Playing the Player

Playing the Player Madeira Pacias has been happily coasting through life as a confirmed and contented single player But the day she stops to help the victims of a highway pileup everything changes Madeira finds the wom

  • Title: Playing the Player
  • Author: Lynda Sandoval Lea Santos
  • ISBN: 9781602821859
  • Page: 436
  • Format: Paperback
  • Madeira Pacias has been happily coasting through life as a confirmed and contented single player But the day she stops to help the victims of a highway pileup, everything changes Madeira finds the woman of her dreamsdreams she wasn t even aware she had Grace Obregon is beautiful, vulnerable, and exactly the kind of woman Madeira usually avoids But now, she ll do anyMadeira Pacias has been happily coasting through life as a confirmed and contented single player But the day she stops to help the victims of a highway pileup, everything changes Madeira finds the woman of her dreamsdreams she wasn t even aware she had Grace Obregon is beautiful, vulnerable, and exactly the kind of woman Madeira usually avoids But now, she ll do anything to convince Grace of her sincerity.Reformed wild child Grace might owe Madeira her gratitude, but she doesn t owe her anything else There was a time when she might have fallen for this irresistible charmer, but at the moment, Madeira just seems like the ghost of girlfriends past These days, Grace is looking for stability and respect, and the kind of woman who won t break her heart Somebody unlike her seductive roadside angelunless Madeira really has shed her devil may care past.Fourth in the Amigas y Amor Series

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    • Lynda Sandoval Lea Santos

      Since I m intimately familiar with the blood, sweat, and tears that go into producing a book, I will only be listing my 4 and 5 star reads We don t all like the same fare as is evidenced by some of the ratings on my own work , so if I don t love a book, you won t see it on my page I m not interested in bashing anyone else s creative efforts or negatively influencing anyone s reading choices This is PURELY my choice, and how you review is up to you On with the bio Lynda Sandoval is a former police officer turned fiction writer with 22 published or soon to be published books to her credit She s written women s fiction and nonfiction for HarperCollins Rayo romance for Silhouette Special Edition a romantic novella for Avon A and young adult novels and novellas for Simon Schuster and Houghton Mifflin She launched her career with five award winning books for Kensington Bouquet and Pinnacle Encanto, and her popular nonfiction text published by Gryphon Books for Writers, True Blue An Insider s Guide to Street Cops For Writers, is still selling strong Lynda also works half time as an emergency 9 1 1 dispatcher for the Fire EMS Department, teaches writing for Long Ridge Writer s Group, volunteers at a GLBTQ youth center and speaks regularly to book groups and clubs Lynda s Awards Look of Love Pinnacle Encanto 1999 2000 Rising Star award One and Only Pinnacle Encanto 2001 4 1 2 star Gold Medal Top Pick in Romantic Times 2002 Golden Quill Award, Short ContemporaryThief of Hearts Pinnacle Encanto 2001 2003 Colorado Romance Writers Keeper Award 2002 Beacon Award, Long Contemporary Finalist, 2002 Booksellers Best Contest, Long Contemporary Finalist, 2002 Golden Quill award, Long ContemporaryUnsettling HarperCollins Rayo 2004 2005 Write Touch Readers Award, Mainstream Fiction 2005 Laurie Award of Excellence, Single Title Fiction 2005 The Lories, Mainstream Fiction 2005 The Lories, Best of the Best Published 2005 Colorado Romance Writers Award of Excellence, Mainstream Fiction 2nd place, 2005 More than Magic Award, Mainstream Fiction 2nd place, 2005 Beacon Award, Mainstream Fiction Finalist, 2005 Golden Quill Award, Mainstream Fiction Finalist, 2005 Aspen Gold Award, Single Title Fiction Finalist, 2005 National Readers Choice Award, Single Title FictionAnd Then There Were Three Silhouette Special Edition 2004 Two weeks on the Waldenbooks Series Bestsellers List, peaking at 3 2nd place, 2005 The Lories, Long Contemporary Finalist, 2005 Colorado Romance Writers Award of Excellence, Long Contemporary Finalist, 2005 Orange Rose Award, Long ContemporaryOne Perfect Man Silhouette Special Edition 2004 2005 Holt Medallion, Long Contemporary 2005 Write Touch Readers Award, Long Contemporary 3rd place, 2005 More than Magic Award, Long Contemporary Honorable Mention, 2005 Barclay Gold Award, Long Contemporary Finalist, 2005 Colorado Romance Writers Award of Excellence, Long ContemporaryWho s Your Daddy Simon Pulse 2004 Finalist, Colorado Endowment for the Humanities s Colorado Book Award, Young Adult Literature 2007 Evergreen Young Adult Book Award nominee 2005 ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Readers 2005 New York Public Library s Books for the Teen Age 2005 National Readers Choice Award, Young Adult Literature 2005 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence, Young Adult LiteratureChicks Ahoy Simon Pulse 2005 2006 ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Readers 2006 Books that Kids Love and Parents Hate, Cleveland Public Library SystemThe Other Sister Silhouette Special Edition 2007 Nominee, 2007 Romantic Times BOOKCLUB Best Special Edition of the Year Borders Group Waldenbooks Series Romance Bestseller LyndaSandoval



    894 thoughts on “Playing the Player

    • Well, the sad day has finally occurred. I have read the fourth and last book in the Amigas y Amor series, which just happens to correspond to the last book published by Lea Santos. There is a fifth book listed on GoodReads, a start of a new series, but that book has a note indicating that it was pulled from the publication schedule. So I’ve now read everything released to the public by Santos under the Lea Santos name.I had wondered who might pop up in the fourth book as the main character, si [...]


    • I did like the book, just not as much as the previous three. The falling in love came a bit too soon for me to believe it and, I think, that was the biggest obstacle for me. Madeira's conversion from player to devoted just came too quickly and easily for me. I found the two main characters very likable and enjoyed their chemistry. The extended family was a nice addition to the mix. DoDo and the Bees were a treat. Even with its problems, I still enjoyed the book and the characters. I'm a little s [...]



    • The weakest of the four novellas by far. Particularly coming, as it did, after what was (IMHO) the strongest of the series. I found the angst overly and unrealistically drawn out, the constant references to 'signs' really irritating after a while and the quick switch from player to one woman only unrealistically fast and angst free [the main angst was around 'why won't Grace pay me attention].Overall it required too many leaps of logic / believability for mine, compared to the other three which [...]



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