Author: Jaci Burton
Title: The Final Score
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Nathan Riley is ready to follow in the footsteps of his famous football player father. He’s been drafted as quarterback for his dad’s former team, and his sports future is bright. When his friend Mia Cassidy moves to the same city, their years-long friendship suddenly sparks hot, reminding him of the one night they had together in college that he can never forget.
Like Nathan, Mia is from a sports dynasty family and embarking on an incredible new career—as founder of her own sports management company. Her friendship with Nathan means everything to her, and tossing sex into the mix again could jeopardize it all. But the chemistry between them has always sizzled, and it isn’t long before Mia realizes she wants more with Nathan than just late-night talks and pizza.
Passion has a funny way of changing the rules, and soon Nathan and Mia realize that to win it all, they’ll have to make an unexpected play for love.
Don’t judge me for the three stars I gave the book I’d actually give the book four stars but the three stars is because of me. I would have loved this book so much more if I didn’t already know who Nathan is.
For readers who have already read the Play by Play series you’ll recognize the fact that Nathan Riley is the child of Mick and Tara Riley from book one, while Mia – Nathan’s love interest is Mia Cassidy child of Grant and Katrina Cassidy in book nine. That’s where I got snagged. I felt so odd reading about Nathan and Mia being intimate because in my mind here I am thinking that even though they’re grown up that these are their babies and my mind got stuck on that. I felt like I shouldn’t be reading about them, that I shouldn’t see this part of their being adults because in my mind I wasn’t ready for them to grow up so soon.
That doesn’t prevent The Final Score or Nathan from scoring big with little Mia who isn’t so little anymore but in my mind I’m still stuck on them being my previous fav’s kids. Oy!
Fun. witty and very entertaining I just wasn’t ready for our babies to grow up so soon! 🙂
Until next time book lovers…
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