Review: Long Hard Ride by Lorelei James

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Review: Long Hard Ride by Lorelei James
Long Hard Ride
Book Info

Released: March 2008
Genre: Erotic Romance
Series: Rough Riders #1
Pages: 287

If you’re looking for a HOT cowboy erotica series, then look no further than the Rough Riders by Lorelei James.  The best thing is to go into reading this book without expecting deep characters and wonderful storylines. This is an erotica book and it does VERY well in the sex department. However the characters and story in this book were a bit lacking for me.

I didn’t dislike any of them, they were just not the brightest bulbs in the box. Channing had left home and was just hanging around pro bullriders while on tour. Yeah, such a smart cookie that one. And she opens up the book by winning a wet t-shirt contest. Oh boy!

Colby was actually not too bad, considering. He’s one of the wild Mckays. He’s a pro bullrider, has always taken women as playthings and has always shared them with his traveling partners Trevor and Edgard.

Now throw in the fact that Colby might actually have feelings for Channing, Trevor is bisexual and half in love with Edgard, and Edgard is just in love with Trevor and doesn’t want any part of all that threesomeness, and we are dealing with a bit of a mess.

I didn’t think it was very smart that the reason why Colby wouldn’t want to be in a serious relationship with her was because his brother Cord had married a city girl that couldn’t deal with cowboy life after having a kid and they ended up divorced. So that’s a legit argument in my opinion specially after this girl has been following them because that’s what she wants.

So OK the Mckays are kinda cute and lovable, but annoying, close minded machos as well.

There is some m/m loving, so if you’re uncomfortable with that, just be warned, and know in this book it’s at a minimum. There is plenty of hot menage sex, but also some pretty hot and connected sex between Channing/Colby and Channing/Trevor.

However, keep reading, this is an excellent series, definetely a “panty changer“.

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About Lorelei James

Lorelei James is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of contemporary erotic western romances set in the modern day Wild West and also contemporary erotic romances.

Lorelei's books have been nominated for and won the Romantic Times Reviewer's choice Award, as well as the CAPA Award. Lorelei lives in western South Dakota with her family...and a whole closet full of cow girl boots.

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  1. I have only read one of the books in the series but haven’t read the first. Thanks for the review. Sounds like a an entertaining read for sure.
    Carol L
    Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

  2. What I wouldn’t give to meet a cowboy like one of Lorelei James’! Unfortunately, I have never found one 🙁
    I have really enjoyed everything I have read from Ms. James and will be reading more.
    manning_j2004 at yahoo dot com

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