Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Between The Pages - Cowboy's Toughest Ride

Cowboy’s Toughest Ride
By Jeanine McAdam
Secret Cravings Publishing
May 2012

Katie Bliss loves her rodeo bulls and is eking out a living as a stock contractor. Cord McCoy is a bull rider whose pleasures include whiskey and buckle bunnies. Except this season, Cord is tired of carousing and finds himself attracted to the bespectacled and blunt bull owner. After riding Katie’s Gunslinger and almost hurting the animal Katie decides to show this cocky cowboy how to wrap a bull rope. An unplanned part of the demonstration includes McCoy’s tongue in her mouth and a roving hand down her pants. Even though she doesn’t want to be another notch in this cowboy’s belt Katie succumbs to Cord’s charms. Except something like that can never happen again, when Katie confronts Cord, he expresses an interest in pursuing a relationship. Katie’s not sure what to do with her new ‘boyfriend’ until McCoy rides her bull again and hurts the animal this time. Now Cord needs to prove his commitment to the young bull owner with more than just sweet sounding words and fancy fingers.

 Between The Pages of this story is a humorous rodeo love story. A well-written plot with a sensual heat level keeps this book a page-turner. The hero is sexy and the heroine is strong and independent...a great combination to intertwine emotion and conflict. The only downside was that I wanted more from this short story, to see the hero and heroine develop their relationship further.

Review Rating: 4 Stars

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