(Fake Boyfriend #3)
Author: Eden Finley
Publisher: Self Published
Release Date: January 5th 2019
Genre(s): Contemporary Romance
Page Count: 308 pages
Reviewed by: Lili
Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5
Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5
Word of advice: don’t come out to random guys in public restrooms. Even if they’re charming and adorably nerdy and offer to help.
My family believe I can’t be happy if I’m not out to the world. I have a bitter ex-boyfriend and an unstable NHL career to show for it. A fake boyfriend seems like an easy and quick solution to get my family off my back, and this guy is volunteering. I take him up on it without asking his name.
I really should’ve asked for his name.
Word of advice: learn how to introduce yourself properly.
In my defense, I don’t recognize Ollie Strömberg right away. I cover football, not hockey.
I’m not supposed to see him again, and he’s never supposed to find out I’m a reporter.
That all changes when my editor reassigns me.
It’s a lesson I should’ve learned by now. Nothing’s changed since high school. Jocks still hate nerds. But even worse, athletes hate journalists. Especially ones who know their secret.
*Deke is a full-length MM novel with a HFN/HEA and no cliffhanger*
I really enjoyed this:
-Fake boyfriend trope lite
-Friends to lovers
-Easy, quick pace
-Great main and secondary characters
-Nice relationship development
-All tied up with a HEA
Deke by Eden Finley is probably one of my favorite fake boyfriend books. I typically don’t care for them, but it wasn’t drawn out. This was a fun, romantic, feel-good story.
HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT.
++Side note: This is book 3 of the series, but it can be read as a standalone.