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Delicious

(Wicked Lovers #3)

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He can’t control his desire.

Luc Traverson’s entire future is planned out—but there is one very sexy obstacle in his path: Alyssa Devereaux . She’s a former exotic dancer turned strip club owner and restaurateur. Recently, Alyssa and Luc shared one night of wild abandon that left Luc terrified by his loss of self-control—and Alyssa desperate for more.

And that’s just the way
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Paperback, 368 pages
Published March 2nd 2010 by Berkley Trade
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Akouto Von It can be read out of order because each story has nothing to do with another. The author repeats any connections or references about the characters…moreIt can be read out of order because each story has nothing to do with another. The author repeats any connections or references about the characters in other books anyways. (less)

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Auntee
Jul 06, 2009 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Fans of Wicked Ties and Decadent
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Shawna
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Kathleen
Feb 23, 2010 rated it really liked it
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Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)
Delicious was such a treat to read! I’m not usually into the whole baby mama drama, but I think this series is an exception because I’ve come to love all the characters in their own special way.

Alyssa is by far my favourite heroine in this entire series! I loved the fact that she understood her feelings for Luc from the very beginning and knew exactly what she wanted to do. She had ambitions, brains and an inner strength that I really admired. Her past is a haunting one but she still is able to
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seton
Jul 06, 2009 rated it liked it
In the second book in the series - Decadent - Alyssa (platinum blonde bombshell owner of a strip club) and Luc (celebrity chef) enjoyed a detailed sexual interlude. It was obvious that there was something between the two. This is their story.

DELICIOUS starts 3 months after their one night stand. Luc never called her back after that night. Alyssa hopes that they can hook up again and maybe start something for real. Unfortunately, Luc is looking to marry and has been dating a school teacher. There
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Eve Recinella (Between The Bookends)
2.5 Stars

SOOO..I found this book on my iPad and was a little surprised that I hadn't read it yet since I really love this whole series (for the most part) I figured what the heck, I'd give it go...ya, now I know why I skipped this one over!

Luc was an asshole, a horrible judgmental nonredeemable (in my eyes) asshole. What happened to the Luc of the previous book??? This guy in noway resembled that Luc. This one said horrible things to Alyssa, this one thought she was a whore through like 90% of t
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Leah
Mar 30, 2010 rated it really liked it
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Darcy
Nov 11, 2009 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2010, erotica
I really liked this book and would have rated it 4 stars but I really thought Luc was a prick for most of the book. I just wanted to reach into the book and smack him upside the head!!

In the previous book Luc and Alyssa sent a scorching hot night together after which he promptly left, sending her flowers the next day. Part of the deal with them spending the night together had Luc coming back for a week to guest chef in the new restaurant Alyssa was set to open. Alyssa is wanting to take her life
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Elle
I had such high hopes for this book with the way Luke and Alyssa were set up in Wicked Lovers #2. But frankly, I just didn't like Luke after awhile. I knew going into the book that he didn't think very highly of Alyssa regardless of the mutual attraction, but I was really hoping that he wouldn't be so caught up in that until the bitter end.

My feelings on this book (other than my distinct disdain for the leading man) are quite similar to the other books in the Wicked Lovers series. I think there
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Mskychick
Feb 21, 2014 rated it did not like it
Wow, this book was incredibly bad. Pretty much every premise in this book is unbelievable, both romantically and just in life in general
For example, on page 33, Luc essentially calls Alyssa a whore but she's still conspiring to get him to sleep with her?!
Ugh. I couldn't stand this book.
If I could give this book negative stars, I would.
C Joy
I put off reading this after I was a little disappointed with "Decadent", and I didn't care much for Luc and Alyssa. I didn't have any expectations about this, and seeing as I put it on my favorites list is a big surprise, and obviously it's my favorite in this series so far, I have yet to read "Surrender To Me".

This really tore my heart out. It was emotional; tension, anxiety, and a heavy feeling coiled in my gut every time Luc let his jealous dick do the talking, instead of listening to Alyssa
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Tanya (Girl Plus Books)
Random thoughts:

Again, Shayla Black has her characters making mountains out of mole hills. Luc's huge secret/hidden shame is that he is supposedly unable to father a child. And in his eyes this makes him less of a man. Luc's baby obsession and focus on a "suitable" wife and the white picket fence seemed a litte overdone/ridiculous.

I can't remember the last time I loathed a charatcer more than Tyler. What a jackass! The liberties he took with Alyssa, his employer, were jaw dropping. And the fact
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Antz
Mar 07, 2010 rated it did not like it
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Holly
Nov 04, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: menage
OK, I love the books in the Wicked Lovers series, all the people are a little broken and the stories help heal them, that being said, I was really frustrated by what a jerk Luc was in this book, I really liked him in Decadent and I like Alyssa so I had some trouble watching him be so callous, but like any good HEA it ended wonderfully. All in all I would have given it 4 1/2 stars if I could have. I really enjoyed it but for the frustration Luc brought me.
Aure   `Reading With The Dark`
Sep 13, 2012 rated it really liked it
i can think about only word - H O T ! lol
Joy (joyous reads)
Aug 27, 2012 rated it liked it
It didn't take me long to finish this book; and this time, it wasn't because I skipped the sex scenes. Heh. This book was hot! As in, Ghost chilli hot in the Scoble scale. Even so, I was still not as enamoured as I expected to be with this series but I'm going to plow through; because no matter how many times I quibble and complain about these books, I can't deny that I'm addicted. I've said this before; Ms. Black can burn off the pages with her steamy erotica and wouldn't you know it? I can't l ...more
Vintage
This is going to be a rant. Synopsis have already been done etc...

Alyssa the heroine is a kickass h. She's an ex-stripper with quite a past that she has worked to put behind her and improve her life as well as give other women the opportunity to change as well. She's not perfect, but she's a admirable.

The H, Luc, is a pretty boy chef with a mighty and magic p, and is without a doubt one of the dumbest heroes EVER. If there is a wrong decision to make, a conclusion to jump to, Luc's there jumping
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Jennifer
Feb 04, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: shayla-black
Chocolate Mousse and Champagne for everybody! lol Ok so Delicious is the 3rd book in the Wicked Lovers series. In this one we have celebrity chef hottie Luc (Deke's cousin) and Alyssa (Strip Club owner and friend of Jack) who after their hot sexy night together in Deke's book Decadent find their way back to each other as Luc is honoring a pact he made with Alyssa about helping her out at her new restaurant business for a week. The sexual tension and the feelings ignite almost immediately. Luc is ...more
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Mar 31, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: erotic
OMG could two characters jump to the wrong conclusions a little bit more?? I was pulling my hair out with this one. They didnt communicate about the most basic to the most cosmic things!
I gave the book five stars becuase it still dragged me in hook, line and sinker.
Luc was so adorable in the last book that I couldnt wait to read his own book. I was glad that this book wasnt so into bongage or menage' as the first two and there was no anal. It was more about his trying to manage his feeling for
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Kim O
Mar 23, 2011 rated it really liked it
WOW, I really enjoyed this book. I wanted Luc to have his HEA so bad since it didn't work out for him in the previous book. He had issues which thank God he was able to overcome. He is one intense, stubborn, sexy man. I went from wanting to strangle him one minute to thinking how lucky Alyssa was to have a man like him desire her that much the next. Alyssa is a very likeable character. She is misunderstood but strong. She was a great person to get to know. I loved how Luc helped her with the res ...more
Stephanie
Oct 19, 2009 rated it really liked it
This was a 4.5 star read for me. Let me warn you though if you are hoping that Luc will be the sweetie that he was in book two, you will be disappointed.

With that said, I really did end up liking him a lot. He does something toward the end of the book that is so amazingly unselfish, when he has been a selfish judgmental asshat though out the rest of the book that he manages to redeem himself.

I really like Alyssa a lot. Her strength and tenacity to not fit the stereotypical stripper role were co
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Nícky
Jan 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
El mejor de toda la saga!! Que razón tenía mi Ana cuando me dijo que el libro de Luc era brillante, lo es!!! Tiene un buen argumento, Alyssa es brillante, con un pasado traumático y sin embargo con carácter y un presente ganado a pulso. Luc es un idiota redomado jajajaj pero es dulce, apasionado, entregado... y aunque he querido darle un par de golpes durante todo el libro, le he amado igual que Alyssa. Me encantó Hunter y sus sonrisas, Tyler y su forma de poner a cien a Luc, y las fresas con ch ...more
Krista
Aug 27, 2015 rated it it was ok
Never has a book made me feel more stabby than this one. Alyssa and Luc were so lacking of basic communication skills, it was ridiculous. The only thing more ridiculous was their constant inaccurate internal musings about the others' thoughts and motivations. It was irritating and frustrating and made me not like either of them very much.
Riz
Apr 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
4 Stars!

I wasn't supposed to enjoy this book this much!
Actually I must admit that for the beginning I slighty underestimated this book (my bad! huh!), but thank God I kept going to read this book, aaand I really liked it! :D
Laurie Garrison
If your one that likes a love, hate, on again off again relationship, with suspense this could be for you. To tell you the truth, I don’t normally get into these love hate relationship, but this one I couldn’t put it down. The thing that kept me going was it was so full of emotions. At times I couldn’t stand either one Luc or Alyssa then at times I really liked them. This is how it would go, as soon as they were able to stand each other and everything looking good then Luc with his jealousy woul ...more
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Tiffany
Nov 04, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: own
If you can’t stand the heat then get out of the kitchen

Luc Traverson know what he wants and knows hot to get it. He has everything planned out. He’s an accomplished chef, with cookbooks and his own TV show coming out. He knows that he wants to get married and that he wants to have children. He wants a wife who could be a mom like his mom was. Now he has to go to Louisiana to fill a promise he made three months ago. Should be easy, go there and stay a week and cook for a restaurant. The problem?
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Michelle(Chelle) aka Nightshade - Cake Whisperer
Well let me think how to review this book. There were parts that I absolutely LOVED and of course their was my Luc, super yummy chef. But, there were also a few scenes that I thought were out of line ad a couple that really pissed me off.

Luc Traverson goes to Louisiana to see through on his side of the deal he made with Alyssa Deveraux from when she agreed to do a menage with Luce & his cousin Deke when Luc was trying to get his cousin Deke to realize how much he loved Kimber.

Luc agreed to
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Judi
Apr 03, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: erotica, april-2010
So I was looking forward to Delicious. It didn't take me long to realize this was probably not the most appropriate book to be reading at the gym?!? Good thing I had my book cover on it....Yikes!

Hot shot chef Luc Traverson broke the golden rule all readers know: Never judge a book by its cover. In this case that book is Alyssa Devereaux, former exotic dancer turned strip club/restaurant owner.

I did not like Luc at the start of this book. I found him to be a judgemental, hypocritical walking hard
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Wicked Lovers (1 - 10 of 13 books)
  • Wicked Ties (Wicked Lovers, #1)
  • Decadent (Wicked Lovers, #2)
  • Surrender to Me (Wicked Lovers, #4)
  • Belong to Me (Wicked Lovers #5)
  • Mine to Hold (Wicked Lovers, #6)
  • Ours to Love (Wicked Lovers, #7)
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