Better Place – Rainbow Place #3
Bookreview / March 16, 2019

Better Place is part 3 in the Rainbow Place series by Jay Northcote, and once again he asked me to read and review this before it was published. So thank you very much Jay, for sending me the ARC. Joe has recently been fired from work and is now trying his luck as a writer. The story is all in his head, he just has to get it out on paper. But his partner Harry is less than supportive and is constantly bugging him. And because Harry also has a drinking problem, Joe is trying to get away from home more and more. He just doesn’t have the courage yet to break it off completely. But when he meets Dylan at Rainbow Place, while writing at a table in the cafe, he finally learns that he deserves so much more from life. Dylan is flirting with him, but because Joe is still not single he is afraid to take it any further. Slowly a friendship is forming and as Dylan learns more and more about Joe, he is really getting worried about the way Harry is treating Joe. Abuse is not always physical, it can also be mentally. When he…

The Story of Jax and Dylan
Bookreview / July 28, 2016

The Story of Jax and Dylan is the new novel by Jamie Dean and plays out on the age old theme of best friends who fall in love, don’t know what to do with it and run away from each other until by chance they meet again years later and everything turns out to be just great and they have their HEA. This one is no different, but I liked it anyway. Dylan and Jax have known each other forever and have been best friends for as long as they can remember. But growing up Dylan starts having different feelings for Jax, feelings he knows he should not be having for his best friend. And the night before senior prom Dylan kisses Jax and hopes for the best. But Jax turns him down and runs. Dylan moves out of town before they get a chance to talk about and so Dylan spends over 10 years thinking Jax hates him for that kiss. After all those years Dylan comes across Jax on Facebook and accidently sends him a friend request. To his surprise Jax accepts the request and they start talking again. At first about old friends and memories, but quickly…