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Rip Current

(Grayton #3)

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  395 ratings  ·  42 reviews
Cole is used to fame and has had his fill of women who fall at his feet, but the one woman he’s desired the most shows nothing but discontent for him and his reckless ways.

Wendy can’t stand Cole, at least not in her head. Her body and heart on the other hand desire him beyond any else.
Kindle Edition, 300 pages
Published July 14th 2015 by Grayton Press
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Jul 16, 2015 rated it really liked it

This is one of those stories where you can’t put your finger on exactly what makes it special, but you still find something different and unique in it. Cole is a supposed playboy, talented surfer and hot underwear model. So we can well understand why the “cool and calm” bartender might go weak in her knees at close proximity with him. Initially, I was taken in by Wendy, but it’s not long before Cole steals the spot light from her with his cute ways and the initial shy awkwardness he feels aro
Micky Cox
Jun 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Finally, I've made it to book 3 of the Grayton Series and I must admit that I'm even more thrilled to discover this series than I was after the first two books. I received this book in exchange for an honest review and when I realized that it was a part of a series, I had to start with the first book. I have enjoyed each book of the series very much, but this book has made me an even bigger fan. When we were introduced to Cole in previous books he was seen as a playboy and overly adventurous thr ...more
The Romance Book Disciple (Samantha)
Jul 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc-s
So cute!!! This is a perfect light contemporary romance. Nothing angsty or overly dramatic and I LOVED it. I really liked Wendy and Cole. I felt that they were relatable people. I haven't read the other books in this series, so you can certainly read this as a stand alone, but now I want to go back and reread everything! And I cannot wait for the next book! If you are looking for a light, easy, HEA read, grab this book! It reminded me of old school Nora Roberts and Jude Devereux. It reminded me ...more
Jul 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
"Rip Current" is book three in the Grayton series. This is Cole Grayton's story. Cole is a handsome blonde haired, blue eyed, sexy, surfer boy! Okay, I wouldn't call him a boy with a body like his....he's all man! Cole's the best surfer there is and he lives for the thrill of the ride. The more dangerous the better as far as he's concerned.
While back in Surf Breeze, Florida, his hometown, Cole heads to his sister Cassey's bar to see if Wendy,the woman he has crushed on for years,is working.

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The Grayton Series warms my heart. I love me a surfer bad boy. So Cole is perfect. Nice beach read, but Ms. Jill may have thrown us a curveball in this one...

Reading Order
Last Resort (Grayton Series book 1)
Someday Beach (Grayton Series book 2)
Rip Current (Grayton Series book 3)

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Apr 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Phenomenal book!!!

I love Jill’s books, she is one of my favourite authors.

I love this series.

I loved this book from start to finish.

I love the characters and the story.
Laura Hampton
Jul 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
First off, I need to go back and read the first two books in this series. When I was asked to read and review Rip Current I didn't pay attention to the fact that it was book three. Personally I really didn't care. The synopsis drew me and and had me hooked. I really enjoyed Cole's story and now need to find the time to read the two previous books.

Cole is every woman's wet He is the hot, sexy surfer. Who can get women without even trying. They just line up waiting for the chance to sp
Books Laid Bare
Jul 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is book three in the series as I am sure you already know, because I am sure you will have already enjoyed the previous two books but if you haven’t then they’re well worth a read.
This is Cole’s story. Cole Grayson is the poster boy for the all American surfer dude! He has it all and he has it all in oodles but he is no kid, this man can rock more than just a pair of board shorts.
Life is lived to the limit, he is on the edge of everything dangerous, and the riskier the better.
He’ll take an
Jul 20, 2015 rated it really liked it
Cole Grayton was every woman’s dream with his sun streaked blond hair and perfect body. He was a professional surfer that modeled (mainly underwear) on the side. He could have a different girl or two every night if he wanted and his risk taking had no limits. Lately though he found himself growing tired of the party scenes and preferred to go back home and crash on his brothers couch and hang out at the Boardwalk Bar & Grill that his sister owned. That was where she worked… Wendy, the one wo ...more
Nadine Bookaholic
Been waiting for Cole & Wendy's story and I loved it.
Where do I begin? We have seen both Cole and Wendy pop up in the two earlier books in the series Last Resort and Someday Beach, what we have learned from them is that there is definitely an attraction between the two of them but Wendy always looked disgusted when Cole was around...I would guess that it was because he always had some bimbo on his arm, but hey that could just be my take on it. Cole is a famous surfer and male model so of co
Keeping Me Grounded!!!

Wendy had a crush on her Cole Grayton since the day she met him but she never told him about it, sure they flirted but that was all there was.....if you count the self thoughts that Wendy had of the sexy surfer/model.

Cole had a terrible motorcycle accident that nearly caused him his life, the incident left him with a hip that hurted like he!! when he stood too long.....but his accident also left Wendy scared that she might lose him because of his recklessness.

Wendy didn't f
Jul 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: my-reviews
Love! Love! Love!

If you are looking for the perfect summer read, look no further Rip Current is the PERFECT summer read! Jill Sanders jumps right in and grasps your attention right from the beginning, and her beautiful writing keeps you in this story throughout the whole book. I had to DEVOUR Rip Current! Rip Current is book 3 in the Grayton Series, but it works amazingly well as a stand alone. But honestly, this whole series is so amazing, that you would totally be missing out if you skipped an
I want to thank Goodreads as I won this book as a Giveaway. Thank you to author Jill Sanders too!

This is my first time reading a Jill Sanders book. Even though it is book #3 I read this as a standalone and really enjoyed the story and the writing.

I'm sure the other books in the series will help me learn more about the family, and I do plan I reading the others now that I'm hooked.

Wendy works at a local bar along the East Coast owned by the Grayton family. She is attracted to one of the brother
Dec 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
I have to admit that I am a sucker for the beach location romance novels and the Grayton Series does not disappoint. Book 3 is the story of Wendy & Cole who, I believe start with a love/hate relationship. The bickering and bantering between them is quite comical. Wendy is looking for stability, while Cole is Mr. Dangerous surfer. After spending more & more time together, they start feeling the attraction between them. As always, the story is sweet & sexy with plenty of excitement. We ...more
Kareen Hernandez
Jul 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
As always I love, love Jill Sanders series. She writes with the kind of feeling that makes me feel I'm there on the beach with the characters or with them at the bar/restaurant, family gatherings. It's finally Wendy and Cole's turn they've had feeling for each other but tried never to show it. Information in the book made some of the events in the two prior books make sense since we now have their story. I'm not one for Spoiler alerts. You simply have to buy this book, to see if they work past a ...more
Reviews from the Heart (Kimberly Anne)
I think this book is pretty awesome! It is a good story with a good ending. Sometimes, its cheesy how couples always end up together. But when they have to go through almost losing each other to have each other, it makes you realize how honest the story truly is. I know, for me, it always takes almost losing something I care about to realize the depth of my feelings. I'm glad I got to read this story.

Although its a short book, it has just the right amount of anxiety building and obstacles to ov
Julia David
Jun 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Wendy has been in love with Cole, but she doesn't want to admit it. Cole has been trying to get her attention for a long time. Wendy thinks that Cole is too reckless and she wants stability. He just jets off to another part of the world to surf and she wants someone who will always be there for her and their family. Cole does convince her to go to Hawaii with him to a surf competition and they both find out that she does have an adventurous side. Cole needs to choose his priorities and maybe Wen ...more
Jul 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Book 3 in a fabulous series. I must say, they just keep getting better! and relaxed surfer dude. Wendy...mega-responsible and a bit uptight. Seems no wonder they are always at each other's throats. He thinks she needs to loosen up. She thinks he needs to buckle down and become more responsible, and not always be off trying to get himself killed. Little do they both realize, they are perfect for each other. Shelly noticed it before. They also secretly are in love with each other. Sigh ...more
Diane Lee
Aug 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Happy fun read

Another fun book in the Grayson series. Good laughs and sweet moments when Wendy lets herself have some fun with the sexy Grayson surfer, Cole. They have been pushing each other buttons for several years so Cole has some work to do in his attempt at getting her to consider more!! Can he prove himself worthy of more than just a little fun for Wendy, especially since she is determined that stable is far better, even if boring, than the adventures she can't see Cole backing down from
Tina Wickham duckwald
Jun 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I am loving this series set in a small Florida coastal town. This one is about Cole the celebrity surfer and ladies man who is falling hard for Wendy a bartender at his sister's bar on the beach. It's a pursuit for him, because Wendy doesn't seem interested in him at all. You also get to follow along with the characters from the previous books in the series. I can't wait to read more of the Graytons.
I was given an arc of this book in exchange for an honest review.
Antonette Pierce
Jul 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Another story hit out of the park....well I guess in surfing terms it was "Choka" (I hope I used the term correctly). The Grayton series has by far my favorite series so far! Loved how this still brings all the Grayton's together but at the same time there isn't ever a part where you think Cole and Wendy won't be together. Also loved how this book sets up Roman's story so perfectly. This is a story very well worth fact, read the whole series!!!!
Alison Davies
May 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Jul 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I received this book in exchange for an honest review. This is book 3 in the Grayton Series and my favorite. I loved Cole and Wendy and their story. Jill writes such sweet, romantic stories with great characters and storylines you just lose yourself in the great story. Definitely a good read and a great series. I can't wait for book # 4.
Jul 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A Must Read

I recommend this book and all of Jill's books. I simply could not put the book down. This tight family the love that they share, it wants you to be a part of that family. I can't wait for the next book. Well done Jill. Thank You.....
Catrin Johnson
Aug 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved it! This is the 3rd book in the series and I really enjoyed watching them them up to this book so I was overjoyed when this book came out and it was everything it needed to be for them. I am anxiously awaiting the next book to find out what happens to Marissa.
Linda Zelinsky
Aug 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Jill did a great job in dealing with this surfer and his family. Loved the suspense with Marissa and Roman which I did not expect. The ending of this book left me hanging. Now have to wait until for the next book to come out to find out what happens. Thanks Jill.

Jul 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing

I loved Cole and Wendy's story. It's sunny how she was unsure and he knew exactly what he wanted. Hurry up next book.
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Janice Fisher Bowman
Whenever I read a series I loved by an author, I usually go back and check to see what other books I might be interested in. After reading the Pride series, I decided to move on to the Grayton series. This series has certainly lived up to my expectations from Jill. These books remind each of us that true family love will see us through anything. I found the series very uplifting!
Kirstie Ibrahim
Jan 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Cole the sexy surfer and Wendy the barmaid have always got on each others nerves over the years. However, below everything they both have feelings for each other. I enjoyed how these two came together. Great addition to the series.
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“I’m not one of them. I make my living on the water. I know how important careers like that are.” He sighed. “Actually, at one point, I was pretty interested in it myself.” Her eyebrows shot up. “Really?” She sat up a little and set her drink down. “Sure,” he smiled. “Before…” She chuckled. “Before you started selling men’s underwear?” He smiled. “Hey, those things don’t sell themselves.” 0 likes
“He shook his head as he set the spatula down, took her hips in his hands, and pulled her close. “No, just one surfer in particular. I guess he didn’t like that he came in second at WSL for two years.” “What’s his name?” He smiled. “Why? Are you going to go and beat him up?” She chuckled. “Maybe.” 0 likes
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