Blog Tour: X-Treme Boys Seris by Kay Manis (Review, Giveaway, Teasers and Excerpts)

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Skater Boy Synopsis
For 25 year old attorney, Hindley Hagen, life is all about staying one step ahead of the game. Avoiding surprises and keeping people at a distance is the only way she has to protect herself from the painful scars and shattered memories of her past. When Hindley is offered a new position at her prestigious Austin law firm as sports agent for pro skateboarder, Rory Gregor, she’s ready for the new challenge but completely unprepared for the man who captures her heart. Suddenly, Hindley is thrust into a world where protecting all their secrets could cost her everything; her family, her career, and maybe even her life.
Professional skateboarder and X Games royalty, Rory Gregor knows what it’s like to be at the top. But after two years of bad decisions and one-night-stands, he’s having to make a comeback he never anticipated. Hiring a new agent may be what his team thinks he needs to rebuild his career, but what if it costs him his heart in the process? Just when he thinks he’s posed for a comeback, secrets from his past threaten to ruin his chance for gold and a new love. In a sport where trust means everything, this time... it may not be enough.
My Skater Boy Synopsis
Find out the dramatic conclusion to Book 1 of the X-Treme Boys Series, Skater Boy.
For the first time in her life, Hindley Hagen has something she’s always looked for, unconditional love. As the attorney and sports agent for X Games golden boy, Rory Gregor, she’s worked hard to help him make a comeback in a professional sport that isn’t always so forgiving. This time, he’s won more than just a gold medal, he’s captured her heart. But now, she’s trapped, caught in the snare of a man playing a deadly game. She must choose, protect the one man who’s made her come alive for the first time in her life or risk losing everything she’s worked hard for, including him. To save them both, Hindley must do the unthinkable or face a life without the one thing Rory Gregor has finally given her; hope. But protecting them means her own demons may surface and from that, there is no recovery. Hindley must learn the hard way, in love and life, there is no such thing as a safe secret.
Trust isn’t something that comes naturally to Rory Gregor. Even his own professional achievements as an X Games multi-gold medalist can’t wash away a childhood filled with abuse, which has left him with a lifetime of insecurities and self-loathing. But now, he’s finally found a woman who makes him feel the one thing in life he never thought possible-smart. With Hindley Hagen by his side, he’s skating better than ever, securing deals that could make them both rich. Yet something is off. Just as he gets inside the walls she’s constructed to guard herself, she pulls away again. She’s hiding something. But then, so is he.
As their need to protect one another grows to escalating heights with deadly consequences, will Hindley and Rory finally find the future together they so richly deserve? Or, will they discover the one thing that could destroy them both forever is actually each other? Find out in this exciting conclusion to the first book in the X-Treme Boys Series, Skater Boy.
Daphnie's 4 star review

This debut novel from  Kay Manis was not what I was expecting. We have our HOT Alpha male Rory and Hindley, new attorney trying to find her place in the attorney world. Both Rory and Hindley have secrets that they keep bottled up. 
Rory had a hard childhood, an abusive stepfather leaving him insecure about himself.  Rory also has a secret that only few people know. He is sexy skater making a come back in the world of pro skating. He rescues Hindley from a bar were she was at her sister bachelorette party. Hindley was plastered and Rory made sure she made it home safe. Hindley and Rory past have them thinking neither of them are good enough for each other.

Sparks fly and Hindley and Rory mess together perfectly. Both of their insecurity's complete each other. They both give each other hope. They are in perfect harmony until there world comes crashing down. 

Will they be able to work out there difference are will this be the end for them?

This is were we are left after book 1, but don't worry book 2 is out.

In My skater boy we start out right were we left off.  Hindley and Rory fighting due to Rory's insecurity's. Their chemistry is do strong  and they cant stay away from each other.

Hindley is Rory's attorney/agent and they can not go public with this. This secret would hurt both their image. They are not fooling and people begin to use this against Hindley. Will she be able to keep everyone happy?

In this book we learn both Rory and Hindley's secrets. While both try to work through this secrets Rory and Hindley grew stronger.

Everything comes crashing down in one night when Rory secret is leaked to the media. Will Hindley and Rory be able to make it through? Will their insecurity get the best of them?  

This was an enjoyable read. Although I liked both books, My Skater boy was my favorite out of the two. It was more then just insecurity, we learned that no matter were you from we all have problem and can be broken. Hindley and Rory grew up in two different social classes, but that didn't change the fact that they are both broken. I loved Hindley BFF Dana, she was funny and had me laughing out load many time. If your looking from and easy read with great story line this are your book.
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SKATER BOY (X-Treme Boys Series, Book 1)
Sensing my anxiety, Skater Boy headed toward my bedroom door but I didn’t want him to leave, not yet. I had an overwhelming need to touch him so I reached out and caught him by the arm. His muscles were defined and hard and I held on longer than I should have. His eyes looked down at my hand then back up to me.
“Hey, I just wanted to say thanks for last night. I really appreciate you taking care of me,” I said. I could see him working hard, trying to figure out if I was telling the truth or not. I’d been right about his height. He was tall, over six feet, but my five foot eight stature seemed to match his perfectly.
“Why do I feel like that might have been one of the hardest things you’ve ever had to do?” I raised my eyebrows in disbelief, shocked at how well he already knew me. I prided myself on not needing anything from anyone, so words of gratitude from me were few and far between.
“Probably because it was,” I answered, pushing past him and through the door on my way to the bathroom, feeling every bit as vulnerable now that I was fully dressed as I did lying next to him in nothing but my underwear. Somewhere deep inside, I wished I was back there, though, back in bed with him, relishing how beautiful he was.
MY SKATER BOY (X-Treme Boys Series, Book 2)
Today was the day I’d dreaded forever, the day I realized I was the source of Hindley’s pain and anguish. It truly was me I had to protect her from, not all the others threatening to harm her. The only way I could do that now was to leave her alone. I bolted out of the elevator, running to my room as fast as I could, afraid I may actually vomit in the hallway before getting to the bathroom. Losing Hindley wasn’t an option, but the choice wasn’t mine to make. Suddenly, that one realization, the fact I was no longer in control, scared me more than anything I’d ever known.
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Kay Manis lives in Austin, Texas with her husband, daughter and five pound Chihuahua affectionately named "Tiny." When not writing or researching you'll find Kay reading a good book, eating out with friends or napping.
Kay's biggest goal in writing is to amuse, inspire and entertain. If she's done that for you then she says she'll always consider herself a success.
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