**Mature Content Warning** This is a New Adult novel recommended for ages 17+ due to language, sexual content, and mature subject matter.
Determined to overcome a dark and tragic past, college student Everly Wallace is only months away from earning her degree in physical therapy. She’s consumed with school, caring for her ailing grandfather, and figuring out how to pay the next bill. The last thing she wants is a relationship, but it just might be the one thing she needs.
Major League pitcher Cole Parker hasn’t fought for anything in his life. He went from a privileged upbringing to a multimillion dollar All-Star career. But when his pitching shoulder starts to give him trouble at only twenty-four years old, he faces the possibility of his injury becoming public knowledge and costing him everything.
In a desperate bid to save his career, Cole decides to hire someone to treat his injury, someone who will keep things off the record and out of the media. He finds the perfect solution in Everly. As mysterious as she is beautiful, she provides an enticing distraction from his pain. Soon, physical therapy is the last thing on his mind.
When an act of betrayal brings the truths they both fear to light, Cole will have to fight for the first time in his life…not just for his career, but for Everly’s love.
For Everly begins when major league pitcher Cole Parker needs help with his pitching shoulder. It has been giving him problems and he doesn't want the media to get a hold of it. So his brother helps him contact Everly, a college student working hard to take care of her grandfather, and work her way to become a physical therapist. Everly agrees to help Cole, and keep his secret. But neither one of them would ever imagined falling in love.
And that is exactly what happened. But other forces are out to keep them apart. We have to see if they can with stand all of the drama their life will bring while being together.
I have to say that the story was nice, but other than that I didn't feel very many emotions from it. I felt like it was all "cut and dried" without being able to feel the characters emotions. I enjoyed the characters to some extent but didn't really connect with them. But the best part of the story was the end, and not because it was ending. It has a wonderful "HEA" that made me actually feel very good about reading this story.