Nothing Ventured
Bookreview / January 21, 2015

Another book by the wonderful Jay Northcote. But once again I find myself wondering where she comes up with these stories and why they are so simple, yet seem to work somehow. Nothing Ventured is the perfect addition to this series. Aides goes out with some work friends and while drunk promises to run out the Mad Mucker, a twelve mile run over a very muddy course. Sober again, he tries to get out of it, but his friends won’t let him. So Aiden needs to get in shape and soon. Matt is a last minute addition to the team, and also happens to be very sexy. He agrees to train with Aiden so they can support each other in their effort. And because of his sexy trainer, Aiden finds himself even more attracted to training. Pretty soon things heat up between the guys and their relation turns physical quite soon. But Matt doesn’t want to fall in love with a man, and Aiden doesn’t want to fall in love at all. So what can they do? They must decide what they want to do and soon, before things get out of hand. Both of them know that when the…

Cold Feet
Bookreview / January 17, 2015

Sam and Ryan are two friends. They want to spend Christmas in a small cottage in Wales, with two other friends. They are the first to arrive, only to learn that their friends can’t make it because of car trouble. And to make things even worse, an insane amount of snow starts to fall, completely blocking them in. So with nowhere to go and not that much to do, both boys are forced to confront their feelings. Sam is gay and has always had a major crush on Ryan. But Ryan is straight, so what’s the point. But does he really know what Ryan thinks? Ryan on the other hand always thought he was straight. But lately he starts to have feelings towards his best friend Sam. But are they real or only imagination. He doesn’t want to ruin their friendship for what only might be an experiment. Than one night, the temperature drops and the boys are forced to get close in bed, sharing body heat to stay warm. Then one thing leads to another and things happen in the night. But what will they do when things go back to normal again? Believe me, I love Jay Northcote,…

The Dating Game
Bookreview / November 12, 2014

When I read about this book I thought it was going to be a bore. But luckily I was wrong…. Owen has never been serious about the whole relationship thing. All he cares about is sex, so basically his life is a long line of one night stands. Until he meets Nathan…. He has of course known Nathan for years and always had a crush on him. But Nathan always claimed to be straight, so it was never going to go anywhere. And finally Nathan moved away and Owen never heard from him again. But then Nathan is back and Owen finds he still has a major crush on the guy. And best of all, Nathan is now out about his being gay. He decides to pursue this, but Nathan won’t allow it. He agrees to go out with Owen, but for five dates sex is not allowed. They can kiss, but that is all. Owen accepts the challenge, thinking Nathan will give in soon enough. From then on, every Saturday they date. Just walking, eating or doing things together. After two dates Owen finds he actually likes this dating and he is falling head over heels for Nathan. And…