Theirs is a game of give-and-take…
Schoolteacher Issy Brandine has a plan to build a stable, secure future for herself. No settling for second-best. Anything more than a sultry Caribbean fling with hotshot hockey star Jean Baptiste Larocque isn’t part of the plan. A New Jersey Ice Cat with the ultimate hockey trophy in his sights won’t fit into her low-key lifestyle. Except a surprise pregnancy changes everything.
Issy knows her child deserves more than a part-time dad. With JB’s eyes on the championship that will redeem his career, compromise is out of the question. But love—and the baby between them—might prove that nothing is impossible.
January 12, 2016
Welcome to 2016!
Happy New Year!
Hope your festive season was a hearty one and that you are healthy and happy going into 2016!
Lots going on in the world of the New Jersey Ice Cats over the next couple of months, starting with the launch of the next book in the series – A Perfect Compromise – on Feb 1. This is the story many of you have been waiting for – the romance of reader favourite, Jean Baptiste Larocque!
I had a lot of fun putting JB through the mill in this book. He’s earned it, after his cockiness in the previous stories! Issy is the perfect woman for him, and vice versa, although neither of them realises that straight away – despite the sexy sparks that fly the first time their eyes meet! Add a surprise pregnancy into the mix and things really get complicated!
You can read the blurb and have a sneak peek read of a excerpt, by clicking on the cover to the left.
You can also pre-order your copy of A Perfect Compromise there.
I’m pleased to announce that the paperback will now be available at both Amazon and Barnes & Noble, as well as on the Harlequin.com website.
I will be offering several chances to win a copy of A Perfect Compromise too, so make sure you are signed up to my newsletter and have liked my Facebook Author page. That way you’ll know how you can be entered into my prize draws.
Thank you to all of you who have let me know how much you’ve enjoyed the free New Jersey Ice Cats’ short stories I’ve been offering in the For Readers’ section over the past few months. As some of you missed the last story, A Perfect Storm (which was partly my fault as I didn’t do an announcement on this page – sorry! – though it was announced elsewhere), I’ve decided to offer it to you again during the month of January. So make sure you download the Russian Rocket’s story before the end of the month.
When Ice Cats’ forward, Vladimir ‘Vlad’ Ralinkov, gets caught in a snowstorm, on his way back from a game, he seeks refuge in his favourite diner. Could this be the opportunity he’s been waiting for to heat things up with lovely diner owner, Poppy Lambert, or will she leave him out in the cold?
Next up, I’m working on a special Valentine’s short story, A Perfect Bouquet, that I will offer in February, featuring Chaz ‘Monty’ Montgomery, so stay tuned for more news about that!
Also, plans are in the works to make A Perfect Selection – an anthology of all the Ice Cats’ short stories – available for sale in March. As soon as everything is finalised, I’ll let you know.
Until next time, happy reading!READ MORE NEWS
November 2, 2015
New Free Read!
Welcome to a new month and to a new free read!
This time, it’s the turn of Troy Davidson, whom some of you may remember from A Perfect Trade. He was brought in from Vancouver to replace Tru Jelinek. (No booing!)
Troy intrigued me from the minute he appeared at the press conference. He didn’t want everyone to think of him as the bad guy … even though he had made some mistakes in his past. He wouldn’t let me rest until I’d given him a chance to redeem himself, both on and off the ice.
So, during November, you’ll be able to download A Perfect Reunion, for free! All you have to do is head over to my For Readers’ section and click on the cover of A Perfect Reunion in the Free Read post.
A day of thanksgiving?
When Ice Cats’ defenseman, Troy Davidson, sees his ex-fiancé at his parents’ Thanksgiving party, he’s determined to make things right. He screwed up five years ago, when he ditched their engagement party to elope with a movie star. Now divorced, he realises he’s only ever loved one woman. Charlotte Daniels claims she’s forgiven Troy. But can she trust him enough to take another chance on him and love?READ MORE NEWS
October 30, 2015
Last Few Days for Free Read!
Thank you to all of you who have already downloaded A Perfect Disguise and told me how much you enjoyed Jamie ‘Blade’ Wilkinson’s story!
For those of you who haven’t yet downloaded A Perfect Disguise, you’d better hurry because these are the last few days this NJ Ice Cats short story will be available. All you have to do is go to my For Readers section and click on the cover in the Free Read post!
Happy Reading!READ MORE NEWS
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