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Losing Traction (Westbeach #1)

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My name is Phoebe Rendon. Growing up as the only girl surrounded by the Sinful Souls MC community has never been easy. Outside of the club, I had no life because my brother and his two psycho best friends kept tabs on me. My only out was racing at Point Hellers, the largest and steepest drift mountain in Westbeach, California. Cars were my life, and eight years later, that ...more
ebook, 1st Edition, 412 pages
Published January 3rd 2016
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Amo Jones Thank you xx I'm not sure yet ;) Whichever character wishes to talk to me first. I'm thinking it will be.... Ryker. :)
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⊱✿⊰ Alicia ⊱✿⊰
4.5 GO SPEEDY stars

A different type of second chance.

The first half of this story is told in past and present and from dual POV but mainly from the h Phoebe/Speedy. This got a little hectic and confusing as it seemed to bounce around a bit. I did not mind though as I am a massive fan of Amos The Devils Own MC series, I really enjoyed seeing different sides to the characters from that series. Phoebes brother is a high up member of the sinful souls MC, she was bought up in the club life with her d
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Nanci **Warning**IWasASailor⚓️MyMouthisDirty
Wow. I freaken loved this book!
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I swear with every new book Amo releases I'm blown away by how much more I like the current book. They keep getting better and better. I was hooked from start to finish, unfortunately I got crazy busy so I waited to write my review in order to give the book justice.

This is the spin off series of Sinful Souls MC. You do not need to read the series in order to read this one, but it can help. Not only is the MC series good but it gives you an understanding when side
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Amo Jones
Sep 25, 2015 marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
2 more days until she's LIVE!!!!!
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Come join the release party for Losing Traction! - https://www.facebook.com/events/41692...
K.E. Osborn
Feb 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Rockin it out with some fast cars and some bad boy bikers, what's not to love?
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Phoebe Rendon is a sassy, full of life sister to a member of the Sinful Souls Biker club. She has grown up her whole life with bad boys and tough men, so she knows how to stand her ground. She is strong and I love that about her, but when it comes to a broody and confident rockstar by the name of Ryder Oakley, Phoebe can't keep her focus.
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After spending an amazing two weeks with him, thinking there was something to
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Dayreader Reviews
I am a huge fan of Amo Jones and everything I have read of hers so far has blown me away and that was no different with this book. Phoebe grabbed my attention when I first read about her in One Hundred and Thirty-Six Scars, and we only get a few glimpses of her but I couldn't wait to read more of her story. I knew Ryder and Ryker would be pretty awesome characters and I knew I would have a love-hate relationship with these hot rockstars!

So many of my questions from my first read of Phoebe to my
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✿kawehi.reviews
Sep 25, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc, review-copy
The writing was choppy in several areas, but over all, I found the story just fine. Ryder though. Huh, I LOVED Phoebe but Ryder was a little baby at times. His insecurities and reasoning for leaving Phoebe was a bit weak. Not to mention, he had major mood swings in the beginning areas. Kind of gave me whiplash.

I really look forward to more from this series. It was very interesting and hope that ESPECIALLY Meadow (+Beast?) and even Rellik will get their own stories as well! Going to jump into Ryk
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Natalie M
This just wasn't my cuppa. It started out decent, but ended up being too messy. There was so much going on... the MC biker family, rocker boyfriend, kidnapping and I kind of lost interest after a while.
Doris
Jun 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
First let me say that I had to 'google' cane corso cause I have never seen one and was curious. This story is about Phoebe and Ryder, characters that you see in the other books. It is their story. I did like it, was wanting to read how they came about.
Georgie
Sep 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favourite
Riiight....so I think I'm going to move!

I'm going to pack up all my shit and re-locate...and I'm going to set up home right inside the mind of Amo Jones!

Her books always hit the mark!
They tick every box!
They fucking rock!

The characters are perfect and scarred and fucked up and I am completely in love with them all!

I'm literally working my way through her books and last night I read Losing Traction and then as soon as I finished that - I rolled straight into F*cker!

Seriously though Amo - Ryder w
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Kathy
Dec 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is my first book by author Amo Jones and my goodness she did not disappoint me at all. Phoebe Rendon has a family unlike most of us. They are in the Sinful Souls MC club. And her brother loves her without a doubt and wants to protect her with his life. But he can also maybe be a little over protective. Phoebe loves all things fast and she wants nothing more than to live her life driving fast cars but that takes money so she takes a job that she really doesn't like too much in order to fulfi ...more
Judy Miracle
Jan 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2015
I got an advanced copy of this book for an honest review and OMG I freaking loved it!!! I'm so glad i was gifted one. When I started reading this book I could not put it down.

I seriously got a major girl crush on Phoebe. Shes a character who you just want to fall in love with. Being the MC princess and a race car driver... hmm i'm fantasizing about a girl now bahaha... Shes sassy, crude, sexy and she gives as well as she takes. Shes got a set of brass balls if i ever seen them. Taking a job in
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Andrea Huseman
Jan 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I am always thrilled when I have the opportunity to read a new author. Whether a debut or previous released selection. I was offered this ARC and I am so glad. A 5 star rating isn't even close to emphasizing its qualities \magnitude.
Don't let the label spin off deter from reading. I had no problems reading as a standalone start to a new series. But !!!! I do know after completing this one I will definitely be reading any other work.
So many positives. Excellent storytelling- Unique interesting
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She Hearts Books
Dec 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely fell head over heart in girl crush with Phoebe. She's spectacular. Growing up as an MC princess and having a passion for driving fast cars has shaped her into a sassy, smart, and sexy gal. She takes a job in fashion until the time she can get her circuit up and running. A circuit that will bring in women drivers like herself and the people who want to see them drive. Before she can get to it, she has to make it through the tour from hell. Not only is her charge hard to handle, but s ...more
loves 2 read romance
Jan 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Gifted a copy for review.
I am definitely starting my new year off with a bang. This book is awesome. Phoebe is an exceptional character. She has grown up in the MC lifestyle. She knows what they do even though she is sheltered from it yet she is a loving beautiful soul. She is a racer at heart even though her current job is just a place holder till her circuit is complete. Her last assignment brings her face to face with the rock star who broke her heart.
Ryder is shocked to see Phoebe walk into
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R
ARC-fabulous review-of hot men and fierce heroines...http://youtu.be/_xPPS1gnIhM
Yes, Yes, I have added this book to my to be read again shelf...
I love when an author has the same sense of humor and loves/likes as I do. I feel as though I sat down and had a girls night as Amo typed away our likes-fantasies and plots... There are so many ways this book can spin off, I need the bands stories but I need more Blake he's got more to say and Ade just have him in a well placed sex scene and we are all g
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Andrea Gillan
Mar 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wow this book was excellent I could not put it down. Phoebe is sass personified. She is a loud girl who does not back down as you would expect being the MC princess. She loves living on the edge racing fast cars and her family is her number 1 priority. Ryder is the lead singer in a band along with his twin brother Ryker. They had a brief fling 2 years ago and he left without a goodbye shattering her heart. A new job opens for Phoebe and guess who is there aha Ryder. Do they or don't they and sho ...more
Simona Webb
More Westbeach Please!!

Thanks Amo for providing this escape for me! (&the rest of the reading world)
Ryker & Phoebe's connection is priceless!! Phoebe's "HEA" swooning!! ❤ I am intrigued to learn more about Meadow. Love how you sprung Beast, Killer, oops my bad Rellik, Abby in there.... Looking forward to the upcoming adventure, my personal escapes!!
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HeatherTX
MC's, racing and a rock star in a band called Twisted Transistor (love me some Korn)......I'm totally in!
Susanne Cherry
I wish it could give it more but the last 40% of the book fell flat for me.

When I read the discretion I thought "how is this author going to pull off a h who is a celebrity styles, car junkie, daughter to a MC VP and make the H an epic alpha Rock Star"??????

The h was actually really likeable. She's pretty bad ass but not in the over the top I'm a tough Mc daughter blah blah blah been there done that. She knew who she was and what she wanted out of life. Willing to work hard to get it. Super swee
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AnWi
Not as good as F&cker (I've read that one before this one) but still a good read. Loved Phoebe's sass and a special shout out to my girl Melissa! But in the hotness department Ryker is still my fav twin ;-)
Faye Errington
Jan 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is my first book by Amo I've read... OMG why have I not read any books by this amazing author before now??? have I been living under a rock (or in a book) ???

I freaking LOVED this book, I absolutely devoured it

Losing Traction is a kind of spin-off series I believe, from Amo's Sinful Souls MC series.... which I totally need to read now that I have met most of the characters in this book that star in the Sinful series

Losing Traction is Phoebe's book....
she is the princess of the Sinful Souls
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JG ~ Jezabell Girl & Friends
Dec 03, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc

From Race cars to rock stars with a little bit of MC club in between.

The cover and synopsis sold me on this book straight away. This story was clearly created to be a little different: a female racing driver, brought up in a MC club who falls in love with a rock star. A dream scenario you may think!

I hadn't read the Sinful Souls MC series before starting Losing Traction and I felt that this made the story overly confusing. As a result, I wasn’t able to fully connect with the characters or be abl
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Kaylene Osborn
Jan 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Awesome story, absolutely loved it...

Losing Traction by Amo Jones is book one in the Westbeach series of books and it does not disappoint.

Phoebe Rendon is the heroine of the story. A sassy, fierce and strong-willed woman who comes from a very interesting and protected MC background. Phoebe has a love for cars, all types of cars, as long as they go fast and hard. Her life has been difficult and challenging, but she works hard and is on her way to fulfilling her dreams.

Flashback to Ryder Oakley,
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Naomi Connor
Oct 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
***ARC provided in exchange for an honest review - Naomi / Scandalous Book Blog***

I loved this book. This mix of of hot rocker and biker chick was appealing. I loved the fact we got the past, present and multiple POV.

2 Years ago Phoebe and Ryder spent 2 weeks together. What should have only been a quick fumble and a way to loose her V Card quickly became something that was intense and amazing. Hot passionate sex that lead to feelings growing, ended when Phoebe awoke to an empty bed and no goodby
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Dana Busenbark
Jan 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance, mystery, mc, suspense
Phoebe Rendon grew up around the Sinful Souls MC. Her only escape from the MC life, due to folks keeping an eye on her is to race in Westbeach, CA. Enter Ryder Oakley, Rock God and Lead Singer for Twisted Transistor. Phoebe has been working in the fashion industry and is scheduled by her boss to go on tour with Alyx Munroe, pop queen, or whatever she is. The last thing she expected to see was Ryder Oakley, the boyfriend who just walked away without a word one day. What happens when she sees Ryde ...more
Vickie
Aug 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars
Phoebe's main love in life is racing. Eve since she was young, it's all she's wanted to do. Determined to make her dreams become a reality, she starts work as a fashion assistant to make some money. When her job lands her on tour with Twisted Transistor, the last thing she wants is to be stuck with the one guy who broke her heart..Lead singer Ryder Oakley. After spending two weeks together years ago, Phoebe can't let herself trust him again. With Phoebes brother Blake been the president
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Charlee Campbell
NO SPOILERS! Just a review on my thoughts of "Losing Traction (Westbeach, #1)"

This book is by far thee best book (I've said this about all 4 lol). Every single book that Amo teases me with makes me that impatient that I want to throw a tanty and throw all of my toys out the cot because I know exactly how long before I have to wait for the next one.

Really though this book is just that good! It was nothing like I was expecting at all and I could not for the life of me put it down and devoured it
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Tina
Jan 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Tina ~Bookaliciousbabes blog

Omg I absolutely loved this book. I didn't put it down once I picked it up. It was do very, very hot. Woah.

Phoebe grew up.in the life of an MC, but was sheltered from most of it thanks to her family. Her dad was the love of her life. Her brother and his friends, that were just like brothers, scared everyone away from her so a love life was hard. If anyone broke her heart they were in deep sh*t.

She met Ryker, lead singer of Twisted Transistor, when out with her best
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Tracy
Aug 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
WOW!!!... I was literally speechless when i reached the end of this book!!!... Yes it was that amazing!!!
Phoebe has grown up as part of Sinful Souls MC with her father and brother both being patched members. Racing cars is her passion and she is planning a future which includes a race track!!! Her last 'blast' as a fashion assistant takes her on tour and a 'blast' from her past... Takes her... I'll let you find that out!!!
Ryder is a twin and part of an awesome band... It's not until they begin a
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She loves to write like how she lives, hanging on the edge of insanity with a wine glass in one hand and her morals-or lack thereof- in the other.

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Oh those hellhounds? Yeah, those are mine.

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