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The Way We Touch

My brother’s best friend might be a cocky wide receiver with an ego the size of Texas, but I swear I didn’t mean to almost kill him with a ghost pepper.

Logan Murphy should come with a warning.
He’s as hot as a Carolina Reaper on black asphalt in the middle of July.
With perfectly messy dark hair and smoldering blue eyes—and don’t even get me started on the way that black tee stretches across his toned chest…

He’s my brother’s best friend.
He’s also a football star on track to win the first wide-receiver MVP in league history.
Good thing I only date golfers… or I did.
Good thing he’s only visiting for a month, because the more I see he’s not a player, the harder it is to block him from running away with my heart.

I’ve always loved football, but after eight years pro, everything about it leaves me cold.
So when I agree to head south with my best friend, the last thing I expect is to have my face melted off by his pepper-loving little sister.
Dylan Bradford was supposed to be a kid, not a feisty pinup who looks at me like she’s never seen a man before.

She’s all curves and cutoffs, bare feet dancing in the warm summer night,
But I’m only in town a month, and she doesn’t date football players.
Then late-night talks turn to sharing past hurts and future dreams, and shy looks turn to confident kisses.
The heat between us can’t be denied.
It’s spicy and sweet, and it melts us together.
Until the way we touch becomes more than friendly—it’s forever.

(THE WAY WE TOUCH is a small-town, brother’s best friend, sports romance with hilarious “accidents,” and a dirty-talking hero. No cheating. No cliffhanger. No third-act breakup.)

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Instalove is extremely difficult to nail – but TL did it effortlessly! With the addition of humor, I felt like this book was a big hug, fueling me with all the love and laughs I could handle. I’m completely invested in this series!

Dylan is a small-town gal after my own heart! I love how she evolves from the start, opening her heart and life to a football player despite her insistence of not wanting that life. She has some unique, fun qualities that I adore about her and I’m grateful to see that she doesn’t lose them when she falls in love. Her confidence and love for her family clearly shine through. But it’s her humorous side that shines the brightest for me.

Logan has a life that many envy – but underneath the athlete ego he carries around, he’s actually very charming and big-hearted. He wants more meaning out of life – real life moments that don’t feel superficial and prompted by the image he’s trying to keep up. I loved seeing how he stops short of being completely jaded and finds love with Dylan.

There are a lot of fun moments throughout the book, but my favorite is their initial meet. That set the scene for the entire book – spice and fun! Can’t wait to see what TL gives us next!

About Tia Louise:

Tia Louise is the USA Today and #4 Amazon bestselling author of (mostly) small-town, single-parent, second-chance, and military romances set at or near the beach.

From Readers’ Choice awards, to USA Today “Happily Ever After” nods, to winning Favorite Erotica Author and the “Lady Boner Award” (lol!), nothing makes her happier than communicating with fellow Mermaids (fans) and creating romances that are smart, sassy, and very sexy.

A former journalist and displaced beach bum, Louise lives in the Midwest with her trophy husband, two teenage geniuses, and one clumsy “grand-cat.”

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