Sports Romance

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On the Brink of Passion

In the final book of Tamsen Parker’s series set in the fictional Olympics she calls The Snow and Ice Games, we spend some pages with one of America’s figure skating pairs teams. Jubilee and Beckett could not be more different, and you know what they say about opposites attracting… Jubilee w ...

B+
On the Edge of Scandal

Attention any boss/employee/coach/athlete/teacher/student trope lovers: On the Edge of Scandal is for you. Bronwyn Perry is the star of the US Women’s Hockey team and is very excited to head to the Snow and Ice Games with her supportive boyfriend at her side. That is, until he becomes an unsupport ...

B+
Fire on the Ice

Given the deluge of fantastic m/m fiction coming down the pike lately, there has not been nearly as many f/f books that have been getting attention. Fire on the Ice should be getting loads of it, as it is a whip-smart, sexy as hell, compelling novella about two women who are willing to risk themselv ...

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Shot on Gold

In Shot on Gold, the fourteenth installment of Jaci Burton’s sport romance series, Play by Play, we meet Will Madigan and Amber Sloane. Both are Olympians, both make their money on ice, and that is where the similarities end. Will is a hockey player who earned his nickname ‘Mad Dog’ on and off ...

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Seduction on the Slopes

Miles Palmer knows he’s at the end of his downhill slalom career. This is his last Snow and Ice Games (fictional Olympics) and he plans on finishing exactly how he’s always competed - dominantly and with a podium finish. The possible wrench in the plan is his teammate and rabble-rouser Crash Del ...

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Undone by You

The Chicago Rebels series normally focuses on one of the three sisters who own the Chicago Rebels NHL Franchise, but in this novella, Ms. Meader pauses and focuses instead of two of the organization’s gentlemen; the General Manager and a player. It’s a boss/employee story with the added layer of ...

C+
Virgin Territory

Of all the plotlines in Lia Riley's Hellions Angels series, Virgin Territory was the one I was looking forward to the most. And yes, it's absolutely because -- as the title suggests -- this book features a virgin hero. Patrick ‘Patch’ Donnelly is the goalie for the Denver Hellions hockey team ...

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Brooklynaire

The blurb for Brooklynaire says ‘standalone’, and it is - technically. There’s nothing in this book that you won’t understand if you’ve not read any of Ms. Bowen’s Brooklyn Bruisers series about this ragtag hockey team from Brooklyn. However, the central relationship has been building th ...

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Nobody's Baby But Mine (#18 on our Top 100 list)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on August 30, 2006 As I began reading Nobody’s Baby But Mine for the third time to prepare for writing this review, I had such a smile on my face. I knew I was in for a delightful time because this book is delectable – absolutely delectable. This typ ...

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It Had To Be You (#19 on our Top 100 list)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on May 1, 1997 Hands down, this is the best screwball comedy romance I’ve ever read. I’m not sure why I overlooked Susan Elizabeth Phillips for so long, but after I picked up this novel I had to glom everything she wrote immediately. Phoebe Somerv ...