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Publisher Description

A tale as old as time: she needs a place to stay, he's a grump with a secret and an extra room...can love find a way?

Meet the Naughty Princess Club, a series from USA Today bestselling author Tara Sivec that brings readers to Fairytale Lane and the hilarity—and romance—that three women fall into once they decide to strut their stuff and bring on their own happily ever after.

Living in her overprotective dad’s basement, shy Belle lives her life through books. Being a part of the Naughty Princess Club is the first adventure she’s ever had, plus she desperately needs the money to save one of her favorite places - the local library.

But when her new friends and new business gets her kicked out of her dad’s house, Belle is rescued by the surly Vincent “Beast” Adams who invites her to be his house guest until she gets back on her feet. Despite his attitude problem and long list of rules, Belle finds herself warming to the muscled man with a penchant for growling and starts seeing a gentle side to him that wasn’t there before.

Yet there’s a room that Beast keeps locked and Belle keeps getting hints that Beast is hiding something…can a nerdy librarian tame the beast or will their romance be over before it has a chance to blossom?

June 5
St. Martin's Press

Customer Reviews

@LisaHines711 ,

Review: The Naughty Princess Club 2: In Bed With The Beast

In Bed with the Beast by Tara Sivec is the second book in her funny and sexy Naughty Princess Club Series. A modern day retelling of the Beauty and the Beast theme.

Belle is a sheltered woman who is surprised when her over protective father kicks her out of her house. Even more surprising is when surly bouncer, Vincent, is the one to come to her rescue. Now that she is no longer under the protective thumb of her father she is ready to spread her wings and fly, but when Vincent also tries to control her she learns that she has a backbone and is ready to use it.

Vincent is a surly grumpy man of few words. But Belle has worked her way into his system and he can't do anything but keep her as close as possible. Things get out of control and the more he tries to take charge of the situation the worse it gets. Will he able to back off and let her be the woman she is trying to be?

Hilarious, quirky, and sexy and sweet. This naughty princess Belle has met her match in Vincent. Enjoy!

lovesbooks6565 ,

Cute concept but fell a bit flat

This is my first book by this author. The story is a very light humorous read with a spin on Belle and the Beast. It's a 2nd in a series but is a standalone......which is how I read it. I don't think you miss anything by not reading Cindy's book. At times there were parts where it was so ridiculous, it was funny but for the most part I just couldn't get into the humor because it was so far fetched. I think this author is known for this kind of humor but it's just not my cup of tea. Belle is a nerdy librarian who is trying to keep her precious library open. Beast/Vincent is a bouncer with a past. There is a lot of interaction with her friends Cindy and Ariel, who I found to be extremely annoying. In fact I dont want to read about Ariel because of her personality in this a book. I found Beast a bit lacking in personality and the chemistry between the 2 was lacking. Also I was annoyed with how Belle reacted to what Beast was hiding....she was very wishy washy. The book was fine if you're in the mood for a funny and very light-hearted read.

WendyR26 ,

Tale as Old as Time

I am just loving this series by Tara Sivec. This contemporary fun retelling of the Disney princesses is awesome. Beauty and the Beast is my favorite so I was really really excited for In Bed with the Beast. And I was not disappointed. Belle and Vincent(Beast) were great. Their interactions and banter were fun and cute. I loved seeing their relationship progressed as the story went out. They brought out the best in each other. They were sizzling and delightful. I was captivated by these two. The relationship between Belle and Beast weren’t the only thing that made me love the book. Cindy and Ariel were a riot. They made the book that much more entertaining. They had me cracking up every time they made an appearance especially that Ariel. I love the friendship between the three women. It’s natural and real and fun. This was an awesome story and I enjoyed it from beginning to end. It was passionate and engaging. I’m excited for Ariel and Eric’s story. Whenever those two are together, it is explosive. There is so much more than what we’ve gotten a glimpse of so I can’t wait. Overall, In Bed with the Beast is fantastic read!

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