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His Southern Temptation (The Boys Are Back in Town #2)

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Some women are bad. Some women are a bad idea. The best ones are both...


A former Black Ops assassin, “Lucky” Landon has had more near-misses than a man should ever have. Now he’s out of that business and settling into the simple life in his small hometown. So the last thing he ever expected was to end up at gunpoint. Or that the woman holding the gun would be his best frie
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ebook, 162 pages
Published April 2013 by Entangled Publishing
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Kathleen
Review posted at: Swept Away By Romance

Story Rating 4.5 Stars
Hero Rating 5 Stars
Heroine Rating 3.5 Stars
Romance Rating 5 Stars
Heat Level 3.5 Stars
Story Ending Rating 4 Stars
Overall Rating 4.5 Stars

This was my first read by author Robin Covington and also the second book in The Boys are Back in Town series. Coming into a new series and reading book 2 first, worried me a bit, but I soon realized that it didn’t matter at all, because this book can be easily read as stand-alone.

This book captured m
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Kimberly Kincaid
I was lucky enough to read an ARC of this book and it has all the sexy sizzle of the first in the series! If you're looking for intrigue, well-drawn sexual tension and smokin' hot bedroom scenes that make that tension worthwhile, you're in the right place with this book. Loved Lucky and Taylor!
Sarah
Lucky has spent years serving his country, first as a marine and then as a black ops specialist, he has seen and done horrific things and now he's ready to return home and take over the family farm. He is looking for peace but he also wants to settle down and marry the woman of his dreams. Taylor is his best friend's little sister and therefore should be off limits but the two of them have been secret on and off partners for years. They've always had great chemistry but the time has never been r ...more
Marulett
Buddy read with Sarah

A series with sexy southern boys?? Sign me up!!



I was looking forward to reading the second book in the series and it was soooo worth the wait!!!

I really enjoyed this book, but sometimes wanted to smack Taylor for not growing a pair earlier on the story!! Poor Lucky he had to wait for this HEA!!



Marian
From the first sentence to the last page I couldn't put this book down. If it's even possible Robin Covington outdid herself. Both characters Lucky and Taylor have you cheering for them to get together. My only disappointment the book ended and now I have to wait awhile for the next one in the series. Keep them coming!
Cocktails and Books
His Southern Temptation manages to be a sweet romance with liberal hot, steamy sex in multiple locations and a good measure of suspense. You will absolutely fall in love with these characters. David ""Lucky"" Landon is a former special-ops Marine that has returned to his hometown to take over the family farm. He is staying at the home of one of his best friends when he is awakened by the sound of a bullet being chambered near his head. He disarms the person and finds Mary-Taylor Elliott. Lucky a ...more
ARe Cafe
The first chapter was explosive and this book just got better from there with many twists and turns. The plot was well written, as was the dialogue, which illustrated how good these two were together and how much they helped each other get through whatever was thrown their way. Too bad the heroine didn’t see how fortunate she was to have such a good man until it was almost too little, too late. Lucky wasn’t going to wait around forever. The sex scenes were extremely passionate and illustrated ho ...more
Amy *Rawr*
An honest review due to being given an ARC from the publisher. Okay so honestly it was just not my cup of tea. And I don't even blame the writer's skills or abilities for this it's not something that I should have picked up for myself to read which is something I found out halfway through out the novel. It's got a guy named Lucky which annoys me to no end and a TON of Southern charm. This makes me wonder two things: 1. do I just hate southern charm or 2. do I think that the writer laid in that s ...more
Pat

When I turned the last page of this book, the thought that ran through my head was " What a beautiful love story". There's very hot sex, heartbreak, danger , and anger. But the love between these two damaged people pulled me in.

Taylor Elliott is Teague Elliott's sister. We met Teague in the first novel by Ms. Covington. A Night of Southern Comfort. We also met the rest of The Boys, but this is David ( Lucky) Landon's story. Taylor is known best around town for her escape from her own wedding, by
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Eryn LaPlant
I found Robin Covington on Twitter and as always, I check out what the books of the authors I follow have written. Sometimes I like them, sometimes I can't even get through but then on the rare occasion I find a book that I just fall in love with. His Southern Temptation is one of those. I read Ms. Covington's previous book, A Night in Southern Comfort and enjoyed it immensely. I missed her characters when I was finished, so much so that I tweeted her and asked when her next book was out. Her re ...more
Lenore (Biblliolatry Me!)
Sadly, I did not like this book as much as I wanted to and skimmed parts. I just did not like Taylor. I hate when I am rooting for my hero to get a new woman, a better woman, a woman worth his effort and especially worth his body. Lucky has bedded plenty of women, including Taylor. But for him, Taylor was never grouped into his one night stands. He seemed to know somewhere in the back of his mind that he wanted more from Taylor. But she has been unwilling and incapable of true intimacy. That is ...more
Pamela
What a great book, loved it. David "Lucky" Langdon is now out of the marines and is home to help his parents by buying the farm and settling down. Taylor is back in town for three weeks to help her brother clean and pack family home. Teague is Taylor's brother. Jack is Lucky's friend.

What a way for Lucky and Taylor to meet again. She's holding a gun on him, he's waiting for a chance to take her. Of course the house is dark and it takes a few minutes to realize who they are.

Then the love angle Lu
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Azhoma
He wants something permanent. She didn't.
He is her first crush. She is his best friend's little sister.
He means to settle down in their hometown. She already left it, dramatically.
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They so in to each other. They already have occasional affair, before he retired from some black op and as Marine.
When their path crossed in their small hometown, he'd do anything to convince her to stay.

I like so many thing about this book. Especially how the character's growth. The plot is believable but not shal
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Chanel
Jul 21, 2014 Chanel rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: those wanting a story with man bonding and the women they love.
Recommended to Chanel by: from reviews for another Goodread
For some reason I thought this was the 1st book in the “Boys are Back in Town” Series, but I was mistaken. So, I began this series with Book 2 and it took me a few chapters to realize who the “boys” were. I was able to piece together most of it, but I would think Book 1 probably explains the relationship between these 4 men with more details.
This books centers around Lucky and Taylor. The plot was rather typical as one of the “boys”,Lucky,an ex-Marine, soon to be a farmer, falls for his friend’
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Willa
His Southern Temptation is a fun read, but what really makes it special is Robin Covington's superb writing. She puts you right into the first scene, where you happily stay until you get to "The End" and start pining for the next book. Her Boys are Back series is on my auto-buy list, and should be on yours.
Ashley
Absolutely awesome! Lucky and Taylor were just the couple that I needed read about! Their love affair over the past years built up to this amazing book. Cannot wait to read about the next two boys!!!
Maryann Hawkins
What can i say but hot wow amazing ..phenomenal.. smoking ...the book has it all sex smiles danger and everyday problems all wrapped up into a well written package ..cant wait for the sequels ...more
Sunny
3.5 Robin Covington does such a great job creating a fun and interesting grip of characters. I really enjoyed this bit of Southern style story. It is hot and heartbreaking.
Kara
I love this, though I thought I won't.

If Jackson made me spazz like hell, here comes Lucky making me cry damn hard. . .now, I am so EXCITED of ELLIOT. *v*
Danielle
I really enjoyed this one. I like the author's voice and I loved the chemistry between the h/h. Looking forward to reading more from this author.
Jennifer (random jendsmit)
ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh so sweet

I want a Lucky Landon <3

review to come
Mary Jo Burke
Lucky and Taylor are a hot couple! This is a great continuing series!
Roz ~ My Written Romance
Oh my. The sequel was just as good as the original.
CD Keith
Lucky is an ex-Marine who has come home to stay. It is time to settle down and live a peaceful life. The peace is gone when his best friends sister, Taylor, shows up unexpectedly. Lucky and Taylor have been hooking up for years. Their relationship is an at the right place, right time thing. For Lucky everything feels right this time, but Taylor is scared to take another chance with her heart. Her parents have not set a good example for happy ever after either. She also has big plans for her care ...more
Jessica
I’m a big fan of lovers reunited and when I came across the opportunity to review Robin Covington’s His Southern Temptation, I couldn’t resist. I haven’t read the first book in the series, A Night of Southern Comfort, and while I don’t think it’s necessary to read it before reading His Southern Temptation, I think it would help because you’ll be familiar with a lot of the characters mentioned. That being said, His Southern Temptation, is a good a standalone book.

Like any person growing up in a s
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Chris Bails
I loved, loved, loved this book. I loved the first book from this series and Lucky was my favorite secondary character. I was so happy that he was getting his book next. I was eagerly awaiting this book and was so happy to start it.
This is a great story of 2nd chance love. This is about Lucky a local guy, who had a crazy miltary career as a Marine. He was bone tired and was ready to get out so he came home. He gets together with Jack to help with with a missing person. He goes to a strip club t
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Amy R
This was a good solid book. It took me a little while to get into it, but I think part of that was because I had not read the first one in the series, so perhaps there was some history that would have made more sense to me if I had read A Night of Southern Comfort. This was my first book by Robin Covington and I enjoyed her storytelling.

The characters are well developed and I really enjoyed Lucky and Taylor. They both had a lot to overcome to find their happy ever after. I also felt like Robin
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Vicci
Would Like a Sweet Iced Tea with a Slice Of LUCKY Pie! PLEASE!

If you like you books with a lot of southern charm, feisty females and Hot bad ass southern boys! You have just won the book lotto! This book has all that and an adventure, excitement, really Hot Sex!
SO good! Taylor is just a perfect female lead; Good Southern girl who was trying to be the daughter that her family wanted her to be while denying her own feelings and trying to stay away from her brothers best friend and town bad boy L
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Darkfallen
This is one of those reads that just flies by!

Taylor and Lucky have been going in different directions practically their whole life. However every time they landed in the same place at the same time things always got very hot! So when they both ended up in their home town at the same time it didn't take long for that old spark to blaze again. Only problem is that Lucky is all in but Taylor has no intention on staying in the small town. She has plans in Hawaii. Can Lucky convince her that they ar
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Stephanie
HIS SOUTHERN TEMPTATION: Love, Dreams and Danger Abound!

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Her:
Not being who people expect you to be, under pressure.
Being a smart, uninhibited woman who doesn't want to repeat her mother's mistakes, under pressure.

Him:
Escaping an elite soldier's past of having a job you can't tell anyone about, ever.
Embodying loyalty and giving everything you've got on and off the front lines.

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Robin Covington loves to explore the theme of fooling around and falling in love in her bestselling books. A Night of Southern Comfort, her debut novel was nominated for the RT Book Reviewers Choice Awards for Small Press and was touted by RT Book Reviews as bringing a "fresh, modern feel to the genre while still sticking to the things that get our adrenaline pumping -- sex and danger"

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