I’m going to give you the line from the books I’ve read that make my mind crave the rest like chocolate & Coke.
So, I’m being lazy. It’s the second day of no kids, and I love this book
“I’d given up. What made you change your mind?”
[…] I stared at him, at the silver-gold at his temples, the tiny lines at the corner of his eyes, the stern but tender line of his mouth. It had to be the truth from now on. “Because nothing could hurt worse than never seeing you again. I can’t do it. It’s breaking my heart.”
--page 187, iBook
The Dark Tide by Josh Lanyon
(Adrien English #5)
First Published December 2009 by Loose Id
Contemporary Mystery Romance
As if recovering from heart surgery beneath the gaze of his over-protective family wasn’t exasperating enough, someone keeps trying to break into Adrien English’s bookstore. What is this determined midnight intruder searching for?
When a half-century old skeleton tumbles out of the wall in the midst of the renovation of Cloak and Dagger Bookstore renovation, Adrien turns to hot and handsome ex-lover Jake Riordan -- now out-of-the closet and working as a private detective.
Jake is only too happy to have reason to stay in close contact with Adrien, but there are more surprises in Adrien’s past than either one of them expects -- and one of them may prove hazardous to Jake’s own heart.
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