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Seducing His Student

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The last thing a newly hired dean should be doing is one of his students…

Dirty flirting with the unbelievably hot barista at Bundt & Grind café is not how Elliott Goodridge should be spending his time. Temperance Falls College hired him to counteract a scandal—not burn through his paychecks on overpriced coffee with a side of impure thoughts.

For the amount of time co
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Published September 18th 2017 by Carina Press
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Natalie The Biblioholic
Sep 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
Elliott and Samantha have been flirting over coffee for over two months. Their attraction is almost tangible and yet neither has made the first move. Until Elliott finally steps up to the plate and makes his intentions and his obvious attraction known. They agree to meet up at the town celebration later… and then the truth of who they are is revealed, but that doesn’t stop them. Elliott wants Sam and she wants him and nothing, not rules nor the risk of ruination, will get in their way.

Sep 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 stars

Seducing His Student was a quick, hot and entertaining read by London Hale.
The writing is well done and the chemistry between the characters is smoking!
You will definitely want to read this one, I highly recommend it.

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Aug 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
I loved how illicit Seducing His Student was as well as the smoking hot sex scenes. I love the way this author does forbidden stories, they always feel compact despite the fact that they are short reads. I'm looking forward to reading their next release.

If you're in the mood for a quick, dirty, forbidden read I cannot recommend this book enough.

ARC provided by publisher through Net Galley in exchange for a honest review
Aug 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
*I received an ARC from the author/publisher in exchange for an honest review.*

*3.5 Stars!*

"I plan on telling you exactly how much I love over and over again until you no longer doubt the words."

Seducing His Student is London Hale's latest novella that takes place on the island of Temperance Falls. Elliott Goodridge is the young, new Dean of Students at Temperance Falls College and he's already feeling the heat. His workload is overflowing and he's only two months into the job. The one thi
Kathleen R.
Sep 27, 2017 rated it really liked it

4 unexpected stars

This was my first book by London hale, and i have to admit that i'm not quite sure what to make of it. It was a very quick novel - i managed to finish the book in under 2 hours, which is exactly what the publisher promised: 'a quick feel good read in 1-2 hours'. If nothing else, London Hale delivered on that promise. Yet, while i didn't hate this book, i didn't love it either. It just left me with that 'That's it?!' feeling. Honestly, i wish i could have known more about
Susan (susayq ~)
I'm trying to figure out how I've missed reading anything by London Hale before. I'll be getting some of their other stuff :) This was good! Hot and dirty and just the right length.

*Thanks to L Woods PR for sharing a copy of this with me*
Jessica  (Angie & Jessica's Dreamy Reads)
I'm not sure there's much to say about this story other than its a fast paced, sexy little page turner. This was a very quick read, a story you can definitely read in one sitting. It's jam packed with steamy scenes surrounding a forbidden relationship between a university dean and his student and while it may be short and sweet, this writing duo manages to pack in a pretty satisfying romance rife with sensuality and angst.

I'm not typically a fan of such short stories because I find that it's di
Ryan - Sweet Red Reader
Mar 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-love, netgalley
This was my first London Hale book but it definitely won't be my last! It grabbed my attention from very early on and was super sexy without being gratuitous. I liked the characters and the level of angst and tension it was able to build in a short amount of time. It may help that I'm a bit of a sucker for the teacher or administrator) and student taboo. 4 out of 5 wine glasses.
2.5 to 3 stars, I can't decide

This one didn't immediately appeal to me like the rest of London Hale's books did. Elliot and Sam have a lot of sexual chemistry, but I feel like they lacked the emotional connection I usually found with LH's other couples.

E-ARC is received thanks to the publisher via Netgalley.
Teresa Mary Rose
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Another trip to Temperance Falls and another good read. This book was the definition of quick and dirty and I loved it. The action takes off so quick and I loved that. Sam and Elliot are combustible and they are fantastic together. And of course I loved the teacher/student aspect – and no worries we are all adults here and Elliot isn’t her actual teacher, honestly Sam is a month out from graduation. But the forbidden aspect makes their relationship
Find this review and more at kimberlyfaye reads.

Ok, who is surprised I loved this London Hale book? No one? Good. I've been addicted to their short, hot and dirty romances since I picked up the very first one. I'm happy to say the streak continued with Seducing His Student, but I very much suspected it would. I do love a good student/teacher romance and this one totally fit the bill. 

I really liked Elliott and Sam. Their chemistry was apparent from the very start and I was as all-in on the two
Sep 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
My first "micro-romance" and it had it all! Seducing His Student had me seduced from the very start. From its well planned characters to its steamy love scenes, you will not want to put this one down and you won't have to because of time. Dean or is it Elliott visits the local beanery every day not just for the java but for the beautiful woman serving it, Sam. What they both know is that there is definitely an attraction there but it's what they don't know that spells disaster for the two of the ...more
This summer, London Hale has quickly become my go-to for short, sweet, and juicy romance novellas.

You know forbidden romance is my kryptonite, especially the professor/student trope, so when I read that London Hale's Seducing His Student follows that storyline, I requested it on Netgalley the very next day. Seducing His Student is so sexy, with super hot chemistry, and a little bit of angst because what happens when the secret gets out?! I devoured this in one sitting!

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Sep 01, 2017 rated it it was ok
I've enjoyed London Hale's books in the past, but unfortunately, Seducing His Student missed the mark for me. It's billed as a taboo romance--which it is, in a sense--but elements of insta-love and a too neatly wrapped-up ending didn't work for me.

College student Samantha works at the local coffee shop when she's not working at her parents' marina. She's two weeks from graduation, after which she'll be at the marina full time. At the coffee shop, Sam frequently waits on Elliott, who's new in tow
Sep 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Five BREW stars! A teacher-student romance you won’t want to miss! Fall into temptation.

This is one of the best Student-Teacher Romance I have read over the year. I am almost sure that in any stage of our school time we fall for a teacher. I am a self-proclaimed lover of this subject. Personally I find myself indentified with this topic as I fell for my French teacher when I was studying International Relations at college. It was a chaste and platonic love. Nothing compared to what you will rea
Sassy Southern
Sep 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
Elliott Goodridge has a crush on Sam, the barista from Bundt & Grind. He knows with his new job that he can't fraternize with any of the students from Temperance Falls College but he can see that Sam is different.

Samantha Monroe looks forward to her visits from Elliott every day and soon she hopes their casual flirting will turn into something more. When the opportunity arises will she take it?

But when two are two are put together what will happen to the feelings and chemistry that the two
Sheila'S Book Corner
Sep 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
Seducing His Student is a short Forbidden story.

I am a fan of forbidden love or taboo, but Student/Teacher is one of my favorite.

Elliot is new in the island and came to work, every morning since the moment he got there he goes for his "expensive" coffee where he has a crush (but is more than that) on the sexy barista.

Sam is about to graduate college but she works at a coffee shop and every morning there is a sexy man flirting with her. Everything's great until the moment they are about to be on
Brandy Roberts
Sep 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
I always know what i'm in for when it comes to a London Hale book steamy sex, page turner , likable characters , and a forbiddenness that is to tempting to resist . Elliott and Samantha have been flirting with one another unknowingly who the other really his and they are slapped in the face with the realization that they can't be with one another and if they don't stop jobs will be lost and grades will be withdrawn . Elliott one hot dean and so dominating when he finds out who the heroine is and ...more
Aug 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
This book is falls into the category of books Carina Press calls "The Dirty Bits" and they are described as sex filled microromances deigned to be read in an hour or two.

This was a fun, quick, read and yes, tons of naughtiness. Although there was a lot of sex there was also a nice little plot and some substance underneath. It was well edited which was certainly appreciated.

Elliott and Sam had been flirting over the coffee counter for 2 months when the story began so although things moved quickl
Kristen Johnson
Sep 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
Seducing his Student, as with all London Hale books, sucked me in right away. It's loaded with sexual tension, an element of taboo, and fun, feisty characters.

When Dean Elliott Goodridge flirts with the barista at Bundt and Grind he's got no idea who she is and how their flirting could harm his career. But something about the woman draws him in and won't let him let go, even when he knows he's risking a whole lot and should do the right thing.

Samantha is shocked when the hottie "Dean" she's be
Kaytlyn (The Bohemian Bookworm)
Seducing His Student is a short novella about a student/teacher type relationship. It’s the first book I have read from London Hale, and I did enjoy it even though it wasn’t quite what I was expecting. First off you all know I have a true love for books involving student/teacher relationships…like that is my favorite trope of all time. This should have easily been a great read for me, but I did struggle a little bit with it in the end. Going in I wasn’t aware that it was a novella and on the sho ...more
Oct 26, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc
Short, sweet, and sexy as hell Seducing His Student is the perfect little bite for when you’re in a time crunch but need to escape for a little while. I was pleasantly surprised at the development in the book, which can often fall short in a novella. This one had a great beginning, middle, and end that actually left me wanting more. Dean Elliot Goodridge is everything you’d want in a male character – sexy, suave, and possessive. Samantha Monroe is feisty, outgoing, and his perfect match. Their c ...more
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Sep 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Oh my holy hotness!!

Short. Sweet. Sexy. And down right HOTT!!

I honestly didn't think I could get tangled in a couple and it be this sexy, this kinky, this wild, in such a short book. With under 25,000 words, my mind was blown.

Elliott is new in town, and as the new Dean at the college on the island, staying focused on how work is what he needs to do. That was until the beautiful barista at the coffee shop catches his eye. She is the only reason he goes in, and will continue to do. At
Sep 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Anyone who knows me or follows my reviews knows I absolutely love student-teacher romances and while Seducing His Student isn't a perfect example of that trope since Elliott is the Dean of Students and not Sam's direct teacher, the situation was close enough and I absolutely loved it!!! Seducing His Student was another A+ sexy novella by the amazing writing duo who make up London Hale. You would think that after releasing eight novellas back to back in the last several months that these ladies w ...more
Rebecca Austin
Oct 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: review-sassy
This was a great, quick forbidden romance!

Although the reader has a feeling where everything is headed it is still fun to watch how everything plays out.

I loved the chemistry between Sam and Elliott when they were just being themselves without any pretences. Then everything goes to a whole other level when they realize who the other really is.

I loved Sam and how she was a "perfect" good girl yet there was a different side to her that we saw when she was with Elliott. That part of her knew wha
Liz ~ Liz's Reading Life
Sep 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
Do you want a read that's quick, sultry, and a little taboo?

Then I highly recommend you pick up Seducing His Student today.

The connection between Elliott and Samantha is intense and undeniable. Even when they learn they need to stay away from each other, they can't and really don't want to.

Elliott is a man that works hard and always wants to do the right thing. And no woman has ever caught his eye like Sam. I adore that he's feelings for her never weavers, it's actually strengthens.

I love how Sa
Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
4.5 Stars!

London Hale is new-ish to me but man did she make an impact. I'm down for taboo. I love smut. Fast and sexy bedtime stories are the absolute best... like a few others out there, Hale has got it.

He's had his eye on her for a while now... and he plans to take her... no one is standing in his way, not even the rules.

Seducing His Student was a steamy little novella that made me swoon and heated me up during the cool night. Elliott and Samantha were addicting fun the start and quickly stole
Oct 01, 2017 rated it it was ok
All these ~heroes~ are the same character type. Alpha males, aggressive, arrogant, the right mix of dirty and sweet. And that's not ALWAYS bad, but Elliot wasn't just bordering creepy stalker, he was sailing over the line. His texts to Sam after he broke it off and messed with her head after seeing her talking with another guy reminded me of the typical Nice Guy. It was straight-up manipulation. And every time he called her my girl or my Sam, I cringed. I think she could do better. *shrugs* This ...more
Peggy Lee (Reading Keeps Me Sane)
Seducing his student is a more sweet and less forbidden romance that takes place on the Island of Temperance Falls. The story is a quick read situational read. We jump right in without a whole lot of background.

Elliot Goodridge is the young, sexy new Dean of Students. Elliot is new to the position and the Island. He starts his mornings purchasing coffee and flirting with the barista, Sam Monroe. Once he finally makes his move the Dean discovers Sam is not just a barista but a student at his col
For the love  Of romance
Sep 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
This was a quick and fun read! Elliott and Sam were HOT together. And the fact that he is the Dean of faculty and technically her teacher, their love is forbidden, which makes it all the more intriguing.
The only downside on reading such a short book is that it would be impossible to build the characters too much. However, I did feel a connection with them and enjoyed their chemistry.
If you are looking for a quick hot read, this is the book for you.
I received an arc and volunteered a review.
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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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