Book 1 - Chicago Grizzlies

Something like Hate

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Publisher Description

I love him.

I loathe him.


It’s like plucking daisy petals in my head, but he’ll never know.


When Miles Cavanaugh, the best safety in the league, was traded to the Chicago Grizzlies football team last year, I could finally breathe. Temptation was miles away.


How naïve to think it would end there because when the opportunity to write for a national magazine based in Chicago lands in my lap months later, I can’t turn it down. Sure, it’s a big city, but the sexual energy feels like a beacon between us the minute my plane lands. 


To make matters worse, I end up having to take over the job of reporting exclusively on the Chicago Grizzlies. Which means traveling with the team, interviewing players, and pretty much having an all-access pass to their lives during the season. 


Miles and I put up a great front, quickly hating on one another, but we both know it’s a lie. We also know the rules are simple. For me, don’t sleep with the subject of your articles. For him, don’t sleep with the journalist who can make or break your career.


I thought straight-laced Miles Cavanaugh followed all the rules… oh how wrong I was.

September 26
Piper Rayne, Incorporated
Piper Rayne, Inc.

Customer Reviews

ReMpO97 ,

Banter and Tension

These two hate each other and now they have no choice but to work together. As Miles joined the Chicago Grizzlies, he left his old life behind and tried to start all over again. On the other hand, Bryce had to move to Chicago, reporting for a hockey team. Something happened and now Sportsverse wants her to work with the Grizzlies instead. Inevitably, the archnemeses will meet frequently now. Their hatred for each other is nothing more than a way to bury their feelings.

This enemies to lovers sports romance is the first book in the series. Filled with banter and sexual tension between the two main characters. This book will hook you in from the first chapter. The story follows the main characters as they struggle to overcome their differences and fall in love. It is a heartwarming journey that will tug at your heartstrings and make you root for them to end up together.

These two say they hate each other, but it’s not that simple. Their tension is scorching. The tension between these two has captivated me for a long time, so I couldn’t wait to read this book and see how it unfolds. And it didn’t disappoint. They fell hard.

Their constant banter was one of my favorite things about them. Miles is sarcastic and smart, which matches Bryce’s personality perfectly. He’s a perfectionist and wants to play every game perfectly. He couldn’t help but be hard on himself when Bryce pointed out every mistake he made. Leashing out and blaming her article for all the negativity he’s getting. But having to spend time together, their hatred turns into something else. After all, there’s a fine line between love and hate.

This book won’t just hook you into reading Miles and Bryce’s story. It’ll leave you wishing the other books in the Chicago Grizzlies series came out faster.

RhondaMad ,

New series

This is the first book in the new series about the Chicago Grizzlies football team and it’s off to a great start. Miles and Bryce had a contentious relationship when Miles was with the Kingsmen. Bryce hardly ever had a good thing to write about his playing. Now that he's been traded to Chicago, he thinks he's rid of Bryce. Little does he know that Bryce is now working for a sports magazine based into Chicago. He isn't thrilled when he finds that out. Bryce is unexpectedly now reporting on the Grizzlies and even has to travel with the team. On the away trip, Bryce's room isn't available and Miles offers to share his room. This puts them in close contact and the real feelings come out. They try to keep their relationship a secret but it comes out. Bryce is taken off reporting on the Grizzlies. What will happen to their relationship now? Miles is a wonderful guy and treats Bryce really nice. Will that continue? I really like this new series and can't wait for the next book.

Cheryl33610 ,

Finally getting Miles and Bryce’s story

I’m so excited that Bryce and Miles finally are getting their story told. Having met them in the Kingman series, I thought for sure they’d find their HEA in California, not the Windy City.
But it honestly doesn’t matter where it happened because it’s about dang time! Miles is that antithesis of the sorts “player”. He’s focused on his career and more than a little too hard on himself, but he’s ready for a relationship and he wants Bryce.
Bryce is a complete ball buster at times, and it conflicted me occasionally. While she’s looking at this move at her big break, she’s annoyed that she can’t escape Miles, because she “hates” him, you know! The chemical reaction from these two is crazy. There really is a fine line between love and hate.
We’re introduced to Miles teammates Damon and Cooper, as well as Bryce’s college besties, Ellery and Connor. Yup, same guy! Another overlapping friend group…and Bryce isn’t thrilled. But I loved them and can’t wait to read their stories as well.
Great start to this fun new series…I dare say I might even like it better than the Kingsmen. Just don’t tell the, okay!?

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