Book Review: Boyfriend Bargain by Isla Madden-Mills

Sugar Ryan hasn’t had a terrific life. Actually, it’s kinda sucked. She’s the love child of an illicit affair where her father always hid her and her mother from “his real family.” When her mother died, instead of living with her father she moves from Alabama to live with her mother’s best friend. Sugar wants to prove herself to her father and his “real family” by attending her father’s alma mater–Vanderbilt University School of Law. Only she’s waitlisted. She knows that the admissions director is an avid hockey fan especially Zach Morgan, who is being courted by a NHL team in Nashville. If she can talk Morgan into pretending to be her boyfriend for the waitlist mixer and woo the director, Sugar will be in.

Surprisingly, the hockey God agrees to all of Sugar’s requests. He’s tired of all the puck bunnies and hanger-on constantly harassing him. The only rule Sugar is adamant about is “Do not fall in love.” Too bad Z was already well on his way there before they made the deal. There’s something special about Sugar. She doesn’t put up with his ego and calls him on his crap. The more he’s with her the more he doesn’t want to let her go. Plus, she calms his anxiety and his panic attacks that keep popping up. She grounds him. She thinks all of it pretend. He’s never pretended with her. How will she react when she finds out his feelings are real? When tragedy strikes he does what he can to be with her even if it means revealing his true feelings for her.

What happens when Sugar ends their deal?

How will Z cope?

Will Sugar get into Vanderbilt without Z’s help?

“Who can turn down a sexy hockey star with a big . . . stick? Zack is hot hot hot, and Sugar is the perfect blend of sweet and sassy! Their chemistry sizzles in Boyfriend Bargain!”

— Melanie Harlow, USA Today bestselling author

Boyfriend Bargain, an all-new sexy and emotional sports romance from Wall Street Journal bestselling author Ilsa Madden-Mills, is available now!

Wanted: one hot guy with rock-hard abs and a big stick

Broke and desperate, Sugar Ryan has no use for arrogant, bad boy athletes . . . until she’s forced to bargain with the cockiest of them all.

If only he knew she was alive.

Her mission? Get on this hockey player’s radar any way possible.

Zack Morgan is the king of the ice and the bedroom—but nothing prepares him for the mystery girl who shows up everywhere he does—frat parties, his favorite bar, and finally his front door with an offer he can’t refuse. The only rule in her boyfriend bargain: no falling in love.

But after one (um, two) smoking-hot hookups, he’s done with pretending and vows to make their fake relationship real. Too bad she can’t trust a player with a reputation for breaking hearts.

Will this hockey star score his forever girl or will their Boyfriend Bargain end in heartbreak?

 

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Excerpt:

“We should kiss, just get it out of the way and move on,” I say, sure of the crazy idea as each second passes.

There’s a hitch in Z’s breath, and his eyes go straight to my lips. “Works for me.”

“But just one. None of that fancy tongue work.”

“Afraid of falling in love with me?” He grins.

Well. My eyes take in the broad shoulders and the dragon tattoo on his muscled chest. He’s definitely my type: pure, grade A male hotness—exactly what I don’t need. “I won’t fall in love.”

Another grin. “Liar.”


About Ilsa Madden-Mills

Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and USA Today best-selling author Ilsa Madden-Mills is best known for her contemporary romances ranging from new adult angst to romantic sports comedy.

Seven of her ten novels have placed in the Amazon US Store Top Six Best-seller List: Dirty English hit #1; Fake Fiancée and I Dare You hit #2; I Bet You, Filthy English, and Very Bad Things all placed #6 in the Amazon US Store.

The Last Guy, her collaboration with Tia Louise, hit #4.

A former high school English teacher, she adores all things Pride and Prejudice, and of course, Mr. Darcy is her ultimate hero.

She’s addicted to frothy coffee beverages, cheesy magnets, and any book featuring unicorns and sword-wielding females. Feel free to stalk her online.

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