The Closer

You haven’t seen anything yet, lovely.

Leslie Pike
The Closer


Publisher’s Synopsis:
Love is not a game Brick Swift wants to play again.

Heartbreaking memories have a hold on his heart.

The respected sport agent’s clients have become the sole recipients of his time and attention.

January Jordan is at the top of her game, negotiating the year’s biggest contract for her Memphis Maverick client.

Free as a bird, she’s not looking for anyone to fulfill an already satisfying life.

One chance meeting changes life’s direction and ignites a fire that lights the way.

Point of view:
1st person. Alternating between Brick & January.

Rellim’s Thoughts:
This the second book in the Swift series. While each book covers an individual couple, they’re best enjoyed in order.

I preordered this the moment I finished The Curve. At just over 2.5 hours* this short novella is a low angst, fun, and deliciously steamy love story. I like the way Pike spreads the events over several months so that it doesn’t feel rushed. Brick (41) and January (40) have a witty and sexy friends-to-lovers relationship. Despite neither of them looking for anything serious, it’s obvious quickly that this time is different.

They were a great fit for each other and I loved listening to their HEA. Pike also delivers a fabulous epilogue – I love epilogues!

Maxine Mitchell and Joe Arden are perfect here. There’s an emotional scene for each of them and they both had me in tears. Lots of joking around and of course, amazing sex scenes. Love these two paired together.

* Length says 3hrs. The last 20 minutes are an excerpt from book 3, The Cannon.

Content Warnings (possible spoilers):
death of a spouse & unborn child (in past), unplanned pregnancy after infertility

About the author:
USA TODAY bestselling author, Leslie Pike, has loved expressing herself through the written word since she was a child. The first romance “book” she wrote was at ten years old. The scene, a California Beach. The hero, a blonde surfer. The ending, happily forever after.

Leslie’s passion for film and screenwriting eventually led her to Texas for eight years, writing for a prime time CBS series. She’s traveled the world as part of film crews, from Africa to Israel, New York to San Francisco. Now she finds her favorite creative adventures taking place in her home, in Southern California, writing Contemporary Romance.

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My Favorite Quotes

And then it happens. Everything a kiss should be exists in this moment. – The Closer by @AuthorLPike #Audiobook narrated by @NarratorMaxine & @TheRealJoeArden #SportsRomance #SwiftSeries #SportsAgents

He’s only wearing his trunks. They fall a bit low. Exactly where God intended. – The Closer by @AuthorLPike #Audiobook narrated by @NarratorMaxine & @TheRealJoeArden #SportsRomance #SwiftSeries #SportsAgents

You haven’t seen anything yet, lovely. – The Closer by @AuthorLPike #Audiobook narrated by @NarratorMaxine & @TheRealJoeArden #SportsRomance #SwiftSeries #SportsAgents

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