He carries a big stick. And he's not afraid to use it.
On the ice, I'm Kellan Carter, powerhouse enforcer for the Charlotte Strikers. Off the ice, I'm just a regular guy. The last thing I want is to get mobbed by a bunch of groupies who are only after me for my fame and money. My ideal woman knows how to enjoy a little good, clean fun—and maybe some not-so-clean fun too. That's the kind of girl I'd never let go.
When Kristen Robinson, the gorgeous, down-to-earth bartender I've been crushing on, agrees to let me take her out, I'm thrilled. We have an amazing night together, culminating in the most electrifying kiss of my life—and that's it. Kristen tells me we can't see each other again, but I know that kiss meant as much to her as it did to me. What I don't know is that Kristen has a dangerous secret. . . .
I've proved to Kristen that she can trust me with her body and her heart. But when her past comes back to haunt her, I need to prove that she can trust me with her life. And I might have to get my hands dirty after all.
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"L. P. Dover knows how to create the men who make us swoon, the book boyfriends we all want."—New York Times bestselling author Heidi McLaughlin
Praise for Hard Stick
"Hard Stick is a sexy hockey romance that heats up the ice, and the bedroom!"—Sarah Robinson, bestselling author of the Kavanagh Legends series
"Hard Stick is the action-packed hockey romance you'll never forget."—Addicted2Books
"Loved the storyline, the plot was very developed with some suspense, drama and of course romance, the exact amount to make this book good and interesting."—Collectors of Book Boyfriends & Girlfriends
"I would 100% recommend this book to anyone who loves a story that has a little bit of everything in it. If you're looking for a storyline that will suck you in and characters you will fall in love with and want more of, then this is the book to read! . . . Hard Stick is truly a book that is a case of 'Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover,' but in the best way possible."—Book Bitches Blog
"I loved everything about this book. I highly recommend this author."—Jack of All Trades, Master of None Book Reviews
"You'll be sucked in from the start and will feel the book hangover before you're done."—Seraphim Book Reviews (five stars)
"L. P. Dover did a great job with this book and if you know going into that it has more of a suspenseful love story, you might not be so surprised. I recommend this book. I couldn't put it down."—Wicked Love of Books
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