Hot Property

· Hot Zone Book 4 · Sold by CP Publishing
15 reviews

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This hot property’s lucky streak has run out.

Just one short season ago, major league center fielder John Roper had it all: the looks—and personal life—of a sports hero and the public's adoration. But this hot property's lucky streak has run out. After a World Series disaster, fans diss him, shock jocks mock him and his dysfunctional family hassles him for money he really can't spare.

Now it's up to him, and Hot Zone publicist Amy Stone, to get his life back on track.

Amy finds it's easier said than done. What with the constant intrusions of his nutty family, a crazed fan playing stalker, and Roper's refusal to put his own needs first, she's starting to think that life in the fast lane isn't all it's cracked up to be. But when the two retreat to a secluded lodge, the sexy center fielder throws Amy a curveball—one she never saw coming.…

Ratings and reviews

15 reviews
Liza Brown
April 2, 2017
Hot Property is another winner in the Hot Zone series. Since each of the Jordan sisters have each found their happily ever afters, it was time for another Hot Zone member to find happiness. We finally get John Roper's story and it was totally worth the wait. I loved that Spencer's niece Amy Stone came to work at Hot Zone. I loved meeting her in Hot Item and was happy we got to know more about her in Hot Property. The fact that Amy and Roper were thrown together from the moment Amy arrived at Hot Zone made my heart sing. I knew John Roper needed a strong woman in his life. Not only because he was a celebrity baseball player, but he needed someone to help him deal with is family. Amy has had years of practice dealing with difficult family members thanks to her mom and aunt, who tend to get into all sort of scrapes. They are one of the main reasons Amy wanted to move away to New York. I loved that while Amy could see how John needed to deal with his family, she was totally blind to dealing with her own family until John pointed it out to her. John and Amy had the absolute best chemistry. I seriously loved they actually were friends before they became lovers. I felt like it made their relationship stronger overall, not that there weren't some stumbling blocks on both sides. However when they were together, they pretty much burned up the sheets. I also loved they both had to learn to handle their families and fight to make their relationship work. Hot Property was a wonderful end to one of my favorite series ever from Carly Phillips. While I fully believe readers should read the entire series in order, I also feel strongly that with the Hot Zone series, each book reads well as a stand-alone story as well. Rating: 5 Stars (A+)
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Eileen Aberman-Wells
March 14, 2017
I enjoyed reading Hot Property, the fourth book in Carly Phillips’ Hot Zone series, once again. I liked how Spencer’s niece, Amy Stone enters the fold, joining the Hot Zone for a PR position. Amy has the challenge of reeling in John Roper who plays for the NY Renegades. John is a much more complicated person than he lets on to others. Instead of rehabbing his injury he focuses on helping to solve the problems of his family. As Amy attempts to keep him in line and focused on recovery, John would rather work on exploring their chemistry. I’m so glad that Ms. Phillips ended the series with John and Amy’s story since John has played a role in each of the previous Hot Zone books. I enjoyed this series when it first came out and enjoyed them again this time around. All four of the original books sit on my keeper shelf. This book is not the sexy story as are Phillips’ more recent books, but still has those loveable characters that you want to cheer on, hoping for their happy ending. The characters were well written and authentic. The story line was riveting and kept my attention to the very end. I genuinely enjoyed reading this book and had trouble putting this book down. I highly recommend this book to other readers. I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.
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Sue Galuska
April 4, 2017
This is the 4th book in the Hot Zone series but it can be read stand alone. In this book we finally get to see who John Roper, center fielder for the New York Renegades, and Micki Jordan's best friend will end up with. In Hot Item we met Amy Stone. She is Spencer Atkins niece. Amy and John seemed to be hitting it off good at Sophie and Riley's wedding until John's date intruded. Amy deciding she needed a big change in her life decides to move to New York and be a PR agent for the Hot Zone. As Amy is settling in she is finally given her first client....John Roper! John is coming off of crappy World Series game where he was also injured but instead of concentrating on himself getting better, he is being pulled in many directions by his own family. After John is shocked to see Amy in New York, Amy explains to him that he needs to stop caving in to his family and start working on himself. At the same time John wants to work on Amy! ;) When John doesn't tell his family that he can't be in the middle of every issue they have, Amy takes drastic measures and kidnaps John away to Brandon Vaughn's lodge in upstate New York without letting his family know where they are. I loved how Amy got rid of John's phone...priceless! As the two of them are at the lodge, that's when the fireworks finally explode. Amy is used to being the good girl and has to work hard to curb her wild tendencies. John tends to go with the flow and just have fun. Together they balance each other out very well. I just adored the things John would do with Amy. These two really meshed well together. Add in both of their crazy families....Amy's mom was once arrested for indecent exposure along with her aunt, while John's mom is a famous actress who is past her prime but still acts like she isn't, his sister who is trying to plan a small wedding which her mom keeps trying to change and then his brother who would rather just get money from John instead of growing up and being an adult. Overall this was a fun story that had me laughing out loud at times along with swooning at others. Great characters and a great story!
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About the author

Carly Phillips is the N.Y. Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of over 50 sexy contemporary romance novels featuring hot men, strong women and the emotionally compelling stories her readers have come to expect and love. Carly’s career spans over a decade and a half with various New York publishing houses, and she is now an Indie author who runs her own business and loves every exciting minute of her publishing journey. Carly is happily married to her college sweetheart, the mother of two nearly adult daughters and three crazy dogs (two wheaten terriers and one mutant Havanese) who star on her Facebook Fan Page and website. Carly loves social media and is always around to interact with her readers. You can find out more about Carly at

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