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Marlee thought she scored the man of her dreams only to be scorched by a bad breakup But there's a new player on the horizon and he's in a league of his ownMarlee Harper is the perfect girlfriend She's definitely had enough practice by dating her NFL star boyfriend for the last ten years But when she discovers he has been tacklin 375 4 StarsThis is Alexa Martin s debut novel and what a debut it is I really enjoyed her writing style her characters and her sense of humorI m not going to rehash the blurb or story line at length however the main character Marlee is a longtime NFL girlfriend in a sea of NFL wives and because Martin herself is a former NFL wife her husband is retired I felt like we were getting a backstage pass to one of those players wives TV shows with none of the cameras but ALL the drama Part of me hopes that they aren t all really this heinous and I m sure some of the snark was dramatized for the story but another part of me realizes some of the shit Marlee dealt with probably legit goes down I mean we have all seen some of those wife interviewscomments in which they say Well we WE got traded or when WE started with insert team name blah blah blahI always think to myself I don t see WE out there with the football lady But alas I m letting my jealously showif only we could ALL be wives who lunch Or whatever it is that rich surgically genetically gifted trophy wives do with their free time But I digress Back to the story Shit goes down obviously and Marlee is forced toreassess her life circumstances a bit Insert romance I really liked the H here although some of his actions in the end didn t feel like they jived with who he was up until that point Also there was a LOT of fabricated OTT drama here a little bit of funny hashtag insertion overkill as welland let s just say the steamy times need some work but all in all this was a very enjoyable read and I look forward to from Martin This as a debut novel bodes for a promising career This was

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G other women on the sly she vows to never date an athlete again There's just one problem Gavin Pope the new hotshot uarterback and a fling from the past has Marlee in his sightsGavin fights to show Marlee he's nothing like her ex Unfortunately not everyone is ready to let her escape her past The team's wives who never led the we Intercepted was kind of an amusing read but I found several parts to be cheesy as well as hastily dramatic It read like a YA book and while I appreciated the modern setting and current pop culture references the hashtagging was excessive Overall there was just an amateur feel to the story Marlee dates Chris an NFL player on the Denver Mustangs They ve been together forever but he hasn t put a ring on it The team gets a new B Gavin who happens to be a handsome guy Marlee met in Chicago once years ago when her and Chris were on a break Cue Drama I m all about the independent woman but if you don t want a guy who will go to bat for you when you need him to why bother at all I know Intercepted is the first book in a series but I do not plan to continue reading the rest A light read with some entertaining parts but at the end of the day just not for me

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Lcome wagon are not happy with Marlee's return They have only one thing on their minds taking her down But when the gossip makes Marlee public enemy number one she worries about than just her reputationBetween their own fumbles and the wicked wives it will take a Hail Mary for Marlee and Gavin's relationship to survive the season This was okay The hashtags got annoying real uick though


10 thoughts on “Intercepted

  1. says:

    375 4 StarsThis is Alexa Martin's debut novel and what a debut it is I really enjoyed her writing style her characters and her sense of humorI'

  2. says:

    Intercepted by Alexa Martin is a 2018 Berkley publication Hilarious and super sexy Several years ago Marlee had a one night stand with a guy she thought was an investment banker while on a break from her boyfriend Now not only is she back with her boyfriend who happens to be a professional football player they are engaged Life's good Well except when it comes to the catty football wives Oh and that one night stand He’s the ne

  3. says:

    45 starsI can't think of the last time that I enjoyed a contemporary romance book this much This is one you should definitely listen to the audiobook instead of reading it The intonation of the narrator's voice is just perfection; she absolutely nails the funny lines and there are a LOT of funny lines Also I think listening vs reading will help eliminate some minor annoyance towards the main character's over usage of ha

  4. says:

    Aside from the weird #hashtag thing this was SO GOOD until some really unnecessary conflict was introduced and resolved within the last 50 pages I would have given this a full 4 stars but I’m knocking it down to a 35 because I can’t overlook how much I just didn’t jive with the ending Wompppppp Although all that aside I am definitely go

  5. says:

    Intercepted was kind of an amusing read but I found several parts to be cheesy as well as hastily dramatic It read like a YA book and while I appreciated the modern setting and current pop culture references the hashtagging was excessive Overall there was just an amateur feel to the story Marlee dates Chris an NFL player

  6. says:

    45 starsI loved itit was so goodIt has dramait was fun and the romance was cuteSuch a nice surprise from a new author to meI have to admit from the moment I read the synopsis I couldn't wait to read itGavin is the perfect hero protectiveswoon worthy and sexyMarlee is fantastic I liked her she is so funnyI could easily relate with herI loved that she is so down to earth and not like the other girlsI love the re

  7. says:

    This was okay The hashtags got annoying real uick though

  8. says:

    Find all of my reviews at ’m usually up Berkley’s butt like a real hemorrhoid when it comes to their romance releases but somehow I managed to miss this one and had to wait for my turn at the library to come around Luckily it ueued up at t

  9. says:

    I’ve had a ton going on in my life so just warning you my reviews are short and sweet while I get these all caught upFirst book new author I wouldn’t have guessed this by the way this author writes I am excited for from herThis book is refreshing it was a sports romance that gave me wonderful feels Gavin Marlee are super cute and sweet

  10. says:

    Don't you just hate it when you are dating a professional football player and then a guy you had a one night stand years ago joins the team Totally awkwardThis was a fun sports romance with a main character Marlee who was easy to like Humor was used well throughout the book although I thought hashtags were used

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