Title: Lady Seductress’s Ball by Eliza Knight
Publisher: Carina Press
Genre: Historical, Erotic, Romance
Length: 24,000 words
Book Rating: B
Review Copy Obtained from Publisher Through NetGalley
Invitation to Pleasure
As the wife of the elderly Earl of March, Olivia Covington has never known the intimacies of the bedroom. Though her curiosity is piqued by the shocking whispers of society ladies, she is too wary of causing scandal to indulge in an affair. But Tristan Knightley, Earl of Newcastle, tempts her to throw off propriety.
Tristan wants Olivia for his own, and has sworn off all others until he can rid himself of the obsession. He is sure once he has a taste, he will tire of her, and can return to his rakish existence. Unable to wait to have her in his bed, he invites her for a tryst at Lady Seductress’s Ball…
Lady Seductress’s Ball by Eliza Knight is a deliciously erotic novella that also resonates with a great deal of emotion. Married for duty not love Lady Olivia Covington’s salacious dreams and fantasies star the highly renowned rakehell Tristan Knightley. Will one illicit night of passion be enough for this pair of star crossed lovers?
Lady Seductress’s Ball is a well-written story with three dimensional and vibrant characters. Olivia is caught between her own desires and society’s expectations. Yet she cannot resist the scandalous lure of forbidden pleasure Tristan offers her. There is a surprising complexity hidden beneath Tristan’s seductive and very sexy exterior. The chemistry between Tristan and Olivia is undeniable as they explore their scandalous and lusty attraction.
Eliza Knight beautifully builds the romantic element of their relationship in the midst of Olivia and Tristan’s explosive and scorchingly hot sex scenes. The story is fast-paced and engaging. Lady Seductress’s Ball is a delectably steamy romance that will melt your e-reader ;).