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Sexy Stranger

(Whiskey Kisses #1)

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3.95  ·  Rating details ·  2,851 ratings  ·  314 reviews
Luke Wilder knows the lovely stranger doesn't belong the second she struts into his sleepy little town. She's a city girl who won't stay longer than it takes to get her fancy foreign car repaired--which is why he should ignore his powerful need to make her notice him. It's just that the moment she opens her smart mouth and gives it back as good as she gets, he wants to swa ...more
Kindle Edition, 302 pages
Published May 23rd 2017 by Kendall Ryan
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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★




⭐⭐⭐⭐! Sexy Stranger (stand-alone). City girl gets stranded in small-town with the most infuriatingly (sexy) stranger!

Sexy Stranger (stand-alone) is the unlikely romance between city-girl, heiress and marketing executive Charlotte Freemont and small-town whiskey distillery owner Lucas Wilder, Luke.

They meet or rather had the misfortune of running into each other when Charlette’s car breaks down in the small Texas town Luke calls his home.

It’s contempt at first sight and goes down-hill from there
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Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****4.5 STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}



I wanted this, and I had no idea what had come over me. Maybe it was part of being on the run, but I wanted to sin. Wanted him to make me forget everything—my past, my mistakes…hell, even my own damn name.


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This latest standalone by Kendall Ryan is packed full of panty melting steam and is simply an incredibly fun read. I couldn’t get enough of Luke and Charlotte. If you love a good "opposites attract/enemies to lovers" romance, then this one
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Pearl Angeli
3 Sexy Stars

“There are no guarantees in life; you know that. You could decide tomorrow that I'm not the one for you too. But guess what? I know that this... what we have? It's worth the risk.”


Sweet, flirty, sexy... This is one of those books. And I liked it. Even if it's not the usual book that makes me 100% connected to the story, I thought it's enough to make me smile and swoon a little bit.

The story revolves around New York city girl Charlotte Freemont and handsome country guy Lucas "Luke
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Cristina | CristiinaReads
Mar 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
➳Yet again, another funny and romantic masterpiece done by the one and only Kendall Ryan...



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3.5 stars
➦Do you like whiskey?


➦Well, I don't. I'll tell you what I do like though. I like this book. lol


➦teee-heee... Don't be like that! Anywhooooooo. This trope is the "city meets country" (I totally just made this up but I'm totally making a category like that on my blog woop woop!) where a city girl is on the run and gets stuck due to car trouble in a small town. She meets a lot of cool people there, of course, including a certain sexy stranger. Well, more like a rude arrogant one at first
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Alex ♈
3.5 – 3.75 stars
“I know the difference between a man who’s fucking with me and a man who’s actually fucked me.”

It wasn’t the typical contemporary romance…

The heroine was NOT a doormat and
The hero was NOT a manwhore.


Yep, I was also shocked… *lol*

She even had brain (she was actually clever), and she was NOT a virgin!

You wouldn’t believe it, but she did have sex in the past and had NOT only 1 bf with tiny d*ck.
Boring?.. ;-)

He wasn’t your “usual” Alpha. He didn’t command her around, didn’t want
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Sabrina
Aug 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
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I thought this was a cute story. It was a pretty fast paced and the MC's got together quickly but I liked that there was still that fight between them before that happened. Luke and Charlotte were very different from one another, she's a city girl and he's a small town boy, but I liked the banter that came from them being so different. Charlotte definitely held her own against the brash country boy and it was fun to see. Especially when those fights turned in to
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Jacqueline's Reads
May 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
3.75 Small Town Charm Stars

Sexy Stranger is a standalone and is the latest Kendall Ryan read. Kendall Ryan books always puts a smile on my face. Her light hearted reads are easy to devour and will leave you with all the happy tingles.

Sexy Stranger is a modern book with a runaway Heroine and a whiskey drinking hero. Charlotte’s car breaks down in a small town and she isn’t happy about that. She’s the rich gal that is opposite everything of what the town represents.

Luke lives life and loves what
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Sterling
Jun 13, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: rom-com
Oh my oh my, Kendall Ryan. I never did learn and I keep coming back to you. If I described her books it is like when you get stuck on an airport waiting for your flight, or when you want to sit on a coffee shop and wait for your friend to pop up, this is the time filler you need, her books are what you definitely need.

Characters are very basic, but what got my interest piqued is the snarky comebacks from Charlotte, she is very sassy I tell you. Small town guy meets big city girl of course we've
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JewelsyGoolsy
May 27, 2017 rated it liked it
3.5 stars.
Shayna
SEXY STRANGER was FREAKING FANTASTIC! Sexy, charming, and full of witty banter, I couldn't get enough of Luke and Charlotte! The perfect mix of humor, steam, and angst, made this enemies-to-lovers romance IMPOSSIBLE to put down! When it comes to Kendall Ryan, I don't need any preface whatsoever. If she wrote it, I'm reading it, simple as that. It's rare to find an author where you've built so much trust, you just know that she'll take you where you want to go. If I've been bogged down with emoti ...more
Rose
May 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: br-with-sharon
4.5 stars ahhhhh 💖

my first good read since forever! so, so adorable & there was no unnecessary drama or people getting in the way of their relationship ayyy. plus, that epilogue *cries*

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buddy read with sharon 💖


Michelle
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review

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Kendall Ryan has me intoxicated and drunk in love with her newest standalone, Sexy Stranger. With her vivid and seductive prose, Ryan lures readers to feel and embrace the beauty and sexiness of small town romance with a friends to enemies vibe or in this case opposites attract. Maybe it’s simplicity of small town romance that makes me a complete sucker when it comes to these types of tropes and
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Tijuana *Book Twins Reviews*
Rich city girl meets sexy small town former sports star!  Sexy stranger is a quick light-hearted read that’s sure to entertain romance readers. It's a great mix of opposites attract and enemies to lovers.

Here's the breakdown: Charlotte and Luke meet in the small town of Shady Grove when her car breaks down on the way to Los Angeles. Luke and every other resident of the small town are curious about the pretty city slicker, but these two immediately butt heads. Luckily, that doesn't last long and
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Sharon
This book was just really pleasant. There were: cute bantering, no unnecessary drama, a sweet town that had literally 0 petty, mean people in it, adorable family, supportive best friend, no OMW, etc. Overall, everyone was just so pleasant and nice. I loved how the town embraced the “new girl” and it was all bubbly and fluffy.

So what was the conflict then?

Was it the parents whom the heroine was avoiding throughout the whole book? Nope, not really. They actually didn’t hold her back when she decid
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NinaReader
Jun 30, 2017 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars!
Siobhan Davis
May 14, 2017 rated it really liked it
Another fun, fast-paced, laugh-out-loud, sweet, sexy romance from Kendall Ryan.

Kendall has a really strong brand and I always know what to expect when I pick up one of her books. Sexy Stranger ticked all the usual boxes and it was a quick, entertaining read with a great HEA.

Luke Wilder owns and runs a whiskey brewing company with his brother and sister and he has lived a small town existence for most of his life. He had a promising football career and he went away to college but returned home a
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Emma
May 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2017-wishlist
Kendall Ryan knocks the romance out of the park with Sexy Stranger.

Charlotte is a society girl from New York where her life was controlled by her parents and their place in society, which they value more than their relationship with their daughter. Charlotte flees her gilded cage only to breakdown on route to her best friend, Valentina, in LA.

Shady Grove is a picture perfect small town where everyone knows everyone else and there is always someone to lend a hand and strangers stand out like sor
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Booknerd_1107
May 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
*thank you to the author for providing an arc**

5 🥃🥃🥃🥃🥃



Kendall Ryan has done it again with her new book Sexy Stranger. She grabs your interest from the beginning and doesn't let go till the end. Get ready to meet the town of Shady Grove, Texas where everyone knows your name and your business and will have you feeling like you have come home.

Luke Wilder has lived in Shady Grove, Texas his whole life and there is no where else he would rather be, so when an outsider gets stranded in his town he can
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Harloe Rae
May 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
There are so many amazing novels available to read and not nearly enough time. Sexy Stranger by Kendall Ryan is definitely a book you’ll want to clear your calendar for. The blurb snagged my attention and I’ve previously enjoyed this author’s work so I figured it was a safe bet. Kendall has hit another novel home run and provided us with some of her best writing yet.

Who doesn’t enjoy a spicy spin of the damsel in distress storyline?! This enemies-to-lovers romance was smokin’ from the start. As
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Dilek VT
Jun 01, 2017 marked it as to-read
I haven't read this yet, but my friend Alex's ultra-fun review made me want to read it :)

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Laura
May 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
***ARC Provided by the Author and InkSlinger PR***

Instalove can work. But, in order for it to work it has to be well written, with characters you believe in and a situation in which you believe that the 2 people in the relationship would be compelled to act instantly on their attraction. It's the latter that tends to cause the most issue for me, as it is the compelled to act now situation that often falls short.

In this, it worked and it worked well. I wanted them to work out, and I was invested
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Maria...
"3 Sexy Stars"

This was a nice "Sexy" story! I enjoyed Luke and Charlotte a lot! As well as the second characters. The book was really sweet and funny in a small town. I loved their chemistry and how witty they were with each other. They gave as good as they got. It was kind of a foreplay for them before getting dirty and hot between the sheets! And ohhhh man they were HAWT!
Kiki
May 30, 2017 marked it as dnf
I may get back to this at later point of time! But right now I just wanna smack the hero!
SHE. IS. THE. BEST. THING. YOU. WILL. EVER. FIND. YOU. IDIOT! Stop being a drama queen and kiss her feet!
Well! I shall resume when I have more patience!
Tpagirl
Sexy Stranger was another sexy and entertaining book by Kendall Ryan. Ryan has fast become one of my favorite authors.

I loved everything about Sexy Stranger. The premise was great and I loved the beginning. I was hooked immediately just from the first few paragraphs. Ryan set the stage well and I had high expectations that she quickly fulfilled.

Luke Wilder was the gorgeous and rugged country boy from Shady Grove, TX. He was born and raised in the small town and was now running the Wilder Whiskey
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RentasticReads
Holy moly, this book! I think I could even go as far as saying that it may be my favorite Kendall Ryan book yet! It was just all kinds of sassy, adorable, funny, not to mention crazy hot, and at the same time, it still has that substance and vibe you crave in a good romance novel. I immediately became entranced with Luke and Charlotte's story. It's an enemies-to-lovers romance that will have you clinging on to every scene and everything that will happen next and then trying to push them to go fo ...more
Irene
May 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

I really enjoyed Sexy Stranger by Kendall Ryan.

From the first few pages I knew this was going to be a great read.
I loved Charlotte and Luke. They were wonderful characters that made me laugh with their banter, I found them entertaining all throughout the book.
The secondary characters also were fun to get to know, they added to my enjoyment and I'm hoping Luke's siblings get their own book in the near future.

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Jo
May 27, 2017 rated it liked it
Who is the stranger, both of them were. He is new to her n vice versa. A short one that make your heart n Indy warm.

Somehow the bad guy wasn't that bad, n they r not good guys at all.
Karen Mc
May 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing


I can't stop grinning and it's all because of Kendall Ryan. Sweet SIGH. I have a huge SAPPY SMILE on my face from Kendall Ryan's latest spicy and swoon-filled sensation, Sexy Stranger. In one HELLA GOOD surprise attack, Sexy Stranger snuck up on me, swiftly swooping in and stealing my heart. This romance ROCKED MY WORLD!



I'm a sucker for small town romances, and the Texas setting is just DREAMY! I LOVED all-alpha country candy, Luke, and sassy and sexy Charlotte. Together they are combustible!

The
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Beneath The Covers Blog
May 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kelly, 2017-reads, arcs
A steamy and red-hot enemies-to-lovers romance like I've never read before!

Kendall Ryan brings us fire and sass in this all-new standalone romance. Sexy Stranger is completely entertaining, brimming with passion and desire. The chemisty between Luke and Charlotte was evident immediately. More bitterness and hostility at first, it was a joy to read how their feelings changed the more time they spent together. Even though they each had their apprehensions to start anything, their attraction was ju
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