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A Perfect Trade (New Jersey Ice Cats #2)

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A win-win negotiation?

Truman "Tru" Jelinek's life is pretty much off the rails. With his professional hockey career on thin ice, and his personal life falling apart, he's ready to implement some serious changes. Helping Jenny Martin--the only girl he's ever loved--make her dreams a reality is a good place to start.

There's just one problem: Jenny doesn't want his help. She
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ebook, 304 pages
Published July 1st 2014 by Harlequin Special Releases (first published January 1st 2014)
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Helen
Jun 21, 2014 Helen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
WOW Awesome story I loved it from start to finish and although I was eager to get to the end I didn't want this one end :)

Tru Jelinek is one heck of an ice hockey player and plays for the Ice Cats from New Jersey he has 3 brothers a wonderful mother who has raised the boys on her own after their father walked out on them but Tru is like superman always wanting to protect people from getting hurt he has a big heart but a big mistake that he made years before has left Jenny Martin who has had a re
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Jac (For Love and Books)
Back in January I got on a Hockey Romance kick and one of my favorite discoveries was Anna Sugden's A Perfect Distraction! I anxiously awaited the July release of book two, A Perfect Trade - and I was not disappointed!

We got to know Tru and Jenny in book 1, as Bad-Boy's closest friend and the team's puck bunny of choice. I'll be honest, I was nervous about getting to know Jenny better. Puck Bunny's have sort of a low standing in my social world (as in, I can't imagine being one and don't have a
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Diane Lynch
Jul 06, 2014 Diane Lynch rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 of 5 Stars

Professional hockey player, Truman (Tru) Jelinek, life has been on a downward spiral. He decides to help the one person he ever loved, Jenny Martin, obtain a dream. However, Jenny is not sure if she can forgive him for the mistake he made in their past.

I love Tru. He’s a good guy and wants to take care of the people he cares about to a fault. He seems to bend over backwards to make amends to Jenny. I felt horrible for him that everything seemed to go wrong for him at once. He means
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Andrew
Oct 14, 2014 Andrew rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
This book didn't work for me on so many levels I'm not really sure where to start.

I guess the first thing is, I found the hockey theme completely impenetrable. I don't follow it, it's not played at all in my country and I have very little interest in sports, so I found much of the play jargon and inside knowledge complete gibberish, especially the politics and workings of drafting and trading players. I get that it's vitally important to the storyline, and obviously Sugden loves it so I can't b
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Deborah
Sep 06, 2014 Deborah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: first-reads
"I'm sorry, I thought I was doing the right thing."
Tru Jelineck has said that so often it should be tattooed on his forehead. Par for the course for a man who thinks he knows what is best for everyone in his life. The trouble is, while his intentions are good, his manner and actions are often overbearing, unwelcomed and sometimes downright dangerous due to the consequences issuing from those actions.
Jenny Martin has first hand experience with Tru's "helpfulness". When they were teenagers and in
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Zaza
Jan 17, 2015 Zaza rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sp-arc, contempo, hockey
***2.5/5***

Après un premier tome plutôt réussi, voici donc la suite de la série consacrée aux New Jersey Ice Cats.
Les personnages principaux ne nous sont pas inconnus, en effet, on retrouve Tru, un co-équipier de Jake (héros du T1) et Jenny (meilleure amie de Maggie, héroine du T1).
Jenny est la reine des "puck bunnies", autrement dit une fille qui fréquente assidûment les joueurs de l'équipe, une sorte de groupie. Cependant elle est respectée par les joueurs et ses analyses en matière de jeu et
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Teresa
Oct 12, 2014 Teresa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A Perfect Trade is book 2 in Anna Sugden Jersey Ice Cats series. Tru and Jenny both have pasts that are filled with a lot of hurt. Tru betrayed Jenny's trust when they were teenagers and their relationship has never been the same. Now both of their lives are in an upheaval. Tru wants Jenny to trust him but can she? Jenny fears trusting Tru will lead her to more heartache. Or if Jenny trusts Tru can they both find their happiness?


This is the author's second book with many more books to come!
Mona
Jun 04, 2015 Mona rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing book..Second book in the New Jersey Ice Cats...Jenny Martin retired being buck bunny of the Ice Cats has a lot on her plate. The one person she doesn't need to help her is Tru Jelinek. He did enough for her a long time ago, and it hurt her more then he knew. She never told him the truth...When a good friend has a stroke...Tru is right there, and will do anything for her..the lengths he goes is pretty amazing. Jenny is not so sure about it. When things unfold it becomes clear what truly i ...more
Arlene
Aug 09, 2014 Arlene rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Delightful. Can't wait to see who's next.
Harlequin Books
"A Perfect Trade offers a realistic treatment of modern-day life and romance in spite of the fact that a famous hockey player is involved. The story is quite believable, as are the characters" (RT Book Reviews). 4 stars
Jennifer Schultheis
I really enjoyed A Perfect Trade. This book was well-written and grabbed my attention right from the start. This was one story that I didn't want to end. It made me wish I read at a slower pace, so I would still be absorbed in Anna Sugden's characters. I loved the idea of the heroine being the queen of "puck bunnies", that being said don't judge her too harshly, she has a story and has reasons for why she does certain things. I really enjoyed Jenny as a heroine and her and Tru definitely made me ...more
Penney
Oct 07, 2014 Penney rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful story, I love this series.
Alice
Review to come!
Amanda
Mar 26, 2015 Amanda rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a GREAT book! I really loved the characters of Tru and Jenny. Their story really drew me in and was well written!
I won this book as a good reads Giveaway and I will definitely be reading more of Anna's books! Plus I got this really fast in the mail!
Alexina Golding
Nov 01, 2014 Alexina Golding rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good love story, took me back to my youth and love of these books...set as a mini seties.
Becci
Feb 20, 2015 Becci rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I have no idea why I finished this book.
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Award-winning, Harlequin SuperRomance author, Anna Sugden, loves reading romance novels and watching films with happy endings. She also loves watching hockey and football, where she prefers a happy ending for her teams (Go Devils, Man UTD, Exeter, ‘Skins!). When she’s not researching hockey players (for her books, of course), she makes craft projects and collects penguins, autographs and memorabil ...more
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