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Tiebreaker

(It Takes Two #2)

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3.91  ·  Rating details ·  1,456 ratings  ·  273 reviews
All is fair in love and second chances

Professional tennis star and everybody’s darling Maren Murphy is going home. Unfortunately, going home is the last thing she wants to do. She doesn’t know what’s worse, being named the executor of her grandfather’s estate, or having to deal with her grandfather’s business partner, Noah Callahan.

That devil’s spawn may have broken her
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Published July 25th 2018
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Annika
Jul 24, 2018 rated it liked it
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This book should have been perfect for me. And until about 75% in, it felt absolutely tailor-made for my tastes: Childhood friends-to-lovers. Second chance romance. Strong, proud heroine. Quietly charming hero. Sports-themed. All tropes and characterizations I love and that made me drop everything else and devour this book within two days.
And then came the revelation of what Noah had done to Maren when they were younger, what ultimately caused their ten year-long separation. But more of that
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Kiki
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Roxie~Schmexy Girl Book Blog
Jul 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wowza! I could read a P. Dangelico book weekly if that was a possibility. It feels like I’ve been waiting for Maren and Noah’s book forever because I wanted it so badly. When I got my hands on it, I devoured it in less than 24 hours. Which now I know was a mistake because it was over too fast I may need to reread it slower.

We once again get a slow burn romance that is a signature for this author. And in this story, it was so needed. I love second chance romances.
There is something about couples
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Julia
Quotes from the author:
"That being said I personally could never stomach a hero that engages in any sexual activity after it’s clear that he has interests in the h."

And

"BUT I can promise you this. My books will always be safe. Always. And there will always be growth with conflict because without it it’s not a story worth telling."

So color my fucking Gobsmacked when I read one of her books with a disgusting excuse for cheating. So the author either lied right to her (formally faithful) readers OR
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Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
<2 Live amazon <3
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07FTSJ8F3/...

5 stars

What a nice surprise, I loved Tiebraker so much!This is my second book from P. Dangelico and I need more.Tiebraker was fast paced,addictive,sweet,intense and it has the perfect amount of drama.

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I loved both characters and I liked that we had dual POV it made the story more intimidate and we can see what happened in the past.I fall in love with Noah slowly, he is such a great guy.Maren is strong and stubborn.I loved her, you
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Emma
Jul 25, 2018 rated it did not like it
Shelves: unfinished
Hmmmm! I'm so sad, I keep getting disappointed with my favorite authors lately, I'm really really sad! (view spoiler) ...more
V. A Court of Wings and Ruin is NEW ADULT/EROTICA but Goodreads editors won't tell you to include it in the choice awards
DNF AMAZON SAMPLE.
Had I bought the book I would have returned it and if I was allowed to post reviews on amazon I would have left a 1 star review.

UNSAFE READ ALERT
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And also
MISLEADING MARKETING ALERT. Sort of. Did the author try to mislead us into thinking think her book was safe? What do you think? More on Kiki's review

This isn't so much for the safety gang who already voiced their justified anger. This is for my friend and
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Jen
4 Love All Stars

In tennis, Love means zero. I call that poetic.

As an awkward preteen tomboy, Maren Murphy worshipped three things: her grandfather, the game of tennis and Noah Callahan. And not necessarily in that order. Sure, her twelve year old self wasn’t going to win any popularity contests, but none of that mattered as long as she had her best friend Noah by her side and she kept winning on the court. As time moved forward and Noah noticed his BFF had grown up (and out in interesting
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Megan✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦


“She’s vowed to hate him for all eternity. He’s vowed to love her forever. Can a second chance be the tiebreaker?”


Ok… so first thing I need to point out to everyone is this cover… holy moly… hot or what? Yes I will admit that P Dangelico had me at the cover of Tiebreaker. I am a massive sucker for second chance love stories; it’s probably my favorite trope to read. I love the angst and anticipation of giving in to what your heart truly desires and giving that special person who completes you
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Book-Bosomed  blog
h seeing H having sex w/OW and H treating her cruelly is a disgusting trope that doesn't belong in a "romance" book. It sends the wrong message. It is not emotionally healthy to take a guy like this back, and it certainly isn't a positive presentation of love. A romantic hero does not treat someone he truly loves like this!
Ira
Jul 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
3.75 stars.

Well, I got this book this evening from the author, thank you P:) and planned to read it within two nights, but look at me, finished in one sitting! .

It was good and very engaging story, however too many flashback for my taste:(
I want the past story is finish, so when they met again, they will getting to know each other again and fall in love just with the new them. But it wasn’t happening like that, however the story still pull me in, so...

Okay, the blurb gave you an idea what this
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Dilek VT
Apr 27, 2019 marked it as nope
Shelves: cheating
The heroine gives a second chance to the cheating hero.
Nope. My heroine would never forgive a cheating hero...

Here is a wonderful review that sums it up:

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Kate's Corner
Jul 24, 2018 marked it as not-interested
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Snow
okay, first of all, I love angsty reads, I do NOT, however read a lot of them cause of, well, obvious reasons...they make me angsty and they make my heart go balistic and shit, so yeah, I tend to have a love/hate relationship with these kind of reads, to start with BUT i read them anyway...LOL

this is that kind of read...a second-chance romance with somewhat questionable reasons and explanations of the actions main character did, BUT I guess, everyone must make a decision for themselves,
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~♡AB♡~
Having only just discovered P. Dangelico a few months ago, I can safely say that she is my favourite new author of 2018.

Tiebreaker is a love/hate, second chance romance that is told from dual POV between Tennis star Maren, and her childhood sweetheart, Noah, who cheated on her back in high school.

She returns home 10 years later after the death of her beloved grandfather, where she finds out that Noah is her new business partner and she's stuck with him for the foreseeable future.

What I loved
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GimmeAllTheWerdssss
Fully depends if she’s had a sex life during the separation....

If she hasn’t...then sorry P, it’ll be a no go
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Libby Harrison
https://romanticcynicblog.wordpress.c...

Beware of Spoilers!

Star Ratings:
Heroine (Maren): 30yrs old
Hero (Noah): 33yrs old
Plot: 1/5
Grovel: none
Cheating: YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
HEA: yes…unfortunately
Triggers: Cheating

Average score: 1.5/5

Best Line: “I ain’t no cupcake.”

Worst Line: “Just ’cause I fucked a couple of your holes doesn’t mean we’re forever.”

Personal Review:
‘Romance’ between a cowardly cheater and a gullible woman who forgives him because people tell her to

Random Ramblings:
•Love second
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Ellie
Jul 27, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Loses steam.

Or a better way of putting it is that it gains steam but loses the plot.
It was a good story and was moving along quite well until it just stopped. I guess around the time it became clear that Noah was going to be made out to be some sort of martyr who did something stupid and cruel out of love, about the time the story stopped being a story and slid towards a sex romp. Because nothing says 'you did a terrible thing to me and how dare you tell me it was for my own good' like a sex
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Rejane
If I had any doubt about reading this book, now it’s gone. Not reading it.


https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...



Oh.... look: a disgusting excerpt

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
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Malene
**Tiebreaker was generously provided by the publisher via Netgalley**

P. Dangelico excels in writing enemies to lovers romance. Then add second chance to the plot and you have a winner of a book. I really enjoyed Maren and Noah’s story. Their flashbacks to how they became friends to when they became lovers and when or how it went horrible wrong is perfectly intertwined with the present timeline.
Maren and Noah have wonderful chemistry and their bantering definitely gave me a feeling of a strong
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Rachael*Caribbean*girl*bibliophile
I've read books by this author that i loved so I had this one high on my tbr then......SPOILERS


He apparently cheated (piece of s##t lousy son of a b##ch) on her for "her own good" he didnt get drunk and fall into a vagina he made a deliberate decision to drive her away by CHEATING!!!!(douchebag!!!) I'm so heartbroken, I'm still hoping it was set up just to look like cheating ....but then the humiliation she suffered and if he wasn't celibate during the separation will mean I'll still break my
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Carol
Jul 25, 2018 marked it as not-for-me
Shelves: cheating
Will not read. Worst example of cheating ever in my opinion.
See Emma's review and spoiler. I am not okay with this and also disappointed with this talented author. I expected more from her.

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

See also Annika's review and spoiler.

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Heather❀Book and a Blanket❀
Incredible! This was an amazing friends to lovers and second chance romance that had me completely engaged from beginning to end.

Maren is a professional tennis player living in London and she has always avoided going home for several reasons. Her grandfather's death however forces her to return not only to her family but also to her ex-boyfriend Noah. We don't find out right away what caused these two to separate but we know it was not an amicable split. The attraction between these two was so
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P
Jul 25, 2018 rated it did not like it
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Irene
Jan 02, 2019 rated it did not like it
I cheated ... for you.
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?
???!?
Yeah, right.
Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
Jul 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
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‘Sometimes, to save the one you love, you have to break their heart.’

This is our first book by P Dangelico and we really enjoyed it. We do love our second chance romances and this one was a great example of a character driven story which slowly exorcised the demons of the characters past. To err is human, to forgive divine.

‘Most people spend a lifetime searching for that one person who’s meant for them, their one true mate and all that junk, and never find him or her. I found mine when I was ten
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Gitte TotallyBookedBlog
Jul 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018
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‘Sometimes, to save the one you love, you have to break their heart.’

This is our first book by P Dangelico and we really enjoyed it. We do love our second chance romances and this one was a great example of a character driven story which slowly exorcised the demons of the characters past. To err is human, to forgive divine.

‘Most people spend a lifetime searching for that one person who’s meant for them, their one true mate and all that junk, and never find him or her. I found mine when I was ten
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Rê
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3.5 “Tennis and Second Chances” Stars

ARC provided by the author

Thank you!

First, let me make it clear that I will read anything P. Dangelico writes because she created Ethan freaking Vaughn and she’s up there with Mariana Zapatta as slow-burn queens for me. So there’s that.

I didn’t know about this book until I got an email about an ARC tour and I immediately clicked the PLEASE, I NEED AN ARC button. As soon as I got it, I started reading. That’s what happens when I get my hands on stories by my
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Shayna
“I love you so much I would carry the weight of the damn world on my shoulders if it spared you a second of pain.”

Who doesn’t love a great second chance love story? The angst, the banter, the whole push/pull dynamic is just what made Tiebreaker by P. Dangelico a MUST READ in my book! The cover wasn’t too hard on the eyes either! I enjoyed the hell out of Maren and Noah’s story. From the very beginning I knew there was going to be some drama, some hesitation, some heartbreak, but in the end I
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