Nothing Serious (re-release)

August 11, 2018

Lately the lovely Jay Northcote has started re realising some of his earlier work with an updated cover. This book is one of them, I already blogged about it back in 2015. You can read that blog right here. Back then I said I wasn’t a big fan of Northcote, but that has certainly changed a lot. I read this story again and with great pleasure also. It is still a recommended story that everyone should read.

Title: Nothing Serious

Author: Jay Northcote

Publisher: Jaybird Press (self published)

Length: 40,000 words approx

Genre: contemporary m/m romance

Cover Artist: Garrett Leigh

Release Date: Originally published by Dreamspinner Press in 2013. This edition: July 18th 2018

Series information: This book is a standalone. The other ‘Nothing’ titles are unrelated.


What happens when “nothing serious” turns into something more complicated?

Mark O’Brien is finally being honest with himself. His relationship with Rachel is over and he’s moving out of the home they’ve shared for six years. They get along, but he can’t fix a relationship when the person he’s with is the wrong gender.

Jamie Robertson, one of the removal men, is huge and ridiculously gorgeous, and Mark is smitten at first sight. When a cardboard box splits, revealing items of a personal nature that Mark never wanted anybody to see, he’s mortified. But it sparks the start of a beautiful friendship with benefits.

As Jamie initiates Mark into the joys of gay sex, the two men get increasingly close and “nothing serious” turns into something rather important to both of them. But communication isn’t their strong point. Will either man ever find the courage to be honest about his feelings?

Please note that although this edition has been re-edited for publication, there is no new or additional content.

Author Bio

Jay lives just outside Bristol in the West of England. He comes from a family of writers, but always used to believe that the gene for fiction writing had passed him by. He spent years only ever writing emails, articles, or website content.

One day, Jay decided to try and write a short story—just to see if he could—and found it rather addictive. He hasn’t stopped writing since.

Jay writes contemporary romance about men who fall in love with other men. He has five books published by Dreamspinner Press, and also self-publishes under the imprint Jaybird Press. Many of his books are also available as audiobooks.




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