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Good Guy- A Kayla Hicks Book Review

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What is it about?

He's a Special Forces veteran making his pro hockey debut. She's a dogged sports reporter determined to get a scoop. She's also his best friend's widow . . .

Fans can't get enough of Levi Hunt, the Special Forces veteran who put his NHL career on hold to serve his country and fight the bad guys. So when his new Chicago Rebels bosses tell him to cooperate with the press on a profile, he's ready to do his duty. Until he finds out who he has to work with: flame-haired, freckle-splashed, impossibly perky Jordan Cooke.

The woman he should not have kissed the night she buried her husband, Levi's best friend in the service.

Hockey-stick-up-his-butt-serious Levi Hunt might despise Jordan for reasons she can't fathom--okay, it's to do with kissing--but her future in the cutthroat world of sports reporting hangs on delivering the goods on the league's hottest, grumpiest rookie. So what if he's not interested in having his life plated up for public consumption. Too bad. Jordan will have to play dirty to get her scoop and even dirtier to get her man.

Only in winning the story, she might just lose her heart ...

My review:

Jordan is about to get an interview that will launch her reporting career into the big leagues. A chance to interview the newest and oldest rookie NHL player Levi Hunt. Except she's eyed for the job because she has an inside connection... as in he was part of her deceased husband's green beret unit.

What makes it even more awkward is that Jordan thinks she launched herself on Levi and kissed at her husband's funeral in her grief and that's why he doesn't like her.

However, what Jordan doesn't know is that Levi has loved her from the moment he saw her and that he doesn't hate her at all. And that maybe that kiss wasn't accidental.

And now Jordan has to get an amazing interview that no one else could catch from the person she is sure hates her. At the same time, Levi is reluctant to open up about his past and reveal anything that will cause people to throw pity his way.

This book was a great read and I loved all the characters. Jordan was a fun personality to follow and she was relatable in how she saw the world. Levi's followed suit with the typical grump-to-love storyline, but it works well here.

All the other supporting characters were wonderfully constructed and well-played. It goes to show that there are plenty of branch-off stories that could be had from these characters.

I give this a 5-star review.