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Some Like It Wicked (Kincaid Highland #1)

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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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Lover of Romance
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In Some Like It Wicked, we set off with two people that met under not the best set of circumstances, But Catriona was captivated by Sir Simon Westcott, in her mind he was her hero....honorable and loyal despite having becoming a man that has fallen in debt and put in prison where not even his own father will set him free. But Catriona needs his help. So she offers him a deal, half of her dowry if they marry if he escorts her to Scotland to
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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
Tinsoni
I would've really loved this book if I wasn't so tired of "I am not good enough for you excuses that heroes come up with but still have sex with the virgin heroines." Like seriously if you can't marry her keep the pants zipped or in this case stay married to her. The highlanders characters were adorable. The heroine also got on my nerves...grow some spine women....he keeps treating you like shit and you keep going back like really? The second book was way better although plagued by similar issue ...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
Aug 17, 2011 Judith rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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! :)
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
Dec 06, 2014 Min Li Li rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Yazara ikinci bir şans vermekle çok iyi yapmışım.Bu kitaba bayıldım tek kelimeyle.Simon ve Kitty'nin eğlenceli diyalogları,maceraları harikaydı. :D
Duygu Pınar
Feb 13, 2012 Duygu Pınar rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Uzun bir yorum yapacaktım ama vazgeçtim neyse çok güüzeldi sonunu öyle bir bıraktı ki Connor ı merakla bekliyorumm.
Lisa
Apr 02, 2014 Lisa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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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HÜLYA
Jul 08, 2012 HÜLYA rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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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Vania
Dec 25, 2015 Vania rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dnf
Empezó bien, pero esta autora abusó mucho de la palabra "violación".
¿De verdad cree que por muy galán sea un hombre uno de mujer quiere ser violada por éste?
Otro inconveniente que tuve fue el tema del sexo. Está bien emplearlo como subtema, pero tampoco no abusar con rellenar cada página con sexo , deseo y todas esa estúpideces por no tener imaginación en escribir una buena trama.
El género histórico-romántico está empezando a apestar como el NA.
Megan
Sep 07, 2008 Megan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
Hayal Perest
Jul 19, 2015 Hayal Perest rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sonunda gerçek aşkı buldun ya Simon gözlerim yaşardı :D Tabi onu sonsuz bir sevgiyle bekleyen Cat'in emeğini ve çabasını da unutmamak gerek.. (Bir an önce ikinci kitabı okumalıyım.) :P
Sabrina Guthrie
Jan 13, 2015 Sabrina Guthrie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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!
Lauren
Catriona Kincaid wants more than anything to get the Highland lands back once belonging to her family. To do this she enlists the help of Simon Westcott, a naval hero that she has secretly harbored a crush for since she first met him. Catriona proposes a marriage of convenience, Simon needs money and Catriona needs a husband to escort her to the Highlands.

I liked how spirited Catriona Kincaid was, just like Simon Wescott. Their banter and matter of fact relationship spurred the sexual tension b
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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!!
Jenika Ioffreda
Jan 21, 2016 Jenika Ioffreda rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Luckily this was not the first book by Teresa Medeiros I read otherwise it would have put me off her books forever. I know she wrote cool books so I will continue reading her works. I will consider this a possible mistake.
This book was soooooo bad.
The writing style was great, a few scenes were wonderfully described... but the characters were totally unbelievable.
The heroine gets upset because her love interest doesn't want to kill himself either in war or battling with guards at her whim.
She was
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Nancy Brooks
Jan 13, 2016 Nancy Brooks rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
LOVED this book from Medeiros' backlist! I'll hate to finish my pleasant task of reading her past books. This one has been my favorite so far. The characters are interesting and well developed. There is lots of humor. An example would be heroine Catriona's cat who is named Robert the Bruce. The cat is there for the entire story from being a kitten when she is a teenager to an old cat who still has a love life in the epilogue. My next task is to locate the sequel which is her brother Connor's sto ...more
Nicole (Reading Books With Coffee)
Romance is one of those genres I always tell myself I'm going to read more of, and yet, it's one of those genres I never seem to read a lot of. Which is weird, because, for the most part, I've really liked a lot of the romances I've read. Sadly, this wasn't the case for Some Like It Wicked, which turned out to be okay for me.

Catriona definitely is what I'd call strong. She's very determined to make sure the family name and the family land is okay, and she's willing to do what she has to in orde
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Samantha Ortega
Apr 28, 2015 Samantha Ortega rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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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Laura Darcy
Vu le temps encore exécrable de la semaine, je trouvais que c’était le moment de sortir un ténébreux et très sexy highlander de ma PAL. J’ai donc jeté, tout naturellement, mon dévolu sur la dernière romance de Teresa Medeiros, publiée chez Milady, persuadée que j’y trouverais mon compte en highlanders. Malheureusement cela n’a pas été le cas!

Je commencerais par une remarque sur le choix du titre. WFT???!!! Je ne comprends absolument pas le choix du titre car il n’a aucun lien avec l’histoire. Ce
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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
Jul 10, 2011 Stevie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
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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.

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