Zaan by Kat Mizera

First love gets a second chance…

Zaan (Sidewinders: Generations) by Kat Mizera is available now!


First love gets a second chance…Norwegian-born professional hockey player Zaan Hagen has only ever loved two things: Hockey and Lexi. He never imagined he’d have to choose, until he was forced to let her go.

After beating breast cancer at sixteen, Lexi Rousseau vowed to live her life with no regrets. When her singing career took off with one of the hottest pop groups in the world, her dream came true— but it cost her the only man she ever loved.

When an unexpected turn of events brings them back together, Zaan and Lexi will have to learn to balance their demanding careers and irrefutable desires before history starts repeating itself. Have they finally figured out how to play the game without losing everything?

Photographer: Wander Aguiar
Model: Wayne Skivington


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ZAAN by Kat Mizera
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

OMG … You guys are going to have to forgive me for my #oldpeople moment and this book because it released TWO days ago but somehow *blank stare* and it was a damn near perfect read! #JesusSaveMeFromAllTheBooks

Okay, so what first attracted me to this read was of course the cover (it is #winning times 100 for a sports romance) and the fact that it was first in a series. Technically, (author) is not new-to-me but the one and only book I’ve read by her was back in 2017 and over 600 books ago so … plus she’s local to me and I’ve met her at a book convention. When I saw this cover, it was like the piece that put everything together for me and I had to read this book.

Thank God for all those pieces because this is one of the best sport romance stories I have read in quite a while!!

There is a lot of emotion wrapped up in this story. This is not a fluff story. It’s quite the opposite, but it is also not dark and/or heavy. There’s a ton of history between our leads and some of it is not so great but above all, the story always had a twinge of hope for me. I won’t lie, I cried a lot thru this story but that’s probably mostly on me lol I had a really devastating loss early last year and emotions now (good or bad) all seem to go to the extreme with me. When I feel, I feel deeper than I used to, especially any kind of loss and or trouble. So I shed a lot of tears for Lexi’s personal struggles and for them as a couple as well. I don’t want it to sound like I only felt this emotion because of the place I am at in my own life, because this journey is emotional and also uplifting and really well written! I think you guys are really going to enjoy Lexi and Zaan navigating their way to getting right. #TRUST!

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About the Author:

USA Today Bestselling and award-winning author Kat Mizera is a South Florida native. Born in Miami Beach with a healthy dose of wanderlust, she’s called Los Angeles, Long Island, upstate New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Atlanta home. She’s never been able to pick which locale is her favorite, but if pressed, she’d probably choose the west coast.

A typical PTA mom with a wonderful and supportive husband (Kevin) and two amazing boys (Nick and Max), Kat can usually be found scrapbooking or indulging in her second love (after writing) – traveling. Greece is one of her favorite places in the world. She loves that Athens is a big city with a small-town feel. The food, beaches and culture keep her going back as often as possible.

Kat’s been a working freelance writer for nearly 30 years. She sold her first article–a review of a rock concert–for $10 in 1985. Since then she’s been an entertainment journalist, waitress, bartender, legal assistant, food critic, magazine editor, substitute teacher, and sports writer. She also spent some time working at A & M Records in Los Angeles.

As you can guess from her Las Vegas Sidewinders series, Kat loves hockey and occasionally writes articles about her favorite team, the Florida Panthers. The rest of the time, she writes novels: sexy, romantic fiction that she hopes makes you as happy as it makes her. There’s something enticing about hockey players and romance…

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