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(Infidelity #3)

4.32  ·  Rating details ·  6,342 ratings  ·  581 reviews
It all began in Del Mar, a chance meeting with a single rule--one week only.

Or did it?

Lennox ‘Nox’ Demetri and Alexandria ‘Charli’ Collins had every intention of following their agreement but rules are made to be broken. In CUNNING they are reunited with Nox setting down new rules for the game and Charli having no choice but to follow them.

Now, once again, the game has ch
Paperback, 400 pages
Published May 3rd 2016 by Romig Works, LLC
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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★

★★★★★! Deception, book 3 of 5. A game of power & greed centered around the dangerous & addicting affair between two wealthy heirs, Nox & Alex!

“Only good girls get to come,” he said.”

Books in The Infidelity series should be read in order:
Book 1: Betrayal
Book 2: Cunning
Book 3: Deception
Book 4: Entrapment
Book 5: Fidelity

In Infidelity, book 1-2 university graduate Alexandria Charles Montague Collins, Alex aka Charli had an one-week affair with a handsome stranger, Nox aka Len
In this third book in the 'Infidelity' series, Alexandria's life continues to prove to be ever more complicated than imagined. Betrayal after betrayal comes to light, revealing a complex web of deceit. The manipulations and lies are everywhere, with her own family seemingly controlling things from afar.

Despite a few rough patches, this book shows Nox and Charli settling into a more stable relationship. However, secrets revealed about Nox's business affairs may prove to haunt them yet. It seems t
Oct 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
4 stars!

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Deception is book 3 in Aleatha Romig’s Infidelity series (in title only- no cheating in these books ;) ). Every book I read from this series I get more and more intrigued and curious as to what’s going to happen. Everyone so far has had a cliffhanger- but not the kind that makes me rage, the kind that makes me want MORE! With every book, the game changes a little more. We find out more about the past. And things get a little more real!

Secrets. Secrets have been at the cornerstone of
⊱✿⊰ Alicia ⊱✿⊰
Jan 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone looking for an intense suspense filled read
5 Stars!!

I absolutely HATED what was done to Adelaide in this one, god the angst I felt was insane!! I wanted to help her so badly.

This series seems to be affecting me more the second time round, it has me so wound up at times I have to put it down just to take a breath. These are the types of books I love though so I'm off to the next one.


2016 review
I was so excited to get into this one and I am so happy to say that I was not disappointed!! It took me a little whi
Sophia Triad
Feb 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A book about fake friendships, parents' sacrifices and old mistakes which will come back to bite everyone in the ass.

Four points of view this time: Charli’s POV, Adelaide’s POV (Charli's mother), Nox’s and Oren’s (Nox’s father).

Judging from the result, I think both Charli and Adelaide could have picked better best friends.
Adelaide could have definitely picked better husband, but I have started feeling sorry for her. She looks more like a victim and she less annoying in comparison to the previou
4.5 us against the world stars

Not by accusations or words on a piece of paper.
Not by shadows that lurked in my eyes or ghosts in his past.
Not even the devil himself.

Nox is overcome with his need to protect...his need to control. There is too much happening and not enough information to act on, no matter how good his trusted circle is. But what Charli requests in return for her compliance in keeping her safe; the truth from his past...

Charli is coming to terms that her life will neve
Apr 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
Holy moly batman, this series, Aleatha you are killing me!! Where do I even begin, what can I even say that isn’t a spoiler??

If you are following the series you can rest easy knowing Deception picks up right where Cunning left off. Charli has found the note and is asking Knox for an explanation. From there things just unravel and things just get even more involved.

You thought we had issues before, you had no idea, this one ends with an even bigger cliffy and had me screaming at my Kindle. I swe
Dee Montoya

(ARC kindly provided by author in exchange for an honest review)

My goodness, what a roller coaster ride of a book. I've really enjoyed every installment in this series, but Deception is probably my favorite thus far. Nox blew me away with his passion and charm and it's always so endearing when you see an Alpha male hero like him, open up and show his more vulnerable side. What a fantastic book, I loved it!!!

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I have to say that my most favorite thing about this author is her cre
Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
5 Aleatha'd Me Stars

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Aleatha Romig is a masterful storyteller. Deception is book 3 in the Infidelity Series. Betrayal and Cunning were the cocktails and appetizers, Deception is part of the main course. We are given more of the background of Nox and Charli and how their lives are somewhat connected. The way the author sprinkles the past throughout the story helps to brings the story full circle. There are still so many who, what, hows and whys.........but that is what the author does best, g
Hulya Kara Yuksel
OMFG what the hell? My heart can't handle this... Everything is so fucked up for Charli... :-\

God, I want next book. I need it right this fucking minute!!! I need answers... Arrghhhh!!!

Laurie –Read Between The Skylines–
Unpopular opinion time

This book fed me up, it took me almost 3 weeks to read a 300 pages book. I'm done with this series.

I have a real question now, who was the biggest d*ck in this book?

A: Alexandria?

B: Chelsea?

C: Lennox?

Drum roll, please.

And the good answer was : Answer D, all of the above.

Pretty simple, I kept reading this book solely for Oren and Adelaide POV. At least they were interesting and Adelaide finally realizes that she has a head and that she can use it. It was refreshing. To be cl
Mindy Lou's Book Review
I’m so angry with how this ended but I can’t say that this book, this series hasn’t consumed my life. I need to know what happens next!
Elfina Renee
Jan 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Holy crap, Aleatha Romig did it again! I’m dazed, shocked and stupefied! Just when you start getting answers in the web of lies, new questions are formed. She gives you just enough information to wet your whistle, satisfying your curiosity and bam, like a freaking two by four between the eyes, Aleatha slams you back to reality. One bonafide straight jacket for this intense five star read!
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I'm ready for ENTRAPMENT! Bring it on and do your worst!
Mar 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Aleatha Romig Fans, Romance
4.5 Oh, the Tangled Web Stars
* * * * 1/2

When one reads a series, it is important to have the right mindset. It is like a conditioning for a marathon. There will be the excitement of the start.... the next section of getting your groove and then the play of timing... a little faster here.. slower in other parts, leading up to finishing the race.

This series has many elements and keeping them clear and concise is what makes Aleatha Romig's talent necessary. She has created this world with many, man
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
4 ★'s

I didn't like what happened at the end of the last book so I couldn't wait to find out what in the heck was going on. A.R. gives us the whole ending in the prologue of this book and of course, you can only imagine where things go from there.

But...while Nox and Charli do give each other space, they also can't stand to be apart. I loved how they talked things out but I was a bit surprised at the next part! Then things get really complicated and I'm a little disappointed in Nox...again.

We ge
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review

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Once again, Aleatha Romig has masterfully crafted a series that has readers begging for more. In this third installment, Deception, readers are taken down the proverbial rabbit hole where truths, lies, and secrets are slowly revealed and unmasked. In true Aleatha fashion, every detail and raw emotions are perfectly told and orchestrated in providing a glimpse of the facets and motives for the secondary characters and as well as for Charl
4.5 stars ❤️

"They say that men fall in love faster, but women fall harder."
- Charli

* * *
"I hope that someday Lennox fulfills his own dreams. I know what it’s like to have other people’s dreams thrust on you. I wouldn’t want that for him."
- Charli

* * *
"I was in Charli and in heaven. In the eye of the storm, I was making love to the new love of my life."
- Nox

* * *
"She filled me with a promise of something that I’d forgotten existed—a promise of more, of love, laughter, and life."
- Nox
Dec 05, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.25 stars!!

Deception starts exactly where Cunning was stopped. Ms. Romig being brilliant as she is, she uses the last pages of Cunning as a prologue for Deception! The story is so full of secrets that I just start now to understand how more complicate and twisted everything is! I love the world of this story! Although everything looks shinning and perfect, nothing is! Really fantastic! Of course there are so many events again that are happening in this part that I am seriously upset for the mo
Aug 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Jan 16, 2016 rated it really liked it
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I received an ARC for my honest review

Oh my God where do I even begin? Can I even tell you anything about this book? Hell no, not unless I want to give stuff away. So here I go to try my best not to spoil the story.

Deception starts off right where Cunning left off. Okay that's it, that is all I can tell you. I'm joking, but I will say this there are so many twists and turns and just when I think I might have something figured out I don't.

I love Nox and Charli so much. I want Charli to have happ
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Review: Surj 4.5 stars

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Many of you will be too young to remember, but this book (in fact this whole series to date) is like watching a cliff hanger episode of 80's prime time American soap opera "Dallas." That programme was seriously crazy. The lifestyles of the rich and famous, the plots, the twists, the good guys, the bad guys, the good guys turning bad, the ba
Jan 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

What a tangled web this author has woven. After three books in a five book series, I still have no idea where the story is leading. This author has built a complex series with multiple possible outcomes. But there's only one outcome that matters to me. . . . will Lennox and Charli survive the forces that try to pull them apart?
After the ending for this book, I'm nervous on all accounts but not for the reasons you may think.

What can I tell you?
* With the ending of the last book, I feared
Feb 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Captivating! This author really knows how keep you on the edge of your seat with every twist and turn.

***review to come

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What a book. This series just keeps getting better and better. I can't get enough of it. I luv Charli and Nox so much my heart goes out to them. They are dealing with so much crap. I hate Alton so much I his character is just the worst. I'm totally sucked into this series.

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Charli is dealing with so much stuff again in the book. Life is just one big rollercoaster. There are so many ups and downs I don't know how she is dealing with it all. Her luv for Nox is getting stronger by the
Donna ~ The Romance Cover
Apr 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
Deception (Infidelity #3) by Aleatha Romig
4.5 stars!!!

“She filled me with a promise of something that I’d forgotten existed – a promise of more, of love, laughter and life.”

Aleatha Romig continues to weave this web of suspense, lies and intrigue all the while continuing a beautiful love story between the two main characters Nox and Alex/Charli. It seems that as the rich get richer the lengths to which they will go to protect what they deem to be theirs just gets more and more siniste
Siobhan Davis
Another spine-tingling read from the wonderfully-talented Aleatha Romig.

Book 3 in the series opens up exactly where we left off in Cunning. While Charli and Nox are trying to sort through their issues, others are attempting to manipulate them for personal gain. At times, it is difficult to identify who is playing who, but I love that aspect of this series! The intrigue ramps up a notch and we have the undercurrent of political wranglings mixed in with the Collins mafiosa-type family shenanigans
Lisa  Hershaw
Jan 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
No, no, no, no, no September is coming soon, right?

What an tangled web Mrs. Romig is weaving with this tale of Infidelity Series, which is half/just over with two books to come. Infidelity isn't always about cheating on a lover or loved one, it can mean Deception by using Cunning means and use many Betrayals. " Infidelity - It isn't what you think"

So, we delve further into this web of this series and just like pray we are caught in Mrs. Romig's web. After the last bombshell of a cliffhanger what
May 09, 2016 rated it it was ok
DNF @ 60%. Hmm, I'm the minority here, but I forced myself to read till 60% of this book since the reviews were so good for this series

There's nothing that annoyed me necessarily in the books, except that it could not in any way capture my interest. Each book is long, and yet in every book hardly anything happens. It feels like we gain a lot of information about business deals and relationships but nothing really happens. In every book, I felt like hardly anything at all happens, it's maybe the
❤️ Diana ❤️
May 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: buddy-read
4.5 Stars!!

Oh the story continues and my questions increase!! One thing I do know.......I HATE ALTON!! Like seriously hate him!! He is the devil!! I knew ...just knew ....fucker

Nox: poor Nox. We find out what happens to his wife and my heart break for him....oh the guilt he has and I want to hug him.

Adalaide: is a better mom than I originally thought but she's married to the devil. Hoping she gets reunited with Oren.

Oren; jury is still out on him but hoping he gets the devil.

Bryce: POS pussy

Apr 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I am usually not good at finishing trilogies. So finding out this was going to be a five book series of course had me worried I would not finish. But heck yes I was wrong. Each spell binding installment leaves me wanting more.

Nox and Charli are going strong until a carefully worded letter causes some serious damage. But thanks to Nox's alpha nature and Charli's undying love they quickly get back on track.

This installment gives more backstory on Charli's and Nox's past along with their family hi
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Aleatha Romig is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author who lives in Indiana, USA. She grew up in Mishawaka, graduated from Indiana University, and is currently living south of Indianapolis. Aleatha has raised three children with her high school sweetheart and husband of over thirty years. Before she became a full-time author, she worked days as a dental hygienist ...more

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