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Rule Breaker

(Break on Through #1)

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Just one more can't hurt...right?

Re-belle-ious, free-spirited Lauren Renwick has decided it's time to trade her wings for roots. That means no more bad boys, no more foolish choices. Yet when she's stood up on New Year's Eve, her resolution to stick to her mama's rules for dating weakens. Especially when she spots sex-in-leather-and-tattoos Jackson Sullivan.

One look at Lau
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ebook, 159 pages
Published March 1st 2015 by Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Geri Reads
Feb 01, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I love LOVE Kristen Ashley's Sweet Dreams. I've re-read it countless of times before, so it's no surprise that I'm quite familiar with its plot, its characters and of course the style of writing. Rule Breaker, for me, is Sweet Dreams redux. Even their names are eerily similar: the heroine's name is Lauren and the hero's name is Jackson. Sounds familiar?

But before I get ahead of myself, let me just say that when I read the blurb and requested this from NetGalley, I didn't immediately associate i
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The BookChick
When I first read the description for the book I wasn't immediately sold on reading it. I don't know why but it just didn't zing me like other book descriptions have. *Dramatic sigh*...I am so glad that I got over myself and gave the book a try. I was NOT at all disappointed. In fact, quite the opposite. I was pleasantly surprised and eagerly wanting more by the time I reached the end of the story. This series will definitely be on my read and recommendation list if all the books retain the feel ...more
Hazel *Craves the Angst Reviews*
Find This and Other Reviews At Craves The Angst.

I was gifted a copy from the author in exchange for an honest review through Tasty Book Tours.

2 “Rehashed” Stars!

The Review:
I’m a fan of Harper Kincaid and I enjoy her stories so when I saw this one up for grabs, I was excited to get my hands on it. And in all honesty, the book wasn’t bad. It was a bit short, there was way too much drama at the end and the resolution came too quickly in my opinion, but it was fun, it had decent characters, the
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Jenn
May 03, 2015 rated it it was ok
2 Lightning Speed Stars

I liked the idea of this story but I would have preferred if
It were longer. Everything happened at light speed and I wish most of their time together hadn't been glossed over in time jumps.

I'm a major KA fan and I will say that I saw quite a bit of similarities in this book that could match quite a few things from different KA books. I'm an avid reader and it's rare I see things that strike me as something close to something that reminds me of KA.

I won't get into the comp
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Red Cheeks Reads
Mar 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
I honestly don’t know any female reader out there that doesn’t appreciate the delectability of a tattooed, motorcycle riding bar-owner with a massive ego and a deliciously filthy talking mouth and I am no exception (don’t tell my mum that). In Rule Breaker that is exactly who Southern debutante Lauren ends up with unexpectedly one New Year’s evening, Jackson ‘I wanna taste you’ Sullivan.

This is a quick, easy read that will leave you fairly breathless and your head spinning. Everything happens ve
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Lani ⚔⚔  the Destroyer ⚔⚔
4.5 stars.

Fans of Kristen Ashley will really enjoy the hero Jackson Sullivan - and since I LOVE KA's heroes, I thought he was delicious. I wasn't expecting Rule Breaker to be funny but I laughed lots of times. I loved watching Lauren break all her rules with Jax. Their relationship was sexy, sweet and hot. Rule Breaker is low angst and pretty much drama free. If you are looking for a short, sweet KA style story then I highly recommend.
Sara
Dec 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
At twenty-seven years old, Lauren Renwick's mother has decided that she needs to settle down with a nice man and get her life together. Although she typically goes for bad boys, Lauren is making a sincere effort to follow her mother's old-fashioned rules and make it work with an "appropriate" boyfriend. The rules include gems like "keep the mood light" and "limit how often you see him." After a few months, Lauren's pretty bored, but things are going alright. Or so she thinks. Then her perfect gu ...more
Lustful Literature
Mar 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
**SHANYN'S 4.5 STAR REVIEW**

I need to start by saying Jackson is HOT!!!!! He is alpha-male, sexy, take charge, and I wanted him to jump out of my kindle!!!! I love a book that I can’t put down, and find myself rushing to get back…..and this was one of them.

Lauren is from a southern family, and has given up her bad boy finding ways, to follow her “Mama’s Rules for dating”. But, when her latest boyfriend leaves her alone on New Year’s Eve, she finds her way to a biker bar. That’s when she sees Jac
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Lindsay
May 10, 2015 rated it it was ok
Rating: It was ok. Hence the 2 stars according to Goodreads.

Going into this book I thought it sounded good. A few reviews said it was similar to KA and that made me curious. I have a love hate relationship with KA’s books but, ok, I’m game…

Unfortunately, I just didn’t feel the connection between Jackson and Lauren. They meet in a bar, trade a few barbs, she walks away, he follows and they end up in the storage closet…and I was just left feeling meh. I just didn’t feel a connection between them.
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Rosa Sharon (iScream Books Blog)
"He's nothing I expected and everything I wanted".
Rule Breaker was my introduction to Harper Kincaid and I was impressed. I decided to give it a chance because I can't resist a badass biker with a "beautiful face and a dirty mouth". It was a short, sweet, action-packed read with fun characters and funny family members. The chemistry between Jackson & Lauren was immediate and even though she thought she was riding on the back of his Harley into a one-night-stand, he had other ideas. He was very p
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Dina
Feb 04, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015-reads
3 familiar stars..

This was a lot familiar..

It was like I was reading some favorite parts out of some of my favorite books.. and I gotta say, with that feat, I didn't expect to be skipping through it as much as I did.

So, I'm guessing it would have been a better read if I hadn't already read all those other books before this one.. unfortunately.. I had, and thus, this wasn't as good for me.

Still, I think I like how the plot went and I'm definitely gonna try more from this lovely author :)
Chu
Mar 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
Lauren’s mother had set the rules – but one look, one touch and one taste – all the rules had been broken and readers are in for one-hot-ride of their life.

NO MORE BAD BOYS.
Or so she has been told. But on New Year’s Eve, when she has been stood up, Jackson had literally swept her off her feet. He was everything her mother didn’t want. He was temptation personified. He was a total alpha, but has his sweet moments. You can’t help but like him. He is determined and very persuasive – how can you ev
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Book Binge
May 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
Lauren is upset about her New Year’s Eve plans – to say the least. She’s been dating a guy named Keith for about 6 months and right before he was supposed to pick her up for NYE and then a weekend away he calls to say he’s getting back together with his ex. Ok, not a great way to start the new year. She wasn’t too into Keith but it’s still a bummer that she has to spend NYE alone.

Lauren drives around because she wants a drink and all of her friends are out having fun with their dates. She ends u
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Alexa Nichole Demers
Feb 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
Lauren has always fallen for the wrong type of man. The guy that isn’t looking for a forever and her family has had enough. They sit her down and give her rules to follow to get her life together and find her forever love. When her boyfriend dumps her on New Year’s Eve she decides to go into a biker bar for the night. What she wasn’t expecting was Jackson. Lauren was a character that in the beginning was living for her parents. She is from the south and wants to make her parents happy. While she ...more
Angela Goodrich
Yowser! That was HOT! No, that was HAWT!!! I want my own Jackson Sullivan. I felt sorry for Laruen when she first walked into the bar. Being dumped on New Year’s Eve because the guy you’ve been dating decided to reconcile with his ex-wife sucks big time. My sympathy for her lasted up until the moment Jackson began stalking toward her and then I was as jealous of her as the bar skanks were. Jackson is sexy as sin, responsible, tatted up, determined, protective, possessive, and an alpha male throu ...more
Megan
Jan 14, 2015 rated it liked it
Lauren is dressed up and ready for a night out with her boyfriend on New Year's when he delivers the bad news, he's getting back together with his ex. Since all her friends already have plans she decides to go out to a bar she's never been to and have a drink. When Jackson Sullivan sees Lauren walk into his biker bar he knows he has to have her. Although Lauren fights the attraction at first since she wants to settle down and stop choosing the wrong kind of man (and she doesn't assume that a sex ...more
Paula  Phillips
Jan 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

One of the things I love about reading is that every now and again, you pick up a book that you might not have read before as the author is unknown to you, but there is something about the book that draws you. You , then open the book up and start reading and you find yourself not being able to put it down. That's when you know that you have stumbled upon an amazing read and a new favourite author. For me, Rule Breaker was that book and Harper Kincaid was that author. In Rule Breaker, we are int
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Danielle
Rule Breaker started off strong but, unfortunately, in the end it was just an okay read for me.

All dressed up with no where to go after getting dumped on New Year's Eve, Lauren finds herself in Jackson's biker bar and ends up getting a lot more than just a drink. As soon as Jackson spots Lauren and her sassy attitude he decides he has to have her and makes no qualms about letting her know it.

After their first smoking hot encounter I expected a lot more when it came to the sexy times. We get a gr
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Courtney (ConfessionsOfaBookBlogger)
This book wasn’t exactly what I was thinking it would be but in saying that, I really enjoyed it!

The evolving relationship between Lauren and Jackson was beautiful and whilst I found Jackson to be a bit of a control freak I think it all came together in a nice little steamy package.

I think everyone will find a different meaning to this story, but I am a huge fan “of everything happens for a reason” and this book encompassed that from the get go.

I will admit that whilst I am a complete sucker for
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S.M. Harshell
**I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads.**

I love a story with a sexy as sin biker that's possessive, rough, outspoken but sweet underneath. It's the perfect alpha character. I got all that and more with Jackson Sullivan. When he first meets Lauren Renwick he knows she's beautiful and he wants her under him before the nights over. It's New Year's Eve and Lauren was dumped but her boyfriend. She finds herself in Sully's, a biker dive bar. She doesn't want any of h
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TLBC
Jun 14, 2015 added it
Shelves: reviews, hot
My Review: (ARC Provided)http://triciaciak.blogspot.com/
3.5 stars!

Tattooed biker bad boy meets Southern beauty queen.

This was a faced paced, kept me on my toes, but not too much angst book. While I really enjoyed Lauren (h) and Jackson's (H) story it moved quickly, the writing was good the concept was fun but I like a little more build up or connection of the H and h. I did appreciate how the book flowed and how one chapter became another and another until I was done. It was a fun and fast pace
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Gretchen Anderson
Jun 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
WOW!!! HOT! HOT! HOT! Those are the main words that come to mind. Also…wonderful, great and fantastic. Stephanie Julian has hit another out of the park!!!!


Talia has secrets. Well, really one big secret. She has re-invented herself and when doing that she became this ultra conservative, straight laced, “perfect” business woman. She had to in order to make it. She had to show no fear and not allow her past to interfere with her future. She’s an event planner and her business thrives on her being a
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Nicole
I found this to be a quick, funny and smexy hot read. Lauren has every intention of following the Southern Belle Mafia's rules for landing a man, but that plan is thrown out when she meets Jackson Sullivan on New Year's Eve.

From the very start, the chemistry between Lauren and Jackson is insanely hot, and they click right away with each other, both in and out of the bedroom. Of course there is the requisite drama featuring an ex significant other who tries to break up the new relationship and al
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Angie
Mar 03, 2015 rated it really liked it
~I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads Review Team~
Let me start out by saying this, the book had some hot sex in it. However, I couldn’t feel the connection between Lauren and Jackson. Lauren gets dumped on NYE and goes to a bar where no one will know her. Lauren walked into Jackson bar and he sees her and instantly wants to know her. The story was good, the sex was amazing but for some reason for me I just couldn’t feel the connection and that put me off a litt
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Kris
Mar 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015, wrrt
I received this book for free to read and review for Wicked Reads"

This was a nice, fun read. What I'd call a quick & light, palette cleanser.
Lauren gets stood up on New Years Eve by who she hopes is "Mr. Right" and ends up having a fling with Mr. Right now...despite her mama's rules. Turns out he may not be too shabby! While he may look a certain way (biker/tats) he's could be what's good for her in the long run, despite her parents preconceived notions. I liked the drama of the ex-girlfriend
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Ruthie Taylor
Jan 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
"I received this book for free to read and review for Wicked Reads"

This is a fun, sexy and engaging read. It is well written, the characters are delightful and the outcome is everything you could wish in a romantic novel. There were plenty of little touches to distinguish it from the average. Some fairly strong reminders about the error of preconceptions based on looks, upbringing or career choice being a few examples. Loved the nod to MC romances too.

Perfect entertainment for a few hours of es
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Mary
Mar 07, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: wicked
I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads.

What happens when you cross a southern belle with a bad ass biker bar owner? Lauren Renwick is about to find out. Jackson Sullivan has intrigued her since he sat down beside her and for one night she just wants to forget all her problems.

Jackson and Lauren have immediate chemistry and the list that Lauren has been living by in order to snag the perfect husband is hilarious.

I can't wait to read more from this author.

Wicked Reads Review Team
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Linda
Jul 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: audiobook
As reviewed on Read Our Lips:

Lauren's finally decided to give up all bad boys and find a man you settle down with, and her mama's rules would be just the way.
That is, until she's without date on New Years, and ends up at Jackson's place.
Leather-clad, Harley owning and with tattoos, Jackson is just what Lauren's mom never wanted, but he's irresistable, yummy and he's got his sights on Lauren.
Something that starts this flammable, could it really go the distance?
Smutty fluff and romance, with a m
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Nicci
Mar 26, 2015 rated it really liked it
Holy chemistry Batman! This book is smokin' hot! Seriously. The sparks that fly between Jackson and Lauren are something to behold and it makes for a red-hot read!
The characters were a bit underdeveloped and the plot was a bit predictable but the author's writing style was fun, full of quick wit and banter, and combined with the fact that this wasn't a particularly long book, it made for a really enjoyable story overall.
I'll definitely read more from this author and highly recommend if you like
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The BookWhisperer
Apr 06, 2015 rated it liked it
Rule Breaker is a sweet and sultry kind of story. Lauren's southern roots have built an image for just what is considered the perfect life. From the start her hopes and dreams have never quite fit into the perfect picture, and it becomes even more obvious with the introduction of one commanding tattooed bar owner that sweeps her off her feet. This story is every bit of sweetness with this perfect man persona. I must warn you that it is not for vanilla reader with its steamy bedroom, or actually ...more
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