Rachel Gibson‘s hockey series began with her first novel in 1998, Simply Irresistible, and immediately put her on the map as a NYT and USA Today best-seller.
Any Man of Mine is the final installment in the hockey series, and it tells the story of a Vegas vacation gone awry. Autumn and Sam were just in for a night of fun, but their tryst leaves Autumn hurt, pregnant and alone. Years later, Sam means to pick up where they left off and reforge the bonds created on that fateful night.
Here’s a quick excerpt (you can read more here):
“There you are Cinderella.”
She slapped her Cosmo closed and raised the brim of her straw hat. She looked way up into a pair of black Oakley’s covering eyes she knew were a beautiful blue. He was even bigger and better looking in the sunlight. Today he wore a pair of gray Quicksilver board shorts and a white tank with large armholes around his massive shoulders.
“What are you reading?”
“Make-up tips.” She tried to act cool as she shoved her Cosmo into her bag. Like she wasn’t reading about penises and like outrageously good-looking men talked to her every day. “Have you been following me?” she asked the man she’d danced with at Pure.
He chuckled and sat on the chaise next to her. “Keeping my eyes open for you.”
He dug in his back pocket then handed her the pink bead bracelet she’d worn the night before. “You lost this.”
This was Vegas. Nothing was real in Vegas. Certainly not good looking men tracking her down to return a cheap bracelet. She opened her palm and he dropped it in her hand, the beads still warm from his body. “Thank you.”
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