Book Reviews

Improves With Age by Lavinia Lewis at Dreamspinner Press

Genre Gay / Contemporary / Romance
Reviewed by Christy Duke on 27-July-2013

Book Blurb

Sometimes you can go home again. Reece Watkins left Montana after high school. A math major, he found a fulfilling career as an accountant in Washington with Mike, the love of his life. But then Mike dies of a heart attack, leaving Reece to reevaluate his own life and realize he’s on the same track. He decides to return to Montana and a slower pace.

Former football team captain Nick Kenison never left Montana. Instead, he married his high school sweetheart, had two kids, established a contracting business, and discovered he was gay. Now out and proud, Nick drives out to Reece’s to answer a call about roof repairs.

In high school, they were opposites, but now? The attraction between them is electric. Of course, it isn’t that easy—Reece is still dealing with body issues, self-esteem issues, and grief over Mike’s loss. Nick will have to teach him it’s never too late for love.


Book Review

This is a wonderful short story about coming home, finding your youth, hope, and love. It's the first book I've read by this author but I was sufficiently impressed with the writing and the story to potentially look at reading some of her other works.

Reece Watkins has moved home after twenty-eight years. He needs the comfort of home after losing his long-term partner to a heart attack. Reece doesn't know what to make of the smoking-hot guy who shows up to fix his roof.

Nick Kenison is the high school football captain who married the head cheerleader, had two kids, and then decided to admit he was gay. He's never moved away from his hometown and he's very attracted to Reece.

This is a very sweet, well written short story. The author managed to convey quite a bit in the number of pages and I really enjoyed it.






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Additional Information

Format ebook
Length Novella, 60 pages/15420 words
Heat Level
Publication Date 17-July-2013
Price $3.99 ebook
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