Review: Too Wicked to Wed- Cara Elliot

Title: Too Wicked to Wed 
Author: Cara Elliot  
Release Date: November, 2011
Publisher: Forever 
Genre: Historical
Rating: 4 Hoots 
Reviewer: April 

Outspoken and independent, Lady Alexa Hendria enjoys the heady freedom of making all her own decisions, even though the challenges of overseeing her family's country estate are daunting. But when a chance encounter with London's most notorious rake awakens a secret longing for adventure, she accepts her aunt's invitation for a Season in Town . . . only to find that breaking the rules of the ton has serious consequences.

The Earl of Killingworth uses his rakehell reputation to hide the fact that poverty has forced him to work for a living. As the owner of a gambling den and brothel, Connor has no time for glittering ballrooms or innocent young ladies. But after a reckless wager leaves him with a new business partner, he is forced to take a risky gamble . . . Will the cards fall in their favor? Alexa and Connor begin to play a dangerous game of intrigue and deception as they seek to outwit a cunning adversary who wants to put them permanently out of business. But if they are not careful, it is the flames of their own fiery attraction that may destroy them. (Goodreads)

Too Wicked to Wed by Cara Elliott is an exciting historical romance. It is the first in a new series Lords of Midnight and is a fabulous start. Too Wicked To Wed has what every romance reader will enjoy, romance, love, rogues, redemption, secrets, passion, intrigue and danger. Alexa and Connor are strong characters and will capture you from the start. Lady Alexa Hendria is a heroine after my own heart! She is outspoken and independent, happiest in the country and determined to get what she wants. Alexa's family has allowed her to become educated and run the family farm. When her brother is in trouble she sets out to help him and in turn meets the Wolfhound, a notorious rake who owns a gaming hell and brothel. 

Connor Linsley, the Earl of Killingworth, cannot believe a lady has come into his brothel for information on her brother. He is shocked and wants to shock Lady Alexa as well...little does he know when he kisses her, he will not be able to stop thinking of her! Connor has a rakehell reputation, a shocking past and has secrets of his own. Together, Lady Alexa and Connor must stay alive, fight their own desires and find their future. A fast paced story that has irresistible temptation and an undeniable passion between two people who are strong willed, wicked and full of intrigue, Too Wicked to Wed is a must read!

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