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Rumor by Skye Jordan

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4.5

OUT OF 5 STARS

Shameless Recommendation

Nelle
Oh, how I love the Renegades. In this edition, we get to know our sexy former Navy SEAL risk assessor, Josh. Josh and Grace's story comes together warmly and intensely, in very few pages. It's a real skill to bring a story full circle as a novella and Skye Jordan delivers (as always). [November 2014]

Marissa Not So PNR Mini Banner Even in a novella, Skye Jordan is able to give me all the feels. I’ll admit, I didn’t much like Josh in the previous book, but he has earned my heart with his story. Even though he’s fought his love and attraction for Grace for years, he comes to the decision to finally give in to it all and step up. And he does this in sweet ways that will have you swooning over this man. Grace is a woman who’s had to reevaluate her life and make some tough choices that completely change how she looks and acts, but she’s finally come out of her shell. Josh is shocked at first, but his love for her just moves with the changes and grows even larger. He supports her in all her endeavors and alters his life for her, especially after witnessing what issues she’s had to deal with since he last saw her. Another great addition to the Renegades series, thank you Skye. [November 2014]
Adrian Not So NA Mini Banner

I love the Renegades, and even though Josh isn't technically a Renegade, I fell for him just as hard. His loyalty to his friend and ex-teammate made him run from the girl of his dreams. Now he gets his second chance. Another swoon-worthy hero and strong, independent heroine from Syke. Love it! [November 2014]

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Shameless Recommendation

Nelle
Oh, how I love the Renegades. In this edition, we get to know our sexy former Navy SEAL risk assessor, Josh. Josh and Grace's story comes together warmly and intensely, in very few pages. It's a real skill to bring a story full circle as a novella and Skye Jordan delivers (as always). [November 2014]

Marissa Not So PNR Mini Banner Even in a novella, Skye Jordan is able to give me all the feels. I’ll admit, I didn’t much like Josh in the previous book, but he has earned my heart with his story. Even though he’s fought his love and attraction for Grace for years, he comes to the decision to finally give in to it all and step up. And he does this in sweet ways that will have you swooning over this man. Grace is a woman who’s had to reevaluate her life and make some tough choices that completely change how she looks and acts, but she’s finally come out of her shell. Josh is shocked at first, but his love for her just moves with the changes and grows even larger. He supports her in all her endeavors and alters his life for her, especially after witnessing what issues she’s had to deal with since he last saw her. Another great addition to the Renegades series, thank you Skye. [November 2014]
Adrian Not So NA Mini Banner

I love the Renegades, and even though Josh isn't technically a Renegade, I fell for him just as hard. His loyalty to his friend and ex-teammate made him run from the girl of his dreams. Now he gets his second chance. Another swoon-worthy hero and strong, independent heroine from Syke. Love it! [November 2014]

Where To Buy

Buy Now From Amazon
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About Our Heat Ratings

The hottest of the hot!
ex. BDSM, kink, dub-con

Super hot for adults only.
most modern romance

A little bit of heat.
not overly descriptive

Light romance and fade-to-black.
ex. young adult

Publisher Synopsis

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Former Navy SEAL Josh Marx thinks he has it all figured out. He’s living the bachelor lifestyle in southern California, running risk assessment for the Renegades, but most importantly, he’s finally gotten over the unrequited love he’s harbored for his former teammate’s ex wife. Then his buddy calls from overseas, worried because he hasn’t heard from his ex, and asks Josh to check in on her. Josh doesn’t want to get involved, but the same code that urged him to walk away in the first place is suddenly pushing him to change his Christmas plans.

Grace Ashby doesn't appreciate the sexy SEAL trying to step in and take over. He thinks she’s hit rock bottom by working at a strip club, but she knows differently. She could set him straight, but he’s already rejected her once, and she doesn’t need one more man judging her.

She tells him to butt out of her business and her life. But Josh’s conscience won’t let him walk away this time.

ASIN: B00P6NDBJI

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He gripped the panties at her hip, and with one pull, the flimsy fabric snapped.

“Oh my God.” Grace gasped. “You ripped them? Those are expensive.”

“Baby, I will buy you an unending supply of panties if that’s what it takes to get my mouth on your sweet pussy.”
As if knowing she was trying to tell him she couldn’t wait, he pushed deep into her body and…did something…exquisite.
Cupping her face between his hands, he kissed her gently. “This will never change, Grace. Me loving you will never change.”

Renegades Series Reading Order Ì¢‰â‰۝ Can be read standalone

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Rumor (A Renegades Novella)

Excerpt

Josh tapped his fingers on the steering wheel to the beat of Nickelback’s “Feelin’ Way To Damn Good”, wishing he could agree. But he was sick. And worried. And anxious.

Swish-swish.

The wipers cleared a path across his rain-spattered windshield, allowing the pink neon advertising Allure, a gentlemen’s club, to flash against the black sky, mocking him. He’d never believed he’d get this far. On the drive here, he’d convinced himself that this was all a misunderstanding. That this would turn out to be a case of mistaken identity. That Grace was still doing nothing racier than coaching high school cheer teams, and was perfectly fine.

But when he’d reached her townhouse, he’d discovered Grace didn’t live there anymore. And when he’d swung by her forwarding address, he’d found himself in a neighborhood where young men loitered on the corners in small groups.

Swish-swish.

The realization that he was only yards away from Grace inside that club turned him inside out. There were ways he could get out of the duty while accomplishing the end goal, but the truth was, he craved the sight of her again.

He scanned the parking lot, searching for the high-end Jeep SUV Beck had given Grace their last Christmas together. The fact that it wasn’t anywhere in the lot meant one of two thingsÌ¢‰â‰۝she either wasn’t here or she’d sold the car just like she’d sold the townhouse.
With stress building, Josh turned off the engine and pushed open the car door. The wipers stopped mid-swish, and the music cut out. He stood, locked the doors, and slipped the keys into the pocket of his blazer. Traffic raced past on the freeway with a soft whoosh, and the club’s music thumped through the evening mist. The chill December air swept in, turning his nervous sweat to ice, and Josh shivered as he started toward the club’s front door.

The parking lot was filled with high-end sedans, sports cars, and SUVs. Christmas lights lined the club’s eaves. He paused at the front doors, painted with sexy female caricatures in skimpy elf costumes, and replayed his cover story while dragging cash from his wallet. He’d only been to strip clubs three times in his lifeÌ¢‰â‰۝all three for bachelor partiesÌ¢‰â‰۝but he’d only needed to go once to understand how they operated. He folded the bills and pushed them into his front pocket.

As he gripped the cool metal door handle, his muscles coiled tight, and his mind focused on the mission. But he sure as hell wished he were breaching a dozen terrorists with AK-47s in a Taliban stronghold, instead of the lone, pretty little Grace Ashby at a strip club.

Excerpt Tour Stops

November 10, 2014
Smut Book Club (Excerpt 1)
So Many Reads (Excerpt 2)
Same Book Different Review (Excerpt 2)

November 11, 2014
I Am A Book Addict (Excerpt 3)
Just The Write Stuff (Excerpt 4)

November 12, 2014
Cricket’s Chirps (Excerpt 5)
TBQ’s Book Palace (Excerpt 6)

November 13, 2014
Becky on Books (Excerpt 7)
Books-n-Kisses (Excerpt 8)
Maldivan Book Reviews (Excerpt 9)
Ms. Romantic Reads (Excerpt 9)

November 14, 2014
Smut Book Junkie Reviews (Excerpt 10)

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Nelle is a quiet, unassuming, yet bossy bitch who works in downtown Manhattan. Her hobbies include smut reading and recommending, luxury travel, celebrity gossip, deal hunting and keeping up with Real Housewives' shenanigans. She also enjoys fussing over her dog and her condo. She's always on the search for the Best Book Ever. The Best Book Ever will have her Trifecta (heat/heart/humor) and she doesn't mind a dose of danger or suspense.

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29 thoughts on “Rumor by Skye Jordan

  1. Christine LaCombe

    thanks for all of the giveaways, :) The only rumor I can think of is the Kristen Stewart affair which broke up her and Robert Pattinson. :/

  2. Lindsey V.

    Hmm, I think the last rumor I looked into was that one of the Duggar girls was pregnant so soon after her marriage, which turned out to be true.

    Thank you so much for the post and giveaway! Fingers crossed. :-)

  3. cody

    honestly can’t ever think of a rumor that had me that intrigued but I’m also usually of the time will tell philosophy.

  4. Michelle Ahrens

    Thanks for the give-a-way – All I can think of is the rumors that are always swirling about Jolie and Pitt.

  5. Glittergirl

    I’m so excited about this release <3 this series!!! Thanks for the giveaways.
    As an fyi for those of us who read epub giving an option for a Nook or Kobo of some sort would be a great option…

  6. Stephanie F.

    The only rumor I can think of that I ever looked up was when I heard that Channing Tatum was bisexual. I was very intrigued by that, lol.

  7. Nicole Ortiz

    Thanks for the giveaways. The only rumor I could think of was when my mom told me Betty White died I had to look it up cause I didn’t believe it and she was wrong

  8. Darlene

    I haven’t been too interested in checking out any rumors lately. I think the last one was when I heard that a friend was remarrying an ex. Turns out that she was dumb enough to do it. lol Thanks for the great giveaways!!!

  9. Diana Doan

    Don’t think I’ve ever heard of a rumor juicy enough that I needed to check out. Thanks for the giveaway.

  10. JoannaM

    Can’t think of any rumor juicy enough that had made me want to know more about it. I’m just boring like that LOL

  11. Shannon

    I don’t know of a rumor juicy enough for me to want to worry about it! Oh, maybe when I heard Jeremy Renner got married!

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