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Cadence: A British Rock Star Romance (Ruby Riot Book 1) by [Swallow, Lisa]
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Explosive chemistry, heat and humour combine in this British rock star romance from USA Today bestselling author, Lisa Swallow.

English rock star Jax Lewis is the guitarist for Ruby Riot and the band are rising to success. He's hot property and loving every minute of his new found fame. Now, he's on tour supporting the world's biggest rock band, Blue Phoenix, and living his rock star life to the full. Until Tegan walks into his world and puts the brakes on.

Tegan Hughes
is taking a year out and has her sights set on touring Europe with her big brother's band. Blue Phoenix drummer, Bryn isn't happy when his sister arrives unannounced at his hotel in Lisbon, but Tegan isn't the type of person to take no as an answer.

With her big brother breathing down their necks, Jax and Tegan attempt to keep a handle on their growing attraction but that proves harder than they thought. Tegan doesn't want to be the sexy rocker's latest conquest but Jax is used to getting whoever and whatever he wants. And after kissing Tegan once, he knows one thing...he wants more.

All the Ruby Riot books are standalone but best read in order.

The Complete Ruby Riot series:
Cadence (Ruby Riot #1) Available Now
Shuffle (Ruby Riot #2) Available Now
Reprise (Ruby Riot #3) Available Now
This book is written in British English and contains British spelling and idiom.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3366 KB
  • Print Length: 407 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B017GYYDV4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #19,683 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

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By Demelza Carlton TOP 50 REVIEWER on 4 November 2015
Format: Kindle Edition
Definitely not your average rock star romance, Cadence is about the contrast and connection between two strong characters who don't have a dark past and are determined to make sure their future is bright.

Having grown up alongside her rock star brother and the rest of his band, Tegan isn't a starry-eyed groupie looking to hook up with anyone. I loved her strength of character - even when her stubbornness drove her to deny what happened at that particular party - as it definitely makes her a heroine to remember.

Now a right d*ckhead at times. Born to be a rock star, or so it seems, he's got his heart set on the future and all the perks that come with it. However, he's never really experienced disappointment or loss and his view of women is...dated, and not in a good way. In order to get the girl, he has to grow up a bit and make some important decisions, or risk losing everything.

This is a fun story - a tug-of-war for an equal relationship between two characters who have all the chemistry...but the timing's all wrong. Though this book does have a traditional romance ending, I'd be interested to see how Tegan and Jax fare in the future.

Five stars. No question.
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Lisa Swallow has done it again with this first story in the Ruby Riot series! MAGNIFICENT
Cadence follows the story of the deliciously sexy guitarist Jax Lewis and sassy, sexy and fiercely independent Tegan Hughes. Ruby Riot are an up and coming rock band who are supporting the world famous Blue Phoenix boys on their world tour. Tegan just happens to be the little sister of Bryn Hughes - world famous drummer of Blue Phoenix. This is Ruby Riots first tour and Jax really can't afford to mess things up by getting involved with Bryns sister but of course once he meets her, he's captivated by her sass and her killer body.
The instant and obvious sexual tension between Jax and Tegan sets a magnificent tone for this story. They try to fight their growing attraction to each other but eventually give in. There are many bumps along the way (which I won't give away 😜) but I loved that this story is real.
Both characters have flaws that they struggle to work through as the story progresses. As a couple they are thrust into the demanding and intrusive spotlight that fame brings. Cadence also highlights the pitfalls of fame, excess and a world where 'fans' believe they own their celebrity. I loved that despite the fact they both have flaws, their story shows the very real struggle that young people face when they are trying to find their feet and their place in the world. Of course the smoking hot and sexy sexual chemistry obviously helps too!!!! Throw in the added bonus of the often hilarious (and sometimes frustrating) antics of the twins - Will and Nate (also in Ruby Riot and whom you'll meet in later novels, in particular Wills story coming up next in SHUFFLE) and you have a wonderful story full of angst, struggle and love.
Definitely 5 stars for me and a story I'd happily re read!
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By Sasha TOP 1000 REVIEWER on 11 November 2015
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Loved it! I don't know how she does it but Lisa Swallow keeps producing original storylines revolving around a fun, believable and sexy group of characters. We got to see all our favourites from the Blue Phoenix books in Cadence, and got right inside the head of Jax Lewis, handsome lead guitarist of Ruby Riot. He tangles with Tegan, Bryn Hughes' little sister who is tenacious and ambitious, and ready to cash in on Bryn's half-hearted promise that she could one day come on tour with him. Jax falls for Tegan but he's just so adorably inept when it comes to saying the right thing. He might be great at charming the ladies but when it comes to a real relationship, Jax has a lot to learn. Amazing how one guy can be simultaneously so hilarious and so hot!
This book had exciting and poignant moments, laughter and heartsinks. I was a reader of the fortnightly serial from which this book came and I doubted back then whether Jax and Tegan could make it as a couple. They are both so stubborn and determined ... but the story had a fabulous ending and all I can say is, I'm a believer! I love that we got little tasters of Will and Nate's stories-to-come as well. Can't wait for the next Ruby Riot book!
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Swallow is an amazing author. I was privileged to start this serial as a part of Lisa Swallows regular newsletter but her fans encouraged her to give Jax, lead guitarist and back up vocals his own novel. Tegan is no stranger to the rock n roll life style having a big and very protective brother in the huge hit band, Blue Pheonix. Tegan decides to join Bryn, her brothers band on tour to see more of the world. Ruby Riot gets their big break as Blue Phoenix's support band. Her life is changed when her world is thrown off its axis when she collides with Mr Ego, Jax Lewis. A great story about young love and two very head strong people who like things their way. Well this causes problems with a very independent Tegan and a rockstar who always gets want he wants, always.
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