I 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.
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 Rockford is a beautiful fierce girl with an 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 to a loveless marriage.
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 take.
"I am destined to ruin her and break her heart in order to save her"
Alexandra (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 the pace, the develop a strong friendship. With Alex, Ambrose didn't feel empty anymore. He realized 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 mistakes.
"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."
Readers, if you want a good quick read, just read this book, it's really good and worth the time.
Ambrose- 5 Stars
Alexandra- 5 Stars
Humor- 5 Stars
Romance- 5 Stars
Sexual Tension- 4 Stars
Sexual Scenes- 4 Stars
Storyline- 4.5 Stars
Storytelling- 4.5 stars