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The Seduction (His to Possess #1)

3.74 of 5 stars 3.74  ·  rating details  ·  507 ratings  ·  76 reviews
Enter an intoxicating world of power and pleasure—where one woman will submit completely to her fiercest hungers at the hand of a powerful business man.

While attending a job fair, Jessica can't help but notice the tall, dark, and handsome stranger across the conference lobby. Especially since he bears a striking resemblance to her ex,the man who broke her heart when he cou
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Published December 24th 2013 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Sarah Angell ❤❤
My Casting:

Dane Ranier <3

Jessica Long <3

Review to come at the end of the series! :)
I received this ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

The gist: Jessica has been unemployed for four months so she goes to Philadelphia for a career fair. While at a coffee shop, she sees a man who looks an awful lot like her ex-boyfriend. When she goes to say hi, she realizes it's a perfect stranger. Later, she runs into him again and they end up going back to her hotel and shagging. The career fair ends and she ends up getting a job out of it. Her new employer? Her gorgeous one n
SPOILER ALERT** I got this ARC from Netgalley for an honest review so here it goes:

I was not impressed with this novel at all, it was very predictable and it just didn't pull at my heart strings I'm not sure if that is because it is only the first novel in the series or if it really is just that bad.

It is about a young woman named Jessica Long, who travels to Philadelphia because she has been unemployed for 4 months. As she is on her way to a career fair, she sees a guy at Starbucks who she thin
I am hooked! This is a perfect introduction to this series. Jessica is attending a job fair and bumps into a handsome stranger that she thinks is her ex at first. She ends up having a one-night stand with him and takes off in the morning thinking that was the last of him. Then she finally gets a new job and walks into the office to meet her new boss and guess who it happens to be?
Mary Lou Hoffman
Series: His to Possess #1
Category /Genre: Erotica, Short-story
Received from: Amazon purchase
Recommended for: 18+ due to sexual content
Grammar/editing: B – a few small errors

This is the first part in a novella released in six episodes. They do need to be read in order.

Jessica has been out of work for four months. The man she loved left her six months ago. The bills are piling up, her heart is broken, there are no job prospects in her hometown, and she fears she may soon have to move back home. Ca
Summer's Book Blog

His To Possess was originally released as six erotic romance novellas but is now available as one stand alone novel. Jessica is brokenhearted, unemployed and alone in Philadelphia hoping to find a job and a fresh start. Dane Rainier shows up like a white knight, getting her out of the rain by offering her a ride in his limo which eventually leads to a dinner date, a scorching hot one night stand and then suddenly the job she desperat
Beccca May
Loved this first insallment in this series. I've read a bunch of books by Opal Carew and have yet to be dissapointed by anything she writes. And I must say, after reading this book, I am thouroughly intrigued and totally hooked. I need to know what happens next for Dane and Jessica and how their relationship will play out over the course of this 6 book series.

When this book starts out, Jessica's life is in shambles. She is nursing a recently broken heart, has no job, no job prospects, no money a
Jamie Taylor
Okay, first of all I have only read the first part of this series. The book I read was really short, like too me less than an hour to read. :) However, now I want to read the rest of the series! I am doomed. Ha ha ha!
Jessica Long is struggling in her life. Having been jobless for 4 months she decides to take a chance and go to the big city of Philadelphia to look for work. With her heart still longing for another man an incident of mistaken identity leads to one of the biggest changes in her lif
First installment of this series!

I liked the storyline. I can definetly feel the chemistry that is between Jessica and Dane.

It was a really quick read, and I do wish that it was a tad bit longer, since I'm not so used to reading short stories. I do see a lot of potential though if it were to be made into a full length novel.
Tanya Nekrasova
Коротюсенький эротический рассказик. Предсказуемый, простой, но приятный. :D Уууу, чую даже кто-то будет босс жарить в рабочее время XD У-ля-ля!
Dinna Ken
3 Not-sure-about-this stars..

Umm... the plot is fine, but I felt that there couldn't be someone this simple in this century! I mean, how she acted towards him from the start. Also, first she was afraid and suddenly she took a ride with him in his car!!


Also, not sure about how this had progressed.. again, something felt off!


But since those stories are really few pages, so, I'm gonna read and see what's gonna happen..

Angela Ruble Scott
His to Possess #1 The Seduction was very fast paced. The writing was very good but there wasn't much of a back story for either main character.

Jessica is in town looking for a new job. While she is there she comes across a man that she mistakes for an old flame. When she meets Dane she thinks he is Storm, a man who walked away from her.
Will Dane be able to help her forget Storm?
Will Jessica find a job in a new city?
How will the chance meeting with Dane change her life forever?

This was a quick
I received from NetGalley and St. Martins press for an honest review.

His to Possess is a series of 6 books. The Seduction is book one. I have read a few works by this author. I found her in a anthology and her story was so good, I remembered her name. I was a bit surprised when I started the book since I saw it was so short. What a nice surprise, turns out I was seduced. Amazing what a talented author can accomplish in a short time!

Jessica drives to Philly to hit a job fair. Last six months have
I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Plot Summary: Jessica is a down-on-her-luck gal. She's unemployed, about to be evicted and her lover, Storm, left. She travels from Bakersfield, Ca to Philly, for a job faire. While there she runs into a man who remembers her lover, but isn't upon closer inspection. Still the man is nice, and attractive, and give Jessica a ride to the job faire, as it's raining and she can't hail a cab.

The man, Dane, later encounter J
I’ve read Opal Carew’s His to Command serial and really enjoyed it. Therefore, when I discovered Opal had this serial coming out I couldn’t resist. Although I do prefer reading a serial as a single novel, I made an exception for this.

His to Command #1: The Seduction introduces the story of Jessica and Dane. Jessica is in Philadelphia for a big career fair and bumps into Dane, who at first she thought was her ex-boyfriend Storm. They end up having dinner together and then a one-night stand. Af
I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in place of an honest review.

Jessica has decided to start over. She hasn't worked in four months and the man she was in love with for eight months has left her without any warning. She goes to a work fair to see about getting her a job and thinks she see's her ex. Imagine her surprise when it is someone else. She feels embarrassed and runs away.

Dane knows that there is something about Jessica that he can't let go of. He picks her up in the rain and t
The Seduction (His to Possess #1) by Opal Carew

The Seduction is the first book in the His to Possess series, Opal Carew has written a steamy, sexy read. The Seduction is well written, easy to read and held my interest so much that I want to read all 6 books in this series.

We meet Jessica who is in town looking for a job and plans on attending a job fair. We find out Jessica is heartbroken, her ex-boyfriend Storm has left her. Now she is just looking for a new start and a job.

When she is on the w
Feb 27, 2014 Valerie rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans
*ARC NetGallery for honest review.

My selection for this was based completely on title and cover. "His to Possess" was a definite page turner!

I love the dom/sub genre and this book(s) has the makings to follow "The Fifty Shades of Grey" perfectly. However, I had no idea how short a read it was going to be and would have preferred it to be a bit longer in segments or previewed as a whole. Great marketing for the author maybe...but not on my purse strings.

Just as I was getting settled in to truly
Monica Cardoza
What are the chances that you find yourself with the person that left you heartbroken? What are the chances that you could find yourself falling into bed with a total stranger that you had confused for the person that broke your heart?

Jessica Long is in a new city needing to find a job since her cousin left the state and her job left with her. Her boyfriend Storm walked out on her one day, the man that she loved and believed loved her back. Now she is attending this career fair where she hopes t
The Seduction is the first section in the His To Possess romance series. It is decently written and well edited.

The heroine, Jessica, is out of work and has traveled to the city to attend a job fair. She is reminiscing about her last boyfriend, who deserted her, when she believes she sees him on the street. When she follows him she discovers that he is a stranger, but a charming stranger that wines, dines and seduces her. Believing that it is just a pleasant one night stand, she attends the job
Monica Cullip

His to Possess #1 The Seduction
Opal Carew
This book was gifted to me in exchange for an honest review.
This is the newest six part mini series by Opal Carew. I love all her books and this one did not disappoint. I knew going in that because this was the first book it would leave many questions unanswered and create cliff hangers book by book. I loved it. I hated it. I can't wait for the next part.
Jessica Long is in Philadelphia when she thinks she sees her ex boyfriend. She follows him to the coff
I knew nothing about this book when I requested it from Netgalley but I like finding new authors to read. I did not realize that this was a serial until I got it, but then found that I could also get the full book which I did appreciate. If I were only reading it as a serial, I am not sure that it would hold my interest enough to continue. I did not feel the intensity of Jessica and Dane at the first of this book, but am hoping for good things for the rest of it. It is a classic story of a young ...more
Heidi Gonzalez
I don't know what it is about me finding books that just end abruptly or if its just a new thing authors are doing now but I'm not a fan. Just as this was getting good it ended. Sigh. At least it held my interest. Of course the scenario is far from believable but what is a good romance that isn't fantasy? The men all have to be fabulously built and ridiculously wealthy or the opposite. Its an escape from reality.

Turns out this story is written like an old fashioned serial that would be delivere
Mary Mooney
I received a copy from the author and publisher through NetGalley in exchange for my honest review, so here it is. Jessica has come to Philly for a job fair because she has been out of work for four months and if she doesn't find a job, she will have to move back in with her parents. While have coffee before the job fair, she sees a familiar face or so she thinks. She followers the man into a coffee shop and approaches him. Turns out that it is not who she thought it was. Although he is sexy and ...more
Cara Scott
This is a short story that is part of a 6 book series. It is short.

Jessica is down on her luck. Unemployed, forced to consider moving back in with parents, and recovering from being left by a man she thought loved her. While out of town attending a career fair she meets the dark and handsome Dane, who she mistakenly thinks is her lost love, Storm. Throwing caution to the wind she invites Dane to spend one passion filled night with her. Heading home in the morning will this really be just a one n
I received an ARC for an honest review. This is a series. It has 6 installments. I am going to review 1 thru 3. I really enjoyed the story. I liked Dane and Jessica. Dane is a great Alpha male. Jessica is a broken hearted woman trying to start over. Shes heading to a job fair. Dane heads a big family company and meets Jessica in a coffee shop one day when she mistakes him for her ex. Shes shocked to find that up close its not him. They meet and through interesting circumstances she winds up work ...more
Jamie Roberts
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*This book was kindly given to me from the Author and Publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.*

This is the first installment of a six-part serial book, His to Possess. The story starts off at a coffee shop. The main character, Jessica goes over to a guy to say hello that she thinks is her ex-boyfriend, but realizes as she approaches him and clearly sees his face, he’s not her ex-boyfriend at a
Title: His to Possess: The Seduction
Author: Opal Carew
Publisher/Year: St Martin's Press 12/24/13
Length: 36 pages
Series: His to Possess #1


While attending a job fair, Jessica can't help but notice the tall, dark, and handsome stranger across the conference lobby. Especially since he bears a striking resemblance to her ex, the man who broke her heart when he couldn't support her dreams. Deciding to take a chance, Jessica invites Dane back to her bed for one night of hot, no strings attached
Jenn Cunha
Received an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

So I'm not really a fan of these serials. You're forced to get the entire set to get the entire story and I feel like even with more volumes, you still don't get all the details you want. Take Jessica and Dane for instance. I barely have any idea what the two of them look like and I have no idea why Jessica is out of work or where home is. I'm assuming after we'll learn more about Dane in future installments, but I feel like I'm jus
Jessica comes to the city from a small town searching for employment. On her way to a job fair she thinks she see's a ex boyfriend only to chase the guy down and learn she made a mistake. Dane is a rich successful businessman and he's actually happy she mistook him for someone else it gives him the chance to ask her to dinner. They spend a mind blowing night together. Jessica leaves him in the room the next morning sleeping assuming this is just a one night stand.
Jessica gets a interview at the
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