Slightly Dangerous

By Mary Balogh,

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All of London is abuzz over the imminent arrival of Wulfric Bedwyn, the reclusive, cold-as-ice Duke of Bewcastle, at the most glittering social event of the season. Some whisper of a tragic love affair. Others say he is so aloof and passionless that not even the greatest beauty could capture…


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Slightly Dangerous is a Regency romance, and it’s book 6 in the Slightly series. Wulfric Bedwyn is the hero, and I would compare him to Fitzwilliam Darcy. To understand Wulfric, to see him as he truly deserves, you should read the first 5 books in the series, as well. You will discover a family of six stubborn, risk-taking, highly intelligent siblings, headed by Wulfric. And Wulfric is, without a doubt, the most misunderstood. And the most brilliant. My heart pounds every time he speaks. I can’t tell you how much I longed for his family to learn how much he…

Slightly Dangerous is a historical romance novel where you will root and completely fall head over heels for the main hero. I absolutely love how the author wrote the hero’s character in such a way that you find yourself intertwined with him, mind, body, and soul. He is a sort of hero where everyone believes him to be dangerous and heartless, but is the opposite, and this story will take you on the journey of that discovery. Especially when the heroine realizes this as well. This book makes you become a cheerleader, where you will find yourself speaking and whispering…

The Slightly series has one only slightly likable hero. It is done so well. Of course, Wulfric Bedwyn, the unreachable and aloof Duke of Bewcastle, is the one I waited for anyway. I really was curious how Ms. Balogh would create any kind of romance out of such a fascinating but distant character yet she pulls it off. Enter a vibrant and unpredictable heroine that throws him at every turn, but is just so likable you are in her corner all the way, and somehow she makes him likable as well because she reveals his vulnerable side that he so…

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