The Rakehell Of Roth Book Review

My content warnings:

  • Hospital scenes/hospitalization
  • Cheating 

My biases:

  • Can’t stand overt, blatant, and obvious rudeness

The Rakehell Of Roth by Amelie Howard 

#2 in The Regency Rogues

Read: October 18, 2021

Star Rating (of 5): ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5

  • Love 2nd chance
  • No major holes in the plot
  • Exciting!
  • Likeable Heroine πŸ¦Έβ€β™€οΈ 

Enjoyment πŸ€—: πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—

  • I’d read it again πŸ€— 
  • Gender bending βœ… 

Heat πŸ”₯ : πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

  • Baseline πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯ if there’s sex on page
  • Risky – in public πŸ˜‚
  • Alot of scenes
  • Starts with a bang πŸ˜‚

Intensity (1 to 100): 80% since 2 public sex scenes

Predictable? (Predictability): N but Y πŸ˜‚

Content warnings: Death of a loved one, Aversion to having kids, β€œillegitimate” children

Prevalent Tropes: Marriage of convenience, Gender bender

Tropes I like! 😍

  1. Caregiving/sick bed
  2. Fake Dating 
  3. Friends to lovers
  4. Found family
  5. Single parent
  6. Bodyguard 
  7. Marriage of convenience 
  8. Disability rep
  9. Forced proximity 
  10. Wallflower 
  11. Bookish heroine
  12. Only 1 bed πŸ›
  13. Teaching 🏫 
  14. Road Trip Romance 
  15. Gender Bender

How it’s used…

Isobel and Winter enter into a marriage of convenience & after their wedding night, he leaves for Lindon for 3 years

Smutty times πŸ˜‹:

  • 1:1st time 
  • 17: Blindfolded 😏 
  • 23: In public πŸ˜‚
  • 24: More in public πŸ˜‚
  • Epilogue: Private room

3-word Summary: Marry then courtdhip

Representation: Drug use

POV: Dual 3rd person

Thoughts πŸ’­:

  • Self punishment
  • Friends and siblings 

Movie/show rec: πŸ€·πŸ½β€β™€οΈ

Published by Listen with Precious

Filipino-American πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Stroke survivor πŸ‘πŸ½ @preciousmoments1128 UC Berkeley alum UNH alum RN @preciousmoments1128 ❀️ HR 🎧 audio listener! πŸ‘©β€πŸ¦½

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