Jul 21, 2015

Release Blitz & Review-- 8 Second Decision by HJ Bellus



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Merek Slatter is the wild card on the Silver Star Ranch in Texas and always has been. He’s blessed with his granddaddy’s love of the ranch yet haunted with chasing that gold buckle eight seconds at a time.

Tensions are high on the ranch when circumstances threaten to take it under. His dad and brothers pressure him to stay home and become an active cowboy on the ranch. However, Merek is addicted to the road and rodeo. He’s home anytime he can be and provides plenty of money to keep the family ranch afloat, but sometimes it takes more than what’s in the bank to protect tradition.

Now home on a three-month break, Merek finds himself all tied up with the new girl in town. She’s quiet and reserved but there’s something about Challis’ green eyes and feisty attitude that makes her irresistible. When he runs into her at a rodeo and catches a glimpse of her on horseback all hopes of leaving her alone flies out the window.

There are several rumors floating around town about her, however that doesn’t stop Merek from going after what he wants. He knows she’s off limits and only full of trouble, but Merek thrives on trouble and adrenaline.

Then the road calls again and it’s time to leave. Eight Seconds Gold Buckles And the high… What will he choose?


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"Chasing my dreams eight seconds at a time on the road."

Hot Cowboys.
Fast-paced Rodeos.
True family bonds.

This book has it all! Right from the start, you get a sense of the dynamic between the Slatter brothers. 

Merek Slatter lives for the rodeo. The thrills, the chases, the gold buckles, everything. But he's about to meet his biggest challenge yet.

"My name is Challis and I'll break it to you easy. You don't stand a chance with me, Champ."

Challis Jones has been given a bad hand in the past several months, and she's not going to let some cowboy (even if she can't seem to look away from him) stand in her way of geting what she wants.

Along side of her best friend and champion horse, Teebaby, she has everything she needs...or so she thought. It seems even she can't resist the charm of a Slatter.

"I see you've kissed a cowboy a time or two."
"Maybe. Or just watch a lot of western movies."
"Which is it , Challis?"
"Shut up and kiss me, Champ."

I enjoyed reading Merek and Challis' story so much! This wasn't just a "two people meet, fall in love, live happily ever after" story. This is a story of acceptance, love, forgiveness, loyalty, and family.

There were moments in this book where I couldn't stop the tears from clouding my eyes. Emotions were on high as these two, strong people are shown that even the bravest have weaknesses.

"I just want to forget it all, Merek, all of it. Why can't I just move on? Go down the road and rodeo, leaving behind everything."
"Because it's your roots and you never leave those. We have wild hearts, but always know where home is."

This was a wonderful start to this series and I can't wait to read more about this family!

These Slatter brothers are a force to be reckoned with and I'm ready for the challenge;) HJ Bellus has proven once again that she can write anything! Love this so hard!!!

"Our table my be tiny, but our hearts and passion are fierce. 
We are the Slatters."

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I'm just a simple girl who loves the country life.. .oh yeah! & a good corn dog! Throw in a little Vanilla Ice, and shits bound to get crazy! Be brave...

-Loves country life & music -Gets the case of the "eff-its" often -Loves Big -Hurts Big -love corn dogs & candy.... & (sex & candaaay) -My heart is happy writing!!!

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