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The Ride

3.35 of 5 stars 3.35  ·  rating details  ·  521 ratings  ·  65 reviews
Rose has never picked up a hitch-hiker, but this guy is just too good-looking to pass by. When things start getting personal, she knows she's the one in for the ride.
ebook, 25 pages
Published July 4th 2011
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This is what it is, and I'm sorry but books like this can't really be more than 2's the great nature of a small piece of rubbish to read when you don't want to pay attention to anything great, but it still does a good job of making you feel better. This 'novel' is about a woman with a shite partner who picks up a handsome hitchhiker and rogers him senseless in a motel one night. I don't think that's really spoiling it, because if, after the first two pages, you didn't think that was g...more
Feb 14, 2014 Frenchie rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommended to Frenchie by: From my sister's kindle.
More 2.5 than 3.

First, I am not a reader of erotica normally but I do have moments where I want something different.
I have read romantic novels with definitely more graphic sex scenes which made me blush than this short story. It is trying to be a nice little hot piece, but I do not think it quite succeeded. There is not enough to titillate one's senses and not enough to tease. the sex scenes are funny with a lot of ' oh baby'. To be honest, this one made me smile rather than making me hot, beca...more
Aug 09, 2012 Juls rated it 3 of 5 stars
Shelves: hea
girl picks up hitch hiker and they share more than an amazing one night stand, very adventurous sex, you name it they did it. they share troubles going in in their lives and by the time rose drops heath off they are in love.

months later they meet the same way except the roles are reversed.

fun and sexy short story!
~ Cariad ~  Sizzling Pages Romance Reviews
*free today on Amazon I'd forgotten I'd read this one!!*

Hot, Hot, Hot!!

For a highly entertaining hour of your life, sit back and enjoy this little hottie!

More orgasms than you can shake a stick at!! She's a lucky girl!!
C.J. Fallowfield
Quick short read with likeable characters and nice build up of sexual tension. Lost two stars for a few reasons, firstly the editing which needs tightening up, spelling errors and punctuation in totally the wrong places. Also the author could have put in a little more effort and made this into a short story, rather than the extra short story that it was. The idea behind the plot was good, but the last few scenes in particular felt rushed and I couldn't fathom why Rose was still with her boyfrien...more
A cute romantic short story about a woman who picks up a hitchhiker and has the night of her life. I am adding this author to my list of 'authors to look for'!
Shelley Chastagner
The heroine in this story drives me crazy with her lack of strength. Her lazy, neglectful, self-centered boyfriend expects her to pay for EVERYTHING and she chooses to hang onto the loser because it would upset both of their parents if she tosses him. During their chance encounter, the hero shows her she can be strong, she's beautiful and worthwhile. They come to a point where they must part ways, he to be with a daughter in another state and she to think things over about the boyfriend. What do...more
I got this short from Amazon as a free e-book.

For a free erotic short story this isn’t bad at all. It is written well, I quite liked the characters and there was some development and not just sex. It would have actually made a great full length novel.

My main problem with it is something that is beginning to bug me a lot about these types of book. I do not understand why female authors feel the need to constantly write about female characters that are unable to stand up to a bullying partner. ‘My...more
Loved loved loved it!!!
Brilliant short read didn't want the book to end!!
Would be a brilliant full novel.

Would love to have read more about Heath and Roses past and their futures, I felt this certain short could of had a bit more details about the main characters
This was an Amazon freebie.

It actually could have been really good. The plot is original and the characters had great chemistry that could have made this book a lot longer than 25 pages. If you added a little better writing and some character to it.

Like I said, the plot was a great idea. The delivery not so much. The only thing that worked was the sex. The rest was really rushed and it was like the author started out with a great idea and slowly lost her momentum once they reached the hotel.

A frustrated young woman who couldn't stand her arrogant boyfriend picked up a stranger during her drive. This passenger happened to be a sexy guy and he was just divorced. Unable to resist the sexual temptation, they stayed in a motel and had incredible sex all night long. Some time later, this stranger's phone call changed the woman's life, rescuing her from an upcoming miserable marriage.

The concept wasn't bad, but the execution didn't turn out well. It seemed that the author wanted the reade...more
Fiona Kennedy
For a free short story I was surprised at how easily likeable the characters were. So much so that I was disappointed when it finished. Kevay could easily expand this into a full book and I'd buy it.
Sally Ally
The story was great for being so short. But you dont "make love" after knowing a guy for 5 hours. And when sex ends and you had known the guy for one day, you dont say I love you.
Rosa is cliche and so is Heath. And the end si sooooo Disney.
This is definitely one of those short stories that you wish was an entire 300 page book. Great Read!
I never take hitch-hickers. If my first is to be like Heath, then I
can't wait to hit the road. Rose is unhappy with a jerk of a
boyfriend, and on a road-trip to clear her head. Heath just got
divorced, and is trying to get back to his daughter on his own. She's
a red head with milky skin; he has a body to die for and a tattoo. The
conversation turns very intimate after a burger and fries. The sex
comes late in the story, but it is worth the wait. I just regret only
one or two scenes are actuall...more
This short story was not that bad though it contained a lot of unrealistic element for me.

I mean come on, if 2 people meet and they feel that deep lust toward each other they won't start out with a dildo, they just rip each other's clothes apart and booom...

Also talking about batteries during petting made me laugh out loud...

This book was free, and took me 1 hour to read, so I guess I got what I paid for :)
Elaine Robertson
pleasant free short storey on Amazon
I was dared into reading some erotica, and thought I'd dip my toe in to the wold of free Kindle reads.

This didn't do much for me to be honest, the sex seemed perfunctory and almost an aside to the, admittedly well, characterised story.

But it's only my first attempt, I'm sure there must be "hotter" stuff out there...

I did enjoy this short story but I have a hard time with main characters that just aren't that intelligent sometimes. I'm sure there may have been a reason the main character went back to a terrible boyfriend but the author didn't describe it well enough and that would be needed to enhance my enjoyment in this story.
Another Amazon freebie, quite hot but I didn't find it very believable & I really didn't like the side story with her abusive boyfriend. Why would she have stayed with him? I also felt the relationship between Rose & Heath moved far too quickly.

Not bad if you're happy to suspend belief while you're reading
This was such a sweet story...very unrealistic but still very sweet. It was so much more than porn and filled with such a great back story. Like most short stories I've read, I really wish that this was longer. Nonetheless, it is a great, short, romantic story that I highly recommend.
Quick short story! Amazing what can happen when you least expect it? Picking up a hitchhiker may not be on everyone's top list, but in this case she did. After a few hundred miles and a night to remember this driver and passenger sealed the fate of a lifetime!
Dee Pariseau
Fun short story and for the price ( free on amazon ) it's exciting and fast pasted , you'll be looking twice at hitch hikers after reading this book ... But just look don't actually pick them up :) this was a fun work of fiction and I love the ending
'The Ride' is not a great short story but has the potential to make an excellent erotic novel if there was substantial development of the characters and the sex scenes which were too rushed and lacked detail, ergo not enough heat!
wow, the book was wow
I love short novellas like this. Hot, well written and an HEA. Some readers had a problem with some lack of development of the characters. I felt I knew each of them and who they were even in this very short story.
Apr 29, 2013 Laura rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: erotic romance
This was a great short story. and it is something i would like to try with my boyfriend but i would not suggest hitch hiking to any one. But the 2 in the story have found each other and love by hitch hiking.
Heather  * needs to get stuff done*
I posted my review on amazon. Link below.

Short, unrealistic but liked it. It was a free read so can't beat the price.
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