The Games

The Games

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by Patricia Mclinn
     
 

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In sixteen days of the Winter Olympics, careers can be made, medals can be won and hearts can be lost . . .

Tessa Rutledge, once an Olympic champion figure skater, returns to the Games as a coach, encountering her first love and only heartbreak and testing her ability to forgive. Alpine skier Kyle Armstrong has made a terrible mistake that could cost her a

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In sixteen days of the Winter Olympics, careers can be made, medals can be won and hearts can be lost . . .

Tessa Rutledge, once an Olympic champion figure skater, returns to the Games as a coach, encountering her first love and only heartbreak and testing her ability to forgive. Alpine skier Kyle Armstrong has made a terrible mistake that could cost her a shot at Olympic gold as well as any hope of reconciling with the man she loves. Biathlete Rikki Lodge thinks she's just happy to be at the Games, until she meets a hockey player who demands that she do what she's never done before: put it all on the line.

Let The Games begin!

"A gold-medal winner" Christine Brennan, USA Today sports columnist

"Patricia McLinn wins gold with this sparkling romance" Carla Neggers, NYT bestselling author

"The Games accurately portrays the emotional roller coaster an athlete rides in pursuit of Olympic glory" Michael Weiss, U.S.Olympic figure skater and three-time U.S. Men's Champion

Editorial Reviews

Marilyn Rondeau
"Written with invigorating, breathtaking passion, I found myself jumping up and cheering for the wins, and sobbing out loud during the defeats. . . . The sensual romance . . . will also have you cheering, sighing, and all choked up throughout this wonderfully compelling read. This is an exceptional read, a winner worthy of the gold, and one I highly recommend!"
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"I delighted in the 'real world' look at some Olympic heroes. . . . Ms. McLinn's knowledge added the excitement of the Olympics to her wonderful book."
_ RomanceJunkies.com
"The Games is a wonderful book! All of the characters are so dynamic, so believable. The tension of the various competitions is nerve- wracking. The romance going on behind the scenes is explosive. . . . a story you won't be able to put down, and one you'll not soon forget."
_ RomanceReviewsToday
"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."
RomanceJunkies.com - _ _
"The Games is a wonderful book! All of the characters are so dynamic, so believable. The tension of the various competitions is nerve- wracking. The romance going on behind the scenes is explosive. . . . a story you won't be able to put down, and one you'll not soon forget."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452484280
Publisher:
Craig Place Books
Publication date:
10/23/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
229,814
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Patricia McLinn is the author of 26 published novels, past president of international writers group Novelists, Inc., and instigator of www.AWritersWork.com, where published authors sell e-books directly to readers.

Her books -- cited by reviewers for vivid and believable characters – have topped best-seller lists and won awards. She has spoken about writing from Honolulu to Washington, D.C., including being a guest-speaker at the Smithsonian Institute.

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. Now writing full-time, Patricia lives in Northern Kentucky.

Find out more about Patricia’s books at www.PatriciaMcLinn.com.

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Games 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I was holding on to my copy of Patricia McLinn's book THE GAMES to read next week while the Olympics are on. However, I glanced at the first page and couldn't stop. This is an exciting story about three athletes and their friends/loves. By the end, I was so hooked I hoped every one of them would win a gold medal. I also learned a lot about the Olympics, the events and scoring. Fascinating stuff. You'll love this book anytime you read it.
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No plot