#BlogTour #Review – XAVIER COLD (Hard Knocks) by Michelle A. Valentine @M_A_Valentine

#BlogTour #Review – XAVIER COLD (Hard Knocks) by Michelle A. Valentine @M_A_Valentine

I received this book for free from the Author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

#BlogTour #Review – XAVIER COLD (Hard Knocks) by Michelle A. Valentine @M_A_ValentineXavier Cold by Michelle A. Valentine
Series: Hard Knocks #2
Published by: Self Published
on January 20, 2016
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Sports Romance
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The conclusion to the New York Times bestselling romance that began in Phenomenal X, about one woman’s pulse-pounding relationship with a notorious bad-boy wrestler.

“What’ll it be, Anna Cortez? Are you in, or are you out?”
One momentary loss of control has now ruined everything Xavier Cold had going for himself. With his world unraveling fast, he’s willing to do anything to save not only his job but his relationship with the only woman he’s ever loved.

Anna Cortez, still reeling from shock, tries desperately to save the man that’s consumed her heart, body and soul. She’ll have to dig deep and find courage she never knew she possessed to help Xavier fight demons from his past—a past that’s even more haunted than she ever imagined.

my thoughts

The conclusion we’ve all been waiting for. The highly anticipated follow-up to Valentine’s PHENOMENAL X is here and it did NOT disappoint! With enough ups and downs to keep us angsty romance readers happy, XAVIER COLD brought us back into the ring of Xavier and Anna’s love life. Xavier lost his cool and is now dealing with the repercussions. Not only is he taken away from his passion in the ring, but he has to deal with Anna, the love of his life, being taken away from him as well. Anna still has obligations to uphold, and those obligations take her further and further away from Xavier, which DOES NOT help with his temper.

Xavier is forced to deal with his past and  he is far from happy about it. Past demons still lurk and the temptation is always there. Enemies are pushing him from every angle, and the bond that he has with his precious Anna threatens to break for good. Flashbacks from X’s past give us a better understanding of how he became the man he is today. He just needs to stand up and fight away these demons and the darkness to get back to the light of his life, Anna Cortez.

This all-consuming love that these two share is so incredibly explosive, unbreakable, and powerful, but they WILL be tested. This is a true story about love conquering all, and I was very satisfied with how it ended up. This is the happily ever after that these two deserve. They have been through so much and have been each other’s anchors through it all. It’s time that they took control of their own lives and let the past go…let themselves be happy. Fans of this series will absolutely enjoy and devour XAVIER COLD!


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About Michelle A. Valentine

Michelle A. Valentine is a Central Ohio nurse turned New York Times & USA Today bestselling author of erotic and New Adult romance. Her love of hard-rock music, tattoos, and sexy musicians inspired her erotic BLACK FALCON series.

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