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"Amusing romp with delightful supernatural creatures."

Kim Vaughn has come to the Castle of Dark Dreams at the request of the unknown owner. A demon hunter from a long line of demon hunters, she's eager to put aside that part of her life to work at the castle as an architect. Unfortunately, there's a lot more going on at this fantasy haven than meets the eye. Accompanied by her less-than- accurate demon detector, Fo, Kim barely sets foot inside the castle before Fo is sounding the alarm. It appears the castle is overrun by a variety of non-human entities. Willing to put aside her demon hunting past and focus on the job at hand, Kim adopts a live-and-let-live philosophy toward the various vampires, werewolves, chaos demons and sex-obsessed demons inhabiting the castle. This works out well since the guy she's attracted to is a centuries old demon named Brynn McNair.

Kim finds she must resume her demon destroying ways when she and Brynn discover that Galveston is overrun with a variety of incubus, succubus and other assorted demons intent on taking over the world. The arrival of Kim's sister and uncle at the castle sets everyone on edge as the battle between good and evil is about to commence.

Ms. Bangs' WICKED PLEASURE is an amusing supernatural romp full of an eclectically delightful collection of trouble makers, chaos creators and demon destroyers. Kim is fun as a demon hunter with a heart, Brynn hotly sympathetic as an unwillingly sex-obsessed demon and Fo is hilarious in her journey of self-realization. This is the second book in a trilogy. While it stands well on its own, it's obvious some of the characters and some back story were in WICKED NIGHTS. Readers might want to make sure they've read it first before embarking on the sensual treat of WICKED PLEASURE.

Reviewed by S J Reyes
Posted October 29, 2006

SUMMARY

A man who can't say no meets a woman who won't say yes...

A MAN WHO CAN'T SAY NO

Brynn McNair has spent the last five hundred years of his existence offering his body to any woman who desires him. The evil entity that created him has made sure that if he tries to resist the compulsion to play love slave, he suffers. So itís no wonder that he thinks of women as his enemy. Until he meets Kimberly Vaughn.

A WOMAN WHO WON'T SAY YES

Kim Vaughn is a demon hunter. Itís a family business and her destiny. But Kim is all about avoiding her destiny. She wants to marry an ordinary guy, have ordinary kids, live in an ordinary house, and work as an architect. No way does she want anything to do with a man who has paranormal connections. Until she meets Brynn McNair.

Kim comes to the Castle of Dark Dreams, the main attraction in a sexy theme park, to plan a few upgrades. She stays to join forces with Brynn and save Galveston from a supernatural takeover. Can a woman who wants to marry Mr. Ordinary and a man who thinks of love as sleeping with the enemy find happiness together? Youíd be surprised.

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Wicked Pleasure
(The Castle of Dark Dreams Trilogy: Book 2)
by Nina Bangs

Berkley Pub Group (Sensation)
February 1, 2007
Available: February 6, 2007
ISBN #0425203727
EAN #9780425203729
320 pages
Paperback (reprint)
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Other Books by
Nina Bangs

Wicked Edge
Eternal Prey
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel Romance
My Wicked Vampire
Eternal Craving
Eternal Pleasure
One Bite Stand
Wicked Fantasy
Surf's Up
A Taste of Darkness
Wicked Nights
Night Bites
Master of Ecstasy
Burning Up
From Boardwalk With Love
Night Games
The Pleasure Master
Unwrapped
Seduction by Chocolate
An Original Sin
Paradise


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