26 April 2015

Right and Wrong Series Spotlight

Escaping an abusive relationship left Luke Preston anxious and spouting panic-induced poetry. Desperate for a fresh start, Luke accepts a job remodeling a tired old beach house for a professional soccer player and his model girlfriend. While his passion is literature, not sports, focusing on the renovations eases his anxiety. Until the job he signed up for turns out to be more complicated than advertised.

Sidelined with a serious injury, soccer star Michael Martinez decides his beach house is the perfect place to recuperate. Remodeling might be the diversion he needs to keep his mind off his busted knee. Falling for the pretty designer with some quirky habits wasn’t on the drawing board. Unfortunately, Luke didn’t build a big enough closet for Michael to hide in. Having a star-powered sports career used to be all Michael lived for, but he’ll have to reevaluate his plans and find the right words if he wants to build more than a beach house with Luke.
This is another author that has been on my radar for a long time but never read. And I have to admit I just loved these characters so much after I finished this 240 page book I jumped right into the second one, which can be read as standalone but reading in order will help with the overall enjoyment.              

These two MC’s couldn’t be more different but charmingly they fit together from Luke’s first knock on Michael’s door. The way Luke is trying to get his life back together, overcoming his anxiety and pushing his way into Michael’s life knowing that this job is he’s one break he needs.  And Michael, frustrated over his injury, his ex and his life in general. Finds that Luke and the remodel is the distraction he needs after all. I just loved the easy banter between these two as well as Luke and his BFF. They way we built up a friendship, even though Luke knew that he was kidding himself the whole time. The overall descriptions’, not only of the views but all the little details, adds to a great read. The only thing that aggravated me was the fact that Luke wasn’t more sympatric towards Michael’s situation. The way Luke and he’s BFF had been treated in their younger days, he should have really understood. 
Successful owner of an upscale boutique in fabulous West Hollywood, Brandon Good swears by his personal edict to “live in the present.” After a bad breakup, he agrees to dog-sit to keep his mind off his ex. Never did he expect the dog to belong to a man from his past, the only man to ever truly break his heart.

When Jake Westley relocates to join the WeHo fire department, the last thing he anticipates is reuniting with his secret high school love. Thrilled with the prospect of reconnecting with Bran, Jake feels no guilt in using his charming old dog as an unwitting matchmaker. As he and Bran rekindle their friendship, it becomes clear the intense attraction they once felt is stronger than ever. But as hard as they try to leave the past behind, painful memories resurface. Bran will have to confront his fears and consider the possibility that the man he swore was absolutely the wrong one might be perfect after all.
This is book two in the Right and Wrong Stories and can be read as standalone; however I would read in order to completely enjoy the story.

Brandon, the owner of BGood and BFF of Luke, has been out of sorts since the breakup of his last boyfriend and Luke and Michael making everything official. He’s blaming it on the spring weather in So. California but knows that not the case.   Then out of nowhere his high school love and heartbreak shows up! What a great story, Brandon always cool, calm, live in moment just had his world turned upside down. And the guy that did it was none other than the one guy deep down he never stopped loving, Jake.  The details we get as Brandon and Jake and Mack (the dog) start rebuilding the friendship are just amazing. I’ve never wanted to visit an area more. You can feel Brandon’s pain and unease throughout at the same time you just want to tell Jake; don’t give up, this time! And then you have the secondary cast, that gives a perfect fit, from the stalker ex, the BFF that only wants what’s best, to the over the top ’mother’. Just a brilliant second book, let’s hope we get a third?


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