Book 1 in the Heroes of Henderson Series by USA Today Bestselling Author Liz Kelly
What happens when best friends fall for the same girl?
A bromance, a romance, and a love triangle.
Local sports heroes Brooks Bennett and Vance Evans are used to being part of a winning team. Yet when it comes to romance their good cop, bad cop images have them handcuffed. They want a woman’s point of view to help unshackle their reputations, and they’ve picked out one pretty, pony-tailed firecracker to do it.
Lolly DuVal longs for a summer fling that can set off all her bells and whistles. So she agrees to tutor Henderson’s hunkiest heroes on what women really want. But now she finds herself caught between two cops and a hard place. And those bells and whistles? They are starting to sound a whole lot more like alarms.
**All the books in the Heroes of Henderson Series are complete romances. They do not need to be read in order, but it might be more fun that way as characters continue to show up in subsequent Henderson books in big ways and small.
Heroes of Henderson books to date:
Playin' Cop Heroes of Henderson ~ Prequel (Novella)
Good Cop Heroes of Henderson ~ Book 1
Bad Cop Heroes of Henderson ~ Book 2
Taming Molly Heroes of Henderson ~ Book 2.5 A DuVal Cousins Quickie (Short Novella)
Top Dog Heroes of Henderson ~ Book 3
Tempting Vivi Heroes of Henderson ~ Book 3.5 A DuVal Cousins Novel
Kissing Cooper Heroes of Henderson ~ A Christmas Quickie
UnderDog Heroes of Henderson ~ Book 4
Mr. Wrong Heroes of Henderson ~ Book 5
Mr. Wright Heroes of Henderson ~ Book 6
Mr. Wright Now Heroes of Henderson ~ Book 7
I struggled with this book because of the misogynistic attitudes. Even near the end, Brooks teaches Lolly’s ex that aggressively penning a potential date against a wall is a winning move in the dating game. That is so not cool. When men do this to women who are not interested, it’s scary and bordering on assault. And yes, I do love aggression in my male lover, but only if he is my partner, or if I clearly encourage the guy to do so.
While the author has a good writing style, the fact that Lolly, who was totally in love with Brooks, would ignore him while publicly flirting, sexually touching and kissing his friend Vance is just a poor storyline.
Also Lolly’s mum not having a boyfriend for 23 years is also ridiculous and a backwards view on how women should behave as a “good widow and good mother”.