Back in the Saddle (Jessica Brodie Diaries, Book 1) [NOOK Book]

Overview

On the tail end of another heartache, Jessica decides she’s had enough. Enough parties, enough mistakes, and enough of this rut she’s thrown herself into. When college finally grinds to a halt after four hazy years, she makes a decision. She’ll take a job in Texas, move out of L.A. for the first time in her life, and wipe the slate clean.

If only growing up was that easy.

Not one night in Texas and she meets the most ruggedly handsome cowboy ...

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Back in the Saddle (Jessica Brodie Diaries, Book 1)

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Overview

On the tail end of another heartache, Jessica decides she’s had enough. Enough parties, enough mistakes, and enough of this rut she’s thrown herself into. When college finally grinds to a halt after four hazy years, she makes a decision. She’ll take a job in Texas, move out of L.A. for the first time in her life, and wipe the slate clean.

If only growing up was that easy.

Not one night in Texas and she meets the most ruggedly handsome cowboy she’s ever seen. William Davies has it all: wealth, prestige, profitable business ventures and women throwing themselves at him. But while Jessica theoretically knows he’s way out of her league, old habits die hard.

As Jessica struggles to flesh out this new life, William struggles to keep her at arm’s length. But Fate, and an adventurous spirit, has Jessica continuously bumping into him, making a mark as only she can.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044535695
  • Publisher: K.F. Breene
  • Publication date: 5/13/2013
  • Series: Jessica Brodie Diaries, #1
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,236
  • File size: 455 KB

Meet the Author

K.F. Breene is a USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary, fantasy and paranormal romance novels, having sold over 400,000 copies worldwide. When she's not writing, you might find her at a café, sipping wine and chatting with her girlfriends. She lives in San Francisco with her two children, one of which duped her into thinking he was a grown man. That was before her daughter came along, of course. She loves to hear from readers, so drop her a note at kfbreene@gmail.com. Sign up to her mailing list for new books and an exclusive preorder sales: http://www.kfbreene.com/newsletter.html

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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2013

    Written with teen mentality but language not for teens. How 1 w

    Written with teen mentality but language not for teens. How 1 woman could be so stupid is beyond me. Managed to read about 50 pages, hoping it would get better.
    Finally gave up.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2013

    Ok

    Could not finish. Too many errors.

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2013

    Good

    More than half of the reviewers wrote this book was funny and I must say I agree wholeheartedly with them. It was also compared to Sex and the City but I was never a fan of that show so I can't comment.

    Overall, I think Jessica's character was sarcastically, annoyingly cute. Its like one minute I'm cracking up at something she's saying or thinking but the next minute she's getting on my nerves. She's a grown woman who obsesses way too much over a men who treat her like crap, she spends about 75% of the book crying and whining, she is super clumsy; especially when William is around, oh and she can't handle her liquor to save her life, but she keeps on drinking. On the other hand she has no filter, says what's on her mind, most of the time its embarrassing as hell, and for some reason is always getting hit on.

    William's character was unnecessarily broody, its not really clear why he acts the way he does. I guess it'll get explained in the next book. The whole book was from Jessica's POV, which kind of sucked. Its always good to get the perspective from a few of the other characters, not just one.

    So, the cover of the book is very sexy, but there is nothing sexual in the book. There is a lot of talk from Jessica about her dirty thoughts but nothing crude or crass...maybe the author is saving the good stuff for the next book...

    SR

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 27, 2013

    Omg so crazy!

    Sex in the city texas series! Alt of inner dialogue. Accurate, well written, and a super hot cowby! 200+ pgs of free romance. Only raunchy part was the first chapter. Waking up after a one night stand, but it does give you a great understanding later on in the book. Couldnt put it down. Everything a lady needs for a self imposed time out! Cant wait for the next one!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 12, 2014

    did not enjoy

    There were parts if the book thay werr just silly. I was bored through most of it and ended up skimming through the last few chapters just to finish it.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2013

    You will like this one

    This holds your interest and you will like it.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2013

    Really good

    Can notwait to read next book.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2013

    Really good and funny

    The author has an interesting writing style. It kind of reminded me of sex in the city but in L.A. in the beginning. Weird nicknames I guess adds to the hummor. Do not expect allot of hot steamy sex scenes but do expect to be highly entertained. I really liked this short story and will read moe fom this author. K

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2013

    Starting off reading Back In The Saddle, I hated it. First, it s

    Starting off reading Back In The Saddle, I hated it. First, it started off with a description of a hook up that gave me a visceral reaction. It did almost cause me to stop reading, but I didn't take any stars away for that be cause it did give me a reaction. I love when I get strong emotions to a book. Well, not that kind per say. I found out as I kept reading that it did represent rock bottom. What bugged me most was the swearing an vulgar attitude of the character in the beginning. Not on any moral grounds or I shouldn't have continued reading. I think Janet Evanovich does this in a way that makes you laugh out loud. In this book it just grated my nerves. As we read on she decides to change her life by moving from California to Texas. This too annoyed me how she played the stereo type of hippie California girl verses Bible thump. Once I was past all that it started picking up. We come to her first trip to the rodeo. I thought this was going to be an animal right fight as she describes the poor plight of the calf in calf roping. However she then had the cowboys describe how this is used on the ranch and went on to give you a fair, informative and funny view of rodeo events. She goes on to take on the issue of rape, women's self defense, and the southern gentlemen. If the beginning wasn't so awful I'd give it more stars.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2015

    i enjoyed this read

    i enjoyed this read

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2015

    Juvenile

    Seems like it is written from a teenager's view of what dating as an adult is. Lagging plot, annoying characters, honestly a dissappointment.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2015

    Ashley

    Definitely not a literary masterpiece by any stretch, but still a quick and entertaining read nontheless. Probably won't pay to read the others.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2014

    Hello

    A 200 page free adult! Book of 25 year college student who wants to change from a serirs drunk who wakes up involved in a bar pick-up/one night stand; so moves to Texas to good job and excellent living space then proceeds to impress all new acquaintences with her drinking skills and her exceptional language. The fifth or sixth or seventh times she fell/tripped over something or someone was ready to exit the book, and the description of her crotch every time she saw him got tiring; did she ever just 'see' the guy? But the last chapters did get better, and an excerpt for continuation in series is provided.
    Liked the writing style but some of the content got very repetitive.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2014

    Loved it!

    This book was so cute! I read it in one day and I went to buy the next one, however, it doesn't look like its available yet. So, I guess I'll check for it later. I loved the main character, she is funny and quirky and sarcastic, which kept the book entertaining. Strongly recommend!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 18, 2013

    This book was so much fun! I was crackin' up throughout! Well wo

    This book was so much fun! I was crackin' up throughout! Well worth the time to read it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2013

    Ok

    For free but not paying for the rest wasnt that good sorry

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 29, 2013

    loved this series. very good. Definitely worth it. each book had

    loved this series. very good. Definitely worth it. each book had 500 pages or more. I was hooked.

    1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2015

    Good book

    You people should just read this novel yourselves and write your own review on this novel. I really enjoyed reading this novel very much. ShelleyMA

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2015

    Boring.

    Boring

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2015

    Great read

    Could not put the book down, fell in love with the ppl. Can't wait until I can read the next book.

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