A great beginning to the series! Within this prequel we get to see Jade and Ryder from the very beginning. Jade judged Ryder quickly and harshly from the first moment she sets eyes on him, but slowly comes to see that there's more to Ryder than just a tattooed bad boy biker.
Ryder is a fast paced sequel and you will be thankful that books 1 & 2 are out because the ending definitely leaves you hanging. One of the things as a novice MC/biker romance reader that I had to get use to is the fact that the word "bitch" is used liberally as both an insult and almost a term of endearment. One most definitely has to put some your feminist sensibilities aside when reading these books. They are full of males who are dominating and domineering and women who run the spectrum from doormats to strongly independent. Jade falls somewhere closer to independent but not entirely so. She's young so there's still a sense of insecurity about her that is perfectly acceptable to me. Jade thinks that she knows what type of man is right for her but soon discovers that what she thought she wanted isn't all it's cracked up to be. Ryder is more hardened and experienced, but can't seem to fight his growing attraction to his bratty "Princess." After rescuing Jade from a bad situation the chemistry comes to a head and they both give in to their attraction, but things are never simple and the real world is still waiting for them.
This free prequel is one of the best freebies that I have read so far and it has hooked me into the world of the Scorpio Stinger MC.
In Two Worlds Colliding Jade and Ryder begin to give in to their growing attraction to one another, but outside forces are working against them. They come from very different worlds with competing expectations and realities yet it is up to them to decide if the struggle and troubles will be worth it in the end. Jade and Ryder both show different side of themselves to each other as they face more hurdles to happiness. Ryder discovers things about his past that he never knew about and it comes with a big revelation that will change him forever.
Jade's brother Harrison will not willingly accept Jade's relationship with Ryder and makes sure that they both know it. Ryder has to make choices for the protection of both the Stingers and his best friend Cobra's family that he is responsible for while Cobra is recuperating. While Jade has to decide if she is going to be led by her family's wishes or her own heart and mind. We get a bit more of the secondary characters in this installment as well. Jade's cousins Lexi and Rebecca come into the picture. Lexi is the wild child of the bunch and attracts the attentions of a few of the Scorpio Stinger brothers attention. Razor in particular is very interested in Lexi which will be interesting to see how that plays out down the line. Rebecca is Jade's cousin from Australia and is a career driven woman but ends up having an unexpected tie to Ryder's brother Max. There's something to their relationship to look forward to as well.
If you enjoy a foul mouthed, dirty talking hottie biker and lots of steamy sex scenes that happen to be wrapped up in a good story Two Worlds Colliding is a book for you.
THE BEGINNING - A Duet: Ryder & Two Worlds Colliding is a compilation of TWO books that starts off the Scorpio Stinger Series.
Ryder (Prequel) Book 0.5
Two Worlds Colliding Book 1
5 Bonus Chapters
The Princess & The Biker
A modern day Romeo & Juliet story.
Ryder Knox wants freedom from the hatred churning in his gut. Saved by the Scorpio Stingers MC boys, he owes his life and allegiance to them—they are his family.
He doesn’t need a smart mouthed woman who pushes every one of his buttons. But he can’t get Jade out of his head.
Jade Summers is a good girl. She wants a man just like her lawyer daddy.
Not the alpha male biker who storms into her life, who looks like a sex god with tattoos and piercings. He’s demanding, controlling and won’t take no for an answer.
Their chemistry is off the charts and they are drawn to one another like magnets. Neither can resist the other.
Two worlds collide. Their families are determined to tear them apart.
With everything stacked against them, is what they have strong enough to overcome the odds?
They must choose: family or one another.
The ultimate price may be too high.
Will their polar opposite worlds destroy and rip them apart forever?
The NEXT book in the Scorpio Stinger Series is UNCHAIN MY HEART (Book 2)
Release Date: July 7th 2014
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This book is intended for mature audiences (18+) due to language and adult sexual situations that may be uncomfortable to readers.