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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In fact instead of marrying her lover of many years Sebastian she has chosen instead to marry a man whom she has little romantic interest in tem;tation all. Instead we begin in the ‘s in the senior years of our heroine of the trilogy Celia Lytton.
I will miss curling up with these bulky tomes. Penny Vincenzi’s terrific new novel. The third in The Spoils of Time trilogy. This one, like its predecessors, had it all.
Just that she doesn’t love him pennj wanted to spare Sebastian and Oliver’s memory? Power, politics and closely guarded secrets. Her husband Oliver died only a year earlier. I enjoyed Izzie, though it seems she might need some counseling, and thought her relationship with Nick was very sweet.
Other books in the series.
Into Temptation (Spoils of Time, book 3) by Penny Vincenzi
Apr 17, Hsiau Wei rated it liked it Shelves: The series could have ended with so much more of a bang. Readers have come to depend on Vincenzi for her enchanting prose style and the epic pennny of her dramas; like the Lytton family sagas that precede it, Into Temptation does not disappoint. Such a great read.
When she comes to the attention of the local mill owner, a series of wrenching and violent events unfolds, culminating in her disappearance.
This book seems to concentrate on the next and third generation of Lyttons and their various spouses and friends. Didn’t like as much as the 1st 2 and, really, Charlie!?!?! Only the strongest can survive Maybe I’ll get really lucky temptaiton there will someday be a I’m so sorry this is over for me!
Sep 17, Marja Wakeford rated it really liked it. There were good characters, characters who let us down, old characters we loved and new ones we loathed, but none seemed temptafion so vibrant as Claire, Oliver, Sebastian, Barty and others from the first book. Feb 18, Heather Mittag rated it it was amazing. A problem with the Time Map reveals chaos in the 16th century and the wrong Tudor queen on the throne.
It seems they are the perfect match. Headline Hope for the Best Jodi Taylor. She’s funny and i like her ways of speaking. This trilogy certainly inspired such behavior.
Todd skilfully captures hope and humanity in the lives of characters whom the reader comes to care about: A plan only one man in the Empire would dare even to think of I love the Lytton family dynasty, and how they had to modernize with the generations and times. Really there could be like 10 spinoffs from this book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
He itno an vincsnzi and Elspeth seems to entirely squander her talent. More interesting to read because even though you may be following a character you’re not quite as fond of, you want to know what’s happening to them because of what a character you love did.
I was getting a bit fed up with it during the first half – too many illicit affairs, it was becoming “romantic suspense” and not at all “historic fiction” – but the second half was much more enthralling, and I could scarcely put it down until all those loose ends had been tied up.
As the summer unfolds, Benni, Emma and Ruth begin to realise that age is just a number. I kept expecting fireworks in the end of this last book and was disappointed in the trilogy as a whole because there weren’t any.
Headline Hunted G X Todd. Are their sisters dead, destroyed by the men who desired them? Penny Vincenzi Penny Vincenzi, who died inwas one of the UK’s best-loved and most popular authors.
Does that make sense? Praise for Into Temptation.
Penny, please write a 4th! This third book tsmptation the third generation of the Lytton family and it was as though the author ran out of characters and had to start recycling. And I even find myself thinking about her, so I would say that’s the sign of a well developed character.
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. Sep 17, Tkeller rated it it was ok. That doesn’t seem to fit the bill of what Kit calls “a marvelous piece of double-think” or whatever.