Rough and Ready by Vanessa Vale

Title: Rough and Ready
Series: More Than A Cowboy
Author: Vanessa Vale

When a rough-edged bad boy takes on a straight-laced college professor, can they both win the fight of their life?

Reed Johnson grew up on the streets rough and ready with his fists to survive. These days, all his fighting now is done in the ring. With The Outlaw as his coach, he’s way more than a cowboy. That was enough for him, until he meets his new neighbor.

Harper Lane’s running from a dangerous past, but no matter how hard she tries, it follows. This time, she’s not alone. She runs right into the arms of Reed. She’s his now. His to protect. His to save. To do so, he’ll have to return to the life he’s left behind. But the brainy PhD is worth the fight and with her, he’ll be ready for anything. Even something he never thought he deserved. Love.

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When I pick up a Vanessa Vale book, I always know that I am in for a great read that will keep me entertained throughout and leave me feeling good once I get to that last page.

Rough and Ready was a compelling story of opposites attract—and when they do, you can feel their chemistry sparking right through your e-reader. Reed is a sexy, dangerous, alpha MMA fighter with a past he would love to forget. Harper is a cultured art history professor who runs every time that bad happens. Neither want nor are ready for a relationship. Yet once they bump into each other, you just know a relationship is inevitable.

I loved Reed and Harper. Loved how this tough guy with a rough background turned to mush around Harper and was willing to do anything to protect her, to make her happy, to deserve her… Loved how Harper faced her fears and healed herself once she realized she was not alone.

This sweet and sexy romance hit all the right spots for me.

Each More Than A Cowboy book is a complete standalone romance.

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Vanessa Vale is the USA Today bestselling author of sexy romance novels, including her popular Bridgewater historical romance series and hot contemporary romances. With over one million books sold, Vanessa writes about unapologetic bad boys who don’t just fall in love, they fall hard. Her books are available worldwide in multiple languages in e-book, print, audio and even as an online game. When she’s not writing, Vanessa savors the insanity of raising two boys and figuring out how many meals she can make with a pressure cooker. While she’s not as skilled at social media as her kids, she loves to interact with readers.

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