About the Book:
If you don’t shoot, you don’t score…
Hockey star Brett Sillinger’s never been afraid of a little trouble. But when his personal life ends up in the tabloids, he knows his career is on thin ice. Luckily, a new team decides to take a chance on him. All he has to do is keep head in the game. But when temptation walks up wearing black knee-high boots, looking for one night of nameless, no-strings passion, well, what’s a guy to do?
Chelsea London is looking to misbehave. What’s being good ever gotten her, besides getting dumped and passed over for a big promotion at work? But her one delicious night of rebellion has unexpected consequences–her hot one-night stand is the latest addition to her father’s hockey team. And suddenly, one night of bad-girldom isn’t nearly enough.
But one false move, and Brett might spend this season in the penalty box…
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I loved Chelsea’s character. Her tendency toward overcompensation (“‘I made breakfast.’ So. Much. Breakfast.” LOL, yes she did…) and babbling when nervous paired with her desire to be a “bad girl” when she’s really anything but was endearing. Brett was the perfect hero for her, and their back-and-forth conversation had me LOLing over and over again. And their chemistry? Spot on!
Add in hockey, and really, what more can you want?
Brett’s the younger brother of a character from an earlier book by Ms. Taylor (Lainie from Playing Dirty ), which I not only added to my TBR but picked up a copy of before I was much past the 50% mark. So though this was my first book from this author, it definitely won’t be my last!
Rating: 4 stars / A-
I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.
Meet the Author:
Taryn Leigh Taylor likes dinosaurs, bridges, and space, both personal and of the final frontier variety.
She shamelessly indulges in cliches, most notably her Starbucks addiction (grande-six-pump-whole-milk-no-water chai tea latte, aka: the usual), her shoe hoard (I can stop anytime I…ooh! These are pretty!), and her penchant for falling in lust with fictional men with great abs (Roarke, Harvey Specter, Kid Chaos, Dean Winchester, and so on, ad infinitum.)
She also really loves books, which is what sent her down the crazy path of writing one in the first place.