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Sexual Persuasion

3.63  ·  Rating details ·  293 ratings  ·  37 reviews
A mysterious stranger rescues Charlotte Stone from her sleazy ex-boyfriend at a museum auction. The same stranger that stared at her earlier with an intensity that rippled through her like a summer storm. Charlotte is definitely interested, until she learns more. Fact: Alex Andros is a brilliant attorney with one client — the alleged head of Boston ’s rackets. Gossip: He’s ...more
ebook, 1st edition, 270 pages
Published April 2011 by Loose Id
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Who is that mysterious man? Well, I was pretty much asking myself that same question throughout the entire book, so there was definitely more than a touch of mystery and intrigue. Also present was a lot of chemistry between Alex and Charlotte...both reluctant to begin a relationship, but fate has other plans for them. I loved getting to know the characters and loved seeing the H/h grow to love each other.

I will definitely be looking out for Sinclair's next book...I have heard it is coming out s
Book Utopia
Feb 02, 2012 rated it it was ok
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May 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: erotic-romance
I loved it. A very well-written erotic romance.

Charlotte got out of a bad relationship a few months ago, she's not looking to start a new one with a man whose sexual orientation is the subject of curious gossip. Alex feels the same about serious relationships, he had a heartbreaking experience with love when he was younger. But when the two of them meet it's spontaneous combustion.

They spend a little time together the evening they meet and part ways but they are drawn back together due to circum
Ellis Vidler
Apr 30, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Loving it!
Okay, finished. This is a good, tense story, erotic romantic suspense. Lots of tension and suspense and some surprises. Charlotte Stone is a beautiful woman who made some bad choices, and Alex Andros is a gorgeous man with a bad reputation. Is Charlotte repeating her past mistakes with Alex? Her past won't leave her alone and neither will his.
A good, sexy read with characters to love. I recommend it. Sexual Persuasion by Maryn Sinclair
Jun 02, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: mf, contemp
A nicely written book full of suspense and erotic romance. It kept my attention all the way through and I did not want to put it down. I highly recommend this book.
Jun 11, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Good book

You people should just read this book yourselves and write your own review on this novel yourself and I really enjoyed reading this book very much so. Shelley MA
3-3.5 stars

This was a good story. I liked Charlotte and Alex and their story was enjoyable to read. FYI, this is an insta-love as the whole story takes place over the space of about a week. This is the first story I've read by this author and I liked this one enough that I'd be willing to consider trying more of her work in the future.

FYI - there are some BDSM elements in here but it's mostly bondage and not very deep in to BDSM.

Charlotte is a nice woman that owns a popular furniture store. She
Aug 31, 2013 rated it really liked it
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Sexual Persuasion: Whose Business is Someone's Sexuality?

It's been about a week since I read this. It has some interesting points and I liked how sexual persuasion, as it used to be called, is brought up to make us think a little.

The characters aren't really typical, but except for Charlotte and her friend they all fall into some serious grey areas. Alex's grey is sort of noble. He doesn't cross lines, until someone he loves is threatened. T
Heather in FL
I didn't tag this with m/m, though there's an element of that. It's not super explicit, though (in my opinion). But oddly, I think the allusion to it in the blurb made me hold off on this one. I'm one who generally likes my stories with girly bits. Though I've been reading more m/m scenes recently.

Anyway, this was an interesting story. We have Alex, who people think is gay and whose lover is his long-time friend, Max. And we have Charlotte, who is six months out of a relationship with a douche.
3.75 stars

this was pretty good. I thought that Alex's had that kind of unattainable sexuality that just oozes out some people naturally. I don't think Charlotte was a character that I particularly liked as a female character. I don't know what it was about her that rubbed me the wrong way but something did. I thought the plot was interesting and the book was pretty steamy too. I definitely think I'll read more from this author.
Oct 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
First I want to say how wonderful it was to read about a couple that in NOT in their teens or 20's. Then I want to say that I loved the book. The many facets of lives brought together for a wonderful HEA. Alex and Charlotte met at a museum charity and auction event. She had a past with one of the other people at the event, and Alex saved her from that past lover. Just goes to say you really can meet that person of your dreams anywhere. ...more
May 10, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition


The Characters were OK, and the plot was alright...I found the dialogue mediocre. For me, this book was ok. Not terrible, just Ok.

Originally, I gave the story 3 stars, but up'd it by 1 star for the author being brave enough to write a bisexual character who does not try to excuse his attraction to both sexes, and to breach this subject without using it to titillate. Kudos.
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Apr 21, 2013 rated it liked it
3.5 stars

I liked the book. I got it as a freebie on amazon. For the most part, the characters were likable, especially Alex. I the mystery was the perfect amount, at the perfect pace. Overall good book, quick read
Apr 22, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: freebie
I think Alex shoulda told Charlotte sooner @ his relationship with another man. It was her right to know that upfront. This situation wouldn't work for me, however this is fiction so anything goes lol. ...more
Mob like story that I found interesting and unusual, not something I would normally pick up and read but it was a free kindle read. Overall is was good read with twist and turns of suspense, mystery and romance.
Apr 25, 2013 rated it it was ok
This was a free read so I can't complains. The writing wasn't bad but the story fell short. There was some hot sexy times but it didn't add up. I believe in love at first sight but the story was rushed so it made it not believable. The plot fell short for me. ...more
Jun 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: mom-porn
Enjoyed this book. Charlotte is recovering from a broken heart when she meets Alex, a mysterious lawyer who works for a notorious businessman. Rumor has is Alex and his boss are lovers. But there is chemistry between Charlotte and Alex. Is he gay, bi or straight? Read it to find out.
Carrie Bray
Jul 24, 2013 rated it really liked it
not a bad read I didn't realize there was m/m so I was shocked although this book wasn't very graphic it had a fee 'good' parts this is is your common unable to reach man with issues and the one woman that changes his life good book but no need to read twice. ...more
Stephanie Williams
Jan 19, 2014 rated it liked it
Being from Boston I always get a little giddy when I read something set in my backyard. I thought the relationship flow between the main characters seemed a little unrealistic but still an entertaining read.
Apr 20, 2013 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Free on Amazon 4/20/13
Jamie  Leigh
Apr 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this story. it was a unique twist that I have not read before.
Apr 20, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: erotica
I had very high hopes for this story...unfortunately they didn't pan out. I do appreciate that the story had a plot, and that is really the reason I rated 3 stars. The erotic scenes, Id rate 2. ...more
Jul 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
Enjoyable sexy read.
Jul 24, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: entertaining, romance, hot
This is a pretty entertaining story. The characters were very likable. It kept my interest till the end and it was definitely HOT! Happy Reading !
Liz Lawson
Dec 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
Steamy read with Alex and Charlotte. Look forward to more books by this author
Aug 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
I was intrigued by the synopsis and found this to be quite an enjoyable read. I finished it in 1 day it was so good.
Nov 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
One of those books where you got it for cheap and it surprised you by being very good. One the lighter side from what I usually read but quite enjoyable.
Amy H
Mar 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
Not a bad book once you get into it! Nice plot...
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Maryn Sinclair is a New England native living in the South who loves creating characters who murder, love, hate, and connive, but mostly love. She has lived in Italy and pursued a few careers, all having to do with the arts. Writing took her by storm, and she hasn’t stopped. Her novels are erotic, but she hopes readers find that they’re more than about sex, with contemporary characters who are con ...more

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