Publicist Micki Jordan has always been just one of the guys. To date, it
has stood her well in the rough-and-tumble world of major league sports. Nevertheless, never being seen as a woman has also left a dent in her social life. To Micki's dismay, an intoxicated New Year's Eve kiss with star center fielder Damian Fuller shook her to the core. But the odds of Damian truly noticing her are long.
Still, when another hotshot player spikes Micki's drinks, it is Damian who steps in to rescue her. This little adventure winds up getting the two of them plastered across the pages of all the
Unfortunately, just when Micki and Damian make tentative steps toward
a relationship, they are clobbered with the news that another woman may be expecting Damian's child.
In the followup to last year's Hot Stuff, Phillips once again dives into the high-pressure world of sports. Micki and Damian each have quite a few issues to resolve, which adds spice to an already volatile mixture. (Aug., 384 pp., $7.50)