Description : Forbidden love is the hardest to forget... Blake “Murphy” O'Callaghan, Road Captain of the Lost Kings MC, has the world by the balls. Money. Women. The wide-open road. It’s all his, everything he wants…except the one girl he loves, the one girl who’s off limits. His best friend’s little sister, Heidi. Abandoned by her mother when she was only eight, Heidi Whelan’s familiar with heartbreak. Especially the heartbreak of falling in love with her big brother’s best friend. When Murphy pushed her away, it broke her heart. Now, on her eighteenth birthday, he claims he loves her? Growing up around the Lost Kings MC, Heidi’s witnessed his manwhoring ways. He’ll never give that up for her. Besides, he’s too late: Heidi’s in love with her high-school boyfriend Axel. Axel Ryan loves two things—motorcycles and Heidi. He signed up to be a prospect for the Lost Kings MC because it seemed like a fun way to get closer to her. Now that he’s gotten a taste of MC life, he’s not so sure this is where he belongs. He’s confident Heidi shares his dreams for the future, so even if he chooses another road, their relationship will survive the detour. With more than miles between them, will the deceptions they’ve lived with for so long be too much to overcome? Can Murphy convince Heidi that the hard roads they’ve traveled will lead to the most beautiful destination of all, or is he destined to ride the open road alone? Topics: forbidden love, coming of age, hard choices, hard roads, beautiful destinations, shamrock, four-leaf clovers, tattoos, redemption, motorcycle club compound, bad boy obsession, bad boy romance, no cheating, honorable, grief, loss, strong female character, possessive alpha male, criminal elements, strip club, marijuana grow op, passion, bullet, Whiskey, spitfire, no cliffhanger, new adult, love triangle, young love, first loves, chaotic family, absent parents, bad role models, love, loyalty, family by choice, blood brothers, underdogs, Alaska, Deep Horizon, underground fighting, backyard brawl, Road Captain, Irish, Surprise pregnancy, shotgun marriage, anti-hero, anti-hero romance, alpha hero, alpha male hero, alpha bad boy, biker, bad boy biker, dominant alpha male, dominant alpha male hero, protection, male, crime, criminal, criminal underground, outlaw, criminals and outlaws, crime fiction, hidden, forbidden romance, opposites attract, lawyer, professional, criminal element, outlaw motorcycle gang, outlaw motorcycle club, motorcycle club, motorcycle club romance, MC Romance, Lost Kings MC, series starter, first in series, autumn, slow burn romance, widow romance, second chance, upstate New York, Capital Region New York, rural, snarky, sassy, sassy heroine, Phoenyx Slaughter, Iron Bulls MC, Road Trip, Arizona, literary sons of anarchy, rogue, player, motorcycle man, outlaw bikers, brotherhood, loyalty, possessive male, possessive hero, sons of anarchy, sylvia day, joanna wylde, celibate, manwhore, MC biker romance, biker series, steamy romance, sexy, dark romance, motorcycle action adventure, contemporary romance, romance, Motorcycle Club, ride, road, obsession, obsessed, wild man, autumn jones lake, wild, danger, bratty, romantic trip, rival, rival gang, swoonworthy, addicting, series, family saga, kristen ashley, romantic mc, loving alpha heroes, faithful, mc president, zero to sixty, gritty, dangerously sexy, dirty talk, vengeance road, mountain man, rider, addictive series, binge read, fall in love, steel, asphalt, iron, rebellion, rebel, Wrath, Dex, King, Hope, Rock, Trinity, Murphy, Teller, Heidi, Lexi, savage, happily ever after, stand alone, series, love triangle, young love, first loves, surprise baby, oops baby, accidental pregnancy, happy for now ending, HFN, series, feisty, desire, flirting, tattooed outlaw, tattoo, ink, tattoos, inked hero, inked, dirty but romantic, road to hell, biker gangs, conquering, alpha male president, steamy scenes, innocent heroine, older couple, older hero, adult romance, joy ride, cut, kutte, leather, patched, colors, patched, club colors, old lady, ol' lady, Boucher, drug trade, club brother, blood brothers, crime romance, smoldering, ruthless, scorching, dirty, crude, raw, honor, faith, loyal, sergeant at arms, highway, park, emotional journey, rollercoaster, crossroads, mature, chaos, rescue
Description : Unplug the clock. Turn off the television. Put a stack of John Hartford albums on the stereo. Sit back and take a trip to the hills of eastern Kentucky. Come meet other real people among the hills, but don’t expect to see any stereotypes of hillbillies or moonshine stills. His tribute to these gentle people is, in the best sense, poetic. His writing flows like a creek running down the piney mountains. Royce has given the world an impressive record of one of the last remnants of American culture still uncontaminated by a plastic mentality. It is hoped this warm and beautiful book will not be an epitaph to the mountain culture, but the start of the renaissance of their natural lifestyle. -Greg Bailey, Columbia Missourian Country Miles are Longer than City Miles, a sort of Kentucky Foxfire that examines with reverence about 20 of the state’s artisans and their work. Royce’s book is a genuine artcraft of its own kind, a lovingly carved little piece of work that exudes vibrant enthusiasm from every page. It is good to see ourselves as others see us. In this case, it can bring us back to some sense of ourselves. Commitment to excellence is a rare enough quality in most any human undertaking, and it is this quality that Craig Evan Royce is concerned with in Country Miles are Longer than City Miles. -Review by Don Edwards Herald-Leader Literary Columnist The Lexington Herald-Leader This is a craft book of a different genre. It is the story of the inseparable love that the true craftsman has for his work - and his respect for nature. Each chapter opens with a sepia photo - and every priceless photo tells a story. Interviews with the individual craft folk are written in dialect - and the first-hand mountain memoirs are indeed moving and enlightening simultaneously. Author Royce has compiled a unique and inspiring glimpse into the art of the southern highlands from which all who read, be they craftsmen or not, can benefit. -edited by Susan Bruno, The NEWPORT NEWS DAILY PRESS
Description : Armed only with a Greyhound ticket and enough money for his next beer, Garth Cartwright set out to see whether the American roots music he loved - blues and country, folk and soul - was still alive in the twenty-first century. His journey took him from the LA bus station to the Mexican cantinas of San Antonio, the Indian reservations of New Mexico to the last surviving juke joints of Highway 61. Along the way he meets an exotic mix of surviving legends - from soul diva Mabel John to the queen of Mexican American song Lydia Mendoza, funk pioneer Charles Wright to country troubadour Billy Joe Shaver - plus a supporting cast of cowboy poets, down and out bluesmen and a feller called Lee who becomes Cartwright's co-pilot for an epic drive across the deserts of the South-West. A remarkable piece of travel writing and an introduction to the real stars of Americana.
Description : More Than 90 Miles tells a true story written through chronicles, supported by descriptive testimonials and personal political observations on why the crew members decided to escape the communist regime of Cuba. Everything in this story is real, thatas why Iam pleased and lucky to show you several moments of this timely and decisive adventure, sailing through more than 460 miles between El Ramon de Antilla, Nipe Bay Cuba and Key Biscayne, Miami, FL, USA, on a more than 20-year-old raft-like boat.