3 stars · Contemporary Romance · Novella · Sports Romance

Twenty-Two (Assassins #11.5) by Toni Aleo

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Assassins
Toni Aleo
May 22, 2017

When Lucas Brooks was traded to the Nashville Assassins over a decade ago, he was a brash, brawling hothead without an anchor.

Well, four kids and a smokin' hot wife will weigh you down real fast, but Lucas wouldn't change a minute of his happily ever after.

During an epic, end-of-season quest for the Cup, changes appear on the horizon, and suddenly, there's a plot twist in Lucas's fairy tale.

Val’s Review

3-3.25 Stars

This was a decent enough read…

…but this series has definitely lost a bit of the…momentum of some of the earlier books in the series.

For me at least.

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In this book we spend some time with Lucas and Fallon as 1) Lucas grapples with impending retirement and 2) Their son Aiden starts getting scouted for collegiate hockey.

I am guessing this will foray into another Bellevue book, with Aiden acting as the star…hopefully?

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Regardless, while not my favorite thing ever, this was still a cute read that I think fans of the series would enjoy if they want really a visit with Lucas and Fallon…and are willing to part with $2.99 to get it.

I will absolutely still read whatever comes next in this series or the Bellevue series. Taking Shots was literally the first book I ever read on my kindle and, soon after that, my first foray into this goodreads world. I will always hold a special place in my heart for Toni Aleo and her brand of OTT sticky sweet.

Hoping Aiden’s book is a good as I know she can make it.