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One Small Step

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Stephen has known since he was a teenager that he was gay, but Gary has only recently accepted that he loves Stephen as more than just a friend. Accepting his feelings is one thing, acting on them is another and Gary pulls back at the intimate moment. Stephen is not about to give up on a relationship with the man he loves and decides to woo Gary, to help ease him into that ...more
Published 2010 by Phaze Books
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Nov 29, 2011 Arthur rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

Not many short stories accomplished what this book does. The story is the standard best-friends-turn-lovers and gay-for-you stories. Yet, this one is unique in that it deals particularly on the behavior of the previously hetero character. You see, while Gary likes his best friend Stephen, he simply couldn't bring himself to have sex with his friend.

The book starts with Gary and Stephen tried to kiss each other. However, suddenly Gary backed away. It hurt Stephen, so he said 'goodbye' an
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Over a solid framework of decent writing Stevie Woods built a story not quite coming out, not quite first love, but I felt their literary goals were ably met and completed. The story progressed in a reasonable manner with scenes of daily life which fleshed out the main story of Stephen and Gary’s attraction.

For those who read primarily for sexual content and description, this would be an appealing story for sexual descriptions are profuse but personally I prefer subtle, less detail heavy scenes
Elisa Rolle
Friends with Benefits and Gay for You are probably among my favourites subgenre, and this little short story has both, so basically it starts with a good advantage in my “like” level. So nice are the premises, that I would have not minded to read also the preamble, how Gary and Stephen, one straight, the other gay, best friends and job colleagues, arrive to understand that they are in love with each other. We know that Stephen was in love with Gary since forever, but how Gary realized that the ...more
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I am a published author of gay romantic erotica - I term it such because I view my stories as primarily romance with a touch of erotica. I write well plotted tales in which sex plays a role. My work is in a variety of genres - historical, fantasy, paranormal, futuristic and contemporary.

I have numerous novels, novellas and short stories released by various publishers: Phaze, MLR Press and Amber A
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