Perfect Pitch: Love is forbidden as beauty queen Samantha Winger prepares to launch a pageant-sponsored music program for kids. Samantha is willing to follow the rules until left-handed pitcher DJ Thomas throws her a wild pitch—a very public kiss neither of them can forget.
Catching Hell: Team owner Anna Benson is a willing “May” to catcher Zach Ormond very sexy “December.” Anna’s had a crush on Zach since she was a girl. That makes it all the more difficult when she must trade him for the good of the Rockets, just when she’d rather keep him forever—on her team and in her bed.
Reaching First: Hotheaded Tyler Brock is assigned community service after a bar fight, working for uptight Emily Holt. Emily is ready to shed her secret, unwanted virginity, and the couple hits it off, in more ways than one. But when illiterate Tyler shirks his book-bound community service, Emily must hold him accountable.
Second Thoughts: Photographer Jamie Martin is thrilled to land a job with the Rockets…until she must work with her ex-fiancé, second baseman Nick Durban. Nick doesn’t know he’s fathered Jamie’s child. And Jamie is so determined to keep Nick out of her life that she tries online dating, never dreaming he is her perfect electronic match.
Third Degree: Chef Ashley Harris and third baseman Josh Cantor are pitted against each other in a cooking reality TV show. The flames in the bedroom roar higher than the ones in their kitchens, but only one lover can win the grand prize—a gourmet restaurant at Rockets Field.
Stopping Short: Bad-boy shortstop Drew Marshall will be cut from the team if spin doctor Jessica Barnes can’t save his career. Widowed Jessica knows nothing about baseball, and her job is made infinitely harder when a well-intentioned teammate announces she is Drew’s secret fiancée.
From Left Field: Left fielder Adam Sartain and Haley Thurman (literally the girl next door) are engaged in a bidding war on the neighboring Reeves Farm. He wants to develop condos, and she wants to house her no-kill animal shelter. Neither one is prepared for the heat when they realize they aren’t just neighbors any more.
Center Stage: Twice-jilted bride Lindsey Ormond is ready to give up on being a good girl. Center fielder Ryan Green is happy to show her how much fun she’s been missing, even if her brother Zach disapproves of their new relationship. But when Zach offers Ryan’s father the job of a lifetime, Ryan has to choose between loyalty and love.
Always Right: Superstitious right fielder Kyle Norton meets his match in analytical patent lawyer Amanda Carter. Amanda blackmails Kyle for cash—an easy sacrifice when he thinks she’s the secret to his current hitting streak. But the stakes rise as true love threatens to upset their opposing world views.
Grand Slam, an omnibus (“nine-in-one”) edition containing all nine volumes of the Diamond Brides Series, is available as an ebook.
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