Ryan Fisher is young, talented, and very sexy; a professional soccer player with the world at his feet he's returning to his native North East England after more than a decade away in a multi-million-pound transfer deal to Newcastle Red Star, a big-name local club. He's got it all - looks, fame, money; women falling at his feet, and a lifestyle he's in no hurry to give up. But is his return to the north of England as clear-cut as it seems? Or is there something deeper involved...?
Amber Sullivan is a beautiful, feisty TV Sports Editor for a local North East news programme. With an ex-professional footballer for a father she's grown up around the sport, but the one thing she's sworn off is relationships with men who play the game. For a reason. As far as Amber's concerned work comes first, and she's determined that nothing and nobody will get in the way of that. But then Ryan Fisher walks into her life, and a figure from her past returns, turning her safe, steady, well-ordered world upside down...
Jim Allen is a handsome, charismatic, extremely successful American-born football manager. He's been poached from a top London club to join Newcastle Red Star in a bid to give them the success that's eluded them for so long, but is the league title the only thing Jim's out to win? And what are his real motives for coming to the North East? Motives that have nothing to do with football...
Ryan, Amber and Jim all have secrets - secrets that could ruin careers, and alter lives, forever. But, as their lives suddenly become intertwined, how will those secrets affect them? And who will ultimately win the game?
The first in a trilogy of books, 'Striker' is a a sexy, steamy romance set in - but not about - the world of professional football. Concentrating on the lives of those who live and work within the so-called Beautiful Game, it's a story about finding love, keeping secrets, wielding power, and the true cost of fame.
So, get ready for 'Fifty Shades of Football', but remember, The Beautiful Game isn't always so pretty...
‘You’re smiling,’ Ryan pointed out. Was he making progress here? Was he actually beginning to melt the ice-queen’s frosty exterior?
Striker is available to download HERE from Amazon.
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P.S. A HUGE thank you to one of my fabulous readers, and friend, Nikki Hardie, for creating the main character/book image used in this blog post.
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