She's my friend's little sister. But I've ached for her for years . . . and I won't be denied.What does the star center for the Minnesota Caribou professional hockey team do in the face of the ultimate betrayal?Right, I've sworn off women because I caught my fiancee with my brother. Now, they're both dead to me. They represent an ache so deep I might never recover.I've never known a goal I couldn't score-or a girl I couldn't score with. Until I see her curled up in a sexy ball in my hospital room.She's off limits. Julia Wales is lush, smart, more determined than I am, and one hundred percent taboo. For the first time in my life, I want someone I can't have. She's the successful business owner who obeys every rule. I'm the guy who breaks them.Not since my injury have I shown a woman my scars. Until now . . . and there's no going back.Contains mature themes.