Back in the Game (Stardust, Texas Series #1)

Back in the Game (Stardust, Texas Series #1)

by Lori Wilde

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New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde welcomes you to Stardust, Texas . . . where dreams come true and love is always right around the corner

Wanted: ghostwriter. Must be female, a baseball fan, and have a great pair of legs.

Ex-pitcher Rowdy Blanton never saw a woman he couldn't conquer or a team he couldn't beat. And now that he's off the field he's ready to tell all about when he played the field. So he chooses Breeanne Carlyle to do the job—she's got the requirements, but more important, there's something about her that makes him want to be a better man.

Convinced there's more to Rowdy than a good fastball, a wicked smile, and a tight pair of pants, Breeanne can't help but be tempted. After all, it's boring always being the good girl, and Rowdy dares her to be just a little bad. The stakes are high, but win or lose, this time Breeanne's breaking all the rules playing the game of love.

Editorial Reviews


Wilde’s first book in the Stardust, Texas series is a sweet and sexy story of first love, small towns, and family.

RT Book Reviews

First in a brand new series, Wilde brings readers to Stardust, Texas, where baseball and romance are the name of the game. Not just a run-of-the-mill bad-boy-meets-good-girl story, there’s more depth to be found. Wilde has another winner.


Wilde’s first book in the Stardust, Texas series is a sweet and sexy story of first love, small towns, and family.

Library Journal

Cut from the Dallas Gunslingers baseball team when a vicious attack ruined his arm, star pitcher Rowdy Blanton has returned to Stardust to get his life back together. One means to that end is a tell-all autobiography that will expose the team's slimy manager for arranging Rowdy's career-ending attack. But for that he needs a ghostwriter, and Breeanne Carlyle, hard-core baseball fan and budding writer who has also had a crush on Rowdy since she was a teenager, is the perfect choice—for reasons he has yet to understand. Breeanne is thrilled, too, but doesn't quite get it, either. Does it have something to do with a mysterious trunk she bought and a cheetah print scarf? VERDICT Amusing, passionate, and rampant with sexual tension, this magic-dusted escapade is just plain fun and a wonderful harbinger of things to come. Wilde (Christmas at Twilight) is an expert at developing endearing Texas communities and here gives fans another one to savor. She lives in Texas, perhaps not far from Stardust.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062311269
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/24/2015
Series: Stardust, Texas Series , #1
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 4.19(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.96(d)

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