Friday, January 23, 2015

Book Review: Rookie Season (Love in the Ballpark Series Book 1) By V.K. Robbins

Rookie Season (Love in the Ballpark Series Book 1)
By V.K. Robbins
Genre: Erotic Romance, Romance Suspense
Publication Date: January 30, 2015

Talented young ballplayer Clay Love has just been called up from the minors to play major league baseball. Freelance writer and divorcée Rose Lasting, the world's biggest baseball fan, wasn't expecting to fall in love when she fell into Clay's arms, but fall in love she did. Now they are caught up in a whirlwind romance complicated by the paparazzi, Clay's ex-girlfriend, Rose's ex-husband, and a stalker who puts Rose's life in grave danger. Saving her life and catching her attacker takes you on a roller coaster of emotion and intrigue that you won't soon forget.
Rookie Season is the first book in the Love in the Ballpark Series, by V.K. Robbins. This adult erotic romance tale sizzles with romantic and sexual chemistry, emotion, and suspense. Once you start reading, you won't be able to put it down.

My Review

I’m always up for a good romantic suspense and author Veronica Robbins gave me just that with her novel, Rookie Season. We meet Rose Lasting and Clay Love – two unlikely individuals who meet awkwardly at a baseball game. Rose is a dedicated baseball fan and Clay is the hot rookie. These two start a relationship swiftly and boy, there are some steamy bedroom encounters.

PROS – I loved that Rose was the older woman dating a younger man. It always seems to be the other way around. I appreciated how well the author included a few questionable characters, which makes for a suspenseful story. I also enjoyed the fact that Rose’s best pal was an older man who she looked to as a grandfather. Another unusual but enjoyable twist to the characters.

CONS – Perhaps more back story of Rose’s failed marriage prior to meeting Clay? I don’t think the lack of info took away from the story, but I am interested to know more.

Would I recommend this book? YES! I am eagerly awaiting for book two in this series.

Author Bio

Veronica Robbins is a published author of both fiction and nonfiction who has been writing professionally for the last 20 years. In addition to writing fiction and poetry (her first love), she is also an expert grant writer and copy writer.  When she's not writing, she's watching baseball, enjoying her children, reading, and trying to train her dog, Handsome, who so far has been very successful at training her. You can follow Veronica on Facebook or through her blog, A Writer's Journey.

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