Also by this author: Unbound, Her Best Laid Plans, Hard Time, Lay It Down, Give It All, After Hours, Crosstown Crush, Burn It Up, Downtown Devil
Series: Desert Dogs #0.5
Also in this series: Lay It Down, Give It All, Burn It Up
Published by InterMix on June 16, 2015
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Erotica
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The author of Give It All and Lay It Down reveals a glimpse into the past in this blistering new Desert Dogs prequel about love gone wrong.
Jeremiah Church and Raina Harper have been close since they were kids, back when life was all about hot Nevada summers spent running wild on the backs of their motorcycles with their friends. Now in their thirties, their lives are changing, and so is the way Miah looks at Raina—a sizzling tension has begun to smolder, impossible to ignore.
Miah is a man of simple pleasures—after a long day overseeing his family’s cattle ranch, a cool drink in his hand and a barstool under his backside are all he needs. Except lately, Miah’s begun looking at his bartender differently. Raina is Miah’s polar opposite—she’s as hot-headed as he is self-possessed, as wild as he is steady. And though they’re a recipe for disaster, the mutual attraction brewing between them is too tempting to deny.
But when bottled-up desires hit this hard, this fast, after so long, the results are positively explosive. And while the affair is hot enough set the badlands on fire, when the flames burn out, will their lifelong friendship survive, or go up in smoke?
Kassiah: I have recently become slightly obsessed with Motorcycle Club stories, and I already love Cara McKenna. So when I saw her Desert Dogs series, I knew I had to read them.
This story confused me at first since it’s numbered 2.5 in the series. I think it actually should be .5 as it occurs a few years before Lay It Down, the first book in the series. (ETA: This has now been changed) I read Give It All, the second book in the series, and I know that it’s about Raina and Duncan–not Miah, so I don’t really know how to feel about this one.
With that being said, pretty much no one writes smexy times like Cara McKenna. *fans self* I mean, really. Drive It Deep is a fast read and worth your time, but honestly, I wish she had just written this as a standalone novella or about different characters. I couldn’t take my mind off of knowing who they were and they won’t be together later, so I just couldn’t get into this. I will be reading the other books in this series though–I just don’t love Raina and don’t think I ever can. 🙂