One man’s passion, another man’s lies. Can love fix even the darkest of hearts?
Trent Hanson is a figure skating phenom adored by millions around the world. His whole life has been dedicated to the sport he loves even when the sport – and his own family – have turned against him. From the playground to the Olympics to his parent’s living room, Trent has fought against bullies and homophobes to be the out and proud gay man he is. But the constant fighting has left Trent tired, lonely, and skittish. All those fears will have to be shelved though when he’s hired to spend the summer working with the Harrisburg Railers ice hockey team. Who would have guessed that the man fate has decided to pair him off with is Dieter Lehmann, all-around sex god and a man who seems to have everything to prove and doesn’t care who he hurts to get what he wants.
Dieter has spent too many years languishing in the minors and a secret addiction to prescription painkillers means his career is in a downward spiral. His ex is blackmailing him and he’s close to walking away from it all. But when he’s called up in the run for the Stanley Cup to cover injuries he has a taste of what it’s like playing in the NHL and he realizes that a place on the Railers roster is what he wants more than anything. More than listening to his heart, and even more than caring for the infuriating figure skater who gets under his skin. When he crosses the line to get what he wants, he knows he has lost his way. He has to change, but is it too late for both his career and any chance he might have at love?
Panty Scorching: 4
Over All Rating: 4.25 Stars
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Reviewed by Robin
Dieter Lehmann has been struggling with a pill addiction, blackmailing ex and an injury that may hurt his new contract with the Harrisburg Railers. All that seems to be coming his way is stress and pain. When he meets Trent Hanson, a former Olympic ice skater, he doesn’t know quite what to think but the attraction is there. But Trent has been burnt in the past and he doesn’t quite trust what Dieter is offering. He’s been lied to, used and left in ruins. Will Dieter be able to convince Trent that he’s worth the fight?
“Brave? Not hardly. My mind pulled up an image of Dieter. Now that was bravery. And courage. And passionate kisses and gruff snorts of laughter. How had I fallen so deeply so fast? And what was I going to do about it?”
I love this hockey series and then we have a figure skater added into the mix and I’m so right there. Dieter has a lot of issues in this story and at the beginning he’s a hot mess. Multiple people try to get him to face his issues but he’s just not ready to admit defeat quite yet. Bring in Trent and that man does not hold back the punches. He’s had his own tough situations and he doesn’t have time for people wasting his care or messing with his emotions. Been there, done that! I loved how fiercely Trent cares for people, especially his students. He’s a protector and so brave. I felt like he was a great match for Dieter and able to push him past his comfort zone. And Trent’s grandma? So funny…I love that she is a hockey fan…of the Flyers. This was a great continuation of the series.
Stan is getting a book!!! Stan is getting a book!!! I’m sing songing this because Stan is one of my favorite characters. He’s a caretaker in his awkward language challenged goalie way. I want to find out what his obsession is with everyone eating right and getting proper nutrition.
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RJ Scott is the bestselling romance author of over 100 romance books. She writes emotional stories of complicated characters, cowboys, millionaire, princes, and the men and women who get mixed up in their lives. RJ is known for writing books that always end with a happy ever after. She lives just outside London and spends every waking minute she isn’t with family either reading or writing.
The last time she had a week’s break from writing she didn’t like it one little bit, and she has yet to meet a bottle of wine she couldn’t defeat.
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