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For Amanda Wright--new reporter on the pro baseball block--this rule is harder to keep than she had thought. Especially with the team's star pitcher, gorgeous Brad Rogers, sending signals her libido can't possibly miss. How can she indulge her craving for Brad and still prove she can play with the big-league journalists? From their first illicit kiss, their private ball ga ...more
Paperback, Harlequin Blaze #339, 243 pages
Published August 2007 by Harlequin (first published July 1st 2007)
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Dina
This was my first read by Lisa Renee Jones and, yay, it was excellent. How come I've never heard of her before? Why am I "complaining"? Do I really need to add more authors and books to my TBR? Hmmm, I guess I do! :)

Amanda Wright is finally living her dream. She's the new sports reporter for the Los Angeles Tribune, with her own semiweekly feature column in the sports section. On game days - and we're talking about the Major League Baseball and the Los Angeles Rays here - she gets space in the p
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Tpagirl
Hard and Fast was a standalone by Lisa Renee Jones. It was my first book by Jones.

Amanda Wright was a beautiful sports column reporter in Los Angeles. She was recently divorced and looking to make her way in a competitive man’s industry. She knew she needed to keep her reputation clean and earn the trust of her local team.

Brad Rogers was a gorgeous, confident and well loved MLB veteran star pitcher. He had a little bad publicity as well as a recent injury and was working his way past both while
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Емили Паџардки
Oct 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
My first ever M&B novel was a hit! Very sexy with a build up of both story and erotica in one. 16 year old me was hooked for years within the M&B franchise.
Romanticamente Fantasy
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Oggi vi parlerò di Un gioco eccitante, terzo romanzo della serie La partita dell’amore, composta da 4 titoli ciascuno firmato da un’autrice diversa. Questa volta sarà Lisa Renee Jones a proporci in questo romanzo breve, una storia d’amore legata al mondo del baseball.

Ogni volume è autoconclusivo quindi non è necessario leggerli in ordine ma, se apprezzate il romance un po’ piccante che comprende anche muscolosi e aitanti atleti del baseball americano, vi consiglio di provare a leggere
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Ellyn (Mrs. Darcy in my Dreams)
I have read better sports romance books but this was ok. Predictable and low on the angst.
Natasja
Aug 31, 2010 rated it really liked it
Amanda always wanted to become the best sports reporter and now she finally hast the chance. She now works for one of the largest newspapers in LA, her editor is pressuring her to blew the readers away with her first story or resign. So her interviews with the baseball team Los Angelas Rays has to be fabulous, but she knows she has to prove herself towards the team if they want to trust her. And discovering that the team star pitcher is hiding an injury to his pitching arm can be the point to ma ...more
Renee Elden
This is my first read by Lisa Renee Jones. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised that I liked the story, it's been 10 yrs since reading a Harlequin Blaze book. Though it was a short and quick read, the characters were well rounded.

I have to admit at first it felt kind of awkward reading as the main characters are Amanda and Brad, which my daughters name is Amanda and her father is named Brad. Then further into the story Brad's team mates are Kurt & Casey which is my son & his girlfr
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Bookaholics
Oct 08, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: erotic, contemporary romance
Hard and Fast by Lisa Renee Jones

4 stars
Lisa Renee Jones creates a sweltering romance, which fittingly adheres to Harlequin's Blaze Line collection. Amanda Wright lands this exciting new job as a sports reporter for a Los Angeles paper. Being aware of how this job could be a breaking point in her anecdote for success. Unexpectedly she comes face to face with a challenge. Brad Rogers is that challenge. Amanda struggles to reconfirm her duties of sticking straight to the core of the business. Ho
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Beate
Mar 01, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
For some reason I had a hard time putting this one down. I was so deeply involved with this book I started reading it at 5 AM (insomniac) and I couldn't be buggered with getting out of bed until it was past 9 AM, then I moved on to not turning on the computer or the TV, I just kept on reading. With how captivated I was with this book, I have to put it on my favorites shelf. How can I not?

The book has a spunky lady journalist who has no trouble keeping up with the guys, she has her standard dose
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Caroline
Feb 20, 2012 rated it it was ok
Shelves: own, ebook
This was a terrible book. The plot was flimsy, the characters shallow and unrealistic, and the writing repetitive and facile.

That being said, it was a mindless way to pass the time while I was stuck in a 15 hour traffic jam in Indonesia, which is the only reason it is getting 2 stars instead of 1.
Joanne
Sep 16, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sports-romance
I REALLY love this book. It's one of those that I reread. (Yes, Allia, there are naked people on the cover, but I'm running out of books where there aren't any naked people!)
Desiree
Mar 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
A romance, but with enough reality and lack of cookie cutter predictability that it was very enjoyable. Not world altering but nice.
Laura Gaudin
Jan 07, 2013 rated it liked it
I enjoyed this book as it was my first Lisa Renee Jones read! The story had some sizzle and decent character development.
It made me want to read more by her!!!
Danielle Calabrese
Jan 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
Really cute sports romance with very likable characters!
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