We love athletes – we love their rippling muscles, winsome smiles, and team spirit. Did we mention the muscles? This week, we’re sharing our list of the hottest new and upcoming releases in sports romance!
Star quarterback Tyson Palmer almost lost everything in his addiction to painkillers, but he sobered up, and he now has a promising football career ahead. The only person who isn’t impressed is Dani Carr, a sports commentator with her own high ratings in The Total Package by Stephanie Evanovich. Dani can’t forget her college heartache – the one Tyson doesn’t even remember causing.
After a painful past, Shelby Gilmore is on a mission to find a male friend in order to convince herself that men can be trusted in Best of My Love by Susan Mallery. Aidan Mitchell of Mitchell Adventure Tours just realized he has a reputation as a one-night Casanova, so he decides to try out Shelby’s experiment to repair his reputation. Cue the fireworks.
Lily is ready for a casual relationship after having an on-again off-again boyfriend for seven years. And who better to rebound with than her best friend’s boyfriend’s best friend? Especially when he’s sexy NHL player Randy Ballistic. Randy is more than happy to oblige in Pucked Over by Helena Hunting – but what happens when real emotions come into play?
Xavier Cold is the second book in the Hard Knocks series by New York Times best-selling author Michelle A. Valentine. Professional wrestler Xavier Cold – also known as Phenomenal X – finds his world unraveling fast after he lost control for one moment. Anna Cortez, the only woman he’s ever loved, must summon all the courage she has to help Xavier conquer his demons.
NFL center Ethan Dexter only has eyes for football – and one woman, Fiona Mackenzie. In The Game Plan by Kristen Callihan, Dex ups his game to charm Fi, and she doesn’t stand a chance. He’s all muscle, tattoos, and good looks. But they live completely separate lives in different cities – could they ever make it last forever?
Nikko is a Marine-turned-MMA-fighter who struggles with PTSD. In Fighting for Control by Melynda Price, his struggles with his past cause him to lose control at a CFA press party. Dr. Violet Summers is shocked to discover her newest patient is the man who gave her a night filled with passion after her nasty divorce. Can Violet help Nikko overcome his demons?