Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Erotic Review: Lady Northam's Wicked Surrender by Vivienne Westlake

FORMAT: Kindle
GENRE: Erotic
FILE SIZE: 155 KB (about 55 pages)
PUBLISHER: Vivienne Westlake (October 26, 2011)

A midnight encounter between two estranged lovers rekindles a passion beyond their wildest dreams…
Rowena, Countess of Northam, is surprised to find her former suitor has returned from India and is on his way to the very house where she is staying. When he appears in her room late at night, she can only believe it is a dream. Her fantasy soon becomes reality when Simon makes every effort to seduce her.
Despite his six year absence, and the fact that Rowena married his best friend, Simon is determined to have her back now that she is a widow. It soon becomes clear that while her body craves his affections, she doesn’t trust him enough to give her heart. Can Simon forget her past betrayal and convince her to surrender to the greatest love they’ve ever known? (source)
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I really liked it.
HOTTTT! I think my glasses were fogging up a little as I read this. I know my Kindle might have suffered a bit of abuse from my fingers clenching it so tightly. Sheesh!

Simon and Rowena were a thing once upon a time but she ended up marrying his best friend. After six years away, Simon is back and ready to make it work with Rowena. He comes to her in the dead of night, touching, teasing, tantalizing her senses only to leave her wondering if it was just a dream or if it was real.

Rowena's response to his touches sets Simon's blood on fire. He knows he must have this woman but in order for her to give him everything, including her heart, he must get her to trust him. Rowena isn't ready to open her heart to Simon. He left her without so much as a by your leave and the nerve! returning six years later wanting to have a another go.

FAVORITE QUOTE: "Foolish, foolish, foolish, she reminded herself. He had given no explanation for his cruel abandonment and she was going to let him back in so easily? Let him charm and seduce her and then discard her as he did before?"

OVERALL: Holy hotness! This is one steamy, sensual, Kindle gripping read. Vivienne Westlake has woven a sexually charged story of lost love, betrayal and second chances. Rowena's inner struggle with whether to keep guarding and protecting her heart (yes, yes, it's my favorite Bachelorette catchphrase) while Simon tries to break the walls down was heart tugging. Simon comes off as an obsessed, smug jerk who's talented with his fingers but in the end redeems himself. This series looks promising and I can't wait to read the next novella in this series. I do wish it was a bit longer. I wanted to know why Rowena's brother was such an a-hole of the first order.

***review copy provided by Vivienne Westlake***

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