Book Reviews

Lazy Sundays (Lazy Days 1) by K-lee Klein

Genre Gay / Contemporary / Romance
Reviewed by Lena Grey on 05-November-2018

Book Blurb

Scott Weston’s car is sensible, his suits are bland, and his job is stable but boring. Mundane routine helps keep his anxiety and obsessive tendencies under control. Socializing—especially dating—isn’t on his list of strong skills either, and, made worse with the echoes of his disapproving mother. So he’s content to stay at home with his lists and cleaning and wildlife documentaries, until a one-night stand goes unexpectedly right.

First edition published as a free read at the MM Romance Group @ Goodreads in July 2012. This second edition has been expanded to novel-length.

Book Review

“I believe forgiveness is the best form of love in any relationship. It takes a strong person to say they're sorry and an even stronger person to forgive.” - Yolanda Hadid

When someone special comes into your life and your heart sings every time they are near, do your best not to ruin it with insecurities and doubts. Accept it as the precious gift it is and work like heck to encourage the feeling. That doesn't mean to go in blindly, but do so with an open mind and heart. Get to know each other. Give the relationship every chance. When Scott Weston, of 'Lazy Sundays' by K-lee Klein, meets Devon DuCaine, he can hardly believe his luck. This sexy, strong, handsome, gentle man seems too good to be true. Instead of enjoying it, Scott is filled with doubt, expecting it to end at any moment. He can't get over the fact that someone like Devon would give him a second glance, much less want to spend time with him. Scott is so used to being put down that he hardly understands someone who would encourage and support him like Devon does.

Instead of being annoyed at Scott's penchant for wanting things perfect and symmetrical, Devon is considerate. He lines the pillows up on the couch in perfect order, makes sure his shoes are perfectly straight when he takes them off at the door, etcetera, because he wants Scott to be comfortable. Whatever it takes for Scott to feel that way, Devon simply does it. It's his special way of letting Scott know how much he cares about him and wants to fit into his life. The lazy Sundays he spends at Scott's house are precious to him because they are quiet and undemanding. Devon needs that like he needs air. He feels guilty about not telling Scott what he really does, but if he does, he thinks will cease to be “just” Devon, Scott’s adoring lover. As long as Scott doesn't know who he really is, then Devon can have the peace of mind of knowing that Scott wants him for himself and not for what he can do for Devon. Devon hates lying to Scott, not letting him all the way into his heart, but the fear of losing what they have keeps him from doing so. Devon wants to tell him, but there never seems to be a right time to do so.

As good as times together alone are, Scott wonders why they never go out. That thought leads to other negative ones. Is Devon embarrassed to be seen with him? Also, he begins to question why Devon tells him so little about his past and his family, why it's so off limits, when Scott has been so open about his own dysfunctional family. Scott begins to think that Devon doesn't trust him enough to share his deepest thoughts and feelings, when that is far from the truth. Scott begins to obsess about why Devon won't be seen with him in public. His heart tells him he is being foolish, but the rest of him can't stop his feelings from swirling out of control, ending in an awful fight with Devon that ends with him throwing Devon out. Afterwards, he ends up on the floor, almost catatonic with grief wondering what the hell he has done.

This story is a real rollercoaster ride of emotions. I loved both Scott and Devon but they had so many problems, the least of which were the ones that originated from their own insecurities and misgivings. The trust they needed to be secure in their relationship was more than either had ever had in the first place. They had to learn to forgive and trust themselves before they could trust each other. Thanks, K-lee, for the amazing story of love and forgiveness.




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Additional Information

Format ebook
Length Novel, 365 pages
Heat Level
Publication Date 25-September-2018
Price $4.99 ebook, $12.99 paperback
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