Published: December 1, 2020
Format: Kindle Unlimited
Stars: 3 1/2
Cutler Ryder was everything I wasn’t.
He was the hockey star. I was an outcast.
He was best friends with my stepbrother, that same stepbrother who hated me.
His two parents loved him. My mom was a junkie. My dad barely knew me.
I got my life together.
Cut went onto NHL stardom.
Then there was a text.
I was drinking.
There was a party.
Cut was there…
I loved Cutler Ryder since the first moment I saw him.
The only problem? He never knew I existed.
“The beginning of the story was a little all over the place for me, and it was hard to kind of keep track of what was going on, and I wasn’t sure how I was going to feel about this book. But after reading it, I realize that maybe it was like that because that’s how Cheyenne’s mind works. She’s a little all over the place, and for good reason. Cheyenne is so much stronger than she even realizes, and I love that about this character. She underestimates herself and I love that people can see how strong she is even when she doesn’t. She hasn’t had it easy, but she’s come so far from the girl she was in high school and Cut was just what she needed.
Now let’s talk about Cutler Ryder. WOW. He is everything I could want in the hero of a story. He’s strong and fiercely protective. He’s got alpha vibes, and he’s exactly what I hoped he would be for Cheyenne. He doesn’t care that Cheyenne isn’t perfect, and he’s not scared when her mind runs wild. He’s her silent strength when she needs it, and her loudest fan when she needs more than silence.
I wasn’t sure how these two would work, but somehow, it’s seamless. They’re very opposite but work so well together you wondered why you even questioned it to begin with. I think that’s what I love about Tijan, she can take two characters who normally wouldn’t make sense, and she can make sense of them. I also loved Melanie and Sasha, and how the relationship between the three girls worked. They are each other’s biggest champions, and they have a truly amazing friendship.” thebankerandthebooknerd.blog
I agree with this up to a point – I loved the parts with Cut and Cheyenne and with Cheyenne, Sasha ,and Melanie(everyone needs friends like that) but the hockey business and some distracting characters caused me to like it less than I have any of Tijan’s other books. But that’s just me. (Love the cover)