Author: Adriana Locke
in magazines, but you know what? Most things you’ve heard about me are probably
room after the championship game last year.
Those were not modified.
keep that between us.)
Expose headline—the one about me and my teammate (and ex-best friend) Finn
Miller’s sister, Layla James. That one is a little more complicated.
whole life. If there’s one thing I know, it’s how to adjust when the game
changes. And if there’s one thing I always do, it’s find a way to win.
has changed. There’s more on the line than (another) MVP title. But guess what
hasn’t changed? Me. I’m still Branch “Lucky” Best and I’m not about to fumble
about to make some headlines. (Again.)
question,” Poppy interjects, looking at Branch. “What position are you?”
typically like the bottom so I can watch—oomph,” he says, getting another elbow
from Finn. “Wide receiver. Why?”
Poppy, I can’t help but laugh as her eyes light up.
problem with wide receivers?” Branch asks.
Finn interjects, giving me a narrowed glare. “They aren’t any better than
looks from me, to Finn, and back to me. “Why do we not like quarterbacks?”
was dating Callum Worthington.”
His face puckers like he just bit into a lemon. “How in the hell did that
cocksucker end up with you?”
We’re not together anymore.”
eyes heat, the look causing my pulse to quicken. “I’m not a bit sorry to hear
forget you heard any of that,” Finn warns. “This is my sister, Branch. Not a
cheerleader or reporter or some chick from a dating app. Got it?”
relax,” I say, shoving a swallow past the lump in my throat. “I appreciate the
big brother spiel, but I can handle myself.”
can,” he says, pulling his gaze away from Branch. “But you can’t handle him.”
and Amazon Top 10 Bestselling author Adriana Locke lives and breathes books.
After years of slightly obsessive relationships with the flawed bad boys
created by other authors, Adriana has created her own.
in the Midwest with her husband, sons, and two dogs. She spends a large amount
of time playing with her kids, drinking coffee, and cooking. You can find her
outside if the weather’s nice and there’s always a piece of candy in her
contact Adriana at www.adrianalocke.com.
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