This New Adult book is the first in the Owatonna U Series, a spin-off from the best selling Harrisburg Railers Hockey Series. Ryker is hockey royalty, Jacob is a poor country boy. Can two vastly different people find common ground and become the men they want to be? Ryker comes from a long line of championship-winning hockey players. Playing college hockey to develop his g This New Adult book is the first in the Owatonna U Series, a spin-off from the best selling Harrisburg Railers Ho...

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Author:R.J. Scott
ISBN:Owatonna U Hockey #1
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:196 pages pages

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  • JenMcJ
    Nov 25, 2018
    This was a good start to the series. I'm not sold on the relationship for these guys at such a young age with so much to overcome. Jacob is tied to the land, a very specific piece of land and that isn't going to change. Ryker is tied to Hockey and the teams he's tied to will change so ...
  • LeeAnn
    Sep 05, 2018
    Where to begin? This was a book I have been waiting for. We all have, those who follow The Railer's series. We met Ryker when he was younger and loved him and wanted him to have a HEA of his own. Once he got old enough of course. I loved how we got to see into Jacob's life , meeting h...
  • Cadiva
    Sep 14, 2018
    It's not often I read a Young Adult romance because invariably I find myself rolling my eyes at the antics or - understandable given their ages - lack of maturity often used in the narrative to create plot tension. However, as this is a spin off from the Harrisburg Railers series an...
  • Karen
    Sep 20, 2018
    This one's a spin-off from the authors series 'The Harrisburg Railers' and damn did they get things off to a good start. Full review to follow soonish! If you?ve a fan of and have read ?The Harrisburg Railers? series... than you know who Ryker is and at the very least can...
  • Emily Seelye
    Sep 24, 2018
    This was so good, I practically read it it one setting! This is the first book in a spin-off series of the Harrisburg Railers. Ryker is Jared?s son and he?s just been drafted. As much as he?d love to drop out of college and start in the AHL (or even ECHL), his new team wants ...
  • Ulysses Dietz
    Nov 29, 2018
    Ryker (Owatonna U Hockey #1) By RJ Scott and V.L. Locey Love Lane Books, 2018 Four stars This one moved me to tears, to my surprise. Ryker and Jacob are wonderfully drawn young men. They?re not teenagers any more, but still in college. The one thing that ties them together is t...
  • Sarah
    Oct 01, 2018
    I was given a copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads. I loved this book! The first story in this new Harrisburg Railers spinoff series belongs to Jared?s son Ryker and his college hockey career. I love the characters in this story and I love the way the new series ...
  • JustJen "Miss Conduct"
    Oct 01, 2018
    I love the Harrisburg Railers series, so it was a no-brainer to grab this spinoff opener. Especially, since we already know Ryker a bit, as he is Jared Madsen?s son, who plays a huge part in the Railers series. If you haven?t read those, I highly recommend you start there, becaus...
  • Amanda
    Sep 18, 2018
    Like any other reader who followed the Harrisburg Railer series, we are so eager to start on this spin off series. My main reason is definitely follow up on what happened to Ten and Jared. They both are an integral part of Ryker's life, but I'm glad to see what this story isn't all abo...
  • Veronica
    Sep 30, 2018
    I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads. Jacob and Ryker come from very different backgrounds. We have a chance to get to know each of them before they meet and I liked both men. Jacob comes from a farming background that struggles with money and has ...
  • Christelle
    Dec 31, 2018
    Weird, I thought I made a review when read. Anyway, it was good enough I still vividly remember the story. 1) This is a spin-off of the Harrisburg Railers series : No need to read the main series. However, the main series is so good, it?s no hardship to read before, at least book1...
  • Elle Kay
    Sep 22, 2018
    VL Locey and RJ Scott have hit it out of the park in their first instalment of the Owatonna U series. Long-awaited (by me) Ryker is a captivating tale of Jared?s son?s experiences as a young, university-aged man. My favourite thing about this book was the realistic passages abou...
  • Laurel Looney
    Sep 16, 2018
    Ryker was definitely worth waiting on. I could have continued to read about Ryker and Jacob. Jared did an amazing job raising Ryker. Ryker is a guy that you would want to hang out with regardless of who his fathers are. He is a sweetheart and when he loves you he really loves you. Jaco...
  • Jenny Wood
    Sep 26, 2018
    So, I feel like this might be a spin-off from another series maybe? Maybe one including Ryker?s dad Jared a former pro hockey player and his boyfriend, Ten, current pro hockey player? Ryker comes from several generations of hockey players, and has worked hard to follow in their foo...
  • Nicole
    Oct 02, 2018
    This book should be read after the sixth book of the Harrisburg Railers series. It follows Jared Madsen?s son Ryker. If you want to know more about them read the first book of the Harrisburg Railers series. Ryker?s book was fun to read and I loved Ryker so much. It starts 4 mon...
  • Chris Kottner-Kirschner
    Dec 14, 2018
    4.5 von 5 * Jacob Benson kann es nicht fassen, dass er sich im Hockey-Sommercamp ausgerechnet mit Ryker Madsen das Zimmer teilen soll. Und Jacob beschliesst vom ersten Augenblick an, den attraktiven Ryker nicht zu mögen. Und er verhält sich auch ganz eindeutig Ryker gegenüber. Zw...
  • Carra
    Oct 04, 2018
    After first getting to know a bit about Ryker while readers the authors? Harrisburg Railers series, my curiosity was piqued. So when I found out they were doing a new series and the first book would have his story, of course I was interested and excited to check it out. This series i...
  • Jess A Jaye
    Sep 30, 2018
    I've been a massive Harrisburg Railers series from the start so I was really excited about Vicki and RJ bringing out a spin off series - Owatanna U Hockey. Yay even more hockey players to fall in love with!! And I was especially ecstatic to learn that Ryker Madsen was first up to get h...
  • Joyfully Jay
    Oct 01, 2018
    A Joyfully Jay review. 4 stars Ryker is the first in the new Owatonna U. Hockey series by R.J. Scott and V.L. Locey. It appears to be a standalone series, but occurs in the same universe as the Harrisburg Railers series and mentions familiar characters and events. So while you w...
  • Elle
    Sep 15, 2018
    Absolutely loved this. So worth the wait. Jacob is a farm boy and sorting things out in his life, trying to choose what's right for him. Ryker is, as the blurb says, ice hockey royalty, but he's also niave and pretty clueless about just how real life works. Jacob is intent on stayin...
  • CrabbyPatty
    Sep 25, 2018
    FYI: "Ryker" is in the "Harrisburg Railers" series universe and runs concurrently with that series, but it easily read as a stand-alone. Although if you haven't read Harrisburg Railer's #6 "Goal Line" please be aware there ARE spoilers for that book here. When Ryker Madsen and Jacob...
  • Natalie
    Sep 16, 2018
    R.J Scott and V.L. Locey continue their successful collaboration with a new series about college hockey with a more NA feel. If you?ve read the Harrisburg Railers series, you?ve met Jared?s son Ryker and you?ll know what happened at the end of the last book. Most of Ryker?s s...
  • Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
    Oct 02, 2018
    Hockey and love?. If you love the Harrisburg Railers series like I do then picking up the first of the new spin-off series was a must! Ryker comes from a family of hockey legends so Jacob immediately has a chip on his shoulder. Jacob is a farmer and has to work hard for what lit...
  • MJ's Book Blog and Reviews
    Sep 21, 2018
    Review by: Jennifer (4 stars) Ryker is a generational hockey player, and even though he is still in college, he is destined for the NHL. The fact that his dad and step-dad are famous hockey players has had its benefits, but Ryker has still had to work hard to get where he is. When ...
  • SoCalBookReviews
    Oct 12, 2018
    I am really liking all of these Hockey books RJ Scott and VL Locey are coming out with and this is another great start to a (spin-off) series ?Owatonna U Hockey? which follows along after Ryker who we met in the previous ?Harrisburg Railers? series books. When I learned that Ry...
  • Amanda Viecelli
    Sep 14, 2018
    I have been so excited for Ryker's story since before I even knew he was getting one, and I freaking loved it. Mostly. But I will get back to that "mostly" in a minute... Ryker and Jacob have an obvious connection from the start. Seemingly two complete opposites when they meet at a ...
  • Kirk
    Sep 14, 2018
    If the testament of a great story is you laid in bed at 4am, eyes as wide as saucers, with a satisfied smile on your face, then yes, this was a really damn good one. Ryker, what a beautiful soul, so guileless and carefree, and Jacob, the big, stoic cuddle monster who bears the weigh...
  • Xanthe
    Sep 21, 2018
    Yet another great start to a new series from RJ Scott and V.L. Locey. We can always trust in having some wonderful characters and a really good story line. This is a New Adult book and has a couple of characters from the Harrisburg Railers Series but it's not necessary to have read tho...
  • Susan65
    Sep 29, 2018
    The Blogger Girls I was such a fan of hockey player?s, Jared and Ten, that I knew I would like the story of Jared?s son, Ryker. What I didn?t expect was the amount of face time we got with Jared and Ten, and the tragedy that befell the little family. Harsh, dear author, harsh....
  • BR11
    Oct 11, 2018
    The books in the Harrisburg series have been a hit and miss for me. But I like me some hot hockey player?s luving, so I always give the next book a chance. Ryker is a spin-off of the above mentioned series and I have to say that is probably the best book so far. Not a lot of steam,...