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Six years ago, Evan Alexander played first base for Richmond's minor league baseball team, the Rebels. His best friend on the team was pitcher Charlie Madison, a sexy man Evan couldn't help falling in love with. When he finally admitted his feelings, Charlie seemed to feel the same.


But the season ended and Charlie left, breaking Evan's heart. Now the divorced father of a l
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ebook, 1st Edition, 41 pages
Published February 28th 2012 by JMS Books LLC (first published February 26th 2012)
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LaShonta
Mar 05, 2012 LaShonta rated it it was ok
Shelves: mm-with-kids
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Gabriel
May 13, 2012 Gabriel rated it did not like it
No.
No. No. No. No. No. No. No.

I could continue writing the word 'no', shaking my head every time and it still won't change a thing about this little short story of a 'romance' book, I guess.

In one word I was disappointed.

I have read a lot from J.M. Snyder over the past couple of years and in general I really like this author. The writing is beautiful, the stories captivating and the characters are some you really come to care about.

I'm afraid to say this did not happen in One More Try.
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Ami
Feb 28, 2012 Ami rated it really liked it
Shelves: mm-short-stories
What can I say, when it comes to short stories, I can't get enough of Ms. Snyder's. Even with a theme that has been written often, I think she can always make it interesting. So yes, I'm biased :).

This one plays with my emotion, just right. Written from Evan's perspective (3rd person), his inner-turmoil regarding Charlie's return to his life after 6 years is well-played. He is confused and hurt, but at the same time, he knows that he hasn't stopped loving Charlie. Even all the time they were apa
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Cole Riann
Review posted at Brief Encounters Reviews.


In six years of pining for his best friend Charlie, the man who left him after professing his love and a night of passion, Evan has gotten married, gotten a divorce and had a little girl named Kasey. But guess who shows up at the door with an overnight bag during his weekend with his daughter? Yep, and Charlie seems determined to work his way back into Evan’s life and his heart, instantly winning over Kasey in the process. But, should Evan take him back?
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blub
Mar 10, 2012 blub rated it it was ok
I usually try to steer clear of stories with children in them unless it's about the main characters but once in a while I decide to give such books a try. This is the first book I've read by this author and it seemed promising from the blurb but frankly I was disappointed..it's possible my opinion was clouded by what mindset I was in when I read it.

What bothered me about the story?

I found Evan to be a bit annoying with his soliloquies. Yeah..okay, he loves Charlie and can't ever say "no" or give
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Morgana_lefay
Mar 29, 2012 Morgana_lefay rated it it was ok
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Anke
Feb 28, 2012 Anke rated it liked it
Nice story, but besides having difficulties to relate to Evan sticking to his love for Charlie for the last six years, I would have appreciated to get some kind of explanation from Charlie for his long absence. Still, the writing was very good.
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An author of gay erotic/romantic fiction, J.M. Snyder began in self-publishing and worked with Amber Allure, Aspen Mountain, eXcessica, and Torquere Presses.

Snyder's highly erotic short gay fiction has been published online at Amazon Shorts, Eros Monthly, Ruthie's Club, and Tit-Elation, as well as in anthologies by Alyson Books, Aspen Mountain, Cleis Press, eXcessica Publishing, Lethe Press, and R
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