The Importance of Being Denny
Free novelette written for the M/M Romance group's "Hot Summer Days" event.Matt appears on Denny's doorstep four years after Matt's mother -- Denny's stepmother -- put Denny on the first bus out of California. Loving his very closeted stepbrother cost Denny everything once: his home, his family,... show more
Free novelette written for the M/M Romance group's "Hot Summer Days" event.Matt appears on Denny's doorstep four years after Matt's mother -- Denny's stepmother -- put Denny on the first bus out of California. Loving his very closeted stepbrother cost Denny everything once: his home, his family, the safety net of his trust fund. Everything. Denny built a new life. Matt finally coming out has stirred his stepmother's wrath, though, and four years of not loving Matt is about to cost Denny everything. Again.Or is it?Content warning: brothercest (stepbrothers)----------Genres/Tags: Gay M/M / Contemporary / Family / Drama / Angst / Brothers / Brothercest (stepbrothers)Approx. Word Count: 9,785
Publisher: M/M Romance Group @ Goodreads
Pages no: 30
Edition language: English
, Erotic Romance
, Contemporary Romance
, Short Stories
, M M Romance
, M M Contemporary
Series: Hot Summer Days
When I reached the end of this story I was like this The story was beautiful, emotional and definitely intriguing and there was so much I wanted to know and I want more of Matt and Denny, the writing was wonderful but the author left too many loose ends I really wish it was longer.Nonetheless it was...
Different? And difficult. Two stepbrothers, torn apart years ago, meet again and... I don't know? Still love each other? In a way? The have some spots sexy times, that's for sure. I just didn't buy into the feeling-part of it. And one serious WTF- face for the mother. One-dimensional, cartoon Cruell...
***Read as part of the free [b:Don't Read in the Closet: Volume Two|12993786|Don't Read in the Closet Volume Two|Blaine D. Arden|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1320203849s/12993786.jpg|18154040] anthology. Story #12***See I've read this some weeks ago and forgot to update it here.Now I can't remembe...
The premise was good, but the delivery left me wanting a story and not just a sex scene. Felt disappointed.
This is not a complaint, but I would have loved for this to be longer. I feel like I'm missing part of the ending. While I think I'm to assume they live HEA, the mother issue was just dropped, and there wasn't a resolution.