In this second-chances romance, a former top men's figure skating champion is willing to risk everything for a comeback—except a new start with his long-lost love
An unexpected phone call from the man who broke her heart offers Amy Shepherd an opportunity to return to the work she loves, training elite figure skaters. Except it's just one figure skater: him. Can she finally forgive and forget?
Figure skater Mikhail "Misha" Zaikov once had it all: medals, money and the adoration of millions. But a devastating injury put an end to his career and his romance, leaving him with nothing but regret over what could have been. His last chance to rejoin the world's top skaters is now. And there's only one person who can help him: her.
On Russia's unyielding ice, Misha must reclaim what he's lost while facing off against a talented young rival and risking further injury. But Amy soon discovers Misha's much bigger challenges lurk off the ice. And she's determined to keep Misha whole and healthy, even if doing so ends his shot at the gold.
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Sweet second chance romance
I love figure skating. Seriously, I think its the best Olympic sport ever. So, needly to say, I jumped on reading this book!! Getting it Back combines skating and second chances for a great romance!
Misha is a very well written character! He has some demons to battle-his injury and his strained relationship with his father. Amy is still a bit burned from Misha's brush off years earlier but when he asked for her help, she gave it. I loved Amy as well-she is such a 'fixer'. I also really enjoyed the comeback story of Misha. He wants to be a gold medalist again even though his injury is pretty significant. Amy really thinks he should find the joy in teaching and coaching because his body can't handle the demands of being a professional athlete any longer. There are just so many layers to the story that you can't put it down.
However, Misha could be a bit of a jerk at times. He was so selfish and perhaps it seemed even more noticeable because Amy is so giving. Also, while I breezed through the first 1/2 of the book, the second 1/2 seemed a bit slow and I found myself skimming a bit.
So, my final thoughts are that if you love second chance romance, figure skating, and comeback kids, you should check out Getting it Back! (PS-Its the first book in the series I have read even though its book 3; it totally can be read as a stand alone!)