Hot Item by Carly Phillips
Series: Hot Zone #3
Also in this series: Hot Stuff, Hot Number
Publication Date: June 1st 2006
Genres: Contemporary, Romance
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He'll push all her boundaries and make her realize rules are made to be broken.
Cool, collected Sophie Jordan loves her daily routine running her family's top sports management agency, as long as she gets to stay behind the scenes. But with big sister on maternity leave and little sis on her honeymoon, she's forced to step up to the plate. And a recent media crisis surrounding the disappearance of super-agent Spenser Atkins is not going to make the job any easier.
Enter star quarterback and notorious bad boy Riley Nash who, for reasons of his own, needs to track down Atkins. Up until now, Sophie has kept a strict no-dating-clients policy, but each day with Riley makes her rule near impossible to follow. With her job and her heart on the line, Sophie will need to make the toughest choice of her life!
Sophie is the last Jordan sister who needs her happy ending and she finally gets hers not too long after Micki got hers. She has an insane crush on Footballer Riley Nash of the New York Giants and even though she hates athletes, Riley has gotten under her skin and she’s so hot damn attracted to him that it bugs the heck out of her.
They take a trip to Florida to find his biological father and her partner who has gone missing, Spencer Atkins.
Their journey to finding love with each other was a pleasant story to read. I loved watching Sophie’s personality shine through in her book. The whole controlling thing didn’t bother me as much as I thought it would and I enjoyed reading about her falling in love with Riley and more importantly (for me atleast) to see Riley falling in love with Sophie.
I loved when Riley realized that he was indeed in love with Sophie. I thought it was so sweet. He was a fantastic hero, one who was kind, caring and outrageously gorgeous. He’s an athlete too and I’ve got such a soft spot for athletes. I loves his relationship with Lizzie and I loved how he learned from his mistakes and he wasn’t a butt head and stubborn (like Yank) when he was wrong.
Sophie was a fabulous heroine and I enjoyed her very much. She wasn’t this pushover heroine that got on my nerves, she was what she was and I loved how Riley accepted her for it. He loved her despite all of her retarded little quirks like her incessant need to control everyone’s lives.
It was sweet.
This book was sweet, fun and cute. I totally recommend it. This is my second favorite in the series, Hot Number being my most favorite!