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The Seductive One (Marcelli #3)

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ebook, 320 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by Pocket Books (first published August 25th 2003)
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Lady Allison
Jul 23, 2011 Lady Allison rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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4.5 stars

By far my favorite of the series! Not only is Brenna a fun character to read, but the story between Nic Giovanni was ripe with passion, love, family history (the grapes really were poisoned!), & misunderstandings. I really enjoyed this one & wish there had been an epilogue!

"I'll do whatever it takes to prove to you that we belong together. I want to marry you, have babies with you, and grow old with you. I want to talk about the old days until our grandchildren know the stories
Dec 21, 2011 Mareli rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This story for me is worth 5 stars!!
Brenna is my favourite sister so far, so dedicated, so in love with wine and her land. I think she deserved more and the fact she left her family to get married, in order to make her family happy, is sad.

After several years of marriage she is left with nothing. No husband, no children, no wine and no land. But she didn't give up and I love her more for this. A great story of love and wine, both of them between my favourite things of life! ;)

Nov 30, 2014 HK rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Brenna & Nic. Brenna works for her grandfather Lorenzo Marcelli at a winery, but does not get along with her grandfather about business. Nic runs a big winery, Wild Sea Wine after taking over from his grandfather. The two families were enemies, but Nic and Brenna had a relationship when they wer 20 & 17. But Brenna took her family over Nic at the time. Now 10 years later Brenna is divorced from a cardiologyst and back working at her winery. She goes to Nic for a 1 million loan to start u ...more
This is the best book of the series!!!! Well so far I still have two more to read. I had tears in my eyes at the end.
Jul 08, 2016 Shannon rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thoroughly enjoy the Marcelli sister romances. Susan Mallory has created a realistic family, with the love, support, arguments, and disappointments that only family can bring. In The Seductive One, Brenna Marcelli has returned home after a devastating divorce to help run the family winery. She soon meets up with Nic Giovanni, the young man she loved and lost due to a family feud between the Marcellis and Giovannis. Now Nic must decide: should he help Brenna reach her dreams or should he enact ...more
Connie N.
#3 in the Marcelli romance series

I give this book high marks for the characters--I love Brenna because of her passion about wine and the winery, and her knowledge and confidence about the business are impressive. But she lacks confidence in her personal life, having a failed marriage and a failed love affair in her past, as well as major disagreements with her grandfather about the running and future of the winery. Nic Giovanni is the family enemy because of his great-grandfather who started the
this is the third in the Marcelli Brides series. I liked this very much. Though I found that Grandpa kind of pissed me off. But hey, the rest of the book was really good.

Brenna Marcelli is recovering from her divorce and is now working for the family business Marcelli Vineyards. But though she is the logical choice to run the business her grandpa has other ideas. So when she finally gives up that dream and goes to get a loan to start her own winery, the banks won't loan to her. Desperate to mak
Tonya Warner
Brenna has always been the one sister that the grapes seemed to speak to. Growing up at the family winery, working the vineyards, Brenna always placed the family, then the wine above everything else. When as a teenager, she fell in love with her family nemesis, Nic, she couldn't leave behind her family and marry him.

Nic believed in the wine, but he did not have a family. His parents had never wanted him, leaving him on his grandfather's doorsteps at the age of four. After their death, he had onl
Trang Nguyen
The third installment of the Marcelli Sisters starts off where the second book ended. Brenna is currently back at home living with her parents and grandparents trying to figure out her life after her husband of nine years has just left her for a younger woman. Brenna realized during her time away from the Marcelli Vineyard her heart has never left, its in her blood to run the vineyard and continue the tradition of making wine. However, her grandfather feels she needs to prove that she can handle ...more
This is the third book in Susan Mallery’s ‘Marcelli Sisters of Pleasure Road’ series. I wasn’t thrilled with the first book, ‘The Sparkling One’ and even less so with ‘The Sassy One’. But while reading those two duds, I kept hanging out for one characters’ story. Brenna.

Brenna is fraternal twin to Francesca and she’s been getting all the hard knocks from book #1. In ‘The Sparkling One’ Brenna is dumped by her husband of 10 years –thrown over for a younger woman to become a cliché at the age of 2
Second read was even better than the first one.. *sighs* This was the best in the series and I am totally crazy about both Nic and Brenna!! Love their love-hate-relationship... *drools*

Nic Giovanni -- Brenna's family's nemesis for past 60 years and ended up falling in love with him and also owing ONE MILLION DOLLARS!! She had guts!! What can I say about this book that has not been already said?!! This is one of the keeper story for me, I guess I will never get tired reading about them and relivi
★¸. • * ° *  Kathy,Ahmazing Book Faerie*°°*•.¸. ♥★
Yet another "I love it" !! This crazy family and all the dramas! How can you get bored? I really liked Nic, right from the start, even though he was planing a coupd'état . As usual through all the dramas true love wins out in the end. We see the characters all growing together even though they have so many major battles continuing on in their lives.
Grandpa got to be a bit overbearing, with his controlling mature, and I had figured out that what he was doing was a test for poor Brenna, so that w
Kim Beck
May 08, 2014 Kim Beck rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the third book in the Marcelli series by Susan Mallery. Out of the three this one in my opinion was the best. It shows the healing of a old feud and growth of a new future. I am glad Brenna finally got everything she wanted and deserved. Susan Mallery has a true talent at weaving a story everyone can relate to on some level. If the rest of the Marcelli books are this good I won't be disappointed.
Diane Wachter
PB-B @ 2010, 5/12. Brenna Marcelli, the only sister interested in the family vineyard, has to prove herself to Grandpa Marcelli, and has to come to terms with Nic Giovanni, her first love and her grandfather's nemesis. Okay.
Kathy Anne
Dec 04, 2011 Kathy Anne rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Brenna`s book is my fav of this series,after working her butt off to put her hubs thru medical schhol he leaves her for a 19 yo.So she goes back to the winery that has always been in her blood but her Grandpa from hell told her she had to marry and get him a male heir to run the place.She did
Her family was neighbors in the wine industry and were bitter enemies but she fell for one of them and he asked her to go away with him and marry him but she chickened out,Nic is an Alpha male to die for,and
Keşke yayınevleri eski serilerine geri dönse de şu kitapları çevirmeye devam etse.

İlk kitaptan bu yana Brenna ve Nic'i okumak istiyordum. Beklentimi boşa çıkarmayan bir kitaptı The Seductive One.
Apr 13, 2015 Nickisha rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this book

Susan Mallery really hit it out of the park with this one. Sweet, and lovely this story about the imperfect, perfection of family. Was a joy to read
Sonia Cristina
Esperava mais da história entre os filhos de 2 famílias "inimigas".
Brenna desiludiu-me ao saber dos motivos que pararam o seu romance, aos 17 anos, com Nic e depois casar-se com Jeff. Já Nic impressionou-me que, sendo não novo, tenha tomado uma decisão forte, baseado no seu amor por Brenna.
O avó Lorenzo é que se revelou uma surpresa com a sua compreensão.
Apr 14, 2010 Netha rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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brenna marcelli, fransesca's twin, want to start her own wine label coz Grandpa Lorenzo insists that running the winery is a man's job
Brenna need Nicholas Giovanni, her former lover & CEO of family rival Wild Sea Vineyards to borrow one million dollars.
Nic lends the money to Brenna, but sees this as a different type of investment as he now feels he has the mechanism to avenge what he has heard the Marcelli's did to the Giovanni clan years ago.
Beth Pearson
May 15, 2013 Beth Pearson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance-had-sex
The best was saved for last and I liked this story the best of the three Marcelli sisters. Brenna deals with her stubborn grandfather as she tries to take the vineyard into the future while fighting attraction from her old high school flame who is a member of the family's worst enemy. I could relate to the characters and liked the minor ones too. It was a fun read and while the romance aspect is easy to predict there was a lot of other aspects that I wasn't so sure about.

Warning: This book seem
Jun 28, 2016 Melanie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was my favorite from this series. I am looking forward to reading the rest. Highly recommended!
Jul 10, 2014 Alice rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was one hundred stars out of five. I absolutely loved it.
Louise Schaefer
Jun 09, 2016 Louise Schaefer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this book. Loved reading about the old family feud!!!!
Samra Khan
Aug 27, 2015 Samra Khan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My favourite in the series!
Nov 10, 2015 Mary rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very good!
Mar 07, 2015 Jessica rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015
I loved it.
Laurel Horner
Oct 22, 2014 Laurel Horner rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ohhh yes Romeo & Juliet the forbidden love. Old family secrets with wine as a side!
Millicent Rogers
Mar 23, 2013 Millicent Rogers rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really love Susan Mallery's stories. I just wish they would stop ending so abruptly. I love it and can't get enough of it. I guess the endings are happy and that's enough for me.

She needs her editor's to step up just a bit more, once I get past the spelling mistakes--I get lost in the story which is exactly my desire when I pick up her books! On to the next...
Sue Young
Feb 22, 2014 Sue Young rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Like to learn as well as be entertained so I enjoyed the wine-growing information.
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