Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Dangerous Temptations” as Want to Read:
Dangerous Temptations
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Dangerous Temptations

by
3.88  ·  Rating details ·  2,249 Ratings  ·  243 Reviews
One night was all it took...
One night to ruin everything I thought I knew.


From the outside, I had the perfect lifestyle.
Wealthy fiancé, blossoming career, amazing friends.

I wasn’t looking to get married yet, but when William—“Manhattan’s royalty”—charmed his way into my life, I couldn’t deny the security and comfort that overcame me.

To society, I was the girl only after h
...more
ebook
Published February 25th 2015 by Brooke Cumberland (first published February 1st 2015)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Dangerous Temptations, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Dangerous Temptations

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Brooke Cumberland
Nov 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: books-i-wrote
NOW LIVE!!

✯✯Dangerous Temptations✯✯
◆Amazon US ➜ http://amzn.to/19Zloib
◆Amazon UK ➜ http://amzn.to/1AjUDi6
◆B&N ➜ http://bit.ly/17qNAcc
◆iTunes ➜ http://bit.ly/1zB5v7B

 photo now live graphic 3_zpsgxdnphv5.jpg
Vanessa
Review to come!

**FULL REVIEW**

“We were two people who would’ve never been destined to meet had I not moved to the city a year ago. But something stronger pulled us together, and a year later…”

***

“I should’ve felt fear, nervous even, to be lying side by side in a bed with a man I couldn’t remember meeting, but I didn’t. It was as if my body remembered everything, and my mind just hadn’t caught up yet.”


Mackenzie Hewitt is seriously stuck in the love triangle to end all love triangles! When I sta
...more
Ashleyjo
Mar 19, 2015 rated it did not like it
First of all, I loved that this book included a plot point about Coalition For The Homeless & spotlighted the struggle of children raised by parents incapable or unwilling to provide for them as well as the message that, with a little help, these children can still have success stories.

That said, that was all I liked about this book:(

I try to give authors two shots before I write them off on my 'do not read' list. I read "The Intern Serials" and hated the series. Sadly, "Dangerous Temptati
...more
Tink Magoo is bad at reviews
Many people didn't like this because of the inappropriateness of Alex and Mac's relationship, but I have to say that personally I liked it. It worked for me, because it does actually happen. So I could believe it.

No, there wasn't any excuse for the cheating on Mac's part but the synopsis makes you fully aware of what you're getting into before you start this, so it's pointless to read it and moan. It just makes you look silly.

Anyway, I loved 90% of this book but I have to say that I wanted more
...more
CecilEmely
1- 1.5 Stars

First and foremost, I love the COVER! and the blurb promises one hell of an angst ride (my guilty pleasure)! But, it's just a promise. And the famous line "promises are bound to be broken" suits well. I don't like to bash authors because I know that they did give their best to give a very good book but damn, I feel like I've been cheated on. I'm maybe in the minority here but I didn't connect with the story at all. I didn't feel anything... i didn't feel anything for the MCs, not
...more
Katy Loves Romance ❤️
Jan 14, 2015 marked it as to-read
Shelves: top-tbr
COVER REVEAL 14th January 2015

 photo dangeroustempations2_zpsaaa14430.jpg

 photo dangeroustemptations1_zpse6ad9d94.jpg

Teaser
 photo dangeroustempationsteaser1_zpsc1ba7749.png

Check out our Blog post here Including an Excerpt and a chance to win an $25 Amazon GC ~
http://www.slutsistas.blogspot.co.uk/...
Karen Mc
Apr 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Holy hot and heavy Dangerous Temptations! This book is the best kind of danger: delicious, dirty, and oh-so-divine. Brooke Cumberland wowed me with a wonderfully wicked, witty, and delight of a story! Forget the step-brother romance or take the trendy step-brother story up a notch and make it soon-to-be step-mother and step-son! Dangerous Temptations is dangerous, and terribly tempting indeed.

This story is so super sexy and sinful...pure addiction. I had a hard time putting these pages of pure
...more
Ashley Suzanne
Dec 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG ... Brooke's best book (story and writing) to date!!! And let me just say ... I LOVE THE TABOO!!!!! It makes me so happy ... Thank you Brooke for having the courage to tell the story that needed to be told before you told the story you thought people would fight you over ... TABOOOOOOO!!!!!

I love Alex ... I love Mac ... I even kinda love William ... I love triangles ... I love taboo ... I love Brooke ... I loved this story <3 <3 <3
Lily Rose
Nov 25, 2014 marked it as to-read
The unfaithful and HEA parts make me shiver with worried trepidation.
Supposed William is the hero...
Red Cheeks Reads
Mar 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
"I had a full night of sinful, hot, wild sex, and I didn't even remember it!"

Dangerous Temptations is a stand-alone novel by Brooke Cumberland that is full of suspense, sex and deceit. I was wrapped up in from the very first page and was full of anxiety the entire time I was reading trying to decide who she would end up with and who I wanted her to end up with. Dangerous Temptations is a wickedly sinful love triangle full of lies, deceit and a taboo relationship that will make you feel awkward
...more
Megan
Nov 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015-arc
3.5 Stars
First the cover!! I love everything about the cover Every time I saw it I wanted to read the book even more. The color combination, the wording position, her grabbing his pants... his scruff!!! The cover deserves it's own rating- Boom a 5 Star cover!!

Ahh, you never know when a book will have a good triangle until it hits you in the face. That's exactly what happened. I read the blurb and still it didn't enter my mind. But that's nothing... nothing. That was such a small little plot that
...more
Jos
Nov 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
4-4.5 Stars *SLIGHT SPOILERS READ WITH CAUTION

I finally got around to reading this book and I liked it a lot, I just didn't love it! Yes, it was the usual, hot and sexy, great writing, a great premise as well but maybe I wished it played out a bit differently at least for me personally, oh and Alex, oh my, he was just....wow, did I LOVE him!!!!! I guess how the storyline itself played out for me was just hmmmm not sure how I want to explain it. The storyline was ok, I guess, maybe it's because I
...more
Gilgamesha
Aug 13, 2015 rated it liked it
At first the relationship dynamics between the main characters were kind of weird, but I guess nothing works out neatly in real life so I could appreciate it for its realism. The book was very well written and edited to near perfection. The plot was was novel but a bit shaky and unconvincing at times. The conflict between Alex and Mac was not really resolved to my satisfaction. I mean why did he feel the need to say those things about her? The only explanation provided was that she wasn't meant ...more
Julie
Definitely worth the read for me. William, a good looking older man, twice Mac's age, great shape and very wealthy, but I call a bore, that's my opinion. Mac didn't see "it" coming but if I were her, I'd be glad it did! Lucky girl.
MACKENZIE, SHE'S ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT, READ THE STORY!
LOTS OF THIS




Brie
Feb 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dangerous Temptations takes you down a dangerous road full of lies, deceit, temptation, love and redemption. This story covers a topic not a lot of people like to read about and not a lot of authors will write about. Brooke Cumberland took a chance and wrote a love story that is deceptive, yet beautiful.

So freaking treacherous and risky, yet alluring.

"One wrong decision changed the course of my life, and I hadn’t seen it coming."

Image and video hosting by TinyPic

I fell in love with both the h/H even before I got my hands on thi
...more
Kendall {Book Crazy}
Jan 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, favorites
I'm a really big fan of this author and her other books, so when I heard about this book, I knew I wanted to read it straightaway! And then I saw the cover, which basically made me want the book right there and then lol! The synopsis for this book is also a bit vague, so I wasn't 100% sure what to expect from it until I started reading it! I really, really enjoyed this book though! It wasn't like I was expecting it to be! It was so much better than I was expecting it to be lol! The plot was also ...more
Miranda Whore
Review for Dangerous Temptations by Brooke Cumberland

I’ve read a lot of books already this year, and I have to say Dangerous Temptations is one of my favorites. From storyline to character development — romance, relationships, drama, smut, and everything in between this book will run you through a gamut of emotions. Just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, Cumberland throws in a curveball.

William is the perfect gentleman. Polished, refined, and successful. He’s determined that he and
...more
Chrissy
Feb 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2015
Dangerous Temptations is a stand alone novel that will take you on a road of twists and turns, lies and deceit, and a lot of hotness!

I have been a huge fan of Brooke Cumberland’s writing and am always looking forward to the next book she releases, and Dangerous Temptations definitely lived up to all the hype. I fell in love with these characters and definitely could feel the emotions that Mac was going through throughout this entire story.

We meet Mackenzie “Mac” as she gets herself stuck into a
...more
Margie   'CSR' Fite
Feb 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: steamy, erotica
I absolutely loved this book! Brooke Cumberland is one of my favorite authors... And she did not fail on this book!! I know some people may have issues with this book,
But the way Ms Cumberland addressed the issue and handled the story I felt not only did she take a chance, but she did a nice job... She handled everyone's feelings
And some superficial, Other.. True to the heart, and also deprived of love from a mother so naive....
So given that... I will let you figure who is who and why I say she
...more
Shayna
A totally enjoyable, intoxicating read! Dangerous Temptations delves into a world of forbidden seduction, where you are left to wonder how something so wrong, can feel so right. This scandalous and scorching hot romance left me enamored and overheated. The blurb will reel you in, but you have no idea what wicked delights Ms. Cumberland has in store for you. Some of you avid romance readers might shy away from this book, and have some apprehension about the 'one unfaithful night' part in the syno ...more
Night Owl Reads
Feb 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
Dangerous Temptations Review:

Dangerous Temptations follows a young women named Mackenzie, a New York City fashion blogger for Boxy Magazine. When she meets William Landcaster, New York powerhouse, he sweeps her off her feet. Shortly after dating they get engaged, making everyone think she was just some gold-digger after his money. But one night was all it took to take away everything she thought she wanted.

When Alex comes into her life unexpectedly, he changes EVERYTHING, making her question wha
...more
Debbie
Jan 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
WOW! Yes, Mac is engaged to marry William. But how could she want him when Alex is offering, in clear descriptive detail, what he's offering? Seriously! I could read pages of that man talking. And when he smirks, yeah I was a goner.

Mac wakes up after a drunken bachelorette party for a friend, in the bed of a man who is not her fiance. Funny enough, she also doesn't remember much. However it's clear the connection between Mac and Alex is instant and its hot. But more than that, she's comfortable
...more
Jenny Brightman Harris
Dec 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I received this book as an ARC for an honest review and let me tell you wowza. This book is so good from the first page to the very last word you will not want to put this book down.

In this book we meet Mac (Mackenzie Hewitt) and Alex (Alexander) in this book Mac has grown up under a hard life (you will find out how hard as you get farther into the book) but one day she meet Mr. William Lancaster on that day her life starts to change. It does not matter to Mac that Will is twice her age or is t
...more
Extravagant Blog
Feb 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Dangerous Temptations is my favorite Brooke Cumberland Brooke.

Mackenzie (Mac) didn't have a very fair life when growing up, but when the book starts you see that she's worked hard to forget that life, and to make it to a point in life where she's happy. She's got a good job, and she's engaged to man she seems love, who happens to be pretty rich. William and Mackenzie seem to have a pretty simple routine. They seem to be in love, happy, and everything is simple...

Until one night full of Dangerou
...more
Samantha  Kurtz of Sammy's Book Obsession
5 Stars From Sammy's Book Obsession


MY THOUGHTS~

I was provided with a Review Copy/ARC for review.

Seriously, in my opinion, Dangerous Temptations is Author Brooke Cumberland's best work yet! I loved it! Like, I'm surely going to re-read several times before I even remotely tire of it, kind of loved it! It's hot, sexy, complicated, emotional, taboo to some I suppose, and just utterly an awesome read! I'm actually kind of wishing it wasn't a stand alone. It's a complete story though, so I can't c
...more
Jen Cothran
Mackenzie and Mr. Lancaster have a slow burn and comfortable relationship. And it’s the repetition and comfort that keep Mackenzie happy with how things are. No sudden changes and no surprises until she wakes up next to Alex. Alex is temptation and sin and even though she is engaged to Mr. Lancaster, one night with Alex will threaten everything she held dear. The chemistry is there even if she can’t remember, but ‘feel’ what happened the night before. “I didn’t want to be attracted to him, but c ...more
Stefanie
Nov 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I am in shock and awe over this book. I didn't see it turning out the way it did. I loved it. I could not put it down. Mac is such a strong character, even if you think she's terrible for the cheating thing. She has over came so much in her life and even though she hadn't experienced many relationships, she opened herself up to one that she thought would be forever. Until the smoking hot Alex comes into the picture and turns her world upside down and making her see that the relationship she's in ...more
Kelly Mccurdy
Feb 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
~~I received this in exchange for my honest opinion~~

What can I say? I love love love this book. I didn't want the book to end. And when it did, I was sad. So I read it again. Mac is engaged to William, a very powerful and wealthy business man. Alex just returned home from Europe. Secrets and stolen moments surround Mac and Alex, but will it all come crashing down around them?

I have been reading Brooke's work ever since I found her. I love all of the books that he has written. Each book is diff
...more
Glenna Maynard
Feb 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, romance
ooh the feels! This book had the angst and the steam and that Alex what dirty mouth he has but oh man did it make me swoon. I never do spoilers and well if ya wanna know the emotional roller coaster I just rode then you gotta read. I floved it could not put it down! if you love hot sexy romance with unexpected twist then you best be reading this when it releases. I am still trying to process something that was revealed! ooh Brooke woman! shaking my fist at you but man it was a fantastic story!
Amy Eppig bull
Mar 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This mayyyyy be my very favorite Brooke book ever!

Tug of war is what kept popping into my head while I read this story. What should she do? Who is her perfect match?

Brooke has a special way of writing, which I love. Drawling me in, pushing me out, keeping me on the edge of my toes, and the whole time keeping me entertained.

Perfect ending!!
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • His Forbidden Bride: 50 Loving States, West Virginia
  • Twisted Souls (Twisted, #1)
  • Breaking Skin
  • Hope (Choices, #3)
  • Little Moments (Second Chances, #2)
  • Diamonds and Toads: A Modern Fairy Tale
  • Me (Perfect Chaos, #1)
  • Ten Thousand Lies (Ten Thousand, #2)
  • Destructive Choices (Destructive, #2)
  • Scarred
  • Katherine in Gold (The Beachy Bride, #2)
  • Hitchhiker
  • Point of No Return (Point, #3)
  • Cold Mark (Mark, #1)
  • Having Patience
  • The Bad Boys Of Capitol Hill
  • Gone Wild
  • The Arrangement
2,246 followers
Brooke Cumberland is a USA Today Bestselling author who wears many hats on any given day. She also co-writes under the USA Today Bestselling duo pseudonym, Kennedy Fox with her literary soul mate, Lyra Parish. She lives in the frozen tundra of Packer Nation with her husband, 7-year-old wild child, and two teenage stepsons. When she’s not writing, you can find her reading love stories, listening to ...more
More about Brooke Cumberland

Romance Deals

  • The Wedding Shroud (Tales of Ancient Rome, #1)
    $3.99 $1.99
  • Release Me (Stark Trilogy, #1)
    $2.99 $0.99
  • Better Off Without Him
    $3.99 $1.99
  • Veronica's Dragon (Icehome, #2)
    $3.99 $1.99
  • No Prince Charming (Secrets of Stone Series Book 1)
    $6.99 $2.99
  • A Loyal Heart (An Uncertain Choice, #4)
    $3.99 $1.99
  • Surrender (Steel Brothers Saga, #6)
    $7.99 $2.49
  • Forged in Smoke (Red-Hot SEALs, #3)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Hunted (The Warrior Chronicles, #2)
    $4.99 $2.49
  • A Husband's Regret (Unwanted, #2)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Be My Reason
    $3.99 $1.99
  • The Jewel (The Lone City, #1)
    $7.99 $1.99
  • Cuffed (Honor Bound Book 2)
    $6.99 $2.99
  • His Unlikely Lover (Unwanted, #3)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Love Me Sweet (Bell Harbor, #3)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Forged in Ember (Red-Hot SEALs, #4)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Taking Catie (Temptation Saga #3)
    $5.99 $2.49
  • Desire After Dark (Gansett Island, #14)
    $4.99 $2.49
  • The Scotch King (Scotch #1)
    $6.99 $2.99
  • This Love of Mine (Mirror Lake, #2)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Your Scandalous Ways (Fallen Women, #1)
    $6.99 $1.99
  • The End of Feeling
    $4.49 $1.99
  • Seaside Hearts (Love in Bloom: Seaside Summers #2)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Forgotten Secrets (Singing River Legacy, #1)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • The Knight (Endgame, #2)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Storm Warrior (Grim, #1)
    $3.99 $1.99
  • Bayside Passions (Bayside Summers, #2)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Misadventures with a Rookie (Misadventures, #11)
    $5.99 $1.99
  • Finding Libbie: A Novel
    $3.99 $1.99
  • Love at Last (Love in Bloom: The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor, #6.5)
    $2.99 $1.49
  • Nitro's Torment (Sydney Storm MC #2)
    $3.99 $1.99
  • A Strange Hymn (The Bargainer #2)
    $3.99 $1.49
  • Only You
    $4.99 $2.49
  • Lily and the Duke (Sex and the Season #1)
    $5.99 $2.49
  • A Girl's Best Friend
    $9.99 $1.99
  • My Once and Future Duke (The Wagers of Sin, #1)
    $5.99 $1.99
  • Surrender/Submission Bound Hearts 1 & 2
    $2.99 $1.49
  • Burn (Steel Brothers Saga, #5)
    $7.99 $3.49
  • Mistress of Magic
    $6.99 $1.99
  • The Duchess Deal (Girl Meets Duke, #1)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • INK: A Love Story on 7th and Main
    $4.99 $2.49
  • Misadventures of a City Girl (Misadventures, #2)
    $5.99 $1.99
  • A Ruthless Proposition
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Hometown Girl
    $3.99 $1.99
  • Mind (Trinity Trilogy #2)
    $6.99 $2.49
  • Rhapsodic (The Bargainer, #1)
    $2.99 $1.49
  • Surrender My Love: Cole Braden (Love in Bloom: The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor Book 2)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • The Decaying Empire (The Vanishing Girl, #2)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • The Fixer Upper
    $9.99 $1.99
  • Room for More (Cranberry Inn Book 2)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Neanderthal Seeks Human (Knitting in the City, #1)
    $4.99 $2.49
  • Forever Hunted (Forever Bluegrass #9)
    $4.99 $2.49
  • The Cafe by the Sea
    $9.99 $1.99
  • My Brother Michael
    $3.99 $1.99
  • Elect (Eagle Elite, #2)
    $2.99 $0.99
  • Just Friends
    $7.80 $2.99
  • To Taste Temptation (Legend of the Four Soldiers, #1)
    $6.99 $1.99
  • Dodging Temptation
    $2.99 $0.99
  • Find Me (Corrupted Hearts #3)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Hunger (The Energy Vampires #2)
    $5.99 $1.99
  • Healed By Love (The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor #1; The Bradens #13; Love in Bloom #32)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Bittersweet
    $3.99 $1.99
  • The Light In Summer
    $5.99 $1.99
  • For Love and Honor (An Uncertain Choice, #3)
    $7.99 $1.99
  • Collision Point (Brute Force, #1)
    $7.99 $2.99
  • Heirs of Grace
    $3.99 $0.99
  • Storm Bound (Grim, #2)
    $3.99 $1.99
  • The Valiant (Spy Girl Book 4)
    $6.99 $2.99
  • Wrecked
    $3.99 $0.99
  • The Sapphire Heist (Jewel, #2)
    $3.99 $1.99
  • The Other Side of the Story
    $10.99 $1.99
  • Out of Focus (Adams Grove, #2)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Eighth Grave After Dark (Charley Davidson, #8)
    $8.99 $2.99
  • What If
    $3.99 $1.99
  • Impossible Saints
    $22.73 $1.99
  • Hudson (Fixed, #4)
    $6.99 $2.99
  • Only a Millionaire (The Sinclairs #6.5)
    $2.99 $0.99
  • Elite (Eagle Elite, #1)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • Kulti
    $3.99 $1.49
  • The Soul Summoner  (The Soul Summoner, #1)
    $3.99 $1.99
  • April / May / June (Calendar Girl #4-6)
    $8.99 $3.99
  • Twilight / Life and Death (Twilight, #1, 1.75)
    $10.99 $2.99
  • Siege and Storm (The Grisha, #2)
    $7.80 $2.99
  • Hard Love (Hacker #5)
    $7.99 $0.99
  • A Walk to Remember
    $7.99 $1.99
  • Secrets in Death (In Death, #45)
    $8.99 $2.99
  • Hard Limit (Hacker #4)
    $6.99 $0.99
  • Lumière (The Illumination Paradox, #1)
    $3.99 $1.99
  • Valorous (Quantum, #2)
    $3.99 $1.99
  • Tempting Dusty (Temptation Saga, #1)
    $5.99 $2.49
  • When Never Comes
    $5.99 $2.99
  • Misadventures with the Boss (Misadventures, #12)
    $5.99 $1.99
  • Baby Daddy
    $3.99 $1.99
  • Twice Bitten (Argeneau #27)
    $6.99 $2.99
  • Misadventures of a Good Wife (Misadventures, #6)
    $5.99 $1.99
  • Calendar Girl: Volume Three
    $8.99 $3.99
  • Love and Other Unknown Variables
    $7.99 $0.99
  • Storm Warned (Grim, #3)
    $3.99 $1.99
  • The Real Thing (Sugar Lake, #1)
    $4.99 $1.99
  • The Bronze Horseman (The Bronze Horseman, #1)
    $7.99 $1.99
  • Journey's End (Gilded Promises)
    $3.99 $1.99
  • Light After Dark (Gansett Island, #15)
    $4.99 $2.49
  • Pecan Pie and Deadly Lies (Adams Grove, #4)
    $4.99 $0.99
  • How To Marry A Werewolf (Claw & Courtship, #1)
    $3.99 $1.99
“Every time I look at you, I see my future. Every time I touch you, I feel your love. Every time I lick my lips, I taste you. Only you.” 2 likes
“He smiled just before turning and walking toward the door. “Like I just said…I don’t play by the rules.” 1 likes
More quotes…