The Deal by Elle Kennedy didn’t work for me. It was your typical NA story, and I guess NA can be a hit or miss, as the story lines tend to sound more and more the same… This was not a bad read, but I read this story many times before.
She’s about to make a deal with the college bad boy…
Hannah Wells has finally found someone who turns her on. But while she might be confident in every other area of her life, she’s carting around a full set of baggage when it comes to sex and seduction. If she wants to get her crush’s attention, she’ll have to step out of her comfort zone and make him take notice…even if it means tutoring the annoying, childish, cockycaptain of the hockey team in exchange for a pretend date.
…and it’s going to be oh so good
All Garrett Graham has ever wanted is to play professional hockey after graduation, but his plummeting GPA is threatening everything he’s worked so hard for. If helping a sarcastic brunette make another guy jealous will help him secure his position on the team, he’s all for it. But when one unexpected kiss leads to the wildest sex of both their lives, it doesn’t take long for Garrett to realize that pretend isn’t going to cut it. Now he just has to convince Hannah that the man she wants looks a lot like him.
Okay, that’s not true.
I did feel something. Surely that scene when they’re having a get off show off was one of the hottest I read in a long time, but other than that?
Too predictable. Deja vu. Cliché. I’m too old for that shit?
Not to sound harsh or anything, it was a pleasant read, well written, except that I was bored for more than 50% of the story.Either I already read too many times that same story or I’m too damn picky.
I think I’ve had my fill on NA openly broken but tough heroine. Don’t get me wrong, I liked Hannah. She really was a great young woman, Garrett was perfect in his hockey jock role as well. Perfect asshole, but sweet for the right girl. Yeah. But the story wasn’t enough to hold my attention and overall this wasn’t that much entertaining for me.
I’m sure I’d have rated this 5 stars 2 or 3 years ago.