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ARC Review: Rebel Hard by Nalini Singh

ARC Review: Rebel Hard by Nalini SinghRebel Hard by Nalini Singh
Series: Hard Play #2
Published by TKA Distribution on 18th September 2018
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 409
Format: eARC
Source: the Author
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New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh continues her Hard Play series with a sweet, sexy romance featuring big, fat, OTT weddings, a meddling grandma, and a too-serious hero who needs to be unbuttoned…
Nayna Sharma agreed to an arranged marriage in the hope it would heal the fractures in her beloved family… only to realize too late that a traditional marriage is her personal nightmare. Panicked, she throws caution to the winds, puts on the tiniest dress she can find, and ends up in the arms of a tall, rough-edged hunk of a man who has abs of steel—and who she manages to mortally insult between one kiss and the next.
Abandoned as a child, then adopted into a loving family, Raj Sen believes in tradition, in continuity. Some might call him stiff and old-fashioned, but he knows what he wants—and it’s a life defined by rules… yet he can’t stop thinking about the infuriating and sexy woman who kissed him in the moonlight then disappeared. When his parents spring an introduction on him, the last woman he expects is her. Beautiful. Maddening. A rulebreaker in the making.
He’s all wrong for her. She’s all wrong for him. And love is about to make rebels of them both.

Love Love Love!!

I know I sound like a broken record when I talk about Nalini’s Singh’s book but seriously I love her writing. Her stories whether simple or extremely intricate are just touching and you get lost in whatever world, whether contemporary or fantasy setting she creates.

Nayna Sharma is the friend of Isa (from Cherish Hard book#1), she is a good girl, tries to do her best. Loves her family and is willing to settle to make them happy. Raj Sen is a traditionalist, serious and knows what he wants in life. They are very different to each other but one meeting at a party ends up really changing their outlook and makes them question their wants and need. I really loved Nayna and Raj together, I also really liked that Raj gave Nayna her space. They also had great chemistry and are adorable together!!

I loved Nayna’s grandmother! Nayna’s and her relationship was lovely.

I know a lot people in the western world cannot imagine arranged marriages and family traditions that affect young people from Asian ethnicity but it is very real and its something that’s part of our lives. A lot of us really struggle and really do have if not the same but similar experiences and life described in this book.

The book had the perfect combination of romance, humour, slight drama along with the premise of arranged or love marriage dilemma made it an amazing read!

About Nalini Singh

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Psy-Changeling, Guild Hunter, and Rock Kiss series Nalini Singh usually writes about hot shapeshifters and dangerous angels. This time around, she decided to write about a beautiful, charismatic guitarist with a dark past. If you’re seeing a theme here, you’re not wrong.

Nalini lives and works in beautiful New Zealand, and is passionate about writing. If you’d like to explore her other books, you can find lots of excerpts on her website. Slave to Sensation is the first book in the Psy-Changeling series, while Angels’ Blood is the first book in the Guild Hunter series. Also, don’t forget to swing by the site to check out the special behind-the-scenes page for the Rock Kiss series, complete with photos of many of the locations used in the books.