Fast. That’s how I like life, especially my two great joys: bikes and women. I’m committed to exclusively riding one, but not the other.
A sexy-arse freelance photographer who’s travelled the world, and doesn’t do long walks on the beach or romantic candlelit dinners. She enjoys running with the bulls and food spicy enough to make your hair fall out. If that weren’t enough to get me hard, she rides a mean mother of a motorcycle.
I’ve gotta have a taste of this wildcat.
I don’t do fast. Not anymore. I’ve got my career, my independence, and since I fled Spain to come back home I promised myself that I wouldn’t be put second—or third, for that matter—again.
Then I meet pretty boy Spencer.
He’s smooth, oozing the most potent pheromones probably known to modern science, and he’s making a move on me. One kiss was almost enough for my promise to dissolve.
My head says no—my treacherous body screams yes. I’m gonna make Spencer work for it. Make him fight for the chance to have me, because I know that deep down I’m worth it.
Oh Jones! Manwhore. Commitmentphobe. Untouchable. And then there’s Spencer. Attentive. Delicious and just so loveable. How the hell those two are the same person – takes a truly masterful author.
I’ll be the first to admit. Couldn’t stand Jones. Wanted nothing to do with him while reading about him in Spike and then to find out he gets his own story – let’s just say, wasn’t thrilled. And true to his form, his emotional detachment to anything remotely to do with a relationship is blindingly obvious.
Now, let’s get to April. I get why the author says she’d turn for April, totally understand what she means. I think there’s a beautiful fragility to April’s character that it’s hard for anyone to not to also fall in love with her. I love how she calls all the shots when it comes to Spencer. She really did make the boy into a man.
The writing in this book is seamless. I love the wit from the characters – even when they are in their turmoil – the writing hits your right in the heart and I was waiting for him to walk after April finally allowed him completely into her life but I’m glad to say – he didn’t. If anything, he fought the good fight and came out on top. Like I said – he’s a man now. The love triangle is well written even though we all know who is the owner of April’s heart.
The way Ryder brings in characters is another strength for her. Their introductions are seamless and they add to the variety and complexity of each book.
I bought my own copy of this book. This can be read as a standalone but where’s the fun in that? Strike is book three in the series following Spark and Spike.
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