Monday, December 04, 2017

Featured Guest Author: RELAY (Changing Lanes #1) by Layla Reyne.

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We are delighted to have Layla Reyne with us today introducing the first book in her new series Relay (Changing Lanes #1). Go check out what Layla has to say on how Olympic swimmers conquer the Monday blues and learn about her new book.

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My upcoming Changing Lanes series is a m/m sports romance duology about Olympic Swimmers. RELAY, out January 8, is an enemies-to-lovers, second chance romance, and MEDLEY, out April 23, is a mentor/mentee, friends-to-lovers romance between a tattooed Olympic vet and the squad’s rookie member. Meet the guys below, get a little series tease, and find out how they get over the Monday blues!

Alejandro “Alex” Cantu

imageBackstroke, Captain, Olympic Vet

Honestly, the days run together at this point. Between training, work, captain duties and the family farm, every day’s a Monday. So, every day I can, I start with the biggest coffee I can guzzle and laps in the quiet pool before anyone else arrives at the training center.

Dane Ellis

imageFreestyle, Swimming’s Biggest Star

Food. All the food. If I’ve got the house to myself, I cook a big Southern breakfast for one. If my parents are home, I sneak down to the kitchen before their personal chef arrives and make my own grab-and-go spread. Then it’s laps in the pool or yoga, depending on the day.

Sebastian “Bas” Stewart

imageButterfly, Co-Captain, Olympic Vet

Well, is it a hangover-awful Monday or a normal-awful Monday? If the latter, I draw tattoo designs on my graphics tablet during the hour it takes me to go anywhere in LA. If it’s the former, the “Bas Special” is an Olympic rite of passage. Smells like death, but you won’t feel like death anymore once you drink it. Just try not to smell it as you guzzle!

Jacob Burrows

imageBreaststroke, Team USA’s Rookie Weapon

Can I just stay in bed and watch Black Sails?

About the CHANGING LANES Series

A chance at gold or a chance at love? Members of the US Men’s Swim Team fight for both in this sports romance duology following two couples on one medley relay team as they train and compete in the world’s biggest sporting event: the Olympics. To reach the top of the podium, they’ll need to depend on one another and be willing to change lanes—in their lives and hearts, and in the biggest race of their athletic careers.

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RELAY (Changing Lanes #1) by Layla Reyne

Relay_1200x1800HRTitle: Relay

Author: Layla Reyne

Publisher: Riptide Publishing

Release: 8th January 2018

Genre: M/M (Sports)

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Captain is not a title Alejandro “Alex” Cantu takes lightly. Elected by his teammates to helm the US Men’s Swim Team, he proudly accepts the role, despite juggling endless training, team administrative work, and helping out on the family farm. And despite his ex-lover, Dane Ellis—swimming’s biggest star—also making the Olympic Team.

Dane has been a pawn in his celebrity parents’ empire from crib to pool, flashing his camera-ready smile on demand and staying deeply in the closet. Only once did he drop the act—the summer he fell in love with Alex. Ten years later, Dane longs to cut his parents’ strings, drop his too-bright smile, and beg Alex for another chance.

Alex, though, isn’t ready to forgive and forget, and Dane is a distraction he doesn’t need on his team, until an injury forces Alex to accept Dane as his medley relay anchor. Working together, their passion reignites. When Dane’s parents threaten reprisal and Alex is accused of doping, the two must risk everything to prove Alex’s innocence, to love one another, and to win back their spots on the team, together.

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Meet Layla Reyne

16173105Author Layla Reyne was raised in North Carolina and now calls San Francisco home. She enjoys weaving her bi-coastal experiences into her stories, along with adrenaline-fueled suspense and heart pounding romance. When she's not writing stories to excite her readers, she downloads too many books, watches too much television, and cooks too much food with her scientist husband, much to the delight of their smushed-face, leftover-loving dogs.

Author Tagline: Adrenaline-Fueled Romance


1 comment:

  1. Nice...I can't wait to read the next books that Layla puts out. I enjoyed the Whiskey & Irish so much and I'm looking forward to this new series. Thanks, Layla!!