A party girl and a clean-cut college hockey player discover that they're not so different in this sexy, soulful Bayard Hockey novel from the USA Today bestselling author of the Heller Brothers series. "Kelly Jamieson is my go-to author for hockey romance."-Jami Davenport Ella Verran has three goals this semester: get off academic probation, repair her relationship with her friend Skylar, and take some responsibility for her life. All of which are hard enough without hot, snobby hockey player Ben Buckingham around to distract her. Ella can't stand Ben, and she knows the feeling is mutual. But he's best friends with Skylar's boyfriend, so he's always around-taunting and tempting Ella in ways she never thought possible. As the star forward of the Bayard College hockey team, Ben has goals too, like playing well enough to land a spot on an NHL roster. Ben is perfectly poised on the ice, so why can't he keep his cool around Ella? Her wild behavior rubs him in all the wrong ways-and a few of the right ones. But as they skate around each other, Ben learns that there's more to Ella than her bad reputation. And when the line between love and hate starts to blur, he can't resist crossing over and sweeping her off her feet. Kelly Jamieson's USA Today bestselling Aces Hockey series can be read together or separately: MAJOR MISCONDUCT OFF LIMITS ICING TOP SHELF BACK CHECK SLAP SHOT PLAYING HURT BIG STICK Don't miss any of Kelly's alluring reads: The Bayard Hockey series: SHUT OUT | CROSS CHECK The Last Shot series: BODY SHOT | HOT SHOT | LONG SHOT The standalone novel: DANCING IN THE RAIN Praise for Cross Check "Cross Check is a fantastic addition to this exciting new adult hockey series."-Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews "I was really impressed with how Kelly Jamieson pulled off this story. The one word I'd use to describe it? Dynamic...? Thank you, Kelly!"-Cover to Cover "I'm on a Kelly Jamieson streak! Another great one from Ms. Jamieson."-The Book I Love "I really enjoy hockey-themed stories...?dd in college...?nd enemies to lovers...?nd this book hit several of my yes tropes. I liked it and definitely recommend."-Smitten with Reading "Entertaining, sexy, and sincere!"-What's Better Than Books? "You'll fall for this enemies-to-lovers story."-Hypable "Cross Check was a fun college hockey romance with some intense issues built into it. I loved every moment of it. I respected the way Kelly Jamieson made a fiery romance educational as well. I highly recommend this book to new adult fans out there."-A Novel Glimpse Includes an excerpt from another Loveswept title.
by Kelly Jamieson
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