3.5 stars. I was very disappointed when, by the third chapter, I realized that the novella was not actually a novella, but a prelude to the Sinful Scoundrels series - a goodbye to the How To series and a taste of the future.
Disappointment aside, A Season for Sin was an entertaining introduction. I'd never read a Vicky Dreiling novel/novella before this one, and so, I had no feel for her writing style. A Season for Sin presented all the characters well, providing clear personalities and funny situations. Even in the short read, I came to
"Introducing the Sinful Scoundrels...
The Earl of Bellingham is nothing is not a creature of habit: money, meals, and mistresses must be strictly managed if a man is to have a moment's peace. It's a system that works splendidly for him--until now. With his oldest and dearest friends succumbing, one by one, to wedded bliss, Bell is now restless and a trifle lonely. Enter the Sinful Scoundrels--Colin Brockhurst, Earl of Ravenshire, and Harry Norcliffe, Viscount Evermore--who drag him back into society and draw his rakish eye to the ton's new beautiful young widow. Bell isn't after a wife, but a challenge. And Laura Davenport should fit the bill quite nicely..."