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Some Like It Wicked (Kincaid Highland #1)

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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80  ·  rating details  ·  1,808 ratings  ·  130 reviews
Some like it dangerous . . .

Highland beauty Catriona Kincaid cares nothing for propriety—or even her own safety—when she storms the grounds of Newgate Prison. Determined to return to Scotland and restore her clan's honor, she seeks the help of Sir Simon Wescott, a disgraced nobleman and notorious rogue. She is prepared to offer him both wealth and freedom, but she never dr
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ebook, 384 pages
Published October 13th 2009 by HarperCollins e-books (first published January 1st 2003)
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Leah
Some Like It Wicked is the first book I've read by Teresa Medeiros and I really liked it. I bought The Devil Wears Plaid a whole ago but never got around to reading it. Then I saw that Laurie had this and it sounded good, so I figured I'd give it a go. Plus, it would give me a little bit of feel for Medeiros' writing before I read The Devil Wears Plaid since this was one of her earlier works. At this point, I really want to jump right into reading the next book, Some Like It Wild, because I abso ...more
Julie (jjmachshev)
Reviewed for queuemyreview.com; Book release Aug08
Really 3.5 stars.
My historical streak continues with “Some Like It Wicked” by Teresa Medeiros. I enjoy Ms. Medeiros’ writing and I also enjoy stories about Scotland (ah, brawny highlanders in kilts!), so I couldn’t put this one off for long. As I began the book, I was soon lost back in time in England, rooting for a beauty that refuses to give up on her hero.

Catriona is determined to find the brother who sent her off to England when she was just
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Judith
SOME LIKE IT WICKED has inconsistent characters (now he's a wicked rake! now he's a mellow sweetheart! now he's wicked again!), a totally ridiculous plot (heroine wants to run off and do...what?), and not much else to recommend it. Oh, and as a bonus feature, there are a ton of historical errors (the author refers to buying commissions in the navy, seems to think the card games whist and faro resemble poker, has a mail coach drop a passenger off at her front door...and then there's the super-eas ...more
Cheryl
I really enjoyed this book.. Teresa Medeiros' books are a lot of fun to read, they are fast-paced, funny, romantic and sexy all wrapped together and this book is no exception! I usually don't read all the books in a series back to back (call me weird, but I tend to get bored!), but with this book I find myself wanting to jump right into the next book, so I think I'll do just that! Highly recommended! :)
Lisa
J'avais un peu peur avant de commencer cette lecture et finalement j'ai passé un excellent moment! Les personnages sont très plaisants, dotés d'un humour et de réparties qui donnent des dialogues qui m'ont beaucoup fait sourire. Entre le libertin notoire et la belle et rebelle écossaise, c'est un volcan en fusion qui sévit, J'aime ce cas de figure dans la RH, les héros qui se marient pour des intérêts communs mais souvent différents et qui amène bien souvent à des rapports de force passionnés po ...more
Joy
It was a light and fun read, nothing serious and heavily emotional. It has just the right amount of humor and romance, the characters were likable, and the chemistry between Catriona and Simon was very well written.

After dealing with the gruesome deaths of her parents as a child, Catriona was sent to her uncle by her brother Connor to grow up as a respectable young lady. She has this fervent dream of reuniting the Kincaid clan and later on she grows up to make it come true, and there's nothing
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Jane Stewart
2 stars. I wanted more plot and more character development. It needed something special or different.

STORY BRIEF:
Catriona’s Scottish parents were killed by the English. Her brother stayed in Scotland and sent her to live with an uncle in England. Her cousins made life difficult, and she dreamed of returning to Scotland. Catriona first met Simon when he was having a tryst with Alice, Catriona’s cousin. Simon then served in the Navy and was given a hero’s welcome when he returned. But he was mise
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Megan
It has been a while since Ms. Medeiros released her last novel. So, I had high hopes for her latest release. When I first started this book, I did not like the hero at all. He was a womanizer who seemed to have no hope of ever being reformed. Half way through the book though, you find out more about him and why he acts the way he does. I became sympathetic to his character, and I wanted to keep reading to see how things would work out with the hero and heroine (the latter, by the way, is a nice ...more
Sabrina Guthrie
I would give a long review but it would be pointless because there's only a few words to describe Some Like it Wicked. Wonderful, Funny, lots of adventure, and most importantly lots of romance! Teresa Medeiros delivers yet another awesome historical romance!
Inessa
My English review: http://www.betweendandr.com/2014/03/1...

Mon avis en français: http://www.betweendandr.com/2014/03/1...

Je ne lis pas beaucoup de romances historiques et le titre de celle-ci ne m’avait pas particulièrement attiré au départ mais comme l’auteure est Teresa Medeiros et que j’avais beaucoup aimé « A toi jusqu’à l’aube », un autre de ses romans, j’étais donc assez curieuse de découvrir un autre de ses livres.

L’Ecossaise Catriona Kincaid n’est encore qu’une adolescente lorsqu’elle su
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Rebecca (everyday reader)
Catriona has been in love with Simon since she was 15 years old. She finally finds a way to spend time with him and realize her dreams. Simon introduces her to the decadent world of passion and lovemaking: making her a woman and a wife in all ways. This love story is a great read and I didn't want to put it down!!
ஐ Canan ஐ `·.¸¸.·´´¯`··._
Bazı kitaplara yorum yapasım gelmiyor nedendir bilemem :)Buda onlardan biri.
Ben sevdiğim kitabı..oldukça akıcı ilerledi..
Sonunda ay noluyor acaba dedim..o yüzden diğer kitaba geçeyim :D
Merve  Özcan
Okuduğum ilk Teresa kitabı bu :)

Azim başka bir şey:) kitabın başı çok komikti gerçekten. Olayların böyle sonuçlanacağı hiç aklıma germemişti kitabı okurken
Min Li Li
Yazara ikinci bir şans vermekle çok iyi yapmışım.Bu kitaba bayıldım tek kelimeyle.Simon ve Kitty'nin eğlenceli diyalogları,maceraları harikaydı. :D
Duygu Pınar
Uzun bir yorum yapacaktım ama vazgeçtim neyse çok güüzeldi sonunu öyle bir bıraktı ki Connor ı merakla bekliyorumm.
Samantha Ortega
J'ai découvert Terese Medeiros lors du swap de la Malle aux Livres sur la romance auquel j'avais participé en binome avec Ialys, de la Parenthese dorée. Elle m'avait donc offert Nos Etoiles Contraires que je mourrai d'envie de lire, et Pour un Tweet avec toi, dont je n'avais jamais entendu parler et dont je suis tombée sous le charme. Vous pouvez d'ailleurs lire ma chronique ici.

Pour ce roman, je savais qu'on allait changer completement de registre. Je savais aussi que je n'aurai pas droit à un
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Dancing Queen
Avec un nom pareil je m'attendais à tout sauf à ça. Au début le roman se présente bien, on sent une certaine alchimie entre nos deux héros et arrivé aux tiers du livre ça bascule dans un truc totalement mièvre. L'héroïne, Catriona, qui était jusque là une fille pleine de mordant et assez courageuse se mue en une pauvre désespérée, folle amoureuse d'un fantasme qui date de son enfance. Et que dire du héros ? Plus on en apprends plus il devient exécrable. Pour moi qui adore les mâle dominateur ici ...more
Lori McD
An OK book... nothing special. Engaging story, but it follows the "romance" pattern without fail.

Simon seems to be the "bad boy" - he thinks he is, and he tries to make Caitriona think so, too. Problem is, he just won't admit to himself how much her caring for him means to him... and then won't admit how much he loves her. So that seems to make him a horrible person, treating her meanly, if not brutally at times with his words.

Caitriona is more than naive. She's spunky and intelligent, but for
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Stevie
This was really a great read. I truly enjoy Medeiros' style and the story was smooth and fun and even tender. It is just a bit reminiscent of an old Errol Flynn or Cary Grant movie where there is adventure, witty dialogue between characters, and romance of the softer kind. Not steamy but very warm. TM's writing talents give you a clear view to the story and it plays well in your mind, captivating enough to take you completely in and let's you look around. It's like those optical illusion posters ...more
HÜLYA
Çok eğlenceli, harika diyalogları olan aynı zamanda duygu dolu, aşk kokan,mizahi yönden desteklenmiş bir roman, İşte Teresa Medeiros Farkı ... büyük keyif alarak okudum..
`Robert the Bruce`romanın yan karakterlerinden.)) Ve bir kedi , mükemmel bir çeviri.Çevirmen Aydan Şanlısoy Özbek''''e koca bir teşekkür çünkü yazarın o akıcı ve esprili dilini olduğu gibi yansıtmış..Yayın evi Pegasusada teşekkürler Orjinal kapak,düzgün bir çeviri ile bize bu çok sevdiğim yazara kavuşturduğu için..
Kitabın elime
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Audel
Ce roman fait partie d'un dyptique sur la famille Kincaid.

Ainsi nous commençons par découvrir la soeur, Catriona qui a passé la plus grande partie de sa vie à Londre alors que son coeur appartient à l'écosse.

C'est un personnage qui se sent déraciner, qui est en quête d'identité, ce pourquoi elle décide de partir en Ecosse retrouver son frère Connor dont elle n'a plus de nouvelle depuis son arrivée en Angleterre.

L'histoire se déroule vers la fin du conflit entre l’Angleterre et l'Ecosse. l'aute
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Céline Meg
http://megworld.over-blog.com/article...

J'avais beaucoup aimé "Le diable s'habille en tartan" de Teresa Medeiros et j'étais curieuse de découvrir ce premier tome d'une nouvelle série sur les Highlanders. Je remercie Aurélia et les éditions Milady Romance pour cette lecture en avant-première. Même si ce roman se lit facilement, j'ai été déçue. Cette romance historique n'est pas mauvaise, mais beaucoup moins prenante que la précédente.

Catriona est jeune lorsqu'elle rencontre Simon. Il est en train
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Mimi Wolske
This is the first book I’ve read by Teresa Medeiros and I’m several years behind those who read it when it was first published. I love the thrill of finding a new author who can take me away and I admit I was engaged immediately and found her tale of her fiery heroine and sexy, sometimes vulnerable, rake of a hero enjoyable.

I won't give you all the details because you can read them from others who post here. I'll just say it’s a story of two people who are fighting their pasts as they find their
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Parisa
In SOME LIKE IT WICKED, Catriona Kincaid was sent to her uncle when her parents died. Reading in a hayloft, she espied her cousin (kind of akin to an evil step-sister) about to be compromised by a dashing soldier, Simon Wescott. Luckily for her (and for us), Catriona fell atop Simon before Alice's utter ruination could take place. (I don't know about you, but I don't want to see the hero having sex with the heroine's cousin. That doesn't seem heroic to me. Luckily it didn't happen.)

Fast forward
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Noura Ariz
After reading Shadows and Lace, this book was a breath of fresh air. You've got your spunky heroine, the reluctant hero and a motley of side characters that makes the story funny, heart-warming and just fun to read.

Love the banter between Simon (seems to be a very popular common-sounding name for a not so straight-laced hero in many books) and Catriona. Found myself smiling when reading = that means to me the story is entertaining enough and manages to engage me to a point that i can't keep my
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IzamaRi H. Fabela
Catriona Kincaid lleva viviendo desde los diez años con sus tíos y sus primas en Londres, después de que sus padres fueran asesinados por los ingleses al defender las tierras que les pertenecían. Aunque en su nueva vida se vea obligada a comportarse y parecer toda una señorita de la alta sociedad, por sus venas sigue corriendo sangre escocesa, la misma sangre de sus antepasados, los cuales dieron sus vidas durante siglos por conservar y defender el clan Kincaid, del cual poco queda a estas altur ...more
Jm
Pour le moment, chaque livre de Teresa Medeiros paru en français était une petite pépite. Celui-là n'est peut-être pas à la hauteur de certains, mais il nous rappelle ce qu'on aime tellement dans ces habitants des Highlands : leur courage, leur amour pour leur pays et leurs valeurs, transmis à leurs enfants depuis des générations.

Catriona Kincaid est une jeune femme pleine d'espoirs et de rêves. Obligée par son frère de quitter l'Écosse après la mort de leurs parents, elle n'a qu'un seul souhait
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Jen
Sep 01, 2008 Jen rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: romantics, Medeiros fans
I haven't read a romance novel in a very long time that caused me to sit down and read...and read...and read. I read this entire 372-page novel in less than 24 hours. I just enjoyed it so much that I could not put it down. I'm a Teresa Medeiros fan to begin with, but I have to say that this is the best novel out of her last three or four.

Catriona Kincaid is a proud, naïve, dreamer of a girl. She's been in love with Simon Wescott since she clapped eyes on him at 15 years old. As for Simon, he cou
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Amanda Ryan
This was a library find that I grabbed on a whim. Teresa Medeiros is definitely an author on my “must read” list, so I figured it’d be worth it. The premise is fun. Catriona enlists the help of her childhood crush, dashing Simon Westcott, with an offer he can’t refuse – marry her so she can claim her dowry and go off to Scotland to find her estranged brother, and she’ll pay off his debts. A problem arises, though, when they end up having some serious chemistry. In order to annul their marriage t ...more
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New York Times bestseller Teresa Medeiros wrote her first novel at the age of twenty-one and has since gone on to win the hearts of both readers and critics. All of her books have been national bestsellers, featured on the New York Times, USA Today and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists. She currently has over 10 million books in print.

She is a seven-time Rita finalist, two-time PRISM winner, and
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