False Start is a novella about second chances after love is lost. Written in the author’s usual clear, vivid, elegant prose, it effortlessly distinguishes between the two first-person viewpoints of an openly gay man Whit and a closeted gay man Tucker. It also manages to make Tucker the more relatable and likable character, which couldn’t have been easy.
My one regret is that the story didn’t set up more obstacles for Tucker to overcome to win back Whit. I found it improbable that a desirable guy like ...more
Get What You Need by Janey Chapel is a novella that features another of the strong alpha-male characters for which this author is known, as well as one of the southern locations she does so well. It’s a gritty story built on lust rather than love, which some readers have said doesn’t have a Happily-Ever-After ending and barely offers a Happy-For-Now. I disagree on the HFN-assessment and think that our two heroes definitely have a chance together. The sex scenes ...more
Allie Ritch: Today (5/20/13), my log line for Husbandry is up at The Log Line Blog at theloglineblog.blogspot.com. Anyone who comments on my or any of the other daily log lines is entered in the monthly contest (as outlined by The Log Line Blog).
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