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Wicked deeds on a winter's night (edition 2007)

by Kresley Cole (Author)

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Title:Wicked deeds on a winter's night
Authors:Kresley Cole (Author)
Info:London : Simon & Schuster, 2007
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Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night by Kresley Cole



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Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night
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Bowen MacRieve is determined to return his deceased mate to life, but the moment he sets eyes on Mariketa the Awaited he cannot resist the passion that burns between them. Mari is unable to control her immense powers until she must use them to protect the only thing she ever truly wanted - Bowen. Will Bowen and Mari risk everything to be together?

Definitely lives up to its potential.

Mari is my favorite heroine in the series. She has incredible power and I love that she has no qualms using it against Bowen - she is one woman you don't want to meet in a dark alley.

In the previous books, Bowen's suffering made him a captivating character and his struggle to come to terms with his growing obsession with Mari only enhances his heroic status. There were times when I wanted to slap him upside the head for his prejudices, but he more than makes up for them by the end.

Together, Mari and Bowen are simply amazing. Their love/hate relationship is engrossing, their steamy scenes sexy as hell and their banter laugh-out-loud funny.

The beginning of the story overlaps with certain moments from the Talisman Hie originally depicted in No Rest for the Wicked, and it is interesting to see these events from Bowen's perspective. The rest of the plot is entertaining even if it is a little predictable toward the end but it all comes together in an explosive and satisfying conclusion.

Cole's world building is well detailed and compelling, and I particularly enjoyed the introduction of several new secondary characters who will ultimately get books of their own, i.e. the demon brothers Cade and Rydstrom.

All in all, a fun, fun, fun read. ( )
  Lauren2013 | Nov 19, 2016 |
This is the fourth book of the Immortal after Dark Series. Imagine mortal enemies that are thrown together in a competition and destiny had another idea for their future. In this book you are going to find the gambit of werewolves, witches, fae, demons, and vampires…oh my! You are introduced to the character of Bowen MacRieve in previous books and find that he is a hard as nails Scottish Lykae. This story focuses on Bowen meeting the bane of his existence and feeling things that he has difficulty accepting. The heroine of this story is Mariketa who is strong, but under estimated. She must learn to control aspects of her power that even she doesn’t know exist. This is a great read and it leaves you wanting more.
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  MzKitty | Sep 18, 2016 |
top pick for "Best Couple" ~ "Best Paranormal" ~ "Most Tortured Hero" @ AAR Annual Reader Poll. ( )
  sharon-williams | Jun 16, 2016 |
Tormented by the death of his mate a werewolf male finds himself falling for his enemy-must against his will. The female is fated to be a chosen one and though her powers are elusive and unreliable it's clear that she's got potential to be the strongest in the lore. I've read this book 5 times and I know it'll never get boring. God I love this whole series soooo much and it's really hard to chose a favorite but this and A Hunger Like no Other are tied for first. READ THIS BOOK! ( )
  Eden00 | May 14, 2016 |

Love love love this story! Lykae heroes are my favorite, and Bowen is a sexy beast! I love this whole world, but the House of Witches fascinates me, and I love Mari and her mirrors. ( )
  BethanyMoore | May 13, 2016 |
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Petkoff, RobertReadermain authorsome editionsconfirmed
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A brutal Highland werewolf. An exquisite young witch.
Immortal enemies … forbidden temptations.
Her breathless kiss haunts him.

Bowen MacRieve of the Lykae clan was nearly destroyed when he lost the one woman meant for him. The ruthless warrior grew even colder, never taking another to his bed—until a smoldering encounter with his enemy, Mariketa the Awaited, reawakens his darkest desires. When sinister forces unite against her, the Highlander finds himself using all his strength and skill to keep her alive.
His slow, hot touch is irresistible.

Temporarily stripped of her powers, Mari is forced to take refuge with her sworn adversary. It’s rumored that no one can tempt Bowen’s hardened heart, but soon passion burns between them. Though a future together is impossible, she fears he has no intention of letting her go.
No deed is too wicked for her seduction.

If they defeat the evil that surrounds them, can Mari deny Bowen when he demands her body and soul—or will she risk everything for her fierce protector?
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Grieving over the loss of his love, werewolf Bowen MacRieve enjoys a passionate encounter with his enemy, the witch Mariketa the Awaited, but when sinister forces threaten her life, Bowen must use all his skills to keep her alive.

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