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Release Day Blitz & Giveaway : 1st Time Love by Sapphire Knight

Title: 1st Time Love
Series: Dirty Down South
Author: Sapphire Knight
Genre: Sports/College/YA Romance
Release Date: March 13, 2017


Football is life.
Growing up, my family loved to cheer me on, and after my parents accident, I vowed to be the best I could be to honor their memory.
After a while, life starts to pile up, college, football, and helping out my brothers.
I just need a small reprieve, especially if she’s five foot five, brunette and has legs that go on for miles.
Fun is fun... Not like anyone’s going to fall in love.


Star football player..... Check.

Spoiled brat..... Check.
Just when I think I have Tyler Owen’s all figured out; he knocks me on my ass, literally.
I wasn’t expecting him to help me up, or the little shock that I felt when we touched, but then I didn’t think I’d fall in love either. 

1st Time Love is a complete standalone novel with a happily ever after and no cheating.

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***ARC Provided by the Author for an Honest Review***

Before I start let me tell you that I’m a huge fan of Sapphire Knight and her writing style!

When I received 1st Time Love I was unsure of what I was walking into because to me this is different to what I have become accustomed to from Sapphire. This one is a sports novel and I was quite surprised at just how much I loved it. Let me explain myself a bit more. I’m a lover of all romance books but tend to struggle with the sporting ones. 

In saying that, this was a light, fun book that allows you to feel what her characters Tyler and Kadence are feeling. One is a rising football star with dreams of making it to the NFL and the other is a book nerd. What I particularly liked was the way Sapphire manages to incorporate something we love so much about her books into the pages of this story. To know what I mean, you will have to read the book to find out. 

What I would have liked to have seen though was more communication between the characters. I learnt and felt everything they were feeling but thought that this was something they needed to express to each other as well. Overall it was a story I really enjoyed. I felt that I took everything Sapphire was trying to portray from her words and that is something I love when reading.

It’s definitely one I would recommend.

This is a four star read. 

Author Bio

Sapphire Knight is the International Bestselling Author of Secrets, Exposed, Relinquish, Corrupted, Forsaken Control, Unwanted Sacrifices, Friction, Unexpected Forfeit, Russian Roulette, Princess and 1st Time Love.

The series are called Russkaya Mafiya, Oath Keepers MC, Ground and Pound, and Dirty Down South. Her books all reflect on what she loves to read herself.

Sapphire's a Texas girl who is crazy about football. She's always had a knack for writing, whether it is poems or stories.

She originally studied psychology and believes that it's added to her passion for writing.

Sapphire is the proud mom of two boys and has been married for thirteen years. When she's not busy in her writing cave, she's playing with her three Doberman Pinschers. She loves to donate to help animals and watch a good action movie.

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