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Stablemates

3.5 of 5 stars 3.50  ·  rating details  ·  4 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Yates Whitaker is an ambitious accountant who avoids close relationships, choosing career instead. His brother, Colin, is serving in Afghanistan, and he’s caring for Colin’s horse, Rouge.
When Rouge is injured Yates rushes to the stable, where Gavin Blalock’s horses are also boarded. Gavin seems familiar, and Yates soon recalls him from school, where Gavin – even then gay a
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Published (first published September 5th 2011)
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Tam
Oct 01, 2011 Tam rated it 3 of 5 stars
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This review can be found at Brief Encounters Reviews.

While I had some major problems with this book, the plot itself was not one of them. Yates is a workaholic who uses his quest to get ahead in part, as a way to avoid relationships after one gone bad a year ago. When he’s called out to the horse farm where his brother boards his horse, he connects with Gavin who is a bit older than him. They end up spending time together which leads Yates to reassess his life.

For those who like horses, there is
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Arthur
Yates and Gavin. One is an accountant, the other is a neurosurgeon. Both are devoted to their work to the point of being workalholic to deal with their respective personal demon. Their love for horses introduces them to each other. It turns out they also share other loves: remodeling old house, poetry, classic car, and so on. Would old wounds prevent them to share the love for each other?

I like this book. It's a short one, and the connection is happening quite fast. The author makes the characte
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Barb
This is a cute love story between two different men who come together over their interest in horses. I felt the story would have benefitted from more "back story" about the two men and their reasons for avoiding relationships, rather than the quick way it was handled by the author. I think this could have made a great novel-length book rather than the short story that was provided.

In any case, I really enjoyed the story. It was a fun quick read with a lovely "feel-good" finish.
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Linda writes m/m Westerns, American Historicals and Contemporary Horse Stories.

My books are available at DreamCraft Multimedia, GLBT Bookshelf, Amazon, All Romance Ebooks and most other ebook outlets.

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