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Muscling Through - J.L. Merrow
Muscling Through
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The bigger they come, the harder they fall... in love.Cambridge art professor Larry Morton takes one, alcohol-glazed look at the huge, tattooed man looming in a dark alley, and assumes he’s done for. Moments later he finds himself disarmed—literally and figuratively. And, the next morning, he... show more
The bigger they come, the harder they fall... in love.Cambridge art professor Larry Morton takes one, alcohol-glazed look at the huge, tattooed man looming in a dark alley, and assumes he’s done for. Moments later he finds himself disarmed—literally and figuratively. And, the next morning, he can’t rest until he offers an apology to the man who turned out to be more gentle than giant. Larry's intrigued to find there's more to Al Fletcher than meets the eye; he possesses a natural artistic talent that shines through untutored technique. Unfortunately, no one else seems to see the sensitive soul beneath Al’s imposing, scarred, undeniably sexy exterior. Least of all Larry's class-conscious family, who would like nothing better than to split up this mismatched pair. Is it physical? Oh, yes, it’s deliciously physical, and so much more—which makes Larry’s next task so daunting. Not just convincing his colleagues, friends and family that their relationship is more than skin deep. It’s convincing Al. Contains comic misunderstandings, misuse of art materials, and unexpected poignancy.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B004UHYPZK
Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Pages no: 87
Edition language: English
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Alexis Hall
Alexis Hall rated it
0.0 Muscling Through
Sort of brought to you by Reading Project 2015.Felt vaguely bad for being tepid on Slam (not that anyone cares, except me) - so I thought I'd write something about how much I adore this.I think Merrow might be the Queen of short-form fiction. It's just a perfect little jewel of a book. An ideal comf...
Susan
Susan rated it
3.0 Muscling Through
Lovely story about Al, who you supposed could call simple, and Larry, the man who saw the real Al and fell in love with him.Very refreshing to be inside the head of Al. Al was so sweet. He didn’t have a mean bone in his body.And how these two met, hilarious.“You should let me take you home,” I said,...
My Kindle is my TARDIS
My Kindle is my TARDIS rated it
4.0 Muscling Through
Yes, this story is incredibly adorable! Very heartwarming and Al was such an awesome character. But his simple and naive nature were at times a bit too much like a child and that didn't sit quite well with me.Still this story made me smile and I had a great time with it!
maarjao
maarjao rated it
This just got upgraded to 5 stars after another re-read (5th or 6th, I think). A book guaranteed to make me feel good (and shed a few tears in-between).
Sandra @ My Fiction Nook
Sandra @ My Fiction Nook rated it
5.0 Book Review: Muscling Through by JL Merrow
My good friend Julio wrote a review for this book, and I really don't have anything I could say to make it more clear that everyone who loves M/M romance books should read this one. Immediately. This book is a warm blanket you use to cover yourself on a cold winter's night. This book is that speci...
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