The Long Game

A Gay Sports Romance

by Rachel Reid

On Sale: 04/26/2022

The Long Game

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The Long Game

A Gay Sports Romance

by Rachel Reid

On Sale: 04/26/2022


About the Book


Shane and Ilya’s story, first seen in Heated Rivalry, continues in this long-awaited hockey romance from Rachel Reid.

"Everything you could want from this magnetic couple! A passionate, sexy, emotional sequel that grips your heart! Shane and Ilya forever!" —#1 NYT Bestseller Lauren Blakely, author of Hopelessly Bromantic

To the world they are rivals, but to each other they are everything.

Ten years.

That’s how long Shane Hollander and Ilya Rozanov have been seeing each other. How long they’ve been keeping their relationship a secret. From friends, from family…from the league. If Shane wants to stay at the top of his game, what he and Ilya share has to remain secret. He loves Ilya, but what if going public ruins everything?

Ilya is sick of secrets. Shane has gotten so good at hiding his feelings, sometimes Ilya questions if they even exist. The closeness, the intimacy, even the risk that would come with being open about their relationship…Ilya wants it all.

It’s time for them to decide what’s most important—hockey or love.

It’s time to make a call.

Game Changers
Book 1: Game Changer
Book 2: Heated Rivalry
Book 3: Tough Guy
Book 4: Common Goal
Book 5: Role Model
Book 6: The Long Game

Critical Praise

“Rachel Reid puts the biscuit in the basket. This is the sequel we've all been waiting for!” —Sarina Bowen, USA Today bestselling author of Roommate, on The Long Game

“This is another success in a fabulous series...Reid’s characters—including many familiar faces for series fans—are all charming and sexy, and she mixes humor, hockey, and positive messaging with aplomb.” --Publishers Weekly, starred review, on The Long Game

“It was sweet and hot, and the humor and banter gave it balance. I’m really looking forward to more from Rachel Reid.”  USA Today on Game Changer

“Rachel Reid writes great hockey romances and has crafted a stellar cast of characters. […] If you like M/M sports romance, you will definitely want to dive into the Game Changers series!” Sinfully Good Gay Book Reviews on Tough Guy

“The Game Changers series is a game changer in sports romance (wink!), and firmly ensconced in my top five sports series of all time.” —All About Romance, Best Books of 2020

“Reid’s hockey-themed Game Changers series continues on its red-hot winning streak. […] With this irresistible mix of sports, sex, and romance, Reid has scored another hat trick.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review for Common Goal

“Rachel Reid continues to blow me away with this thoughtful, deeply romantic and scorchingly sexy series.” –Adriana HerreraUSA Today bestselling author on Role Model

“It’s enemies-to-lovers with loads (and loads, literally) of sizzling hot hate sex and hot hockey action and it’s all tied up in a helluva sweet slow-burn love story.” —Gay Book Reviews on Heated Rivalry

“Another winner from Rachel Reid! In her trademark style, Ms. Reid delivers two indelible characters that will have you rooting for them on every page.” –Sarina BowenUSA Today bestselling author of Roommate on Role Model

“Sexy, hot, funny and sweet, Heated Rivalry is a game changer in sexy sports romance.” —All About Romance, Best Books of 2019

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781335458520
  • ISBN 10: 1335458522
  • Imprint: Carina Press
  • On Sale: 04/26/2022
  • Pages: 496
  • List Price:12.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Romance / LGBT / Gay
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Romance / Sports
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Romance / Contemporary
  • BISAC4 : FICTION / Gay

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