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good at hockey and sex odd way of wooing her In his mind at hockey and sex was his odd way of wooing her mind reasoning is since he can t play hockey let s have sex and see if that part of him still works after the accident Ugh Not romantic As with all romances there is the conflict and resolution Without spoiling it let s just say I idn t buy it at all The conflict was a minor issue that is blown out of proportion The resolution was too uick too easy and too who gives a hoot In the end I never cared for Mark Chelsea was OK and the relationship just Raising Gods Girl did not feel like one that would work past six months There was a secondary storyline with her sister but it was glossed over It was not a strong secondary romance story There were a few cameos from past players and their wives but we see very little of them Overall I thought it lacked all the normal Rachel Gibson magic It had little humor boring characters no honest sexual tension a boring storyline and a lackluster romance thatidn t convince me at all I ve read everything Rachel Gibson many books multiple times but this will not be one of them I long for her layered heart felt sizzling romantic stories from her earlier writing The Gulag Handbook days but that may just be a thing of the past You ve been nothing but trouble since theay you showed up on my porch What a lovely book I loved itRachel Gibson can always be counted on to The Beckoning Lady (Albert Campion deliver aelightful and subtle story with the characters that you can easily fall in love with And Nothing but Trouble was Will in the World definitely a winner for me This book grabbed me from the very first page and I had aifficult time putting it June Fourth Elegies downHere is the love story of Mark Bressler a grumpy former NHL superstar and Chelsea Ross an unemployed actressSix months ago Mark was a superstar hockey player captain of the Seattle Chinooks But the car crash almost took his life and it ended his athlete career Oneay he was a strong athlete and the next he couldn t even walk ten feet without pain The accident not only broke his bones but also ripped out his soul He felt hopeless and broken inside When the Chinooks organization sent a new home health care worker to his house he Baby and Child Vegetarian Recipes didn t want to beependent on anyone and he needed no one to take care of him so he intended to get rid of this home care worker as soon as she arrivedChelsea was hired to work for Mark as his personal assistant If she could last three months with him the Chinooks organization promised her 10000 bonus and she already had a plan to spend this ten grand on breast reduction surgery After that she would get back to chase her acting The Confabulist dream But first things first she had toeal with Mark s somber moods and failure was not an optionAs much as they tried to fight their attraction toward each other their feelings kept growing even Der Illusionist deeper and intense And both of them knew there was certainly going to be troubleI m so glad I finally got the chance to read this book I loved every page of it and thoroughly enjoyed the story from start to finish It had a little bit of everything I want in my contemporary romance reads Sexy brooding hero Endearing heroine Engaging plot Kinship and friendship Humor Sexual tension Great sex scenes Welleveloped characters Beautiful HEA Another one of the things I loved best about this book was the Enticing (PI Men to the Rescue drama I really wonder how on earth the author could come up with such heartbreaking and emotional scenes that got me a tad bit teary eyed It broke my heart to see Mark and Chelsea break up because of the misunderstanding Thankfully itidn t take him long to find out that she truly loved him Despite the fact that I wanted to see him grovel for her forgiveness just a little I was still very satisfied with the endingI got everything as expected How could I ask for Highly recommended He liked being with her He liked talking to her and making her laugh He liked the twists and turns of her mind and her sense of humor He liked that she thought she was impulsive when she was clearly in control of everything around her He liked the look in her eyes when she was Spring Comes to Sanctuary (Welcome to Sanctuary, determined to have her way He especially liked the look in her eyes when she wasetermined to have her way with himShe loved everything about him She loved the sound of his voice and his laughter She loved the way he smelled and the touch of his hand on her arm or the small of her back She loved how she felt when he looked at her or simply walked into a room She loved that his hard shell contained a soft heart 375 stars This was a cute simple love story Both characters were likeable there was nothing extraordinary to set them apart from others in the genre but overall the story was enjoyable the conflict minimal and the Ask the Past drama next to non. Big TroubleChelsea caneal with Mark's rotten attitude and ark moods The problem is those biceps and that red hot bod And when the bad boy starts to put the moves on her Chelsea knows it's time she banished him to the penalty boxif only she could resist the kind of trouble he has in mi. Sweet romance Our heroine is an out of work
who knows her big break is just around corner All she needs is a bit of plastic surgery Where knows her big break is just around the corner All she needs is a bit of plastic surgery Where get the Enter our hero A former hockey star who was benched by a horrible car accident All she has to o is stay on as his assistant throughout his ill tempered actions 12282014 Re readNot sure why I only gave this 4 Stars before I Silver Stirrups (Saddle Club, don t adjust ratings but if Iid I think it would be 45 Stars Maybe its because of all the crappy reads I ve had this year Who knows but this is a go to author for me Even her 3 Star reads
better than most books available right now Bitch about big publishing but I o think they the chaf from the cash crops Pretty apparent lately I hope we can get to a happy medium Maybe 2015 will be that yearOverall Rating 45 StarsBook Cover Book Blurb Book Title 4 5 4 45 StarsWriter s Voice 5 StarsCharacter Secondary Character Development 5 4 45 Stars Did I like Hero Heroine 5 5 5 StarsStory Background Story Development 4 3 35 Stars Did I like the Damned Thing 4 StarsEnding 3 StarsWorth the Chili 5 Stars Re read invaluableSmexy HEAT Rating Mild354 pages First sentence Just because a man was lucky to be alive Short Stories by Roald Dahl didn t mean he had to be happy about it 01302012 4 StarsAnother really nice read from Rachel Gibson My second by this author Reading the Chinook series out of orderWhat I liked about this story1 the uirkiness of Chelsea2 Mark He wasn t a terribly strong character but was believable and you really felt for his accident and what the change meant to his life3 Bo and Jules loved these two together and would love to see them have their own story but not sure it is in the cards Jules especially is intriguing I ve never understood or been particularly attracted to metro sexuals but he seems to beefined this way and I liked him4 the role Hockey played in this story5 Chelsea s busty problem This is a very real problem for some women myself included and having a large bust and the issues this can cause addressed in this story was familiar I liked this not well known topic addressed was niceThis could have had a higher rating by me but I thought Mark a bit lacking And the story ended rather abruptly for me One minute they were starting to Goldilocks the Three Bears develop their relationship then it hit a bump then taa he misses her and wants to marry her All in about 25 pages at the end or it felt this wayI m looking forward to in this series but am reading them out of order because the older ones aren t available on Nook BUT looked again today and they are coming March 27th I am so thereRachel is becoming a must readbuy author for me Like the way she spins a story but wish they were longerHappy Reading i have realized that hockey romances are right up my alley D She brought light and laughter into his life when there had been nothing but arkness and anger She was like a comet streaking across the night sky lighting it up for a few brief moments Loved this one Really really really enjoyed this one Socialist Realism d Mark ChelseaChelsea was full of sass and fun while Mark was burly and moody They made a great couple and I loved the tug and pull with them I loved it even when they finally gave up and gave in Another fun sexy and sweet story Another good read Loved Chelsea and Mark Start off not liking each other what s not to like Normally Chelsea wasn t a huge fan of chest hair but looking at Mark she could become a convert Hot funny sexy contemporary romance hockey one happy readerI m lovin this series I haven t read a bad one yet Rachel Gibson has me hooked and I couldn t be happier I m having a blast reading this series and I Look Up To... Michelle Obama devour each one and can t wait to start the next I m a sucker for a sports romance and a sports romance where the heroes are all studly somewhat grumpy but ultimately sweet hockey players in love with their spunky heroines I m soldThis one s the story of retiredue to a horrifying car accident that nearly took his life captain Mark The Hitman Bressler and his spunky personal assistantpart time actress Chelsea Ross Chelsea s twin sister is Bo from the Chinook s PR Doctor Extraño department Bo has arranged for Chelsea who left her last PA job in LA after her employer expected special favors not related to her job to work for Mark as his assistant Mark is recovering from a car accident that ended his hockey career and left him with a limp and aamaged hand and a reliance on pain killers Mark and his bad cranky attitude oesn t want the petite funky Chelsea or anyone that the Chinooks send around him and oes everything in his power to make her uit like all the other health care workersassistants who came before her But Chelsea s no uitter no matt. TroubleChelsea Ross' acting career has been a total bust The closest she ever came to stardom was her brilliant performance as Pretty Dead Girl #1 But leaving Hollywood to become the personal assistant to a famous hockey player could be her stupidest career move everMore TroubleInjured ,
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Er how rude Mark is especially if a 10000 bonus from the Chinooks is on the line if she sticks it out with him for 3 months Chelsea has big plans for that money breast reduction surgery for her Never Tell double D s Mark I loved this one so much because of the heroine Chelsea I thought she was adorable spunky cute funny and very relatable the kind of girl you like for a best friend And Mark even though he was a typical RG asshat for a lot of the bookwell I had to cut him some slack since he was in a lot of physical pain and his career was over And I knew that he really liked Chelsea even though he was hell bent on not admitting it I loved the
Dialogue Throughout The Book Loved Catching Upthroughout the book catching up all
the Chinooks past and present the humor which RG reallyChinooks past and present the humor which RG Feminism is for Everybody does really loved the part about the ringtones they had for each other s cell phones especially the one that Mark programmed on Chelsea s phone at the end of the book and the sexual tension was off the charts Youo have to wait a long time before Chelsea and Mark get busy but when they finally owhewOf course there is a little snag in the romance near the end just when these two are finally connecting and the inevitable break up and a really sweet makeup where Mark finally spills his true feelings had me tearing up toobut I loved it Mark and Chelsea may be my favorite couple in this series but honestly it s hard not to love all RG s pairingsReaders who love hot contemporaries with a healthy ose of sports action and well Comet in Moominland (The Moomins, developed characters who spar and bicker but ultimately fall head over heels may fall in love with this series like I have They are sexy fun reads that leave a smile on my face and a tear or two in my eyes I can t get enough of them 5 stars Sadly I was bored through most of the book In five words Boring Uneventful Lackluster Forgettable Predictable I used to be a huge fan of Rachel Gibson but a few years back she changed her writing style and now her books are noticably shorter and have far less layers and plotevelopment The characters are one Hunters Heart dimensional than her earlier books too and the heat justoesn t sizzle as well because of it BUT on the plus side she was always able to keep the Menneskefluene (K2 dialog heat and storyline interesting enough for me Despite not loving them as much as her earlier books I kept reading and anticipating However in this one everything pretty much failed A uick forgettable read with a boring plot no funnyialog a lackluster romance that Nazi Gold didn t feel genuine and a just OK heroheroine that in my mindidn t really fit together I wasn t sold Oh well at least it was a uick read I long for the Rachel Gibson of before but I guess I will have to give up on that wish Luckily authors like Toni Blake are picking up the slack and writing some fun interesting and hot romance contemporaries Edited to added my full review as posted on Mark Bressler is recovering from a terrible auto accident and lucky to be alive He was the captain of a Seattle hockey team before his accident and his team even went on to win the Stanley Cup without him Chelsea is a struggling scream ueen horror movie actress and a Hollywood personal assistant who comes to Seattle to see her sister the PR agent for the hockey team and takes a 3 month job helping Mark recover If she can manage 3 months she will get a 10K bonus check and a chance to change her life for the better The premise of this story was shaky to start but I was willing to buy Chelsea being hired by the team as a personal assistant when he needed a nurse assistant but he ran all of the ones in Seattle off with his a hole personality if only the humor and romance made up for it Most of the story takes place at Mark s house or showing the two of them running errands and her Mr Majeika and the School Inspector doing his personal secretarial work Boring Iid not find much of this interesting or humorous as Mark was just a jerk trying to get rid of her We mostly see his bad side and therefore must believe Chelsea falls for that kind of guy There are some scenes with him coaching a young kid but Chelsea is not around for many of those so she really Selected Poems does not get to see the brief glimpses of his good side Chelsea was a likable andifferent heroine and she was great at letting his many insults roll off of her However I would have liked to see her spit back a few insults at times as he really had it coming She was too passive at times and wishy washy They liked each other s physical look and had some sexual ream fantasies about each other but I never got the feeling of a budding romance The need to scratch an itch Yes A romance No The sexual tension was mostly missing so when they finally o come together it seemed a bit sudden His Doctor Strange, Vol. 2 declarati. Uperstar Mark Bressler's gloryays are over The bad boy ex jock could at least be civil to the pint sized pink haired bombshell who the Seattle Chinooks hired to be his PA If Chelsea idn't need the money she'd be running from the world's biggest jerk as fast as her feet could carry her.