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Scotty

4 ratings

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Scotty Bowman est une légende. Il a remporté plus de matches et de coupes Stanley que n'importe quel autre entraîneur dans l'histoire de la Ligue nationale de hockey. Il s'est maintenu au sommet du hockey professionnel pendant près de trois décennies: vingt-neuf années sépa­­rent sa première et sa dernière coupe! Ses talents de stratège et de meneur d'hommes ont fait de lui le meilleur entraîneur de l'histoire du sport professionnel, toutes disciplines confondues.

©2019 Éditions de l'Homme (P)2020 Vues et Voix

Length: 16 hrs and 1 min
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Running for My Life

3 ratings

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Running for My Life is not a story about Africa or track and field athletics. It is about outrunning the devil and achieving the impossible: faith, diligence, and the desire to give back. It is the American dream come true and a stark reminder that saving one can help to save thousands more. Lopez Lomong chronicles his inspiring ascent from a barefoot lost boy of the Sudanese Civil War to a Nike sponsored athlete on the US Olympic Team. Though most of us fall somewhere between the catastrophic lows and dizzying highs of Lomong's incredible life, every reader will find in his story the human spark to pursue dreams that might seem unthinkable, even from circumstances that might appear hopeless.

©2012 Thomas Nelson, Inc. (P)2012 Thomas Nelson, Inc.

Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
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Start Your Engines

13 ratings

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Brought to you by Penguin. You don’t get biceps like Briggs by giving up when the going gets tough.... CrossFit superstar Sam Briggs, a.k.a. ‘The Engine’, is a true hero in the sport, with a level of endurance unparalleled in the game. This is the story of how she got to the top and battled with everything she had to stay there.  Sam’s memoir takes in the whole story, from being kicked out of ballet lessons as a child but being accepted on the boys’ sports teams, to working as a firefighter in West Yorkshire for 10 years, tackling dangerous and adrenaline-fueled situations on a daily basis and to taking up CrossFit at the comparatively ancient age of 27. Sam tells of what it took to become champion a mere three years later and after a year out with a broken patella. Despite the numerous setbacks and debilitating injuries that have plagued her in the years that followed, when most other athletes would have thrown in the towel, Sam has fought and continues to fight, to be the very best that she can be.  Start Your Engines is the story of how, with a combination of grit, training and dogged motivation, it’s never too late to achieve your dreams.

©2020 Sam Briggs (P)2020 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Victoria Riley
Author: Sam Briggs
Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
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The Score Takes Care of Itself

35 ratings

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Bill Walsh was perhaps the most influential and successful coach in NFL history, transforming the San Francisco 49ers from the worst franchise in sports to a dynasty that won five Super Bowls. He is acclaimed not only for his strategic brilliance but also for his advanced approach to leadership. His teams sustained a consistency of excellence rarely seen in sports or anywhere else. Drawn from a series of deeply revealing conversations with coauthor Steve Jamison, The Score Takes Care of Itself offers Walsh's best leadership principles illustrated by anecdotes from his entire career. Additional insights and perspective are provided by his son Craig Walsh. The book will delight football fans and guide the vast business audience eager to learn how Bill Walsh motivated individuals and crafted winning teams.

©2009 Bill Walsh, Steve Jamison and Craig Walsh (P)2009 Tantor

Narrator: Dick Hill
Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
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Jenson Button

35 ratings

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The full-length, in-depth and intimate autobiography from Jenson Button, one of Britain's greatest ever racing drivers. Jenson Button is one of the finest racing drivers of his generation. His 17 years in Formula One have seen him experience everything the sport has to offer, from nursing duff cars round the track to winning world championships and everything in between. Here, Jenson tells his full story for the first time in his own honest, intelligent and eloquent style - from growing up as part of a motor-racing-mad family under the guidance of his father, John, to arriving at Williams as a fresh-faced 20-year-old to being written off as a playboy, distracted by the luxurious trappings of his lifestyle, and his fight back to the very pinnacle of his sport. Jenson's world championship victory for the unsponsored and unfancied Brawn GP team is one of the most extraordinary against-the-odds sports stories of the century. Jenson's book lifts the lid on the gilded and often hidden world of Formula One. He reveals his relationships with some of the biggest names in the sport - Lewis Hamilton, Michael Schumacher and Fernando Alonso - as well some of the most colourful characters, such as Bernie Ecclestone, Ron Dennis, Frank Williams and serial winner Ross Brawn. Above all he puts you right inside the cockpit, in the driving seat, travelling at over 200 miles per hour, battling the fear of death, showing you what happens when it goes wrong at high speed and allowing you to experience the euphoria of crossing the line first.

©2017 Jenson Button (P)2017 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

Narrator: Jack Hawkins
Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
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Wake Up Happy

10 ratings

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Winner of the 2016 Audie Award for Business/Personal Development Audie Award, Business/Educational, 2016 America's favorite football player turned morning talk show host, Michael Strahan, reads his book of motivational advice on how to turn up the heat and go from good to great in pursuit of your personal ambition.  Michael Strahan spent his childhood on a military base in Europe, where community meant everything and life, though idyllic, was different. For one, when people referenced football, they meant soccer. So when Michael's father suggested he work toward a college scholarship by playing football in Texas, where tens of thousands of people show up for a weekend game, the odds were long. Yet he did, indeed, land a scholarship and from there a draft into the NFL, where he scaled the league's heights, broke records, and helped his team win the Super Bowl, as a result of which he was inducted into the Hall of Fame. How? By developing "Strahan's Rules" - a mix of mental discipline, positive thinking, and a sense of play. He also used the rules to forge a successful post-pro-ball career as cohost with Kelly Ripa on Live! - a position for which he was considered the long shot - and much more.  In Wake Up Happy, Michael shares personal stories about how he gets and stays motivated and how you can do the same in your quest to attain your life goals.  Here are a few of "Strahan's Rules":  1. Listen to other people, but don't take their opinions for fact. Have your own experiences. Draw your own conclusions. 2. You can't change other people, but you can change how you act around them. Usually that's more than enough. 3. Don't prejudge. Help can - and will - come from the most unexpected places. Be open to everything around you.  Inspiring and chock full of advice that will help you make significant strides toward pursuing your dream, Wake Up Happy is a book no one, young or old, male or female, will want to miss. 

©2015 Michael Strahan. All rights reserved. (P)2015 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

Narrator: Michael Strahan
Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
Available on Audible
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The Mechanic's Tale

6 ratings

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Formula One Grand Prix mechanic Steve Matchett takes the listener on a compelling journey through his life in the pit-lane, from his beginnings as a young apprentice through his time at Ferrari and BMW to his later success with Benetton. He gives eye-witness views of the great drivers, including Michael Schumacher, Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost, and Ayrton Senna. He also talks of key Benetton personalities and explains how the team was transformed into a strong, competitive organization, winning three World Championships.

©1999 Steve Matchett (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Steve Matchett
Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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Phil Gordon's Little Green Book

10 ratings

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Phil Gordon plays poker with the best players in the world. He has won, and lost, in tournaments and cash games around the globe, all the while studying the game and learning from every hand dealt. As the resident expert and cohost of Celebrity Poker Showdown, Phil has quickly become one of the most sought-after teachers of No Limit Texas Hold'em. It's a tough game. But anyone can become a winning player with the right amount of courage, patience, aggression, observation, and, perhaps most important, dedication to becoming a better player. After fifteen years of keeping notes on the things he's learned, the greats he's played with, and the celebrities he's taught, Phil Gordon has poured every single thing he knows about No Limit Texas Hold'em into this little green book. Taking a page from Harvey Penick's bestselling book of golf wisdom, Phil plays the role of both teacher and student, offering up insightful tips on how to think about poker and how to develop a singular style of play. Through philosophy, psychology, strategy, math, and the knowledge gleaned from playing poker with everyone from T. J. Cloutier and Phil Ivey to Hank Azaria and Ben Affleck, Phil breaks down the game into enlightening instructional tidbits and illustrative anecdotes that inspire the kind of persistence and motivation necessary to improve your game. A book to rank with Doyle Brunson's Super System and David Sklansky's The Theory of Poker, Phil Gordon's Little Green Book deserves a spot on the shelf of every serious student of the game.

©2005 Phil Gordon (P)2005 Simon & Schuster Inc. All rights reserved.

Narrator: Phil Gordon
Author: Phil Gordon
Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
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Life's a Gamble

9 ratings

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Mike Sexton is a legend in the poker world. In a life spanning over four decades as a poker professional, Mike has excelled both on the felt and on the business side of poker. He is a World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner, helped create PartyPoker in 2001, and was a key player in an event that changed the poker world forever - the launch of the World Poker Tour (WPT) in 2002. He has been a commentator on the WPT, along with Vince Van Patten, since its inception. In addition, Mike was recognized as poker's Top Ambassador at the Card Player Magazine Player of the Year Awards gala in 2006. That same year, he won WSOP Tournament of Champions, winning $1 million in prize money - half of which he donated to charity. He was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2009. In this book, Mike recounts his personal experiences and gives his take on some of poker's legendary characters over the past 40 years. If you enjoy poker, are fascinated by the development of the game, and enjoy compelling poker, golf, and gambling adventures, then you'll love Life's a Gamble.

©2016 D&B Publishing (P)2016 D&B Publishing

Narrator: Mike Sexton
Author: Mike Sexton
Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
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Verbal Poker Tells

7 ratings

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Verbal Poker Tells is the follow-up to Zachary Elwood's acclaimed book Reading Poker Tells. When poker players talk, they sometimes reveal information about their hands. Verbal Poker Tells describes the most common and reliable verbal patterns poker players have. More importantly, it gives you a framework for thinking about and analyzing verbal behavior at the poker table. The author analyzes many real poker hands: some from televised poker shows such as The World Series of Poker, Poker After Dark, and High Stakes Poker, some played by the author, and some submitted by other players.

©2014 Zachary Elwood (P)2014 Zachary Elwood

Narrator: Zachary Elwood
Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
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The Chariot Makers: The Definitive Text

3 ratings

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Along with three fellow motor racing enthusiasts, Steve Matchett - Formula 1 world champion mechanic; accomplished television broadcaster; and best-selling author - is trapped overnight in New York: a fogbound JFK airport. With no sign of the weather improving, talk between the stranded passengers inevitably turns to Formula 1. During the course of their cloistered night, with conversation fueled by regular trips to the departure lounge bar, our protagonists draw on Matchett's encyclopedic knowledge of grand prix engineering, his easy familiarity with F1 paddock life, to piece together the perfect dream-team Formula 1 race car. By use of his enviable signature talent, his ability to explain complex issues using straightforward, uncomplicated language, Steve Matchett shows us how the various F1 teams have arrived at their current state-of-the-art designs - lays out exactly how a championship winning grand prix car is assembled. Originally published by Orion (of London) in 2004, The Chariot Makers is Steve Matchett's third book. Along with Life in the Fast Lane, and The Mechanic's Tale, this compelling, insightful story - its warm text reading as a novel - forms the final installment of the author's entertaining, timeless, and highly acclaimed Formula 1 trilogy.

©2004, 2018 Steve Matchett (P)2018 Steve Matchett

Narrator: Steve Matchett
Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
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How to Be an F1 Driver

13 ratings

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Author of Sunday Times best seller Life to the Limit. In his 17 years as a Formula 1 driver, Jenson Button has picked up a thing or two about how to do the job properly. Sure, you need to be able to drive a car fast - and Jenson is on hand to pass on a few tricks of the trade here - but you also need to know the real rules for making it to the top.  Like, how to tell a multiple F1 champion they need to check their blind spot. What the difference is between a helmet and a hat, and indeed a 'helmet-hat'. How to practise your champagne spray ahead of the big day. Why it is never, ever, under any circumstances a good idea to buy a yacht. And how to face down your team when you've just stacked their multi-million-pound car into a wall during practice. But 'JB' (nicknames in F1 run the full range from initials to, well, just using first names) doesn't stop there. HTBAF1D (catchy) lifts the lid on the people, the places, the weird rituals, the motorhomes, the media, the cars, the perks and the disasters. Join Jenson as he reveals how not to race a stupid big truck, why driving Le Mans is like having five shots of tequila before lunch and what to do when you finally hang up your helmet-hat.

©2019 Jenson Button (P)2019 Bonnier Books UK

Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
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Dottir

48 ratings

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This is a memoir written and read by two-time CrossFit Games champion, Katrin Davidsdottir.  Dottir is two-time consecutive CrossFit Games Champion Katrin Davidsdottir's inspiring and poignant memoir. As one of only two women in history to have won the title of “Fittest Woman on Earth” twice, Davidsdottir knows all about the importance of mental and physical strength. She won the title in 2015, backing it up with a second win in 2016, after starting CrossFit in just 2011.   A gymnast as a youth, Davidsdottir wanted to try new challenges and found a love of CrossFit. But it hasn't been a smooth rise to the top. In 2014, just one year before taking home the gold, she didn't qualify for the Games. She used that loss as motivation and fuel for training harder and smarter for the 2015 Games. She pushed herself and refocused her mental game. Her hard work and perseverance paid off with her return to the Games and subsequent victories in 2015 and 2016.  In Dottir, Davidsdottir shares her journey with listeners. She details her focus on training, goal setting, nutrition, and mental toughness.

©2019 Katrin Davidsdottir; Foreword copyright Ben Bergeron (P)2019 Macmillan Audio

Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
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The Greatest Athlete - You've Never Heard Of

2 ratings

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Canada's first Olympic gold medallist couldn't walk until he was ten, and became the greatest runner of his generation. Who was the first Canadian to Win an Olympic Gold Medal? When Mark Hebscher was asked this simple trivia question, he had no idea that it would lead him on a two year odyssey, researching a man he had never heard of. Paralyzed as a child and told he would never walk again, George Washington Orton persevered, eventually becoming the greatest distance runner of his generation, a world-class hockey player, and a brilliant scholar. A sports pioneer, Orton came up with the idea of numbered football jerseys and introduced ice hockey to Philadelphia. Orton's 1900 Paris Olympic medals were credited to the United States for seven decades before the mistake was uncovered and rectified. Yet he is virtually unknown in Canada. Finally, his story is being told.

©2019 Mark Hebscher (P)2019 Heraclon Publishing Canada

Narrator: Mark Hebscher
Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
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Mike Reilly Finding My Voice

26 ratings

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Ironman is a sports phenomenon that has come to symbolize the very best of human striving, achievement, and excellence. And race announcer Mike Reilly is known throughout the endurance sports world as the "Voice of Ironman." Every year, over 300,000 people around the world compete in a series of long-distance triathlons that test the outer limits of their physical abilities and mental toughness. Some do it for glory, some to test themselves, some to honor lost loved ones or colleagues, some to bring healing to their troubled lives. Over the years, hundreds of Ironman athletes have shared their tales with Reilly. In this book, he tells some of the stories that have touched and inspired him, in the hope that they will do the same for the listener. A young woman races in a contest against cancer that threatens her life. A soldier carries a flag through the full marathon distance to keep alive the memory of fallen comrades. Two of the sport's most decorated champions do battle in the greatest head-to-head competition ever seen in any sport. Parents put their family back together after the loss of a child. Reilly has witnessed it all, and brings it to life in a series of riveting stories that will have readers re-thinking their notions of what people are capable of when pushed to their limits.

©2019 Mike Reilly LLC (P)2019 Mike Reilly LLC

Narrator: Mike Reilly
Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
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First

14 ratings

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Reigning CrossFit world champion Rich Froning is "the fittest man on Earth". He's fast, he's strong, and he's incredibly disciplined. But it takes more than physical strength to compete and win at an elite level. It takes incredible mental and spiritual toughness as well. And it is the precise balance of all three that makes Rich Froning a champion. In First, listeners follow Rich as he trains for and competes in back-to-back CrossFit world championships. Along the way Rich shares invaluable training tips, motivational techniques, and spiritual insights that, in keeping with the CrossFit philosophy, will prepare you to respond to any real-life physical, mental, or spiritual challenge.

©2013 Rich Froning (P)2015 Tantor

Narrator: Sean Pratt
Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
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Breaking Bread with Ayrton Senna

Summary

Steve Matchett's thought-provoking short story - Breaking Bread with Ayrton Senna - has proved one of the author's most popular pieces of writing - atmospheric, haunting, tender, and poignant, all in equal measure. Set in Brazil, this truly compelling tale of the author's final day as a Formula 1 race mechanic, and how he decides to spend that day - visiting the Morumbi cemetery where Ayrton Senna rests, there spending precious reflective time recalling emotional past events - was first published in his highly acclaimed collection of short stories, These Desired Things. This live performance edition sees Breaking Bread elevated in status - now awarded its own unique recording. Narrated by the author, this live performance edition is presented as a theatre-style reading of the work - the story itself divided into three distinct parts or "acts" - endowing the powerful, imagery-rich narrative with a pleasing sense of performance. This collectors' volume audiobook also includes an exclusive interview with the author - a wonderfully warm, revealing Q-&-A session in which Steve Matchett talks, with unguarded revealing insight, of his many years within the clandestine world of Formula 1 grand prix motor racing, and of his personal memories and recollections of competing alongside Ayrton Senna for grand prix glory - Matchett building race cars for his Benetton drivers; Senna working with McLaren and Williams. With this valuable additional content, Breaking Bread with Ayrton Senna is the perfect short-story audiobook for any enthusiast of Matchett's masterful writings - and of his equally masterful audio narrations. The end result is a recorded volume sure to please fans of Ayrton Senna and Formula 1 racing alike - an audiobook to cherish forever.

©2018 Steve Matchett (P)2019 Steve Matchett

Narrator: Steve Matchett
Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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My Name'5 Doddie

Summary

My Name'5 Doddie is a humbling, courageous and very funny celebration of a remarkable man. The extraordinary, life-affirming autobiography of Doddie Weir is an absolute must-listen – rugby fan or not. Rugby legend and MND campaigner Doddie Weir has always lived life to the full. On the pitch, Doddie's irresistible talent took him to the heart of every team he graced and brought him 61 caps for Scotland. He won fans all over the world with his sportsmanship, humour and boundless energy. Then, in June 2017, Doddie made the announcement that he had been diagnosed with MND. With no cure and almost no treatment of any sort available, Doddie set out to do what he could to change that, tackling the issue head on with his trademark positivity and good humour. Since then, the My Name'5 Doddie Foundation has raised and pledged millions towards research into this dreadful condition and his tireless campaigning has transcended the world of sport.

©2018 Doddie Weir (P)2020 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Andrew Cotter
Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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Nat's Nat and That's That: A Surfing Legend

2 ratings

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Surfers and surfing aficionados worldwide will be enthralled with this fascinating autobiography of Nat Young, arguably one of the world's best surfers and a pioneer of the 'shortboard' style. With short stories, anecdotes and unbelievable adventures with some of surfing's most colourful and well known characters, Nat Young recounts his life from Australia to Hawaii to the Pacific Coast of America and beyond. This audiobook is a must-listen for any surfer! Please note: new audio available as of 5 December 2018.

©2018 Nat Young (P)2018 Penguin Random House Australia

Narrator: Paul Agar
Author: Nat Young
Length: 16 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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The Stone Thrower

16 ratings

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A daughter discovers herself while uncovering her father’s legendary past in football. At the age of thirty, Jael Ealey Richardson travelled with her father ? former CFL quarterback Chuck Ealey ? for the first time to a small town in southern Ohio for his fortieth high school reunion. Knowing very little about her father’s past, Richardson was searching for the story behind her father’s move from the projects of Portsmouth, Ohio to Canada’s professional football league in the early 1970s. At the railroad tracks where her father first learned to throw with stones, Jael begins an unexpected journey into her family’s past. In this engaging father-daughter memoir, Richardson records some of her father’s never-before told stories: his relationship with his absentee father, memories of his high school and college football victories – including a winning record that remains unbroken to this day – and his up-and-down relationship with the woman he would one day marry. As Richardson begins unravelling the story of her father’s life, she begins to compare her own childhood growing up in Canada, with her father’s US civil rights era upbringing. Along the way, she also discovers the real reason – despite his athletic accomplishments – her father was never drafted into the National Football League. The Stone Thrower is a moving story about race and destiny written by a daughter looking for answers about her own black history. Using insightful interviews, archival records and her personal reflections, Richardson’s journey to learn about her father’s past leads her to her own important discoveries about herself, and what it really means to be black in Canada.

©2012 Jael Ealey Richardson (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
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Running the Table

1 rating

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From a popular senior writer for

Sports Illustrated comes this high-stakes, boys-on-the-road story about the most unlikely of phenoms: a heavyset, bipolar, and endlessly charming pool hustler named Kid Delicious.

In most sports the pinnacle is Wheaties-box notoriety. But in the world of pool, notoriety is the last thing a hustler desires. Such is the dilemma that faces one Danny Basavich, an affable, generously proportioned Jewish kid from Jersey, who flounders through high school until he discovers the one thing he excels at - the felt - and hits the road.

Running the Table spins the outrageous tale of Kid Delicious and his studly, if less talented, set-up man, Bristol Bob. Never was there a more entertaining or mismatched pair of sidekicks, as together they go underground into the flavorfully seamy world of pool to learn the art of the hustle and experience the highs and lows of life on the road. Their four-year odyssey takes them from Podunk pool halls to slick urban billiard rooms across America, as they manage one night to take down as much as $30,000 - only to lose so much the next night that they lack gas money to get home.

With every stop, the action gets hotter, the calls get closer, and Delicious' prowess with a cue stick becomes known more and more widely. Ultimately, Delicious sheds his cover once and for all and becomes professional pool's biggest sensation since Minnesota Fats.

In a book sure to appeal to fans of Bringing Down the House and Positively Fifth Street, Wertheim evokes a subculture full of nefarious but lovable characters and illuminates America's fascination with games and gambling. He also paints a lasting portrait of an insanely talented and magnetic hustler, who is literally larger than life.

©2007 L. Jon Wertheim (P)2007 Random House Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House Inc.

Narrator: L. Jon Wertheim
Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
Available on Audible
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The Diver Who Fell from the Sky

Summary

Maverick, innovator, entrepreneur, environmentalist, and sheer force of nature, Francis Toribiong would have been a unique and significant individual no matter where in the world he was born. As it turned out, he was born in the island nation of Palau in the Western Pacific at just the right time to apply his special set of skills and attributes to the task of helping his country find its place in the world. He arguably did more than anyone to build Palau’s economy and help it develop into an independent, forward-looking nation. And, improbably, he achieved all this via the sport of scuba diving. Francis Toribiong is a Pacific Islander like no other. He is the father of Palau tourism, a scuba diving pioneer, and an effective, tireless ambassador for his country and its abundant marine resources. For his whole life, he has been a devoted friend to strangers and an implacable opponent to anybody who, through malevolence or negligence, threatens Palau’s considerable natural treasures. He has also been the perfect host to generations of scuba divers from all over the world, who have visited Palau to see those treasures for themselves.  And, as well as all that, he was Palau’s first ever parachutist - known by people throughout the islands as the Palauan who fell from the sky. They were speaking both literally and figuratively. He was so completely different from all of his contemporaries in terms of his demeanor, his ambitions and his vision, that it was as if he had come from outer space. Palau had never seen anybody quite like him and there was no historical precedent for what Francis Toribiong did. He had no operations manual to consult and no examples to follow.  He wrote his own life.  Francis Toribiong was the first Palauan ever to seek and seize the international narrative. No Palauan, in any context or field, had previously thought to go out into the world and say: “This is Palau - what we have is wonderful. Come and see!” This is his astonishing story.

©2020 Simon Pridmore (P)2021 Simon Pridmore

Narrator: Colin Watts
Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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The Jump

Summary

In The Jump, one of America's great sports writers follows high school phenom Sebastian Telfair on his quest for NBA stardom - and exposes all that big-time sports in America has become, the good and the bad. Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James - all became NBA superstars without playing a day of college ball. In 2004, Coney Island's 5-foot-11 Telfair became the first small player ever to jump straight from high school to the NBA when he signed contracts with the Portland Trail Blazers and Adidas worth $25 million. Author Ian O'Connor, who followed every moment of Telfair's senior year, draws on exclusive interviews with friends, family members, coaches, recruiters, agents, and players to tell the story of the young star's road out of the crime-ridden projects and into the NBA. And O'Connor brings readers up to date on Telfair's fate in the NBA in an all new chapter.

©2005 Ian O'Connor (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Alvin Keith
Author: Ian O'Connor
Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Play Poker Like the Pros

1 rating

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Play Poker Like the Pros is the perfect introduction to the world of poker, including tournaments, home games, and online play. Hellmuth begins by explaining how to set up and play the games and then moves on to basic and advanced strategies. You'll learn exactly which hands to play, when to bluff, when to raise, and when to fold. In addition, Hellmuth provides techniques for reading other players and avoiding "going on tilt" - poker speak for staying cool under pressure. There are also special chapters for advanced players on how to beat online games and an inside look at tournament play.

©2003 Phil Hellmuth, Jr. (P)2006 HarperCollins Publishers

Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
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The Unknown Kimi Raikkonen

16 ratings

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Kimi Räikkönen is the Finnish superstar Formula One driver with a reputation for being fast on the track and silent off it - until now! In this superb and authorised portrait of Räikkönen, Kari Hotakainen gets to reveal the side of the man that few beyond his close family and friends have ever seen. Enigmatic and private, Ferrari’s former world champion driver rarely opens up to outsiders, but he granted Hotakainen exclusive access to his world and to his way of thinking. It ensures that this will be a book that will delight all fans of motorsport who have long revered the Finn. The Unknown Kimi Räikkönen takes the listener into the heart of the action at grands prix around the world and behind the scenes as race strategies are planned and opens up the private side of his life that he normally guards so carefully. With all the cult appeal of I Am Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the raw excitement of Formula One and the insight of the best biographies, this is an audiobook every sports fan will want to treasure.

©2018 Kari Hotakainen (P)2018 Simon & Schuster UK

Narrator: Luke Thompson
Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Undisputed Truth: My Autobiography

7 ratings

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Love him or loathe him, ‘Iron' Mike Tyson is an icon and one of the most fascinating sporting figures of our time.  In this no-holds-barred autobiography, Tyson lays bare his demons and tells his story: from poverty to stardom to hell and back again.  In his first autobiography, ‘Iron' Mike Tyson pulls no punches and lays bare the story of his remarkable life and career.  Co-written with Larry Sloman, author of Antony Keidis's best-selling memoir Scar Tissue, this is a visceral, and unpause-able story of a man born and raised to brutality, who reached the heights of stardom before falling to crime, substance abuse and infamy.  Full of all the controversy and complexity that you would expect from a man who delighted as much as he shocked, this is a book that will surprise people and reveal a fascinating character beneath the exterior of violence.  If you think you know all about Mike Tyson, listen to this book and think again.

©2013 Mike Tyson (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Joshua Henry
Author: Mike Tyson
Length: 20 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Running Back in Time: Discovering the Formula to Beat the Aging Process and Get Younger

1 rating

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Dream big. Set ambitious goals. Attain unusual achievements. At the age of 68, while still recovering from his second knee injury, Dr. Zeev Gilkis decided to give himself an unusual present for his 70th birthday. He dreamed of running a full marathon, and completing the seventh decade of his life seemed to him the ideal timing to do so. Perhaps this ambitious goal wouldn’t have been so unusual, had he been a very physically active person in his younger years. But Zeev is a cancer survivor who began his "career" in sports relatively late, in his mid-60s. As two years is a long time, he set a milestone for his 69th birthday: to go mid-way - running a half marathon. Along with his plans and dreams, he kept a diary where he recorded the ups and downs, practical tips, and original thoughts that crossed his mind in this long, challenging journey. Join Zeev in this adventure and discover that age doesn't matter. You too can achieve anything you truly dream of. In his first two books: Unlock Bliss, A Memoir of Getting Happier and The Secret of Life, A Memoir of Getting Younger, Dr. Zeev Gilkis shares with listeners the story of his struggle with cancer, some important and original thoughts, and insights into life and happiness, such as that “Age doesn’t matter!” among many others. In a very simple writing style, he describes some of the key processes in the brain, the role of the immune system and how to care for it, the story of how he got into sports in his 60s, and much more good stuff.

©2020 Dr. Zeev Gilkis (P)2020 eBookPro

Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
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What a Flanker

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‘I’d like to be remembered as a player who showed that you can be incredibly professional but also a lot of fun - a bit of a tit in the changing room, but the ultimate competitor on the pitch. That should have been the subtitle of this book, really....’ One of rugby’s most ferocious flankers and biggest characters, James Haskell has had an extraordinary, global experience of the game, having played for the Lions, Wasps, England and in New Zealand, France and Japan. After 17 years and with 77 international caps under his sizeable belt, he has a shitload to say about rugby life - from pitch to pub and everywhere in between. In What a Flanker, Haskell sheds fresh light on the dynamics and the day-to-day of the game. Whether he’s recalling the most brutal team socials; dispelling the myths surrounding New Zealand’s dominance; introducing his Japanese teammates to manscaping or calling out play-acting in the modern game, no subject is off limits. Side-splittingly funny and ruthlessly honest, What a Flanker delves into the touring, drinking, training, eating and sometimes unconscionable antics of the professional rugby player. It’s an unforgettable listen, even if there are some stories you’d rather forget....

©2020 James Haskell (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: James Haskell
Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
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Straight 8

2 ratings

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As Kieran Read prepares to call time on his distinguished New Zealand career at the end of the Rugby World Cup, this is the open and honest life story of one of rugby's greatest players, a legendary All Black and a two-time World Cup winner. 

Kieran Read first played for the All Blacks as a 23-year-old in 2008 and since then has amassed more than a century of Test appearances in the famous jersey. Now, after a stellar provincial, club and international career - including back-to-back World Cup victories - the New Zealand captain writes openly and honestly about his time in the game. 

Read takes to this audiobook with his trademark determination, lifting the lid on the unique pressures of succeeding as captain the most celebrated All Black of all time (Richie McCaw). He outlines the decisions that molded his career and uncovers the skills of the coaches who shaped him while offering listeners an inside account of how the world's greatest team functions and thrives.  

Read unpacks the emotional toll of injury and the ignominy of defeat, neatly illustrating the intense experience of representing a rugby-obsessed nation while delivering a masterclass in how to manage the many demands on the mind and on the body.  

Forthright and frank, Read's well-respected views on the game and its future are a must-listen for rugby fans, and his take on the myriad personalities and the peccadilloes of his teammates, coaches and opponents will be sure to surprise and delight. From the playing fields of Papakura to the summit of the sport, Read has faced every challenge head on. His life story is no exception.

©2019 Kieran Read (P)2019 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Toby Webster
Author: Kieran Read
Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
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Survival

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Vinnie Curto was born in East Boston, Massachusetts, on July 10, 1955. His father Jimmy Curto was a raving, sick, alcoholic homosexual. Vinnie’s father and his drunken friends sexually abused young Vinnie, frequently raping him and performing other deviant sexual acts on him, while his mother Loretta stood by and let it happen. When Vinnie was 14, his father forced him to pursue a boxing career. Jimmy Curto told his son that the only way he could ever be proud of him is if he won a boxing championship. He said if Vinnie failed in that, his only other alternative would be to commit suicide. To make his point, Jimmy produced a handgun and made Vinnie hold it in his hands. It is a memory that has haunted Vinnie for years. To escape his living hell at home, at the age of 16, Vinnie lied about his age and joined the Navy. Although the falsification of his age was later discovered and he was discharged, while serving, he joined the boxing team and made many contacts that would benefit his career in the future.  Vinnie’s decision to join the Navy not only altered his life, it may very well have saved it. After his stint in the military, Vinnie joined the Olympic boxing team, where he made several more valuable contacts, including the legendary trainer Angelo Dundee. The doors to his future were being opened. However, his road to a title fight would be long and paved with danger.

©2019 Vinnie Curto (P)2020 WildBlue Press

Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
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The Russian Affair

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It was the story that shocked the world: Russian athletics was revealed to be corrupt from top to bottom, with institutionalised doping used to help the nation's athletes win medals they did not truly deserve. But the full story of the couple who blew the whistle has never been told - until now. Vitaly Stepanov worked for the Russian anti-doping squad, committed to his job; Yuliya Rusanova was one of the country's most promising 800m athletes. When they met, he fell in love with her; she revealed she was taking performance-enhancing drugs. It could have been the end of their relationship, but instead they decided they would reveal the scale and the scope of the corruption in Russian athletics - the bribes, the drugs, the abuse. At enormous personal risk to their marriage and even their lives, they recorded and filmed athletes and officials involved in the scandal and then escaped to Germany to pass on their devastating evidence.  Now, with award-winning journalist David Walsh, the man who broke the Lance Armstrong story, they reveal the full truth of what went on in Russia and the corrupt system that surrounded everything they did. But The Russian Affair is so much more than an unrivalled account of the biggest sporting scandal, it is a warm and human story of a couple fighting to tell the truth and to save their family at the same time, while facing seemingly insurmountable odds.

©2020 David Walsh (P)2020 Simon & Schuster, UK

Narrator: Michael Fenner
Author: David Walsh
Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
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Stronger

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Brought to you by Penguin. To understand how to empower yourself, first of all you have to recognise and accept your vulnerability. In Stronger, Gareth shares how he has managed to deal with the adversity life has thrown at him over the years, from his school years to his most recent difficult announcement that he is living with HIV. Gareth's incredible willingness to expose his deepest emotional frailties as a man and come through even stronger as a result have made him a national hero and a role model for us all. Whether he is confronting the physical challenges of an Iron Man, or the mental resilience needed to be true to who you are, or weighing the medals and trophies he's won alongside the mistakes he's made, Gareth is unwaveringly honest. An inspirational rallying call, Stronger is a vital listen for anyone who wants to turn their fear into a strength and to not only survive, but to thrive.

©2021 Gareth Thomas (P)2021 Penguin Audio

Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
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Leading with the Heart

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In sports, business, and life, there is no better model for success than the Duke University basketball program. With eight Final Four appearances since 1986, including back-to-back national championships in '91 and '92, Duke has done it the right way: combined athletic competitiveness with academic achievement, total effort, and personal integrity...and all of that thanks to Coach Mike Krzyzewski, affectionately known as "Coach K." Now Coach K. reveals his personal principles for leadership, from dealing with adversity in life or on the basketball court, to taking responsibility for your actions and learning how to trust your heartfelt instincts in times of trouble. The result is a book that shows how you can be successful in any leadership challenges you face. An inspiring look into the life, heart, and mind of an extraordinary leader, Leading with the Heart is about bringing out the best and demanding the best, from ourselves, from those around us, and from any organization that is playing to win.

©2000 by Mike Krzyzewski, All Rights Reserved (P)2000 Time Warner AudioBooks (Packaging Elements Only), A Division of Time Warner Trade Publishing; 2000 Time Warner AudioBooks, ©

Narrator: Mike Krzyzewski
Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
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My Life and Rugby

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The Sunday Times best seller.  Brilliant, honest, combative - Eddie Jones is a gigantic yet enigmatic figure in world rugby and a true legend of the game.   In My Life and Rugby he tells his story for the first time, including the full inside story of England’s 2019 World Cup campaign. Since taking over as head coach of England in 2015, Eddie Jones has orchestrated a complete revival of the national team. He has won the Six Nations Championship back-to-back, including England’s first Grand Slam in a generation and their first-ever whitewash of Australia in their own backyard, as well as taking them on their longest-ever winning streak, matching the world record held by the All Blacks. Eddie Jones is one of the most experienced and decorated coaches in Rugby Union. His career has spanned four World Cups: from the 2003 final, working with South Africa when they won in 2007 and causing the greatest upset in the history of the game in 2015 when he masterminded the Japanese victory over South Africa. Most recently, he led England on their incredible run at the 2019 World Cup, culminating in a stunning victory against the All Blacks before falling to South Africa in the final.Learning from the extreme highs and lows of his own playing career – including the numerous successes playing for Randwick and New South Wales but also the painful disappointment of never playing for Australia – he shows what it takes to be the best in the world and how everything he has learned about the game, both on and off the pitch, has gone into plotting England’s route to the top of world rugby. Written with Donald McRae, twice winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award and three-time Sports Feature Writer of the Year, My Life and Rugby is the story of one of the most compelling and singular figures in rugby. Told with unflinching honesty, this is the ultimate rugby book for all fans of the sport. 

©2019 Eddie Jones (P)2019 Macmillan Digital Audio

Narrator: Sam Haft
Author: Eddie Jones
Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
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Quiet Leadership

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Carlo Ancelotti is one of the greatest managers of all time, with five Champions League titles to his name. Yet his approach could not be further from the aggressive theatricals favoured by many of his rivals. His understated style has earned him the fierce loyalty of players like David Beckham, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo. In Quiet Leadership, Ancelotti reveals the full riveting story of his managerial career - his methods, mentors, mistakes and triumphs - and takes us inside the dressing room to trace the characters, challenges and decisions that have shaped him. The result is both a scintillating memoir and a rare insight into the business of leadership.

©2016 Carlo Ancelotti (P)2016 Penguin Books Limited

Narrator: Richard Lumsden
Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
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Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker, Volume 2

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Tournament poker is a tough game to play but the rewards for success can be huge. Even regular online tournaments offer substantial prizes running to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Jonathan Little, a highly successful poker professional who has won over $4 million in tournament play in just four years, explains exactly how to succeed in this highly competitive field. Playing technically sound poker is crucial but this is far from the only skill necessary. Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker, Volume 1 dealt with the fundamentals of play. Volume 2 builds on this base and examines the highly complex issue of how to handle the different stages of a tournament. At times the best strategy is to play loose, create problems for your opponent and thus keep accumulating chips. At other times an ultra-tight strategy will be the most profitable. Understanding when to "change gears" is a highly developed skill that requires a great deal of study and experience. Jonathan Little has that experience. Managing life as a professional poker player throws up a number of issues in itself and Jonathan calls upon his many years as a pro to address these.

©2012 D&B Publishing (P)2015 D&B Publishing

Narrator: Jonathan Little
Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
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Always Ferrari: The Live Performance Edition

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This special "live performance edition" of Steve Matchett's highly acclaimed story, Always Ferrari - a work first published under the Italian title of Sempre Ferrari, in his book of short stories, These Desired Things - is an audio recording sure to delight. The text of the story is delivered as a live performance, with the story divided into three distinct acts, this allowing for timed pauses between the listening of the stanzas. The story itself is a deeply touching tale: Steve Matchett sitting back in a moment of calm reflection, the erstwhile grand prix mechanic, current Formula 1 author and broadcaster recalling some of his many visits to Maranello; those special dinners with friends and former colleagues who have lived and worked in this truly magical place. As with all of Steve Matchett's audiobooks, the author himself performs the work, and does so in fine style too. This theatre style recording will immerse you into the atmosphere of an imagined auditorium setting, with the listener becoming part of the audience. Complete with a post-event Q&A session, with the author fielding questions on the history of the black prancing horse, this audiobook makes the perfect gift for any enthusiast of the legendary Ferrari marque, and for all fans of Steve Matchett's insightful, compelling, beautifully atmospheric writing and narration. An audiobook to enjoy over and over again.

©2019 Steve Matchett (P)2019 Steve Matchett

Narrator: Steve Matchett
Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
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Tony Parker

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L'autobiographie du meilleur basketteur français de l'histoire formé en France, Tony Parker est le premier basketteur à avoir conquis l'Amérique, le pays du basket. Il est le premier joueur français à avoir été sacré champion NBA (quatre fois) et est également le premier joueur européen récompensé par un titre de MVP des finales. Fer de lance de l'équipe de France, il l'a menée en 2013 au titre de championne d'Europe. Il est, de par ses statistiques et son palmarès, considéré comme le meilleur basketteur français de tous les temps. Il détient l'un des plus grands palmarès du sport et compte parmi les personnalités préférées des Français depuis qu'il a accédé à une immense notoriété "people" lors de son mariage avec l'actrice américaine Eva Longoria. Divorcé depuis, il ne cachera rien dans ce livre de son existence et dévoile l'envers du décor du sport de haut niveau, depuis ses débuts à Rouen, puis à l'INSEP et au PSG, jusqu'à ses premiers pas en NBA et son statut de meilleur joueur du monde. Au-delà de ces aspects, Parker, qui vient de mettre fin à sa carrière sportive, explique comment et pourquoi il est devenu président et actionnaire majoritaire du club français de l'ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne depuis 2014. Il a décidé d'en faire le meilleur club européen et a investi dans de nombreuses sociétés françaises. Il vient par exemple d'acquérir la station de ski du Vercors Villard-de-Lans. Désormais homme d'affaire, Tony Parker entend faire de ce livre le marqueur de sa reconversion, le point d'orgue définitif de son immense carrière sportive. Lorsque vous achetez ce titre, le fichier PDF qui l'accompagne sera disponible dans votre confirmation d'achat envoyée par mail ainsi que dans votre bibliothèque, depuis votre ordinateur.

©2019 Edi8 (P)2020 Audible Studios

Narrator: Raphaël Cohen
Author: Tony Parker
Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
Available on Audible
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Herr Guardiola

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Als der katalanische Trainer Pep Guardiola seinen Posten beim FC Bayern antrat, waren die Fußballfans in ganz Deutschland elektrisiert. Guardiolas Verbindung mit dem FC Barcelona war eine beispiellose Erfolgsgeschichte. Er gewann alle bedeutenden nationalen und internationalen Titel, die ein Verein gewinnen kann. Auch der FC Bayern hatte gerade ein Erfolgsjahr hinter sich, in dem er das Triple gewann. Was können die Fans von dieser Zusammenarbeit erwarten? Was wird Pep Guardiola aus dem FC Bayern machen? Inzwischen ist klar: Pep Guardiolas Persönlichkeit passt zu Bayern München, und ihn beeindrucken die Vereinsphilosophie wie der unbedingte Erfolgswille des deutschen Rekordmeisters. Der spanische Journalist und ehemalige Spitzensportler Martí Perarnau, der Pep Guardiola persönlich kennt und einen exklusiven Zugang zu ihm und den Spielern hat, begleitet die erste Saison von "Dienstbeginn" 2013 bis zum letzten Spieltag der Saison 2013/14. Er beobachtet das Training aus nächster Nähe und spricht mit Guardiola über Vorbereitung, Spiele, Taktik, strategische Entwicklungen, über Ärger und Freude, Niederlagen und Erfolge. So entsteht das facettenreiche Doppelportrait eines besonderen Trainers und eines besonderen Vereins. "Herr Guardiola" ist ein Muss für alle Fans, die Fußball lieben und den Geheimnissen des Erfolgs auf die Spur kommen wollen.

©2014 Kunstmann Verlag (P)2014 ABOD Verlag

Narrator: Matthias Lühn
Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
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Courage to Soar

4 ratings

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In Courage to Soar, the official autobiography from four-time Olympic gold-winning and record-setting American gymnast Simone Biles, Simone shares how her faith, family, passion, and perseverance against tremendous odds made her one of the top athletes and record-breaking gymnasts in the world - and how you too can overcome challenges in your life. Simone Biles’ entrance into the world of gymnastics may have started on a field trip in her hometown of Spring, Texas, but her God-given talent, along with drive to succeed no matter the obstacle, are what brought her to the national spotlight during the Olympic Games and have catapulted her ever since - including 25 World Championship medals. But there is more to Simone than the accomplishments. In this book Simone shares: How she has relied on her faith and family to stay focused and positive The ways she’s continued competing at the highest level and having fun doing what she loves Behind-the-scenes looks at gymnastics events, including the Olympics The events, challenges, and trials that carried her from an early childhood in foster care to a coveted spot on the U.S. Olympic team and worldwide stardom Along the way, Simone shares the details of her inspiring personal story - one filled with the kinds of daily acts of courage that led her, and can lead you, to even the most unlikely of dreams. Courage to Soar: Presents a positive role model for young girls Is an ideal gift for birthdays, holidays, or to celebrate important achievements Is perfect for school assignments and reports Is an inspirational story for fans of gymnastics, and anyone looking for motivation 

©2016 Simone Biles (P)2016 Zondervan

Narrator: Imani Parks
Author: Simone Biles
Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
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Open Side

3 ratings

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Sam Warburton OBE was not only a titan of Welsh rugby but an icon of the game. Having represented his country as a player and team captain at all junior levels, he propelled himself to international attention in 2011 when named as the youngest ever captain of Wales for the Rugby World Cup.  Despite his tender age, Sam's immense displays for club and country were recognised still further in April 2013, when, at just 24, he was named the Lions' captain for the extraordinary 2013 tour to Australia. Four years later, after a year in the wilderness, Sam was named Lions captain yet again for the historic tour to New Zealand, thereby becoming the first ever Lions Captain never to lose a series in the professional era.  Intelligent, calm, thoughtful, in many ways seemingly the exact opposite of the smash and crash of modern rugby, Warburton's edge never came with his size but with his depth of thought, his reading of movement, and his understanding that, to be a uniquely successful leader, one needs to set goals that far exceed the ambitions of even the most ferocious of opponents. In leading other men, and in pitting himself against the world's best, Warburton was forced repeatedly to push himself to the very edge of his physiological and mental limits, the 21 significant operations over that period a painful testament to his sacrifice.  Open Side is therefore not simply a chronology of events or a celebration of statistics. Written in a compelling but soul searching style, this is an astoundingly personal book exploring the nature of leadership, the value of self-control, the precision of mind-set and of course the future of the game. It is also a deeply personal meditation on the sacrifice of body, the torment of injury and the pain of retirement, a decision Sam was forced to make in July 2018, at just 29 years old.  Never before has a rugby autobiography given such intimate access not only to the realities of the dressing room and the heroes and villains of the modern game but to the unique mind-set required to make someone a genuinely great leader of men. 

©2019 Sam Warburton (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Narrator: Thomas Hunt
Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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Nikola Vucevic

Summary

Learn the Inspiring Story of the Orlando Magic's All-Star center, Nikola Vucevic! In Nikola Vucevic: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketballs Most Skilled Centers, you will learn the incredible story of one of basketball's newest All-Stars, Nikola Vucevic. Since being traded to the Orlando Magic as a piece in the blockbuster Dwight Howard trade, Nikola Vucevic has made a name for himself as one of the most consistent double-double machines in the league. In the 2018-2019 NBA season, he was recognized for his steady improvement over the years with his first All-Star appearance. In the prime of his career, Vucevic has played a critical role in the rebuilding of the Orlando Magic franchise. At the time of this writing, the Magic are on the verge of returning to the playoffs for the first time since 2012. Get this unauthorized biography today to learn the inspiring story behind All-Star center, Nikola Vucevic.

©2019 Calvintir Books, LLC (P)2019 Calvintir Books, LLC

Narrator: Coz Green
Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
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The Quality of Madness

3 ratings

Summary

Marcelo Bielsa is one of football's greatest eccentrics and greatest enigmas.This is the first English biography of one of football's most contradictory characters. A definitive and comprehensive biography, from growing up in Argentina under a military dictatorship to reviving the stricken power of Leeds United. Bielsa is described by Pep Guardiola as: 'the greatest football manager in the world'. To the Tottenham manager, Mauricio Pochettino, he is 'my footballing father, the reason I became a player, the reason I became a manager.'

©2020 Tim Rich (P)2020 Quercus Editions Limited

Narrator: Andrew Loudon
Author: Tim Rich
Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
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Hell-Bent

6 ratings

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Author Benjamin Lorr wandered into a yoga studio—and fell down a rabbit hole. Hell-Bent explores a fascinating, often surreal world at the extremes of American yoga. Benjamin Lorr walked into his first yoga studio on a whim, overweight and curious, and quickly found the yoga reinventing his life. He was studying Bikram Yoga (or “hot yoga”) when a run-in with a master and competitive yoga champion led him into an obsessive subculture—a group of yogis for whom eight hours of practice a day in 110- degree heat was just the beginning. So begins a journey. Populated by athletic prodigies, wide-eyed celebrities, legitimate medical miracles, and predatory hucksters, it’s a nation-spanning trip—from the jam-packed studios of New York to the athletic performance labs of the University of Oregon to the stage at the National Yoga Asana Championship, where Lorr competes for glory. The culmination of two years of research, and featuring hundreds of interviews with yogis, scientists, doctors, and scholars, Hell-Bent is a wild exploration. A look at the science behind a controversial practice, a story of greed, narcissism, and corruption, and a mind-bending tale of personal transformation, it is a book that will not only challenge your conception of yoga, but will change the way you view the fragile, inspirational limits of the human body itself.

©2012 Benjamin Lorr (P)2014 Audible Inc.

Narrator: Ben Lorr
Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Worse Than He Says He Is

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By the age of 20, Anicka Bakes was earning her living as a model in the fashion capitals of the world - Paris, Milan, Tokyo, and New York. Beautiful, wealthy, but still innocent in the ways of the heart, she met a sensitive and talented athlete on the rise named Dennis Rodman. The two fell in love. In seven tumultuous years, their daughter Alexis was born, Anicka suffered from a tragic car accident ending her modeling career, Dennis and Anicka married, and the two engaged in many vicious private and some very public fights. Dennis Rodman, as the money and fame poured in, was revealed as immature, manipulative, dishonest, and abusive to his wife and child. Instead of living in a happy family with a loving man, Anicka went through seven years of living hell. In Worse than He Says He Is, you'll hear Anicka's story about the young man from the ghettos of Dallas who became one of the world's greatest professional athletes, master showmen, and outrageous cultural icons.

©1997 Anicka Rodman (P)2009 Phoenix

Narrator: Anicka Rodman
Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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Pride and Passion

4 ratings

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The definitive autobiography of the legendary rugby coach who has led Wales to three Grand Slams and four Six Nations titles and masterminded two hugely successful Southern Hemisphere tours at the helm of the British and Irish Lions.  Warren Gatland is one of the world's most renowned and intriguing rugby coaches of the modern era, leading Wales to four Six Nations titles, three Grand Slams and a World Cup semifinal, and masterminding two history-making tours as Head Coach of the British and Irish Lions.  As he leaves his post as Head Coach of Wales at the end of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Gatland's definitive autobiography provides a colourful and vivid chronicle of an extraordinary three decades at rugby's dynamic coal-face.    The personal journey has been rewarding and challenging in equal measure, spanning many of the sport's most passionate heartlands such as New Zealand, Ireland, England and Wales.    Gatland reflects in characteristically forthright and intelligent fashion on a lifetime spent playing and coaching the sport which has been his passion since as a young boy he first picked up an oval ball on New Zealand's North Island, dreaming of joining the ranks of the mighty All Blacks.   Along the way we encounter the greatest matches, players and rivalries the sport has to offer, get introduced to a stunning cast of unforgettable characters who grace the story with their humour and humanity and emerge with a striking appreciation of how rugby has managed to retain its appeal for millions around the globe.

©2019 Warren Gatland (P)2019 Headline Audiobooks

Narrator: Paul Haley
Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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Lebron James: The Life, Lessons & Rules for Success

1 rating

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To be an expert in your field is admirable. To be the best is rare and remarkable. If you want to be inspired by an incredible life-story of success, then this book tells the story and reveals the lessons learned by one of NBA’s greatest basketball players.  LeBron James is an American professional basketball player and is widely considered one of the best players of all time. With numerous endorsement contracts with huge global brands and experience with the US’ best basketball teams, it seems LeBron James found success easily. Yet the basketball player experienced several setbacks and challenges as he rose to the top, and his success is the product of years of hard work and pushing himself to reach his incredibly high standards. From living between homes as a child to being taken in by another family at the age of nine, LeBron’s life didn’t begin with a series of successes. However, he learned valuable lessons along the way and chose to never give up and always keep focused on his dream.  If you’re looking for the story of how LeBron got to where he is today, this book will take you along the timeline of his life from his childhood to when he finally became a professional basketball player. Take away the fame and fortune, and you will find that LeBron’s story is not one of luck but one of sheer determination, hard graft, and a track record of consistently hard work. If you’re looking for the answer to how to become successful, LeBron will show you just what it takes to get to the top. In LeBron James: The Life, Lessons & Rules for Success, you will discover: LeBron’s life journey from his struggling childhood to his rise to become one of the world’s best basketball players How his life experiences shaped the values he lives by today and how they influenced his extraordinary success The story behind his basketball career The powerful life lessons that LeBron learned throughout his life The ten rules for success that he lives by and how you can apply them to your life, too This book looks back on the first 34 years of LeBron’s life; the good times and the bad, the successes and the challenges; the adulation and the criticism - or maybe just envy - that has emerged both from within the basketball world and from wider society as well. If you want to learn more about LeBron’s remarkable life and the principles he used to ensure tremendous success, then click buy now.

©2018 Rob Farrington (P)2018 Rob Farrington

Narrator: Jeffrey Howard
Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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The Martial Apprentice: A Japanese Jujutsu Adventure

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Flown to Japan as a 16-year-old exchange student, Roy Dean entered the world of fighting through the art of Judo. Returning to the USA, he pursued even more intense study, becoming an apprentice to a Japanese jiu jitsu and aikido master in Monterey, California.  This is a recollection of transformative events, his introduction to the art of Brazilian jiu jitsu, and the lessons you can only learn by living in a dojo.

©2016 Roy Dean (P)2018 Roy Dean

Narrator: Roy Dean
Author: Roy Dean
Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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Open

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Zum Wunderkind erkoren, zum Tennis getrieben, wurde aus Andre Agassi der rebellische Superstar auf dem Centre Court, eine Pop-Ikone der Achtziger. Kaum stand er ganz oben auf der Weltrangliste, stürzte er ab - und fiel tief. Sein spektakuläres Comeback und seine Liebe zu Stefanie Graf machten ihn zu der überragenden Persönlichkeit, die er heute ist. Er fördert die Schulbildung benachteiligter Kinder und kann ihnen das geben, was sein Triumph ihn selbst gekostet hat. Das sensationelle Selbstporträt eines begnadeten Tennisspielers, der über sich selbst hinausgewachsen ist.

(c) + (p) 2009 Der Hörverlag

Author: Andre Agassi
Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
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Proud: My Autobiography

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Gareth Thomas had it all. He was a national hero, a sporting icon. He was a leader of men, captain of Wales and the British Lions. To him, rugby was an expression of cultural identity, a sacred code. It was no mere ball game. It gave him everything, except the freedom to be himself. This is the story of a man with a secret that was slowly killing him. Something that might devastate not only his own life but the lives of his wife, family, friends and teammates. The only place where he could find any refuge from the pain and guilt of the lie he was living was on the pitch, playing the sport he loved. But all his success didn’t make the strain of hiding who he really was go away. His fear that telling the truth about his sexuality would lose him everything he loved almost sent him over the edge. The deceit ended when Gareth became the world’s most prominent athlete to come out as a gay man. His gesture has strengthened strangers, and given him a fresh perspective. Gareth’s inspiring and moving story transcends the world of sport to tell a universal truth about feeling like an outsider, and facing up to who you really are.

©2014 Gareth Thomas and Michael Calvin (P)2014 Random House Audiobooks

Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
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The Wit of Cricket

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Recorded live in front of appreciative theatre audiences, here are dozens of hilarious stories about legendary Test cricketers such as Richie Benaud, Ian Botham, Geoffrey Boycott, Michael Holding and Fred Trueman, as well as some of the most famous gaffes and practical jokes carried out by the commentary team on BBC Radio's Test Match Special. Enjoy three of the best storytellers in the business as they prove that cricket is a funny game, even when rain stops play!

©1993 Brian Johnston, 1998 Dickie Bird, 2002 Henry Blofeld (P)2003 BarryMour Productions

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Soccernomics

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Why England Loses, Why Germany and Brazil Win, and Why the U.S., Japan, Australia, Turkey--and Even Iraq--Are Destined to Become the Kings of the World's Most Popular Sport Why does England lose? Why does Scotland suck? Why doesn't America play the sport internationally...and why do the Germans play with such an efficient but robotic style? Using insights and analogies from economics, statistics, psychology, and business to cast a new and entertaining light on how the game works, Soccernomics reveals the often surprisingly counterintuitive truths about soccer. No training in economics is needed to read Soccernomics. But the listener will come away from it with a better understanding not just of soccer, but of how economists think and why they know.

©2010 Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski (P)2010 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Colin Mace
Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
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Griffin 26

3 ratings

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« OK, c’est confirmé : un jour, je vais jouer pour les Expos ! » Les Jeux olympiques de 1976 à Montréal n’ont pas seulement marqué l’histoire du sport, ils ont aussi semé la graine du rêve dans le cœur d’un petit gars de Sainte-Foy. Comment le jeune Marc Griffin, élevé dans un milieu culturel et sportif effervescent, a-t-il réussi à fouler le même terrain que ses héros, Raines, Carter et Dawson ? Ce récit touchant et rassembleur dépeint une époque où notre sang était rouge ou bleu, où la musique de Beau Dommage résonnait dans les stades de baseball et où le nom Stastny est devenu québécois. Un chemin parsemé de rencontres avec des idoles ainsi que de coups du destin où on apprend à perdre, à gagner… et surtout à rêver.

©2019 Éditions de Mortagne (P)2020 Vues et Voix

Author: Marc Griffin
Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
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"Ich mag, wenn's kracht"

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Menschen motivieren, zu Höchstleistungen bringen, zu Siegern machen - kaum jemand kann das besser als Jürgen Klopp. Was ihn antreibt, ist der maximale Erfolg. Er hat den BVB wieder groß gemacht und lässt den FC Liverpool in neuem Glanz erscheinen. Diese Lust auf den Erfolg steckt Klopp im Blut. Der renommierte Sportjournalist und Fußballkenner Raphael Honigstein begleitete Jürgen Klopp auf all seinen Stationen - und hat einen exklusiven Zugang zum persönlichen Umfeld des Trainers. In seiner lebendig erzählten Biographie bringt er uns den leidenschaftlichen Macher so nah wie nie zuvor.>> Diese ungekürzte Hörbuch-Fassung genießt du digital exklusiv nur bei Audible.

©2017 Ullstein Buchverlage GmbH, Berlin. Übersetzung von Hans Freundl, Reiner Pfleiderer und Hans-Peter Remmler (P)2017 Hörbuch Hamburg HHV GmbH, Hamburg

Narrator: Achim Buch
Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
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The Smart Money

7 ratings

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In The Smart Money, Michael Konik takes listeners behind the veil of secrecy shrouding the most successful sports gambling operation in America, to its innermost sanctum. He reveals how they, and he, got rich by beating the Vegas lines and, ultimately, the multi-million-dollar offshore betting circuit. He details the perks and perils of a lifestyle in which staking inordinate sums of money on the outcome of a game, sometimes as much as $1 million on a single event, is a normal part of doing business.

©2006 Michael Konik. All rights reserved (P)2006 Simon and Schuster Inc. All rights reserved.

Narrator: Michael Konik
Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
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Franz Beckenbauer

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Der "kloane Franzl" spielt schon als Fünfjähriger Fußball mit den großen Jungs aus seiner Straße. Er schafft den einzigartigen Weg vom Bolzplatz in München-Giesing in die großen Fußball-Arenen dieser Welt. Dieses Portrait zeigt die vielseitige und erfolgreiche Karriere des Glückskindes Beckenbauer, der als Spieler und Trainer Weltmeister wurde, und skizziert dabei in einem Strich deutsche Fußball- und Nationalgeschichte.

©2006 S. Fischer (P)2006 / 2020 Audiobuch Verlag

Narrator: Johannes Steck
Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
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Loose Head

3 ratings

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Brought to you by Penguin.  The unfiltered truth about being a rugby player - from the horsey's mouth. This book is not just about how I got back on my horse and went clippity-clop all the way to the World Cup final in Japan. It's the story of how a fat kid who had to live up to the nickname Psycho grew up to play (and party) for over a decade with rugby's greatest pros.  From just about surviving the equivalent of 30 car crashes a game and crooning Adele for team spirit, to extensive field notes on the smell of the Scrum and the fine art of on-pitch relief. Then there's rugby's secret naked wrestling scene and how it was exposed. In my world, you never know how the ball will bounce....

©2020 Joe Marler (P)2020 Penguin Audio

Narrator: Joe Marler
Author: Joe Marler
Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
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A Beautiful Work in Progress

9 ratings

Summary

Runners' vocabulary is full of acronyms like DNS for "Did Not Start" and DNF for "Did Not Finish," but when Mirna Valerio stepped up to the starting line, she needed a new one: DNQ for "Did Not Quit." Valerio has tied on her running shoes all across the country, from the dusty back roads of central New Jersey to the busy Route 222 corridor in Pennsylvania to the sweltering deserts of Arizona. When you meet her on the trail, you might be surprised to see she doesn't quite fit the typical image of a long-distance runner. She's neither skinny nor white, and she's here to show just how misguided these stereotypes can be. In this prejudice-busting, body-positive memoir told with raw honesty, an adventurous spirit, and a sharp sense of humor, Valerio takes listeners along on her journey from first-time racer to ultramarathoner and proves that anyone can become a successful athlete.

©2017 Mirna Andrea Valerio (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Narrator: Mirna Valerio
Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
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Barry

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This is the remarkable story of Barry Sheene, the asthmatic, cheeky, Cockney boy who grew up to become a sporting legend. He won the British motorcycling 125cc championship aged just 20 and twice became World Champion in the 500cc class, despite two life-threatening crashes, both of which he overcame with great courage and determination. In an era when sport and its personalities rarely made it off the back pages of newspapers, Barry Sheene crossed the bridge between sport and celebrity status in a style that only George Best had achieved previously. Barry is an intimate and revealing account told by three people who knew him better than most. Steve Parrish, fellow bike racer and now BBC commentator; Nick Harris, who followed his career from the early days; and Barry's widow, Stephanie, who has collaborated fully and written a foreword. Frank and fascinating, Barry is an exclusive look into the extraordinary life of a charming and complex man who became, quite simply, a 1970s sporting icon.

©2007 Steve Parrish and Nick Harris (P)2007 Hachette Audio

Narrator: uncredited
Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
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Ich bin Zlatan

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Seine Fans versetzt er regelmäßig in Ekstase. Seine Gegner lehrt er durch seine Unberechenbarkeit am Ball das Fürchten. Lästige Fragen nach seinem exzentrischen Auftreten beantwortet er gerne mit dem Satz: "Weil ich Zlatan bin." Zlatan Ibrahimovic, geboren 1981 in Malmö, ist einer der besten, bekanntesten Stürmer weltweit - und ganz bestimmt der schillerndste. Doch kaum jemand weiß von seinem wechselvollen Weg, auf dem er vom kickenden Fahrraddieb in den Malmöer Ghettos zum bestbezahlten Fußballprofi der Welt wurde.

©2013 Piper Verlag GmbH, München (P)2013 Hörbuch Hamburg HHV GmbH, Hamburg

Narrator: Mark Bremer
Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
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Lucky Loser (German edition)

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Hinreißend schlagfertig: Eine Tennis-Reise um die Welt. Felix Hutt zählte einmal zu den besten Junioren Deutschlands, doch für die große Tenniskarriere hat es nicht gereicht. Er begann zu arbeiten, heiratete, und verlor den Sport aus den Augen. Bis zu diesem einen Morgen, als er sein Idol Roger Federer im Fernsehen kämpfen und gewinnen sieht. Mit Ende 30 packt Hutt nochmal das Fieber: Er will sich seinen Jugendtraum erfüllen und seinen Namen einmal in der Weltrangliste lesen. Und so beginnt er eine Reise zu exotischen und weniger exotischen Orten, zu Tennisturnieren in Pakistan, Kambodscha, Israel, Uganda und Bayern... Wird es ihm gelingen, den einen ATP-Punkt zu holen, der ihm einen Eintrag in der Liste der Besten beschert?

©2019 Ullstein extra (P)2019 Hörbuch Hamburg HHV GmbH, Hamburg

Author: Felix Hutt
Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
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Die sonderbare letzte Reise des Donald Crowhurst

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Herbst 1968, vor der Küste Südwestenglands: Donald Crowhurst sticht als einer von neun Teilnehmern des "Golden Globe Race" in See, um als Erster ohne Zwischenstopp die Welt zu umrunden. Trotz mangelnder Segelerfahrung scheint er am schnellsten voranzukommen, und die Öffentlichkeit feiert ihn bereits als Sieger. Doch acht Monate später wird sein verlassener Trimaran auf dem Atlantik entdeckt. Nur die Log- und Tagebücher befinden sich noch an Bord. Wer war dieser Mann, dessen Aufzeichnungen ein dunkles Geheimnis bergen? Und was ist auf See geschehen, dass er für immer verschollen blieb? Ron Hall und Nicholas Tomalin haben die letzte Fahrt des Donald Crowhurst sowie seine Vorgeschichte fesselnd rekonstruiert. Ein journalistisches Meisterstück über Genie und Wahnsinn - und einen unglaublichen Betrugsversuch.>> Diese ungekürzte Hörbuch-Fassung genießt du exklusiv nur bei Audible.

©2016 Piper Verlag GmbH (P)2017 Audible Studios

Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
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Bomb

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A hugely entertaining career autobiography from a true legend of Welsh rugby and a genuine cult figure. In rugby there are the Flash Harrys and the Glory Boys: the fly-halves who run, kick and dazzle; the scrum-halves who nip and dart; the wingers who step and glide. These are the players who get the crowd on their feet, who set stadiums abuzz. But they only get to do these things because other, less glorified figures do all of the donkey work. Adam Jones is one such figure. And for a decade he was one of the world's best. On many occasions when George North or Shane Williams was careering under the posts to score a try, and the crowd was engulfed in rapturous joy, Adam Jones would be hauling himself up from the turf, spitting blood and mud and massaging his aching neck. He hadn't scored the try, but more often than not it was his graft and strength which had made it. This is the story of Bomb: the self-effacing manual labourer from the Swansea Valley who traded laying paving slabs for running out in some of the world's most imposing sporting citadels. He rose to the pinnacle of his sport, winning virtually everything there was to be won: Grand Slams, Six Nations Championships, Lions tours, Pro12 titles. In a nation of rugby heroes, Adam Jones has become a legend. Only six Welshmen can say they've won three Grand Slams. He is one of them: not just as a bit-part player but as the beating heart of the most successful squad in Welsh rugby history. His was one of the first names on the team sheet. He was - literally and metaphorically - the cornerstone of this Welsh side. In his autobiography Jones reveals exactly what goes on in the murky depths of the front row: the tricks, the techniques, the physical and psychological warfare and the mental fortitude it takes to endure in one of the hardest positions in one of the world's toughest contact sports.

©2015 Adam Jones (P)2015 Headline Digital

Author: Adam Jones
Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
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In the Line of Fire

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Warren Gatland's In the Line of Fire is the ultimate chronicle of this summer's remarkable Lions tour to New Zealand - home of the fearsome All Blacks, the double world champions - which culminated in a historic and nerve-shredding series draw. The book is the Head Coach's wonderfully candid and vibrant record of the withering ferocity, the turbulent peaks and troughs and the triumphs and despairs of one of sport's toughest challenges. It gives rugby fans an unparalleled front-row seat with the squad and coaching team during every facet of preparing for and executing a successful tour on the opposite side of the planet, recounting intriguing details on everything from pre-tour planning and strategy to on-tour experiences, analysis and decision making. It all adds up to a thrillingly definitive exposition and post-mortem of a mind-blowing six weeks in the cauldron which forged the mighty All Blacks.

©2017 Warren Gatland (P)2017 Headline Publishing Group Ltd.

Narrator: Paul Haley
Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
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Larry H. Miller: Behind the Drive

1 rating

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Hear firsthand from multitudes of people whose lives were influenced, inspired, and even transformed by the compassion, generosity, and leadership of Larry H. Miller. Larry H. Miller played by his own rules. Owner of an NBA franchise and founder of one of the country's largest automotive retail groups, Larry was a college dropout who went on to buy or build nearly 100 businesses. While his life as a successful businessman played out in public, his health challenges, as well as his quiet acts of service, were known to very few. Behind the Drive contains 99 uplifting and untold stories from every aspect and era of Larry's life. Contributors range from NBA legends to religious officials, business moguls to political leaders, employees to childhood friends, and colleagues to competitors. These stories of an ordinary-yet-extraordinary man will inspire listeners to find and live their own greatness by following Larry's example of working hard at something he loved, applying his God-given talents in service to others, and allowing his life to be guided by something greater than himself. This book is a guide for anyone who wishes to find success in today's busy world. The stories in Behind the Drive have the power to lift and inspire the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs, as well as help everyone discover Larry's formula for success: do work you love, get better at it every day, and serve others.

©2016 Bryan Miller (P)2016 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Carry On

1 rating

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In the spirit of The Blind Side and Friday Night Lights comes a tender and profoundly moving memoir about an ESPN producer's unexpected relationship with two disabled wrestlers from inner city Cleveland and how these bonds - blossoming, ultimately, into a most unorthodox family - would transform their lives. When award-winning ESPN producer Lisa Fenn returned to her hometown for a story about two wrestlers at one of Cleveland's toughest public high schools, she had no idea that the trip would change her life. Both young men were disadvantaged students with significant physical disabilities. Dartanyon Crockett was legally blind as a result of Leber's disease; Leroy Sutton lost both his legs at 11, when he was run over by a train. Brought together by wrestling, they had developed a brother-like bond as they worked to overcome their disabilities. After forming a profound connection with Dartanyon and Leroy, Fenn realized she couldn't just walk away when filming ended; these boys had had to overcome the odds too many times. Instead Fenn dedicated herself to ensuring their success long after the reporting was finished and the story aired - and an unlikely family of three was formed. The years ahead would be fraught with complex challenges, but Fenn stayed with the boys every step of the way - teaching them essential life skills, helping them heal old wounds and traumatic pasts, and providing the first steady and consistent support system they'd ever had. This powerful memoir is one of love, hope, faith, and strength - a story about an unusual family and the courage to carry on, even in the most extraordinary circumstances.

©2016 Lisa Fenn (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Lisa Fenn
Author: Lisa Fenn
Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
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Blood Brothers

2 ratings

Summary

In 1962, boxing writers and fans considered Cassius Clay an obnoxious self-promoter, and few believed that he would become the heavyweight champion of the world. But Malcolm X, the most famous minister in the Nation of Islam - a sect many white Americans deemed a hate cult - saw the potential in Clay, not just for boxing greatness but as a means of spreading the Nation's message. The two became fast friends, keeping their interactions secret from the press for fear of jeopardizing Clay's career. Clay began living a double life - a patriotic "good Negro" in public and a radical reformer behind the scenes. Soon, however, their friendship would sour, with disastrous and far-reaching consequences. Based on previously untapped sources, from Malcolm's personal papers to FBI records, Blood Brothers is the first book to offer an in-depth portrait of this complex bond. Acclaimed historians Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith reconstruct the worlds that shaped Malcolm and Clay, from the boxing arenas and mosques to postwar New York and civil rights-era Miami.

©2016 Randy Roberts and John Matthew Smith (P)2016 Tantor

Narrator: David Drummond
Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
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Silent Gesture

1 rating

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At the 1968 Olympics, Tommie Smith came in first in the 200-meter dash. As they received their medals, he and bronze winner John Carlos each raised a black-gloved fist, creating an indelible image of courage and protest that still resonates 40 years later. In this, his autobiography, Smith fills out the story of that moment - how it came to be and where it led him - and paints a vivid picture of the long, painful backlash that came with his fame, and his fate, all of which was rapped up in his "silent gesture".

©2007 Temple University (P)2014 Redwood Audiobooks

Narrator: Derrick Hardin
Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
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Titanic Thompson

1 rating

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Capturing the spirit of a freewheeling era, this rollicking biography brings to life the gambler-hero who inspired Guys and Dolls. Born in a log cabin in the Ozarks, Alvin "Titanic" Thompson (1892-1974) traveled with his golf clubs, a .45 revolver, and a suitcase full of cash. He won and lost millions playing cards, dice, golf, pool, and dangerous games of his own invention. He killed five men and married five women, each one a teenager on her wedding day. He ruled New York's underground craps games in the 1920s and was Damon Runyon's model for slick-talking Sky Masterson. Dominating the links in the pre-PGA Tour years, Thompson may have been the greatest golfer of his time, teeing up with Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Lee Trevino, and Ray Floyd. He also traded card tricks with Houdini, conned Al Capone, lost a million to Minnesota Fats, and then teamed up with Fats and won it all back. A terrific listen for anyone who has ever laid a bet, Titanic Thompson recaptures the colorful times of a singular figure: America's original road gambler.

©2010 Kevin Cook (P)2011 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Joe Barrett
Author: Kevin Cook
Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
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Miro

Summary

Miroslav Klose war einzigartiger Torjäger und selbstloser Teamspieler. Einen wie ihn wird es im Profifußball nicht mehr geben: Mit 20 spielte er noch in der Bezirksliga und wurde dann Weltmeister und bester Torschütze in der Geschichte der Nationalmannschaft. In enger Zusammenarbeit mit Miroslav Klose erzählt Ronald Reng von einem Mann, den jeder aus dem Fernsehen kennt - über den die wenigsten aber etwas wissen: Mit acht kam er aus Polen, lernte Zimmermann und wurde Weltstar. Er spielte als Kopfballspezialist und Techniker in europäischen Topclubs. Mitreißend und berührend bringt uns "Miro" eine Zeit im Fußball nahe, die längst untergegangen ist: die Zeit des Straßenfußballers, der aus einfachsten Verhältnissen den Weg nach ganz oben geschafft hat.

©2019 Piper Verlag GmbH, München 2019 (P)2019 tacheles! / ROOF Music

Narrator: Hanno Koffler
Author: Ronald Reng
Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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Radiogol

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La voce di Riccardo Cucchi è stata il cuore di ogni domenica per circa trent'anni. Dalla sua postazione appartata, isolata in mezzo alla folla formicolante sulle tribune, ha riempito i nostri pomeriggi di emozioni narrando da testimone diretto decine di campionati, centinaia di partite, migliaia di minuti di calcio. In una notte d'estate ha gridato per quattro volte "Campioni del mondo", ed è iniziata la festa di tutti, da Berlino alle piazze di paesi e città dell'Italia intera. Attraverso il suo microfono ha accompagnato vittorie impossibili da dimenticare: la Champions League dell'Inter, lo scudetto travolgente della Roma, quello del riscatto bianconero nel 2012.  Il segreto della sua voce è un paradosso: l'equilibrio perfetto tra passione ed eleganza, entusiasmo e riservatezza. Ecco perché Riccardo Cucchi ha confessato di essere un tifoso biancoceleste soltanto al termine dell'ultima radiocronaca, quando è stato abbracciato dal pubblico di San Siro come si fa con i grandi campioni e i grandi amici. Ed ecco perché diciassette anni prima, mentre annunciava lo scudetto della sua squadra, lo ha tradito una vibrazione sottile, una palpitazione che in pochi hanno saputo percepire fra le pieghe del suo annuncio: "Sono le 18 e 4 minuti del 14 maggio 2000, la Lazio è campione d'Italia! ".  Oggi la voce che ha trasformato quegli attimi in racconto radiofonico, dando vita a una piccola epica dell'istante, abbandona il microfono e si riversa in un audiolibro, ancora entusiasmante, ancora più intimo. Un audiolibro che ci mostra come, a televisione spenta, la radio sappia trasformare lo sport in parola, ritmo, narrazione: perché la radio è il mondo, come lo immaginiamo noi.  "Radiogol" è un memoir in cui scorrono trentacinque anni di calcio perduto e ritrovato e un autentico atto d'amore per la radio e i suoi protagonisti, da Enrico Ameri a Sandro Ciotti. Attraverso le sfide a cui ha assistito in prima persona, i ricordi di un'infanzia trasognata e gli incontri con fuoriclasse come Carlo Ancelotti, i fratelli Abbagnale e Diego Armando Maradona, Riccardo Cucchi ci sintonizza su un'epoca e un calcio che sono parte di noi. Minuto per minuto. >> Questo audiobook in edizione integrale vi è offerto in esclusiva per Audible ed è disponibile solamente in formato audio digitale. 

©2018 Il Saggiatore S.r.l. (P)2018 Audible Studios

Narrator: Gigi Scribani
Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
Available on Audible
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Dueling with Kings

6 ratings

Summary

As Bringing Down the House did for card counters and Positively Fifth Street did for poker players, Daniel Barbarisi does for Daily Fantasy Sports fans in this leap down the rabbit hole of America's latest obsession. Daniel Barbarisi quits his job as the New York Yankees beat writer for The Wall Street Journal and begins a quest: to join the top 1 percent of Daily Fantasy Sports ("DFS") players, the so-called "sharks", and figure out whether DFS is on the level - while maybe cashing in along the way. DFS is fantasy sports on steroids. It's the domain of bitter rivals FanDuel and DraftKings, online juggernauts who turned a legal loophole into a billion-dollar industry by allowing sports fans to bet piles of cash constructing fantasy teams. Yet as Barbarisi quickly realized, what should have been a fun companion to casual sports viewing was instead a ferocious environment infested with sharks, a top tier of pros wielding complex algorithms, drafting hundreds of lineups, and wagering six figures daily as they bludgeon unsuspecting amateur "fish". Barbarisi embeds himself inside the world of DFS, befriending and joining its rogues' gallery as he tries to beat them at their own game. In a work equal parts adventure and rigorously reported investigation, Barbarisi wades into this chaotic industry at the very moment its existence is threatened by lawmakers sick of its Wild West atmosphere and pushy advertising. All their money made FanDuel and DraftKings seem invincible; but, as Barbarisi reports, they made plenty of dubious - perhaps even scandalous - moves as they vied for market supremacy. In Dueling with Kings, Barbarisi uncovers the tumultuous inside story of DFS, all while capturing its peculiar cast of characters, from wide-eyed newly minted millionaires to sun-starved math geeks to bros living an endless frat party of keggers and Playboy bunnies. Can he outwit them all and make it to the top?

©2017 Daniel Barbarisi. All rights reserved. (P)2017 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
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Robert Enke. Ein allzu kurzes Leben

Summary

Als Robert Enke am 10. November 2009 starb, berührte sein Schicksal Deutschland weit über die Welt des Fußballs hinaus. Denn an seinem Leben hatte die Öffentlichkeit in ganz besonderer Weise Anteil genommen: Nur wenige Monate vor seinem Selbstmord war er nach dem Tod seiner ersten Tochter zum zweiten Mal Vater geworden. Acht Monate später hätte er bei der Weltmeisterschaft in Südafrika im Tor der deutschen Nationalmannschaft stehen sollen. Wie Robert Enke gegen seine Depression kämpfte, wie er es auf seinem Lebensweg von der Arbeitslosigkeit ins Tor der Nationalmannschaft schaffte und wie er zu denen stand, die ihn beruflich und privat umgaben - davon erzählt diese Biografie. Entstanden in enger Zusammenarbeit mit Robert Enkes Witwe Teresa, zeichnet Ronald Reng darin das Bild eines Mannes, der nie vergaß, dass auch für einen großen Torwart Demut kein schlechter Wesenszug ist.

©2010 Piper Verlag GmbH (P)2010 tacheles! / ROOF Music GmbH

Narrator: Matthias Brandt
Author: Ronald Reng
Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
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Schweinsteiger

Summary

Weltmeister, Champions-League-Sieger, achtfacher Deutscher Meister, siebenmaliger Pokalsieger: Bastian Schweinsteiger ist zweifellos einer der größten deutschen Fußballer aller Zeiten - und einer der beliebtesten. Dieses Hörbuch erzählt seine Geschichte: von seiner Jugend in Oberbayern über die großen Erfolge mit dem FC Bayern und der Nationalmannschaft bis zum Wechsel in die MLS zu Chicago Fire. Bei seinen Recherchen sprach Autor Ludwig Krammer mit zahlreichen Weggefährten Schweinsteigers, darunter Louis van Gaal, Ottmar Hitzfeld und Joachim Löw. So entstand ein facettenreiches Porträt eines Fußballers, wie ihn der heutige Fußball schmerzlich vermisst.

©2020 Verlag Die Werkstatt GmbH (P)2020 Verlag Die Werkstatt GmbH

Narrator: Vincent Fallow
Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
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Kevin Durant: The Inspirational Story of a Scoring Superstar

Summary

Thrill to This Story of Adversity, Determination, and Triumph!  Are you a Kevin Durant fan? Do you want to know how he became a superstar? Would you like to emulate his humility and work ethic - and be a champion in your own life? If so, Kevin Durant: The Inspirational Story of a Scoring Superstar: Kevin Durant: The Legacy is the book for you! You’ll discover how Kevin grew up, the influences his parents and grandparents had on his character, and how he became such a fierce and versatile competitor. You’ll follow him through his high school, college, and professional basketball careers. You’ll even learn the details of his basic training regimen! Listen to this life-changing book right away!  Do you want to be a “beast” on the court like Kevin Durant? Would you like to know how he trains? With the help of trainer Dwight Daub, Kevin focuses on the strength and agility training he needs as an NBA forward. This book describes the details of Kevin’s strength training exercises, shooting drills, corrective exercises, dribbling practice, and ball handling techniques. With Kevin’s methods, you can become stronger, sharper, and more aware - both on and off the court! How has Kevin Durant changed the game of basketball? What is his legacy? As a youth, Kevin was inspired by his favorite player, Vince Carter. Today, he has inspired many young people and fans of the game. He changed history by becoming a record-breaking forward and making plays at both ends of the court. Off the court, Kevin has reached at-risk youth through his charity foundation. Mature beyond his years, Kevin has made a huge impact on his teammates, fans, and others and loves to share his favorite quote: “Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” This book includes an extensive list of Kevin’s many awards and accomplishments! Don’t wait another minute. Listen to Kevin Durant: The Inspirational Story Of A Scoring Superstar and learn his inspirational story TODAY!  You’ll be so glad you did!

©2019 Steve Peyton (P)2019 Steve Peyton

Narrator: David Hunsdale
Author: Steve Peyton
Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
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Driven: A Daughter's Odyssey

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In the mid-20th century, the Heldmans were tennis royalty. Julie was a volatile and gutsy tennis star, twice ranked number five in the world. Her mother Gladys was broadly admired for her unique magazine, World Tennis, and for engineering the women’s tennis revolution. No one guessed that Gladys’s hidden emotional abuse was the source of Julie’s powerful drive.  Driven is a highly listenable insider’s account of a pivotal time in women’s tennis history; an in-depth look at Gladys’s complex character; and the revealing story of Julie’s interior journey, both on and off the court.

©2018 Julie Heldman (P)2019 Julie Heldman

Narrator: Julie Heldman
Length: 19 hrs and 24 mins
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Stranger to the Game

2 ratings

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Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson has always been one of baseball's most uncompromising stars. Gibson's no-holds-barred autobiography recounts the story of his life, from barnstorming around the segregated South with Willie Mays' black all-stars to his astonishing later career as a three-time World Series winner and one of the game's all-time greatest players.

©1994 Bob Gibson and Lonnie Wheeler (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Fred Berman
Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
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Swimmer Stipple

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Swimming one mile takes me about an hour, and for a long time, I gaged my experience by how many laps I had swum. Once I got to 36, the mile mark, I would quit swimming.   I talked to a lifeguard who is a veteran of the Iraq war and was touched by his humility. He said if I want motivational advice not to talk with him. But he told me his routine involves swimming at whatever pace he feels like for about an hour. I began wondering if I could do that, to swim like I did when I was a child, just for swimming's sake. Just because it feels so wonderful.   I did it the last time I was in the pool, and I can't wait to do it again.

©2018 Maggie Hess (P)2018 Maggie Hess

Narrator: Lydia Brighton
Author: Maggie Hess
Length: 27 mins
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Boxing Knockout Week: "Sugar" Ray Leonard

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Ron Barr interviews Sugar Ray Leonard about his book The Big Fight: My Life In and Out of the Ring.

©2015 Sports Byline USA (P)2011 Sports Byline USA

Author: Ron Barr
Length: 10 mins
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Weltmeister ohne Talent

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Pers wunderbare Fußball-Welt: kurzweilig, anekdotenreich und voller unvergesslicher Momente. In England nennt man ihn liebevoll "Big F--king German" - aber nicht nur mit seiner Körpergröße von exakt einem Meter achtundneunzig ragt Per Mertesacker heraus: Er ist für seine überaus faire Spielweise bekannt, er hat ein feines Gespür für den Raum und ein exzellentes taktisches Verständnis, er ordnet alles dem Erfolg unter. In seiner Autobiographie blickt der Defensiv-Spezialist auf eine einmalige Karriere zurück. Er erzählt vom deutschen Sommermärchen und dem Titelgewinn in Brasilien, von der Signalwirkung seines legendären Eistonnen-Interviews, von Jogi Löws Taktiktricks und den Motivationskünsten Arsene Wengers. Und er geht immer wieder der Frage nach, welche Rolle Talent im Fußball eigentlich spielt. Ihm selbst wurde in der Jugend oft bescheinigt, zu wenig davon zu besitzen - bis ihn eines Tages Ralf Rangnick zu den Profis von Hannover 96 holte...

©2018 Ullstein Buchverlage, Berlin (P)2018 Hörbuch Hamburg HHV GmbH, Hamburg

Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
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Trust the Grind

1 rating

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Exclusive interviews with the top athletes in sports today. Trust the Grind: How World-Class Athletes Got to the Top reveals how these men and women reached the heights of their profession so that you can too. Sixteen athletes from 11 sports arenas. Each chapter tells a different story, as each superstar shares the habit that helped them accomplish their goals and reach the pinnacle of their profession.  Sports fanatic or not. Guaranteed to tap into your athletic edge, Trust the Grind is made for sports fans and nonfans alike. Fans of professional athletes get an in-depth look at their heroes’ climb to the top; those less passionate about sports have the chance to read the secrets of success from some of the most talented people in the world. Both learn pivotal life lessons, and can immediately instill these particular traits and habits into their own lifestyle.  A "success habit" point of view. Learn the secrets behind success, and what it takes to remain on top. With Trust the Grind, you will learn about the value that comes with becoming disciplined, staying driven, setting goals, identifying your “why”, staying active and eating right, making sacrifices, obsessing over your passion, and more. Rather than harping on the remarkable accolades and astonishing statistics, this story is formulated to teach individuals what it takes to be great in any desired field. It includes interviews with the following athletes: Jason Kidd Chipper Jones Terell Owens Paige VanZant Manny Pacquiao Mike Modano Jimmie Johnson Gary Player Deena Kastor Ryan Sheckler Georges St-Pierre Ryan Lochte Devin Hester Andruw Jones Luis Gonzalez Tim Hudson Fans of books like Relentless, Rising Above, The Cost of These Dreams, and The Young Champion's Mind will enjoy Trust the Grind: Motivational Messages from Ambitious Athletes.

©2020 Jeremy Bhandari (P)2020 Podium Audio

Narrator: Chris Ciulla
Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
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Managing in a Moment: Baseball Observations (1916 to 1918) Leading up to the Great War

Summary

Baseball great Christy Mathewson was the first professional athlete to put his name to articles in newspapers and magazines. This collection completes a trio of volumes (Pitching in a Pinch, Batting in a Break, Managing in a Moment) that collect Matty's articles, interviews, observations and writings into book form. It is not only baseball history but American history filled with anecdotes and thoughts on the pastime and events leading up to our involvement in the Great War. Written during the years that Mathewson managed the Cincinnati Reds (1916-18) this collection has never before been published in audiobook form and most have not been seen for over a century.

©2018 The Mathewson Foundation and Eddie Frierson (P)2018 DWAR38 Productions and Eddie Frierson

Narrator: Eddie Frierson
Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
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Wilt, Ike, and Me

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During the 1965 NBA season, Wilt Chamberlain moved into 76ers owner Ike Richman’s home and suddenly Ike’s 16-year-old son, David, got a new roommate - the most famous athlete in the world. 

Their daily life took on a normal routine - until game time, when David’s casual friend would turn into a mighty superstar, the beloved hero of 10,000 adoring basketball fans. Wilt was at his peak and soon, the Championship was within reach. However, the enchanted tale takes a tragic turn. Ike suffers a fatal heart attack at courtside, and David’s young world is shattered.

But unexpectedly, he has some profound, mystical experiences that help restore his spirit. Wilt, Ike & Me is a poignant story of epic characters, set in a bygone era. As it journeys from the everyday to the fantastic and even the metaphysical, the touching family saga is filled with triumph and tragedy. But ultimately, its true hero is the human heart, with its remarkable ability to transcend both time and death.

©2018 David Richman (P)2018 David Richman

Narrator: David Richman
Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
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Ultimate Success & Leadership Biography Box Set

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If you’re looking for a heavy dose of inspiration that will push you to seek out your own success, then this bundle of three books will give you exactly what you need to feel motivated and excited about your potential. This bundle includes the life stories of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Nelson Mandela, and LeBron James - three men who have overcome immense challenges in their life to become among the most successful people to exist.  The book Dwayne Johnson: Life, Lessons, & Rules for Success takes you on a journey through his life from the time he was homeless as a child to his heydays as a wrestler to finally becoming one of Hollywood’s hottest actors.  Nelson Mandela: Life, Lessons, & Rules for Success explores the life of South Africa’s former president and how his anti-apartheid revolution inspired millions of people around the world, even after his death.  Last but not least, LeBron James: Life, Lessons & Rules for Success shows how LeBron went from having a struggling childhood to becoming one of NBA’s greatest basketball players. If you’re looking for stories and lessons on how to become successful, these books show you exactly what it takes. They prove that there is no "secret" way to get to the top. It’s all about hard work, determination, resilience, and an unshakeable vision for your future. Success isn’t exclusive for the likes of The Rock, LeBron, and Mandela - you can be successful, too, and these books show you how. In this bundle of three incredible books, you will discover:  The biographies of some of the world’s best-known personalities and leaders: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Nelson Mandela, and LeBron James. How all three of them overcame huge hurdles to get to where they are today. The powerful life lessons they learned along the way and how they relate to their success. The 10 rules of success from each of these extraordinary men - and how you can apply each of them to your own life. If you’re ready to be inspired by the success of some of the world’s most admired and well-respected people, then click the "buy" button on this page.

©2018 Rob Farrington (P)2018, 2019 Rob Farrington

Narrator: Jeffrey Howard
Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
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The Battle

3 ratings

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Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Battle by Paul O'Connell, read by John Cormack. There has never been a rugby player quite like Paul O'Connell. His name is synonymous with passion, heart and determination. But he is also the thinking man's rugby player, a legendary student of the game. As the heartbeat of Munster, British and Irish Lions captain in 2009 and captain of the first Ireland team to retain the Six Nations championship, O'Connell became the most beloved and respected of the golden generation of Irish rugby players - and was widely regarded as one of the very best players in the world. There was nothing inevitable - or even likely - about any of this, and in an autobiography as intense and thoughtful as its author, O'Connell explores the forces and struggles that turned him into the player and leader that he became. The Battle is an audiobookfor everyone who wants to understand the roots of achievement and the inner world of an elite sportsman. It will take its place alongside the very finest sports books of recent years.

©2016 Paul O'Connell (P)2018 Penguin Books Ltd

Narrator: John Cormack
Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
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Kickflip Boys

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What makes a good father, and what makes one a failure? Does less-is-more parenting inspire independence and strength, or does it encourage defiance and trouble? Kickflip Boys is the story of a father’s struggle to understand his willful skateboarder sons, challengers of authority and convention, to accept his role as a vulnerable “skate dad”, and to confront his fears that the boys are destined for an unconventional and potentially fraught future. With searing honesty, Neal Thompson traces his sons’ progression through all the stages of skateboarding: splurging on skate shoes and boards, having run-ins with security guards, skipping classes and defying teachers, painting graffiti, drinking and smoking, and more. As the story veers from funny to treacherous and back, from skateparks to the streets, Thompson must confront his complicity and fallibility. He also reflects on his upbringing in rural New Jersey and his own adventures with skateboards, drugs, danger, and defiance.  A story of thrill-seeking teens, of hope and love, freedom and failure, Kickflip Boys reveals a sport and a community that have become a refuge for adolescent boys who don’t fit in. Ultimately, it’s the survival story of a loving modern American family, of acceptance, forgiveness, and letting go.

©2018 Neal Thompson (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Joe Knezevich
Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
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Unbreakable

1 rating

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This is a story of Jelena Dokic's survival. How she survived as a refugee twice. How she survived on the tennis court to become world number four. But, most importantly, how she survived her father, Damir Dokic, the tennis dad from hell. From war-torn Yugoslavia to Sydney to Wimbledon, she narrates her hellish ascent to becoming one of the best tennis players in the women’s game, the abuse she endured at the hands of her father and her heartbreaking fall from the top. Jelena never told anyone the full truth of what she went through until now, and her unbreakable spirit will inspire you.

©2017 Jelena Dokic (P)2018 W.F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Kellie Jones
Author: Jelena Dokic
Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
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Play of the Day

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A golfing legend and one of the best golfers that Sweden has ever produced, Per-Ulrik Johansson's career has been one of highs and lows since turned pro in 1990. From the couch in a basement of a house in a small Swedish town, to a golf scholarship in the US and a European Tour card on his first visit to Qualifying School, Johansson has defied the odds to make it to the top. Now you can listen to the story about the life of this golfing superstar with his wins on the European tour, his inclusion in the Swedish World Cup side, and his five Alfred Dunhill Cup appearances. It also includes his ultimate career high of winning the Ryder Cup as part of the European team on two occasions in 1995 and 1997. It is a story of success, but also of multiple injuries, a crisis of confidence and of dramatic twists and turns as he fought back from a dramatic loss of form and thoughts of quitting to reestablish himself as one of the best players in Sweden and Europe. Listen to his story about an amazing life and career in this illuminating audiobook, packed full of information and insights into a true professional in one of the most competitive sports in the world.

©2013, 2017 Goinspire (P)2013, 2017 Goinspire

Length: 56 mins
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Siya Kolisi

2 ratings

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Siya Kolisi kept his emotions under wraps as he walked out into the roar of the stadium. It was the 26-year-old’s first game as Springbok captain. He let out a slow, controlled breath and clasped the hand of the young fan accompanying him onto the field. As a boy, the odds were stacked against Siya Kolisi. Born into poverty in the township of Zwide near Port Elizabeth, he was raised by his grandmother as his mother was too young to cope and his father worked in Cape Town. Food was scarce, and he often went to bed hungry. But Siya had one great passion: rugby. He would spend his free time playing for the African Bombers Club until, one day, he was offered a rugby scholarship to Grey High School. Thus began one of the most remarkable success stories in rugby history, one that culminated in his appointment as the first black Springbok captain. Against All Odds traces Siya’s journey from a dusty township to the great arenas of international rugby. It is a remarkable story of grit and determination. From SA Schools matches to success with the Stormers and Western Province to the devastating lows brought on by injury, Siya just keeps on going. As Springbok captain, he carries the hopes of a rugby-mad nation. Hear about the journey, against all odds, of a great South African.

©2020 Audible, Ltd (P)2020 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Getmore Sithole
Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
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Gary Speed: Unspoken

1 rating

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Gary Speed’s tragic death on November 27th, 2011, rocked the football world. Aged just 42, he was found hanged in the garage of his home. As a long-standing legend of the game and manager of Wales, he appeared to have everything to live for.  Now, as he would have approached his 50th birthday, family and friends come together to speak honestly and emotionally about the man they knew and loved. Wife Louise opens her heart for the first time and talks in depth about her life with Gary and her own personal journey since his death. Mum Carol and dad Roger recall their beloved son. And a multitude of famous names from the game remember their friend and speak emotionally about how the tragedy has touched their own lives.  Author John Richardson was a close friend of the man he knew as ‘Speedo’ and was entrusted to write his autobiography. Gary completed two chapters of his life story before putting the project on hold because he thought he had not achieved enough in the game to merit a book. For the first time, these revealing chapters are published in the original form they were written, with insights from Richardson on the personal story that would remain so sadly untold.  This is a unique celebration of one of the football heroes of our generation. It’s a tribute to a role model, leader and much-loved husband, father and son, gone too soon.

©2018 John Richardson (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
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Power Forward

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Every path to adulthood is strewn with missteps, epiphanies, and hard-earned lessons. Only Reggie Love's, however, went through the White House by way of Duke University's Cameron Indoor Stadium. Mentored by both Coach Krzyzewski and President Obama, Love shares universal insights learned in unique circumstances, an education in how sports, politics, and life can define who you are, what you believe in, and what it takes to make a difference. Power Forward tells the story of the five years Love worked as a personal assistant to Senator Obama when he was a candidate for president and President Obama, and it is a professional coming-of-age story like no other. What the public knows was well put by Time magazine in 2008: "[Love's] official duties don't come close to capturing Reggie's close bond with Obama, who plays a role that is part boss and part big brother." What the public doesn't know are the innumerable private moments during which that bond was forged and the president mentored a malleable young man. Accountability and serving with pride and honor were learned during unsought moments, including co-coaching grade-school girls' basketball with the president; lending Obama his tie ahead of a presidential debate; managing a personal life when no hour is truly his own; being tasked with getting the candidate up in the morning on time for long days of campaigning.

©2015 Eighty-Four Productions, Inc. All rights reserved (P)2015 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

Narrator: Reggie Love
Author: Reggie Love
Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
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Muhammad Ali: A Life from Beginning to End

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Cassius Clay Jr. The Greatest. The Louisville Lip. The People’s Champion. Muhammad Ali. All are names for one of the greatest boxers of all time. Muhammad Ali lived a life that produced some of the most notable boxing matches ever. He also had battles outside of the boxing ring - battles that included fighting with the federal government for his freedom, as well as fighting against his debilitating Parkinson’s disease.  Inside, you will listen about.... Growing up in the Jim Crow South Becoming the greatest The king of trash talk Refusing to join the Vietnam War Politics and Parkinson’s Personal life and marriages  And much more! You’re about to embark on a journey of greatness. Dive into the life of one of the greatest athletes ever to grace the boxing ring, Muhammad Ali. Ali’s life wasn’t perfect - it was full of twists and turns and conflicts - inside, and outside the ring. But his life was truly meaningful, and it made Muhammad Ali worthy of the title he often used to describe himself, “The Greatest”.

©2019 Hourly History (P)2019 Hourly History

Length: 56 mins
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Seabiscuit and Secretariat

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Americans have always loved animals, and those living prior to World War II were still close enough to their pioneer roots to feel a special affection for horses. After all, it was these noble animals that had carried soldiers and pulled plows and milk wagons alike. A horse was more than just a pet; it was a partner in the fight for survival. Just as many Americans had known special, unforgettable individuals, so they had known special horses. Seabiscuit was one of these, and even the animal's name spoke to the heart of those struggling. A sea biscuit was a piece of bread baked for so long in such a low oven that it was completely dry and would never mold. It was so tough that it had to be soaked in water, sometimes even rainwater, before it could be eaten. But it was nutritious and would allow a sailor to do his duty for one more hour, helping keep him alive until he reached a safe harbor. Seabiscuit was in many ways like his cracker namesake, for he was cultivated in many small races until he was ready for the big league. He was also at his best when soaked in the affection and attention given to him by his owners, trainer, and jockeys. Most of all, his wins and even his losses came to nourish a desperate nation and inspire its citizens to keep going until they reached a safer harbor of financial stability. He was also a friend, an inspiring leader who would rank in popularity and respect along with men like Roosevelt and Churchill. It is possible, perhaps even likely, that had he been born in another place and time, his name might never have been known outside of the racing world, but as one Horatio Alger story appealing to a nation full of them, his name became a household word and helped secure him a legacy as perhaps the most famous horse in history. Unlike other previous heroes like Seabiscuit, Secretariat's fame is based not on the way in which he overcame long odds against him but in the way that he and his trainers made the very most of the advantages he had from birth. Won by his owner in a lucky draw, he was cherished even before he was born and spent the first year of his life happily trotting around the green fields of a Virginia farm. As he grew up, he enjoyed the best food, care and training money could buy, and in return he learned to run, first fast and then faster, as it slowly dawned on his growing audience that they were in the presence of greatness. His career was short lived but full of glory, as he won nearly every race he ever ran. Of course, the peak of his career came in 1973, when he capped off a Triple Crown by shattering the track record at the Belmont Stakes on the way to winning by 31 lengths, a margin of victory that was never replicated. As he marveled at the performance, CBS announcer Chic Anderson couldn't help but gush, "Secretariat is widening now! He is moving like a tremendous machine!" Everyone the least bit familiar with horse racing has seen clips of Secretariat, and by the time Secretariat retired, he had won 16 of the 21 races he ran and only placed outside of the top three once. Along the way, he ran at many race courses like Laurel, courses that most people don't remember, places where once full parking lots are now overgrown with weeds and where once glorious tracks are now being covered over with new construction. But while these courses may be nearly forgotten, Secretariat never will be.

©2016 Charles River Editors (P)2017 Charles River Editors

Narrator: Scott Clem
Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
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Babe Ruth: The Life and Legacy of Major League Baseball's Most Famous Player

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“I only have one superstition: I make sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.” (Babe Ruth) As one of America’s oldest and most beloved sports, baseball has long been touted as the national pastime, but of all the millions of people who have played it over the last few centuries, the first name that many associate with Major League Baseball is Babe Ruth, whose career spanned over 20 years on the way to becoming the sport’s biggest legend. The Bambino came onto the scene as a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, only to be infamously sold to the rival New York Yankees, where he went on to set records for most home runs (714), runs batted in (2,213), walks (2,062), slugging percentage (.690), and on-base plus slugging (1.164). The Sultan of Swat’s records would take decades to be surpassed, but he also managed to win more than 20 games as a pitcher for Boston, along with three World Series before heading to New York. Boston wouldn’t win another championship for over 80 years after Ruth’s departure, a drought famously referred to as “The Curse of the Bambino.” As if he wasn’t accomplished enough in Boston, Ruth went on to become a pop culture fixture in New York while playing 15 years for the Yankees on some of the sport’s most legendary teams. In addition to leading the Bronx Bombers to four World Series during his time there, Ruth set several single season and career records, elevating the team and MLB itself in ways that athletes could hardly dream of today. Ruth’s impact could be keenly felt in a 1922 article authored by Heywood Broun, "Cutting the Heart of the Plate,” which said of him, “No one ever requires more than one glance to identify Babe Ruth. Even a wholly ignorant person who had never heard of him would probably stop in wonder at the sight of Babe waddling by. It must be clear to all beholders that here is some great, primitive force harking back to the dim days of the race. William Jennings Bryan might well look upon the Babe and recant. To be sure, a certain ingenuity was required to fit just the proper name upon this personality. As George Herman Ruth he might have gone far but he could hardly have reached the heights. The man who made him by the gift of ‘Babe’ ought to draw a substantial royalty from Ruth's mighty income. But probably no single individual hit upon the happy thought. Undoubtably a mass movement was required. Babe Ruth has all the vigor and vitality of a piece of folk literature.” Over a century after his MLB debut, Ruth remains as well known as ever, and people continue to discuss his exploits both on and off the field. Ruth used to wink at his reputation, joking, "I learned early to drink beer, wine, and whiskey. And I think I was about five when I first chewed tobacco.” Biographer Leigh Montville described a typical scene after a game: “The outrageous life fascinated [pitcher Waite] Hoyt, the...freedom of it, the nonstop, pell-mell charge into excess. How did a man drink so much and never get drunk?.... The puzzle of Babe Ruth never was dull, no matter how many times Hoyt picked up the pieces and stared at them. After games he would follow the crowd to the Babe's suite. No matter what the town, the beer would be iced and the bottles would fill the bathtub.” Given the passage of time, people tend to debate how good Ruth would be today, including most recently a current MLB reliver, Adam Ottavino, who claimed he would strike out Ruth every time. That claim became even more controversial when Ottavino joined none other than the Yankees ahead of the 2019 season, which led to the reliever walking back some of the comments. But even as far back as 1929, Bucky Harris may have foreseen debates of this kind by pointing out, “These other home run hitters are neck and neck. When the Babe was doing his stuff, he was miles ahead of his field."

©2019 Charles River Editors (P)2019 Charles River Editors

Narrator: Bill Hare
Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
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Off Balance

5 ratings

Summary

In this searing and riveting New York Times best seller, Olympic gold medalist Dominique Moceanu reveals the dark underbelly of Olympic gymnastics, the true price of success…and the shocking secret about her past and her family that she only learned years later. At 14 years old, Dominique Moceanu was the youngest member of the 1996 US Women’s Olympic Gymnastics team, the first and only American women’s team to take gold at the Olympics. Her pixyish appearance and ferocious competitive drive quickly earned her the status of media darling. But behind the fame, the flawless floor routines, and the million-dollar smile, her life was a series of challenges and hardships. Off Balance vividly delineates each of the dominating characters who contributed to Moceanu’s rise to the top, from her stubborn father and long-suffering mother to her mercurial coach, Bela Karolyi. Here, Moceanu finally shares the haunting stories of competition, her years of hiding injuries and pain out of fear of retribution from her coaches, and how she hit rock bottom after a public battle with her parents. But medals, murder plots, drugs, and daring escapes aside (all of which figure into Moceanu’s incredible journey), the most unique aspect of her life is the family secret that Moceanu discovers, opening a new and unexpected chapter in her adult life. A mysterious letter from a stranger reveals that she has a second sister - born with a physical disability and given away at birth - who has nonetheless followed in Moceanu’s footsteps in an astonishing way. A multilayered memoir that transcends the world of sports, Off Balance will touch anyone who has ever dared to dream of a better life.

©2012 Dominique Moceanu and Paul Williams (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
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Chad le Clos

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Chad took a deep breath. He pulled on his goggles, pushed them up onto his forehead and slipped on his swimming cap. It was time for the men’s 200 meter butterfly final at the London Olympics of 2012. This was the moment he had been dreaming about for over a decade. This is the story of Chad le Clos, Olympic gold medallist and record breaker, the swimmer with the never-say-die attitude. It all started on a beach in Durban: every Sunday, Bert and Geraldine le Clos would take their family to the seaside to spend a lazy afternoon at the beach.  They soon realised that there was something special about their son: Chad, only eight years old, was a natural in the water. They couldn’t take their eyes off him as he kicked his little legs and fought off the giant waves that came crashing down.   Soon enough, Chad joined the swimming team and started breaking all the records in his age group. With his dedicated coach and supportive father, Chad spent hours honing his skills in the local swimming pool, which eventually led him to compete in the 2012 Olympics, where he broke a world record and beat his long-time rival, Michael Phelps. Unbelievable!   Despite his strict training program and learning how to live a healthy, balanced life, there was still one more important lesson Chad needed to learn: how to trust his feelings, follow his heart, and stay true to himself. With the support of his family, coach, friends and fans all over the world, he knew he had what it takes to make it all the way to the top.

©2019 Jonathan Ball Publishers (P)2019 Audible, Ltd

Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
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From Peanuts to the Pressbox

Summary

In this behind-the-scenes look at sports broadcasting, Eli Gold tells how a kid from Brooklyn, New York, went from selling peanuts at Madison Square Garden to being one of the most recognizable voices in all of radio sports broadcasting. From Peanuts to the Pressbox is an intimate walk down memory lane, reliving some of the greatest moments in University Of Alabama sports (football and basketball), NHL hockey, and NASCAR. Gold also shares stories from his early days with Yankees broadcasters Mel Allen and Red Barber and other broadcasting greats, such as Bob Costas, Tom Hammond, Verne Lundquist, Kevin Harlan, Ron Franklin, and Mike Tirico.

©2009 Eli Gold (P)2017 Eli Gold

Narrator: Eli Gold
Author: Eli Gold
Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Secretariat

Summary

It is not difficult to drive through Laurel, Maryland, and never know that it was once the site of races where thundering thoroughbreds ran at top speeds in search of victory. In fact, thousands of people do each day, on their way from Baltimore to Washington, DC, or vice versa. But there was a time, not that long ago, when champions ran at the now largely disused Laurel Race Course, when four-footed athletes raced for a prize that would go not to themselves but to their two-footed owners. They ran for the shear love of running and, hopefully, with a certain internal satisfaction at winning. One of the horses that once ran in Laurel, and other similar tracks across the country, was the legendary Secretariat. Unlike other previous heroes like Seabiscuit, Secretariat's fame is based not on the way in which he overcame long odds against him but in the way that he and his trainers made the very most of the advantages he had from birth. Won by his owner in a lucky draw, he was cherished even before he was born and spent the first year of his life happily trotting around the green fields of a Virginia farm.

©2016 Charles River Editors (P)2017 Charles River Editors

Narrator: Scott Clem
Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Adventures of John Wooten, World's Strongest Man

Summary

Adventures of John Wooten, World's Strongest Man, Master of Masters is a collection of ten short stories. I have also included my autobiography, which introduces the listener to my career and adventures. The collection begins with young John's introduction to kung fu; each story is a different adventure. In my stories, the World's Strongest Man is presented as a superhero figure who does whatever he can to help all of humankind, to prevent evil, and promote good works. I would like to share my experiences and life lessons with children, teens, and adults everywhere, to show them that they can accomplish anything with perseverance and fortitude. I hope to entertain as well as show that the possibilities are endless. As the World's Strongest Man, I am the holder of 143 strength records. See my feats of strength on YouTube, under Strongman John Wooten and the animated book trailer on YouTube.

©2015 John Wooten (P)2018 John A. Wooten

Author: John Wooten
Length: 57 mins
Available on Audible
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I Hate You

3 ratings

Summary

WSJ best-selling author Ilsa Madden-Mills returns with an all-new enemies-to-lovers second-chance romance between the football hottie and the feisty nerd girl he can’t forget.  I want you . . . even when I hate you. Blaze Townsend: I hate you. Charisma Rossi: I hate you more. She’s been expecting this ever since their latest showdown. She had good reason.  Hottest guy she’s ever seen. Former fling. Dumped her in front of all her friends. At her own party. So no, she’s not about to forgive and forget just because he sits next to her in class. He thinks all he has to do is turn on those baby blues, and she’ll melt right back into his arms. Please. She’d be crazy to let this cocky player affect her again. (Tell that to her body.)  Charisma Rossi. Brainy girl with a dash of bad. The one who got under his skin. The one he cut loose. Blaze knows she’s the riskiest prospect at Waylon University, but none of the interchangeable girls he hooks up with have ever made him feel the way she did. There’s absolutely no way he can have the girl and the game.  So why can’t he stop trying to win her back?  Can this wide receiver score the girl or will he make the biggest fumble of his life?  *Steamy and flirty with all the emotional feels, I Hate You is a new adult stand-alone romance.

©2019 Ilsa Madden-Mills (P)2019 Ilsa Madden-Mills

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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Wylde

3 ratings

Summary

There’s a reason they call me Wylde, and it’s not just because it’s my last name. I might be one of the newest players on the Arizona Vengeance team, but I’m no stranger to the celebrity that goes along with being a professional hockey player. Whether it’s a fan seeking an autograph or a puck bunny looking for more, I’ve grown used to the attention. I not only thrive on it; I use it to my advantage. Let’s just say my bed is rarely empty. When a quirky redhead at the local bookstore stops me dead in my tracks, I decide to pop in and turn on the trusty Wylde magic. As smart and strong-willed as she is beautiful, Clarke Webber isn’t swayed by my witty banter or charming good looks. And when she realizes who I am and the fame that comes along with it, she likes me even less. Thankfully, I’m always up for a challenge. The more I get to know about her, the more I know my playboy days are behind me. If I’m going to capture Clarke’s heart, it’s time to be a lot less Wylde and a lot more Aaron.

©2020 Sawyer Bennett (P)2020 Sawyer Bennett

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Wild for You

6 ratings

Summary

He’s growly. Grumpy. Stubborn. And now, my new roommate. Walking away from my disastrous last relationship was an easy decision, but moving in with a friend-of-a-friend hockey star who’s rarely home? Not quite as simple, because Grant makes me feel all kinds of things I’m not prepared for.  Protected. Desired. Unsteady.  *** She’s beautiful. Smart. Tempting. And a little fragile.  I’ve never been anyone’s knight in shining armor, but when Ana needed a place to stay, it was easy to offer her a room with me. Not so simple, though, is keeping my hands - or my mouth - to myself. And the night she crawls into my bed and shares her body with me? Heaven. But she’s not looking for a relationship, and to my surprise, I find myself pissed off by that idea. They say my heart is broken, that I’ll never settle down. I used to think that was true. Now, though? Hell, your guess is as good as mine. First, she took my bed. Then she took my heart. Then she took my everything.  ***  Your favorite hot jocks are back with an all new stand-alone novel. If you like sexy, confident men who know how to handle a stick (on and off the ice), and smart women who are strong enough to keep all those big egos in check, this series is for you!  Each book can be listened to as a complete stand-alone.

©2020 Kendall Ryan (P)2020 Kendall Ryan

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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Not My Match

3 ratings

Summary

Wall Street Journal bestselling author Ilsa Madden-Mills delivers a smart and sexy romance about a professional football hottie and the girl he’s sworn to never touch. Homeless and heartbreakingly innocent, Giselle Riley walks into my penthouse and chaos follows. I shouldn’t have invited the girl genius to live with me, but it’s clear she needs my help - not only for a place to lay her pretty blonde head but in finding real love, which she’s not going to get with the crazy men she picks up online. Too bad she’s a twenty-four-year-old virgin and I’m a bad boy wide receiver. She’s off limits for a hardcore player like me - and we’re just friends. Instead, I’m her matchmaking service, no matter how jealous it makes me when I tag along on her dates. I can keep my self-control. Right? No way will I give in to everything inside me that dreams of a girl like her in my world. I may be the best wide receiver in the country, but how could I hold on to a girl like her?

©2021 Ilsa Madden-Mills (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Hard to Score

1 rating

Summary

New York Times best-selling author K. Bromberg is back with a new Kincade sister and a swoon-worthy football player in an all new stand-alone romance that will make you believe in first crushes and true love. I’ve signed numerous players to my family’s agency - I assumed winning over my next client would be just as easy.  The last thing I expected was to run into the boy who took my first kiss and broke my heart: only now Drew Bowman is all grown up.  Sexy. Scandal-tainted. Second-string. The crush I never got over. I tell myself work is the reason I can’t get him out of my head. I tell him his talent far outweighs his position, and I know I can help. I lie and lie, because admitting that I want a second chance at my first love is impossible.  Some lines cannot be crossed, and ours was drawn in the sand years ago. ***  I’m supposed to hate her.  I’ve been told so time and again for 10 years - her father ruined our family, smeared my name before my career even began.  But that’s not what I’m feeling now. Brexton Kincade just strode out of my memories and onto my field.  Driven. Determined. Grown up. The Capulet to my Montague. Being with her would be an unforgivable sin against my father, but I can’t resist the pull between us. Even if it means hiding what we have. Even if it means confronting the secrets I’ve always feared were lies.

©2021 JKB Publishing, LLC (P)2021 JKB Publishing, LLC

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Vicious

47 ratings

Summary

Emilia They say love and hate are the same feelings experienced under different circumstances, and it's true. The man who comes to me in my dreams also haunts me in my nightmares. He is a brilliant lawyer. A skilled criminal. A beautiful liar. A bully and a savior, a monster and a lover. Ten years ago, he made me run away from the small town where we lived. Now, he came for me in New York, and he isn't leaving until he takes me with him. Vicious She is a starving artist. Pretty and evasive like cherry blossom. Ten years ago, she barged into my life unannounced and turned everything upside down. She paid the price. Emilia LeBlanc is completely off-limits, my best friend's ex-girlfriend. The woman who knows my darkest secret, and the daughter of the cheap help we hired to take care of our estate. That should deter me from chasing her, but it doesn't. So she hates me. Big deal. She better get used to me.

©2016 L.J. Shen (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Power Plays & Straight A's

4 ratings

Summary

Foster: "Look out for Zach, and don't hit on him." My brother's request sounds easy enough. Keep an eye out for his best friend on campus and keep my hands to myself. Easy. Even if Zach is a quintessential nerd, who I've always thought was cute, I don't have the time to think with my...stick. There's only one stick I should be focused on this year, and that's my hockey stick. My goal once I graduate is to get an NHL contract. The last thing I need is a distraction. On or off the ice. Only, keeping to the rules is harder than I thought it would be. Zach: People confuse me. And no one more than Foster Grant. I've barely spoken two words to him in the whole time I've known him, but the second I step foot on campus, he's impossible to shake. I can never anticipate his next move. And whenever we're together, my next move is a total mystery as well. I want to give in to him, but that might mean coming clean about something I've never been bothered about before. I'm still carrying my V-card. And I think it's time to turn it in. Contains mature themes.

©2020 Eden Finley and Saxon James (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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Face Offs & Cheap Shots

2 ratings

Summary

Jacobs: For the last three years, I've lived and breathed hockey with one goal: team captain. There's only one thing standing in my way. TJ Beckett. Beck is irresponsible and immature, and I've hated him since the moment we met freshman year. Yet the coaches see something in him I obviously can't, and they refuse to choose between us. The captain spot is going to a team vote. And the team thinks that what we need are a bunch of challenges to prove our worth. Challenges that have nothing to do with hockey. Challenges that are throwing me and Beck together. And he's still as infuriating as ever. Beck: I have no idea why Christopher Jacobs hates me, and I can't say I care. I like pushing his buttons, but the guy needs to loosen up. I'm going to win these stupid challenges easily and spend my senior year as hockey king on this campus. Tormenting Jacobs at the same time will just be a bonus. Even if I'm getting confusing feelings toward him, I won't let it hold me back. When it comes to competing, I'm all in, and nothing will get between me and the W. Contains mature themes.

©2020 Eden Finley and Saxon James (P)2021 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Real Fake Love

16 ratings

Summary

If people have polar opposites, Luca Rossi is mine. His butt is in the baseball hall of fame. Mine's comfortably seated in the hall of lame. When he's not snagging fly balls out in center field, he's modeling in shampoo commercials. I once jammed my own finger while stirring cookie dough, and sometimes I forget shampoo is a thing. He's a total cynic when it comes to love. I make a living writing love stories. But after my latest broken engagement (no, I don't want to talk about how many times that's happened), it's clear he's exactly the man I need. If anyone can teach me to be the opposite of me, it's him. The first thing I want him to teach me? How to not fall in love. And as luck would have it, he's in desperate need of a fake girlfriend to get a meddling grandmother off his back. We couldn't be more perfect together, because the last thing Luca Rossi will ever be is the next man to leave me at the altar. Or will he? Real Fake Love is a line drive straight to the heart featuring a grumpy athlete, a jilted bride, a fake relationship, and the world's laziest cat. It stands alone and comes complete with sibling rivalry, the world's most awkward shower scene, and a sweetly satisfying happily ever after.

©2020 Pippa Gratn (P)2020 Pippa Grant

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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A Lie for a Lie

78 ratings

Summary

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Pucked series comes a romantic comedy about instant attraction, second chances, and not-so-little white lies. Sometimes I need an escape from the demands, the puck bunnies, and the notoriety that come with being an NHL team captain. I just want to be a normal guy for a few weeks. So when I leave Chicago for some peace and quiet, the last thing I expect is for a gorgeous woman to literally fall into my lap on a flight to Alaska. Even better, she has absolutely no idea who I am. Lainey is the perfect escape from my life. My plan for seclusion becomes a monthlong sex fest punctuated with domestic bliss. But it ends just as abruptly as it began. When I’m called away on a family emergency, I realize too late that I have no way to contact Lainey. A year later, a chance encounter throws Lainey and me together again. But I still have a lie hanging over my head, and Lainey’s keeping secrets of her own. With more than lust at stake, the truth may be our game changer.

©2019 Helena Hunting/Ink & Cupcakes Inc. (P)2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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The Third Best Thing

2 ratings

Summary

Dear Letter Girl, I need to see you. When can we meet? Her response never came. My secret pen pal with a dirty mind has ghosted me. I've roped Jules, my sweet as pie next door neighbor, to help me track her down. There's only one problem - I'm falling for her. The tortoise shell glasses, out of this world curves, and delicious treats are making the search for The Letter Girl even harder. My notes were supposed to be a one time thing. A little too much wine and naughty thoughts on a winter's night. I never thought Berk would write back. I wanted to tell him it was me, but the fear of rejection kept my lips sealed. Now he’s enlisted my help to track down The Letter Girl and our search has him hot on my, ahem, her trail. She's the girl next door. He's my secret pen pal. Truth is on a collision course with their hearts and it’s only a matter of time before one of them gets wrecked....

©2020 Maya Hughes (P)2020 Maya Hughes

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
Available on Audible
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Reckless King

Summary

New rule: Stop chasing unavailable women! Women just like my new TA....  Heath Taylor. Laid-back. Easygoing. Fastest guy on two skates and chill to a fault, at least that’s what they say. Until Kara.  Three nights together and I’m done for. Her laugh, her smile, the way my hand curves around her waist. She’s the one. Not a doubt in my mind...until I walk into my last class of the semester.  Kara, the woman of my dreams, is my new instructor. My hockey season and her career prospects are on the line. One false move - if anyone finds out - we’re both sunk.  On the ice I’m a beast who can’t be stopped, but thoughts of her are throwing me off my game. My fingers itch to feel her in my arms again. But risking everything could ruin what we’ve worked so hard for.  Life has a way of changing the best-laid plans. And sometimes you can’t stay away no matter the promises you make....

©2018 Maya Hughes (P)2019 Maya Hughes

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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All the Way

17 ratings

Summary

BONUS! Contains a fun question & answer session between narrators Jason Clarke & Erin Mallon during the last ten minutes of the recording. I know it’s time to move on from my rocky past and get back out there and start dating again.  It’s just that every time I think about it, I get all nervous and sweaty.  Good thing I have a secret weapon to help me - my best friend, professional hockey stud Owen Parrish.  He’s the king of hookups, and promises he’ll be my guide through the world of online dating. With his help, I know this won’t be as hard.  • I’ve never been this hard in my entire life.  My friend Becca wants my help hooking her up with some douchey guy from a dating app.  I said I’d help her - but now I’m noticing all kinds of things I can’t ignore, like how pretty she is behind those baggy clothes and messy buns.  I want to be the one to help her, to show her the ropes in the bedroom, and it turns out, Becca’s game to let me take a more hands-on approach.  But what happens when she’s ready to take her newfound confidence and move on? I’ve never been boyfriend material, but for her, I want to try.  Your favorite hot jocks are back with an all new stand-alone novel. If you like sexy, confident men who know how to handle a stick (on and off the ice), and smart women who are strong enough to keep all those big egos in check, this series is for you! (Books can be enjoyed in any order.)

©2019 Kendall Ryan (P)2019 Kendall Ryan

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Blindsided

11 ratings

Summary

Miller: When Talon left to play pro ball six years ago, the hole in my chest confused me. I focused my heartache into making my own NFL dreams come true, and by the time I was drafted, the longing I had for my best friend was buried deep. Now, he wants everything to be like it was in college, but we can't have threesomes and be reckless like we once were. The media storm would be enough to break both our careers. That's not my biggest concern, though. The torch I had for him burns brighter after so long apart, and there's nothing I can do about it. Marcus Talon is straight. I need to stay away from him. Talon: Years ago, Miller and I made a pact that we'd win a Super Bowl together. When I'm offered a position on his team in Chicago, I don't hesitate. I move across the country to chase a dream that's a decade old. Only, now that I'm here, he's avoiding me every chance he gets. If he was anyone else, I'd cut my losses. But this is Shane Miller - the guy who makes everything better just by existing in my universe. The guy I'd do anything for. The guy who's more to me than a brother, a friend, or even a teammate. I'm not going to let him get away. Contains mature themes.

©2019 Eden Finley (P)2019 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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The Second We Met

Summary

Dear Jerk Across the Street, sorry for accidentally walking in on you and catching an eyeful of your - equipment. And hard pass on the open invitation to join you in the shower “anytime”, A-hole. That’s the note I should’ve written. Instead I sent a pleasant and apologetic version. Had I known Phoenix “Nix” Russo would’ve been the neighbor from hell, I’d have told him right where he could shove my words. Nix is the big man on campus with everyone lined up at his games to make sure he knows it. Sure, he’s got piercing blue eyes, abs that don’t quit, and a smile that could set fire to a set of panties from a hundred yards away, but he’s also the biggest pain in my ass. Dear Pink-Haired Menace, learn how to take a joke and stop being such a kill-joy... Elle Masterson called the cops on one of my parties - again. My sweet talking usually gets me out of trouble, but this time it got me into a nice pair of silver handcuffs. Now I’m on a reputation rehab tour with a stop at a spring break community service project. Guess who’s my new boss? Now we’re shoulder to shoulder, sweaty, tired, and...she’s not anything like I expected. There might just be a heart under that hard-ass exterior. She’s invading my dreams and I can’t shake the feeling she’s the key to unlocking a piece of me that I’ve hidden away.  It’s only a matter of time until she finds out why I’m really here.  Maybe I can break through her walls and into her heart before that happens...one screw at a time.  The Second We Met is a stand-alone new adult romance.

©2019 Maya Hughes (P)2020 Maya Hughes

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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Pucked Love

47 ratings

Summary

Available in audio first, a sizzling new stand-alone by New York Times best-selling author Helena Hunting!  As an NHL player, relationships haven't been my thing. Shrouded in secrecy and speculation, they never last very long. But then that's what happens when you require an NDA before the first date.  Until Charlene. She's like a firefly. She's elusive, and if you catch her she'll burn bright, but keeping her trapped dulls her fire and dims her beauty.  I caught her. And as much as I might want to keep her, I'll never put the lid on her jar. Not at the risk of losing her. So I've let her set the rules in our relationship.  But as long hidden secrets expose us both, I discover exactly how fragile Charlene is, and how much I need her.  We're all broken. We're all messed up. Some more than others. Me more than most. 

©2018 Helena Hunting (P)2018 Audible Originals, LLC.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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A Favor for a Favor

46 ratings

Summary

An Amazon Charts bestseller. From the New York Times bestselling author of Pucked and A Lie for a Lie, a new stand-alone romance about trading favors, battling wills, and winning love. When I joined Seattle's NHL expansion team, I thought it was the start of something great. But nothing ever goes the way you expect. Take my introduction to my new neighbor. She came rolling in on the hot mess express at midnight, making a racket while she tried to get into my team captain's apartment. Did I mention that he's married to a woman who definitely was not her? Imagine my surprise when I end up with an injury that has me out of the game for weeks, and she's the one to offer to help me. I should probably add that she's not the captain's mistress. She's his sexy, pastel-haired younger sister. So we come up with an arrangement: she rehabs me so that I can get back on the ice sooner, and she can add a professional athlete that isn't her brother to her client list. Seems simple enough. As long as I can keep my hands to myself and my hormones in check.

©2020 Helena Hunting (P)2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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A Secret for a Secret

32 ratings

Summary

From New York Times bestselling author Helena Hunting comes a new romance about trading secrets, breaking the rules, and playing for keeps. My name is Ryan Kingston, and I’m a rule follower. I’ve never been in a fistfight. I always obey the speed limit. I don’t get drunk, and I definitely don’t pick up random women at bars. Except the night I found out that my whole existence has been a lie. I got drunk. And picked up a stranger. Her name was Queenie, and she was everything I’m not: reckless, impulsive, and chaotic. We did shots and traded secrets. And ended up naked at my place. She left me a thank-you note in the morning and her panties as a parting gift. But no way to contact her. Six weeks later I’m sitting in the first official team meeting of the season, and there she is. I neglected to mention that I’m the goalie for Seattle’s NHL team. And Queenie? Turns out she’s the general manager’s daughter.

©2020 Helena Hunting (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
Available on Audible
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Shameless King

Summary

A deliciously steamy enemies with benefits romance. Declan McAvoy. Voted Biggest Flirt. Highest goal scorer in Kings of Rittenhouse prep history. Everyone’s impressed, well except one person....  After a blow out in high school, Makenna Halstead and I were happy to never have to cross paths again. Except life has a way of knocking you straight in the teeth with a puck when you least expect it. She hasn’t just returned to my life, she crashed into it like a wrecking ball...into my college kingdom, into my class, and smack dab into the seat next to mine. My new lab partner to be exact.   For years we hated each other.... I may be King on the ice, but she is the Ice Queen. She has no problem calling me out, doesn’t back down, and her piercing blue eyes have me picturing more than than just my arms wrapped around her.  Now we’re stuck with each other, and there’s no getting around that fact that we have to work together. My hockey career hangs in the balance. Problem? Oh, yeah.  I can’t deny it. I want her. More than I ever thought I could want a woman. I’ve got one semester - only four months - to convince her everything she thought about me was wrong.   Will my queen let me prove to her I’m the King she can’t live without?  Only one way to find out....  

©2018 Some Kind of Wonderful Publishing LLC (P)2019 Some Kind of Wonderful Publishing LLC

Author: Maya Hughes
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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Pucked Under

17 ratings

Summary

Randy Ballistic and Lily LeBlanc are head-over-heels, bed-breakingly, screaming orgasmically in love. But even they have their challenges, mostly outside of the bedroom. With the off-season coming to a close and the boys gearing up for training camp, one more weekend of fun is the perfect way to welcome the new season. The entire crew piles into vehicles and drives to Alex and Violet's Chicago cottage for a few days of relaxation - and hopefully a chance for Randy to shake the anxiety that's been plaguing him. Accidental wardrobe malfunctions, typical Violet inspired overshares, and a whole lot of private time round out the perfect weekend getaway. But the moment they return to the city, all of Randy's angst resurfaces with the arrival of a surprise houseguest.

©2016 Helena Hunting (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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Bring It Home

Summary

Boon Hoenes only has three goals in life. To make Posey Adler his wife, to win the Stanley Cup for the second year in a row, and for Shea Adler to like him. The first, he's got on lock. The second, he's well on his way. And the third...  Well, two out of three ain't bad.

©2020 Toni Aleo (P)2021 Tantor

Author: Toni Aleo
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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The Friend Zone

2 ratings

Summary

From the bestselling author of the #Lovestruck novels comes a rousing romance about following your dreams, second chances, and playing the game of love. Disgraced college quarterback Logan Hunt was on his way to NFL stardom when he messed up big-time. Now the Texas star player with a bad temper has a new option: Seattle’s EOL College - as in End of the Line, to his fellow misfit recruits. It’s Logan’s last chance. If he can follow the rules. No parties, no fighting, no swearing, and oh, no dating the coach’s daughter, Jess. Simple. Yeah, right. For Logan, there has never been a rule he’s more tempted to break.  The deal is “just friends.” The pretty, confident, and fiercely smart math whiz is fine with pizza, tutoring, and keeping Logan in line. But the closer Jess gets, the more receptive she is to his warm heart and spirit - not to mention his irresistible off-field passes. With defenses down, they’re both heading into the danger zone.  It’s more than thrilling. It’s love. It’s also a game changer that could sideline Logan’s NFL goals - and more important, a future with Jess. But dreams are worth fighting for, right?

©2019 by Sariah Wilson. (P)2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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#Awestruck

1 rating

Summary

A sweet all-American story of love and revenge. Ambitious intern Ashton Bailey is about to get closer to her dream of being a sports announcer. All she has to do is prove that too-perfect-to-be-true NFL quarterback Evan Dawson isn’t quite as wholesome as his contract requires. It’s also the perfect opportunity to get delicious payback on the boy who broke her teenage heart. At least that’s her plan. But she forgot just how easy it is to crush on the irresistible charmer. #OhNoNotAgain. Evan has a knack for getting through the opposing team’s defenses, and he won’t let this tall, redheaded knockout be the exception. He’s determined to make things right between them and earn back Ashton’s trust - and maybe her heart, too. Then the press mistakenly announces their engagement, and Ashton and Evan find themselves going along with the lie. Now the whole world is watching as Ashton flirts with attraction and disaster. But while revenge is sweet, it just might come at the cost of something sweeter still.

©2019 Sariah Wilson (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Narrator: Katie Koster
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Taking His Shot

5 ratings

Summary

She says she doesn’t date players. She swears up and down that she’ll never handle my stick. We’ll see about that, sweetheart.   When I win the pleasure of Harper’s company at a charity auction, I get exactly one date - one shot to win over the gorgeous and feisty brunette.   Game on. I play hard, and I love a challenge.   But just when I think I’ve finally carved out my shot...a huge secret implodes around us, threatening everything we’ve built.

©2020 Kendall Ryan (P)2020 Kendall Ryan

Author: Kendall Ryan
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
Available on Audible
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Hard Love

Summary

"Hard to love." Hard head. Bad attitude. Terrible boyfriend. That's what my exes have said about me - but I wasn't serious about any of them, so what do I care what rumors they spread? What I need is to be left alone; by the press, by the paparazzi, and by women. Too bad I'm about to be surrounded by them for the weekend. My obnoxious, matchmaking brother is getting married, and he's doing his damnedest to find me a wedding date.... "Hard to find." That's what they say about good men - they're hard to find. Not that when I find one, I'll be the type he's looking for; too nice, too ordinary, too boring. My cousin is getting married, and her fiance insists on throwing me at his brother. Cold, uncaring professional football player Tripp Wallace would never look twice at a woman like me. Too bad for both of us, I was wrong.... Contains mature themes.

©2020 Sara Ney (P)2021 Tantor

Author: Sara Ney
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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Not My Romeo

13 ratings

Summary

An Amazon Charts best seller Wall Street Journal best-selling author Ilsa Madden-Mills delivers a smart and sexy contemporary romance about a smoking-hot professional football player and the small-town girl he can’t resist. We start off with a lie on Valentine’s Day.  My blind date isn’t the studious guy I expected: He’s a drop-dead gorgeous player with sinful amber eyes. Somehow we end up at his penthouse. I blame the gin and tonic.  The next day I learn he’s Jack Hawke - bad-boy professional quarterback with a murky past. The NDA he has me sign should be a warning that he isn’t a regular person. Please. I sign it Juliet Capulet, so goodbye, famous football player with abs of steel, and good luck tracking down this small-town librarian.  But Jack keeps showing up in places I least expect him. Just when I’m sure he’s gone, he waltzes into my community theater and wins the part of Romeo to my Juliet. How’s a plain, mostly innocent girl like me supposed to resist a man like him?  Is Jack my real Romeo...or will this gorgeous football player only break my heart?

©2020 by Ilsa Madden-Mills. (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
Available on Audible
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Blindsided

85 ratings

Summary

What happens when an almost 30-year-old virgin agrees to let her Scottish footballer best friend give her some lessons in seduction?  Lots of banter, awkwardness, jealousy, and heat.  Midfielder Maclay "Mac" Logan is a loud-mouthed, tattooed ginger content with focusing on football. But when an adorable, freckled seamstress comes barreling into his life, he finds Netflix-And-Bickering with her to be his new favorite pastime.  Freya Cook is used to being the invisible woman with a needle and thread, offering cheeky punchlines as she helps dress London's finest. She's plus-sized in body and spirit, and other than her friendship with Mac, talking to the opposite sex is one skill she never mastered.  However, after one innocent game of Never Have I Ever, Mac offers to play Love Coach for Freya.  What neither of them see coming are the feelings that develop when the clothes come off.  Now they’re both about to learn the biggest lesson of all: Don't fall in love with your best friend. Blindsided is a full length (97,000 words) contemporary rom-com standalone with a sports theme.

©2019 Amy Daws (P)2020 Amy Daws

Author: Amy Daws
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
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The Dare

10 ratings

Summary

Get ready for another binge-worthy romance from New York Times best-selling author Elle Kennedy!  College was supposed to be my chance to get over my ugly-duckling complex and spread my wings. Instead, I wound up in a sorority full of mean girls. I already have a hard time fitting in, so when my Kappa Chi sisters issue the challenge, I can’t say no.  The dare: Seduce the hottest new hockey player in the junior class.  Conor Edwards is a regular at Greek Row parties...and in Greek Row sorority beds. He’s the one you fall for before you learn that guys like him don’t give girls like me a second glance. Except Mr. Popular throws me for a loop - rather than laughing in my face, he does me a solid by letting me take him upstairs to pretend we’re getting busy. Even crazier, now he wants to keep pretending. Turns out Conor loves games, and he thinks it’s fun to pull the wool over my frenemies’ eyes. But resisting his easy charm and surfer-boy hotness is darn near impossible. Though I’m realizing there’s much more to Conor’s story than his fan club can see. And the longer this silly ruse goes on, the greater the danger of it all blowing up in my face.

©2020 Elle Kennedy (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Author: Elle Kennedy
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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Pucked Off

30 ratings

Summary

A standalone novel. I'm NHL defenseman Lance Romero, AKA Lance "Romance". I'm notorious for parties and excess. I have the most penalty minutes in the league. I get into the most fights. I take the most hits. I'm a player on and off the ice. I'm the one women with no inhibitions want. Not because I like the notoriety, but because I don't know how to be any other way. I have secrets. Ones I shared with the wrong person, and she used them against me. Sometimes she still does. I should cut ties. But she makes it difficult, because she's the kind of bad I deserve. At least that's what I believed until someone from my past gets caught up in my present. She's all the good things in this world. She lights up my dark. I shouldn't want her. But I do. I should leave her alone. But I won't.

©2017 Helena Hunting (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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Most Valuable Playboy

10 ratings

Summary

Hands down, my favorite thing in the world is to score. Touchdowns. Don't let the fact that I'm the leading pick in the Most Valuable Playboy charity auction fool you. These days, I'm only a player on the field. I've kept my pants zipped all season long - and it is long - because nothing's more important than leading my team to victory every week. Except maybe escaping from the team owner's recently widowed and handsy-as-hell sister, who's dead set on winning more than a date with me. Enter Violet and a well-placed Hail Mary. She's my best friend's sister with a smile as sweet as cherry pie, and a mind that runs quicker than the 40-yard-dash. After Violet saves the day with the highest bid, I don't even give her a two-minute warning before I kiss her in front of the whole crowd, and then announce that she's my girlfriend. Which would be fine, except my agent tells me we've got to keep up the act while he's negotiating my contract. Violet takes one for the team and pretends to be mine, but our boyfriend-girlfriend scrimmage quickly turns into a full contact sport, and I want it to go into overtime. The problem is - I've been riding the bench for years. How can a guy like me, who finally has a chance to prove his worth on the field, convince the girl she's most valuable to his heart?

©2017 Lauren Blakely (P)2017 Lauren Blakely Books

Narrator: Zachary Webber
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Only One Touch

Summary

Nico When I inherited the Dallas Oilers from my father, I became one of the youngest owners in hockey history. Even though the team was at the bottom of the hockey standings, I had big plans to change that and bring the Cup to Dallas. Falling in love was something I never believed would happen to me. You’d think I was getting everything I ever wanted with the girl and the winning record, but I still have a promise to fulfill to my childhood best friend. Becca “Never let them see you sweat” has been my life motto since I decided to make a name for myself as the most-sought-after sports agent. I know what it takes to close a deal, and I only want one thing: to be the best. At least I did until I felt his touch one night, and then everything I thought I knew was forgotten. Nico is everything I've never let myself want. But all my cards come crashing down the minute I read the headlines.

©2021 Natasha Madison (P)2021 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: Less than 1 minute
Available on Audible
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Sweet Spot

2 ratings

Summary

Lincoln Reeves may be a pro golfer and revered swing coach, but when I met him, he was just one more person telling me I wasn’t good enough. So, I did what any girl in my position would do. I told him to get lost and take his arrogant, annoying smirk with him. I never expected to see him again. I certainly didn’t expect to run into him that same night after one too many tequila shots. Turns out that he’s kind of a big deal. Okay, fine, a really big deal. In fact, he might be the one person that can take my game to the next level. Convincing him to help will be difficult. Not throwing my club at his handsome face when he makes me work harder than I thought humanly possible will be excruciating. But not falling for him will be the hardest thing of all.

©2020 Rebecca Jenshak (P)2020 Rebecca Jenshak

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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The Play

20 ratings

Summary

A brand-new stand-alone novel in the New York Times best-selling Briar U series! What I learned after last year’s distractions cost my hockey team our entire season? No more screwing up. No more screwing, period. As the new team captain, I need a new philosophy: hockey and school now, women later. Which means that I, Hunter Davenport, am officially going celibate...no matter how hard that makes things.  But there’s nothing in the rulebook that says I can’t be friends with a woman. And I won’t lie - my new classmate Demi Davis is one cool chick. Her smart mouth is hot as hell, and so is the rest of her, but the fact that she’s got a boyfriend eliminates the temptation to touch her.  Except three months into our friendship, Demi is single and looking for a rebound.  And she’s making a play for me.  Avoiding her is impossible. We’re paired up on a yearlong school project, but I’m confident I can resist her. We’d never work, anyway. Our backgrounds are too different, our goals aren’t aligned, and her parents hate my guts.  Hooking up is a very bad idea. Now I just have to convince my body - and my heart.

©2019 Elle Kennedy (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Author: Elle Kennedy
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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Pucked Over

20 ratings

Summary

Lily LeBlanc isn't versed in the art of casual sex, but after seven years in an on-again, off-again relationship, she's definitely willing to give it a shot. And who better to try it with than her best friend's boyfriend's best friend? What could possibly go wrong?  NHL player Randy Ballistic lives up to his last name on the ice and in the bedroom. His best friend and teammate has recently given up the puck bunnies and traded them in for a real girlfriend. And she just happens to have a seriously feisty, extra-hot best friend on the rebound. Randy's more than happy to be Lily's springboard back into the dating scene. But casual sex is only casual until those pesky things called emotions get involved. Once that happens, someone's bound to get pucked over. 

©2016 Helena Hunting (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
Available on Audible
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Lessons in Lemonade

Summary

From best-selling author Kathryn Andrews comes a new stand-alone friends-to-lovers contemporary romance that will leave listeners who love food, football, and love craving for more. Meg Dukette When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. I believe in living my best life, and if surviving cancer taught me anything, it’s exactly that. I wake every day in the most beautiful city in the South, I’m a chef at my own restaurant, and everything is just the way I want it: easy, calm, and in perfect harmony - that is, until my best friend shows up with his wounded heart, smoldering gaze, and adorable dimples. Now, things are changing - we are changing - but with the promises I’ve made to myself, I don’t want them to. After everything I’ve been through, breaking them now seems unthinkable, but the alternative might be a lesson my heart’s not prepared to learn. Jack Willett Just when you think life is the best it’s ever been, fate has a way of intercepting. I’ve spent 10 years playing in the NFL, and with one wrong hit, my world comes crashing down. Now, I’m at the crossroads of what might become my past and a very different future. What I need is time and my best friend. Her gorgeous smiles, sexy legs, and optimistic outlook on life make the world brighter, better, and I’ve quickly found myself craving her more and more. She says we’re just friends, says that’s all we’ll ever be, but actions speak louder than words. It’s time to change the game, and I’m ready to pass the ball. I just hope she’ll be on the other end to catch it. He’s her best friend. She’s quickly turned into something more. Will making a play for her heart be more bitter than sweet? Or will it add just the right amount of zest to make the most delicious ending of all?

©2021 Kathryn Andrews (P)2021 OrangeSky Audio

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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Puck Buddies

Summary

Sami Ford has it all: looks, money, happiness. Her life is perfect. But only if one doesn't look too closely. Matt Brimley is a sports god. Hockey fans adore him. Girls everywhere want to worship at his skates. He's living the dream. If the dream involved everyone expecting you to be nothing but a jock. These two rich kids could be the perfect couple. If he didn't think she was a spoiled princess, and she didn't think he was a dumb puck, they might be. But hating someone doesn't mean you can't want them.

©2016 Tara Brown (P)2016 Tantor

Author: Tara Brown
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
Available on Audible
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Garrett

3 ratings

Summary

Carolina Cold Fury star Garrett Samuelson never wants to miss out on a single minute of fun. Whether he's playing hockey, hanging out with friends, or walking the red carpet with a new date on his arm, he lives every day to the fullest. When he meets Olivia Case, he sees someone who's exactly his type: confident, sexy, and smart. But the more he pursues her, the more Garrett shares a side of himself that other women don't normally get to see. Olivia has been keeping a secret. She's undergoing treatment for some serious medical issues, and she doesn't have time for a relationship with no guarantees - especially one with a hot-as-sin womanizer who won't take no for an answer. But as she gets to know the real Garrett, Olivia can't help falling for him...hard. To reveal the truth would mean risking everything - but you can't score without taking the tough shots.

©2015 Sawyer Bennett (P)2015 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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Only One Night

1 rating

Summary

Manning As captain of the Dallas Oilers, I was their leader on and off the ice. From the outside, it looked like I had the perfect life. I didn’t. I was married to a woman who refused to give me a divorce. All she wanted was the status title, and all I wanted was to be set free. It was supposed to be just another event, except it took a turn I didn’t see coming. Evelyn Attending my best friend’s bachelorette party isn’t something I was looking forward to, but it’s strange what a couple of glasses of wine will do. It was one night, and I thought I would never see him again - especially not coming face-to-face with him and his wife while picking up my nephew from hockey practice.

©2021 Natasha Madison (P)2021 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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Blindsided

2 ratings

Summary

What if Romeo wore hockey skates, and Juliet was raised on a farm next door? As a lifelong Vermonter, there are three beliefs I’ve always held true: Our family farm is everything. Hockey is a close second. The Todds next door are our sworn enemies. But this season will test everything I stand for.  I have an illicit side job that could cost me my hockey scholarship. And now Maggie Todd knows my secret. She’s waiting for the right moment to use it against me. But every time I face off against her, I learn things I shouldn’t want to know. Like how deeply her competitive streak runs, and how sexy that is. And how easy it is to make her blush...everywhere. An Adler and a Todd cannot be lovers. Breaking that rule is like pulling a pin on a grenade - everything in my life could blow up. Can we surrender to these feelings...or will our families’ feud make us its next casualty?

©2021 Victoria Denault (P)2021 Heart Eyes Press LLC

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
Available on Audible
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Hard to Hold

3 ratings

Summary

New York Times best-selling author K. Bromberg is back with a heartfelt stand-alone romance and a new hero to steal your heart....   Lennox: The contract with Major League Soccer was supposed to help repair my damaged reputation. Then I discovered that I’d made a deal with the devil: The player I’m supposed to recruit is none other than the bad-boy star Premier League footballer Rush McKenzie.  British. Tattooed. Sexy. A man currently at the center of a huge scandal.  The goal? To convince him to stay in the States.  But what’s wrong with a little fun in the meantime? No strings. No sweet nothings. Just a way to pass the time while we’re both struggling to prove our true selves to the world.  If someone found out our relationship was anything more than professional, it would only serve to prove all our critics right.  Rush: I never should have agreed to take the fall. But I did, and I’m a man of my word.  Even if it means risking everything I’ve worked for.  The only bright side is Lennox Kincade.  Gorgeous. Defiant. Rumor-tainted. Totally off-limits.  Sharing a house with the gorgeous sports agent should have been a fun distraction from the turmoil. Someone to help pass the time while the tensions back home die down.  But what started as nothing ends up as something I never saw coming. 

©2020 K. Bromberg (P)2020 K. Bromberg

Author: K. Bromberg
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
Available on Audible
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Lucas

1 rating

Summary

The Carolina Cold Fury hockey team is stacked with hotshots. But when a new player joins their ranks, he learns that even superstars can't go at it alone when it comes to love. Lucas Fournier is only serious about one thing: hockey. The league's fun-loving charmer, Luc is always up for a good prank or a great lay, and he has no intention of settling down. But being traded to the Carolina Cold Fury - and to play alongside his big brother, Max - is no joke. With another title in sight, the last thing Luc wants is to let his new teammates down. To succeed, Luc will need to keep his head in the game and the most...er, demanding member of his anatomy in check. But when temptation hits, Luc hits back harder. Museum curator Stephanie Frazier has always put business before pleasure, which just about explains her nonexistent sex life. But when Stephanie meets Luc at a champagne-fueled gala, she finds herself flirting like crazy - and going home with the uninhibited athlete. For one night, she learns what passion is all about. She just never counted on the little surprise Luc leaves behind. And that's when things really start to get interesting.

©2017 Sawyer Bennett (P)2017 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Marek

Summary

Marek Fabritis is used to delivering blows, not receiving them. But when he gets tipped off by an anonymous email about his ex-girlfriend, the news leaves him ice cold - and it's not because Gracen Moore is getting married to a total jerk. It's the fact that Marek has a three-year-old daughter he never knew about. Now he's going back home, not to play knight in shining armor but to make damn sure that no man takes what's his. For the first time, there might be something more important than hockey. Gracen Moore has always loved Marek. That's why she let him go, so he could pursue a career in the NHL. And that's why she never told him about Lilly. Only now does Gracen realize that she made an unforgivable mistake. But is that any reason for Marek to crash her wedding and make an epic scene? If the spark that still smolders between them is to be trusted, maybe. Still, Gracen's not getting her hopes up. Because she knows better than anyone that appearances aren't always what they seem... Contains mature themes.

©2018 Sawyer Bennett (P)2018 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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Athica Lane

Summary

Cam Montgomery is a single, full-time dad who knows his priorities; his kids, his job, his team, his business. Dealing with his disaster of an ex-wife is bad enough, not to mention delinquent football players and a meddlesome mother. Cam doesn’t have the luxury of time for anything more, especially a relationship. Even if it is Paige Carpino. She's smart and sweet, but at every turn, knocks him on his ass with the unexpected. That’s figuratively speaking of course. Paige might come in a small package, but she makes up for it in spirit. An energetic spit-fire who has some heat to her sauce, she’s dedicated to her new business, her family, and a select group of friends. She’s never put herself out there, but then again, there’s never been anyone worthy of putting herself out there for. Until one day in a burger joint, an asshole practically enters her into a wet t-shirt contest with his drink. Who knew a disaster like that could be the beginning of your life? Or more importantly, that this asshole would become your reason for being. But anything can happen when you finally put yourself out there for a single dad, ex-football player, and the hottest man you’ve ever run into. Throw the Carpinos, the Montgomerys, and an 85-year-old bossy woman into the mix, and it’s a recipe for something big. Warning: This book contains a hot dad, a sassy heroine, steamy parts, and naughty words. If you’re under the age of 18, this author is frowning at you with her mama eyes telling you to walk away.

©2015 Brynne Asher (P)2020 Podium Audio

Author: Brynne Asher
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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Ryker

2 ratings

Summary

The stakes have never been higher for Carolina Cold Fury goalie Ryker Evans. With his contract running out, he's got a year left to prove that he's still at the top of his game. And since his wife left him, Ryker has been balancing life as a pro hockey star and a single parent to two daughters. Management is waiting for him to screw up. The fans are ready to pounce. Everybody's taking dirty shots - except for the fiery redhead whose faith in Ryker gives him a fresh start. As the league's only female general manager, Gray Brannon has learned not to mix business with pleasure. And yet even this tough, talented career woman can't help breaking her own rules as she gives Ryker everything she's got. She hopes that their hot streak will last forever, but with Ryker's conniving ex plotting to reclaim her man, the pressure's on Gray to step up and save a tender new love before it's too late.

©2015 Sawyer Bennett (P)2015 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
Available on Audible
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The Fourth Time Charm

Summary

"Are you sleeping with my daughter?" Not a question I want to hear from my coach. The man holding my pro future in the palm of his hand.  The answer: "No, sir." The real answer: "I’d sure as hell like to be." Marisa’s been my best friend since third grade. And now, she needs my help - and a place to stay. Senior year was supposed to be the year to keep some distance until the season finished and my draft prospects were safe. But resisting her is becoming impossible. Movie Thursdays under the blankets. Study sessions on my bed. Wild party nights where I kept any guy interested at bay with a single glare. Her dad can bench me for the entire season, so she’s off-limits - for now. She’s the only woman I’ve ever loved. And one heated night, I can’t stop fighting every cell in my body and can’t stop myself from sampling her sexy smile, sweet smell, and sultry curves. We’re walking a tightrope with my future on the line. Let’s just make sure Coach doesn’t find out...

©2021 Maya Hughes (P)2021 Maya Hughes

Author: Maya Hughes
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Parental Guidance

16 ratings

Summary

When a hockey player with a major PR problem finds himself on a bad date with a redhead, he has to tough it out for five dates without flaking - or falling in love.

©2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Narrator: Tim Paige
Author: Avery Flynn
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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Jock Blocked

Summary

They say a goal without a plan is just a wish. So I don’t take chances with mine. I’ve got my future planned down to the month - and nothing or nobody is going to screw it up. Finish my senior year, then my PhD, and then it’s on to teaching just like my grandmother.  There isn’t a single roadblock in my way…until he shows up at my tutoring center. Carter Jenkins. Football star. Arrogant jock. He may be everyone else’s favorite quarterback, but to me, he’s just the dick that ruined a naïve girl’s first days in college.  And now he's here, with his smug face and penetrating eyes, demanding my help. Yeah, right. I’ve heard the stories. He’s going all the way to the NFL, so long as he’s not put on academic probation for failing classes. Which is where I’m supposed to come in. And if it wasn’t for my boss/secret crush pleading with me to take Carter on, I’d drop him like a bad habit. So reluctantly, I agree. I’ll do this favor and help the guy I really can’t stand, for the guy I really want to be with. It should be no sweat...because I hate football players. And no matter how much time Carter and I spend together, or how different he may seem, there’s no way in hell I’d ever fall for one…. From best-selling author Shae Sullivan comes a new, deliciously tension-filled enemies-to-lovers sports romance about the quarterback who has it all and the girl who refuses to fall for him. Stand-alone, happily-ever-after romance. 

©2020 Shae Sullivan (P)2020 Shae Sullivan

Narrator: Rodney Falcon
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Pucked

87 ratings

Summary

The first standalone novel in The Pucked Series With a famous NHL player for a stepbrother, Violet Hall is well acquainted with the playboy reputation of many a hockey star. So of course she isn't interested in legendary team captain Alex Waters or his pretty, beat-up face and rock-hard six-pack abs. But when Alex inadvertently obliterates Violet's misapprehension regarding the inferior intellect of hockey players, he becomes much more than just a hot body with the face to match. Suffering from a complete lapse in judgment, Violet discovers just how good Alex is with the hockey stick in his pants. Violet believes her night of orgasmic magic with Alex is just that: one night. But Alex starts to call. And text. And email and send extravagant - and quirky - gifts. Suddenly he's too difficult to ignore and nearly impossible not to like. The problem is, the media portrays Alex as a total player, and Violet doesn't want to be part of the game.

©2015 Helena Hunting (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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The Perfect Catch

Summary

He's her brother's best friend, her new softball coach, and now, her first kiss. Too bad he's also totally off-limits. There's no doubt about it, Noah is avoiding Callie like the plague now that she's living in the dorms on his college campus.  She'd hoped this week-long softball clinic would help put their past awkwardness behind them. After all, he'd taught her everything she knows about the game. But her brother's best friend is more of a jerk than ever. Until he kisses her.  And now...well, now, she doesn't know what's going on between them. But it doesn't matter. Not really. She's not here for Noah. She's only here to show the recruiters at the big showcase game that she has what it takes to play for a college team. It's a solid plan...until it all falls apart. Thanks to Noah's overprotective interference, she's kicked out of the showcase game, and any chance of college scholarships slips out of her reach. But there might be a way to salvage her plan and her future. She just has to be seen, right? Noah's the new coach for a charity softball event, and he owes her big time. She might just be able to save her scholarship chances if she can survive his coaching...and his kisses.

©2018 Maggie Dallen (P)2020 Maggie Dallen

Narrator: Liz Krane
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Kiss Me Tonight

Summary

I had it all. The Super Bowl rings. The hotshot TV gig. Then, I got fired. Now, I’m living in middle-of-nowhere Maine, playing assistant coach to the woman of my nightmares. Did I mention that she and her son are my new neighbors? If you talk to the locals, they’ll tell you Aspen Levi is the queen of high school football. But if you ask me, my new head coach is a pain in my left nut sac. She’s too blonde. Too peppy. And way too sexy for my peace of mind. Only, one minute we’re fighting, and the next, I can’t keep my hands off her. One hot kiss. One forbidden touch. I don’t do love but...what I want, I take, and what I want is Aspen Levi. Kiss Me Tonight is a steamy, slow burn romance. It's the second audiobook in the highly anticipated series Put A Ring On It, and can be listened to as a stand-alone.

©2019 Alkmini Books, LLC (P)2019 Alkmini Books, LLC

Author: Maria Luis
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Floored

Summary

Studying abroad for her master's program, all Lia Ward knows is that she's a little lonely and Jude McAllister’s very charming, even as they have an epically sexy argument about which type of football is superior. In Jude's mind, shagging the feisty American girl is exactly what he needs. He’s been fighting the clock of his long-standing football career and the younger players primed to take his position. Proving that he can feel like his old self again - something he's been trying to do with everyone in his life - should be easier after blowing off steam with Lia. But oh baby, when a plus sign pops up on Lia's pregnancy test, that one night becomes a whole lot more. Now Lia and Jude have to navigate their impossible-to-ignore chemistry and prepare for the parenting game, something neither of them knows how to play.

©2020 Karla Sorensen (P)2021 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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The Rebel

Summary

An all-new, sizzling stand-alone romance from New York Times best-selling Author Kendall Ryan.... Holt Six years ago, Eden barged into my life and turned everything upside down. We spent one scorching-hot night together, and then she disappeared into the sunset with the golden jock everyone adored. Which makes sense, right? A girl as beautiful and brilliant as Eden Wynn doesn’t end up with a rebel like me. I expected them to live happily ever after, but that's not what happened. She's back in my life - and tempting me like no one else has. And while I'm certain I'll only tarnish her shine, I want her. I'd heard the old notion that one night held the power to change everything. I just never believed it. Until now. Eden I’m public enemy number one. Turns out, the East Coast is protective of their hockey team and very vocal about not wanting a young female owner. Well, too bad, because this team is all Grandpa Wynn left me, and I have no intention of walking away. Enter my new head of security, Holt Rossi. My history with him is...complicated. Chemistry reignites between us while the world waits for me to stumble. He’s supposed to protect me - but who will protect my heart from him? Warning: This romance contains one growly, broken hero; a bunch of rowdy hockey players; and a smart, hardworking heroine whose life hasn’t been all sunshine and rainbows. This is a no-cheating, scorching-hot love story with a guaranteed HEA. 

©2021 Kendall Ryan (P)2021 Kendall Ryan

Author: Kendall Ryan
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Loud Mouth

8 ratings

Summary

I never meant to say a word, not one single word. But I did. And now, because of my blog, everyone knows that Ice Knights hockey star Ian Petrov's best friend and fellow player is actually his half brother - hello, hockey Hall of Famer dad who couldn't keep his jeans zipped. That wouldn't be such a big deal if Ian knew. He didn't, and boy howdy is he pissed. And who is he most mad at? Oh sure, he's upset with his dad and former best friend/brother from another mother, but most of his ire is with me. It's definitely a case of hating the messenger. And what could make it worse? How about the two of us being trapped together in a remote cabin after a massive blizzard. Neither of us can leave. Just us, the snow, his resentment, and OMG sexual tension so thick it would take a snowplow to break through it. I've got to get out of here before I do something even dumber than I've already done and kiss the sexy snarly grump with his misplaced anger and perfect pecs. That would be the worst, the absolute worst. That's why I'm not going to do it. Nope. Really. So why can't I stop imagining what it would be like?

©2020 Avery Flynn (P)2020 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Author: Avery Flynn
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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Forever Pucked

12 ratings

Summary

Being engaged to Alex Waters, team captain and the highest paid NHL player in the league, is awesome. How could it not be? In addition to being an amazing hockey player, he's an incurable romantic with an XL heart - and an XXL hockey stick in his pants. And he knows how to use it. Incredibly, orgasmically well. Alex is the whole package and more. Literally. Like his package is insane. Total world record holder material. So it makes complete sense that Violet Hall can't wait to nail him down to the matrimonial mattress and become Mrs. Violet Waters. It's so romantic. Violet is totally stoked to set a date. Eventually. At some point. Likely before the next millennium. Or when Violet stops getting hives every time someone brings up the wedding and their mothers stop colluding on stadium-sized venues. Whichever comes first. Forever Pucked is a follow-up to Pucked (The Pucked Series, Book 1). While it is not necessary to have listened to Pucked Up (book 2) or Pucked Over (book 3), it is highly recommended to that you listen to Pucked first.

©2016 Helena Hunting (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
Available on Audible
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Dirty Hookup

Summary

I should walk away, find some puck bunny to gleefully sit on my lap and tell me what a big, hot hockey stud I am - totally true, BTW. But there’s just something about this feisty redhead I can’t let go. She’s got an edge to her that’s sexy as hell and a smart mouth that’s been tying me up since the night I met her. She tells me to forget it, we’re not happening. But she’s not the kind of woman a guy ever forgets. Especially when the air starts to sizzle and pop every time we get within 10 feet of each other. She’s in my head and under my skin, and all I can think about is the way she looked at me that one time - like she already knew how it could be between us. I’m not the kind of guy a girl like her takes home...but maybe I want to be.

©2020 Mira Lyn Kelly (P)2020 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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Shot on Goal

1 rating

Summary

The Vancouver Narwhals’ star goalie. The New York Krakens’ head coach. This can’t possibly be a recipe for disaster.  Goalie Brad Spencer is flying high after his team clinches the Cup and names him their MVP. Like his teammates, he’s ready to celebrate - ideally with someone in his bed. When he slips off to a gay bar, he meets someone who’s gorgeous, willing, and...absolutely the last man he should be touching. Head coach Anthony Caruso just wants to have a few drinks and get laid to soothe the sting of his team losing the Cup. Then, that ridiculously sexy player from the opposing team strolls into the club. The chemistry is instantaneous, and a mountain of PHL regulations can’t keep them apart. After all, it’s just a hookup. And then, another hookup. And then, a summer getaway that’s just enough time and privacy for them to get in way over their heads. When the hockey season starts up again, they walk away...but they can’t stay away. Anthony and Brad value their careers way too much to be this reckless, but they’ve both been alone for way too long to ignore these feelings. Sooner or later, though, something has to give, and one of them is going to have to choose between the man he loves and the sport he lives for. Shot on Goal, book three of the Pucks & Rainbows series, is approximately 100,000 words and can be listened to as a stand-alone.

©2020 L.A. Witt (P)2020 L.A. Witt

Author: L.A. Witt
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Ruthless King

Summary

My d*ck never got me in half as much trouble as my heart.... We were high school sweethearts. I was head over heels for her and no one could tell me we weren't going to last forever. College? Going pro? My family's money? None of it mattered. She was all I needed. Then she ripped my heart out. But I'm not going to let that happen again.  She's back. Invading my life and acting like she was the wronged one. The pain is still there, but I can't keep my eyes off her. I can't stop thinking about her and how much was left unsaid between us. Being this close is making me question everything I thought I knew about her.  This time everything will be on my terms. Everything....

©2019 Maya Hughes (P)2019 Maya Hughes

Author: Maya Hughes
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Meant to Be

Summary

Ava Callahan. Love of my life. Wrecker of my soul. I would have sworn on anything that what we shared was real. But she broke my trust. And then my heart. I don’t think I can piece it back together without her, but I’m sure going to try. I’m better off on my own, anyway, right? Who needs girls when you have football? If only I believed that. Look, when you need someone in your life, you don’t want to let her go. And I can’t let go of Ava. I love her. She loves me. Nothing can convince me otherwise. It’s as simple as that. I know no matter what, this girl belongs to me. We may have issues, but we’re meant to be. So I’ll do whatever it takes to get her back. Even if I have to fight dirty.

©2020 Monica Murphy (P)2021 Blackstone Publishing

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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Focused

Summary

If you've ever seen your teenage crush 10 years later, and he turns out to be a complete jerk, then you know how Molly Ward feels. The last time she saw Noah Griffin was the regrettable day that she decided to climb into his bedroom window and turn her unrequited crush into something more. That day was bad enough, but things are about to get worse. Noah has become one of the best football players in the country, and he's just landed on Molly's front step. As a new addition to the Washington Wolves roster, Noah's presence is the key to Molly's promotion in the front office. The problem is Noah wants nothing to do with Molly, and his surly attitude is making her job very difficult. But he's got another thing coming if he thinks Molly will be intimidated by one grumpy football player, no matter how much he hates being around her. Once these two go head to head, their mutual dislike explodes into undeniable chemistry. But with what they have at stake, they just might detonate everything else along with it.

©2020 Karla Sorensen (P)2020 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
Available on Audible
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The Change Up

3 ratings

Summary

Breaking news: The bad boy of baseball, Maddox Paige, is totally and utterly whipped.   Okay, that might not be the headline in the newspaper this morning, but it's the reality of my current situation. It all started a month ago when I received a call from my best friend, Kinsley. She’d gotten a new job in Chicago and needed a place to stay. I've known the girl since I was five, so I figured there wouldn't be any harm in having her stay at my place for a while.  Ha! Total disaster.  Now instead of going out every night with my teammates, I'm couch surfing and sketching endless portraits of my best friend...but that's the least of my concerns. The disaster, you ask? I'm rapidly falling head-over-cleats in love with my best friend, my roommate, and my number one fan.  And she has no idea....

©2020 Meghan Quinn (P)2020 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Author: Meghan Quinn
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Heartless King

Summary

Two blue lines. That means not pregnant, right? Right? Oh, sh*t. Five years ago, Colm Frost asked me to marry him, and I ran. I ran from my painful past too raw and fresh to escape. He was the only one who looked at me like I wasn’t broken and made me believe it. He made me feel it. Now, he’s the hot, angry hockey player on the mend. I’m the physiotherapist who’s supposed to get him back on his feet. I don’t think our night together was what his doctor prescribed, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t dreamt of him every time I close my eyes. I woke up beside him with my body still singing from the way he fanned the flames of my desire, but I couldn’t stay. His lips on my neck. His hands wrapped around my waist. His impressive...ahem, touch leaving me breathless. One moment of wild inhibition, and it’s come back to bite me in the butt. Kind of like he did that night. But a baby? Our night was supposed to be a one-time thing, closing a door on the future I couldn’t handle. Will this new bump in the road be everything we needed to find our forever? Heartless King is a stand-alone friends-to-enemies-to-lovers, accidental pregnancy romance that brings all the laugh-out-loud, angsty feels!

©2020 Maya Hughes (P)2020 Maya Hughes

Author: Maya Hughes
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Bossy Baller

Summary

He was supposed to be a temporary getaway from my disastrous wedding day. Not the hottest guy I’ve ever laid eyes on.... I’m probably not the first runaway bride to get discovered hiding in the back of a stranger’s pickup truck. And Maverick should probably dump me on the side of the road and be on his way. Instead, he agrees to give me a ride across the country.  I quickly learn that Maverick isn’t just a sexy football star. He’s also bossy as hell with a surprising sweet side.  We’re supposed to stay in separate hotel rooms, not share nights fraught with sexual chemistry. We’re supposed to drive straight to Chicago, not veer off on romantic side trips.  So when absolutely nothing goes according to plan, I tell myself that whatever happens on this temporary road trip will be just that - temporary.  Nothing lasts forever. The last thing I need is to get attached to a bossy baller whose priority will always be football. But just when I think I’ve got everything under control.... Maverick changes the play at the line.

©2020 Melissa Belle and Cocky Hero Club, Inc. (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
Available on Audible
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The Boyfriend Deal

Summary

First, he stole my car. Then, he stole my heart. The first time I met Killian Kade, he stole my car. The second time, I made him pay. At least, that’s what I tell myself, every time I see him. Every time my body craves him. But he’s the one who’s winning. On campus, he’s a nerd-jock with an ego the size of his stick and puck-handling skills that will make him pro. But his real life is dangerous. I should stay away, except I want to know the real Killian Kade - the man who flashes sexy smirks at me and then hides behind his secrets. The hot hockey player who showed me I never lived a day in my life until I met him. One car ride, one dare, and just like that I’m thrown into a world I never knew existed, falling for him, a quarter mile at a time, even though our relationship was doomed from the start.

©2019 Jillian Quinn (P)2020 Jillian Quinn

Narrator: Jack Noble
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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Infinity + One

2 ratings

Summary

Bonnie Rae Shelby is a superstar. She's rich. She's beautiful. She's impossibly famous. And Bonnie Rae Shelby wants to die. Finn Clyde is a nobody. He's broken. He's brilliant. He's impossibly cynical. And all he wants is a chance at life. One girl. One boy. An act of compassion. A bizarre set of circumstances. And a choice - turn your head and walk away, or reach out your hand and risk it all? With that choice the clock starts ticking on a man with a past and a girl who can't face the future. With the world against them, two very different people take a journey that will not only change their lives but may cost them their lives as well.

©2014 Amy Harmon (P)2015 Tantor

Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
Author: Amy Harmon
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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The Player Next Door

8 ratings

Summary

From the international best-selling author of The Simple Wild and Ten Tiny Breaths comes a new second-chance hate-to-love romance. Scarlet Reed has returned to Polson Falls, convinced that 12 years away is long enough to shed her humiliating childhood identity as the town harlot’s daughter. With a teaching job secured and an adorable fixer-upper to call home, things in her life are finally looking up. That is, until she finds out that Shane Beckett lives next door. Shane Beckett, the handsome and charismatic high-school star quarterback who smashed her heart. The lying, cheating player who was supposed to be long gone, living the pro football dream and fooling women into thinking he’s Prince Charming. Shane Beckett, who is as attractive as ever and flashing his dimples at her as if he has done no wrong. Scarlet makes it abundantly clear that old wounds have not been forgotten. Neighbors they may be, but friends they most certainly are not. She won’t allow herself to fall for the single father and firefighter again, no matter how many apologies he offers, how many times he rushes to her aid, or how hard he makes her heart pound. But as she spends more time with him, she begins to fear that maybe she’s wrong. Maybe Shane has changed. And maybe this time she’s the one playing herself - out of a chance at true happiness.

©2020 Kathleen Tucker (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Author: K.A. Tucker
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Dare to Stay

Summary

New York Times best-selling author Carly Phillips returns to her sexy Dare world of rich billionaire sports heroes in her new Dare Nation series! Braden Prescott, the prodigal son, returns home, but what kind of reception will he get from family and the girl he left behind?

©2021 Karen Drogin (P)2020 CP Publishing

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
Available on Audible
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Hot Target

2 ratings

Summary

Big-league pitcher Luke Winter needs a new security detail, and specialist Katie Lyons is the best in the business. Going undercover as his girlfriend is a no-brainer: She's got to stay close. Unable to resist the hottie hurler, Katie launches into a torrid fling.When playing at being lovers becomes the real - incredible, irresistible - thing, Katie finds that she's taking her eye off the ball. Posing as his girlfriend and being his true-to-life lover are two very different things - and losing focus could cost them both dearly....

©2020 Julie Patra Publishing/Lisa Renee Jones (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
Available on Audible
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Pucked Up

33 ratings

Summary

Miller "Buck" Butterson has been banging his way through life ever since a puck to the face fixed his messed-up front teeth. After five years in the NHL, deflecting goals on the ice and scoring them with puck bunnies, Miller has decided he's ready for a girlfriend. A real, nonbunny girlfriend to take on dates and not jump into bed with after five seconds of conversation. Miller thinks he's found that woman in his teammate's sister. Except, unlike team captain and all-around nice guy Alex Waters - who happens to date his stepsister - Miller's media reputation as a manwhore is well earned. Beyond that minor detail, Miller doesn't know the first thing about relationships or the time and effort they require. Miller learns - eventually - that if he wants to make Sunshine "Sunny" Waters fall for him, he's going to have to do a whole lot more than show her his stick skills in the bedroom.

©2015 Helena Hunting (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Joe Arden
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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The Game You Play

Summary

Cocky football players, school rivalry, and the girls who get in their way. Get ready.... The Raiders are back! Felicity Giles has a list. Lose her virginity. Meet her knight-in-shining-armor and fall in love. Have the best senior year a girl can have. The only problem? Her knight isn’t a saint, he’s a villain, and she’s pretty sure he’ll destroy her before ever handing over a piece of his heart. Jason Ford has a plan. Win State and go down as one of the most successful quarterbacks in Rixon Raider history. Head off to college and pursue his dream of being drafted to the NFL. Avoid the girl under his skin. Felicity Giles, his stepsister’s best friend and perpetual pain in his ass. She’s annoying as hell. Quirky. She’s a game to him, nothing more. Until his arch rival comes after him and the few people he cares about...and Felicity gets caught in the crossfire. And suddenly, hating her feels a whole lot like falling in love. The Game You Play is the second book in the Rixon Raiders series. All books in this series can be enjoyed as stand-alones! The Trouble With You The Game You Play The Harder You Fall (coming soon)

©2019 L. A. Cotton (P)2019 L. A. Cotton

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Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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Taking Shots

4 ratings

Summary

No matter how hard she tries, Elleanor Fisher never thinks she's good enough, from her job to her weight to her love life. After enduring years of abuse at the hands of an ex-boyfriend, Elli has been drifting through life in a daze. Until, that is, she meets Shea Adler on a promotional shoot for the NHL's Nashville Assassins. Before Elli knows what's happening, the gorgeous Shea breaks the ice and shatters her world. A brilliant athlete inside the rink, Shea Adler is tired of the life he's living outside of it: the women, the money, the drinking. But everything changes when he meets Elli. After laying eyes on this feisty, witty, beautiful woman, he feels like he's just taken the hardest hit of his life. No matter how skeptical she is, Shea knows they are meant to be together - if only he can convince Elli to put her insecurities aside before she misses out on a shot at love.

©2011 Toni Aleo (P)2013 Tantor

Narrator: Lucy Malone
Author: Toni Aleo
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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AWK-WEIRD

47 ratings

Summary

One night and my life completely jumped the tracks. Actually, a pack of expired condoms did that - the rest of the night was pretty amazing. Open bar at a friend's wedding. Bad dancing all around. Stupid trivia bets with my fellow Ice Knights hockey teammates. And Tess Gardner. The factoid-blurting, fandom-T-shirt-wearing, no-I-don’t-want-a-relationship-with-you woman makes me forget for one night that I’m a man with a routine and my future all mapped out. Still, it sucked she left our room without giving me her number.  Fast-forward to when she tracks me down and tells me I'm going to be a daddy. Jaw, meet floor. Now I've insisted that she and our little peach pit move in with me after her apartment floods. She agrees as long as there’s no funny business, no shotgun weddings, and no more nights spent naked together. Sounds easy enough. I was prepared for the late-night runs for more pickles and peanut butter, but I wasn’t prepared for Tess. She’s like a glitter rainbow sparkling in the middle of my all-neutrals house, messing up my rigid schedule and turning my world upside down. What the hell do we do next?

©2019 Avery Flynn (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Author: Avery Flynn
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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The Dugout

2 ratings

Summary

Let me ask you a question: If someone is vying for your spot on a team and just so happens to injure you during practice, would you believe it was on purpose? Word around campus is...it was no accident. That injury has cost me everything - my starting position, my junior year, and the draft. Now, I’m a senior fresh off recovery, struggling to find my groove, until the day I run into a nervous, fidgety girl with freckles in the dining hall. They call Milly Potter "The Baseball Whisperer", "The Diamond Wizard", and "The Epitome of All Knowledge". She believes in baseball. She breathes it. She’s the queen of an infamous dynasty, but no one actually knows who she really is, and she plans to keep it that way. One mishap in the panini line, one miscommunication in the weight room, and many failed attempts at an apology equal up to one solid truth: Milly Potter never wants to speak to me again, no matter how good my forearms look.  Little do we both know, she’s about to become more than just my fairy ball mother.

©2019 Meghan Quinn (P)2020 Meghan Quinn

Author: Meghan Quinn
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
Available on Audible
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Reed

Summary

No one plays like Reed Olson, whether it's hockey season or not. After back-to-back NHL championships, he's craving a little R&R. Reed leans to a specific type - blond, busty, and interested - and fortunately he has a little black book full of options. So why is it he can't stop dreaming about the new girl who just moved in next door? A certified brainiac, she seems to want nothing to do with the hard-bodied athlete. Josie Ives desperately needs something her celebrity neighbor obviously doesn't: solitude. Reed is everything she imagined - a little too good-looking, with a body that puts Greek gods to shame. But she didn't expect he would also be funny and charming. Josie knows she's the opposite of his type, and that's fine with her. Still, the chemistry between them is undeniable. Their newfound friendship certainly has its benefits, but she's starting to wonder if opposites really do attract. Contains mature themes.

©2018 Sawyer Bennett (P)2018 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Playing to Win

Summary

This time, he’s playing to win, and the prize he’s looking to score is me. It was a three-week fling. Nothing more than a couple of college kids having some fun, but then I did the stupid thing and fell for Jude Taylor quicker than he can score a goal on the ice. And after one beautiful night together, he left for the pros before I could make my first cup of coffee.  I thought I’d put him behind me. I thought I’d moved on. Then he hobbles into my physical therapy office and I realize how absolutely wrong I’ve been - there’s no getting over Jude Taylor.  But now things are complicated. Jude lives half a country away and his career is in direct opposition to my need for stability. Most of all, getting involved with him could mean losing my job and everything I’ve worked so hard for.  Jude doesn’t seem to mind one bit and he’s all in. He might be a patient in my office, but he’s no longer the patient guy I remember. 

©2020 Stacey Lynn Books (P)2020 Spectrum Audiobooks

Author: Stacey Lynn
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Fallen Crest Home

5 ratings

Summary

It's been years since my mother was in my life. I healed. I learned to accept love. I lived. That's all done. She was away, and now she's back. I avoided her for a year and a half, but I couldn't hide anymore. Mason had an internship in Fallen Crest, so we headed back for the summer. And when we got there - no one was prepared for what happened.

©2017 Tijan (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

Author: Tijan
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Dare to Tease

Summary

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Carly Phillips returns to her sexy Dare world of rich billionaire sports heroes in her new DARE NATION SERIES! She handles cocky jocks for a living, but her love life isn’t as successful. Brianne Prescott, publicist for Dare Nation Sports Agency, grew up the only girl with four brothers, three of whom are sports royalty. She’s a pro not just at work but at being used by men who want access to her famous family. She’s learned the hard way that everyone wants something from her, always. He’s her brother’s best friend and the first man who sees her for who she really is. When Dr. Hudson Northfield rescues Bri from a homeless man outside the clinic where he works, he really notices her for the first time. Soon she’s accompanying him to New York for a family wedding, and despite her siblings’ overprotective protests, they’re falling in love. But Hudson has a secret he can’t reveal. If he wants access to a trust fund in his name, his father demands something in return. Hudson has to marry and provide an heir or his dream of opening a state-of-the-art health center will be destroyed. Suddenly the man who didn’t need anything from her appears to be the biggest user of them all. Unless Hudson can convince her he can live without money but he can’t live without her. **Every 1001 Dark Nights novella is a standalone story. For new listeners, it’s an introduction to an author’s world. And for fans, it’s a bonus book in the author’s series. We hope you'll enjoy each one as much as we do.**

©2021 by Carly Phillips. Foreword © 2014 by M. J. Rose. (P)2021 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
Available on Audible
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The Locker Room

2 ratings

Summary

Have you heard the rumor around campus about the locker room?  If you haven't, let me enlighten you: Legend has it, if you bring a girl into the sacred aftergame domain of the baseball locker room, it will end with a walk down the aisle. One rowdy and naked encounter against the lockers with the girl of your dreams will make her your wife.  Translation: Baseball players are stupidly superstitious and believe the locker room has magical powers.  But not all baseball players are superstitious, me included.  So, when the girl I've fallen for brushes me off, I start to question if I need to switch my way of thinking. Maybe it's time I finally hand out a coveted invitation to the locker room. The only question is, will she accept?

©2019 Meghan Quinn (P)2019 Meghan Quinn

Author: Meghan Quinn
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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My Muted Love

Summary

Never judge a book by its cover. One of the world’s most common clichés. Though sage advice, the age-old aphorism is rarely followed. Take Tori McNabb and Ashton Spencer for instance, who, based on appearances, believe they have no reason to breathe the same air. But when startling circumstances align their paths on the campus of Blakewood State University, the two have no choice but to look beyond their exteriors.  McNabb is a fighter in life as well as in the ring. She knows what she’s capable of...and she doesn’t want to be tested. Her only goal is to never return to Millville, New Jersey; she just wants to fly under the radar on the BSU campus.  Spencer, the most popular athlete on campus, is well on his way to success as a professional athlete. He is confident that the stars are aligned in his favor. But being tested by the underdog is something he though he'd never fail at.  Join this unlikely pair on a journey inside the pages of their ugly covers.  This book contains some profanity and sexually explicit content. It is intended for mature listeners.

©2021 Love Belvin (P)2021 Podium Audio

Author: Love Belvin
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
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The Bookworm's Guide to Faking It

Summary

Let it be known that I, Holley Stuart, do not give a single rat's behind about pro baseball's star pitcher Sebastian Stone. I definitely don't care that he's standing in my bookstore. Nor do I care that he seems to have forgotten about the last time we saw each other: senior prom, when he both humiliated me and broke my heart, albeit unknowingly. Now, he needs a date to his sister's wedding. Don't ask me how I ended up being it - I have no idea. But that's the least of my problems. His grandfather is adamant we're dating, and Seb isn't in a hurry to convince him otherwise, so I have no choice but to go along with it. The problem? The only thing I've ever faked is...well, you know. I've definitely never faked my feelings for someone. And judging by the way I feel whenever Seb looks at me, it doesn't look like I'm starting now....

©2021 Emma Hart (P)2021 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Author: Emma Hart
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: Less than 1 minute
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The Play

Summary

Baseball god Sevin Smith is no longer just the noisy bachelor living above me. Now he’s the MVP client I have to protect from a paternity scandal, and I’m not thrilled that my boss has me on the case.  That’s fine. I can pretend and work with a man who’s become my enemy.  But what I can’t pretend is not to be attracted to him - to not be falling for his sexy laugh and easy smile. And I definitely can’t pretend I’m not falling for the spunky eight-year-old kid that may or may not be his.  Yes, I admit it: becoming enemies with your neighbor - the sexy sports star - is never a good idea.  But falling in love with him might be the worst idea of all....

©2020 Natalie Wrye (P)2020 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Author: Natalie Wrye
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Hard and Fast

1 rating

Summary

No playing with the players! For Amanda Wright - new reporter on the pro baseball block - this rule is harder to keep than she had thought. Especially with the team's star pitcher, gorgeous Brad Rogers, sending signals her libido can't possibly miss. How can she indulge her craving for Brad and still prove she can play with the big-league journalists? From their first illicit kiss, their private ball games lead to delicious pleasure. Then she discovers Brad is hiding a big secret that could make her career - or blow his. And suddenly she has to choose: the best story of her life...or the best sex!

©2020 Julie Patra Publishing/Lisa Renee Jones (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Trade Deadline

4 ratings

Summary

It’s a reunion to remember.... Don’t miss this friends-to-lovers hockey romance from Avon Gale and Piper Vaughn.  Daniel “Bellzie” Bellamy should be on top of the world - a Stanley Cup is the perfect topper to his 14-year NHL career. But despite the post-win high, something’s missing. When the chance to play for his hometown team, the Miami Thunder, comes along, he’s open to it. And when he runs into an old friend from his past soon after he makes the move, he wonders if it might be kismet.  Micah Kelly never thought he’d see his childhood crush - and first kiss - again. Danny Bellamy moved on to bigger and better things when they were teenagers, and the idea that Micah’s relationship with the professional hockey player could be anything more than one-sided Instagram thirst seems too good to be true.  Maybe too good to be true is the new reality, though. As the season goes on, Micah teaches Daniel to surf, and Daniel introduces Micah to his lovable pack of rescue dogs and the world of being a hockey boyfriend. Life is good. But when things on the ice don’t go as planned, they’ll have to decide if their rediscovered romance is built to last.  Hat Trick: Off the Ice   Goalie Interference  Trade Deadline

©2020 Avon Gale, Piper Vaughn (P)2020 Harlequin Enterprises, Limited

Narrator: Kirt Graves
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
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The Perfect First

3 ratings

Summary

“How long do you last in bed?” Those were her first words to me, swiftly followed up with, “And how big would you say you are?” Cue the record scratching, what? Persephone Alexander. Math genius. Lover of blazers. The only girl I know who can make Heidi braids look sexy as hell. And she’s on a mission. Lose her virginity by the end of the semester.  I walked in on her interview session for potential candidates (who even does that?) and saw straight through her brave front. She’s got a list of firsts to accomplish, like she’s only got months to live.  I’ve decided to be her guide for all her firsts, except one. Someone’s got to keep her out of trouble. I have one rule, no sex. We even shook on it. I’ll help her find the right guy for the job. Someone like her doesn’t need someone like me and my massive...baggage for her first time.  Drinking at a bar. Check.  Partying all night. Double check.  Skinny dipping. Triple check.  She’s unlike anyone I’ve ever met. The walls I’d put up around my heart are slowly crumbling with each touch that sets fire to my soul.  I’m the first to bend the rules. One electrifying kiss changes everything, and suddenly, I don’t want to be her first, I want to be her only. But her plan was written before I came onto the scene, and now, I’m determined to get her to rewrite her future with me.

©2019 Maya Hughes (P)2020 Maya Hughes

Author: Maya Hughes
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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Heated Rivalry

15 ratings

Summary

Nothing interferes with Shane Hollander's game - definitely not the sexy rival he loves to hate. Pro hockey star Shane Hollander isn't just crazy talented, he's got a spotless reputation. Hockey is his life. Now that he's captain of the Montreal Voyageurs, he won't let anything jeopardize that, especially the sexy Russian whose hard body keeps him awake at night. Boston Bears captain Ilya Rozanov is everything Shane's not. The self-proclaimed king of the ice, he's as cocky as he is talented. No one can beat him - except Shane. They've made a career on their legendary rivalry, but when the skates come off, the heat between them is undeniable. When Ilya realizes he wants more than a few secret hookups, he knows he must walk away. The risk is too great. As their attraction intensifies, they struggle to keep their relationship out of the public eye. If the truth comes out, it could ruin them both. But when their need for each other rivals their ambition on the ice, secrecy is no longer an option...

©2019 Rachelle Goguen (P)2019 Tantor

Narrator: Tor Thom
Author: Rachel Reid
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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First Star I See Tonight

7 ratings

Summary

A star quarterback and a feisty detective play for keeps in this sporty, sexy, sassy novel - a long-awaited new entry in the beloved award-winning, New York Times best-selling author's fan-favorite Chicago Stars football series. Piper Dove is a woman with a dream - to become the best detective in the city of Chicago. First job? Trail former Chicago Stars quarterback Cooper Graham. Problem? Graham's spotted her, and he's not happy. Which is why a good detective needs to think on her feet. "The fact is...I'm your stalker. Not full-out barmy. Just...mildly unhinged." Piper soon finds herself working for Graham himself, although not as the bodyguard he refuses to admit he so desperately needs. Instead he's hired her to keep an eye on the employees at his exclusive new nightclub. But Coop's life might be in danger, and Piper's determined to protect him whether he wants it or not. (Hint: not!) If only she weren't also dealing with a bevy of Middle Eastern princesses, a Pakistani servant girl yearning for freedom, a teenager who just wants to fit in, and an elderly neighbor demanding Piper find her very dead husband. And then there's Cooper Graham himself, a legendary sports hero who always gets what he wants - even if what he wants is a feisty detective hell-bent on proving she's as tough as he is. From the bustling streets of Chicago to a windswept lighthouse on Lake Superior to the glistening waters of Biscayne Bay, two people who can't stand to lose will test themselves and each other to discover what matters most.

©2016 Susan Elizabeth Phillips (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Nicole Poole
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Cherish Dreams (German edition)

Summary

Romantisch, turbulent und sexy. Jake Esera ist ein professioneller Rugbyspieler - und ein Single-Dad. Seit er vor sechs Jahren Vater einer Tochter wurde, kennt der 24-Jährige nur Training, Wettkämpfe und die Sorge um sein kleines Mädchen. Ausschlafen, feiern oder sich gar verlieben stehen nicht auf dem Plan. Doch als er auf der Hochzeit seines Bruders Jules Nelisi - ehemalige Schulfreundin, ewige Rebellin und attraktiv wie nie - widertrifft, ändert sich alles. Zum ersten Mal seit langer Zeit ist Jake bereit, seine strengen Regeln über Bord zu werfen und sein Herz zu riskieren... >> Diese ungekürzte Hörbuch-Fassung genießt du exklusiv nur bei Audible.

©2020 Bastei Lübbe AG. Übersetzung von Patricia Woitynek (P)2020 LYX.audio

Narrator: Emilia Wallace
Author: Nalini Singh
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Nobody's Baby But Mine

Summary

"Outrageous, heartwarming, wonderfully sensual...I loved it!" (Jayne Anne Krentz) "For sheer fun, nobody beats Nobody's Baby But Mine." (Detroit Free Press) The Minneapolis Star-Tribune writes, "Next to Tracy and Hepburn, no one does romantic comedy better than Susan Elizabeth Phillips." For proof, you need to look no further than Nobody's Baby But Mine. This classic comic love story from perennial New York Times best seller Phillips unites a beautiful, brainy scientist desperate to be a mom with a brawny, smoking hot jock who, though handsome enough to father her child, is nowhere near as stupid as she wants her baby’s daddy to be.  Emily Giffin, Jane Green, and Rachel Gibson fans take note: When it comes to delivering delightfully funny, supremely sexy contemporary women's fiction, nobody but nobody is better than Susan Elizabeth Phillips.

©2009 Susan Elizabeth Phillips (P)2020 HarperAudio

Narrator: Anna Fields
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Van

Summary

As one of the league's toughest enforcers, Van Turner is ruthless on the ice. He plays hard because it's the only way to channel the rage boiling inside, and a reputation as an A-hole is better than everyone knowing the truth. Van has spent his entire life running from a secret that's kept him from getting involved in relationships-or accepting lucrative deals with East Coast teams. Then the Carolina Cold Fury makes him an offer he can't refuse...and Van meets a woman he can't resist. Simone Fournier is the stubborn one in her family - and that's saying something, considering her brothers are two of the Cold Fury's biggest stars. Simone gets what she wants, and what she wants is Van. Still, there's a part of him Simone can't reach, no matter how hard she tries. In private, he's all fire and passion. In public, he freezes her out. Van may want to push her away, but Simone won't let him go that easily. Because this time, she's playing for keeps. Contains mature themes.

©2017 Sawyer Bennett (P)2017 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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This Is Wild

2 ratings

Summary

Zoe When you grow up surrounded by hockey players you know one thing for sure: you should never settle down with one. And I was never going to. Heck, I didn’t even know what icing was. I was too busy climbing the corporate ladder, becoming one of the most successful realtors in New York City.  I wasn’t interested in dating or anything that got in my way. First, he was my client, and then he became my friend.  Viktor My parents told me I skated before I walked. When I was 18, I was drafted into the NHL third overall, playing in Los Angeles - the city of dreams. What more could I ask for? I played hard, but eventually, I partied even harder.  Five years later, I was traded a week after I entered rehab. There was no time for anything except my health and making sure I’d come out on top. I had to be better. There wasn’t another option.  One of the rules of recovery was “don’t fall in love,” and I made it a top priority. She was off-limits in every single way...until it was too late. One night, one decision, one act can derail everything.

©2019 Natasha Madison (P)2020 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Fallen Crest University

8 ratings

Summary

Samantha, Mason, and Logan are all together and united with one common enemy: Park Sebastian, the king of fraternity douchebags. With professional football scouts eyeing his every move, Mason Kade has to walk the line for the first time in his life. Any move he makes against Sebastian has to be perfect and under the radar. One mistake, and his career is over. Sebastian has other plans. Mason's career isn't his target - not even close. Wanting to destroy Mason completely, Sebastian knows that he must hit him where it hurts the most: Samantha, who doesn't give a rat's ass that she's the target. Sam is bound and determined to protect Mason herself, no matter the cost, but what if the cost is beyond her imagination? What if, this time, the villain wins?

©2015 Tijan (P)2015 Tantor

Author: Tijan
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Safe with Me

Summary

Small-business owner and financial advisor Samiyah Manhattan is mourning the death of her six-year marriage when she vows never to trust men again. Alone at a local bar, Samiyah attempts to put her situation in perspective when she is drawn inexorably to the presence of a nearby patron.  Celebrity ex-boxer and heavyweight champion turned business mogul Jonas Alexander Rose never takes women too seriously. They only attach themselves to him because of his star-studded status. However, when he meets the beautiful Samiyah Manhattan mulling over a mimosa at his favorite bar and grill, Jonas is overwhelmed by the heart-throbbing, heated attraction, and now he is on a mission to explore this thing called love. But can Jonas break the barrier that Samiyah's put up, and is he even ready?  Find out if Jonas and Samiyah are a match made in heaven or if they will miss out on their happily ever after in Safe with Me. Contains mature themes.

©2017 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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For the Win

Summary

Harrison Wynn Even though I'm the oldest player on the farm team, I'm playing my heart out this year to prove that I have what it takes to compete in the NHL. Everyone expects me to live up to my dying hockey hero dad's legacy, but my chances are receding every season. What I need is to focus, but the team's new yoga instructor is a major distraction; I've had my eye on her from the first time we met. Except she's not interested - okay, maybe actively disinterested - since I accidentally dumped her into the ocean during our paddleboard yoga class. How can I prove to her - and to the NHL - that I'm worth taking a chance on? Arya Ross Men are the last thing I need in my life. Yoga is my priority; it helps me center myself and heal my soul. But I can't turn down the once-in-a-lifetime offer to be the personal yoga instructor for the local hockey team. Sure, there are some cute players - including Harrison Wynn, who seemingly won't take no for an answer, and whose boyish smile and sexy charm are hard to resist. He seems genuine, and I wonder...Can I put my past behind me to start a future with him?

©2020 Kelly Jamieson (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Only One Kiss

1 rating

Summary

Ralph: Being traded to Dallas was a dream come true. I had everything I wanted, my game had never been better, and my wife was due to have our baby any day now. What could go wrong? Everything. I was now raising our baby on my own. After hockey practice and games, I didn't have time to sleep, let alone make sure my social media was up to par. I never thought I'd get a second chance at love. Candace: When my hotshot brother was drafted in the NHL, he didn't have time to do his social media, so I took over for him. Little did I know it would become my career. My plate was full with more than 50 NHL players, and I wasn't taking on any new clients. Yet when he showed up on my doorstep with the cutest little girl in the whole world, I couldn't say no. I was just helping, but it turned into more than that. He's the man I've been waiting for.

©2020 Dreamscape Media, LLC (P)2020 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
Available on Audible
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Swing and a Mishap

Summary

Two years ago, I was a pretty big deal. I thought I had it all, until a blast from my past popped up on my social media feed, keeping my ego in check and reminding me how basic I am. Except sassy Wren Bennett isn't just a blast from my past. She's the only woman I ever saw a future with. Even though my soul leaves my body every time she says she hates baseball and has never watched me play, a year's worth of messages filled with laughter and sarcasm only remind me how amazing my "pen pal" is. Unfortunately, it doesn't matter how fine I look in a pair of baseball pants; I'm still 3,000 miles away, and she's taken...or so I thought. Maybe I should have thought a little harder before I dropped her like a seeing-eye single into the outfield. When an injury has me questioning everything about my life, I can only think of one place I need to go and one person I need to see. Home, to Summersweet Island, to get back my "pen pal". Now I just need to make sure single mom Wren knows I didn't come back for a change, and I didn't come back for a job. I'm swinging for the fences, and I'm finally coming home to make her mine. If only she'd stop insulting me and stay in one place long enough for me to tell her. She wouldn't try to drown me with a tub of ice cream, right? I'm sure it'll be fine. Contains mature themes.

©2020 Tara Sivec (P)2021 Tantor

Author: Tara Sivec
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
Available on Audible
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Alluring Aiden

Summary

“It’s just six weeks. Or forever. You choose.”  Aiden is supposed to be travelling the country with his professional motocross racing team. He isn’t supposed to break his wrist over summer and be benched for the whole fall season. He definitely isn’t supposed to find himself falling for a hometown girl who loves dirt bikes as much as he does.  And when her boyfriend cheats on her, he probably shouldn’t agree to be her fake boyfriend just to piss him off.  But Aiden has never been good at doing the right thing.  Jenn’s relationship just fell apart. She thought she’d had it all: a hunky motocross racer boyfriend, an awesome job at her dad’s shop, and a promising career as a physical therapist on the horizon. Then it all falls apart, leaving her broken and hopeless.  A fake relationship might get back at her ex, but there’s something in the way Aiden looks at her that doesn’t feel very fake at all.  Alluring Aiden is the second stand-alone book in The Team Loco Trilogy, a series of flirty, upper Young Adult contemporary romances. Contains steamy scenes, no cliffhanger, and a happily-ever-after.

©2018, 2019 Amy Sparling (P)2019 Amy Sparling

Author: Amy Sparling
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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Hate to Love You

13 ratings

Summary

Rule #1: No hot guys. It might sound ridiculous. I get it. It kind of was, but college was supposed to be my sanctuary. It was my place to start over. The rumors, the whispers, and the jealousy I endured through high school would all be gone. No one would know me at college. Rule #2: No drama. I'd major in pre-law. I'd make a few loyal friends. Everything would be easy-breezy. No one was going to use me or hurt me. I wouldn't let them. Rule #3: New year. New place. New me. Right? Wrong. And all because of Shay Coleman. Football captain and quarterback, he was the big guy on campus. The cocky guy in my political science class with a smirk. I hated him on sight...and he was about to break all my rules. Hate to Love You is a full-length standalone. There are elements that deal with the dark side of college.

©2017 Tijan (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

Author: Tijan
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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Kane

1 rating

Summary

Are you ready for Kane Bellan’s story?   I have a problem. Potential problem? I’m not really sure. Here’s the deal. There’s this girl - isn’t that how it always starts? - and her name is Mollie. I like her. I mean really like her. I hope that doesn’t make me seem less manly than my professional hockey player persona implies. But here’s the issue - she’s my best friend. The one person I can count on for everything, who’s been there with me for all the moments, big and small.   When Mollie shows up at my door, travel-weary and scared following an incident with an ex, my instinct to protect her goes into overdrive. It’s then that I know she’s more than just my best friend, and the skates are swept out from under me when I find out she feels the same way.   Our transition from friends to lovers to potentially something more is seamless, the Arizona Vengeance is back on the ice looking for a repeat championship, and my life has never been better. Just when I think I’ve got it all figured out, the realities of us both having careers that keep us on the road put our blossoming relationship on ice.   It feels like the game just went into overtime and I’m on the verge of either the biggest win or most disappointing loss of my life. And losing is never an option.

©2020 Sawyer Bennett (P)2020 Sawyer Bennett

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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When Stars Collide

Summary

Number-one New York Times best seller Susan Elizabeth Phillips returns to her beloved Chicago Stars series with a romance between a Chicago Stars quarterback and one of the world’s greatest opera singers - and a major diva. “Re-entering the world of the Chicago Stars is like a beloved friend come to call.” (Number-one New York Times best-selling author Robyn Carr) Thaddeus Walker Bowman Owens, the backup quarterback for the Chicago Stars, is a team player, talented sideline coach, occasional male underwear model, and a man with a low tolerance for divas.  Olivia Shore, international opera superstar, is a driven diva with a passion for perfection, a craving for justice, too many secrets - and a monumental grudge against the egotistical, lowbrow jock she’s been stuck with.  It’s Mozart meets Monday Night Football as the temperamental soprano and stubborn jock embark on a nationwide tour promoting a luxury watch brand. Along the way, the combatants will engage in soul-searching and trash talk, backstage drama and, for sure, a quarterback pass. But there’ll also face trouble as threatening letters, haunting photographs, and a series of dangerous encounters complicate their lives. Is it the work of an overzealous fan or something more sinister?  This is the emotional journey of a brilliant woman whose career is everything and a talented man who’ll never be happy with second place. Tender and funny, passionate and insightful, this irresistible romantic adventure proves that anything can happen...when two superstars collide.

©2021 Susan Elizabeth Phillips (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Nicole Poole
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs
Available on Audible
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Something So Unscripted

1 rating

Summary

From the international best-selling series Something So. Zack Finding my teammate in bed with my wife made the decision I had been fighting with for years easier. It’s time to move on.  A fresh start and a new NHL team in a big city. Most importantly, it’s my son Jack’s best shot.  It would be both of our best shots.  Denise After a bad childhood, I made sure I would succeed. The problem is I die a little with each patient I lose. It’s part of my career at Hudson Children’s Oncology Hospital, but it doesn’t make the sting of loss any easier.  Seeking anything other than a life saved isn’t on my agenda until a NHL player walks into my hospital with his son.  We’re officially off script, the moment we meet.  If this love is anything, it’s unscripted.

©2018 Natasha Madison (P)2019 Natasha Madison

Narrator: Holly Fielding
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
Available on Audible
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Foreplayer

Summary

She’s got game everywhere but the bedroom. Enter the player who knows exactly how to grade her curves.... After a very public breakup and a viral post that declares him the villain, power forward Cal Foreman is taking a time-out from women and relationships to focus on hockey. When Chicago Rebels captain and old friend Vadim Petrov “volunteers” him to help train Vadim’s sister Mia, Cal figures he can do a favor for a pal and get ready for the season with his new team. But the imperious Russian would slice a skate blade through Cal’s internal organs if he knew what lessons Mia really wants.  Yeah, not that kind of stickhandling.  Hockey phenom and Olympics hopeful Mia Wallace needs help seducing the man of her dreams. That man is most definitely not Cal Foreman: notorious playboy, thorn in her side, and her brother's bestie. But surely a guy with his reputed skill set has a few tips on how she can nail her target - which makes him the perfect foreplayer.  Cal knows Mia sees him as merely the warm-up act in her grand plan to win another man, but as they spend more time together, he wonders if that’s enough.  If they could be more.  And if he could convince her he’s worthy of the starting lineup...in her heart?

©2020 Kate Meader (P)2020 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Narrator: Ramona Master
Author: Kate Meader
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
Available on Audible
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Heaven, Texas

Summary

All hell breaks loose when two unforgettable people discover love, laughter, passion - and a match that can only be made in Heaven. Come heck or high water, Gracie Snow is determined to drag the legendary ex-jock Bobby Tom Denton back home to Heaven, Texas, to begin shooting his first motion picture. Despite his dazzling good looks and killer charm, Bobby Tom has reservations about being a movie star - and no plans to cooperate with a prim and bossy Ohio wallflower whom he can’t get off his mind or out of his life. Instead, the hell-raising playboy decides to make her over from plain Jane to Texas wildcat. But nothing’s more dangerous than a wildcat with an angel’s heart in a town too small for a bad boy to hide.

©2009 Susan Elizabeth Phillips (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Anna Fields
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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In Too Deep

Summary

New York Times best-selling author Lexi Ryan brings listeners a sexy NFL player who's pulled out all the stops for one more chance with the love of his life. I have four months to make my wife fall in love with me or let her go forever. I loved Bailey Green long before she watched her loser ex take his last breaths. I held her while they lowered his coffin into the ground, stilled her shaking hands when the nightmares would tear her from sleep. I waited for her through her grief. But while she was always willing to let me in her bed, she refused to let me in the one place I longed to be - her heart. Tired of playing second string to a dead man, I let her go. I moved to Florida to begin my NFL career and tried to pretend my perfect life didn't leave me empty. I'd almost given up. Until one drunken night in Vegas, we stumbled down the aisle and said, "I do". In exchange for the divorce she wants so badly, she's agreed to remain my wife for four months. She has no idea the favors I've called in or the lies I've told to get her here, but if I succeed, none of that matters. My secrets always seemed justified, but Bailey has her own - secrets that explain why she always pushed me away, secrets that make me wonder if I should have let her. Now we're in too deep and I might lose the only girl I've ever loved and the best friend I've ever had. In Too Deep is a sexy and emotional novel intended for mature listeners. It's the fifth book in the world of the Blackhawk Boys, but can be enjoyed as a standalone. Football. Secrets. Lies. Passion. These boys don't play fair. Which Blackhawk Boy will steal your heart?

©2017 Lexi Ryan (P)2017 Lexi Ryan

Author: Lexi Ryan
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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The Hookup King

Summary

Jock-jerk. Arrogant hockey player who thinks he’s god’s gift to women. That’s the Tucker Kane I know.  Three years ago, we hooked up, and he walked away like it was nothing. Like I meant nothing. Now, he needs my help to pass a class. When I get a message from PuckMe_69 in response to my tutoring post, I have no idea it’s Tucker. He has no clue I’m the girl from his past who still hates his guts.  At first, I tell him to go puck himself and walk away. But he’s as persistent as he is sexy. And I need the money. So, we come to an arrangement. One that ends with us breaking all the rules...and, if I’m not careful, my heart.

©2019 Jillian Quinn (P)2019 Jillian Quinn

Narrator: Jack Noble
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Pucks, Sticks, and Diapers

Summary

First came love, then came the NHL, then came Baylor and Jayden with a baby carriage.

©2016 Toni Aleo (P)2021 Tantor

Narrator: Jillian Macie
Author: Toni Aleo
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Merciless King

Summary

I’m Chuck Sansone.  Cocky, arrogant, and the best boxer in the world. I’m a part-time building maintenance guy for Dexter Truitt and now his newest project.  It’s been the same structured routine for years: training, working, and fighting. But with Dex behind me, someone who can see my end goal and believes in me, I know this is my time.  Finally.... I will fight for the heavyweight world boxing title.  Nothing will stop this from happening.  Not my team. Not my friends. Not the Mafia. Not the headstrong, desirable, gorgeous blonde bombshell - Caroline.  Certainly not the deadly intruder in my life or the unwanted revelation that will change my life forever.  Blackmail won’t work either. But who do I trust? Loyalties and people will be broken if I’m to continue with my life ambition of being heavyweight champion of the world. I hope the selfish destruction I cause will be worth it.

©2020 Ellie Jean and Cocky Hero Club, Inc. (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Hawk

Summary

It's another season of Renegade baseball and, as they say, the boys are back in town. All except for all-star pitcher Hawk Sinclair, who has returned to his hometown and back to the ranch he grew up on to rehab after shoulder surgery.   Real-estate agent Bellamy Patrick feels like she's failing at being a single mom. Her son is having a hard time fitting in, and she's hoping that playing baseball will be the answer. When he doesn't make the team, she's willing to do anything to help him...except that! And that's exactly what the little-league coach expects.   When Hawk's asked to coach a team of misfit kids, he balks...until he sees how the program is run and how boys are left out. That's when he knows he has no choice but to do the right thing and turn these boys into the players he knows they can be...and while he's at it, convince Bellamy they're meant to be.   Contains mature themes.

©2019 Heidi McLaughlin (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Fallen Crest Public

7 ratings

Summary

Sam's first day at Fallen Crest Public doesn't go well. Some girls want to be her. Some girls want to destroy her. And some just don't like her. All in all, despite being protected by Mason and Logan, it's still only the strong who survive. Sam will not only have to survive, she will need to learn how to conquer, too. But there's another battle growing. Things are about to come to a disastrous end between the towns of Roussou and Fallen Crest. Sam's other main dilemma? Keeping Mason and Logan from getting arrested or hospitalized.

©2013 Tijan Meyer (P)2014 Tantor

Author: Tijan
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
Available on Audible
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The Tip-Off

Summary

I’ve spent years hiding in the shadows. He’s spent his whole life chasing the bright lights of the NBA. We have nothing in common, except for the fact our friends ditched us for spring break. I have a bucket list for my senior year at Valley U. He’s the only person I know on campus. I’m ready to start checking things off my list.  Frat party: check.  TP the baseball house: check.  Goat yoga: check.  Skinny dipping: check.  Falling for Zeke Sweets, Valley U’s MVP: not going to happen.

©2019 Rebecca Jenshak (P)2019 Rebecca Jenshak

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Big Stick

Summary

"A sexy NHL player, a sassy heroine, and a heartfelt romance that kept me engaged from beginning to end!" (NYT bestseller Mia Sheridan) Hockey is my life. And it's a great one. There's an endless line of women, and I get to hang with my best friend Oli. Everything is perfect until she shows up. Oli's twin sister, Flynn...hates my guts. I don't blame her. I'm part of one of the worst nights of her life. Now she's next door and seeing her every day is killing me slowly. I wonder if we can ever get back to being friends. The way she looks at me sometimes, well, let's just say my hockey stick isn't the only thing that's feeling hard these days. But if she finds out the secrets I'm keeping, forgiveness will be the last thing on her mind.

©2018 R.C. Stephens (P)2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved. This edition is made possible under a license arrangement with Entangled Publishing, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
Available on Audible
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You Are My Everything

Summary

Up-and-coming hockey rookie Michael Friessen has everything going for him: a future few could hope for and parents who are his everything. He doesn’t want anything more until one weekend before he secures a spot with the Canucks, when he wakes up with a ring on his finger and the hottest, sexiest blonde sound asleep beside him. He tries to tell himself it was a mistake...that he isn’t looking for a relationship, and despite everything about her - including the night he’s still trying to remember - he’s determined not to fall for her.  But the closer they get, the deeper he falls, until he learns that the night they met may not have been accidental.

©2019 Lorhainne Ekelund (P)2019 Lorhainne Ekelund

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Song for a Cowboy

Summary

Emmy Lou King is the lead singer for the famous band Three Kings, and her whole family is legendary in country music. When her father lands her the opportunity to sing the American Football League anthem and serve on one of the AFL's anti-drug charities, she agrees. Combining her fan base and those of the AFL could do some good in the fight against drugs. But can she handle working with Brock Watson? She’d barely recovered from their breakup - and she's never loved anyone else. When a hotshot second-string player arrives to fill in until he’s cleared to play football, Brock Watson feels the pressure. Dealing with his father's declining health, keeping the ranch running, staying in game-ready shape, and working with the charity that changed his life has left no time for anything else - Emmy Lou included. After six years, he'd like to think she couldn't mess with his head anymore, but one look, one smile, and he knows she's as dangerous as ever. He can't resist her, never could, but this time his heart is off limits. The more time Emmy Lou spends with Brock, the harder it is to keep her distance. But his devotion to his family, his fans, and this charity can't erase the way he used her to secure his success. Maybe if she can guard her heart, she can accept the fiery no-strings relationship he's willing to offer. But how can she guard something that, right or wrong, already belongs to him?

©2021 Sasha Summers (P)2021 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Narrator: Robyn Verne
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
Available on Audible
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Behind the Plate

Summary

The most anticipated J. Sterling release of the year is finally here! You’ve waited years to meet Jack Carter’s son, and the wait is over! Strap in and enjoy the ride. Chance Carter is the son of local baseball legend Jack Carter. Now in his junior year at Fullton State, Chance is facing challenges he never saw coming. Failing a class will stop his draft season short, making him ineligible to play and pushing his goal of professional baseball even further away. In steps Danika, a mouthy tutor from New York, who only wants to help him pass his class...not get in his pants. But try telling that to Chance. He doesn’t trust girls, and he definitely doesn’t trust his new tutor. A lifetime growing up as a Carter taught him that. But Danika has issues of her own. After an incident that happened last year, she doesn’t trust athletes and wants nothing to do with them. And Chance is no exception. The fireworks explode as the two try to deny the chemistry between them and family secrets are revealed. Chance doesn’t know how to give up on something he wants, and he’s decided he wants Danika. There’s just one problem...she has a boyfriend with whom she has no intention of breaking up. How can he have her when she belongs to someone else?

©2020 J. Sterling (P)2020 J. Sterling

Author: J. Sterling
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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Kickin' It

Summary

Love breaks the offside rule in New York Times bestselling author Rachel Van Dyken’s irresistibly sexy Red Card romance. Successful, high-profile sports agent Matt Kingston thinks he can handle anything. Then soccer player Parker Speedman shows up at his door. She is young and gorgeous, has natural talent, and is looking for a team. She’s also a hothead with a punchy past who floored her last coach on live TV. Despite his misgivings, Matt agrees to be both her agent and her coach. Professional common sense says she’s off-limits. But what can he say about the raw attraction between them?  Parker plays soccer with her heart and soul. But after the events of the last year, she’s shaken. She’s already seen what a powerful man can do to a female athlete’s career. And her beloved dream is in the hands of a sexy, gorgeous man with the uncanny ability to slip past her defenses…and into her heart.  Now Matt and Parker are about to learn that when it comes to love, the only way to win is by breaking every rule they know. And by playing nice. Real nice.

©2019 by Rachel Van Dyken. (P)2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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I want you, Babe (German edition)

Summary

Muffin-Liebhaberin trifft auf intellektuellen Lesebegeisterten. Selbstbewusster Footballstar trifft auf Sport-Legasthenikerin. Jill freut sich auf ihr letztes Uni-Jahr. Ihre beste Freundin befindet sich gerade auf Abwegen und meint, ein Quarterback namens Blake wäre etwas für sie. Und ihr selbst macht Nick O'Donnell, Teamkollege und bester Freund von Blake, einen sehr dicken Strich durch die Rechnung, als er sie verzweifelt bittet, seine Alibifreundin zu spielen. Aber wer zum Teufel hat ihn glauben lassen, dass sie sich darauf einlassen würde? Nick war schon immer von Jill fasziniert und ist es leid, sie nur aus der Ferne zu beobachten. Eine Lüge und eine Bitte später und schon steht er kurz davor, Jills fester Freund zu werden. Aber wie soll er ihr beweisen, dass er eben doch nicht der Womanizer ist, für den ihn das gesamte College hält? Nach einigen Missverständnissen und Lügen finden sich die beiden in einer Liebesgeschichte wieder, mit der keiner von beiden gerechnet hätte.

©2018 Emma Smith (P)2020 Miss Motte AUDIO

Author: Emma Smith
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
Available on Audible
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Want You to Want Me

Summary

Hockey player Gabriella "Gabi" Welk spent her life in pursuit of championships, but she has little to show for it besides dusty trophies and second-place medals. Now her career consists of several part-time jobs to make ends meet. When Gabi gets a chance at her dream job, she swallows her pride and asks her nemesis - smart, sexy, and savvy Nolan Lund - for help. Since being named future CEO of Lund Industries, Nolan has tried hard to overcome his reputation as a fun-loving playboy and ladies' man. For the first time ever, he's more focused on the company than his personal life. He spends his free time at the ice rink his brother owns, cheering on his niece at her hockey games...and watching Gabriella Welk, the superstar athlete and assistant coach who gets under his skin in a way he can't ignore. He's shocked when Gabi agrees to trade a favor for a favor. They have little in common besides their mutual mistrust, but between family crises and sibling rivalries, Nolan and Gabi realize they want to be more than just friends - much more. Contains mature themes.

©2020 LJLA, LLC (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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Dirty Rebound

3 ratings

Summary

I care too much about Cammy Wesley to marry her.... Yeah, I know what you’re thinking. But hear me out.  Cammy’s my best friend - the one person I can’t live without, the girl with the sunshine smile, the loaded fridge, and the most awesome kid I’ve ever met. She’s also the hot AF single mom I’ve made it my mission to protect from guys like me. And I won’t risk ruining our friendship by pushing for something more.  I’m not that guy. I’m the good time, the class clown, the hockey stud. I’m the happy-for-now, not the happily-ever-after.  I stay in my lane, but when Cammy’s ex needs a lesson, the rash, overprotective part of me jumps the boards, and I go from best friend to fake boyfriend in the span of a kiss. And that’s just the beginning - because when it comes to Cammy, there’s nothing I won’t do...even if it’s guaranteed to wreck me.

©2020 Mira Lyn Kelly (P)2020 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Before Girl

Summary

She's the girl next door. He's the guy who's loved her from afar. They're in for an unexpected tumble into love.  She'll juggle your balls. For Stella Allesandro, chaos is good. She's a rising star at a leading sports publicity firm. She's known throughout the industry as the jock whisperer - the one who can tame the baddest of the bad boys in professional sports without losing her signature smile.  But Cal Hartshorn is an entirely different kind of chaos. He'll fix your broken heart. This former Army Ranger and now-famous cardiothoracic surgeon fails at nothing...except talking to a woman he's adored from afar. Whether on the battlefield or operating room, he's exacting, precise, and efficient, but all of that crumbles when Stella is in sight.  Cal always knows - and gets - what he wants, and now he wants all of her. His forever girl. But Stella isn't convinced she's anyone's forever.

©2018 Kate Canterbary (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Blue Lines

1 rating

Summary

The instant Piper Allen sees Erik Titov, she wants him - wants his rock-hard body, sure, but the strength and mystery that lie behind that superstar hockey jock demeanor, too. So when he sidles up to her at a bar and slinks his arm around her waist, she's lost. What follows is the wildest night of her life…followed by inevitable heartbreak the next morning. And then, a few weeks later, a very big surprise: Two blue lines on a pregnancy test. Only a check to the head could make Erik fall for a nice girl like Piper. But since their crazy-sexy night together, he's been trying to forget about her by falling into bed with every woman in Nashville, and it's not working. So when Piper shows up at his house with a baby-bomb to drop, it doesn't take much for Erik to suggest the nuclear option: Marriage. While it's supposed to be all for show, the second they say "I do," the ice between them starts to melt into sizzling steam. Contains mature themes.

©2013 Toni Aleo (P)2014 Tantor

Narrator: Lucy Malone
Author: Toni Aleo
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Empty Net

2 ratings

Summary

Audrey Parker is up against the boards. She's stuck in a job she hates and pining for a total jerk. Meanwhile, her sister Fallon is moving out and getting married to hockey star Lucas Brooks. Where is Audrey's Prince Charming? Nothing she does has ever seemed to be good enough for any of the men in her life. Audrey's about to hit rock bottom…until she wakes up next to Tate Odder. "The thrill of moving up from the minors to the Nashville Assassins was a welcome distraction. But not even becoming the first rookie goalie to tally three shutouts in the Stanley Cup finals alleviates the pain. With the loss of his parents and sister weighing as heavily on his soul as ever, Tate Odder can't keep pretending he's okay. That's when he meets smart, sexy Audrey. Her gentle warmth and quirky sense of humor make him feel whole for the first time in too long. But to stay that way forever, Tate must find a way to accept his past and learn to live for love.

©2012 Toni Aleo (P)2014 Tantor

Narrator: Lucy Malone
Author: Toni Aleo
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Benched

Summary

She's my friend's little sister. But I've ached for her for years...and I won't be denied.  What does the star center for the Minnesota Caribou professional hockey team do in the face of the ultimate betrayal?  Right, I've sworn off women because I caught my fiancee with my brother. Now, they're both dead to me. They represent an ache so deep, I might never recover.  I've never known a goal I couldn't score - or a girl I couldn't score with. Until I see her curled up in a sexy ball in my hospital room.  She's off-limits. Julia Wales is lush, smart, more determined than I am, and 100 percent taboo. For the first time in my life, I want someone I can't have. She's the successful business owner who obeys every rule. I'm the guy who breaks them.  Not since my injury have I shown a woman my scars. Until now...and there's no going back. Contains mature themes.

©2016 Colleen Charles (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
Available on Audible
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Changing Course

Summary

I met Sarah Kate Erickson when I was 21 years old. I was lucky enough to keep her for seven years before a tragic accident stole her from me. She didn't die, but sometimes I think it would have been easier if she had. I lived in a haze for those four years after the accident. Catering to her every need, even though she hated the very sight of my face. I tried to hold on to her and the future that we were supposed to build together. But you can't hold on to someone that doesn't exist anymore. It wasn't until I met Jesse Addison, a barista at the local coffee shop, that I realized I didn't just lose Sarah that tragic night; I lost myself as well.

©2014 Aly Martinez (P)2014 Tantor

Author: Aly Martinez
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Tacker

3 ratings

Summary

I am not okay.  Fifteen months ago, my life was turned upside down when the plane I was piloting went down. Injured and trapped in the wreckage, I had to watch my fiancée die a painfully slow death, which is something that can really mess with your head.  Since that day, I’ve had little desire to do much of anything. Except play hockey, that is. Because that is the one place where the bad memories are banished and I can escape my pain.  But off the ice, I’m spiraling out of control. Losing the grip on my life and putting myself and my career in danger. Now, thanks to a string of bad decisions, I’ve been ordered to complete therapy in order to stay on the team.  The problem? Nora Wayne, my beautiful and somewhat unconventional therapist. I can’t buy into the brand of happy-clappy crap this woman is feeding me. What could she possibly understand about the type of loss that I’ve suffered? How does she know anything about finding happiness after losing the most important person in your life?  Turns out, I’ve got a lot to learn, and she’s just the person I need to break through those walls I’ve erected.  I am not okay. But for the first time in a long time, I know that I will be.

©2019 Sawyer Bennett (P)2019 Sawyer Bennett

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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The Player and the Pixie

4 ratings

Summary

How can someone so smokin' hot be so bad in bed? I mean, Sean Cassidy is absolute rubbish. Rubbish. He is the epitome of walking, talking false advertising and I want a refund! Plus he's an arsehole. So...what is wrong with me that I can't stop thinking about him? The Pixie Lucy Fitzpatrick doesn't like rugby. As the little sister of Ireland's most infamous rugby player, Lucy can't seem to escape the championship-sized shadow cast by her big brother, or her mother's frequent attempts to micromanage her future. Her rainbow hair is as free-spirited as her quest for inner peace, yet overbearing expectations keep bringing her down. And when she's down, her compulsive little problem lands her in seriously big trouble. The Player Sean Cassidy is a cold-hearted brute...or so he's been told. Frequently. By everyone. His blonde locks, baby blues, and rock hard bod make ladies the world over drool with desire. As the rugby world's second most infamous player, he should be basking in his success. But Sean has never been content settling for second place, and his frequent confrontations with Lucy's big brother leave him cold. And when he's cold, his compulsive little problem lands him in the lap of Lucy Fitzpatrick. The Plan Sean has a problem only Lucy can solve. Lucy has a problem only Sean can fix. The solution seems obvious: you scratch my back, and I'll bail you out of jail. But when their business arrangement unexpectedly leaves Sean scorching hot and Lucy on the precipice of inner peace, can they convince the world - and Lucy's big brother in particular - that this is the real deal? Either way, both the Player and the Pixie are about to teach each other some pretty monumental lessons about family, life, but most importantly, love. The Pixie and the Player is a full-length, romantic comedy novel, can be enjoyed as a standalone, and is the second book in the Rugby Series.

©2016 Penny Reid (P)2017 Penny Reid

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Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Fire & Ice

Summary

Will the heat building between a disgraced reporter and a rising curling star melt the already thin ice they each are on? Max Lauren made a mistake that shattered her pride, heart, and career in one fell swoop. Relegated to covering the lowly game of curling - she already resents the so-called “sport" - she steps onto the ice, where things get infinitely worse. She’s been knocked down before, and she’s always gotten back up, but a frosty resolve goes only so far in a world of people who thrive on ice. Callie Mulligan is the amiable skipper of America’s second place curling team. Upbeat, optimistic, and with a fiery passion for an icy sport, she has both the mental and physical skills to become Team USA’s top contender. What she doesn’t have is the fame or the funding. Coverage from a journalist of Max’s caliber could be the answer to both problems, if only Max wasn’t so cold to the idea. As Callie tries to warm her to the sport, a little bit of heat grows into a fire neither of them can contain. Passion, competition, ambition, redemption, and raw need collide as the bright lights of success and celebrity grow hotter, but can the fire between Max and Callie be sustained when it’s put on ice?

©2019 Rachel Spangler (P)2020 Rachel Spangler

Narrator: Ann Etter
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Kiss My Putt

Summary

After spending my entire pro golfing career being known as the quiet, controlled, no-nonsense golfer on the tour, there's nothing more humiliating than throwing all of that down the drain on national television. Needing some place to hide, to lick my wounds and figure out what I even want to do with my life once this blows over, I can only think of one place I need to be. Summersweet Island, where everyone treats me like one of their own, and they'll all be happy to have me home again.  Well, except maybe one person. It's been two years since I last set foot on Summersweet Island or spoke to anyone there. But I'm sure Birdie Bennett, my best friend since I was 15 and the clubhouse manager of my favorite golf course, has had plenty of time to forgive me for that tiny little misunderstanding where I blocked her on social media and blocked her in my phone. Oh, and I guess I kind of, sort of accused her of being a stalker. It's fine!  Once my sexy, spunky, former best friend gets over the shock of seeing me again and stops trying to drive a nine-iron into my skull, I can finally let her know I've also kind of, sort of always been in love with her.... Contains mature themes.

©2020 Tara Sivec (P)2020 Tantor

Author: Tara Sivec
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
Available on Audible
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Hawke

1 rating

Summary

Off the ice, elite defenseman Hawke Therrien enjoys his fair share of booze and good times. And why shouldn't he? He's worked his way up from the minor leagues and made himself a star. The only thing Hawke misses from that life is the pierced, tattooed free spirit who broke his heart without so much as an explanation. She's almost unrecognizable when she walks back into his life seven years later, except for the look in her eyes that feels like a punch to the gut. Vale Campbell isn't the same girl she was at 20. As crazy as she had been about Hawke, her reckless behavior and out-of-control drinking had started to scare her. She had to clean up her act, and that never would have happened with Hawke around. Cutting him loose was the hardest thing Vale ever had to do - until now. Because she's still crazy about Hawke, and if he could ever learn to forgive her, they just might have a future together.

©2016 Sawyer Bennett (P)2016 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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Ruthless Knight

5 ratings

Summary

Welcome to their kingdom.... Cole Covington is the most popular heartbreaker at school.  Every guy wants to be him and every girl wants to screw him.  Except me. His devastatingly good looks, golden arm, and flirty smiles don't do it for me anymore, because I know what's lurking underneath the star quarterback's gorgeous armor.  At least I thought I did.  Sometimes the most beautiful people hide the ugliest truths.  And sometimes the only way to save someone is to walk beside them through hell.  Sawyer Church is the bible-thumping nerd of Royal Hearts Academy.  Girls pick on her and guys don't notice her. Except me. Sweet, curvy, and sarcastic, she's impossible to ignore. No matter how much I try. Everyone at school has her pegged as the chubby, Jesus-loving geek, but unlike them, Sawyer's real and never pretends to be someone she's not.  Until I ask her to be my fake girlfriend.  Sometimes the most beautiful souls hide the greatest pain. And sometimes the only way to save someone is to fight for them.  This is book 2 in the Royal Hearts Academy series. Please note: Although this is Cole and Sawyer's book, it's also a stand-alone.  Warning: Royal Hearts Academy is a new adult/high school series of standalones filled with drama, a touch of angst, and boys who are bad to the bone. The characters are flawed. If you're looking for a safe, sweet romance with nice heroes and heroines who are perfect all the time, this series is not for you.

©2020 Ashley Jade (P)2020 Podium Audio

Author: Ashley Jade
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 15 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Spillet

Summary

"Hun er fantastisk, og vi har det sjovt sammen. Som venner. Jeg vil ikke have, at vores venskab går i stykker. Men Demi virker fast besluttet på at sætte ild til det." Hvis Hunter Davenport har lært noget af sidste års elendige hockeysæson, så er det, at han må stoppe med at fucke op. Der er ikke plads til distraktioner. Som holdkaptajn må han prioritere hockey først og sætte romantik på standby. Det betyder dog ikke, at han ikke kan være venner med kvinder og hans nye læsemakker, Demi Davis, er virkelig cool og så lækker, at det burde være ulovligt. Heldigvis har hun en kæreste… eller det havde hun i hvert fald, indtil de slog op. Nu er hun på udkig efter en rebound. Og nu lægger hun an på ham. De kan ikke undgå hinanden, så han må bare stå imod. Det ville virkelig ikke være en god idé at være sammen, men hvordan kan han få overbevist sin krop - og sit hjerte - om det? "Spillet" er den tredje, selvstændige sportsromance om de studerende på Briar U af bestsellerforfatteren Elle Kennedy.

©2020 Gyldendal (P)2020 Gyldendal

Author: Elle Kennedy
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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Hometown Hero

Summary

Andrew "Ace" Braddock is a player in every sense of the word. The center fielder for the Austin Lone Stars, he's also been at the center of numerous sports scandals involving beer, bars, and baseball bunnies. But when he takes the fall for a teammate, Ace wakes up in the hospital, injured and in serious trouble. He's sent to lie low and recover at his family ranch in Silverlake, Texas, where he's saddled with his worst nightmare: his high school nemesis - a beautiful nurse who refuses to play doctor with him. Mia Adams has no time to fool around. The daughter of Silverlake's high school baseball coach has three jobs and a pile of debt left behind by her missing ex. The very last thing she wants is to spend her time indulging hometown hero Easy Ace Braddock. If she didn't need the money, she'd have nothing to do with the guy from her past who stole her dad's time, attention, and love away from her before leaving for the major leagues. As Mia does her best to corral the irrepressible Ace, keep a sense of humor, and fight her unwelcome attraction to him, he charms, sidesteps, and outmaneuvers her. Will the onetime enemies find love at home base, right in the town where they grew up?

©2020 Elizabeth A. Edelstein and Karen A. Moser (P)2020 Tantor

Author: Liza Kendall
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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When You Come Back to Me

Summary

At Santa Cruz Central High School, they called them the misfits, the outcasts, the weirdos. But most of us knew them as the Lost Boys.... Holden Parish survived his parents' horrific attempts to make him the perfect son. After a year's stint in a Swiss sanitarium to recover, he has vowed to never let anything, nor anyone, trap him again. Brilliant but broken, he seeks refuge behind alcohol, meaningless sex, and uses his wicked sense of humor to keep people away. He only has to ride out one year in the coastal town of Santa Cruz with his aunt and uncle before he inherits his billions and can make his escape and disappear.  Falling in love is not in the plans.  River Whitmore. Star quarterback of the Central High football team, Prom King, Mr. Popular, ladies' man. He leads the perfect life...except it's all a lie. His father has River's future in the NFL all planned out, while River's dream is to run the family business in the town that he loves. But his mother's illness is tearing the family apart and River is becoming the glue that holds them together. How can he break his father's heart when it's already shattering? River's carefully crafted façade explodes when he meets Holden Parish. A guy who dresses in coats and scarves year-round, drinks expensive vodka, and spends his free time breaking into houses for the fun of it. They're complete opposites. River seeks a quiet life, away from the spotlight. Holden would rather have dental surgery than settle down.  Holden's demons and River's responsibilities threaten to keep them apart, while their undeniable attraction crashes them together again and again, growing into something deep and real no matter how they resist.  Until one terrible night changes everything.

©2020 Emma Scott (P)2021 Podium Audio

Author: Emma Scott
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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The Game Changer

1 rating

Summary

Jack appeared at my door last night after six months of no communication wearing a Mets jersey and holding a dozen red roses. He told me he was sorry, that he loved me, and that he would earn my trust again. It took everything in me to not fall apart at the mere sight of him. I wanted to take him back into my life, but I needed to know that this time it would be forever... In J. Sterling's highly anticipated follow-up to her USA Today bestselling novel The Perfect Game, Jack and Cassie quickly realize that their new lifestyle can often be cruel and unforgiving. Their happiness is put to the test as the past is never truly far behind. How do you stay together when the world's trying to tear you apart?

©2013 J. Sterling (P)2014 Audible Inc.

Narrator: Dara Rosenberg
Author: J. Sterling
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Dominik

4 ratings

Summary

I built myself up from nothing. A product of the foster care system, I learned early on how to fight hard to get what I want. Whether it was starting my first company in college, earning my first billion, or buying my first professional sports team, I know how to get what I want when I want it. Until now. Willow Monahan is fierce, independent, and hot as hell. She also takes great pleasure in shutting down my advances. The younger sister of one of my star players, Willow intrigues me to my very core. And while she may have willingly given me her body, she is hesitant to offer up more. Now, I’m on a mission to find out why. I’ve decided to approach my desire for Willow like I’ve approached much of my life: with persistence, determination, and a whole lot of that Dominik Carlson alpha charm. Buying a hockey expansion team, building the Arizona Vengeance from the ground up, and bringing home a championship may prove to be an easier feat than winning Willow’s heart. But I’ve never been a quitter. Willow Monahan...I’m coming for you.

©2020 Sawyer Bennett (P)2020 Big Dog Books, LLC

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Cruel Player

2 ratings

Summary

Keira  I always imagined that being the smart girl in college would be totally different then being the smart girl in high school.  Oh, how wrong I was.  Popular girls and cliques still exist in college — and they’re in the dorm next door.  But I should’ve known better.  I made the mistake of going to MSU, a football school that worships their athletes almost as much as they do Monday Night Football.  And the jocks of this school are essentially kings. Kings, who are only good for one thing: dirty daydreams.  Not that I have time for that. I’m here on an academic scholarship and I can’t let a single thing destroy my one chance at happiness.  But when I’m suddenly faced with my secret crush in high school, Nate Buckingham, star quarterback and every sophomore girl’s wet dream, I’m right back where I was at 15.  He may be hotter than ever, but we couldn’t be any more different.  And I’m too smart to fall for a chiseled jaw and a gorgeous smile.  So why am I suddenly weak in the knees and damp between my thighs with every glance he sends my way?   Nate  Nate Buckingham, aka ‘The Buck’, aka, ‘Big man on campus.’  God, how I hate those f*cking titles.  Don’t get me wrong, there are perks to being, ripped, six-two, and the star quarterback.  And most of those perks come in short skirts and cheerleading uniforms.  But that’s all they can be...perks.  Because I’ve got my eye on the prize, and one wrong hookup could throw off my entire game.  I’m so close to finishing school and getting drafted – when she shows up.  Wicked smart, with fiery green eyes and messy bun, newly arrived freshman, Keira Wells, has been the source of many late-night spank-bank sessions since my high school days.  But all she’s ever seen in me was a jock who played on — and off — the field.  And even though she acts like she can’t stand me, I see the heat in her eyes. The desire that she tries to fight when I catch her watching me.  Our connection is undeniable.  And I’m tired of settling for the fantasy.  I want the real thing. I want Kiera.  But when we finally stop holding back, the rest of the world may be ready to pull us apart....   This is a full-length standalone college sports romance with a alpha hero and a spunky heroine. No cheating and HEA guaranteed. 

©2020 Shae Sullivan (P)2020 Shae Sullivan

Narrator: Viola Papillon
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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Dirty Secret

1 rating

Summary

This team hates me. Something about my chronic case of resting prick face and that thing with the captain when the season started. My fist, his jaw. Yeah, we go back, and not in a good way.  Coach says no more “confrontational BS” or I don’t play at all. And that’s a hit my career in the NHL can’t take. So the plan is simple. Keep my head down and finish out my contract with my fists checked.  There’s just one problem.  Allie. The girl from Vancouver eight months ago. The one with the sexy, shy, and sinfully bold smile and the sweetest, wettest mouth I ever tasted. The girl who blew my mind and then blew out of my life without giving me her number.  Turns out she’s the captain’s little sister. And even though my career depends on it...I can’t stay away from her.

©2019 Mira Lyn Kelly (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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Play Me

Summary

She has a head for business and a body for sin.  He is a coach who knows how to use his equipment.  Neither is looking for love.  Should be easy, right?  Wrong.  This might be the most important game Kendall Wales and Hunter Owens have ever played where everything is on the line.  With one wrong play, they could lose it all.  Hopefully, the game clock doesn’t reach zero before it’s too late.

©2018 Kelly Elliott & Kristin Mayer (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Her Ruthless Ex

Summary

My ruthless ex is broken, bitter, and determined to get me back. I used to be a sensible, responsible good girl who kept her nose buried in textbooks and worked hard to make her father’s dreams come true. Then Keane happened. He was a crude, rude, ruthless Southie bully who only cared about his hockey career and pucking his way through a string of girls. I hated him and I thought he hated me, but then one unexpected spring break kiss changed everything.  I had no business spending one night with him, much less that wild, intense summer. He was freedom and ruin in one ridiculously sexy package. Moving across the country to go to med school and eventually marrying Keane’s total opposite seemed like the right things to do at the time.  But now I’m divorced and back in Boston with a nine-year-old secret I’ll do anything to protect. And as for Keane? Well, my ruthless ex is broken, bitter, and determined to punish me for walking away.  Listener warning: If you’re looking for a typical enemies-to-lovers, secret-baby romance, this intense, highly psychological second-chance love story isn’t that. This book is only for listeners with open hearts and open minds, who can handle love stories that color outside the usual lines. If you’re not that listener, please do not get this audiobook.

©2019 Taylor Vaughn (P)2019 Taylor Vaughn, Theodora Taylor, Eve Vaughn

Narrator: Clementine Dove
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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Scoring off the Field

1 rating

Summary

Tennyson Clark is getting a life. First step: quitting her job as assistant to Dominic Anderson, star quarterback for the Washington Warriors, her best friend…and the man she’s been secretly in love with for years. But since the gorgeous, if overprotective playboy has only ever seen her as his BFF, she’s finally ready to relinquish her tattered fantasy and move on. Enter steps two and three: new job and new man. Football is Dominic's life, and with his contract soon up for renewal, all his focus needs to be on the game. But Tennyson - dependable, logical Tennyson - is making that next to impossible with her mysterious new job and her sudden interest in Online dating. He doesn’t do relationships. But the thought of another man touching her sexier-than-hell curves has him suddenly wanting more from his best friend.  Indulging in hot, dirty, what’s-my-name sex with no strings and lots of benefits is simple, uncomplicated…until it’s not. Each book in the WAGS series is STANDALONE: * Scoring with the Wrong Twin * Scoring Off the Field

©2018 Naima Simone. (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc. This edition is made possible under a license arrangement with Entangled Publishing, Inc.

Narrator: CJ Bloom
Author: Naima Simone
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Match Me If You Can

4 ratings

Summary

In This Heart of Mine, you met Kevin Tucker. Now meet Kevin's shark of an agent...and Annabelle Granger, the girl least likely to succeed. Annabelle is tired of being the lone failure in a family of overachievers. She's endured dead-end jobs and a broken engagement. But that's going to change now that she's taken over her late grandmother's matchmaking business. All Annabelle has to do is land the Windy City's hottest bachelor as her client, and she'll be the most sought-after matchmaker in town. With his money-green eyes and calculated charm, Heath Champion is the best sports agent in the country. He's wealthy, driven, and gorgeous, so why does he need a matchmaker, especially a red-haired screw-up like Annabelle Granger? True, she's entertaining, and she does have a certain quirky appeal. But Heath is searching for the ultimate symbol of his success: the perfect wife. And to make an extraordinary match, he needs an extraordinary matchmaker, right? If Annabelle isn't careful, she just might find herself going heart-to-heart with the toughest negotiator in town, a man who's beginning to ask himself...exactly how perfect does perfect have to be?

©2005 Susan Elizabeth Phillips (P)2005 BBC Audiobooks American & © 2005 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.

Narrator: Anna Fields
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
Available on Audible
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Checked

Summary

Her ex needs a reality check.... In the blink of an eye, I charm Maisy's kids and arm wrestle her lying POS ex-husband to straighten up and fly right.   What kind of guy asks the mother of his children to quit high school and work multiple jobs so she can cater to his lazy ass? She had dreams, and he stomped all over them.   Meanwhile, every single dream I ever had blossomed. Hall-of-fame career in the NHL. Check. Friends and family. Check check. A woman who held my heart in the palm of her hand. Triple check.   But my world came crashing down the day I lost my first love along with our unborn baby. I closed up my heart and surrounded it with an impenetrable wall of ice. And for years, no one got through. Until the day I read a Facebook Market ad that changes everything. She needs me. Her kids need me. And once again, I have a mission in life. There is someone to save.   One look. One touch. One kiss. That's all it takes to melt the frost clutching my soul. And now I see my future within her eyes.   Contains mature themes.

©2019 Colleen Charles (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Hot Stuff

Summary

He's about to find out...she's not just one of the guys. Annabelle Jordan and her two sisters were orphans in frilly dresses when they went to live with their sports-lawyer uncle in his world of locker rooms, bookies and gambling. Now the girls are publicists in their uncle's firm, The Hot Zone. Despite her upbringing, Annabelle is all woman. She's naturally drawn to real men - like her latest client, businessman and former football legend Brandon Vaughn. The chemistry is potent, undeniable, irresistible. Annabelle soon realizes that Brandon is much more than just another jock. And that she'd better hold on tight if she doesn't want to lose her heart. This book previously released in 2004. Updated for content and modernized.

©2003, 2017 Karen Drogin (P)2017 Karen Drogin

Narrator: Sophie Eastlake
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
Available on Audible
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The One That Got Away

Summary

Ruby Turner was never meant to be mine. When I first met her, she was a fresh, young American sports journalist trying to find her footing in a new life abroad. She was the one interviewing me for an article, yet I wanted to know more about her. She captivated me. But she went home with Marco that night. My agent. My brother. And I did what I could to pretend I was fine with it. After all, I'm Luciano Ribeiro. As the captain of Real Madrid and Portugal's National Team, it's my job to be cool, calm, and collected, not easily rattled. Only what I felt for Ruby over time shook me to my very core. It made me do things I never imagined I would do. It started with a stolen kiss in the middle of the night. It led to a passionate tryst. It created a burden of guilt that I had to carry, as Ruby came in and out of my life until she left for good, leaving her mark on me. Now, seven years later, she's back. She was the one who got away. I don't think I'll let her go this time. But I might not have a choice. Because my heart still belongs to her. And her heart might belong to my brother. Contains mature themes.

©2020 Karina Halle (P)2021 Tantor

Author: Karina Halle
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Kiss the Sky: Calloway Sisters, Book 1

3 ratings

Summary

This New Adult Romance can be described as Friends meets The Real World. Expect fist fights, drugs, sex of varying degrees, crude humor, and competitive alpha males. Definitely for mature audiences only. Virgin. Sex addict. Daredevil. Alcoholic. Smartass ... Jackass. Her five friends are about to be filmed. Reality TV, be prepared. Rose Calloway thought she had everything under control. At 23, she's a Princeton graduate, an Academic Bowl champion, a fashion designer, and the daughter of a Fortune 500 mogul. But with a sex addict as a sister and roommate, nothing comes easy. After accepting help from a producer, Rose agrees to have her life filmed for a reality television show. The Hollywood exec is her last chance to revive her struggling fashion line, and boundaries begin to blur as she's forced to make nice with a man who always has his way. Twenty-four-year-old Connor Cobalt is a guy who bulldozes weak men. He's confident, smart-as-hell and lives with his equally ambitious girlfriend, Rose Calloway. Connor has to find a way to protect Rose without ruining the show. Or else the producer will get what Connor has always wanted - Rose's virginity.

©2014 K.B. Ritchie (P)2014 Audible Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Trying to Score

2 ratings

Summary

Fallon Parker's dream has always been to turn her family's wine company into a runaway success and eventually start a cellar of her own. Since graduating from college, she has worked relentlessly to make that dream a reality, especially after taking a chance on love - and losing. By the time Fallon becomes an official sponsor of the Nashville Assassins, she feels like all her hard work is finally paying off. And then the man who broke her heart skates back into her life. On the ice, Lucas Brooks is the NHL's leading scorer-at least when he's not in the box. Off the ice, he's a mess, with all his anger and misery bottled up inside. He threw away the most important person in his life and has regretted it ever since. But when Lucas returns to Nashville in a trade, he's determined to convince Fallon that he's a changed man. The attraction is still there. The tension is electrifying. But the odds are stacked against them-especially after Lucas finds out that Fallon has been keeping a devastating secret.

©2012 Toni Aleo (P)2014 Tantor

Narrator: Lucy Malone
Author: Toni Aleo
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
Available on Audible
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Romancing the Kicker

3 ratings

Summary

Parker Sherbourne has a talent for sports and seduction - and the body to prove it. When the High Rollers, the professional football team from Las Vegas, chase after her to be their point-after specialist, she jumps at the chance. Sure, the position is only a publicity stunt, but she has always been able to turn any situation to her advantage.  Carly Bartlett joins the Rollers as the newest athletic trainer and the only other female on the payroll. This dream job could bring the financial security her family desperately needs. The head trainer has only one warning: don't get involved with a player. Not a problem. She doesn't go for guys.  When Parker reaches out to Carly for treatment, sparks fly. Will Carly fall for Parker's charms and put her own desires ahead of her family's? Has Parker finally found the woman who'll make her slow down and stop playing the angles?  With the macho world of football against them, can they beat the odds in this lesbian sports romance?

©2018 Catherine Lane (P)2020 Tantor

Narrator: Abby Craden
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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Always More

Summary

Everly Holman is between an internship and, hopefully, finding her dream job when she finds an online listing she thinks will be perfect for her. As a relatively new sports psychologist, she's worried she won't find the right place for herself. When she applies for a job with the Los Angeles Legends, the professional women's volleyball team, she finally feels at home. Wyatt Wicked is the number one volleyball player in the world. She could play in any professional league and had played in many during her career. When the US starts the first professional women's league, she's eager to play on her home soil and finally do the thing she loves most in her home country. Wyatt's not one to trust psychology in sports. But when she meets Everly Holman, Wyatt not only starts trusting the woman to help improve her game, she also sees Everly as much more than the team doctor. Unfortunately for her, Everly might not be willing to risk her career over their growing feelings. As they both work to establish the fledgling league, they discover that, sometimes, falling in love is worth the possibility of losing everything. Contains mature themes.

©2020 Nicole Pyland (P)2020 Tantor

Narrator: Amanda Dolan
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
Available on Audible
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In It to Win It

Summary

JP Wynn: I admit, I've made some bad choices - on and off the ice. Now all I want to do is show my team I can control my emotions while I'm playing and redeem myself with my family, especially with my brother, Theo. I hate that I hurt him and I'm determined to stay out of trouble. But the hot bridesmaid at Theo's wedding is tempting me into another bad decision. A little flirting and a hook up with Taylor seem harmless...until Manny Martinez jumps me on the dance floor and starts beating the crap out of me. And just like that I add one more bad decision to my resume. Taylor Hart: I always thought hockey players were hot. Now I think they're crazy. Manny broke my heart when he got traded to another team and left without even a goodbye. Then he showed up at my best friend's wedding. All I wanted to do was show Manny that I was over him. And the groom's sexy brother, JP, seemed more than willing to be my distraction. But after the way everything went down, I want nothing to do with any of them. Easier said than done. Especially when Lacey's new brother-in-law is always around... And I keep thinking about the wedding night, when we snuck away to his room for the best sex of my life.

©2019 Kelly Jamieson (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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The Lineup

3 ratings

Summary

Want to know a secret? It's about that girl over there. Don’t look, but she’s the one in the power suit with the long, black hair and the serious expression. The one I’m about to go on a date with. Yeah, according to her, she “accidentally” donated an obscene amount of money to my charity - The Lineup - to win said date, but I found out the truth. Miss. Button-Up-Blouse has a secret. A passionate crush on me. I didn’t know her name until two days ago, despite the friends we have in common. Was I oblivious? Probably. Was I blind to it? Definitely. But I’m no fool. I see it now. The high-heeled harlot wants more than just a date with Jason Orson. She wants to be able to claim the best butt in baseball as hers.  Here's another secret: She has no idea I know.

©2019 Meghan Quinn (P)2020 Meghan Quinn

Author: Meghan Quinn
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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Infini

1 rating

Summary

"Don't have a best friend that's a girl" - this was the advice from my older cousin. I didn't take it. Because he followed with, "friends don't f--k friends. And you'll want to f--k her." It was terrible advice. My cousin should've told me that being best friends with Baylee Wright - since she was 12 - would be the best and worst decision of my life. He should have told me to protect her from what was coming. He should have told me that when a darkness crawled towards us, there'd be no safety net. Now I've signed back on to the same Vegas acrobatic show as Baylee, working together for the first time in years. And she tells me that she's having trouble in a certain "area" of her life - because of our past. "You can help me fix it," she says. And then she hands me a list.

©2017 Becca Ritchie and Kristin Ritchie (P)2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 16 hrs and 45 mins
Available on Audible
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Out of Bounds

2 ratings

Summary

The first rule of football - don't screw with a streak. My career is finally looking up, and I'm leading a new pro team down the field every Sunday. No way will I mess with that. But when I meet the most stunning and captivating woman I've ever seen, I tell myself one night will have to be enough. But it's not. And now I can't get her out of my mind. Even when I'm playing. Even when I need to focus. Even when I'm on the hottest streak of my life. And it turns out she's not just some random woman I met. She works for the team. My team. *** I have only one goal this season - do my part as the team's lawyer to keep them out of trouble. Help rebuild their reputation on and off the field. There's no room for error and certainly no room for a secret tryst with a player...even if he's the quarterback. Right?

©2016 Lauren Blakely (P)2017 Audible Studios

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
Available on Audible
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Freight Train

Summary

Tyler Football is life. Growing up, my family loved to cheer me on, and after my parents' accident, I vowed to be the best I could be to honor their memory. After a while, life starts to pile up - college, football, and helping out my brothers. I just need a small reprieve, especially if she's five foot five, brunette, and has legs that go on for miles.  Fun is fun.... Not like anyone's going to fall in love.  Kadence Star football player - check.  Spoiled brat - check.  Just when I think I have Tyler Owens all figured out, he knocks me on my ass, literally. I wasn't expecting him to help me up or the little shock that I felt when we touched, but then, I didn't think I'd fall in love, either.  Complete stand-alone novel with HEA and no cliff-hanger.

©2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 Sapphire Knight (P)2021 Sapphire Knight

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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Stolen Course

Summary

I fell in love with Manda Baker eight years ago, and I loved her to the core of her soul. We were supposed to have that elusive happily ever after and spend a lifetime together. But that was all before she was stolen from me. Her best friend, Sarah Erickson, killed her. It wasn't intentional. It was far worse. Everyone claims it was just an accident, but I can see through the lies. Even if it's with my dying breath, I will make her pay for what she did. Fate hates me. It robbed me of my first love and left me to navigate through this world emotionless and numb. Then, one day, spiteful fate gave me a woman to fill my shattered soul and make me feel again. It gave me Emma Jane Erickson. Now I spend my days searching for the answers that will ruin Sarah and my nights falling in love with her sister - the one person who is bound and determined to save her. But what happens when everything you know to be true explodes around you?

©2014 Aly Martinez (P)2014 Tantor

Author: Aly Martinez
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Play by Play

Summary

Samantha Jase Andrews is trouble...but the best kind. Too gorgeous for his own good, the former professional athlete is every woman's dream, including mine. I need to stay away, but he's relentless. Most girls want Jase because of who he is, but that's exactly why I don't want to get involved. A guy like him and a girl like me are bound to fumble. His panty-melting smile is so hard to resist...until one day, I don't. I give in and say yes to my boss's cocky best friend. His charming determination wears me down, and once I realize what I've been missing, there is no going back. Now we're a team, and thanks to his insatiable drive, our squad is growing. Jase The minute I lay eyes on her, I know she will be mine. I want her, even though my best friend warns me to stay away from his assistant. Samantha Wilson is smart, gorgeous, and not afraid to call me out. She's perfect. A refreshing change from all the women who threw themselves at me when I was in the professional league. Not Samantha. She turns me down. Every. Single. Time. For nearly a year. It makes me want her even more. I'm not giving up, I've got plays for days, and I'm not afraid to use them. When she finally says yes. My life is turned upside down in ways I can't imagine - get ready for the play by play.

©2020 Kaylee Ryan (P)2021 Tantor

Author: Kaylee Ryan
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Fateful Fighter

Summary

“I want a divorce.” No woman wants to say those words. No woman who is still in love with her husband anyway.  Our marriage has been tested, repeatedly. It’s been dragged through tabloids and rumors and fans that just won’t let us be. Through it all, we’ve remained unbreakable.  We didn’t have the perfect marriage because perfection doesn’t exist. But we had love. We had trust. We had chemistry that to this day sets everything inside me on fire.  Then one life-threatening statement creates a chain of lies that leaves me no choice but to say those horrible words.  I never thought I’d say them.  I never thought my husband would ignore me when I did.  I never thought the man I love would sever the vows we took.  I never thought I’d pack my bags and move from our home in LA to our getaway cottage in Hermosa Beach.  Then again, I never thought he'd choose the fate of his life over his fate with me.

©2020 Kathy Coopmans and Cocky Hero Club, Inc. (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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The Boyfriend Zone

Summary

I’m the coach’s daughter. He’s my dad’s favorite player...and completely off-limits.  The first time I met Preston Parker, I slammed face-first into his wet, chiseled abs. In the men’s locker room, of all places. I did the world’s longest walk of shame in front of dozens of hockey players. As if that wasn’t embarrassing enough, Mr. MVP gave me one of his killer smirks, right before dropping his towel in front of me. Just to prove a point. That no woman can resist him. Not even me. Now, I can’t stop thinking about Parker and his lickable abs. He keeps finding ways to see me, touch me. And I find myself wanting to break my dad’s rules about his players. Rules I never break for a reason. Because, falling for a player like Parker was never part of the plan.

©2018, 2019 Jillian Quinn (P)2019 Jillian Quinn

Narrator: Jack Noble
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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The Dating Game

Summary

Gamer. Lover of comic books. Nerd-jock who will do anything to score. That about sums up Jameson O’Connor. He’s also my friend. One of the few people on campus who knows my secret. I don’t know what I was thinking when I kissed him. I must have lost my mind when I asked him on a date...or agreed to cook for his teammates. I never expected to fall for him. But Jamie knew every button to press. Every level to hit. And he scored every time...until a threat from his past changed everything.

©2019 Jillian Quinn (P)2020 Jillian Quinn

Narrator: Jack Noble
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Juicy Rebound

1 rating

Summary

Chandler Moon's career as a defenseman for the IceCats is on fire. However, his marriage has gone up in flames...literally. He's resigned himself to the single life and being the best dog dad he can be, but he still holds out hope that one day he'll find "The One". So, imagine his surprise when he runs into "The One Who Got Away": Amelia Justice. His best friend's baby sister, a.k.a. "The One Who Is Totally Off-Limits". Amelia is broken. The punches that life, and her ex-husband, have thrown at her have her down for the count. She's cut herself off from her family and friends as she works to rebuild her self-esteem and her spirit. Hidden away in a small town, she never expects to reconnect with "The One She Should Have Chosen". Chandler is so much more than he was in college: more handsome, more muscular, more tattooed.... It was supposed to be a casual fling while Amelia and Chandler worked to put the pieces of their lives back together. But as every good hockey player knows, a rebound can turn into one hell of a goal.

©2019 Toni Aleo (P)2020 Tantor

Author: Toni Aleo
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Love on the Rebound

1 rating

Summary

A sexy stand-alone single-dad sports story from rising romance author Julia Bevan TJ Cunningham is a single dad and professional basketball player who is returning home with the hope of restarting his career and life. Raising a daughter as a single father in Europe has not been easy. If he is able to make the team in his hometown of Portland, Oregon, life will be much easier with his family around. That’s the plan, anyway.  That plan is thrown for a loop though when he meets April Rose, a beautiful local schoolteacher. The attraction is undeniable, but TJ has had these feelings before, and that woman walked out on him and left him alone with a daughter to raise. Can TJ learn to open his wounded heart and let April in, or is he going to miss this promising rebound?

©2018 Julia Bevan (P)2019 Julia Bevan

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Author: Julia Bevan
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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Game Changer

9 ratings

Summary

New York Admirals captain Scott Hunter takes his pregame rituals very seriously. In this case, it's not just a lucky smoothie he's craving - it's the man who made it.   Pro hockey star Scott Hunter knows a good thing when he sees it. So, when a smoothie made by juice bar barista Kip Grady precedes Scott breaking his on-ice slump, he's desperate to recreate the magic...and to get to know the sexy, funny guy behind the counter.   Kip knew there was more to Scott's frequent visits than blended fruit, but he never let himself imagine being invited back to Scott's penthouse. Or kissed with reckless abandon, never mind touched everywhere all at once. When it happens, it's red-hot, incredible, and frequent, but also only on Scott's terms and always behind his closed apartment doors.   Scott needs Kip in his life, but with playoff season approaching, the spotlight on him is suddenly brighter than ever. He can't afford to do anything that might derail his career...like introducing the world to his boyfriend. Kip is ready to go all-in with Scott - but how much longer will he have to remain a secret?

©2018 Rachelle Goguen (P)2019 Tantor

Narrator: Tor Thom
Author: Rachel Reid
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Tony and His Tiger

1 rating

Summary

Jason Manns loves love. Too bad it doesn't love him back. He retired from professional football and came out at the same time, excited to finally search for someone special to share his life - and his kinky secret - with. But what he ends up with is a string of increasingly bad hookups that leaves him unfulfilled and alone. Tony Taylor doesn't believe in love. Even if it were real, it never lasts. He knows, because everyone in his life has suffered from heartbreak, and his only attempt at a relationship ended in disaster. Instead, he focuses on being a good dom, and one-off encounters suit him just fine. At least, until Jason lands directly in his path. Jason is everything Tony doesn't want - a bratty submissive looking for more than a night together. But the electricity between them is too intense to deny, and they start a secret fling that slowly evolves into more. When Tony faces the risk of losing him forever, can he admit his feelings to Jason...and himself? Or, will he allow the walls around his heart to ruin his chance at happiness?  Tony and His Tiger is a sweetly kinky and steamy friends-to-lovers MM romance featuring a big, bratty submissive, his small, grumpy dom, and a whole lot of puppy play. It is the third book in the Oh My! series and can be listened to as a stand-alone.

©2019 Andi James and Lila Wilde (P)2020 Andi James and Lila Wilde

Narrator: Michael Fell
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Hopeless Romantic

1 rating

Summary

When he falls, he falls hard.  Millie Baylin just moved to a new city to start college. Introverted and studious, she plans on spending most of her time holed up in the library working on her novel and keeping to herself. But when she gets dragged along to a school football game by her fun, football-mad new roommate, the hot, alpha quarterback almost drops the ball at his very first sight of her.  Bo McCabe is saving himself. A hopeless romantic at heart, he's holding out for the real thing. As soon as he lays eyes on the shy stranger with the striking gray eyes and the angel's face, he'll stop at nothing to find out if she's the one he's been waiting for all along. Millie thinks Bo's insta-obsession is insanity and wants nothing to do with him. But Bo is determined. Because, somehow, Millie has already stolen his heart...and he is now utterly obsessed with winning hers.  Can Bo convince Millie he's the man of her dreams?

©2019 Julie Capulet (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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The Game

Summary

They say opposites attract. Someone needs to tell that to Emerson Scott. Gavin All I ever wanted was to play ball. When an act of sheer stupidity took that dream away, I thought I’d never bounce back. But now, I have the opportunity to coach an up-and-coming phenom, and I'm giving it all I've got. The fact that I've been lusting after his smoking-hot sister only sweetens the deal. Emerson may be buttoned up like a school librarian, but I play my best when I’m under pressure...and I always bring the heat. Emerson Never lose focus. Never lose control. Those are the first two rules in my carefully calculated plan for success. Finding myself thrown into the role of guardian for my little brother was not part of that plan. But I can adjust for Jay’s sake. I’m not about to let one change make me lose sight of my goals. Too bad Jay’s hot young baseball coach doesn’t seem to give a fig about my plans. He has one of his own - and it includes me. Gavin Monroe may play like a pro, but that boy will never win this game.

©2018 Sylvie Stewart (P)2019 Sylvie Stewart

Narrator: Kelsey Navarro
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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Fraternize

4 ratings

Summary

New York Times best-selling author Rachel Van Dyken kicks off a brand-new series in which romance is a game and love is a touchdown. Emerson just made her dream come true as a professional cheerleader for her favorite pro football team. But even though the plus-size athlete is breaking down boundaries, she still has to contend with the massive rulebook. Carbs? Nope. Chocolate? Definitely not. Still, Emerson loves her curves, and she'll rock the hell out of this job even if it kills her. Except for one mandate that is easier read than done... No fraternizing with the players. Problem one is Miller Quinton: Emerson's first love, first sex, and the guy who still ignites her daydreams and R-rated fantasies. Thrown back together, Miller and Emerson feel the undeniable pull of passion again, even if the conflict that tore them apart seems insurmountable. Then there's way-too-sexy Grant Sanchez. He has a serious reputation with the ladies, and when it comes to winning someone he wants, he doesn't let anyone stand in his way. Now Emerson is breaking every rule in the manual. But what she doesn't know is that she's part of a wicked little game - one that could steal both her dream and her heart.

©2017 Rachel Van Dyken (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Falling for the Backup

Summary

After serving as a dutiful bridesmaid in the wedding from hell, Aynslee Shaw just wants to slink home to Nashville and forget the whole trip. That is until the hottest guy she's ever seen is seated next to her on the flight and charms her with his easy laugh and killer smile. But just when she thinks things are getting good, he vanishes, leaving Aynslee wondering, was that guy the one? And did she just let him slip through her fingers? Former superstar goalie Jordan Ryan is back on the ice - finally. After a crippling knee injury that had him wondering if he'd ever play pro hockey again, he's got his full attention on rebuilding his career. So a pretty - okay, beautiful - girl on a plane shouldn't be a distraction. But Jordan is very distracted. And when Aynslee crosses his path again, he's not sure any job in the world is worth missing his second chance with a woman like her.

©2013 Toni Aleo (P)2014 Tantor

Narrator: Lucy Malone
Author: Toni Aleo
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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End Game

Summary

This is going to be Ryan Justice's year. It's his last year of college and his last year as a hockey player for the Bellevue Bullies. He's making all the plays in preparation for achieving his dream of being drafted into the NHL. This is Sofia Castilleja's beginning. She is starting her college career as a star member of Bellevue's brand-new gymnastics team. She's going to tumble her way to success, first in school, and then by realizing her dream of opening her own gym. Ryan and Sofia didn't see each other coming, but once they meet, they can't look away. Their dreams are destined to take them in opposite directions. But it doesn't take them long to realize that waking up to reality together may be better than dreaming alone.

©2018 Toni Aleo (P)2021 Tantor

Author: Toni Aleo
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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Looking to Score

1 rating

Summary

He’s, like, literally the worst.  Oakley Davis is the star running back at our university and the reason I’ve broken my vow to avoid the college party scene. Thanks to a mix-up with my advisor, I’m now serving my public relations internship as a glorified babysitter to the party-hard football players. Specifically, Oakley. He’s impossible to manage. His Instagram is full of pictures of him half-naked and drunk, and he’d rather attend parties than practice. His brand needs some serious work, and when he’s not driving me insane, he’s sleeping his way through the entire female population.  But I’m determined. I have plans to graduate a semester early, and nothing or no one will get in my way. I’m a Virgo, after all. Oakley Davis might be a privileged, cocky football star, but I’m Amanda Matthews, and I’ll do whatever it takes to get my A.  I just have to make sure I don’t end up falling in love with the idiot first.

©2020 June Publishing (P)2020 June Publishing

Narrator: Amy Stricker
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Game Changer

Summary

Molly Flynn   Nobody's expecting what happens at my wedding, which becomes pandemonium. I need to get out of there. Fast. Who do I turn to? Jackson Wynn, one my fiance's teammates. He's been a friend to me since I met Steve. For one night, we hide out in his condo, but he's leaving in the morning for California. I want to go with him.   Jackson   I can't take Steve's fiancee with me to California. He's going to flip shit over this. But the lying, cheating bastard kind of deserves it, and I've always had a soft spot for Molly. Or maybe not so soft...because she's not only sweet and kind, she's hot as hell. This is a bad idea for so many reasons, and I sure as hell don't need more drama in my life, but I can't say no to her.   On this nutso trip, neither of us expect Molly to bond with my bonkers family...especially my poor, confused grandpa. And neither of us expect to bond with each other....

©2019 Kelly Jamieson (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Resistance on Ice

Summary

Praised by Wall Street Journal best-selling author Ilsa Madden-Mills as "the usual Grey crisp writing, lovable heroes that you kinda want to slap, and a heroine that doesn't back down," Resistance on Ice is another fun standalone novel in the best-selling Boys of Winter hockey romance series. Hockey star Nolan Solvenson is nothing short of skilled perfection, both on and off the ice. Or so everyone thinks. His teammates are constantly hitting him up for advice, but really, when it comes to his own life, Nolan can't seem to make the right moves anymore. Blame it all on Lainey Shelburne, a woman he wants but is determined to keep at arm's length. That's why, after a few sexy encounters, he unceremoniously blows her off. When they're reunited, facing off against the fiery cocktail waitress becomes the challenge of his life. Lainey is furious with him for dumping her and wants nothing more than to kick him in the junk. But Nolan - typical man - is only interested in getting Lainey back in his bed. That plan is shot all to hell when they reach a shaky truce and Lainey drops the bomb that all she's looking for now is a "just friends" relationship with Nolan. Take that, Mr. Hot Right Winger! Suddenly, the "know-it-all" athlete is skating on thin ice as he tries to hide his burgeoning feelings from the one woman who has the ability to thaw his heart. But is Lainey willing to try a relationship with him again? Can Nolan resist the urge to walk away? Resistance on Ice is a fun standalone novel and the second installment in the best-selling Boys of Winter hockey romance series.

©2017 S.R. Grey (P)2017 S.R. Grey

Narrator: Reagan West
Author: S.R. Grey
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Just a Boyfriend

1 rating

Summary

The rules of love and second chances are due for a major-league shake-up in a warm, witty, and unpredictable romance by the bestselling author of The Friend Zone. Ian “Bash” Sebastian and Ember Carlson were high school sweethearts…until their single parents got married. With one thorny twist of fate, a secret young crush went from on fire to off-limits. What could a new stepbrother do but bail? Now, after almost four years, Bash has returned to Seattle, and he’s back in Ember’s orbit at End of the Line. EOL is the go-to college for second-chance scholarships. But what about love? Sure, the old hurts are there. So is the attraction - and it’s more magnetic than ever. Still, they’re adults now, levelheaded and just fine with the friend thing. If only to make family dinners less awkward. But when they agree to start dating other people, moving on threatens to bring them closer together than ever. Is it time to admit their past to their parents? Even trickier, their hope for the future? Because Ember and Bash deserve a love story of their own. With all their defenses down, can they make it a happy ever after?

©2020 Sariah Wilson (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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Rhino

Summary

Wild, huge, and very horny. Lucy Alex Vann Haden is an arrogant prick. Four years at the same college and he didn’t even look at me. Six years later, and he wants me to interview him. One week on his private island out in the middle of nowhere. Me and the man they now call "The Rhino". And, apparently, it’s not because he’s got a small brain, either. A full-on, no-holds-barred, anything-goes exposé. Alex Vann Haden stripped bare. Yeah, right. I hate him so much I could scream.  I wonder if, this time, he’ll have the balls to make me. Alex Lucy and I haven’t seen each other for over six years, but that doesn’t matter. I know I can have absolutely anything I want, and right now, it’s time for me to prove it. It’s not going to take me a week, either - I’ll bet my career on that. One day? Maybe two. Soon enough, she’ll be struggling to resist me. That’s the thing about me. If there’s something I want, nothing can stand in my way.  I’m an endangered species, and I’ve got to fight for my survival. Wild, huge, and impossibly horny. It's all true. Lucy won't let "The Rhino" go extinct, even if she doesn’t know it yet.  This is a stand-alone, full-length, bad-boy sports romance including a secret baby, absolutely no cheating, and a happy-ever-after ending. It’s heavy on the steam, and has just enough sports action to be enjoyed by fans of both genres.

©2016 Abbey Foxx (P)2020 Abbey Foxx

Narrator: Hal Habiby
Author: Abbey Foxx
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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Tap Out

Summary

What would you do if you came face-to-face with your celebrity crush? Rocky Steele is surrounded by professional athletes. It’s her job. As a physical therapist in a world renowned gym, she works with the best of the best, from hockey players to MMA fighters. Celebrity status does not impress her. Nor do big, strong men in peak physical condition. Nope. When it comes to her job, she’s 100 percent professional. Enter Gage James. Her celebrity crush. And the newest fighter to train in her gym. Where it will be her job to put her hands on every inch of the six foot seven, 260 pounds of utter Alpha male perfection. She’s got this.... Maybe. Gage "The Kraken" James is the reigning MMA Heavyweight Champion. When he walks into The Steele Maker for the first time, it’s like he’s hit with a one-two punch to the chest in the form of a certain raven haired firecracker. His coach’s daughter. His physical therapist. His every waking thought. He’s in for the fight of his life. The stakes are higher...outside the octagon. Time to release The Kraken. Game on. Tap Out is the second book in the BTU Alumni Series and can be listened to as a stand-alone. All your favourites return as a new cast of characters joins in on the fun. Prepare for major #squadgoals as you get your first peek inside The Coven. This book features a hella sexy UFC champ, feisty besties, the most awesome coffee house ever, and a heroine who can fight her own battles, thank you very much. Time to touch gloves, HEA guaranteed.

©2019 Alley Ciz (P)2020 Alley Ciz

Author: Alley Ciz
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
Available on Audible
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Blocked

Summary

This is her shot.  Brit has the chance to make history by being the first female goalie to play for an NHL team, the San Francisco Gold. So, when she is introduced to Stefan, the Gold's captain, she is determinedly not interested.  Stefan is sexy, charming, and has a publicly documented list of conquests a mile long. But Brit is unwilling to risk mixing business with pleasure, even when that business is wrapped up in a six-foot-plus, gorgeously muscled package. When management pushes Brit and Stefan together in an effort to gain good press for the beleaguered team, Brit finds that her carefully calculated disinterest doesn’t mask her body's desires. The more she falls for Stefan, the more she risks her career.  Will she be able to have it all - a starting position and the heart of the captain? Or will she lose everything?

©2015, 2018 Elise Faber (P)2019 Elise Faber

Author: Elise Faber
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
Available on Audible
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Always Enough

1 rating

Summary

The second novel in New York Times bestselling author Kelly Elliott's Meet Me in Montana series turns up the emotion with a story about finding true love and healing broken hearts. Grieving the loss of her fiancé two years ago, Kaylee longs for a fresh start. When she follows her best friend from Atlanta to Hamilton, Montana, Kaylee looks forward to the wild terrain and a new town to help her forget the memories and dreams of a life that will never be hers. After a tragic car accident, Ty Shaw is told he may never walk again. But Ty doesn't easily accept defeat, and through grit, determination, and more physical therapy than any man should ever endure, he beats the odds. Even though he'll never ride again, Ty longs to feel alive - the way he did on the Professional Bull Riders circuit. When Kaylee meets Ty, she finds him just as captivating as the rugged landscape of Montana. When Ty is with Kaylee, he remembers just how good life can be. But can they move beyond their broken hearts and dreams to find a second chance with each other?

©2020 Kelly Elliott (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Crushed

Summary

"No-fraternization policies were made to be broken." (Evan Kazmeirowicz, Vegas Crush) This may sound reasonable coming from the star winger for the Vegas Crush the day he lays eyes on the new social media manager for the team, but for Holly Laurent, it’s a whole different story. Dating a “player” is a risky business, especially if she wants to keep the job she just landed with the hottest team in the NHL.  Holly loves her independence and her career. She’s doing just fine on her own, thank you very much. Allowing her head to be turned by a hot hockey player and putting her job at risk?  Not. Happening. Ever.  Not even if he looks like a god. Not even if he possesses enough charm to tempt the panties from a nun. Not even if she has to cross her fingers behind her back every time she tells him she’s not interested.  Policies exist for a reason. Rules are not meant to be broken, and sexy players are not to be trusted. Right?  Crushed is a super sexy stand-alone sports romance about a Ukrainian American hockey god and the new social media manager for the team. Twitter is about to explode! 

©2018 Raine Miller (P)2021 Raine Miller Romance

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs
Available on Audible
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Sin Shot

Summary

"There's a lot more to me than what I've let on in the public eye." (Georg Kolochev, Vegas Crush)  No, I don't drink vodka straight from the bottle. I don't pour it over my breakfast cereal either. I am not in need of an intervention...unless it involves me and a certain blonde bombshell alone in a room with a locking door.  I've done my fair share of partying, I'll admit. And yes, I've built up something of a reputation with the ladies when not on the ice. That's on me for being careless with my posts on social. And I do know what's most important in my life.  Two things.  Hockey...and Pamela Jenson.  My favorite physical therapist needs me so much more than she knows. Because I am the guy delivering her sin shot. Yeah, you heard me. I'm her first. Sinning with Pam has never felt so good.  *Sin Shot is a super sexy stand-alone sports romance about a Russian bad-boy hockey god and a not-so-innocent virgin physical therapist! Things are about to heat up in the therapy room....

©2019 Raine Miller (P)2021 Raine Miller Romance

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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Playing It Cool

Summary

Harper Nugent might have a little extra junk in her trunk, but her stepbrother calling her out on it is the last straw.... When rugby hottie Dexter Blake witnesses the insult, he surprises Harper by asking her out - in front of her dumbass brother. Score! Of course, she knows it’s not for reals, but Dex won’t take no for an answer.  Dexter Blake’s life revolves around rugby with one hard and fast rule: no women. Sure, his left hand is getting a workout, but he's focused on his career for now. Then he overhears an asshat reporter belittle the curvy chick he'd been secretly ogling. What's a guy to do but ask her out? It’s just a little revenge against a poser, and then he'll get his head back in the game.  But the date is better than either expected. So is the next one. And the next. And the heat between them...sizzles their clothes right off. Suddenly, this fake relationship is feeling all too real....

©2016 Amy Andrews (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Narrator: Brie Jackman
Author: Amy Andrews
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Covet

Summary

From USA Today best seller Ella James, an unforgettable forbidden romance with a jaw-dropping twist.... Homer Carnegie. Admit it - you know my name. Your kid's got my e-trading card. Your husband sits up straighter when I stroll onto the TV screen. He knows I'm going to crack the bat and save the day. Even your grandma's jonesing for my autograph. But women my age? They're the worst. Or would that be the best?  It's not my fault they line up at the door. They catch my balls all right, two at a time sometimes. Believe me, everybody wins.  At least they did - until the video. I heard TMZ paid a million for a bird's eye view of Homer on his A-game. The only folks who didn't watch with eager eyes? Red Sox management. They want me benched, or worse, shipped off to rehab.  It's a long story, what happens next. How I end up on a boat, bound for the world's most remote island: Tristan da Cunha. Just a speck of dust in the Atlantic.  Except my heart is there. I don't know that when I step onto the boat. I don't know a lot of things. What I'll covet.... What I'll lose....

©2019 Ella James (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Author: Ella James
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
Available on Audible
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Playing the Player

Summary

After a long history with crappy guys, high-school teacher Em Newman is going man-vegan. Four months of revirginization has opened her eyes to her doormat imitation, but baby’s got spine now and some smooth-talking - even if he is sinfully hot, a rugby player who won’t be adding her as a notch anytime soon.  Lincoln Quinn loves rugby, women, and poker. And he likes to win at all three. When his teammates bet him he can’t break through Em’s resolve, he’s more than up for the challenge. But this lady has a shoebox of stipulations before she’ll even go on a date with him, much less use that mouth for kissing instead of giving orders.  Something’s gotta give, but this time Em’s not settling. And Linc’s questioning everything he ever knew about matters of the heart.

©2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Narrator: Brie Jackman
Author: Amy Andrews
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Scoring off the Ice

Summary

Sometimes scoring off the ice leads to the greatest rewards.  I’ve had only one goal in life since I first strapped on a pair of skates - make America’s pro hockey league.  I left Denmark. I made it to the top. Now, I’m determined to be the best. No distractions. I eat, sleep, and breathe hockey.  Until my birthday when my teammates convince me to live a little.  But living a little takes on a whole new meaning when less than a year later I’m confronted with a crying baby on my doorstep, drooling on a note that declares he’s mine.  Suddenly, I'm a single dad in way over my head. There is no playbook for situations like this.  Luckily, I have Paisley.  My gorgeous neighbor, my long-time crush, and now - my savior.  She’s there any time I need her.  Helping. Guiding. Gazing at me with those green eyes that make me feel capable of this after all.  With her at my side, I’m quickly learning there’s more to life than winning a hockey game. 

©2020 Stacey Lynn Books (P)2020 Spectrum Audiobooks

Author: Stacey Lynn
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Mister Dimples

Summary

Is it possible to crush on a voice?  My favorite thing to listen to is Juniper Love’s podcast, Go, Sports! Hearing her uninformed, teasing commentary on every game she watches makes me laugh - even when it’s my team she’s talking about. I might be her biggest fan.  I thought Troy Tipton was just a nice guy with a gorgeous smile. Until I learned he was a fan-favorite NFL star quarterback. The same one gracing magazine covers with his irresistible dimples. The same one I mock on my show.  When we start dating, the explosive chemistry we share is impossible to ignore. But can we keep our opposing careers from ruining what we have before we even begin? Or will we let them destroy everything good that’s between us?

©2020 Lindsay Becs and Cocky Hero Club, Inc. (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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Hot Number

2 ratings

Summary

Micki Jordan is a tomboy as much at home on the playing field as in a locker room full of naked guys. But the star publicist is looking to prove she's also an irresistible woman in order to get a second shot at professional baseball player and major league playboy, Damian Fuller. Micki transforms herself into one hot number Damian can't help but notice and together they burn up the sheets and find themselves falling hard. Until Damian's past returns, threatening their future.

©2003, 2017 Karen Drogin (P)2017 Karen Drogin

Narrator: Sophie Eastlake
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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Edge of Glory

Summary

As Olympic snowboarder Corey LaCroix and skier Elise Brandies ride the razor's edge between victory and defeat on the slopes, they also face a heat neither of them is prepared for in their safe worlds of snow and ice. The stakes become steeper than any mountain either of them will ever face when legacies and hearts collide at breakneck speed.

©2017 Rachel L. Spangler (P)2021 Rachel L. Spangler

Narrator: Ann Etter
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Love All

Summary

Love All is a best-friends-to-lovers college sports romance with a happily ever after. It is the second book in the College Sports series and can be listened to as a standalone. Harley I’m a record-breaking college tennis champion on track to going pro with my doubles partner and best friend since childhood, Chris Marlowe. My life is perfect, until Chris unexpectedly quits the team and stops talking to me altogether. When he asks to play a game with me weeks later as if nothing’s wrong, I can’t decide if I want to punch him in the face or pull him into a hug and never let go. Because the truth is, I’ve always loved Chris, and he didn’t just quit the team, he broke my heart. After what he did, Chris doesn’t deserve a second chance. Yet the thought of seeing him makes my heart soar and my stomach flip. I couldn’t possibly still love him…could I? Chris I’ve been in love with Harley Prescott since the day we stepped foot on the same tennis court sixteen years ago, and I’m pretty sure I just made her hate my guts. Possibly forever. Which really sucks because I was hoping to spend my forever with her. She’s feisty and competitive and takes no prisoners. I’ve never been on the wrong side of her net before, and I don’t like it one bit. Knowing Harley, the only way she’ll ever speak to me again is if I beat her on the court. Which is much easier said than done, especially when she’s pissed as hell. So when she agrees to meet me for one last match, you bet your ass I’m ready for the game of my life. Because when I play, I play to win, and this time it’s for more than just bragging rights. This time, I’m playing to make Harley mine. If you love best-friends-to-lovers sports romances with steamy sweet sex scenes and second chances, you’ll love this book. No cliffhangers in this sporty college romance. This story takes place at Tempt University, where academic tensions run high and everyone is overdue for a sizzling, lust-fueled fling to get back on track (even the professors). Welcome to Tempt University! 

©2020 Anita Knight (P)2020 Anita Knight

Narrator: Alana Prince
Author: Anita Knight
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Fighting Solitude

Summary

I was born a fighter. Abandoned by my parents, I spent my life forging my own path - one guided by my fists and paved with pain. Untouchable in the ring, I destroyed everyone who faced me, but that's where my victories ended. Outside the ropes, I repeatedly failed the few people who loved me. Including my best friend, Liv James - the one person I'd die to protect. Even though I didn't deserve her, Liv never stopped believing in me. Never gave up. Never let go. After all, she understood what I'd lost, because she'd lost it too. Liv was everything to me, but she was never truly mine. That was going to change. I lost my first love, but I refused to lose my soulmate. Now, I'm on the ropes during the toughest battles of my life. Fighting to be the man she deserves. Fighting the solitude of our pasts. Fighting for her.

©2016 Allison Martinez (P)2017 Allison Martinez

Author: Aly Martinez
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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The Nanny Rules

Summary

Don't touch the nanny. It's one rule I'm most certainly going to break. Since becoming a single father, I have two things that keep me sane - my daughter Lily and playing football for the NFL. But when my meddling sister hires a nanny without my knowledge, I'm not thrilled to come home and find the woman has taken over my house. Our instant attraction is one more complication I don't need in my life.  But my daughter loves Amelia, and I will do anything for that tiny munchkin. Even if it means walking around with blue balls most of the time. Why does the nanny have to be so sweet - and drop dead gorgeous? She's driving me crazy. Never in my life have I wanted a woman more.  I just need to make it through this season. I can do that. Hands free, of course. But then there's that moment, and I know she's thinking what I'm thinking and, well, yeah. Screw the rules.... Contains mature themes.

©2019 Melynda Price (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Complicated Hearts

4 ratings

Summary

Breslin - I was in love with Asher Holden the moment I saw him...and I knew nothing would ever be the same. Then he hurt me. He wrecked me. He ruined me. I spent three years putting myself together - fixing what he broke. I never thought I'd see him again after that day. I was counting on it. Little did I know - life had other plans...and things were going to become a lot more complicated. Asher - I finally know who I am. I own it, I embrace it...I'm no longer afraid. I live my life with no regrets now, because I've learned my lesson - the hard way. I thought I had it all figured out. But then my past collides with my present...and things become complicated. Turns out I don't really know myself after all. Landon - My life was all mapped out. I knew exactly what direction I was heading in - I didn't have time for any roadblocks or obstacles. Then I meet her. And him. Now, my heart is split right down the middle. She controls the rhythm. He controls the melody. Complicated doesn't even begin to cover it...and there's only one way this can end.  Warning: This story is for mature readers only, due to language and sexual themes. This duet contains explicit content featuring m/f, m/m, and m/f/m. Reader discretion is advised. Trigger Warning: This story is strange and unconventional. It's everything you hate. That's the only warning I can offer you.

©2017 Ashley Jade (P)2018 Insatiable Press

Author: Ashley Jade
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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Played

Summary

Would you sell your soul to save your daughter's life? With my NHL career ripped to shreds by a devastating knee injury, I've hit rock bottom. Deadass broke. Divorced. Single father. But none of that matters to me. It's all about my precious little girl. My heart. My soul. She's sick, and she's hurting.  So when temptation makes its siren's call inside a hotel bar, I answer. How hard could it be? Escorting rich, powerful women around town? Besides, I'll do anything.  My daughter's uncertain future hangs in the balance. A simple mistake invites a ghost from the past back into my life. She's only a name and a beautiful but familiar face on a computer screen. Tempting me.  We both know this is a one-time thing. No repeats. Bought and paid for in a simple transaction. But I don't think I could ever be finished with her.  She tries to help me, but I push her away. Because saving my daughter's life is all up to me. Contains mature themes.

©2017 Colleen Charles (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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Kiss and Break Up

2 ratings

Summary

Dashiell Thane wasn’t a nice guy. He was an abrasive, demanding, conniving, intolerable brat. Yet somehow, we’d been best friends our whole lives - until our senior year when I finally decided to dip my toes into the dating pool.  All it took was one kiss for jealousy, lies, and betrayal to sweep in and propel us heart first into dizzying, hostile depths.  You’re not supposed to kiss your best friend. You’re definitely not supposed to kiss your best friend while you’re dating someone else. And the absolute worst thing you could do is fall for your best friend. Unless, of course, you want to ruin everything.

©2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Author: Ella Fields
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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The Nordic Lightning

1 rating

Summary

Hockey is my game. She's my goal.  Erik Sørenson. Fast. Hot. Electrifying. With a grin that could melt ice.   My life was going just fine here in Brooklyn where I've lived all my life. Then, the player they call the Nordic Lightning came skating into it. What I know about hockey I could fit on the tip of my little finger. I know even less about Erik Sørenson. But I'm a fast learner. Almost as fast as he is in those skates.  I've learned he's a Swedish import...or is it Norwegian? I've learned he does things on the ice that make my head spin. I've learned he's the playmaker, the one that helps his teammates score - both on and off the ice. Which is why I'm more shocked than anyone when he's the one asking me out...in the most public way possible.  But our worlds are as different as night and day.  So what happens when the player who is constantly on the move meets up with the woman who is happily rooted in place?  Contains mature themes.

©2019 Camilla Stevens (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Grinder

Summary

Harris "The Grinder" Daws is a notorious bad boy. On the ice, he grinds down his opponents. Just as surely as he grinds down untold numbers of women in bed. A total player. The kind of man I’ve always tried to avoid. And yet, there’s something about him. That stirs feelings of desire deep within me. I’ve worked so hard to get where I am. But I’ve played it safe for so long. Do I dare risk it all. For a night of passion with a beast?

©2020 Julia Bevan (P)2020 Julia Bevan

Narrator: Diego Marrero
Author: Julia Bevan
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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Defending Dani

Summary

Professional hockey player Sergei Petrov has had a rough time after the tragic loss of his beloved wife. Playing hockey and taking care of his son are all he has time for; getting traded was not on the agenda. Neither was a sexy, hockey-playing nanny to further complicate things.   Star college athlete Danielle Cloutier may dominate the rink, but off the ice, she’s an amateur. She’s been trying to get rid of her virginity for years, but guys are always intimidated by her strength. That changes when she meets her new boss. Chemistry between them sizzles, hot enough to melt the most frozen of hearts, but Danielle can’t afford to get attached.  Sergei doesn’t know what to do with the beautiful, stubborn woman, but watching her turn his new house into a home gives him a few ideas. Can he come to terms with his feelings before she skates out of his life for good? 

©2018 Kat Mizera (P)2020 Kat Mizera

Author: Kat Mizera
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
Available on Audible
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Skating on Thin Ice

Summary

Sam Walters has made a deal with the devil. In order to win a much-needed contract as physical therapist to one of the NHL's leading hockey teams, Sam must delay the recovery of their sniper Mac Wanowski. The trouble is, the more she gets to know the taciturn hockey player, the more she aches to help him. Mac "The Hammer" Wanowski chased the Stanley Cup dream for too many years. Last time he was close, it had cost him his wife. As injuries continue to plague the team, Mac works to catch a killer and keep the woman he's come to love from the hands of a madman. Hockey can be a dangerous sport, especially when millions of dollars are at stake.

©2019 Jacquie Biggar (P)2020 Jacquie Biggar

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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Blood Lust

Summary

Mount Olympus meets the paranormal. Juliet needs to feast to appease the thirst cursed upon her by a former lover. She picks her victim - a strong, sexy MMA fighter she's never heard of. After a night of mind-blowing passion, she prepares her attack. Except, he isn't an everyday, ordinary, average guy. He's a god. More specifically, he's the Greek god of war. And he'll move heaven and hell, defy his parents, and destroy all in his way to make her his.

©2018 Tricia Andersen (P)2021 Tricia Andersen

Narrator: Claire Joseph
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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Changing Lines

Summary

Claire and Jude Sinclair have been living the perfect life for the last 10 years. Blissfully in love, professionally successful, happily married...they have everything they want - except a baby to make their family complete. On the eve of the birth of the baby they're planning to adopt, Jude gets traded to another hockey team in another state, and their thoughtfully planned-out road to parenthood hits a speed bump. But they didn't survive all the turmoil of their pasts to get knocked out now. This is their game seven, and they won't accept anything less than a win for the family they're destined to have.

©2019 Toni Aleo (P)2021 Tantor

Author: Toni Aleo
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
Available on Audible
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On the Ice

1 rating

Summary

For college sophomore Mitch Greyson, determination and persistence are the name of the game if he wants to make it as a professional hockey player. A busy schedule of practices, games, classes, homework, two part-time jobs, and now, working with a tutor to help him pass the class he’s failing so that he can keep his scholarship shouldn’t leave him with enough time to flirt with the NHL player in town. But that doesn’t stop him. Placed on the injured reserve list until his broken arm heals, NHL Defenseman Alex Dean is using the time off to be with his ailing grandfather and get a head start on the book he’s been commissioned to write. He doesn’t expect to get roped into a tutoring gig, especially not for cocky, smart-ass Mitch. But Alex soon discovers that there’s more to Mitch than meets the eye, and he really likes what he sees. Only Alex doesn’t dare risk his NHL career by coming out, and a relationship between them would jeopardize Mitch’s chances with the organization, too. It looks impossible. Then again, the best things usually do!

©2018 Amy Aislin (P)2020 Amy Aislin

Narrator: Adam Lawrence
Author: Amy Aislin
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Dare to Play

1 rating

Summary

He’s the bad boy of baseball who’s about to lose everything. She needs a husband to get custody of her teenage sister. Suddenly a marriage of convenience doesn’t look so bad.  Pitcher Jaxon Prescott has a lot on his plate. Major League Baseball. Reputation as a player. And as of this morning? He’s on the verge of losing it all. He didn’t mean to sleep with his general manager’s daughter. Sometimes the paparazzi finds out who’s in your bed before you do. But a sizzling moment went viral, and now everything he’s worked for is at risk. What’s a bad boy to do? Marry his little sister’s best friend to save his image, even if it’s the opposite of everything he wants and believes in. Macy Walker is the sole guardian of her step-sister until the girl’s mother returns and wants her daughter back. In order to win custody, Macy needs to provide stability and marrying someone would do the trick. Luckily for her, her best friend’s brother needs a wife. They’re this close to getting exactly what they want - as long as they don’t fall in love.

©2020 Karen Drogin, CP Publishing (P)2020 Karen Drogin, CP Publishing

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Blitzed

3 ratings

Summary

One of Buzzfeed's 16 Romantic Books to Read This Fall One of Popsugar's Best Books for Winter One of Refinery29's Best Books of December "Definitely a must-read!” (La La Anthony, New York Times best-selling author) Maxwell Lewis has to make the play of his life in order to breach the woman of his dream’s defenses in this new football romance from the author of Fumbled. Brynn Larson owes a lot to reality television and professional athletes. Her bar hit new heights of success after becoming a local haunt for the Denver Mustangs players and their WAGs. But although she’s grateful, that doesn’t mean she’s crazy. And that’s exactly what she would be to ever consider dating a professional athlete. Even if it’s Maxwell Lewis, whose shy smile makes her wonder what going on behind those beautiful brown eyes. Maxwell knew from the moment he met Brynn that she was going to change his life. It was only a matter of time. But when he finally makes a move, fate conspires against him and everything goes wrong. Now he has to show her that their potential is real. Too bad for him, Brynn isn’t fooled by his glamorous NFL life, and when ghosts from both their pasts make a sudden reappearance, she must decide who she can trust. But when the person she’s most afraid of is herself, navigating life’s tackles is harder than anticipated.

©2019 Alexa Martin (P)2019 Penguin Audio

Author: Alexa Martin
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Until We're More

Summary

Chelsea is smart, funny, gorgeous, and the best friend I’ve ever had. Ever since she left, I’ve been a wreck. I’ve been focused on keeping my family’s MMA gym afloat while I train and coach fighters, anything to not miss her more. But now she's finally back, along with her grumpy, possessive cat, and things are weird between us. 

By weird, I mean I can’t stop thinking about her in that way. She’s in the room next door, and it takes all my control not to storm in there, sweep her up, and bring her back to my bed. Even stranger, I’m pretty sure she’d be into it. 

And this time, I’m not going to stop fighting until we’re more. 

Each book in the Fighting for Her series is STANDALONE:

* Until You're Mine

* Until We're More

©2018 Cindi Madsen (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved. This edition is made possible under a license arrangement with Entangled Publishing, Inc.

Author: Cindi Madsen
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Alex

1 rating

Summary

Hockey star Alexander Crossman has a reputation as a cold-hearted player on and off the ice. Pushed into the sport by his alcoholic father, Alex isn't afraid to give fans the proverbial middle finger, relishing his role as the MVP they love to hate. Management, however, isn't so amused. Now Alex has a choice: fix his public image through community service or ride the bench. But Alex refuses to be molded into the Carolina Cold Fury poster boy... not even by a tempting redhead with killer curves. As a social worker, Sutton Price is accustomed to difficult people like Alex, who's been assigned to help her create a drug-abuse awareness program for at-risk youth as part of the Fury's effort to clean up his image. What she doesn't expect is the arrogant smirk from his perfect lips stirring her most heated fantasies. But Sutton isn't one to cross professional boundaries-and besides, Alex doesn't do relationships... or does he? The more she sees behind Alex's bad-boy façade, the more Sutton craves the man she uncovers.

©2014 Sawyer Bennett (P)2015 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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Fallen Crest Family

8 ratings

Summary

Samantha and Mason are together. Everyone knows it. But not everyone is dealing with it. While Mason is ready to give them all the middle finger, there's one who is not going away: her mother. Threats are issued. Ultimatums are given. Even blackmail is used. But only Samantha can put a stop to Analise. However, when a trauma from her past is triggered, she may not have the courage or strength to do what's needed. And if she doesn't, Mason's future could be destroyed.

©2013 Tijan Meyer (P)2014 Tantor

Author: Tijan
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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Home Goal

Summary

In the closet... Career-focused Jason Tant has given up on love to play football at the highest level: His team is in the Premiership, and Jason also plays for the English national team (even though his mother is Spanish). He doesn’t want to be the poster boy for LGBT people in sport - and his advisors have told him that coming out will ruin his career. It’s not an issue until Scott captures Jason’s heart and turns his world around. Out and proud... With a carefree, live-for-today attitude, Scott Cole was never in the closet. Funny, clever, and a terrific dancer, the science student has many talent, but the man he loves requires something else - discretion. They seem an unlikely couple, but neither can resist the chemistry that draws them together. Under scrutiny... Prying paparazzi are everywhere, determined to out gay footballers. Scott questions whether he and Jason need to keep their love a secret when professional British sportsmen in other fields are coming out. Will Jason have to choose between love and his career? Or will the tabloids destroy them both? An MM romance novel with a happy ever after. The story spans 2012-2015. Set in England where fans would die for their football team and football is not called soccer. It is 51,000 words. The book was inspired by the news story in October 2015 that British gay footballers are preparing to come out in public. As of January 2017, no professional players at the top level in European football have come out. The rumors persist, and there have been discussions at the highest levels, including inside Parliament. The story is set in England but uses American pronunciation for the benefit of international listeners. This book was published in May 2016. The characters also appear in My Goal (published September 2016).

©2016 H. J. Perry (P)2019 H. J. Perry

Narrator: Piers Ryman
Author: H. J. Perry
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
Available on Audible
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A Change in Tide

1 rating

Summary

"Such a truly beautiful story! The writing is gorgeous, the scenery is beautiful.... You should definitely pick up this one! Superb, unique, and sexy." (Tia Louise, Author) What impact would it have when everything suddenly faded to black?  For Mia, a crowded subway ride changes her entire life. Retreating to the wilderness helps her cope with a world that is suddenly too loud, too turbulent. Her existence safely contained to the small cottage on the lake, she is unprepared for the neighbor that moves across the bay.  A career-ending injury has Jared permanently benched. His reputation as The Enforcer won’t survive the unanticipated responsibilities awaiting him. Away from the public eye, he adjusts to his new reality, under the quiet observation of the intriguing hermit on the other side of the water.

©2017 Freya Barker (P)2020 Spectrum Audiobooks

Author: Freya Barker
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Bedhead

Summary

Quinn Maxwell. Student. Dork. And a woman in love with a guy who doesn't know she exists.   Cooke Thompson. British. Hottie. Rugby star. Chick magnet. And a guy trying to FaceChat with his old mate Maxwell Quinn.   Sure, it was a wrong number, but sometimes, wrong ends up being so, so right.

©2019 Kayt Miller (P)2020 Tantor

Author: Kayt Miller
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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The Forever Plan

Summary

He'll do anything to earn her v-card...and her heart. Here’s the thing about Drake Donovan. He’s a hotshot hockey player with a secret the size of his stick, a real monster of a problem. And I’m the only one who can help him. But as we grow closer, I realize there’s more to Drake than good looks and a big stick. If he wants to be the one to punch my v-card, he has to work for it. There’s only one condition. He has to make me fall in love with him first. Drake never backs down from a challenge. He’s more determined than ever to win my heart. And if I don’t guard it, I could lose a lot more than my cherry....

©2019 Jillian Quinn (P)2020 Jillian Quinn

Narrator: Jack Noble
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
Available on Audible
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The Pilot and the Puck-Up

8 ratings

Summary

He's the biggest, baddest, most spider-fearing motherpucker on the ice.... When you're named after the king of the gods, the world expects certain things of you. Tough? Damn right. Smart? Don't let the hockey uniform fool you. Large and in charge? Honey, I'm the biggest, baddest, mother pucking-est machine to ever own the ice. I shoot. I score. In and out of the rink. I don't come early, but I come often, if you know what I mean. And I always leave the ladies wanting more. Until that chick last night. I'm no one-thrust wonder, and you're damn right I'm going to prove to her I can do better. But every time I think I'm finally on my way back into her pants, she one-ups and out-balls me. I should cut my losses, lick my wounds, and walk away. But Zeus Berger doesn't walk away from anything. Especially when she's the only woman in the world who might be able to handle me. The Pilot and the Puck-Up is a stand-alone romantic comedy featuring a hockey player whose ego is the only thing bigger than his shoe size, the most badass woman to ever fly a plane, rubber chockey (don't ask), and no cheating or cliffhangers.

©2018 Pippa Grant (P)2019 Bang Laugh Love LLC

Author: Pippa Grant
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Offensive Rebound

Summary

Trae It's a call that changes my life and my little girl's. Years ago, playing for the NBA was the dream, but the Seattle Stallions suck. Worse than that, my old teammate is now the star center, not to mention my number one rival. There has to be a catch, some sort of agenda. Before I was injured, I was the best. Now? There's no way they want me.  But when I see the roster and salaries, it all comes together. It's a chance to get on the court again and change our lives. And I just can't wait for the opportunity to finally take him down. What I never counted on is Courtney Cohen being the game changer.  Courtney I inherited the Bad News Bears of the NBA. When I discovered the star center, my ex fiancé, cheating on me, all I want is to jump ship before the whole thing sinks. But with revenge on my mind, I exact a plan. Take down the dirty player and save my father's dream. Suddenly, 12 minutes is too little time, and a season is not long enough. Will it be love or just a game?

©2017 MJ Fields (P)2020 MJ Fields

Narrator: Mara Walker
Author: MJ Fields
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
Available on Audible
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Dear Heart, I Hate You

1 rating

Summary

I didn't plan on him...or for him. I didn't plan on anything that had to do with Cal Donovan from Boston. Meeting him was a complete and utter surprise, taking me completely off guard. I met new people every single day in my line of work, and none of them affected me. Isn't that just the way of things? You could meet a thousand people, and they'd all mean nothing to you, but then you'd meet that one and they suddenly meant everything. I was a self-professed workaholic. When did making yourself your number-one priority become such a horrible thing? I wasn't entirely sure, but I learned fairly quickly after my last breakup that men don't like being second on a woman's priority list. And they seemed to be intimidated by a motivated female, calling me things like hard to handle, challenging, and difficult. Being single seemed to work best for me, and I didn't plan on changing my relationship status anytime soon. But then I met Cal. And he f***ing ruined everything.

©2016 J. Sterling (P)2016 Inspire Magic, Inc.

Author: J. Sterling
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
Available on Audible
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Playing by Her Rules

Summary

Hot rugby star? Check. Ambitious style columnist ex? Check. A six-part feature series neither wants to be part of? Check. Check. Check.  Sydney Smoke captain and rugby god Tanner Stone wants to be interviewed about as much as he wants to snap an Achilles, but it may just be his chance for a rematch with his high-school sweetheart.  Matilda Kent’s big mouth has landed her an interview with the one man she hoped to never see again - her high-school boyfriend who broke her heart. But, with a promotion on the line, she’s prepared to play nice while dishing the dirt on the guy.  An epic war of words leads to a flurry of action both on the field and between the sheets, and this time winner takes all.

©2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Narrator: Brie Jackman
Author: Amy Andrews
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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Holeshot Christmas

Summary

Christmas isn’t all race tracks and dirt bikes for Davey and Tyler, especially when they don’t see things about each other in quite the same way.   Holeshot Christmas is the third title in the Holeshot series. It is a short Holeshot novella.  This story officially takes place after the events of Holeshot 2; however, it can be listened to as a stand alone novella. For the best listening experience, the preferred order is as follows:  The Holeshot Holeshot 2 Holeshot Christmas Bike Business: A Holeshot Novel

©2017, 2020 Sherri Jordan-Asble (P)2020 Sherri Jordan-Asble

Narrator: Ryk Bowers
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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#Swag

Summary

These drivers got #swag.... Racing is in her DNA. Right alongside money and power. When you're the daughter of one of the most powerful men in the country, you have to work harder for success. Joey Gamble's a girl on a male-dominated track. With a daddy who can buy whatever she wants. But she doesn't want anything...except to earn her reputation. Racing is his passion. Trouble follows him everywhere. Some even say he invites it. When you're nipping at the taillights of the best driver in the new NRR, you have to fight and claw for each and every success. It's never been easy for Lorhaven. That's why he doesn't play by the rules. He's a man with a serious chip on his shoulder against the pro racing circuit. We at GearShark want to know what's up with that. We've also been hearing rumblings...of a pro who wants to go indie. We've invited racing royalty and the driver from the wrong side of the tracks to sit down and talk to us about a possible crossover. We expected sparks to fly when Joey and Lorhaven crossed paths. Will those sparks ignite into a full-on inferno? Check out the full feature article inside....

©2016 Cambria Hebert (P)2017 Cambria Hebert

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
Available on Audible
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Scoring with the Wrong Twin

Summary

Shy, awkward Sophia Cruz has a hard time telling her vivacious identical twin “no”. But when her sister begs her to swap places for a modeling shoot, she caves...again. Then Zephirin Black walks onto the set. The brooding, aloof, and gorgeous tight end for the Washington Warriors. But she can keep it professional.... She has to. Because the adorkable Cruz twin has no luck with guys once they compare her to her sister. After a bad break-up, Zeph hasn’t been big on second chances - and even less with trust. But he finds himself giving please-call-me-by-my-middle-name-Sophia both. The woman he’d dismissed as a spoiled cover model is different from the first time he met her. Quirkier. Funnier. Definitely sexier. What started as one night turns into another...and another...and another.... Still, Sophia can’t go on keeping her secret from him. But telling Zeph the truth will mean losing him for good.

©2018 Naima Simone (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved. This edition is made possible under a license arrangement with Entangled Publishing, Inc.

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Author: Naima Simone
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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Fighting for Faith

Summary

Now a Top 100 Best Seller on Amazon! Being infatuated with my childhood best friend was a beautiful curse.  Our lives were an uphill struggle against every odd, but as long as we had each other...we had everything. Then it was all gone.  Now I've built my life to perfection yet still yearning for that boy I used to know. Then one night, through a chance encounter, I see him.  Riot James.  He's an MMA fighter with a beastly body, roped and corded with muscle and gleaming with sweat. His nose, reminiscent of a Roman gladiator, was bent a little like it's been broken. A few times.  It rattles me the way his intensely dark gaze lingers with mine.  He's familiar, determined, damaged, and there's no escaping him.  But with Riot, nothing is what it seems, and in the span of a single heartbeat, my perfect life is turned inside out.  Again.

©2020 Aria Cole (P)2020 Aria Cole

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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Falling from Gravity

1 rating

Summary

If I hadn’t considered Amelia dangerous before, I certainly did now. She wasn’t anything like I had expected. Even after all these years - of living so close to her, of listening to her giggle with my sister in the bedroom next to mine - I hadn’t given much thought to my sister’s best friend.  But in the span of one week, everything had changed.  Everything.

©2019 K.K. Allen (P)2020 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Author: K.K. Allen
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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No Contest

Summary

Leandro Oliveira - hunky MMA fighter, playboy billionaire, and newly crowned champ of the World Fighting Championship's light heavyweight division - is used to getting his way. But when his party lifestyle threatens to cost the WFC sponsors, he has to clean up his act, or he'll be stripped of his contract.  Forced to give up late nights of booze and women, Leandro resents having to change his behavior - until he lays eyes on the sexy publicist hired to manage his image. He plans to seduce her to regain control of the situation, but falling for her wasn't supposed to be part of the deal.  Freelance publicist Ashlynn Fields has never taken on a client she wasn't certain she could handle. But her latest project might just be the guy who kills her perfect record. Between his sex tape, his exploits at strip clubs, and his nights spent street racing expensive sports cars, Leandro might prove to be impossible. But with a full-time position with the WFC on the line, Ashlynn is more determined than ever to ignore his good looks and charm and get this bad boy on the straight and narrow.  Not only is he her client, but he's completely wrong for her. When the chemistry between them explodes, she's left wondering: How can the wrong man feel so right?  Contains mature themes.

©2018 Tara Wyatt and Harper Nieh (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Tieran Wilder
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
Available on Audible
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Weil alles jetzt beginnt

Summary

Evvie sitzt schon im heimlich gepackten Auto, um ihren Mann zu verlassen, da erfährt sie, dass er tödlich verunglückt ist. Doch wie sagt man der trauernden Familie, den mitfühlenden Freunden, dass dieser Mann nicht der perfekte Ehemann, Arzt, Freund war? Dann zieht Dean, ein New Yorker Baseballstar auf der Flucht vor der Presse, bei Evvie ein. Erste Regel der WG: Ihre Ehe und seine Karriere sind tabu. Bis sie merken, dass der jeweils andere genau der ist, den sie jetzt für einen Neuanfang brauchen...

©2020 Lübbe Audio. Übersetzung von Alexandra Kranefeld (P)2020 Lübbe Audio

Narrator: Demet Fey
Author: Linda Holmes
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
Available on Audible
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Yours to Keep

Summary

An irresistible baseball star and a resistant hometown girl stumble into love in a flirty romance by New York Times bestselling author Lauren Layne. Pro baseball shortstop Carter Ramsey is about to be Citizen magazine’s Man of the Year, but the only title that matters to him is out of reach: World Series MVP. Benched by a recent injury, Carter retreats to his hometown to recover. His ten-year class reunion and a potential reconciliation with the sweetheart he left behind could be perfect distractions. Until another old acquaintance throws Carter a curveball. Olive Dunn admits that her former high school science partner is still a handsome charmer. But she wasn’t swayed then, and she won’t be swayed now. Because Olive remembers Carter’s little shortcoming: he tends to bail the moment it suits him, without a backward glance. Best to keep her feelings strictly platonic while he’s in town. Except the entitled boy she knew is a changed man: solid, reflective, and generous. As they ease back in to their familiar friendship, things take a surprising turn, and Carter and Olive must decide if what they have is a passing flirtation or a real shot at love.

©2020 Lauren Layne. (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Author: Lauren Layne
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Offside

Summary

I can't get that enormous prick out of my head. Penny Jasper Stone is massive in every respect. He’s a beast on the field, an animal off it, and just what we need to turn our season around. Medal winner, star athlete, 100 percent alpha male at the top of his game. The trouble is, it’s the wrong one. That's not the only thing, either. He's cocky, arrogant, and constantly in trouble, and that's when he manages to keep that thing in his pants. I can’t stand him, but unfortunately that doesn't matter right now because, apparently, we don’t have a choice. If we want to survive for another year, we need Jasper Stone to help us do it. It's a risk, but the potential reward is absolutely huge. After all, staying up isn't something Jasper Stone seems to have any trouble with. Nor is being big and strong. Bad boy Brit, banned athlete, and bigger all over than I’ve ever seen before, if there's one thing that Jasper knows how to do, it's win. He'll stop at nothing to get what he wants. Girls, medals, millions of dollars - there's very little that can get in his way. With him on our team, there's no way that we can lose, and right now, Jasper Stone is a free agent.  I just didn't realize I was, too. Jasper Banned. No rugby for a whole f--king year. I wouldn’t be here if I had the choice, but apparently, I don't. The owners want me out of the way, and if I want to continue getting paid, I've got to play ball. Literally. I don't even know how to play this game, but that doesn't seem to bother anyone. The Tigers get me for free, Corsham gets rid of their troublemaker, and I keep earning money. Everyone wins. All I've got to do is keep my head down, survive for a year, and get the hell out of there when I'm finally done. Simple, right? It is, until I meet Penny. Offside is a bad boy sports romance heavy on the steam and light on the sports.

©2016 Abbey Foxx (P)2020 Abbey Foxx

Narrator: Hal Habiby
Author: Abbey Foxx
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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Risky Play

1 rating

Summary

Even one-night stands deserve a second chance in New York Times bestselling author Rachel Van Dyken’s novel of sporting desire. What else can a virgin do when she’s ditched at the altar? Seattle heiress Mackenzie Dupont is treating herself to a single-girl honeymoon in Mexico and a desire to relinquish her innocence to a gorgeous one-night stand. Fake names. True pleasure. But when she wakes up alone, Mackenzie realizes just how much anger is left in her broken heart. Suffering a tragic personal loss, pro soccer player Slade Rodriguez has his reasons for vanishing without a goodbye. Right or wrong, he’s blaming the beautiful and infuriating stranger he never wants to see again. They’re both in for a shock when Mackenzie shows up as his new personal assistant. And they both have a lot to learn about each other. Because they share more than they could possibly know, including a common enemy who’s playing his own games. And he’s not afraid to get dirty. Now there’s only one way Mackenzie and Slade can win: to trust in each other and to stop hiding from the lies they’ve told, the secrets they’ve kept, the mistakes they’ve made, and the attraction that still burns between them.

©2019 Rachel Van Dyken (P)2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Clutch Player

Summary

Clutch player: an athlete who is good under pressure and performs highly impossible plays in a quick and almost impossible amount of time. Harper I fell in love when I was 16. Landon was my entire world, and I thought he would be my forever. But I was young and dumb, and with one error in judgement, I destroyed any chance of a future we could’ve had together, along with our hearts. Twelve years later and I’m going through the motions of life but not actually living. Which is why I let my friends, Bridget and Simon, set me up on a blind date. Turns out, it’s not so blind after all. Because the man sitting in front of me is the same man who’s held onto my heart all these years. Landon They call me a clutch player because I’m good under pressure and quick on my feet. I was also quick to fall in love. The first time it was with baseball, the second was with Harper. And for a short time I had them both. Until I lost Harper and all I had left was baseball. For years, I focused on my career. I had accepted that baseball was my one true love. Until I saw her again. I never imagined we’d ever get a second chance, but now that she’s sitting right across from me, I know there’s no way in hell I’m going to let her go again.

©2020 Nikki Ash and Cocky Hero Club, Inc. (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Bedded Bliss: Found in Oblivion, Book 1

Summary

A hot night in Vegas is just what the rockstar ordered…until someone ends up married. Michael Shawcross is living the dream, opening up for his idols, Oblivion, on his band Warning Sign’s first tour. Until an overzealous fan goes too far and his hard-partying ways catch up to him in the form of an ultimatum from his manager, Lila Crandall.  Clean up your image — or else.  Single mom Chloe Adams is in Vegas for a rare girls’ night out. She wasn’t ever supposed to be attracted to another rockstar. In fact, she’s in rockstar rehab, and the cure for her addiction definitely isn’t a sexy, smart-assed guitarist with wicked fingers. She never expects to accidentally end up his wife. Or to have her new husband suddenly decide that she’s the solution to all his problems. And surprise…he’s happy to show his appreciation in a number of interesting, inventive ways. Pretending their marriage is real might just be the hottest proposition she’s ever been given.  But what happens when a lie becomes the truth?

©2016 Taryn Elliott & Cari Quinn (P)2017 Taryn Elliott & Cari Quinn

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
Available on Audible
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Breakaway

Summary

It was hate at first sight. Just not for Blue. He’d loved what he’d seen. Tall and thin with long blond hair and gorgeous blue eyes, Anna Hayes was absolutely beautiful. She also wanted absolutely nothing to do with him. As a professional hockey player, that was a rare thing for Blue Anderson. He was young, rich, good looking, and in the best shape of his life. He wouldn’t say he had to beat women off with a stick, but...maybe he had to brush them off with a broom. Still, bad puns aside, the truth was Blue didn’t have any trouble finding someone - or someones - to share his bed. Except Anna. Never beautiful Anna with the razor-sharp wit and seriously dirty mouth. Despite his appreciation for her model good looks, Blue knew when to stay away. And his plan was to remain far far away from the woman who never failed to roast him within an inch of his life. He wanted someone nice, not a woman who’d barbecue his balls off. But then Blue did something stupid - something that felt incredible, but was also incredibly stupid. He kissed prickly, gorgeous Anna Hayes. And every one of his carefully laid plans went right out the window.

©2019 Elise Faber (P)2020 Elise Faber

Author: Elise Faber
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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Breaking a Legend

Summary

As one of the big names at his family's gym, Legends, MMA star Rory Kavanagh is used to being in the spotlight - until a gruesome leg injury knocks him out of the cage. Rory is left feeling sidelined in more ways than one, battling the inner demons that come with losing the one shot at his dreams. Then Clare walks into his life and gives him a new dream: winning her heart. There aren't many new faces in Woodlawn these days, but this tough, beautiful stranger makes Rory want to get his life back into fighting shape. Clare Ivers doesn't think she'll be able to tell anyone what really brought her to the close-knit Bronx neighborhood where she just started bartending. But her life's on pause and her past is catching up fast, try as she might to move on - with new friends, steady work, and a chiseled alpha male trying to get her attention. Even though Rory's more than a little intense, she can't deny that her heart beats faster when he looks at her with those soulful silver eyes. Clare thought she was done with love, but Rory might just be man enough to show her she thought wrong.

©2015 Sarah Robinson (P)2016 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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Win Big

Summary

Everly Wynn As the only daughter in the Wynn family of hockey heroes, I never shared the ice with my brothers - or the approval they got from my father. And that was before the scandal that ruined my life at 16. Now that I've put all that behind me and built a successful career, the last thing I need is another hockey player in my life. Especially one like Wyatt Bell. He's an arrogant, fast-living party boy. I hate how he gets by on his good looks and charm. So why can't I get him out of my mind? Wyatt Bell Life is short, and you've got to live it to the fullest. I learned that the hard way. So on the ice, I always play to win, and on the town, fun and flirting are my game. Because it's better to laugh your way through the pain than to let them see you're hurting - but I'll never stop wishing I could find someone to share the real me with. Something about Everly Wynn makes me think she could be the one. But all she sees is a hockey jock hooked on good times. If she didn't take herself so seriously, maybe she would take a chance on being happy.

©2019 Kelly Jamieson (P)2020 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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Loving a Cowboy

Summary

Saddle bronc rider Chance Cochran knows a bad omen when he sees one, and Libby Brennan isn't just a bad omen, she's the woman he was married to, five years ago, for all of 48 hours - before her father dragged her away and started divorce proceedings.

It isn't by coincidence Libby Brennan shows up where Chance is celebrating the win that put him in the million-dollar cowboy class. Older and hopefully wiser, she's come to clear up a legal technicality as well as ask his forgiveness. Then maybe she can move on with her life.

But saying she's sorry won't be enough to make amends to this cowboy who has endured a lifetime of people abandoning him. When Chance needs some help after sustaining an injury, however, Libby may have a second chance - at love.

©2015 Carol Aloisi (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Monique Makena
Author: Anne Carrole
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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Snapped

2 ratings

Summary

One of PopSugar's Best Romances of October With the stakes this high, it’s no longer just a game for the Mustang’s quarterback in this romance by the author of Blitzed. Elliot Reed is living her best life — or pretending to. She owes it to her dad’s memory to be happy and make the most of her new job as Strategic Communications Manager for the Denver Mustangs. Things are going well until star quarterback Quinton Howard Jr. decides to use the field as his stage and takes a knee during the national anthem.  As the son of a former professional athlete, Quinton knows the good, the bad, and the ugly about football. He's worked his entire life to gain recognition in the sport, and now that he has it, he’s not about to waste his chance to change the league for better. Not even the brilliant but infuriating Elliot, who the Mustangs assign to manage him, will get Quinton back in line.    A rocky initial meeting leads to more tension between Quinton and Elliot. But as her new job forces them to spend time together, Elliot realizes they may have more in common than she could've imagined. With her job and his integrity on the line, this is one coin toss that nobody can win. 

©2020 Alexa Martin (P)2020 Penguin Audio

Author: Alexa Martin
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Dirty Boxing

1 rating

Summary

After an unstable childhood, Jules Darcy is very familiar with the risks of falling in love. And as an adult, she's never let herself forget just how high those stakes can be. That's why she ran away a year ago after her fling with MMA fighter Nick Giannakis quickly got serious. But when she jumps at the opportunity to reconnect with her dad by accepting a job with his growing fight league, she's stunned to learn the abs, the chiseled arms, and the rock-solid punches she has to market belong to none other than her former fling. Unable to run away from the sexy middleweight this time, Jules vows to keep things strictly professional. But one look at Nick, and her resolve starts to crumble.... The last thing Nick expects when he signs with the prestigious World Fighting Championship is that he'll have to work with the only woman who ever broke his heart. Desperate to hide the pain she caused him, Nick vows to keep his distance from his gorgeous ex. But when he realizes their intense chemistry hasn't faded after a year apart, he wonders if they could have a future together, even if dating the boss's daughter could complicate his bid for the championship belt. Contains mature themes.

©2017 Tara Wyatt and Harper Nieh (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Tieran Wilder
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs
Available on Audible
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Endorsed

1 rating

Summary

You haven't seen naughty until your panties come off.... My client's younger sister is off-limits. Forbidden. Getting my first big client signed to the NFL was the second best moment of my life. Escorting his sister back to her hotel was the first. Imagining what she would feel like, look like, taste like - none of it was as good as the real thing. If her brother found out, it would destroy my career, so I ended things between us. Eight years later, the girl who got away still owns me. First, I'll make her forgive me, and then I'm going to make her mine. He's owned my body for far too long. It's been years since he touched me, and my skin still remembers every brush, stroke, and thrust. I want to forget how good it felt. Almost as much as I want to do it again. We can't finish what we started until I make my confession. I have a secret - one that wasn't mine to keep. .

©2018 Marni Mann (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

Author: Marni Mann
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Hot as Puck

6 ratings

Summary

The NHL's biggest bad boy is about to fall for the virgin next door... I am the world's biggest dating failure. We're talking my last date went home with our waitress kind of failure. But I have an ace in the back pocket of my mom jeans - my sexy-as-sin best friend, NHL superstar forward, Justin Cruise. Justin owes me favors dating back to seventh grade, long before he became a hotshot with a world famous...stick. So in return for my undying platonic loyalty, all I want is an easy-peasy crash course on how to be a sex goddess. How hard can it be? I have never been so hard in my life. The things I want to do to my sweet, kindergarten-teaching, mitten-crocheting best friend Libby Collins are 10 different kinds of wrong. Maybe 20. But I'm a firm believer in teaching by example, and by the end of our first lesson, we've graduated to a hands on approach to her sexual education: my hands all over her, her hands all over me, and her hot mouth melting beneath mine as I prove to her there isn't a damned thing wrong with the way she kisses. Give me a month, and I'll transform Libby from wall flower to wall banger, and ensure she's confident enough to seduce any guy she wants. Problem is...the only guy I want her seducing is me. Hot as Puck is a sexy, flirty, friends-to-lovers standalone romantic comedy from USA Today Best-seller Lili Valente.

©2017 Lili Valente (P)2017 Lili Valente

Author: Lili Valente
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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Fighting for You

Summary

Jesse Falcon has dedicated his life to one cause: to fight against that which has taken so much from him. He's learned the hard way that if you want something to be done, you have to do it yourself. No more waiting for others to make a difference. With football, a pre-med program, and a coveted internship, he has no time for anything or anyone else. The truth is, he doesn't think his barely healed heart can take it. Despite his determination to remain distant, he soon finds a girl who will not only fracture that resolve but shatter it completely. Zoe Evans is an average college student. She has a group of friends, and enough gossip lingers in the halls to make her days interesting. Her whole world changes in a heartbeat though - one blackout, and a week-long fever forces her into a battle she isn't prepared to fight. The odds are stacked against her. Will she have the strength to prevail?

©2018 Gianna Gabriela (P)2019 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Deke

11 ratings

Summary

Ollie: Word of advice: Don't come out to random guys in public restrooms. Even if they're charming and adorably nerdy and offer to help. My family believes I can't be happy if I'm not out to the world. I have a bitter ex-boyfriend and an unstable NHL career to show for it. A fake boyfriend seems like an easy and quick solution to get my family off my back, and this guy is volunteering. I take him up on it without asking his name. I really should've asked for his name. Lennon: Word of advice: Learn how to introduce yourself properly. In my defense, I don't recognize Ollie Strömberg right away. I cover football, not hockey. I'm not supposed to see him again, and he's never supposed to find out I'm a reporter. That all changes when my editor reassigns me. It's a lesson I should've learned by now. Nothing's changed since high school. Jocks still hate nerds. But even worse, athletes hate journalists. Especially ones who know their secret. Contains mature themes.

©2018 Eden Finley (P)2019 Tantor

Author: Eden Finley
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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Hard Limit

5 ratings

Summary

Blake Landon is a man who has everything - wealth, good looks, and the love of Erica Hathaway. The power couple has been through hell and back, and when life has torn them apart, somehow they have always found their way back to each other, more in love and stronger than ever. Erica has never been more ready to say I do. On the verge of making the ultimate commitment, she uncovers an unsettling chapter of Blake's history. As she makes peace with her own past and the family who left her behind, she presses Blake to tear down the last walls between them. Determined to know the man he once was, she opens a door to a world beyond her wildest imagination - a world that has her questioning the limits of her own desires. As danger lurks and dark secrets come to light, will the past destroy their promise of forever?

©2014 Meredith Wild (P)2014 Audible Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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His Kissing Penalty

Summary

The one guy I never wanted to see again...just moved in across the hall. To make things worse, he doesn’t even remember the moment our lips touched and stars exploded.  Misunderstandings collide when the tabloids mistake me for his secret girlfriend. They love me because I’m an all-American girl, and he’s a football star. Plus, we sort of grew up together. Hometown romance sells. We were made to be together, right? Not according to my overprotective family. To them, my brother’s best friend has always been forbidden.  I thought I could handle a fake relationship with Jaxson.  I was wrong.

©2020 Anne-Maire Meyer & Lucy McConnell (P)2020 Anne-Marie Meyer & Lucy McConnell

Narrator: Liz Krane
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
Available on Audible
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The Hardest Route

Summary

My friends used to tell me, "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas." Clearly, they lied because a few months later, I found out my one-night stand was pregnant.  I couldn't handle a baby. I was Griffin Rockwell, the best wide receiver the league had ever seen. But what choice did I have? My baby girl was coming whether I was ready for her or not.  Brooke turned out to be an amazing woman and mother. For seven years, we were the MVP's of co-parenting - and even better friends.  That all changed when tragedy struck our makeshift family and I was faced with the terrifying possibility of losing the one woman I was quickly realizing I couldn't live without.  I was at the height of my career and on the path to becoming the greatest of all time. But keeping my family together, with Brooke by my side, might prove to be the hardest route of all.

©2019 A. S. Teague (P)2019 Tantor

Author: A.S. Teague
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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Dirty Irish

Summary

My life has revolved around the two things I've always loved: whiskey and rugby. Now, the marriage clause in my Da's will has me putting both on the back burner if I want to save the Murphy's Pub empire and find a wife.  As the last brother to get married, I need a little help, and that's where my sister-in-law's American best friend, Leah, comes into the picture. She could use a little Irish luck after the deceitful things her ex did to her that brought her to Ireland. With her take-no-shite-attitude, she's just the type of girl to help me find a wife. That is, if I can remember she’s the matchmaker and not the match.

©2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Author: Magan Vernon
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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Dressage Dreaming

Summary

Michael Stafford was on top of the world. A proud member of the British Olympic dressage team and Olympic gold medalist, his life was perfect. Then, he lost his mount, his fiancée left him for another man, and now, his brother has been arrested for manslaughter.  He believes his luck has turned when he learns that a beautiful and talented stallion is available in Germany, just in time to compete in the next World Cup competition. The horse’s name is Tempest. Jessica Warren is an up-and-coming American dressage prodigy with a brilliant future. Orphaned at the age of 21, when her parents were tragically killed in a car accident, and the legal guardian of her younger sister, Jessica has lost her competition mount to injury and needs a new horse if she wants to compete in next year’s World Cup.  She learns of a spectacular horse available in Germany named Tempest, but when Jessica arrives in Germany with her trainer, she discovers she will have to compete with the extremely handsome and talented Michael Stafford for the right to ride Tempest.  Jessica has nothing but respect for Michael, but sparks fly when they’re thrown together in a competition that both must win.  Who will win Tempest? Will Michael be able to trust another woman with his heart? Will Jessica allow herself to be loved, or will her personal demons keep them apart? 

©2018 Soul Mate Publishing (P)2019 Janice Beckett

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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Quit Your Pitchin'

3 ratings

Summary

What's wrong with my butt?  She means those words to be directed toward the woman beside her, not him. But he can't stop himself from answering. Not when her ass is the most magnificent thing he's seen in his life.   Apparently, answering her with "not a damn thing" wasn't what she was expecting. She likely wasn't expecting the baseball she took to the face at his next at bat, either.  All it takes is one ill-fated foul ball, and George Hoffman, Lumberjacks center fielder, falls head over heels in love with Wrigley Field - and yes, that is her real name.  From that point forward, George and Wrigley fall into a fast whirlwind love that ends with them eloping to Vegas. And he has his potty-mouth, titty-bar-owning, pain-in-the-ass grandmother to thank for it. Not that he's complaining or anything. Who wouldn't want to be married to a woman that made his heart race like he was in the final game of the World Series?  The only problem is trying to convince her of that.  Contains mature themes.

©2018 Lani Lynn Vale (P)2019 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Ryan

Summary

I’ve gone back: back to the place where it all started, where somebody else had the final say. I did it out of love for my family. I’m trying to rebuild my life, to stay standing, even though my legs hurt like hell. I’m concentrating on myself, on my career. I’m ready to tear everything apart to try and keep it all together. To hate without feeling guilty for it, because hating others is the only way I know how to keep myself - the person I am - going; and I was doing it. I was strong. I was untouchable. I was invincible. Actually, I was deluded. I didn’t consider everything. I didn’t consider her: the only woman I really want to hate, but who gives me hope. A woman who turns your world upside-down, who entwines herself into your life even if she can only stay until tomorrow. I’m not looking for tomorrow: I want a future. But I don’t believe in that anymore. And I can’t turn back, not even for her.  My name is Ryan O’Connor, and I’m about to make a huge mistake. I’m about to let her believe in me, to take a chance. But she’d be betting on the wrong man. I’ve never been the right one. And she’ll be left accepting her bitter defeat.

©2019 A. S. Kelly (P)2019 A. S. Kelly

Author: A. S. Kelly
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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Fearless King

3 ratings

Summary

My first crush. My first heartbreak. My brother’s best friend. The butterflies in my stomach turned into full blown eagles the second our lips touched. A kiss under the stars that changed our relationship forever. After a lifetime of wishing, I stared up into Ford’s eyes with his fingers caressing my cheek and my heart racing. The evening ended with my heart bleeding on the ballroom floor. He destroyed my heart two years ago...but now he wants back in my life. This time I won’t fall under his spell. I’ll resist his sexy, scruffy beard, and pantie-melting smirk. I thought I was over him. Hell, I fully planned to wave to him through my rearview mirror...but with one text, in the middle of the night, I know I'm in over my head. Ford: I need you.

©2019 Maya Hughes (P)2019 Maya Hughes

Author: Maya Hughes
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs
Available on Audible
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Trust the Push

1 rating

Summary

I'm making strides in the world of dirt late model racing. With back-to-back championships under my belt, I'm determined to win a third and be the youngest driver in history to do so. I'm going to make it happen. My career is my focus. That is until the ultimate distraction in the form of a redheaded bombshell drops into my life.

©2019 Kaylee Ryan (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Author: Kaylee Ryan
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Dom: A Hockey Romance

Summary

I wasn’t expecting to fall in love. He was a star hockey player I’d never heard of. I was his nurse. From the moment I cared for him the attraction was undeniable. But he has a past, in the form of a child that may or may not be his. What he doesn’t know is that I have a past of my own. Will our secrets bring us closer together, or rip us apart?

©2020 Julia Bevan (P)2020 Julia Bevan

Narrator: Diego Marrero
Author: Julia Bevan
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 4 hrs
Available on Audible
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Outscored

Summary

When seasonal stylist Whitney Green heads to a Denver flea market to find gnomes for a client's upcoming party, she thinks she has hit the jackpot when she discovers a slew of them. Little does she know that gnomes aren't going to be the only thing she picks up that Saturday. When fate throws Whitney and hockey superstar Gavin Tremblay together, she finds herself questioning her policy of staying on the bench when it comes to romance. She came to the Rockies to escape the pain of a broken heart. Not to date. Especially when she knows she is due to return to Seattle in four months and she can't figure out what went wrong in her last relationship.... The captain isn't looking for love, either. Battered and bruised by not only a broken romance but a devastating leg injury, he's focused on getting his game back. The last time he trusted his heart, it gutted him. He refuses to go down that path again. But the chemistry between Gavin and Whitney is too hot to deny, and falling in love is the only option. However, when personal fears come to the surface and cause problems between them, can a relationship prevail? Or will defense outscore offense in this game of love?

©2019 Aven Ellis (P)2020 Tantor

Narrator: Elise Arsenault
Author: Aven Ellis
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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The Right Way

Summary

After witnessing his younger brother's death in a tragic accident, Jonathan Nelson desperately tries losing himself on the gridiron. No matter how hard he tries keeping his head above water, he's drowning in a sea of grief. Compounding his inability to get his head on straight is Presley - the girl who had a complicated relationship with his brother, Jake, and who is pregnant with Jake's child. At first, Jonathan only harbors resentment and animosity to Presley when she moves in with his parents. But the more the two are thrown together, the more his feelings for her begin to change, and the more confusing Jake's loss becomes. Presley Patterson never imagined finding out she was pregnant just a month before graduating high school. She also never fathomed losing the baby's father to a tragic accident. Needing support for her and her unborn child, she seeks solace by moving in with Jake's parents. She isn't too surprised to find an adversary in Jonathan, but she isn't about to let him ruin the first stability she's ever experienced. Surprisingly, the animosity toward Jonathan begins to fade and is replaced by more amorous feelings. Taking a chance on Jonathan means risking the perfect world she's built for herself and her daughter. Contains mature themes.

©2020 Katie Ashley (P)2020 Tantor

Author: Katie Ashley
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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Reckless (Spanish Edition)

Summary

El sueño de Jason Wilder de alzar la Copa Stanley por segunda ocasión se hizo trizas de la noche a la mañana. Un error desplomó todo lo que le importaba como si se tratase de fichas de dominó. Con un futuro incierto en las ligas profesionales de hockey, Jason se ha convertido en la sombra del vibrante hombre que alguna vez ocupó los titulares deportivos. Cansado de revivir su tragedia personal se refugia en Lake Placid, Nueva York, en busca de tranquilidad. Pero 'tranquilidad' es lo último que encuentra al toparse cara a cara con una persona que lo desprecia sin ocultarlo: Ava. De hecho, ella es la única mujer que Jason ha tratado, sin éxito, de olvidar. Al leer la tentadora oferta de un anuncio laboral, Ava Carpelli no duda en postularse al empleo. Ella necesita el dinero para mantener a su pequeño hijo, Ben. Cuando se presenta a la entrevista de trabajo cree que se trata de una cruel broma del destino. Su primer impulso, al encontrar a Jason Wilder detrás del suntuoso escritorio, es dar media vuelta y alejarse, tan solo su sensatez financiera se lo impide. Ver a Jason reabre viejos resentimientos que creía olvidados, pero Ava tiene claro que su prioridad es el bienestar de Ben. Además, ella está convencida de que no será ningún obstáculo continuar odiando a Jason con la misma fuerza con la que una vez lo amó. En este partido en el que los jugadores tienen como objetivo ganar y doblegar la resistencia del otro, ¿quién anotará el primer punto en el marcador? El juego ha empezado. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

©2017 Kristel Ralston (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Giovanni Cruz
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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Pepped Up & Wilder

Summary

Pepper:  The best part of a happy ending...finding out it's actually just the beginning. Having someone promise to be by your side, to chase dreams with, whisper troubles to, it's more than I could have imagined.  But after three seasons of Jace playing pro ball in Ohio, three long seasons with him on the road, and me training all over the world, I’m questioning if we can really have it all. Harsh criticism of our relationship is all too familiar and uncovers old wounds. I only ever wanted to run and to be with Jace, and finding the perfect balance proves to be my greatest trial yet.  We vowed not to let our love deter each other's athletic goals, but I miss him. I miss us.  Jace:  The demands of our careers have us running in opposite directions, when we should be putting down roots, together. But escalating fame and an overbearing agent have me fumbling everything I hold dear, including Pepper.  After years of dedication and sacrifice, I'm finally in a position to trade to my hometown team. Moving back to Colorado could be the answer to all our problems, but just when I think we're finally on the right track, we're sacked with news that turns everything upside down. News that rattles me and sends Pepper into a tailspin. It's time for me to remind the girl that I fell in love with how to fight.  Until she's ready, I'll fight hard enough for the both of us. For better or for worse.

©2018 Ali Dean (P)2019 Ali Dean

Author: Ali Dean
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
Available on Audible
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Going for Gold

Summary

Alina The rumors you've heard about the summer games are true. I mean...what do you expect when you put a bunch of sex-starved athletes in the best shape of their lives together in one small village? But it doesn't matter to me. I'm focused on winning gold. Who cares if the hottest guy at the summer games seems intent on winning me over? Because I'm focused on...wait, what was I focusing on again? Bryce I need to win gold. I've been training my whole life for this moment. The prize money will be life-changing. But there's a woman with golden hair that my eyes keep wandering to instead of the gold medal. I can't get her off my mind. But winning her over is the only game here I don't know how to win.

©2016 Ivy Smoak (P)2020 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Author: Ivy Smoak
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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Mountain Delights

Summary

Hailey Taylor knows ski racing, and it’s paid off, because she’s a champion. The top of her game. Until she wiped out last season and blew out her knee. Her body may have recovered, but her head’s not back in the game. Meeting Lucas Mills doesn’t help, because the instant connection they share is just too good to ski away from. And when Lucas is game for getting his best friend in on their bed sport? Hailey’s ready to play.  Lucas is in love with Hailey. He’s all in, from the first moment he sees her. But he knows he’s not perfect, not with his PTSD from being deployed. He wants to make sure she’s got someone watching out for her, besides him. Because the one thing he’s learned between war and the murder of his sister is that bad things can happen.  Cy Seaborn’s dad is a piece of sh...work. He walked away from his family when Cy was a kid, forcing his mom to work two jobs to make ends meet, to leave their house and live with his grandparents. He hasn’t heard or seen from him since. Until the man falsely admits to killing Erin Mills - his best friend’s sister. Cy has no idea why his father did it, and neither do the detectives working the case or the reporters who’ve been hounding him. He’s wary. Jaded.  All three are scarred. Damaged, outside and in. Lucas wants it all but doesn’t think he’s enough. Cy’s not worthy of a woman like Hailey, tainted by his father’s bad blood. And Hailey? The only commitment she’s known is to her sport, and all that’s gotten her is loneliness and injury. What if they let her fall? Can her heart recover?  And most of all...with a murderer roaming Cutthroat, will they survive?

©2019 Vanessa Vale (P)2020 Bridger Media

Narrator: Kylie Stewart
Author: Vanessa Vale
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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Win for Love (German edition)

Summary

Sich in Scout Dalton zu verlieben, war das Letzte, was Easton Wylder geplant hatte. Er ist der erfolgreichste Spieler der MLB, sie seine Physiotherapeutin. Und doch können die beiden der Anziehungskraft, die zwischen ihnen herrscht, nicht widerstehen. Aber dann geschieht etwas, was Eastons Welt von einem Moment auf den anderen auf den Kopf stellt. Plötzlich muss er sich fragen, wo Scouts Loyalität liegt - und er muss sich fragen, ob er bereit ist, mit ihr sein größtes Geheimnis zu teilen. Ein Geheimnis, das er seit Jahren mit sich trägt und das seine Karriere ein für alle Mal beenden könnte ... Der Abschlussband der PLAYER-Reihe von New-York-Times-Bestsellerautorin K. Bromberg.

©2020 LYX.audio (P)2020 LYX.audio

Author: K. Bromberg
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Take Down

Summary

MMA champion Gabriel "The Sandman" Maddox prefers to live his life quietly and intensely. He plays by the rules, respects the sport, and trains harder than any other fighter. It's this unwavering focus that helps him block out the pain from a devastating loss in his past. He spends his days slaying his monsters in the octagon, and his evenings numbing himself with sexual conquests. With his painful baggage, he's not looking for anything beyond his no-strings-attached lifestyle. But journalist Megan Sinclair won't leave him alone. She's intensely drawn to Gabe from the moment she meets him, and wants to know more about the secretive man who both intrigues her and makes her heart race. As she gets to know the quiet, brooding fighter, she realizes that giving in to their intense chemistry could mend her scars. Will these two be able to heal each other, or will ghosts from the past keep them apart? Contains mature themes.

©2017 Tara Wyatt and Harper Nieh (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Tieran Wilder
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
Available on Audible
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Valorous

1 rating

Summary

Natalie and Flynn’s exciting story, begun in book 1, Virtuous, continues in Valorous! 

©2015 HTJB, Inc. (P)2015 HTJB, Inc.

Author: Marie Force
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
Available on Audible
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Raw Deal

Summary

Savannah's brother was killed in a cage fight with Mike "Red Reaper" Larson after a savage punch to the head. When Mike shows up at the funeral, he's nothing like Savannah expected. Gone is the fierce, brutal beast she's seen in the cage. In his place is a beautiful man torn with guilt, seeking forgiveness, and willing to do anything to ease her pain. Her family doesn't approve, but her heart doesn't stand a chance. Irresistibly drawn together, neither of them can deny the intoxicating desire unleashed between them, turning their pain into the most exquisite pleasure. But every time Mike steps into the cage, Savannah knows she could lose him too. She can't go through that again, but how can she let go of the one man who sets her body and soul on fire?

©2017 Cherrie Lynn (P)2017 Macmillan Audio

Narrator: Julia Duvall
Author: Cherrie Lynn
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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Maeve (German edition)

Summary

Maeve ist alleinerziehende Mutter und Krankenschwester, die mehr schlecht als recht über die Runden kommt. Kurz vor Weihnachten wird Cal Peyton, ein bekannter Footballspieler, eingeliefert. Er verhält sich ihr gegenüber respektlos und sie kann ihn nicht leiden. Doch dann bietet Cal ihr an, für die Dauer seiner Genesung seine persönliche Krankenschwester zu sein. Da sie das Geld dringend braucht, nimmt sie den Job mit Widerwillen an, ohne zu wissen, welche Konsequenzen das für sie haben würde.

©2017 Violet Thomas (P)2020 Hörbuchmanufaktur Berlin

Narrator: Anja Umland
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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Finding Home

Summary

Sometimes, the only way to save a girl is to teach her how to fight. Bobby Kincaid is an MMA fighter whose life revolves around his family and their gym. As the oldest of three boys, he’s a natural born leader, his loyalties and time already spoken for. That all changes when a shy accountant with too much baggage and a teenage kid enters his life.  One night. One dance. One kiss. Now, Bobby is down for the count. Too bad the girl of his dreams leaves the club with someone else. Finding Home is a humorous, action-packed, stand-alone sports romance with no cliff-hanger, from real-life, full-contact fighter Emilia Finn. Join the Kincaids on a romantic adventure filled with family loyalties, fire-sparking kinships, and undeniable proof that #GirlsFightToo.

©2018 Emilia Finn (P)2019 Emilia Finn

Narrator: Clara Valencia
Author: Emilia Finn
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Can You Hear It

Summary

Averie Can you hear it? The pounding of his heart. The deafening roar of the crowd. Football games had been a thing of the past, ever since the love of my life died playing it. One year later and still devastated, my mom decided to help me to leave it all behind. So here I was. New school. New outlook. A new me, still trying to stop the grieving, and still trying to avoid anything to do with a game I’d come to hate. In some cruel twist of fate, I met Ashton. I was instantly drawn to him with no idea who he was until it all began to make sense. His height, his physique, his long, powerful arm hurling a football. Ashton Haigen was Alpen Springs High top-notch quarterback. Suddenly, I was back in the game I swore I would never be in again, only this time, I had a choice. But how does one choose their own heart, over the one that beats for them? How could I put my past behind me and learn to love again? Can You Hear It is a stand-alone sports romance that takes place in senior year high school. Due to explicit content, this book is suitable for 17 and up.

©2019 Casey Diam (P)2020 NLM Romance Publishing

Author: Casey Diam
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
Available on Audible
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Going Deep

Summary

Going deep: In football, it means running down the field for a long pass. You’re serious. Committed. Unstoppable. As a wide receiver, it’s a term I’m all too familiar with. It’s who I am, at least when it comes to my career.   For the past decade, football has been the only thing I’ve allowed myself to commit to. That is, until a beautiful, blue-eyed temptress steps into my limo to escort me to a charity function. She’s strong, independent, and quick-witted. Everything I want in a woman. There’s just one problem. She’s not mine for the taking. But that’s not going to stop me from winning her heart.  I’m in deep with this woman. I’m running down the field with my arms and heart open, ready for the catch. Now, all I need is for her to throw the ball. This is a stand-alone enemies-to-lovers football romance story.

©2019 Nikki Ash (P)2019 Nikki Ash

Narrator: Tim Paige
Author: Nikki Ash
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
Available on Audible
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Deadly Sexy

Summary

Though her Lexus may be broken down on the California freeway, Jessi Teresa Blake is no damsel in distress. Rich, smart, and beautiful, JT, or "Lady Blake", as she is called, is one of the toughest sports agents around. She's negotiated megabucks contracts for every superstar in the business, and only the most confident of men can match wits with her. Men like Reese Anthony, the impossibly sexy trucker who gives her a lift back to Oakland. But Reese isn't just a truck driver - he's a partner in his family's multi-million-dollar company, a lawyer, and a former cop. He's been asked to quietly investigate a murder in the world of LA football, a job he's thrilled to discover brings him closer to the beautiful woman he found stranded on the highway. And when he detects a bitter enemy threatening JT's life, he's willing to protect her - and pleasure her - all night long.

©2009 Beverly Jenkins (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Cocky Notes

Summary

Who thought writing "LOSERS" on a menu could lead to an affair of love notes?   It didn't start out as love. How could it when I vowed never to fall in love....  Reef Burton, the sexy blue-eyed football player, and his mates are definitely not "Losers", yet writing it on a menu gave me reason to smile. Only it didn't make it to the trash.  He returns to the restaurant where I work wearing his killer smile. I wasn't to know those squiggly lines and arrows meant something. An offensive play his football team learned at an earlier training session. Coming here discussing the team plays over coffee helps...so he says. He'll see what I wrote. Apart from it being awkward, the next time I serve him he could also report me to my boss.  I can't lose my job when in hindsight I need two to pay all the bills rolling in, and to care for my invalid father.   I'm thankful he kept it as our secret.   Until he left me a note.   Responding will only lead to more trouble.   So when Mr Blue Eyes-Blond Surfy-Hair gives me one of his spine tingling looks, how can I resist?

©2020 Leesa Bow and Cocky Hero Club, Inc. (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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The Trade

Summary

I got the dreaded phone call, the one every baseball player hopes and prays never comes. I was traded - yeah, that phone call - traded from my longtime team of over 10 years to not just any team...to my childhood rivals, the Chicago Rebels.  I was completely and utterly screwed, right? Wrong. The trade was the least of my concerns. I met a girl, Natalie. She was perfect, but I swore I would never get involved with anyone during the season. It was too complicated. But can you believe I had zero restraint when it came to this girl? I couldn't get her out of my head, and the more I talked to her the more I realized I needed her in my life.  So what's the problem? Why am I screwed? Because, Natalie, the girl I can't stop crushing on, yeah...she's married.... At least, that's what I was told....

©2020 Meghan Quinn (P)2020 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Author: Meghan Quinn
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Work Me Up

4 ratings

Summary

Baseball player. Single dad. Hot mess. No woman has ever tamed him...until now. Everyone knows Ryan Riggs - everyone who follows minor league baseball, that is. He's the player with the hair-trigger temper, the bad shoulder, and the smoking-hot looks. He's also a single dad in need of a nanny - which makes him my new boss.  Simple.  Except for one thing: We had a one-night stand five years ago. We're trying to be professional. But it was one of the best nights of my life, and the more I work with him, the more I'm thinking about a repeat.  He's battling his demons, and I might be the only one who can help him win. He's impossible. He's unforgettable. He's unwinnable. Looks like I have my work cut out for me...

©2018 Five Doors Creative (P)2019 Five Doors Creative

Author: Julie Kriss
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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Hot Property

Summary

Just one short season ago, major league centerfielder John Roper had it all: the looks - and personal life - of a sports hero and the public's adoration. But this hot property's lucky streak has run out. After a World Series disaster, fans dis him, shock jocks mock him, and his dysfunctional family hassles him for money he really can't spare. Now it's up to him, and Hot Zone publicist Amy Stone, to get his life back on track. Amy finds it's easier said than done. What with the constant intrusions of his nutty family, a crazed fan playing stalker, and Roper's refusal to put his own needs first, she's starting to think that life in the fast lane isn't all it's cracked up to be. But when the two retreat to a secluded lodge, the sexy center fielder throws Amy a curveball - one she never saw coming....

©2017 Karen Drogin (P)2017 Karen Drogin, C Phillips Publishing

Narrator: Sophie Eastlake
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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All for You

Summary

Life has always been about the game for pro-hockey player Tyler Nelson, but when he meets attorney Lindsey Gerber, Tyler discovers his feelings for Lindsey are anything but a game.  USA Today best-selling author Heather B. Moore welcomes you to Pine Valley! Crash and burn pretty much describes Lindsey Gerber’s last six months at her law firm, where she hoped to make partner. Now, every goal she’s made is suddenly out the window. She moves to Pine Valley, looking for a new start.  On day one, she meets pro-hockey player Tyler Nelson, who’s recovering from an injury and in a physical therapy program that includes things like hiking the ski resort, which he hates and makes no secret of. He also makes no secret of his interest in Lindsey.  Their lives are two worlds apart, though, and it will take one of them changing everything to make a relationship work. About the author: Heather B. Moore is a USA Today best-selling author who writes sweet romance. Under H.B. Moore she writes historical fiction and thrillers. Under Jane Redd, she writes young adult. There are more than 9,000 5-star reviews for Heather's books on Goodreads!

©2019 Heather B. Moore (P)2020 Heather B. Moore

Narrator: Xe Sands
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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Hail Mary

1 rating

Summary

In Texas, football is a religion. Which makes Colt McAllister a god. He’s the star quarterback for the Fort Worth Frenzy. Colt could have any woman he wants. But he wants me. He’s not the only one. His two teammates want to share me, too. DJ is the goofy blond running back who’s quick with a joke and a wink. Oh, and he's covered with chiseled muscle. Kody, the backup quarterback, is quiet and studious. And I'm the only one he'll open up to about his troubling past. It’s my job to spend as much time with them as possible. Interviewing them on the football field...and getting extra personal off the field. Can Colt and his teammates lead the Frenzy into the playoffs? And will our sultry relationship last that long? Hail Mary is a sizzling reverse-harem love story filled with humor, suspense, and athletic action. HEA guaranteed!

©2020 Cassie Cole (P)2020 Cassie Cole

Author: Cassie Cole
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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Belong to the Night: A World in Shadows Novel

Summary

Humans cannot become Vampires. Elisavet Katsaros defies this belief when she wakes up in a hospital as a Sanguinarian, or human born vampire. She is the first of her kind in over three hundred years. The transformation was an accident, but there is no going back now. Questions surround Elisavet. Why her? How did it happen? Who is responsible? Above all else, what will the ramifications be for the rest of the World in Shadows? To find peace, she will look for the answers to these questions and more. In digging for the truth, Elisavet uncovers long-buried secrets and the keys to unraveling a murder. With the help of the Vampire Regis, Manias Artorias, she will attempt to right the wrongs of others and start a new chapter in history. Working side by side, powerful emotions flare. Manias finds himself wanting to claim her for his own despite the consequences. She yearns to capture his heart, to be more than just another vampire under his rule. To have a chance they must defy traditions, put their love on the line and risk it all.

©2015 BRIDGET JACKSON (P)2017 BRIDGET JACKSON

Narrator: Bradetta Vines
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
Available on Audible
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Play for Love (German edition)

Summary

Easton Wylder ist attraktiv, erfolgreich und der beste Spieler der MLB. Baseball ist seine Leidenschaft, sein Leben. Doch dann droht eine Verletzung seine Karriere vorzeitig zu beenden, und er beauftragt einen renommierten Physiotherapeuten, um ihn zu behandeln. Nur dass es nicht Doc Dalton ist, der Easton am ersten Tag gegenübersteht, sondern dessen Tochter Scout. Vom ersten Moment an sprühen zwischen den beiden Funken, dabei ist Ablenkung das Letzte, was sie beide jetzt brauchen können! Easton muss schnellstmöglich gesund werden, und Scout ist fest entschlossen, dem Ruf ihres Vaters gerecht zu werden. Aber können die beiden der Anziehungskraft zwischen ihnen widerstehen? Die neue Reihe von New-York-Times-Bestseller-Autorin K. Bromberg.

©2019 LYX.audio. Übersetzung von Richard Betzenbichler (P)2019 LYX.audio

Author: K. Bromberg
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
Available on Audible
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Puck Drop

1 rating

Summary

She doesn’t date hockey players, and he needs to earn the respect of his new team, but they're willing to break all the rules for just one kiss. As long as they keep their relationship a secret, everyone wins. Since their parent’s death, Chloe Schultz has put every ounce of her energy into her twin brother Erik’s NHL career. She won’t let distractions - like dating - get in the way of keeping the Utah Fury as the championship team. Until she meets Reese.  Reese Murray was shocked when he was traded the week before the season started. He’s bitter, but he won’t let that stop him from proving he’s the best.  The Fury welcomes Reese, but with one warning: Stay away from the marketing manager Chloe Schultz if he wants to stay on Erik’s good side.  Too bad! She’s the first woman that’s caught his eye in years.  Can Chloe and Reese keep their focus while trying to hide their growing attraction, or will their secret come out and tear the team apart?

©2018 Brittney Mulliner (P)2019 Brittney Mulliner

Narrator: Liz Krane
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Irresistible You

1 rating

Summary

Harper Chase has just become the most powerful woman in the NHL after the death of her father Clifford Chase, maverick owner of the Chicago Rebels. But the team is a hot mess - underfunded, overweight, and close to tapping out of the league. Hell-bent on turning the luckless franchise around, Harper won't let anything stand in her way. Not her gender, not her sisters, and especially not a veteran player with an attitude problem and a smoldering gaze designed to melt her ice-compacted defenses. Veteran center Remy "Jinx" DuPre is on the downside of a career that's seen him win big sponsorships, fans' hearts, and more than a few notches on his stick. Only one goal has eluded him: the Stanley Cup. Sure, he's been labeled as the unluckiest guy in the league, but with his recent streak of good play, he knows this is his year. So why the hell is he being shunted off to a failing hockey franchise run by a ball-buster in heels? And is she seriously expecting him to lead her band of misfit losers to a coveted spot in the playoffs? He'd have a better chance of leading Harper on a merry skate to his bed.... Contains mature themes.

©2017 Kate Meader (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Pippa Jayne
Author: Kate Meader
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Complicated Hearts

4 ratings

Summary

Things are going to get...complicated.  This is book 2 (the final book) of the Complicated Hearts Duet. Book 1 must be listened to first.  Warning: This book is not for everyone. These characters are flawed, and the situation is intense and frustrating. Emotions - all of them - run high. If you're looking for perfect characters and a perfect story...this book isn't for you.

©2017 Ashley Jade (P)2018 Insatiable Press

Author: Ashley Jade
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
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Ian

Summary

A year ago, she begged me to stay. A year later, it’s my turn to beg her not to go. My obsession. My downfall. I tried to resist, to keep her at a distance. I tried to save myself. But no one will be saved here, not even a selfish bastard like me. My life has always been about sport and family, including my stupid brothers. Until that night, the night I made the worst decision of my life. And I’m still paying the price for it. We both are. But the time has come to take back control of the situation, to risk it all, to convince her to let me in, because she can’t be anything other than mine.  I am Ian O’Connor, and I’m about to accept this challenge: to try and hold on to the only woman I’ll ever be able to love. And even if I already know how this badly written romance is going to end, I won’t back away. This time, I’m going all the way. Because I only want her. And I have no intention of losing her.  I’m an O’Connor, and the O’Connors never lose.

©2019 A. S. Kelly (P)2019 A. S. Kelly

Author: A. S. Kelly
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Fighting Pride

1 rating

Summary

It's been five years since I've seen her. Five years since we lost everything. Five years since I sold my soul to the devil and broke her heart to save her. The years have been long, the sacrifice and loneliness have been crippling...and now, she's back. I'm not supposed to see her, talk to her - I'm not supposed to want her. It will only break open wounds I've fought to keep closed, but I can't stay away. I tell myself I only want to see her face, to know my sacrifice has been worth it. Because I sold my soul, and sometimes I'd do anything, even if it means hurting her again, to get it back.

©2017 Jennifer Miller (P)2017 Jennifer Miller

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
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The Brooklyn Years - Wer wenn nicht wir

Summary

Es fühlt sich richtig an. Wir fühlen uns richtig an. Egal wie viel Zeit vergangen ist, aber dich in den Armen zu halten, wird sich immer richtig anfühlen. Torwart Mike Beacon ist eine Legende auf dem Eis. Privat läuft es bei dem jungen alleinerziehenden Vater allerdings weniger gut. Als Lauren Williams die Brooklyn Bruisers während der Play-offs begleitet, wittert er seine zweite Chance bei der Frau, mit der er die schönste Zeit seines Lebens verbracht hat. Doch Lauren hat sich geschworen, die Grenze zwischen Job und Privatleben kein zweites Mal zu überschreiten. Auch wenn das Prickeln zwischen ihr und Mike nicht zu leugnen ist...   >> Diese ungekürzte Hörbuch-Fassung genießt du exklusiv nur bei Audible.

©2021 Bastei Lübbe AG. Übersetzung von Wiebke Pilz und Nina Restemeier (P)2021 Audible Studios

Narrator: Lisa Stark, Ben Adam
Author: Sarina Bowen
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
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Never Enough

2 ratings

Summary

From the New York Times best-selling author of the Cowboys and Angels series comes an intricate romance that asks the question: Can love heal the pain of the past? Longing to forget the pain of his wife’s death, Brock Shaw has immersed himself in the one thing that lets him escape the guilt. Bull riding. But life on the road means leaving his young son at home with his parents. They want him to give up his career and be a father to his child, but Brock needs the adrenaline to get through each day…or so he thinks.  Lincoln Pratt needs a fresh start. As a top interior designer in Atlanta, she has everything she could ever want, but she’s always at her father’s mercy. Something’s missing, and Lincoln knows she’ll only find it somewhere far away - like the rolling pastures of Hamilton, Montana, where she meets the irresistibly mysterious Brock.  In Brock Shaw, Lincoln sees the part of her that’s missing. In Lincoln Pratt, Brock sees the part of himself he thought he’d lost. But the pain of his past binds him. Can he let himself love again?

©2019 Kelly Elliott (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Restart in Bristol

Summary

He’s a hot mess. She wants stability. Will these childhood sweethearts risk another pass at love? Veterinarian Holly Nicholson longs to put down roots. And with a growing practice and pending nuptials to a handsome doctor, her dream future is finally within reach. But when her NASCAR-racing high school steady rolls into town, Holly’s heart takes an off-track excursion. Curtis “CC” Clark burned out from life in the fast lane. Switching gears, he moves to a small town in search of some cosmic signpost to reveal his destiny and crosses paths with the only girl he’s ever loved. But he’s worried fate sent him into the pits when he finds out she’s engaged.  Between working at the same animal shelter and her engagement crumbling, Holly can feel old desires stirring. But before they can pick up speed, CC gets his big chance for a high-profile comeback. And returning to the road may mean giving up his beloved forever. Can CC and Holly find common ground and take their love across the finish line?  Restart in Bristol is the third stand-alone novel in the Racing Hearts in Serenity contemporary romance series. If you like bad boys with a heart of gold, strong women, and a touch of new age spirituality, then you’ll adore Sedona Hutton’s fun, sexy romance.

©2020 Sedona Hutton (P)2020 Sedona Hutton

Narrator: Terri England
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Saving a Legend

Summary

His family's gym has produced a roster of mixed martial arts legends, but so far Kieran Kavanagh hasn't followed in their footsteps. After a brawl lands him in jail, Kieran is assigned to work at a center for at-risk youth. Though given a second chance, Kieran's simply going through the motions - until he meets one very special kid, Shea Doherty, and falls hard for her very beautiful, very grown-up big sister, Fiona. The trouble is, Kieran's best opening moves are getting him nowhere fast. Fiona Doherty has too many responsibilities to fool around, especially now that she has custody of Shea. Sure, she'd love to find a devoted partner. But she won't jeopardize her sister's happiness - or risk revealing her tortured past - on a love-'em-and-leave-'em type of guy like Kieran, so it's up to him to prove her wrong. As Fiona spends more time with Kieran, she starts to see a softer side of the reckless warrior. Now she must admit that when it comes to the possibility of real love, well, there's a fighting chance.

©2016 Sarah Robinson (P)2016 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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Zack

2 ratings

Summary

Rising star Zack Grantham has been stuck in a downward spiral of grief that has put his career on hold. Back on the road with the Carolina Cold Fury, still crippled by emotional baggage, and now a single dad, he's in need of some serious help with his son. But while the nerdy new nanny wins his son's heart, Zack isn't sure that he's ready for a woman's touch - even after getting a glimpse of the killer curves she's hiding under those baggy clothes. Kate Francis usually keeps men like Zack at a distance. Though his athlete's body is honed to perfection, he refuses to move on with his life - and besides, he's her boss. Still, the sparks between them are undeniable, tempting Kate to turn their professional relationship into a personal one. But before she makes a power play for Zack's wounded heart, Kate will have to open him up again and show him that love is worth the fight.

©2015 Sawyer Bennett (P)2015 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Third and Long

Summary

In book three of Love by the Yard: Ten years ago, Coach Xavier Jackson was poised to complete a lifelong journey. When he wasn’t picked up after the seventh round of the draft was over, he was left to wonder if his dreams of playing professional football were finally over. Instead, with a chance as a free agent, he made good on his, but the lure of off-field activities led the tight end to make the worst decision of his life. Chelsea Monroe was engaged to the best football player their little college had ever seen. She’d become part of his family, tasked with keeping his baby sister, Leeda, safe when he had to go away. But a visit between training put an end to everything, leaving her shattered and unwilling to give herself to anyone ever again. Though a decade of focus on her career made her a sought after litigator, it kept her from making any personal connections.  Chelsea decides to take a trip to Jamaica before her fresh start in Chicago, but instead of it being a break, it turns into a second chance. Leeda Jackson has plans for her brother and the woman that should have been her sister.

©2019 Michel Prince Books (P)2020 Michel Prince Books

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Against the Ropes

5 ratings

Summary

He scared me. He thrilled me. And after one touch, all I could think about was getting more . . . Makayla never thought she'd set foot in an elite mixed martial arts club. But if anyone needs a medic on hand, it's these guys. Then again, at her first sight of the club's owner, she's the one feeling breathless. The man they call Torment is all sleek muscle and restrained power. Whether it's in the ring or in the bedroom, he knows exactly when a soft touch is required and when to launch a full-on assault. He always knows just how far he can push. And he's about to tempt Makayla in ways she never imagined...

©2013 Sarah Castille (P)2013 Tantor

Narrator: Lucy Rivers
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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Fearless II

Summary

The fighter is my savior and his family is our enemy....  Our only enemy - or so he thinks.  Vassili believes the sole threat to our existence is the Resnov Bratva - his devil of a father and the throne he denied. All because he loves the MMA world and our new growing family.  Like my husband, I’ll fight for our baby girl. I’ll even fight for justice. While Vassili slaughters his enemies, a new case is assigned to me. One that speaks to every fiber of my being and overshadows the darkness he was born into.  My husband would kill me if he knew of the danger threatening to derail our life, though, his dominating ways have taught me to become a fighter, too.  But, can I stop the madness before it leads to the end of us?

©2019 Amarie Avant (P)2020 Amarie Avant

Narrator: JT Farrell
Author: Amarie Avant
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Hendrix

2 ratings

Summary

Hendrix Caldwell wants nothing more than to revitalize the family bar and tear down every last reminder of his no-good father. But business isn't the only thing on his mind. An explosive encounter with a stranger at a charity masquerade is just the distraction he craves, with no names and no strings attached. For Hendrix, sex is casual, and love is a four-letter word. His commitment is to his brothers, his bar, and his bike. So why can't he stop thinking about the naughty Cinderella who rocked his world then left him - and her panties - behind? Olivia Hemmingway knows that fairy tales are for little girls. Drowning in debt and hiding a shameful secret, she won't be saved by a knight in tattooed armor, no matter how mind-blowing their one-night stand may have been. Olivia never expects to meet her masked lover again. But when she takes a job at Hendrix Caldwell's bar, her sexy new boss seems all too familiar. And once the lights go out and the music is turned up, the sparks between them burn hotter than ever.... Contains mature themes.

©2015 MJ Fields and Chelsea Camaron (P)2016 Tantor

Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
Available on Audible
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The Perfect Date

1 rating

Summary

When a single mom ends up playing an unwilling fake girlfriend to a charming playboy baseball player, love suddenly turns everything upside down in this fun, heartwarming multicultural romance.   Angel Gomez has never lived by the book. A Bronx-based unwed mother by the time she was 16, Angel’s personal mission has always been to show the world that a Puerto Rican girl is not to be messed with - especially by a man. The only thing that matters to Angel, now, is providing for her son and earning enough tips at the club to complete her nursing degree along the way. Love is nowhere on her agenda.   Caleb “The Duke” Lewis is a star pitcher for the Bronx Bolts whose romantic escapades make delicious fodder for gossip columns. But lately, he’s been trying to keep a lower profile - so much so that when he meets Angel, first while she’s in her nurse uniform and the next time behind the bar, she has no idea who Duke is, fails to fall for his obvious charm, and ends up throwing a drink in his face! She is the perfect woman for Duke...to fool the tabloids into thinking he’s finally settling down. But what begins as a charade soon has Duke and Angel hurtling into a full-blown romance that rocks each of their worlds and begs the question: Is this the real deal - or are some love stories just too good to be true?

©2019 Evelyn Lozada (P)2019 Macmillan Audio

Narrator: Paula Andrea
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
Available on Audible
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The Hard Way

Summary

Cade Hall has always been the golden boy of the gridiron. Because of his talent at football, coupled with his father's wealth, he's always gotten his way. But when a night of drunken debauchery lands him in hot water with the college athletic board, neither his influential father nor his charming grin can save him.  Cade finds it a total buzzkill when he is sentenced to community service with troubled youth at an inner-city shelter. But his nightmare is only beginning when his greatest high school regret is the very one in charge of the program, and she has him by the balls in more ways than one. For Avery Prescott, senior year was a nightmare of epic proportions, and Cade Hall played the lead villain. After she fled her small town for college in the bright lights of Atlanta, she thought she had escaped the painful memories of her past.  She never could have imagined Cade would waltz through the door of the outreach program she presided over. But Avery has news for Cade - she isn't the same shy, doormat of a girl she was in high school. Since she holds Cade's football future in her hands, she's more than ready to make payback a real bitch.   Contains mature themes.

©2016 Katie Ashley (P)2020 Tantor

Author: Katie Ashley
Category: Romance, Sports
Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
Available on Audible