Thursday, March 6, 2014

Review ~ Wanton Heat by Nicola Marsh

At his majesty’s service…or so he thinks.

With her job and her self-respect on the line, advertising executive and reformed bad-girl Zoe Keaton heads to Italy to score a vital business deal. Unfortunately, the guy she needs to convince is the wickedly hot—and totally closed-off—Prince Dominic Ricci, who has no intention of listening to her pitch. So with the queen’s help, Zoe does the only thing that will get the job done. She kidnaps him.

But the joke’s on her when the queen’s matchmaking strands Zoe and the prince on the royal family’s secluded island. Zoe vows not to mix business with pleasure—and prove that she’s more than a spoiled rich girl who bought her way to success—but when the prince turns up the heat, the chemistry between them ignites. Is it just sizzling sex, or could an Italian prince with a tragic past fall for a take-no-prisoners American?

Title: Wanton Heat
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Author: Nicola Marsh
Publisher: Entangled Brazen
Pages: 150
Language: English
Format: Ebook
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USA TODAY bestselling author Nicola Marsh writes flirty fiction with flair for adults and riveting, eerie stories for young adults.

Based in Melbourne, she has published 45 books and sold over 5 million copies worldwide. She writes contemporary romances for Harlequin Mills & Boon, Entangled Publishing and is self-published. Her first indie release, Crazy Love, was a 2012 ARRA (Australian Romance Readers Award) finalist. BANISH, a thriller with Harlequin Teen Australia, is her young adult debut (August 2013), closely followed by the release of a paranormal YA series starting with Scion of the Sun (Month9Books, November 2013)

She’s also a Waldenbooks and Bookscan bestseller, a 2013 National Readers’ Choice Award and RBY (Romantic Book of the Year) winner, a multi-finalist for awards including the Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award, RBY, HOLT Medallion, Booksellers’ Best Award, Golden Quill, Laurel Wreath, More than Magic and has won several CataRomance Reviewers’ Choice Awards.

A physiotherapist for thirteen years, she now adores writing full time, chasing after her two little heroes, barracking loudly for her North Melbourne Kangaroos footy team and her favourite, curling up with a good book!

She also loves interacting with readers. She blogstweets incessantly, chatters on Facebook and answers emails.

My Thoughts:

Do not be fooled by the title! The heat was only moderate. Those of you who shy away from too much steam, will be fine reading this one!

Oh there was plenty of sexy banter and even sex itself but those scenes were not detailed the way I was expecting with a title like this. That is not to say that I didn't enjoy it because I did. I was just not as enthused as I was prepared to be.

Zoe has always went against the grain and that was fine with her but.... She goofed up with her BFF's business and she is hell bent on fixing her blunder. That is why she is spending a week trying to persuade a stubborn prince to let them advertise his island paradise.

Dom has sentimental reasons for not wanting others too destroy his island. He has no intention of agreeing to Zoe's proposal.

The barbs and innuendos fly between these two pretty much right away!

These two have both been hurt and are distrusting. Dom's Grandmother is the reason for Zoe's invitation and Dom's agreement to hear her out. She is a sneaky fox. ;-)

I enjoyed this book, perhaps not as much as I thought I would, but it was a good read none the less. 

I received an ecopy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion.

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  1. this could be the door i need in this genre since it's not too steamy or detailled, i loved the plot anyway now just need to hope it will be available in print too^^

  2. It sounds good. But yes it seemed like it would be more of a steamy read. And usually brazen titles are.