious and utterly adorable. Theresa Romain's brilliant debut manages to be both passionate and just plain fun." –USA Today bestselling author Courtney Milan"Give in to temptation--treat yourself to Theresa Romain's delightfully witty debut." --USA Today bestselling author Sally MacKenzie
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2011-10-01
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
I had enjoyed a 2 of this author's newer works (The Sport of Baronets and A Gentleman's Game). So, I decided to look into her back-list and start from the beginning. This is her first book (and series) and it shows. Julia's stepsister, Louisa, becomes engaged to James, a Viscount. James was in a hur...
James, Viscount Matheson has newly come into the title and wishes to marry a suitable young lady as quickly as possible, seeing as his sister, now widowed, was embroiled in a terrible scandal due to her philandering husband and a very public scene with a mistress before he died. Matheson's mother wi...
I struggled through this. I found the first three quarters of the book extremely slow and somewhat uncomfortable, and then the last quarter of the book moved very (too?) fast and was full of angst and melodrama. I enjoyed the heroine, Julia, who is always hungry and talks without thinking. She's hon...
This book was AWESOME. Funny and good-hearted and sexy and did I mention funny? Julia is one of those awkward, quirky, enthusiastic heroines who says whatever comes into her head, which is a type I love, but I'm not sure I've EVER seen it done so convincingly, organically, and charmingly as it is ...
Theresa Romain makes her historical romance debut with this tale of two sisters, one suitor and a scandal the ton won't soon forget.James, Viscount Matheson needs to marry quickly if he's to restore his family name after the sensational end of his sister's marriage. Luckily he's already found the pe...