Games

Games

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by Patricia McLinn
     
 

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Medals can be won, careers can be made, hearts can be lost.

From the pomp of Opening Ceremonies to the good-byes of Closing Ceremonies, join three remarkable women during the Winter Olympics. Tessa Rutledge, once an Olympic champion figure skater, returns as a coach, encountering her first love - and heartbreak - and testing her ability to forgive. Alpine

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Medals can be won, careers can be made, hearts can be lost.

From the pomp of Opening Ceremonies to the good-byes of Closing Ceremonies, join three remarkable women during the Winter Olympics. Tessa Rutledge, once an Olympic champion figure skater, returns as a coach, encountering her first love - and heartbreak - and testing her ability to forgive. Alpine skier Kyle Armstrong has made a mistake that could cost her Olympic gold and any hope of reconciling with the man she loves. Biathlete Rikki Lodge is just happy to be at the Games, until she meets a hockey player who demands that she puts everything on the line.

Let The Games begin!

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Reviews

McLinn "wins gold with this sparkling romance! The Games is your ticket behind the cameras and inside the hearts of the winter Olympics." - Carla Neggers, New York Times bestselling author

"Fast-paced, vivid and true-to-life ... captures the personal drama and compelling stories of the greatest sports event on earth. It's a gold-medal winner any fan of the Games will love." - Christine Brennan, USA Today sports columnist

"The Games accurately portrays the emotional roller coaster an athlete rides . . . The pride, excitement, disappointment, relationships, doubt, relief, joy and all of the pressures . . . all come to a head at the Olympic Games." - Michael Weiss, U.S. Olympic figure skater

"If the aim of The Games is to give readers a vicarious Olympic experience that is lively, entertaining, and emotionally satisfying, it hit its mark dead center." - Romance Reviews Today

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780976518518
Publisher:
Delphi Books
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Meet the Author

USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn's novels-cited by reviewers for warmth, wit and vivid characterization - have won numerous regional and national awards and been on national bestseller lists.
In addition to her romance and women's fiction books, Patricia is the author of the Caught Dead in Wyoming mystery series, which adds a touch of humor and romance to figuring out whodunit.
Patricia received BA and MSJ degrees from Northwestern University. She was a sports writer (Rockford, Ill.), assistant sports editor (Charlotte, N.C.) and-for 20-plus years-an editor at the Washington Post. She has spoken about writing from Melbourne, Australia to Washington, D.C., including being a guest-speaker at the Smithsonian Institution.
She is now living in Northern Kentucky, and writing full-time. Patricia loves to hear from readers through her website, Facebook and Twitter.

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