Replay by Amy Daws: My Review

Check out my book review of Amy Daws’ latest soccer romance book, Replay, to see what I thought of this second chance romance.

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by Amy Daws

Category: Contemporary Romance
Second Chance, Lawyer
Published: April 2021

Rating: ★★★★
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Five years ago Tilly Logan was consumed by a hot love affair with Santino Rossi, the football club lawyer of her brother’s team. Now she’s back and finds herself reunited with the hot lawyer while trapped in an elevator.

Tilly knows she shouldn’t replay past mistakes but if they can keep their relationship a secret, it might just be worth it.

Could anything be better than returning to the football world of Amy Daws?! I seriously have loved this series from the beginning and it just keeps delivering.

As much as I love the soccer playing Harris brothers, this book was a bit different as we get the story of Santino Rossi, the lawyer for the soccer club, and the sister of Mac – one of the soccer playing boys.

It’s also a second chance romance as Santino and Tilly have past history that comes roaring back along with their smoking chemistry and attraction.

What I Loved Most

It’s hard not to love a great second chance romance when the characters are so deserving. I really liked the set up of their past and how they’ve grown to be different people than they were when they first met and yet their attraction is still there.

Santino and Tilly are great examples of “real people” to me. Sometimes romance books can make characters too perfect or even too hateful to make me believe in their love connections, but not this one.

I think Daws’ Tilly and Santino of the past are examples of some real people in their twenties who party too hard, drink too much and who are just not out there looking for a long-term relationship.

Of course, that catches up to Tilly and now she’s back and better than ever in my mind.

I will say that Tilly and Santino are a bit more somber (at least in their backstories) than other characters in this series, but that is not a bad thing. They may provide less laugh out loud moments than I’ve come to enjoy with this series but they still have great banter and this cool, raw directness to their interactions.

Plus, Freya (who I ADORED in Blindsided) is back and is just as delightful as ever and provides the best commentary to provide the comic relief that Daws does so well.

Santino is definitely a loveable guy, especially when he whispers words of romance in Italian in Tilly’s ear (swoon!). And I love that this story is told from dual POVs.

Tilly is a strong heroine and yet we’re not dragged into any extreme sadness or overall drama to the story or her past which I appreciated.

This was just a great overall read which Daws seems to always deliver.

I highly recommend for fans of the Harris brothers but even if you’re new to the series you can easily read this as a standalone. I also recommend this to fans of second chance romance stories.

*Thank you to Amy Daws for the advanced reader copy. All opinions are my own.

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