Ride Hard (Raven Riders Series) by Laura Kaye
Publication Date: April 26, 2016
They live and ride by their own rules.
These are the Raven Riders…
Raven Riders Motorcycle Club President Dare Kenyon rides hard and values loyalty above all else. He’ll do anything to protect the brotherhood of bikers—the only family he’s got—as well as those who can’t defend themselves. So when mistrustful Haven Randall lands on the club’s doorstep scared that she’s being hunted, Dare takes her in, swears to keep her safe, and pushes to learn the secrets overshadowing her pretty smile.
Haven fled from years of abuse at the hands of her criminal father and is suspicious of any man’s promises, including those of the darkly sexy and overwhelmingly intense Ravens’ leader. But as the powerful attraction between them flares to life, Dare pushes her boundaries and tempts her to want things she never thought she could.
The past never dies without a fight, but Dare Kenyon’s never backed down before…
I fell in love with this Hard Ink Series spin-off by the first chapter. Ms. Kay has a way of spinning relationships, not just with the lead couple but with everyone around them. The fact that she made this MC a little different than others was a pleasant surprise that I hope continues for many more books because I love them all. The outside danger built up slower than I was used to but I didn’t mind one bit because it allowed the sweet and spicy romance to grow between Dare and Haven. My only problem is now I have to wait until fall for the next installment.
*Review copy provided by Avon Romance in exchange for an honest review.
I’m thrilled to be celebrating the release of my 25th novel, Ride Hard, the first book in my Raven Riders Motorcycle Club series about a new kind of MC with a protective mission. You might’ve first met the Ravens in the Hard Ink world, but this series stands on its own and is even sexier, edgier, and grittier! I can’t wait for you to get to know Dare, Haven, and everyone in the Raven world! And see down below for a giveaway and a bonus story offer! I hope you enjoy this excerpt from the book!
His left hand dragged down her body, over the small mounds of her breasts and the flat plane of her stomach. His fingers settled on the button to her jeans. “Because you realize now I have to exact my revenge.” He paused there, giving her the chance to tell him to back off.
She shivered beneath him. “I guess fair’s only fair,” she whispered.
That’s my girl, he thought, even though the sentiment was really problematic. On all kinds of levels. “You want me to stop, Haven, you just say the word.”
“Don’t stop,” she said, her lips parting, her breathing coming faster.
On a groan, Dare claimed her mouth with his. He tugged the button to her jeans free, yanked down the zipper, and pushed his hand beneath the snug material to find her hot and so damn slick.
Her tongue stroked against his, and he swallowed her moans as his fingers stroked her folds. She rocked her hips and parted her legs without him having to ask, pulling a growl of approval from low in his throat—and making him know that fingering her wasn’t going to be enough.
Not for him.
Not this time. And not that it had really been last time, either.
Dare wanted more of Haven. He wanted to taste her, drink her down, wear her on his skin. On his mouth.
Kissing her long and hard and deep, he gently withdrew his hand from between her legs and pushed at the denim around her waist. Haven clued in to what he was doing and helped him push down the material until she was bared to her knees.
And then Dare shoved down her body, gripped her hips in his hands, and planted his face against the triangle of blond hair at the junction of her thighs.
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RIDE HARD is the first novel in Laura Kaye’s Raven Riders Series, a spin off from her New York Times and USA Today bestselling Hard Ink Series. Here’s our review links and buy links for the Hard Ink Series.
✿The Hard Ink Series by Laura Kaye✿
Amazon Series link: http://amzn.to/1PZd7fe
✦Book 1: Hard As It Gets ➢ Review 4 Stars
✦Book 2: Hard As You Can ➢ Review 4.5 Stars
✦Novella 2.5: Hard To Hold On To ➢ Review 4.5 Stars
✦Book 3: Hard To Come By ➢ Review 5 Stars
✦Novella 3.5: Hard To Be Good ➢ Review 4.5 Stars
✦Book 4: Hard to Let Go ➢ Review 5 Stars
✦Novella 4.5: Hard As Steel (1001 Dark Nights) ➢ Review 4.5 Stars
✦Novella 5: Happily Ever After ➢ Review 5 Stars
Get a FREE bonus story from Laura’s Hearts in Darkness world for grabbing your copy of RIDE HARD before April 30!
Signed copy of RIDE HARD, Raven Riders Swag, and a $20 gift Card to Amazon or Barnes & Noble (3 Winners)
Laura is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over twenty books in contemporary and paranormal romance and romantic suspense, including the Hard Ink and upcoming Raven Riders series. Growing up, Laura’s large extended family believed in the supernatural, and family lore involving angels, ghosts, and evil-eye curses cemented in Laura a life-long fascination with storytelling and all things paranormal. She lives in Maryland with her husband, two daughters, and cute-but-bad dog, and appreciates her view of the Chesapeake Bay every day.
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