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The Rakehell's Seduction HE S MADE A DANGEROUS WAGERAmbrose Worthing Is No Gentleman He S A Proud Cold Hearted Rake Who S Determined To Stay A Bachelor Forever He Enjoys Bedding A Different Woman Every Night Without The Risk Of Falling In Love When He Hears About A Wager Over The Seduction And Ruination Of The Daughter Of His Father S Best Friend, He Knows He Must Intervene Committing Himself To The Bet, He Agrees To Seduce Lady Alexandra Rockford For Her Own Good He Never Expected The Lady In Question To Be A Beautiful, Fiery Creature Who Has Passions Of Her Own That Call To His Guarded Heart.SHE S VOWED NEVER TO FALL IN LOVE AGAINAlexandra Rockford Has Sworn Off Men, Her Heart Still Broken From The False Promises Of A Childhood Sweetheart Who Left Her To Marry An Heiress When She Stumbles Into Ambrose Outside Of A Country Ball, She Knows The Rake His Trouble His Smile, His Touch, His Forbidden Kiss Are All Too Tempting But Being With Him Would Ruin Her Determined To Enjoy Herself Without Falling In Love, Alex Can T Help But Let Her Defenses Down With The Too Charming Rake But When She Discovers Ambrose Is Seducing Her To Win A Bet, It Will Take Everything Ambrose Has To Prove To Her That He Is Worthy To Love Her.

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    Title The Rakehell s Seduction Series Seduction 2Author Lauren SmithRelease date February 6, 2017Cliffhanger NoHEA view spoiler Yes hide spoiler Ambrose and Alex s story is book two in the Seduction series, each book starring its own disreputable rake I enjoy reading about these heroes in historicals, there s something so satisfying about seeing these men meet their downfall Particularly if its with a sassy and strong willed heroine, and that s exactly the pair that we had here Ambr Title The Rakehell s Seduction Series Seduction 2Author Lauren SmithRelease date February 6, 2017Cliffhanger NoHEA view spoiler Yes hide spoiler Ambrose and Alex s story is book two in the Seduction series, each book starring its own disreputable rake I enjoy reading about these heroes in historicals, there s something so satisfying about seeing these men meet their downfall Particularly if its with a sassy and strong willed heroine, and that s exactly the pair that we had here Ambrose set out to out of the goodness of his heart, mind you seduce and ruin the Earl of Rockford s daughter The Earl and his father had been good friends and he holds a lot of respect for him It just wouldn t do for any scoundrel to succeed in the wager to steal her innocence He s doing her a favor saving her from those ruthless other men He genuinely felt that he was noble to save her from a fate with a worse man than him At least that s what he starts out telling himself Things quickly get complicated when he has an interlude with a bewitching woman outside the ballroom The beautiful lady who stirs his interest turns out to be none other than his unfortunate target An invite from her father to stay at their home only serves opportunity on a platter for him He s sure she s ripe for the picking and sets out to charm her out of her corset with everything he has But Alex is no wilting, meek country girl She sthan up for his game, and she s a worthy opponent I should not be tempted by him No matter what she told herself, she was tempted It was a good thing she despised everything else about the man She would not give in to such an arrogant, pompous arse.Alex has been trying to move past a broken heart for some time Betrayed by the man she loved and set her dreams on, she has no interest in forming any type of attachment with a man She wasn t counting on this charmer to awaken passions that she thought had been buried for good Ambrose has his own fears of love, which led to his disreputable behavior in the past But now he starts to realize that he s growing an attachment at the worst possible time He s found someone special, but they re built on a foundation of lies How long will it be before everything crumbles underneath them This was my first by this author, and overall I really enjoyed it It took me a while to get into it in the beginning, but eventually I got hooked and flew through the rest The heroine was strong, intelligent, and no pushover The hero wasn t the most noble of guys starting out, but by the end he had been truly reformed and transformed He had some very satisfying groveling as well, I have to say that was particularly gratifying for me If you re looking for a fairly short and light read, this will be the one for you It was pretty low on drama, though there was a little twist in the end I ll be interested to see what s in store with Vaughn s story in the following in the series, The Rogue s Seduction Who knew that accepting a wicked wager in a betting book would lead to the love of his life FOLLOW SMOKIN HOT BOOK BLOG ON

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    4.5 There s no place I wish to be but here Stars Lauren Smith steps back in time again for the second book in her Seduction series I adored The Duellist s Seduction so couldn t wait too read the next story from the series.I am not a huge Historical Romance reader, but I always get a little excited when it comes to a Lauren Smith release, because although as a reader you are taken back to a day where it was improper for a real lady to get down and dirty with a gent pre marriage, the auth 4.5 There s no place I wish to be but here Stars Lauren Smith steps back in time again for the second book in her Seduction series I adored The Duellist s Seduction so couldn t wait too read the next story from the series.I am not a huge Historical Romance reader, but I always get a little excited when it comes to a Lauren Smith release, because although as a reader you are taken back to a day where it was improper for a real lady to get down and dirty with a gent pre marriage, the author always delivers up a refreshing story with a feisty female lead, and a charmingly cheeky rogue ready to tame her, although the roles are generally reversed relation to whom it is that s been tamed by the end of the book You ve set the rules for our game, and I intend to winAmbrose and Alexandra s budding relationship offered up both those character traits really well Ambrose is known about town as a notorious ladies man, but when he sees the name of the daughter of one of his father s closest friends in a book of wagers, he feels bound to step up and take on the bet to save Alex from a potentially worse fate I don t know what the future holds, but let s take it one day, one kiss at a time Alex is no shy retiring violet though and when Ambrose turns up at her father s country estate with the intent to stay several weeks, she takes it upon herself to let him know that although her father has welcomed him with open arms, she most certainly hasn t, and with some quite funny results.I loved the little nod to the authors other series The League of Rogues, and the lengths Ambrose went to particularly in the books latter stages , in his efforts to win Alex s heart You came into my life like a shooting star That night we met it changed me I wasn t whole, not until I met you I look forward to readinginclusions to the series, they are always a great way to take a break from modern day stresses and strains.ARC generously provided by the author, and it was, as it always is a pleasure to provide the above honest review in exchange

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    Ambrose Worthing is a rake if ever there was one A confirmed bachelor, he scoffs at the mere notion of monogamy, and makes no bones about enjoying the trappings of his freedoms A cad though he is, he refuses to sit idly by when he learns of the intended ruination of a family friend for the purpose of handsome wager.If you thought he intended to inform the injured party, you d be wrong He s a cad remember He intends to win the wager by seducing the Lady, and in doing so, save her from the uns Ambrose Worthing is a rake if ever there was one A confirmed bachelor, he scoffs at the mere notion of monogamy, and makes no bones about enjoying the trappings of his freedoms A cad though he is, he refuses to sit idly by when he learns of the intended ruination of a family friend for the purpose of handsome wager.If you thought he intended to inform the injured party, you d be wrong He s a cad remember He intends to win the wager by seducing the Lady, and in doing so, save her from the unsavoury characters that also wish to pursue her.The Lady in question is, Lady Alexandra Rockford She s an immediately likeable character, completely at odds with the stuffy sensibilities of society She s opinionated, free spirited, and needs not the security of a marriage to acknowledge her self worth.Although unaware of the wager, she sthan aware of Ambrose s reputation Suspicion and intrigue circle with his new found interest in her It s a delicious game of cat and mouse, and one they soon have far too much fun playing Alex s tricks brought much humour, and believe it or not, Ambrose proved to be quite the charming character.The Rakehell s Seduction was a delightful, sultry read and wonderful addition to a series that s fast becoming a favourite I ve throughly enjoyed my foray into Lauren Smiths world of rakes, and I look forward to being ravaged by the next.

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    3.5 starsAmbrose Worthing and Alexandra Rockford

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    The Rakehell s Seduction by Lauren Smith is book Two in the Seduction series This is the story of Ambrose Worthing and Lady Alexandra Rockford Ambrose is a know rake and seems to be somewhat selfish but when he learns about a bet that is on the books about Alexandra the daughter of his father s best friend Ambrose goes forward with a plan to try and win the bet in order to help Alexandra in a way Alexandra has been hurt in the past by a childhood sweetheart who up and married a heiress The Rakehell s Seduction by Lauren Smith is book Two in the Seduction series This is the story of Ambrose Worthing and Lady Alexandra Rockford Ambrose is a know rake and seems to be somewhat selfish but when he learns about a bet that is on the books about Alexandra the daughter of his father s best friend Ambrose goes forward with a plan to try and win the bet in order to help Alexandra in a way Alexandra has been hurt in the past by a childhood sweetheart who up and married a heiress So Alexandra has sworn off marriage and knows how to put someone in their place who tries to make demands of her But Ambrose has a way about him that she is finding hard to fight Ambrose to is surprised at how much he is attracted to Alexandra But how will things go when Alexandra finds out what Ambrose is up to Can Ambrose become the man that Alexandra needs Wow This was another great book by Ms Smith Ms Smith is one of my favorite authors and when I see her name on a book I know I will be getting a great story My honest review is for a special copy I voluntarily read

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    4 Dangerous Wager StarsI love the concepts of wagers and bets so this book was definitely for me It was a quick amazing read The Rakehell s Seduction is a perfect blend of humor, wit and hotness The author delivered a fresh story with a confident and feisty female lead and a charming notorious male lead Characters Ambrose Worthing is a cold hearted notorious rake who has sworn to stay a bachelor forever He feels that one woman for a lifetime is not a good deal and knows that he can 4 Dangerous Wager StarsI love the concepts of wagers and bets so this book was definitely for me It was a quick amazing read The Rakehell s Seduction is a perfect blend of humor, wit and hotness The author delivered a fresh story with a confident and feisty female lead and a charming notorious male lead Characters Ambrose Worthing is a cold hearted notorious rake who has sworn to stay a bachelor forever He feels that one woman for a lifetime is not a good deal and knows that he can t stay loyal He is charming rogue and women are always chasing him So all in all he has everything yet there is something missing in his life.Alexandra Rockfordis a beautiful fierce girl with intense passion She has sworn off love after experiencing a heartbreak at the hands of her childhood sweetheart She is determined to become a spinster rather than committing herself in a loveless marriage Storyline This is the story of a wager gone wonderfully wrong.Ambrose has accepted the wager according to which he has to take lady Alexandra s virginity publicly harsh In a hope to find Alexandra he makes his appearance in one of those balls where everyone is supposed to find their soulmate, fall in love and get married There she meets a feisty lady to whom he is insanely attracted Later he comes to know that she is the same girl whose virginity he is supposed to takeI am destined to ruin her and break her heart in order to save herAlexandra Alex and Ambrose are strongly attracted to each but Alex kind of hates him because of his hellish attitude and cheeky charm, yet, she can t resist him Ambrose continues his efforts to seduce Alex but in vain Alex s continuous attempts to trouble him is hilarious Their regular banter is actually the soul of the story As the story picks up pace, the develop a strong friendship With Alex, Ambrose didn t feel empty any He realised that her light was overtaking his darkness Their relationship nurtured with time But what s a novel without twist and turns The secrets unfold and the truth is revealed What will happen when Alex will come to know about Ambrose s intentions Will Ambrose be able to become the type of man that Alex deserves Will Alex be able to forget her past and move on I really admired Ambrose s determination to win Alex s heart and make her fall in love with him I loved how he tried to become a better man by correcting his mistakesYou came into my life like a shooting star That night we met it changed me I wasn t whole, not until I met youReaders, if you want a good quick read, just read this book, it s really good and worth the time My Ratings Ambrose 5 StarsAlexandra 5 StarsHumor 5 StarsRomance 5 StarsSexual Tension 4 StarsSexual Scenes 4 StarsStoryline 4.5 StarsStorytelling 4.5 stars Thanks For Reading My ReviewFor More Visit

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    When a bet is placed and money is on the line, gentlemen will do anything to win, even ruin a young woman Alexandra lives in the country to avoid an old flame who passed her over for an heiress but a wage has been placed for five thousand pounds to the man who publicly ruins her Ambrose is the son of the one of Alex s father s closest friends Ambrose has taken the duty upon himself to ruin Alex to stop others and less honorable men from having the chance Ambrose and Alex may get on each ot When a bet is placed and money is on the line, gentlemen will do anything to win, even ruin a young woman Alexandra lives in the country to avoid an old flame who passed her over for an heiress but a wage has been placed for five thousand pounds to the man who publicly ruins her Ambrose is the son of the one of Alex s father s closest friends Ambrose has taken the duty upon himself to ruin Alex to stop others and less honorable men from having the chance Ambrose and Alex may get on each other s nerves but they also challenge each other They connect easily When everything is out in the open, ruination falls on Alex but Ambrose does everything he can to save her and bring justice to her ruination Their courtship was filled with deceit from the beginning but Alex and Ambrose also have honesty between them, a strong emotional connection and come to understand each other This book was so romantic and sweet and fun to read with a good dose of drama and intrigue to keep my on my toes I truly love these two characters I was so into their story to see how they fall for each other and explore new things and to see their happy ever after I am curious about Lord Darlington, Ambrose s estranged friend and Perdita, Alex s closest friend Is there a future romance to be read I cannot wait to find out In other news, I finally know who Lady Society is and I am ecstatic about it For those who don t know, Lady Society is the head of gossip in the ton She has all of the ears and eyes of the ton She helps saves the day for Alex and Ambrose s relationship I was so beyond curious to know who she is because she plays a part in of my favorite series the League of Rogue books that is also written by Lauren Smith I didn t even realize how connected she was to the League and I already met and love her character from Smith s other series which I highly recommend I am evenexcited for the next book in the series She does seem like the perfect fit and I love the connections between these two series Lauren Smith has brought another amazing book to my romance repertoire and I am so very excited to see what comes next I received this ARC via Netgalley.

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Gah I hated this book What a completely unlikable ss of a hero The heroine too was a pushover that held certain beliefs that crumbled at a moments notice I m going to put some book snippets in to share.The concept of the book is there is a wager on whoever can publicly ruin the heroine will win 5,000 pounds The hero takes the bet, to protect her from other unscrupulous men that will take her virginity.Here s a view of literally their first meeting He runs into her outside in a secluded are Gah I hated this book What a completely unlikable ss of a hero The heroine too was a pushover that held certain beliefs that crumbled at a moments notice I m going to put some book snippets in to share.The concept of the book is there is a wager on whoever can publicly ruin the heroine will win 5,000 pounds The hero takes the bet, to protect her from other unscrupulous men that will take her virginity.Here s a view of literally their first meeting He runs into her outside in a secluded area of the garden Ambrose slid an arm around her waist, pulling her against him I would never say you were a peahen You remind meof a doe Deep, expressive eyes, sleek limbs All you need is a proper buck, one to mount you and claim you as his with deep, powerful thrusts He painted the verbal picture and punctuated it with a slow roll of his pelvis against hers This made my my mouth fall open I was not impressed, but was like okay maybe he ll redeem himself as the book goes on I m fine with bad boys, I m fine with bad choices.but I felt like he never did redeem himself.He finds out that subject of the bet, his prey, the heroine, is actually the daughter of his friend You would think he would inform his friend of the bet to protect his friends daughter and thus resolve the problem of the entire wager But he continues on because for whatever reason, he must do it But we know he s purely selfish and wants her and is using it as some jacked up noble excuse But he certainly had every intention of fulfilling his end of the wager and seducing her.Once he realized who she was, the bet had seemed less important than his genuine desire to take her to bed Part of him knew he was damned because once he d fulfilled his bet, he wouldn t be welcomed back into this house by her or her father They would never know he d sought to save her from a fate with a worse man than him eye rolling She says no I must stand strong and not let him seduce me The very next moment he pulls her away they basically do everything except actually lose the virginity Then she invites him to her bed There s no tension, there s no getting to know the characters on a better level before intimacy To me it was a book with the barest of plots to get to the sex Which is totally fine for some people, but I don t like it, personally So it all ends up working out and they live happily ever after I just felt like I didn t get to know any of the characters, the hero went from bent on seduction and never ever going to marry to head over heels in love and I just didn t get to see how he got there Books like this make the relationship feel insincere to me and I am always left with the feeling that their happily ever after doesn t actually last

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    Smart, sexy and witty That is what I love about Lauren Smith novels This is the 2nd in The Seduction Series, the first one The Duelist s Seduction was a wonderful read and this one is just as fabulous Lauren writes compelling stories with fascinating, smart characters that kept me up half the night to finish this book.Ambrose and Alex are too stubborn to see that the feelings they are experiencing for each other is different than any that they have felt before Alex fell in love with a neigh Smart, sexy and witty That is what I love about Lauren Smith novels This is the 2nd in The Seduction Series, the first one The Duelist s Seduction was a wonderful read and this one is just as fabulous Lauren writes compelling stories with fascinating, smart characters that kept me up half the night to finish this book.Ambrose and Alex are too stubborn to see that the feelings they are experiencing for each other is different than any that they have felt before Alex fell in love with a neighbor and thought they would live happily ever after, but he left her and married someone else Her heart is broken and has no interest in courting, love or marriage Ambrose is a self proclaimed rake who has no interest in innocent young ladies and plans never to get married I know what you are thinking, this is just another romance novel You would be wrong Lauren writing is captivating and addictive I am a great admirer of her Historical Romance novels She gives her characters free rein and when they get the bit between their teeth hang on for a funny, erotic and splendid read

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    I was provided a copy to reviewAbsolutely amazing I highlighted so many favorite parts and lines from start to end The moment they met I knew they were a perfect match even with the pranks that followed I loved that when I thought everything was going great a twist was thrown in about the wager that I did not see coming All of the characters are a bit surprising as you get to know them and a couple oftwists are in there The ending was perfect with the whole book having that bit of fa I was provided a copy to reviewAbsolutely amazing I highlighted so many favorite parts and lines from start to end The moment they met I knew they were a perfect match even with the pranks that followed I loved that when I thought everything was going great a twist was thrown in about the wager that I did not see coming All of the characters are a bit surprising as you get to know them and a couple oftwists are in there The ending was perfect with the whole book having that bit of fairy tale feeling.Alex may be my favorite heroine of all time She is not shy, very bold, and knows how to stop a man in his tracks when he tries something I loved how she got along with her father and how open she was about things.Ambrose was exactly like I thought he would be after meeting him the last book He definitely is a rake, but there is a side of him that wants to protect people I loved how he treated people and when set out to make things better.Vaughn was one I wanted hate when he showed up, but as it went on he sounded like a pretty good guy really The parts in the end with Lady Society really have excited and I want to know who she is

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