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Goalie [goh-lee]: (noun) A player in the goal whose duty is to prevent the ball from entering or crossing it

See Santos and Mariana DeGuajarado

As goalie of the Texas Mutiny, Santos is damn good at protecting that net. But he never bothered to protect his marriage. Letting the fame and notoriety go to his head, he lost the things he loved the most...his wife and kids. Now he has one shot to make it right before losing at this relationship game and he's determined not to miss this time. Mariana has been scarred so deeply by Santos's betrayals, she will carry the wounds forever. After almost ten years of marriage though, she knows him well, and she knows he won't let go without a fight. Still, she refuses to be a push over. Because love is never enough...

©2017 M.E. Carter (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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Good third installment

This was an interesting and thought-provoking story. It was different than the first two books in the series, about more than players on a soccer team. I am very particular about my audiobook narrators, and while I enjoyed Alexander’s portrayal of Santos and any other male character, his “female” voice was strange and difficult to listen to. I muddled through, though, since the story was so interesting.

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Love this one the best!

They all have great but this one made me tear up. Sweet 2nd chance. One of my favorite authors.

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Heartbreakingly entertaining...

As was the case with Groupie, it's hard to believe that anyone would love a story about a serial cheater. I think M.E. Carter once again did an amazing job in crafting a tale about someone who on the surface appears irredeemable, and in the end, as a reader you end up admiring him for his strength of character. I loved Santos and Mari's journey as individuals and as a couple. They didn't try to rekindle their old relationship - they started a new one but the road to their HEA was a long and winding trek. I thought the book was written with great sensitivity and insight and have honestly never read anything like this before. If you love character-driven romances, this one should be on your TBR list!

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Best of the series

Giving 5 stars for narration but the male narrators female voice took some getting used to. Otherwise, awesome narration.
Tough subject matter, but well done. Really enjoyed this one!

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A romance with a unique storyline.

I very much enjoyed this story. This series is very out of the box exploring themes that are very relatable and yet very unorthodox in the romance genre. I am a huge fan of stories with characters that pursue redemption and forgiveness and I enjoyed this one for that reason. Mariana's situation and perspective made me empathise with her very much, and seeing Santos evolving and face the consequencess of his actions was heartfelt. The female narrator, Kirsten Leigh was great overall. My main feedback on Alexander Cendese's narration is regarding his female voice... It's very difficult to appreciate the story when the female voice done by the male narrator sounds mocking. I enjoyed the story so I pressed forward but I really think his female voice needs some work.