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Rebecca Crowley | Loving the Underdog

Love in Straight Sets
Rebecca Crowley



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April 2014
On Sale: April 14, 2014
ISBN: 1426898290
EAN: 9781426898297
Kindle: B00HSXRX0C
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Also by Rebecca Crowley:
Short Fuse, August 2015
Thunder Running, April 2015
Alive Today, February 2015
Boots on the Ground, November 2014

On April 14, Carina Press is publishing six brand-new sports romances. Today Rebecca Crowley is here to tell us about her tennis novel, LOVE IN STRAIGHT SETS.

I've always been a sucker for the underdog. From cursed losing streaks to teams coming back after bankruptcy to players who are too young or too old, I just don't have it in me to cheer for the reining champion.

Regan Hunter, the tennis-playing heroine of Love in Straight Sets, has been an underdog since the first day she held a racket - which was years after most pro-bound players learn the game. Throughout her career she's been told she started too late, she has the wrong body type, and the wrong background to play tennis, and she loves nothing more than facing up to all those naysayers and telling them, "yes."

It takes a special kind of hero to see past Regan's negativity-thickened skin, and it's not easy for Regan to let him in. But that's what makes the underdog my favorite - where's the reward in winning if it was always a sure thing?

Do you love an underdog too? Or is it just too hard to resist the winning appeal of the reining champion?

Regan Hunter came to tennis late in life, but she's worked hard to become one of the world's top players. Beating the odds has made her unstoppable on the court and neurotically controlling off of it. So when her manager hires a new coach, a has-been who left the sport after a scandal, Regan wants him gone, fast.

Ben Percy, a former Grand Slam winner, is well aware of Regan's reputation for driving coaches away—usually screaming. But working with the notoriously mercurial Regan could be just the break he needs to take his career to the next level, and he's never been one to scare easily. He must stick to only one rule: hands off Regan.

Keeping his distance from Regan is more difficult than Ben ever imagined. Behind her tough, sexy exterior is a woman he wants to get to know better. And Regan feels a connection with her patient, easy-on-the-eyes coach that's hard to ignore. But with the biggest championship of all on the line, romance may be completely out of bounds...

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3 comments posted.

Re: Rebecca Crowley | Loving the Underdog

If I don't care about either team or individual in any matchup
I cheer for the underdog just because someone needs to. :-D
(Glenda Martillotti 12:08pm April 14, 2014)

"Regan Hunter, playing tennis heroine's love in Straight Ministry, has been an underdog since the first day she held a racket - that was the year after most of the professional players are bound to learn game. During her career she has said she started too late, she had the wrong body type, and the wrong platform to play tennis, and she loves nothing more than to face to all those who oppose them and say, "yes." "she really had so much success in her career, is trying everything I see dduwoc her convent.
(Ho Py 1:48am April 14, 2014)

Sounds like an interesting read. I love an underdog.
(Carol Woodruff 6:58pm April 14, 2014)

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