Hat Trick 3: Penalty Shot by Jeff Adams

Life has a sneaky way of checking you into the boards.
The relationship that began when Simon Roberts and Alex Miller were in high school is about to cross another milestone as they begin their final year at the University of Michigan. It’s been four amazing years of love, friends and hockey.

Now it’s time to help pay it forward.
When a talented sixteen-year-old goalie is denied placement on a youth league roster, he asks Simon and Alex to coach a team of LGBT youth and allies. With the determination, hard work, and help of an amazing group of friends, they rally the team towards a winning season.

In the final installment of the best selling Hat Trick trilogy, Simon and Alex find everything they’ve worked so hard for is in jeopardy. When they’re thrown a devastating curve ball, the far-reaching implications put their entire future together on the line.

The paperback edition also contains the short stories Hat Trick Overtime: Summer Camp and Hat Trick Overtime: Reunion, which are also available as seperate ebooks.

Type: Novel / 80,281 words
Format: Ebook / Paperback 
Publisher: JMS Books

“This final book brought so many feelings. I laughed with the boys. I cried for the boys when things looked bad and then when things were really, really good. The conclusion of their story really proves that love is love and support is everywhere.” — Christina, QUEERcentric Books

Penalty Shot was one of the most satisfying reads I’ve ever experienced. Excellent capstone to the story.” — @SassyTravis, Twitter

“One of my favorite words to describe a storyline arc is organic, and from beginning to end, organic is exactly what the Hat Trick books were. It is also the perfect word to describe the progression of Simon and Alex’s relationship up to this point, which hasn’t always been perfect, with the boys having their ups and downs, just like in life.” — Jason, Joyfully Jay

Chapter One: Thursday, September 7

“Come on, Other Captain, I’m hungry.” Alex called from his locker.

“Uh-oh, Simon,” Danny said from the sink next to mine, “sounds like someone’s getting a little fussy.”

“It’s not my fault he didn’t eat before practice.” I was running a little behind getting cleaned up from out afternoon practice and Alex was nudging me along. I finished combing through my hair as I called out to Alex. “Hang on, Other Captain. Almost done.”

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