From C. L. Parker comes the start of an irresistible new series in which competition is the ultimate seduction. "Loaded with wit and snark, great characters, and lots of hot, steamy, naughty sex, Playing Dirty is sure to satisfy."-New York Times bestselling author J. Kenner Shaw Matthews plays to win, and he intends to snag a coveted partnership at San Diego's hottest sports agency by signing America's top athlete. Only one woman stands in his way: rival agent Cassidy Whalen. But eliminating the competition will be Shaw's pleasure when he concocts an ingenious plan to seduce Cassidy and show the beautiful ballbreaker who's the better man for the job. That is, until Cassidy turns the tables-and their steamy encounters start breaking all the rules. Cassidy has worked hard to make it in a man's cutthroat arena, and she isn't going down without a fight, not even against the six-two alpha hunk whose rock-hard body awakens desires she's never known before. As Cassidy shares night after night of unending passion with Shaw, the game begins to change. Now Cassidy stands to lose everything-unless a fiery contest of wills can become a winning proposition for two people who keep raising the stakes. Playing Dirty is intended for mature audiences. Praise for Playing Dirty "Fun, action-packed...?eaders will be eager to read the sequel, hoping for more rough and dirty sexual acrobatics, friendship, backstabbing, and empathy."-Publishers Weekly "This snappy, sexy novel moves at breakneck speed, with abundant snark and sports euphemisms...? Parker's penchant for dry humor and vivid, voracious sex scenes breathes life into a well-trodden premise."-Library Journal "Parker writes intense storylines that anyone can relate to. Her characters are complex, with long and sometimes turbulent pasts that they have overcome, that still continues to affect their present...? I cannot wait to see where she takes this new series."-Fresh Fiction "Playing Dirty is [a] top ten hottest book for this year."-Under the Covers "Smokin' hot, toe-curling, yummilicious! Yup...?ust a few words to describe this hot, hot read."-The Reading Cafe "A story and characters that are unforgettable and equally super hot, intense and emotional!"-Collector of Book Boyfriends From the Trade Paperback edition.