High Seduction [NOOK Book]


LIFELINE: an elite search-and-rescue squad based out of Banff, Alberta. Specializing in high-risk rescue missions, this team goes wherever the job takes them…

As the chopper pilot for the elite Lifeline search-and-rescue team, Erin ...
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High Seduction

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LIFELINE: an elite search-and-rescue squad based out of Banff, Alberta. Specializing in high-risk rescue missions, this team goes wherever the job takes them…

As the chopper pilot for the elite Lifeline search-and-rescue team, Erin Tate is used to handling power. Calling the shots in the air is one thing—in the bedroom it leaves her cold. What she wants is a man strong enough to strip away her control.

Paramedic Timothy Dextor has a wild card reputation, and the dark appetites to prove it. The only thing missing is a woman he can share them with. Landing a position on the Lifeline squad puts his old flame back within reach. He already knows what Erin needs, and this time he’s not letting her go.

But when an emergency throws Erin and Timothy together in unanticipated ways, the stakes are raised—on the job and off. Now they’ll both discover the real meaning of control…and the risks that come from falling in love.
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What People Are Saying

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Praise for the Adrenaline Search & Rescue Novels

“Arend writes gripping, emotional, heat-filled stories that grab you by the heart and don’t let go until the very last page.”—Jaci Burton, New York Times bestselling author

“All the passion, thrills and excitement any reader can ask for! Vivian Arend takes you on a wild ride of unforgettable emotion, sizzling sensuality and breathtaking action.”—Maya Banks, New York Times bestselling author

“A pulse-pounding romance…promises to be a highly unique series!”—Fresh Fiction

“I found myself holding my breath and sitting on the edge of my seat.”—Night Owl Reviews

“This is definitely a series I will follow.”—Smexy Books

“[It] kicks ass! This is the best romance I’ve read this year!”—Joyfully Reviewed

“An impressive romance that lives up to its series name…a thrill ride from start to finish…Don’t miss this one.”—Romance Novel News

“Arend’s characters are complex, charismatic, and realistic, while the…daring sex scenes threaten to scorch the pages.”—Publishers Weekly

Further praise for the novels of New York Times bestselling author Vivian Arend

“An adrenaline rush of fiery, all-consuming passion and breathtaking romance.”—Jaci Burton, New York Times bestselling author

“Skillfully written erotic passion.”—Publishers Weekly

“Vivian Arend pours intense passion into her novels.”—Library Journal

“No matter what the genre, she’s a master.”—Lauren Dane, New York Times bestselling author

“[A] rare combination of romance, adventure, humor and screaming hot sex, all in one.”—Long and Short Reviews

“Arend instills humor and heart into a story.”—Book Lovers Inc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101599907
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 2/4/2014
  • Series: Adrenaline Search & Rescue , #3
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 12,755
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Vivian Arend in one word: Adventurous. In a sentence: Willing to try just about anything once. That wide-eyed attitude has taken her around North America, through parts of Europe, and into Central and South America, often with no running water.

Her optimistic outlook also meant that when challenged to write a book, she gave it a shot, and discovered creating worlds to play in was nearly as addictive as traveling the real one. Now a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of both contemporary and paranormal stories, Vivian continues to explore, write, and otherwise keep herself well entertained. High Seduction is the third book in her Adrenaline Search & Rescue series which also includes High Passion and High Risk.
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted March 26, 2014

    The third book in the Adrenalin Search & Rescue series is an

    The third book in the Adrenalin Search & Rescue series is an action packed contemporary romance that keeps the reader on their toes. This is a riveting read that I was totally engrossed in from beginning to end and was I captivated by not only the hero and heroine of this book, but I found the other characters to be intriguing as well. I haven’t read the other books in this series yet, but I will definitely have to change that.

    See my full review at: Paranormal Haven .com

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  • Posted February 18, 2014

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    Vivian Arend continues her fast paced romance series, set in the

    Vivian Arend continues her fast paced romance series, set in the Canadian mountains of Banff, Alberta. High Seduction is the third book in the Adrenaline Search and Rescue series, which will have readers holding their breath and reaching for a cold drink by turns. Filled with all the passion and high stakes rescues that readers can handle, this book hints at darker more primal needs. A helicopter pilot and a paramedic have a past that needs some closure, but circumstances tempt fate and put them in line to start over with a second chance at love. 

    What I liked:

    Tim and Erin are not unacquainted. In fact they used to be in a relationship. Erin runs away and ends up with the Adrenaline Search and Rescue team as their helicopter pilot. Now several years late Tim shows up as a candidate for the paramedic opening on the team. But it's clear that he has one mission in mind: win Erin back! Readers don't have to guess at the underlying agendas with this one, it's pretty straight forward and I found that refreshing. Arend doesn't beat around a bush and that writing attitude carries over into all aspects of this book. It's very open and brash in some cases. I found that intriguing and fun.

    Erin has created a life for herself here. She is brassy and strong and has all the necessary passion to pull off working in this high risk, high reward career. She comes off as resilient, resourceful and ready... ready for life and ready for love. Tim is a no nonsense kind of guy. In control and on top of his game. He's a darn good paramedic and he knows it. I loved the passion both of these characters exhibited in every aspect of their lives. That's the kind of person it takes to work in that kind of field, and it's the kind of person it takes to make the BDSM world work in their sexual life. These two characters had zeal to spare and Arend does a fantastic job with their characters.

    The addition of Tim's friend Matt, also brings out a different side to Tim and Erin's relationship. Adding an element of surprise and suspense to the reading of this novel that had little to do with rescuing. It amped up the sexual side of things and put Erin's trust in Tim to the breaking point. I think readers will find this secondary character very interesting. I for one hope the next book features Matt. After reading about him here, readers will only want more. Arend shows just how important characters other than the main couple are to moving the story forward and giving it new and interesting directions. 

    What I didn't like:

    I thought Erin and Tim had amazing chemistry and I thought the use of a past history between them was a great idea to boost the time it took them to get back together, but I did have a little issue with how quickly Erin was able to put her complete trust in Tim. She left him the first time for a reason. She got scared. He did some things that fractured her trust in him and I thought they needed a little more build up to the ultimate test of their trust in each other. A little too fast, but not an ender for how much I liked the book.

    Bottom Line:

    My first experience with this author was a very enjoyable one. I look forward to reading her other books. I felt like she did an amazing job with both the search and rescue elements of this story and the sexual elements. It was hard to decide which was written better. Suffice it to say this was a hot one in more ways than one. 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2014

    Disappointing - more sex than plot. Difficult to relate to main

    Disappointing - more sex than plot. Difficult to relate to main characters and their farfetched romance.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2014

    Not so great...

    I didn't like this book very well. The main characters weren't very likeable, and the romance plot was unbelievable. I didn't get it. The secondary plot was intriguing and a good fit for the characters. I have read many books written by Ms. Arends, and this is definitely my least favorite. I wouldn't recommend it.

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  • Posted February 8, 2014

    Rescues & Romance: This book focuses on Erin Tate & Ti

    Rescues & Romance:
    This book focuses on Erin Tate & Tim Dexter. She is a helicopter pilot for Lifeline Search And Rescue and he is a SAR Paramedic. Tim arrives in Banff to try to get her back and fix what went wrong years ago between them. She decides to greet him with her boot. While things start to heat up between them, danger comes their way... add in some action, suspense and some help from his friend Matt and see an enjoyable read come to life. I really enjoyed the secondary characters. Looking forward to more books from this author.

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  • Posted February 5, 2014

    The third book on the Adrenaline & Rescue series from [autho

    The third book on the Adrenaline & Rescue series from [author:Vivian Arend|2932249]

    Is always nice to get back to familiar characters. But if you have not read the previous books on this series, this series is a little more on the suspense romance category. But with a little more romance than suspense in it, which is okay by me. :)

    In this install of the series, we have Erin Lifeline chopper pilot. She is always in control, or so it seems. But we soon find out our heroine, likes to be controlled, and by no other than by the new paramedic of Lifeline Tim, who also happens to be Erin's long time ago love interest.

    As the couple strat to work out their differences, things happen to take then into a tail spin. When things seem to be working out between them, events that happened in the past that drove the couple in separate directions resurface. But the pair been a little older and wiser lovers, seem willing to work out things to get their happily ever after.

    this book contains, some exhibitionism, voyeurism, M/F/M and lots of hot encounters in cold weather.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2014

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