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Guarding Temptation

Guarding Temptation

by Talia Hibbert


Protective. Obsessive. And rough around the edges.

James Foster knows the rules: you don’t fall for your best friend’s little sister. Nina is too young, too reckless, and too busy saving the world to be tied down by the commitment he craves.

If he was smart, he’d stop wanting her. But she’s the one thing on earth James just can’t quit.

Fierce. Principled. And impossible to resist.

Political campaigner Nina Chapman is sick of one-time things. She wants forever, and she wants it with her brother’s best friend—but James still sees her as a child to be coddled.

So when a controversial article lands Nina in hot water, she finds herself under his protection and under his roof. It’s a shame James doesn’t want her in his bed, too.

…Or does he?


It’s not a surprise that I love any and everything Talia Hibbert. And that applies to Guarding Temptation. Nina is James’s best friend’s younger sister and they have a steamy encounter that goes wrong. However, when Nina starts getting death threats, she is forced to turn to James for protection. In close quarters, their burning attraction is too much handle and James especially is forced to face his love for Nina. James is the perfect cinnamon roll hero and I positively adore him and his desire to protect and care for Nina while still giving her space to be the strong woman she is! This is a beautiful and steamy story and honestly, my only complaint is that I want more!


This book contains mentions of racism, doxxing, and corrupt policing which could trigger certain audiences.


Guarding Temptation is set in the Dirty British Romance universe, after the events of The Princess Trap and Wanna Bet?. It features main characters from Wanna Bet? and mentions main characters from The Princess Trap.


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Talia Hibbert is a USA Today and Wallstreet Journal bestselling author who lives in a bedroom full of books. Supposedly, there is a world beyond that room, but she has yet to drum up enough interest to investigate.

She writes steamy, diverse romance because she believes that people of marginalised identities need honest and positive representation. Her interests include makeup, junk food, and unnecessary sarcasm

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