She lives by the book—and is still searching for her happily ever after.
Darcy Wilde has tried hard not to live up to her last name. As a librarian in Atlanta she lives a fine life far away from the football-obsessed town of her childhood. But when her beloved Grandmother needs help, Darcy takes a leave of absence and heads back to the home and past she left behind.
He knows how to play the field—and is in no rush to settle down.
Robbie Dalton knows a thing or two about painful pasts. After bouncing around in foster care and the Army for years he is finally ready to move on and make a home for himself in Falcon, Alabama as the newest high school football coach. Sparks fly when the sexy new coach and the sharp-tongued librarian meet, but neither of them is looking to make ties.
But when it comes to love, sometimes you've gotta throw away the rule book to cross the finish line…
Everything changes when Darcy falls in love, not only with the gruff, protective, and smoking hot man who's sharing her days and nights, but also with the complex tapestry of people who weave Falcon together. Could this be where she belongs - and who she belongs with?
In the first installment of Trentham's Falcon Football series, a young woman gets a new shot at love when she returns to the small Alabama town of her youth to look after her injured grandmother. Darcy Wilde is a prim and proper librarian trying to live down her mother's scandalous reputation. Her new neighbor, Robbie Dalton, who's Falcon's new high school football coach, has a way of riling her up. But irritation gives way to mutual desire, spoiled only by a miscommunication that leaves Darcy convinced Robbie is gay an inaccurate assessment that threatens to ruin his reputation with the townsfolk. To save Robbie's image and his job, they engage in a fake relationship that threatens to turn all too real with each sizzling kiss. But Robbie has dark secrets and traumas of his own to overcome before he can commit to what they both know to be a good thing. The instant chemistry and dynamic give-and-take between the two fuels this otherwise ordinary romance as it juggles several different dramatic subplots. Trentham pulls the various elements together in time to deliver a sweet, satisfying story.