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8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek – Review by Robin Rankin

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek

I seem to be on a cowboy kick right now, this is one of the few I have read or listened to over the last few weeks.  This book was a very quick read and I was surprised when I hit the end.  It flew by as I got lost in the story.

Tuck had the patience of a Saint while dealing with Jessie and her antics, though he had no idea what he was really getting while dealing with her.

Jessie was a brat, but the reason almost makes sense to me. I guess the old lady in me sees things differently now than I did at that age.

I wish this had been a bit longer,  but that’s mostly because I’m nosey and want to know what happens next.

If you have an hour or so to yourself,  give this book a try.

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8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek – Review by Amanda Kimble

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5/5 Stars

8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek

This isn’t the first book I’ve read by Nemechek. Nemechek knows how to keep readers coming back to read her work. Short, sweet, and funny.

Jessie is the rancher’s daughter and she’s spoiled. She’d been hurt before by a cowboy so she’s being picky on her next one. If they can’t handle her then she didn’t want to be with them. Along comes Tuck and things change. The quote I chose for Jessie is: “That’s true, I did. And I will say it again. Tuck McGraw, I love you. Let’s get married in Vegas.”

Tuck is a former Army Ranger and now he’s going for the gold buckle. He wants to follow his dad’s footsteps and he’s going to be doing it. Going to Vegas has been a dream of his since he was little. The quote I chose for Tuck is: “We will just see about that once we get back to the ranch.”

Highly recommended for Western Romance lovers.

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8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek – Review by Dani Dando

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Tuck wants nothing more than to follow his father’s example and win the Golden Buckle at the Rodeo. When the news that he is going to Las Vegas to take part in the National Final’s reaches him, he couldn’t be more thrilled. One big spanner in the works or horseshoe slammed against his head repeatedly, is Jessie. She is the boss’s daughter and is one spoiled mess of a handful, causing him problems whenever she is around. He can’t stand her, and though she looks good, he can’t get past her ugly heart. Problem is, Jessie isn’t really as spoilt as she comes across, she’s just prickly on the outside to protect her wounded heart from been broken again and though she wants Tuck, she cannot bring herself to open up.
I want to say first off that this story was not for me. It wasn’t that I hated it, or anything like that, but the story and the setting are not really things that I enjoy reading and for that reason I just struggled to get into this. However, people that love a good steamy romance, with the fire and crackle of a hate to love romance will enjoy this. I will say though, that the story could have gotten away with been longer. I think that the relationship and some of the story beats at times felt a little bit rushed, and a longer book could have given them space to breathe a little and develop in a way that felt a bit more natural.
Still, I will say that Nemechek packed a lot into a short story and did it well, even if at times it did feel a bit rushed and for anyone that is looking for a short steamy number, this is definitely for you.

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8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek – Review by Stephanie Chapman

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My rating: 3 of 5 stars

If you are looking for a quick read with great character development, Shannon Nemechek’s 8 Second Ride is for you. The story opens with Tuck McGraw in a panic. He is running behind for work at the Four Leaf Ranch, and dreaded the possibility of being the errand boy for Jessie Flanagan. Jessie was the snobby daughter that felt the need to flaunt her body and money to impress others. When Tuck arrives, he discovers that he made the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Liam decided to give a party that evening in Tuck’s honor.
Just as Tuck is feeling at the top of the world, along comes Jessie, and he has been assigned the task of taking her shopping in town. On the way to town, Tuck begins to give her a reality check of how he thought she was ugly inside. Unfortunately, on the ride back, Tuck receives a call from the PBR. His trip was completely paid for, but Jessie interrupts the call and adds herself and her best friend to the list. How will Tuck handle the sudden intrusion of Jessie with his future in the rodeo circuit? Why does she want to go?

The character development of this book is a favorite feature of mine. The back story and motivation for Tuck flow well with his actions throughout the story. I was surprised at the abrupt ending as it left me wanting to read more. This is a book for mature adults; the profanity and sexual innuendos are not appropriate for young adults. This is a book that made me feel like everyone should follow their dreams no matter how difficult they may be to achieve.

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8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek – Review by Anna Hirsch

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek
4 Stars

This is a quick novella that can be read while having lunch. Tuck wants his 8 second ride of fame to win the belt buckle. He wants to make his family proud. Tuck is late for work and he’ll probably be stuck with the boss’s daughter again. It wouldn’t be so bad if she wasn’t a spoiled brat. He could think of a lot of things he would like to do with her. Jesse has been in love with Tuck since she first laid eyes on him. She needs to know if he is worth it. So she’s putting him to the test. The chemistry is there but can he prove himself?

I kind of felt like I was watching an episode of Yellowstone. I had no patience for Jesse and found that she had a weird way of showing that she loved Tuck. That being said, the book was well written. If you like cowboys, you’ll enjoy this story.

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8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek – Review by April Smith

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This quick read leaves you wanting so much more! You will find Tuck and Jess in this story, an enemies to lovers romance. This is my first read by this author and I’m excited to read more.
Have a seat, take a break and enjoy!

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8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek – Review by Kerry Carr

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I really enjoyed this steamy short read. If you like cowboys and spoilt girls then it is definately for you.

Tuck McGraw  is a hardworking cowboy. After servicing his country he has returned home with his heart set on following his dad’s footsteps and getting the Golden Buckle at the rodeo. The only thorn in his side is his bosses spoilt daughter who makes his life hell.

Jess isn’t the spoilt brat she makes herself out to be. She is trying to protect herself from getting hurt again by a cowboy. As hard as she had fallen for Tuck she has to make him prove himself to her.

Can Tuck work his way through her test? Do they feel the same or does Tuck just see her as a spoilt brat.

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8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek – Review by Dawn Daughenbaugh

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

4 Stars
8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek

8 Second Ride is a short story that you can easily read in an hour. Ive read several books by this author and am never disappointed but this time this story ended to quick. Like I need more story because I feel like there’s unfinished business. We got he made it to Vegas but that’s it. I need to know what the outcome is. This is about Tuck and his boss’s spoiled brat of a daughter. She had a bad relationship with a cowboy and shut her heart off. Tuck is ex army now trying to win a rodeo buckle. These two annoy each other only because they both have feelings for the other. Find out what happens in this quick read. I look forward to reading more from this Author.

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8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek – Review by Debi Kircher

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek

4 Stars

I struggled a bit deciding on 4 or 5 stars for this story. It was written very well and was as usual what I expect from this author. I love her books and it read really easy, smooth, and quick. Although a bit predictable it was still a fun story to read. On the other hand it was too quick for me. The transition of enemies to lovers happened a bit too quick and I did not get that build up feeling while it was happening. I was also left totally unsatisfied because the story seemed unfinished. I was hoping for an epilogue that took place in Vegas and that did not happen.

It was only 39 or 40 pages and I wish it had been more like 70 and more of the story was told. I found myself more interested and looking forward to what was going to happen in Vegas and after then what I was actually reading.

So in a nutshell, I loved the story and the writing. I just wanted more of it and more of the build up.

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8 Second Ride by Shannon Nemechek – Review by Rosanna Ingram

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This quick read has a lot going on.

Tuck is an army-vet ranch hand who is hoping for a spot at the PBR finals in Las Vegas. His dream is to bring home the gold buckle. To make ends meet now, he works on the Four Leaf Ranch. He enjoys his job and his boss…it’s the boss’ spoiled daughter, Jessie, that gets to him. Jessie is hot, but she acts like a spoiled brat and that is not attractive to Tuck.

Jessie may act like a spoiled daddy’s girl…but it’s because she is protecting her heart. She has been through some tough times that keep her from opening her heart (or her bed) to cowboys. Her ex did a number on her. But a drunken confession about her true feelings change the dynamics between her and Tuck. Can she trust this cowboy?

Like I said, this was a fast read but it was enjoyable. I would like more of the story…like what happens in Vegas.

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