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Review: Cuffed by His Charm (Dirty Little Secrets #4) by Stacey Kennedy

A tabloid scandal unites a powerful mogul and a woman from the wrong side of the tracks in this tantalizing novel from the USA Today bestselling author of Bound Beneath His Pain and the Club Sin series.

The multimillionaire owner of a chain of successful Irish pubs, Gabe O’Keefe loves being in the spotlight almost as much as he loves women. But when all his secrets are exposed in a shameless tabloid, his glistening reputation takes a hit. What hurts most is learning who sold him out: sweet and sensual McKenna Archer, his own employee. Gabe thought he could trust her. But now he’s got bigger problems than keeping his hands off McKenna.

After putting a difficult past behind her, McKenna would never betray Gabe. But she knows someone who would: her brother, a compulsive gambler who owes money all over town. To make things right, McKenna will have to set aside her feelings for her boss. Easier said than done. Gabe oozes pure temptation. But when they team up, McKenna sees that he isn’t the manwhore she always thought. He’s strong. He’s real. And the heat between them is the only thing that makes sense anymore.



My Review

“For one second, pain ripples across his features. And it’s pain that affects me on every level, because I’m feeling the same heartache. It’s the type of hurt that is felt deep in the soul, changing how a person perceives the world, building walls to protect the person they used to be.”

“I can’t even make sense of what I’m feeling. It’s like I’m falling, drowning in a sea of all the things I can’t control.”

“I feel it then. It’s there in the tremble of his body, in his strong grip. He wants to touch me. He wants to own me. He wants to make me his for right now. And there is nothing I need more that him right now.”

Wow! What a crazy ride!! Talk about a book that starts off with a bang! Cuffed by His Charm starts off with one heck of a beginning that will have your eyes glued to the pages and your heart feeling like it was ripped out of your chest in the very next breath. This book totally hit the ground running and never looked back.

In Cuffed by His Charm, it’s Gabe’s turn to tell his story. Just like the previous stories in this series, Gabe’s secrets have been released to the tabloids and just when he thinks he has all the answers, he finds out that he couldn’t possibly be more wrong. He has betrayed the one person who doesn’t deserve it. It will become a race against time. Not only must Gabe and company find out who’s behind the tabloid leaks, but he must also prove to McKenna that there is more to him than meets the eye, that McKenna is worth loving and deserves good things to happen to her…With twists and turns around each corner and explosive chemistry that oozes off the pages, you won’t want to miss this latest addition to the Dirty Little Secrets Series.

Cuffed by His Charm is a terrific addition to the Dirty Little Secrets Series. This story hits the ground running and keeps you begging for more. I was captivated by McKenna and Gabe’s story from page one and could not put it down. From sex to intrigue to betrayal and hits that just keep coming, this book certainly keeps you on your toes. I easily devoured this book in one sitting and couldn’t wait to see how Gabe and McKenna’s story played out.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book, via the publisher and NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review*

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