Fiction Sport Books

Escorting the Player (The Escort Collection Book 1)

Win or Lose... Winning is important but this is championship quarterback Chase Layne's last chance for glory. All he wants for his final season is to win the Superbowl. But dreams of ending his career on a high will be sacked  if his soon to be ex-wife has her way. She and her new boyfriend have plans to ruin Chase in a media smear, stealing everything he's worked to achieve. He just has to show the press he's still in control and on top of his game, in business and his private life. It's How You Play the Game...Avery Banks knows all about being played. Life has done that to her for years now and she's tired of being the loser. All she needs is a big score...a job paying enough money to allow her stop turning tricks for good and to get her sister into rehab. Then it happens! She gets the dream job pretending to be a star football player's girlfriend. All she has to do is make him look good, help him keep up his All American Boy image for the next few weeks. Easy, right? Except her sister sees an even bigger payoff: Blackmailing Chase. As Chase and Avery play offense to everyone trying to bring them down, Avery must also face the hard truth: she's made the ultimate rookie mistake...falling in love with a client.Standalone sports romance with an HEA. 

Shutout: A Seattle Sockeyes Puck Brothers Novel (The Scoring Series Book 1)

Easton: Hockey isn’t forever. The money, excitement, and glory of being a professional hockey player meant more to me than a family, a home, and a forever. Another man has my forever, and I have hockey. I thought making the big bucks and playing against the best in the world would feel better than this. Instead I’m empty and hollow, like a big piece of my heart was hacked off. There's something missing. Something big. Something I can never get back. Caroline: I loved him, but he wasn’t the love of my life. My husband died too young, too suddenly, too tragically. I was unprepared with no education, no job skills, and no future plans. When a DNA test reveals my twins' true parentage, I have no choice but to do the right thing. I turn to the one man who’d turned his back on me all those years ago. I'd been shutout from his life, and I'd shut him out from mine. Can two strangers make a family? Do we have what it takes to forgive and move on?

Play by Play (Riggins Brothers)

**This is a prequel novella to introduce the Riggins Brothers.Samantha Jase Andrews is trouble... but the best kind. Too gorgeous for his own good, the former professional athlete is every woman’s dream, including mine. I need to stay away, but he’s relentless. Most girls want Jase because of who he is, but that’s exactly why I don’t want to get involved. A guy like him and a girl like me are bound to fumble. His panty-melting smile is so hard to resist... until one day, I don’t. I give in and say yes to my boss’s cocky best-friend. His charming determination wears me down, and once I realize what I’ve been missing, there is no going back. Now we’re a team, and thanks to his insatiable drive, our squad is growing. Jase The minute I lay eyes on her, I know she will be mine. I want her, even though my best-friend warns me to stay away from his assistant. Samantha Wilson is smart, gorgeous, and not afraid to call me out. She’s perfect. A refreshing change from all the women who threw themselves at me when I was in the professional league.Not Samantha. She turns me down. Every. Single. Time. For nearly a year. It makes me want her even more. I’m not giving up, I’ve got plays for days, and I’m not afraid to use them. When she finally says yes. My life is turned upside down in ways I can’t imagine— get ready for the play by play.This is a prequel Novella to the Riggins Brothers Series.Play by Play - Available NowLayer by Layer - Available NowPiece by Piece - Novemeber 12th

Friend Zone: A Friends to Lovers Romance (Just Friends Book 2)

Alice fell in love with Jack the day she moved into her freshman dorm. Problem is, she's been stuck in the friend zone ever since. After another meaningless breakup, she's ready to confess her feelings to Jack.Jack has mistaken friendship for love once before and has vowed never to do it again. A varsity sports player, he's determined to enjoy college with no strings attached.Peter is Jack's best wingman. He enjoys his popularity as team captain and when he meets Alice, he's ready to steal her heart.When Jack sees Alice and Peter together, jealousy hits him hard. But will he break his vow to never date a friend?Meet new characters and catch up with old ones in the second book in the Just Friends series.Friend Zone is part of the Just Friends friends to lovers college romance series. Reading order:Book 1 - Let's Be Just FriendsBook 2 - Friend ZoneBook 3 - My Best Friend's BoyfriendBook 4 - I Don't Want to be Friends

Colton (Wild Men Book 1)

A second chance romance in the sexy and engaging Wild Men Series by USA Today bestselling author Melissa Belle.She never thought she’d see him again…SkyColton Wild isn’t just the famous football player everyone sees on their television screen. I met Colton one summer vacation when we lined up on opposite sides of a flag football field. He was the cocky kid with clear blue eyes and a constant smirk. When he picked me up over his shoulder and ran with me the length of the field, I wanted to hate him. But somehow we were the last two left around the campfire that night. We talked for hours under the stars. And when he kissed me, I didn’t want him to stop.The next morning, I left. I thought I’d never see him again.And for ten years, I didn’t.ColtonSky Rosewood was the one that got away, the fiery redhead with a temper to match. It felt like way more than a teenage crush, but what did I know back then? Plus, she gave me a fake phone number. I tried everything to find her, but it was like she’d disappeared into the ethers.Ten years later, I’m out for my morning beach run and I crash into…Sky Rosewood, just before she gets knocked out by an errant wave. I try to be a gentleman and give her mouth to mouth, but she comes to and tells me off, her temper still intact. And so is my crush.Except now Sky’s a woman. A beautiful woman who agrees to give me the right number this time. I’ve got my second chance with the woman I never forgot, and there’s no way I’m letting her get away again.Turns out I shouldn’t have been so cocky…Dive into the Wild Men series, where sports, family, and true love come together. The Wild Men series features football heroes, their cousins, and their friends.

Kickoff: The Originals (Seattle Steelheads Book 1)

Struggling pro football wide receiver Derek Ramsey was once Rachel McCormick's best friend and lover, and now they're forced together again.Gifted with an uncanny ability for evaluating football talent and a dogged determination to succeed in a man's world, Rachel finally gets her chance in the pros as a staff member of the Seattle Steelheads. Her first assignment is to help Derek get his game back. While working with him on the field, she succumbs to the chemistry between them and spends a forbidden night in his arms.The next day Derek has the best performance of his not-so illustrious career. Soon Derek and Rachel are racking up nights in bed, and the team is racking up wins. They're risking it all, but they can't resist each other. Not only is Rachel his coach, but Derek knows the truth behind a secret that destroyed her father years before.Rachel and Derek are torn between love and duty, and the clock is winding down. It's fourth and goal, one second left in the game. The next play Derek makes must be for Rachel's heart.Previously published as Fourth and Goal in 2011. This version has been extensively updated, re-titled, and edited.

Kissing Micky (Washington Guardians Hockey Book 1)

It all started at the pool party. He was there, I was there, and our friends thought we’d be perfect for each other. Not only is Tom McCullin a hockey player on my favorite team, he’s also a gorgeous, glove-dropping defenseman straight out of my wildest fantasies. He’s almost too good to be true. His teammates call him Micky, but to me he’s Tom. And damn it all if the chemistry between us doesn’t wind up being amazing. Turns out we can’t keep our hands off each other, but it’s our secret. We’re not ready to share what we have with anyone else. So, while our friends keep wondering why things aren’t happening between us, little do they know that I’m already… Kissing Micky.

Exes and Goals: A Slapshot Novel (Slapshot Series Book 1)

Newport Beach Seagulls center Zachary Ryan heats things up on the ice... and in the bedroom.As a blogger for the Newport Beach Seagulls, Harper Crawford is living her dream. She gets to write about her favorite sports team - and get paid for it.Granted, she wishes she could shove an old jock strap in the smart mouth of new acquisition and cocky bast*rd, Zachary Ryan, but hey, she'll take what she can get.When she's required to do a character piece on him at a local nightclub, she screams in her pillow. But getting to know the six foot four, two hundred and twenty pounds of solid muscle better, she realizes he's not all that bad.--The minute Zachary Ryan sees Harper Crwaford at Taboo nightclub during a team bonding session dressed in a plaid shirt and converse sneakers, he has to get to know her better.Except there's a problem from her past that won't go away. Harper has an ex that won't stay in her past - where he belongs.When Zachary gets involved, things get heated and his notorious temper flares.Zach knows Harper doesn't want to get involved with a hockey player - especially with an overzealous ex who won't leave her alone - but he plans to change her mind. No matter what the cost.Warning: If you don't like bad boy hockey players who aren't afraid to get down and dirty on and off the ice, do NOT 1-click this book!

Craving Heat: A Fast-Paced Romantic Suspense Novel (Steele Ridge: The Kingstons Book 1)

Craving Heat is a romantic suspense novel with a kick-butt small-town female sheriff and a superstar, alpha male athlete. This action-packed, sports story forces the fish-out-of water hero under the sheriff’s protection.Maggie Kingston is a woman working in a man’s world…and doing a damn good job. Being Steele Ridge’s first female sheriff isn’t easy. Especially when your cousins are magnets for trouble. The Steeles do everything the hard way, but Maggie’s tougher than she looks. Nothing shakes this sheriff until her cousin brings one of his superstar players—and the accompanying media circus—to town. The press can’t get enough of the sexy quarterback. And neither can Maggie…Jayson Tucker devoted his whole career to the New York Knights. So when the team takes a rookie’s side over his after a locker room brawl, he takes refuge from the spotlight. Except reporters aren’t the only ones after him. Someone wants Jayson benched. Permanently. When the threat becomes deadly, hiding won’t be enough. And in Steele Ridge, security comes in the luscious form of its gorgeous, no-nonsense sheriff.Jayson’s always fought his own battles. The closer he gets to Maggie, the less he’s willing to risk her being caught in the crossfire. Yet Maggie is no damsel in distress. She’s more than capable of keeping her town—and her man—safe. But can she say the same about her heart?Although all books are stand alones, if you would like to read the entire Steele Ridge series chronologically, the following is the correct order:The Beginning - The SteelesGoing Hard - The SteelesLiving Fast - The SteelesLoving Deep - The SteelesBreaking Free - The SteelesRoaming Wild - The SteelesStripping Bare - The SteelesEnduring Love - The SteelesCraving Heat - The KingstonsTasting Fire - The KingstonsSearing Need - The KingstonsVowing Love - The SteelesStriking Edge - The KingstonsBurning Ache - The Kingstons

Defending Dani (Alaska Blizzard, Book 1)

Professional hockey player Sergei Petrov has had a rough time after the tragic loss of his beloved wife. Playing hockey and taking care of his son are all he has time for; getting traded was not on the agenda. Neither was a sexy, hockey-playing nanny to further complicate things. Star college athlete Danielle Cloutier may dominate the rink, but off the ice, she’s an amateur. She’s been trying to get rid of her virginity for years, but guys are always intimidated by her strength. That changes when she meets her new boss. Chemistry between them sizzles, hot enough to melt the most frozen of hearts, but Danielle can’t afford to get attached. Sergei doesn’t know what to do with the beautiful, stubborn woman, but watching her turn his new house into a home gives him a few ideas. Can he come to terms with his feelings before she skates out of his life for good?

In Deep: A Sports Romance

Chase is an Olympic swimmer going for gold. Focused, driven, intense. Emma is a blogger going for the scoop, and she has the perfect in. She’s gotten herself hired as his physical therapist. With all that intimate time together, the secrets from his past don’t stand a chance. And neither does she. Note: “In Deep” is a standalone hot, contemporary romance. It’s the first of four standalones in the “All In” series, which can be read in any order.

The Wrath of Eli (The Seven Sins Book 1)

When Elias Cardoza gets a shot at the world heavyweight title, nobody expects him to win. He's an underdog who has landed this fight by pure luck. But this fighter from the mean streets of Chicago is determined to prove everyone wrong. Harper Lindstrom, a journalist from the local paper, has to shadow him for a month. She's out of her depth in the dirty boxing gym with her manicured nails and perfect hair trying to cover a story in which she has no real interest. Eli despises her on sight. He doesn't need this Princess snooping around the edges of his life, prying into the past he is trying to ease. She's a distraction he can do without. He wants the belt, and she wants the story.What will it be?The Wrath of Eli is a standalone enemies-to-lovers contemporary romance about a broken man and the power of love. It is Book 1 in The Seven Sins, a seven book series of steamy, angsty and emotional stories about a group of characters who are loosely connected.

This Piece of My Heart (Clearing the Ice Series Book 1)

She had her future all planned...until she met him.Struggling to live up to the high expectations of overprotective parents and a hefty family name, Caryn Stevens only wants one summer of fun before she focuses on finishing her college degree. She knows her destiny—to lead her dad’s multi-million dollar business. But that plan changes forever the day she runs into—literally—sexy and single professional hockey player, Andrew Chadwick.Sparks instantly fly between the two, and Caryn can’t resist his charms as she discovers that Andrew has a reputation of winning – both on and off the ice. One of the most eligible singles in Toronto, Andrew could have any woman he wants, and he’s got Caryn in sights. But, when Caryn’s parents disapprove of the match and threaten to disinherit her and his hockey team trades him to a new city, it may take more than love for the couple to survive this penalty play.**This Piece of My Heart is the first book in the Clearing the Ice trilogy. Book 2, This Piece of My Soul, is out now! The trilogy is complete and concludes with This Piece of Our Being, also available now!**

A Numbers Game: Out of Bounds Novella (An Out of Bounds)

Love is worth more than the sum of its hearts… CPA Merrit Callahan learned early not to let passion unravel her orderly life. Back in college she fell hard for a football player, only to be devastated when she discovered he’d been duping her all along—dared by his teammates to score with his bookish tutor. Now, after her back-stabbing fiancé breaks off their engagement, Merrit flees to Baltimore to escape the fallout.After eight years in the pros, a series of concussions have forced Heath Gibson out of the NFL. The transition from player to coach for the Baltimore Blaze hasn’t been smooth, but finding himself face-to-face with Merrit Callahan makes the ride even rockier. He’s been filled with regret ever since a stupid team prank caused Merrit to run away from him a decade earlier. Merrit’s stunned to reconnect with Heath. And despite the authenticity of his reignited feelings this time around, Merrit’s got her mind set on payback. She’ll give Heath a night he won’t forget and then walk away. But Heath’s hold on her heart—and the rest of her body—is difficult to break…This title was previously released with a different cover.