Raid

Adult
Rated 4.91/5 based on 27 reviews
Hanna Boudreaux is sweet, cute and quiet. She has a moment of epiphany when she realizes her crush for forever, Raiden Miller, is not going to be hers. Raid is the town’s local hero. A former marine, he comes home shrouded in mystery. Eventually, Hanna catches his eye. But after all these years of Raid and Hanna living in the same town, the question is, why? More

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Words: 86,490
Language: English
ISBN: 9781301513468
About Kristen Ashley

Kristen Ashley grew up in Brownsburg, Indiana but has lived in Denver, Colorado and the West Country of England. Thus she has been blessed to have friends and family around the globe. Her posse is loopy (to say the least) but loopy is good when you want to write.

Kristen was raised in a house with a large and multi-generational family. They lived on a very small farm in a small town in the heartland and existed amongst the strains of Glenn Miller, The Everly Brothers, REO Speedwagon and Whitesnake (and the wardrobes that matched).

Needless to say, growing up in a house full of music, clothes and love was a good way to grow up.

And as she keeps growing up, it keeps getting better.

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Reviews

Review by: aidila jabbari on May 06, 2013 :
Wonderful book. You can't go wrong with Kristen Ashley's books
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Mary Marshall on April 26, 2013 :
Fantastic
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Robin Paraskevas on April 25, 2013 :
Good book. I enjoyed it. KA is a good writer and the stories are very interesting.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Heather Farrell on April 20, 2013 :
Great book! I have yet to read a Kristin Ashley title I could not put down. A must read.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Sarah King on April 10, 2013 :
Really enjoyed this book, easy to read and en captivating!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: nadds33 on April 04, 2013 :
New to KA's novels. This book grabbed my attention from the start and couldn't stop reading. enjoyed this series...thanks
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Georgeann on April 03, 2013 :
Love all KA 's books. Never fails to keep you enthralled. Can't wait for her next book
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Georgeann on April 03, 2013 :
Love all KA 's books. Never fails to keep you enthralled. Can't wait for her next book
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Donna Davis on April 03, 2013 :
I'm such a fan of KA all her books are amazing! This one tops it off! Love a dominant male. I recommend this book
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Bel Coleman on March 30, 2013 : (no rating)
I love KA's books. I love the unfinished hero series. I cannot wait till the next books come, no matter what it is. Love your work!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: SM Craig on March 27, 2013 : (no rating)
Hot! Hot! Hot! Could not put it down!!Kristen Ashley has done it again!!!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: yanaisy hernandez on March 24, 2013 :
I loved it!! I couldn't put it down!!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Tammy Hogg on March 24, 2013 :
Could not put it down. Great read!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Jill Miles on March 24, 2013 :
Kristen Ashley can do no wrong. Loved Raid. The only fault I could find is that this book should of been longer, it was way too short! Can't wait for Kristen's next book!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: louise weir on March 23, 2013 :
it was my first book by Kristen Ashley and now i am a FAN for life.she can really dig deep into the motivations of her characters and make you stop and think....yes she can really touch your emotions.after a month i am on my 10th book and so happy i still have a long list of her books to read.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Tam11 on March 22, 2013 : (no rating)
Awesome book. Anything by Kristen Ashley is always worth the read. Never disappointed. If you love alpha males her books ate for you!!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Erin Bradshaw on March 22, 2013 :
Raid fit along well in the Unfinished Hero series. Raid is a lot less scary than Knight, and his back story is not as dark as Creed's but it was a wonderful read. It reminded me of Kia and Sam in Heaven and Hell. This is a book for rogues and romantics!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Ashley Lynn on March 22, 2013 :
It was not quite the same as the others in the series but KA can write just about anything and I will enjoy it, aside from the super witch book I have and have enjoyed multiple times every single one of her books.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: diane gorman on March 21, 2013 :
Another great read from Ashley. I can't wait for the next book. I really enjoy how she brings characters from her other books in for a visit. It was good to see Knight again.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Sandra Leatherdale on March 21, 2013 : (no rating)
This was a "quiet" book. As I mulled over what I would write for this review, I realised the differences in Ashley's books. The impact of the book varies directly with the personality of the hero. No other author I have read has been able to accomplish this feat.

Raid, was definately an alpha but not a leader. He runs his own life exactly the way he wants, but isn't afraid to allow changes in the plans. The book did not directly involve his work. The focus was on his home life. This provided a more "quiet" story that matched the hero's personality.

It was the perfect way to relate the tale to give the reader a better feel for who Raid was.

Hanna is a cutsy girl who has had a crush on Raid for most our her life. It is a dream's come true kind of book. There is a cost, but she willingly pays it, resulting in warm,or touching or hot hot passion scenes.

Ashley, I believe, willingly sacraficed one star for impact just so that the reader got a true feeling for her hero. I loved Raid in a much different way than readers love her other heros. There is definately room for "quiet". A remarkable book!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Marlene Hurtarte on March 21, 2013 :
I absolutely love Kristen Ashley. Love everything she writes.This story is fabulous. The only down side was too short finished book in one day.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: T T on March 13, 2013 :
I am a huge Kristen Ashley fan and I love her alpha hero's! I loved the story line in Raid and particularly love it when she incorporates other characters from past books so we can reunite with them. The other thing that I think deserves special thanks is when she includes female leads with figure problems and or physical insecurities. That is so very realistic no matter what a women's size , many do not feel they measure up or can't believe a compliment that is sincere......and I have a sweet spot for men who address it and make it ok as in these books.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: Shannon Petrey on March 02, 2013 :
Just when I think nothing can top the greatness of Creed.... Here comes Raid! Loved it! Read it one day which is a first for me and now I'm sad it's over. Can't get enough of KA!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Jane Housley on March 02, 2013 :
I truly loved this book. Knight was fab, Creed was ok, Raid was just so damn good. Book had a story, sexy romance, then love. I cut ally cried in the last few chapters, so an emotional read too. Again, loved it. Thank you Kristen
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Sina Sena on March 01, 2013 :
Another success! I have loved every book by Kristen Ashley. I bought this and devoured it in 4 hours, and then started it a second time. My only problem is I wanted it to go on longer!!!
This is not a spoiler, but at the end Kristen talks about how women tend to get down on themselves about their body. This is so true, and so sad. I just wanted to comment on what she wrote, because it rings true to so many of us. What I love about Kristens books is that the women in her books are like most of us. Self conscience about our hips, or belly, or stretch marks, or whatever. We are so worried about fitting into a mold of what we think men want, that we lose sight of the fact that most men are just glad we showed up! Men look at women, just iike women look at men. Some of us like tall men, others short and stocky, some with long hair, some with none. It is all preference. My thought is, find a man who is attracted to what you are, not what you think he wants. I feel sexier at a size 10, than I did at a size 4...and I know my husband likes there is more to grab on to! So all you beautiful women out there, embrace yourselves! And Kristen, keep up the fabulous way you write, it is always a joy to dive into your world!
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: KL Martin on Feb. 28, 2013 :
Awesome as ever! THANKS Kristen and keep them coming.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: mary pannunzio on Feb. 28, 2013 :
Kristen ashley does it again i loved this book please keep them coming awesome!
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

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