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In this punchy, romantic take on the wrestling world where only some of the physical contact takes place in the ring, sports journalist Karen Montgomery has been following for years the career of Brett Kerrigan, one of the smallest cruiserweight wrestlers in the business, and can recall in detail every bout he has ever fought, recognising his outstanding skills as a wrestl ...more
Paperback, First, 308 pages
Published December 15th 2010 by Night Publishing (first published October 28th 2010)
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Wise Louise
Feb 15, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Slick, smooth, easy read set in the world of wrestling. An unlikely romance between sport journalist Karen and her idol wrester Brett. Gritty, yet traditional romantics need not be put off by the "wrestling" theme, the romance it there ten-fold. Sexy, sassy and fast-paced.
Enjoy.
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Jan 04, 2011 added it
Recommends it for: Wrestling fans
Reviewed as part of the One Hundred Romances project

L. Anne Carrington has created a book which doesn't fit well into standard categories. Part romance, part action, and a whole lot of wrestling, the story is told from the perspective of Brett Kerrigan, a rough-and-tumble cruiserweight wrestler whose main job, it seems, is to get beaten up by bigger stars. Brett catches the eye of Karen Montgomery, a sport reporter who sees something special in the tough guy. This is clearly a world Carrington k
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Dec 13, 2010 rated it it was amazing
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Welcome to the world of professional wrestling, where the guys talk smack and there are plenty of groupies - and sex. Brett and Karen are likable characters in this fun read.
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Jan 03, 2011 rated it really liked it
L.Anne Carrington has managed to create a fantastic world of wrestling in her book The Cruiserweight, which is very readable indeed.
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L. Anne Carrington is a sports fiction bestselling author and freelance writer/journalist whose previous work covered topics from fiction to news stories, human interest features, and entertainment reviews. She wrote The Wrestling Babe Internet column for seven years, a former music reviewer for Indie Music Stop, former book reviewer for Free Press (an imprint of Simon and Schuster), and penned ot ...more

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