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You only get one shot to save your life . . . Danielle De Luca worked hard to build a life she was proud of without help from her wealthy family, only to find that her life spinning out of control as some of the nation’s biggest power brokers were trying to end it. As a witness to a horrific crime, Danielle knows she is now a loose end. The determination she used to buildYou only get one shot to save your life . . . Danielle De Luca worked hard to build a life she was proud of without help from her wealthy family, only to find that her life spinning out of control as some of the nation’s biggest power brokers were trying to end it. As a witness to a horrific crime, Danielle knows she is now a loose end. The determination she used to build her life is what she’ll need to stay alive. As a prince of the small nation of Rahmi, Mohtadi Ali Rahmen went against his father’s wishes and followed his heart by moving to Keeneston, Kentucky to start a horse-racing farm. He knows his time to find love is short as he faces an arranged marriage to secure the royal bloodline. But then Danielle De Luca arrives in Keeneston with killers on her heels. Their connection is instant and he knows right away he’s found the woman of his dreams. Now Mohtadi must decide whether to follow his heart once more, even if it means only one side can walk away with their lives....

Title : Risky Shot
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ISBN : 12276566
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Number of Pages : 201 Pages
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Risky Shot Reviews

  • Pam Nelson
    2018-12-28 03:54

    5 Risky Shot Stars We meet Danielle and Mo in book 1, Danielle is Kenna’s best friend and the other woman to be witness to a crime. So when they think its save for Danielle to come to Kenna she does. She then meets Mo’s who is a modern day Prince. And they hit it off; I loved this so very much. I loved Mo in the first book and knew, knew he needed a HEA. But so does Danielle she is so head strong and strong of heart she needs that someone to let her be her.I loved this town, this series and all its characters. I forgot it ends in a cliff-hanger so without farther a due I am off to start it!Eric G. Doves narration.. Again is fanfreakingtastic!! I can’t even he has all these voice he makes everyone have their own. I love that he can do the old ladies!! Haha *You don't have to like my review but its 100% my opinion, and I am allowed to have it.*

  • Becky McGraw
    2019-01-09 06:04

    This whole series is just fantastic, it was a pleasure to read each and every book. The characters, main and secondary, are all wonderfully drawn. Some are hilarious, like the old ladies who own the B&B and cafe in town. My favorite thing about the Bluegrass series is how well each book ties into the next in the series.The southern flavor in these books is spot on and delicious. I'm looking forward to reading other series by this author for sure! Put Risky Shot on your must read list!

  • Carla Cabrera
    2019-01-14 09:21

    This book was a big let down. First reason is that I really really like Mo and Dani but there was very little romance between them. I wish that there was more time devoted to their relationship. Second reason is that it ended in cliffhanger. I so wish authors would clue you in on that ahead of time. I do not like books with cliff hangers. I do not want to read a book that wants to force me to read the next book inorder to get the full story. I really like the plot of the book and series but i feel it could have been executed better.Overall the series was a disappointment. I did not like that the author didn’t disclose that the books were not standalone. Their “big thriller” in the first book carries through the series and the 2nd books ends in a cliffhanger. With exception to book 3, the romances seem like a side plot. As much as I liked Mo and Dani (second book) there was hardly any romance. It seemed like a whirilwind romance which was definitely disappointing since they are my favorite couple in the series. The people you meet in the town are the best part of the book. I initially had a hard time recalling all the towns people but they really made the book enjoyable, especially the Rose sisters. It was the love of the people that kept me reading the series.

  • Candace
    2018-12-23 08:17

    A good second book in the series. I enjoyed going back and seeing the events in New York from Dani's perspective. We knew the information from book 1 when we saw things happen from Kenna's perspective, but seeing the same events through different eyes was good.I enjoyed meeting Mo in book 1 and learning about his marriage deal with his father. It was nice to see him fall in love with Dani and not only fulfill his requirements, but truly find someone he loved. It did seem a little far fetched that Dani's father and Mo's father knew each other even though they were from different countries and had only done business over the phone. Now they meet face to face in the US in Mo's house after Dani and Mo have fallen in love. A little unbelievable.Seeing Dani practicing her self defense with the Davies brothers was a nice way to introduce us to Paige's brothers (therefore setting up more books in the series). Dani really is faced with lots of physical trauma during this book, but remains strong.Of course, it was great to see prior characters like the Rose sisters and continue to see Will & Kenna (and their wedding) plus learn more about Paige. Again, another good set up for more in the series.

  • Shyann
    2019-01-21 03:58

    Seriously that ending!? If I didn't have the next one lined up. I might be a little mad right now. Hopefully Cole will stop being useless now and play his part..

  • Patty
    2019-01-05 09:19

    WHAT!?!?!?! Omg. That ending, I can't. I need to get my hands on Dead Heat NOW!!!

  • Kristin
    2019-01-08 05:20

    I really enjoyed Blue Grass State of Mind where we met McKenna and Will. McKenna saw her boyfriend and a bunch of high ranking politicians in a bit of a precarious situation and went on the run when they tried to silence her. Before hitting the road, she told her friend everything that happened. That friend being Dani, stayed behind to try to get as much dirt and information as she could before she met up with McKenna. Risky Shot is Dani's story and if I'm being completely honest, it was a big let down. We got to see a bit of what Dani went through while she remained behind in New York. Between living in her car, in homesless shelters, and being chased all over the city, she has been living a rough life. When she finally makes it into the small town where McKenna is hiding out, she's immediately embraced by the locals. I think, for me, seeing all these strangers take Dani in and protect her was by far the best part of the story. That and when a bunch of older women toting shot guns held off a predator until authorities could arrive. That was pretty awesome. However, the story jumped ahead and didn't really give you any sense of depth. Dani's love interest is Mo, someone we sort of meet in the previous book. However, he might as well have still been a secondary character in this novel. They go out on one date and all of a sudden they are in love, and she's just waltzing into his house like she lives there. They relationship progressed way too fast and it came out of nowhere. Not only did I have a problem with the pacing of their relationship, but the story itself would jump ahead from situation to the next within the same chapter, with little warning. Time seemed to speed by and it left no time for me to get any grasp on the characters. With that being said, there are a bunch of errors in the book. There was even a part in the book where Dani's parents are just hanging out in Mo's house, without him even knowing. They show up to his house, get inside the front door, start making out, and all of a sudden Dani's father is yelling at Mo for molesting his daughter. I am so confused as to why her parent's were just hanging out in his house. He had never met them before, they had no idea who he was, and the whole thing just seemed misplaced. I kept thinking maybe I misread something and they were really at the B&B or something but after a few times reading the scene, I realized her parents were just randomly creeping around in her boyfriends house. This could have been a really great addition to the storyline but it's random pacing and grammatical errors left me wanting to put it down more times than not. I didn't connect with the characters, I didn't like or understand their romance, and I just felt like the book never told Dani's story. This ends on a rather big cliffhanger but even that can't push me to read the next book in the series.

  • Wminbc
    2019-01-01 04:06

    Cute and fast paced!Okay, I read this one last night...and at first, I couldn't figure out where I got this book. Then I remembered that there was deal in iTunes/iBooks and these were 2.99$ so I got #2 and #3 and then the Bluegrass Brothers #1. I really liked the NYC girls heading to Kentucky. The choice of Kentucky did have me thinking (Lori Foster has many-o-killer hiding out in Kentucky; Lora Leigh and her Nauti boys are there along with some crazed survivalist) now, these girls are hiding out in Kentucky, meeting rich horse breeders and busting up an organized ring of snuff-loving poker players who happen to be judges, FBI directors and senators.Short, fast paced and good chick dialogue. The steam is low (so don't expect any deets)...though, I want to see Ahmed hooked up and smiling. Check this out...moving on to #3 tonight.

  • Amanda
    2018-12-27 12:08

    this book goes into more detail and depth of what Kenna and Dani are going through with the men after them. the author brings in new characters that add more to the story. i loved the relationship between Dani and Mo it was sweet. i have to say their were a few 'holy shit' moments that kept you wanting more :)

  • Laura
    2018-12-25 10:13

    If it hadn't ended in a cliff hanger I wouldn't be reading the third book. The spark of the first book was missing in this second attempt.

  • Tamra Mitrzyk
    2018-12-27 05:04

    quick and disappointedThe story picked up smoothly with the first book. It then became a silly love story with a very disappointing end....leaves you hanging without direction. I hope the third book wraps it all up.

  • Anjee
    2019-01-19 04:01

    Love itDani can't help but be a bad ass. She risks everything to find a way to save her and Kenna. Coming to Kentucky she got the shock of her life when meeting Mo. But do they get a chance at love?

  • Donna White
    2019-01-14 08:59

    Great sequel!Dani's story was so engrossing I had a hard time putting it down as both she and Kenna were pursued by the evil men that sent to hide out in Kentucky.

  • Cynthia Gowins
    2019-01-14 07:12

    Quick readGood book, I really don’t care for the ending.Its a good cliffhanger. I will read the next book though 🤯

  • Jassa Jalessa
    2018-12-23 07:56

    NO! Not the cliffhanger!!!!!

  • 20012206
    2019-01-20 09:03

    Esta historia cada vez esta mejor, me gusto mucho como Danielle no solo era una cara bonita sino también inteligente Ya desde el libro pasado Mo me caía bien

  • Rose Maniscalco
    2019-01-02 03:54

    This series is well written and the story is good, but I feel like the character connections could use some work. As soon as they meet, the whole town is planning weddings. It's a sweet, small town read and I did like it, I just thought it felt a little wooden at times.

  • Deanna
    2019-01-11 11:02

    Love this series!!!! Just enough romance, suspense, and mystery. I can't stop reading the Bluegrass series!!!!!

  • Beth
    2018-12-26 07:04

    I am writing these reviews after having read the whole series so it will be an overall summary. These books are funny, heartwarming, suspenseful with great main characters and terrific minor characters (the Rose Sisters...I mean come on! Who wouldn't love them?!). The setting is awesome...I want to move to this town that knows everything all the time and yet can keep secrets! Each character is well developed and each separate storyline is well crafted. The one storyline that traces back to New York is a bit too drawn out (and unrealistic but hey, it's fiction!) but that's a minor criticism. Get all of these books and read them!! You won't be sorry!!

  • Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews
    2019-01-21 12:10

    Slick's review posted on Guilty Pleasures4.5 StarsRisky Shot is the second book in Kathleen Brooks’ Bluegrass Series and this book end with a humdinger of a cliff hanger, not since “who shot JR” do I remember a cliff hanger like this one. I’ll admit though if I’d had to wait more than two minutes to read the next book, it probably would have ticked me off so I’m kind of glad I discovered these when the next book was already out! That’s not to say this isn’t a good book, because it is but you’ll want to have book three loaded and ready to go when you finish this one.Danielle (Dani) De Luca is Kenna’s friend from New York. She finally makes it to Kentucky and arrives with a slight chip on her shoulder when she finds Kenna living in the lap of luxury while she’s been reduced to living out of her car. In this book, we get to relive Dani’s life as she stayed behind in New York to gather information when Kenna fled. I love strong female characters and Dani is one smart, tough lady. I found myself amazed by her actions and scared to death for her at the same time. Dani gains the respect of everyone involved with solving the case against Kenna’s ex-boyfriend and boss. She also catches the eye of Mo; as you might remember is a Shiek who runs a horse ranch next to Kenna and Will.Things really escalate in this book with the ongoing case plus Mo’s parents arrive and his father is rude and condescending to Dani. He wants Mo to marry someone from their country but Mo has his sight set on Dani. Dani’s parents come to visit just to add to the mayhem and in addition more unsavory characters have arrived in town as well. We also see more of Kenna’s friend Paige and her five brothers in this book and that’s a really, really good thing!Risky Shot is a great addition to this series, and while Dani and Mo’s developing relationship is an important piece of this story the investigation of the crimes Kenna and Dani witnessed in New York is given equal time. I’m actually surpised at how complex this story line is and amazed at the lengths people go to in order to cover up their transgressions. As I stated above, the ending to this book is a cliffhanger, you’ve been warned and I can guarantee you’ll be reaching immediately for book three.

  • Gloria Antypowich
    2019-01-22 11:09

    After I finished Blue Grass State of Mind, I immediately ordered Risky Shot ( from my Kindle as I lay in bed—OMG you gotta love it!) Blue Grass State of Mind concluded with Danielle De Luca arriving on McKenna’s doorstep and I simply had to find out what she had been doing since she and McKenna Mason had gone their separate ways as they fled for their lives. After they left an upscale bar where they had celebrated Mckenna’s 29th birthday, they had stopped by Greendale, Thompson and Hitchem where they worked so McKenna could pick up a file that she and forgotten and Danielle could get her keys. McKenna had accidently interrupted an office party that had included rape and the possible death of a young woman. The two women had known that the powerful people involved would not rest until the two were dead so they had quickly gotten out of town. McKeenna had ended up in Keeneston, Kentucky. Danielle had stayed around New York, laying low and gathering evidence to bring the criminals to justice. After she arrives in Keeneston, she works with the FBI and law enforcement to nail down the bad guys. As she does the entire story of her months in New York, the danger she braved, the discomfort and sacrifice that she had endured to learn everything she could, is revealed.She is enveloped by the town, just as McKenna had been and just as had happened with McKenna everyone knew what was happening, even before she did.And of course, there is a romantic interest. Mohtadi Ali Rahmen is a foreign prince who lives in Keeneston, and he has been given an ultimatum by his powerful father. He must marry someone of his own choice (who is acceptable) before a given date, or he has to accept an arranged marriage. Mohtadi has refused very woman that his father has delivered to his horse ranch in Kentucky. When he and Danielle meet there is an instant attraction, but when they learn that the criminals have tracked her to Keeneston their happiness is threatened.This was a great story, but it ended with a cliff-hanger that really ticked me off. I was really upset, but I HAD to know what happened next, so once again I downloaded Dead Heat, the third book in the series.

  • Randy Daugherty
    2019-01-23 09:16

    Dani De Luca finally made it to Kentucky, after months of running and hiding she was safe with her friend McKenna Mason, well as safe as the two of them could be right now. Dani is taken back at how well Kenna has done for herself and just a little jealous, until she meets his royal highness Mohtadi Ali Rahmen "Mo" to his friends. She is immediately taken by him as he is her and offers his full support to her. As romance blossoms between the two, the high powered officials in New York are not about to let the two girls get away knowing what they do, so far all efforts to bring them in have failed. If something isn't done soon, they are afraid they will have to go to plan B, anything to keep their secret safe, to that end, everyone else is expendable. The second in the Bluegrass series, we learn more of Kenna and Dani's life and trouble in New York, the family dynamic of Mo's and Dani's familys is interesting. The small town information system, anyone living or having lived in a small town will understand is fun and entertaining as are all the towns inhabitants.The one down side is the cliff hanger and like other authors I have read using this technique, I hate it but guess it got me to come back, hoping the 3rd installment ties it all up well.

  • Nicole Rogers
    2019-01-04 04:06

    This book is absolutely fantastic and a great movement forward in this series. We have already met and learned a little about Dani and Mo from the first book but this book takes you through everything Dani has lived through since splitting with Kenna in New York. We pick up exactly where Bluegrass State of Mind ended and poor Dani is feeling a tad jealous of how easy it appears Kenna has had it. Little does she know that Kenna has had her own brand of trouble. Dani is a very take charge kind of girl and has no issue speaking her mind which I love. When Mo and Dani first meet you as a reader can feel the tiny sparks fly. At this point Dani recounts her months of trailing after the bad guys. She lays out what she has learn and helps Cole (FBI officier) know which direction to look in.Within a period of a handshake and dinner Mo and Dani know that there is something between them. Unfortunately both of them are keeping things from the other. Dani herself comes from money and as we already know from the first book Mo is a Prince. Once Dani stumbles upon his secret my heart fell because I was so afraid she was going to stay stubborn at let her chance at happiness fall away.Luckily or unluckily bad things begin to happen to Dani and Mo is there to protect and help her every step of the way. The Rose Sister's as ever are on the ball and you will giggle yourself silly at these 3 old lady's and of course John. Each time it appears that Keena and Dani's troubles are over something else slams them back down. Which is where we are left hanging in this book.I recommend this book to anyone who is looking for a sweet, charming and funny read.

  • Helen Stothard
    2019-01-15 10:15

    I'm writing this review suffering from book hangover as I stayed up till almost 2am to finish it, that's how much I was enjoying it. So why didn't I give it 5 stars? Because it ended on one hell of a cliffhanger! I'd have shouted out NO! at the top of my voice at that ending if everyone else handy been asleep. I hate cliffhangers like that, that force you to buy the next book.This book continues from where book one left off, but as this time it's Dani and Mo's story I hadn't realised this would happen. I'd expected that each book took the story forward but concentrated on different lead characters.There wasn't as much humour in this book as there was in book one, but then Dani did have a much harder time of it than Kenna and was much more at risk, she certainly didn't have the same lifestyle as Kenna enjoyed whilst she was in New York and Kenna was being spoiled by the Rose sisters and the rest of the town.In this second book all the characters you love are back, and there's a lot more action from the bad guys. I hope that this cliffhanger doesn't carry on with the rest of the series, I downloaded book 3 before I went to sleep, but any more cliffhangers and I'll stop reading them.I think book one was the better of the two, but right to the last page I was enjoying this second book, I loved Dani's sass, her spirit and her determination, although the speed of her romance a little fast, I'm enjoying working out who is going to end up with who in future books as well, I need to go read book 3 now to find out what happened...

  • Cozen
    2019-01-23 04:07

    ***Some Spoilers Revealed***I really can't say I disliked this book. There are elements that I can relate to and there are things that I can't. It is a "Soft Romance" I think best would describ it. I sit somewhere in the middle on this story because first, there was no real steamy love scene(s). It was all fluffy-Lovey-Dovey stuff. The lead reconnects with and old childhood friend- Strike that- acquantence, but I did not really feel that there really was a spark there. There was the ex-wife that could go either way on it's effect to move the story along... or not. The only real action was the chase at the beginning and the car chase/rundown somewhere past the middle of the book. Other then that, I rally didn't really get a "Page Turner" feeling/efffect from the story. In all it was a fairly okay book. I picked up the second book before I finished this one and I am kinda stalled there. I just can't motivate myself to pick it back up after reading almost half of it. I also know there is a third book, but I can tell you now, I am even less gun-ho on that one.If you are trapped sitting on the tarmack at the airport with nothing to do, I believe it would burn some time off you waiting. Other than that I don't feel compelled to return and re-read this one again in the future.

  • Jen
    2019-01-06 05:52

    "Risky Shot" is the second in the "Bluegrass" series by Kathleen Brooks and picks up where "Bluegrass State of Mind" left off. This book is focused on Danielle De Luca, Kenna Mason's best friend and former paralegal, and Mohtadi Ali Rahmen (aka Mo), sheikh and horse owner. I had to suspend my disbelief in order to appreciate this book because the love story between Danielle and Mo seemed to be in hyper drive from the very beginning. Still, I'm not entirely sure if the chemistry between the two plus the other stuff (i.e. Mo AND his father being friends with Danielle's father). It felt as if it was too neatly wrapped up in shiny paper with a big red bow on it. O.oThe thing is, there's just something about the people of Keeneston that make you want to continue the story. If you can get over the editing issues (and there were a lot of them) and a cliffhanger ending, this is a pretty good story. At least it wasn't as long as the first one. Hehe.Three stars for "Risky Shot" but I wouldn't have given an extra star for the nosy but memorable people of Keeneston alone. Hahaha! ^.^

  • Angie
    2019-01-19 07:03

    Synopsis: "Danielle De Luca, an ex-beauty queen who is not at all what she seems, leaves the streets of New York after tracking the criminals out to destroy her. She travels to Keeneston, Kentucky to make her final stand by the side of her best friend, McKenna Mason. While in Keeneston, Danielle meets the quiet and mysterious Mohtadi Ali Rahmen, a modern day Prince. Can Mo protect Dani from the group of powerful men in New York? Or will Dani save the Prince from his rigid, loveless destiny?"My Review: This was definitely a great second book in this series. You obviously get to revisit favorite characters and the small town setting, but also get introduced to some new characters. I really enjoyed both Dani and Mo, they are both fantastic and fun characters with very interesting elements to their back story and personalities. In this book you are much more aware of the constant danger and the suspense is built up a little better, and good gordy, talk about a cliffhanger ending! I did not hesitate to start the next book immediately because I had to know what happened next!

  • Shawna
    2018-12-23 09:01

    So the first book in the series made me fall totally in love with the town. I mean, I loved the story of Kenna and Will, but the town characters are what really made me love the book. And ordinarily I get really annoyed when it's the same basic story, set in the same town, just different characters. However that's not the case with this series.Ok, I mean yes, Kenna and Will meet and fall in love. Dani and Mo meet and fall in love, and really both stories do have a bit of insta-love to them. But they're sweet stories. The thing that really made this series great for me though was that there was another story tying all three books together. Thus making this more than just a romance, but a little bit of a thriller story too. And the ending for this one...whew I am glad I already have book 3 loaded and ready to go. In short, this is a quick, easy read series that hooks the reader and makes them fall in love with each of the characters, especially the smaller ones such as the Rose sisters, Dinky, Noodle and even Henry in his own pathetic way.

  • Lola
    2019-01-04 06:11

    I can't believe I spent money on this. Not because it was so awful, because it wasn't, but because it felt like something I could've found for free. I really liked Bluegrass State of Mind. It was a fun Southern romance with a dangerous twist, and I couldn't stop reading. I couldn't stop reading Risky Shot either, but it was more in anticipation of the next thrill rather than the romance. Mo and Dani's relationship was very much instant-love, and I couldn't stand it. I liked Mo and Dani individually, but I'm not sure I buy them together. I also didn't like the ending, which virtually guarantees I will have to read the third book, Dead Heat. I am actually a little excited for this since it will be Peon and Cole's story. We've been watching this build up over two books, and I can't wait to see it all play out.Hopefully the conclusion to the Bluegrass series will be better than Risky Shot. It's still satisfying, but not quite as enjoyable.

  • Agnieszka
    2018-12-30 07:58

    Second part of the Bluegrass trilogy is almost as wonderful as the first one. I loved the characters and the way the story is told. In the first few chapters the story from the first book is retold from Danielle's perspective and continues then with the shift to Danielle and Mo as main characters instead of Kenna and Will though all the characters from the first book are still in the center of the story.The pace is very fast and the events especially in the second half of the book don't let you put the book down so you don't mind the slight weaknesses in character development but it's still a real page turner - again. As soon as I finished this book I started the next one again - both times:-)By the way I think friends of Nora Robert's and Janet Evanovich's books will like Kathleen Brook's books too.