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Defensive Zone

Defensive Zone

My Review Defensive Zone is the 10th full-length novel in the Portland Storm series, a series that has created an immense fan base of romance lovers and hockey fans! This book focuses on Cody “Harry” Williams, a defenseman for the Portland Storm, and Dani Weber, the impetuous daughter of one of the coaches.  Dani has harbored a […]

Posted 22 March 2017 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Smoke Signals

Smoke Signals

My Review Smoke Signals is the second book in the Tulsa Thunderbirds series, a spinoff and companion series to Catherine Gayle’s fantastic Portland Storm series.  And like all of the books in these two series, this novel combines love, steamy romance, hockey, and real life issues that hit hard. I love hockey and I love novels about hockey. […]

Posted 27 October 2015 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Home Ice

Home Ice

My Review I truly love the Portland Storm books and I am never disappointed by them!  The stories are beautifully written, with all of the romance you could ever want right along with deep, emotionally intense issues.  And this one was so much more than romance,..  This is the story of a little girl who refused to […]

Posted 12 August 2015 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Bury the Hatchet

Bury the Hatchet

My Review I am a huge fan of Catherine Gayle’s hockey-themed romances!  I have read every one that she is written and they are each amazing reads.  The knowledge that the author has of hockey and the behind-the-scenes of it all is obvious and seen in the incredible attention to detail.  But the stories aren’t […]

Posted 8 July 2015 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Dropping Gloves

Dropping Gloves

My Review Now anyone who reads my reviews knows that I am an avid fan girl of Catherine Gayle’s Portland Storm books.  I absolutely love hockey, so I appreciate a good book written around that theme.  But Catherine’s books are so  much more than hockey romance.  They are intensely emotional stories about real people.  There is […]

Posted 13 April 2015 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Comeback

Comeback

My Review As always, this is a book that brought me to tears.  As much as I love a good hockey book, this series is about so much more than that.  They are emotionally charged characters going through real issues.  Those issues aren’t prettied up and softened, but shown in all their raw, gritty reality. […]

Posted 18 February 2015 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Delay of Game

Delay of Game

My Review I have loved this series since the very first book!  Hockey and romance and real issues… what’s not to love?!  Cam is a fabulous romantic hero, strong and powerful, yet a big softie at heart.  Sara is a great character, totally devoted to her father and carrying a bit of baggage of her […]

Posted 19 August 2014 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Light the Lamp

Light the Lamp

My Review Light the Lamp is the latest in the Portland Storm series, this time focusing on a newer player for the Portland Storm hockey team.  Liam Kallen has recently been traded to the Storm from the Islanders and his game is suffering since the death of his beloved wife Liv.  One fateful night, he meets Noelle Payne, […]

Posted 20 June 2014 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

On the Fly

On the Fly

My Review On the Fly is the second book in the Portland Storm and just as deeply intense and moving as the first.  The romance in these books is beautiful, made that much more beautiful in light of the pain and emotions of the rest of the story.  It  isn’t light and it isn’t fluffy.  But […]

Posted 20 June 2014 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Breakaway

Breakaway

My Review This had so many elements of the classic romance novel.  The girl falls in love with her brother’s best friend.  The girl has issues and turns to the hot guy friend and they fall in love.  Big tough guy has a tender heat.  But even with all of these things, this story is […]

Posted 20 June 2014 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments