August 5, 2016 · 4:13 pm
Just in time for the Olympics! Check out USA today bestselling author Patricia McLinn’s GOLD MEDAL contemporary romance set amidst the excitement of the Olympic Games. THE GAMES is today’s Revolving Book.
“Patricia 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
Today the world will turn its eyes — and TVs — to Rio de Janeiro and the Summer Olympics. Medals can be won, careers can be made and hearts can be lost in the 16 days of The Games, as author Patricia McLinn captures in her heart-warming, pulse-pounding romance that follows three U.S. athletes at the top — and twilight — of their competitive callings.
Tess Rutledge, once an Olympic champion figure skater, returns to the Winter 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.
In The Games, longtime sports journalist and best-selling novelist Patricia McLinn takes you inside the athletes village. Patricia’s award-winning books have gained fans around the world. Of her most recent releases, Booklist said: “beautifully written, richly emotional love stories that are a joy to read.”
Fate could be as cruel as people. She learned that anew in the instant she caught sight of the man staring at her. A man from another world, another time, sitting close enough now that she could see the winter night’s breeze ruffling his blond hair, his too-long-remembered blue eyes piercing into her. Andrei Chersakov.
Let The Games begin!
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GOLD MEDAL REVIEWS:
“Fast-paced, vivid and true-to-life, Patricia McLinn’s The Games 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 and three-time U.S. Men’s champion
“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.” – RomanceJunkies.com
ABOUT PATRICIA McLINN:
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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