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First of all, I LOVE sports romances … but second of all, how can you resist a book with a teaser likes this:

Man of great willpower or an idiot? You decide. Griff Montgomery, Quarterback. @jeanjoachim @myfamhrtbookrvw

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Griff Montgomery - CoverGriff Montgomery, Quarterback

First & Ten series

by Jean C. Joachim

GENRE – Sports Romance (or football romance)

PUBLICATION DATE – 2/11/2015

LENGTH (Pages/# Words) – 238 pages

PUBLISHER – Secret Cravings Publishing

COVER ARTIST – Dawne Dominique

Blurb:

He wants to find a wife. She doesn’t want to marry again –ever. Not exactly a match made in heaven. Ten years ago, Griff Montgomery, star quarterback of the Kings and womanizer, became a stand-in father for his widowed sister’s kids. His happy family life collapsed when she and her new husband moved to California. Griff wants his own family. But where does a “player” go to find his ideal mate?

Having sworn off marriage forever, Lauren Farraday barely kept her life together after her divorce. With her career shaky and depression closing in, the last thing she needed was a courtroom battle with a sexy athlete.

Forced, by a judge, into an uneasy truce, the pair denied their growing chemistry. Wary of Griff’s reputation with women, and hiding a secret, Lauren keeps him at arm’s length. Determined, Griff marches toward his goal. Can the quarterback handle the truth or will he walk away, like he always has in the past?

AMAZON KINDLE US – http://www.amazon.com/Griff-Montgomery-Quarterback-First-Book-ebook/dp/B00T751A58/

AMAZON KINDLE CA – http://www.amazon.ca/Griff-Montgomery-Quarterback-First-Book-ebook/dp/B00T751A58/

AMAZON KINDLE UK – http://www.amazon.co.uk/Griff-Montgomery-Quarterback-First-Book-ebook/dp/B00T751A58/

BARNES & NOBLES NOOK – http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/griff-montgomery-quarterback-jean-joachim/1121169106?ean=2940149981663

GOODREADS – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24835543-griff-montgomery-quarterback?ac=1

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Excerpt:

“What else are you good at, besides grilling and throwing a football?”

“Do you want the PG version or X-rated?” He snickered, his dark eyes dancing with mischief as they skimmed over her skimpy robe, making her shiver.

She laughed.

Griff slipped his hand over her free one. “Or should I show you?” His gaze settled on her lips.

She finished chewing and sat back, checking him out again. His muscles were nicely defined, and the sprinkling of dark chest hair tempted her fingers. She ached to touch him, but resisted. He’s a womanizer. He’ll leave you. He’ll hurt you. “Don’t think so.” She removed her hand to cut another piece of meat.

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Character Bios:

GRIFF MONTGOMERY – His journey from the tiny town of Adams, Indiana to national fame as a top quarterback, playing for the Connecticut Kings, had been one of hard work and dedication to the game of football. He became a family man when he moved in with his widowed sister to help her raise her two kids.

Totally focused on his career and being a stand-in dad, Griff worked hard. He believed that allowed him to play hard, too, at least when it came to women. A natural athlete, handsome and sexy, he’d been called a man-whore with a girl in every road-trip city. But once his family left for the West Coast, his compartmentalized existence fell apart.

Putting his life back together meant committing to a woman, marriage and kids. But could a “player” become a man-whore no more? He wouldn’t put money on a new beginning happening with a woman who had sworn off marriage for good. But there she was, beautiful and hiding something. He couldn’t ignore her, no matter how hard he tried.

LAUREN FARRADAY – Reeling from a personal tragedy and a recent divorce, Lauren wanted peace above all else. Tending to her ailing father, and trying to make a living as a freelance decorator didn’t leave time or energy for men. Love had kicked her in the teeth, so she wanted no part of it. Not now. Not ever.

Forced, by the court, to let seductive Griff Montgomery into her life, she built a wall around her heart. No way was she going to trust the man with a girl in every port. Despite their chemistry, she tried to keep the quarterback at arm’s length. Fearing heartbreak, she kept her secret hidden. How could she expect him to abandon his relationship deal-breaker for a woman like her?

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Author Info:

Jean Joachim is a best-selling romance fiction author, with books hitting the Amazon Top 100 list since 2012. The Renovated Heart won Best Novel of the Year from Love Romances Café. Lovers & Liars was a RomCon finalist in 2013. And The Marriage List tied for third place as Best Contemporary Romance from the Gulf Coast RWA. She was chosen Author of the Year in 2012 by the New York City chapter of Romance Writers of America.

Married and the mother of two sons, Jean lives in New York City. Early in the morning, you’ll find her at her computer, writing, with a cup of tea, her rescued put, Homer, by her side and a secret stash of black licorice.

AMAZON AUTHOR PAGE – http://www.amazon.com/Jean-C.-Joachim/e/B001ITRQKY/

WEBSITE – www.jeanjoachimbooks.com

BLOG – http://jeanjoachim.blogspot.com

BOOK BLOG – http://joachimbooks.blogspot.com

FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jean-Joachim-Author/221092234568929

TWITTER – @jeanjoachim

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PINTEREST – http://www.pinterest.com/jeanjoachim/

GOODREADS – https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/334810.Jean_C_Joachim

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Giveaway:

$20 Gift Card (Must Leave A Comment To Be Entered For This One)

Refrigerator Magnets of the Book Cover

http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/9944253c131/

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