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(Outlaws #3)

3.78  ·  Rating details ·  909 ratings  ·  125 reviews
The latest novel in the series with the “sexiest, baddest, hottest”* outlaws around, from the New York Times bestselling author of Claimed.
In the latest novel in the series with the “sexiest, baddest, hottest”* outlaws around, one woman must choose between the two men who want to claim her...
...Or does she?
Despite his magnetic personality, Rylan can’t seem to seduce R
Mass Market Paperback, 368 pages
Published November 1st 2016 by Berkley
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XxTainaxX Curvy and Nerdy
Dec 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
My Nook was in danger of combusting! Hot damn this book is scorching!! If you've been following this series, it's pretty much expected that the heat level is off the charts. Reese, Rylan, and Sloan definitely do not disappoint. The plot was interesting because it allowed for some growth and development to occur with each of the characters as the flawed individuals that they are. There's more to Rylan than the carefree sensual jokester. More to Sloan than the serious soldier. More to Reese than t ...more
Jacqueline's Reads
Sep 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, 4-star-books
4 Super Hot Hot Hot Steamy Stars

Ruled is the hottest Outlaw book and it will make you blush like crazy. Ruled is a standalone and is part of the Outlaw series. If you are looking for a super steamy Dystopian read then this series and this book is for you.

This is Reese, Sloan and Rylan’s book. Yes, all three are included and what a yummy treat indeed. Ruled begins where Addicted left off, but each book focuses on different couples. There have been some tragedies within the group and Reese is tryi
Ruled is the third installment in Elle Kennedy's erotic dystopia series titled Outlaws. Ms. Kennedy excels at writing strong characters in story-based erotica. It's not just sex. There is a whole ongoing dystopian storyline throughout this series and every character has a significant purpose outside of the bedroom. But inside the bedroom? OMG. The world these characters have to survive in creates a live in the moment atmosphere, and Ms. Kennedy ensures each of her characters lives in the damn mo ...more
Geri Reads
Nov 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
Ruled was another steaming hot addition to Elle Kennedy's erotic dystopian series.

Reese has always been one of the series' most interesting characters to read. Her backstory was a bit of a mystery in the previous books but was given prime importance here. In this book, readers get to know the depth of Reese' motivation to take down not just the Enforcers but the whole "civilized" colony.

Kennedy has never shied away from writing a complex female heroine that knows what she wants and isn't afraid
1-Click Addict Support Group
Oct 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I have been following this series since the first book and have loved every single one. Ruled was a great addition to the Outlaws series. It is a m/f/m book where the three protagonists not only physically connect, but make an emotional connection that rivals Connor/Hudson and Lennox/Jamie from the two previous books.

Furthermore, in this book, we see how far Rylan has come. The always happy-go-lucky, always up for a good time (in and out of the sheets) guy shows his vulnerable and emotional sid
Bex |
Oct 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
Having read Elle Kennedy’s Off-Campus sports romances, I thought I knew all about her hot guys, but I couldn’t have been more wrong. The men in Ruled make her hockey players look like babies on the hotness scale. Ruled takes the things I like about Elle’s writing and amps it up, from the characters to the story to the world it is set in. All of it is intense, emotional, suspenseful, and hot. Definitely can not forget hot.

Reese is the badass leader of a group of outlaws fighting for freedom again
Lacey (laceybooklovers)
Originally posted at Booklovers For Life

To say I’d been dying to read Ruled ever since finishing the previous Outlaws book would be an understatement. You have no idea how READY I was for Reese, Sloan, and Rylan’s story because hello, THREESOME!!! And SLOAN!!! And now, all I can say is that Sloan is one of my favorite heroes from Elle Kennedy, and Ruled might be the hottest book she’s written yet. If you thought you were ready for the steam thanks to Claimed and Addicted, think again, because Ru
Anna's Herding Cats

Reviewed for herding cats & burning soup.

Sweet. Mary. Everything that is hot and tingly is in this book. Fire, passion, a fierce heroine and her alpha males. Yes. Males. Double cocked fun! Gimmie! Add in a pierced cock and I just... yes. Hot and tingly. Whew, boy! Ruled is a scorcher!

The real quick gist is that the government has taken over and our band of warriors have escaped their grasp and are fighting to remain free and to take down the evil government entity.
Stephanie • Ideally Inspired
Read this twice in 3 days.

I have ZERO criticism for this; it was perfect in EVERY way.

Heroine/Heroes, plot, steaminess, pacing - ALL AMAZING.

I may reread this again before it releases cause it was just that good.

Preorder this one STAT!

Oct 26, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: featured-books, star
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Jaime Arkin
I love love love this series. There isn’t a lot out there in the way of Dystopian Erotica, so when Elle Kennedy started this series I was seriously giddy because ELLE KENNEDY.

The third book in the series focuses on Reese, the leader of the town of outlaws and Sloane her trusty second hand man… and Rylan, the seemingly carefree guy who is only interested in fighting and screwing.

First, I’ve loved Rylan from the very first book for reasons… but in this book we find out so much more about his past
Hannah McBride
Aug 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
EEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!! This is my new favorite Elle Kennedy book! It's amazing!!!! ...more
Teresa Mary Rose
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Just when I think Elle Kennedy’s books can’t get any hotter, she goes ahead and gives us Ruled. Ruled is a ridiculously hot read. I’m not usually one to care what I read in public, but Ruled should not be read in public. It is downright dirty and I loved every single second of it.

I’m not gonna lie, Reese has never been my favorite, even though her full name Teresa is made of awesome. But because she wasn’t my favorite I was worried about her having
Karlie (cozyreadsandtea)
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Oct 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars - My review cross-posted from Wit and Sin:

Elle Kennedy’s Outlaws series is raw, edgy, and seriously hot. In the increasingly dangerous world of the outlaws, the tension is high, passions run hot, and – in Ruled – three people who face death on a daily basis will have to be brave enough to risk their hearts for a chance at happiness in a world on the brink of war.

Reese is the queen of the outlaws; a strong, brave woman with a generous heart a
Oct 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-i-own
These books are so unique, addicting, and HOT and I have been dying for this third book! I have been intrigued by Reese's character ever since we met her and I couldn't wait to see how her story would turn out.

Rylan is always the carefree guy ready for a fun time, but no one really knows what he's been through or what he wants. Neither does Rylan, for that matter, until he finally wins over Reese and breaks down her resistance to him. Rylan knows, though, that if he wants anything to do with Re
A darkly seductive thrill ride bursting with intense emotion and crazy HOT sex scenes! This series just keeps getting better and better! Another 5 STAR read from one of my favorite GO TO authors!

Reese, Sloan, and Rylan...these characters were EVERYTHING together! We have Reese, the bad ass chick with a killer instinct and revenge on the brain. Then we have Sloan, her fierce protector in all things. Then, of course, we have fun-loving, thrill seeking, horny as hell, Rylan. No matter had hard Rees
Angie Elle
Nov 17, 2016 rated it it was ok
Thank you to BERKLEY for providing a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

I’ve been with the Outlaws series since the beginning, and I have been a huge supporter of it. Claimed was one of my Top Reads of 2015, and Addicted is definitely a contender for my 2016 list. I love the idea of ‘outlaws’ in a dystopian world, and the sex scenes have been amazing. Sadly, this installment did not measure up to the first two.

Reese and Rylan’s story has been built up from the beginning, and I ha
Bambi Unbridled

The Outlaws series is an uber-erotic adventure in post-apocalyptic America that pits Outlaws (free people) against the Global Council (government officials and residents). Unfortunately this third installment, Ruled, didn't tickle my fancy quite as much as the earlier books. However, it is sure to be a hit with my smutty friends who love a book with over-the-top smexytime with some danger thrown in.

Advisory: this is a MFM/MMF menage situation with two alpha males, an alpha female, fun piercing
Ana (Owl Always Be Reading)
Apr 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing


OOHHH. EMMM. GEEEE!!! This book is HOT! Just when you think that Elle can't possibly outdo herself, out comes RULED and knocks your panties off! LOL Just so you know, this is not for minors. It has strong sexual content and is not suitable for kids under 18. So thank goodness I am past 18 so I could read it! YAY! LOL But seriously, this book is amazing. Yes, it's hot, but there is also a story. It's not just steamy sex scenes, it's an actual story an
Jun 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2016-reads
RULED is one of those books that I wish I could read again for the first time.

Review to come closer to publish date.
Find this review and more at kimberlyfaye reads.

I dropped everything to read this book when I got the ARC in the mail way back in August. I've not even been able to get it out of my mind since I finished. I've tried to think about how to review it and do it justice, but every time I sat down to put my thoughts out in the world, it never seems like enough. The truth is, this book and the entire Outlaws series will forever be among my favorites. Books like these are why I love reading so much.
 Reading In Pajamas
Nov 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Spotlight, Review & Giveaway: RULED (The Outlaws Series) by Elle Kennedy
Publication Date: November 1, 2016
Genre: Romantic Suspense/ Science Fiction
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Cori
Rated: 4.5 Stars

Cori 4.5 Stars

I loved it! RULED is a scorching hot romantic suspense set in an apocalyptic world that kept me flipping the pages. It had not one, but two hot alpha heroes and a heroine I rooted for. The story took some twists and turns that surprised me. I couldn't choose  between the

Kristy /Obsessed with Romance
This is an Elle Kennedy book, so I don't need to tell you it's well written, engaging, that it's going to suck you in from page one, that you are going to be invested in the story and the already know all that. No surprises there.

The thing that did surprise me? I am in LOVE with this story, this world she's created, this intricate alternate reality that has me completely enthralled. I don't like dystopian.....correction, I didn't like dystopian until now. NOW, I love it. As muc
This joint review with my co-blogger, Ana, was originally posted on The Book Hookup here .

*Disclaimer: A copy of this title was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. However, that did not influence this review in any way. All thoughts, quotes, and opinions will be of this version and not of the published edition.

Quick Thoughts and Rating:

Ana:   4 Stars!! Is it hot in here or is it just me?!?!  I'm starting to blush just thinking about writing this review.

Sheila Melo
Oct 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing
"Life was so much easier when there was nobody around you to give a damn about."

FINAL DECISION:  I think this might be the best menage book I've read.  There is a relationship between all three characters and I truly felt that these three had a real relationship by the end of the book.

THE STORY:  Rylan has done everything he can think of to attract Reese, the leader of a group of outlaws.  Despite an outlaw society that has no problem with meaningless sex, Reese won't have anything to do with Ry
Sep 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
4 Stars!! Is it hot in here or is it just me?!?! I’m starting to blush just thinking about writing this review.

OK…confession time…this is the first book I’ve read in this series. I struggled with the decision to start here because I was afraid I’d miss something but, in the end, I did it anyway. And, you know what? Beginning the series at book three didn’t affect my enjoyment of it and I didn’t feel confused by the plot at all. In fact, all it did was make me run to buy the first two books so I
Nov 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Def hot! I read many great reviews of this series, and especially this book, before beginning the series. After reading the reviews, as well as the first 2 books, I was excited to read Ruled. I love all of Elle Kennedy's work and was not disappointed with Ruled. I was already in love with Rylan and really enjoyed getting to know his back story. Sloan hit me just as hard. While Rylan is always quick to smile and make a joke Sloan presents as the strong, silent, protective alpha. And Rylan and Slo ...more
Oct 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc-s
Ruled is the third installment of the Outlaw series by Elle Kennedy. I would suggest reading the previous books, Claimed and Addicted first before reading Ruled.

One woman must choose between the two men who want to claim her... ...Or does she?  

Despite his magnetic personality, Rylan can’t seem to seduce Reese, the deadly leader of their town of outlaws. Winning her over is a welcome challenge, but her indifference isn’t the only thing standing in his way. If he wants Reese, Rylan must also win
FMR Book Grind
Nov 01, 2016 rated it really liked it

I have enjoyed this series so far but this is the book I've been waiting for! The heat between Rylan, Reese, and Sloan has been building since the beginning and its exploded beautifully in the pages of this book.

Raw, rough, passionate, and sexy as hell. Reese is all these things as she runs a huge compound and when she's dealing with the men in her life. Her strength is both a blessing and a curse. Watching her begin to trust and lean on others made her so much more relatabl
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A New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, Elle Kennedy grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario, and holds a B.A. in English from York University. From an early age, she knew she wanted to be a writer, and actively began pursuing that dream when she was a teenager.

Elle currently writes for various publishers. She loves strong heroines and sexy alpha heroes, and just

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