Then Comes Seduction
New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh sweeps us back in time to an age of scandal and glittering society—and brings to life an extraordinary family: the daring, passionate Huxtables. Katherine, the youngest sister—and society’s most ravishing innocent—is about to turn the tables on the... show more
New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh sweeps us back in time to an age of scandal and glittering society—and brings to life an extraordinary family: the daring, passionate Huxtables. Katherine, the youngest sister—and society’s most ravishing innocent—is about to turn the tables on the irresistible rakehell sworn to seduce her, body and soul....In a night of drunken revelry, Jasper Finley, Baron Montford, gambles his reputation as London’s most notorious lover on one woman. His challenge? To seduce the exquisite, virtuous Katherine Huxtable within a fortnight. But when his best-laid plans go awry, Jasper devises a wager of his own. For Katherine, already wildly attracted to him, Jasper’s offer is irresistible: to make London’s most dangerous rake fall in love with her. Then Jasper suddenly ups the ante. Katherine knows she should refuse. But with scandal brewing and her reputation in jeopardy, she reluctantly agrees to become his wife. Now, as passion ignites, the seduction really begins. And this time the prize is nothing less than both their hearts.…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: March 24th 2009
Pages no: 419
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Regency Romance
Series: Huxtable Quintet (#2)
One night, Jasper Finley, Baron Montfort makes a wager. Within two weeks he will seduce Katherine Huxtable. He ends up losing the bet, but barely. The two of them are attracted. Two years later, the story of the attempted seduction comes up again as the two of them are drawn together and Katheri...
This started out great and then it got d-u-l-l. The rake became toothless, not reformed!
Sweet story. Not much drama. Rake has to marry girl he compromised. Will they fall in love? Guess.
2nd in the series, "Then Comes Seduction" is Katherine's story. Katherine is the youngest girl and a few years older than Stephen. She's the golden beauty in the family -- the dreamer and the romantic.Jasper is the villain... or is he? In a drunken revelry on his 25th birthday, Jasper's friends make...
The wager was offensive, never addressed very well and suddenly dismissed by too quickly to move the story along. I still found it hard to believe that Katherine would ever under any circumstances speak to him again. The book never recovered from the terrible start. This book was as bad as First Com...