Victoria Denault’s new hockey series gets off to an amazing start with SCORE. Fans of her previous books will NOT be disappointed. Perfect blend of hockey, heartbreak, and romance. Definitely recommend!
He’s used to winning, but now he’s playing with his heart.
Jude Braddock. Hockey god. That’s how everyone sees him now. But when they were teenagers, Zoey knew him as the kid who didn’t have enough nerve to make a move on their one and only disastrous date. Seems he doesn’t have that problem anymore, though. According to the rumors, he’s with a different woman every night. After a rough divorce, the last thing Zoey needs is more heartbreak. But Jude’s cocky, playful attitude is mighty hard to resist.
Jude knows he isn’t built for long-term relationships. But he’s getting sick of women pounding on his door in the middle of the night looking for a rematch. When Zoey comes back into his life, it’s like fate has given him a second chance. He’ll do anything to make her happy again. Is this what love looks like? He has no idea. All he knows for sure is that this time, he’s playing for keeps.
FALLING FOR THE HOMETOWN GIRL is a fun and flirty read that is perfect for lounging on the beach this summer. Nice blend of romance and discovering your future by examining your past. Katie Marshall enjoys running her family ranch and making guest feel welcome. When a blast from the past, Hunter Richardson, comes to stay with two friends for a bachelor party, she finds herself drawn to him. Hunter has spent the past several years trying to forget the girl he longed for from afar and his troubled past. Readers will enjoy watching the characters grow and develop. Definitely recommend. Part of a series but can be read as a standalone.
Katie Marshall is known for her ‘girl next door’ reputation and for always playing it safe. So, when she books a bachelor party from Seattle at the Marshall Ranch, she isn’t sure what to expect until trouble strolls in–Hunter Richardson, local bad boy turned successful software tycoon…and Katie’s job gets a lot more interesting.
Hunter has always struggled to find his place in Marietta. Now, somewhat reluctantly, he’s back in his hometown and not looking forward to a week on a cattle ranch… but that all changes when he sees Katie, the girl he could never forget from high school. A girl he shouldn’t want anything to do with. Soon, he realizes he wants much more from her than just a guided tour of the Montana landscape.
Hunter’s plan had been to get through the week, before returning to Seattle and his million dollar gaming company. Instead, he finds himself falling for the hometown girl…
Cindi Madsen creates a fun, flirty, sexy, and engaging tale that will draw readers in from the very first page. CONFESSIONS OF A FORMER PUCK BUNNY is told in a confessional style from the main character, Lindsay’s, point of view. She fully admits to being a “puck bunny” ( a female ice hockey fan whose interest in the sport is primarily motivated by sexual attraction to the players rather than the enjoyment of the game itself) but she has been on a mission to change her ways. Her newfound resolve is tested when she meets hot defenseman, Ryder “Ox” Maddox. Will Ryder be able to break down her walls and hang ups about dating a hockey player? Will secrets from their past rise up and ruin their chance at happiness? Readers will be eager to find out. This book is part of a series but can be read as a standalone. Definitely recommend!
Confession #1: I used to be a puck bunny, but after a hockey player broke my heart, I gave up all things hockey. Now I’m just focused on finding a way to pass my math class so I can graduate college.
Confession #2: Ryder “Ox” Maddox’s deep, sexy voice sends fuzzy tingles through my entire body, and I’m powerless to stop it. Which is a big problem since the hot, surprisingly funny hockey player is my new math tutor.
Confession #3: I can’t stop thinking about how ripped Ryder is from all his hockey training, and how fun it’d be to cross lines with him.
Confession #4: I kissed a hockey player and I liked it.
Confession #5: If I’m not careful, I might relapse and fall for Ryder, and then I’ll be totally pucked.
Each book in the Taking Shots series is a standalone, full-length story that can be enjoyed out of order.
Book #1 Getting Lucky Number Seven
Book #2 Anatomy of a Player
Book #3 Crazy Pucking Love
Book #4 Confessions of a Former Puck Bunny
Forbidden love, danger, tears, heartbreak, and the battle between good and evil will draw readers in and have them eagerly turning pages. Fans of Cassandra Clare will love this tale of humans, angels, and demons. What happens when the human and the supernatural worlds collide? Can true love win out? Readers will be waiting with baited breath to find out. Definitely recommend!
Toward a Secret Sky by New York Times bestselling author Heather Maclean is a new breed of YA novel: an intelligent adventure-quest crossed with a sweeping, forbidden love story. A mix of reality and possibility, this fast-paced thriller will appeal to fans of Stephenie Meyer and Dan Brown as it leads the reader on a breathless flight through the highlands of Scotland, the secret city under London, and history itself.
Shortly after 17-year-old Maren Hamilton is orphaned and sent to live with grandparents she’s never met in Scotland, she receives an encrypted journal from her dead mother that makes her and everyone around her a target. It confirms that her parents were employed by a secret, international organization that’s now intent on recruiting her. As Maren works to unravel the clues left behind by her mother, a murderous madness sweeps through the local population, terrorizing her small town. Maren must decide if she’ll continue her parents’ fight or stay behind to save her friends.
With the help of Gavin, an otherworldly mercenary she’s not supposed to fall in love with, and Graham, a charming aristocrat who is entranced with her, Maren races against the clock and around the country from palatial estates with twisted labyrinths to famous cathedrals with booby-trapped subterranean crypts to stay ahead of the enemy and find a cure. Along the way, she discovers the great truth of love: that laying down your life for another isn’t as hard as watching them sacrifice everything for you.