* ARC provided for an honest review *
Fire and Ice by A.M. Hartnett is a quick, easy, and hot read. Mick is a Russian hockey player who is an overachiever. He has decided to have the best shot at a future after hockey, he should learn not just English, but also French. Julia is a language tutor who is all about business, until she meets Mick and suddenly can’t keep her thoughts away from his sexy body, Russian accent, and smoldering eyes. Her roommate Kristen, keeps nudging her to give caution to the wind and see where it blows her.
After their first few meetings she can’t tell if he is really flirting or not. “Mick, are you flirting with me?” ‘Always, but you do not flirt back. You crush my ego everytime.’
As they spend more time together and after a Halloween party they can’t resist the urges building up in them. After their night of passion Julia worries that maybe she crossed a line but can’t help that they chemistry between them. She sets ground rules of tutoring during the day and long nights filled with sex, but that doesn’t last and they are both unable to keep their hands off. Their relationship progresses and new feelings emerge when Mick is hurt on the ice, but you will have to read the book to see how it ends.
This book is erotic and should be read by mature adults 18 and over.