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Sinful Distraction

(Temperance Falls: Selling Sin #3)

4.03  ·  Rating details ·  252 ratings  ·  77 reviews
She’s the one thing he won’t give up on
The calls started a year ago. I needed an easy release, and he was there, for a price. One call turned into two, and before I knew it, I was falling for the voice on the other end of the line. When he shows up and introduces himself as the newest firefighter on the island, I’m first. As the mayor, the last thing I need
Published August 1st 2017
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Aug 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
*3.5 Stars!*

Me before reading Sinful Distraction: I didn't know cougar romances were a thing...👀


Me after reading Sinful Distraction: I'm gonna need to read more cougar romances...😉


Sinful Distraction was yet another sexy installment in the Temperance Falls: Selling Sin series by London Hale and it follows our two main characters, Riley Nash and Kate Briscoe. Riley is a phone sex operator and Kate is the mayor of Temperance Falls. The two first come in contact with each other after Kate dials
Jessica Alcazar
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Aaaaaaaaaaaand we are back in full force with the sinfully delicious filthy sexy sexy

I'm not sure if I've mentioned this in my previous reviews for London Hale, so I'll say it now ... these chics KNOW how to bring you classy smut! Every single one of their books has been on point ... ridiculous amount of sexy-sexy all wrapped in a beautiful smutty story :) #winning

Ya'll know what to do so just do it .... #onelickrightnow! #TRUST

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Jul 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
Rated 4.5 Stars

Sinful Distraction was a funny, sweet and naughty read. I loved that the hero was a dirty talking neanderthal and that the heroine was a no nonsense, take charge type. I really enjoyed this one and can't wait to read the next book in the series, hopefully it's John and Emery's story.

ARC provided by author in exchange for a honest review
4 Steamy Stars

Sinful Distraction by London Hale was a quick, steamy and very entertaining read!

I loved Riley and Kate, they were likable, passionate people who entertained me all throughout the book.
I really enjoyed watching their relationship develop, I loved how well Riley knew Kate, he was attentive and always putting her feelings first.
Never once did I doubt Riley's feelings, he was unconditionally in love and would do anything for his woman. Damn I loved him.


Sinful Distraction is the thir
nick (the infinite limits of love)

I don’t typically read books with older heroines, younger heroes. It’s not something that I’ve encountered a lot, but I knew that I would read this one because well, London Hale. I can’t say that Sinful Distraction was my favorite book in the series, because I didn’t have as strong a reaction to these characters as I did the previous ones, but I still found it to be entertaining and super sexy! This installment features the romance between a phone sex operator and a mayor! Talk about politi
Jul 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Well, London Hale has done it again. Shocking, right? Sinful Distraction was totally perfect and I absolutely loved it. I could get super personal and talk about why it struck such a strong chord with me, but I’ll spare you all the details. I’ll just leave it at this: I had a long distance relationship in college and, well, parts of this book hit home. *cough*

Temperance Falls has given us our share of older man/younger women books, but this is
Jul 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Ok this one set my iPad on fire!!! The dirty talk was insanely sexy, and this is my favorite London Hale book to date. The older woman, younger man trope was a very nice change. I loved it.

Mayor Kate Briscoe has worked her entire life to get where she is in her career. She's tired of men not being able to handle her as a strong successful business woman--they always leave. So to unwind and relieve her stress every week she calls the one number that won't let her down. It's her dirty little secr
Brandy Roberts
Aug 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
This would be my first read by London Hale and I found Sinful distraction really enjoyable and hot defiantly know I'll be reading more in the future by this author . This is a funny , beautiful , naughty read that will have drawn to in till the very end . Thought it is very unique how the characters meet and adorable they way the hero is reacts every time he sees and hears the heroine . The sex scenes are really hot along with the way they talk on the phone just yummy panties gone . You really d ...more
Claire Annovazzi
Nov 24, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I came for the premise–a younger man with an older woman meeting through phone sex? yes please. But I stayed for the steam! It was kind of expected with a male character who starts as a phone sex worker, but I wasn’t expecting THAT hot. And still, what I enjoyed the most about their intimate scenes was the power play–how the powerful woman gave away the control to the younger man–and how sex was used to comfort and reassure each other. It was never just sex.

The conflict that threatens their rela
Amy Miller
Aug 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
What happens when a lonely woman calls a stranger to talk and maybe have a few orgasms? Sinful Distraction is what you get. Lonely Mayor Kate (Kitten) just wants someone to talk to and let some stress go. She finds this is her weekly calls to Firefighter Riley (Banner). These two have an instant connection over the phone. They have formed something special. So special, that Riley has discover who is behind that sexy voice and decides to move home to make her his. When Kate finds out who Banner r ...more
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Aug 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
"All it took was one woman to set Riley on his life course. Kate didn't know who she was talking to all of those times until Riley introduces himself to her and sets them both on a course of learning how to grow, love and let go of social ideals.

This was well written and it was a fun read as well. Can't wait for the next one. This is apart of a series, but is a standalone and I did not read the previous books and was not confused. "
April Symes
Sinful Distraction was a sweet, sensuous, romantic, erotic, and kinky read. I found this to be a more emotional read than others by London Hale. This author is on fire when writing books like these for she knows what women want to read and this is it!

My Rating: 4.5 stars *****
"I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book in exchange for an honest review***
I can't stop won't stop reading these deliciously sinful stories. Though this one was not my favorite, I quite liked it. And I'm very much looking forward to the next one! ...more
Jul 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I know I’ve said it about the previous book, but this one takes the bank. It’s my favorite so far.

Ok, so take a young man, who’s life has always been unsure. He’s left his home town to try and find himself, his place in life. He’s always been close to his family, and now in his 20’s and in need of cash, whores himself out. Fine, whores himself is too blunt. He takes on a phone sex line and pleasures women. Or men.

Then take an accomplished woman, who’s never strayed from her life’s plan. She’s in
Teresa Mary Rose
If you visit here regularly, you know I have become obsessed with Temperance Falls. Sinful Distraction was no exception to this and I absolutely adored Riley and Kate. Kate is a strong and successful woman and I loved her all the more for that. And I loved that this is exactly what Riley loved about her. So far, Temperance Falls has delivered two hot cops a DILF, a sexy doctor, a dirty pastor, and now we get a firefighter. THANK YOU LONDON HALE. Riley is beyond swoon and I loved him. I loved how ...more
Quick and dirty. Older heroine (mayor) + younger hero (firefighter). And they met when she called a phone sex line; he's been taking only her calls every week since then.

A bit of a rushed ending, not going to lie, but oh well. I am definitely curious to read the books connected to this (his brother's, his coworkers, etc). *opens up AMZ*
Ok. I like the older woman/younger man trope, but get annoyed when the HEA includes a (whoops) baby. Seriously? In this day & age a woman isn’t complete unless she has a baby and a man? Otherwise, the chemistry is good between the two protagonists.

Bought from kindle.
Hopeless Romantic Chick
Such a cute May-December affair

I'm not always a fan of May-December affair, but this ones so cut. From how they met til they got married and got pregnant.....the love that made them learn to compromise and adjust to each other.
Aug 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
He’s a smooth operator…

This is my first trip to Temperance Falls, but I can tell that there’s never a dull moment on the island!

I’m a huge fan of older man/younger woman romances, but this one flipped the roles for me and I actually really enjoyed it. Riley was quite a bit younger than Kate, but he was mature enough that he’d outgrown the frat brother type stupidity and was starting to get his life together.

Kate’s life was completely together however. Everything had a place and everything was in
Aug 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Sinful Distraction
By: London Hale

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5 Review by Kristie K

A quirky, fun, and incredibly sexy book to get you all warmed up, being distracted never felt so good…

Holy wow this was an amazing book! It’s unique storyline brought to life by an author who has an incredible talent for building tension, heat, and ultimately true love. As the mayor of Temperance Falls, Kate faces the challenges of her position as well as the added crux of being a woman. The last thing she needs is any kind of scanda
Books Laid Bare
Aug 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
I love it when I get the opportunity to read a book by an author that is new to me, so I was keen to see what London Hale had to offer…and I was not disappointed.
Sinful Distraction was anything but distraction, it was absorbing, totally engaging and romantic.
I liked Riley and Kate, their story was one the kept me interested, what they were going through, the experiences that they were having and the way they handled them spoke volume to me and I thought that the author brought out everything I c
Apr 25, 2021 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Emily by: Sarah MacLean
This book was recommended on the Fated Mates podcast under a different title, Talk Dirty To Me: A Younger Man Firefighter Romance, but I'm 99.9% sure it's the same book...?

I was intrigued by the premise of this book, and was thoroughly enjoying the braincandy smuttiness of it all until about halfway through the book. The hero, Riley, is incredibly supportive of Kate but also over-protective in a way that becomes very not-cute. There were a lot of really sweet, emotional, vulnerable moments too,
Sassy Southern
Aug 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
Riley Nash is 26 years old and is a fireman as well as a phone sex operator. He has just moved back to his hometown of Temperance Falls and has the hots for the mayor, Kate Briscoe.

Kate Briscoe is 42 and the mayor of Temperance Falls. She has a tough job and no time for relationships and part of it is she is worried that she will be judged by those she is doing business with. But every Friday Kate has a date with her phone and a man who can make her hot with his words and voice.

When Riley sees a
Keryth Belvin
Jul 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Temperance Falls Book 6: Selling Sin Book 3

I am voluntarily reviewing an advanced reader copy of this book, Sinful Distraction by London Hale.

I was so looking forward to reading this book and it did NOT disappoint, in any way! Another excellent story from London. 6 so far and every single one has been awesome. This author is on fire when it comes to writing romance. The stories are filled with love, laughter, friendship, family, everyday struggles, and down to earth, lovable characters that you
Kari Hansen
Aug 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
Kate is 44 and a successful and powerful businesswoman who is mayor Temperance Falls. In her past experience with men she has found that they have difficulty accepting her success so for the last year she has been resorting to a telephone service to help relieve the pressures of her life.

Riley is 26 and the man that has been on the other end of the phone and he feels a deep connection to her. When he takes the opportunity to move home to Temperance Falls as a new fire fighter he wants to become
Aug 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Why, what a nice voice you have

Let me just say, I am gonna go invest in one of those toys...You always teach me summin summin. Didn't see the ending coming. And wait, is something going gong with Emery and big John? Whooo weee. Please tell me they got a story? Anywho, Riley and Kate 's story was fire. I love that their first hookup was at a lighthouse, considering I have a thing for those. And it was kinda romantic. He cut in a fireplace for her, there down some tarps. She couldn't be seen out.
Aug 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book in the Temperance Falls series, in fact it's the first book by London Hale that I've read and after this I'll definitely be looking into her other work!

Sinful Distraction was a really good read. I loved the interaction between Riley & Kate and the fact that there was an age difference didn't come across - except when our heroine was uber-focused on it!

The phone sex was hot, Riley's determination, dirty talk and overall good guy vibe made me fall for him the more I re
LaShanta Charles
Aug 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
You know a book is probably going to be awesome when the opening scene is a guy fighting "climatic successions" while watching a town council meeting. Seriously, it can only get better from there, right?

I loved that Riley had no filter when it came to his filthy mouth. Absolutely loved it. I guess he had to when you consider his work history...I'd love to see his resume lol. I also loved that he went after Kate, like you're mine and I'm here just for you.

I liked that Kate was the town mayor and
Jul 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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ARc received in return for an honest review on behalf of KFF

Reviewed by Emma-Louise on behalf of KFF

Temperance Falls, such a busy little island. You’d think after 6 books I’d be tired of reading about this small island. Most definitely not, I don’t know how London Hale keeps doing it, but this series just keeps getting better.

Riley and Kate meet through the telephone sex line he works for. Once a week for over a year the calls keep being made and a bond is established. One day Riley, knowing who
Naughty Nightie
Jul 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I was given an arc for Sinful Distraction by London Hale for an honest review for Naughty Nightie Book Blog.
Wow once I started it was hard to put down.
Riley is the hot new firefighter in town with a naughty secret and he has the hots for Kate the mayor in the town of Temperance.
Kate is going ahead in her career and doesn't need any scandal to affect her position. She worries when things start hotting up between her and Riley how long they can keep their secret. She's also worried about the age
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London Hale is the combined pen name of writing besties Ellis Leigh and Brighton Walsh. Between them, they’ve published more than thirty books in the contemporary romance, paranormal romance, and romantic suspense genres. Ellis is a USA Today bestselling author who loves coffee, thinks green Skittles are the best, and prefers to stay in every weekend. Brighton is multi-published with Berkley, St. ...more

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