NOT ALL HOLDING IS AGAINST THE RULES
Just when he was at the top of his game…
She changed the rules.
Baltimore Blaze tight-end Brody Janik is a natural-born
football star. At twenty-seven, his record
-breaking athletic performance and his cover-boy
good looks have turned him into a household name.
But Brody’s hiding a major secret behind his
charming, public persona: a health condition that
may cut his career short.
Ph.D. candidate Shannon ‘Shay’ Everett works
multiple jobs to put herself through school
—including an unpaid internship with the Blaze
training department. Strapped for cash, Shay
answers the call of an NFL gossip blogger to uncover
personal details about the Blaze players. Sneaking into
the locker room one night, she gets entangled in
Brody’s secret… and swept up by his charm.
Brody isn’t sure what to make of the gawky girl with the whiskey eyes, especially when he discovers she was snooping. His first instinct is to turn her in as a snitch, but she could destroy him by sharing his secret. Instead, he decides to keep her close… perhaps closer than either of them originally intended…