Wild Ride by Kate Meader

Experience the thrill of Kate Meader’s latest addition to the Chicago Rebels universe with “Wild Ride,” the eighth installment in the series. This time, get ready for a rollercoaster of emotions as Dex O’Malley, the notorious party boy hockey player, finds himself tangled in a web of scandal and redemption.

At twenty-five, Dex is no stranger to trouble, but his latest escapade threatens to ruin more than just his career. With a suspension looming overhead, Dex begrudgingly finds himself serving time at a local animal shelter, where he meets Ashley Adams, a thirty-year-old single mom and shelter manager. Sparks fly between them, but Ashley is hesitant to let Dex into her life, wary of his reputation both on and off the ice. As their relationship blossoms, they must confront their own insecurities and past traumas, especially when Dex’s murky history comes to light.

Meader skillfully weaves a tale of love, trust, and second chances against the backdrop of Chicago’s hockey scene. Through Dex and Ashley’s journey, readers are drawn into a world filled with passion, heartache, and the unbreakable bonds of found family. With plenty of humor, steamy romance, and adorable puppies thrown into the mix, “Wild Ride” is a delightful rom-com that will keep you hooked until the very last page.

Join Dex and Ashley as they navigate the complexities of fame, forgiveness, and the power of love in this captivating installment of the Rookie Rebels series. Whether you’re a longtime fan or new to Meader’s enchanting storytelling, “Wild Ride” promises an unforgettable journey filled with twists, turns, and a whole lot of heart.

Book Stats:
Ratings: 4/5
Series Chicago Rebels
Tropes: hockey-romanceage-gapclose-proximitydirty-talkerhe-fell-firstsportssingle-momsingle-parentopposites, Floof
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