Comfort and Joy
Ford McKinney is a devastatingly handsome, successful doctor, raised in an old Savannah family among good breeding and money. His longtime boyfriend, Dan Krell, is a shy hospital administrator with a painful childhood past. When the holidays arrive, they decide it's time to go home together. But... show more
Ford McKinney is a devastatingly handsome, successful doctor, raised in an old Savannah family among good breeding and money. His longtime boyfriend, Dan Krell, is a shy hospital administrator with a painful childhood past. When the holidays arrive, they decide it's time to go home together. But the depth of their commitment is tested when Ford's parents cannot reconcile themselves to their son's choices, and Dan's secrets are exposed. Comfort and Joy is a poetic and finely-wrought novel that explores the difficult journey two men make toward love.
Publish date: October 16th 2003
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Literary Fiction
, M M Romance
, M M Contemporary
It is a love story. Wonderful, beautiful, forbidden, honest and very real. This book is very difficult to review for me. I have an impression that everything that I'll say about this novel and about the relationship between Ford McKinney and Dan Crell won't do justice neither the book, nor the MCs. ...
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Soooo good. This is a super romantic m/m novel that deals with real world situations, and is written like a "real book". It had that great literary feel mixed with a love story that I could believe. I highly recommend it.
Original Title: "Comfort and Joy" Ford McKinney is a wealthy doctor from a family of wealthy doctors. Dan Crell's family is living in a trailer park, and Dan is working as a hospital administrative in the same hospital as Ford. Both men are gay, but while Dan has long ago come to terms with his sexu...
Two men in their late twenties meet and try to build a life together. One well off, the other from the other side of the tracks. They are complicated characters that are written with an honest hand. I really felt the end was as good as it gets and leaves me wanting to watch them for the rest of thei...