Alexander Crossman is a hockey player that the fans love to call MVP (and the P isn't for player). Management wants their bad boy to tame it down. He is given the choice of getting splinters on his butt from riding the bench or doing community service.
The Cold Fury want Alex to help social worker Sutton Price create a drug-awareness program for at-risk youth. Alex arrives late and immediately sets out to charm and snag Sutton. Sutton is all business but as her professional relationship with Alex grows, she starts to see beneath the facade he has created to the boy that was mentally abused by his alcoholic father.
I normally don't read first person, alternating POV but I got hooked with Ryker. This book didn't disappoint. The chemistry between Alex and Sutton was so hot you could feel the steam. The book was well written with great characters.