About Powerplay


He’s ready to quit his pro-hockey career. She’s doing everything to keep her career afloat. And neither of them have time for distractions.

Jax Emerson, legendary forward for the Chicago Flyers, is ready to throw it all away when he uncovers the truth behind his NHL contract. The last thing he needs is more media attention, or his father to get involved in his contract, or a beautiful woman apologizing once again for an accident.

Meg Bailey didn’t think her life could get any worse, until it does. Time is running out before her business is forced to close. When Jax Emerson offers a solution, she knows that by accepting his help, she might be getting in too deep. And deep is not a place her heart is prepared to go.

My review

I wasn’t quite sure what I was going to think about these hockey themed romances. But I LOVE them!

This one was a lot of fun, because the reader was already introduced to Jax, the main character in book 1, Faceoff. And the reader all ready knows a bit about Northbrook Hockey if they’ve read that one as well. You don’t have to read these in order if you don’t want to, but I would recommend it, it’ll just make more sense.

Anyway. I liked Jax. He’s a good guy. I thought the way he met Meg was clever. He walked out in front of her car. And she, feeling terrible that she hit him, bailed him out of the hospital early. Jax is the kind of guy that comes from money, but he doesn’t care at all about it. He lives in a modest home, drives a normal truck and is just a nice guy.

Meg is a young woman who is trying to make her small shop work in busy Chicago. She watches hockey, so she knows who Jax is. I loved the way she and her grandma would watch hockey together. And the way she didn’t want anyone to bail her out of trouble that she had caused herself.

I really liked the plot of this one. It kept me interested. I would say that this one has a few mild swear words. So just be aware of that.

I’m excited for more of these hockey books! I can’t wait to see who else will get their happily ever after.

I was sent an e-copy of Powerplay as a gift from the author. All opinions are my own.

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About the authors

Rebecca Connolly writes romances, both period and contemporary, because she absolutely loves a good love story. She has been creating stories since childhood, and there are home videos to prove it! She started writing them down in elementary school and has never looked back. She currently lives in the Midwest, spends every spare moment away from her day job absorbed in her writing, and is a hot cocoa addict.


Heather B. Moore is a USA Today bestselling author of more than fifty publications. Her historical novels and thrillers are written under pen name H.B. Moore. She writes women’s fiction, romance and inspirational non-fiction under Heather B. Moore. This can all be confusing, so her kids just call her Mom. Heather attended Cairo American College in Egypt, the Anglican School of Jerusalem in Israel, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University in Utah. Heather is represented by Dystel, Goderich, and Bourret.


Sophia Summers is an award winning author who just wants to relax a little and enjoy a great beach read. She lives in a quiet southern town brimming with an extra dose of hospitality and a whole lot of charm.

She writes historical romance under a different name. You can follow her on http://www.sophiasummers.com. Be SURE to join her Newsletter for freebies and fun.

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