One Night Rodeo (Blacktop Cowboys Series #4)

One Night Rodeo (Blacktop Cowboys Series #4)

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by Lorelei James
     
 

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All it takes is one night to change a cowboy’s life…

 

Barrel racer Celia Lawson knows better than to tangle with bull rider Kyle Gilchrist. The sexy cowboy’s love ‘em and leave ‘em ways have earned him a reputation on the rodeo circuit, and he’s always seen her as his best friend’s kid sister. But after

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All it takes is one night to change a cowboy’s life…

 

Barrel racer Celia Lawson knows better than to tangle with bull rider Kyle Gilchrist. The sexy cowboy’s love ‘em and leave ‘em ways have earned him a reputation on the rodeo circuit, and he’s always seen her as his best friend’s kid sister. But after one wild, tequila-fueled night, Celia wakes up to find out she’s gotten herself hitched—to a man she never should have married!

 

When Celia insists on an annulment, Kyle has no good reason to say no—except he isn’t ready to let go of his new bride. But then Kyle inherits a sprawling Wyoming ranch, and seizes the opportunity to enlist Celia’s help. She agrees to lend a hand—with two conditions: He has to get up to speed as a rancher within six months; then they’ll get a divorce. And their marriage will be in name only.

 

Kyle gives in to Celia’s demand, yet he's ready to prove to her he has what it takes to turn their one night rodeo into a lifetime of love….

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
James’s fourth Blacktop Cowboys erotic contemporary western (after Wrangled and Tangled) takes readers on a satisfying ride. Celia Lawson hit the barrel-racing circuit to make her way in the world when she realized her brothers would make a success of their inherited family ranch without her. After taking a rough fall and boosting the painkillers with booze, she wakes up the next morning in Vegas, hung over and—to her complete shock—married to her childhood tormentor, bull rider Kyle Gilchrist. She demands an annulment, but Kyle, who’s wanted her for years, thinks they should stick it out. After he inherits a ranch out of the blue, he seduces Celia with the promise of running it together and exploring their sizzling chemistry. While James is known for erotic interludes, she never forgets to bolster the story with plenty of emotional power. Agent: Scott Miller, Trident Media Group. (Aug.)
Maya Banks
“Her sexy cowboys are to die for!”
Lacey Alexander
“Lorelei James’s sassy erotic romance gives new meaning to the term ‘Wild West.’”

Jaci Burton
"An emotional ride filled with joy, angst, laughs, and a wonderful happily ever after."
New York Times bestselling author Maya Banks
“Her sexy cowboys are to die for!”
New York Times bestselling author Jaci Burton
"An emotional ride filled with joy, angst, laughs, and a wonderful happily ever after."
From the Publisher
“Takes readers on a satisfying ride.”—Publishers Weekly

“A steamy, sexy, exhilarating ride that you never want to end.”—Fresh Fiction

“An all around perfect addition to this series.”—Smexy Books

“Lorelei James knows how to write fun, sexy, and hot stories.”—Joyfully Reviewed 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451236845
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/07/2012
Series:
Blacktop Cowboys Series, #4
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
161,959
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

When Lorelei James isn't  squirreled away behind her laptop writing fun, sexy, contemporary erotic romances set in the modern day Wild West, she can be found reading everything under the sun, practicing yoga until she's a pretzel, shootin' her.22, watching the Professional Bull Riders tour on Versus, and running a kid's taxi service, all in the guise of avoiding housework and rustlin' up vittles.

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One Night Rodeo: A Blacktop Cowboys Novel 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 95 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I so enjoyed this book. The story was such a moving story of family and love. I know that might seem strange, as the book is under the Romance-Erotica category. This author balances the "Hot Scenes" into the storyline so well. You get invested in Kyle and Celia story by the end of the first chapter. It was great that all the characters in the other books in this series, were really in this story, and not just as a passing word. You got to find out the latest on Hank and Lanie, Abe and Janie, Renner and Tiernery and Bran and Harper.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Of this series, the second book, featuring Harper, and this one really shine. James really captures the little moments so beautifully...like when Kyle is fussing with the DVD cords. You can just feel what every character is going through as Kyle and Celia navigate this new chapter in their life. James uses all the little romance plot devices....the quicky vegas wedding, the out- of- the-blue inheritance, the pride crisis....but it is all layered beautifully with complex emotions and a life struggle. Also Kyle is such a sexy guy....not normally the type to appeal to me, but that is just a testament to James' storytelling ability. Read this one. I would skip Coralled and the one with Renner and Tierney unless you justfind you are hungry for backstory. They lack the emotional depth.
simple344 More than 1 year ago
There are only few books with a great storyline. This was one of them. A great summer read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ten bucks???? A bit much for this...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book.. Wishing for more soon.
shelly3925 More than 1 year ago
I have read Lorelei James books since I found her first one. I loves her books, they are steamy and romantic. I highly recommend this series but you have to read them all in order to completely enjoy the story line.
jess3230 More than 1 year ago
I have loved this entire series, but I was really looking forward to finding out Kyle's Story! The wait was worth it, this story starts grabbing your attention and doesn't let it go. Hot scenes and great dialect. Please keep it coming!!!
WhatsOntheBookshelf More than 1 year ago
Best Blacktop Cowboy Book yet! I bought this yesterday and pretty much put everything else to the side to read it. It was SO GOOD! Lorelei has done it again with her cowboys. Kyle was simply too hard to resist. I couldn't put the book down until I read the last page! Of course, I've been waiting for Kyle's book since I read the first Blacktop Cowboy book, Corralled. So I had pretty high expectations for this one, and let me tell you....Lorelei blew every one of those out of the water. Celia has been present in all of the books and she seemed a little distant. I liked her, but I always felt like there was more going on. There was. In One Night Rodeo you find it all out. She turned out to be a woman I think we could all relate to in one way or another. Celia didn't change so much as she grew and showed all sides of her personality. I loved the back and forth between her and Kyle, it's been present from the start, but in this book it was different. As I read the book I was entranced by their relationship, I felt like I was right there with them. Kyle is one heck of a cowboy. He's a bull rider, but has always wanted to own a ranch. Now he gets his chance. If you liked Kyle before when he was cocky and sometimes a jerk, then you're going to love his sweet and vulnerable side. That was probably the most surprising part of this book for me. Kyle's romantic side seemed so natural, while at the same time you knew as you read that it was something he pretty much only showed to Celia. It drew me in and wouldn't let go! There is a scene that rivals the fainting goats from Lorelei James's Rough Rider series. When you read it, if you don't laugh out loud I would be surprised. It's by far one of my favorite scenes in any book I've read. Humor is very present in One Night Rodeo, and considering the history between Celia and Kyle it was expected. Lorelei didn't leave out the emotional tug though, at one point Kyle was being a pigheaded male and I wanted to both shake some sense in him and hold him close. I could go on and on about this book, but it's better for you to just go buy it and read it. You don't have to read the other 3 books to understand this one...although I would recommend that you do because they are really good as well!!
Anonymous 3 months ago
I have read this book 3 times and love it more each time. I didn't want it to end!
rvingmillers More than 1 year ago
Any book Lorelei James writes is worthy of 5 stars and this is no exception.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I absolutely LOVE and trust everything Lorelei puts out. Her writing styles from her western/cowboy to her fighter/mma is remarkably different. However, amazing at the same time. It takes a brilliant writer to be so diverse in her styles.
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I really love Lorelei James writing style. Her characters have such deep layers - don't be fooled by first impressions. This is a 6 book series and I loved each one.
ahlewis32 More than 1 year ago
Kyle is my favorite blacktop cowboy! All through the early books, I kept hoping he'd get a story of his own and it shines! Thanks Lorelei!
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Several rereads. Loved it
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13gpb28 More than 1 year ago
The best book in this Series! Finally, Kyle and Celia get together. You felt their attraction in the other books but this book gave them their HEA.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
$12.99 for this book?! That's crazy.
lbassin More than 1 year ago
I have fallen in love with these characters in the previous books and I loved watching them realize they truly loved each other. Once again Lauren Dane does not disappoint.
ReneeEntress More than 1 year ago
Celia Lawson is married and she doesn't remember any details. Kyle Gilchrist is very happy about the marriage and is willing to fight to keep Celia. After he inherits a ranch he asks Celia to stick around for 6 months to help out and teach him how to ranch. She agrees and he tried everything to get her to stay. Very passionate read. Some erotic sexy parts but the passion pulls you in more.
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