You've Never Been on a Ride Like This Before

04/18/2016 04:41 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Motorcycle Club themed romances novels are their very on genre. These stories mix bad boys and bikes with oftentimes, innocent heroines who are just waiting to be corrupted. Fraternity is not taken lightly and membership is forever. Toss in a heroine, love, sex, loyalty, -and stir. Anything is possible with the power of the chopper between your legs, the freedom of the open road ahead and an old lady with her arms wrapped tightly around your waist.
Never read an MC book before? Think you won't like them? Here are 17 Motorcycle Club books to cut your teeth on, and which might even change your mind.

1)Reaper's Property (Reapers MC) Joanna Wylde, January 9, 2013

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Horse is part of the Reapers Motorcycle Club, and when he wants something, he takes it. Marie doesn't need a complication like Horse. The massive, tattooed, badass biker who shows up at her brother's house one afternoon doesn't agree. He wants Marie on his bike and in his bed.
Newly single Marie doesn't want a new man in her life, but her brother's tattooed and suspicious new friend is Horse, doesn't seem to be taking no for an answer. New York Times best seller, Joanna Wylde's break-out debut that features her signature tough alphas.

2) Storm (Storm Series) Nina Levine, November 20, 2013

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Madison Cole's family is the Storm Motorcycle Club. Her father is the President and her brother is the VP. She grew up surrounded by bikers, crime and violence. Two years ago she walked away from her family and the world they live in. Now her family wants her back. They send a club member to return her home to safety; Jason Reilly. Can they overcome their past or will the harsh reality of their world break them both?
Madison has left the club and Jason is the man assigned to bring her back. Despite having a tumultuous past, the two have to work together to save the Storm motorcycle club. USA Today, best seller, Nina Levine is the author of the Storm, Havoc and Crave MC series.

3) Undeniable (Undeniable Series) Madeline Sheehan, December 31, 2013

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Eva Fox is the princess of the Silver Demons Motorcycle Club. Growing up with bikers in the club lifestyle is all that she knows. When she's a young girl, Eva meets the reason for her existence. Deuce West is the sexy, biker bad-ass of the Hell's Horsemen Motorcycle Club.
Eva and Deuce both grew up in the Silver Demon's club, but it's up to Eva to show Deuce that a lifetime of love is something worth fighting for. USA Today best-selling author, Madeline Sheehan is known for her intense and emotional stories. She is the author of the Undeniable Series and the Holy Trinity Series.

4) Seven Sons (Gypsy Brothers) Lili St. Germain, January, 2, 2014

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My father was most certainly NOT an innocent man. As the leader of the Gypsy Brothers MC, he was guilty of many things. But he died for a crime that he didn't commit. I've just turned twenty-one, and I'm out for blood. I'm out for revenge. But I didn't expect to fall for Jase, the youngest brother in the club.
The twenty-one-year-old daughter of a notorious MC club, sets out to avenge her fathers death and instead she finds love. USA Today best-seller, LiLi St. Germain is the author of the Gypsy Brothers Series, the Cartel Series as well as co-author of the Hell's Kitchen Series.

5) It Ain't Me, Babe (Hades Hangmen) Tillie Cole, April 26, 2014

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Fleeing safety of all she has ever known, Salome is thrust into the world outside, and into the protective arms of a person she believed she would never see again. River 'Styx' Nash knows one thing for certain in life--he was born and bred to wear a cut. Raised in a turbulent world of sex, Harleys, and drugs, Styx has one rule in life--never let anyone get too close. It's a plan that he has stuck to for years, that is, until a young woman is found injured on his lot...
Innocent and naïve Salome was raised in a religious cult, River 'Styx' Nash is the young president of the Hades Hangmen motorcycle club. Despite coming from two different worlds, May and Nash fall deeply in love. A riveting and emotional romance that will knock your socks off.
USA Today, best selling author, Tillie Cole weaves great tenderness into the brutal MC world.

6) Lock & Key (Lock & Key) Cat Porter, June 20, 2014

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I was allegedly South Dakota's most famous Old Lady.
Sixteen years ago I had survived my Old Man's murder.
Never again.
Never again will I surrender my heart.
Never again will I sacrifice to the Club.
But that all changed in one night.

Grace and Miller's story is as gripping as it well crafted. Cat Porter is the author of the Lock and Key Series, an instant classic among hardcore MC fans.

7) What Doesn't Destroy Us (The Devil's Dust) MN Forgy, June 22, 2014

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When Dani's sheltered life is turned upside down by her mother's secrets, she finds protection with her estranged outlaw father. Against all warnings, she falls for bad boy biker, Shadow. He is beast and beauty sealed in a leather cut with a gun holster. Can Dani learn to live within the Club rules? Is she more like her father than she could imagine.
Dani leaves what she's always known to live with her father at the Devil's Dust club where she meets the dark and brooding Shadow. Will their relationship survive the consequences of falling in love with the President's daughter? MN Forgy is the author of The Devil's Dust Series and the Sin City Outlaws Series.

8) Nine Minutes (Nine Minutes) Beth Flynn, July 23, 2014

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A tale of emotional obsession and manipulation, of a young woman ripped from everything she knows and forced to lean on the one person who provides attention, affection and care: her captor.
Ginny and Grizz are an unlikely pair, but even the most conservative readers can't help but to root for this couple. Beth Flynn and the Nine Minutes Series are a fan favorite that claim loyal readers even outside of the MC enthusiasts.

9) Off Limits (Bedlam Butchers MC) Ruby Dixon, September 28 2014

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Lucky is considered 'off limits' to the Bedlam Butchers because she's caused them nothing but bad luck in the past. As a bonus? She's also the president's kid sister. Single and lonely? That's Lucky's way of life. Now, the Eighty-Eight Henchmen are harassing her and they're out for blood. Solo might be the only man who can help her.
Ruby Dixon is a pseudonym for a New York Times best selling author who penned the Bedlam Butchers Series.

10) His Wild Desire (Death Lords MC) Ella Goode, September 28, 2014

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Grant "Wrecker" Harrison spent three years of his life locked away. He's out and he's tired of hiding. He wants everyone, even his father Judge President of the Death Lords MC, to know she's his. Chelsea Weaver loves Grant even though she knows its wrong, because Grant's her stepbrother and Judge is the only father she's ever known.
Chelsea and Grant are step-siblings and the heroine tries to stay away. But if Wrecker can't have her, no one will, even if his father tries to stand in the way. Ella Good writes short and sexy MC romances.

11) Slow Burn (Lost Kings MC) Autumn Jones Lake, October 14, 2014

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President of the Lost Kings MC, Rochlan "Rock" North, hasn't managed to find a woman capable of making him want to curb his wild ways--until he meets sweet, innocent, married lawyer Hope Kendall. After tragedy strikes, Rock is determined to convince her that even with their staggering differences, they're meant to be together.
Forced to represent an outlaw biker, a married attorney must come to terms with her feelings for her client while avoiding the danger he brings into her sedate life. Autumn Jones Lake is the author of the Lost Kings Series, featuring softer MC alphas with big hearts and dirty mouths.

12) Asunder (Iron Bulls MC) Phoenyx Slaughter, May 3, 2015

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For most of her life Karina thought she and Logan were meant to be together. They grew up next door to each other. He kept her safe, protected until he disappeared without a word.
Then she meets Dante and, the perfect plan to get even with Logan began to form in her mind. But what Karina doesn't realize is that she has the power to tear the Iron Bulls MC apart.

Karina is in love with Logan but when he leaves her she decides to use Dante for revenge. But will her plan to get even tear the brotherhood apart? Another softer,safe read, MC writer, Phoenyx Slaughter is the author of the Iron Bulls Series.

13) Pulling Her Trigger (Ghost Riders MC) Alexa Riley, June 29, 2015

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The Ghost Riders Motorcycle Club is my family and I'll bleed for them. I'll do anything to keep them safe, even if it's from me. What happens when an FBI agent becomes more obsessed with you than with his case? One look from him and everything I fought to hide was ripped wide open. It gave him the power to flip my world upside down, and he did it in a way I never saw coming.
Mackenzie, aka Casper, (a woman) is the MC member in this book and Vincent is the FBI agent who becomes more interested in conquering Casper than he is in solving his case. Alexa Riley is known for her erotic romances, but she also penned the Ghost Rider novellas, an MC Series.

14) Ride Steady (Chaos Series) Kristen Ashley June 30, 2015

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Once upon a time, Carissa Teodoro believed in happy endings. Money, marriage, motherhood: everything came easy---until she woke up to the ugly truth about her Prince Charming. Now a struggling, single mom and stranded by a flat tire, Carissa's pondering her mistakes when a vaguely familiar knight rides to her rescue on a ton of horsepower.
Single mom Carissa meets bad boy biker, Carson Steele. When she falls for him, will the Joker of the Chaos Motorcyle club be able to stand by her and follow through? What good would an MC list be without a Kristen Ashley book on it? New York Times best-seller, Ashley is author of the Chaos Series and an entire universe of beloved romance novels.

15) Sinner's Creed (Sinner's Creed Series) Kim Jones, March 1, 2016

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Dirk lives in the shadows--performing hits, maintaining order, and upholding the no-holds-barred legacy of the Sinner's Creed Motorcycle Club. A nomad with a restless spirit and a cold heart, the open road is his world. One of the few constants in his life: his desire for the one woman who has consumed his thoughts for years.
Saylor Samson grew up far from the harshness of Dirk's world. But ever since she was seventeen she's been drawn to this dark and mysterious man who always seemed to show up just when she needed him.

Dirk is a dark and dangerous, brooding MC, but he finds light and redemption in the steadfast Saylor who isn't afraid of his demons. Kim Jones writes an emotional and moving story and you don't even have to be an MC fan to be captivated by it, the first novel in the Sinner's Creed Series.

16) Challenged (Vipers Creed) Ryan Michele, April 4, 2016

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Growing up in the fast-paced and rough life of a motorcycle club wasn't easy. Cleaning up the mess his father had made of Vipers Creed meant sacrifice. Cade 'Spook' Baker had given up everything to bring the club life back to what it was supposed to be: a family.
Second chances rarely came to Spook, so when his Trixie walked boldly into his clubhouse, the decision was made. Trixie would once again be his, this time for good.

A second chance romance between a female con-artist with her own club and a sizzling ex from her past. Will they be able to trust again fifteen years after going their separate ways? Ryan Michele is the author of the Ravage MC Series, the Vipers Creed Series as well as numerous other romance books.

17) Lay It Down (Bastards MC Series) Carina Adams, April 7, 2016

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Josephine Walker:
My carefully constructed, picture perfect life is crumbling around me. For the first time in fifteen years, I don't know who I want to be.
Matty Murphy: The Bastards live in a world most don't understand. We follow our own rules, only accountable to each other, the innocents we protect, and the people we couldn't save. I made peace with who I was a long time ago. I have no regrets. Except one. Jo Walker.

Jo is a married mother on the brink of a divorce, she meets the irresistible Matty at work and they can't help but to let the sparks fly. Carina Adams is the best selling author of the Bama Boys Series and the Bastards Series.

So grab an MC romance and come along for the ride, you might just get swept up and become a fan for life. Thank you to the authors for permission to use their covers and to SubClub books,http://thesubclubbooks.com, TRSOR,https://www.trsor.com and The Scarlet Siren, https://www.thescarletsiren.com for helping compile this list. As always, if you have a favorite MC book or author who doesn't appear, add them to the comments to help them connect with readers.
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