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Lessons in Seduction (Greentree Sisters #1)

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What is prim and proper Miss Vivianna Greentree to do when her precious haven for orphans is threatened? She has no choice but to turn to the owner of the property, Sir Oliver Montegomery—yet the heartlessscoundrel refuses to be swayed by reason. So Vivianna must resort to other means of persuasion ...

Under the tutelage of Madame Aphrodite, London's most notorious courtesa
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by Avon (first published January 1st 2005)
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Netanella
Enjoyed this book immensely and am looking forward to reading the rest of the series. It's nice to have a historical romance set in a later date than the expected Regency England. The story focuses on Vivianna Greentree, the eldest of three sisters, kidnapped and abandoned as infants and adopted and raised into country gentility. Old enough to remember her childhood abandonment, Vivianna is determined to save the lease on an orphanage that is threatened by Lord Oliver Montegomery, who wants to t ...more
Lisa
Dec 16, 2015 Lisa rated it really liked it
Shelves: december-2015
sooo hot and good.
Annii
Aug 29, 2013 Annii rated it it was ok
Shelves: romance
"Lessons in Seduction" is the story of Vivianna Greentree, a prim-and-proper young lady with a dark past who helps manage a home for orphans, and Sir Oliver Montgomery, an aristocrat who wants to see the orphanage (which he owns) torn down brick by brick to help solve the mystery surrounding his brother's death. Vivianna, very much the crusader, continually harasses Sir Oliver not to destroy the house, but she meets continually with staunch resistence. Eventually, under the tutelage of one of Lo ...more
Josephine
Mar 25, 2016 Josephine added it
Shelves: dnf
I liked the prologue however the promised seduction didn't happen for over 100 pages following that and I ended up skimming to the end. I also wasn't sure about the twist with Aphrodite, especially when Vivianna was taking sex tips from her. Seemed a bit odd when it turned out they were mother and daughter. I will not be continuing with this series.
Lisa
Sep 26, 2014 Lisa rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Pas du tout convaincue par cette RH. Je me suis ennuyée, le rapprochement des héros se fait trop rapidement, l'intrigue rame... Je n'ai eu aucun attachement pour les personnages et j'avoue même avoir laisser tomber à une vingtaine de page de la fin.
Audrey
Started good then.. It lost me.

Didn't like it.
Paula
Sep 25, 2008 Paula rated it liked it
Recommended to Paula by: Michelle
Shelves: 2008-reads
a Pick from Michelle and thankfully the first in a series! Slightly later time peroid (I don't normally enjoy Victorian historicals, but love Regencies) - so far, so good! A bit like early Enoch in theme and plot.

Edit - once I got to the end I could take it or leave it. Just not "real" enough for me.
Titou
Nov 03, 2015 Titou rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Une romance historique légère et amusante qui vous fera passer un agréable moment. Pour ma part je lirai les tomes consacrés aux sœurs de Viviana avec plaisir.

Mon avis : http://les-lectures-de-titou.over-blo...
Michele Bolay
Dec 12, 2014 Michele Bolay rated it liked it
Shelves: historical, steamy
Enjoyable, but not a keeper for me. The Madame Aphrodite connection was way too coincidental for my taste. However, I liked Bennett's writing enough, so I will check out further titles in the series.
MB
May 22, 2013 MB rated it liked it
Enjoyable, but not a keeper for me. The Madame Aphrodite connection was way too coincidental for my taste. However, I liked Bennett's writing enough, so I will check out further titles in the series.
Sharon Malcolm
Mar 31, 2010 Sharon Malcolm rated it it was ok
No secrets here. What you see is what you get!
Amber
Oct 06, 2008 Amber rated it really liked it
Its a classic historic erotica novel!
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