Nov 10, 2016
We'll learn Playing the Game with @Ann Jacobs on #Thursday13
#MFRWauthor Ann Jacobs is author of more than 100 published romances about strong, sexy heroes and the women who love them. She is an Amazon bestseller, multiple times nominee for Romantic Times' Lifetime Achievement Award, and recipient of multiple writing awards.
Playing the Game
Genre - contemporary romance
Publisher - Beyond the Page
Dani Murdock grew up on the wrong side of the tracks, but the passionate young love she shared with Brand Carendon filled her with hope for a bright future and a beautiful family. Until Brand’s domineering mother stepped in, filling Dani’s head with malicious lies and forcing her to flee the marriage with a broken heart—and a secret that would take twelve long years to reveal.
Brand, now an all-pro quarterback, has never forgotten the day Dani left without a word, crushing his heart and turning him against true love. When Dani reappears in his life he’s stunned, but nothing could have prepared him for the young boy she brought with her—their son. Suddenly Brand finds himself struggling to reconcile the most painful episode of his life with the most joyous discovery he could imagine.
As Dani and Brand work to rekindle the love, and trust, that neither of them ever truly gave up on, they’ll rediscover the intense sensual need they stir in each other and the unimaginable bliss they find in each other’s arms. And when together they confront Brand’s mother with her betrayal and the three lives she put in peril, they’ll find a lasting love and become the family they always wanted—and were always meant to be.
This is a fully revised and expanded edition of a story originally published as Enduring Love.
Buy link: Amazon
Thirteen sentences from Playing the Game
1.Do I know your father? Hell, unless I'm sadly mistaken, I am your father.
2, He told himself the tension in his gut was signaling hunger, not anger and certainly not desire.
3. He'd stormed across Tampa Bay to confront her, full of righteous anger.
4.The fiery passion that had made their youthful affair inevitable still smoldered beneath all the questions that remained to be answered.
5. Not until... Fuck, he couldn't put a time line on when he'd walk away.
6. No doubt about it, she still turned him on the same as always, as though they'd never parted.
7. He could want her 'til hell froze over, but wanting her wouldn't make up for her having cheated him out of eleven years with his child--his only son.
8. Waking up suddenly, she sat up in bed, her body drenched in cold sweat, her mind twelve years in the past.
9. How much more out of her league could he have been?
10. "I don't just want my son. I want you, Dani."
11. "Do you seriously think we could live in the same house and not have sex?"
12. That made him feel good--and guilty, because although he loved making love with her, he couldn't honestly say he loved her.
13. That future wouldn't be perfect, but they'd fill it with the kind of love that could weather storms, last forever and longer.
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