When Ethan Forrester’s hockey star brother begs him to take his place at a masquerade fundraiser due to illness, Ethan grudgingly agrees to help the cause. After all, he’ll be wearing a mask that covers the scar across his eye. No one will know his true identity.
Sports journalist Carly Hughes will do whatever it takes to procure the interview no one else can get from the NHL Stanley cup winning captain. After a few drinks she confesses her need for an exclusive interview or she’ll be fired. Ethan knows his brother as well as he knows himself—spilling a few details should keep the man’s privacy intact—mostly.
However, when their interview moves to the penthouse suite, Ethan tries to explain he’s not the Forrester brother she’s looking for, but Carly insists he keep his mask on.
Daylight brings some harsh truths, and a serious hangover. Carly not only forgot to record her interview, but she wakes up with a stranger in her bed. Or was this case of mistaken identity the best thing that’s ever happened to her?
|Ethan does a favor for his hockey superstar bother by going to a fund raiser. That is also a masquerade party. He feels he only needs to make an appearance for a while then he can use the penthouse suite and go back to his life. Being a volunteer firefighter and working at the families lodge. His wife died in a car crash almost 5 years ago and during his attempt to rescue her he now has a scare on the side of his face that makes him feel worthless. When he sits to have a beer an angel sits down next to him. She is in a costume and her name is Carly and she works for an Alaskan magazine and she is wanting to get Dane Forester interview. The problem is she is not talking to Dane but his brother Ethan, but they are both attracted to one another and this takes both of them by surprise. The night goes along and he is making small talk and then agrees to do the interview when they end up in the penthouse and the interview does not take place, at least not the verbal type. In the morning he is feeling great and bad because he feels he tricked her into thinking that he was Dane, he now wants to come clean and when he does he does not listen to her when she says she is attracted to him. He thinks no one can be attracted to him and he cannot have someone else in his life. Now Carly must come up with ways to make him see that she wants to be with him and that she loves him and somehow that he can open up a little for her or he will die an old and lonely man. This was a good story and I like the characters but Carly was really a strong female and that was good to read. A very good book. I got this book from netgalley. I gave it 4 stars. Follow us at www.1rad-readerreviews.com|