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Monday, April 25, 2016

Book Blitz ♥ The Trouble with Seduction by Victoria Hanlen ♥ #giveaway $25 GC

The Trouble with Seduction
by Victoria Hanlen
GENRE: Historical Romance


Rebellious, Scandalous and Irredeemable

Sarah, Lady Strathford is ready for a little harmless frivolity with a man of her own age and her own appetites…surely that’s not too much to ask! After the death of her beloved husband years before Sarah is ready for an adventure… Enter the dashing, roguish – and baffling – Mr Cornelius Ravenhill.

Ravenhill, however, is not the gentleman he seems, and soon Sarah finds herself battling against the corrupt and harsh world around her as it threatens to destroy all she holds dear. The question is, will her seduction at the hands of Mr Ravenhill prove to be her saviour or her downfall?


"This excerpt is from an unedited ARC and there may be small changes in the final book."

“I have a favor to ask, Amelia.” Sarah rolled her cigar between her fingers. “It has come to my attention that perhaps someone connected to Edward’s accident was at your party a few weeks ago. Would it be possible for you to make a list of all present? And could you please include the servants and anyone else who might have arrived late, guest or not.”

“Oh, my, Sarah! Whom do you suspect?”

“I’m not sure. It’s for an acquaintance who thought they briefly saw someone there.”

Amelia’s face lit up. “This is all so mysterious. Who is this acquaintance?”

Sarah bit her lower lip and tasted rich Cuban tobacco. Yesterday’s image of Mr. Ravenhill in his revealing work smock appeared in her mind. She probably should have nothing more to do with him. Handsome males had always brought trouble. The very first boy she’d admired had teased her into breaking her leg. Its weakness would probably forever plague her.

She shouldn’t reveal he was the one who wanted the list, but she hated lying, and especially to her friends. “This acquaintance believes they have found a connection between the fire that killed Edward and the men who attacked…him.”

“It’s Mr. Ravenhill!” Amelia clapped excitedly.

Calista’s dimple twitched, and she shoved her cigar into her mouth.

Sarah wanted to make herself very small and slink away. This was exactly what she’d been afraid of, and these were her friends. She and Ravenhill were such a chestnut – a wealthy widow befriending a handsome rake, the younger son of a peer. “You purposely misunderstand the situation. There is nothing between us and that is the way it will stay.”

AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Award winning, historical romance author, VICTORIA HANLEN, has worked at a wide range of jobs, from fashion, to corporate business, to treading the boards of stage and professional opera. A lifelong writer, she once put her skills to use in PR and advertising. But her favorite form of writing is stories with happily ever afters. Her first book, The Trouble With Misbehaving, was published in February 2016. Victoria and her husband live in rural New England surrounded by a host of wildlife.
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Buy Links:

Mills & Boon
Amazon US
Amazon UK
Barnes & Noble
Google Play

ISBN: 9781474049641
Published: April 25, 2016


Victoria will be awarding a $25 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.

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  1. Monday already? Thank you so much for the giveaway and all the work put into it.

  2. Good Morning and thank you for hosting!!
    :) Victoria

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    1. You're welcome and Good Luck in the drawing!!
      :) Victoria

  4. What is your work schedule like when you're writing?

    1. Hi Mai T., I write pretty much every day, weekends included. It's kind of a habit. If I'm trying to finish a manuscript, my life revolves around getting my word count in. If I'm editing, I usually have a deadline and I make sure I finish a certain number of pages a day. I do my best writing in the mornings. The ideas seem to flow better then. Thank you for asking, and thank you for stopping by The Trouble With Seduction Book Blast! :) Victoria

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    1. You're welcome, Ester! Thank you for stopping by The Trouble With Seduction book blast and best of luck!!
      :) Victoria