With the latest release of the third book, Best Player, and the upcoming release in January 2020 of the final book in the Cleat Chasers Series, I wanted to do a mood board for each story. First--I LOVE creating photo collages for stories. It is such a fun and easy way to showcase the mood of the story with a few key plots. Secondly-- showing how I envision the characters in my mind is always a challenge and I spend way too much time searching for the perfect photos. But here we are. Photo board for each story.
Book 1 | Challenge Accepted
-Cinnamon roll hero who adores his mom and sister
-Sassy, tomboy heroine who fights for what she wants
-Found family on college campus
-Lots of baseball lingo
-Slow burn friends-to-lovers romance
The recipes all used in this story are ones my father taught me and are my go-to's!
Book 2 | The Game Changer
-BFFs who fake date to save reputation
-Constant nickname battles
-Angsty & dramatic with LOUD characters
-Steamy and lots of chemistry
There is a scene where Greta, our heroine, almost misses an observation for one of her classes which is based off a real event from my college life. I did miss the observation and had to sprint across campus... I didn't have a "hunky" bff-fake boyfriend to bring me coffee and drive me.
*my now husband did attend a different college than I did, so no shade at him. : )
Book 3 | Best Player
-Roommates for the summer
-Falling for brother's best friend trope
-Secret fling with lots of kissing
-To do lists and coffee dates
-A feel good, low angst sports romance
The film class that both Kenzie and Tanner have to take is based off a VERY real film class that I took during summer classes. The films we watched were featured in this story and if you haven't heard or seen Delicatessen... that movie scared me for my life.
Book 4 | No Easy Catch
-Party girl and jock teaming up
-Investigators with benefits
-Steamy as hell
-Uncovering a campus scandal and totally "not" dating
-Second chances are a real thing
My Alma Mater, The University of Illinois, is where the entire series takes place in my mind. I envisioned real places when writing this but created fictional names and changed just enough details for it to not be recognizable.
Releasing January 2020!
As I recently received a contract for my eighth book to be coming out in 2020, I wanted to do something fun with the stories I already have out and pair them up with the perfect companion drink. It's summer, hot as hell in Phoenix, and I'm eight months pregnant so this gives me the perfect time to live vicariously through the pictures of delicious cocktails.
(I've been rocking the "mock-tail" Arnold Palmer all summer)
Let Life Happen: Sam Adams Boston Lager
Take a Chance On Me: Peach Sangria
Challenge Accepted: Old Style
The Game Changer: Vodka Sprite with a Lime
Evening the Score: Old-Fashioned
Whiskey Surprises: Jameson
Best Player: Blue Moon
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Rooming with your best friend for three months is no big deal…right?Kate Zell and Brody Carlson have been best friends since elementary school. Their relationship had always been easy. Both of them loyal to a fault, they had been there for each other through everything: heartbreaks, hangovers, and tragedy. So when Kate needs a place to stay for three months, Brody doesn’t think twice about agreeing. After all, they had known each other forever. What could go wrong living with his closest and oldest friend?
Apparently, everything. Three months in a small apartment becomes more than complicated. Brody shouldn’t be attracted to his dorky best friend…he most definitely shouldn’t. That would be absurd. She’s a relationship girl and he’s more a one-night-sans-clothes kind of guy.
One drunken dare of strip poker changes everything. Suddenly, two people with too much to lose play a dangerous game. The unapologetic playboy and the girl-next-door have a choice to make, if only their pasts didn’t keep getting in the way of their future.
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Challenge Accepted: Cleat Chasers Book 1
Most college girls ‘swipe right’ to meet the right guy—Callie meets All-Star pitcher Zade while he’s buying tampons. College is all about learning, right? Opposites attract in this sports romance.
The Game Changer: Cleat Chasers Book 2
Pretending to date your best friend is always a good idea…right? Wrong.
Coming soon...Cleat Chasers Book 3: Best Player