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Review: Sacking the Quarterback by Samantha Towle (2016)

Heat Factor: Can’t move to the bedroom, gotta have sex on the table right now

Character Chemistry: She said so, and I guess they did have some up-against-the-wall, can’t-resist-my-passion sex

Plot: Squeaky clean pro quarterback arrested for drug possession has hots for prosecutor

Overall: Just no

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Review: Home Field Advantage by Liz Lincoln (2019)

Milwaukee Dragons, Book 3

Heat Factor: Epic Sex Marathon kicks up the heat dramatically at the 60% mark.

Character Chemistry: They separately have identical parallel reactions to basically everything.

Plot: She broke his heart years ago. Now they have to work together. 

Overall: Some pacing issues, but I was rooting for the protagonists. 

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Review: The Pilot and the Puck-Up by Pippa Grant (2018)

Heat Factor: Men who like strong women = sexy.

Character Chemistry: Instantaneous, but with near-constant fails. It’s sublime.

Plot: Absolutely badass female zero-gravity pilot and business owner meets a gigantic professional hockey player. Competition commences. Plot twist: she beats him at EVERYTHING and it never occurs to him that his masculinity could be threatened by that

Overall: It’s refreshing, it’s hilarious, it’s riveting, and it’s going to make you think about gender roles (but in a genuinely subtle, sexy way)

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Review: Charming as Puck by Pippa Grant (2019)

Heat Factor: You’ll start it for the steam, but you’ll stick with it for the one-liners.

Character Chemistry: It starts off strong and just pretty much stays that way

Plot: Pro hockey player and very nice nerd veterinarian start off as friends with benefits and veterinarian grows a backbone, wherein pro hockey player suddenly shapes up and their relationship ends up being just genuinely nice. And hilarious.

Overall: Worth a read.

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