By Jennifer Lane
New Adult Contemporary/Sports Romance
Released October 21, 2014
College freshman Lucia Ramirez has a secret crush on Dane Monroe. He’s a tall
drink of water — blond, brash, and one hell of a volleyball player. Hijole. Lucia
hopes her volleyball scholarship to his school will make him notice her.
Too bad what’s noticeable is Dane’s obvious hatred for Lucia. Her family’s
politics contradict everything he stands for. And politics are front and center in
both their families. Dane’s mother is about to face Lucia’s father in the race for US
When Secret Service throws them together, Dane can’t deny his frustrating
attraction to Lucia’s athletic curves and sweet faith in the world. Amid the intense
pressure of college athletics and presidential politics, can opposites not just attract,
but overcome overwhelming odds to be together? Or do their differences block
their match from the start?
3 1/2 stars
There is no bashing of the author what so ever. My interest we held in some points of the book. You meet Dane and Lucia who both attend the same college. They both play for the volleyball teams. Dane's mom who is running for president lives in this green house with tight security. Lucia who's dad is also running for president ends up in the same house due to the fact that her security couldn't find anything more secure for her to live, or than the green house where Dane is living. Lucia is battling demons as well as Dane. They both have secrets that don't want to be told. I get the whole college pressure in the book. I get the attraction between Dane and Lucia. I had to push myself through parts due to the politics. Please do not just go off of my review. You might actually like it. Not saying that I didn't but it could of used a little less politics and more attraction between Dane and Lucia.
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About the Author
Get psyched for romance with psychologist/author (psycho author) Jennifer
Lane! By day she witnesses growth in her psychotherapy clients, and by night
she wrangles misbehaving fictional characters as she writes sports romance and
romantic suspense with a psychological twist. She can’t decide which is more fun.
A swimmer and volleyball player in college, Jen wove some of her own
experiences into Streamline—a military mystery about swimmers. And readers can
dip their toes into Jen’s world of swimming romance by sampling her free New
Adult novella Swim Recruit.
College volleyball romance Blocked is Jen’s newest release, launching 10-21-
14. Peek inside big-time college sports and even bigger national politics when
the offspring of two presidential candidates find out whether opposites really do
attract, or their match is blocked from the start.
Stories of redemption interest Jen the most, especially the healing power of love.
She is also the author of The Conduct Series, a romantic suspense trilogy that
includes With Good Behavior, Bad Behavior, and On Best Behavior. Ultimately,
whether writing or reading, Jen loves stories that make her laugh and cry.
In her spare time she enjoys exercising, attending book club, hanging out with her
plus-size, “I’m not fat, I’m big-boned” Izzie cat, and visiting her sisters and their
families in Chicago and Hilton Head.
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