I swore I wouldn’t let it happen to me. I wouldn’t fall prey to his dangerous charisma, but standing at his race tent my resolve is waining.
It’ll take everything in me to win against his charm
Will they stay in the defensive zone or discover that sometimes life's greatest lessons are learned the hard way?
I keep telling myself I promised her brother I'd protect her.
Turns out all I want to do is corrupt her...
I deliver for my dad’s restaurant, Peretti’s Pizza. It’s a temporary job, something to pay the bills until I graduate from school. Then Ryan Pierce of the Minnesota Stars decides to order a pizza from me, and life as I know it turns upside down.
Teaching her the RULES for winning a jock will be the easy part. Not falling in love with her is going to be a losing game.
When the NFL goes on strike, Super Bowl champion Peyton O'Rourke ends up back in his hometown as a substitute teacher and high school football coach.
The one thing he didn't count on?
Maddy Cooper being newly single.
He thinks we're going to be best friends. I think I have a thing for him, and the more I get to know him, the more I don't care that I'm not allowed to be his friend, let alone fall for him.
The thing is, that's exactly what I'm doing--what we're doing, I think.
"I fell hard, and she gave me hell at every turn."
"I made a promise I was hell bent on keeping."
"And you kept it."
"Hell yes I did."
Jack appeared at my door last night after six months of no communication wearing a Mets jersey and holding a dozen red roses. He told me he was sorry, that he loved me, and that he would earn my trust again. It took everything in me to not fall apart at the mere sight of him.
Two season tickets.
One genius idea.
Zero interest in a relationship.
Walks on water and God's gift to women.
Just ask him.
Seattle meant safety. A new start for me and my little girl.
I didn't anticipate falling for a new guy.
Especially not my boss.
Boy meets girl. Easy right? Not when boy is a famous baseball player and girl doesn't know it.
He’s the bad boy quarterback of Boston University's football team. As the son of a former NFL player, he’s showered with attention and praise 24/7. One flash of his smile and all the girls fall at his feet - or should I say to their knees? And then there’s me.
And then he left without telling me who he was.
Fast balls. Fast cars. Fast women. They are how I've learned to cope. But then life throws me a curveball.
And I may never play the game I love again.
"Let me guess: You're single."
"But not desperate. So if you're asking me out, you might as well stop now." He looked at me and gave me a slow, sexy smile, clearly undeterred.
Uh oh, I thought to myself. He was going to be trouble.
The truth of my feelings resonated; my head told said to shut off the phone and forget her forever, but my traitorous heart told me to get on a plane, no questions asked. Clearly, I wasn't over her, but could I risk my heart again?
What starts out as a temporary favor turns into rapid passion. There’s one agenda here, but getting to the same meeting point has never been more difficult.
Rule #1 Hands off my best friend's kid sister.
Rule #2 See rule number one.
Rule #3 Seriously, don't even think about touching Emma.