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Into Temptation by Penny Vincenzi
  

Into Temptation

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This is the final part of Vincenzi’s excellent Spoils of Time series (so don’t even think of reading it if you haven’t read the first two) and sees Lady Celia’s grandchildren now having affairs and adventures of their own whilst she contemplates her inheritance. Delightfully we are even taken back a little when we’re shown – all too scant – glimpses of Lady Celia’s diaries. Everything is tied off very nicely, though fans of the series will rather wish it would just run and run.

If you like Penny Vincenzi you might also like to read books by Julian Fellowes, Barbara Taylor Bradford and Elizabeth Jane Howard.

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Synopsis

Into Temptation by Penny Vincenzi

The Lytton family past is full of secrets, and only Lady Celia knows them all. 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 own 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. Some secrets are more dangerous than others, some shared with Celia's family, some entirely her own. And all absolutely safe in her keeping. Until something threatens to reveal them all...

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Reading Penny Vincenzi is an addictive experience -- Elizabeth Buchan I defy any reader, once they've taken the smallest nibble, not to gobble it all down -- Sunday Express Like an illicit lover, I have been sloping off all week to snatch another hour's pleasure with ... Penny Vincenzi's terrific new novel -- Jilly Cooper


About the Author

Penny Vincenzi

Penny Vincenzi is one of the UK`s best-loved and most popular authors. Since her first novel, Old Sins, was published in 1989, she has written sixteen bestselling novels, most recently A Perfect Heritage and the number one bestsellers The Decision, The Best of Times and An Absolute Scandal.

Her first 'proper' job was at the Harrods Library, aged sixteen, after which she went to secretarial college. She joined the Mirror and later became a journalist, writing for The Times, the Daily Mail and Cosmopolitan amongst many others, before turning to fiction. Several years later, over seven million copies of Penny's books have been sold worldwide and she is universally held to be the 'doyenne of the modern blockbuster' Glamour.

Penny Vincenzi has four daughters, and divides her time between London and Gower, South Wales.

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Fellow novelist SOPHIE KING on PENNY VINCENZI

I met Penny during my time as a journalist and thought she was wonderful. She's given me advice over the years as well as a quote for my own covers. Penny's books have a wide cast of characters so there's something for most of us. She's also got a gift for creating settings so the smells and colours leap out of the pages.

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Book Info

Publication date

3rd July 2006

Author

Penny Vincenzi

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Publisher

Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
736 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Historical Fiction
Literary Fiction
Sagas and Romance
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780755332427

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