drafted by the NHL to play for his home team at age nineteen, Derek Backhard
has had everything he’s ever dreamed of – unrivaled MVP mentions, countless
goals and assists, even being compared to the
great one. Holding the power to control his future in the palm of his
hands, nothing stood in his way.
unthinkable happened, and everything about his life shifted. Past priorities
fell away the moment he held baby Ryder in his arms mere moments after losing
his close friend, and Ryder’s father, Brad.
watching Liz fall apart over the loss of her husband as she struggled to adjust
to life as a single parent, Derek vows to give her and Ryder everything they
deserve, creating a life he never knew he always wanted.
core by her changing feelings for him, Liz doesn’t know what to do with Derek
or his offer. Uncertainty swirls within her as she leans on her lifelong friend
during the hard times, but how much of his attention is real, and how much is
enough to let him in and let him take care of her, or will she force him away
and back into the life she thinks he really wants?
face, doesn’t back down easily and she has no scruples about using her
ASSets to get the deal done her way.Kirsten loves the thrill of toying with the game in a man’s world.
She is in control of both her professional and personal life, until one
heartbreaking night changes everything and for the first time she starts
losing.Can Kirsten negotiate the game of love as well as she does at work?
Can she play a love-em and leave-em game as well as a man does?
Or did she already lose when her heart was dealt to the one man who broke it?