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Taking a Shot: Play-by-Play, Book 3 | [Jaci Burton]

Taking a Shot: Play-by-Play, Book 3

The last thing Jenna Riley needs is more sports in her life. While her brothers are off being athletic superstars, she's stuck running the family's sports bar, whether she likes it or not. Then, in walks pro hockey stud Tyler Anderson. As much as Jenna would like to go to the boards with him, she's vowed to never fall for a jock-even one as hot as Ty. Ty, intrigued by the beautiful bar owner, becomes a regular. He senses that Jenna wants to do something more with her life.
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Publisher's Summary

The last thing Jenna Riley needs is more sports in her life. While her brothers are off being athletic superstars, she's stuck running the family's sports bar, whether she likes it or not. Then, in walks pro hockey stud Tyler Anderson. As much as Jenna would like to go to the boards with him, she's vowed to never fall for a jock - even one as hot as Ty.

Ty, intrigued by the beautiful bar owner, becomes a regular. He senses that Jenna wants to do something more with her life. And as he gains her trust, the passion between them grows, as does Ty's insistence that Jenna should start living for herself. With his encouragement, Jenna starts to believe it, too.But first, Jenna has to figure out what she wants, what she needs, who she loves, and if she has the passion and pride to take a shot at having it all - including Ty.

©2012 Jaci Burton (P)2012 Tantor

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    Kimberly Indianapolis, IN, United States 05-29-12
    Kimberly Indianapolis, IN, United States 05-29-12 Member Since 2015

    I enjoy historical, paranormal, and contemporary romance. Also steampunk, sci-fi, fantasy, suspense, and fiction. I'm open to about anything

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    "You like sports and romance?"

    I really enjoyed this story. I liked the characters, liked the plot, and I liked the setting. I like reading romances with sports. And this author actually bothered to describe the sport. You know what I didn't like? It's the 3rd in a series, but the first 2 weren't available!

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    SIMARA Bayamon, Puerto Rico 07-06-12
    SIMARA Bayamon, Puerto Rico 07-06-12 Member Since 2015

    I love books! Audiobooks take stories to the next level. I'm obsessed with Audible and will try to rate all of my books. Happy Listening! ;)

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    "Falling in love or lust?"

    The cover convinced me to get this book, yep, watching that HOT male body while listening to a contemporary romance story was exactly what I wanted. And although the story was ok I did not love it. The heroine was annoying and her constant whining got to me. The overall plot of this story was underwhelming and I did not believe the romance. The couple had lots of hot sex but I did not see the love developing... The narrator was ok too. Did not add much emotion to the story, but then again, it was not that emotional anyway... I guess I was expecting a hot sports and romance story like the one from Rachel Gibson but this one was all about sex...

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Judi SHELTON, WA, United States 04-16-12
    Judi SHELTON, WA, United States 04-16-12 Member Since 2014

    To relax I listen to my books. It's like yoga but better, you don't have to bend your body!!

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    "GREAT"

    I wasn't sure i was going to like this book but as it got into it. I couldn't stop listening to it. It was great. The only thing that I don't like is that this was BOOK 3 of the series and the other 2 are not in audible format. That's a real bummer.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    CAROLYN newark, New Jersey, United States 04-07-13
    CAROLYN newark, New Jersey, United States 04-07-13 Member Since 2015

    I love being swept away by a new romance and thankfully Audible's ever growing Library means I get to indulge myself over and over again

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    "ENJOYABLE YES BUT SOOOO FRUSTRATING TOO"

    I've listened out of order but I really don't think it matters much but I just couldn't resist the cover (how sad am I?) alright I liked the sound of the story too.

    This is one of those books that I enjoyed yes - but didn't love - due entirely to the female character's personality - "I don't, I won't, I'm not going to, I want more, I'm not looking, I'll choose it myself etc etc etc" you get the picture. IF she had been blessed with a more pleasant character then I could have thoroughly shared in the romance and passion not just the very hot, explicit love scenes. There was a tender romantic love scene at the end but it was a little too late for redemption.

    Worth a credit? Yes, if you can see past her PMS attitude and I will download another as I am enjoying the whole ice hockey scene, which is a brand new theme for me.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Leesa 07-12-13
    Leesa 07-12-13 Member Since 2015

    I've always been a avid reader so now I'm a avid listener. I prefer the paranormal genre but I do like to switch things up. It's boring if you don't have variety. Of course I do love the romance and the hotter the better. Also, you can't beat a good thriller filled with suspense and a ending you can't even guess at until the very end.

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    "Well I got the first 2, so"

    I really enjoyed the first two books but this one is just ok for me. I enjoy a story with more drama involved. The sexual content is good but it just lacked the other things I like thrown in. I want angst, suspense, danger..... you get the idea. This is just so mediocre. If you have gotten the other two books in this series and you want to continue with the story I would suggest adding this one to your wish list and catching it on sale.

    10 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    brandice NEWPORT NEWS, VA, United States 06-26-12
    brandice NEWPORT NEWS, VA, United States 06-26-12 Member Since 2015
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    "GREAT BOOK"
    Where does Taking a Shot rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    It ranks a 5 star an if there was a higher rank i would give one


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Tyler Anderson He said the man i want he is a bad boy but is very good to a girl


    Have you listened to any of Lucy Malone’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    no an she is very good for my first time hearing her


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes I did


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Rusty New Jersey 08-04-15
    Rusty New Jersey 08-04-15

    Good Books Don't Promote Violence

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    "Tyler Likes to Hurt Jenna"

    While most of this "hockey romance" was light & fun, there were disturbing moments of violence and domination. Hitting another human being is always wrong, regardless of the current trend in popular fiction that promotes sexual violence against women.

    Tyler has a violent streak, which he mainly controls by playing hockey. Tyler, while usually charming and friendly, had no problem being aggressive and degrading to Jenna when he felt the urge. The creepy part was how he honestly believed he was a normal guy with real feelings for Jenna.

    Jenna (tattooed bartender) was a huge disappointment, a pathetic wimp who played the martyr with her family, in her career and with Tyler. She actually thought that accepting physical abuse was a sign of strength, rather than a lack of self respect. It was sad and depressing how Jenna thought so little of herself.

    In many ways. Jaci Burton is an incredibly talented author. Too bad she doesn't write about a confident woman who expects to treated with respect, gentleness and admiration.

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    Jennifer L. Cook East Texas 01-18-15
    Jennifer L. Cook East Texas 01-18-15 Member Since 2013

    Bar10jen

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    "Hot Hockey!"

    Love this erotica with a side of love story and hockey! The characters develop nicely together and the background of the families.

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    Aimee Jackson, NJ, United States 08-07-13
    Aimee Jackson, NJ, United States 08-07-13 Member Since 2015
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    "Good, but same as previous two books in series"
    What made the experience of listening to Taking a Shot the most enjoyable?

    Very well written, but the exact same pattern as the previous two books in the series. From the first few moments, you can already predict the entire book. But it was good!


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    DK 07-05-13
    DK 07-05-13 Member Since 2013

    No spoilers! Love HOT, sexy books w/a plot. No vampires, paranormal, teens 4 me. I also review in exchange for books-lots of fun surprises!

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    "I LOVE This Hot & Sexy Series-Keep Them Coming!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, if they are interested in a story with a good plot & hot sexy scenes.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Actually, the hockey players story was the best & the hot scenes added to it.


    What three words best describe Lucy Malone’s voice?

    Slow, nasally & boring.


    Any additional comments?

    Strong language and adult themes.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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