A MelanieM Review: Coach’s Challenge (Scoring Chances #5) by Avon Gale

Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 It’s been decades since blackmail forced Troy Callahan to retire from playing professional hockey, and he’s built a successful career behind the bench. When he’s offered the opportunity to coach the Asheville Ravens—the most hated team in the ECHL—he’s convinced that his no-nonsense attitude is just what the team… Continue reading A MelanieM Review: Coach’s Challenge (Scoring Chances #5) by Avon Gale

A MelanieM Review:Empty Net (Scoring Chances #4) by Avon Gale

Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Spartanburg Spitfires’ goalie and captain Isaac Drake ended last season with an unexpected trip to the playoffs. He’s found a home and family with his coach and mentor, Misha Samarin, and he’s looking forward to making a serious run for the Kelly Cup. But things take an interesting turn… Continue reading A MelanieM Review:Empty Net (Scoring Chances #4) by Avon Gale

A MelanieM Review:Overtime (Scoring Chances #3.5) by Avon Gale

Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 This short story (approximately 4000 words) takes place after the events of Power Play and before Empty Net. It features Spartanburg Spitfires’ goalie Isaac Drake — as well as a few other familiar faces — and is available as a bonus for Avon’s newsletter subscribers. You can access the… Continue reading A MelanieM Review:Overtime (Scoring Chances #3.5) by Avon Gale

A MelanieM Review: Power Play (Scoring Chances #3) by Avon Gale

Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A freak accident during the Stanley Cup Playoffs put an end to Max Ashford’s hockey career. Despite everything, Max gets back into the game he loves—only this time, behind the bench as an assistant coach of the Spartanburg Spitfires, the worst team in the entire league. But nothing prepares… Continue reading A MelanieM Review: Power Play (Scoring Chances #3) by Avon Gale

An Ali Release Day Review: Coach’s Challenge (Scoring Chances #5) by Avon Gale

Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 It’s been decades since blackmail forced Troy Callahan to retire from playing professional hockey, and he’s built a successful career behind the bench. When he’s offered the opportunity to coach the Asheville Ravens—the most hated team in the ECHL—he’s convinced that his no-nonsense attitude is just what the team… Continue reading An Ali Release Day Review: Coach’s Challenge (Scoring Chances #5) by Avon Gale

Love Gets a Sporting Chance with ‘Save of the Game’ by Avon Gale (guest interview, excerpt and giveaway)

Save of the Game by Avon Gale Release Date: January 29, 2016 Goodreads Link Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Cover Artist: Aaron Anderson Today Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words is happy to have Avon Gale with us. Avon Gale is the author of Save of the Game, a story in her Scoring Chances series. Avon, would you share 10… Continue reading Love Gets a Sporting Chance with ‘Save of the Game’ by Avon Gale (guest interview, excerpt and giveaway)