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Even one-night stands deserve a second chance in New York Times bestselling author Rachel Van Dyken’s novel of sporting desire.

Risky Play, an all-new standalone contemporary romance by New York Times bestselling author Rachel Van Dyken is live!

What else can a virgin do when she’s ditched at the altar? Seattle heiress Mackenzie Dupont is treating herself to a single-girl honeymoon in Mexico and a desire to relinquish her innocence to a gorgeous one-night stand. Fake names. True pleasure. But when she wakes up alone, Mackenzie realizes just how much anger is left in her broken heart.

Suffering a tragic personal loss, pro soccer player Slade Rodriguez has his reasons for vanishing without a goodbye. Right or wrong, he’s blaming the beautiful and infuriating stranger he never wants to see again. They’re both in for a shock when Mackenzie shows up as his new personal assistant. And they both have a lot to learn about each other. Because they share more than they could possibly know, including a common enemy who’s playing his own games. And he’s not afraid to get dirty.

Now there’s only one way Mackenzie and Slade can win: to trust in each other and to stop hiding from the lies they’ve told, the secrets they’ve kept, the mistakes they’ve made, and the attraction that still burns between them.

A stand-alone, contemporary romance.

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About Rachel:

Rachel Van Dyken is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling author of regency and contemporary romances. When she’s not writing you can find her drinking coffee at Starbucks and plotting her next book while watching The Bachelor.

She keeps her home in Idaho with her Husband, adorable son, and two snoring boxers! She loves to hear from readers!

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My Review…

Oh my me! A brand new series from Rachel Van Dyken? Yes, please!

Risky Play is book one of the Red Card Series.  This is a great introduction and fantastic story of Mackenzie and Slade.

Mackenzie is recovering from a devastating incident and decides to run away and be someone else for a few days.  To unburden herself from her current situation and be her true self.

Slade is running too, he is running from a bad situation and wants to be left alone.

Slade and Mackenzie meet during a turbulent time.  They don’t reveal their true identities and have a magical evening.  Until they don’t.  True life gets in their way and separates them.

I admired Mackenzie’s strength to try to get her family to “see” her and be on her side. I admired her strength to stay the course even when everyone seemed to be against her.

Slade was struggling to overcome his loss.  I could empathize with him and I loved how he did come through that.  I also loved how he stood up for Mackenzie when no one else seemed to.

The secondary characters are phenomenal and I can’t wait to see who Ms. Van Dyken writes about next!  She has a magic to her words that will draw you into her stories and not let go.



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