Out of Play

“I started out like any other YA romance, the troubled boy and the feisty girl who would save him. But I must say, the story took a turn I didn’t expect. The romance was sweet and tentative…From being a story about first love and young love it became about different kinds of love, trust, acknowledging your own weaknesses, standing up for yourself…”

from a book review

Rock star drummer Bishop Riley doesn’t have a drug problem. Celebrities—especially ones suffering from anxiety—just need a little help taking the edge off sometimes. After downing a few too many pills, Bishop wakes up in the hospital facing an intervention. If he wants to stay in the band, he’ll have to detox while under house arrest in Seldon, Alaska.

Hockey player Penny Jones can’t imagine a life outside of Seldon. Though she has tons of scholarship offers to all the best schools, the last thing she wants is to leave. Who’ll take care of her absentminded gramps? Not her mother, who can’t even be bothered to come home from work, let alone deal with their new tenants next door. Penny’s not interested in dealing with Bishop’s crappy attitude, and Bishop’s too busy sneaking pills to care. Until he starts hanging out with Gramps and begins to see what he’s been missing. If Bishop wants a chance with the fiery girl next door, he’ll have to admit he has a problem and kick it. Too bad addiction is hard to kick…and Bishop’s about to run out of time. 

Inspiration

Nyrae Dawn now writes M/M Romance as Riley Hart, and she is SO SO fabulous at it.

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