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Temptation

(Secrets of Winworth #2)

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Violent dreams, and shattered souls
Beautiful demons without remorse

A cold heart and a vicious touch
Who is a monster, and who is not?



Lies.
Secrets.
Tragedies.

Skylar thought she had seen it all—monsters with pretty faces, friends with terrible secrets and lives filled with beautiful lies.
But she was wrong.

In Winworth, nothing was as it seemed.

Not The Order ruling over th
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Kindle Edition, 337 pages
Published April 20th 2022
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❥ KAT ❥ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books
The anticipation of awaiting release day for this after falling down the previous books cliffy was brutal. This series so far is sick, twisted and has more bumps and turns than a roller coaster.
More secrets uncovered, more suspense thrown in, even though this wasn’t as dark as the previous book it still had me inhaling the pages.
And for good measure we’re thrown head first over another cliffy this one more deadly than the other.
25 Readings Or More
Apr 18, 2022 rated it it was amazing
OMG 🤯🤯
I could never guessed Temptation would have taken this direction...
I could never thought I would have loved Ash more than before!
I could never thought I would have loved Dylan!!!
And I definitely could never guessed i would have seen my baby 😍😍😍

Temptation was not what I expected... it was better!!
There are so many things, details, scenes, emotions...i don't even know where to start!!

The whole Ash/Dylan/Skylar relationship was freaking amazing 😍😍
Seeing Ash and Dylan together?! I swear my
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💜VGreedyReader🖤
★4.20 tempting stars ★

~𝑰 𝒕𝒉𝒐𝒖𝒈𝒉𝒕 𝑰 𝒘𝒐𝒖𝒍𝒅 𝒃𝒆 𝒂𝒃𝒍𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒓𝒖𝒏 𝒂𝒘𝒂𝒚 𝒇𝒓𝒐𝒎 𝒎𝒚 𝒔𝒂𝒅𝒏𝒆𝒔𝒔, 𝒇𝒓𝒐𝒎 𝒎𝒚 𝒈𝒓𝒊𝒆𝒇, 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒎𝒚 𝒑𝒂𝒊𝒏. 𝑩𝒖𝒕 𝑰 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒔𝒐 𝒇𝒖𝒄𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒘𝒓𝒐𝒏𝒈. 𝑨𝒏𝒅 𝑰 𝒌𝒏𝒆𝒘 - 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒘𝒂𝒔𝒏'𝒕 𝑷𝒖𝒓𝒈𝒂𝒕𝒐𝒓𝒚. 𝑻𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝑯𝒆𝒍𝒍~

Welcome to Winworth, where all your most feared nightmares come true. Who’s going to save you from the Order? Lies, deceits and forbidden feels are at stake in this twisted fascinating tale. Leila will mercilessly mess with your head and you won’t just love it, you will be drunk with pleasure craving more of what s
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Mandy’s Book Reviews
May 17, 2022 rated it it was amazing
This book was so damn good!!! Talk about plot twists and thickens!!! Wow I am speechless after that ending ! I don’t even know what to say other than read this book!!! And hang on for the dark and twisted ride and prepare yourself for a doozy of a ending!
Emma Fisk
Apr 22, 2022 rated it really liked it
Shelves: dark-romance
“My soul crumbled, cried, screamed, and shattered, touched by filthy hands, clawed by monsters surrounding me.”


She’s done it again. She’s just left me hanging off my chair 😂 literally.
Little review. As I just finished and it’s fresh in my mind.
I’ll be honest this wasn’t what I expected at all. Before the book was released I thought how is this going to plan out.? @authorlkreid put her creative mind to work and came out with another great book.

Parts turned my stomach, some parts put the biggest
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MissDankReads
Apr 20, 2022 rated it it was amazing
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Kay Daniels (Kay Daniels Romance)
A twisted, dark, monstrous story that completely blew my mind!

What a lusty, dark tale this was. Skyler is torn between two men, a man she's known her entire life, a man she now knows is a monster, but how does she separate the man from the monster? 

AND

A man who came to town, made her fall for him, only to find out she's been used as a pawn in his own wicked games, but tell that to her traitorous heart.  

The two men also have demons whispering in their ears and it's delicious and wonderful and wh
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giovana
“Brilliant, incredible, amazing, show stopping, spectacular, never the same, totally unique, completely not ever been done before.”

I am speechless with everyting that happened in this book, seriously. Never in a million years I would have expected for the story to go this way, I’m impressed. I won’t deny that I was kinda scared when Leila told us it would be MMF, but I’m in love with the three of them; Dylan, Ash and Skylar still have a lot to do on terms of their relationship, but is clear that
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macy myddelton
Apr 17, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-2022
THIS WAS BRILLIANT. HIGHLY RECOMMEND.

I loved Apathy (the first book in this series) and now Temptation has almost topped my love for it.

The world building for Winworth and the surrounding areas is brilliant. Reid has managed to set up such a clear picture for the depravity that takes place in the town Winworth, in such a short amount of time and that itself is such a talent.

Skylar, Ash and Dylan further saw more progression in their stories throughout this book, which I highly enjoyed.

DYLAN
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Brianna - Mindfulnessreading
May 29, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Winworth Pulls You In Deep
5 stars
When you are poisoned throughout your whole life, your body starts adjusting until it becomes one with the poison that tried to kill you.

LK Reid just doesn’t know how to not completely rock your world. Temptation is full of unpredictable choices fueled by overwhelming passion that just entraps a character like no other. There’s a deep darkness in Winworth, and everyone is a little depraved in their own way. And LK Reid makes us readers willing to bleed for more
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Sam
Apr 26, 2022 rated it it was amazing
L K Reid let the darkness and depravity of Winworth run riot and drown out any flicker of light. The youth in this town were born in the dark and baptised in obsidian, their souls if they're left are barely holding on.

Sky drowns in pain, her pain, her friends pain and their pain. Those who were meant to protect her have done nothing but hurt and lie to her. The weight of the lies and betrayals comes crashing down on her spectacularly and truths bleed through the cracks in the iron facades everyo
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Courtney
Apr 20, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Winworth were darkness calls home, nightmares are real, and the monsters are breathing down your neck, but are the monsters that keep the demons away truly evil or just fighting to survive?
Skylar found herself in this crazy situation at the end of Apathy and now she is face to face with not only her own evil nightmare but someone she truly loves and can’t grasp that guy standing in front of her is the one that spent years being her comfort. When choices are taken away from her she has to do wha
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Erin Figueiredo
Apr 26, 2022 rated it it was amazing
“Sometimes a monster is just a victim that didn’t have anyone to save him.”

OMFG!! Temptation goes way beyond where I expected the story to go. I had no idea that things would progress this way and I am just blown away by it right now! Not only am I shocked with what transpired right before my eyes, I am in a state of utter speechlessness after finishing this masterpiece. The poignant word weaving brought out all kinds of emotions from me while reading. I laughed a little, I cried a bit, and I de
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Kristina
Apr 20, 2022 rated it it was amazing
This is a continuation of the events that take place in Apathy.

The catacombs - a place for those to come to live and to die. Blood will be shed and human sacrifice isn’t off of the table, and Dylan, Skylar and Ash are all tied into the catacombs in one way or another. The town in which the catacombs reside, Winworth, holds many secrets, often with blood spilled. Without spoiling anything, we learn how our trio are tied into the catacombs and what it means for them down the line. Will Skylar, Ash
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Sarah Copland
Apr 17, 2022 rated it really liked it
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Teresa Juckett (Give Me All The Book's)
Oh man I have been waiting on this book to come out and let me say that it was so worth the freaking wait. This picks up where Bk1 Apathy left off at and it didn't stop till it got to that bomb Leah drops on that cliffhanger ending. I tell you if there ever was a girl who could get herself into more trouble her name would be Skylar even though she thinks she is doing the right thing she has to understand when people are trying to kill you that you don't go off by your da self. This town of Winwo ...more
ashtag_reads
Apr 21, 2022 rated it it was amazing
ʰᵒᵖᵉ ʷᵃˢ ᶠᵒʳ ᶠᵒᵒˡˢ, ᵃⁿᵈ ⁱ ʷᵃˢ ᵗʰᵉ ᵇⁱᵍᵍᵉˢᵗ ᵒⁿᵉ ᵒᶠ ᵗʰᵉᵐ.

I am obsessed with these characters! This is a *dark* dark romance, and if you have triggers, you’re definitely going to want to check them. The author will push your limits. This book picks up right where Apathy left off, and the intensity is all still there.

I loved the emotional toll this book took. It is not shy about dragging you down into the dark and gritty depths with the characters, and the author doesn’t skim over the emotions. The
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Susan
Apr 25, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Oh wow, what an incredible read! This is book two and picks up right where Apathy left off. You have to read book one first as this is not a standalone. This is a dark read, so make sure you pay attention to the trigger warnings. Without giving anything away, I will say that the story is so full of twists and turns with many lies starting to come to light. I enjoyed Dylan the most in this book. I would certainly recommend reading. I received an advanced reader copy and I'm leaving this review vo ...more
Victoria Wyatt
Apr 28, 2022 rated it it was amazing
From the start it is twisted. Dylan is love and take care of Skylar. As she grows up believing one thing only to find out all she thought she knew were lies, secrets an illusion. This dark and twisted read kept me engrossed that I could not put it down.
 •Cici• Theory of A Dreamer Book Blog♥
4.25 Stars!!

As soon as i reached the end of Apathy i couldn't wait for more! I started looking forward to this second installment right away. I picked it up as soon as i could. I got right back into the Secrets of Winworth world! I really enjoyed this second installment!

Skylar's journey continues! I wasn't sure what all was going to happen next with her, Ash, and Dylan and that had me even more glued to this installment. I really liked how this world and it's characters hooked me so quickly.

Thes
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Kristen
Apr 22, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Temptation is the second book in the Secrets of Winworth series and picks right up where Apathy left off. I never thought I would fall in love with Dylan after what he did, but it's happened. Everything Dylan did was out of love and to protect Skyler, but when he finds out the truth of her Hell, it only fuels his rage for everything his parents have done and this is the start of a war.

The secrets that have been kept all around from Sky start to come out, and they change EVERYTHING.

I can't even
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Bambi Bloomfield
Apr 22, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Temptation is book two and Apathy must be read first.

Wow! This book is dark and twisted but also a fantastic read! The author told an incredible story!

This book starts a sneak peek into Dylan's, past, his story and a little explanation of why he became the way he was. Then it picks up right where Apathy left off.

But it didn't go in the direction I thought it would. Still full of twists, turns, and lots of dark aspects, but I think the growth of the relationship of Skylar, Ash, and Dylan is tra
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havocbookgirl
Apr 20, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Back to Winworth we go to the town of so many dark secrets and L.K. absolutely delivered in Temptation.

Full of so many twists and turns throughout the entire book, what a ride it was. It left me needing the next book like now.

The building in this series is absolutely phenomenal, dark and twisted and you just never know what’s going to pop off next.

The dynamic between Skylar, Ash, and Dylan was something I had no idea we would need but here we are it was delicious watching them need one another
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nothing but amazing books Lacey Threapleton Wygerde
Holy shit I have been waiting for this book and L.K.Reid did not disappoint . This book will draw you in and keep you captivated right till the end . So much happens between these pages that making your damn head spinning and I had trouble putting it down so desperate what happens next and definitely kept me on the end of my seat and need book please I am dying to find out what happens next !!!



Saucy Sierra
Playing with fire

The burn in this book is steaming. Not just a passionate burn but a scorned burn. So many secrets kept from Sklyar. They expose themselves in such painful ways. All of her friends and family have been telling false truths her entire life. Dylan might be her salvation, but Ash will be both of theirs savior. Dark and twisted this book reads. I expected nothing less from this fabulous author.
Catherine Barton
Apr 24, 2022 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2022
Holy darkness. Twist and turns, thinking you know what’s going to happen next and then being proven wrong. Keep you on the edge of your seat from beginning to ending.
Britt
Apr 18, 2022 rated it it was amazing
This is book two in the secrets of winworth series and WOW. The first was so good but this one just had me on the edge of my seat trying to figure out who was who and what was what.
This picks up right after the events of book one so you absolutely should read these in order. All our sick, twisted and desperate characters are back in this mysterious town. Skylar is starting to see the monsters more clearly- family or not, she isn’t safe and the two men in her life want to protect her. But can As
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BullyResQ
Apr 22, 2022 rated it it was amazing
So beyond loving this story, just absolutely hooked!!! The twists and turns and all the secrets and lies that are coming to light. I am not sure that I will ever get enough!!!
Valerie Parker
Apr 21, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Yesss yesss yesss. I finished this ARC pretty fast and am reviewing late because I had to read book 1 and then this one. Book two Temptation was alot of action! I love this one. So full and just wowwwww alot happened for sure. Dylan. Lovebug Dylan. Wow. Dylan Chapter 9🥲🤯😵‍💫🥴🖤❤️‍🩹❤️‍🩹❤️‍🩹❤️‍🩹❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥 wowww. I burn for him. He is so full of love and no one to give it too. So sad. Sooo soo sad. Jeeeez I can't stand the horrible people in this book. Dylan is not horrible. But gosh dang it I love ...more
Joy  Avery
Apr 30, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆     Heat: 🌶🌶🌶

Angst: 💣💣💣      Plot: 📚📚📚📚📚

Cliffhanger: ✅️

Trigger Warnings: ☠️ ☠️ ☠️ please educate yourself 

Tropes: twisted romantic suspense, small town, MMF, secret society, revenge/murder

Skylar knows evil. In the town of Winthrop, monsters have beautiful faces, friends possess nightmarish secrets and everyone's lives carry their own lies to keep. Never take what you see at face value. The Order rules over the small town.  Strangers keep showing up and friends are exposed as strang
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L.K. Reid is a dark romance author who hates slow walkers and people being mean for no reason. She lives with her two cats, Freya and Athena, and she’s still figuring out the whole “adult” thingy.

In her opinion, Halloween should be a public holiday, and she also has a small obsession with all things historical—especially Greek mythology. During high school, she wanted to be an archaeologist, and
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