Into Temptation. Penny Vincenzi, Author. Overlook all its jockeying for power, money and approval—into the second half of the 20th century. Into Temptation (). Book Three of The Spoils of Time trilogy. Celia Lytton has enriched the social and literary scene for nearly half a century. But during that. Power, politics and closely guarded secrets abound in INTO TEMPTATION, the third and Penny Vincenzi’s terrific new novel’ Jilly Cooper.

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Or have they made new lives, elsewhere, beyond the watchful eyes of the community they longed to escape? I hope to revisit them down the road.


I sometimes felt like the plot lines for some of the characters were overly contrived. It was patently clear from the outset he was not to be trusted and his scheming and money grabbing became something that should have lasted one part of the book but instead dragged throughout the whole pages.

Meaning I have now read pages about the Lytton family. It’s basically set in London and New York, it’s really wonderful. Dec 27, Heather rated it it was ok.

Into Temptation (The Spoils of Time, #3) by Penny Vincenzi

An invitation to join a group in an exclusive Hamptons house-share, who could say no? I was concerned this third installment would b Every so often, my love for a book or series becomes evangelical. Mar 18, Kelly Belle of the Literati rated it really liked it Shelves: Time remaining — day s — hour s — temptatoon s — second s.


He would willingly die to save Nereus, but Canis’s word cannot be trusted. Keep Me Safe Daniela Sacerdoti. You will get sucked in and want to stay up late reading to find out what happens.

It felt like she was trying to put too much intrigue into too short a space and it lost some of it’s focus. I can’t say it was worth the read, but leaving a trilogy unfinished seems rude. The third in the Lytton family trilogy Something Dangerous ; No Angel takes the patrician English clan—and all its jockeying for power, money and approval—into the second half of the 20th century.

Jodi Taylor and her protagonista Madeleine “Max” Maxwell have seduced me”A great mix of British proper-ness and humour with a large dollop of historical fun”Addictive. As they gather for the reading of May’s will in Dublin, they must face some life-changing decisions.

Information for Authors Booksellers Jobseekers Press. Penny has a way of doing a lot of research and she really cares about the plot.

Of course I enjoyed the other books, but the fact this one had more of a linear storyline and things were caused by the decisions and actions of other made this story flow so much more and a lot more interesting to read. This trilogy certainly inspired such behavior. Still made for overall high drama and good reading. It’s a lot more stressful than others, and the characters it focuses on aren’t the ones I connected most to in the first two books.

Of course you can guess that Into Temptation held a stronger spotlight on that third generation of Lyttons. I’m so sorry this is over for me!


Into Temptation

Feb 09, Lucy rated it it was amazing. Charlie’s character was never fully developed and I just found him confusing and out of place with the rest. Join us by creating an account and start getting the best experience from our website! There’s her daughter Adele’s difficult, dark past; the dreadful cruelty of a truth her son Kit had to confront; even the shadows of Celia’s intk life, and that of Barty Miller, the child she rescued from the slums in babyhood who now owns more than half of the Lytton publishing house.

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My favourite characters are Barty, Vibcenzi, Charlie and Cathy because the This book really impressed me because the characters are so wonderfully written and beautifully characterised. My favourite characters are Barty, Jenna, Charlie and Cathy because they’re quite funny I am ready to move on.

I shall miss Lady Celia! Maybe I’ll get really lucky and there will someday be a fourth book Hunted, like Defender, is an impressive achievement’ Guardian The girl has no one to defend her now.

Tom Knelston is charismatic, working class and driven by ambition, ideals and passion. The twins continue to have intertwined lives and, especially in the case of Adele, their pasts continue to haunt them.