I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review.
This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
by Lia Riley
Released: November 21, 2017
Series: Hellions Angels #2
“I loved some of their witty dialogue and back-and-forth banter. I was just disappointed with the quick resolution.”
~ Under the Covers
Neve Angel and Tor Gunnar are frenemies and neither the two shall mix. 🙂 While there is mutual respect between Neve and Tor, they both seem to rub each other the wrong way. With every run-in, glares are cast, words are thrown like knives, and beneath it all lies a growing and unfulfilled sexual hunger. But a relationship between them would be doomed from the start.
Neve is a top-notch sports journalist who writes about Denver’s Hellions, two-time U.S. champions and Pro hockey team. She pokes and nettles Tor Gunnar whenever she gets the chance. But the tight-lipped coach drives her insane with his lack of information.
Tor is the Hellions head coach who refuses to give Neve the time of day or-what she’d much rather have-a great quote for the paper. However, she is also the star of his darker sexual fantasies. But after a failed marriage, Tor is a little gun shy and feels out of his element.
Then a bet happens.
Neve must now be Tor’s plus one to his ex-wife’s wedding.
The story fast forwards from here and what follows is a sexual culinary delight with little conflict. We find out that Tor is an expert dirty talker and Neve gives in to her more primal urges. And this all happens a little too easy for my taste. Their pent up frustration erupts too quickly and besides the awesome sex—there seems to be a lack of emotional growth.
I loved some of their witty dialogue and back-and-forth banter. I was just disappointed with the quick resolution. I wanted to feel the slow burn-something that really never happened.
Also there were a couple of times I felt taken out of the story-the build-up for book three fell flat for me. And one scene (a ghost story couple who makes noises in the hotel room) left me a scratching my head, questioning the reasoning for it.
Besides that—Head Coach does deliver the goods with above par writing. Something that A LOT of books are missing lately.
A solid read for those who like a fast-paced story with lots of sexy times. Oh—and loves a sexy-as-hell hockey coach 🙂
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