Rough Riders Series by Lorelei James, Moira Keith, Niki Green

4.09 · 650 ratings
  • Silver-Tongued Devil (Rough Riders) (Rough Riders #0.5)
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    Silver-Tongued Devil (Rough Riders) (Rough Riders #0.5)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings · published 2020

    Their love story sparked a brushfire that grew into the legacy of Lorelei James's Rough Riders series. This standalone historical romance is a prequel to the McKay family saga.The West doesn’t get much wilder than Silas McKay. He’s earned his cowboy reputation not just as a rancher, but as a brawling card sharp who’s short on cash but long on charm... more

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  • Long Hard Ride (Rough Riders #1)
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    Long Hard Ride (Rough Riders #1)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 3.67 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 53 ratings · published 2008

    Channing Kinkaid itches for a wild western adventure with an untamed man. Enter Colby McKay, bull rider, saddle bronc buster and calf roper. He knows he's found a woman who's up to the challenge of cutting loose. Intrigued by Channing's bold proposition to "horse around" on the road, Colby proposes sexual escapades not only in his bed, but in those of his two rodeo traveling partners... more

  • Rode Hard, Put Up Wet (Rough Riders #2)
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    Rode Hard, Put Up Wet (Rough Riders #2)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 3.99 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 31 ratings · published 2008

    Workin up a hot, sticky sweat is pure pleasure with a hard-ridin cowboy or two. Struggling stock contractor Gemma Jansen swallows her pride and tracks down circuit rider Cash Big Crow to offer him a job managing her ranch. Cash agrees on one condition: theirs won't be strictly a working relationship. She's the boss during the day, but once she's corralled in the bedroom, Cash calls the shots. Despite concerns about their age difference, Gemma consents... more

  • Cowgirl Up and Ride (Rough Riders #3)
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    Cowgirl Up and Ride (Rough Riders #3)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 42 ratings · published 2009

    Ridin' the edge of lust is fun--until someone falls in love. Goody-two boots AJ Foster has waited her entire life for her dream cowboy Cord McKay to see her as more than the neighbor girl in pigtails. Now that she's old enough to stake her claim on him, she's pulling out all the sexual stops and riding hell-bent for leather--straight for his libido. Divorced rancher Cord has sworn off all women.. more

  • Tied Up, Tied Down (Rough Riders #4)
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    Tied Up, Tied Down (Rough Riders #4)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 35 ratings · published 2009

    The strongest bonds are the ones unseen. Businesswoman Skylar Ellison is firmly in control of her life. So getting tangled up with a sexy Wyoming cowboy--and conceiving a baby in the parking lot of a honky-tonk--wasn't in her plan. Since it appears the daddy has taken off for greener pastures, the only thing to do is pull up her bootstraps and carry on alone... more

  • Rough, Raw, and Ready (Rough Riders #5)
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    Rough, Raw, and Ready (Rough Riders #5)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.04 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 41 ratings · published 2008

    Torn between the love he has...and the love he's always wanted. Chassie West Glanzer hasn't been a stranger to drama and tragedy. A year of wedded bliss to sexy-as-sin cowboy Trevor Glanzer has brought her the happiness and contentment she never thought she'd find, and mellowed Trevor's rodeo wanderlust. Then Trevor's old roping partner ambles up the driveway--and Chassie's life changes drastically... more

  • Branded as Trouble (Rough Riders #6)
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    Branded as Trouble (Rough Riders #6)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 32 ratings · published 2010

    It's hard to trust the future when you've been branded by the past. Rough Riders, Book 6 As a walking advertisement for the tattoo shop she's set up in a small Wyoming town, India Ellison is well acquainted with preconceived notions. Despite the odd looks and off-color comments about her off-color hair, life is good. She's clean and sober, dotes on her sister's kids and, best of all, spends most of her free time with her best buddy, cowboy Colt McKay... more

  • Wild Ride (Rough Riders #6.5)
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    Wild Ride (Rough Riders #6.5)

    Lorelei James, Moira Keith, Niki Green

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings · published 2010

    BUCKLING DOWN by Moira Keith Levi McKenna heads to Las Vegas with one simple goal: win the rodeo and cement his place in rodeo history. Then Lady Luck throws a wild card into the deck—Sydney Hart. Time and distance haven’t dulled the sharp edge of their attraction, but thanks to a long-ago promise, she will always be the forbidden fruit dangling just out of reach. Sydney wants to believe in fairy tales and happily ever after, but her past relationships leave her doubting such things exist... more

  • Strong, Silent Type (Rough Riders #6.5)
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    Strong, Silent Type (Rough Riders #6.5)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 30 ratings · published 2009

    Tough. Taciturn. And a fool for letting her go... A Wild Ride story. Wyoming rancher Quinn McKay thought he'd only have to bide time until his levelheaded wife came to her senses and called a halt to this "trial separation." He never believed the marital rough patch would drag on for a coon's age. Libby McKay knew when she married the gruff, laid-back cowboy that he wasn't prone to blathering about his feelings... more

  • Shoulda Been a Cowboy (Rough Riders #7)
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    Shoulda Been a Cowboy (Rough Riders #7)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 33 ratings · published 2010

    The bigger they are, the harder they fall--in love. Soldier Cameron McKay has found his niche, and it ain't ropin' steers and wearin' spurs. His deputy sheriff job, plus battle injuries that ended his military career, keep him right where he wants to be: Off the ranch and away from his family's pity. His darkest war memories are on lockdown, leaving him skeptical he'll ever find a woman who wants a man who's less than whole... more

  • All Jacked Up (Rough Riders #8)
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    All Jacked Up (Rough Riders #8)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 35 ratings · published 2009

    Pulling off the ultimate con...if they can keep from pulling off their clothes Keely McKay knows Jack and Jack Donohue is a certified pain in her Wranglers. The lone girl in the prolific McKay family, Keely needs another man giving her orders like she needs a hole in her boot. What she does need is a restoration specialist so she can open her physical therapy clinic and prove she's left her wild-child days behind. That means dealing with buttoned-down, uptight Jack... more

  • Raising Kane (Rough Riders #9)
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    Raising Kane (Rough Riders #9)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 36 ratings · published 2011

    She surrendered the reins. Now he's raising the stakes. When a patch of ice sends attorney Ginger Paulson head-over-high-heels down a flight of stairs, she has no one to care for her young son and her invalid father - until lethally sexy Kane McKay shows up at the hospital, determined to prove his cowboy chivalry. Past experience has inoculated her against take-charge men, but even Ginger isn't immune to Kane's invasive charm and Built Ford Tough body... more

  • Slow Ride (Rough Riders #9.5)
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    Slow Ride (Rough Riders #9.5)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 3.67 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    · 27 ratings · published 2010

    Keely McKay Donohue is enduring the longest wedding reception of her life: her own. The only saving grace is that Jack Donohue is finally hers. Usually her hunky man gives her everything she wants, so why is her groom denying her the one thing she wants right now? Jack thought his secretive wait-for-the-honeymoon plan was romantic, until he realizes he’s only put Keely in a fighting mood... more

  • Cowgirls Don't Cry (Rough Riders #10)
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    Cowgirls Don't Cry (Rough Riders #10)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.01 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 32 ratings · published 2011

    Good girls can play rough too... Rough Riders, Book 10 Jessie McKay has accepted her marriage to Luke McKay wasn't perfect. After two years of widowhood, she's ready to kick up her bootheels-until Luke's younger brother shows up to spoil her fun. But if Brandt thinks she'll ever take orders from another McKay male, he's got manure for brains. Brandt McKay has avoided his sweet, sexy sister-in-law ever since the night he confessed his feelings for her weren't the brotherly type... more

  • Chasin' Eight (Rough Riders #11)
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    Chasin' Eight (Rough Riders #11)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 35 ratings · published 2011

    The chase is on… Professional bull rider Chase McKay has finally found a situation too big to charm his way out of. Literally caught with his pants down, he finds himself bucked right off the PBR tour until he can improve his reputation—and his riding. Hollywood actress Ava Cooper becomes the tabloids’ favorite target when her longtime boyfriend is outed as gay. Now she needs a place to lay low and a chance to prove to herself that she can satisfy a red-blooded man between the sheets... more

  • Cowboy Casanova (Rough Riders #12)
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    Cowboy Casanova (Rough Riders #12)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.05 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 31 ratings · published 2012

    His rough touch makes her lose control... In Sundance, Wyoming, you can't throw a boot without hitting a McKay cowboy, so Ben McKay is used to fading into the background. Except on weekends, when he's Bennett, imposing Dom at The Rawhide Club, surrounded by a bevy of female subs eager for the attention of his long whip. As for the curvy brunette eying him from across the room? He'll eat his Stetson if she's the experienced Domme she claims to be... more

  • Kissin' Tell (Rough Riders #13)
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    Kissin' Tell (Rough Riders #13)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 25 ratings · published 2013

    She once led him around by a string. Now he's the one holding the reins. Georgia Hotchkiss swore wild horses couldn't drag her back to Sundance, Wyoming. So it's ironic she's forced to take a rodeo PR job in her former hometown right before her ten-year class reunion. The only thing worse than facing her cheating ex-husband and his pregnant wife? Showing up to the reunion without a date. Fate smiles on her when she runs into her former classmate and current cowboy hottie Tell McKay... more

  • Gone Country (Rough Riders #14)
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    Gone Country (Rough Riders #14)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 25 ratings · published 2013

    She’s a little bit country, and he’s…not. Arizona businessman and long-lost McKay love child Gavin Daniels has been awarded sole custody of his teenage daughter Sierra for one year. In order to steer Sierra back on track after a brush with the law, he pulls up stakes and heads to Wyoming, looking for support from his ranching family...even if he isn’t sure where they fit in the McKay dynamic... more

  • Short Rides (Rough Riders #14.5)
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    Short Rides (Rough Riders #14.5)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings · published 2014

    Short Rides is an anthology compilation of two novellas and one short story in the Rough Riders world. These are NOT meant to be read as standalone stories, but are a peek into favorite character's lives after the happily ever after... The stories included in the Short Rides anthology are: King of Hearts* -- Deputy Cam McKay deals with a murder/suicide case on Valentine's Day... more

  • Redneck Romeo (Rough Riders #15)
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    Redneck Romeo (Rough Riders #15)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    · 26 ratings · published 2014

    The last McKay standing is knocked to his knees… Three years ago, Dalton McKay looked across the altar and saw the woman he knew he’d love for the rest of his life…only it wasn’t his bride. That’s when he took the McKays’ love-’em-and-leave-’em reputation to new heights—fleeing the ceremony and Wyoming. Now a family issue has brought Dalton back to Sundance, giving him a chance to prove to everyone—especially the woman he thought he lost—that he’s a changed man... more

  • Cowboy Take Me Away (Rough Riders #16)
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    Cowboy Take Me Away (Rough Riders #16)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    · 23 ratings · published 2014

    The final Rough Riders book. Settle in for the hot McKay romance that started it all... The moment Carson McKay saw the sexy blonde at the dance hall, he wanted to throw her over his saddle and gallop hell-bent toward the closest church. Given his reputation as a lover and a fighter--not necessarily in that order--it wasn't surprising she gave him the cold shoulder. But he hadn't expected the mean right hook when he tried to steal a kiss... more

  • Long Time Gone (Rough Riders #16.5)
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    Long Time Gone (Rough Riders #16.5)

    Lorelei James

    Rated: 4.41 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings · published 2015

    The right love is worth the wait... Calvin McKay can't understand his twin brother's rush toward the altar—until he lays eyes on the bride's younger sister. But she's far too innocent for him to pursue…and yet something about that little blonde tornado gets his blood pumping and his heart all twisted up. Kimi West is used to boys chasing after by her, but Cal McKay is a man—all man—and his hot kisses are like nothing she's ever experienced... more

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