BTS BOOK REVIEWS July/August 2014

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reviews

contemporary | romance | mainstream

Spring Training

Stacey Lynn Rhodes Contemporary Romance Heat Rating: 4

With two diverging careers on the line, Teri and Aaron are torn between the right thing to do…and what feels so right to them. With a son whose played since he could walk, Teri lives, eats and breathes baseball. She was almost more excited than Emery when his invitation to a minor league team’s training camp came. But excited doesn’t begin to describe her reaction to Em’s new mentor, Aaron Reynolds. A spring fling? Just the ticket. Fighting a chronic injury, Aaron is biding his time until

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he can return to the majors. Being assigned a mixed-up rookie to babysit is fine with him, especially one that comes with a sassy, sexy camp follower like Teri. But he soon finds he has his hands full…trying to keep Emery on the straight and narrow…and trying to keep his liaison with Teri strictly physical. Review: This story is short but really sweet, and really hot! At only 45 pages I was glued to every word. Now of course being such a short story there has to be insta love. I mean, wait too long while the relationship is developing and WHAM the story is over. But I kind of liked this version. It was more like insta lust, really, but was completely fun to read. The plot was easy to follow although this is book four in the series. Characters are fabulous and I’m really hoping to see them when I read more from Stacey Lynn Rhoades. | Reviewer: Christina Torretta |