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3.56  ·  Rating Details ·  36 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Trapped by familial obligations, engaged to a fiancée he doesn’t love, and crippled by the regrets of his past, Dr. Bradley Durrant is miserable and rapidly caring less about his own health as he works himself to the bone at the family hospital. Then he meets Nashan Windham, the grandson of his late father’s scandalous old friend, and Brad’s downward spiral is derailed, at ...more
ebook, 80 pages
Published December 28th 2010 by Torquere Press
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Apr 23, 2011 Lady*M rated it really liked it
I believe that the best thing you can say about the first story you read by, to you, an unknown author is that it made you want to read author’s other works. That was certainly the case with J. Rocci’s Ivory. The blurb very accurately describes the story, but it’s the characterization, especially of protagonist Bradley, and writing where this novella shines.

From the beginning, it is obvious that Bradley is a deeply unhappy man. He deals with familial expectations in a passive-aggressive and self
Jess Candela
Ivory is one of the few J Rocci books I hadn't read yet, so I was glad for the excuse to finally read it. I enjoyed it, but not as much as I expected. The relationship ramp-up was slow, which was nice, but I'd have liked to have seen more of it in real time rather than just being told they've spent time together over the past several months. But the book would have needed to be longer for that.

Another issue of length: it ends rather abruptly when they finally get together. There's an epilogue ye
Jan 21, 2013 Irissska rated it did not like it
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It is better than 2 stars but not enough for 3.
Mar 06, 2011 Chris rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, gay, done, short, 2011, ebook
3.5 stars. Good short m/m romance about an oncologist who's been trying to be the person his family expects him to be, even though it's killing him.
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Since 2006, J. Rocci has published LGBT romance stories, ranging from contemporary to steampunk to fantasy. Rocci currently lives near Washington D.C. with the love of her life and their furry children, and loves giving her characters happy endings.

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