Amazon • Narrator: Dave Gillies
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Unfortunately for me, The Blinding Light set such a high bar that this one didn’t meet that level for me.
I liked Liam and Jay but it lacked the emotional tug and pull that I was expecting. It was a mundane read for me. I did chuckle every time Liam asserted that it wasn’t like he was gay or anything. But in the next breath, he was ogling Jay.
As we got to know Liam, it became clear that this wasn’t a Gay for you story because Liam has experience with men before. He just isn’t comfortable or clear about his sexuality whereas Jay was at ease with who he was.
Liam is one of five brothers and his father is clearly homophobic. I can see why Liam would have difficulty accepting the truth about his sexuality. Jay on the other hand was quite flamboyant. He wore makeup, knew more about achieving clear skin that I apparently do and dressed ostentatiously. As I listened to the audio, I kept seeing Boy George.
The characters were charming. I just wanted more angst in the book. I was in the mood for much more drama. I did like this one better than Safe in his Arms. I would recommend this book for someone new to this author or new to the genre in general because it was a nice and sweet. I do like the author’s writing style so I will try Shawn’s Law next.
*Special thanks to Dreamspinner Publishing for the audiobook, which was given in exchange for an honest review