GAME OF LOVE, by Ara Grigorian
Genre: new-adult, contemporary-romance
Publisher: Curiosity Quills Press
Date of Re-Release: May 4, 2015
Cover Artist: Eugene Teplitsky
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Game of Love is set in the high-stakes world of professional tennis where fortune and fame can be decided by a single point. Gemma Lennon has spent nearly all of her 21 years focused on one thing: Winning a Grand Slam. After a disastrous and very public scandal and subsequent loss at the Australian Open, Gemma is now laser-focused on winning the French Open. Nothing and no one will derail her shot at winning – until a heated chance encounter with brilliant and sexy Andre Reyes threatens to throw her off her game.
Breaking her own rules, Gemma begins a whirlwind romance with Andre who shows her that love and a life off the court might be the real prize. With him, she learns to trust and love…at precisely the worst time in her career. The pressure from her home country, fans, and even the Prime Minister to be the first British woman to win in nearly four decades weighs heavily. As Wimbledon begins, fabricated and sensationalized news about them spreads, fueling the paparazzi, and hurting her performance. Now, she must reconsider everything, because in the high-stakes game of love, anyone can be the enemy within…even lovers and even friends.
In the Game of Love, winner takes all.
This book is exactly what I needed. I could feel myself going into a slump and I was NOT looking forward to it, then I started this book. This book was good. It held my attention and I did NOT want to put it down. In fact, weekends are usually family time at our house so I usually dont read too much on the weekends, unless I am at work. This book however had me reading it ALL weekend. We still had family time just not as much. I loved Gemma and I loved Andre even more! Gemma is a pro Tennis player and her only goal and focus is to win Grand Slam. Andre works for M&T and doesn’t want to loss his big bonus. However, once they meet it is like instalove. Gemma is more cautious then Andre or at least she tries to be. Things take a turn when paparazzi keep finding out about all Gemma does and who all she is around. She pushes Andre away to focus on her win but is Andre really distracting her or does he help her stay centered and focus? I got so many good quotes out of this book that really struck me and I was like wow. It is hard to talk about this book cause I dont want to give anything away. Instead I just want you to go buy it, read it, and experience this story for yourself. I really do not believe you will regret it. I know I sure don’t! I would have to say for me this book is a four star book. I can’t wait to read more by Ara Grigorian!!! Don’t forget to enter the giveaway 🔽
About Ara Grigorian:
Armenian by heritage, born in Iran, lived in Barcelona, and escaped New York until he found his home in Los Angeles, Ara’s first eleven years were both busy and confusing. The fruit salad of languages would slow down his genetically encoded need to tell stories. Until then, an alter ego would be required…
He received an engineering degree from California State University Northridge and earned his MBA from the University of Southern California. Today, he is a technology executive in the entertainment industry. True to the Hollywood life, Ara wrote for a children’s television pilot that could have made him rich (but didn’t) and nearly sold a video game to a major publisher (who closed shop days later).
But something was amiss until his wife read him the riot act. “Will you stop talking about wanting to be a writer and just do it?” So with her support (and mandate), and their two boys serving as his muse, he wrote stories.
Fascinated by the human species, Ara writes about choices, relationships, and second chances. Always a sucker for a hopeful ending, he writes contemporary romance stories. He is an alumnus of both the Santa Barbara Writers Conference and Southern California Writers’ Conference (where he also serves as a workshop leader). Ara is an active member of the Romance Writers of America and its Los Angeles chapter.
Ara is represented by Stacey Donaghy.
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