Review: How to Misbehave by Ruthie Knox

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4 Stars

How to Misbehave was the perfect quick sexy romp I needed. I enjoyed the contradictions the main character, Amber, exhibited. She appears innocent on the outside, but she’s completely secure and confident on the inside. Maybe it takes her getting angry to show her bolder side, but that defiance was cool in my opinion. Tony was also a bit of a contradiction himself. He wants to be the guy who loves them and leaves them, but he’s deeper and more sensitive than that inside. He wants to have the happily ever after, but for reasons we later find out, he doesn’t feel he’s worth that.

I appreciate the emotional depths of this novella. And the sexy times are sexy yet intimate. Basically the perfect balance. I’m looking forward to meeting the rest of the Clarks and getting to know them. I also hope we get a Patrick, Tony’s brother, story one day!

Ruthie Knox always delivers on these novellas and you guys should definitely pick them up if you haven’t already. Go on! Do it! :)

Book Info

How to Misbehave by Ruthie Knox
Series: Camelot #1
Published by Loveswept
Pub Date: January 28th 2013
Pages: 121
Format: eBook | Source: Purchased
Genres: AdultContemporaryRomance
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What woman can resist a hot man in a hard hat? Beloved author Ruthie Knox kicks off her new Camelot series with this deliciously sexy original novella, in which a good girl learns how to misbehave . . . with all her heart.

As program director for the Camelot Community Center, Amber Clark knows how to keep her cool. That is, until a sudden tornado warning forces her to take shelter in a darkened basement with a hunk of man whose sex appeal green lights her every fantasy. With a voice that would melt chocolate, he asks her if she is okay. Now she’s hot all over and wondering: How does a girl make a move?

Building contractor Tony Mazzara was just looking to escape nature’s fury. Instead, he finds himself all tangled up with lovely Amber. Sweet and sexy, she’s ready to unleash her wild side. Their mutual desire reaches a fever pitch and creates a storm of its own–unexpected, powerful, and unforgettable. But is it bigger than Tony can handle? Can he let go of painful memories and let the force of this remarkable woman show him a future he never dreamed existed?

Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from these Loveswept titles: Along Came Trouble, Flirting with Disaster, and Room at the Inn.



About Ruthie Knox

USA Today bestselling author Ruthie Knox writes contemporary romance that’s sexy, witty, and angsty—sometimes all three at once. After training to be a British historian, she became an academic editor instead. Then she got really deeply into knitting, as one does, followed by motherhood and romance novel writing.

Her debut novel, Ride with Me, is probably the only existing cross-country bicycling love story. She followed it up with About Last Night, a London-set romance whose hero has the unlikely name of Neville, and then Room at the Inn, a Christmas novella—both of which were finalists for the Romance Writers of America’s RITA Award. Her four-book series about the Clark family of Camelot, Ohio, has won accolades for its fresh, funny portrayal of small-town Midwestern life.

Ruthie moonlights as a mother, Tweets incessantly, and bakes a mean focaccia. She’d love to hear from you, so visit her website at and drop her a line.

Jess @ Gone with the Words

3 Responses to “Review: How to Misbehave by Ruthie Knox”

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    April Books & Wine

    I have been telling myself forever that I need to read Ruthie Knox. SOON. LOL just keep reviewing them and one day I will read her, you know because of all the pressure from everyone reviewing her.

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