Love, In The Fast Lane

Rie Warren
Love, In The Fast Lane
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Rie Warren
Release Date
January 2015
Book 2 of Carolina Bad Boys
Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance

Rie Warren gives readers a bad boy bachelor and a tattooed vixen in this hot new release from her steamy southern series.

New York Times bestselling paranormal author, NickyŚNickŚLove is anything but successful in love. For years he's lost himself in his writing career, but now he's ready to get back to his rebel-boy roots. While restoring a motorcycle at Stone's Auto Service, he meets the Wildcat of his dreams. She's a shock to the system for the romance writer who doesn't remember a damn thing about wooing a woman.

Cool-as-ice, Catarina "Wildcat" Steele is utterly untouchable until Nicky ignites a spark she can't control. Their electric attraction explodes as Nicky pursues her, but he comes bearing the baggage of a family tragedy he's hidden from everyone. He knows love has no guarantees.

Their passionate romance falls apart when Nicky discovers Cat's secret rivals his own. The truth about her past reopens Nicky's raw wounds and awakens a ghost he never laid to rest. He doesn't know how to have Cat, and now he can't trust her. Will they be torn apart . . . or tamed by love?

Book Review by Delta (reviewer)
Dec 22, 2014   [ OFFICIAL REVIEW ]
125 people found the following review helpful
After the slap heard 'round the world in Stone, At Your Service, the follow up book in the Carolina Bad Boys series featuring Nicky Love is one not to be consumed in public. Enjoy this bad boy with a locked door and bottle of wine!

Without the gay cover story keeping the fangirls from bestselling paranormal author Nicky Love, he's constantly being stalked by crazy. But Nicky sees none of them; he's got a serious hard-on for Catarina Steele, whose buttoned up exterior makes him want to discover the bad girl underneath, but who steers completely clear of this Carolina Bad Boy. Cat is a witchy woman who has completely seduced him by her mysterious and aloof personality, and when he gets to know the inked up and pierced woman underneath the stiff exterior, he falls even harder. But if Nicky's demons run deep, Cat's are positively subterranean. As Nicky peels away her layers, will he be able to handle what is at the core of his Wildcat?

LOVE, IN THE FAST LANE is the much anticipated second book in the Carolina Bad Boys series by the uber talented Ms. Warren. I'm half convinced she is actually a he, since these stories are crazy hot told entirely from the male point of view. It was refreshing that Nicky and Cat didn't get together right away, that their relationship took LOADS of work and even more heartache before they could finally find peace together and within themselves. Cat pulled herself out of the gutter, something that haunts her every day, and Nicky's poor little rich boy past wasn't exactly the epitome of perfection.

While the subject matter was very serious, it wasn't presented as such very often. In fact, I found the writing to delve into the trashy rather than sexy...or funny like it came off in the first book. In places, it kind of put me off, and even though the sex scenes were excruciatingly erotic, they left me feeling dirty at times instead of aroused. That said, the storyline was really excellent, and overall the book was terrific. I adored the inclusion of the characters we fell in lust with in the first book too, and can't wait to read Cat's hot MC bad boy brothers' story next!
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