Aim for Love
The Tavonesi Series, #5
by Pamela Aares
Publisher: SeaStar Press
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Sports Romance,
Women’s Fiction, New Adult
The Tavonesi Series Tagline
When love’s in the game you can’t play it safe…
In AIM FOR LOVE, author Pamela Aares continues The Tavonesi Series. Get ready for All-Star alpha males and the strong women they come to love!
When love’s the game, you can’t play it safe…
A role in an indie movie has turned heiress Sabrina Tavonesi into an overnight Hollywood sensation. She should be thrilled, but the troubled woman she played in the film has come alive in her dreams, turning Sabrina’s life into a nightmare. Assaulted and injured at the film’s premiere, she has only has three weeks to rehab her shoulder – and overcome her secret nightmares – before shooting the sequel.
When her All-Star brother insists that his teammate, pitching phenom Kaz Tokugawa, can get her ready in time, Sabrina is desperate enough to try anything…even some mysterious samurai practice. As the handsome young pitcher charms Sabrina with his amazing skills, he heals more than her shoulder–he begins to make her believe in love.
Kaz can’t afford any distractions. He’s fighting to save his family’s failing peach farm and secure a contract with the Major League team of his dreams. Falling for his teammate’s sister isn’t part of his plan. But even his focused samurai training can’t keep the troubled beauty from stealing into his heart.
When Kaz is accused of murdering a drug lord threatening his family, Sabrina is his only alibi…or is she? Can they learn to trust one another before their secrets destroy their lives as well as their love?
Attacked at the premiere of her latest film and haunted in dreams by the character she played, Hollywood sensation Sabrina Tavonesi has only weeks to heal her injured shoulder and get over the her secret nightmares before filming begins on the sequel.
Pitching phenom Kaz Tokugawa is on the verge of reaching his dream to make the Major Leagues, but nothing is going right. Sacred family vows are holding him back. When the team captain asks for his help rehabbing his sister’s injured shoulder, Kaz can’t refuse. As Sabrina sneaks into his well-armored heart, he knows he’s made a mistake.
When Kaz is accused of murdering a drug lord threatening his family, only Sabrina knows the truth. But will the secrets they’re hiding destroy their lives as well as their love?
Quotes and Praise
“Pamela Aares’ writing is absolutely flawless, she sets the scene well and develops incredible characters. What I love most is how she writes strong female leads. The description and character development was so fantastic so I got really invested in the story and I was rooting for the HEA….”—Lady Literary
“Pamela Aares deftly weaves together the desires and strategies of world-class sports with the equally charged realm of the heart to create fast-moving tales you’ll wish would never end.” —Mary Beath, award-winning author of Refuge of Whirling Light on the contemporary series the Heart of the Game.
“A new star in the romance world!” —E. Alexander, New York Times best-selling author
Adventure, romance, and a hot baseball jock. Hello! …What’s not to love? It’s truly a love story you will swoon over.- Worth the Read Reviews
“Triple Crown Ms. Aares! This story has so many levels that all weave together beautifully. From the moment readers start tuning the pages, there will be no putting this story down until love bats last! —Julie Caicco, InD’tale Magazine
“I highly recommend this series to any readers who love Nora Roberts or Bella Andre…. I could feel the breeze on my face as I read. I love it when an author can paint such a clear picture that it is as if you are right there.”—Jen’s Reviews, Top Goodreads reviewer
Another awesome book in the Tavonesi Series! The characters and the story were fantastic. Just as with the first book, I was immediately drawn into the story and couldn’t put it down. – There’s This Book Reviews
She took the sword from him. It wasn’t as heavy as it looked, maybe three pounds.
“The sword is said to hold the soul of the samurai who wields it. Put your soul into it, Sabrina.”
She raised the sword with both hands and whirled. The sword, though not heavy, drew her full circle, as if it had a life of its own. But more astonishing, she realized she’d raised her injured arm. Used her injured arm.
Giddy with joy, she lowered the sword and hugged Kaz. “Alex was right: you are a wizard.” She tilted her face to look up at him, felt his heart beating against her chest.
He didn’t pull away. His heartbeat raced, matching her own. What had begun as a joyous, spontaneous hug had quickly changed. His eyes searched hers.
She rose to her tiptoes, wrapped her free arm around his neck and drew his head toward hers.
And relived the kiss from her dream.
About the Author
Pamela Aares is an award-winning author of contemporary and historical romance novels and also writes about fictional romance in sports with her new baseball romance book series titled The Tavonesi Series – Heart of the Game.
Her first book, Jane Austen and the Archangel (Angels Come to Earth, #1) was released in 2012. Midnight Becomes You, the second in the series will release this year as will the celebrated historical romance novel, The Lady and the Patriot.
Her popularity as a romance writer continues to grow with each new book release, so much so, that the Bay area author has drawn comparisons by reviewers to Nora Roberts.
Pamela Aares writes romance books that she loves reading, particularly those that entertain, transport and inspire dreams while captivating and tugging at the heart. She takes her readers on a journey with complex characters in both contemporary and historical settings who are thrown in situations that tempt love, adventure and self-discovery.
Before becoming a romance author, Aares wrote and produced award-winning films including Your Water, Your Life, featuring actress Susan Sarandon and NPR series New Voices, The Powers of the Universe and The Earth’s Imagination. She holds a Master’s degree from Harvard and currently resides in the wine country of Northern California with her husband, a former MLB All-Star and two curious cats.
If not behind her computer, you can probably find her reading a romance novel, hiking the beach or savoring life with friends. You can visit Pamela on the web at http://www.PamelaAares.com.
- San Francisco Area Romance Writer’s Association, The Heart-to-Heart Award, The Lady and the Patriot, 2013
- Golden Apple Award, The Hidden Heart of the Cosmos
- International Wildlife Film Festival, Our Vanishing Forests
- Christopher Award, Our Vanishing Forests
- NAAEE, Best of Show, Our Vanishing Forests
Author Web Site
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