Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (Immortals After Dark, #4)
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Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (Immortals After Dark #4)

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This seductive paranormal series continues with a brutal Highland werewolf and an exquisite young witch, adversaries with a blood vendetta between them.

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 enco...more
Mass Market Paperback, 359 pages
Published October 30th 2007 by Pocket Star (first published September 24th 2007)
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Blacky *Romance Addict*

He crossed to her, clasped her upper arms, and pulled her to her feet.
Gazing down at her, his voice breaking low, he said, "Doona bring me back to life only to destroy me once more."






What a f*cking awesome book!

I swear, this series is just getting better and better!!!!


I loved Bowen in the previous books and I couldn't wait for his own, and it didn't disappoint! It's my favorite from this series so far and I don't think that will change <3

And again, I LOVE this narrator <3 The way he did Bo
...more
Auntee
Sep 16, 2008 Auntee rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Paranormal fans; JR Ward's BDB fans
Recommended to Auntee by: everyone
What can I say that hasn't been said? Loved it, almost as much as the previous book, "No Rest for the Wicked". If you enjoy sexual tension and sexual bantering in your books, this read will not disappoint! And when the H/H FINALLY get down to it--yowza!

Loved the hero, Bowen, although at first it was hard to read the Scottish accent, but I endured, and then the accent became downright sexy! And so far Mari is my favorite heroine of the IAD series. She was funny, brave, and good at putting the oft...more
Sammy
bespelled wolf
"For one hundred and eighty years I've no' touched another" …"Have never even given a woman a second look. And it was easy to do so. But now I canna seem to keep my hands off a slip of a witch, he rasped at her ear. "A witch who has me feeling like I'll die if I doona find out what it'd be like to kiss her."…O' course it's a goddamned spell."



Bowen MacRieve

bowen

Bowen is a werewolf that lost his mate one hundred and eighty years ago as she was fleeing him. He blames himself for her death and has lost...more
Kristen (Peddler of Smut)
4 to 4 1/2 stars

I thoroughly enjoyed reading Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night, the fourth book in the Immortals After Dark series. I was not as enamored with this story as I was with the third book, but I had fun reading it just the same.

Thehero, Bowen, is one of the most tortured heroes I've read, yet he is genuine, likable and charming in a brusque way. His protective, consuming, and voracious nature toward his mate Mariketa, the heroine, was awe-inspiring and endearing. I truly adore Bowen's...more
Francesca the Fierce (Under the Covers Book Blog)
I loved this book!! I fell in love with Bowe in A Hunger Like No Other and since then I've wanted him to get his happy ending. I will admit that when we heard others speaking about his dead mate she didn't sound lije the best match for him.

Well this book did not disappoint! It was full of twists and turns, emotion, humor and more great characters!! It picks up where the last one left off and Bowe has to go rescue Mari from the cave he trapped her in so she can lift his curse or he'll die.

As all...more
Exina
“I still don’t see why we couldn’t sleep in that cave,” Mari said as MacRieve led her out into the night.
“Because my cave’s better than their cave.”


I’ve read the first 8 installments of the Immortals After Dark series, and so far, Bowen and Mariketa’s book is my favorite.

It is a very exciting part of the series. The world of the Lore is revealed in more details: its inhabitants, rules, myths, and relations. The story represents deep emotions, hard choices, incredible twists, destiny, prophecy,...more
Eastofoz
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Tai the Lioness
Edit: ReRead time....*sigh* kresley cole has turned me into a polyamorous person. I mean i fall in love with every hero, I adore every heroine. I can't get enough. I wish i could go back in time and read all her stuff over, like an immortals after dark virgin...but i cant. so i will have to be content with rereads. STILL AMAZING. loved this book, who doesn't love a brooding lykae ...yummmmmmm

Wicked Deeds ona Winter's Night: 5 star read! enjoyment :)



I should review this. However, I devoured this...more
Jo ★  The Book Sloth★
I could write for the millionth time about how much I love this series but I won't. I'll tell you why this book is one of my favourite three in the series so far...

Bowen



I have a thing for tortured heroes. I can't help loving them but I don't like the destroyed ones. Those who give up are not my favourite. I loved that Bowen never gave up. He fought for what he wanted, whether that was a dead mate back or a certain, pain in the ass, witch. He had his moments of assholiness but he was honest so th...more
Wendy
Jan 16, 2012 Wendy rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: pnr
This book definitely did not disappoint. If anything it just kept getting better and better as the story progressed. Bowen and Mari are a great couple and the chemistry between the sheets with these two...HOT!

5 - Huge stars from moi!
Lisa Kay
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★★★★★ (This is a review of the audiobook.) Man-oh-man-oh-man-man! This one is so well narrated by Robert Petkoff. I hope he is doing them all. I placed him at the top of my Top Ten Audiobooks for 2011 with his delivery of A Hunger Like No Other. Looks like he is trying to win that slot again.

Robert Petkoff is wonderful at infusing life and emotions into Ms. Cole’s amazing characters. Oh, he is certainly Delicious with the Scottish accent. Not only that, he differentiates the member of the Lykae...more
Anzu The Great Destroyer
WARNING! May cause insomnia and heart problems. Proceed with caution!

Where’s the sixth circle for the vote when you need it?

I really don’t know how Kresley Cole can do this to me. Just when I thought this series can’t get better than No Rest for the Wicked, something extraordinary happened. Hmmm how should I put this? Oh yes! Imagine you’re walking down the street minding your own business when an alien dressed like Michael Jackson rushes by you and makes you fall to the ground. Pauses. Returns,...more
 Danielle The Book Huntress (Angels Weep For Goodreads)

This is my second read of this book, and my first attempt to review it. I couldn’t write a review before, because it had been years since I read it, and my feelings were so all over the place. I didn’t think I could write an honest review at the time unless I did reread it. Don’t get me wrong. I love this book, and it’s definitely a five star read, but it challenged me in ways the first three books didn’t.

Bowen is a character we got to know in A Hunger Like No Other, and we followed up on him in...more
Gokce ~Muslin Myst~
Dear Kresley Cole,

Come to my side, I have cookies. And bring some Lykae. And vampires. And demons. Thank you.

Love,
Gokce

ps. No mates allowed.


--Lame moment over.--

Just in case anyone suspected this, I just wanna make it official here that IAD series owns me at the moment. It's been a while since I've been this obsessed over a new PNR series, well, new for me at least.

This awesome book tells the story of the powerful young witch Mari and the ever so strong and sexy Lykae Bowen -RAWR!.

You know it, I...more
Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)
Wicked Deeds on a Winter’s Night is the third book in the Immortals After Dark series. It features Bowen McReieve, a heartbroken Lykae who lost his mate over two centuries ago and is still feeling the guilt because he believes he caused her death. The heroine is a fiery, snarky little witch named Mariketa.

When the two of them compete in the Hie, Bowe tries desperately to win so that he can bring back his former paramour, Mariah back to life. In the process, he traps Mari and some other friends...more
Brittany B.
5 stars, without hesitation.

I adored the twists and turns and thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. Actually I listened to Robert Petcoff's narration, which couldn't have been better; it was perfect!! With each book, I fall for Kresley Cole's Immortals After Dark series even more. I can say that I have no favorite yet because I think every new book is my favorite.

If anyone who reads this review and likes PNR/UF hasn't started this series, please consider it before you read anything else! Cole'...more
Terri ♥ (aka Mrs. Christian Grey)
Quick review:

Cover: Okay
Rating: NC-17
Steaminess: Burn Baby Burn
Thumbs Up: 4.5
Overall: Wow, easily my favorite in the series so far.
Characters: Well Done
Plot: To overcome prejudices and past mistakes can lead to good things.
Page Turner: Yes
Series Cont.? Yes
Recommend: Absolutely
Book Boyfriend: Bowen

SUMMARY (50 words or less)

I’ve read a lot of PNR and have found myself jaded when reading new ones. Everything seems done and done over again. Somehow, I found new life in this story. Not exactl...more
Christel
Mar 28, 2009 Christel rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: paranormal readers
Recommended to Christel by: Eastofoz
Shelves: kresley-cole
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P.A. Lupton

I am so excited that I’ve found another series to dive into. I love it. It seems like each book is getting progressively better as I read. I think Mari and Bowen’s story is my favorite so far. I was excited to read about Bowen. I knew he suffered from what I’ve read of him so far. I was actually having a tough time in No Rest for the Wicked, because I wanted Kat to win but I also wanted Bow to win too. I kept trying to think of ways they could both come out on top. Then when the Hie was finished...more
DarienMoya
WICKED DEEDS = WICKED FUN!!!

The third book in the Immortals after Dark is pure jungle fever. Each story is about a powerful supernatural male and his equally powerful mate. Once again I would like to praise Kresley Cole on how her books begin, pure action to the face and enough steaminess to cause a fog out. Defogger anyone!!!

We meet Bowen MacReive a very depressing Lykae( werewolf). After two centuries living with the guilt he feels caused his mate to die, he is one angry wolf. So Bowen becomes...more
Robin (Bridge Four)
3.5 Stars

Another fast paced and humorous jaunt into the highly romantic world Kresley Cole has created. Bowen was one of my favorite characters in A Hunger Like no Other where he is the very likable miserable best friend who pines for his lost mate. He was ruthless during the Hie in No Rest for the Wicked but I still liked him since I knew why he wanted to win so badly. No Rest for the Wicked is his book and we learn just how mean he was to a few of his competitors.

After meeting Mariketa, Bowen...more
Jessica Hatfield
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love this book. Bowen MacRieve: was oh so charming and sexy The way he takes care of Mari. I loved him......
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Mariketa the Awaited: She was a super powerful witch that can't control her power. She is funny, and sassy and doesn't let Bowen walk on her but she shows her vulnerability as well.
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This book was romantic and action pack and it blew my mind..... What they go through and the Plot twist shock the crap out of my I so didn't see that coming>>>>>>>> The Way Bowen ta...more
Darkfallen
This is BY FAR my favorite IAD book YET!!

I mean first of all Bowen is so damn sexy that there were times I thought I might literally go crazy from his lustiness. Like I would maybe just hop in my car, grab the next flight to Scotland, and then immediately after landing grab the closest Scot I could get my hands on and.....Parental Advisory: The scenes inside Darkfallen's head contain graphic & adult content. Not suitable for all ages

*winks*

But no really in this book Kresley Cole has simply o...more
Kathleen
Story Rating 5 stars
Character Rating 5 stars
Romance Rating 4.5 stars
Imagination 5 stars
Heat Level 3 stars
Action Level 5 stars
Overall Rating 5 stars
Favorite Character, Mariketa

This book started out with lots of action that grabbed me right from the start. This part of the book's setting took place during The Talisman's Hie competition which also took place in the pervious book No Rest For The Wicked. This story kind of felt like Romancing the Stone entwined with Raiders Of The Lost Arc gone paran...more
Alisi ☆ needs to stop starting new books ☆
I have no idea why this one got such a high rating. It sucked ass. It's the worst of the lot. Though, yeah, I skipped the book before it.

The couple in this book just didn't do anything for me. It was a combination of my problem with the first book (ie. the hell I'm going to believe any woman would actually love a man who kidnapped and nearly rapes her every time he sees her) but this one went up a notch from there.

Where to start?

There's no love between them at all. Throughout the whole book. Th...more
Kathrynn
Book #4 in the Immortals After Dark Series and I loved it! Bowen (the werewolf that is mentioned in books #2 and #3 that lost his mate) finds his "true mate" in this one. A witch of all things. The sparks fly (literally) and this was a fun paranormal read.

The series should be read in order. In book #3 when they are at the tournament before it starts there is a witch there, covered up, and Bowen is attracted to her. Pay attention to this, it comes up later!
Lady Allison
Another great installment from Cole's Immortals After Dark series, this one brilliantly follows the same timeline as No Rest for the Wicked with Bowen MacRieve (Lachlain's best friend and cousin) and Mariketa the Awaited (a super cute witch that everyone expects to do great things) as our stars. Both Mari and Bowe were contestants in the Talisman's Hie (introduced in the previous book) but as the contest goes on, Bowe traps Mari in a seemingly harmless cave to knock her and a bunch of other play...more
Liz
What?! Again?!?! Yeah, another freakin amazing book in the Immortals After Dark series!!!

This one sort of, kind of picks up in the middle of No Rest for the Wicked (book 2). Let me tell you how/why...

Bowen MacRieve of the Lykae clan (werewolf) has entered the Talisman's Hie (see my review of No Rest for the Wicked to see what that is). *****SPOILER***** He loses the Hie (of course). If you read book 2, you know that he helped the vampire get the final prize, sort of. The vampire left him in the...more
Ronda  Tutt
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The Holy Terror
Jan 13, 2010 The Holy Terror rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: any fan of paranormal romance
Wow. Just, wow. This book was absolutely perfect. Every time I get finished with a book in this series I ask myself why I didn't read it sooner. I think I want to spread them out and savor them because they're just so special. No Rest for the Wicked was exciting and different than any other paranormal romance I'd read before and then Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night came along and one-upped it.

This story actually starts off in the middle of the last book's timeline. If you read the last book, th...more
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Kresley Cole is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the electrifying Immortals After Dark paranormal series, the young adult Arcana Chronicles series, the erotic Gamemakers series, and five award-winning historical romances.

A master’s grad and former athlete, she has traveled over much of the world and draws from those experiences to create her memorable characters and settings.
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