Takes Two to Tackle

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Takes Two to Tackle

Santa Fe Bobcats

This book was a very nice sports romance. I enjoyed it a lot even though I don't read a lot of sports related stories. This one was a light but entertaining read with relatable characters that were easy to like. Takes Two To Tackle was an engaging read from beginning to end.

I was completely caught up in this story, and that was mostly because I liked Stephen and Mags so much. They started off as friends, even though Mags was his housekeeper, Stephen knew she was the right person to keep him in line and away from the booze. They were a perfect fit because she acted normal around him, so he could confide in her without feeling so vulnerable. I liked their easy relationship and how sweet he was with Mags, and that he wasn’t. Things got a little more complicated with a mutual attraction had them thinking about a more romantic relationship. Now, there was some misunderstandings and insecurities that caused conflict between them, but it was a light drama and easily resolved, and I felt that made it a more pleasant read.

In short, this book was well written. I liked the smooth writing style and nice steady flow. Stephen and Mags were both great characters. Now, I noticed that this book is third in the Sante Fe Bobcats Series. Having just discovered this series, and considering how very much I enjoyed this lovely romance, I will be reading the first two books that I missed.


Book Blurb for Takes Two to Tackle

Sometimes faking it is your only option...

Football player Stephen Harrison has hit rock bottom—he’s fresh out of rehab, lost too much weight to be an effective offensive lineman, and has no support system in place. The Bobcats staff suggests he get a life coach to keep him sober and get him back into playing shape, but Stephen says his girlfriend will help. Too bad he doesn’t have one...

Luckily for Stephen, he does have a housekeeper. Margaret has always dreamed of starting her own elite cleaning service, and the money Stephen offers her to play the part of girlfriend is too good to pass up. But while Mags is helping Stephen bulk up and get ready for training camp, she can’t seem to block the feelings crashing into her heart. And one night of passion will pull both of their heads out of the game...


Night Owl Reviews Sep, 2015 4.00