From USA Today Bestselling author Kimberly Knight, comes book five in her strong, sexy, and suspenseful Saddles & Racks series.
The few …
Bradley Rhodes had always wanted to be a Marine Raider. First to enter a fight, he quickly became the person everyone turned to for assistance. But when his mother became sick, and the medical bills piled up, Brad left the Marines and joined Saddles & Racks where the money helped pay her debt, and gave him the freedom to live a life without fear.
The unlucky …
Cassandra Davidson lost her parents when she was fifteen, and the only family she had left was her older brother, who cared more about himself than her. When Cassie was twenty-one, she was offered a job at a jewelry store. It provided more money than any other job she'd ever had, and the sense of a real career to improve her circumstances. But a better life requires sacrifice, and soon she's left wondering if that means abandoning the life she's always known or following her heart.
The fallen …
Brad and Cassie's relationship starts to move forward after a life-changing encounter, but what will happen when Cassie disappears without a trace? Some secrets are meant to stay buried because ...
Blood may be thicker than water ...
But fate always prevails.
The Saddles & Racks Series
The Saddles & Racks Series Boxed Set, Books 1-3
Book 1: Angels & Whiskey (Gabe & Autumn)
Book 2: Tequila & Lace (Paul & Joss)
Book 3: Champagne & Handcuffs (Seth & Cat)
Book 4: Rum & Coke (Vinny & Tessa)
Book 5: Gin & Jewels (Brad & Cassie)
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Action-packed and a great read!
The latest installment in the Saddles & Racks series is fantastic! It's action-packed, swoonworthy, and a book that I couldn't put down. I'm reading the series backwards - I started with this one and am working my way to the beginning - but this book is definitely fine to read as a standalone. While I do recommend you read the whole series, it's OK to jump in now and fall in love with all the characters.
Cassie and Brad don't really start out as two people you'd think would be together, but once their chemistry becomes evident, their relationship takes off. There are a couple of twists in the book that definitely had me gasping out loud - and for a quick second, I expected the book to just end because some of the things that happen just seem so finite (you'll see what I'm saying as you read it). Cassie and Brad have to overcome so much personal and emotional baggage to even have a shot at love, and this books gets really deep really fast in some parts. It's a definite pageturner that you'll love.
Thanks to Kimberly for providing an advanced copy of this book; it's fantastic (just like her other books are)!
Loved this story! This is a powerful tale of two people finding acquiescence within themselves and with one another. This is book 5 in the series of Saddles & Racks. This story had action, suspense, kidnapping, and drugs; but it was also entertaining, engaging, and had moments of heartbreak.
The story about Cassandra (Cassie) Davidson and Bradley (Brad) Rhodes is scintillating. Brad is very handsome and sexy, served in the Marine Corps for 10 years, then he became an escort at Saddles & Racks—that paid very well. When tragedy hits close to home, this put Cassie’s life in a tailspin while also dealing with brother issues. Cassie, 21 years old that is naïve and a virgin, acquired a job at a small casino as a cocktail waitress to pay the necessary bills. When Brad meets Cassie, he is enamored with her. One encounter is not enough—the heart wants what the heart wants, and without giving away any spoilers, emotions get very complicated. The chemistry between Brad and Cassie grows more potent the more times they spend together! There are so many intense elements to this story that you cannot highlight on just one. Wait until you read what happens and why someone was kidnapped and murdered—you will be flabbergasted and appalled. Kimberly Knight manages to weave plotlines centered on romantic ideas with artfully developed main characters. The storyline is fluid, and the characters are extremely well developed. You won’t regret reading Gin & Jewels!
I’m a little embarrassed to admit that this was my first book to read in the Saddles & Racks series. I knew I should’ve read the others before starting, but I didn’t. I don’t think it hurt the story for me, but I do plan to go back and read the others because I loved it!
Brad is a former Marine now working as an escort at Saddles & Racks. He’s adamant that he will not be the next in his group of friends to get married or tied down. While out with his buddies he meets Cassie. Cassie’s parents died when she was 15 & she’s been supporting herself and her brother ever since. A week or so after their initial meeting their paths cross again. But this time is life changing.
I absolutely adored both characters. And I loved the action/suspense part of the story. I enjoyed all the side characters, Brads friends, and can’t wait to go back and read their stories. I will definitely be telling everyone who will listen to read this series.