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Hard Knocks

By: Ruby Lang
Narrated by: Eunice Wong, Zachary Webber
Series: Practice Perfect, Book 2
Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
Categories: Romance, Contemporary
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Publisher's Summary

Neurologist Helen Chang Frobisher is on a mission to ban hockey from Portland to prevent the kind of concussive brain injury that plagues her father. Oregon Wolves player Adam Magnus is desperately trying to secure his career and his retirement despite the team's dismal record. 

But while the two spar in public over the future of a sports franchise on the brink, in private, they battle an impossible attraction. When their no-strings-attached fling turns into the real thing, Helen and Adam must decide what's really important to them. 

Will their relationship end up in the penalty box, or are they a winning combination? 

Sensuality level: sensual.

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Totally not for me.

This is one of those books that I feel is a lot better as a book than an audiobook. The narration with the author’s prose was difficult for me to wrap around my head. I think it was the use of the third person.

The narrators did their best though and I cannot totally fault them for that, though I’ve heard Zachary do better and I have nothing against Eunice Wong since I’m new to her. Together I felt their voices really worked despite how I feel about the book overall.

Now to the actual book. It’s an interesting premise. Brain and head injuries are serious and it has some potential here, but having a billionaire owner and having a hockey player turned PR tool just didn’t feel like it fit all together. I think the coupling was nice. Their honest attraction was hot, but that third person hopping in drove me crazy.