Simon Quinn has one last mission before
he can walk away free forever. He must deliver Lysette
Rousseau to a contact in Paris, France in exchange for his men
who have been imprisoned. Lysette is a beautiful woman and
while that usually sways Simon’s head, he feels nothing for
this beauty. That is, until he happens to see her at a risqué
party dressed for seduction and smiling. Unsure of why he
suddenly must have this woman, Simon acts on instincts honed
while growing up in Ireland. When he finally realizes why
this woman seems to have two sides to her, Simon is at once
amazed and very intrigued, because not only is the woman he
wants in danger, but her family as well.
Lynette Baillon has heard about Simon
Quinn. Lethally charming and completely irresistible, his
prowess with women is the subject of gossip mongers in drawing
rooms throughout society. When her eyes meet his at a party
and he immediately smiles, Lynette’s innocent heart is lost
immediately. The fact that he seems to know her and almost
hold her in contempt unnerves her. Unsure of his future plans
where she is concerned, Lynette throws caution to the wind and
takes what he is offering. When he tells her something so
unbelievable, Lynette wants to scream with the audacity of it
but deep in her soul she trusts this man she has come to
All is not as it seems in Lynette’s
household. From her father who has pretty much ignored her
presence his entire life to her mother who has her own
secrets, Lynette just wants the truth. She finds it in Simon
Quinn and never looks back.
Can you say compelling? Don’t Tempt
Me is chock full of secrets and hidden players who all
are working for a secretive cause during this turbulent time
in French and British history. Simon wanted out of the
espionage business and actually thought his spying days were
over, only to learn that he had one more mission to finish.
And finish it he did. His heart and soul was given to Lynette
and he treasured her above all else and wanted her safe.
Lynette’s unwavering loyalty to Simon made her family nuts but
she stuck to her guns and wouldn’t let anyone tell her any
differently. Add in a surprise twist at the end of
Don’t Tempt Me that I did not see coming, and I can
clearly say that Sylvia Day has a winner on her hands!
Whether her novels take place in paranormal worlds or the
drawing rooms of Georgian society, Sylvia Day never fails to
deliver on a novel that I can’t put down until I have read the
very last word.