Ride with Me (Random House/Loveswept)
In this fun, scorching-hot eBook original romance by Ruthie Knox, a cross-country bike adventure takes a detour into unexplored passion. As readers will discover, Ride with Me is not about the bike!
When Lexie Marshall places an ad for a cycling companion, she hopes to find someone friendly and fun to cross the TransAmerica Trail with. Instead, she gets Tom Geiger — a lean, sexy loner whose bad attitude threatens to spoil the adventure she’s spent years planning.
Roped into the cycling equivalent of a blind date by his sister, Tom doesn’t want to ride with a chatty, go-by-the-map kind of woman, and he certainly doesn’t want to want her. Too bad the sight of Lexie with a bike between her thighs really turns his crank.
Even Tom’s stubborn determination to keep Lexie at a distance can’t stop a kiss from leading to endless nights of hotter-than-hot sex. But when the wild ride ends, where will they go next?
An earlier incarnation of Ride with Me won the 2011 Maggies Award for best contemporary series romance, as well as the 2011 Romance Junkies / Carina Press contest.
216 pages, 65,000 words. ISBN: 978-0-345-53450-7. Published February 13, 2012.
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What People Are Saying about Ride with Me…
“Laugh-out-loud funny. A charming mixture of sarcastic banter, romance and intense bicycle riding makes this a great read.”
“I really enjoyed this book. It made me smile, I loved reading it, I was happy while I was reading and after I’d finished, and I hope, if you like contemporary romance or road trip romances or both, you’ll pick this up.”
“A genuinely enjoyable story. . . . The dialogue and internal monologues are fun, peppered with dry wit.”
“A scenic, often comedic, and grand adventure with two of the most refreshing protagonists I’ve read in a long time . . . a contemporary romance with style, humor and great characters.”
“A fun, amusing story. . . . Who knew sex in a tent could be so hot?”
“This book was fun and sexy. . . . You don’t need to know a thing about cycling to enjoy this contemporary romance!”
“Ride with Me is smart, sexy, and funny, and once I picked it up I couldn’t put it down. Can’t wait for more from Ruthie Knox.”
—Sarah Mayberry, Harlequin SuperRomance
“Ruthie Knox writes a devil of a good book! Ride with Me is one wild and fun ride you’ll enjoy from the first page to the last!”
—Christie Craig, award-winning author of romances with heart, humor, and suspense
“Debut author Ruthie Knox’s Ride with Me is a great mix of steamy passion and nonstop wit. Get ready to laugh out loud. One HOT read!”
—Christina Skye, New York Times best-selling author of A Home by the Sea
“A sweet yet sultry, honest, and heart-tugging ride. Everything a love story should be!”
—Carly Phillips, New York Times best-selling author
“Ride with Me has it all: it’s sexy, smart, and fun. Ruthie Knox is a name to watch for in contemporary romance.”
—Samantha Hunter, Harlequin Blaze
“Ride with Me is a unique kind of road trip with the best kind of bumps and curves!”
—Sandra Hill, New York Times best-selling author
“A charming, offbeat romance debut, with a fresh new voice to keep the rest of us on our toes. Discover Ruthie Knox now so you can say, ‘I read her when…’”
—Meg Maguire, author of The Reluctant Nude
“Ride with Me is a breath of fresh air for contemporary romance readers! I flew through it faster than a bike hurtling downhill!”
—Best-selling author Louisa Edwards
“Smart, sexy, and downright fun — I loved every moment of the ride!”
—Julie James, national best-selling author
A fantastic, sexy, and fun book! Ruthie Knox’s Ride with Me was a delight to read.”
—Jill Shalvis, New York Times best-selling author
“Sexy, hilarious, poignant, and just plain fun, Ride with Me is a fantastic debut!”
—Best-selling author Leslie Kelly
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