I've been reading romance books since I was 14. I also dabble in YA. I love re-told fairytales, especially Cinderella. My Kindle is my most prized possession. It goes everywhere with me.
I'm a historical romance junkie, when I get burned out I turn to paranormal romance and dabble in YA and contemporaries. I'll read anything that catches my attention.
I am a contributor to Romance Lately, a new web show covering all things romance!
I am also the blogger behind Romancing Rakes
I'm a big fan of book series. Got one to recommend? Bring it on! Side note:If another person recommends BDB I think I may cry. That series is on my TBR pile. Scouts honor.
Where to find Kati R online
This member has not published any books.
Smashwords book reviews by Kati R
- Lady Northam's Wicked Surrender
on Nov. 09, 2011
***original review posted at Romancing Rakes***
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***