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Bittersweet Revenge

(The Patricians #2)

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  168 ratings  ·  45 reviews
Esme had thought she was free, but a shocking revelation forces her to return to Stonewood.

There she must deal with life-altering secrets and lies, as well as face the consequences of running away.

Caleb is angrier than ever, hell-bent on punishing her for what he considers to be the greatest betrayal.

As she delves deeper into the past with the aid of unlikely allies, even
Published June 25th 2020
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Anna Theurer (Anna's Bookshelf)
This book swept me away with its enthralling characters & engaging storyline and be prepared to forgo sleep as you will want to devour this book in one sitting. Bittersweet Revenge picks up right where Bittersweet Legacy left off and you will be pulled into a story full of intrigue, scheming, mystery, and romance.

I adored Esme and her feisty spirit. This girl is definitely no wilting flower. She is resilient and has a backbone as she continually challenges Caleb. Caleb vacillates hot and cold as
Amber Dene
May 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: e-kindle-read
Th conclusion of a great story is always one of the most exciting and sad experience to true book lovers. The ending to this story is no exception. The mystery and misdirection of the “Who done it” was absolutely a perfect read. The budding romances make you wonder if spin offs are in the air. Everything but one was wrapped up perfectly. (I smell a spin off)I can’t wait to read more story’s from RG Angel.
Ashley Cestra
Jun 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wow Wowww wowowow !!
Man this book two is as good, if not better than the first one!
When it was all coming together my heart was pumping through the roof! I can not believe how much depth and character development was in this story! The characters really evolved and I loved every minute of this read!
The author did a phenomenal job writing and I was very very pleased with how everything played out!
Fay (Funkybooklover78) Moore
Jun 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Bittersweet revenge ...

I don’t even know how to start with this review .
Seriously R.G has blown me away again .

Esme is back and she’s out to prove her worth, with danger lurking round every corner.
But no one and nothing can keep our girl down.
She’s a fighter.

Caleb is more confused than ever .
Does he trust her.
Does he hate her.
Is she his one?
Or is she his enemy .

I loved Archie and I can’t wait for him to get his story .

The twist’s in this book want you flipping pages to see what’s going on. But t
R.G. Angel
Jun 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I have to admit i loved writing this opus even more than I did book 1. And i really hope you'll be satisfied with the conclusion of Esme's and Caleb story :) ...more
Mandy’s Book Reviews
This book captivated and intrigued me with this enthralling storyline from start to finish I couldn’t put it down! I was so excited to get this second book after reading Bittersweet Legacy , I knew immediately that I’d found a gem and this author didn’t disappoint! This story was intense and emotional and full of secrets lies betrayals and a mystery that is over a decade old ! I loved the chemistry between Esme and Caleb they just couldn’t deny there feelings for each other . The character devel ...more
Bookiechick  Reviews
Jun 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I love this series!
This is a dark romance, enemies to lovers book. Full of mystery, cruel and crude men and a whole heap of bittersweet romance.
I love Caleb and Esme, the dark and light, the complexities yet simple dynamic of their relationship is one I love reading. I have to say the character progression and development for Caleb is my favourite. Through out we see his edges smooth out as he battles with himself and his emotions towards esme. The pace was set beautifully and was so captivat
Sophie Ruthven
Jun 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
For a debut author this series will shock you in the very best way. The skills already showing to the depth of the characters and plot take some authors years to acquire.

Been dying to read this book since finishing Bittersweet Legacy, wanting to get answers and to see if love does find a way to bloom amongst the rubble of years of hidden secrets and vendettas...Also hoping to see the sibling bond grow more in this book as we saw glimpses of it towards the end of book one. I'm glad this book has
Wendy Livingstone
Jun 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is the 2nd book in this series and continues straight on from where #1 ended. Esme is back and is stronger and more determined than ever, and Caleb is conflicted whether he can trust her or not, and he is obsessed with his journey of revenge. This is a well written story which is action packed, and is gritty, and with twists, secrets, danger, lies, intrigue, mystery, and is a thrilling story with engaging characters and an in-depth plot. I look forward to reading more from this author and r ...more
Julie Workman-Bookaholic Sisters Blog
I loved this book as much as I did book1

Caleb and esme were wonderful, caleb was broody while emse was the calm in the storm.

Everything about this story pulled me in, it took my heart on a wild ride and I loved every second of it, i couldnt out it down i read it in one sitting.

Amazing!!, cant wait to learn more the other characters.
Patricia Plascencia

I absolutely loved this series, I devoured both books. Actually I had to wait for Bittersweet Revenge and it felt like it took forever 😂 but it was definitely worth the wait..

If you are looking for a great story to get lost in then I would definitely recommend this series. Caleb is my new favorite anti-hero ...
Jun 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-2020
Okay, so I was really counting down the days for this second book and OMG, it is soooo good!!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 R.G. Angel did such a great job keeping the story interesting from the start to finish. I’m not going to spoil anything but I can say this: at the end, I’ve cried 😭😭😭. If you haven’t red the first book, Bittersweet Legacy, I highly recommend it because you need to know all the details before starting this book. Bonus: both books are AMAZING!!! Can’t wait to read more of R.G. Angel’s work!
Clare Harrison
Jun 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
She escaped him and the life of the rich, and became Diane, but it came with a price, a piece of her heart.

He vowed to find her and bring his fiancee home again and that he did.

But she came back too easily. Is she really as innocent as she seems or is simply the act of a master manipulator who has a cunning plan up her sleeve..?

I knew this book was guarenteed to be angsty and angry, dangerous and with elements of suprise along the way and I was not disappointed! I got all that I asked for along
Melissa Gloria - Meli’s Books and Coffee
I have been chomping at the bits to see how Esme and Caleb's story turns out and I FLOVED their conclusion in Bittersweet Revenge. My patience was so worth the wait. Esme's story is emotional heartfelt and I loved how you see her strength grow and her true feelings unravel with each page. Oh my Caleb, I loved this broody alpha hole since the first book and in Bittersweet Revenge he became my favorite. His character is angry and always feels he has to have his guard up, and there's one part in th ...more
Ashley Estep The Art of Reading
So where do I even start? RG Angel just blew me away with this epic conclusion to Esme and Caleb's story. Bittersweet Legacy was amazing and Angel just upped her game with Bittersweet Revenge.

Caleb and Esme were PERFECT in this book! Esme is back to prove herself. She's feisty and fierce. Caleb is angry and doesn't trust Esme. He wants revenge and battles his own feelings. One thing is for sure their chemistry is still there and as explosive as ever.

Lies, secrets, and betrayal are lurking around
Jun 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I didnt think I could love book 2 better than book 1 and damn i did!! I was so waiting for this book and it didn't disapoint at all.
I loved it had dual POV - it helped me to get into Caleb's head and i'm so in love with him now!!
The plot took me mby surprised and i'm so happy that some bully romance out there have actual strong plots like it's the case in the Patricians series.
I adored them all and I'm dying to read about the others characters - R.G is now a one-clic auth
Jun 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
Esme and Caleb's conclusion was great. Full of secrets and suspense this duet had me hooked me from book one. Esme is so sweet and kind and Caleb was cold and calculating but Esme is his weakness but together they complete each other. ...more
Gitanjali  .C
Jun 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The conclusion is epic and mind blowing..I loved how the boys teamed up and all the twists were totally unexpected.With a burning chemistry and all the possessiveness I loved reading every single page of this book. Cant wait to read Archie's book. ...more
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Jul 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
I really liked this book and it was so good to be back in this world. There were a lot going on and some of them I didn't see coming. Some were good and some were not that good but everything ended so well for Esme and Caleb. I liked both of them and they were so good for each other. I think Esme brought up best in Caleb. Can't wait for Archie's and Taylor's story. ...more
Jun 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Got lucky to win an ARC and OMG books 2 is even better than book 1. I loved the dual POV and it really helped me to understand Caleb better. Esme is also a very strong yet kind and loving.
The story was well written and managed to take me by surprise.

I am sad their story is done but love, love love.
Jennifer Pierson
Jul 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
HOLY HELL! R.G. Angel leveled up with Bittersweet Revenge! Since it picks back up where Book 1 left off, YOU HAVE TO READ Bittersweet Legacy (Book 1) FIRST! Esme is a fantastic heroine full of sass & a feisty spirit which really messes with Caleb's head. He's a bit dark since he's been focused on revenge for her betrayal, so he definitely doesn't know what to do with his feelings getting stronger. It makes for an intense push & pull that continually shoots sparks in every direction which was so ...more
Sally Mieske
Jun 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved the ending to this story! Great character development and plots twists you won’t see coming. I couldn’t put it down, I needed to know what was happening. There were times I couldn’t swipe fast enough.

Bittersweet Revenge picks up we’re Bittersweet Legacy left off. Esme left, but now she’s back. Caleb doesn’t rust her. He acts like he despises her. Esme, being the sweetheart she is, just goes with the flow. She figures she deserves his wrath for leaving him in the first place. In the mids
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Love love loved how Caleb and Esme story ended.

In this one I liked how much everyone suffered for a little bit 😈. Sorry but it made everyone realize their wrongs and acknowledge their feelings. I felt the plot was well written, good flow of events and the characters growth showed.

I was so mad at Caleb at most of the book, I understand that he felt betrayed and was really mad but that thing he did was no excuse, he didn’t want what his parents had and he was going for the same instead of fixing
Cassie Mullens
Jul 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love this duet!

The author does a beautiful job of character development and of explaining the trauma that plagues them. The characters’ inner dialogue is on point. Don’t miss out!
Liz Parker
Jul 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
OMG a thousand yes’ the conclusion to Caleb and Esme is everything it should be and more..

More drama, more angst, steamy scene’s, alphaness, adoration, possessiveness.

I loved the snippets of future in the epilogues- what a wonderful life they have and give eachother
Holly Welch
Apr 07, 2020 marked it as to-read
When is this book coming out? I'm so ready for book 2. ...more
Kerri’s Reading Corner
Jun 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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When I first read Bittersweet Legacy back in January, I quickly became obsessed. I just couldn't get enough. The characters. The drama. The world. I was hooked. Bittersweet Revenge seemed like it was a lifetime away but the wait was worth Every. Freaking. Minute. The conclusion of Esme and Caleb's
Heather M Callahan
Not bad!

Overall, this series wasn’t too bad. The 2nd book was definitely better than the first where it was just kinda strange that the main characters were “in love” after like 3 This one was better, but the writing was still a little choppy. Yes you can tell the author is British with some of the wording, but that didn’t bother me. It was some of the phrasing and conversations where Caleb went from speaking like a 18yr old to a 50yr old! That happened quite a bit! Also the tim
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R.G Angel is a trained lawyer, world traveler, coffee addict, cheese aficionado, avid book reviewer and blogger.

She considers herself as an ‘Eclectic romantic’ and wants to write romance in every sub-genre she can think of.

When she is not busy doing all her lawyerly mayhem, and because she is living in rainy Britain, she mostly enjoys indoor activities such as reading, watching TV, playing with he

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