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Seized by Seduction

(The Protectors #2)

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From the moment his eyes meet hers across the crime-scene tape, ex-con turned bodyguard Quasar Patterson knows he has to see the mysterious Dr. Randi Fuller again. She's a renowned psychic investigator who can foresee danger for others, but not for herself. That makes Quasar doubly determined to watch over her—the closer, the better—as she's drawn
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Published April 25th 2017 by HQN Books
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Unfortunately, I was a little lost through Seized by Seduction. After reading the book and really enjoying the ending, I went back to check and saw that this was the third book in The Protectors Series. Even though this is a stand-alone book, I seriously feel that, in order to keep up with all the characters and what they mean to each other, you have to read Forged In Desire.

I was a little confused throughout the story. Quasar and Randi are the major characters in the book but there are a lot o
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Richelle Robinson
After reading the first book I was on the fence reading this one. I liked Quasar and Randi but everything regarding their relationship happened way too fast. It seems like the common trend with this author. All the couples fall head over heels in love in record time. I prefer a slower burn so this way I can feel the connection. I wish we had more character development. You can only read how much the male lead wants to have sex with the female lead so many times. Quasar has a strained relationshi ...more
Cheryl O'Harney
Apr 11, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
*This book was reviewed for Summer's Eve Reads*

Title: Seized By Seduction
Author: Brenda Jackson
Genre: Crime, Suspense
Rating: 3.5/5

The blurb alone had me excited to read this and it didn't disappoint I was pulled in straight from the start. Jackson's style of writing to me was like a comfortable pair of slippers it made me just want to sit back and relax which I did whilst reading the book in one sitting.

There was danger and violence with a healthy dose of sexual chemistry, a good storyline wit
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Susan
Very good book with an excellent blend of romance and suspense. Quasar is one of the ex-con bodyguards introduced in the first book, Forged in Desire. Randi is a psychic investigator who also had a big part in the conclusion of that book. She and Quasar had seen each other during that part of the book, with a definite surge of attraction and connection bursting forth. That shared look consumed them both until they were finally able to meet a few months later. By this time, Randi's psychic gift h ...more
Books and Spoons
Apr 26, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Seized by Seduction is a beautifully crafted tale, filled with breathtaking imagery of each scene as the story unfolds. From the moments with family and friends to the growing attraction between the protagonists, to the crime scenes and moments of threat and danger each setting is described in such detail it is easy to picture them in your mind and you get a feeling like you are right there with the characters.
The main focus of the story is the developing relationship between Quasar Patterson an
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She Hearts Books
Apr 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
One look across a crime scene changes everything for Quasar and Randi. I loved this chemistry between them pulling them together. I really loved that Brenda created such a strong woman in Randi. Not only with her special powers, but she is brave and sassy and smart. LOVE that she is such a match for Quasar. He isn't looking for something more than just a physical connection, but he can't deny that there is more for them. He resists or tries to anyway. They are sizzling hot together. I loved that ...more
Tia
Jun 05, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I will give this book a 3.5 rating. However, I had many problems with the story. I appreciated the plot, but not the lack of character development and the overt sexual tension. It was a bit too much.

Thank you to Netgalley and Harlequin for the opportunity to read and review this title.
Sharon Simmons
May 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Brenda Jackson has done it again!

Randi and Quasar's story was wonderful! I'm never disappointed by this author's books. I like the little twists and turns in this book. Can't wait for the next book to come out!
Selina Durio
May 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Page turner!

Quasar and Randi were destined to be mates, but they had to earn each other's love. Ms. Jackson has again written a page turner. I couldn't put this book down for wanting to know who the killer and their accomplices were. The way the author revealed all was done with such fantastic story / plot development. Am loving this spin off series and can't wait to read Stonewalls story.
Dafort
May 21, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Customer rating 4/5.0

CONCEPT
Bodyguard is drawn to a psychic investigator
STORY
From the moment his eyes meet hers across the crime-scene tape, ex-con turned bodyguard Quasar Patterson knows he has to see the mysterious Dr. Randi Fuller again. She's a renowned psychic investigator who can foresee danger for others, but not for herself. That makes Quasar doubly determined to watch over her—the closer, the better—as she's drawn into a dangerous gang rivalry.
Both her psychic gift and their blinding
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Shelly
This, book 2 of Jackson’s ‘The Protectors’ series is so much better than book 1. The writing is better, more fluid and the dialogue actually uses contractions - thanks for that. I still think there’re some word choices that puts pretentious on an entire new level but overall - way better.

I liked Quasar a whole lot better than I liked Lamar ‘Striker’ from the first book. There's a significant amount of interaction between the three friends and co-workers. I think it would be okay to read as a sta
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Dafort
Jul 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
CONCEPT
Bodyguard is drawn to a psychic investigator
STORY
From the moment his eyes meet hers across the crime-scene tape, ex-con turned bodyguard Quasar Patterson knows he has to see the mysterious Dr. Randi Fuller again. She's a renowned psychic investigator who can foresee danger for others, but not for herself. That makes Quasar doubly determined to watch over her—the closer, the better—as she's drawn into a dangerous gang rivalry.
Both her psychic gift and their blinding chemistry tell Randi
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Natalya | TheIslandReader
Aug 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
n Seized by Seduction, Brenda Jackson continues the protector series. We get to know Quasar Patterson and psychic investigator, Dr. Randi Fuller.

So I’m definitely late to the party but I didn’t realize that we knew Randi until we met her sister Haywood. I literally screamed, “wait a minute! Your parents were one of Brenda Jackson’s earliest couples.”



What I liked: while the chemistry was there between these two, I have to admit that the romance took a back seat a few times in this book for me. I
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Debra
Jul 15, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: giveaways
I had a difficult time in the first part of the book as all of Randi’s extended family overwhelmed me. In fact, I set the book aside for awhile. But once I got past trying to remember people and relationships and concentrated on Randi and Quasar, I was hooked on the story.

Dr. Randi Fuller is a renowned psychic investigator who used to work for the FBI and still has ties to the FBI. Quasar Patterson is an ex-con turned bodyguard. When their paths cross at a crime scene, they both feel the strong
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Vondetta Carter
May 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Quasar Patterson is a handsome man who has been hurt by his family and the only woman he thought he could love. Dr Randi Fuller is a tough, no nonsense woman who has a 5th Degree black belt. In addition she is a psychic extraordinaire. When she sees Quasar, she remembers him and the heat between them is intense. Quasar is drawn to her like no other woman he has ever known. However, theirs is a complicated story.
Dr. Fuller is called to LA because of a murder that causes two of the worst gangs to
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Debra Guyette
Jun 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Brenda Jackson's latest romance brings to life Quasar Patterson and Dr. Randi Fuller. Their story is amazing and you will not be able to put it down.

From the first time Quasar saw Randi at a crime scene, he knew he had to see her again. That opportunity comes when he is in Washington D.C. on duty. He meets her again and the two spend some wonderful time together. Randi is a psychic investigator. She can see danger but only for others not for herself. And it is for this reason that Quasar determi
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Tammy Benton
May 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The book by Brenda Jackson Seized By Seduction. OMG it was great read so much Mystery, Drama , Loyalty,Deceit, Deception.
This book about Randi Fuller renowned psychic investigators she was called to LA to help solve crime of who killed rivalry gang member mother in a gruesome murder. Who was deliberately causing mayhem in the city to cause a gang war so Mr. Big can take over both territories. Mr. Big didn't care at what level he stoop to get rid of Randi and her abilities to solve crime and get
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Tanishia Pearson
Jul 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing

MY REVIEW FOR SEIZED BY SEDUCTION by Brenda Jackson.

Seized by Seduction was an incredible story. Quasar Patterson was a sexy, strong man who'd lived his life with some deep hurt that no one should ever have to endure. Family hurt can be the worse hurt. Thanks to some friends who became his real family he's been able to move on in every area of his life except one.

Enters the attractive, incredibly talented psychic Dr. Randi Fuller. His job is to protect her. Her job is to help the FBI with a cas
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Jacky
Feb 19, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I would give this 3.5 stars. Quasar and Randi were more interesting in that the scenes revolving around the investigation. The scenes with them as a couple were pretty boring. I skimmed through a number of the sex scenes. There was no build up of tension, no chemistry, etc. I'm not sure what was missing, but something was.

I got a much better sense of who Randi was than I did Quasar. The investigation, Quasar's family situation, Randi's psychic abilities, etc., and almost everything else was more
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Veda
May 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oh wow, is all I can think of to say. Brenda Jackson's writing is just gett I ng better and better. Now I figured that this would just be another book, but I was drawn in and just when I thought I had everything figured out, a twist that told me, I wasn't right.
If you want a book with lots of twists, lots of love, some more twists, then this is the book for you. I have loved all of Brenda Jackson's books, since I picked up the first Westmoreland book many years ago. I knew I would never be disa
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Shannan Harper
May 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What more can be said about Brenda Jackson. This book is amazing just like all the other ones. The First story, Forged in Desire, you come across Quasar Patterson and Dr. Randi Fuller, where their eyes meet across the crime scene tape. Quasar is one of the Protectors, a small group of bodyguards where actually first met in prison serving time for crimes they didn't commit. Randi is a psychic investigator who is able to help others with her ability to find the truth, but is unable to see dangers ...more
Marilyn Diamond
May 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I had to keep reading this book I could not put it down. Quasar Patterson looked at Dr. Randi Fuller at the first time at a crime scene and the attention and pull to get to know this woman was so intoxicating. Randi Fuller knew he was the one because a ancestor told her she would know. However cupid's arrow had to touch Quasar Patterson's heart. One of the books out of the Protectors triology doesn't steer you wrong. Yes, it was long and some of it was redundant however it was suspenseful, fast ...more
Kelly Murphy
Jul 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Protect Me

Quay can protect me any day, but he must take down his hair first!!! I throughly enjoyed this new installment in the protector series. Wow wow wow, so Mrs. Brenda you certainly brought the spice. I'm sure having special powers such as Dr. Fuller's is not easy but she didn't back down or take any crap off of anyone including Quay. Quay's family dynamics is something to be acquired, but his strong will and resilience serves him well. I love the attraction and chemistry they shared, it al
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U.M. Hiram
May 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Absolutely loved this book. Quasar and Randi's love story is one filled with undeniable chemistry, mystery, action and pure romance. This couple's journey started out on the basis of pure lust and turned into something long-lasting. Granted they had to battle the dangers of her chosen LA assignment, his conniving relatives (father and brother), and overcoming their fears about truly opening up their hearts to one another. I continue to fall into love with this book series by Brenda Jackson and I ...more
Karen
May 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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I absolutely loved Quasar and Dr. Randi Fuller's love story! She knew from the beginning that she and Quasar was destined to be together, however, they both had to earn each other's love! The storyline was hot and steamy as well as very suspenseful with rival gangs in LA and Quasar's extremely dysfunctional family! Excellent read and I can hardly wait to read Stonewall and Detective Joy Ingram's love story!!! Also, I was hoping that Roland, their boss and the security firm, will get a second cha ...more
Holley
Apr 19, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Meh. Bodyguard/protectee love story.
I struggled to get through this one. I'm not a big fan of "I know you are my only true love and I will live alone if this doesn't work". The psychic parts were alternately done well or poorly. The hero was kind of a dick several times, but, of course, she forgave him because she knew he was her destiny. The heat between the two main characters was forced at best.
Maybe it was dealing with stuff in my real life, but this book took me days to slog through. I'm no
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bjneary
Feb 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The story of Quasar and Dr Randi Fuller was awesome, I loved the 1st book in The Protectors series and this 2nd book was even better---now I can't WAIT to get the 3rd book in the series!!! Quasar and Randi met in Forged in Desire and meet once again in this book -- the instant attraction is overwhelming. Even better, Randi's psychic grandmother has foretold Randi and Quasar will have a future together. With the underhanded dealings of Quasar's family, protecting Randi on a case, and a romance th ...more
Robin
Oct 19, 2018 rated it liked it
Mediocre

This book was mediocre mainly because the heroine is so dull. I don't know if she's underwritten or just written without much uniqueness beyond her psychic skills and certainly little spunk. She's just so vanilla in personality I felt bored. It's particularly bad when the heroine and hero go on their first date. What an absolute drag. I was tempted to DNR. I've never been so bored with a BJ book or character before. But she's so prolific in her material and not all things can be perfect.
Hazel Robinson
May 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Loved it

Quasar and Randi fantastic. Randi's great grandmother predicted that when Randi first saw her forever love he would be dressed in black. But first Randi must stop a gang war in California, avoid getting killed, help the FBI catch the mole in their department, and deal with the hottest sexy man alive. Quasar is in LA to protect Randi but to also deal with his controlling Father and bullying Brother. I think this book was hotter than the first book. To the author please keep this series go
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Amber Taylor
Sep 26, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I like this series and the one before it, as usual though her sex scene (the words she uses are weird) and in general she repeats a lot of phrases or story information through out her books, BUT I just roll my eyes and keep reading her plots are creative and interesting! her actual writing style is only okay however if she was better it would take these "good" books to being GREAT, I am looking forward to the next one in this series.
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In 1994, Brenda Jackson’s first novel, Tonight and Forever, was released. Since then she has had more than 100 novels and novellas published (the first African-American author to accomplish such a feat) and has over 3 million books in print.

A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Brenda is the first African-American author to have a book published by Harlequin Desire and the first African-American rom
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The Protectors (3 books)
  • Forged in Desire (The Protectors #1)
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