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Soul Mate

2.74  ·  Rating Details ·  74 Ratings  ·  15 Reviews
Edna Murphy places a personal ad to find her son, Jovan, a mate. He rarely dates anyone, spending his time working or fishing with friends. Gemma Costas answers, hoping to hook her son Galen up with a nice young man.

Edna Murphy places a personal ad to find her son, Jovan, a mate. He spends most of his time working or fishing with friends and rarely goes out on a date. She
ebook, 111 pages
Published May 18th 2013 by Silver Publishing
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May 18, 2013 Meggie rated it did not like it
Shelves: romance
Okay, the way this story starts is absolutely absurd, sure it's comical, but ABSURDLY bad one. And their first sex scene in middle of Jovan's party, a badly written corny comedy. Wow this story was sickly bad and definitely not for me.
Jun 26, 2013 Lizzie rated it did not like it
This story was the bare bones. In fact it read like a very long synopsis. It hit on the key points with no depth. I would recomend the author go back and flesh it out and try releasing it again.
May 20, 2013 multitaskingmomma rated it really liked it
Am I the only one who really liked this one? I laughed hard, found it ridiculous, but smiling muscles are on extreme workout. It entertained me a lot and that's what is important.

When I first read this blurb, half-way through it, I was already giggling. Here it is....

Edna Murphy places a personal ad to find her son, Jovan, a mate. He rarely dates anyone, spending his time working or fishing with friends. Gemma Costas answers, hoping to hook her son Galen up with a nice young man.

Edna Murphy plac
May 29, 2013 Staceyr rated it it was ok
Started off okay, cute set up, decent writing...but after the first couple chapters it's like the rest of the story was written by someone else, or the first few chapters were heavily edited by someone else and the rest was left to rot--shockingly horrible writing, lame dialogue, clinical love scenes and characters that revert to choppy cardboard cut outs with zero emotion or depth.

Mar 08, 2014 Phaney rated it did not like it
Oh, wow. I was going for something nice and easy. This was uneventful and bizarrely bad.

So. Edna’s husband is named Jonas (or Peter when the author falls asleep and mixes him up with Gemma’s husband) and her son’s name is Jovan?
Come on. This isn’t a large enough story to have two such similar looking names. Of course it turns out there are five people whose name begins with the letter j (Jovan, Jonas, Jason, Johnny, Jean-Paul). I’d read that such names are popular in romance and I am fond of the
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Edna loves her son to bits but he still lives at home and is shy, so she takes matters into her own hands and places an ad for a soul mate for her son Jovan. Gemma adores her son Galen, but he is a worrywart and tries to look after his parents constantly, when she sees an ad placed by another mother she answers in the hopes of distracting Galen and finding a bit of space. When Galen and Jovan met the sp
Once I read the blurb to Soul Mate, I knew I had to read it. Unfortunately, I don’t think the book was as good as I expected it to be, and it didn’t quite live up to my expectations, but it was a quick, easy read and the sex between the two men was pretty hot.

Galen and Jovan’s mothers want them to find someone to date. Even though they meddle in their lives, they have good intentions and it was cool seeing how much their parents really loved them. I think part of my problem with the book was how
Barb Manning
Shawn Bailey has the beginnings of a good story in Soul Mate, a tale about what desperate mothers will do to rescue their lonely gay sons from themselves.

Jovan Murphy is a shy freelance photographer hiding out in his bedroom at his parent's home; while Galen Costas is a local fitness celebrity who has his own home, but somehow manages to get himself overly involved in the day-to-day lives of his parents. Galen cooks, cleans, mops and even rearranges furniture in his parents' home. Edna Murphy is
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May 22, 2013 Cathy Brockman rated it liked it
Galen and Jovan’s moms both love them very much but they both want their sons to find love and move on. Jovan’s mom has put a lonely hearts add in the paper and Galen's mom replies to it for Galen. Jovan’s mom has a party for Galen inviting some of the replies and Galen and Jovan hit it off immediately.
Ok so this story was good. It had a lot of promise and is a very basic boy meets boy falls in love at first site, hits a bump and happy ever after. It’s very sugary sweet with some very hot lovin
Jun 27, 2013 Juli rated it it was ok
Shelves: owned-publisher
Purchased through Silver Publishing

The synopsis of the book is what drew me in and I wish the book had been as good as the synopsis made it sound.

Two loving mothers who want their gay sons to be happy so they arrange a party so they can meet. And they do but have sex after barely meeting each other, move in with each other after a few weeks.

There was no real character devolpment, weak supporting characters and I am not a fan of insta love which is what this felt like.

So much promise and no deliv
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Shawn Bailey hails from New Orleans, LA, where she works as a programmer and help desk administrator. Shawn loves mangas and anime. Her current hobbies are watching Japanese and Korean dramas, when she has the spare time. She’s also trying to learn to speak and read both Japanese and Korean. She’s also into Korean pop music and can often be found with her MP3 player attached to her head. Shawn is ...more
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