Adam (Riding Hard, #1) by Jennifer Ashley

Adam (Riding Hard, #1)

Stuntman Adam Campbell returns home to Riverbend, Texas, after being seriously injured in a movie stunt gone wrong. He settles in to heal at his family's ranch, where his four brothers, famous trick riders, train horses.Adam is stunned to find Bailey Farrell working there—she was the shy girl who'd helped Adam graduate high school so he could run off to Hollywood. Except the budding Bailey, with whom Adam had a brief but intense affair, has blo...


Details Adam (Riding Hard, #1)

TitleAdam (Riding Hard, #1)
ISBN9781941229620
Author
Release DateMar 10th, 2015
PublisherJA / AG Publishing
LanguageEnglish
GenreRomance, Contemporary Romance, Contemporary, Westerns
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Reviews Adam (Riding Hard, #1)

  • Stacey is Sassy
    1970-01-01
    5 brothers that enjoy falling off horses...their poor mother.***3.5 Stars***This was Jennifer Ashley's first foray into contemporary romance and it wasn't bad. Adam is the eldest of 5 brothers and is a stuntman. While working with his best mate and fellow stuntman, the stunt goes horribly wrong. His best mate dies and he is left nearly dead himself, while also physically scarred and mentally broken. This story is about Adam's recovery and him rec...
  • Jen
    1970-01-01
    I decided to give Jennifer Ashley 's first attempt at Contemporary Romance a try. I have always loved her historical ( mainly her beloved character Ian Mackenzie!) So I thought I couldn't go wrong! I did enjoy this western like story, and I am eager to see what else the Cambell brother's will bring to the table. There is also another family that is introduced,and they are the Malory's. ( There are two chunky brothers in this family as well! So we...
  • Carvanz
    1970-01-01
    Great fast read with low angst. Plenty of alphas, horses and strong women. I really enjoyed this. Wasn’t sure how this couple would be able to find a happy ending but when they did it was perfect. If you like cowboys and horses and a stuntman who is damaged, you will love this book.
  • Jennifer
    1970-01-01
    I love Jennifer Ashley. She knows how to write about Scottish Lairds, Shifters, Pirates and now Cowboys. Stunt cowboys at that.This was a great start to a new series. Adam was yummy. I really wish we could have met his friend, Dawson. Bailey was just perfect for him since high school. Shame on him from walking away from her, even if she told him too. Can't wait to read the rest of the brother's HEA and even Kyle's. Job well done, Ms. Ashley.
  • Beanbag Love
    1970-01-01
    I'm giving it four stars even though it was probably more like a 3.5. It's the first book in a series and the first contemporary romance Jennifer Ashley's written so it was bound to be a bit clunky. I did like the family a lot. A bunch of brothers, their mother and a young girl who's the daughter of one of the men. They're very close and they're alphas. Yeehaw. As a rule I like cowboys and the working man/woman ethic that puts them on common grou...
  • Lover of Romance
    1970-01-01
    Review-Adam This was a novella, so I will just do a short review on this one.Adam is the first book in a new series by Jennifer Ashley, and after having reading this, I am beyond impressed with this authors abilitiy to transfer between genres. Its very awe inspiring when you see such talent from a favorite author. Most of the time I can’t stand it when authors transition between genres, because it usually means that some of those books won’t ...
  • Zairobe25
    1970-01-01
    Primera serie de Romance contemporáneo de la autora de un libro que me encanta La locura de Lord Ian Mackenzie estuvo bien, entretenido, pero nada inolvidable ni novedoso.
  • Dee
    1970-01-01
    I liked this well enough, I just didn't love it !
  • Jasmin Jace
    1970-01-01
    A good starter to what seems to be a good series. :)
  • Darcy
    1970-01-01
    I feel like I should have liked this one better. I like this author, love her Shifter series, but this one fell flat for me. I didn't really get how Adam and Bailey could do the instant fall in love thing when they hadn't seen each other for 10 years and lead separate lives, where it didn't seem like they thought about each other in the meantime. I did like how Bailey stood up to Adam on the stunt aspects of the book.I found the feud between Adam...
  • Debbie
    1970-01-01
    Adam Riding HardJennifer AshleyAdam is the first book in bestselling author Jennifer Ashley’s contemporary Riding Hard series set in the Texas Hill Country. It’s a spicy and sweet second chance romance starring Adam Campbell and Bailey Farrell, who are genuine and likeable, have amazing chemistry and their romance is as sizzling as a hot Texas summer. With a fast paced narrative, action packed scenes and an engaging storyline plus some fabulo...
  • Sharyn
    1970-01-01
    AshleyI prefer Ashley's other books, especially her McKenzie series and her Shifters. I am not a big fan of contemporaries, but I read all of her books because I like her as an author. I found the topic of this book, stunt riders interesting because I knew nothing about the topic.
  • Carolyn
    1970-01-01
    I love Jennifer Ashley's work. I have all of her books and thought I would give her foray into contemporary romance a shot. It was a bit predictable, but I will continue with the series because it IS Jennifer Ashley!3.5
  • Katrina
    1970-01-01
    Firmly in "Nice " category - liked it, but didn't love it.
  • Ann Lorz
    1970-01-01
    I love Jennifer Ashley but it took me a second or two to get into this. I think part of the problem was I was waiting for a lion or wolf to show up. I love her shifters! Unfortunately none did. At first I had a little issue remembering that. But I soon got into the story and found myself really enjoying it. As with all her books I enjoyed the characters. She does a wonderful job of layer their emotions and making me was to dig for more! I was a l...
  • Carmen
    1970-01-01
    This story was a little simplistic and I would have liked the story to been drawn out a bit and enlarged upon. The horse farm family of brothers is a great premise and it hints at a fantastic series to come! Synopsis from coverStuntman Adam Campbell returns home to Riverbend, Texas, after being seriously injured in a movie stunt gone wrong. He settles in to heal at his family's ranch, where his four brothers, famous trick riders, train horses. A...
  • Linda
    1970-01-01
    Adam returns home to recover after a disaster at work, where he suffered a broken bone and burns and the death of his co-worker. He used to be a daredevil but this accident is making him rethink the stunt work. Back at home his childhood love has taken up work at his familys ranch. Can they resist each other, and can Bailey keep her heart out of it, since hes soon gone again?Contemporary romance, smutty fluff and horses in a great combo. Cant wai...
  • Dee
    1970-01-01
    wanted to like it because its JA, but she def. does historical/UF better than contemporary
  • Delta
    1970-01-01
    3.5 stars
  • [[ Frankie ]]
    1970-01-01
    I’m having a really hard time with my decision on a final rating for Adam. Part of me feels as though it should be bumped up to three stars. Then another part of me starts screaming, “Nooo!!! Don’t do it, Frankie!”Here’s why . . .To me, dialogue & character development are important pieces to the puzzles we call “stories”. Without good dialogue & character development, I find that it’s harder for me to become fully invested in a s...
  • Linda
    1970-01-01
    Can someone tell me how I let a Jennifer Ashley book sit in my kindle for so long?Okay well, I am a huge fan of her McKenzie's, but I admit I have been distracted with other authors and genre, and I admit for me when I think Jennifer Ashley , I think hot sexy Highland men, not Cowboys, but I do now! So here is to a New Year! Serioisly ,how can you not be pulled in when a book starts of like this; "Adam heard himself flatline. The machine shrilled...
  • Nancy Brady
    1970-01-01
    In this contemporary second chance romance, Adam Campbell has returned home to Riverbend, Texas after a horrendous accident that nearly killed him, leaving him scarred (inside and out) and killing his best friend, Dawson. Now, this Hollywood stuntman is undergoing physical therapy to recover strength and functionality, but what about the internal scars...the PTSD?Home brings him back into the orbit of Bailey, the young woman who once meant so muc...
  • Eleanore June
    1970-01-01
    For most of this book I was leaning to 3 stars, but I liked the last 40%. I also started reading it as a 0.5 instead of a book 1. There was so much explaining of people and relationships in the start of this book. Too much, and not very gracefully at that. That was disappointing to me because I k ow how beautifuly Jennifer Ashley can introduce a sexy band of brothers. I couldn't help but compare this to The Madness of Ian McKenzie, the first book...
  • Eleanore June
    1970-01-01
    For most of this book I was leaning to 3 stars, but I liked the last 40%. I also started reading it as a 0.5 instead of a book 1. There was so much explaining of people and relationships in the start of this book. Too much, and not very gracefully at that. That was disappointing to me because I k ow how beautifuly Jennifer Ashley can introduce a sexy band of brothers. I couldn't help but compare this to The Madness of Ian McKenzie, the first book...
  • Cruth
    1970-01-01
    Author: Jennifer AshleyFirst published: January 2015Length: 2630 kindle locationsSetting: Riverbend, Texas. Smalltown contemporary,Sex: Very explicit.Hero: Injured Stunt Man.Heroine: Has a Masters in Maths and CS but has thrown in her successful career to work on a ranch with horses and do some stunt work. Divorced.Includes: Excerpt from Grant by Jennifer Ashley and Mrs Ward's Harvest Apple Pie*shrug*Nothing to write home about.A bit of a plot bu...
  • PepperP0t
    1970-01-01
    Meet the Campbell's from Riverbend, Texas. Growing up hard the brothers have turned their sibling rivalry into a business doing stunts in local rodeos, fairs and movie shoots. Eldest brother Adam was catnip to the Hollywood directors when they came calling but he wouldn't have gotten that far if bookish Bailey Farrell hadn't fallen for that budding cowboy charm and helped Adam overcome high school math.In the ten years since, Adam's become a comm...