Lucky Coleman is on his knees when he meets a man with more money than sense. It’s a Grindr hook-up for cash, not a love match, but dreaming of his desperate, kind eyes earns a place amongst his numerous bad habits.
Meeting once was risky, twice pushes Dom’s courage to the limit. Losing Lucky seems inevitable, but his tight grip on his image counts for nothing when Lucky starts to fall.
Catching him could cost Dom everything, but if he can set his heart free, getting Lucky long term might be a risk worth taking.
My Rating - 5 Stars!
Dom's a pro-football (soccer) player, who is living a lie, the worst kind of lie. He's a gay man pretending to be straight and it's killing him slowly. Then one night he meets Lucky during a Grinder hook-up and there's just something about the man that consumes Dom.
Lucky is a homeless student, who is just trying to survive his life on the streets. He spends some nights with his fellow pansexual friend, but also spends a lot of nights on the streets. The one thing that helps him sleep is finding solace in the drugs he takes. He is a survivor, but he's struggling and drowning in his struggles.
Dom and Lucky have an amazing, gut-wrenching, complicated relationship. One that proves that there's strength in love. Their story is raw, real, thought-provoking and powerful! It is written with heart, depth and soul.
I love these men, absolutely love them. Their bond is as powerful as can be, and they way that they each need each other and always find one another is riveting and accomplished. Their own struggles to find and accept love is breathtaking. And the complications they face are remarkably written.
With Lucky, Garrett Leigh has written an exquisite and memorable romance. I know I will be adding this to my re-read often list.
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Garrett's debut novel, Slide, won Best Bisexual Debut at the 2014 Rainbow Book Awards, and her polyamorous novel, Misfits was a finalist in the 2016 LAMBDA awards.
When not writing, Garrett can generally be found procrastinating on Twitter, cooking up a storm, or sitting on her behind doing as little as possible, all the while shouting at her menagerie of children and animals and attempting to tame her unruly and wonderful FOX.
Garrett is also an award winning cover artist, taking the silver medal at the Benjamin Franklin Book Awards in 2016. She designs for various publishing houses and independent authors at blackjazzdesign.com, and co-owns the specialist stock site moonstockphotography.com with renowned LGBTQA+ photographer Dan Burgess.
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