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Jesse is looking to get back to the land. He jumps at the chance when an old friend offers him a job on his ranch…even before he meets the quiet, handsome, and scarred ex-Marine who works there as a cook.

A short, sweet gay romance - 12,700 words
Heat level: very low

short story by Hollis Shiloh
Kindle Edition, 50 pages
Published October 6th 2014 by Spare Words Press
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Gigi
Mar 12, 2015 Gigi rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: M/M Romance Junkies
Slow, fabulous burn! Long Haul Trucker, ready to settle somewhere that feels like "home" meets ex-military man who feels like there isn't much left to live for. SCORE!

This is romance people! I loved it! Highly recommended.
Em
A sweet slow burn romance. I would have liked a more satisfying ending but the HFN was rather nice.
Veronica /  V
Nov 26, 2014 Veronica / V rated it really liked it
Very lovely and sad at the same time, It would have been great if it has a better ending though. It was nice but insuficient for me.
Leaundra
Oct 16, 2014 Leaundra rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars...
Katrina Passick Lumsden
Not super impressed with this one, and that's disappointing since I've liked some of Shiloh's other work. This one just seemed forced, rushed, and incomplete.
Kat
Apr 27, 2015 Kat rated it really liked it
Shelves: cowboys
Short and sweet, a real 'hot chocolate' read :)
4.5 stars
Niki
Oct 27, 2014 Niki rated it it was amazing
This may be less than a two hours read but this little story is just beautifully done. Quiet, gentle, tender, kind and honest it left a lasting impact long after I finished it. It may be a short story but there is nothing short about the slow burning romance as these guys learn about each other to finally accept and love each other. I love Jesse's patience as he slowly draws Con out of his shell. I love Con's care for Jesse who will always come first. And I thought the impact of Con's PTSD on ...more
George Stewart
Jan 16, 2015 George Stewart rated it it was amazing
Much better read than the usual gay romance

I am a Vietnam vet so this story hit close to home for me. It is great story of one man getting to know another who was scarred. I have yet to find such a man in real life. This book also demonstrated that you don't need vivid descriptions of bed gymnastics to be an excellent read!
Daphne
Aug 19, 2015 Daphne rated it really liked it
Shelves: m-m-read
A sweet, short story with endearing characters (the ex trucker and the traumatized soldier). Zero heat but a slow, romantic build to a HEA.
Craig
Mar 31, 2015 Craig rated it really liked it
Shelves: lgbt
Slow burn, but sweet.
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Feb 28, 2015 Lucia rated it it was amazing
Very sweet short story.
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