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A Change of Pace

3.46  ·  Rating Details ·  351 Ratings  ·  37 Reviews
Aiden has a few simple goals in life—teach his students well, find a stable lover and stop lusting after the sexy local sheriff. He’s pretty sure the guy is straight, after all, his son is one of Aiden’s students. It’s best for everyone if he keeps his eyes (and hands) to himself.

But Knox has other plans. The prickly little tutor who teaches his son is pretty damn sexy and
Kindle Edition, 58 pages
Published May 10th 2011
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Aiden has lusted after the local sheriff, Knox McClintock, for a while but knew he was off limits. For one thing, Aiden is tutoring Knox’ 17-year-old son, Jesse. For another, Aiden is sure Knox is straight.

The two men meet again when Aiden’s car is stranded. He accepts an invitation to stay with Knox while his car is being repaired. Conveniently, Jesse is on his way to a dance, allowing Aiden and Knox to get to know each other better.

Knox is a very appealing character, w
Jul 29, 2011 Kathryn rated it really liked it
Shelves: erotica, romance
This was a short, sweet, and sexy read. I liked both of the main characters and thought they fit well together. I wish this had been extended into a full length novel. I feel the author had plenty to work with and that readers would have enjoyed greater detail about the devleoping relationship. I think the author shorted readers by allowing for the gap in time before the very end. I am interested in reading more by the author, as this was well written, but in all honesty, none of the blurbs for ...more
Jun 17, 2014 Gigi rated it really liked it
Review from re-read June 16, 2014:

I originally gave this short book 5 stars but am dropping it down to 4 stars after the re-read. It didn't hold up quite as well as I remembered. I still really, really liked it, the story of a single sheriff in a small town, living with his overly intelligent son, who has a "one night stand" with his son's out of town tutor. The two men take their relationship off-screen and it becomes much, much more than a one night stand. I had to drop a star because I would
Nile Princess
Sep 05, 2011 Nile Princess rated it it was amazing
Really loved this! Sexy men with steamy hot loving, but humorous, well written and full of emotion as well. I loved Aiden's hesitation and innocence in the beginning, and the way he tried to fight his attraction to Knox thinking that he couldn't be gay because he had a 17yr old son. Boy, did Knox prove him wrong! Loved the interaction between Jesse, Knox and Aiden and the way they so easily fit. No sappiness here. Both men are definitely men, and never let you forget it! A really fun read with a ...more
Aug 04, 2012 Melanie~~ rated it it was amazing
So hot! I really liked this shortish story, but it was long enough to develop the beginning of this relationship. The epilogue offered a great glimpse at the short term progression of this relationship. I'd love another installment with these guys further in the relationship--maybe moving in together or even marrying. They are both young--kids? Jesse would be an amazing big brother.

Re-read: Does it hold up? Sex-yeah!!; plot-enghhh... (originally read 10/20/2011; 5 stars)

4.5 stars

I admit it, it's in for the smexifogrination. But that ain't bad when you're 'in a mood'. The writing's good too if you want something quick and light-- it's a shorty McShort-short. Kinda like a prequel, t'would be nice to have more... lo these many years later.
Jun 25, 2013 Beck rated it really liked it
This is a lovely light-hearted romantic romp ... it's fairly cliché with an über alpha toppy top & a smaller, snarky bottom but that was okay because the book didn't take itself too seriously ... I would have rated this book 5 stars if it were longer because I wanted to spend more time with the characters ... recommended if you are looking for some smexy fluff with heart.
Lisa Arbitrary - AttentionIsArbitrary M/M Blog
Jan 15, 2013 Lisa Arbitrary - AttentionIsArbitrary M/M Blog rated it liked it
Recommends it for: m-m romance, cops, sherriff, teacher, pwp
Recommended to Lisa Arbitrary - AttentionIsArbitrary M/M Blog by: Elizabetta
Shelves: m-m-romance, adult

I found this book through a recommendation (thanks Elizabetta) after reading a couple very heady stories and needing something lighter. It delivered on the lighter bit but was maybe just a bit too light.

This read a little like porn. There was something going on but it just never really "got" there. Well the sex "got" there but the plot didn't. I'm sitting here still expecting a sequel.

THE CHARACTERS: little professor...

Aiden, the Professor, is likeable and has a few layers. Unfortunate
Reader17 Der
Sep 06, 2011 Reader17 Der rated it liked it
Shelves: m-m-ebooks-read
This is my first M/M novel not sure how they are suppose to be. I enjoyed reading it. It was a very quick read. I liked the story line but thought it could of been longer and more developed. The story is about Aiden a professor who tutors the cops son Jesse. It seems Aiden has had a crush on Knox (the cop) for a while but he doesn't think Knox is gay because he has a son.

The whole story is centered around Aiden and Knox, of how Knox is teasing Aiden and he doesn't really like it. But Aiden car
Jul 27, 2011 Paris rated it it was ok
Shelves: m-m, kindle
What is it about Cops and Teachers? :-)

The story is short. And good to kill a few hours. Mostly it's filled with sex scenes and MCs talking about having sex (or thinking about it). That was probably the sole purpose of the book.
Because it's a short story, MCs are not dancing around their feelings too much. They jump right in :-) I, however, wish there was more teasing, funny moments/situations between characters before they hit the bed.
Oct 03, 2013 Alina rated it it was amazing
Very sweet and funny story, despite being predictable and a little cliched :) I'd like to see more of the epilogue, though, like Aiden and Knox living together ))
Jun 29, 2011 Jess rated it liked it
loved all of it.

only one complaint.......ending was way to rushed.
Viv Ross
May 12, 2013 Viv Ross rated it really liked it
Definitely enjoyable, with a "happy for now" ending.
Dec 02, 2014 Preston rated it liked it
Cute short story that has too much sex and not enough plot.
May 09, 2014 Passerby rated it it was ok
Shelves: m-m, short-story, family
I got through this story in a matter of few hours (while doing other things as well), so it could not be expected to have much of a depth (even though even exceptions do exist). To cut it short: nicely written and quite hot. Somehow, though, I couldn´t get to like how everything happened in a matter of such a short time and just kind of "of course". I had a good laugh at the fact how Princess was so set not to give into his desires, because - hey - Knox is his student´s father. But one look at ...more
Jun 06, 2011 Mandi rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance-mm
3.5 stars (rounded up tp 4 because I enjoyed it!). I liked this sexy little story about the tough cop and his son's tutor. I really wished it were longer. (view spoiler) ...more
Oct 11, 2011 Yvonne rated it it was ok
Recommended to Yvonne by: Ann Roberts
Shelves: m-m, q4-gb-2011-read
2.5 StarsA quick read. I could see the sexual attraction between the two characters. Well it was so short there was only room to show a couple of sex scenes & then an epilogue that tried to imply romantic feelings developed between the two characters. I wish the writer had made the choice to show what Aidan & Knox had in common & their relationship instead. For what it is though, it's still a cute story.
Samantha Blair
Sep 07, 2011 Samantha Blair rated it really liked it
This was a light and entertaining read. I really like that it had the unique situation of a gay man raising a child as a single dad, when you add to it the fact that he's in law enforcement, it really breaks some of the stereotypes, which is nice. My one complaint is that the son is supposed to be 17 years old, but he comes off more like 12. He's a little too naive for a kid preparing for college.

All in all, it's a nice steamy little story.
Sep 03, 2013 Christine rated it really liked it
What a little scorcher!

Aiden has a huge crush on Knox, the local sheriff, but he's pretty sure that Knox is straight, since he has an eighteen year old son who Aiden tutors. However, after a mishap leaves Aiden stranded at Knox's house, he finds out that Knox isn't straight after all.

It's a fairly short story, so there's not a lot of time for much development, but St. Clare does a nice job of bringing these two together, and giving them both some depth and dimension.

Great read.
Jul 05, 2012 Jessica rated it liked it
Read in less than an hour. Really short read. Would have liked it more had it expanded and actually covered some of the social and emotional difficulties that come with their relationship. But it was alright for what it was.
Feb 13, 2012 Sadonna rated it liked it
Shelves: pdf, mm
Cute and HOT short story about a professor and the Sheriff father of one of his tutoring students who have a steamy encounter over Superbowl weekend that turns into more. Can we have more of their story please?
Edina Rose
Jun 25, 2011 Edina Rose rated it really liked it
Short, sexy and funny. I liked the end, it was more believable than a Commitment ceremony after a few months of dating.
Oct 09, 2012 Marsha rated it really liked it
Totally enjoyed this book and loved the developing relationship between the characters. And the sex is just HOT.
Cee Brown
Nov 24, 2011 Cee Brown rated it it was amazing
Big bad sheriff and school teacher, how hot. And hotter yet, being that bad can never be kept a secret. Loved it, wished it was longer and I liked how the son accepted the relationship.
I really enjoyed this was super HOT! I also enjoyed the characters a lot. I liked the epilogue and wouldn't mind getting to read more about Aiden and Knox.
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Tielle (pronounced "teal") St. Clare has had life-long love of romance novels. She began reading romances in the 7th grade when she discovered Victoria Holt novels and began writing romances at the age of 16 (during Trigonometry, if the truth be told). During her senior year in high school, the class dressed up as what they would be in twenty years-Tielle dressed as a romance writer.

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