Rush by Shae Ross: Joint Review

Rush by Shae Ross: Joint ReviewRush by Shae Ross
on May 9th, 2016
Genres: New Adult, Romance, Sports
Pages: 240

Priscilla Winslow has a mouth that spits fiery sarcasm faster than I can throw a touchdown. But I’ve wanted her ever since I saw her in that Bo Peep outfit on Halloween. Yep, I’m a sheep who will follow that little hottie anywhere. There’s one problem…she hates me. Just because we ended up in jail and quite possibly ruined both our futures...

They’re changing the rules…

College Quarterback, Preston Rush is living the dream. He’s leading his team to the National Championship and days away from earning a ‘first round draft pick’ label. When he meets Little Bo Peep at a Halloween party, he thinks he’s scored big. Instead, he wakes up in a jail cell with the corseted beauty. Because of him, she’s in trouble and when he discovers her true identity, he realizes, his nightmare is just beginning.

The always shooting for perfection Priscilla Winslow can’t believe her good deed has cost her soccer career. Even though she knows it isn’t Preston’s fault, she can’t forgive him for the disaster that is her life. She just wishes her damn body would get the message. Every time she sees him, it’s all she can do not to kiss him.

When everything crashes down around him, Preston will have to decide if doing the right thing is worth losing it all.

Stacia and Casey say…

Rush was our first read by this author- needless to say it will not be our last.  Witty and light, Shae Ross gave us excellently developed characters that we will remember for some time to come.

Priscilla was a strong, extremely likable character and she had us laughing several times throughout the book. Captain of the soccer team at SEU she finds herself in a bit of trouble and it all surrounds the schools sexy, playboy quarterback Preston “Rush”. Finding herself suspended from the team for 60 days after a back alley bar room brawl defending him, she quickly becomes acquainted with the NFL destined football star.

Preston- he was such a great male lead. Sweet, loyal and very much smitten with Priscilla he makes it his mission to help her out of the bind she finds herself in even knowing it could ruin his future. We swooned over Preston through the book, but fell head over heels with him when he helped Moses, one of his team members, with his little brothers and sisters. He is definitely not the typical jock that you would expect!

“I vowed to save you, but somewhere along the way, I saved myself, too.”

Casey: What a very nice and welcome surprise this little gem was. Taking a chance on a new author is sometimes just the thing needed to break out of your book funk. Stacia actually picked this one up and started it, then quickly messaged me and said- “you need to check this book out”……off I went immediately to start reading- and I am so very glad I did.

“You’re the past, present, and future I want most.”

Stacia: I will admit (*hangs head in shame LOL) that the cover is what initially drew me to this book. But then I read the synopsis and the first chapter and I was hooked. I am big on sarcasm and love when authors write saucy characters that have a backbone, but also make me laugh. Shae Ross did this beautifully! I not only fell in love with main characters Priscilla and Preston, but also all the secondary characters. I am hoping Jace gets her own book, because I know it will be a FUN read! Finding a new author and connecting with them is one of the best things about blogging!  Casey and I highly recommend this book and “new” author!

“You should know by now, Peep, nothing stands in my way when it comes to showing up for you.”


xoxo Caseysignature-stacia


About Shae Ross

Shae Ross was born and grew up in Ferndale, Michigan. After graduating high school, Ms. Ross attended Michigan State University and continued her education at Detroit College of Law. Prior to 2014, she spent the majority of her career practicing corporate law, running a successful business and engaged in entrepreneurial ventures.

After having one too many stressful days at the office, Ms. Ross began to consider pursuing her lifelong dream of writing. Armed with an English degree, an interest in historical settings and a huge collection of romance novels, Ms. Ross put pen to paper and began converting the characters in her head to ink. She soon found herself happily immersed in a new working world that included heroes and heroines, agents and editors, and a multitude of secondary characters.

Ms. Ross currently writes in the new adult and historical romance genres and lives with her husband and three children in Holt, Michigan.