Dec 20

Max by Sawyer Bennett Review


4.5 Smooches

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The ice is a cold mistress. As the league’s most eligible goalie, Max Fournier has access to his fair share of willing puck bunnies, but right now he’s more interested in bringing home another championship than a one-night stand. A romantic at heart, Max believes in love; he’s just not great at relationships. So when he finally meets a nice girl who’s not blinded by his celebrity, he’s feeling the heat—and the pressure to save her from herself.

Between working two jobs and raising her sister’s kids, Julianne Bradley doesn’t have time for sports—or men. All she knows about Max is that he’s the sexiest customer to ever grace her gas-station counter. And he sees past her tired eyes and makes Jules yearn for things she can’t have: a glamorous fling, a passionate lover, and the time to enjoy both. Max makes her feel like Cinderella, even though Jules has enough baggage to crush a glass slipper. Luckily, he’s no prince—only a fierce competitor determined to win her heart.


Max is the newest standalone in Sawyer Bennett’s Cold Fury series and it is officially one of my favorites so far. This book had everything I had hoped for and some stuff I didn’t even know I wanted. Max is sweet, patient and kind but also a super sexy man who can put it on his girl when needed. LOVED HIM.

“So you want to sin with me, huh?”

While I loved Max, Julianne was the jewel for me. A new mom to her three nieces and nephews. She is struggling and has no time for a love life. She has made those kids her number one priority. I loved that about her. To go with that, I have to say how wonderful Max was with the kids. He understood that they came first and never tried to overtake that.

The entire book of Max made me smile. I had the happiest feeling in my heart. That’s not to say there is no drama or sexy time because there is plenty of both.  But the part of the book that left the biggest imprint on me was the true nature of the love story.