hockey romance

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Heated Rivalry

Heated Rivalry is the second book in Rachel Reid’s Game Changers series set in the world of professional hockey. I haven’t read book one (Game Changer), but although characters from that book are mentioned in this one, it works perfectly well as a standalone.  Heated Rivalry is a kind-of-but-no ...

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Coast to Coast

Hockey romance authors will generally create a fictional NHL team as the backdrop for their series, so it's rare to find an author who digs down into the farm teams that build up the players for their chance in the spotlight. That's what Melanie Ting has done with her Vancouver Vice series. The Vice ...

B
The Score

I have really been enjoying Elle Kennedy’s Off Campus series about the guys of the fictional Briar University hockey team. The Score, the third entry in the series, is not as good as the first book (The Deal) but definitely better than the second (The Mistake). For sure, it's another tally in the ...

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Heat It Up

It’s rare I start a book and decide it’s not worth my time to finish it. Heat it Up, alas, is one of few to earn this distinction, though I did read it all the way to its conclusion. Based on its description as a contemporary, sports themed romance, it should have been a homerun for me. Some of ...

C
Shut Out: A Bayard Hockey Novel

I’m a big fan of the New Adult genre. With the exception of Robin York’s Deeper and Harder (both excellent), my favorite NA novels feature athletes. You can also guarantee I’ll read the book if it’s well reviewed and part of a series featuring recurring and related characters. Lately, I’ve ...