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The Varlet and the Voyeur

(Rugby #4)

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He kept his salacious secret for years. But soon, everyone is going to be reading about it in their morning paper…

THE VARLET (and the VOYEUR)
William Moore is a long way from home. A farm boy from Oklahoma, he’s now the most well-respected member of the Irish rugby team. But appearances are often deceptive, and Will isn’t the clean-cut, all-American good-guy everyone imagi
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Paperback, 344 pages
Published June 14th 2018 by Cipher-Naught (first published June 11th 2018)
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Dee Montoya
Five +++ Crazy-Fun Stars********

L.H Cosway and Penny Reid make a fabulous team when they create stories together. I love their books separately, and together they are like peanut butter and chocolate, just wonderful when combined. This fourth book in the rugby series was total fun for me, when I say this, I mean I was laughing throughout the entire read. This book was full of sexy times and belly laughs, which again, for me is the perfect combination.

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William Moore is the good guy of the Rugby
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Penny Reid
May 10, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)

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Dali
L.H. Cosway and Penny Reid are a brilliant writing duo and The Voyeur and the Varlet is a captivating addition to their Rugby series.

Josey Kavanagh was adrift, until she found her passion for animals and decided to become a veterinarian. The only problem is that she has no money to support herself much less pay for her tuition. Crashing with her best friend Eilish and her rugby player boyfriend was a good idea at first, but her oddball ways have worn out her welcome. Fortunately they have a so
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Christy
Jun 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018-four-stars
4 stars!

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The dynamic duo of Penny Reid and LH Cosway strikes again with the 4th book in their Rugby series, The Varlet and the Voyeur. I’m not gonna lie, this book got off to a bit of a rocky start for me. I wasn’t 100% sure if I loved the heroine (don’t worry, she grows on you) and the actual topic of the story itself made me nervous. I should have known that Reid and Cosway would deliver. I ended up really enjoying it!

William Moore is a Rugby player from America. He’s the gentleman of the tea
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Patty Belongs To Kellan~Jesse~Lautner~Miller~Jack~Racer~Rafe~Liam~Prince Nicholas~Hayes~Simon~Gianluca & Archer
*****4.5 STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Authors}


I had no thoughts of rules or boundaries, just of Josey. Rightness, bone-deep satisfaction as I lay on her, our bodies still joined. Maybe it was madness, but a visceral sense of belonging warmed me, feverish in its intensity. Not just that I belonged with her—here, now—but that I belonged to her, with no limitations on place and time.






The ”Rugby” series is one of my favorites. I truly love the individual works by both L.H. Conway and Penny R
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Sabrina
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I honestly have no clue how to write this review so I apologize in advance for how jumbled this is about to sound. The story wasn't a bad one, and I liked the writing, but I think I just didn't understand it. I didn't connect to either of these character one bit so it made it hard for me to connect to and enjoy the story.

They say first impressions matter, and well Josey did not impress me when we first met her. She's 26, in college, and
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Paige
5 “Watching” Stars

So unique. A completely different kind of story line. Characters that are totally atypical. Cosway and Reid are wonderful together. They’re able to take a (slightly weird) unusual heroine and a (Not your everyday) new kind of hero and make me fall in love with them. Their relationship had a completely organic feel to it and they’ve become one of my ew favorite couples.


I voluntarily read an ARC of this book. A is for Alpha B is for Books
Alex ♈
Jun 15, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: safe
3.5 stars


The blurb, the awkward heroine, voyeur hero – sounds like not quite my reading preference.
And I shouldn’t have liked it so much *lol*.
I guess it takes a good writing talent to wrap an unusual trope and to make it to a good story! Well done!

TBH I didn’t like 1st 20-25%. I couldn’t connect to the characters.

Despite they clearly explained hero’s voyeurism and it was done well –> he didn’t ‘spy’ on people, he had clear arrangements with married couples. He didn’t participate and, as I
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Wendy'sThoughts
Apr 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: L.H. Cosway Fans, Penny Reid Fans, Romance
3.5 Rules/No Rules Stars
* * *1/2 Spoiler Free It's Live
I have a well documented history of loving the works of L.H. Cosway, Penny Reid individually and the works of their partnership. They have brought me many hours of total enjoyment. This series has been a winner for me and so when I started this last entry, I was geared to go...


Quirky, unedited thoughts and the internal thoughts of wishing one hadn't said what they did... those are elements which describe Josey Kavanagh. Josey's parents have
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Aisling Zena
Apr 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
27/5/18

Review later, I hope..

14/4/18

Ok, so who rated this down when it doesn't even have a blurb yet?

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Cyndi
I wasn’t sure how I would feel about this one because of the hero being a voyeur, but while reading it I realized I would take a voyeur over a manwhore any day! I love the rare instances when we get a story about a professional athlete that isn’t a whore! I enjoy the games, practices and team dynamics a lot more when the H hasn’t been sleeping with team groupies. Will is a wonderful hero- he is sweet, loyal and honest. Josey is a great match for him because she is very honest too- plus she is wa ...more
Mandy
I am so sad this is the last book in this series - I have loved these characters and this unique series but I honestly think these authors saved the best for last. Will is everything. He's sensitive, kind, generous, thoughtful, maybe a bit shy and reserved and super swoony. Will isn't your typical romance hero and nothing like I was expecting. He is respectful but also has a naughty side and I loved the steamy scenes in this book. The heroine, Josey, reminded me a bit of myself. She's socially a ...more
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
3.5-4 ★'s

“You’re my big Okla-homey.”

The book starts with us finding out that William has gotten himself into a bit of a pickle. To help him, a few other players and some of the bigwigs come up with the idea of William having a "babysitter" so to speak and since Josey needs a place to stay, she seems to be the perfect fit. If you remember, Josey is best friends with Eilish who is with Bryan from The Cad and the Co-ed). Bryan is one of William's best friends and teammates so think of this as a si
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maggieandteddy
This is a book that I've been eagerly waiting to read. I've loved each book in this series.This story starts off with Josey's POV:

The Heroine, Josey is told by her parents that they need to downsize & move to a smaller, more affordable home-. and not enough room for Josey. Her mom & dad tell her that it's time for her to spread her wings. Josey's been living with her (mildly eccentric, intellectual) parents while working part time and going to school. She's well into her mid 20s. She's
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Angela (Reading Frenzy Book Blog)
3.5 stars

The Varlet and the Voyeur is the final book in the Rugby series—a collection of romantic comedies written by LH Cosway and Penny Reid that are intended to make readers fall in love with a bunch of Irish meatheads and the unique women who redeem them. Their efforts have been successful, by the way.

The shining star in this story is Josey. She is the very definition of a hot mess. She is socially awkward to the extreme, and I couldn’t wait to see what weird things would fly out of her mout
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FMABookReviews
❝Are you interested in ordinary sex?❞ ❝No, I'm interested in extraordinary sex. With you.❞

Warning! This is a long review because I had a lot to say! (Also, my views may be considered spoilery.)

With the Varlet and the Voyeur, Cosway and Reid write about a man who likes to watch others have sex and a woman who is socially awkward to the point it is embarrassing, if not painful, to watch.

Josey Kavanagh is the awkward friend of Eilish Cassidy (who we read about in the last book, The Cad and the C
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Ⓐlleskelle - teamSøren♗ ⊲I like big b00ks⊳

The blurb was begging me to read the book.
The first couple chapters hooked me right in.
But despite the charming writing of this writing duo... I couldn't help but feel like I was being both educated and corrected on society's sexual atypical preferences.
Add to this an heroine shouting sexual come-ons during sex like one might have Tourette's and I was done. I finished it but with no heart and no space for romance.

I received an Advance Review Copy
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DJ Sakata
Favorite Quotes:

I wish speaking out loud came with a delete button. How awesome would that be?

I cried so much after you broke things off that night, that I used all the tissue in the hotel room? All the Kleenex, all the toilet tissue. I used all the towels, and was tempted to use the edge of my sheet… Think of the trees, Will! And now I need more tissue, you selfish, cowardly coward! You’re killing trees!

My heart shimmered inside my chest. I was sure if they opened me up they’d see it glittering
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Hollis
Because my enjoyment of this series has been on an (unfortunate) decline since book one, I wandered into THE VARLET AND THE VOYEUR with a bit of trepidation, even though that summary, and the idea of Will starring in his own book, had me so excited.

Usually I had a ratio of three okay statements for every awkward one.

I'll admit that I feel more strongly in favour of the hero than the heroine because Josey is one of those 'blurt out everything, no filter, whacky weird wonderful' kind of chicks an
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Roobie
2.5 stars

I had, apparently, zero willpower where he was concerned (Ha! Get it? "Will" power?).

Liking someone as a person made it difficult to have a relationship with just their body. That's a life lesson for you right there.

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Yodamom
I love these authors work. They always writes smart characters, communicators, with realistic hot romances. She's not afraid to make the woman the more sexually advanced either, and she doesn't make this an ego buster for the men. I loved this one, I have so many highlights it's crazy.
Josey, a college student, young unsettled and odd to most finds herself suddenly homeless. She needs to find a job and a place to live quick to support her education. After wearing out her friends couch she is poin
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Cyndi
Jun 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
These two writers are genius together! The characters are so well developed that you feel like you’ve met them somewhere and the plots are full and complete.
Poor Will is an Oklahoma guy transplanted to Ireland where he tries to explore his kink morally. He’s a really nice guy who wants to get through without hurting anyone emotionally.
Josey is a nice Irish lass with a huge capacity for love and spurts honesty in large doses. I love her and am not surprised she fits in with this group so well
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Lacey (Booklovers For Life)
Originally posted at Booklovers For Life

L.H. Cosway and Penny Reid individually are phenomenal writers. Each of their romances are smart, unique, and utterly enjoyable. But when you put these two fantastic authors together, you get something explosive and unputdownable, which is exactly what The Varlet and the Voyeur was. It’s a sports romance, yes, but it was also so much more than that. These two authors are always able to take a romance to the next level, and if you’re looking for a story and
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Jennifer Kyle
Aug 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
3.75 Stars
A
May 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
you can check out more details about this book on my blog -> https://bookworm8619.blogspot.com/201...

I voluntarily reviewed an early copy of this book :) this is the fourth and last installment in this series, and to be honest... I'm sad to hear this... I really grew to love all the characters I met within the pages of these stories... and this duo of co-authors definitely made me feel all the feels throughout those books... but worry not, if you are a little bit overcome with the feelings of
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Anna Banana
May 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars



I loved this so freaking hard!!

It's been a long time since I picked up a book and became so immersed in it that HOURS went by where I did nothing but read. I literally did not move from my bed at all today because I was so in love with this story that L.H. Cosway and Penny Reid had created.

When I had first read the synopsis, I was hesitant. I was worried I wouldn't like it because of the voyeurism sub-plot and I jumped to conclusions of what the book would be like. But if you were lik
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TabReads
May 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
All five of those sweet, honorable, awkward, (and a little kinky) stars. There is so much I want to say about this book but I don’t want to give away any spoilers so I’m going to use a numbered list to truncate and organize my thoughts:

1. Dual POV. I always love romance stories written from a dual perspective. Especially when the characters are so good at masking their true feelings.
2. L.H. & Penny’s and styles blend seamlessly. They both have unique voices and though they show through they
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Sharon
Buddy read with Rose💕

Here are some of my thoughts:
• Cute, cute, cute. I adore Will <3 <3 <3 I was literally dying for his book, and was so glad when I found out Reid and Cosway were going to write a book for him. He is just the sweetest, nicest guy!
• You know what? I was highly skeptical about Josey. I thought she was a bitch in Eilish’s book for being a selfish, unsupportive friend and she seemed vaguely creepy at times with how she talked about athletes/famous people. However, boy did
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L.H. Cosway lives in Dublin, Ireland. Her inspiration to write comes from music. Her favourite things in life include writing stories, vintage clothing, dark cabaret music, food, musical comedy, and of course, books.

She thinks that imperfect people are the most interesting kind. They tell the best stories.

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