Saturday, July 26, 2014

Review: Wicked Magic by Madeline Pryce

Wicked Magic
Release Date: June 11, 2014
Publisher: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
ISBN:   1419992007
ISBN13: 9781419992001
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Review Copy Source: Publisher
Samantha has almost everything she needs to inherit her magic. Everything but Trent, the sexy shapeshifter and local sheriff she’s lusted after her entire life. She’s known for years Trent is destined to be her familiar, but the last time she approached him he turned her down flat.

Trent isn’t about to fork over his bachelorhood to a witch, especially one he knows is too good for him. Turning her down once was easy—she’d been too young and innocent—but Trent never anticipated she’d grow into such an obstinate, sexy, entirely-too-tempting woman. When she serves herself up, deliciously naked, walking away suddenly becomes difficult.

Out of time, Sam focuses on enticing Trent into her bed and into her life. But Sam’s toying with a predator, and once Trent decides he wants her, beneath him and beside him, he’ll pour every ounce of his stubborn pride into protecting what’s his.

WICKED MAGIC was a pretty quick, no-nonsense read with a fast pace and fun characters.  

You can't help but take an instant liking to Samantha. She can take care of herself when needed and has a great attitude. She knows that Trent is the key to unlocking her magic. She threw herself at him years ago but things didn't turn out how she wanted them to. Trent is the sexy werewolf sheriff that Samantha wants, but he's playing hard to get. He's your typical alpha male type and he secretly wants her as well, but refuses to pursue her. The story gets started right away and we know they will end up together by the end but the getting there is all about the drama.

With any novella length book the characters will make or break it and WICKED MAGIC has a great cast. There were a few parts where I was easily able to predict what would happen next but the action and hot scenes make up for that.

I gave it 4/5 stars

* This book was provided free of charge from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.