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Slow Burn

(Lost Kings MC #1)

3.98  ·  Rating details ·  8,019 ratings  ·  752 reviews
Forced to represent an outlaw biker, a married attorney must come to terms with her feelings for her client while avoiding the danger he brings into her sedate life.

President of the Lost Kings MC, Rochlan "Rock" North, hasn't managed to find a woman capable of making him want to curb his wild ways—until he meets sweet, innocent, married lawyer Hope Kendall.

Forced to repre
Kindle Edition, 242 pages
Published August 2018 by Ahead of the Pack (first published October 9th 2014)
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Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
Re-read: 12/4/19...Felt like reading through the whole series again...and ignore what I say in my "original" review below...I LOVE reading about Rock and Hope and could do it forever.

4 - 4.5 Boo Trilogy Stars

This was a 5-star read for me until about 75-80% in...where it then started to lose some steam.

And not the hot yummy sexy kind of steam, but the let's get this train all the way to the station steam.


Speaking of the "ending," it felt unfinished and kind of abrupt.

And that's when I turned th
Nothing but Sexy Books Blog
If Sons of Anarchy impregnated The Crossfire Series, their baby would be Slow Burn.
✰ Liz ✰
~4 Burning Stars~
"I was playing with fire, and it was only a matter of time before one of us got burned."

Slow Burn is the first book in the Lost Kings MC Series. With complex characters, light action, and a beautiful love story this first installment captured my heart, and it's never letting go!


Hope Kendall is a successful lawyer living a moderately successful mundane life. She is married and works in family law. When the President of the Lost Kings MC, Rochlan "Rock" North ends up
Storm's Steamy Reads Book Blog
At first I looked at Slow Burn and said, oh great another MC Romance. But once I started it, I COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN! That’s how into the story I got! I was up reading even though I had to be up early to go to work the next day, it was that good. I totally had a book hangover the next day and couldn’t stop thinking about Rock and Hope’s incredible love story. Both main characters have distinctive, voices that I absolutely fell in love with. Their slow burn of a relationship is incredible. It’s b ...more
**some small spoilerish aspects are in this review (but very small)
Any 5 star read makes me happy add one with a hero like Rock and I am over the moon. One day while both in court on opposite sides of the law Rock and Hope meet. Seeing her in the courtroom Rock can't believe his eyes and when she opens her mouth he just likes her more. When his attorney doesn't show Rock gets Hope to help him, and then he doesn't want to let her go.

But Hope is married, happily married. Helping Rock is the answer
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Bonnie Girl
Oct 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Lovers of MC Romances, Lovers of Romances with GOOD alphas
I love a good MC Romance. This far surpasses any MC Romance I've ever read. The MC world is beautifully crafted and feels "real" but the love story found here can be read by anyone who loves romance and a good story about people overcoming hardships to be together. The hero is hot, strong, possessive in all the sexiest book boyfriend ways.

I can't remember the last time I fell in love with the hero of a romance book the way I did Rock North. Wow. He's attracted to Hope from the get go, both her b
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Book 1 in series. Their story concluded in book 3.

Forced to represent an outlaw biker, a married attorney must come to terms with her feelings for her client while avoiding the danger he brings into her sedate life.

President of the Lost Kings MC, Rochlan "Rock" North, hasn't managed to find a woman capable of making him want to curb his wild ways—until he meets sweet, innocent, married lawyer Hope Kendall.

Forced to represent the outlaw biker, Hope is
I really enjoyed this one, much more than I had anticipated. There is something about this author's writing style that really pleases me. It makes me want to keep reading even though the plot was a tad predictable.

I just could not put this book down.

Curious to see what comes next, since there seem to be multiple books about this couple. For now... I am hooked ;)
Nov 20, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
*** 4STARS ***




This was actually quite a refreshing change from the MC books I normally prefer.There was no instant sex,no violence and the men actually respected the women..
Hope is a married Lawyer,in court one day she is forced to represent Rock at a bail hearing.He is instantly smitten with her and while she is attracted to him,he backs of as she is married.He accepts this but keeps her close doing work for one of the Club members.
He tries to distance himsel
Autumn Lake
Sep 28, 2017 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone who loves a dirty-talking, faithful alpha hero with a heart of gold.



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Slow Burn ends with a HFN ending not a cliffhanger.

Nov 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Being a huge MC Romance lover, and a lawyer, I just couldn't pass up the opportunity to see how two people, from such completely opposite sides of the track,might meet and fall in love. And boy, am I glad I did! I loved the chemistry between this unlikely duo! The writing is also excellent, and I enjoyed getting to meet the eclectic cast of secondary characters who will no doubt form the basis for future books in the Lost Kings MC series.

The last thing Hope Kendall envisioned when she walked in
Fantastic love story with beautiful, emotional conflict. Comes full circle to a happily for the meantime ending. Satisfying conclusion, NOT a cliffhanger, but definitely left me wanting more of Hope and Rock's story! Can't wait for future stories about the rest of the Lost Kings brothers!
** 4.5 stars **

I really enjoyed this biker romance and can't wait for the sequel
Oct 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It is no secret that I absolutely LOVE the biker romance genre...I have read so many different book series and have quite a few favorites...and having spent 25 years married to a man who was in an MC when I met him, I definitely have my own opinions on what makes for a great biker read.
This was one smart, well-written and wonderful book...I like a lot of maturity and intelligence in my biker books. Just because the genre is flooded with what I would term as "sensationalized biker porn" filled wi
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Seraphina Petrova
Could not put it down! Best biker book Ive read all year.
1 star

Um. Nope, this book was not for me. The writing was OK, and the story was so boring I almost fell asleep. I did not like Hope and I like Rochalan "Rock" even less.

I seriously love the possessive types. That's one of the most exciting part of an MC book, but the constant "my girl" had me banging my head. There was no chemistry between those two. Just that Rock was hot and sexy and Hope was hot and sexy. And it lost it's chance with me on the insta love at the 2nd page of the first chapter.
Nov 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

I don’t think I could have picked a better book by author Autumn Jones Lake to start on. Slow Burn isn’t your typical MC story. Of course, the violence, sexy and sinful sex is still there, but this story has so many other underlying emotions this story. Sure, good girls fall for the bad boys all the time. Yet, I can’t help but feel as if they’re forbidden romance is what set this book over the top for me. Let’s dive into the characters.

Hope is definitely not the kind of woman you’d ever thi
Oct 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book, and think I've met my new book boyfriend.
The hero is prez of a MC club, and the heroine a lawyer. Have I mentioned how much I like this type of story : Badass Alpha Biker pursuing Teacher/Librarian/Lawyer/Nurse..etc..etc.

The heroine is married ,at the start of the story ( not as weird, as it sounds ), when she loses her husband ( natural causes ) the hero waits for her, in a celibate state , no less!! for her to grieve.

He is determined without being an a**hole, and for me ther
Johnnie-Marie Howard
The author has done such a wonderful job with the story I really truly and honestly recommend this story for every romance lover and MC lover!!! It was so freaking amazing that I couldn't put it down and I was mad when the story ended I wanted more. I needed more. It's a hook line and sinker kind of story it will just absolutely hook you into wanting more. Hell I was able to read this in 1 hole day not even 1 complete day either. I loved it!!! Could this story be any hotter. Holy bikers of hottn ...more
Rosa Sharon (iScream Books Blog)
4 sexual crack stars...

Being a bada$$ biker addict I was excited to read Slow Burn. It's kinda like SOA in the way that the MC Prez is trying to keep their money making business as close to legal as possible. The other similarity is that the female lead is someone who has some skills that can benefit the club, this time it's law instead of medicine.

I was intrigued at the idea of the attraction between a couple at opposite ends of the law, it would be pretty difficult to bridge that gap, right?
Off the charts amazing! Romantic as hell! One of the hottest MC Presidents I think I've ever read about. Tough but loves his woman and will do anything for her- hell yeah! I am in love! Can't wait for book 2. I could read about Hope and Rock forever!!!
Sep 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I beta read this book and absolutely loved it!
Couldn't continue after 30% sample reading No rating

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Sorry, nope! this is not for me..nothing romantic when hero is checking out other woman in front of the heroine and him and heroine are sleeping with someone else..even after meeting and lusting after each other! It does not matter if its a husband or a random girl...I want to be swept away by the romance and knowing they both had sex with someone else just makes me go back to reality!
Melissa Robinson
I was very lucky to receive a free copy of the book and I loved it it's it's well wrote and I'm looking forward to the next one I have No Spoilers in my review !!
This book is a great read it's a good length novel it's not your average MC book the female doesn't need rescuing she can think for her self and doesn't fall at his feet meet Alpha Rochlan "Rock" North bad boy biker president of the lost kings MC criminal ,outlaw he spots his soul mate in a crowded court room she's everything he's not
Jorja Price
Oct 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who loves a respectful alpha hero
Beautiful romance about finding love again.
One of the best MC Romances out there.
Sep 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 Stars....I really liked this story! The title slow burn was a perfect description for the relationship between Hope and Rochlan. The progression of the relationship between them takes at least two years from the time they meet and will continue on to book two.

Hope is a married family law attorney when she meets Rochlan. Hope is forced to represent Rock last minute on a case. And so begins their slow burn relationship.

I did love that Rock respected Hope, and outside of one heated kiss he re
Mada Linx
25% DNF.

I hate not finishing a book. Even if I end up skipping most of it, I’ll finish it. What I hate even more though, are cheaters.

Even though the author tried to make Hope seem like a good wife, which keept insisting that she doesn’t cheat, she failed miserably.
Doesn’t cheat, my ass, she cheated alright.
Maybe not physically, but mentally and emotionally she did.
For whoever doesn’t know, fucking someone is not the only way of cheating.

I already deleted the other books from this series.


Bink Cummings
Dec 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Autumn has a talent for telling an entertaining story. I really loved this book.
Final Rating- 5 stars
Cover- 5
Character Development- 4.5
Character Likability- 4.5
Story- 5
Ending- 5
Sex- 4
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Autumn is the USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the popular Lost Kings MC and Hollywood Demons series. Autumn firmly believes that true love stories never end and that is reflected in the stories she tells.

Her past lives include baking cookies, slinging shoes, and practicing law.

She was born and raised in upstate New York, where most of her books are set. Autumn still enjoy

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