Safe Place – Rainbow Place #2
Bookreview / October 24, 2018

Safe Place is part 2 in the Rainbow Place series by Jay Northcote, situated in the same universe as part 1, so characters from part 1 can be in this book as well, but won’t be playing the lead role. Alex is almost 18 and can’t wait to get out of the little town of Porthladock. Alex is gay, but firmly in the closet. His father is oppressive influence and a homophobe so Alex doesn’t really want to come out while he is still at home. Just one more exam and he can go to uni and be the person he always wanted to be. But when he fails his exam, it means he is stuck in town for a while longer and to make things even worse, he has to work for his dad. There is only one thing in his life that makes it worthwhile and that is Cam. Cam is bisexual and quite happy with it, but doesn’t want to broadcast it out in the world. His social life is all about rugby and hanging out with friends. He has always had a crush on Alex, but since Alex is 6 years younger, Cam is not sure…

A Hunted Man – The Men of Halfway House #2
Bookreview / September 14, 2015

A Hunted Man is part 2 in the Men of Halfway House series by Jaime Reese. The setting of the story is the same as part 1, the Halfway House owned by Matt and Julian. Read the review for that here. Cameron Pierce survived 10 years in prison and is trying to put all of that behind him. He just wants to return to a normal life and never think back of that horrible time in prison. After his release he is put in the Halfway House to learn to deal with society again. A lot has changed in 10 years time. Pretty soon he manages to find a job in a local coffee house where he specializes in creating coffee art. Every day he practices until it is perfect. And when he meets one of the regular customers he has even more reason to be perfect. He really wants to impress Hunter. But what will Hunter do when he learns Cam has been in prison? Hunter Donovan is an Assistant State Attorney and justice is everything to him. He loves his job and is very dedicated to it. But soon he learns that his life is also very lonely….