Silent Ranks (Marines part 9)

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic

***The 9th part of the Marine series***

Alyssa and Ryder born and raised Marine kids but being round Marines for all of her 19 years Alyssa wonders if there's more to life than guys in uniform with guns, is the grass greener rather than Marine Blue???? Can a civilian guy handle a Marine born and raised free spirit like Aly or does she need more......

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Silent Ranks

***The 9th part of the Marine series***

Alyssa and Ryder born and raised Marine kids but being round Marines for all of her 19 years Alyssa wonders if there's more to life than guys in uniform with guns, is the grass greener rather than Marine Blue???? Can a civilian guy handle a Marine born and raised free spirit like Aly or does she need more...... Read Chapter

A change is a good... right?

............. “I went to see Uncle Logan last weekend with Aunt Beth being off on that trip with Grandma” Brit giggled   ... Read Chapter

Stressful feelings

.................. We walked over to Ryder and Jack a girl was looking at Jack’s Dog tags.   “You know there’s nothing... Read Chapter

I'm soooo in trouble

………………. I walked back down the stairs and took the keys from my truck from the hook by the door I put a note on the table in ... Read Chapter

Hell he brought back up

............ I looked at it as My Dads picture came up from Ryder’s graduation from the Island him in full dress blues with his arm rou... Read Chapter

Owning up

............... Ryder and I didn’t say anything until we’d ridden out to the pond and dismounted Ryder took the reins from my horse a... Read Chapter

Semper baby

................... I went back home with Mom and Dad and Ryder much to Jordan’s annoyance but I was going back on the day that Ryder l... Read Chapter

Hot cowboy Leaving Marine

…………………… Lore was sitting on the fence of the front paddock waiting for us. He jumped down and pushed open the gate as Ju... Read Chapter

Marine rough not tough

............ The door to the bunk house knocked. I got up and wiped my eyes roughly on the backs of my hands and pulled it open  ... Read Chapter

…………… I warmed my hands by the fire as it leapt and crackled to life in the stone pit surrounded by chopped logs for seats. I s... Read Chapter

Crap coffee

………….. I slipped into a dreamless restless sleep too much going on in my head to rest properly. I gave up trying to sleep at 4am.... Read Chapter

Damn Snakes

............. “Who’s kissing who?” The sound of Uncle Brody’s voice filled the barn as he appeared behind and wide eyed Brent ... Read Chapter

Oh Am i having a stroke

............... “They’re on their way”   ‘I can ride I’m fine give me some duct tape and I’ll be good” &nb... Read Chapter

So much for thinking here!

………………….. Somehow I don’t quite know how but Justin’s shirt was on the floor and he was lay next to me on the bed Holdi... Read Chapter

Semper fiesty

................... I was sitting on the porch swing with Milo as Justin walked over looking a little pissed.   “hey” I ... Read Chapter

HOME

...................... Justin was sleeping. I moved his arm that was draped over me, freezing as he mumbled something and rolled over. I ... Read Chapter

Rape really?????

…………… Mom was in the kitchen with Aunt Riley Talking and laughing over some photos from Christmas.   “Look who w... Read Chapter

JOrdan's mouth

................ We walked down stairs Dad and Uncle Flynn were watching a game on TV   “Where did Mom and Aunt B go?” B... Read Chapter

Pool

............... “I m going to go run out to my truck and grab a shirt” I handed Brit my cue ‘You eat all the pizza and you’l... Read Chapter

Momma Bear

………….. I turned and headed for the door Ryne smiled at me as I walked by him Mom following me quickly I stepped onto the boa... Read Chapter

Two calls

...................... Mom and I walked back inside Dad and Uncle Flynn were arguing over whose shot it was. I swear they’re like strop... Read Chapter

Spare Rifle

................. I walked out of the pool hall and took deep breaths of the sea air there were more people around now it was dinner time... Read Chapter

Confrontation

…………….. “I think you should just let my Dad shoot him” Brit muttered to me   “What you want him court-martia... Read Chapter

Death grip

................... Justin looked at me and then at the name on his chest. Brit walked out of the barn hooting like a mad person. &nb... Read Chapter

Job and an ass

................ “Pool hall” Brit walked into my room   ‘What about it”   “We’re going down there... Read Chapter

Irritation

………….. I walked away from them putting in the food order in the kitchen. What an awesome first day at work the crazy guy that kep... Read Chapter

Jerks douches and injuries

…………………. “She always that bitchy?” Ryne looked at Brit.   “Yeah” she nodded “you have to get to know... Read Chapter

Walk the plank

.................. I pulled into the driveway at home the light already on inside and Brit’s car in the drive. I walked in she just loo... Read Chapter

Under my skin

................... I spent as much time avoiding Ryne as I could with carrying out the drinks and refilling the food tables. I’d ... Read Chapter

I'm done

……………… I was laughing and talking with a few of the guys in there as Ryne walked back in with Ana.   “Go apolo... Read Chapter

Can't stay mad

………………. I walked into the house and threw my keys on the table I walked up to my room and changed into a pair of shorts and o... Read Chapter

Yes or no

..................... I got out of bed at the crack of dawn and walked down to make coffee. I’d spent most of the night tossing and tur... Read Chapter

A Marine !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

..................... Ryne looked back over his shoulder a smirk playing across his lips as I came back to my senses.   ... Read Chapter

What to do???

  ..................... I opened the door to the house.   “So you went and met him then?” Brit smirked at me ... Read Chapter

Ryder

………………… Okay so Brit was pissed with me ditching her ass in the restaurant and heading home without her but she got a ride ... Read Chapter

R & R

.............. Ryder was being well and truly fussed over by Mom and the phone hadn’t stopped ringing since Mom texted the entire world... Read Chapter

FIGHT NIGHT

............. Ryder came back over   I’m sorry I couldn’t stand any longer” he grinned   “You didn’t ... Read Chapter

Walls come tumbling down

…………….. Ryne put me down.   “Come on Aly” the Gunny smiled at me and pulled me with him “Sgt you’re in the... Read Chapter

Worn down... Almost

………………. I was drained more than I think I’d ever been I leant on Ryne as he untied the gloves and pulled them off throwing ... Read Chapter

Parris Island

....................... Ryne came back out with a stack of files and climbed int his truck.   “Look what I have to deliver... Read Chapter

Dinner Date

…………….. “Oh I’m going to Ask Uncle Logan all about it” I grinned   “Aly no…” Ryne’s face was an abso... Read Chapter

Walls down

.................. Ryne drove us off the base to a familiar restaurant to me it was a special place the family used a lot for different o... Read Chapter

Tough assed Chick

.............. “I think you should dance with me” Ryne got up and put his napkin down.   “You’re avoiding” I was g... Read Chapter

Big brother

………………. “You know you should get a room” a guy chuckled as he walked by us and to the bar. Ryne and I pulled apart both b... Read Chapter

Breakfast

……………. We pulled up outside of my Aunt and Uncles house Ryne turned off the engine and turned in the seat to look at me. &n... Read Chapter

Back bone

...................... My phone vibrated in my pocket making me jump and my bad naughty train of thought switched from imaging licking Ry... Read Chapter

Family bond

.................. The rest of the day Ryne was back to the annoying mosquito, only this time every time I looked at him I wanted to kiss... Read Chapter

Kiss it out

...................... “So what are you doing for dinner tonight?” Brit asked as she sat on the vanity in the bathroom as I put on my... Read Chapter

SEXUALTENSION

………………… The conversation was as easy as it was the night before. Ryne talking about growing up in Central America with his ... Read Chapter

heading home

………………….. I walked up to the bathroom and turned on the shower and pulled off the boots and the dress and stepped under the... Read Chapter

Home

…………….. The rest of the journey back to Lejeune was filled with a slight edge of tension in between the talking. He kept his fi... Read Chapter

The world just stopped

.............. I walked down the stairs Mom and Ryder were in the kitchen talking. “Looking pretty honey” Mom smiled ... Read Chapter

Marine or Cowboy

....................... Ryne looked at me his mouth still half open my gum all too visible on his tongue, his hands still in place on my ... Read Chapter

Wonder

…………….. I pulled the keys from Ryne’s hand as we got to the truck.   “Hey”   “Okay you drive ... Read Chapter

Tension breaker

…………………… Ryne’s mouth crushed mine he gripped both of my wrist behind my back with one of his hands while his other han... Read Chapter

Admition

……………….. “Yes I did” I said quickly   “No you didn’t” Brit beamed   “Will you just grab... Read Chapter

One place to the next

…………… Brit and Marek came back with the pizzas, Ryne and I were sitting on the couch.   “Okay so what happened w... Read Chapter

CAUGHT

............... Light filled the room I was warm and comfortable under the covers there was a breeze blowing in from the slightly open do... Read Chapter

WTF

.................. I paced the floor wearing the dress I’d gone out in the night before minus underwear which were still as f... Read Chapter

The horse aren't the only uneasy ones

………… Ryne linked his fingers with mine and pulled me with him down the stairs. His parents were sitting on the couch talking with... Read Chapter

Riding

………… I went back to saddling up Semper who was keeping his eyes firmly fixed on Ryne. I went over to Fi and did the same to him I... Read Chapter

WTH?

.............. I dropped Ryne off at his place and head to the base. I hit call om my phone.   Marek * hello Me * Okay s... Read Chapter

Busrsting bubble

................. I was still sitting there when Brit and Marek walked round the side of the house.   “Okay I’ve been ca... Read Chapter

And i thought my life was bad

................. Ryne took a drink of the coffee and took a deep breath   “I was what I really thought was in Love and ha... Read Chapter

Losing ourselves

……………. Ryne fell into a deep sleep almost as soon as his head hit the pillow I lay facing him stroking his hair. My head was re... Read Chapter

Run if i run

................. The sound of my door knocking woke me. I got out of bed and pulled on my robe and opened the door. Ryder was standing t... Read Chapter

Yellow Roses

  ……………… The next few days Ryne and I spent most of our time together when he wasn’t on duty. The only time I’d ... Read Chapter

Ball time

…………….. I cranked up the music as Ana and Brit walked up the stairs to get dressed.   “Can I call Mom?” Ryder ... Read Chapter

More Dangerous than Explosives

................... The ball was so much fun so many Men in uniform. I walked back to the table from dancing and sat down Ryne came over ... Read Chapter

Ooh Rah That

…………………. “What the hell?” I was stunned I was standing on a secure Marine base in front of the guy that was well basica... Read Chapter

You called my Mom?

………….. “Fresh air” Ryne and I said quickly   “Yeah fresh air like I believe that” Uncle Flynn shook his head... Read Chapter

The curse

............... I was sitting on the balcony wrapped in the blanket hugging my knees listening to the sounds of the ocean.   ... Read Chapter

Sit down chat

………….. I opened the door and walked inside   “Morning Honey” Uncle Flynn came from the kitchen on his crutches ... Read Chapter

Brother and Sister

.............. “Everything okay?” I asked getting up as Ryne walked out   “Everything’s fine your dad wanted to than... Read Chapter

Another side of Ryne

………………. We had Marek and Ana rolling with laughter and Ryder hanging his head as Brit and I hustled pool against too guys fro... Read Chapter

Stormy

.................. “I think we should take this somewhere else” Ryder out his hands on my shoulders I shrugged them off and ignored h... Read Chapter

Fear on both parts

…………….. The thunder rolled sounding closer this time than it had before.   “Aly” Ryne tugged my arm I took a b... Read Chapter

rough day

.................... I know we’d already trashed Brit and Jacks place but that looked neat and tidy compared to the mess in Ryne’s ro... Read Chapter

First contact

………………….. The next few weeks were a little stressful to say the least. I was working all the spare hours the pool hall coul... Read Chapter

New start

………………. I walked out onto the back deck where Brit was sunning herself talking on her phone I sat down next to her.  ... Read Chapter

Mean and Moody

............. By the time we sat down to eat dinner the three of us we’re spinning from the 10 different places we’d been to loo... Read Chapter

Scared

………………. I was pacing the floor ignoring every time my cell phone vibrated. I was fighting with the urge to get in my truck an... Read Chapter

Fear

............... The smell of coffee woke me I stretched and promptly fell off the couch.   “Ow” I groaned.   ... Read Chapter

Guest

  ............. I felt like a caged animal after two days of being in the house. Mom had been stranded in LA by a freak sto... Read Chapter

Relief maybe short lived

…………….. I must be dreaming. I could smell the dusty smell of a uniform from the desert; the medication must be wearing off. I c... Read Chapter

Once and for all

…………….. My eyes shot open, the wind was billowing the curtain across the room the dim dusk light giving away the fact there was... Read Chapter

My Marines

.................... I was arguing with the doctor who thought pulling rank would impress me or scare me. The door to the trauma room ope... Read Chapter

Self loathing

……………. Dad let out a huge sigh and then nodded Jack got off the bed and dropped a kiss on my cheek. Brit lingered for a while. ... Read Chapter

What to do?

................ Mom and Dad sat down looking at me   “Ryder said you wanted to talk to us” Mom tried to sound confident... Read Chapter

Out about

…………… I sat on the window ledge hugging my knees to my chest looking across the parking lot of the hospital the rain drops spla... Read Chapter

Good shot, broken heart?

............... It was good to be out of the hospital I waited in the truck while Dad went into the offices to do something, the warm bre... Read Chapter

Dread and Fear

................. Ryne pulled me into his arms as soon as the door of the apartment was closed behind us the windows were open and the se... Read Chapter

A thinking Marine

..................... The Mirror that hung between the two large windows was broken, the pieces like silver flecks on the floor Ryne’s ... Read Chapter

Finding out

………………. “Aly” Ryne shook me a little “I need to call your Mom” he lifted me and sat me on the counter and roughly wip... Read Chapter

Will it be okay?

..................... “Okay then so we have it coming out to 10 weeks 5 days” She smiled at us “and you’ve had no morning sicknes... Read Chapter

KNOCK WILL YOU!!!!!!!!

...................... Ryne was propped up on his elbow his bandaged hand lying on my stomach.   “Are you okay?” I asked... Read Chapter

Finally over

………………. “I think I’m going to go take a shower” I said as Ana finally let go of Ryne.   “I think we need... Read Chapter

Fmily Fun

................. We drove back to the base there were cars lined up in the driveway as we got out.   ‘Okay I recognize so... Read Chapter

Married or living in sin?

.................... “Well that went well?” Ryne grinned at me as we got into my truck. “I like your Family”   “Oh... Read Chapter

Facing forward

**** okay guys  this is a hard thing to say but this one has to end at some point and like i normally do at the end of a story i'm s... Read Chapter