Now or Never

Now or Never

Get ready for all the feels in this sexy, "emotionally charged" (Library Journal) romance about a bad boy hockey player who wants a second chance to win the heart of his high school crush.


All Winnie Braddock wants is a quiet place to be alone and time to heal her battered heart. But the refuge she'd hoped for in her family's summer cottage is destroyed when she gets there to find Holden Hendricks literally camped out in the driveway. He made her life hell when they were kids, and despite what he says, it doesn't look like much has changed. She doesn't care if her brother hired Holden to renovate the house this winter; she wants him gone.


You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. Holden knows that hockey saying all too well. After all, he could have gone pro if he hadn't messed up so much as a kid. But now he's desperate to prove he's changed for the better, especially to Winnie Braddock. As the two work together to fix up the cottage piece by piece, they realize that perhaps they can give each other the new beginning they've both been waiting for -- if they're just willing to take the shot.


"A sexy and entertaining enemies-to-lovers romance with real emotional depth...truly moving and deeply romantic." --Frolic

"The characters are so genuine, their relationship so realistic, that I felt like I was living it along with them...It's the type of story that will get you hooked on the genre and begging for more...I loved this couple so much!"
--Lady with a Quill, "A Favorite Book of 2019"


"Victoria Denault has a real talent in writing romance that will touch your heart, as well as make you laugh out loud...Now or Never is a total 5-star read that will have you completely hooked from start to finish!"
--Steph and Chris Book Review

"The character-driven premise is engaging and spirited; the characters are broken, flirty and real; the romance is moving and emotional."
--The Reading Café

What readers are saying about Now or Never...


"A beautiful story of healing, redemption, and the power of believing in each other."


"Fantastic and enjoyable."


"This book will give you all the feels."

Title:Now or Never
ISBN:9781538763155
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    Now or Never Reviews

  • Astrid - The Bookish Sweet Tooth

    READ MY REVIEW ON THE BLOG (live on January 14th)Ah! Bliss! Sports romance is one of my top favorite genres. There's just something about these self confident, determined, cocky athletes that makes m...

  • 1-Click Addict Support Group

    Bittersweet, emotional ending…I had such mixed feelings opening this, the last in the series about a family I’ve grown so fond of. The Braddocks have been living and loving under a cloud that ends...

  • ?Rachel?

    Winnie Braddock has decided to stay at the family cottage in Maine after her father’s funeral. Winnie just can’t shake the crushing grief filling her and she’s not ready to continue life status ...

  • Carole (Carole's Random Life in Books)

    This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.I thought that this book was really well done. This is the fourth book in the San Francisco Thunder series but it would work as a stand-a...

  • Tpagirl

    Now or Never was the fourth book in the San Francisco Thunder series by Victoria Denault. I loved the Braddock siblings in the previous books and we were now finally graced with Winnie’s story.Winon...

  • Samantha (WLABB)

    Rating: 4.5 StarsI have nothing but love for the Braddock family, and am sad to see it all end, but I am also glad to see Winnie taking back her life and finding her happy.It appeared, that Winnie's w...

  • ?lleskelle - teamSren? ?I like big b00ks?

    I CANNOT WAIT FOR THIS BOOK.Over the summer I discovered Victoria Denault and binged on all her hockey series IN A ROW.9 books later, I'm still deseperately hanging on a thread, anxiously waiting for ...

  • book bruin

    What an emotional and moving story! I have loved the Braddock family from the start and watching them struggle and then rise to each challenge or setback that they face has been amazing. Winnie's stor...

  • Under the Covers Book Blog

    I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Apparently I've decided to read this series out ...

  • Hannah

    ARC REVIEW San Francisco Thunder #4, Even though this is a SF Thunder book is does lean more toward just being a straight Contemporary Romance than a Sports Romance. The last Braddock sister finally f...