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Dangerous Rush

(Furious Rush #2)

3.84  ·  Rating details ·  804 ratings  ·  119 reviews
Feeling the rush comes with a price...

Mackenzie Cox has lost everything—except Hayden Hayes. With Kenzie's racing career over, and her family no longer speaking to her, Hayden has been her rock, as she tries to pick up the pieces of what was once her life.

But when Hayden's racing team hires his beautiful ex-girlfriend, Felicia, to be their new hotshot rider, Kenzie and Hay
Published June 13th 2017
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MELISSA *Mel Reader*
Jun 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs
4.5 "You're My World" Stars!

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Mackenzie Cox is a professional motorcycle racer living in Oceanside, California. Racing had always been her dream, & she didn't have a Plan B, so she didn't know what to do when everything she loved was abruptly stripped away. Cox racing closed & her father gave her an ultimatum, and made her choose between her boyfriend and competing. Kenzie chose Hayden & is now left without a team. She's trying everything she can to get on a team before the new seaso
First, I rarely leave reviews this long. Probably because I think most get bored after awhile but I have some things to say...

***I don't believe I'm about to reveal anything because nothing surprising really happens but just in case I say something while I'm venting.... Spoilers May Occur!***

Maybe it was the excitement I was feeling for this books arrival that made me give it 5 stars right after finishing But I'm changing my star score from 5* to 2*. Which is very bad for m
Beneath The Covers Blog
Jun 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs, 2017-reads, kelly
Dangerous Rush vibrates with all-consuming emotions, layered with conflicting thoughts and actions. The intensity of the story takes you from 0 to 100 in the blink of an eye. Passion, drama, and heartbreak pour from the pages, completely enrapturing the reader with every word written.

The forbidden romance that we fell in love with in Furious Rush is put to the test in Dangerous Rush when loved ones stop at nothing to break up Hayden and Kenzie, and an ex-girlfriend is back in the picture. Secret
Jun 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
While I'm already a huge fan of SC Stephens, what made me most excited for this book was the fact that I absolutely LOVED Furious Rush, the first book in this series. After the cliffhanger in the last book, I have been dying to pick up this sequel.

Kenzie's life has always revolved around racing. Until it didn't. Kenzie has lost everything except for Hayden Hayes, the love of her life. Kenzie thought, without a doubt, that Hayden was worth more than her racing career, but as Hayden has been keep
Karen Mc
Jun 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing

"Riding a race bike is an art—a thing that you do because you feel something inside.”~Valentino Rossi

If you've ever been to a NASCAR, Formula One, motocross, or other race, you know that racing is a sensory-driven sport where you feel a buzz in the air. If you race a car or motorcycle on the track or road, you feel that power gush behind the wheel. Like action-packed racing, books can give that rush. Dangerous Rush by SC Stephens sends the senses spinning around the track in a RUSH of a ROMANCE
Aisha  ☠️☠️
Jun 12, 2017 rated it did not like it
Not safe,

H thinking of ex girlfriend breast, and body while actually having sex with his current girlfriend, and silently calling ex's name when H climax in side his head. Wow. That's some love

He loves his girlfriend but thinking of ex, that's not acceptable,

They exchange I loves
Jun 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
OMG just finished Dangerous Rush by S.C. Stephens. "THE FEELS!!!!!!!!!!"

The entire book is fucking angst. My heart couldn't stop pounding. I wanted to throw my fucking kindle and I felt at times I was dying inside. I started this book last night but had to put it down at midnight because I had to work in the am. And yeah went to work for the morning and I needed to read so yeah I fucking took the afternoon off to come home and finish it. Yup just went and emailed my boss and said yeah I'm taking
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DANGEROUS RUSH picks up several weeks after FURIOUS RUSH.  Mackenzie and Hayden are trying to pick up the pieces of Cox Racing closing its doors and Hayden's racing team hiring his ex-girlfriend.  Things have never been easy for this couple and DANGEROUS RUSH definitely puts them to the test.

I had been looking forward to this book because I wanted to know what happened next with Kenzie and Hayden.  But I felt like the story fell a little fl
Cyndi Becker
Jun 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book should have been called Furious Rush, cause that's exactly how Hayden made me feel. FURIOUS!! Maybe that's a bit harsh, but damn the man, WTAF was he thinking? Clearly he wasn't!

So I basically consumed this book. I was too anxious to put it down and only did after I saw things turn a bit. But then I was up at 4am reading it made me angsty and angry and so sad and disappointed. Hayden hides the truth from Kenzie (lies by omission and outright lies) and then he well does some
Jun 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
At the end of Furious Rush when Hayden’s past collided with his present, I knew S.C. Stephens was preparing to take readers on a complicated angst-filled journey in Dangerous Rush, and boy was I right! I NEVER felt settled or even that hopeful about Hayden and Kenzie making it through this rough patch because there was always someone or something attempting to tear them apart, and it also seemed that they too easily allowed a divide to be built between them, forgetting how dishonesty and feeling ...more
Alecia ~☆~The Staircase Reader~☆~
*arc received for an honest review*

Dangerous Rush is a heart pounding, adrenaline induced MUST READ!

Going into this novel, I was a little nervous. I have been anticipating the release of Dangerous Rush since reading the final page of Furious Rush. To say that could put some pressure on not only a reader and blogger but also an author would be an understatement.

I am very pleased to announce I loved this novel..maybe a little more than the first book in the series (Furious Rush). It has been a lon
Love N. Books
Jul 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
K3's $0.02

Dangerous Rush picks up right where Furious Rush leaves off. Kenzie is struggling. He father has blacklisted her from the sport she loves, she has run out of options. She struggles to find her place and her happiness and it doesn't help that Hayden's ex, Felicia is on his team. She reluctantly takes a job from a man she loathes, but hey, it keeps her close to the two things she loves, Hayden and racing.

Hayden is caught in his past and his present. Felicia was a big part of his life unt
Michelle Krystel
Oct 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I have to say I enjoyed book two way more than first one. There was a, lot more action and drama. Some parts I wanted to kick Hayden about. I mean Kenzie gave up everything for him. And he was acting like an ass which she didn't deserve at all. I know what it's like when I family doesn't approve, it guts you eats at you. But at the end of day you have to ask yourself. My family is not going to keep warm at night, and do I want live with regrets of just giving in. No you don't when you fall for t ...more
Tina Isaacs
Sep 02, 2017 rated it liked it
I’m really disappointed with the Furious Rush series. While I have no complaints about the author’s general writing and plotting in this series per se, I really must say something against its characterization. Unfortunately, the protagonists are EXACTLY like Kiera and Kellen from the Thoughtless series. IMHO, the characters have just been recycled into a different plot.

I’d been waiting for so long for a SC Stephens new book to come out, and I’m so frustrated now that I don’t even want to read t
Jun 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017
*4.5 Stars

Furious Rush left me rubbing my hands together in giddy anticipation of this next book in the series. I remember thinking that the level of angst had just been turned up a few notches, which was exactly where I wanted it to go, and exactly where I expected this author to take the story. Dangerous Rush took that level of angst and revved it up even higher. I was feeling all of the familiar pangs of emotion and turmoil, but it was elevated to a point that made my heart pound that little
Janna ♥ I'm A Sweet And Sassy Book Whore ♥
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So I am sort of sitting on the fence when it comes to Dangerous Rush. I love S.C. Stephen and she is an author that helped secure my reading addiction years ago so for me to not be screaming down the house about Dangerous Rush is difficult for me. Now I didn’t hate it, but I didn’t love it either so that it sits me directly on the fence of which way do I go or do I stay in the middle and straddle both sides. I t
Romance Readers Retreat
Jun 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
I remember being incredibly confused at the ending of book one and I am happy to say that this second instalment continues where the last one left us hanging.

Now it was Kenzie who frustrated me in the first book. I felt her character was too weak to be a likeable heroine, however she really became so much stronger in this story. I'd go so far as to say she finally grew a set of balls.

We get to know Hayden so much more in this book, due to the chapters being told almost alternately in both Ken
Lauren R.
Jun 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Loved it!

Get ready for another amazing wild ride from Author S.C. Stephens.

Hayden is one man that had me loving him one minute and wanting to save him the next minute.
He is such a complex character that easily won my heart in the end but there were times I wanted to shake some sense into him when it came to his love for Kenzie.

Kenzie is one tough independent woman which I love but her stubbornness and angst with Hayden and with her father also had me wanting to smack some sense into her as well.
Misty - The Erotic Book Blog
Jun 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Another fantastic installment to this story!

I absolutely love the saga of Hayden and Kenzie.

Although book one did not end in a true cliffhanger, it definitely left us with plenty of questions about Hayden’s past and Kenzie’s future. Book two will definitely give you the answers you’re looking for, but if you expected it to be easy for them, you’re mistaken. If there’s one thing SC Stephens does really well, it’s complicated.

Love, lust, angst, heartache - this book has a little bit of everything,
Kristen Reads
Jul 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed the first book, but I have to say, I think I enjoyed Dangerous Rush so much more. I had a feeling we were in for a ride with this one and I was most definitely right. Dangerous Rush was angsty, emotional, and unputdownable. It was IMPOSSIBLE to stop reading this book. I had to know what was going to happen next. I NEEDED to make sure Hayden and Kenzie were going to be okay.

There were times I wanted to throttle Hayden, yet I still couldn’t help but love him. S.C. Stephen’s doesn’
Nancy Metsch
For personal reasons I just could not read this book
Michell Hall casper
I give this book. 3.5 stars.......

I really wanted to love this duet. But I struggled a little with it. I loved the storyline but I struggled with the amount of drama and yes sex. I found myself skipping over several scenes. I was happy how the story ended.
May 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Jun 14, 2017 rated it liked it
I was really looking forward to Dangerous Rush after reading Furious Rush last year. I had really loved the story and was excited to see where it went. Unfortunately, it didn't hold up to the hype for me, and there are a few reasons for that.

One thing that really bothered me was that Mackenzie went from being this strong, hardcore female to being treated like she was a puppy getting kicked around by everyone. She was demoralized by Keith, shunned by her father, and Hayden was going behind her ba
Kelly Emery (Beneath The Covers Blog)
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*ARC provided in exchange for an honest review.*
Jun 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cars-bikes-race
This is a great read. While it lacks some of the action packed adrenaline rush from the first book, it is more emotional and more character driven.

Kenzie has lost everything by choosing to stand by Hayden. Her family's race business has collapsed, leaving her without a ride and her father has used his influence in the race community to have her blackballed for not bowing to his wishes. Suddenly adrift and without a backup plan, Kenzie struggles to find her way.

Hayden feels guilty that Kenzie g
Laura Quinn
Aug 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I was torn with my rating on this book. The story immersed me and I was stuck reading late at night to find out what was happening. I just didn't like what was happening lol. That should surely be my issue though? But I thought how Hayden reacted in this book wasn't the same Hayden from book 1. Quite simply in this book he was a dick! lol He started telling lies under the guise that it was protecting Kenzie's feelings but was he heck! And when he finally made his mind up what he wanted it seemed ...more
Anja ~ Once Upon a Page ⚜️ Books and Tequila
I’m not sure I can put into words what I’m feeling after reading this book. I have felt so many emotions throughout the book—I went from anger, to disgust, to devastation, to love—and I have no idea what to do with them all. But then, this is the beauty of books. The best ones make you feel all sorts of things, things you don’t necessarily want to feel. And Dangerous Rush definitely did that to me. And I loved to hate it, and vice versa.

Since this is not a standalone, I don't want to give too mu
Crystal's Book World ~ Crystal Cordova
I have been anxiously waiting for Furious Rush to see what happens with Kenzie and Hayden now that Felicia showed up in Book one. We pretty much start where Dangerous Rush ends. I had fallen for Hayden and was skeptical about Kenzie. But once I was able to get past the first book feelings, I feel that we reached the next level for these two. However, it was Hayden that was making all the mistakes. His heart is always has the best intentions. The lines will start to blur once the past starts to c ...more
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S.C. Stephens is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who enjoys spending every free moment she has creating stories that are packed with emotion and heavy on romance.

Her debut novel, Thoughtless, an angst-filled love triangle charged with insurmountable passion and the unforgettable Kellan Kyle, took the literary world by storm. Amazed and surprised by the response to the release of

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