Some highlights from my Pinterest boards for your Halloween enjoyment:
The best of the best:
And more hours lost down the never-ending treasure house of Google Images….
I am ENTHRALLED. Someone needs to do a thesis or dissertation on this.
NOTE: If you haven’t seen Pride of the Yankees, drop whatever you’re doing and add it to your Netflix queue. Have kleenex ready.
GOATS! They’re coming back to haunt me! As if that creepy skeleton thing on the right wasn’t bad enough.
Yes, I know the World Series is over. It’s not MY fault the Tigers couldn’t hit worth a damn.
He sighed. “With all the beautiful airheads I have at my disposal, I had to choose a smart-ass to meet my folks.”
Freelance editor Emily drags herself out of her self-made, home-based Cave of Solitude for a much-needed splurge in New York City — but a run-in with a big-league ballplayer changes her vacation itinerary from spas and shopping to seduction and sex.
Studly but sensitive beta hero. Smart, smartass heroine. Great relationship-building. Swoon-worthy romantic moments. Believable angstifying about friends and family. A low-key but effective use of the superstar-athlete angle. No over-the-top villains or plot shenanigans.
The obligatory tacked-on-but-useless epilogue. Blech. The ballplayer hero thinks Romantical Thoughts in the final innings of a World Series game. My inner baseball fan was screaming “Keep your mind on the game, FFS!”
Again, no date, photographer or copyright info — hair and dress styles look like later 1910s or early 1920s. I love the “Base Hit” with the swing of the bat drawn in.
Date/copyright unknown for these…. The model on the left in “Squeeze Play” has some SERIOUS curves!
A bit racier this time – turn-of-the-century polyamory and BDSM?
I’m digging into “vintage baseball” on Google instead of actually reading the supposed-baseball-hero Harlequin Superromance I’m about to DNF.
Before we get started, let’s take a closer look at the covers, shall we?
Drooling? Who, me? Shut up, I am a SERIOUS baseball fan, dammit.