#Review: Kicked by C.M. Stunich @CMStunich
Kicked: A Dirty, Flirty Football Romance
I know the feeling well.
I’m the top draft prospect for the pro leagues, voted All-American last year, and a God at the University of Oregon.
I didn’t get here by fucking around or chasing fantasies—and I’ll never forget where I came from. A guy like me only gets one chance to get out, to make something of himself.
I thought football was my passion.
But Teagan Fletcher, she’s my obsession.
My childhood friend is now a woman with curves for days and hair like fire.
But she also hates me—and I don’t blame her.
I want her. But I can’t have her.
I need her. But I don’t know how to let go.
One way or another, I’ll have it all: football … and Fletcher.
***KICKED is a standalone new adult sports romance with a happy ending and no cliffhanger. It’s got a bad boy with tattoos, and is loaded with some serious hot, hot, hotness. Enjoy!
While I was sick recently I went on a bit of a Stunich/Blaze bender which means you have a few of these reviews on the way and I’m not even a little sorry about it! It would be hard not to want to read this book just based on the cover alone, I mean…Damn! But, that aside at this point I have a pretty good idea what I’m getting with a Stunich novel, a strong sexy storyline, alpha males with faults and issues and a strong woman with her own baggage who doesn’t need a man but knows there’s nothing wrong with wanting one.
Tyce is the one to watch when it comes to college football, he’s the guy all the pro-teams want. He’s the guy all the girls want, but he isn’t interested in girls, he uses and abuses, he’s not interested in relationships. All he wants is his career. Then he runs into someone from his past, the girl he ran away from when he left his hometown.
Teagan, was heartbroken when Tyce disappeared overnight, they were a team then he was gone without a word. She hates him. When they run into each other and he doesn’t recognise her all her hatred is re-ignited. Especially as he pursues her and recognition sparks.
I loved Teagan, her fire was intense and it was hard for Tyce not to get burned if he got too close to her. She was very good at looking after herself, it was clear she had had to learn to look out for herself from a young age, and that she had been through some traumatic events in her life and she held a lot of resentment towards Tyce for bailing without a word. However, there was a lot of vulnerability about Teagan and Tyce really stepped up especially when it most mattered and a couple of moments when she was in a lot of danger he was wonderful.
Tyce was a fantastic character, what he did in the past was an awful thing to do but it becomes clear his reasons were good and I think even Teagan starts to understand that despite all of the pain he caused her. He’s a very loving and caring man and it’s very hard for him to see beyond what he believes. Having Teagan around makes him have to start looking beyond the plan he has set himself and his own ingrained beliefs which he finds extremely difficult.
The chemistry between these two is incredible, they are so well matched and it’s almost embarrassing reading their sex scenes because they are just so perfectly paired.
This is an absolutely delightful read, hot, emotional, and tense.
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Author: C.M. Stunich
Genre: Romance | Contemporary | Erotica | New Adult | Sports
Publication Date: 27 June 2016
Review Format: eBook
Other Formats: N/A
Buy: Amazon UK | Amazon US