BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Nicole Jordan's Princess Charming.
As the most notorious rakehell in Regency London, Lord Damien Sinclair sought only his own pleasure, until his beloved younger sister, Olivia, was injured and her reputation ruined during a forbidden tryst. Now Damien will do anything to destroy the young nobleman guilty of hurting Olivia. . . . And Vanessa Wyndham will protect her foolish brother at all costs, even if it means entering into an illicit bargain with the dangerously handsome "Lord Sin." When Vanessa offers to act as a companion to Lord Sin's invalid sister, Damien agrees with one scandalous condition--he'll forgive her brother's debt if she agrees to become his mistress.
And so the seduction begins. But once the affair has ended, will they escape with their hearts intact?
Former Harlequin author Jordan (The Heart Breaker) writes highly charged erotic historical romances. Her latest--set in 1810 England--opens with a graphic bondage scene, and the thrust of the book is the sexual education of a beautiful but repressed widow. Damien "Lord Sin" Sinclair keeps company with a depraved aristocratic set devoted to carnal pleasures. Lady Vanessa Wyndham falls into his clutches when her scapegrace brother falls afoul of Sin in an incident involving the accidental crippling of Sin's sister. Challenged to cards, the young man loses heavily, and it's up to Lady V to convince Sin not to foreclose. A nasty bargain is struck: she'll become Sin's mistress to pay off the family debt. But ultimately it becomes clear that the notorious nobleman has met his match: "He had tutored her in the arts of love-making, but she had taught him to love." Readers who devour the erotic historicals of Susan Johnson (see above review) will enjoy this, but those turned off by scenes featuring masturbation and ivory dildos may choose to pass.
Seduction and snoozing
This book was not too bad. The story was alright for the most part. About 2-300 pages was absolute filler and did morning to forward the story.
So awesome I cried really hard!
I fell in love with the characters! The story was great and made me cry with emotion. It's been so long since a book could move me! I might have very well found a new favorite author to love! It's the first one of hers I read and I already purchased 2 more in anticipation for additional good reads!
Enjoyed the book and the characters loved Damien, Vanessa and Olivia I will read the next in this series this is my first Nicole Jordan book I hope the next is as good