Jack: Grime and Punishment
The Brothers Grime is Jack Masterson's way of helping people in crisis after disability ends his career as a firefighter. Jack's people get to a scene long after the physical trauma ends. They don't solve crime or rescue the victims. They help people move on. The new job is all Jack wants or... show more
The Brothers Grime is Jack Masterson's way of helping people in crisis after disability ends his career as a firefighter. Jack's people get to a scene long after the physical trauma ends. They don't solve crime or rescue the victims. They help people move on. The new job is all Jack wants or needs, until he gets the call about old flame Nick Foasberg's suicide.Ryan Halloran's cousin Nick has been on a downhill slide for a long time. Despite that, Ryan does everything he knows to help. Ryan only understands part of what happened between Nick and Jack in high school, but after Nick's suicide, Ryan agrees both he and Jack need closure. They work together to clean the scene and despite the situation, heat flares between them.Jack is keeping a painful secret and fighting his attraction to Nick's lookalike cousin, Ryan. Ryan calls himself a magnet for lost causes and worries Jack might be the next in a long line of losers. Despite his misgivings, despite the past and the mistakes they've both made, Jack gives Ryan something to look forward to, and Ryan gives Jack a reason to stop looking back, in Grime And Punishment.
Publish date: November 2013
Publisher: Loose Id LLC
Pages no: 166
Edition language: English
, Contemporary Romance
, M M Romance
, M M Contemporary
Series: The Brothers Grime (#1)
Pretty good, but I'd like to have had more at the end, with Ryan and Jack actually together. It seemed issues were just resolved enough to end with the pair dating, I guess I wanted more.I saw that the next book is about Eddie, who we barely met, and someone we haven't met. Anyone know when we'll ge...
The career and meet-cute situation in this were both unusual, and I enjoyed that despite being pretty squeamish. I especially thought the explanation for why Jack became a crime-scene cleaner made a lot of sense and fit well with his character. The humor was great, and I laughed out loud several tim...
Another book I read during my month without internet. The book was okay... Not really anything special for me.The book was different in the job sense. A crime-scene cleaner. That is actually pretty cool in my eyes. I'm hugely into anything crime related. And if the character isn't exactly a cop. Wel...
I loved this until around 70% in, then the MCs meet a supposed child prostitute, give him a card with phone numbers and goes home to fuck, a lot, I just couldn't get back into the book after that.
Jack is damaged, and not just by the accident he had as a firefighter that ended his career and left him disabled.Jack used to be in love with Nick Foasberg whose fear of being outed led to a horrible confrontation winding up with Jack becoming a victim as Nick stood by and watched.Years later Jack ...