He wants out of the friend zone…she doesn’t believe in happily ever after.
When Lauren starts a no-strings-attached fling with sexy hockey player Dave, she tells him that she’s not looking for love. But Dave can’t stop himself from falling for Lauren — and he’s determined to convince her they’re meant to be… A fun, steamy romance!
He wants forever with Lauren. Now he just has to convince her.
Can Lauren risk everything for the man she’s secretly been falling for? Or will her past stop her from taking a chance on love?
Healthy Scratch—book #1 of the Tampa Suns Hockey Series—is a standalone romance whose main characters’ lives are intertwined with those introduced in The Clearing the Ice Trilogy. You don’t need to read the trilogy to enjoy Healthy Scratch. The book stands on its own, promises HEA, and no cliffhangers! To heighten your enjoyment of the Tampa Suns Hockey Series, you may wish to read The Clearing the Ice Trilogy.
"Robyn Ryan has done it again! Another phenomenal book with superb writing, romance and hockey!
It just doesn’t get better than that!" (Beth, Goodreads Review)
"If you love sports romance, go for it!" - Books I Flove
"Great second chance romance!" (Carrie, Goodreads Review)
"I loved this story. Lauren and Dave were so easy to fall in love with. They were real in every sense. I could relate to many aspects of the book and it kept me baited to read on." (Jennifer, Goodreads Review)
"Forget romance. Healthy Scratch pulls back the blinders and exposes the mystery that is love. Ryan spotlights the tough moments, inspiring details and everything in between. What begins as a solid friendship becomes an expose' on the emotional whirlwind known as love. Dave and Lauren pierce through the heart in stages, but leave their mark on the soul. Healthy Scratch is a WOW moment for the soul." - I Love Romance