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Rebel (Renegades #2)

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Sassy, smart, and sexy, former supermodel-turned-tech guru Rubi Russo has it all—looks, money, confidence and freedom. Her life is a whirlwind of fast cars and fleeting affairs—and she likes it that way. With a past like Rubi’s, forever isn’t part of her vocabulary. So when studly Renegade stuntman Wes Lawson wants to take their friendship to the next level, she’s all out. ...more
Nook, 356 pages
Published December 21st 2013
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Lana ❇✾Dirty Girl Romance❇✾
4.5 I'm craving chocolate ice cream stars

She was in deep, deep trouble. Because she wanted him more than she wanted to turn him away.

What can I tell you about this series aside from Skye Jordan is the queen of steam. Holy hell but the woman can write one hell of a sex scene. I thought book one was hot, but let me tell you; this book? SCORCHING
I wasn't sure how I felt about Rubi and Wes after the last book. Wes is a Southern good ole boy that likes his girls sweet, and Rubi is the furthest thin
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Lisa Jayne
Dec 12, 2013 Lisa Jayne rated it really liked it
4 BE MY REBEL STARS.

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Sizzling hot, dirty talking, heart stealing here comes book two of the renegade series ... This author without a shadow of a doubt hits the bullseye for books that are full of steamy, passionate liaisons. Sky Jordan's Renegade series is one that i'd gladly label as the 'perfect escape' novels with just that touch of trouble in paradise and smutty loving to make it all one desirable package, Here are the rest of my 'Rebel' book thoughts ...

What's it all about?
Rubi Russo is a w
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Christy
Nov 09, 2013 Christy rated it really liked it
4 Rebel Stars!

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Ever since I read ‘Reckless’ I’ve been waiting for Wes and Rubi’s story. Rubi and Wes have had this connection since they first laid eyes on one another. There was a pull there, a spark. Rubi grew up rich, yet alone. Neglected and ignored by her father, she has trouble trusting men. She doesn’t do relationships. Period. She won’t sleep with her friends and she doesn’t sleep with anyone more than once. But there is something about Wes. Something about him makes her want to break al
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Duchess Nicole

4.5 Stars!!!
Skye Jordan has done it again, and I couldn't be more satisfied with Rubi and Wes's story. Just as in Reckless, this book starts off with loads of sexual tension, only Rubi's brand of sexy is definitely more on the fun and flirty and BLATANTLY sexual side. That's just who she is, and therein lies the road block to her and Wes having a real relationship. Because despite Wes' job as a living-on-the-edge stuntman, he tends to go for hometown girl sweethearts when it comes to women.
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♥ Jx PinkLady Reviews ♥
Dec 02, 2013 ♥ Jx PinkLady Reviews ♥ rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-for-review
Reviewed 8th January 2014

Loved it.... 4.25 Rebel Stars




Rebel is the second story in Skye Jordan's Renegades series. It can be read as a stand alone but, of course, to get the full experience, of our cast of characters, it's advisable to read the series in order!!!

I love the glimpses of Jax and Lex that we're given. It was beautiful and gorgeous. Their happy ever after..… The trials they still face together… Lovely.

So, Rubi and Wes story.
They're the best of friends. They enjoy each others compa
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Debra
Dec 16, 2013 Debra rated it really liked it

★★★★ 4 My Very Own Rebel stars!



Rebel by Skye Jordan is the second book in her Renegades-series and a perfect follow-up to its prequel Reckless. Ever since reading the previous book, I've been looking forward to Wes and Rubi's story. Just like Lexi in book one, Rubi is a feisty, independent heroine but even more so, Rubi actively works at pushing away anyone who come to close to penetrating her tough exterior. It was already clear that Wes was a bit infatuated with the exotic beauty, but will he
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Jennifer
Oct 03, 2013 Jennifer rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
4 NAUGHTY-COUNTRY-BOY STARS!!!!!!

I’ll give it to you any way you want it, any way you need it.

Shy & Tabby Own the Wind

Skye Jordan has done it again! I really enjoyed Wes & Rubi’s story. I tried not to compare it to the first book because I liked the first book better, but that’s just my opinion. So by itself, this book was really great.

My Wes:



Wes is a sweetheart. He dotes on Rubi with love notes on her car and is strong enough to hold on when Rubi loses it. Rubi is afraid of commitment, for good reason. I unders
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J *deep in the heart of Texas*
4--Gah Rubi...REALLY?--Stars!!!



But....ugh! I just don't think I can rate this any higher than 4 stars....as badly as I want to.

Rebel is Wes and Rubi's story. We met both of them in Reckless...they meet for the first time during the airport scene. Wes has always been in committed relationships with sweet, wholesome women. Rubi has always been



Wes, Rubi, Lexi and Jax spend most of their time together so naturally Wes and Rubi grow close. They become really good friends. They both have stronger fe
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Wendy'sThoughts
Dec 16, 2013 Wendy'sThoughts rated it it was amazing

4.5 Did Not Disappoint, Second in a Series, Friggin Hot Stars **** */*

Skye Jordan…. Oh, let me count the ways I love your new book, Rebel:

ONE:
As the second in a series… it is so easy to fall back on what worked in the first book. You did not do that. You took the band of characters we met in Reckless and just expanded and made them more endearing. You let us feel comfortable re meeting all of them and then focused carefully on Rubi and Wes, guiding with an artful hand as to where you wanted us t
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Crystal~BIG book addict~
Dec 15, 2013 Crystal~BIG book addict~ rated it really liked it
3.5 Rebel Stars!

Rubi and Wes have developed a good friendship with each other since they are always hanging around with Jax and Lexi. They are definitely attracted to each other except Rubi doesn't want to take that step past friendship to something else no matter how hard Wes tries. She doesn't want to be with anyone or have to rely on anyone.





After a lot of hard work on Wes's part, Rubi finally caves and knows immediately that she is in way too deep already, but he is relentless. He knows Rubi
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Allison ❤️Will Never Conquer Her TBR❤️
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My response to seeing the next installment to the Renegades series was pretty much.....

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I mean Skye Jordan writes some awesome male hotness! Woot woot! Sorry to digress...on with the review.

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Wes Lawson, stunt man extraordinaire on the Renegades Team, was immediately drawn to the feisty hot Rubi when he met her at the airport a few months back. Best friend to Lexi in Reckless, they've grown quite close. When Lexi hangs with Rubi, he inevitably is the fourth in the equation with Jax. Bummer deal
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Catarina
4,5 Rebellious Stars!!

This second installment tells us the story of Wes and Ruby. Yes, Rubi in rich-and-classy Lexie’s best friend and Wes in badass-stunt Jax friend and member of his team.
Their chemistry is definitely undeniable, but while Wes soon realizes that Rubi is the girl for him, Ruby doesn’t want anything else except a purely physical relationship. So, if we wants more, she can’t give him anything and insists on not wanting to ruin their “friendship”.

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But Wes sees right through her a
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♥~♥Geri Reads ♥~♥
Dec 16, 2013 ♥~♥Geri Reads ♥~♥ rated it really liked it
4 because of Wes stars!!

*Could have easily been a full five if not for Rubi and her "issues."

Rebel is the second book in Jordan Skye's Renegades Series. Like its predecessor, this book is scorching hot. Panty-melting, fan-yourself hot. And features two equally hot and gorgoues characters in Wes and Rubi. But the star of this book for me is Wes Lawson.

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Jax was hot but in my opinion, Wes is hotter. Plus, he didn't have Jax's insecurities. Not only that, he goes after his woman with single-minded
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Claire Robinson
Oct 09, 2013 Claire Robinson rated it it was amazing
Shelves: shit-hot-series
4.5 - I Love This Series Stars!

Rebel is a book, that I won't struggle to write a review about. I have literally "highlighted" about 50% of the text, whether it be because it made me laugh, made me sigh, made me a little hot, or just because the writing was so damn good I wanted to look it over again.

Wes and Rubi figured quite alot in Reckless, being both Jax and Lexi's closest friends, and because of that I was itching for more of them, and have been waiting avidly for Rebel's release. I want t
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[~Ami~]♥Sexy Dexy♥
4 star I think



We met Wes and Rubi in book 1. The spotlight is on them now as they move from friends to lovers.

Wes only does commited relationships. Where you gonna find a guy like that?! He was rediculously perfect and the notes he wrote Rubi. Aww!!!

If that were true, baby... I'd have done you by now


I was hoping this book would change my opinion of Rubi since book 1. If anything I dont like her even more. You know the type, fighting the attraction running, jumping to conclusions, running a
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Michelle
Nov 19, 2013 Michelle rated it it was amazing
5 melted chocolate & panties stars

ARC received on behalf of Season Publishing from NetGalley.

Remember Rubi? Lexi’s best friend with abandonment issues who was a little over the top and completely scared shitless of commitment, well she’s back. She’s nowhere near normal, but that is one of thing things that is driving Wesley Lawson crazy.

There’s no doubt there is attraction, but Wes has started to become a good friend to Rubi over the last few months. Worried that bring sex into the mix would
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Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
3.5 - 4 ★'s

Sexy Renegade stuntman Wes only does relationships and hot ex model tech wiz Rubi only does one night stands. How can Wes get Rubi to change her mind without her worrying about losing their friendship?

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Who doesn't love a friends to lovers romance? And I think one of the things I loved was that they are both best friends to the H/h of the first book so that meant we got a lot of Lexi and Jax as well.

But to be honest, it took me a bit to get into the book. I hate to say it but it was t
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Pam
Dec 22, 2013 Pam rated it really liked it
3.5 stars
“I’ll be anything you want… as long as I’m yours.”


 
High class, confident, sassy and smart, Rubi has everything she has ever wanted; fast cars, no string relationships and all the money a girl could ever ask for. Seeing her best friend Lexi settle down the Hollywood bad boy, tugs on something in her, something she refuses to feel...but sharing her best friend with Jax and the rest of the Renegades puts her right in Wes sights and this too good to be true cow boy makes her want things
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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
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FREE on Amazon US today (9/10/2015)

Stand-alone book 2.

BLURB:
Sassy, smart, and sexy, former supermodel-turned-tech guru Rubi Russo has it all—looks, money, confidence and freedom. Her life is a whirlwind of fast cars and fleeting affairs—and she likes it that way. With a past like Rubi’s, forever isn’t part of her vocabulary. So when studly Renegade stuntman Wes Lawson wants to take their friendship to the next level, she’s all out.

Raised a simple country-boy, Wes knows the brazen Rubi isn’t his
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ღFloღ the coffee addict
5 with whipped cream on top STARS



Fast cars, even faster bikes, puppies, ice cream and a seductive dance between two friends who want a lot more than friendship from each other. Need any more reasons to read this book? Oh, well...here you go:

I'm so blissfully happy I don't even know how to process it. One thing is for sure the Renegades boys are on my all-time-favourite-feel-good-and-make-me-smile romance book list - with whipped cream on top. It's a brand new list, btw. Very little competition.

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MELISSA
Oct 04, 2013 MELISSA rated it it was amazing
(BR with Patty)

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Wes Lawson aka Golden Boy is a stunt driver for Renegades. He is so far my favorite Renegade! He is the perfect combination of sweet and sexy. Wes grew up in a big loving family. He really is an all around great guy! He is used to dating the same type of sweet girl. He likes to be in a relationship, and is the type of guy that is honest and real about his feelings. He meets Rubi Russo, & she is nothing like any woman he has ever dated, but is everything he wants!

Rubi Russo a
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Patty Belongs To Kellan~Jesse~Lautner~Miller~Garrett~Dean~Rafe~Liam~Prince Nicholas~Gianluca & Archer
4.5 Stars
(BR with Melissa)

Rebel was an incredibly steamy and wildly entertaining read.
It had just as much panty soaking scenes as the first installment in the "Renegades" series.


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I have to say that Wes, at the moment is my favorite Renegade.
He's gorgeous, passionate, extremely dedicated to Rubi, and hot damn this man can work magic with chocolate ice cream.

All I can say is this book had me feeling like this throughout...

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The scene at Stilettos...my oh my!!
Wes has a bit of the freaky deeky in him
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Nikki
2.5 Rachet Rubi Stars

Straight up, didn't like this near as much as Jax and Lexi's book. So the series continues on now with Rubi and Wes, Rubi is Lexi's BFF and Wes is one of Jax's stuntmen.

Wes be like hottie..
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And Rubi be like, well I be like to Rubi...
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Cuz..
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So yes folks, another cray cray ass heroine with daddy issues. So yes folks, that leads to her pushing a friends with benefits situation with Wes. And yes folks, which leads to mis-understandings and all that nonsense. It was way too much ba
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Jennifer☠Pher☠
Oct 21, 2013 Jennifer☠Pher☠ rated it it was ok
Shelves: netgalley
**ARC courtesy of Season Publishing via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review**

2.5★'s - I am in the minority here, it seems a place I find myself sometimes. I am not all that fond of being here but it does happen. So first, let me get this out there before I write my review. I need to state that I love Skye’s writing. I love her romance. I love her Alpha men. And from the top of my lungs I will scream I love her sex scenes. They are scorching hot. They are original and panty melting, breath
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AJ
Book two in the Renegades series is yet another smart and sexy read, brimming with great banter and sensational UST.

This time focussing on Rubi and Wes (respective best friends of Lexi and Jax from Reckless), they are already great friends, although with a simmering sexual tension underneath their friendship that is obvious to absolutely everybody. They have a great, flirty relationship, and take great enjoyment out of teasing each other at every opportunity.

“Are you just going to stand there
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TeriLyn
Jan 03, 2014 TeriLyn rated it it was amazing
**ARC provided by publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review**
Well, I found a new book boyfriend and his name is Wes Lawson. He is pretty perfect. Even with his limited faults. Seriously. Rebel blew Reckless out the water. Wes and Rubi's story is so good. Passionate, funny, witty, real; you will devour Rebel. Ms. Jordan just comes barreling at you all the force of a tornado with Rebel, knocking you flat on your behind, leaving you breathless; just like Wes does to Rubi. Rebel is a
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♥Sharon♥
Dec 18, 2013 ♥Sharon♥ rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars!!

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I loved the little bit we got of Rubi and Wes in Reckless, the first Renegades book. Rubi was sassy, sexy and free spirited and Wes appeared as that responsible friend but he still oozed sexiness. There was definitely a spark between these two and I was looking forward to reading their story.

Skye Jordan did not disappoint! Rebel was another hot, sexy and fun Renegades book.

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Rubi and Wes have become great friends through Lexie and Jax’s relationship. Their chemistry was off the chart
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Paula
Dec 19, 2013 Paula rated it really liked it

Wes Lawson is the golden boy next door, a ‘bad boy’ stuntman who works for Jax Chamberlin at Renegades. Rubi Russo is an ex-supermodel-turned-tech-guru, who has abandonment issues or, better known as, daddy issues. She is convinced she’s not loveable and refuses to let anyone into her heart. Rubi and Wes have become very good friends over a couple of months; always together and playfully flirting with one another. The chemistry between them has always been strong and lately it’s become harder fo
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Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
4 solid smoking hot WES Stars..yep all those belong to you and you alone! I really enjoyed book one of the Renegades so I was really hoping to not experience the let down! It would be easy to find annoyance and issue with Rubi, but honestly..I did not. I cannot say that I was a Rubi fan per se, but she wasn't a drama queen or a whiny crier... just couldn't drop her walls fast enough!

Rebel is super-model-mega rich-computer geek Rubio Russo's time to shine. She is the feisty, fearless flirt who fi
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~Dawn~TUG
Dec 15, 2013 ~Dawn~TUG rated it really liked it
3.5-4 Stars review to follow
Got an arc from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review..loved book one so I am excited to give it a go..

I really enjoyed this book..the only reason it did not get a strong 4 star is the first book did and I missed the banter..the text messages between Lexi and Jax are what made me fall in love with book one.. This book missed the mark on the banter for me..not just because there was limited texting but the notes that he left on Rubi's car were cute but I didn't ge
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“When her eyes fluttered open, he murmured, “Next time…”—he lifted his hand to his mouth and licked her taste from his fingers—“I’m going to do this all again—with my mouth.” 4 likes
“When her sounds of pleasure faded and she grew heavy in his arms, he pulled from her body and raised his hand to slide a finger wet with her juices down her neck. When her eyes fluttered open, he murmured, “Next time…”—he lifted his hand to his mouth and licked her taste from his fingers—“I’m going to do this all again—with my mouth.” 2 likes
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