The Arizona Vengeance is hockey’s hottest new team. But hockey’s hottest goalie is learning that even the best players sometimes need an assist.
Everything is clicking for the Vengeance. We may be new, but we’re well on our way to winning the championship, and I’m having the time of my life headlining the sports media as the hottest goalie—hell, player—ever. I for one am going to live up to my name . . . because I am Legend Bay.
Dragging my ass home from the gym, I’m blinded by some gaudy, glowing holiday lights. As usual, my hot-as-hell neighbor Pepper Nantais has gone way over the top. But just as I’m about to tell her off, something else catches my eye . . . Seems like Santa left me a present, and not one I was expecting.
As life takes an unexpected turn, I realize that there’s much more to Pepper than meets the eye. Sure, she’s gorgeous. And exasperating. And her taste in decorating may be a bit . . . unique.
But beneath her carefree demeanor is a fierce determination and a heart of gold. And before I know it I’ve fallen for her. Hard . . .
Pepper is exactly the woman I never knew I needed.
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Legend Bay may be one heck of a goaltender for the Arizona Vengeance, but even he can’t stop his life from being turned upside down when he finds out he’s a dad of a babygirl who needs him in ways that his athletic prowess, his skills between the pipes, and his ability to not allow anything to interfere with his concentration may not completely prepare him for being a single dad as well as a professional hockey player.
Good thing his next door neighbor is willing to help Legend find his way despite his less than friendly attitude about her rather eclectic lawn decorations.
Pepper Nantais is such a fantastic heroine; she’s not intimidated by Legend’s broodiness or his stick-in-the-mud attitude; in fact, she’s all about egging him on and riling him up, but when he needs her the most, she doesn’t hesitate; she’s steps up in unexpected and amazing ways, and while Legend has more than enough on his plate, he can’t help but be mesmerized by his beautiful, funny, intelligent, and bubbly neighbor, so as much as he thinks he has nothing to offer Pepper but ‘fun,’ opening up his heart to his daughter will also allow him to go for something unexpected but something so worthwhile.
Legend is an absolutely swoon worthy hero, especially when his daughter enters his life. He takes on his new ‘normal’ with grace and determination and the fact that he’s not afraid to ask for help when he needs it makes him even more amazing. And regardless of how many times he told himself that he didn’t have anything more to give to Pepper than his body, it’s beyond clear that Legend and Pepper are something special, not only because their chemistry is off-the-charts, but also because their personalities complement each other, offering exactly what the other needs whenever they need it.
Legend is an amazing sports romance with the perfect blend of romance, humor, steam, and drama, and all of those components make for an entertaining and worthwhile read.
There are still so many Vengeance players whose stories need to be told, and I can’t wait to see where Bennett takes these hockey stars and the women who find their way into their lives and their hearts.
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Since the release of her debut contemporary romance novel, Off Sides, in January 2013, Sawyer Bennett has released multiple books, many of which have appeared on the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists.
A reformed trial lawyer from North Carolina, Sawyer uses real life experience to create relatable, sexy stories that appeal to a wide array of readers. From new adult to erotic contemporary romance, Sawyer writes something for just about everyone.
Sawyer likes her Bloody Marys strong, her martinis dirty, and her heroes a combination of the two. When not bringing fictional romance to life, Sawyer is a chauffeur, stylist, chef, maid, and personal assistant to a very active daughter, as well as full-time servant to her adorably naughty dogs. She believes in the good of others, and that a bad day can be cured with a great work-out, cake, or even better, both.
Sawyer also writes general and women’s fiction under the pen name S. Bennett and sweet romance under the name Juliette Poe.
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