by Nicole Jordan

December 2004
ISBN: 0-345-46785-X
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Mass Market Paperback

March 1815

Diana Sheridan must secure her younger cousin, Amy’s place in society, and it seems if she doesn’t do something now, Amy will be heading down the same path that ruined Diana several years ago. Taking Amy in hand, Diana journeys to the remote island of Cyrene to seek out Amy’s guardian, Lord Christopher Thorne, and demand he give Amy a season in London so that she might find a suitable husband. Once burned by desire Diana has sworn off love, but one look at the dashing Thorne is about to bring a 180 degree turn for Diana.

A renowned rogue and rake, Thorne is one of the ton’s most elusive bachelors, and his father is doing everything in his power to assure that his only son does something to remedy this immediately. In order to throw off his father and the ladies of the ton who would do anything to have him wed their daughters; Thorne sees a golden opportunity in the beautiful Diana. He agrees to take her and Amy back to London for the season if Diana will masquerade as his fiancé. After Amy’s future has been settled, and Diana’s tarnished reputation has been repaired, they can break off their sham betrothal and each go about their business from there. Thorne can return to his work in the secret society of the Guardians, an elite group of protectors that keeps England safe from treason and Diana would be able to apply to the art school she has wanted to attend for so long. Then scandal occurs, and Thorne insists Diana wed him, for real! Diana refuses, but once Thorne begins his seductive assault on Diana, she is completely lost in the passion that ensues!

Nicole Jordan continues her exciting Guardian series with Lord of Seduction. Loaded with sensuous and thrilling love scenes, Lord Thorne will have you as hot and bothered as he does his Diana! The rest of the story can get tiresome and a bit drawn out, but the action scenes at the end will wake you up.

Reviewed in December 2004 by Bonnie.

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