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Bound by Family

(Ravage MC Bound #1)

4.38  ·  Rating details ·  1,536 Ratings  ·  257 Reviews
Cooper Cruz knows what it means to be surrounded and bound by family. Loyalty, brotherhood, and protection are all learned, earned, and respected by him and the Ravage Motorcycle Club family he grew up in. At the same, he’s a man, having fun and living the life he has always envisioned, until a trip to Florida changes everything.

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Published March 28th 2017
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Another great MC book by Ryan Michele. Her books are always low on relationship drama, have alpha heroes who go after what they want and strong likeable heroines. Definitely a must read for anyone who has read the Ravage MC series. I can't wait for the next book in the series.

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Red Cheeks Reads
Mar 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing

This was my first time reading one of Ryan Michele’s MC romances, and I’m very impressed. My only other experience with this author’s work was her novella, Branded, which I thoroughly enjoyed. Considering my love of MC romances, I have no idea where the heck I have been or how on earth her Ravage MC series slipped past me, but man, I’ve seriously been missing out. If they’re anything at all like Bound by Family, I can’t wait to dive into them!

For anyone else like me who hasn’t read
Cooper Cruz was born and raised as a part of Ravage MC, he knew one day he would patch in and be a member. Cooper doesn't attach himself to anyone but when out of town at a rally he meets Bristyl Daniels. Full of sass and beautiful Bristyl is everything that Cooper wants but believes he can't have. However, he has no clue that Bristyl is the daughter of the leader of Sinister Sons MC. Can two MC's come together or will it tear them apart.

The first in the Ravage MC series. This was entertaining a
Susan (susayq ~)
Soooo, this is a spin off series from the author's previous MC books. Think of it as a next generation thing. Have I read the original series? Nope. Was I lost? Nope. Would I have enjoyed this more if I had known the parents before? Probably. But don't be put off if you haven't read it. You'll be fine and still love it.

Cooper was dreamy. Sweet but manly. I adored watching him and Bristyl fall in love. They took it slow and it was amazing.

There was just enough MC business to make them relevant,
Tina H
Apr 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cooper is all grown up and damn if he isn't HOT as sin!!

Cooper is a total bad-ass. He is rough and tough yet has a kind heart and he is gorgeous, exactly what you would expect from Cruz and Princess's son. Cooper grew up in Ravage, it is in his blood, it is his life, it is all he knows and he enjoys all the perks that come with being a brother. He is young but smart and built for this life. He has ambitions and goals that do not include getting himself an ol' lady. But a chance encounter at a l
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It is amazing to watch the growth an author has had from her first book to her most current. Ryan Michele at first was a hit or miss for me but she is now a solid hit and just keeps getting better and better in my opinion. Bound By Family I will say is my favorite of hers yet! It is a spinoff of the Ravage MC series and you don’t have to read the other books before starting it but I am going to insist you do becau
Mar 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
I love this series

As the title suggests a brilliant MC read focused on family & the characters.

Cooper finally gets his o'l lady. If you have been following the series Cooper was a little boy when he was brought into the series.

Brystyl and cooper both brought up within an MC and first meet at a rally.

Another great addition to the series loved Brystyl & Coopers story.

Just the right amount of hotness & drama within the plot.

Ravage MC is what I would call a soft MC read, no unneces
Apr 16, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bound by Family is the first in the Ravage MC Bound series by Michele Ryan. It's a spinoff from the Ravage MC series. I loved that series and was ecstatic for Cooper to be the first offspring for his own story.

Cooper Cruz is the son of Princess and Donovan Cruz, a longtime patched member of the MC. I loved Cooper as a kid. He was smart, inquisitive and endearing. As an adult, he's gorgeous, badass and confident with lots of swagger, but just like the elder generation of Ravages, he had a protect
Johnnie-Marie Howard
Mar 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: r2r
OMG I didn't want this to end!!!! This story is that great, amazing, wonderful and any other words you can think of. At first I had a hard time getting young Cooper out of my head then it just hit me Cooper's a man NOW!! What a man he is too. Bristyl I just love that name. She's this amazing girl that captures Coopers attention. She's a strong willed and determined woman, that doesn't take any crap even from those of her family. She is one that knows how to stand up for one's self. They make thi ...more

Bound by Family is a dramatic spinoff from Ryan Michele's Ravage MC series. It has a whole second generation vibe thing going on, focusing on a grownup Cooper as he meets super sassy Bristyl.

As the daughter of a biker, Bristyl knows all about club life. She's grown up surrounded by members of the Sinister Sons MC and is determined to escape club life to find a place where she's respected for her work and treated fairly. When she meets Ravage MC biker Cooper she's shocked by their instant connect
Mar 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
*****5 Family Bound Stars*****
You should just read this book because it’s sooo good and it’s a classic MC story (I’m such a sucker for good MC story). I was so excited when I dived right into this book and I did not read the Ravage MC series before I didn’t need to. This book was all types of sexy, gritty, drama and some humor with a great story line it was all well balanced. Cooper and Bristyl are such strong character with such a strong belief in family. Cooper is part of the Ravage MC and Bri
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Heather andrews
Mar 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved Cooper, he's an alpha male that will always provide for what's his, even if his woman doesn't agree, “we, beautiful. We’re gonna get a place close to here, and I’m gonna pay the rent.” Cooper likes to reciprocate gestures his woman does, “beautiful, effin’ love it when you slap my ***.” My hand connects with her *** hard, and she screeches as we enter the room." I loved this book, I'm so excited for what this upcoming series has to offer, I'm in love with the characters.
Mar 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
Excellent MC book. Sex was not too graphic but violence was pretty harsh. HEA
Deb B
Mar 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
i have loved cooper from the very first Ravage book so this was a must read.
great book and so typical of the earlier series and as next generation biker reads go, this was one of the best.
loved both characters. Bristyl is a bit naive but still very young so it fit the persona well.
an easy fun read, sweet romance, and the essential bit of violence. (30/3/17)

8/2/18 - a re read of this one before getting into the next three. still love it.
Ryan Michele def numbers as one of my fave authors. she is
Neringa Neringiukas
Mar 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
Bound by Family is a spin off of Ravage MC series. And as first book it's pretty good. At the beginning I have a little connecting problem, but the more I read the more hooked I was. Ravage still knows how to give you a wild ride, that you wish would never end.

I really like Cooper and Bristyl. They both were great separately and together. Bristyl is cute, loyal and sassy. Cooper is all alpha biker. And you for sure will stake your claim on his sexy perfect ass.

I loved to meet original Ravage cha
Apr 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ryan-michele, mc-read
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Ryan Michelle is a new to me Author with Bound by Family being my first read. This is a spin off from her Ravage MC series and is completely a standalone read but all i can say is where the hell have i been. I've been missing out with this series and since finishing this read i have already downloaded the first book in the Ravage series!!

We follow the lives of Cooper Cruz and Bristyl Daniels both have grown up in MC life. Cooper is part of the Ravage MC in Georgia and patched in as soon as he w
Lustful Literature
Apr 03, 2017 rated it really liked it

Josie's Review 4.5 Stars

If I want to read a good MC book, the name Ryan Michele comes to mind. MC books always have some grit, violence and totally hot alpha bikers. I don’t know how she does it but every time I read a book by this author I fall deep. She has a unique way of bringing not only the story to life but also the characters. When I saw that she was giving the kids of the Ravage MC their very own books it was like Christmas morning. I fell in love with these kids when we read The Ravage
Jennifer Finn
Aug 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is the first book in the Ravage MC: BOUND series by Ryan Michele. I don’t like it when the h is TSTL and a total pushover but I also don’t want one that acts like a dude either. That being said in the original series Princess got on my nerves a lot but the more she was with Cruz the softer I think she got. This is the second generation of Ravage MC and this one was about Donovan Cruz and Princess’ oldest son Cooper Cruz. Pops is still the President of Ravage MC but Cooper notices how tired ...more
Michele A.
Apr 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: bikers
Cooper and Bristyl meet when he and his club are in Florida for some business and a rally. They meet at the laundromat she helps her father and his MC run. Cooper has no idea Bristyl's family are members of another MC and thinks she is took good for his life. At the rally, Bristyl and her friend are accosted by a members of a fellow gang and Cooper and his Ravage brothers step in. Cooper stands up for her and it surprises Pops and his dad. Bristyl and Cooper are then drawn to each other and star ...more
Jennifer Pierson
Mar 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Cooper Cruz is a loyal member of the Ravage MC, who's living and loving his great life. But a trip to Florida throw his life into chaos. Bristyl Daniels understands being bound to a MC family, but she hates being smothered. When her favorite band comes to play at the motorcycle rally in her hometown, she and best friend sneak off to see them. Unfortunately, things take a nasty turn, and that's where she comes face to face with the hot Cooper again. Although they live in different states, the str ...more
Garden Of REden
Mar 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

The Ravage MC family feels like mine own flesh and blood. Ryan Michele has this way of bringing her characters to life that I absolutely love. I was extremely excited when I heard she was going to write this book because I KNEW that she was going to give Cooper and the rest of the Ravage kids the voice and the story they deserved.

Cooper is that perfect guy. He's bad ass, tough, can handle a gun, and himself in a fight. But he's also level headed, kind, and smart as a whip. Add to that h
Wendy Hodges
Mar 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
WOW! Firstly Cooper is all grown up, secondly he is HOT! on top of that he is a fully fledged member of Ravage MC. Yes he is tough, can fight and kill if needed but he can also be incredibly sensitive and loving. He has lived with the nightmares of seeing his waste of space mother killed in front of his two year old self, but it is part of what makes him cherish his family and show them it everyday.
Bristyl is still missing her mum and has no idea how to deal with the Sinners rules on women, she
Book Loving Fairy-Blog
Mar 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
Star Rating: 4 stars

Give me alphas.

Give me an MC.

Give me some danger and angst.

I am all game for this book!

Such a breath of fresh air lately I needed some alphaness and straight up danger in my life.

Cooper and Bristyls story has me wanting more.

Cooper is the quiet reserved member of Ravage MC and soon after becomes enamored by a woman he seen in a laundromat. Can he stay away?

Bristyl is the daughter of Sinister Sons MC Vice President but does that help her in any way? She is feeling lost and out
Mary  Meredith
Apr 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Bound by Ravage

Ravage came back in with a loud rumble and ground shaking pipes.
I was so excited to hear Ryan was writing the next generation. She certainly didn't disappoint.
Cooper is making his mark on the Ravage MC world. Using all he's garnered from his Mom and Dad and Pops, he's hoping to protect his family and provide. He doesn't know how to handle what fate lands in his lap. When he meets Bristyl she rocks his world but sets it right in the same breath.
Cooper fights for it all and shows
Mar 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017, wrrt
I received a copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads

Ryan Michele is a new to me author but one I really believe I'm going to enjoy! I read Bound by Family based on it's blurb. I truly enjoyed the story, the characters and the writing style!
Fast paced, fast moving, it was a quick read.

I really liked the lead lady, Bristyl. She's the Sinister Son's MC's, VP's daughter. She grew up in the club and knew her place. Women are never members. She thought being the daughter and sister of
Mar 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
I absolutely loved the Ravage MC series and was so stoked to hear about this spin-off series. Once I started this story I wound up reading the entire thing in one sitting, once it sucked me in I just couldn’t put it down. As per usual with Ryan Michele’s books I loved the writing, the characters and the storyline! The only reason I’m giving 4 stars instead of 5 is because I found Bristyl’s father and brother turning on her the way they do in this story a bit unbelievable especially in an MC roma ...more
Danielle Marlowe
Mar 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Ryan Michele is a Great Author. She did a great job on this book. The story is well written. I was excited and couldn't wait to read this book. The wait was worth it. I could not put this book down. Kept me on the edge of my seat. Loved Cooper and Bristyl. They both were born in different MC family. Cooper comes to Bristyl's rescue one day, and from that minutes, they fell hard for each other. Cooper and Bristyl are perfect together. Their chemistry is off the charts. Sexy and Sizzling! Love how ...more
Ruthie Taylor
Mar 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
~~I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads ~~

This is the start of a new series, which is related to the previous Ravage MC series by this talented author.

If you like MC romances, then this is definitely a good one - it certainly starts off pretty graphically. This sets the scene effectively; introduces us to Cooper and the demands of his position in the MC; and ensures that no-one is in any doubt about the harsh nature of punishment meted out in these clubs.

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Ryan Michele found her passion in bringing fictional characters to life. She loves being in an imaginative world where anything is possible, and she has a knack for special twists readers don’t see coming.

She writes MC, Contemporary, Erotic, Paranormal, New Adult, Inspirational, and other romance-based genres. Whether it’s bikers, wolf-shifters, mafia, etc., Ryan spends her time making sure her h

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