October 13, 2017
Puck Me Baby
Bad Motherpuckers #4
Release Date: October 13th, 2017
“You’re going to be a daddy.”
Looking up into Alexi Petrov’s dark eyes as I break the news, I’m scared out of my mind. This man is the most terrifying defender in the NHL, and if it weren’t for my sporty new baby bump, I probably wouldn’t believe we hooked up that night. (Yes, I’ve sworn off margaritas for life.)
But the Alexi who goes to my doctor appointments, moves me into his guesthouse, and cooks so many gourmet meals I look like I’m carrying twins? He isn’t scary at all.
He’s sweet. And intense. And so sexy I want to smear him with honey and lick it off every inch of his powerful, protective, oh-so-swoony-worthy body.
But that’s not a part of our relationship anymore. We’re friends who intend to raise a child together. That’s all…
There’s no way I can be just friends with Amanda Esposito.
She’s everything I want in a woman—strong, sexy, compassionate, a little bit wild—with curves for miles and a smile she smiles just for me.
I don’t know if I’ve got what it takes to be that guy—the one with his heart on his sleeve—but for this woman, I’ll try.
Amanda and our baby are my future, my family, and I’m prepared to cross check anyone or anything that stands in my way. Even if that someone is the tough guy in the mirror…
Puck Me Baby is the fourth book in the Bad Motherpuckers series. I love this series. So hard. Lili Valente is one of my go-to-authors. I know she’s always going to entertain me with her fantastic words, her lovable characters, her humor and in this case, hockey! This series has everything you’d ever want in a sports romance. Humor, lust, friendship, love and hockey. We’ve known Petrov for a while now and he’s big, sexy and scary. But I knew there was something absolutely fabulous going on inside him. He’s not scary, he’s sweet, sensitive, loving and funny. He’s a bruiser on the ice but a lover outside the rink. When a mind blowing one night stand disappears only to show up at a friend’s wedding as the maid of honor. It turns out to be less than six degrees of separation! He’s so happy to see Amanda again. They had a connection and he wasn’t happy she just vanished. But now that she’s here again, he thinks a repeat is necessary. Mandy has some news for Alexi. She isn’t sure how he’s going to react, but he changes all the rules when he’s sweet, attentive and wants to be a part of hers and the baby’s life. He’s cooking for her, loving on her and he’s there for her when she needs him. They laugh together and they complement each other. Mandy is so funny! I loved her texts with Diana. Can the stoic, sexy hockey player and the sweet, funny nurse make it work? Or will there be too many obstacles in the way? I loved this story. Alexi is so swoonworthy! He’s big and yummy and I loved his accent. Amanda is badass! She’s smart, funny and loves to eat! I hope there’s many books still to come for these Bad Motherpuckers!
I return each elbow jab and sweaty glove in my face, shouting obscenities in every language I know—I’m fluent in three, but profanity-fluent in five.
“Since the moment you crawled out of my bed, all I’ve wanted to do was to get you back in it. I dream about your body.” I nip her earlobe before murmuring into the shell of her ear, “About you hot and wet and riding me.”
“You have this way of making totally benign things sound…absolutely filthy.”
“Is that on purpose, Alexi?” she asks, looking up at me through her long, dark lashes. “Or are you accidentally naughty?”
I hold her gaze as I shrug. “I’m not sure. But I’m happy to keep having hard, deep, all-night-long conversations with you until we figure it out.”
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About Lili Valente:
Lili Valente has slept under the stars in Greece, eaten dinner at midnight with French men who couldn’t be trusted to keep their mouths on their food, and walked alone through Munich’s red light district after dark and lived to tell the tale.
These days you can find her writing in a tent beside the sea, drinking coconut water and thinking delightfully dirty thoughts.
Visit her at www.lilivalente.com