A Reader's Opinion: WICKED RIVALS by Lauren Smith


THE BOOK

The League of Rogues, Book Four

A READER'S OPINION

Lauren Smith has done it again! A real page turner! Lauren Smith's series, The League of Rogues, is so much fun to read! I just love her books and her style of writing. Her 4th story, Wicked Rivals, is a must to read if you love historical romances filled with passion and intrigue! It's a story of betrayal, forgiveness and trust. Previously, I really enjoyed Godric, Lucien and Cedric in their own stories, and this time the author really pulled me into Ashton and Rosalind's story. It was fun and refreshing to discover a heroine who was a business woman in charge of an empire for that period of time. Rosalind is an intelligent young widow, and she really knows what she wants in life. However, when it concerns Ashton she looses all her willpower. Ashton, a member of the infamous League of Rogues, is her rival in business and will do anything to gain power over her. And, Rosalind has no place for a second marriage, and doesn't trust men, especially this devilish lord who has a big ego. Ashton, too, doesn't want to be leg-shackled. However, his mother Regina really wants to match her son to a woman like Rosalind. So, Ashton proposes a deal to Rosalind, a proposition that she cannot refuse. But, while being together and playing seduction games, sparks will flare and ignite a sizzling passion! They are perfect for each other if they ever stop competing against each other. Beautiful hot chemistry between Ashton and Rosalind! In Wicked Rivals we meet again characters from her previous books and the women who caught their hearts! The League of Rogues are six famous men with resources like money and power who are not afraid of scandal! They are so much fun to follow! I devoured this book! This series is truly addictive . . . well for me it is!

Reviewer's Rating: 5 Stars | Content Rating: 5 Hearts | Reviewed by: Nicole Laverdure

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BOOK SYNOPSIS

A LORD WITH LEGENDARY CONTROL… Merciless and powerful, Ashton Lennox is a wealthy man because he puts business before everything else, especially love. As a member of the infamous League of Rogues, he’s no stranger to scandal. His bedroom conquests are as legendary as his fortune. As he searches for a way to bring down an old enemy bent on destroying the lives of his friends, the last thing he needs is a Scottish widow getting in his way. A FIERY WOMAN WHO WON’T BACK DOWN… The daughter of a Scottish lord with a dark and treacherous past, Rosalind Melbourne has spent years distancing from her past. After escaping her tyrannical father and marrying an aging English lord, she has become a powerful widow with a business empire at her command. Her business dealings are everything to her, leaving her no time for love. Especially not with her business rival Ashton, a man with a scandalous reputation as striking as his blue eyes. A GAME OF WITS TURNS TO A GAME OF SEDUCTION… Ashton is fascinated by the strong-willed, intelligent and sensual lady who, up until now, had outsmarted him at every turn. Rosalind wishes she could deny she is falling for the brooding, handsome baron. How can she possibly trust him when doing so could cost her what she values most—her freedom? When Ashton discovers Rosalind might hold the key to saving the League of Rogues, he knows he will do anything to woo his wicked lass. As their pasts return to haunt them and dark forces rise to keep them from exposing a deadly spymaster, their game of love turns to a game of survival… Warning: This book includes a brooding baron who’s wild in bed, a crafty Scottish lass who never knows when to quit, a wicked game of strip chess, and a merry band of rogues whose first instinct is to run they hear wedding bells ring.

Series: The League of Rogues (Book 4)

Genre: Historical Romance

Print Length: 369 pages

Publication Date: October 17, 2016

Format Read: E-Book | Source: Provided by the author or publisher.

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