Off Sides

Big Dog Books, LLC
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“I'm not sure what possessed me to do it. Maybe it was the impossible expectations I faced, maybe it was my own self-loathing. But I just knew I needed something different to happen. I needed someone...something...to derail me from my current path. Otherwise, I would become lost...a hollowed out shell of a man. So I did it. I approached her, then I pursued her, then I made her mine. And my life was saved...”

Ryan Burnham is the privileged son of a U.S. Congressman and captain of his university’s hockey team. While he is on the verge of fulfilling his dreams to play in the NHL, his parents want him on a different course. One he is expected to accept for the sake of his family’s public image.

Forced to abandon her music career after the heart breaking death of her parents, Danny Cross exists on the opposite side of the tracks from Ryan. She is struggling to make her own way, working two jobs, attending college part time and volunteering in a homeless shelter. She is on a mission to build her own success.

With a chance meeting, their vastly different worlds collide, causing each to evaluate whether they are truly on the correct path to self-fulfillment and happiness. Can their relationship survive? Particularly when others are against them every step of the way. A lot can happen in just ten short days...

**Note From Sawyer Bennett: This book is part of the Off Series but it can be read as a stand alone book. Nothing in the prior or subsequent books will diminish your understanding of this novel. This is a New Adult, Contemporary Romance.

Off Sides – Book #1
Off Limits – Book #2
Off The Record – Book #3
Off Course – Book #4
Off Chance – Book #5
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Publisher
Big Dog Books, LLC
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Published on
Feb 21, 2013
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Pages
166
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ISBN
9780989416412
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / General
Fiction / Romance / New Adult
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From the USA TODAY bestselling author of Sweet Thing and Nowhere But Here comes a love story about a Craigslist “missed connection” post that gives two people a second chance at love fifteen years after they were separated in New York City.

To the Green-eyed Lovebird:

We met fifteen years ago, almost to the day, when I moved my stuff into the NYU dorm room next to yours at Senior House.

You called us fast friends. I like to think it was more.

We lived on nothing but the excitement of finding ourselves through music (you were obsessed with Jeff Buckley), photography (I couldn’t stop taking pictures of you), hanging out in Washington Square Park, and all the weird things we did to make money. I learned more about myself that year than any other.

Yet, somehow, it all fell apart. We lost touch the summer after graduation when I went to South America to work for National Geographic. When I came back, you were gone. A part of me still wonders if I pushed you too hard after the wedding…

I didn’t see you again until a month ago. It was a Wednesday. You were rocking back on your heels, balancing on that thick yellow line that runs along the subway platform, waiting for the F train. I didn’t know it was you until it was too late, and then you were gone. Again. You said my name; I saw it on your lips. I tried to will the train to stop, just so I could say hello.

After seeing you, all of the youthful feelings and memories came flooding back to me, and now I’ve spent the better part of a month wondering what your life is like. I might be totally out of my mind, but would you like to get a drink with me and catch up on the last decade and a half?

M
Adam Cade doesn’t remember how he helped ruin my life, forcing me to leave my only home.


Now I’m back with a degree and a backbone to take on my dream job at Blue Casino. I don’t count on the dark secrets the casino hides. Or that Adam has a hand in them. 


No matter how quickly my heart beats when Adam walks into the office, decked out in an Armani suit, he’s an entitled, arrogant jerk. And I remind myself of that every time I overheat when he's near. 


If I want to put a stop to what’s going on at the casino and secure my job, I’ll need to get close to Adam—the sexy man standing for everything I’m fighting against. 


EXCERPT:


That’s right, Hayden, only two empty seats left.


Hayden darts for the second seat, across the table, but William snags it first.


The universe has it in for her. I cannot contain the joy that fills my heart knowing Hayden is forced to sit next to me. We often get stuck next to each other. Not that I’m complaining. The view works out just right for me, but I think she might object. If I were a different man, I might feel bad, but since I enjoy riling her up, it’s a perk of the job.


Cocky Prince is a steamy, enemies-to-lovers romance with a touch of suspense and lots of humorous banter. Grab it now!


**This book can be enjoyed as a complete stand-alone novel as well as part of a series. The order for Jules's series follows below.**


Men of Lake Tahoe: (new adult, contemporary romance) 

Book 1: Off Limits (Jaeger & Cali) 

Book 2: Mountain Man (Lewis & Genevieve) 

Book 3: Rebound Roommate (Tyler & Mira)

Book 4: Hookup Master (Zach & Nessa) 

Book 5: Cocky Prince (Adam & Hayden) 


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Book 1: Tempting Levi (Levi & Emily) 

Book 2: Daring Wes (Wes & Kaylee) 

Book 3: Seducing Bran (Bran & Ireland)

Book 4: Reforming Hunt (Hunt & Abby)


*The Cade Brothers is a contemporary romance spin-off series to the Men of Lake Tahoe.*


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The first standalone in C.J. Duggan's addictive HEART OF THE CITY series - a sassy, sexy romance from the internationally bestselling author of the SUMMER and PARADISE series.

'You're breaking up with me!'
He was silent.
'In Paris.'
Eyes dropping.
'Under the Eiffel-fucking-Tower!' I screamed.

Twenty-five-year-old Claire Shorten had looked forward to spending a romantic weekend in Paris for as long as she could remember, and now it was here - three blissful days of strolling through cobbled streets arm-in-arm with her beloved, eating copious amounts of baked goods and soaking up the culture through each and every pore of her body. Well, at least, that was how she'd pictured it . . .

Even after her boyfriend dumps her rather unceremoniously in the most romantic place on earth, Claire is determined not to give up on her dream altogether - with or without a boyfriend. She finds herself a job in the kitchen of a small hotel; Michelin-starred it most certainly is not, but somehow Claire makes a place for herself amidst the dirty dishes and the foreign misfits who run the place.

When the restaurant attracts the attention of the enigmatic - if not slightly terrifying - tycoon Louis Delarue, and Claire manages to survive his high-powered business luncheon from hell, she knows that she can survive anything, surely. But all bets are off when Louis makes a game-changing decision: he's coming back for a second course . . .


PRAISE FOR C.J. DUGGAN'S HEART OF THE CITY SERIES:

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