“There’s something about the way he’s looking at me now, determined. Like he might ruin me if given half the chance.”
Success can mean a lot of things. To me it meant living a lie and getting away with it.
But pretending is exhausting. My sister’s wedding in Italy was exactly what I needed. A week on the Amalfi coast with sunshine, wine, and zero complications.
Too bad the universe saw an opportunity to ruin that plan. Because what could be more complicated than the arrival of an attractive man who sees right through my act? One that is determined to remind me that you can’t hide who you really are.
What if he tells people my secret? Or, worse still, what if I can’t control these feelings. Because right now I’m feeling all sorts of things – fear, anger, lust…
No, I need to keep this thing under control. I can’t give in.
But what if, just once, I didn’t fight it?
After a series of bad decisions, running away to Italy seemed like the perfect escape. A fresh start in a new country. Nothing, and no one would bring me back to Ireland.
When I meet Adam at my friend’s wedding, I’m captivated. There’s something about this rugged stranger that makes me forget that I keep messing up every part of my life.
I know it’s a bad idea and I know I’m playing with fire. But when anger turns to passion I know I can’t stay away.
He can pretend all he wants but that man belongs in my bed. He might only be here for one week, but I intend to make the most of it.
After all, I can’t ask him for more when I’m not sure I’ll stick around.
But what if, this time, I didn’t run?
September 14 – The Novel Approach, September 15 – Momma Says: To Read Or Not To Read, Amy’s MM Romance Reviews, September 17 – Love Bytes, Open Mind For A Different View, Scattered Thoughts & Rogue Words, September 21 – Mirrigold, Wicked Faerie’s Tales & Reviews, MM Good Book Reviews, Book Review By Virginia Lee
Read Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words review here. We definitely recommend it!
Author C S Joyce is infatuated with love, romance and the complexities of relationships. In her novels she tries to capture that elusive spark of love and add a little magic of her own.
She writes contemporary MM romance with a dash of humor thrown in, because love and laughter go great together.
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