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Podium Finish  
Dec. 28, 2013
Author:  Beth Pond
Category:  Fiction: New Adult
Description:  With six months until the Olympic Games, seventeen-year-old Harper's life is pretty much per-fect. She's fighting for the starting spot on Team USA Women's Hockey, and for the first time ever, she has a crush on a guy who likes her back. She feels like the luckiest girl in the world, until she runs a risky play at practice and breaks her knee, thereby sentencing herself to six weeks in a cast and possibly ending her Olympic dream before it even starts.

For seventeen-year-old Alex, being anything less than the best is unacceptable. That's why, after a miserable debut season at the senior level, the former junior national singles champion switch-es to ice dance. Her skating partner, Ace, is an "all skating all the time" type of guy, which would be fine, if he'd stop keeping secrets about the real reason he and his former partner broke up. Now is not the time for second thoughts, but how can Alex skate her best if she can't trust her partner…or herself?

As the pressure to make the Olympic team builds, the girls must rely on each other, because if there's one thing they both know, it's that the only thing harder than skating to the top is staying there.

Rights available:  foreign, tv, film
Rights already sold:  audio, digital, print
Contact:  Stephanie Taylor
Astraea Press
stephanietaylor@astraeapress.com
Item number:  9265
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