Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The Wicked Billionaire by Jackie Ashenden


The Tate Brothers were once orphans and they have been raised to do one thing only: protect what is theirs.

As a trained sniper and Navy SEAL, Lucas Tate found the courage to distance himself from the wealthy, wicked patriarch who adopted him. Instead, he’s devoted his life to the elite band of brothers from his unit. So when the widow of one of his former comrades finds herself in apparent danger, Lucas makes it his job to protect her against all enemies... and not let her out of his sights.

Grace Riley feels overwhelmed by Lucas's presence, but the cold-eyed marksman will do anything to keep her safe. Soon the special attention he pays her becomes a wild romantic distraction—one that troubles Grace, since Lucas was so close to her deceased husband. Still, how can she resist Lucas’s intense, ice-blue stare? All she knows is that a life without strong, passionate Lucas is one not worth living. Can Lucas can find a way to honor his former brother-in-arms by saving Grace... and loving her, too?

This high-concept series brings together the glamour of Park Avenue and hot Navy SEALs in dark, smoldering contemporary romances.

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Book 2
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Reviews by the Wicked Reads Review Team

Avid Reader☆☆☆☆
3.5 stars
M/F Romance and some mystery

Lucas and Grace have a difficult relationship. It is mainly that way because Lucas is such a lonely character. Throughout the story I found myself feeling sorry for him over and over – he always seemed to push people away and feel that he deserved to be alone.

Grace is kind and sees through the tough exterior that Lucas presents. However, she also knows when she is deserving of more – for the most part. She has had to overcome a life of being told she wasn't enough. Grace must decide whether or not she can take the leap and put herself out there. I thought that Grace was a character that I could really identify with – the strength that it took to take a chance and open herself up.

Grace and Lucas together were full of chemistry and lust. I did find that Lucas' constant need to push Grace away was somewhat hard to read about – especially since you knew how much Lucas needed Grace.

Lucas' brother will make for an interesting story – I think he has a ton of potential.



Jackie Ashenden lives in Auckland, New Zealand with her husband, the inimitable Dr. Jax, and their two kids and two cats. When she’s not torturing alpha males and their stroppy heroines, she can be found drinking chocolate martinis, reading anything she can lay her hands on, posting random crap on her blog, or being forced to go mountain biking with her husband.

Jackie writes dark, sexy contemporary romance for St Martin’s Press, the titles Mine To Take, Make You Mine, and You Are Mine.

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Reviewers on the Wicked Reads Review Team were provided a free copy of The Wicked Billionaire (Tate Brothers #2) by Jackie Ashenden to read and review.

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