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Released: August 2008
Series: Rough Riders #2
Published by Samhain Publishing
Workin up a hot, sticky sweat is pure pleasure with a hard-ridin cowboy or two. Struggling stock contractor Gemma Jansen swallows her pride and tracks down circuit rider Cash Big Crow to offer him a job managing her ranch. Cash agrees on one condition: theirs won’t be strictly a working relationship. She’s the boss during the day, but once she’s corralled in the bedroom, Cash calls the shots. Despite concerns about their age difference, Gemma consents. Cash suspects the sexy widow hides an untapped wild streak. He intends to loosen her tightly held reins of control even if he has to break out his horsewhip to do it. But Cash is in for a surprise. Gemma proves a rough and ready participant in any leather-n-lace game Cash dreams up.
Between riding herd on his wayward daughter, Macie, and rowdy cowboy Carter McKay doggin Macie’s every boot step, Cash struggles to hide his true feelings for Gemma except this time, Gemma’s grabbed the bull by the horns and she’s playing for keeps. Summer’s going to be a hot one at the Bar 9.(from Goodreads)
In the last book you could see the sexual tension between Cash and Gemma and I am really glad that they have gotten a book. I thought they were a great couple and the swx between them, in true Lorelei James style was panty wettingly hot! The only thing I didn’t like was the threesome they had it just seemd so random, and afterwards I felt kind of sorry for Trevor.
There was also some attempts for Cash and Macie to build some kind of father-daughter relationship but that part of the story seemed a bit half hearted and just an excuse to keep Macie there so she could hook up with Carter.
As for Carter and Macie, I have to say these were the parts that I didn’t really like. Simply, Carter annoyed the crap out of me. And the painiting thing? Don’t get me started, I think every female who read that wanted to give Carter a good kick in his delectable hiney!
But, over all it wasn’t bad, I think I did prefer the first one, and I have heard some amazing things about the next one, so onwards I shall read!
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Gosh, we all seem to be admitting our ages…and I hate that I am at the point in life when admitting my age is a “thing”…whodda thunk it? I was kind of hoping I would remain 21 forever. However, I have moved out of that New Adult stage of my life and am now strictly in the Contemporary Romance age zone of 28. I would prefer to be in an Urban Fantasy arena, but I don’t think I own enough black leather. However, I could probably squeeze into some PNR, I am fully prepared to give a horn job to my favourite demon, or suck on my sexy vamps…fangs and I am definitely up for some heavy petting with some fine looking shifters. Than again their’s always Sci Fi…I am fully prepared to do the right thing and help some poor alien race with more 6 packs than a supermarket repopulate their planet. Not that I am loose woman or anything.
Annnnnd I will stop myself there, before I start waxing lyrical about my love of historical romance and fantasy as well; no one needs to know about my elf fantasies. As you can tell, I adore and day dream about most romance genres, and my three big loves are 1) reading about romance 2) writing about romance and 3) talking about romance with my gals. Which, is why I love Under the Covers so much, I get all my bookish needs satisfied and don’t get judged when I talk about my favourite characters like they are real people. Which they are right?
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