Elements of Retrofit (Thomas Elkin Book 1)
Even the strongest of buildings start out as plans on paper, and every architect knows that sometimes plans need to change. Sometimes, these lessons are learned on the job. A successful New York architect, Thomas Elkin almost has it all. Coming out as gay and ending his marriage before his... show more
Even the strongest of buildings start out as plans on paper, and every architect knows that sometimes plans need to change. Sometimes, these lessons are learned on the job.
A successful New York architect, Thomas Elkin almost has it all. Coming out as gay and ending his marriage before his fortieth birthday, he needed to start living his life. Now, four years later, with his relationship with his son back on track, and after a few short-lived romances, this esteemed traditional draftsman thought he knew everything about architecture, about life.
Cooper Jones, twenty-two years old, is about to take the architect world by storm. Talented, professional, driven, and completely infuriating, Cooper is the definition of Generation Y.
Starting an internship working with Thomas, Cooper is about to knock Tom’s world off its axis. Tom can teach Cooper about the industry, but Cooper is about to teach Tom a few things about life.
Publish date: 2015-08-03
Publisher: Pride Publishing
Pages no: 124
Edition language: English
Series: Thomas Elkin (#1)
I think this is the biggest age gap I've ever read in a book (22 yrs) but strangely it didn't bother me at all. Cooper was just so mature for his age, it was on a very rare occurrence that he'd do or say something that made him seem in his 20's. And Tom was pretty cool, too. Together they were just ...
It's seldom good to be so set in our ways that we can't change. Each new person we meet may be able to teach us something new or, at least, give us a different perspective. In 'The Elements of Retrofit' by NR Walker, Thomas Elkin is probably the best architect in his field, but when he meets Cooper,...
Loved it even more the second time around. The added content was great, too.
This is an overall review for the whole Thomas Elkin series.No point in reading those alone – it is really one story that is only really complete if you read them all. And you should, because they are brilliant. The last one being the best of them.The storyline has Tom and Cooper meet and fall in l...