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After a one-night stand goes disastrously wrong, city boy Nick, print-shop manager and ex-bantam-weight boxer, struggles to come back to a full life. His friends don't understand how devastated he is, his family disowned him long ago, and his co-workers have a "don't ask" truce with him.

Nick drops out of his old friends' circles, but, lonely and afraid of never trusting th
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ebook, 27 pages
Published by Torquere Press (first published 2009)

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A.B. Gayle
Nov 27, 2010 A.B. Gayle rated it it was amazing
I love Syd McGinley's Dr Fell series, so decided to read a few of her other books. "Mimosa" was written in 2005, making it one of her earlier books.

While not perfect, Mimosa is definitely worth reading. It can be confusing as it does jump around time wise, so the reader has to pay attention. Sometimes this jumping happens mid paragraph and can even morph into another memory of a different time as the POV character, Nick, tries to come to term with his past after he has an argument with his boyfr
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Ter
Apr 19, 2010 Ter rated it it was ok
"kind of confusing & very disorienting", Didn't know if it was present, past, thoughts, memories where he was and it changing so fast mid paragraph sometimes.
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I'm a writer of queer erotica -- mostly m/m and D/s.
I live with Beloved Joe and the evil kitten clan.

I fled Thatcher’s England in the late 1980ies, and have lived in the American Midwest since then. Frying pan and fire come to mind. Back in the UK, I ran a record store (ah vinyl!). Since coming to America, I've taught college, edited at a small publishing house, researched and written background r
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