Unwrapping Hank by Eli Easton is a lighthearted romantic comedy that pairs one slightly geeky veterinary student with one very hard to understand frat boy!
Unwrapping Hank by Eli Easton
Sloane loves a good mystery. He grew up as the son of two psychiatrists, so he finds most people tediously easy to figure out. He finds his way to Pennsylvania State University, longing for a rural experience, and ends up being lured into joining a frat by Micah Springfield, the hippest guy on campus.
Nothing in Sloane’s classes is as intriguing as Hank Springfield, Micah’s brother and fellow frat house member. Hank looks like a tough guy—big muscles, tatts, and a beard—but his eyes are soft and sweet. He acts dumb, but he’s a philosophy major. He’s presumably straight, but then why does Sloane feel such crazy chemistry whenever Hank is around? And why does Hank hate Sloane so much?
When Sloane ends up stuck on campus over Christmas, Micah invites him to spend the holidays at their family farm in Amish country. It’s a chance to experience a true Americana Christmas–and further investigate the mystery that is Hank Springfield. Can Sloane unlock the secrets of this family and unwrap the heart hidden inside the beefcake?
In Unwrapping Hank by Eli Easton we meet Sloane who is the slightly geeky progeny of very intelligent parents. He is analytical, a bit cautious, and enjoys unraveling a good mystery. The mystery he is currently trying to unravel is Hank.
Hank is one of his frat brothers. The younger brother of the frat’s president (Micah), Hank is a bit of a mystery. He is an odd blend of rough around the edges and domesticated sweetness. Sloane doesn’t know quite what to make of Hank but when he is given the chance to spend Christmas with Micah and Hank in rural Pennsylvania, he jumps at the chance.
Unwrapping Hank is a lighthearted and slightly humorous Christmas romance. I loved Sloane’s inquisitive and slightly geeky analysis of Hank as the story progressed. I was thrilled to see that Hank the frat boy was actually much more than he seemed on the outside. The philosophy major should have been a dead giveaway that there was a lot more about this boy than meets the eye! I really loved Micah and his interfering nature. I admit, I might have enjoyed seeing a Micah/Sloane/Hank sandwich but it was not to be!
The author included quite a bit of detail about Hank and Micah’s family and I found them to be very well written secondary characters. I loved the Amish neighbors, their mom’s battle with breast cancer, the family dogs and all the other details that were included to draw us into rural America.
If you are looking for a Christmas novella with a nice blend of romance, humor and likeable characters I think you will really enjoy Unwrapping Hank by Eli Easton!