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For years, Ethan and Toby have said they’ll never marry, despite Ethan’s secret wishes. So leaving sunny California for snowy Minnesota to witness his sister’s vow renewal is not how he wants to spend his Christmas Eve. It’s the second time she’ll say “I do” in less than a year, when Ethan saying those words to Toby even once is hopeless.
In the run-up to the ceremony, Toby seems to avoid Ethan, and doubts grow in his absence. Ethan can’t help noticing Toby spends more time with Ethan’s family than with him. Little does Ethan know, Toby has desires of his own. But if Toby doesn’t find a way to reveal them, Ethan could leave for home without him.
I enjoyed the overall of the story. What I had a hard time was Ethan’s behavior throughout the book. For someone in an established relationship of more then a year to act the way he did towards Toby & his family was super childish. Here we go with ADULTS not being able to communicate with one another. If my other half surprised me by bringing me home for the holidays when I live on the other side of the country; I’m going to be ecstatic and grateful. That is the one thing he didn’t do. I get it. I understood why he was angry, but he never asked anyone anything, and the few times he asked he was satisfied with the answers. Nope. Not me. I am going to investigate until I get to the bottom of this. He threw little tantrums that took away from the story to me. FFS, Toby was a sweetheart. I liked how he wanted to see the sights of where he better half came from. I don’t think Ethan realized he was a mini vacation for Toby as well. Now that I got that out of the way, I liked the story. Posy as usual writes Realistic Ficiton, and this was no different. Both guys were seemingly relatable. It was a nice holiday read!