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Monday, January 23, 2017

Review: Wicked in His Arms (Wedded by Scandal #2) by Stacy Reid


Print Length: 300 pages
Publisher: Entangled (January 23, 2017)

From Goodreads.com: Tobias Walcott, the Earl of Blade, has learned it is best to exercise rigid control over his passions and emotions in all that he does. Uncaring that it makes him seem cool and aloof to most in the ton, he is content with his desire to only woo agreeable and demur females. Then unforeseen circumstances see him trapped in a closet at a house party with the last woman he would ever make his countess.

Lady Olivia Sherwood is everything he should not desire in a female—unconventional, too decisive, and utterly without decorum. But passion ignites between them and they are discovered. Honor demands they wed, and while Tobias finds himself unwillingly drawn to the bewitching beauty, he must do everything not to tempt the passion that burns in him for her, lest it leads to disastrous consequences.


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My Rating: 4 stars out of 5

Oh my what a delightful read this was! I enjoyed this story on so many levels, it is hard to figure out where to begin! 

The characters were strong, each set in their respective ways and completely unsuitable for one another. In fact, the banter between the two of them was easily my favorite part. I enjoyed watching them bicker just as much as I enjoyed watching them found in a compromosing way and the marriage that resulted. I also enjoyed the way that these characters grew as the story unfolded. Instead of just finding a way to "make the best of things', they found a way to grow together, with Tobias starting to care less and less about the opinion of the ton, and Olivia curbing some of her more outlandish behaviors, while still mainting the fire that made her such a likable character to begin with. 

The author has an easy flowing writing style that makes the story easy to follow while also providing just enough details to allow the reader to picture the story as they read. And although this is billed as the second story in the series, it can easily be read as a stand-alone. 
Overall, I am sure this story will appeal to those who enjoy a good historical romance novel. I would read more from this author. 

DISCLAIMER: I received a complimentary copy of this novel in exchange for my honest review. This has not affected my review in any way. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this review are 100% my own.


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                                Wicked in His Arms 
is available from Amazon.com

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