The Risk, second in the Briar U series, continues the story of hot hockey players and amazing women they can’t help falling in love with!
I knew from the second I met Brenna and Jake in the first book of this series, I would fall absolutely in love with their romance and I did! Brenna Jensen is the daughter of Briar U’s hockey coach and Jake Connelly plays for their rival team, Harvard.
They’re supposed to be enemies but their attraction to each other makes that extremely difficult as they’d rather just take each other’s clothes off and go to town. However, circumstances arise where Brenna needs Jake to be her fake boyfriend and in return, he wants a real date. From there on it escalates as the sexual tension becomes too much and things start to become more real. Their banter was amazing. They had me laughing out loud in my seat. I LOVE when couples are absolutely hilarious together and every interaction between these two made me grin so hard. They’re both cocky and super-hilarious.
If you’re looking for a book where two people who aren’t supposed to be together have to sneak around and start realising, they have stronger feelings than they previously thought this is for you. What makes it even better is that we’re introduced to a whole new group of sexy hockey players and nothing is sexier than hockey players. Honestly. I love them.
We also see our Briar U hockey boys from the previous books which is really nice! I loved reading about what Hunter and Hollis were getting up to. Seeing the friendship between Summer and Brenna was also AMAZING. I love those two girls so much. If they weren’t so unfortunately heterosexual and in love with men, I’d definitely be setting sail to that ship. I also really loved how we got to see the relationship between Brenna and Coach Jensen.
The risk is filled with an amazing cast of characters, snark for days and sexual tension to keep you turning the pages until you’re done in one sitting. This is a perfect hockey NA romance novel which makes me wish I’d had an epic romance with a hockey player, alas, some things just aren’t meant to be. I’ll keep living through the Briar U girls and their hockey boyfriends.
Start with the Chase, or even further back to the Off-Campus series to meet all the sexy ladies and their hockey hotties. You’ll be flying through the steamy series before you know it. This one is particularly good for those who love rivals to lovers! Brenna and Jake are definitely up there in the top NA couples for me. I was lucky enough to be given an ARC to review this book!