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Just a Bit Wicked (Straight Guys #7)

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He’s sure he’ll never fall for a man…

When it rains, it pours. After losing his prestigious job, Vlad discovers that his girlfriend has cheated on him. Angry and hurt, he’s determined to find her lover and teach him a lesson. When he finds out that her lover is bisexual, it only makes him angrier. Raised by an extremely homophobic family, Vlad is convinced he’s straight and
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Kindle Edition, 214 pages
Published December 17th 2016
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Zie
Dec 17, 2016 Zie rated it really liked it
Vlad's book. OMG yes!!!!
Maria
Dec 20, 2016 Maria rated it it was ok
I usually love Alessandra Hazard's books, but I'm not a fan of this one. The writing was decent, though there were some typos that could have easily been spotted during the editing process. Overall, my biggest problem with it was that it lacked the emotional tug that her books usually carry.

When I found out she was writing about Vlad, I was surprised. Vlad wasn't fleshed out in the previous book, so he was a character I easily dismissed as a plot device (which turned out to be to be the case, ac
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Raj
Dec 22, 2016 Raj rated it really liked it
Anyone who has been following LGBT news in Russia would know that the reminiscence of Vlad's homophobic upbringing in this book is spot on and should therefore expect his initial introduction into the story to be filled with political incorrectness.The characters in this series are all left of center & that's what makes these books interesting.
VVivacious
Dec 17, 2016 VVivacious rated it really liked it
Okay while I was reading this story I was convinced that I would give it three stars because I absolutely loved the first four books of this series and while I was reading this one I knew that it didn't touch me in the same way those four had. But sometimes I really wonder how much this book would actually rate at if I wasn't comparing it to other books in the series, which admittedly are so good that they are at a whole new level at least for me. But I truly think this book deserves 4.5 Stars.

I
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Viv
Dec 18, 2016 Viv rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle-unlimited
I liked this book, but the continuous homophobic slurs got old. I'm not really sure what Sebastian saw in Vlad either. I did eventually warm to him, but it took a while. Sebastian also was kind of an immature dick always trying to make Vlad jealous. Not my favorite of the series, but not my least favorite either.

I was so glad to see updates on some of the prior couples, especially my favorites Roman and Luke (Just a Bit Ruthless). I am still a huge fan of this series and will continue to read t
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Tais-nar
Dec 18, 2016 Tais-nar rated it liked it
Shelves: gay-for-you
Неестественные диалоги, ситуации и поведение + гротескные гомофобы = Увы, тройка.
Gabi
Dec 23, 2016 Gabi rated it it was amazing
Darum geht’s:

Vlad hat den Job als Sicherheitschef beim russischen Oligarchen Demidow verloren. Und dann entdeckt er auch noch deutliche Beweise dafür, dass seine Freundin ihn betrogen hat. Schnell findet Vlad heraus, wer der Nebenbuhler ist und sucht ihn auf mit dem festen Vorsatz, seine Wut an ihm auszulassen. Aber diese Begegnung läuft ganz andes als geplant.

So fand ich’s:

Sebastian hat genug schlechte Erfahrungen mit mit homophoben Männern gemacht, die versucht haben, ihn zu tyrannisieren. Inz
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Jazzy
This is my 5th book in the Straight Guys series and they’ve been a mixed bag for me. Just a Bit Wicked is a stand alone as are all the books; but it definitely helps if you’ve read Just a Bit Ruthless and it wouldn’t hurt to have read Just a Bit Wrong either. Just A Bit Wicked features the incredibly homophobic straight guy Vlad; Roman’s (from Just A Bit Ruthless) recently fired head of security. Except that Vlad – for all his obnoxious posturing - really is not a straight guy. And as over the t ...more
Oumy
Dec 25, 2016 Oumy rated it it was amazing
Update:
So, I read it, and if you think that my expectations were too high for the actual book, then you are sadly mistaken, because this was AWESOME :D

God, Vlad and Sebastian's story was as incredible as I knew it would be. The tension, the heat, the angst, the EVERYTHING ! It was still less angsty than Luke and Roman's book, I admit, but no less good.

The perfect balance of hot, romantic, sweet and heart warming, this book was immensely satisfying. It was inspiring to see Vlad's journey toward s
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Salma
Jan 11, 2017 Salma added it
4.5 stars for all Sebastian & Vlad parts
.5 for all Roman and Luke parts
While i LIKED reading S&V love story i super disliked how the author made them like less men ( dogs : loyal but still your animal ) in front of her previous book heroes . It was really stupid bc really it could be a wonderful book with wonderful heroes but yeah she have to ruin it with this stupid shit :)
Nick
Dec 19, 2016 Nick rated it it was ok
Not my thing....

Glaring lack of consent right off the bat + constant!!! homophobia + 2 complete assholes (honestly, they both suck) + a whole ton of hate sex = 1 unhappy camper

Idk, the author does warn us about the contents of the story, but I was hoping it would somehow all work out. Turned out to really not be my thing: I prefer fluffy romantic angst, and this was more ....'dark' and unromantic.

I have to mention that it has a "gay porno" vibe going on at some parts, meaning there were some ch
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Lala
4.25 stars.

I'm guessing lots of people will dislike Vlad for his blatant homophobia and lots of other things, but I'm glad the author didn't whitewash him. He was a jerk in the previous book, he was a jerk for most of this book, his issues didn't completely dissolve even in the end, and he wasn't automatically cured by a "magic dick".

Overall, this was a highly enjoyable read. Not my favorite in the series, but I couldn't put it down and will certainly re-read it at some point.

Now on to the wai
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Jennifer
Dec 20, 2016 Jennifer rated it really liked it
I love this series. I enjoyed this book, not as much as the last, but love to hear this is not the last in the series. I love the interrelated characters and how one couple leads to the next. The characters are likeable, the struggle is realistic. I love this series.
Ariana
Dec 28, 2016 Ariana rated it liked it
I loved quite a few book in this series, but, for some reason, this one didn't click with me as much.

I remember Vlad, the homophobic bodyguard from the previous book. I actually felt sorry for him then because he lost his job over helping Luke. Here he comes across as a man lost in oodles of bitter- and grumpiness. I could see that his terrible attitude, his vile behaviour and even some of his awfully short temper were caused by his inner struggle to figure out who he was. And he had some seriou
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Tio Melion
Jan 05, 2017 Tio Melion rated it really liked it
Shelves: mm
4,5 stars. I'm impressed! The Straight Guys series are getting better and better, different from many of the longer series I had the pleasure to read.

With 'Just a Bit Wicked' we get an interesting, funny story with lots of sexual tension and passion. The characters kind of grow on you and you just can't help cheering on them, even if you feel like slapping one of them on the head with a huge cold fish.

I only missed a bit more action from the plot, like someone really breaking into the house or
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haletostilinski
Jan 05, 2017 haletostilinski rated it really liked it
This is a good one. I've only read one other book in this series, and I enjoyed that one, so I was hopeful that I would enjoy this one too. (And I did).

This was a solid 4 stars for me because Sebastian and Vlad had really great chemistry that then translated to really hot sex (and also, once the romance got involved, that was wonderful too). But I also felt it a little lacking, enough to not give it 5 stars. I just feel like...well, I wanted the book to go more in depth with Sebastian and Vlad'
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Eve
Dec 18, 2016 Eve rated it really liked it
Thoughts after reading
Here is a review by VVivacious: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

basically this linked review, except I didn't pay attention to Tristan (though good for him! finally making investments/business things he's good at) & because of a medical thing I didn't read it all in one go because erotics are dangerous to me right now. it was surprisingly sweet when you could get the homophobic-induced angst out of it. I like the enemies-to-lovers trope.

I don't have much probl
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Jenn C
Dec 31, 2016 Jenn C rated it liked it
Hot steamy love/hate. Poor Vlad - yes poor Vlad. A product of his environment - his homophobic ways is all he knows. When he meets the man that slept with his girlfriend - his world is tipped upside down. No matter how much he fights it he can't get Sebastian out of his mind, or stop his bodies reaction to him.
Lia
Dec 19, 2016 Lia rated it really liked it
After reading this book, I realized that Vlad is a cross between Roman and Luke from the previous installment. He can be a mean asshole and yet is quite vulnerable (not quite like how I imaged a vulnerable person to be but nonetheless). Yes, he isn't exactly likable but I've come to accept him the way he is. I like that Alessandra Hazard doesn't make him do a complete change of character. He's still true to who he is at every turn of the book. He has trouble expressing himself and he has trouble ...more
NP
Dec 27, 2016 NP rated it really liked it
I didn't expect to like this book as I thought it would be filled with stereotypes, and it wasn't. Really liked that Vlad coming to terms with his sexuality, after lifelong internalised homophobia, was not overnight. It is something he has to work on constantly and the author does a good job of exploring what it must be like to have been hardcore programmed to believe what you are is wrong.
Lucia
Dec 30, 2016 Lucia rated it it was amazing
Shelves: m-m
I love this series!
Lee Rey
Dec 20, 2016 Lee Rey rated it it was amazing
Vlad and Sebastian have a rough yet sexy start when they 1st meet due to Vlad's gf sleeping with Sebastian. They part ways as enemies and yet meet again when they attend a party of mutual people they know. Now Vlad must protect Sebastian from hate groupies and deny the feelings he has for this model. Sebastian wants to keep him self safe physically and emotionally yet he is drawn to Vlad who he knows will hurt him. These 2 cannot deny the intensity between them and come together to "scratch a it ...more
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Alessandra Hazzard's Straight Guys series are like crack to me. I love them and devour them in one sitting and then have to wait forever for the next one.
I actually hate only giving Just a Bit Wicked 3 stars, but it just wasn't as good as the others in the series. It felt short and there was no real character depth. I wanted to love Sebastian and grow to love Vlad, but I don't feel like I really got to know them and I never got over how much of a homophobic bastard Vlad was. I know he was repre
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Dionne
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Asami M
Dec 21, 2016 Asami M rated it it was ok
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Miriam
My favorite out of this series thus far! I so can't wait for book 8! I hope this series never ends!
Diana's
Dec 21, 2016 Diana's rated it really liked it
This addition was super intense.. thoroughly enjoyed it!!
Norma Banzi
Dec 18, 2016 Norma Banzi rated it it was amazing
Vlad, der Leibwächter des russischen Oligarchen Roman aus Buch 6 der Reihe hasst Schwule und hat deshalb versucht, die Beziehung seines Bosses mit dem süßen Luke zu hintertreiben. Deshalb wurde er gefeuert. In seinem eigenen Buch nun erhält Vlad von Roman eine zweite Chance, der ihn nun zum Leibwächter von Luke macht.

Kurz nach seiner Entlassung aus Romans Diensten reist Vlad nach Moskau zurück und erwischt seine Freundin beim Fremdgehen. Natürlich schmeißt er sie raus. Als er den anderen Mann, S
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Elizabeth
Dec 20, 2016 Elizabeth rated it really liked it
I didn't know how I was going to feel about this one going on in, some of the books in this series have declined for me over time but I have to say one thing about this book, it surprised me. It stayed true to its theme until the very end. There was no miraculous change of heart and completely 180's done. Vlad stayed true to himself.
It's advertised that this book can be read as a standalone and I guess that's true, but if you don't know where Vlad is coming from it's hard to have any sympathy or
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Sieran
Jan 01, 2017 Sieran rated it really liked it
I loved this! Wow, Vlad is so much more likable in this book than in Just a Bit Ruthless, for obvious reasons. I wasn't sure how I felt about Sebastian at first, but he quickly became likable to me too.

It was great to see characters from the previous books again. I especially loved seeing Tristan DuVal (my favorite character in the Straight Guys series); he's so funny as usual, haha.

As always, I find that Alessandra Hazard is particularly adept at choosing words to convey precise and vivid impre
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