Deceived - Jess Michaels


By Author Jess Michaels

  • Release Date: 2015-10-13
  • Genre: Historical
Book Rating: 4.5/5
Based on 16 Reviews

Deceived - Jess Michaels Book Description

 * * * A hot historical romance from USA Today Bestselling Romance Author Jess Michaels  * * *

Josie Westfall spent a lifetime feeling alone and bullied and an unfortunate incident involving her best friend’s brother, Evan, only made things worse. Still, when she and her mother are invited to the wedding he will be attending, they can’t exactly refuse. She hopes to avoid him, but instead they are thrown together and she is shocked to find that she actually begins to like the man she’s thought of as an enemy for years.
Evan has always felt terrible about what he said to Josie years before, but he’s never quite been able to make it up to her. When he tries, he discovers Josie may have a few secrets and some information about his missing sister. Now he must decide, should he betray her by trading on the unexpected attraction between them and discover what she knows? Or could the possibility of love be worth more than anything else?

Length: Full-length novel 
Sensuality level: Hot and steamy 

This book can be read as a stand-alone novel, but is part of a series (The Wicked Woodleys).

Book Reviews

  • A great read!

    By Teach41731
    This is book 2 in the Wicked Woodleys series. Josie Westfall has been bullied her entire life and an incident involving her best friend's brother didn't help matters. Josie is resigned to the fact that she will never marry even if her mother does everything in her power to see that she does. Looking forward to spending some time in the country, Josie is dismayed to find out that the man that contributed to her years of loneliness will be there too. Evan Woodley has always felt bad about what happened with Josie and has apologized numerous time, but it doesn't seem to help her animosity toward him. When he and his brother think that Josie might know something about their missing sister, her best friend, they concoct a scheme for Evan to seduce the information from Josie. What happens when Evan starts to have real feeling for Josie and she finds out about his and his brother's plan for seduction? Can he make Josie realize that his feelings are real? I love the Woodley family and enjoyed Josie and Evan's story. I liked watching Evan go through his transformation of not liking being around Josie because of her animosity to falling in love with her. This was someone that he had know since they were kids and suddenly he sees her as a woman and feels a very strong attraction to her. On the other hand we have Josie who blames Evan for most of her social problems growing up. She hates it that she feels an attraction for Evan because she doesn't particularly like him. She does finally accept his apology and that is when her feelings for him change. Can't wait to read the next book in the series!! Thanks go out to Jess Michaels for a copy of the book in exchange of an honest review.