New York Blades series

C-
Breakaway

Many a romance novel features an adorable small town, filled with people and places a reader might love to experience. Ballycraig, Ireland, the fictional setting of Ms. Martin’s latest New York Blades series, is not such a place. The people there, in general, are economically struggling, tend to d ...

B+
Icebreaker

I haven’t recently read any of Deirdre Martin’s books featuring the fictional New York Blades hockey team and am glad I selected this for review since I found it to be entertaining and hard to put down. I enjoyed getting to know the hero and heroine, and watching them slowly build a relationship ...

B
Chasing Stanley

I picked up Deirdre Martin’s first hockey-related book simply because it was hockey-related. There's not a whole lot of recourse for Canadian ex-pats in the land of eternal sunshine (Australia). So combining two of my great loves - hockey and romance novels - together in one cutely-covered package ...

A
Body Check

Deidre Martin scores a hat trick her first time out with this fantastic contemporary romance that pairs a publicist with a hockey player. Body Check combines sports and romance in a way that reminded me of Susan Elizabeth Phillips' It Had To Be You, but Deirdre Martin has her own style and voice. ...