Team Player was the perfect combination of sexy players with their love for the game and sweet romances with happily ever afters!
Eleven authors. Eleven Novellas. This is one thick . . . book.
Christmas just became a whole lot merrier…Team Player, A Sports Romance Anthology featuring titles by LJ Shen, Kennedy Ryan, Adriana Locke, Mandi Beck, Emma Scott, Charleigh Rose, Ella Fox, Sara Ney, Meghan Quinn, Kate Stewart and Rochelle Paige is available NOW!
Hot jocks. We love them all.
Sexy baseball players. Intense footballers. Sweaty MMA fighters, and sizzling hockey hotties. Score!
The good news? Eleven bestselling authors have gathered to give you a set of stories focused on the men we love most—sports heroes. We bet you’ll love this thick…book.
The bad news? The men in these novellas don’t actually exist.
*This anthology does not contain calories, just eleven original, never-before-seen stories by the following authors: Adriana Locke, Mandi Beck, Charleigh Rose, Kennedy Ryan, LJ Shen, Meghan Quinn, Rochelle Paige, Ella Fox, Kate Stewart, Emma Scott, and Sara Ney. We aren’t responsible for melted devices.
I am really rolling in my love for sports romance lately, and Team Player was yet another win for me! This was a fast paced, light, and easy read with a lot of fun and sexy stories that landed me smiling at every turn. From small towns to the large slopes of Colorado, I loved that each of the stories in the anthology featured a wide range of sports to keep each story fresh and exciting and were all so very unique in their own way!
I have already read works by several of the authors in the anthology, but this was a great introduction to quite a few authors that I haven’t read before as well. Although I enjoyed some of the stories a bit more than others, what I loved the most about Team Player is that so many of the novellas were truly complete stories and just left me feeling happy. The authors really did a great job with these well written novellas. Also, many of them are connected to other books in the author’s previous series, so my ‘to-be-read’ list has certainly grown after reading this!
These are just a few of my favorites from the anthology, and L.J. Shen, Charleigh Rose, and Emma Scott were written by ‘new-to-me’ authors that I am really excited to have found!
The End Zone by L.J. Shen was such a sweet friends to lovers romance! The way that Shen wove in the history between Jolie and Gabe, the ‘Adonis Quarterback,’ really pulled at my heart. I really enjoyed the their banter, and this sweet story really left me all melty inside!
I really enjoyed Charleigh Rose’s Yard Sale. I have never read a romance about snowboarding, and I totally loved it being different. Cam and Mollie’s characters were so genuine, and I can be a hard sell when it comes to one night stands, but their story had the ultimate happy ending!
Emma Scott’s One Good Man pretty much blew me away with her beautiful writing style! This sweet soccer romance took place in the 70’s in France, and there was so much depth to Janey and Adrian’s strong characters and the story itself. This was incredibly romantic and full of feeling, and I truly loved it!
Sweeping the Series just adds another reason for me to love Kate Stewart! It’s nothing new if you’ve been following my blog lately, but I have grown to be a huge fan of her writing. I adored Ren and Erica’s story in this second chance baseball romance. It was just so freaking sweet, and I am definitely going to have to read the other books in the Balls in Play Series, Anything but Minor and Major Love!
Sara Ney’s Switch Hitter was such a fun and unique read. I just love her down to earth characters and humor in her writing. Dash and Amelia’s story really made me smile, and I’m looking forward to reading more about these characters in her new Jock Hard Series, releasing in Spring of 2018!
All in all, Team Player was the perfect combination of sexy players with their love for the game and sweet romances with happily ever afters! This is definitely a sports anthology to pick up, and I can’t wait to read more by these talented authors!
* ARC kindly provided by the authors in exchange of an honest reveiw *
The novellas in the Team Player anthology include:
Cross by Adriana Lock, Yard Sale by Charleigh Rose, Out of Formation by Ella Fox, One Good Man by Emma Scott, Sweeping the Series by Kate Stewart, Full Court Press by Kennedy Ryan, The End Zone by L.J. Shen, Sin Bin by Mandi Beck, Back in the Game by Meghan Quinn, Slapped Into Love by Rochelle Paige, and Switch Hitter by Sara Ney.
L.J. Shen is an International #1 best-selling author of Contemporary Romance and New Adult novels. She lives in Northern California with her husband, young son and chubby cat.
Before she’d settled down, L.J. (who thinks referring to herself in the third person is really silly, by the way) traveled the world, and collected friends from all across the globe. Friends who’d be happy to report that she is a rubbish companion, always forgets people’s birthdays and never sends Christmas cards.
She enjoys the simple things in life, like spending time with her family and friends, reading, HBO, Netflix and internet-stalking Stephen James. She reads between three to five books a week and firmly believes Crocs shoes and mullets should be outlawed.
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Kennedy Ryan is a Southern girl gone Southern California. A Top 100 Amazon Bestseller, Kennedy writes romance about remarkable women who find a way to thrive even in tough times, the love they find, and the men who cherish them.
She is a wife to her lifetime lover and mother to an extraordinary son. She has always leveraged her journalism background to write for charity and non-profit organizations, but enjoys writing to raise Autism awareness most. A contributor for Modern Mom Magazine, Kennedy’s writings have appeared in Chicken Soup for the Soul, USA Today and many others. The founder and executive director of a foundation serving Georgia families living with Autism, Kennedy has appeared on Headline News, Montel Williams, NPR and other outlets as a voice for families living with autism.
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A contemporary romance author running on coffee and sticky kisses from my rowdy four little boys.
From Indiana, I’m a true Mid-Westerner. Life, for me, is about family, faith, and food. When I’m not running my kiddos around or having a lunch date of fajitas with my husband (and high school sweetheart), you can find me outside. I love a good sunny day almost as much as I love candy, random quotes, and steamy bad boys in fantastic books.
I’m on nearly every social media platform. Please find me on the ones you frequent – I love chatting with readers.
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Mandi Beck has been an avid reader all of her life. A deep love for books always had her jotting down little stories on napkins, notebooks, and her hand. As an adult she was further submerged into the book world through book clubs and the epicness of social media. It was then that she graduated to writing her stories on her phone and then finally on a proper computer.
A nursing student, mother to two rambunctious and somewhat rotten boys, and stepmom to two great girls away at college, she shares her time with her husband in Chicago where she was born and raised. Mandi is a diehard hockey fan and blames the Blackhawks when her deadlines are not met.
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I write romances with flawed characters, characters with artistic hearts: builders, poets, and writers of various makes and models. I love to write book lovers; those who have found refuge, companionship, and escape in books, much as we do in real life. I like realism, honesty, authenticity in storytelling. I love to write about enduring love, soul-deep love, in as real a setting as I can make, but with big smooshy HEAs. I believe in diversity, open-mindedness, and inclusion. I like sweetness mixed with steam, love conquering all, and above all, hope. Love always wins.
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We are a duo of an international best-selling author and a blogger who teamed up to write the taboo, thought-provoking stories we want our audience to have–without filters.
Both Charleigh and Rose are committed to giving you witty, sexy, intelligent novels that will leave you wanting more.
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When she’s not writing, Ella indulges the gypsy in her blood and travels the country. Ella loves reading, movies, music, buying make-up, reading Tmz, Twitter and pedicures… not necessarily in that order. She has a wild sense of humor and loves to laugh. Her favorite thing in the world is hanging out with her family and watching comedy movies.
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Sara Ney is the USA Today Bestselling Author of the How to Date a Douchebag series, and is best known for her sexy, laugh-out-loud New Adult romances. Among her favorite vices, she includes: iced latte’s, historical architecture and well-placed sarcasm. She lives colorfully, collects vintage books, art, loves flea markets, and fancies herself British.
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A BLONDE AT HEART
Born in New York and raised in Southern California, Meghan has grown into a sassy, peanut butter eating, blonde haired swearing, animal hoarding lady. She is known to bust out and dance if “It’s Raining Men” starts beating through the air and heaven forbid you get a margarita in her, protect your legs because they may be humped.
Once she started commuting for an hour and twenty minutes every day to work for three years, she began to have conversations play in her head, real life, deep male voices and dainty lady coos kind of conversations. Perturbed and confused, she decided to either see a therapist about the hot and steamy voices running through her head or start writing them down. She decided to go with the cheaper option and started writing… enter her first novel, Caught Looking.
Now you can find the spicy, most definitely on the border of lunacy, kind of crazy lady residing in Colorado with the love of her life and her five, furry four legged children, hiking a trail or hiding behind shelves at grocery stores, wondering what kind of lube the nervous stranger will bring home to his wife. Oh and she loves a good boob squeeze!
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Kate Stewart lives in Charleston, S.C. with her husband, Nick, and her naughty beagle, Sadie. A native of Dallas, Kate moved to Charleston three weeks after her first visit, dropping her career of 8 years, and declaring it her creative muse. Kate pens messy, sexy, angst-filled contemporary romance as well as romantic comedy and erotic suspense because it’s what she loves as a reader. A lover of all things ’80s and ’90s, especially John Hughes films and rap, she dabbles a little in photography, can knit a simple stitch scarf for necessity only and does a horrible job of playing the ukulele. Aside from running a mile without collapsing, traveling is the only other must on her bucket list. On occasion, she does very well at vodka.
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Rochelle Paige is the Amazon bestselling author of nineteen books. She absolutely adores reading and her friends growing up used to tease her when she trailed after them, trying to read and walk at the same time. She loves stories with alpha males, sassy heroines, hot sex and happily ever afters. She is a bit of a genre hopper in both her reading and her writing. So far she’s written books in several romance sub-genres including new adult, contemporary, paranormal and romantic suspense.
She is the mother of two wonderful sons who inspired her to chase her dream of being an author. She wants them to learn from her that you can live your dream as long as you are willing to work for it.
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