Violet, Lady Carrington is widowed thrice, and she is finally at the point in her life where she does not have to answer to anyone. She has her own money and can indulge in having a lover or lovers as often as she likes. In fact, her current lover, Peter St. John indulges her very much.
Peter knows that Violet only sees him as a fine, young plaything, but his heart cries out for something deeper and committed. Violet feels no need to look inward and decipher her true feelings for Peter. She trusts him to know his way around her sultry body, but she would never trust him with her heart.
Then when a situation occurs where Peter may have to marry Violet's sister, Isabella, Violet is forced to face how she truly feels about him. She finds he possesses the strength that she has always desired in a man. They both embark on a quest to discover if true love is possible for their future
A Talent for Sin is an okay read. It was difficult to become engaged in the story. The audience never gets to the bottom of what is going on with some of the characters. The heroine tries too hard be strong for others, but then inwardly she wants to be protected. This book is mediocre at most.