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In her latest
novel, TEMPTATION, Jude Deveraux again visits one of her favorite
settings, Scotland. Once again she looks at clan life and how the
laird is responsible for the well being of his clan. And, again,
she pits a strong female protagonist against the laird. This time,
though, the time period is 1909.

Temperance O'Neil is a feminist before the word is coined and an
activist in the area of women's rights. She spends her days helping
unfortunate, abandoned women on the streets of New York, finding
them housing, food, and she hopes, a better life. She also gives
monthly lectures on the ways women can help themselves and the need
for women to be able to vote and gain independence from the control
of men. She depends heavily on her substantial inheritance to fund
her work.

Reviewed by on January 23, 2011

by Jude Deveraux

  • Publication Date: May 1, 2001
  • Genres: Fiction, Romance
  • Mass Market Paperback: 344 pages
  • Publisher: Pocket
  • ISBN-10: 0743410181
  • ISBN-13: 9780743410182