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The Catch (The Player #2)

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After an unexpected twist of fate, All-Star catcher Easton Wylder is left questioning the loyalty of everyone around him.

Even the woman who shares his bed, Scout Dalton.

But if Easton thought being uprooted to the last place he expected was the only challenge life had to throw at him, he was dead wrong.

With an ailing shoulder and his career in limbo, his decision to make an
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ebook, 284 pages
Published June 29th 2017 by JKB Publishing, LLC
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Karen Mc ~ Bookalicious Babes Blog


Just when I felt like everything was falling apart, I'm beginning to wonder if maybe they were finally falling into place.


I have a mix of shattered, soulful, sweet, and swoon-filled tears in my eyes left from The Catch. My feels are still flying at full force. My emotions are still entwined around every bit of this book. This surprise of a story snuck up on me, throwing a HUGE CURVEBALL my way, and I LOVED EVERY FAST-FLYING MINUTE.

After just one chapter, my heart jumped, racing out of my ch
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aNneMarLi - Chatterbooks Book Blog

WOW!HOLY FREAKING WOW THIS BOOK!!!Talk about a story that will blow your mind away and this.is.it. I was totally blown away and right fucking now hours later and several re-reads.. Yes! I re-read it 3 fucking times because I want to relive the moment but still it felt like the first time I read this book. The feels I had never waned, instead I fell in love harder and harder each time. Gah! Kristy Bromberg, you are brilliant and yet again you never cease to amaze me! Kudos to you!!! I know for
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Vivian
Jun 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
GAH! Every time I pick up a K.Bromberg (aka Kristy Bromberg) novel, I’m reminded WHY I love her stories and writing SO MUCH and this story was no exception. I don’t know the last time I felt this much exhilaration after finishing a novel! Kristy Bromberg completely HIT IT OUT OF THE PARK! Everything, I say EVERYTHING, about this final installment to The Player duet was executed to perfection. Kristy did an extraordinary job of unraveling the many questions that we readers were left with at the e ...more
Pamela Carrion
Jun 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing

Well, can the follow up be just as good if not better than the first? The answer is YES! The Catch picks up right where The Player ended and after I picked my jaw up off the floor, I was able to dive in and enjoy all things Easton. If you waited to read because this was a duet, go now. One click and take the next two days off.

#imgoingeast

Not wanting to ruin anything, I will keep this short and sweet. Kristy did a phenomenal job with this duet. Both books balanced this surprised filled story in
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Amo Thomson  Blogger
Jun 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow wow wow wow !!

Kristy's written all the words !!! And boy she did us proud :)
She blows my mind with what she comes up with but this is Bromberg at her finest!

Secrets & lies no matter how hard you try they always come out sooner or later.
It's then you find who was doing it to protect you or who was doing it to spite you.

I absolutely loved being back in the world of Easton & Scout, The Catch starts straight from where the player ends & the minute I started reading I was sucked
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Amber
Jun 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The Catch is a breathtakingly brilliant and surprisingly sensational conclusion to this stunning masterpiece! Just when you think you know where the story is going, it drops the floor out from under your very feet and steals the breath from your lungs as it twists and tilts the world around you to create a whole new reality colored with more surprises then you could ever imagine. This story will show you that you can take one more life-upending shock, one more haunting revelation, and one more s ...more
Bookgasms Book Blog
Jun 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: shelly, missy, ratula
GAHHHH! You guys, I am positively flaily and nearly buzzing from the afterglow of reading this book. This book that I literally could not put down for more than a few minutes at a time. This book that held me completely in thrall while Ms. Bromberg masterfully and cleverly unspun all the webs she’d woven for us in The Player. This book that sent my heart on some kind of rollercoaster ride as it pulsed with anticipation and excitement, and then fluttered happily with emotion and sweetness while S ...more
Jo - *✽*•.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•*✽*
If you have read previous books written by Kristy then you will already be aware of how consuming reading her stories can be. This duet series definitely packs a punch and is right up there in my favourites of 2017.

So just to recap, at the end of The Player Easton and Scout are definitely falling for each other, he is well on the road to recovery and hopefully his place back on the team and she is hoping to secure a permanent contract but then it ended with a big cliffhanger and I was like WTF?!
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Alba and Her Secrets..♥
5 'Magic Love' Stars!
ARC provided by the author via Ink Slinger PR in exchange for an honest review.


I've been impatiently waiting for The Catch since I finished reading the last word in The Player. After that cliffhanger I was definitely expecting lots of dramatic moments (with, of course, a couple with off-the-charts chemistry) and Kristy delivered that and so much more!

The Catch is the second and final installment in The Player duet so guys if you haven't read the first book, do it before sta
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Maria✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦

➦I have a confession to make. I haven't actually read a single book by K. Bromberg that didn't reduce me to tears at the end. It happens EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.


➦I just double checked, it's true, it's true. And this book right here is pretty angsty all the way through but I really wasn't prepared to kind of sort of bawl my eyes out at the end. They were happy(ish) tears too. K. Bromberg just knows how to pull on people's heartstrings, I tell ya!


➦Guess I'll be prepared for next time :) Anywaaaaays,
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K. Bromberg
Jun 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)

The conclusion to Easton and Scout's story is not the expected.
They are tested.
They are forced to look deep within themselves and mature.
They are forced to face the unexpected and the known.

This book is full of twists and turns but more than anything, it will make you feel. Not just happiness or sadness or that butterflies in your tummy feeling . . . it will make you feel the whole gamut of emotions.

The Catch is about Family. Relationships. Selflessness. Selfishness. Strength. Weakness. Resolv
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Patty Belongs To Kellan~Jesse~Lautner~Miller~Jack~Racer~Rafe~Liam~Prince Nicholas~Hayes~Simon~Gianluca & Archer
*****FOUR STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}


He kisses me with a passion I’ve never felt before. It’s soft and sweet but there’s so much more to it.
It’s a hello.
It’s a goodbye.
It’s an apology.
It’s a declaration.



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Easton’s life as he knew it is up in the air. At the end of THE PLAYER it looked like Scout made a choice to betray Easton in order to come through with her promise to her dying father to get a contract with the Austin Aces as their permanent PT. Things aren’t always what they
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Lana ❇✾Dirty Girl Romance❇✾
4 STARS
I love you.”
And right there- three simple fucking words and I'm a dead man. A total goner to this woman who is a mess of contradictions and who unexpectedly stole my heart along the way.


The much anticipated conclusion to The Player duet is finally here and boy was it a doozy. If possible, I actually enjoyed this book even more than the first one. Where the first book was more of a slower pace, this one was one quick paced twist after another.
The crowd roars in my heaven above and ec
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Helena Hunting
Jul 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing

So let me tell you a story (not about this book). I read on the treadmill. This is how I get my reading time in. I run and read. I don't advise this with The Catch. At all. I probably cried for 50% of this book, and not because it was emotional and angsty--although there is some angst (DO NOT let that deter you)--but because it was emotional and heartfelt, and ALL THE GODDAMN FEELS. I'm pretty sure I've said this before, but K. Bromberg is a master of her craft. And if I haven't said this before
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Gi's Spot Reviews
5 'Clear Mind, Full Heart' Stars

What a fantastic, emotional and steaming HOT, roller coaster ride full of twists and turns!
Just when I thought K. Bromberg had shown us her best with The Player, here she goes blowing that up, and reaching the top of writing awesomeness with this conclusion of Easton and Scout's story!

The Catch brings us exactly to the point where The Player left of, and one major clusterfuck of a situation. No, I will not reveal anything about it, given this is a completely
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Christie«SHBBblogger»



Title: The Catch
Series: The Player #2
Author: K. Bromberg
Release date: June 29, 2017
Cliffhanger: No
HEA(view spoiler)



The Catch resumes the series right where the cliffhanger left off in The Player . Scout is stuck in an impossible position-torn between family obligation and an the man who means everything to her. Easton's career, her job security, and her father's lifelong dream all hang in the balance with one choice. With no time to debate or weigh the pros and cons, she di
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RentasticReads
This duet deserves the World Series championship title! Oh. My. Heart!! It could not be fuller than this. It's exploding with so much love for Scout and Easton. For this duet. For this entire tale. For all the ups and downs these two faced full-on. For all the challenges and bumps in the road they tackled and were able to survive together. I even finished reading this choked up, with tears in my eyes. It was that moving. This was everything and so much more than I could've asked for in the concl ...more
Natalie The Biblioholic
Jun 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
It's LIVE! http://bit.ly/2sVpvZb

Holy. Angsty. Wow!! K. Bromberg gave me what I was looking for in the conclusion of The Player duet. There was turmoil, despair, betrayal, nostalgia, comraderie and love IN SPADES!

THE CATCH starts right where we left off in The Player... Scout has to choose whether to honor her father's last wish or to protect the man who has come to mean EVERYTHING to her. Stuck between a rock and a hard place, she makes the best decision she can and oh how the repercussion
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Dilinna
Sep 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I am still swooning and giggling like a love struck teenager even after i am done with the book. This was an amazing conclusion to the duology...absolutely perfect😍😍😍😍😍😍. This review might have spoilers in it...pls tread carefully :)

Hero: i cant get over hw much i love him honestly....he is soo swoonworthy...soo awesome, soo everything!! Even when his back was aganist the wall and he was at his worst he still didnt forget who was waiting on him taking care of him, he was always loving and respec
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MELISSA
Jun 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 Stars!

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Scout Dalton is a therapist for Dalton Physical Therapy. She's working in Austin, Texas for the Austin Aces professional baseball team. She's there to secure a contract for her father who is ill, but she mixes business with pleasure when she falls for their star catcher Easton Wylder. She risks the contract by getting involved with Easton & jeopardizes fulfilling her dad's last wish by putting Easton first. She compromises herself & everything she's been working toward to try an
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Tijuana *BookTwinsReviews*
✸ T H E C A T C H is LIVE ✸
Just when I felt like everything was falling apart, I'm beginning to wonder if maybe they were finally falling into place.

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It's official!! This duet is a grand slam! K. Bromberg has now been elevated to my list of go-to authors. I was beyond entertained! The Catch pa
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 Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕
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After the heart dropping conclusion in “The Player”, the only thing that was on my mind was getting some much awaited answers. For months I kept wondering how this story is going to play out an even though in the back of my mind I was sure everyone was going to get their own happily ever after, I was still a nervous wreck! If there was any couple that deserved happiness, it was these two. But you know what they say: The road to happiness isn’t paved with sunshine and roses.

“Everyone Deserv
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Ramona
"The Catch" is the second book in the "Easton and Scout" Saga, as I called it. I read "The Player" and unfortunately I wasn't very enraptured by the story, maybe because I was not in the mood back then, or just because nothing felt new to me. Maybe after reading so many romantic stories nothing surprises you anymore and you just want something out of the ordinary to click for you.

This book didn't...:( "The Player" ended in a totally dazzling cliffhanger and everybody was super socked to see Scou
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✰ Bianca ✰ BJ's Book Blog ✰
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Do we all remember what happened at the end of book #1?
Scout was about to tell the team that Easton was ready to play again and then bam! Easton gets a call that he's been traded!!! WTH????
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And now in book #2 it seems that it wasn't Scout's fault and nobody else's either! It's the fault of the secret Easton's been keeping forever.
And now that he's playing a few hours away in Dallas, Scout and Easton try everything to keep their young love alive!
But of course there are still secrets and mysteri
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Mysza
Jul 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorite-read
I think it's even better than the 1st book. Packed with a lot of drama and many surprises, but still sweet, sexy and very emotional. Loved Easton and Scout. I recommend for all sport romance fans.
Tweebs☯
Jul 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
"Marry me" whispered Tweebs, staring intently not at the beautiful abs, like pfftttt guys, I'm innocent..... at the dude on the cover.

Cure to ending the dreadful reading slump = contemporary romance novels.

Shout out to the contemporary romance genre for never failing me. Tbh I've never been so appreciative of stumbling across this series. This series honestly made me feel like I was doing crack.

It was that addictive

What's even more addictive? Easton Wylder.

HONESTLY Y'ALL NEED AN EASTON
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Michelle
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review



The Catch is a curveball of angst, drama, more angst, raw emotions, passion and even more angst!!! Yes, this book was filled with lots of angst that will play with your heart and emotions but trust me when I tell you K. Bromberg will catch your fall. She will have you frustrated with Easton but in the end, you will be left satisfied with the tough choices they had to make and how they were able to overcome the hardships and secrets that whe
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J. Grayland
Sep 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is book two in the Player series and we are back to follow the uncertainty of the relationship between professional baseball player Easton Wylder and his physical therapist Scout Dalton, Easton is left questioning the loyalty of everyone around him when he gets traded to another team even Scout the woman he's fallen in love with. With their ups & downs, trust issues and the constant pressure on Scout trying to keep both Easton and her dying fathers happy their relationship struggles, es ...more
Kathryn Dee - CLiK Book Blog
Jun 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The Catch - K Bromberg

I was given this book for an honest and unbiased review.

***** 5 FABULOUS STARS

Book 2 in the Player Duo, The Catch continues the story of Easton Wylder and Scout Dalton. Of course, the story has taken some unexpected turns and secrets have been revealed but there are more turns in this story than in a baseball diamond.

Kristy Bromberg continues to destroy her readers emotionally, with the fearless way she tramples our hearts (love you Kristy) but at the end of the game, we
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The Hopeless Romantics Book Blog
Review: Surj 4.5 Stars

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After the mother of all cliff hangers in "The Player," fans were desperate to get their mitts on "The Catch," the conclusion to Scout and Easton's story. Well praise be to Kristy Bromberg because she didn't keep us hanging. In fact the two months between the books just flew by and we were put out of our short lived misery with what I can only describe as quite the epic ending to
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New York Times Bestselling author K. Bromberg writes contemporary novels that contain a mixture of sweet, emotional, a whole lot of sexy, and a little bit of real. She likes to write strong heroines, and damaged heroes who we love to hate and hate to love.

A mom of three, she plots her novels in between school runs and soccer practices, more often than not with her laptop in tow.

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