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Sabrina Jeffries

Author of Never Seduce a Scoundrel

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About the Author

Sabrina Jeffries was born in New Orleans in 1958. She received a doctorate in English literature from Tulane University with a specialty in early modern British literature. She is the author of numerous romance series including The School for Heiresses series, The Hellions of Halstead Hall series, show more The Swanlea Spinsters series, The Royal Brotherhood series, and The Lord Trilogy. She also writes under the pen names Deborah Martin and Deborah Nicholas. (Bowker Author Biography) show less


Works by Sabrina Jeffries

Never Seduce a Scoundrel (2006) 566 copies
In the Prince's Bed (2004) 555 copies
To Pleasure a Prince (2005) 543 copies
Only a Duke Will Do (2006) 533 copies
One Night with a Prince (2005) 516 copies
Beware a Scot's Revenge (2007) 505 copies
Let Sleeping Rogues Lie (2008) 491 copies
The Pirate Lord (1998) 410 copies
How to Woo a Reluctant Lady (2011) 409 copies
A Hellion in Her Bed (2010) 396 copies
A Dangerous Love (2000) — Author — 373 copies
The Forbidden Lord (1999) 371 copies
The Dangerous Lord (2000) 362 copies
Wed Him Before You Bed Him (2009) 361 copies
Married to the Viscount (2003) 358 copies
The School for Heiresses (Anthology 4-in-1) (2007) — Contributor — 355 copies
Don't Bargain with the Devil (2009) 335 copies
After the Abduction (2002) 331 copies
A Notorious Love (2001) 308 copies
To Wed a Wild Lord (2011) 302 copies
'Twas the Night After Christmas (2012) — Author — 288 copies
Dance of Seduction (2003) 287 copies
What the Duke Desires (2013) 284 copies
A Lady Never Surrenders (2012) 259 copies
When the Rogue Returns (2014) 167 copies
Project Duchess (2010) 163 copies
The Art of Sinning (2015) 160 copies
If the Viscount Falls (2015) 140 copies
How the Scoundrel Seduces (2014) 135 copies
The Study of Seduction (2016) 135 copies
By Love Unveiled (1993) — Author — 112 copies
The Danger of Desire (2016) 105 copies
Who Wants to Marry a Duke (2020) — Author — 103 copies
The Bachelor (2020) 102 copies
What Happens Under the Mistletoe [Anthology 4-in-1] (2015) — Contributor — 99 copies
A Duke for Diana (2022) 96 copies
Undercover Duke (2021) — Author — 95 copies
The Pleasures of Passion (2017) 85 copies
The Secret of Flirting (2018) 82 copies
The French Maid (2012) 80 copies
Stormswept (1995) 76 copies
Seduction on a Snowy Night (3-in-1) (2019) — Contributor — 71 copies
Silver Deceptions (1994) 71 copies
Windswept (1996) 54 copies
Ten Reasons to Stay (2007) 50 copies
One Night With a Rogue (Anthology 4-in-1) (1995) — Contributor — 47 copies
What Happens in the Ballroom (2023) — Author — 45 copies
A Yuletide Kiss (2021) — Author — 41 copies
A Talent for Temptation (2017) 36 copies
Dorinda and the Doctor (2014) — Author — 33 copies
The Risk of Rogues (2018) 29 copies
The Heiress and the Hothead (2015) 27 copies
When Sparks Fly (2008) 27 copies
The Widow's Auction (2016) — Author — 21 copies
Dangerous Angel (1994) 19 copies
Creole Nights (1992) 16 copies
Creole Bride (1997) 16 copies
Moonlight Enchantment (1992) 15 copies
Too Wicked For Heaven (1997) 4 copies
Gone But Not Forgotten (2014) 4 copies
Closer Than They Appear (2014) 3 copies
Baneful! 1 copy
The Royal Brotherhood (2005) 1 copy
Niebezpieczny Lord (2009) 1 copy
Pirat 1 copy
Spóźnione zaślubiny (2009) 1 copy

Associated Works

Emma (1815) — Afterword, some editions — 36,944 copies
Fantasy (Anthology 4-in-1) (2002) — Contributor — 588 copies
Snowy Night with a Stranger (Anthology 3-in-1) (2008) — Contributor — 291 copies
Premiere: A Romance Writers of America® Collection (2015) — Contributor — 50 copies
A Dance with the Devil (Anthology 4-in-1) (1997) — Contributor — 26 copies
A Day in Mossy Creek [Collective Novel] (2006) — Contributor — 24 copies
At Home In Mossy Creek (2007) — Contributor — 23 copies
Sunflower Season (2022) — Contributor — 8 copies


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After reading the first book, A Duke for Diana, I just couldn't wait for Eliza and Nathanial's story especially after since they had such little interaction with each other in book 1. I was eager to see how their relationship was going to happen.

I really loved watching them both work through their own struggles and wounds both on their own at first, and then they were able to come together and tackle the obstacles together. Normally I don't like it when the romance hinges on a lie(s), but there was just so much underlying genuine warmth and tenderness between them that I felt confident by the end that they were strong enough to face the ugly truths when the time came.

The reason I give 4 stars and not 5 is that I did not feel like there was very much plot going on. There was a lot of telling and not showing here. I was bored of the actual storyline - if there really was one? The lies/truth were juicy enough to carry the book, but I could have used more "action." But I think we may just get that with Verity and her Phantom Fellow in the next book and I can't wait!

Thank you to NetGalley for the ARC. All opinions are my own.
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Serena1787 | 7 other reviews | Aug 4, 2023 |
aeryn0 | 15 other reviews | Jul 23, 2023 |
I just couldn't buy into this story and the characters seemed like cliches rather than interesting, unique people. I also found all the harping on the rulebook lessons tedious. But, it wasn't painful or didn't offend me or anything, so I'm okay leaving it at a 2. It wasn't horrible, but it wasn't for me.
JorgeousJotts | 7 other reviews | Jul 21, 2023 |
I've definitely read worse books, but I didn't enjoy this one at all. If it weren't the first of a series, (and that I've liked previous books by this author so I hate to just write off an entire series out of hand), I wouldn't have bothered finishing it. Some of the stuff is personal preference, I'm not a fan of a hero kissing the heroine as a manipulation just to shut her up, or distract her. He actually thinks to himself that kissing her is a weapon. The heroine also really suffers from Body Betraying Me. All the time she's angry at him for something and he starts kissing her and she loses every thought in her head. She's just powerless to resist. I feel kind of eye roll about that, but some people really go for it. This was written over 20 years ago, and some of this was just pretty common for the novels at the time. Other things, the characters go straight from opposition and bickering to love and needing the other desperately. It made the heroine, especially, seem super naive. And the hero is dishonest about so much! I just didn't buy any of it. And I didn't find either character very likable. A big ol' miss from me.… (more)
JorgeousJotts | 9 other reviews | Jul 21, 2023 |



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