A hot contemporary baseball romance by USA Today bestselling author Mindy Klasky.
Drew Marshall, the Raleigh Rockets' bad-boy shortstop, is about to be cut from the team. In the midst of spring training his baseball skills are slipping, and his recent scrapes with the law have put him in hot water.
Drew's agent hires spin doctor Jessica Barnes to save the shortstop's career. Although she knows nothing about baseball, she is determined to work day and night to save Drew – and to prove she's over the death of her risk-taking husband.
Jessica's campaign spirals out of control when a well-intentioned teammate announces she is Drew's secret fiancée. Now trapped in the same hotel room, the couple crafts a fake relationship to satisfy ravenous reporters, all the while doing their best to resist a mutual attraction that's hotter than the Florida weather.
But how can a relationship survive when it's built on secrets and lies?
Diamond Brides Baseball Series (each volume can be read on its own, and the series can be read in any order):
Perfect Pitch (DJ Thomas and Samantha Winger)
Catching Hell (Zach Ormond and Anna Benson)
Reaching First (Tyler Brock and Emily Holt)
Second Thoughts (Nick Durban and Jamie Martin)
Third Degree (Josh Cantor and Ashley Harris)
Stopping Short (Drew Marshall and Jessica Barnes)
From Left Field (Adam Sartain and Haley Thurman)
Center Stage (Ryan Green and Lindsey Ormond)
Always Right (Kyle Norton and Amanda Carter)
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Even though you know there will be a proposal. It's still a great ride getting there.