Series: Chicago Rebels #2
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Source: ARC, NetGalley
Also by this author: Hot on Ice: A Hockey Romance Anthology (Chicago Rebels, #.5; Station Seventeen, #1.5)
Three estranged sisters struggle to sustain their late father’s failing hockey franchise in Kate Meader’s sizzling Chicago Rebels series. In this second entry, middle sister Isobel is at a crossroads in her personal and professional lives. But both are about to get a significant boost with the addition of a domineering Russian powerhouse to the Rebels....
Isobel Chase knows hockey. She played NCAA, won Olympic silver, and made it thirty-seven minutes into the new National Women’s Hockey League before an injury sidelined her dreams. Those who can’t, coach, and a position as a skating consultant to her late father’s hockey franchise, the Chicago Rebels, seems like a perfect fit. Until she’s assigned her first job: the man who skated into her heart as a teen and relieved her of her pesky virginity. These days, left-winger Vadim Petrov is known as the Czar of Pleasure, a magnet for puck bunnies and the tabloids alike. But back then... let’s just say his inability to sink the puck left Isobel frustratingly scoreless.
Vadim has a first name that means “ruler,” and it doesn’t stop at his birth certificate. He dominates on the ice, the practice rink, and in the backseat of a limo. But a knee injury has produced a bad year, and bad years in the NHL don’t go unrewarded. His penance? To be traded to a troubled team where his personal coach is Isobel Chase, the woman who drove him wild years ago when they were hormonal teens. But apparently the feeling was not entirely mutual.
That Vadim might have failed to give Isobel the pleasure that was her right is intolerable, and he plans to make it up to her—one bone-melting orgasm at a time. After all, no player can perfect his game without a helluva lot of practice...
Reasons So Over You by Kate Meader was a hit in my book:
- Girls handling a boy dominated field (In this case, running a hockey team!)
- Building relationships between sisters! I love seeing positive interactions between women and when a family is brought back together, its even better!
- Banter!! Oh my gosh the banter is seriously some of the best I have read!
- A second chance romance with a hilarious twist (They has sex and she DIDN’T have an orgasm!)
- Pouty Russian hockey player!
Here is a taste of the banter between the sisters:
“The man has only ever had eyes for you.”
“Yeah, the minute he laid those Cajun peepers on you,” Violet chimed in, “he was all, ‘Me Remy, you Remy’s baby mama. Take my seed. Take it all!
This is my first book by this author but it will certainly NOT be my last! This is a short review because I just want to fan girl about it and scream at you all to read this book! So, go! Read the book!!
- POV: 3rd
- Tears: no
- Trope: hockey
- Triggers: none
- Series/Standalone: stand alone within an interconnected series
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- HEA: View Spoiler »yes « Hide Spoiler