Tempt Me at Twilight Paperback
by Lisa Kleypas
Part of the Hathaways series
Engaged to the very sensible Michael Bayning, Poppy Hathaway is content with her lot - having longed for a life of normality.
That is, until she meets a mysterious hotel owner, Harry Rutledge - the most complicated and dangerous man she has ever met.
Harry is wealthy and powerful, a collector of secrets, with hobbies more dangerous than Poppy could imagine.
What Harry wants, Harry gets - and Harry wants Poppy, like he has never wanted a woman in his life.
So when Michael breaks off their engagement and Harry makes his move, Poppy quickly learns that her life is destined to be anything but normal - filled with wild, passionate days and steamy nights ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 01/10/2009
- Category: Historical romance
- ISBN: 9780749909581
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Review by wyvernfriend
Harry Rutledge is a man with a mission. He owns a hotel, among other things, and he is determined that it will be the best hotel. However he is completely absorbed by his work, leaving very little room for anything else until a ferret brings Poppy Hathaway into his life. He proceeds to win her the same way he conducts business, he doesn't know how to deal with people in any other way. It's up to Poppy to teach him how life works and he finds that above all else he wants to please Poppy.There's misunderstandings and complications a-plenty in this one and I did enjoy the story and the characters. Poppy's resentment at his treatment of her was completely understandable and his confusion at having to deal with emotion stuff was well drawn and understandable as his back-story became more known. A pair of characters I would like to see again.