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Looking to Score
Alley Ciz - 2020
Ladies Man. Campus Celebrity.Guys want to be me and girls want to bed me.Commitment? What’s that?Then I saw ℎ𝑒𝑟—tiny, gorgeous and oh so…𝗠𝗜𝗡𝗘.𝑴𝒂𝒔𝒐𝒏 𝑵𝒐𝒗𝒂 𝒊𝒔 𝒂𝒏 𝒆𝒈𝒐𝒕𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒊𝒄𝒂𝒍 𝒋𝒆𝒓𝒌.Player. Persistent. Pain in the Pom-Pom. I don’t care if he’s the star of the gridiron or how tight his end is. I know his stats both on and off the field. My answer will always be 𝗡𝗢.The last thing I need in my life is another charmer who’s looking to score.LOOKING TO SCORE is book 1 in the U of J Series and is an enemies-to-lovers, new adult, college sports romance. If you like pint-sized sass queens for heroines, and too-charming-for-their-own-good playboy heroes you'll love these two. There's banter for days...so much so that these two characters are the stars of books 1, 2, and 3.
Campus King (FOREVER YOU Book 4)
Mickey Miller - 2021
Campus legend. My first kiss. My first everything, actually. And the first man I grew to hate.And now, thanks to a last second housing switch…My roommate for senior year of college. When a surprise leaves me without an apartment senior year, I’m forced to look for a new housing situation.Luckily one comes up that’s affordable, in a perfect location.The catch?It’s in the jock house.Yeah, there’s me, a girl, and three guys on the football team.The second catch?One of those guys is Colin West.We didn’t exactly have a happy parting of ways. Now he wants me back, but being with a guy like him is the last thing on my mind this year. I never thought I’d see a man like Colin fall so hard for someone.And I certainly never thought that someone would be me. I’ve just got to decide if the Campus King is for real, or if he just wants what he can’t have.
Shae Sullivan - 2019
. . Codie Good girl. Straight-A Student. Top of the class. What’s that saying? Fake it till you make it? That’s my plan for the rest of school. Work hard, steer clear of any distractions, and love can come later. A lot later. I don’t need another college frat boy ruining things. I have goals. Big ones. So the last thing I expect to find myself doing, is making out with a total stranger just to piss of my ex. Problem is, this stranger’s kisses have me melting like ice cream on a hot summer day. Unfortunately, he also happens to be the school’s infamous bad boy jock, Jax McGraw. Getting tangled up with someone like Jax is a mistake. His idea of long-term is less than a weekend, but something about him has me coming back for more. But I’m in trouble, because what started out as a fake arrangement has suddenly turned into real feelings . . . but am I the only one? Jax Football Star. All around bad*ss. Panty-dropper extraordinaire. Yeah, I’m cocky—but you would be too if you were me. They call me a player. A heartbreaker. Whatever. Yes, I love the ladies, but I don’t make anyone promises. My only priorities are kicking *ss on the field and finishing my college years without my dad completely breathing down my neck. He thinks I’m a flake. Frivolous. In need of ‘fixing’. I say bullsh*t. I am who I am—not that he has any idea who that is. When good girl Codie Johnston suddenly sticks her tongue down my throat at a party, I’m intrigued to say the least. We’re total opposites, but when she says she needs me with those beautiful eyes and suddenly, I can’t say no. She wants a fake boyfriend to shut up her ex, and I need a fake girlfriend to show my father I’m capable of commitment. No sweat. Except fake kisses are turning into real passionate nights, but this is just temporary, right? Because bad boys and good girls never work out. This is a full-length standalone sports romance with a sexy hero and a spunky heroine. No cheating and HEA guaranteed.
Teagan Kade - 2020
Scoring’s easy when you’re the king.The Kings are the frat-party poster boys of Crestfall Academy, and Peyton King is top of the pile.Quarterback, superstar, and O-bringer extraordinaire, I hate everything he represents.I hate him.But I can use him.He’s going to make the perfect centerpiece for my newspaper exposé on campus parties.I’ll get close to him, find out what makes him tick, and lay it out in black and white for the world to see.If that kind of cutting journalism doesn’t get me out of this two-bit town, I don’t know what will.It should be easy, so why do I become a giggling idiot at the sight of his mocha eyes and sculpted arms?I’m, like, totally not obsessed, right?Right?There couldn’t possibly be an actual beating heart in that beautiful cold, rock slab of a body, could there?But questions alone do not a quality story make.I need to dive deep into Peyton King to make this work.I need all his dirty little secrets before I blow his world apart.
The Recruiting Trip
Lexy Timms - 2014
Being ranked #10 in the world for the 100m hurdles at the age of eighteen is not a fluke, even though she believes that one race, where everything clinked magically together, might be. American universities don’t seem to think so. Letters are pouring in from all over the country. As she faces the challenge of differentiating between a college’s genuine commitment to her or just empty promises from talent-seeking coaches, Aileen heads to Gatica State University, a Division One school, on a recruiting trip. The university’s athletic program boasts one of the top sprint coaches in the country. The beautiful old buildings on campus and Ivy League smarts seems so above her little Ohio town upbringing. All Aileen needs to convince her to sign her letter of intent is a recruiting trip that takes her breath away. Tyler Jensen is the school’s NCAA champion in the hurdles and Jim Thorpe recipient for top defensive back in football. His incredible ocean blue eyes and confident smile make Aileen stutter and forget why she is visiting GSU. His offer to take her under his wing, should she choose to come to Gatica, is a temping proposition that has her wondering if she might be making a deal with an angel or the devil himself. * This is NOT erotica* It is a new adult & college sport romance. For mature readers only. There are sexual situations, but no graphic sex.
When Stars Burn Out
Carrie Aarons - 2018
So slowly that each layer burning out feels like agony … or suddenly, exploding into a million pieces before the universe even has a grasp of what is happening.When Paxton Shaw left Demi Rosen without so much as a goodbye, he stole her shine in both manners.Now, eight years later, he’s trying to pull her back into his orbit. The nation’s most beloved football player, a tight end with a seriously tight end, has finally realized Demi is the one who got away.But she’s a different woman than the weak girl who used to come running whenever he called in the middle of the night. Strong, successful, her life’s mission being to grant the wishes of children whose flames have all but been extinguished.And untouchable, as dark and cold as a midnight sky with no moon in sight.When one special child forces their star-crossed paths to collide, it’s impossible to keep the feelings of their past buried. Paxton had been her Halley’s Comet; the once in a lifetime love that scorched Demi’s heart in the most spectacular of fashions.She promised herself she would never make that mistake again. But, how can she forget the dreams of love she once had, when Paxton wants to make them come true?
Kelly Elliott - 2016
Football and my cock. And not necessarily in that order. Being the head football coach for a top university in Texas had its ups and its downs. The ups? Endless women to f*ck.The downs? The politics that came with the job. From the moment Aubrey Cain walked into my office, she turned my world upside down. Being forced to have her follow me around for a month was going to be a pain in the ass. Especially since I couldn’t keep my eyes off of her.The best I’d hoped to come out of this was a few nights with her in my bed. I never imagined she’d be the game changer. Brett Owens was my assignment. Head football coach for a top college, bad boy reputation, short temper, and handsome good looks should have scared me off. But I was tougher than that. From the first words out of his obnoxious, dirty-talking mouth, I knew it was going to be a long month. It wasn’t five minutes after meeting him, he hit on me. If only I had known his blue eyes would haunt my dreams and awaken a desire inside of me I never knew existed.This was business. There was no way I would be tempted by him no matter how good looking he was or how many things he whispered in my ear.He was only supposed to be my assignment. Not the man who threatened to destroy both my heart and my career. I would follow along with his playbook for now. But who would end up winning was anyone’s guess. The Playbook is a stand-alone novel.
Outing the Quarterback
Tara Lain - 2014
He meets his wealthy father’s goals as both the quarterback for the famous SCU football team and a business major, but secretly he attends art school and longs to live as a painter. And he's gay. But if he can win the coveted Milton Scholarship for art, he’ll be able to break from his father at the end of his senior year.In a painting master class, Will meets his divergent opposite, Noah Zajack. A scarred orphan who’s slept on park benches and eaten from trash cans, Noah carefully plans his life and multiple jobs so he has money and time to go to art school. Will's problems seem like nothing compared to Noah's. Noah wants the scholarship too and may have a way to get it since the teacher of his class has designs on him, a plan Will isn't happy about.When a gossipmonger with a popular YouTube channel finds evidence that Will is gay, the quarterback’s closet doors begin to crumble. Hounded by the press and harassed by other players, Will has to choose. Stay in the closet and keep his family’s wealth, or let the doors fall off and walk out with nothing. Nothing but Noah.
On a Tuesday
Whitney G. - 2017
Became best friends, then lovers, on a Tuesday. And everything fell apart on a Tuesday... Charlotte Taylor has three automatic strikes in my book: 1) She hates me. She also claims that I'm a "domineering jerk with a huge, overbearing ego." (I do have something huge. It's not my ego, though.) 2) She takes our mandatory tutoring sessions way too seriously. 3) She's sexy as hell...And a virgin. At least, those were her strikes before our study sessions started lasting longer than they were supposed to. Until one innocent kiss became a hundred dirty ones, and until she became the first woman I ever fell hard for. Our future together after graduation was supposed to be set: Professional football for me. Law school for her. But she left me at the end of the semester with no explanation, and then she completely disappeared from my life. Until tonight.We met on a Tuesday. Became everything, then nothing, on a Tuesday. And now it's seven years later, on a Tuesday... **This is a full length second chance romance, inspired by Adele's "When We Were Young"**
Kelsey Cheyenne - 2020
Filthy. Player. Tatum Trevino waltzed into my life like he owned it. The renowned soccer star showed up as my new coach and changed everything. Until rumors started flying about the bad boy prodigy kicked off his team. I thought he was nothing but another cocky playboy, but there was another side to him under the facade. Late training sessions, secret getaways, and a delicious sleeve of tattoos led to temptation. We kept our relationship private, but I wasn’t the only secret he was keeping. And it’s only a matter of time before the truth comes out.
Kaylee Ryan - 2020
Every milestone, every memory of my youth was entangled with his. We were inseparable... until college.It wasn’t his friends, girls or even sports that came between us— it was me. Tired of being in the friend zone, I finally made a move. Turns out it was the wrong one. Cooper walked away to play his first year of professional football and left me behind with a broken heart. Cooper It’s always been her. Even before I really knew what love was, Reese Latham was by my side, making me swear we’d be best friends forever. And we were... until one night changed everything. I knew how she felt because I felt it too, but I pushed her away to save our friendship. The longer we’re apart, the more I realize she’s not only my best friend, Reese is the love of my life.I was kidding myself thinking I could let her go because now I know that living without her is the worst kind of agony.
Kendall Ryan - 2018
He’s also a pro athlete who needs to focus on winning games and staying out of the headlines.I’m fiercely independent and need a man like I need a second period each month.So when our worlds collide, I never expected him to be the one to jump in and save me. Especially not when my roommate disappears, leaving me with her baby.I’m clueless about babies—and it shows. Good thing Alexei isn’t. With six nieces and nephews and an apparent hero complex, the dude is both sexy and more than capable. It’s a combination that makes it easy to forget we’re just playing house.
Goal Keeper: A Pearson Players novel
Sarah Nego - 2018
Luci has big ones and they don't include getting laid. She's got scholarships to maintain, a grueling schedule of classes and soccer practice, and no room for nonsense. So when her captain makes it clear that the guys' team is off limits, it's not a problem... Until she meets Ryan. Star forward on the guys' soccer team. Hotter than should be legally allowed. And worst of all...her team captain's ex. When Ryan talks Luci into being his partner in Spanish class, he makes her want things that could set all her big plans on fire. Things like Ryan, naked in her bed, naked in the locker room, naked on the quad...so much naked. She shouldn't want him, but a girl can only have so much restraint when temptation throws a drool-inducing six-pack in your face and kisses in a way that makes breathing seem optional. Dating Ryan was never Luci's plan, but plans can change. Is this hot jock worth risking everything she's worked for? Goal Keeper is a laugh-out-loud standalone full of swoon-worthy, forbidden romance. Drop your plans and start reading today!
Dare You To Hate Me
B. Celeste - 2021
Lindon U’s star tight end.Still as attractive. Still as dedicated.With rumors of him being drafted to the NFL coming to fruition, I know it’s only a matter of time before we have to say goodbye again.But he can’t seem to let me go no matter what I say, and I don’t think I want him to.
Meagan Brandy - 2017
I'm the impassive new girl with nothing left to give. Things are about to get complicated...After months of refusing, I finally agreed to make the move to Alrick Falls. My family thought it was best - that a new scene would be good for me—and I was sick of having the same conversation. So here I am, and the plan is simple. Smile through each day and avoid her at all costs. It's perfect. Until the cocksure quarterback comes into play. The last thing I want is his crooked grin and dark brown eyes focused on me. Yet here he is, constantly in my space, pushing me, daring me to care. Telling me what I think and feel, as if he knows. He doesn't know anything. And I plan to keep it that way.