Diva in the Dugout: All Is Fair in Love and Baseball

Diva in the Dugout All Is Fair in Love and Baseball VINTAGE CATEGORY ROMANCE Can the Condors bad boy step up to the plate and knock out a home run for fatherhood And if he does will his daughter s mamma be ready After a successful stint in drug re

  • Title: Diva in the Dugout: All Is Fair in Love and Baseball
  • Author: Arlene Hittle
  • ISBN: 9781622372331
  • Page: 492
  • Format: Paperback
  • VINTAGE CATEGORY ROMANCE 106 Can the Condors bad boy step up to the plate and knock out a home run for fatherhood And if he does, will his daughter s mamma be ready After a successful stint in drug rehab, Arizona Condors shortstop Dave Reynolds is still trying to outrun his bad boy reputation When the team s new owners tell him to shape up or be fired at season s end,VINTAGE CATEGORY ROMANCE 106 Can the Condors bad boy step up to the plate and knock out a home run for fatherhood And if he does, will his daughter s mamma be ready After a successful stint in drug rehab, Arizona Condors shortstop Dave Reynolds is still trying to outrun his bad boy reputation When the team s new owners tell him to shape up or be fired at season s end, he vows to change He doesn t count on fatherhood playing a part in his transformation Melinda Cline makes a rash decision take solace in the arms of a sexy as sin ballplayer whose name she tells herself she doesn t want to know Big mistake Now, a single mom to a four year old, Mel strives to live as cleanly and quietly as possible But fate intervenes and she comes face to face with the man who insists on being included in their daughter s life The attraction between them is still strong, but it may not survive Dave s reputation or his attempts to do the right thing.

    One thought on “Diva in the Dugout: All Is Fair in Love and Baseball”

    1. Dave is a semi-professional baseball who needs to get his act together fast. Enter Mel, his fling fro five years ago, and Tara, their daughter Dave did not know existed.I was not a fan of this story. The concept was good, but I couldn't move beyond the issues I had with the character development. Both of the main characters made a lot of rash decisions without really thinking things through. When Dave sees Tara with Mel, he immediately decides that she is his kid and that he deserves to be a par [...]

    2. It was fun to see the growth in both characters as they learn to love and trust after a long separation. Aside from little Tara, Dave was the most appealing character. Mel's parents seemed too much like cardboard cutouts and Mel was entirely too bitchy at times. I was disappointed not to see at least a bit of Dave's father, especially since we see Dave developing a slight understanding of him and because Dad called several times, giving Dave the perfect chance to begin a reconciliation, even if [...]

    3. HmmmmI liked the story line, but I think some editing and revising might be in order. For example, one of the best sections of the entire story is when Mel has lunch with her mom. Then she comes home and talks with Dave. They talk. They kiss. They begin to make-up. The end. How about an epilogue? Adding more to the story? As far as the characters in the story, not very well developed unless Peter is supposed to be portrayed as a self-righteous jerk. As for Tara's parents as they might come off a [...]

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