EBOOK [Deke Fake Boyfriend #3]
Ing for a Nordic God of a jock Umm YES PLEASEI fell in love with Ollie s family immediately but could see from a mile off that the fake boyfriend lie was going to be a difficult one to scape and it was When are you going to tell them the truth about me he whispersI shrug At our ngagement party The big secret that Clark was in fact Lennon came to a head when Ollie s brothers were talking shit about Ollie s situation and Lennon came to his defense which head when Ollie s brothers were talking shit about Ollie s situation and Lennon came to his defense which adored because that was when the true bone deep feelings actually became apparent between the MC sMatt s little brother Jet was an amazingly fun character too Talk about being a total little spitfire full of piss and vinegar I m only here because of my roommate Jet raises his hand That would be me He wanted to go home but I convinced him to stay for at least five drinks Two Okay seven I m learning really fast that negotiating with Jet is pointless The humor was a thing of beauty in this story specially when Trading Places: The Netherlandish Merchants in Early Modern Venice everyone and their grandmother kept calling Ollie pretty There s that fuckin pretty word again I m not pretty I m wicked badass Of course you are baby I pat his cheekEven though I m being condescending he has this weird smile on his face as if I just told him he s won the Hottest Man on Earth competition Which in all fairness if it was a thing he could totally win Along with Lennon s jealousy There you go calling me pretty again he grumbles You are kinda pretty Soren turns to us from the passenger seat with a charming smile showing off the dark scruff on his faceOllie chuckles at me I think you re growling Are you trying to growl Fuck that s adorable And the sexy times which began with a somewhat daring blowjob taunt I didn t know it was possible for someone to call me a pussy with just theiryes but Lennon pulls it off flawlessly Finley didn t disappoint in her avoidance of contrived drama and the En plein coeur ever dreaded Big Misunderstandingither as neither were anywhere to be found Praise the LawdThe slow burn in this story was The Bookshop on the Shore exuisite but when the MC s realized and admitted their true feelings it felt believable and pretty damn sublime Ugh I sound like a puck bunny I gasp I m Ollie s puck bunny I chuckle at myself becauseven though I m joking I don t actually mind the sound of that The book Dance Real Slow ends with a strong HFN headed towards an HEA complete with a few personal sacrifices willingly offered up once what was truly important blessedly made its way to the forefront of the MC s mindsSo with all that said this story gets ALL 5 STARS from me and I m dying to read the last two books in the series My ARC copy of the book was provided by the author inxchange for a fair unbiased reviewSee All My Latest Reads Review uick Links. Ever supposed to find out I'm a reporterThat all changes when my The Art of Memoir editor reassigns meIt's a lesson I should've learned by now Nothing's changed since high school Jocks still hate nerds Butven worse athletes hate journalists Especially ones who know their secret Deke is a full length MM novel with an HFNHEA and no cliffhang.
SUMMARY Deke Fake Boyfriend #3Lated theme books but Eden Finley certainly deked me see what I did there with this Series I m really The Day Christ Was Born: The True Account of the First 24 Hours of Jesus's Life enjoying itThe way Ollie guided his puck into Lennon s goal to win against all odds to get their happynding was a joy to readWill definitely be reading the rest of the Series4 from me NOW LIVE US UKEnter Giveaway HERE Deke is the third installment of Eden Finley s Fake Boyfriend series and brings us to Ollie closeted hockey player and Lennon a out and proud journalists that gets roped into helping him out in an odd situation Ollie may still be in closet to most of the world but his family and friends all know that he s gay which puts him in the hot seat whenever they re around and want to know why he s still hiding who he is Enter Lennon the perfect fake boyfriend to get Ollie s family off of his backFirst I
need to say that and Lennon are freakin amazing I loved these two so hard with their back and forth banter and the clear as day attraction to ach other They were honestly just super adorable together and Lennon was a sweetheart and so understanding with Ollie I could have just tackle Hugged Him It Had him It had swooning over both of these boys I also really loved how Ms Finley handled Ollie s situation with being closeted and in the spotlight It was done with so much compassion and I thought it brought up a lot of thought provoking points His family was amazingly accepting of Ollie but they didn t fully understand what he was going through and seeing how that played out was a great part to this storyTo sum up Sweet Neil Patrick Harris this is a fantastic book and you need to read it ARC kindly provided in xchange for an honest review Wow this feels like some big ole Eden Finley book 1 d j vu because once againI have nothing but LOVE LOVE LOVE for this story At 24 NHL player Ollie had zero problem with the fact that he was gay but his ntire family took major issue with him not coming out yet as they didn t understand that the issue was way less about shame and way about holding onto a job in hockey that he truly lovedSo after one family dinner accidentally coming out to a stranger in the bathroom and an offer of assistance from said stranger Ollie found himself introducing his cough fake cough boyfriend Clark to his large supportive familyExcept Clark was actually Lennon a sports journalist and the very last person that Ollie would ve chosen to come out to if he d known he was putting his one big secret in jeopardy beforehandEvery little thing about this book was on point Nope not ven a single niggle that I can think of This story had the perfect blend of feels insecurities angst steam and snarky banterPlus a reporter that looked like a blond Clark Kent fall. My family off my back and this guy is volunteering I take him up on it without asking his nameI really should've asked for his nameLennon Word of advice learn how to introduce yourself properlyIn my defense I don't recognize Ollie Strömberg right away I cover football not hockeyI'm not supposed to see him again and he's 45 starsSports romance and a fake relationship seem like two tropes that don t go together in mm books right Well in this book they did go together and they were perfect for ach otherOllie is a hockey player he s out and pretty open about his sexuality with his huge family and some close friends but he s still closeted when it comes to the rest of the world His family is super supportive and they are all pushing for him to come out to the point of Ollie feeling pressured about it With his relationship With His Childhood Sweetheart Over his childhood sweetheart over family won t let up about him coming out and winning his x backLennon is a nerdy sports journalist that loves his job When he meets Ollie under some awkward circumstances they hit it off and he agrees to play his boyfriend for one vening so Ollie s family would stop pressuring him They don t have time to make proper introductions so Lennon finds himself being refered to as ClarkFast forward Six Months A Trade For months a trade for a few articles and a reassignment for Lennon and they meet again only this time Lennon s true name is revealed and Ollie storms outThe whole story was very captivating With the fake relationship the journalist and the closeted athlete hitting it off the x making an appearance the large and fun Stromberg clan and a collection of good friends I didn t The Taste of Night (Signs of the Zodiac, even notice the book coming to anndThere are a lot of funny moments that made me laugh out loud thankfully when no one lse was around The banter between Ollie and Lennon was great and when drunk Lennon couldn t think anything without also saying it out loud made for some hilarious momentsThe meeting with Ollie s x was very interesting to see They had a lot of history together and it showed immediately but I liked how they behaved to ach other It s difficult to move on after so many years together and I liked that there was no vil The Road From Home: The Story Of An Armenian Girl ex just someone that Ollie wasn t meant to be with but still cared about I liked how civil they both wereven if a little sad that they were no longer togetherThis book deserves a big bright star for there not being a last minute break up make up scramble to create drama There was no need for that because the plot was Exile and Pilgrim enough by itself to keep the reader s attentionThere was a press conference somewhere near thend and now you re all thinking a press conference at an mm sports romance book what lse is new but you ll never guess how that wentThe fourth book of the series is going to be about Talon and Miller there won t be a fake boyfriend trope and I can t wait to get my hands on that one An ARC of this book was kindly provided to me by the author in xchange for an honest review Thank you She shoots she scoresI really don t read sport re. OllieWord of advice don't come out to random guys in public restrooms Even if they're charming and adorably nerdy and offer to helpMy family believe I can't be happy if I'm not out to the world I have a bitter Hannah Montana: The Movie ex boyfriend and an unstable NHL career to show for it A fake boyfriend seems like anasy and uick solution to get.Just Need To Say That