Sports Romance

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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 ...

B
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 ...

B+
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 ...

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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 ...

A
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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Match Me If You Can (#21 on our Top 100 list)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on August 6, 2005 Susan Elizabeth Phillips easily rates as one of my top three favorite romance authors. I mourned the ending of her Chicago Stars/Bonner Brothers series in 2001, and was therefore delighted to discover that Match Me If You Can not only p ...

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Down by Contact

Do you like contemporary romance?  Do you love novels with compelling (and endearing) principals, witty dialogue and steamy love scenes?  Love a great opposites attract pairing?  Then you should be reading Santino Hassell.  If you haven’t picked up one of his novels, you’re missing out.  Mr ...

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Head Coach

If you're feeling stressed by the approaching holiday season and are looking for a fairly quick read that has heat, humour, and heart but doesn't require too much of a commitment or bog you down with too much unnecessary drama, Lia Riley’s Head Coach might be exactly what you need. This is the ...

B
So Over You

Kate Meader has been a reliable source of sexy contemporary romances, having written about chefs, firefighters, and now hockey players taking center ice. The Chicago Rebels series, all standalone romances but with a continuing background story arc, details a struggling NHL franchise and their make-o ...

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This Heart of Mine (#55 on AAR's Top 100 Romances)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on January 11, 2011 It's always such a thrill when a long anticipated book lives up to expectations. Readers who loved It Had to be You and Nobody's Baby But Mine have been waiting a long time for Kevin and Molly's story, and I'm so glad to say that this ...