A Hockey Gods and Monsters Title A rookie goalie with a secret and a handsome yet hotheaded defenseman clash in the locker room and on the icebut their shared desire to make the playoffs might help them move from enemies to lovers. When the goalie for the Seattle Cascades hockey team is injured while drunk driving and Alex Fanning is recruited to take his place, Alex thinks his dream has come true. But to hold on to his hopes, he must keep his vampire heritage secret as the sport moves to ban Paranormals. The sexy but infuriating defenseman Sasha Petrov won’t make that easy. The injured goalie was his best friend, and he resents Alex’s presencemaybe even enough to use his bloodline against him. Tensions mount, but the realization that there’s more to their feelings than animosity hits both men like a punch to the gut. Alex and Sasha’s newfound friendship promises passion, but a shocking betrayal could cost them all the ground they’ve gained.