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All That Glitters by Kate Sherwood

All That Glitters by Kate Sherwood

To me this was an astounding second chance romance with maybe a wee bit of mid life crisis thrown into the mix.

Liam and Ben were high school sweethearts. Liam ultimately cheated on Ben in college and they broke up. Fifteen years later the winds are changing.

Liam will often drive from NYC to his home town. He only makes it to the welcome sign before turning back, but on this fateful day he goes into town. He stops at the cemetery to ponder life. When his car won’t start the fates bring his old friend Seth to the rescue. Only Seth isn’t happy to see Liam. Nor is the jogger who passes by: Ben.

Ben stayed in their hometown and became an elementary school teacher. He loves his life though his best friend Seth says it’s boring. That Ben needs to get out more, be adventurous. Cue Liam, the past, mix in the present, and possibly the future.

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Bad Company by KA Mitchell

Bad Company by KA Mitchell

*This the second edition*

Nate and Kellan used to be best friends until Kellan outs Nate and doesn’t stand by his side. With that and an incident between their fathers, Nate has had no use for Kellan. Kellan though has great use….NEED of Nate.

Years later after many relationships and a few failed engagements Kellan’s father decides to put the stop to Kellan’s shenanigans. Kellan then informs his father that he’s gay. Now to find a boyfriend. This is where Nate comes in.

Together the two very badly attempt a “fake boyfriends” relationship that brews into something more. All the while trying to foil Kellan’s father’s plans for the city and expose him for what he is.

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A Gift of Time: A Christmas Story by Jaclyn Osborn

A Gift of Time: A Christmas Story by Jaclyn Osborn

Jack and Caden have been together 4 years, engaged one. Jack has been so focused on getting a promotion at work everything else has slipped aside; including Caden. The more Jack works the more irritated he gets at all the little things that he used to love about his fiancee. On his way home after an impromptu party at the office Jack stops by a Christmas store to get the required Christmas Eve gift, another tradition that he seems to loathe this year. He picks a beautiful antique clock.

The clock is no ordinary clock, and Jack is warned of this. Only he’s too busy to care and pay attention. Once he gets home he unleashes his unhappiness and anger onto Caden and gets to spend the night on the couch. Right before he falls asleep he makes a wish.

When Jack awakens he’s no longer in the house him and Caden own but laying in a nice bed, in a luxurious condo, next to Logan; his once co-worker and now personal assistant. Yet he’s left with his memories of Caden. Jack now has 24 days to find, and win over, the heart of Caden once again to be free from this curse, but does he want to? He finally has all the material things he’s desired. Does he really need Caden to make his life full?

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Daddy It’s Cold Outside by Max Walker

Daddy It’s Cold Outside by Max Walker

A MM holiday-second chance-love story.

Jude and Logan were the best of friends. They might have even fallen in love with each other, but Logan couldn’t be the word his grandmother spat at him. He wouldn’t. So he did something to extract himself from the situation….permanently.

Years later Logan is now an out and proud gay man. He’s also the owner of a multi-million dollar tech company. He’s proud of who he’s become.

Jude works for Logan’s company. When Jude applied Logan saw this as his golden ticket to a second chance with his best friend.

A series of unfortunate, or fortunate, events leads Jude and Logan to be alone in a large cabin stocked with all the booze. So they drink, talk, hash out the past, and have incredible sex.

What could possibly go wrong from here?

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Earning His Trust by Alicia Nordwell

Earning His Trust by Alicia Nordwell

Evin is a single father trying not to loose his cool when he burns his hand in the oven while making teething biscuits for his son. One handed he grabs Micah and rushes to the ER.

Ben is the doctor on call. He’s also one of Evin’s greatest loves. So when he pulls back the curtain to see Evin waiting for his assistance Ben realizes that not all hope is lost.

Evin is bewildered at seeing Ben but tries not to dwell on it too much, although his anger quickly bubbles to the surface. Evin has Micah and is still grieving the loss of his husband. He doesn’t have time for second chances.

Ben helps Evin make the time while earning his trust.

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Finding Mr. Wrong by Charlie Cochet

Finding Mr. Wrong by Charlie Cochet

Matthew Hart is the owner of Hart and Home along with the heir to the Hart family fortune. He has an experience that brings him close to death and realizes he needs a husband STAT. He calls upon his proficient assistant to help him find the closest thing to Mr. Right.

Jax Foster was once the love of Matthew’s life. He was first Matthew’s protector, best friend, and then love. Then Jax disappeared with no trace or trail to be found.

When Matthew’s dad sends him to an artist studio to check out his talent he finds something that has been lost to him for years. Hurt, anger, sadness, and betrayal rush forth and make what could be a lovely reunion, a spoiled affair.

Between their past, the mystery of the Salad of Death, Jax’s dad and his shenanigans, these two might never be able to find their footing for a happily ever after.

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Anything but Real by Alex West

Anything but Real by Alex West

Ben and Reid were inseparable as children. As they grew so did their love until one tragic night. Reid being young couldn’t handle everything that was thrown his way and he left. Leaving Ben devastated and alone.

Years later they happen to bump into each other at the gym and the sparks that once flamed between them are still there, but so is the hurt, pain, heartbreak.

Ben’s sister is getting married and the only date available at her dream venue is for double weddings so Ben’s mother talks him into be fake engaged. Now him and Reid really must wade through the past to make a future, even if it is “fake”.

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