To Tempt a Scotsman
SHE HAS NOTHING LEFT TO LOSEAfter finding herself at the center of a very public scandal that left one man dead and another on the run, Lady Alexandra Huntington has exiled herself to her brother's estate and is content to manage his affairs. But the arrival of darkly handsome Collin... show more
SHE HAS NOTHING LEFT TO LOSEAfter finding herself at the center of a very public scandal that left one man dead and another on the run, Lady Alexandra Huntington has exiled herself to her brother's estate and is content to manage his affairs. But the arrival of darkly handsome Collin Blackburn awakens her curiosity and her desireand the advantage of being a fallen woman is that she can be ruined only once. EXCEPT HER HEART. After a promise sworn to his father, Collin Blackburn is compelled to seek the aid of the woman who brought about his brother's death in a senseless duel. Yet Lady Alexandra is not the shameless femme fatale he expected. In fact, Collin suspects she is guilty of nothing more than a hunger to experience passion, and the brawny Scot is certainly equipped to oblige. But the quickwitted, keenly sensual Alexandra has a few lessons of her own to imparton life, love, and the delicious joys of succumbing to temptation.
Publish date: August 1st 2007
Publisher: Zebra Books
Pages no: 248
Edition language: English
Series: Huntington (#1)
This is the first historical romance I've read by Victoria Dahl. I really like her voice. There was humor, sweetness, a little angst, a wise French maid ;), Scotland, and fiesty women and the men who loved them. I could have handled (and somehow expected?) a few more smexy times. Several were summar...
So this book started out quite well, but then the Hero went crazy and I wasn't buyin' what the author was sellin' after that point.Let me explain. **Here there be spoilers for anyone who hasn't read the book**The premise of the story is that the heroine was caught with a man who had his hand up he...
It took me awhile to get into this historical romance but midway my interest picked up through the exciting finish yet characters had consistency issues and I wonder about the HEA. Collin is investigating his brother death that resulted from a public scandal caused by Lady Alexandra.
Not my favorite Dahl, but not a bad read either.