REVIEW: Play Hardest

Play Hardest by JT. Fox

by JT Fox

This is the third book in a MM romance trilogy

Eric “The Brick” Higgins is the highest paid halfback in the NFL. He works hard and wins big. As a sophomore in college Eric had the opportunity to score the winning touchdown during the National Championship Game and his football career has been on fire ever since.

Jordan Barr is the star quarterback for Miami Heat Wave, and he has had to struggle for every inch of his success. Jordan never had it easy growing up. His father passed away, his mom was sick, and he had sisters to help take care of. Playing in the NFL helps him to care for his family. Maybe one day he can go back to school to be an architect, but not until his baby sister finishes college.

Eric and Jordan grew up playing football on opposite teams since they kids. Not much has changed now that they are older. Some things have changed. After years of denied sexual tension they can no longer deny the attraction between them. After a kiss that was supposed to be private was photographed, the guys have found themselves in a blackmail scandal.  

Play Hardest is the much anticipated conclusion to this steamy MM romance. Although the story felt a little more rushed than the previous two novels, the third novel was not lacking in heat. I’m delighted by this example of social progression, and look forward to life imitating art.