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Dirty-Talking Cowboy

(Kinky Spurs #1)

4.09  ·  Rating details ·  667 ratings  ·  304 reviews
Emma Monroe has returned to River Rock, Colorado, after the death of her grandmother. Now she’s inherited a farm full of abused animals and she’s working as a waitress at the local hotspot, Kinky Spurs. The last thing Emma wants in her life is a man, as she’s still recovering from a recent heartbreak. But when a sensual and powerful cowboy, Shep Blackshaw enters her life, ...more
Kindle Edition, 376 pages
Published June 5th 2018 by Swerve
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Carol [Goodreads Addict]

Dirty-Talking Cowboy is book one in the new series, Kinky Spurs by Stacey Kennedy. Everyone that knows me knows that I have a thing for cowboys. Stacey Kennedy is a new to me author so when I saw that her new series featured one very hot cowboy, I decided this was the perfect time to get to know this author and my oh my am I glad I did.

“Come to Kinky Spurs, where cowboys wrangle women’s hearts…and rope their bodies!”

Emma Monroe loved her life in New York as an Executive Crea
Apr 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Stacey Kennedy Fans, Romance
4.5 Living Up To The Title Stars
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Oh, Be Still My Cowboy Lovin' Heart...As I was sneak reading this book, not expecting to be so taken with it so soon, I realized Stacey Kennedy wasn't pulling any punches with this delicious tale. Right from the start, she set up a clear picture of her "Dirty Talking Cowboy"....the man who would walk in a room and immediately take control...with his gate, his presence and with his intense stare. From the moment She
Eve (Between The Bookends)

I actually enjoyed this one quite a bit, and it probably would have been a 4-Star read, but I got tired of how hung up this heroine was on her ex. Jake this, and Jake that...Jake, Jake, Jake ad nauseam. Now being she had JUST broken up with him a month earlier, it was probably a realistic reaction, but for ME it just brought my enjoyment of the story down a bit. Other than that, this was a very enjoyable book. I loved the hero. It had some interesting side characters. Although I am not sure, I w
May 10, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.25 stars.

A dirty-talking cowboy? It would be rude not to.

description Come to Kinky Spurs, where cowboys wrangle women’s hearts…and rope their bodies!”

Smokin’ hot with fabulous characters and indeed a dirty-talking and very delicious cowboy, this was a great introduction to Stacey Kennedy’s writing. Granted the opening couple of chapters could have flowed better and it had a bit of an insta-feel, but that mattered not because Shep and Emma were pretty much perfect together.


Shep Blackshaw is the full
4+++ stars.
Wow, Stacey Kennedy that is the way to combine a scorching hot erotic read with a tender and heartwarming story. I loved it.
Great start to this "Kinky Spurs" series.
Emma and Shep were dynamite together. One hot cowboy with a heart of gold and one city girl with a broken heart.
Shep also has two equally hot brothers that I am seriously excited to read more about. Hopefully they will get their books soon.


ARC received in exchange for an honest review.
Claire Robinson
May 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: smp, shit-hot-series
4 - "There's something here between us... I want to explore it." Stars!

My first venture into the writing imagination of Stacey Kennedy, turned out to be a pretty good one, with Dirty-Talking Cowboy ticking all the boxes in relation to a quick, easy, sexy read, with extra rope thrown in for good measure.

So many regrets… She had so many.

Kinky Spurs is the bar that Emma Monroe finds herself working part time in when her high flying life in New York combusts around her. Add in to the fact the be
Chris  C - A Midlife Wife
So dang hot and so dang good!

You know you’re in for a fabulous read when the first few pages break you into a sweat. This book is everything it promises and then some.

With a dirty-talking hot, muscular, sexy-ass cowboy at your fingertips, who needs a stuffy executive from New York City? Even though your life is in shambles and everything’s all up in the air is there a question of what you should be doing or where you should be? That’s what poor Emma is trying to figure
4 Kinky Spur Stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟

This was a spicy sassy romance filled with beautiful scenery and gorgeous Cowboys... there is always something so alluring about a small town romance... makes this city girl want to pack her bags and head to the country....

Emma finds herself at her grandma‘s farm trying to sort things out after heartache and her grandma’s death... Emma left her life in New York where she loved her job and she thought she loved her former boss... can this city girl find what she needs in th
Stacey Kennedy
Jan 31, 2018 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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Emma Monroe has returned to River Rock, Colorado, after the death of her grandmother. Now she’s inherited a farm full of abused animals and she’s working as a waitress at the local hotspot, Kinky Spurs. The last thing Emma wants in her life is a man, as she’s still recovering from a recent heartbreak. But when a sensual and powerful cowboy, Shep Blackshaw enters her life, Emm
Mindy Lou's Book Review
May 29, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2018
Emma's reputation has been tarnished with her job as an Executive Creative Director in New York City when a co-worker witness her kissing the CEO. A man who she has been secretly dating for a year. A man who didn't stick up for her when rumors abound.

On top of her career crashing around her, her Grams passes away and leaves the farm in Colorado to her. Emma's not quite ready to go back and face the music with her job, she stays at the farm temporarily until she decides what to do next and takin
May 05, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
ARC received for review

Dirty-talking cowboy who knows how to use a rope is just perfect for Emma who's been hurt and come home to lick her wounds. Shep steps in and shows her what real love is. Shep's hurting after losing his father and possible his father's business, but it's Emma's turn to help him.

I'm pretty sure I know who both of his brothers are going to wind up with. I just can't wait to watch the fireworks.
Debbie Oliphant
I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review. I have to admit that this story surprised me. I thought this might be one note and I worried that I would not be engaged. I was wrong. This was a story that flowed from the beginning and had a continuous flow that left you wanting more.

Emma moves to her grandma's home after she learns she has passed away. The timing was perfect since she had recently broken up with her boyfriend. While nursing a broken heart, she meets her neighbor, Shep, and
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After Emma's nightmare comes true she goes to live at her grandmother's house to try to sort out what her next move should be. In walks the sexy as sin cowboy-Shep- and the attraction they both have is HOT!!! Shep & Emma dance around each other until they no longer can fight the pull and end up combusting.

Emma suffers an accident and Shep's with her throughout the whole ordeal and I've gotta say that she had me laughing because she says her secrets and thoughts out loud and Shep finds out some
Sissy's Romance Book Review
Dirty-Talking Cowboy by Stacey Kennedy is book One in the Kinky Spurs series. This is the story of Emma Monroe and Shep Blackshaw.
Emma has come to River Rock, Colorado to settle things after her Grandmother's death but she also has things she need to work through of what happen to her in NY and what is next for her. While doing that she has taken a job working at the Kinky Spurs which is where she meets Shep.
Shep to is working on things trying too, by trying to save the family business, Blacks
Adorable romance you won’t want to miss.

Emma returns to the safe haven of her grandmother’s farm after she passes, leaving the farm and the rescue animals in Emma’s care.

The sexy and hard to resist cowboy from the ranch next door, Shep, rescues Emma from being dragged by a severly abused horse. Shep vows to keep Emma safe, even if it means getting up close and personal with not just to Emma but the abused horse.

Shep will do his best to show Emma how to truly love and be loved and maybe heal her
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4.5 stars

This was a case where I loved the book a lot better than I loved the title. You could reasonable expect someone who drops the F bomb every other, but instead, Shep Blackshaw is an upstanding guy with a strong sense of responsibility, a ton of patience and the dirty talking is designed to increase his lady's arousal. In this case, his lady is Emma Monroe, who was badly burned in her last relationship and fled a rewarding career in New York City to take over her grandmother's farm where s
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♥ WishfulMiss ♥
This was a steamy read and I loved the cover to this, it fit Shep perfectly and the title pretty much says it all, he is the best kind of dirty talking cowboy :)

Quick Summary: Emma has taken over her late grandmother’s farm, she’s kind of hiding out, not really knowing what to do next with her life. After busting her bum in the city and finally getting a sought after promotion, the man she was dating (who also happened to be the CEO of the company where she worked) didn’t stand up for her when r
4 Stars

Stacey Kennedy has written a refreshing story that has a lot of heart and the perfect amount of heat. Sexy and rugged blended perfectly with sweet and romantic.

Emma is a city girl through and through. She had a high-profiled job and lived in New York. To move on after a failed relationship, there is no better plan than picturesque River Rock and the hobby farm she has inherited from her grandmother.

The hero, Shep Blackwell, was a very sexy and alpha cowboy who had a very romantic streak
Oct 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 amazing 🌟 🌟🌟🌟!! Ok .... First time for a book of Stacey Kennedy and surely won't be the last !! Indeed Shep was a dirty talking cowboy with an Alpha male attitude but with a heart made of gold!!! On the other hand Emma had a broken heart with trust issues!! The connection between them from the start is undeniable and you can feel it while you are reading. I loved it...and I may have a thing for cowboy romances now!!! Excellent read!! ...more
Sandra ~ ♥ Cross My Heart ♥
A sassy, sexy read! I enjoyed the story, setting, and characters in this erotic contemporary western! A sexy, smokin' hot yet sweet & sincere hero + a heroine nursing a broken heart & loss of dreams & trust. Can they find a way to take their attraction to the next level? A Must Read for fans of sexy cowboys (note the title - "Dirty-Talking"!) and the sassy women they hope to tame! ...more
On the day Emma learns of her Gram’s death, she also learns that the man who she believed to be her forever was not going to stand up for her. Leaving New York for a small town in Colorado, she takes over her grandmother’s farm. She has a lot of healing to do to get beyond the broken trust her ex left her with. She was not expecting to get tied up by a cowboy at Kinky Spurs.

Shep was hot to rope Emma in from the first time he saw her. When the opportunity presents itself, he grabs the reins and h
Nadine Bookaholic
Emma and Shep are both going through not only a deep loss but a life changing event and loosing themselves in one another seems to be just what the doctor ordered to heal their hearts.

You can see my full #bookreview along with an #excerpt and #authorQandA on my #blogpost here:
May 24, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Well wasn't this a gem. I thoroughly enjoyed this story. Stacey Kennedy can write a great story with some hot sex! I am so excited about this series. I wish I had Noah and Chase's stories now! Three hot cowboy brothers... yum!

What I loved:
Hero = new book boyfriend
Steam level - was appropriate and hot
Secondary characters ~~ amazing and lovable, even the animals!

Why this is a 4 star and not higher:
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Susan (susayq ~)
Shep is hot

Thoroughly enjoyed this! I liked Shep and Emma. Watching her learn to trust again was sweet. And Shep was fantastic. He was sweet and alpha and HOT. I am looking forward to the next book.
Dirty Dayna
3 Kinky Spurs Stars

So before I get into my review I wanted to let you all know where my brain is at.
I discovered this author this year due to being blessed with an arc for Bought by the Boss by Stacey Kennedy which released in Feb of this year (2018) and I thought well this is an author I would read again.. and then like most reviewers do we forget! and then I was offered an ARC of this book... what are the odds?!! so I was like yes lets read this immediately... lets move to the review now !

This story is about Shep and Emm
Mile High KINK
Jun 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: abc-challenge
DIRTY TALKING COWBOY is pure cowboy magic!!! Stacey Kennedy has unleased a sexy new series Kinky Spurs and I am here to confirmed: Rope 'em ladies and Shep Blackshaw can be yours too.
Emma and Shep knows how to keep things smokin'. Together, they are super hot, steamy and dreamy.

Save A Horse. Ride A Cowboy.

Kennedy created the perfect storyline to make this sexy quote true. Emma and Shep's care of abused animals is the main reason why I love this story so much. She gave us heart-warming in the mid
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5 Stars!!

Yes! Loved this book! One of my favorite genres of romance is anything to do with cowboys. Love cowboys! AND I loved Dirty-Talking Cowboy by author Stacey Kennedy. This is actually my first book by this author. And I am now a new fan. What makes me even happier is there are a couple more sexy Blacksaw brothers that will indeed have their own books. This book was written well with a steady pace, some very sexy moments and just the right amount of angst. Told in both perspectives, first-p
May 08, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Where the heck have I been? I don't typically pick up "Cowboy" reads, but when this came across my inbox, I just had to give it a shot. Man oh man, I'm so glad I did. Do I dare say that this has opened my eyes to more "cowboy" reads?

Emma is from NYC and is an up and coming marketing guru. That is until everything changes. Not only has she lost her Grandma, she's lost her relationship and everything she thought she had in the big city. But while contemplating her next move, she becomes distracte
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Stacey Kennedy is a USA Today bestselling author who writes contemporary romances full of heat, heart, and happily ever afters. With over 50 titles published, her books have hit Amazon, B&N, and Apple Books bestseller lists.

Stacey lives with her husband and two children in southwestern Ontario—in a city that’s just as charming as any of the small towns she creates. Most days, you’ll find her enjoy

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