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Hockey Romance
« on: March 04, 2016, 05:19:47 PM »
Did you know there were hockey romance novels? I....I....just don't know what to say.
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Re: Hockey Romance
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2016, 05:54:55 PM »

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Re: Hockey Romance
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2016, 06:41:00 PM »
I have seen the hockey romance novels!  I haven't read any of them but they must be cheap and tawdry because our library loans them as ebooks.  I'm always tempted but I really like historical romances more.  Eloisa James ftw!  (Not EL James - different author.)

Did you know there were hockey romance novels? I....I....just don't know what to say.

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Re: Hockey Romance
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2016, 07:26:38 PM »
I'm reading the Portland Storm series by Catherine Gayle right now. Typical modern romance with an NHL team as most of the male characters.

I do love historical romance. FS, have you read any Stephanie Laurens?  I've read Eloisa and like her stuff too.
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Re: Hockey Romance
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2016, 10:03:46 PM »
For these to have a shred of realism about them, first someone would have to tell hockey skaters that faster isn't actually better.

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Re: Hockey Romance
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2016, 11:15:14 PM »
Now, now, play nice.

Christy - yes, I like Stephanie Laurens. Her "Bastion Club" series was really good, although I thought the final romance (the Spymaster's) was a little ordinary. 

Grace Burrowes is another fav, but she brings out a new book (it seems) every month and they're sort of formulaic in terms of plot progression.  Her Darius book is awesome - a (male) hooker with a heart of gold.  ♥

There's a really nice (and clean) romance series called the "House of Oak." It hit all the right notes: time travel, alpha males, strong women and sweet romances. I was surprised that it was so "G-rated" but the lack of smut didn't take away anything from the plotlines.
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Re: Hockey Romance
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2016, 11:20:53 PM »
Back OT: there are several FIGURE SKATING novels; I'm not sure if they're romances but the author is a figure skating fan.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01BK4RRWI?keywords=romance%20figure%20skating&qid=1457151541&ref_=sr_1_3&sr=8-3
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Re: Hockey Romance
« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2016, 03:43:26 AM »
I did not know these existed but I'm not surprised.  Is it terrible that I want to check one out to see how terrible they are?

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Re: Hockey Romance
« Reply #8 on: March 10, 2016, 09:47:29 AM »
Those figure skating novels are very good!  The author really pays attention to accuracy, and the plots are realistic.  Jennifer Comeaux is the author - she has two 3-book series.  You should read them in order to avoid spoilers in the storylines.  The first three books are the Edge series, starting with 'Life on the Edge'.

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Re: Hockey Romance
« Reply #9 on: March 10, 2016, 07:47:07 PM »
Just got "Life on the Edge". I'll start reading it soon.
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