The Romance of Sports

Laura Trentham stops by today to talk about the perfect marriage of sports stories and romance, and her favorite films that have elements of both.
Tracy Wolff

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Life throws you curve balls and only the strong survive. Ash is one of those guys and Tansy is one of those girls. . . Wild, fun, and impulsive, Tansy is a cancer survivor who spent the past several years waiting to die -- now, cancer-free, Tansy has a fresh perspective on life and that means making the most of her time while she still can. When the story starts their chemistry is intense. Both characters deal with trauma no adult should have to deal with at such a young age ---- Tansy has already picked up the pieces of her shattered life, can she help Ash do the same? Romantic, emotional, life-changing -- yes, this story makes you appreciate the simple things and cheer for the strongest couple ever!! Don't miss this fantastic story - the second book in the Extreme Risk series, on sale now -

The Olympics, Rita’s, Spelling Bee – everybody loves a winner

Watching the Olympics this week was great fun — there were so many memorable moments each and everyday – all of the winners were awesome & defeated their opponents with skill and professional grace. That’s what it is all about, yes? Some of the US medalists included, Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin, both were winners in swimming (we always seem to do well in this event). Gymnastics, we had our secret weapon, Gabrielle (Gabby) Douglas.

Romance chat about romance, hockey and hot dogs + Giveaway!

I love hockey — I follow blogs that talk about hockey, go to as many games as financially possible and even own a few of the Redwings jersey’s . . . . and right now the Redwings are in the playoff’s for the Stanley Cup only they are down one game — well, it is still early but they are not sweeping their opponent and that is making me nervous.

It is such an exciting, fast game don’t you think? All of these really good looking sexy guys fly across the ice – love it!

I also love romance stories that include sports, hockey in particular – Rachel Gibson did a great job with her last series – Deidre Martin & her New York Blades series was another hit with me
Other authors have included… Continue

Sports & Romance, Do They Mix? + Giveaway!

I have never been a big fan of Sports but put it together with romance and it becomes a win – win situation for me. My first sports romance book just happened to be by one of my favorite authors ever so I wanted to pick up her back list and it doing so, I got to read Slow Heat by Jill Shalvis. It was light, funny and gave you a great look into the world of baseball. But it didn’t stop there. I went on the kick of my life in trying to find some more amazing sports romance books by some really wonderful authors. Not all sports romance books are light and funny but they can be intense and erotic too. After reading The Perfect Play by Jaci Burton I was in aww.… Continue