jeudi 17 août 2017

Ignorer peut tout gâcher (Blowing it #2) de Kate Aaron



Bonjour à tous,

J'ai le plaisir de vous retrouvez aujourd'hui pour vous parlez de ma toute dernière lecture. Et pas la moindre... Il s'agit du roman de Kate Aaron "Ignorer peut tout gâcher". (tome 2 de la série Blowing it, chronique du tome 1 par Samounette ici ).
Je remercie chaleureusement Juno Publishing pour ce SP.

Résumé :


La vie d'Owen Barnes se déroule enfin comme il le veut. Il s'améliore comme auteur, et sa relation avec l'expert en assurance Magnus Cassidy va en s'intensifiant.
Quand Owen trouve une boule sur son testicule, il enterre sa tête dans le sable. Il est trop occupé pour un rendez-vous chez un médecin et d'ailleurs, ce n'est probablement rien. Il repousse son inquiétude et est bientôt balayé dans un tourbillon de distractions. Le mari de son meilleur ami s'effondre et Owen a besoin d'être fort pour eux, et pas de les accabler avec ses peurs.
Il se dit qu'il s'en occupera lorsque le nouveau livre sera publié, lorsque Ryan et Sameer seront plus stables, lorsqu'il aura fini d'écrire. Owen a une centaine d'excuses pour cacher un simple fait : il a peur.
Finalement, Magnus le traîne chez le médecin, et les nouvelles ne sont pas bonnes. Owen peut-il faire face au tour qu'ont pris les événements, ou sa vie parfaite est-elle sur le point de partir en couille ?

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Par où commencer ?
Ce livre est tout simplement bouleversant.
J'ai été retournée pendant presque toute ma lecture... Du moment ou Owen découvre une grosseur anormale sur son testicule, lorsqu'il occulte le problème, l'annonce de la maladie.... Tout a été bouleversant. Mon coeur s'est serré pour lui, j'ai souffert avec lui. En fait j'ai lu une bonne partie du livre les yeux humides.
C'est tellement prenant, tellement bien écrit et tellement réaliste... On se met facilement à la place d'Owen mais aussi à la place de Magnus. Le soutien et l'amour qu'il lui porte tout du long est émouvant. Il fait preuve d'une telle dévotion durant ce passage très difficile.
Mais il y a aussi l'accompagnement médical, le travail des infirmiers, radiologues, médecins. Toutes ces personnes qui sont là pour épauler le patient, alléger l'atmosphère lorsque tout devient trop pénible.
On vit avec Owen toutes ses émotions, la peur, la tristesse, la résignation, l'espoir .....
C'est un livre qui prend aux tripes (enfin pour moi c'était le cas). Peut-être aussi car on a beaucoup d'empathie pour Owen et que l'on peut facilement se projeter dans cette épreuve.
Le style de l'auteur est fluide et prenant. Elle transmet les émotions à travers sa plume comme si c'était les nôtres.
Une belle leçon de vie et de courage, avec un message : ne jamais baisser les bras, continuer à se battre coute que coute.

Je vous souhaite de très bonnes lectures.
A bientôt.

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Editeur : Juno Publishing
Prix : 17.00€
Date de sortie : 19 juin 2017
Nombre de pages : 376 pages









mardi 15 août 2017

lundi 14 août 2017

Satin (A material world #2) de KC Wells




Bonjour à tous!

Un peu de retard pour cette chronique qui concerne une de mes lectures du mois de juillet mais vu que la chronique de ce roman n'était prévue que pour début aout, j'ai du attendre un peu pour vous la publier. Je tiens à remercier le Boudoir Ecarlate pour ce SP et sans plus attendre, couverture et résumé:


Une touche de satin peut-elle mettre un flic à genoux?
 Le détective Joel Hunter est en surveillance quand il découvre Satin, une chanteuse à la voix incroyable, aussi belle qu'elle. 
Mais quand sa mission de surveillance se termine, il ne peut résister à l'envie de revenir au bar.

 Il éprouve un choc quand il apprend ce qui se trouve sous la robe de Satin, mais encore plus  lorsqu'il se rend compte qu'il est attiré par le propriétaire de cette voix bluffante - Ross Dauntry. 

Ross ne peut pas comprendre pourquoi le flic continue de revenir, même après avoir appris la vérité. Joel est t il attiré par lui ou par Satin? Parce que la réponse est importante, et d'une manière ou d'une autre, Ross doit savoir ...
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FR- Alors alors... alors j'avoue que je ne savais pas trop à quoi m'attendre parce qu'avec KC Wells j'ai toujours un peu peur de tomber dans le BDSM.. à tort ou à raison je ne sais pas pourquoi j'ai cette impression avec cette auteur.

Bref, ce roman, relativement court m'intriguais du coup je me suis dit, pourquoi pas? Et j'ai plutôt bien fait.

Une fois passé les difficultés liées au contexte et au vocabulaire que je ne connaissais pas (et grâce à Wikipédia j'en sais un peu plus sur les forces de police britanniques^^) je me suis vraiment laissée prendre à cette histoire.

J'ai beaucoup aimé le personnage de Ross. Je m'attendais à un personnage plus féminin, plus "fluide" mais il n'a pas de "doutes" sur son identité sexuelle et j'ai vraiment aimé ce que l'auteur a fait de ce personnage.
Face à lui, le personnage de Joël était plus ambigüe,j'ai aimé le voir lutter pour comprendre qui il est vraiment et son cheminement était très bien traité. Les personnages féminins autour de nos deux hommes ne sont pas clichés ce qui est assez rare dans la romance M/M

Comme je vous le disais plus tôt, je suis assez partagée avec KC Wells mais ce roman m'a vraiment beaucoup plus, je l'ai trouvé vraiment agréable et j'ai beaucoup aimé l'atmosphère du roman. J'aime définitivement les romans qui se passent en Europe, peut être parce que je m'en sens plus proche. J'ai beaucoup aimé découvrir plein de choses même si on était sur un thème et un milieu déjà abordé dans plusieurs romans.

Au final, un roman qui m'a fait passer un bon moment,  des thèmes déjà lus mais abordés de façon rafraichissante et originale, et une romance vraiment attachante.

ENG- So well well ...well..I admit that I did not know what to expect because, with KC Wells I'm always a little afraid to fall into BDSM .. right or wrong, I do not know why I have this impression with this author.
In short, this relatively short novel intrigued me so I thought, why not? And I did rather well.
After the difficulties related to the context and the vocabulary that I did not know (and thanks to Wikipedia I know a little more about the British police forces ^^) I really let myself be taken to this story.
I loved the character of Ross. I was expecting a more feminine, more "fluid" character but he has no "doubts" about his sexual identity and I really liked what the author did with this character.Facing him, the character of Joel was more ambiguous, I liked to see him struggle to understand who he really is and his progress was very well treated. The female characters around our two men are not clichés which is quite rare in romance M / M
As I told you earlier, I'm pretty much shared with KC Wells but this novel really got me a lot more, I found it really nice and I really enjoyed the atmosphere of the novel. I definitely love the novels that happen in Europe, perhaps because I feel closer. I loved to discover many things even if we were on a theme and a medium already covered in several novels.In the end, a novel that made me spend a good time, themes already read but approached in a refreshing and original way, and a romance really endearing.





vendredi 11 août 2017

Les cowboys se murent dans le silence de Tara Lain




Bonjour à tous,

J'espère que vous allez bien en cette période de vacances.
Mes vacances à moi se passent cette année dans mes livres ! Et ça tombe bien, car le livre dont je vais vous parler se déroule à Hawaïï :)
Alors non seulement le lieu est paradisiaque mais rajoutez à cela deux cowboys.... c'est le mélange parfait.... Parfait je vous dis !!
Certains l'auront deviné, il s'agit du livre "Les cowboys se murent dans le silence" de Tara Lain.

Tout de suite le résumé :


Rand McIntyre se contente d'une vie satisfaisante. Il aime son petit ranch en Californie, élever des chevaux et apprendre à monter aux enfants - mais pour avoir ses propres enfants et une personne à aimer, il serait obligé de révéler son homosexualité et cela mettrait en péril tout ce qu'il a construit. Un jour, malgré sa phobie de prendre l'avion, il part en vacances à Hana, Hawaïï, avec ses parents et rencontre le ténébreux et mystérieux Kai Kealoha, un vrai cowboy hawaïen. Rand se prend d'affection pour le petit frère et la petite soeur de Kai autant qu'il s'éprend du jeune homme, mais Kai est plus piquant qu'un lézard à cornes et plus mystérieux que le territoire exotique dont il est originaire.
Kai tient à son intimité et vit pour protéger ses "enfants". Pour le bien de tout le monde, il vaut mieux qu'il garde ses distances avec le beau et grand cowboy - mais comme cet homme n'est qu'un haole venu prendre de courtes vacances, peut-il vraiment causer des dommages ? Quand les plus grandes peurs de Kai et les cauchemars les plus atroces de Rand deviennent réalité, il y a peu d'espoir pour une relation entre deux cowboys qui ne peuvent pas - ou ne veulent pas - se révéler au grand jour.

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Donc voilà ... Rand (j'adore ce prénom, allez savoir pourquoi !!) est un cowboy californien qui va passer les fêtes de Noël à Hawaïï avec ses parents. Il va faire la connaissance de Kai, cowboy hawaïen. Malgré certaines réticences, ils vont se rapprocher lentement mais sûrement.  Nos deux protagonistes sont profondément enfermés dans le placard et chacun à de très bonnes raisons de le rester (et à double tours !) C'est donc compliqué dès le départ.
Rand est très sociable, chaleureux et gentil. Il sympatise d'ailleurs rapidement avec les locaux.
Kai est réservé, distant et froid.Il n'y a qu'avec son petit frère et sa petite soeur que sa carapace se fissure et que l'on découvre un Kai souriant et aimant.
Tous les deux ont pourtant pas mal de points communs.
Au fur et à mesure du récit, on apprend beaucoup de choses sur leurs vies respectives et leurs problèmes. On comprend mieux certains comportements.
L'auteur nous amène cela très lentement tout au long de l'histoire. J'ai beaucoup, beaucoup aimé.
Tara Lain a su m'embarquer, même si au final il n'y a rien de bien extraordinaire.
Je me suis laissée emporter par l'histoire. C'est peut-être la description des merveilleux paysages ou l'attachement que l'on ressent pour les différents personnages.
La plume de l'auteur est fluide, sans lourdeur. Je n'ai pas vu le temps passer durant ma lecture. Et j'adore lire et ne plus me rendre compte que je lis .... vous voyez ce que je veux dire ?
Une histoire simple donc, mais tendre et chaleureuse.
Une très belle lecture à emmener en vacances et à lire sans modération sur la plage :)

Je vous souhaite à tous de très très belles vacances et vous dis à bientôt.

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Prix : 13,58 €
Date de sortie : 25 juillet 2017
Nombre de pages: 236 pages



mercredi 9 août 2017

My Hero de Max Vos




Bonjour à tous!!


J'espère que vous allez bien, je vous retrouve aujourd'hui avec la chronique d'un livre dont nous avons beaucoup parlé lors de notre voyage en Allemagne et que j'avais très envie de lire. J'ai eu la chance de me le voir proposé en SP par Divine Promotion et je me suis fait un plaisir de le lire... sans plus attendre, couverture et résumé:


Quand il avait seize ans, Rich Miller a sauvé un jeune homme de la noyade dans sa piscine locale. Il ne savait pas que des années plus tard, en tant qu'étudiant et espoir olympique de plongeon, Rich se retrouverait une fois de plus face à Johnny Milloway, maintenant un grand joueur de football - et quand Rich dit grand, il veut vraiment dire dans le genre «ours». Le timide sportif se souvient de son sauveteur, et les deux hommes deviennent amis.

Johnny n'est pas rebuté par le fait que Rich est gay. En fait, plus il passe de temps avec Rich, plus il devient curieux. Johnny veut connaître toutes sortes de choses - ce que c'est que d'embrasser un gars, par exemple. Seulement, il ne s'arrête pas là...

Rich a du mal à croire que cette relation peut mener quelque part. Johnny est hétéro, et Rich n'est pas prêt à accepter le chagrin qu'il se doute avoir à éprouver suite à sa rencontre dans un avenir plus ou moins proche. Il a déjà suffisamment de problèmes à traiter comme ça - son père préférant regarder un match de football que de perdre du temps à aller voir son fils plonger... La seule chose à laquelle il ne s'attendait pas, c'était Johnny, qui peut se montrer très déterminé. Et avoir la star de football dans sa vie peut se révéler être un catalyseur pour des changements assez fracassantes.

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FR- Alors alors.... alors j'ai bien aimé ce roman. J'avoue que j'attendais une scene en particulier et qu'en dehors de ça je ne savais pas trop à quoi m'attendre.

J'ai eu la chance de rencontrer Max Vos lors de l'Euro Pride Con de Berlin cet été et c'est vraiment un homme adorable. J'ai été très émue et très heureuse de le rencontrer et j'avoue que j'ai super hate de le revoir à Amsterdam l'année prochaine. Il a réussit à nous faire pleurer lors d'une conférence mais également éclater de rire (je n'étais pas à cette conférence mais on a entendu les rires depuis l'autre salle) avec des donuts..

Alors pourquoi les donuts? Et bien vous en saurez plus en lisant ce roman.

Ce roman qui est une histoire drôle et touchante entre deux jeunes hommes qui vont se découvrir et apprendre beaucoup de choses l'un sur l'autre mais aussi sur eux même. Deux jeunes hommes qui pensaient savoir qui ils étaient et où ils allaient et qui vont remettre pas mal de choses en question au contact l'un de l'autre.

C'est un roman qui nous parle de découverte, de changement, qui nous fait rire, et bien évidement pleurer aussi, c'est un roman un peu cru parfois, parce que l'amour c'est vraiment aseptisé, et qu'on sent bien qu'on a à faire à un homme derrière les mots. 

Comme dans les autres romans de Max Vos, ici pas de faux semblants, pas de ciseaux, mais des choses réelles, qui peuvent être à la fois douces et franches, amères et merveilleuses.. la vie, la vraie sans fard ni artifice et qui pourtant, nous donne envie d'y croire, nous donne envie d'espérer ce happy end qui prend son temps, ces personnages qui changent sous nos yeux et cette histoire d'amour si belle et si franche qu'on ne peut que succomber aux charmes des héros.

Attention, si vous ne le saviez pas déjà, ce roman contient des poils, des doughnuts et une bonne dose d'humour!! Un très bon moment en perspective!!

Eng- So well well well... well I liked this novel. I admit that I was waiting for a particular scene and apart from that I did not know what to expect.

I had the chance to meet Max Vos at the Euro Pride Con in Berlin this summer and he's really a lovely man. I was very moved and very happy to meet him and I confess that I am very excited to see him again in Amsterdam next year. He managed to make us cry at a conference but also burst out laughing (I was not at this conference but heard the laughter from the other room) with donuts ..

So why donuts? And you will know more by reading this novel.

This novel is a funny and touching story between two young men who will discover themselves and learn many things about each other but also about themselves. Two young men who thought that they knew who they were and where they were going, and who are going to put a lot of things in questions in contact with each other.

It is a novel that tells us of discovery, of change, which makes us laugh, and of course cry too, is a novel a little bit crude sometimes , because love isn't truly aseptic, and we can see that it is written by a man.

As in the other novels of Max Vos, here there are no false pretenses, no "scissors" (special jokes from Berlin^^), but real things, which can be at the same time gentle and frank, bitter and wonderful. Life, true without blush or artifice and Yet it makes us want to believe in it, makes us want to hope for this happy end that takes its time, those characters that change before our eyes and this love story so beautiful and so frank that we can only succumb to the heroes.

Attention, if you do not already know, this novel contains hairs, donuts and a good dose of humor !! A great time in perspective !!


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Prix : 3.70 €
Date de sortie : 29 septembre 2013 
Nombre de pages : 262 pages


My Heros by Max Vos (Blog Tour)

When he was sixteen years old, Rich Miller saved a young man from drowning at his local pool. Title: My Hero Series: Hero #1 Release Date: September 28th, 2013 Publisher: Kindle Edition Categories: M/M Romance, Sports, Contemporary Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18591947-my-hero https://youtu.be/LP2bUip7hxA   When he was sixteen years old, Rich Miller saved a young man from drowning at his local pool. Little did he know that years later, as a senior in college and Olympic diving hopeful, Rich would meet up once again with Johnny Milloway, now a big football player – and when Rich says big, he really means ‘bear’. The shy jock remembers his savior, and the two men become friends. Johnny isn’t put off by the fact that Rich is gay. In fact, the more time he spends with Rich, the more curious he becomes. Johnny wants to know all kinds of things – what it’s like to kiss a guy, for instance. Only it doesn’t stop there… Rich finds it difficult to believe that this relationship can go anywhere. Johnny is straight, and Rich isn’t prepared to deal with the heartache he knows will come his way in the future. He has enough on his plate as it is – the Worlds are just around the corner, his father would rather watch a football game than spend time watching his son dive…. What he doesn’t count on is Johnny, who can be very determined. And having Johnny in his life proves to be a catalyst for some pretty earth-shattering changes. Rich shut his alarm off quickly as he tried not to wake his roommate. He was told in no uncertain terms that his 5:30 wake-up time was not conducive to their living arrangements. He pulled on a pair of nylon athletic shorts and picked up his gym bag before slipping quietly out of his dorm room. Walking down the hallway he pulled on a tank-top T-shirt that he’d picked up on his way out. He liked going to the weight room in the early mornings. There was rarely anyone there, which was the way Rich liked it. He hated having to compete for equipment with the other jocks, especially the football guys. They always thought they took precedence over everyone else. Another reason he didn’t care for football or the players. Before he opened the double doors that led into the weight room he heard the clank of one of the weight machines being used. This was only the second time in four years that he’d run into another person at this time of day. He peeked through the small window to see who it was before he entered. The only thing he could see was a big guy with his back to Rich and the door, as he did triceps extensions, his grey T-shirt wet with sweat. Rich hesitated briefly before pushing through the double doors. Rich made his way to the leg press machine. He noticed that the guy, his back still to him, had ear-buds in, so he didn’t hear him come in, which was fine with Rich. He got busy with his own work out, paying no attention to the other guy in the room. After his third repetition, Rich moved to the leg extension machine. As he draped his towel over the back of the machine, he looked up and his eyes locked with those of Johnny Milloway in the mirror. The big man’s eyes widened. He nodded quickly and looked away. Rich thought he may have blushed, but then he could have just been flushed because of the massive amount of weight he was curling, his biceps bulging. Neither man spoke to the other. There wasn’t another instance of eye contact either. Rich had the feeling that Johnny Milloway was purposefully avoiding any contact with him, which made him slightly uneasy. Rich finished up his leg work out and went into the locker room. He stuck to his routine of only working one body part at a time, then a quick shower before going back to his dorm room to pick up his books for whatever class he had that morning. He had made it a point to do as many morning classes as possible so that it would leave his afternoons free for the pool. He preferred the athletic locker room here to the one at the aquatic center. This one reminded him of high school. The air was heavy with the smell of sweaty men with their dirty socks and soaked jock straps, always a major turn on for him. The only smell at the aquatic center was that of chlorine. Rich leaned against the beige tiles with his hands, his eyes closed, letting the lukewarm water cascade over his shoulders and back. He jumped when he heard another showerhead turn on. Looking over he saw Johnny Milloway, his knees bent as his face pointed up into the spray, his head obviously higher than the shower head. Rich’s mouth hung open as he watched the water sleuth over his body through the dark hair that covered the massive muscles. The young man had very little body fat but he must have easily weighed in at two hundred and fifty pounds. His eyes dropped and Rich’s stomach tightened. Johnny Milloway’s cock and balls hung low, water pouring off his genitals. The kid was very well hung. The big football jock happened to look up, his eyes locking with Rich’s. He quickly turned his back to Rich, giving him a view of his perfect, fur-covered butt. Rich felt the familiar tingle in his nuts and knew that if he continued to stare, he would end up with a full blown hard on, a definite breech of shower protocol. Wasting no time, he finished up his shower and hurriedly left the shower room and the football star behind. If he was fast enough he could get out of there before the freshman was finished showering. He was tying his shoes when the biggest feet he’d ever seen came into view. Looking up slowly, he let his gaze travel up the thick calves, past the wet towel cinched around the hips, the hairy taut abdomen and then finally to the massive pectorals, the nipple barely visible through the dense fur. Rich couldn’t even see past the man’s huge chest muscles to his face unless he sat up straight, which he did. “Ummm… can we talk, Rich?” The voice was rich and deep, almost a whisper, but so powerful it made Rich’s insides vibrate. “You know me?” Rich was more than slightly surprised. “Of course. Wanna grab a coffee? You got time?” the big guy asked. “Yeah, sure. I got time,” Rich answered, puzzled as to why this big jock would want to talk to him. “Thanks. I’ll just get dressed. Be ready in a minute.” Rich stood by the exit with his gym bag slung over his shoulder, wondering how this guy knew him. He didn’t have long to think about it. “Um…. I’m ready.” The deep voice behind Rich made him jump. “Starbuck’s okay?” Rich asked. “That’s the closest.” “How about the Union Center, it’s free there,” Johnny Milloway suggested. “Sure, that’s fine. There shouldn’t be many people there this time of the morning.” His response was a nod, nothing more. It was a short walk. Neither said anything. They got their coffees and found a table off in a corner. Rich had been right, they practically had the entire place to themselves. Rich looked at the big guy across from him. He had to admit, he liked the short, well-trimmed beard that made Johnny’s lips seem so damned kissable. “So…I don’t think we’ve ever actually met,” Rich said, starting off. “I’m Rich Miller.” Rich extended his hand. “Um…no, we’ve never been introduced,” Johnny said as he took Rich’s hand. His big hand made the diver’s all but disappear. “Was there something in particular that you wanted to talk about, Johnny? It is Johnny Milloway, isn’t it?” “Oh, yeah. Sorry,” the freshman said, blushing wildly. Rich would never have thought, Who knew this big guy would be so shy? Johnny took a big sip of his coffee and grimaced. “Yeah, the coffee here isn’t the best, but it is free.” Rich chuckled at his expression. “So what did you want to talk about?” “Well…I never…it’s just that I’ve always wanted to talk to you.” “Really? What about?” Rich was even more curious now and more than a little surprised. “You saved my life, and I never got the chance to thank you,” Johnny whispered, blushing even harder. “Huh? I did? When?” “I was twelve and it was at the Oak Ridge public pool one summer. I guess I was tired or something, but anyway, I started going under and you saved me.” Johnny looked up briefly before looking back down into his cup of black coffee. “I always wanted to…you know…say thanks personally.” Rich thought back to that day. It was the only time that he actually thought he’d saved someone’s life. Sure, there had been other incidences where he’d helped people at the pool during the four years that he’d worked there, but there had only been the one kid that he remembered saving and here he was, sitting in front of him, all grown up. “Wow, I do remember,” Rich said in awe. “You were just a little skinny kid.” Johnny looked up with a slightly sideways grin. “Yeah, I guess I kinda grew up.” Rich busted out laughing. “Kinda? Shit man, you’re huge.” “Yeah, I did grow a lot these past few years.” Johnny was still blushing widely. “Anyway, thank you.” “Oh. Yeah, well, you’re more than welcome, but I can thank you too.” Johnny jerked his head up. “Thank me?” “Yeah, because of you I had a summer job all through high school.” Rich grinned broadly. Johnny matched his grin, but didn’t say anything. “Now here you are, all grown up—which is an understatement— and a star football player,” Rich said, trying to avoid an awkward silence. “Yeah, but nothing compared to you.” Johnny quickly replied. “You’re going to the Olympics.” Rich’s mouth dropped open. “You know about my diving?” “Hell yeah,” Johnny said. “Your triple twist with a somersault at the end is amazing. I bet you nail that quad next time, too.” Rich sat there in total shock, unable to say a word. “Uh, you want some more coffee, Rich?” Rich looked down at his nearly empty cup. “Oh…yeah…sure.” Johnny took both mugs for a refill, leaving Rich to meander through the information he’d just received. This big guy has followed my diving career and I saved his life. Too much. “Here ya go. You did take two creams, right?” Johnny said, sitting the coffee down. “Yeah, thanks, Johnny.” Rich quickly caught on that Johnny had remembered how many creamers he took. “You’re welcome,” Johnny said with that almost silly sideways grin. “Hey, Johnny, why were you in the weight room so early?” Rich asked after emptying the two small cream containers into his coffee. “I like working out when there aren’t a lot of people around. I’m not much one for crowds.” “Yeah, same here. Which is why I try and get there early.” “You think you might like to work out together?” Johnny asked, the color rising in his cheeks. “Yeah, sure. I’ve never had a workout buddy before. Might make me push a little harder.” Johnny grinned wider. The rest of the conversation was mostly about people they’d known in high school, teachers and coaches back then. Once they’d finished their coffees, they walked out of the Student Union Center where they ran into a group of some of Johnny’s teammates. “Hey, Milloway, why you hangin’ out with the sissy diving boy?” one of the big players jeered. Before Rich could say anything Johnny Milloway picked up the other player by the front of his shirt and slammed him into the doors of the Student Union Center. “You are not allowed to say anything. You are not even allowed to speak to him, got it?” Johnny’s voice was low but full of menace. “Damn, dude. Chill,” the guy said, his hands in the air. “Didn’t mean to insult your boyfriend.” Johnny growled, the sound almost primeval as he picked the guy up and threw him against the brick wall next to the door, making his head bounce off the hard surface. “Whoa, whoa, whoa there, Milloway!” one of the other players said as he tried to pull Johnny off the stunned guy he’d just body slammed. “Back off, man. Let him go. He didn’t mean anything by it.” Breathing hard, Johnny let the guy go and he slid down the wall to the ground. When Johnny turned around Rich’s breath hitched. There was a fire in the man’s face that he would never have imagined could have been there from the shy guy he’d just had coffee with. Johnny stared at the remaining four football players, his hands clenched tightly at his sides. “This guy saved my life when I was a kid, and none of you, and I mean none of you will disrespect him. Got it?” “Oh fuck, man, we didn’t know,” another player said, backing off. “We got it, no problem, Dragon.” “You just spread the word. You fuck with Rich Miller, you fuck with me.” Johnny bellowed. Webb, one of the receivers that Rich knew about, picked up his buddy and started helping him walk away. “We’ll spread the word, Dragon, you…just chill out man,” another said, backing away, leaving Rich alone with Johnny. Rich stood there stunned for a moment, and then he started to get mad. “What the fuck, man?” Johnny looked at him, his eyes still blazing, his breathing still rapid. “Are you crazy?” Rich asked as he walked up to the hulk. “What’d ya go and do all that shit for?” Now it was Johnny’s turn to look surprised. “I…I…wanted—“ “You wanted what?” Rich poked him in the chest. “Man, I don’t need this kinda shit.” Rich turned on his heel and started to walk off. “Rich… please?” It was the soft deep voice that he now associated with the non-crazy, shy Johnny Milloway. “Hey, listen, asshole, I don’t need you or anyone else defending me,” Rich said as he continued to walk away. “But… they were calling you gay and shit.” Johnny trailed behind him. Rich stopped and slowly turned around to face the big man. “Just an FYI, dumbass, I am gay. So you run along now with your buddies and forget about it. Okay?” And with that he walked away, leaving Johnny Milloway standing there apparently dumbfounded, his mouth hanging open.   Amazon US https://www.amazon.com/My-Hero-Max-Vos-ebook/dp/B00FJ1E9IY/ Amazon UK https://www.amazon.co.uk/My-Hero-Max-Vos-ebook/dp/B00FJ1E9IY/ Amazon AU https://www.amazon.com.au/My-Hero-Max-Vos-ebook/dp/B00FJ1E9IY/ Amazon CA https://www.amazon.ca/My-Hero-Max-Vos-ebook/dp/B00FJ1E9IY/  
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  Max Vos is a classically trained chef with over 30 years of food service experience. After retiring in 2011, Max found himself with time on his hands and was urged to turn his talents to writing. ‘Cooking English’, a short story, now part of his anthology collection, Inappropriate Roads, is now available. My Hero was his first novel, which turned into an international best seller. Max now has a total of six completed novels, which are listed on his website, along with the entire Memories Series. My Hero: The Olympian, the sequel to My Hero was released late last year. Max can be reached at http://www.maxvos.com/ http://max-vos.tumblr.com/ http://max-vos.blogspot.com/ https://twitter.com/Max_Vos_Author https://www.facebook.com/MaxVosAuthor12345/ https://www.instagram.com/max.vos_author/  

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