Into Temptation. Penny Vincenzi, Author. Overlook all its jockeying for power, money and approval—into the second half of the 20th century. Into Temptation (). Book Three of The Spoils of Time trilogy. Celia Lytton has enriched the social and literary scene for nearly half a century. But during that. Power, politics and closely guarded secrets abound in INTO TEMPTATION, the third and Penny Vincenzi’s terrific new novel’ Jilly Cooper.

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This was a real shame, it wouldn’t stop me from reading Vincenzi again as Book One demonstrated the quality inho writing of which she is capable, it’s just a shame the Lytton clan became so unweildy that it caused a huge management of them in Book 3 to lead to loss of drama.

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I sometimes felt like the plot lines for some of the characters were overly contrived. Does that make sense? The time setting, the worries of the Great War and the development of the family in the early years made for a more engaging read that we had by the time we got to Book 3.

Into Temptation (Spoils of Time, book 3) by Penny Vincenzi

Trivia About Into Temptation It was sad to see some characters fade into the background, or become rather lame Giles! She’s funny and i like her ways of speaking. The story goes more into the lives of the next generations, but all the while keeping a tie to the earlier generations introduced way back in the first book. The trilogy overall was a good story but my favourite was firmly Book 1, No Angel.


The ending to the trilogy was a bit flat. Rescued from the slums as a baby by Celia Vncenzi and now inot in New York, Barty heads more than half of the Lytton publishing house.

But, all that was OK. This trilogy certainly inspired such behavior.

Into Temptation

I still haven’t been able to bring myself to read the rest of it. The Spoils of Time 3 books.

My only temptatioh with this book in general was it still held a very old fashioned quality to it, it did not seem like it had entered into the latter half of the 20th century, those years following WWII, even though that was the time it was supposed to be in. When you create an account with us, you’ll be able to save your favourite books, make a wishlist of upcoming titles, receive newsletters about books you’ll love, get recommendations tailored to you and order our books directly.

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Penny Vincenzi | Into Temptation

This on has a bit temptarion an unpredictably shock to it about mid-story which goes against the typical plot of the first two, but I have to say it was a welcome addition. Penny Vincenzi, who died inwas one of the UK’s best-loved and most popular authors. Close cookie policy overlay.

Celia is still with us, and she makes a surprising though, by her standards, reasonable decision. Since her first book, Old Sins, was first published inshe went on to write sixteen more bestselling novels and two collections of stories. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He was an ass and Elspeth seems to entirely squ Sad to vinceniz this book and the trilogy end.


You can’t change History. Jenna is an American beauty like her mother anyway. Mar tempttaion, Kelly Belle of the Literati rated it really liked it Shelves: Headline Hope for the Best Jodi Taylor.

May always thought of them as her daughters so when she dies suddenly, the sisters are left devastated — especially when they learn that letters intended for them from May lenny final words of advice and love have gone missing.

Elspeth and Claire are sisters separated by an ocean. Some of the others are less than developed and pretty basic, but all in all, it all tied together nicely.

She is preparing to marry after the death of her first husband Oliver and her children are less than happy with her choice. The Second World War is over, peace has been declared but the ravages remain and the Lytton family must confront the future and themselves.