ARC Review: The Dark Seduction of Miss Jane by Amanda McIntyre

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ARC Review: The Dark Seduction of Miss Jane by Amanda McIntyre
The Dark Seduction of Miss Jane

3 Stars

Book Info

Released: 11 July 2014
Genre: Historical Romance


“This was a great book with brooding and seductive atmosphere that pulls you directly into the story.” ~ Under the Covers

Miss Jane Goodwin has come to London after the disastrous ending of her betrothal, but she comes not only to escape the scandal but also to fulfill her dream of being an investigative journalist. And, when she discovers that there are currently some grisly murders taking place, Jane is determined to investigate, despite being warned off by the darkly handsome Inspector Randolph Mansfield. However, the murders lead her down a dark and seductive path, one that could lead to her death…

I admit, what first attracted me to this book was the beautiful cover, but I am glad that I am led by such superficial things as I did like this book. The Dark Seduction of Miss Jane was packed full of danger, sensuality and murder, which sets it apart from a lot of other historical romances that I have read.

Jane was an interesting character, beautiful yet ambitious and curious, she was determined to help with the investigation and find out all the facts. So determined that it leads her to a place where respectable young ladies wouldn’t go and being seduced by someone she never expected to be in such a dark place. Randolph, Inspector Mansfield, is perfect if you like your heroes packed full of angst, personally I am not a big fan of that, but I can appreciate his intensity and good looks. From the start the two of them had fantastic chemistry, you could see their attraction towards one another and it was explored really well.

In regards to the mystery…I enjoyed it and I liked that the plot line was as important as the romance, but, I correctly guessed the culprit about half way through and so although there was a lot of red herrings, I wasn’t entirely convinced so it took a lot of the suspense out for me. But, that didn’t mean I didn’t enjoy the ride and if I hadn’t guessed, I liked that suspicion was cast on a lot of characters, so you were never quite sure who to trust.

This was a great book with brooding and seductive atmosphere that pulls you directly into the story. If you are looking for a historical which is little bit dark and sexy with a juicy Jack the Ripperesque murder chucked in, then this is the read for you.

*ARC provided by author


About Amanda McIntyre

Growing up the daughter of a father who was a distributor for a New York Magazine Publishing firm, Amanda usually had her nose stuck in the latest issue of Vampirella or a Hitchcock Mystery book.
Amanda has been referred to as a "true artist in the writing realm' and her zest for life inspires her "character-driven" stories. Her passion is to take ordinary people and place them in extraordinary situations, delving into the realm of potential and possibility as she watches them become the heroes and heroines of their own stories.

She counts herself fortunate to be able to do what she loves, aspires to stay fresh and unique to her voice and listen to her readers.
A member of RWA, and a multi-genre hybrid author, her work is published internationally, in audio, in e-book and in print. She currently writes sizzling contemporary and erotic historical romance, and while she believes everyone deserves the HEA, (happily ever after), frankly, the road there isn’t always a smooth one, which makes it all the sweeter when it happens!


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Ooooo I like the sound of this!!….thanks suzanne


Thanks for the review Suzanne