Monday, November 9, 2015

Release Day and Giveaway: Right Kind of Mistake by Rebecca Thomas

Title: Right Kind of Mistake
Author:  Rebecca Thomas
Publisher: Leap Books, Shine Imprint
Release Date: November 9, 2015

Short Summary: Heartbroken and afraid of commitment, Haylie, is only looking for a few hours of pure bliss.  But hockey hero Cam wants more than a hook-up. His goal? Ice-melting romance.

Long Summary: Haylie Keene wants to put the past behind her and move on after her jock boyfriend cheats on her. Her friends convince her that a hook-up (or maybe a little revenge sex) is the best place to start. Except she’s steering clear of hockey players, as in, never ever again.

Alaska State all-star defenseman Cam Erickson is a calculated risk taker. He weighs the pros and cons and knows Haylie is a bad investment on so many levels, but something about her gets under his skin. And once he makes up his mind, he pulls out all the stops to make her his.

Haylie soon realizes that Cam’s quiet charm and unfaltering confidence is like a magnet she doesn’t want to refuse. Their chemistry is undeniable and maybe the rules she set up for herself are worth reconsidering.

My Review

I'm always game for a story that involves a hockey player...though here in Right Kind of Mistake, only one aspect of that plays into the story.  This is a pretty quick read and the clear star of the story is Cam.

To me, Haylie actually came across as kind of bitchy and narrow-minded, stereotyping Cam unfairly based on the sport he plays.  I get that she was burned before, but I felt that she really was being unjust when it came to Cam.

Now Cam, everything we see and hear about him is positive and enough to make you swoon.  He is thoughtful and really takes Haylie's feelings into account even when she is pushing just for a one-night stand.

The story ends quite suddenly; I didn't like the abrupt stop that really left everything open-ended, but am hoping that the next book will tie everything up.  With Haylie's attitude and the way things are left at such loose ends, I give this 3.5 stars. I'm hoping that the next book pulls things together and gives us a more satisfying conclusion, especially since Cam really deserves so much more than Haylie was giving him.

Leap Books is also giving out 5 beautiful Right Kind of Mistake necklaces and one $10 Amazon Gift card. The link to enter is-

Author Bio:
Rebecca Thomas has a love-hate relationship with Alaska, where she lives with her bush pilot husband and two teenaged sons. When she’s not reading, writing, or playing board games, she’s cheering for her sons at their hockey games and tennis matches.
A reluctant reader as a child, Rebecca didn’t become interested in books until her teen years when she discovered historical romance. Now she loves all sub-genres of romance and can’t decide which one is her favorite.
Rebecca earned a bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Alaska and she was employed in the airline industry for several years before working in her current position as a program manager in higher education.
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