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Braddock Boys: Travis (Skull Creek #6)

3.98  ·  Rating Details ·  128 Ratings  ·  17 Reviews
He's dying to taste her...Lean, mean Travis Braddock is not your typical cowboy--he's a brooding vampire searching for the killer who cost him his family, his future, his life. The last thing he needs is a woman he can't resist. Then he met her...

Wedding planner Holly Simms is the perfect girl for a vampire on the move. Especially since she's trying to ditch her "good-girl
ebook, 448 pages
Published August 1st 2011 by Harlequin Blaze (first published January 1st 2011)
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Oct 30, 2011 Dee rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Gggrrrrr......another book that has left me hanging without an answer and for the life of me I cannot find out when the next one is due out - have checked the Harlequin website and it is not listed for December or January and Ms Raye's website is years out of date and nothing has been added to her blog since July.

I love this series and have right from the beginning. These vampires are super sexy alpha cowboys and are certainly drool worthy!. All Ms Raye's books are easy to read and flow really w
Aug 04, 2011 Anna rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
As I mentioned in my contest post, I was amazed at how much I liked this book, not because I doubted the author or anything, but because I have never thought myself a fan of cowboys and the country scene. Vampires are yummy, and a favorite of mine, but cowboys have never really blipped on my radar...until now. Both the Braddock Boys and the Love at First Bite series lines were new to me, so I was reading this book without previous knowledge of the characters or the world. It wasn't a problem at ...more
Aug 31, 2011 missemmamm rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I didn't realize when I bought this book that it not only contained the new vampire cowboy book , The Braddock Boys: Travis, (yeah, that got my attention) but also The Pleasure Principle which was first released years ago (it's a Blaze anniversary book) which I had luckily never read.

Both books featured female protagonists who were wary which I always like. I enjoyed the second story but I really loved the first one. It was really neat that the male lead was a vampire cowboy (with cowboy vamp b
B627 Aug11 Skull Creek, Texas is a small town. Travis Braddick is visiting his brothers, waiting for his older brother Colton to arrive. In the week he is waiting he discovers Holly, the towns wedding planner. Travis feels the link between them, and realizes that Holly is denying there is anything between them. The wedding, Holly is planning, has a bride that is changing plans everyday. Travis is good at taking some of her stress away while he is waiting for Colton 's information about Rose. Ros ...more
A Twofer - the new installment plus a bonus reprint of an older book.

Sadly, they both had the same sort of woman - hasn't been in many relationships and thus is a bit desperate. Even if one is supposed to be the town bad girl (insert eye roll here)

The issue I'm having with these vampires though is that they all seem to be manhos and proud of it (not to mention, fighting the attraction for all it's worth). And they all seem to get paired with a woman who has issues with cowboys. Between their nea
Karyn Gerrard
If you love cowboys and vampires, then Kimberly Raye's 'Love at First Bite' series is for you. This is also a 10th Anniversary collector's edition with a bonus story (which I did not include in this review) The Pleasure Principle.

Travis is one of the sexy Braddock Boys, Civil War era soldiers/cowboys brothers.The boys became vampires after one fateful and tragic night one hundred and fifty years ago. By the time Travis and his three brothers rode into the ranch, it was aflame, killing their neph
Why am I struggling with this book. Maybe because this chick acts like someone other than herself. Not in a good way. But more of I am a wedding planner, I have had no luck with men and they think all I want is to get married. So whats a girl to do? I know dress in a daisy dukes costume and act like a slut. Oh mean bad girl . Um yeah ok.... Sorry but this got on my nerves. Why oh why ?? Seriously this just wasn't good for me. I just wanted it to be over. Travis was a hot cowboy who wants some re ...more
This was the first Braddock Boys story that I had read, though I think his two brothers may have already had their stories. I loved this book. It's the first Blaze book I've read in a long time. Once you start reading erotic romance it's hard to back to contemporary romance, though Blaze is somewhere between the two. Now I feel the need to go back and find the other two books in the series. And I can't wait for Cole's story to come out so we can find out what happens with their revenge.

The Plea
Joy Strother
Jun 03, 2014 Joy Strother rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this book.Travis Braddock is a fabulously sexy vampire.This is a deliciously sexy book and I couldn't put it down.Kimberly Raye is an awesome author.I love her books.
Stacey Allison
Jul 27, 2011 Stacey Allison rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
I was really surprised by this book. I admit that I don't normally read Harlequin Blaze books, nor do I read many books with a cowboy theme, but who can resist a vampire? So I went into this a little unsure. I was drawn into this world Kimberly created right away and I wasn't able to put it down until I was finished. I loved Travis... he was oh so yummy. I must say that I really enjoyed The Braddock Boys and I'm glad that I gave it a chance. I won't be so quick to pass judgement next time.
Terri Pray
Apr 26, 2012 Terri Pray rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Read just for the Travis story as I realized I'd read The Pleasure Principle before.

Fast read, cute story, and an easy bedtime read (I normally curl up in bed for about an hour before calling it a night).

Ruth Violet
awesome book. loved the first story. will read the second one later. love kimberly raye books. vampire+comboy=so very yummy. i am gonna read all the braddock boys stories. (love at first bite.)
Aug 23, 2011 Connie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own, traded
Another great story of one of the brothes and the one woman that he can not love and leave. I am looking forward the the next instalment to see if they get closer to the betrayer.
Oct 15, 2013 Sarah rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: harlequin-blaze
Main story was good but lacked something think I liked the classic better was the type of book that turned me onto the Blaze books.
Hannah  Ruth
Nov 11, 2015 Hannah Ruth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved it! I love all the "Braddock Brothers!" Great books!
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Jun 09, 2012 Mzpastrychef rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
a must read..
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I've always been an incurable romantic. While I enjoy reading all types of fiction, my favorites, the books that touch my soul, are romance novels. From sexy to thrilling, sweet to humorous, I like them all. But what I really love is writing romance--the hotter the better!

I started my first novel back in high school and have been writing ever since. To date, I've published over thirty novels, one
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Other Books in the Series

Skull Creek (1 - 10 of 12 books)
  • Dead Sexy (Harlequin Blaze #358)
  • Drop Dead Gorgeous (Harlequin Blaze, #390)
  • A Body To Die For (Harlequin Blaze #431)
  • Blazing Bedtime Stories (Once Upon A Bite / My, What A Big...You Have! / Sexily Ever After) (Harlequin Blaze #447)
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