Reid Andrews is a MMA fighter and was injured pretty badly in his last fight. In an attempt to regain his title, he needs to get back into fighting shape and in two months. When his usual physical therapist has to leave town for a family emergency he makes arrangements to send Reid out of town to train with a physical therapist friend of his. Reid never expected to find that his best friend's kid sister Lucie is the trainer that he is sent to work with. It's been years since Reid has seen Lucie and she has definitely grown up and is no longer the kid he remembers.
Lucie Miller's life is a hot mess. She's disorganized, bookish and wants to desperately be noticed by Stephen the hot orthopedic surgeon that she works with. Unfortunately he doesn't notice she's alive. When she finally thinks that he's noticed her and is going to actually ask her out, he turns he world upside down by asking her for her friend Vanessa's number. Lucie is tearful and heartbroken when her new patient walks in and catches her in tears. Lucie is shocked to learn that her new patient his Reid. Reid is her brother's oldest friend and she hasn't seen him since she was an awkward teen and half in love with him. Now he's sitting here in her office not only asking for her help with his physical therapy but offering up a bit of help for herself. If she devotes herself to his training only he'll help her land Stephen.
But quickly their friendly relationship starts to become so much more. Lucie's old feeling for Reid are slowly resurfacing, and she is finding that he ignites something in her that she hasn't felt in a very long time. And it doesn't hurt that he's one of the sexiest men she's ever scene.
Reid finds Lucie insanely attractive and doesn't understand why Lucie just can't seem to see her worth or beauty. He knows that their relationship is supposed to be physical with no emotions involved since she wants to bag Stephen, but Reid is finding it harder and harder to not be jealous.
I loved the relationship between Reid and Lucie. Loved, loved, loved! Reid is super sexy and I loved watching him seduce Lucie. Seriously, some of their scenes together are very steamy and Reid was great. Lucie was great too, but at times she would do somethings that would grate on my nerves. Otherwise, these two were great. I felt that their relationship felt real and not rushed. I like that they both respect one another and trust each other.
I really enjoyed this book. Gina Maxwell is a new author for me and I will definitely be picking up her books in the future.
**ARC copy provided by Entangled Publishing**
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