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Cocky Player

(Rough Riders #4)

4.30  ·  Rating details ·  216 ratings  ·  92 reviews
Like most guys I have a type— she wasn’t mine.

Not at all.

The angelic beauty on the dance floor has innocence written all over her. But I can’t stay away. And when she runs from me, leaving me wanting more, I can’t get her out of my head.

Turns out finding her won’t be too hard. My mystery virgin is the new marketing assistant for the Rough Riders Football team. And the
Kindle Edition, 282 pages
Published September 24th 2019 by Stacey Lynn Books
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Nadine Bookaholic
What happens when you have lead such a sheltered life that you are now in your early twenties and still a virgin about to embark into the real world of working and making a living? Well, you'd want to rid yourself of that pesky "V" card, right?!?! Well, that's what Brenna would like to do anyway so she sets out to do just that but then she meets Connor and OH BOY, do things get interesting from there!

Now I have been a fan of Stacey Lynn's for a while and I know she can write a steamy romance
Tasha Mahoney
Wowzer, this was one steamy story but at the same time it had depth. This is the fourth book in the Rough Riders series but it is a standalone and it works perfectly that way.

I really liked Brenna and while I was not particularly fond of Connor initially, he quickly grew on me. Their first encounter didn't go as planned but that is not it for these two. I do not want to give any spoilers so all I will say is that things develop between these two despite their obstacles.

By the end of the book I
Beneath The Covers Blog
Sep 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kelly, 2019-reads, arcs
Cocky Player is book 4 in the Rough Riders series, but it can be read as a complete standalone.

The story introduces you to Brenna and Conner. Completely opposite in personalities, these two really know how to burn up the pages with their undeniable, red-hot chemistry and fiery passion. Although their initial attraction brings them together, without either of them knowing who the other is, it’s the sweet, emotional, and compassionate connection they share throughout the story that truly
Jemima jamir aka Sentranced Jem

Title: Cocky Player (Rough Riders #4)
Author: Stacey Lynn

I forgot ok! I forgot how good Stacey Lynn's books are.
I couldn't put this book down.
I feel like writing this entire review in CAPS but I'm going to restrain myself from doing that but I feel like screaming at the top of my lungs because I devoured this book!

You know my love for sports romance and male protagonists that epitomise the true meaning of 'alpha male'..Cocky Player delivered that to the point!
This book was SOOO HOTTTTT!!

Spoilers ahead,2.5* not quite 3 but what the hell

I didn't like this one as much as book 2

h is a virgin who goes tons club intending to hook up and lose her virginity
She meets the h and doesn't tell him, during a bit of hand play he notices and is pissed thinking she'd tried to trap him
They next meet at her father's party where they realize that he's a player for her father's team and she's the daughter of his boss and a new employee for the team
He agrees to teach her about sex
They embark on a
Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews
I was really caught up in Cocky Player and it didn't take me long to know that I wasn't putting this book down until I got to the end. I was interested in the characters, invested in the story and
loved the way everything came together. And, believe me, there is so much more to this story than what the blurb gives you.

Connor may have come off as the Cocky Player in the beginning but, as the story progresses, you see who he truly is. You will love him as you learn his story, see his
Sep 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The first book by the author, and it won't be last. I wasn't sure what to expect going into this, I have learned to always go into a new authors books open-minded and I did with this. I mean the title gives it away a little but still, I was taken by surprise.

Although, this is in a series it can be read as a total standalone...

Where to begin? Well firstly, make sure you have a bucket of ice close by so you cool yourself off. Because holy shit this was pretty damn hot!!

I have started to become a
Kay Daniels (Kay Daniels Romance)
Decidently Dirty with ALL the Feels Read!!! Oh boy, did this book keep me up late at night reading!!! Loved it, loved it, loved it!!

This is the first Stacey Lynn book I've read and I can't begin to express how much I loved this book. I was blown away by the storyline, the naughty bits, and how well crafted it was.

Connor was the right amount of cocky, detached jock that grew at the right emotional speed and displayed the perfect vulnerability that made him ultra irresistible.

Brenna was also the
Tanja Kezmic
Sep 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: omgreads
This book landed in my lap accidentally and boy am I glad it did. Conor is THE about funny, kind, swoon worthy and sexy all wrapped in one big package. I absolutely loved him.
I really liked Brenna. Despite being inexperienced their chemistry is off the charts. These two made me laugh, cry and swoon so hard it is ridiculus.

Seriously if you're looking for a swoon worthy hero with a inocent but knows what she wants heroine this book is just for you.

I highly recommend this book!!!

Cheryl O'Harney
Sep 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
It’s time to get up close and personal with The Rough Riders very own Connor, he’s one cocky, sexy, hot jock who finds himself taking the owner of the teams daughter for a walk on the wild side, with both of them losing something in the process her, her virginity, him, his heart.

The pairs relationship was entertaining to watch unfold as they both come out of their shells and love blossoms for them.

Cocky Player’s a five star must read it can be read as standalone but I guarantee if you haven’t
Sep 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
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Christy Pastore
Sep 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Cocky Player is PURE sports romance GOLD.

Stacey Lynn has crafted an intense and sizzling off-limits romance between a red-hot, cocky football player and a not-so-typical virgin.

Cocky Player has the right amount of angst, swoon and laugh out loud moments. It's emotionally charged with genuine and well-rounded characters. I loved being back with the Rough Riders crew.

This is your next must read, sports romance!
Sep 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
Brenna and Connor were a lot of fun.

And, wow, did you feel their connection. It was tangible and the idea that she wanted him to be her first, it made sense as that's not chemistry you want to deny.

I loved the way the author built the chemistry until there was a connection between them that was more than just physical.

For a romance with one of the characters not having any sexual experience to work, you have to believe it's about more than a check-mark on a to do list and this one delivers.

Avidez Literaria
Sep 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
"This girl already had me thinking of tomorrow. Which meant she wasn’t only beautiful, but dangerous."

He is betting all his chips on a dangerous and alluring game. And that can cost his heart.

Connor Quinten is focused on renewing his contract with the Rough Riders and helping his team reach the Super Bowl. There is no room for romance in his life. But all his resolutions go into space as he sees that angel dressed in white on the dance floor.

Brenna Kemper has the appearance of an angel, but her
April Symes
COCKY PLAYER by Stacey Lynn is book 4 in the Rough Riders series. This is Brenna and Connor's story.
This is a unique romance for the heroine- Brenna has some issues that we get clued into early. She doesn't want to be treated differently and wants to be normal. Brenna is the football team's owner and she joins the company in marketing, but before she begins she suddenly decides to lose her virginity. Connor sees Brenna at a bar and he doesn't have any clue who she is but he is immediately
Sep 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Oh my!
Brenna and Connor are great characters! I love them both so much!

So this story starts off with Brenna wanting to lose her virginity. She feels sparks when she sees Connor across the way. He does as well. Things get all hot and heavy until Connor realizes she’s a virgin.
They see each other again very soon - her dad is his boss! Yikes!
And so their story really begins. Or maybe it really begins when he sees her again. I don’t know!
Such a great story!!!
Connor completely redeems himself from a
Brandy Roberts
Sep 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
Cocky Player was such a good read it would be book four in the Rough Riders series and I can't wait to read more by Stacy Lynn and this series in the future . Brenna and Connor were perfect for one another I thought they shared a deep connection from the start and I was so happy with how the book ended . Cocky Player is a page turner that will keep you up all night with hesitant snack age break well worth it by the way . This can be read as a standalone and in order whichever you prefer , you ...more
Natasha Mahadeo
It is common Knowledge that I am the hugest Stacey Fan. Her books comes with the promise of an emotional,beautiful read. You know there are gonna be WHERE THE FUCK DID THAT JUSY COME FROM. Most definitely swoon, sweet and sexy read and Stacey 100% Delivered yey again

I adored Brenna and Connor so much. They kepted me on my toes. This book will habe you thinking you can't read fast enoug to know what will happen next.

I adored that Connor and Brenna know that they want and stick to their guns.
Sep 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Connor is a bad boy player on and off the field. He meets Brenna and she's not his type as she's too innocent. Brenna happens to be the owner of the team's daughter and marketing specialist. She wants to lose her virginity and Connor is more than willing to help her. A night turns into all kinds of unexpected chaos for them. A sexy, dirty talking male and a read with plenty of steam.
Happily Mary After
Sep 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Fan-yourself-worthy hot romance with all the feels. Full rec on Frolic to follow soon.
Emma Johnston
Sep 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Another fantastic read from Stacey Lynn
Connor is my favourite of Stacey's men without a doubt. He was sexy and sweet rolled into one hot package.

Definite must read
Dec 09, 2019 rated it liked it
same old same old....
Amy Dickinson
Sep 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
Overall Grade: 1/2
Okay. Confession. This is only the second book I’ve read of Stacey Lynn’s with the first book being the 3rd book of her Rough Riders series of standalones, Wicked Player. I know with that book I appreciated the storyline of the stoic Gage and his need to release pain along with Elizabeth’s need to use pain to move her out of her head. On some level, I connected with them. I know that I downloaded the first two books in this series, but I haven’t had an opportunity to read them
Oct 16, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: library, 2019
[didn't write the review until 10/16]
So I actually went and re-reading book 1 immediately after finishing this book.
So obviously I liked it - I think it's my second favorite.

(I REALLY liked book 1.)

I think my issue was the beginning? One of the biggest - there was a good bit of eye rolling and had I not enjoyed the books in the series/this author already I might've DNF'd it.
[Also I'm a bitter hissing hag crone, cuz I'm so over NA. The heroine is just 23.]
I also never quite know how to ... parse
Bethany Terry
Sep 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Sep 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
First off, I'm not usually one that is into books where the main heroine is basically striving to lose her v-card just because. BUT, because of that, the main heroine in this book, Brenna, is searching not just for a guy to finally lose her v-card to, but she is also looking to enjoy her freedom and her now "adult" life outside of school. After going through a rough ordeal when she was just a little girl, she has been sheltered in the protection of her family and going to all-girls schools since ...more
Jennifer Pierson
Sep 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I'm a HUGE fan of the Rough Riders series, so I can say with certainty that I'll NEVER EVER get enough! I mean, football is my happy place, and reading is my other happy place, so putting them together makes so very happy, which means I'll continuously read this series over & over again throughout time, especially during this time of year! Brenna is a sheltered girl, who is about to start her adult life out as a virgin, and she's pretty set on punching her V-card when she meets Connor. I ...more
Danielle Cordsen
Sep 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Cocky Player
By: Stacey Lynn

Can broken people put each other back together?

Being a fan the Rough Riders series I’m used to Stacey Lynnn’s flawless writing and the words that are so captivating, the plot had so many passionate moments and twists and turns and none that I was expecting, and many shocking moments. I really enjoyed this book and it kept me engrossed throughout. I really loved the characters and the way they interacted with each other. This is a fun, hot, romantic must read book and I
Misty (Reds Romance Reviews)
Sep 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Connor is quite use to catching the eye of every woman in the room, his good looks and fame are like beacons to women. But unfortunately it usually draws the attention of the wrong kind if women, the ones who only want what his lifestyle can afford them, and not the man standing in front of them. Which is why is has gotten so good at mastering the one night stand, he's a no feelings and no relationships kind of guy all the way!

While out with his buddies one night at Glitz his eyes happen upon a
Sep 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Conner, professional football player for the Rough Riders, is out for a night on the town when he spots Brenna. There’s something about her that catches his eye. She’s not his typical type, but he wants her nonetheless. A night of passion is all Conner wants and needs. With his contract up for renewal, he has to prove himself invaluable to the team so that his contract is renewed. A relationship is out of the question. But there’s something about the “Angel” dancing in his club...

After enduring
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Stacey Lynn likes her coffee with a dash of sugar, her heroes with a side of bossy, and her wine a deep shade of red.

The author of over thirty romance novels, many of which have been best-selling titles on Amazon, AppleBooks, and Barnes & Noble.

Born in Texas and raised in the Midwest, she now makes her home in North Carolina and loves all things Southern. Together with her ultimate tall,

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