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Slow Ride

(South Florida Riders #2)

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4.40  ·  Rating details ·  92 ratings  ·  43 reviews
A sexy running back who needs a nanny for his little boy. A waitress trying to hide from her past. Could she be the one to trust with his most precious possession? Could he be the man who makes her believe in love again? Only if they can take down their walls with the same ease that they take off their clothes. But when this single dad finds out the truth about his ...more
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Published November 8th 2019 by Palm Island Publishing

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Anne OK
A quick fun-to-read sports-related romance between a single super dad, his five-year old son and their new nanny. Nothing out of the ordinary in a story such as this. The characters were a delightful team -- a NFL player, an adorable little boy and his dog, Trash, and a blonde-haired nanny with secrets she hasn't shared.

A cute meet-greet on the side of the road, a trip to the dog shelter, along with lots of laughter and heated chemistry keeps this one on the scoreboard.




Jane
This is a low angst and enjoyable story in the most part with likable characters but not much character development or plot. In a nutshell, this is about a single Father who is an NFL football player and is raising his 5 yr old son on his own. Hero is an awesome Father which you don't get to see in Romances and is not a Manho and there is no OW/OM drama. These 3 things is what I enjoyed most about the story.

Normally I don't like when the MC has a kid(s) with OP, but surprisingly this one I
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Kari Hansen
Nov 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Between his career as a running back and being a single father to his son Asher, Eric has his hands full. He knows that he needs to hire a nanny but finding the right fit for both him and his son has been a challenge and he certainly didn’t expect to find the perfect person stuck on the side of the road with a flat tire.

As a teenager Jessica turned her back on the life she was leading and has created a new one for herself where she has found happiness even if it can be a financial struggle.
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Lauren
Nov 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Y'all this is like all the best worlds coming together hello Hot single dad who is also a famous football player. This book was fun to read I truly enjoyed getting to know Jessie and Elliot throw in a adorable Asher and it gets even better. I didnt read book 1 but had no problem with book 2. Jessie hiding her truth from Elliot is rough and you keep cheering her own hoping she will but she doesn't. I was super surprised that Elliot didn't give her chance to explain but hello we all know the 5 ...more
Nate Brightman
Nov 10, 2019 rated it liked it
I’m going to give this story three stars mostly because I’m a sucker for the happily ever after and this one’s raised my mood to a happier place as I finished reading it. Or maybe it’s because I just finished reading Crazy for Loving You by Pippa Grant from the Bluewater Billionaires series and I so loved that book that comparing only the second book by a new author to possibly the best work by one of my favorite contemporary romance authors seems an unfair standard to hold her to? Whatever the ...more
Eileen
Nov 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Elliot and Jessica’s love story in Slow Ride by Breezie Bennett, book two in her South Florida Riders series, was a wonderful, sexy, and enjoyable tale. Take one hot and sexy running back in need of a nanny and give him a waitress who was trying to hide from her past. Elliot might be a rich, sexy, single dad, but his main priority was his five-year old son, Asher. Elliot needed someone who could help shy Asher come out of his shell and who treat him as a normal kid; no rich, spoiled brats ...more
Diana Aragon
Nov 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Eric Dane, South Florida Rider running back and single father is ready to start the new football season but it has been difficult to find the right nanny for 5 yrs. old Asher. He is looking for a person who will teach his son real life lessons while making him overcome his shyness. As the only single dad in his team he feels like he is living and maybe missing some milestones of his own but it all changes one evening while driving toward work. A young woman was changing a flat tire and he ...more
Marcie Pomper
Nov 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Slow Ride is the Second book in the South Florida Riders Series. While it's part of a series, this can definitely be read as a standalone book.

This new author writes like someone who has been writing for a long time. Loved the interactions of the main characters, as well as some of the interactions from characters introduced in the first book (but like I mentioned above - you do not need to have read the first book in order to read this one).

Elliott Danes is in urgent need of a nanny to take
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Jacoby
Nov 07, 2019 rated it liked it
Slow Ride is a cute story about Elliot, a sexy single dad professional football player, his adorable, precocious, extraordinarily shy son Asher, and a feisty heroine, Jessie. Elliot is having trouble finding a nanny for Asher because he is so timid around other people. When he’s rushing to practice, Elliot stops to help a girl with a flat tire and is so surprised that Asher actually speaks to her that he spontaneously offers her a job as the nanny. (He also notices her attractive curves and sexy ...more
Liza
Nov 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Slow Ride is the second book in the South Florida Riders series from Breezie Bennett, and I have to say I loved it even more than the first book. Seriously, sexy single dad football player who will do anything for his son?!?! I'm all in!!!

I wanted Elliot's story from the moment we met him in Wild Ride. I love he always puts his son Asher at the top of his priority list. Elliot is super protective of his son and needs just the right person to be a live in nanny after his former one moves away to
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Patti Lucas
Oct 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Breezie Bennett has once again proved that she is an AMAZING storyteller! I had the privilege of reading an ARC of Slow Ride by Breezie Bennett for an honest review. I can honestly say that Slow Ride is an extremely sexy and sentimental rom-com. I could not put it down, it was a true page turner, and I loved every minute of it. Slow Ride is the second book in the South Florida Riders series. I love the series, the characters, and the setting! It was an outstanding story. Slow Ride is the story ...more
Laurie
Nov 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I never knew how sexy the single-dad troupe could be. Elliott Danes is one hot, sexy, swoon-worthy dad and NFL running back in Breezie Bennett’s second novel, Slow Ride. Elliott has a 5yr old son, Asher. Asher is the sweetest and shyest little man. By chance Elliott and Asher meet Jessica while she is having car trouble. Amazingly, Jessica makes a connection with Asher that no one else has. Elliott recognizes that he must capitalize on that connection, so he hires Jessica to be Asher’s nanny. ...more
Cathy
Nov 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Elliot Danes is a football player with the South Florida Riders and also is the single dad of a 5-year-old little boy. Trying to balance his son and his job leaves Elliot a bit stressed. When Asher’s nanny leaves to go be with her grandchildren Elliot desperately tries to find a new nanny that would be perfect for his very shy little son. After meeting Jessica Randall, Elliot thinks he has found the right person for the job.

I’m a sucker for a single dad with a sweet little boy and this one didn
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Ann
Single football playing dad, cute kid, add the nanny they've both need. Perfect formula for a fun read.
Jackie Delude
Nov 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Sexy Single Dad Runs Into His Future........

Elliot Danes is a single dad who plays football for the South Florida Riders and is looking for a nanny for his son Asher before the start of the season. Only problem Asher is very shy and doesn’t take well too strangers but when he spots Jessica Randall on the side of the road changing a flat tire Elliot stops to help to teach Asher life lesson. But Elliot is the one who soon learns that Jessica will teach them both about love!

Slow Ride is such an
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Jennie Fortna
Oct 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
ARC for honest review with no compensation

Slow Ride is book 2 in the series South Florida Riders by new up and coming author Breezie Bennett and boy does she know how you draw you in from the first page...until the last!

Elliot Danes, NFL running back, millionaire, single dad of a five year old, needs a nanny for his son before football season starts, when he stops to help a lady with a flat tire his son Asher seems to connect with her. This just doesn’t happen with Asher so he offers her the
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Danielle
Nov 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Breezie Bennett is a phenomenal new author!! She will be at the top of the best seller list with this new series!!! Do yourself a favor and check her out!! You will not be disappointed!!
Britt Franks Red Hatter Book Blog
Who doesn’t love a sexy, sweet NFL player that is an amazing single father? Seriously? Who? Because let me tell you this girl is a complete sucker for that so it ain’t me. Breezie Bennett brings allllllll the swoon with Slow Ride! Heat, sweet, humor and heartfelt emotion all packed into one adorable story that you can’t help but fall in love with.
Elliot is the most swoon worthy single dad ever. The guy takes sweet to a whole new level with how much he loves his son, then goes and cranks that up
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Kathryn
Oct 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is the second in Ms. Bennett’s South Florida Riders series. However, it completely stands alone.

Elliot Danes is the most popular Rider. He is “the dad”, a single parent, and everyone just loves how devoted he is to his 5-year-old son. The running back is important to the Rider’s game, but he is adamant that his son comes before his career. Then his nanny, an older woman, plans to quit and go back home to be with family. He needs a nanny immediately. The problem is that Asher is painfully
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Lisa Hemming
Oct 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Breezie Bennett is an exciting new author who has written the second book in her South Florida Riders Series, “Slow Ride.” We met Elliott in her debut novel and I immediately had a soft spot for the hunky, single father and I wondered what lucky woman would catch his eye and warm his heart. Elliott is such a great father and his son is his pride and joy. I love how Elliott uses “life lessons” to teach Asher about the world because it shows how compassionate and down to earth he is. He doesn’t ...more
J Stryker
Oct 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
New author Breezie Bennett has hit her stride with her new book “Slow Ride.” I was hooked by the end of chapter one and was enthralled with the story from there on. Slow Ride is about a professional football player, Elliot, who has a young son he is raising alone. In need of a nanny, he meets Jessica who clicks with his young son, Asher. Jessica has a way about her that brings out the shy Asher that no one else can do, so she is hired. But Jessica has a secret and every time she wants to tell ...more
Sarah
Nov 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Slow Ride, the second book in Breezie Bennett's outstanding new South Florida Riders series, did NOT disappoint. Faaar from it. In fact, I probably buzzed through it even faster than Wild Ride and was just thinking to myself the whole time: My god, she did it AGAIN. Again!! (You go, Breezie! I'm your biggest new fan )

Slow Ride features a new cast of main characters (with cameos from the ones we love from before), following the blooming and unexpected romance of Jessica Randall, a low-wage
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Caroline Jernigan
Dec 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing

Slow Ride is the second installment in the South Florida Riders Series written by Breezie Bennett, a new author who writes in the same manner as that of an experienced writer.

Elliott Danes is an NFL running back for the South Florida Riders. He is also a single dad of a five-year-old boy, Asher. Asher is a painfully shy yet charming little boy. Asher is always Elliott’s top priority, fighting desperately to get his son to break out of his shell.

Elliott and Asher happen to meet Jessica when to
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Michelle Pierce
Nov 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
This was a great second book in the South Florida Riders series. I really enjoyed Elliot, Jessica, Maria and of course how could you not fall in love with Asher and Trash. The story was great with the developing relationship with not only Elliot and Jessica but Jessica and Asher as well. I liked how Jessica helped Asher gain more confidence and come out of his shell. I have to say I wasn’t a fan when Jessica’s parents made their appearance, but I do think in the end that it’s time they all put ...more
Pam Conway
Nov 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
*I received an ARC from Breezie Bennett for my honest review*. This is the second book in the Wild Ride series featuring single Dad Elliot & his adorable son Asher. Elliot needs a new nanny & hires Jessica. Elliot & Jessica have instant chemistry from the beginning & try to fight their attraction. You will fall in love with all three of them & rescue dog Trash too!This book is an entertaining, funny, quick enjoyable read with all the feels. I loved the story, the characters ...more
Julia David
Oct 31, 2019 rated it really liked it
I am liking how the single guys on the team are finding their HEA even if they don't know they are looking for something permanent. Elliot is all about his son and football. No time for anything else. In a chance meeting, he meets Jessica. When his overly shy son takes an instant liking to Jessica, he knows she has to be Asher's new nanny. Even if he is attracted to her, Asher comes first. As they try not to act on the attraction, they become closer. But, Jessica has a secret that could tear ...more
Arelys
Nov 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is the second novel by newcomer Breezie Bennett. Much like her debut novel this is an enjoyable sexy read with relatable and endearing characters. I loved the father-son relationship where Elliot does his best to set a good example for his son. Inspirational. Jessica’s riches to rags story was reminiscent of the Gilmore Girls storyline. I would have liked a bit more insight of her relationship with her parents. That part was left unresolved for me. I am looking forward to future works from ...more
Jennifer Muraski
Oct 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have a new favorite book with Slow Ride! Seriously, who doesn't love a single dad romance! Elliot's relationship with little Asher was so adorable. Jessie didn't stand a chance with the duo. Jessie and Elliot together were on fire!
I loved her first book in the series and had high hopes for this second book. Breezie Bennett has just shown us that she isn't a one hit wonder and will be around for a very long time. I look forward to seeing where her writing takes us. I totally recommend her as a
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Angelia M.
Nov 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Breezie Bennett does it again! Slow Ride is equal parts sweet and sexy. It's a single dad/sports romance and I have to admit, I don't typically read single dad romances. Slow Ride may have changed that! You get a devoted single dad, a feisty heroine, an adorable kid, and a rescue dog all wrapped up in a fun story you don't want to put down. What more could you want?!? I'm already counting the days until the next book in the series is released. Read this book, you won't be disappointed!
Ruth Manlandro
Oct 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Another touchdown for Breezie! Elliott and Jessie from the start are electric and Asher steels the book. This boom is funny, heart wrenching and just absolutely wonderful. Love the setting in South Florida mix of Football and romance. Single dad and NFL football player Eliott needs a Nanny yesterday, he stops to help Jessie and teach Asher a life lesson. In the end Asher teaches Eliott and Jessie the life lesson.
Wonderful book can’t wait for the third installment in this series
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Breezie Bennett has had her fingers on a keyboard since she was a middle-schooler writing sports romances about her brother’s baseball team. A graduate of the University of Florida, she is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, can dance on pointe, and has been known to shotgun a beer in 5.2 seconds. When not writing romance, you’ll find her on a Florida beach with her two dogs, Ginger and Rosemary, and a ...more

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