Tempting an Earl is not for the faint of heart.
Thank heavens Bethanny is anything but faint!
Now, honest, perhaps--too honest, but never faint!
After all, why flirt when you can tempt? And why the devil would a woman choose to swoon when she could be kissed?
Of course, she'd never try something so...honest, yes that was the word, honest on anyone but Lord Graham.
He's the only one she wants.
He alone has her heart.
And, he hadn’t a clue.
So it was only polite that she tell him.
Now, if only her blasted guardian, the Duke of Clairmont, would see Graham as more of a suitor than his old friend.
Because Graham is anything but old and most certainly not just a friend, not after that kiss, or that touch.
Though, if she were to lay all her cards on the table--which any gently bred woman ought--he wasn't completely aware it was her mouth, her lips, or her touch.
But that's beside the point now, isn't it?
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book is about Bethanny, the oldest of the Duke of Clairmont's wards. She has been in love with Lord Graham for quite some time now. Now that she has come of age, she is trying to figure out how to get the Earl to notice her and not just as his friends ward. She is a clever young lady and with the help of Lady Southridge this makes for a fun loving read. There were a few sad moments but It had me laughing and swooning as well. This was actually my first book from Kristin Vayden and after I read it i went looking for more books from her.
A good sweet read! Bethanny fell in love with Lord Graham a few years ago and now that she's grown up and having her first season, she's hoping the he will see her as the beautiful woman she is instead of the young teenager he met years ago. Lord Graham has decided that this season he will marry. With a little help and a nudge in the right direction from his sister Lady Southridge, maybe he'll not only marry, but find the woman that he can't live without. I love Lady Southridge, there's never a dull moment when she's around. I can't wait for Beatrix's story. It seems like it will have a good mix of romance and suspense!
Vayden hits it out of the park! Every time I pick up a book by Kristin Vayden I am never disappointed! In fact, I find myself turning to her books when I need a read I know I will love and not be able to put down! I loved To Tempt an Earl! Bethanny's personality was so genuine and authentic, I appreciated that in a regency novel where most characters mask their true selves! Bethanny was the exact opposite! True to herself, she wasn't just another pretty face. She was bold, intelligent and full of good humor! She knew whom she wanted and wasn't afraid to let him know. Vayden tells a captivating regency tale full of love, laughter and deceit...all for good reason! If you are a fan of regency novels, you do NOT want to miss this one! Rating: Clean romance with a fade to black bedroom between a married couple I received a copy of this book as a part of a blog tour; all thoughts and opinions are my own.