The Deal by Elle Kennedy
Off Campus book 1
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She’s about to make a deal with the college bad boy . . .
Hannah Wells has finally found someone who turns her on. But while she might be confident in every other area of her life, she’s carting around a full set of baggage when it comes to sex and seduction. If she wants to get her crush’s attention, she’ll have to step out of her comfort zone and make him take notice . . . even if it means tutoring the annoying, childish, cocky captain of the hockey team in exchange for a pretend date.
. . . and it’s going to be oh so good
All Garrett Graham has ever wanted is to play professional hockey after graduation, but his plummeting GPA is threatening everything he’s worked so hard for. If helping a sarcastic brunette make another guy jealous will help him secure his position on the team, he’s all for it. But when one unexpected kiss leads to the wildest sex of both their lives, it doesn’t take long for Garrett to realize that pretend isn’t going to cut it. Now he just has to convince Hannah that the man she wants looks a lot like him.
I honestly wasn’t expecting much from a college fake-relationship book but actually loved these characters and their story. They had so much depth and the slow burn here was **chef’s kiss**. Hannah and Garrett were both likeable and fun, plus there’s a great supporting cast that made me want to read the rest of the series so bad. To this day, years later, I’m still grateful for grabbing this book because it remains a favorite.