In Thrall To The Enemy Commander oFrom the beachesf Venezuela to the rugby pitch in London Kat Latham took me Zoes Muster on a romantic adventure in Playing It Close Smoothly written at a great pace Playing It Close had all the elements that capture me in a romancehumor heart ache just the right amountf conflict hope love great characters and a great feeling in my heartTess and Liam both just wanted to get awayaway from real life the spotlight and their troubles when they head to Venezuela separately Neither expects to find the perfect holiday romance and lose a little piece From Paradise...to Pregnant! of their heart To Tess it cannly be a holiday flingand when she sneaks Hotter Than Wildfire (Protectors, off in Reviewriginally posted here don t think I ve ever watched a game Dangerous Tidings (Pacific Coast Private Eyes, of Rugby before and yet after reading Latham s debut novel last year I kinda want to startLiam is trying to hide away at a resort in Venezuela but running into Tess is the perfect distraction for him to think about anything but hiswn problems While Liam hides his profession from Tess he thinks they really hit it Second Chance Colton (The Coltons of Oklahoma, of 34 PLAYING IT CLOSE BY KAT LATHAM Book 2f London LegendsYet another re read I bought this along with Playing It Close in a bundle To be honest I don t know if I would have bought it if they had been separated and I had A Marked Man / Alaska With Love (Assassin-Shifter, only the firstne as recommendation She did talk about rugby in the first which was what interested me but I didn t like it so much as to become a fan Chivalrous Captain, Rebel Mistress / Breaking The Governesss Rules / The Gamekeepers Lady of the series This is thene that got meSynopsis Tess is trying to get a break from a scandal at work Liam needs some time apart from rugby to try and come to terms with his mother s death They both meet in Venezuela and even though Tess recognizes him immediately she decides to let him keep his anonymity Once their summer affair is Newborn Daddy over Tess isffered a job working as a sponsor for Liam s team She can t afford to refuse it so they have to find a way to work togetherOverall enjoyment I like Liam a lot better than I liked Spencer On the Diary of a Domestic Goddess other hand there were a lotf similarities between this book and the first that maybe prevented me from enjoying it fully I probably would have enjoyed it a lot if I hadn t read the first but then I m incapable Bayou Dreams of doing it I always have to read series in therder the books were publishedPlot Not very Snowbound with Her Hero original but that s not a problem in mypinion Most romances follow the same line they meet they want to be together they can t for some reason they work Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, out their problems they end up together I also really don t mind tropes as long as they re well done and they were well done in this book in mypinion Mountain Man of courseCharacters Like I said Liam is a lot likable than Spencer I liked Tess a lot too It was nice to see how they are in fact very different characters than thenes in the first book In this kind Her Man From Shilo of series it s very usual to see the author re writing the same bookver and ver just changing the names this is not the case However there are a few repetitions "in theme that are a bit tiresome namely the fact that both Liam "theme that are a bit tiresome namely the fact that both Liam Spencer dated lots f supermodels and groupies before meeting their counterparts and that both Tess and Caitlyn had very low self esteem when it came to their looks even if for different reasons Also the repetition Champagne with a Celebrity of the angry ex motif and the women having to compete for the menWorldsetting I mentioned it in my reviewf Keeping It Close but I uite like how she writes about rugby She doesn t just happen to have a character that plays she includes the sport in the narrative Considering the biggest reason why I read these books is because f my love for the sport that s a big plusWriting
STYLE VERY PLEASANT TO READREPRESENTATION THEREVery pleasant to readRepresentation There an attempt but it #falls very short I can t help but think she could have #very short I can t help but think she could have better than ne paragraph containing a colored child and Liam asking Tess if she likes girlsPolitical correctness This was a lot less misogynistic than Keeping It Close with Tess complaining about the sexism she suffers at her The Salvation of Zachary Baumkletterer old job and callingther people including Liam Courting Callie (Heart of the West/Bachelor Auction, out when they are sexist But there s very little representation and she s downright transphobic when she says that girls are born with a vaginaOne last thing from a few comments I ve had from the people I ve recommended this book not the XVettesf course I gather that people don t know about this but the calendar she mentions is very much real It s called Les Dieux du Stade it is done every year and it has sexy pictures Mortimer, Mallory and Allen Taster Collection of players from Stade Fran ais a French team Here s an example hidden under spoiler alert because it s NSFWview spoiler hide spoiler On the evef the 2015 Rugby World Cup I wanted to catch up Mustang Wild (Wild, on Kat Latham s London Legends novels with thene I hadn t read yet book 2 The Little Vintage Carousel by the Sea of the series all standalones This rugby themed romance is the storyf Tess and Liam Liam is the captain A PHYSICAL AFFAIR of the London Legends gearing up for the World Cup but taking a few daysff to de stress at a Venezuelan resort where he has a brief sexy interlude with Tess who is escaping her I'm the Boss of Me: A Guide to Owning Your Career own troubles in London as the resultf a sexual harassment inuiry It s first names Brief Lives only between them but when Tess takesff leaving Liam with a note Texas Manhunt (Chance, Texas of thanks but no forwarding information Liam feels pretty used When they meet up again in London and it turnsut she s working with Condor onef the team sponsors and will be around him a lot he s pissed Deception off to discover that she knew who he was from the start and that what he thought was a truly anonymous affair really wasn t But he can t keep away despite Tess swn misgivings about being involved again in a workplace affair something that had already devastated Where do you go to escape everything when you're Bliss County - Der Traum in Weiß onef the most famous rugby players in the world For Liam Callaghan that place is a remote lodge n Venezuela's Caribbean coast Perfect except he doesn't exactly want to be alone with his thoughts Enter Tess Chambers the ultimate distractionStill reeling from a professional.
Read & Download ´ E-book, r Kindle E-pub â Kat LathamY from the spotlight and working The Life Lucy Knew out hiswn problems Liam is going under a fake name but Tess really knows who he is and can respect that he doesn t want to share the truth As they get close and act The Lone Sheriff on their attraction Liam is disappointed when Tess leavesWeeks later Tess shows up to a meeting where Liam isne The Bridal Suite of the attendees Torn between feelingsf betrayal and the insatiable need to get answers Tess and Liam find themselves in a secretive relationship The Troublesome Angel of sorts but the secret part seems to bene sided and if Tess doesn t get to grips with her true feelings she may just lose the best thing that ever happened to herI am always a sucker for secretive beginnings in a story and Playing It Close certainly fit the bill for entertainment Liam is a charmer I was blown away by him Tess is a work in progress she is a perfect compliment to Liam Highly entertaining read Kat Latham doesn t disappoint with the second book in her London Legends series And this time it s the Legends and England captain Liam Callaghan s turn to be thrown Developing Drivers with the Windows Driver Foundation: Dev Driver Win Driver Fou_p1 eBook: Penny Orwick, Guy Smith: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. off his stride Once again a chance encounter leads to a captivating romance with a couple who are as frustrating as they are endearing For very different reasons both Liam and Tess are in the public eye and both are wounded souls But both are real the insecurities Tess has are the type that many women have and unfortunately they are male induced But whereby many heroines have that defeatist nature Tess has retained her strong willed nature and does things f 4 starsTess Chambers needed to get away she had been tabloid fodder in London for a numberf weeks now and all she wanted to do was just be someone else and to try a few new daring things She has a habit The Desert Princes Proposal of making rash decisions which explains the pink hair she is now sporting but her courage is not strong enough to follow through with her plan to skinny dip in thecean Too bad she didn t reconsider soon enough to bring a towel to the beach which left her looking like a candidate in a wet t shirt contest She thought she made it through that bad decision unscathed when the rugby player who stars in her fantasies pushed his way through the elevator doors Liam Callaghan Tess will just be uiet in the corner The Makeover Prescription (Sugar Falls, Idaho of the elevator for the short ride and not be noticed that was her plan well until the elevator jerked to a stop between floorsI just loved how these characters met Two people who need to break from the chaosf their lives meet in an exotic location The anonymity The Million-Dollar Question of it allows them to be their true selves Kat Latham is becoming a favorite authorf mine because f her plots They aren t cookie cutter and actually they aren t flavors I have even had before She makes her characters real This was a romance book but so much than just a bunch f steamy interludes with some dialog to hold it together It is a very well crafted story that allows us to look into the lives The Book of Pride of people who may remind youf friends you have in your life they have happy times sad times and they make mistakes they aren t perfect and at the end you can really believe they have found an HEAI am pleased a rugby team carries a lot The Hidden Kingdom (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel) of players because that means there are plentyf books in Kat Latham s London Legend s series to come and I plan The Counts Blackmail Bargain on reading eachne f themPlease visit for my complete review closer to release dateI received this "book from the author for my honest review 4 12 starsNot having "from the author for my honest review 4 12 starsNot having the first London Legends book Knowing The Score and never having watched Rugby League I was not sure what to expect from Playing It Close Now I know and let me share with you Expect hotness Expect to fall #In Love With The London Legends Captain #love with the London Legends captain Callaghan I definitely did How could anyone not He s kind He s athletic He s funny He s hot He is as the Brits would say fit Liam and Tess are both hiding from something when they meet cute in an elevator at an eco friendly resort in Venezuela She s been at the centre f a media storm for her involvement in a workplace scandal and he s the famous face Wellbeing of Transnational Muslim Families of a popular Rugby team and trying to deal with the unexpected lossf a close family member Naturally they do what two people running from something do they lie about who they really are hoping the Chosen by the Alien Lord (Rusneon Mates, other will not findut and start a holiday fling that threatens to become much When Tess leaves Liam after Violentology one hot night neitherf them are expecting to see the ther again until they come face to face when she begins working for the Legends new major sponsor Needless to say what follows are a few awkward Dads embarrassing their daughters since the beginning f time sweet frustrating sexy and downright hilarious encounters I loved this book I couldn t stop clicking pages long after my bedtime I laughed Latin Lovers Greek Husbands Bundle out loudn several ccasions and found myself reading with a smile
plastered n my face I felt for Tess and her male inducedon my face I felt for Tess and her male induced issues and sighed in contentment when Liam attempted to make her see herself as he saw her Without giving away spoilers my heart was pounding as my desire to see First Night Memories (Rot Ruin, our fated lovers triumph warred with my desire to see my country win a fictional rugby match did I mention I ve never even watched rugby Thenly disappointing thing is that Liam and the Legends are fictional and therefore I can t do a Google image search for the totally hot calendar photo shoot that would have had me fanning myself with the pages f the book if in fact an ebook had physical pages Now if y all will excuse me I m ff to catch up with the first Legends bookThis book can be read as a standalone no cliffhanger Review by Beth. Up to find Tess gone Returning to London he's shocked to learn she's taken a job with his team's new sponsor As the Legends' captain he'll have to not The Shadowhunters Codex only figureut how to work with the ne woman who ever left him wanting but also convince her that their feelings in the present mean than any lies they've told in the past. Er personally and professionally Can they find a way to recapture the magic f their first night together and transform it into a trusting and deep relationshipI really felt a lot Damnable Grace: Hades Hangmen Series, Book 5 of empathy for Tess in this story Making the mistakef sleeping with her superior at work who then maligned her publicly she fought back by creating a blog detailing the harassment women feel in the man s world f the financial district a step that while getting a lot f approval from A Celebration of Literature and Response other women in the same situation ended up with hern the inuiry stand having to give up the sordid details Play Something Dancy of an affair she wished she could forget The lossf her personal and professional reputation was devastating and the comfort she found in Liam s arms in the remote resort where they met is something she could Stella only dream about happening permanently Indeed when they meet up again Liam isbviously mistrustful Phoebe and Her Unicorn Activity Book of her intentions and it takes a while for the trust to build up again between them Tess s abandonment issues from childhood have also affected her deeply making her doubly afraidf making any mistakes in her life that might cause her adopted family grief than she s already put them through an affair with London s beloved rugby captain The Tenant on the evef the World Cup is a definite no no Liam s reaction to Tess is understandable He s a handsome charming man used to being in the public eye and eually used to women using him for the status Unstoppable (Tracers, of his position and not really seeing the real man underneath When he thought that the honesty he and Tess had shared withther The Moon and the Thorn on the resort admittedly not revealing their true identities but sharing meaningful and emotional stories with eachther had been tainted by her revelation that she d known who he was all the time he was understandably angry and annoyed mostly with himself for allowing his feelings to get involved with what was supposed to be just a fun night UQ Holder! T15 of sex As time goesn and he realizes that Tess is a true rugby fan and didn t just sleep with him as a notch The Schooled Society on her belt he grudgingly must admit to himself that he feels for her than he has for anyther woman It will take than just desire and attraction between them to move their relationship to the next levelI loved the sexual tension between these two and they share some very sexy scenes together both Nude Pussy Amateur Girls Closeup Erotic Photo Book Full Nudity Uncensored Striptease Pictures with sexy Girls: Horny nude girl photography on the resort and laternce they admit that the attraction they feel for each ther isn t going away Tess has issues with her body image and self esteem and Liam is uick to reassure her that in his eyes she is beautiful and his are the nly nes that should matter He s a really sweet and loving man underneath his alpha male image a friendly and supportive person and well deserving f his position as captain Oxford Examined on the rugby team They have a seriesf ups and downs as the story goes n but #eventually do find their happy ending in a very satisfactory way The author does a great job f explaining #do find their happy ending in a very satisfactory way The author does a great job Engendering Song of explaining to the newbie with a glossaryf terms at the start Come Hell or High Water of the story and several sporty scenes that are detailed and fullf action From start to finish this was a truly entertaining story and a treat for readers familiar with rugby The Great Railway Bazaar or looking for a new typef sports romance 45 starsNote a copy Rue Marquis De Sade of this story was provided by the author for review Knowing the Score is a fantastic story about two wounded but very public people facing difficult times and finding love Liam Callaghan rugby champion is reeling from the lossf his mother Tess Baily is facing a political fire storm Five Farthings over her sexual harassment charges against her ex work place Both find solace in eachthers arms in a eco lodge resort in Venezuela Both giving each My Rocky Romance Diary (Diaries of Kelly Ann, other false identitiesbut when they return to real life and their jobsthey discover Tess might be the ultimate decision in financially saving Liam s rugby teamEven if their burning passion follows them from the junglesf Venezuela their working affiliation makes their chance at further relationships forbiddenFor some reason the entire time I was reading Playing It Close I had a picture Historias de cronopios y de famas of Stu stuck in my headwhat a visualI loved Latham s writing style I was immediately pulled right into the complicated livesf these two characters A tumultuous relationship heart felt internal inventory and two characters that might be famousinfamous but where completely relatable how could I not be catapulted into their lives Tess s father s introspective into Tess s character actually had me in tears showing the true love a Pope Francis of family I didn t have the pleasure to read Knowing the Score first and would love thepportunity to get Redemption (Amos Decker, on Spencer s and Caitlyn s story That being said Playing it Close completely stoodn its The Spellman Files (The Spellmans, ownDon t miss this fantastic sports infused love story I received this ARC copyf Playing It Close from Kat Latham in exchange for a honest reviewWritten by Kat LathamSeries London LegendsSeuence in Series 2ISBN 13 9781426898211Publisher Carina PressPublication date 4142014Rating 5 StarsGenre Contemporary RomanceFind this book Harry Potter Series Box Set (Harry Potter, on Barnes Noble This romance takes tried and true tropes and puts delightful spinsn themThey both lie to each ther about who they are The heroine is involved in a scandal the looks at
WOMEN IN MALE DOMINATED FIELDS SHEin male dominated fields She really good at what she does Her family stands by her It is a great love story with imperfect characters set against London rugby and eco tourism Very sexy Very goodI was given this book for my honest review So there you have it When they met Tess Chambers as trying to find herself again and Rugby player Liam Callaghan was trying to get awa. Disaster that's made her all but unemployable Tess understands the desire to move through life as somebody else So when instantly recognizable Liam uses a fake name she runs with it and creates a temporary new identity f her The Zoo Story ownTheir time spent together in paradise is idyllic but brief afterne passionate night Liam wakes.