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The Rocker That Needs Me

(The Rocker #3)

4.29  ·  Rating details ·  11,059 ratings  ·  522 reviews
The Demon…

I’ve been fighting my own demons for most of my life. The alcohol seems to numb the pain, but it never makes the nightmares go away. All I want in life is a little peace. When I met my angel it felt like I found it, but there is so much standing between us. Why does she have to be so young…?

The Demon’s Angel…

Meeting Drake was the best thing to ever happen to
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Kindle Edition, 225 pages
Published July 3rd 2013 by Anna Henson
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Christy
Aug 24, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016-audios
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The Rocker Who Needs Me is the third book in this series, and I’m gonna be honest- since I got about half way through book 2, I was DYING for this one. Forbidden love, damaged male lead, likable heroine- I could not wait! I was happy to get Drake and Lana’s story. There are a few things I think could have been done differently to make it a 5 star read for me, but overall I still enjoyed it very much.

When Lana and Drake first meet, sparks fly. There is a huge problem though. Lana is Layla’s
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Roksana
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Laura's Book Addiction
May 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
I need this book sooo bad!! I freaking can't wait for Lana and Drake!!!! OMG just read the new teaser on Terri's FB page HOT and she's moved up the release to 9th July edit 5th July. I freaking loved it!! I can't wait for Shane's book!!!

First read July 2013
Reread August 2019
seton
Jul 11, 2013 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: Readers who can't spell either
Shelves: na-ya, avoid
Um, the first two sentences are these:

Acknowledgement I want to thank my husband for putting up with me while I right this series. He is stuck with all the house cleaning and laundry while I sort through these rocker’s lives.

I couldn't read any further. Sorry.
Heather
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Jenna
May 12, 2013 added it
I got this from -http://whenbooksdefygravity.blogspot....

... and I couldn't NOT share it.
TOO GOOD. I am gonna put the other teaser from that blog in the comments.


****Note: This is an UNEDITED version****

Chapter 8: The Rocker That Needs Me
Drake's POV

This week had sucked without her. There was no reason to smile when she wasn’t around. No peace to be found when I didn’t have her close. Before I passed out every night it was with her name on my lips. When I woke every morning, just before the
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Wendy
Overall this was a enjoyable read. I didn't read the first two books in the series, so I had no problems with the fact that a lot of stuff from the first books was repeated in this one.

The heroine is 17 en the hero 31, when they first meet, so there is a pretty big age difference, which didn't bother me and nothing happens between them until she is 18.
I did however feel that this book had a lot of telling instead of showing. I kept wishing for more dialogue.

Also the hero pulls some major shit
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Jennie Wurtz
Jul 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
What can I say except Terri Anne Browning has done it again! Wow! The Rocker That Needs Me is truly amazing! It's the third in the series and I do suggest reading them in order, as the timeframes overlap and you would be confused otherwise, in my opinion. This series has been one of the most fun, hot and just amazing series I've read this year and TRTNM absolutely keeps that going. I was dying to know Drake's story and I from page one (or screen one, since I'm on a Kindle) I was hooked! I read ...more
Syndi
Jun 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
I think i like this one the best so far from this series. I know Drake story is much darker and much melancholic than the other characters. So far i have read 3 of this series.

Again it is very cheesy romance. Drake is damage character fighting his demon. And Lana is a typical likeable heroine who has big heart. However i can not help feeling that Drake did take advantage of her.

In summary, i enjoy the story.

4 stars
Scarlet
Jul 05, 2013 rated it liked it
I was so excited upon finding out that this book was already available for purchase that I immediately downloaded it and proceeded to read it. I've been so looking forward to this book ever since we got a sneak peak of Drake and Lana's budding romance in the previous book.

It was an enjoyable and quick read...quick being the operative, which in some cases is the major negative aspect of this book for me. It seems some parts are too rushed and I wish we got to explore the beginnings of Drake and
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Tasha
May 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
I love this series and can't wait to see what is behind Drakes haunted night. I am sure his cure is Lana..
Cat
Mar 09, 2014 rated it it was ok
I'm so tired of people forgiving people for things that are totally unforgivable.
Shyralf
*Meh* for me. 2 Stars. ...more
Hollie
Jul 15, 2013 rated it liked it
Felt too much like the first 2 books in series.......

This was just an ok read for me. Mostly because the whole time I was reading this it just had that "I've read this book before" feel to it. Nothing about this seemed original to me, and the plot was just way to similar to the first 2 books in this series.

Pros:
* We got some updates on where characters from books 1 and 2 are in their lives
* I liked the emotional aspects of Drakes character. You felt his pain and vulnerabilities as you read


Cons:
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Lora Borzelleca
Nov 04, 2014 rated it liked it
Spoilers ahead......

I had really really high hopes for this one. I LOVED Drake. But the way the author took this story really pissed me off. I could have forgiven Drake when he drunkenly took Lana's virginity and forgot about it and then banged some chick the next night with Lana over hearing. This I could have gotten past because he had a disease and after he found out how he hurt Lana he went to rehab for his alcoholism. That made me respect him. But then, the author had him relapse and then
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Jessica
May 06, 2013 marked it as to-read
Shelves: august-2013
Released late August/early sept 2013
monica ♪
2.5 Boring Stars

This is so sad. I like the first 2 books but this one is just so damn boring! Too much repetitions from the previous book.
The first 4 chapters are just the repetition from book 2 but it's in Lana and Drake POV.
This book is written in dual POV, but does that mean that the story should be the same but told from different POV of the characters??
I've read lots of books with dual POV but they weren't just the repetition, they were the continuation story.
In this book the author keeps
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KAT ♕ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books ♕
5 Steaming Hot Drake Stars !!

What I love about each book in this series is that even though we have to wait for each book to come out the author always starts right back at the beginning which brings me up to speed again without having to re-read over the previous book..

Loved everything Drake!! Gut wrenching story behind him and why he has the nightmares, glad everything came right and he had his HEA with Angel!!
Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
3.5 Stars

I think my expectations were perhaps a little high for this one, although I really enjoyed it. Drake was a great character and I loved how much he loved Lana.

However, a few things about the story bothered me a little bit, namely (view spoiler)
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Adoore
Jan 04, 2016 rated it liked it
I really like the males in this series and I really liked Lana but eventually the women become annoying. First, enough about Emmie, she is horrible with Nik. She is abusive and disrespectful to him. She is full of herself, I know the guys took her in but she's not their manager and she doesn't contribute to the band so why is she considered like the one that makes all the choices and producers fear. I really liked Lana but she seemed different and I did not like it. I like Drake but he seemed ...more
Chrissie
Jul 06, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: rocker
Over all I enjoyed the book however I believe the synopsis was a bit misleading. Lana's age was an issue for Drake for like 2 seconds. The true issue was his drinking and that bad decisions he made while drinking. I liked Drake although I wasn't very impressed with his attitude toward his one-night stand the next day. Not much guilt and no worry that he was overheard? Also, the identity of Lana's dad wasn't really developed very well. The story easily could have done without.
Anne OK
Jul 06, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2013-reads
Tease me with a rocker story and there’s no turning back. I was drawn by the title, cover, and a captivating book blurb. Up front I’ll admit that I haven’t read any of the previous books in this series. Starting in the middle of a new series is very unlike me. Well, anyway, I one-clicked and began rocking to the music between Lana and Drake. And it didn’t take too long until I realized exactly why it’s a must to start at the beginning of a series. I know I missed a ton of back story and ...more
Sallyb86
Jul 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-star-reads
And the third book hit the mark.. 5 stars..! Yesssss...! I was looking forward to this book from the beginning of book 1.. By book 2 I couldn't freaking wait.. And it did not disappoint..! You could read this book as a stand alone due to some recapping but you won't get the full effect especially if you haven't read book two.. I loved this story.. True to the word sole mates..! Drake and Lana had a growing relationship from the first moment.. She was young and pure he was a hard rocker from way ...more
Three Chicks
Sep 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
4.5 Star

Demon’s Wings band members consists of Nik (he and Emmie’s story was The Rocker that Holds Me, Jesse (he romanced the love of his life in The Rocker That Savors Me) and that leaves brothers Drake and Shane. Shane keeps his own nightmares at bay with a continual parade of women, orgies and sex clubs. His story will be the focus of the next installment. Drake is a tortured soul, who has demons of his own he battles. Totally smitten with Layla’s sister, Lana, he has found the one thing that
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Book Girl
May 10, 2013 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Yeah
Shelves: favorite-sequels
3.5 - 3.8 stars

For the third book in The Rocker series I must say I was probably looking forward to it more than I did the second book The Rocker that Savors Me (Jesse & Layla’s story). I fell in love with Drake & Lana from The Rocker that Savors Me and was stalking the release date. So why do I feel a little…disappointed, not even sure if that is the right word? To answer that question right away, I’m not sure. ?!?

I REALLY enjoyed the book. Again just like the other 2 in the
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Christine
The Rocker That Needs Me is Drake's book. Drake Stevenson of the Demon Wings band is the one that is scarred and has a drinking problem and has a huge love crush on the sister of the hired housekeeper who in the previous book is 17 to his 31 years of age. Makes for and interesting plot. Along with the other characters from the books (Nik, Emmie, Jessie, Layla, Lucy, Shane and Axton [not part of this band]) it was good to get to see them again in this book. SLIGHT SPOILERS AHEAD
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Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
First I want to say two things about this book and my review. First I would like to say that I in no way condone CHEATING or condone relations that involve young girls and older guys. With that said it is a reality that happens everyday and I really loved this story because it was raw and emotional and had aspects that hold true in the rock world. If you don't like raw and gritty stories then do not read this series or review. With that said here is my review.

Drake has demons and he is trying
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Angela Ruble Scott
Jul 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2013
I waited a few hours before I done my review because I wanted it all to sink in for me. OH MY I can say I LOVE DRAKE!! I believe he has been my favorite throughout the whole series. Something about him just made me want more of him. I am so happy with this book and this series. Let's just say that I totally understand why Drake is the way he is. I am also so glad that things turned out the way they did as well.

The author has done such an awesome job with this series. I immediately like it
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Nikki
Jul 26, 2013 rated it it was ok
Two stars just because I did actually finish it.
This story played out pretty darn predictably. Anyone who was shocked by anything in this book, clearly did not read the first two. The plot was the same as book two. Everything was recycled and I just got aggravated. Not to mention, the switching of POVs was repetitive. I would read Lana's side then switch immediately to Drake's to read the same scene from his perspective. I understand this is a new trend, writing from the hero's perspective, but
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Figlet
May 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Drake, Drake, Drake.

I've waited and wished and dreamed about this book for so long that as I read the last page I just wanted to burst into tears of happiness.

Sigh.

This is everything wonderful and painful (I like the painful stuff) and romantic. It was everything I wanted it to be and a little bit that I didn't even realize I did want as well as a tad that I didn't want at all. This series gets better with each installment and as someone who remains utterly devoted to the beginning ("The
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The Rocker (1 - 10 of 15 books)
  • The Rocker That Holds Me (The Rocker, #1)
  • The Rocker That Savors Me (The Rocker, #2)
  • The Rocker That Loves Me (The Rocker, #4)
  • The Rocker That Holds Her (The Rocker, #5)
  • The Rockers' Babies (The Rocker, #6)
  • The Rocker Who Wants Me (The Rocker, #7)
  • The Rocker Who Cherishes Me (The Rocker, #8)
  • The Rocker Who Shatters Me (The Rocker, #9)
  • The Rocker Who Hates Me (The Rocker... , #10)
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