Synopses & Reviews
This Hail Mary play for the heart is the latest sports romance in the sizzling Out of Bounds series.and#160;
Bridal gown designer Julianne Marchioneand#160;knows better than to lose her head at a clientand#8217;s wedding. But, much to her embarrassment, a mix of migraine medication and a smoking hot football player lead to a steamy one night stand resulting in a surprise pregnancy. Julianne has every intention of leaving her NFL hookup far in the past until her son, Owen, is born with a life-threatening blood disorder that requires a transfusionand#151;and Julianne is not a match.
Will and#147;William the Conquerorand#8221; Connelly grew up tough, shouldering the stigma of being a bastard child born on the wrong side of the tracks. He refuses to let any child face the same discrimination. When he finds out about Owen, heand#8217;s furious that Julianne kept his son a secret. But when he sees her again at the hospital, he realizes that his feelings for her go far beyond anger.
Will insists that Owen recuperate at his home in North Carolina, and heand#8217;s adamant that Julianne become his wifeand#151;even if itand#8217;s only a temporary marriage in name only. But will their simmering attraction ever lead to a real connection?and#160; Or are they just playing foolish games?
and#8220;A winning romantic thriller...Solheimand#8217;s gift for creating empathetic characters and heartbreakingly plausible scenarios keeps the narrative moving on at a fast clip, leading to a heart-pounding finale."and#8212;Publishers Weekly
and#8221;Solid storytelling, sharp dialogue and genuine, sympathetic charactersand#8230;an enjoyable and very entertaining read.and#8221;and#8212;Romantic Times Magazine
and#8220;A wonderful debut novel.and#8221;and#8212;Bookpushers Reviews
and#8220;Purchase this book ASAP!"and#8212;Dark Faerie Tales
and#8220;Tracy Solheimand#8217;s debut, Game On, puts her in the the running for romance novelist rookie of the year.and#8221;and#8212;Rhapsody Book Club
and#8220;Tracy Solheim will have you laughing and cheering and crying as her football hero butts up against the one woman who doesnand#8217;t find the Devil of the NFL to be irresistible hot stuff.and#160; If youand#8217;re missing Susan Elizabeth Phillipsand#8217; Chicago Stars, then itand#8217;s time to meet Shane Devlin.and#8221;and#8212;Rendezvous Books
and#8220;Refreshing contemporaryand#8230; a surprisingly deep romance.and#8221;and#8212;Bookaholics
and#8220;Game On is a novel that has a lot going for it.and#8221;and#8212;Book Binge
Praise for Tracy Solheim
and#8220;Solheim will have you laughing and cheering and crying.and#8221;and#8212;Rendezvous Books
and#8220;The sexual tension was off the charts.and#8221;and#8212;The Book Pushers
Praise for the Out of Bounds Novels
“Hot and heavy chemistry.”—Smexy Books
“The sexual tension was off the charts.”—The Book Pushers
In the first irresistable sports romance in the Out of Bounds series, the only way to win is to scoreand#133;
With a reputation for fast moves on the gridiron and even faster moves off the field, Shane Devlin was a player in every sense of the word. Unfortunately, his bad-boy persona has made him a risky prospect as a quarterback, and only the Baltimore Blaze are willing to give him a chance. And heand#8217;s about to take a hit he never expected.
Working for the Blaze, Carly March knows too well how jocks thinkand#151;and what they think withand#151;so sheand#8217;s always made a point of keeping them at armand#8217;s length. But when she shares a kiss with the devilishly handsome Shane, she finds it hard to play by her own rulesand#151;and even harder to resist him.
Can a football hero and a business-minded beauty take it all the way? Or will their mutual attraction cost them the big game?
In the next sizzling sports romance from the author of Foolish Games, Brody is at the top of his gameand#133; until Shannon changes the rules.
Baltimore Blaze tight end Brody Janik is a natural-born football star. At twenty-seven, his record-breaking athletic performance and his cover-boy good looks have turned him into a household name. But Brodyand#8217;s hiding a major secret behind his charming public persona: a health condition that may cut his career short.
PhD candidate Shannon and#147;Shayand#8221; Everett works multiple jobs to put herself through schooland#151;including an unpaid internship with the Blaze training department.and#160; Strapped for cash, Shay answers the call of an NFL gossip blogger to uncover personal details about the Blaze players. Sneaking into the locker room one night, she gets entangled in Brodyand#8217;s secretand#133;and swept up by his charm.
Brody isnand#8217;t sure what to make of the gawky girl with the whiskey eyes, especially when he discovers she was snooping. His first instinct is to turn her in as a snitch, but she could destroy him by sharing his secret. Instead, he decides to keep her closeand#133;perhaps closer than either of them originally intendedand#133;and#160;
Chances Inlet, North Carolina, has an infamous power for second chances. But its charms are lost on the townand#8217;s favorite sonand#151;until she comes alongand#133;
When his fatherand#8217;s sudden death putsand#160;his familyand#8217;s construction business in serious debt, architect Gavin McAlister is forced to put his dream career in New York on hold.and#160;Making matters worse, his fiancand#233;e calls it quits.and#160;Desperate to return to his big-city life, he discovers an opportunity to save his family, one that has him reluctantly starring in a home restoration TV show.
Former soap star Ginger Walsh hopes this job as a TV makeup artist will lead to better things. So far itand#8217;s only brought her to a hamlet full of people who donand#8217;t like herand#151;except Gavin. After a wild night out leads to Ginger waking up in Gavinand#8217;s loftand#151;and the rest of town talkingand#151;the two of them soon wonder if getting back to before is what they want. Because being in each otherand#8217;s arms certainly feels like what they needand#133;
The author of Risky Game returns with a football team owner whos a real player, and the woman whos ready to call him out on everything . . .
Dot-com millionaire Jay McManus is discovering that owning a pro football team like the Baltimore Blaze isnt easy. An anonymous blogger is out to destroy his reputation, and now his team is being sued by its own cheerleaders. If Jays not careful, he could lose bigand not just financially.
Bridgett Janiks brother may play for the Baltimore Blaze, but shes not thrilled to be defending Jay McManus, the man who broke her heart. Its bad enough she has to mingle with Jay during games, but working beside her former lover may be too much for her bodyand her heartto resist.
Jays determined not to let Bridgett slip away from him a second time. But, as the two follow the mysterious bloggers trail, secretsboth past and presentare revealed, and Jay and Bridgett must decide if their relationship can be something more than just sleeping with the enemy.
About the Author
Tracy Solheim, a military brat who now makes her home in Atlanta, began her writing career as a teenager when she penned a column in her townandrsquo;s local newspaper. Then it was on to journalism school and a brief stint with NBC Sports. After spending nearly two decades writing reports and testimonies for congress, she delved into fiction. Her novels have been finalists for the Maggie Award for Excellence. A member of Romance Writers of America and Georgia Romance Writers, Tracy also writes freelance articles for both local and national magazines.