The Dark Seduction Of Miss Jane By Amanda McIntyre Blurb: A scandalous betrayal sets Miss Jane Goodwin on an unexpected journey to London to pursue her dream of being the first female investigative journalist, but she soon finds herself in a hotbed of murder and controversy. Seduced by the passions of a mysterious lover and stalked by a madman, tensions mount as Jane falls prey to her desires, only to discover a deadly secret that threatens more than just her trust in men. Inspector Randolph Mansfield is one of Scotland Yard’s elite, battling the dark secrets of his past while trying to solve a rash of grisly murders threatening to mar Queen Victoria’s Jubilee. His respite is the anonymity he finds in the decadence of a private gentleman’s club, until a determined American journalist goes undercover in search of her stalker and he finds the lines between protection and passion blurred. But as tensions heat and her life is threatened, he must choose whether to reveal his true identity at the risk of losing her trust and his career.
This is a historical romance with intriguing and interesting elements that will have you turning pages to see what happens next…
The setting for the time frame of this book, some women are treat a specific way and they expected to carry on a certain way BUT Miss Jane is opposite of that persona. Strong willed, curious, open minded, and ferociously independent American woman. And a Journalist! The first scene that the author writes is when Miss Jane walks in to a room where her fiancé was dallying on an affair with the maid… After witnessing the liaison she returns to the luncheon that was occurring a few doors down and ann0unces about what she witnesses and ends the relations the gentleman. BUT the gentleman and his family will not go quietly away. They cause a bit of ruckus for Miss Jane and she leaves America for bit.
When she arrives in England to stay with a distant relative there is a sinister crime that is occurring and Miss Jane finds herself in the midst of a cases of body parts that are surfacing and Miss Jane’s curiosity gets the better of herself and she find herself in the midst of the case with a strong desire to solve.
My thoughts on the book that it was a well written, whodunit mystery contemporary erotic romance…
There were a few elements that had me scratching my head and wondering if was that possible during that time (I don’t have a moment to research if it …)
Overall a 4.5 star read.