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A Little Bit Wicked (Forbidden Love #1)

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Book One in the Forbidden Love Series

Marcus Kincaid has returned to England after a ten-year absence. His older brother died during that time, making Marcus the Earl of Ashford. Not only that, his younger sister is embroiled in a potential scandal that could ruin her chance at marriage. His aunt has already called in reinforcements—The Paragon.

Vivian March is known simply...more
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Published December 4th 2012 by Entangled Publishing, LLC (first published December 2nd 2012)
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Lisa
This was a enjoyable read. I loved the fact that our heroine, Vivian, is 34 and finds herself attracted to a younger man, such a refreshing change of pace. Vivian has a secret she much keep about herself and has shaped her life into helping others keep their secrets and scandals covered up, again a fresh situation for me and one I enjoyed. Marcus returns home, never expecting to be earl and has to deal with his now grown up sister's scandal. It throws this couple back together, ten years after a...more
Melody May
Also on http://sillymelody.blogspot.com

All right everyone, for the past few days I have been reading A Little Bit Wicked by Robyn DeHart. I must say that I did enjoyed Ms. DeHart's newest book. So, without further ado I bring you A Little Bit Wicked:

Vivian was going to meet the love of her life, Frederick Noble, for an secret rendezvous. When she gets to assign destination, she meets up with a guy, who she believes is Frederick and gives a passionate. All the sudden she realize its the wrong guy...more
Andrea
Have you ever read a modern historical novel that was trying to recapture the stilted Regency language used by Jane Austen (but failing) or better yet, that tried to cover badly written soft core porn with a historical veneer but containing many historical inaccuracies? I have, and this book is NOT one of those drivels. It was awesome, exciting, and fun. I was so glad to have a historical lead female who wasn't silly or insipid. This book caught my attention on the first page. I'm a trained hist...more
Cocktails and Books
"This book is more than a little bit wicked! It’s a tantalizingly sweet historical romance with characters that will make you swoon. Vivian March met the man she believed to be the love of her life when she was 24 where they shared a passionate kiss at a masquerade. When she discovers that she’s kissed the wrong man, she leaves quickly, ashamed of herself for making a huge mistake. For the next 10 years, she makes a life for herself as “The Paragon,” a woman brought in by families of note to bri...more
Mary Gramlich
Marcus Kincaid has become the Earl of Ashford through the unfortunate death of his brother. Now he must clean up the mess his family has created in the short time it took him to leave his adventure tour guide career and get home. The person his family thinks can solve the problem of his sister’s indiscretion is a woman above reproach, Vivian March. Vivian is what could politely be termed an unmarried woman of a certain age who essentially has kept her reputation intact. Marcus is intrigued by he...more
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"You are a wicked man, Marcus," she murmured.
"Indeed. Won't you be a little wicked with me?"


Oh, hell yeah! You are SOOO gonna want to be just a little bit wicked with Marcus. This was my first time reading DeHart and you know, I really enjoyed this one. From the cover, which is gorgeous, to the set up for their relationship, the frustrations along the way and all the yummy, delicious kissing. It was just a wonderful read that's sure to delight the romance lover in...more
Romancing the Book
Robin was given a review copy by the publisher in exchange for her honest review. Her review was first posted at Romancing the book.

I tend to think that no matter what era you lived in society stays the same. The virtue of women is held in high esteem. Once said virtue is shall we shall ruined, you aren’t looked at in the same way. It matters not how innocent it may have seemed at the time you are still looked at as a ruined woman. Within the ton in London most proper families saw clear to keep...more
Arlena



By: Robyn DeHart
Published By: Entangled Published, LLC
Age Recommended: Adult
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: 5
Blog For: GMTA
Series: Forbidden Love #1
Review:

"A Little Bit Wicked: Forbidden Love (Entangled: Scandalous)" by Robyn DeHart was a wonderfully written historical romance novel in 1876 London where women are held in 'high esteem.' "A Little Bit Wicked: Forbidden Love (Entangled: Scandalous)" is this authors first book in historical romance series. You will find from this fun read a lots wil...more
My Book Addiction and More MBA
A LITTLE BIT WICKED by Robyn DeHart is an exciting historical romance set in 1866-1876 London. Fast paced,passion filled story with engaging and likable characters. Filled with secrets,scandal,blackmail,and love. You don't want to miss a second of "A Little Bit Wicked". A quick,fun read. When a younger Lord meets and an older Lady, love has no age limit. Meet and fall in love with, Marcus Kincaid,the Earl of Ashford and Vivian March, known as, The Paragon to society or is she really? A long ago...more
Mary
This was a fast paced thoroughly entertaining book. I loved that Vivian was a mature, strong woman. I loved that Marcus wasn't the type to fight his feelings or his responsibilities. Right from the beginning I liked both of these characters. Vivian is a woman with a secret. She has lived her life not ignoring her past, but working "with" it. When everything comes to a head, Marcus turns out to be someone that she can rely on when she had thought she could never trust another man.

Without giving a...more
C Kelly
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. As I said, it is not the typical book where the girl is caught in something scandalous (like a kiss or three dances with the same man.) This woman did two scandalous things. The second was a kiss, and the first, much more. She spent the next ten years making a life for herself as the Paragon. Ten years later, she met up with the man she kissed and things got a bit more wicked from there. This book did have some mature scenes but they were not just gratuitous sex,...more
Jella
Thanks Ms DeHart for a wonderfully put together book!

Written in the historical time when scandals and intrigue in society would make you or break you, Vivian March has been stuck in her own scandal for ten years while fixing the problems of everyone else. Until Marcus Kincaid shows up and has her all in a frenzy about her past.

This made a good fast paced love story, one I can read again and again.
Elizabeth
A bit of scandal! A bit of misdirection! Old scandal, new scandal, new love. A great look at the standards of high society and the consequences of not following those standards. Vivian works on behalf of her "clients" who have fallen from those standards (even by that tiniest bit) while hiding her own secret. Marcus is determined to divert her attention. Great story!
Jessica
There's nothing sweeter when someone from your past still remembers that sweet, innocent and passionate moment you shared together, even if it lasted like 5 min. :D (Well, they do say less is more) and there's is nothing more exhausting when he is NOT going to let you forget it.
Maryann Hawkins
omg to die for i read it all in one night i couldnt put it down and was worth the lack of sleep .. keep up the good work .. definately a must follow author with talent
Babs
Interesting read.
Adria (Romance Reviews)
Originally posted on Adria's Romance Reviews


Robin DeHart's A Little Bit Wicked is just that, a little wicked. It's a romantic story, not too long, not too short, that revolves around mistakes, keeping them a secret and finding someone who will accept you even with your past mistakes and flaws.

Vivian March, otherwise known as The Paragon, is the person families go to when they need help avoiding scandal. For all appearances, Vivian is not the perfect, proper lady every one thinks she is. She's gu...more
Barbara
Vivian March is known to the ton as The Paragon, and she helps members of society who have committed indiscretions to stop the gossip and make the scandal disappear. If they only knew that she had been ruined when she was younger, by a man who promised her everything and then deserted her. But that is a secret that she has buried deep, and no one will ever know of it, even as she resigns herself to spinsterhood. When Marcus Kincaid, the new Earl of Ashford, asks for her help for a little problem...more
Deborah

A Little Bit Wicked is the first book in Robyn DeHart's Forbidden Love series. I really liked this charming regency romance. It has a lot to offer : a unique couple , scandal , secrets , blackmail, romance and passion. What more could you want ?
Vivien March knows all the secrets that the ton keeps hidden. She gathers those secrets around her while hoping to keep her own lusty secrets buried . Ten years ago a young Vivien gave her innocence to a low-down dirty scoundrel who took her love and then...more
Everalice
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L'idée de départ était pourtant alléchante. Petite prise de risque avec l'âge des héros - elle a 34 ans, un âge canonique en 1876, il en a six de moins. Ce qui m'a rappelé La duchesse scandaleuse de Nicola Cornick. L'époque victorienne, moins courante que la Régence, n'est pas sans évoquer des auteurs comme Sherry Thomas, Laura Lee Guhrke, ou la dernière série de Zoë Archer.
Notre héros, Marcus, n'est pas un pair typique : il a mené une vie aventureuse sur...more
Patricia
I really liked this book . Loved vivian as a strong woman, in a time when women were suppose to be weak . she stood out to me . marcus was the kind of man any woman could fall head over heels for and drop their knickers. Just reading who she tried to do everything in her power to not fall for the gentlman is quite good and actually funny at times.I couldnt put it down and i reccomend this book to anyone who wants to escape to another time and place for an romance and true love in a different tim...more
Céline Meg
Nouveau roman de la collection Permberley de Milady Romance (ma préférée!), ce premier tome de la série "Fruit défendu" m'a fait passer un bon moment de lecture. Cette romance historique n'est pas originale mais elle a le mérite d'avoir de bons personnages qui portent l'histoire du début à la fin!

Au début du roman, notre héroïne, Viviane est fiancée à Frédérique. Un soir, lors d'un bal masqué, elle l'embrasse avec passion et découvre qu'elle s'est trompée et qu'il s'agit d'un tout autre homme :...more
Galleane
3,75/5.

Un soupçon de malice est une romance ma foi fort sympathique. L'intrigue et les personnages sont intéressants, mais l'auteur parvient à révéler tout le potentiel de ce qu'elle met en place au début, seulement dans le dernier tiers du récit. Auparavant les événements manquent de fantaisie, un changement important qui va tout faire basculer enfin est mené un peu maladroitement et les personnages restent un peu trop timides dans leur comportement. Et une fois arrivé au dernier tiers du livre...more
Melissa
This book is A Little Bit Wicked. I have to admit I haven't read many historical romance because well I though they would be boring. But that isn't the case in this book. The author threw in romance, mystery and some heat.This was my first book I have ever read of Robyn DeHart and defiantly not going to be my last.
Peggy
I really enjoyed this book. It was the first book that I read by Robyn DeHart, I can't wait to read more from her.
Jocelyn
I've read this author before and enjoyed her writing. Pretty sure I got this one while it was free.
Isalys
Marcus Kincaid is an adventurer! He has spent the better part of the last 10 years giving tours of exotic, faraway lands to the restless members of the ton. As he prepares to submit his plans for his next latest and greatest tour, he returns home for a time. Upon his return, he discovers that his elder brother and heir to the Earldom has been deceased leaving Marcus the new Earl of Ashford. In addition to his new responsibilities, he finds out that his sister is embroiled in a potential scandal....more
Sandy
A LITTLE BIT WICKED (Forbidden Love #1) by Robyn DeHart

ABOUT THE BOOK: Released December 2012

Book One in the Forbidden Love Series

Marcus Kincaid has returned to England after a ten-year absence. His older brother died during that time, making Marcus the Earl of Ashford. Not only that, his younger sister is embroiled in a potential scandal that could ruin her chance at marriage. His aunt has already called in reinforcements—The Paragon.

Vivian March is known simply as The Paragon. She moves throug...more
Shauni
Once again, thanks to Netgalley I have found a gem of an author, Robyn Dehart writes a wickedly wonderful story. A Little Bit Wicked is the first book in her Forbidden Love Series and I for one can not wait for her next installment.

Marcus Kincaid, adventurer extraordinaire.. has been away from England for 10 long years. He has spent those years not only traveling the world but giving guided tours to those who want to go as well. A rather fun means of employment if one was to ask me. Upon his ret...more
Marlene
Originally published at Book Lovers Inc.

I couldn't finish this one. It's not even that long, but I still couldn't do it. At the 60% mark I just couldn't take it anymore.

The heroine, Vivian March, is 34 by the time of the story, and she keeps going on and on (and on) that she must be wearing a "Scarlet W" or the equivalent. That every man who sees her must somehow be able to sense that she is secretly a "wanton woman".

In spite of the fact that for the past decade she has made her living as "The P...more
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