Author: Victoria Vane
Genre: Erotica, Historical Romance
Pages: ebook novella
Author's Website: http://authorvictoriavane.com
Source: Author in exchange for a honest review.
Published:December 23, 2011 by Ellora's Cave
When charm and persuasion fail...only seduction remains...
On the night of her betrothal, Lydia Trent receives just a taste of what ecstasy will be at the hands of her fiancé…and then he leaves her wanting. After waiting six years, and tired of being neglected by her exceedingly reluctant husband-to-be, Lydia decides to break it off.
When Marcus, Lord Russell, receives Lydia’s letter requesting a release from their contract, he is stunned by her audacity. Confident he’ll have her eating out of his hand with his usual wit and charm, he’s determined to repair the damage. However, the headstrong woman she’s blossomed into is equally determined to thwart his every effort to win her back.
Marcus discovers, in spite of her conviction to end the union, Lydia is more responsive to his touch than he ever imagined. He just needs to get her alone to unleash the promised passion he sees within his wanton virgin. Marcus will use any tool in his arsenal to exploit her weakness—his kisses, his hands, his mouth…her own body. In short, he’ll just have to ruin her!
"Reckless hearts, battling wits, and plenty of steam in a wonderfully well drawn Georgian setting."- NYT Bestselling author Grace Burrowes
"Victoria Vane ignites the Georgian era with her delightful characters and deliciously wicked sensuality." ~ Allison Chase, author of Recklessly Yours
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This was a book I really enjoyed. Marcus is a selfish, conceited, unthoughtful man in the beginning who has been trapped into an arranged marriage by his parents. On the opposite end we have Lydia who actually has feelings for Marcus from the beginning. She's very thoughtful and dedicates six years to learn everything she can to make him the best wife possible. She is a very strong dedicated women and is almost the complete opposite of Marcus but after six years of neglect from her him she changes her mind about their marriage agreement. She finally approaches Marcus with the desire to end their engagement. Marcus then being the conceited man that he is takes interest in poor Lydia and puts into motion a plan to win her back. Their relationship starts out rough beginning at their engagement party. Six years later Marcus gets a glimpse of the women Lydia has become and decides that he has to have her and she finds out that after all the mistreatment she still has feelings for Marcus as he begins to court her.
The author did a good job with the originality of the story and keeps a good pace going making for an enjoyable read with no boring parts keeping my interest. This book didn't elicit any real emotions in me except sympathy for Lydia hence the 3 star rating.
I would say I came very close to giving this book a 4 star rating but it was just average for me. Historical romance and erotica fans will enjoy reading this book and should give it a try. I would recommend it for someone looking for a short, sweet historical romance that's on the hot side.