Thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for the complimentary ARC. All opinions provided are my own.
Sophie Jordan’s The Scoundrel Falls Hard was such a fun read that ticks major boxes for me:
🔨 An unconventional pairing.
Gwen Cully’s a blacksmith & Kellan Fox’s a conman whose con has been discovered & who takes refuge in her smithy.
🔨 She saves him.
🔨 Sizzling 🔥.
Honestly Sophie Jordan writes such great 🔥 scenes. The build-up between the ever-resourceful, determined not to fall Gwen & Kellan, the charming rogue finding redemption in a quieter life, is superb & then when they finally fall 👀, let’s just say they aren’t the only ones to see 🥵 🔥 .
🔨 A standout heroine.
She’s 28, nearly 6 feet tall, often wears pants, & is solely responsible for her home & livelihood until she gets some help from the friendly conman next door (he doesn’t actually live next door).
I flew through the pages of this one.
Sophie Jordan brings it on the emotional front too & by the ending my little heart was going pitter patter at how settled the couple is & how Kellan has found a home with his Viking love that’s far more satisfying than the rootless life he had before.
This was a good time!
4.5 ⭐️. Release date: 08/23.
Give me that HEA, please.
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