(Perfect Stats, #2)
Publication date: June 16th 2020
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
FROM POPULAR ROMANCE AUTHOR AMBER MALLOY
Book two in the Perfect Stats series
Everything comes easy to quarterback Gavin Knox—women, football, even money. However, the only thing he truly wants but can’t win is the beauty of his dreams, Remy Bell.
A simple favor to save the girl turns into the quarterback losing his heart.
As beautiful as she is fun, Remy Bell has only one problem—a psychotic killer with political power wants her dead. Always a ‘two steps ahead’ type of gal, she plans to outrun the maniac. Marriage and a sweet life in the football star’s hometown in Canada would give her the cover she needs, but Remy doesn’t stick around long enough to find out. She travels all over the world, photographing the most beautiful and devastating events, but her now-husband’s tabloid activities lead her to the one place she should avoid…back home.
Superstar Gavin Knox wins at everything. However, once he scores the girl of his dreams, he’s suddenly in danger of losing the one thing he has always needed. Before she can slip through his fingers, he offers her a deal she can’t refuse—marry him for Canadian citizenship, which will protect her, and after five years, they can divorce. Knox is positive that she will fall head over heels in love with him, but it doesn’t happen. After six years of marriage, two playoff titles and a third on the way, Knox is forced to contend with a successful wife almost more famous than he is.
Determined to get exactly what he wants, which includes having Remy and a family, he devises a stupid scheme that puts everything he’s worked so hard for in jeopardy.
We have the lovely Amber Malloy with us today, sharing the news of her latest release and giving us a glimpse into her life as a writer.
Did you always know you wanted to be a writer?
No, I have a whole secret life. Writing is one way to destress from my day job.
What factored into your decision to write contemporary romances? Do you write other genres as well?
I’ve written paranormal/horror, but my main jam is suspense/action.
Can you tell us a little about your writing process? What goes into your typical workday?
My typical writing process is plot first, then fit in where I can get in. Whenever I have a minute I’ll write to loud music.
What is the scariest thing you face as a writer and how do you handle it?
The scariest thing I face as a writer is that no one will get the story or what I’m trying to convey with my characters.
When you decided to become a published author, did anyone give you advice along the way? Do you think it helped?
Somewhere I read, “No one wants to read your shit.” The advice had to do with beta readers. Free words and words people have to pay for hold different meaning.
Your new book sounds intriguing! Tell us a little about your hero in Hard Knox.
He’s an arrogant football star that everyone will fall in love with … I hope!
Thank you for joining us today at Books+Coffee=Happiness and for sharing the news about Hard Knox.
Amber Malloy dreamed of being a double agent but couldn’t pass the psyche evaluation. Crushed by despair that she couldn’t legally shoot things, Amber pursued her second career choice as pastry chef. When she’s not writing or whipping up a mean Snickers Cheesecake, she occasionally spies on her sommelier. Amber is convinced he’s faking his French accent.