USA Today bestselling author Catherine Gayle presents a boxed set of books 4-6 in the emotional Portland Storm hockey romance series. DELAY OF GAME With her fatheras health in question, Sara Thomas is focused on reducing his anxiety. Thatas no small feat considering his high-stress job. Everyone knows Saraas single; no one knows sheas pregnant. Thereas never a good time to unexpectedly get knocked up, but now is not it. But when Jonny, one of her fatheras players, seeks vigilante justice on the ice, everything gets tossed out the window. Cam Johnsonas role with the Portland Storm entails more than scoring goals. He ensures other teams donat take liberties with the Stormas star players. Cam will always fight for his teamaeven if he has to break the rules. Heas used to taking penalties, but he never meant for anyone else to suffer from his choices. When Camas actions cause Saraas worst fears to be realized, he blames himself. Suddenly Cam is taking penalties at every turnabat least where Sara is concerned. Heas got to think on his feet or heall end up with a Delay of Game. DOUBLE MAJOR Itas the NHLas draft day, but the whole Portland Storm team is back together for an entirely different event. Complete with a double wedding, an unanticipated guest, overdue apologies, unexpected goodbyes, and fresh starts, this big day has the potential to get them all called for a Double Major. IN THE ZONE It was supposed to be a night of fake names, half-truths, and anonymous sex. Keith Burns, star defenseman for the Portland Storm, was just looking for a way to pass the time. Brianna Hayden wanted to find herself after health issues changed everything. Anonymity is the name of their game; the rules were laid down at the outset. A chance encounter brings them back together long after the game should have ended, shattering their initial rules. It isnat long before things complicated. Their physical chemistry is off the charts, but it isnat enough. They both want a future, but Keith has an unspeakable history he canat share with anyone. Brie needs the truth if they are going to have any chance at moving forward. If he canat give it to her, it might land him a permanent spot in her penalty box. If Keith can get In the Zone, heall be on the forecheckabut Brieas heart is the goal heas seeking. HOLIDAY HAT TRICK Mitchell aQa Quincey has three goals for his three-day Christmas break. 1. Move his gym equipment out of his ex-wife Miaas house. 2. Get his lawyer to file for joint custody. 3. Spend every minute he can with his baby girl. When he arrives on Miaas doorstep, things donat go as planned. With her whole family gathered for the holiday, the only way he can be with their daughter is to spend time with them all. Heas still in love with Mia but she wonat take him back. Having her ex-husband show up at Christmas throws Mia off her game. He didnat even call first. The love and attraction she still feels for him leaves her fumbling for excuses. Heas always been able to leave her flustered, but now sheas afraid sheall lose her nerve and fall back into old patterns. Things heat up on a snowy Christmas Eve. With assists from Miaas family and a bit of mistletoe, he might end up with a Holiday Hat Trick. COMEBACK Nicklas Ericsson was a star goaltender with the Portland Storm until his addiction changed everything. Nickyas run out of options, and now his sister and her children are in Portland. They need help he has no clue how to provide, though, and figuring it out might derail all the progress heas made. For a few years, Jessica Lynch has been running the Light the Lamp Foundationas Portland office. Between her work and her past, she knows more than shead like about addicts. She takes a hands off approach with them, keeping her heart well away from those she works with. Nickyas recovery efforts put him in Jessicaas path. Where Nicky is concerned, she canat separate her emotions. The attraction between Nicky and Jessica is instant and mutual. Can he prove that he won't fall back into old habits in time to complete the perfect Comeback? The Portland Storm series reading order: 1. Breakaway 2. On the Fly 2.5 Taking a Shot 3. Light the Lamp 4. Delay of Game 4.5 Double Major 5. In the Zone 5.5 Holiday Hat Trick 6. Comeback 7. Dropping Gloves 7.5 Home Ice 8. Losing an Edge - releasing on February 25, 2016 9. Game Breaker - releasing on August 11, 2016 The Portland Storm series is a hockey romance series, but it is about a lot more than just hockey. Serious themes are explored in each book, including rape, cancer, addiction, miscarriage, molestation, grief, and many others. If you have triggers, please be aware that some or all of these books could contain material which would trigger you. Even if you don't have triggers, consider this your tissue warning. You could ugly cry while reading them. KEYWORDS: sports romance, hockey romance, athlete, tearjerker, emotional romance, addiction, second chance romance, second epilogue, grief, death and dying, miscarriage, bbw... houses Ia#39;d ever seen, which was probably why the trolley was stopping here until they finished repairs on the line and went farther. ... I nodded my agreement, climbed down, and raced home so I could shower, change, and get out the door.
|Title||:||Portland Storm: The Second Period|
|Publisher||:||Bons Mots, Inc. - 2015-05-21|