To the deep disappointment of her large family, PR princess Theresa Falconetti never dates Italians, men from her old Brooklyn neighborhood, or professional athletes.
Michael Dante, winger for the Stanley Cup champion New York Blades, is all three–and he is head over heels for her. So when Theresa finds herself a buttoned-up lawyer, Michael is forced to take his game to the next level.
“Martin’s second playful romance set in the world of professional hockey (Following Body Check) scores again….Martin depicts the worlds of both professional hockey and ethnic Brooklyn with deftness and smart detail. She has an unerring eye for humorous family dynamics, and her treatment of Theresa’s psychological trauma, while accurate, never overwhelms the story’s sweet buoyancy.”