Sawyer Bennett’s “Cold Fury Hockey Series” just keeps getting hot and hotter with each story. As if “Alex” and “Garrett” are not enough to get our hearts racing and adrenaline pumping, “Zack” goes a step beyond with his passion for ice hockey, devotion for his son and his surprising passion for Kate Francis.
Kate Francis comes to the residence of rising hockey start Zack Grantham as his son’s nanny. Independent, kind, lovable and with a giant heart of love, she takes over the residence, his son and his heart with her wit, understanding and patience. Despite her insecure childhood, and a family that is struggling, she retains her positivity, sense of humor and insight of life.
Zack Grantham has no idea what to do with Kate as she fills his home with laughter and love, Supporting and understanding; he falls for her charm and big heart. But insecurities and a guilty past keep him at bay from taking the next step with Kate, Yes they succumb to their attraction and desire with no strings attached, but it reaches a point where Kate has no choice but to leave Zack.
Sawyer Bennett proves once again her prowess as a writer, with her narrative and a brilliant characterization of Zack and Kate. She puts so much love, pain, and emotions into this relationship, you can’t help but feel for them, laugh with them, cry with them, for the unfairness of the situation and insecurities.
Of all the three books so far of the series, “Zack” wins hands down. Can’t wait to read what Sawyer has in store for Ryker.
Received an ARC from Random House Publishing Group via NetGalley for an honest review.