Fumbled by Alexa Martin
Playbook, The Book 2
A second chance doesn’t guarantee a touchdown in this new contemporary romance from the author of Intercepted.
Single-mother Poppy Patterson moved across the country when she was sixteen and pregnant to find a new normal. After years of hard work, she’s built a life she loves. It may include a job at a nightclub, weekend soccer games, and more stretch marks than she anticipated, but it’s all hers, and nobody can take that away. Well, except for one person.
T.K. Moore, the starting wide receiver for the Denver Mustangs, dreamt his entire life about being in the NFL. His world is football, parties, and women. Maybe at one point he thought his future would play out with his high school sweetheart by his side, but Poppy is long gone and he’s moved on.
When Poppy and TK cross paths in the most unlikely of places, emotions they’ve suppressed for years come rushing back. But with all the secrets they never told each other lying between them, they’ll need more than a dating playbook to help them navigate their relationship.
Sports Romances are one of my favorite tropes to read. And Alexa Martin definitely did not drop the ball when it came to Fumbled.
I adored everything about this book. It has that perfect mix of fun, football, flirty, friendships and family sprinkled over with a dose of seriousness. I loved how Poppy owned everything she was and wasn’t. She was not apologetic in the least for who she was and how she got here. Her relationship with her son was adorable.
I found it very interesting to see how the downsides of playing football professionally were handled. I thought it was done very well and appreciated that it came from the spouse’s pov.
TK is absolutely swoonworthy! He is fun and playful and all kinds of hot. His interactions with Poppy and Ace just melted me. His mom… not so much!
Friendship played such a central role to this story. The women that Poppy is surrounded by – what a fabulous, fun group! I want to head out to HERS to have a drink with them! Plus how wonderful would it be to have friends that really ALWAYS have your back?!
I am loving Alexa Martin’s words and can’t wait for her to publish more!
Playbook, The Book1
Alexa Martin is a writer and stay at home mom. She lives in Colorado with her husband, a former NFL player who now coaches at the high school where they met, their four children, and a German Shepherd. When she’s not telling her kids to put their shoes on…again, you can find her catching up with her latest book boyfriend or on Pinterest pinning meals she’ll probably never make. Her first book, Intercepted, was inspired by the eight years she spent as an NFL wife.