Lance Bartner loved working with his hands, made his living refinishing furniture. Nights out were for fun with friends and the occasional hook-up. Though the L word had never been spoken, he would have enjoyed a relationship had the right man crossed his path. But who would want a laborer like Lance? He wasn't college educated, didn't live in a fancy loft condo, didn't drive a Lexus, and didn't even
own a suit.
Forrest Dentren, was an architect and city planner who had become a local name when his design for the Monroe City Center was chosen as one of the top three contenders. Well educated, extremely well built, and as both men and women put it, just plain hot. Some said he was married to his job, others said he was too picky, many said he didn't want to share the spotlight.
One hot, uninhibited sex-filled night
When Forrest broke his routine and went clubbing on a weeknight, he spotted Lance. The attraction was immediate from both sides of the dance floor. They both felt it. A few drinks later, still feeling it, they left for Lance's apartment.
It was never supposed to turn into anything more than one hot fuck
Two people from opposite ends of the world, no roadmap, not directions, no ideas how to make it work.
Architect Of Love is a hot and steamy, gay romance novel with no cliffhangers. It is the second book in The Fated Soulmates series and can be read as a standalone.
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Cat gives this one 4 Meows with a 3 Purr heat index...
Lance is a furniture restorer and an excellent one. Forrest is an Architect and making a big name for himself. Neither is the other one's type. One night Forrest is relieving stress and breaks a rule going out in the middle of the week, he meets Lance and something about him turns Forrest on. They go back to Lance's apartment for a one night stand. Neither can get the other out of his mind next week. They didn't exchange numbers. Frank is going to an estate sale to try to buy a hutch he wanted. Lance works with his mom and once again fate brings these two men together. But is it enough to keep them together?
I really liked this store. I like fated love books a lot. I liked both of these characters as well. I would have liked to get more of Lance. We got a lot of Forrest and his big project which I loved that he didn't take all of that to his head. I just want more Lance as well. This could also count as a second chance story too which I also like.
If you like sexy architects, hot craftsmen, fated love, second chance, not a lot of sex but just enough to heat up a story and an all around good, sweet romance this is for you. I am looking forward to the third one.
As a youngster, I not only had trouble reading, I couldn’t string two sentences together. Reading was a chore, but I had to read for school and work. In my sophomore year of college, with the help of my aunt and several courses I learned to get past my, until then undiagnosed, dyslexia. After that, reading actually started to become fun. Now I read constantly.
My desire to become an author developed through the years as my own children grew. We read books every night. When they were little I read to them. As they grew, and learned how to read, they read to me.
We congregated on the couch, or on one of their beds, and read stories together. It was fun, crazy, and sometimes frustrating. There were times when schedules made group reading difficult, but individual sessions were managed most nights.
During those years of family growth, I developed the desire to write my own books. Initially I thought about writing children’s books – and developed outlines for a couple of them. As my children grew and began reading different genres, my desires changed, too.
Then I discovered the gay themed suspense thriller – I couldn’t get enough.
I started writing gay (male/male) themed novels, using my pen name John Charles and never looked back. I enjoy the romance aspect that only two men can have. I find developing a character that is passionate about his life and the life of his lover is a turn on to many readers as well as to me. So I try to develop that passion in my books and endeavor to make each character special.
The plots in my novels come from real life situations. I have always believed that real life is more interesting than anything a person could make up. I listen, keep my eyes open, and let the world give me the ideas that make my stories believable and interesting.
I find myself enjoying writing more than anything I’ve ever done in my life.
Be sure to check out the 1st book in the Fated Soulmates series, Comforted by Love
Love is what happens while you are making other plans
Damian had taken care of his wheelchair bound mother since he was twelve years old, when his father walked out, leaving mother and son to fend for themselves. Life dealt them blow after blow, but his mother repeatedly told him “something good will come from this.”
Eight years later, he was juggling community college classes, a part-time job he was sometimes ashamed of, volunteer work at a community center, and caring for his mother. Biking to classes in a downpour, Damian was soaked to the bone. As he locked his bike to the rack, those words rang through his head once again. Damian wondered “what good will come from this?”
When Frank saw Damian volunteering at the community center, run by his sister, his first thought was “He is Beautiful” “Beth said I make people my conquest, and maybe she was right, but Damian was different. He was neither prey nor a notch in my bedpost.” He wanted Damian, couldn’t get him out of his mind, and didn’t know how to get him.
With his sister’s help, Frank and Damian met, but it was not lust or sex that brought them together.
When a corrupt attorney and greedy developer attempt to push Damian and his mother to the brink, Frank knows he needs to help, but how? Can he help mother and son, develop a relationship with Damian, and not drive a wedge between them?
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Cat gives this one 3 Meows with a 2 Purr heat index...
Frank as a reputation of loving and leaving men. A predator. One morning, at the center his sister in law works for he sees a beautiful young man Damien. Damien is poor, working his way through college doing a little modeling a few days a week and taking care of his disable mother at night.
Frank assures his sister in law he isn't going to treat Damien like the other men, he is intrigued and really wants to get to know him. The more he finds out about him the more he likes him. When he finds out that Damien and his mom are soon to be put in the streets because the trailer park is being sold he decides to make a bold move.
This is a very sweet romance. Damien is perfect. Frank though at the beginning was portrayed to be the opposite took a 180 and seemed pretty perfect as well. I loved Damien. He is a sweet naive young man trying to do wat he can to better himself and take care of his mom. Once Frank meets Damien he is a good man and wants to take care of them as well.
If you are looking for a sweet romance to escape from the evils of the world this is one for that.
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