Thursday, July 31, 2014

[Kame's Review]: "Ricochet"

Ricochet by Skye Jordan
Publisher: Cygnet Books (July 12, 2014)
Series: Renegades, 3
Genre: Romantic Suspense

After a tragic incident in Afghanistan leaves Master Sergeant Nathan Ryker the only man standing in his tight-knit team, he spirals into an alcohol-and-sex induced escape. A call from his lifelong buddy pulls Ryker from the shadows with a request for help with his stunt company’s latest blockbuster. If Ryker can survive the next three weeks of leave and get back to his remaining men, he might just be all right. But a sexy woman who can take his mind off his trauma is too hard to resist, and when he hooks up with Renegades’ sultry, snarky office manager, his sanity takes a backseat to the first glimpse of a future he isn’t sure he deserves.

Still reeling from a bitter romantic betrayal, Rachel Hart wants nothing more than an uncomplicated hookup. So when the mysterious Nathan seduces her with a little dirty talk and one delicious kiss, Rachel drowns all her good sense in a Mandarin and soda and gives herself over to a night of sexual bliss. But her memories tarnish in the morning light when Rachel discovers his real identity and his link to Renegades. Her job and her friends are the only thing holding her life together, and she won’t be ruined by one sultry night with this damaged and dangerously sexy man.



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Reviews of Jordan's Previous Books:

Reckless (#1) -- Kame
Rebel (#2) -- Kame


Kame's Review:

Rachel really enjoys her job but she can't believe she has been sent to pick up Ryker their latest consultant and he is no wear to be found. As she composes herself at the airport bar she decides to go outside her comfort zone and try to pick up the hunky guy next to her; he at least has good taste in beer.



Rachel is running from a family situation she doesn't want to deal with, and it dominated her character. She is a nurturing type and caring for the business and the guys is something she does very well. I have read the previous books in this series and I was looking forward to learning more about Rachel; but I really didn't feel like I did. Ryker has issues he is dealing with and some of them I think were dealt with very well. Between the two characters I liked him the most; I really did feel he had grown and started moving past his issues by the end of the book.



The plot was sort of flat for me, or maybe it was just slow; I was waiting for some sort of action. Renegades is a stunt company and I expected more action in this book. What kind of action I got was lots of sexy times; and honestly it got too much. I read books in many genres and I do read erotica but these scenes were nothing more than lets see how we can stun you sex scenes to me - and just not the type of thing I like to read. I really did not believe there was a connection between the Rachel and Ryker at the end; or at least one that will stand the test of a HEA.



I do love this series and all the characters so I will give the next book in the series (if there is one) a try.


3 STARS! 

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Kame received an e-ARC of this book from the publisher, via NetGalley, in exchange for her honest opinion.

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Thanks for the review, Kame! I'm sorry to hear this one didn't blow you away, but the cover is so, so sexy, so that must count for something, right? :) 

Have you read Skye Jordan before? Do you have a favorite book of hers?



Enjoy!


Until Next Time,


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