With a famous NHL player for a step-brother, Violet Hall is well acquainted with the playboy reputation many hockey stars come with. She’s smart enough to steer clear of those hot, well-built boys with unparalleled stamina. That is until she meets the legendary team captain—Alex Waters.
Violet isn’t interested in his pretty, beat-up face, or his rock-hard six-pack abs. But when Alex inadvertently obliterates Violet’s previous misapprehension regarding the inferior intellect of hockey players, he becomes more than just a hot body with a face to match.
In what can only be considered a complete lapse in judgment, Violet finds out just how good Alex is with the hockey stick in his pants. But what starts out as a one-night stand, quickly turns into something more. Post-night of orgasmic magic, Alex starts to call, and text, and e-mail and send extravagant—and quirky—gifts, making him difficult to ignore, and even more difficult not to like.
The problem is, the media portrays Alex as a total player, and Violet doesn’t want to be part of the game.
Have you ever walked into a room or a conversation where you have just wanted to be invisible? That was me when I started reading this. It’s like I’d walked into the bedroom of the heroine Violet who is mid-stroke of something super private. The perverse side of me, couldn’t look away. Thankfully, her mother joins us in the room and the cloak of shame is quickly ripped off.
This book is light hearted fun and there are plenty of witty barbs thrown around. The sexscapades are unique and hot. There are many laugh-worthy moments from giggles right through to snorting and unable to breath.
This book is very different to Hunting’s other known works. It’s crasser, the characters are uncensored and the relationship is just a mess. That’s the part that makes it a less enjoyable read to her other works. The commentary about her boobs and his MC (read the book to figure that out) are repetitive and I found myself thinking ‘this isn’t anywhere in the quality of character development compared to Clipped Wings series’.
I know it’s not fair to compare and the storylines are completely different but the relationship comparison of characters is not. ‘Girl is unsure of guy, they have a fling, guy hurts girl, guy now has to win or prove to girl that she is the one for him’. In my eyes, Hunting’s strength is writing about the trials and tribulations of a relationship. The growth of that and the characters was lacking for me.
I was given an advance reader copy for my honest opinion.
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