Running Wild: A Second Shot Novella

Running Wild: A Second Shot Novella

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by Sara Jane Stone
     
 

Before they were Serving Trouble, they were Running Wild

She’s always been off limits…

Noah Tager has always played by the rules and proudly wears the label “Local Hero.” But before he leaves to become one of The Few, The Proud, The Marines, he wants to turn his fantasies into reality with the one woman who has

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Before they were Serving Trouble, they were Running Wild

She’s always been off limits…

Noah Tager has always played by the rules and proudly wears the label “Local Hero.” But before he leaves to become one of The Few, The Proud, The Marines, he wants to turn his fantasies into reality with the one woman who has always been off limits.

He’s always been a challenge…

When it comes to her less-than-stellar reputation, Josie Fairmore is ready and willing to cross over into nothing-left-to-lose territory, if it leads to an all-night ride with the man of her X-rated dreams. With her big brother leaving in the morning to “Be All He Can Be” in the Army, Dominic will never find out about her fling with his best friend Noah.

But one wild ride together doesn’t change the fact that Noah’s leaving in the morning—and he’s taking Josie’s heart with him.

An Avon Romance

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062423993
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
02/02/2016
Series:
Second Shot
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
2,148
File size:
581 KB

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Meet the Author

After several years on the other side of the publishing industry, Sara Jane Stone bid goodbye to her sales career to pursue her dream—writing romance novels. Sara Jane currently resides in Brooklyn, New York with her very supportive real-life hero, two lively young children, and a lazy Burmese cat. Visit her online at www.sarajanestone.com or find her on Facebook at Sara Jane Stone.

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Running Wild: A Second Shot Novella 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a prequel for the rest of the story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Most times i go into a series and dont know a damn thing about the characters' backgrounds. This prequel gives you a glimpse into what happened with these characters so when you go into the first full book you're not left wondering. As far as beginnings go this was a decent one. Showing the hurt that was left behind and showing how they can move forward from this is what kept me interested. I will be going into the first book ready to go!
Anonymous 24 days ago
Prequal
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
DebDiem More than 1 year ago
Running Wild by Sara Jane Stone was off to an awesome start. Till I got to the end, which is a bit cliffhangerish. Running Wild is a well written book that ended too soon. I liked the characters and learning what motivates Josie and learning about her and Noah's past. Running Wild is a fairly quick read, perfect for those with limited time for reading.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
beckymmoe More than 1 year ago
Running Wild is the book equivalent of tasty appetizer--a delicious little nugget of a story that will definitely whet your appetite for Jess and Noah's full-length novel to come :) Wild is a short, steamy read that nicely sets up the background story behind Serving Trouble . We find out what Noah's motivation is for going into the Marines, and share in Jess's frustration over growing up under the eagle eye of small-town scrutiny and understand her determination to leave it all behind. It's a "best friend's little sister" story, and makes a surprising argument for hanging on to a mechanical bull ;) It's definitely worth a look before book one in the series comes out! Rating: 4 stars / B+ I received a complimentary copy in exchange for an honest review.
2kasmom More than 1 year ago
Noah and Josie both are attracted from afar, but up close. He is her brother's best friend and should not make a move on her. After she has a problem with her ex, and trusts him to handle it they forge a bond. Josie finds everything he does and says to her personal. He is her dream lover, a fantasy that she knows will never come true. Aside from the brother issue, he is leaving to join the military soon. Sweet and sexy this simple, yet quick read is very enjoyable. The heat between these two sparks right off the page. I cannot wait to read the next book in the Second Shot series, Serving Trouble. ***This ARC copy was given in exchange for an honest review.
cherigCG More than 1 year ago
I've been a fan of Sara Jane's books since my first read of hers. She has a way with the underdog, the hurting, and those who want to take away the hurt. Good women. Good men. Strong characters and lots of steam. The introduction novella to her new series follows suit. Josie has always been considered the wild child. The sheriff’s daughter and independent. Noah is her brother's best friend. He's been fighting his changing feelings for the gorgeous woman child who is going away to college. He's going away too. Joining the Marines with her brother. Now is hardly the time to give into their feelings. But when the chemistry is right timing has little to do with actions. Can they resist? Will either come back to their home town? And how would their families deal? We are left with questions and anxiously awaiting the series that will answer them and hopefully fill in with some of the other hot people we met. This it a great short read. I can't wait to read more about them with the full book coming out soon. I was provided an ARC for an honest review.
Blsfan68 More than 1 year ago
This is a quick, sexy tease giving us a glimpse of Ms. Stone's new Second Shot series. Gripping and steamy, this novella will leave you wanting more. I can't wait to read Josie and Noah's full story! ARC received in exchange for an honest review.
bouncyberthaCR More than 1 year ago
4 - One more night... Stars! Running Wild is a quick and sexy introduction to Sara Jane Stone’s new Second Shot series, in which we are introduced to the characters that will feature in the first full length novel Serving Trouble, which is due for release in early March 2016. We go back to June 2012, and a pivotal time in Noah Tager and Josie Fairmore’s lives. One is leaving Forever, Oregon for the Marines, the other for college, one is the towns hero, one the towns party-girl, but both are unreservedly attracted to each other… "I want you… I have for a while. I’ve respected your brother, steering clear, but I want to spend the last few hours before I go with you." Big brothers best friend is a trope that never gets tired, and although this is a very quick read, Sara Jane has given the reader enough background to understand that when this couple reconnect, post Marines and College in Serving Trouble a lot of water will have passed under the bridge for them both. The problem is, that at the end of this novella they are standing on opposite sides of the bridge. "That’s going to leave a scar." I love Sara Jane's writing and characterizations, her Independence Falls Series was one of my favorite reads of 2015, and I cannot wait to see who we meet and what story-lines we are given the pleasure of reading, as the Second Shot series develops.
mamalovestoread22 More than 1 year ago
Noah Tager prides himself in being a good guy, but there is a little part of him that wants to get a taste of being bad just once in his life. He has been attracted to his best friends little sister Josie for some time now, and knows that she is off limits, but there is something about her that has this good guy wanting to test the limits. On his last night in town he decides to make his move, and steal a kiss or two from dark haired beauty, full well knowing one taste of her lips may never be enough... Josie Fairmore's reputation precedes her, she is well known for her wild ways, and she is tired of always getting a bad wrap. She is ready to flee small town living in Forever and have a chance at a fresh new start, somewhere where she isn't the talk of the town. But before she leaves, she would love nothing more than to spend one night with her brothers best friend Noah, which will probably never happen since she is quite certain he isn't interested... or is he? The short, but oh so sexy read, is an exceptional prelude to Ms. Stone's new Second Shot series, and a good primer for Josie and Noah's story. I cannot wait to read the follow up novel and see what Ms. Stone has in store for these two well crafted characters!! Highly recommend this sexy and sweet little story... it'll leave you with a smile... and the insatiable urge for more!! ARC requested through Edelweiss, and kindly provided by Avon Impulse Publishing in exchange for a honest and unbiased review.
Anonymous 11 months ago
Loved Noah.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Cute not enough to read on but cute