Series: Diamond Brides, book 2
Release Date: April 10, 2014
Publisher: Book View Café
Page Count: 174
Anna Benson is an eager “May” to Zach Ormond’s downright sexy “December.” At age thirty-seven, Zach is a veteran catcher in the last years of his contract, grateful for a no-trade clause that will let him retire a star in Raleigh. Twenty-five-year-old Anna has grown up in the Rockets’ front office; her grandfather has long groomed her to take over the team. When Zach finally realizes Anna is no longer a star-struck kid, their passion flares like a game-winning grand slam. But after a freak accident injures a young phenom and forces the team to land a new player, Anna must sacrifice Zach for the Rockets, convincing him to forfeit his hard-won no-trade guarantee. There’s hell to pay. He’s doing everything in his considerable seductive power to make her keep him-on the team and in her bed. How can Anna and Zach live happily ever after when their romance will destroy the team they love?
Review [with spoilers]:
For a sports lover and a sucker romance like me, this book was PERFECT.
I love baseball so I really enjoyed Anna’s struggle to fix the team’s problems during the season. I also liked the main characters, both Anna and Zach were very solid and there was no unnecessary drama between them. The story was sweet and entertaining. I also totally loved Anna’s grandfather, the way he tried not to swear around her was hilarious, he became one of my favorite character’s right in the beginning of the book.
Unfortunately, and this is the reason why I’m not giving this book 5 stars, the ending seemed a little rushed. It’s not that I couldn’t understand Zach’s decision, he always said it wasn’t about the money and I think that decision showed his deep love for the Rockets, it just felt a little sudden.
Mindy Klasky managed to make me fall in love with the Rockets, so after finishing this review, I’ll buy the first book of this series that I haven’t read yet and I’ll be definitely keeping an eye for her future books.
I received a copy of this book for free in exchange for this honest review in LibraryThing.