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Contrary Instincts - Ava Penn
Contrary Instincts
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Dear Author,He needs a keeper. Look at him! His hair buzzed to his skull so short I couldn’t run my fingers through his curls anymore. I’d ignored his threat to cut them off after the last time I’d held him still with those soft tendrils. The bones of his face were stark without his hair to hide... show more
Dear Author,He needs a keeper. Look at him! His hair buzzed to his skull so short I couldn’t run my fingers through his curls anymore. I’d ignored his threat to cut them off after the last time I’d held him still with those soft tendrils. The bones of his face were stark without his hair to hide behind. His hips jutted like knives and his long arms were stick thin. They were surprisingly strong as he curled into my warmth, though.Somehow he’d gotten away from the family, attempting to live a life different from the one he was born to. He had to know I’d come for him eventually. I found him shivering in the driving rain, too lost in a haze to fight me when I scooped him up.He always fought me.See, I knew he loved me, and damn did that piss him off. Because if he loved me, then he’d given in to his instincts… and that was the last thing he’d ever do. But I needed him too much to ever let him go again. Now I just had to convince him to come back home.Photo Description: A thin, frail young man with short, dark hair curls into the embrace of another man whose chest he is being cradled against. The unconscious man has his left hand placed against his protector’s neck, like he needs an anchor. The man holding him is awake, staring at a point in the distance. His thick curls aren’t long enough to hide the protective expression he wears, emphasized by his hand on the other’s shoulder.This story was written as a part of the M/M Romance Group's "Love’s Landscapes" event. Group members were asked to write a story prompt inspired by a photo of their choice. Authors of the group selected a photo and prompt that spoke to them and wrote a short story. This story may contain sexually explicit content and is intended for adult readers. It may contain content that is disagreeable or distressing to some readers. The M/M Romance Group strongly recommends that each reader review the General Information section before each story for story tags as well as for content warnings.
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Format: ebook
Publisher: M/M Romance Group @ Goodreads
Pages no: 28
Edition language: English
Series: Love's Landscapes
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Romances and more... rated it
2.0 Contrary Instincts
Just not enough there. Needed to be longer.
SheReadsALot...seriously.
SheReadsALot...seriously. rated it
0.0 Contrary Instincts
*puts on perv shades*Link:https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1866744-contrary-instincts-by-ava-penn-nsfw-6-16
LiliaFord
LiliaFord rated it
4.0 Contrary Instincts
There were some rough edges here, but I loved the prompt and really enjoyed what Penn did with it, which is to say that the dynamic between our possessive, bossy, relentless older brother and his day-dreaming, naive, vulnerable younger brother was potent--and hot. I'd love to see this in a longer no...
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