Need You Now
After walking in on his college roommate and his best gal pal having sex, Jake Benefield knows he has to let go of the crush he's had on Logan Riley for four long years. He leaves to pursue a graduate degree only to discover love and loss. Home again, the last thing he expects is for Logan to confess his feelings for him. Can their friendship su ...more
This is an enjoyable, steamy novella with two very likeable MCs.
A personal tragedy has left Jake broken and lost. When he returns home he is surprised when his old friend Logan seeks him out. Logan who was his first crush and who he was in love with for four years. Logan who was achingly straight. As it turns out Logan is maybe not as straight as Jake thought so many years ago. Well, you can imagine what follows.
A big part of this book is one huge lovely sex scene where the two men fi ...more
This sweet little tidbit about long-time friends Jake and Logan takes place over the course of an evening at Logan's place. Told from Jake's POV, the two are trying to figure out where they stand with each other after all the years of friendship. Like typical guys, the communication is not always the best and these two want to protect their friendship above all else. The author gives us Jake and Logan's history with flashbacks and references to their past. I liked ...more
It has all the elements for a lovely emotional read - best friends who are driven apart by undenied feelings, tragedy and heartache and finally a true admission of feelings.
Jake had a crush on his best friend Logan and left town after catching him in bed with Jake's girl friend (girl friend not girlfriend). Jake does find happiness but tragedy drives him home again where he and Logan finally confront their feelin ...more
Oh, what to say about this book? The classic misunderstanding is present, yet it is so believable, something I could completely see happening, that it made me sad for both Jake and Logan.
Jake and Logan were best friends in high school and roommates in college. The fact that Jake was also in love with Logan goes unmentioned. Logan had a girlfriend, Kara, who he loved and wanted to marry, but Kara died. Logan was then a man-slut, working as a bartender and meeti ...more
When Jack and Logan roomed together during their college years Logan was the ultimate party animal, sleeping his way through school but in a very heterosexual way, at least as far as Jack could tell and after one incident too many Jack moved out in order to save his heart from unrequited love. After school Jack moved north and had a life … and then that ended ...more
While the guys were cool and the story line was one of my favorite go-tos (friends to lovers) I felt like something just wasn't there. Maybe if we had about 50 more pages it would been a little different. Oh well, that's neither here nor there...it is what it is and that's all. The ending I think was the weirdest part for me (view spoiler)[ seeing the dead boyfriend... (hide spoiler) ...more
This was a bit sad and bittersweet. Jake and Logan were roommates in college. Jake knew he was gay and a bit in love with Logan forever. Until he had to leave when he found Logan having sex with the one girl that could've been Jake's girlfriend if he had wanted girls. He moved away, started a life until everything came crashing down on him when the man he was in love with and had thought he would have a future with died. So he moves back home on ...more
Jake Benefield had a four year crush on his college roommate, Logan Riley. Despite being closer than thieves, Jake never told Logan he was gay let alone how he felt about him. Undeniably straight, Jake always felt that Logan was out of his reach. Eventually, Jake left to pursue a graduate degree at Princeton. There he fell in love with Michael but lost him in a fatal car accident. Home again, the last thing Jake expects is for Logan to confess his feelings for him. Midnight Clear is Log ...more
Jake is back in town after having left four years ago when he found his roommate Logan, the man he secretly loved, screwing his bestie, Daria, on the couch in their apartment. While away, he's completed his master's degree, fell in love, and lost that lover in a car crash. Now he's back to heal his broken heart and he's faced with a Logan wh ...more
1. It is not a full length novel--there is no massive storyline; instead this is a snapshot--a glimpse into the ongoing story of two men who have secretly loved each other for years.
2. It is not a ghost story--yes it does have remembrances and even visions of a lost love. Jake's former partner, Michael, does figure into this story that is all about letting go and learning to trust one's heart again--but he is not a ghost per se--rath ...more
This was a bit sad and bittersweet. Jake and Logan were roommates in college. Jake knew he was gay and a bit in love with Logan forever. Until he had to leave when he found Logan having sex with the one girl that could've been Jake's girlfriend if he had wanted girls. He moved away, started a life until everything came crashing down on him when the man he was in love with and had thought he would have a future with died. So he moves back home only to find that Logan wants him, has always wanted...more
“Logan, why is this about you? Can’t it be about me? Maybe I just wanted to slowly step back into my life here. Not that I had a life here. I had your life and Darla’s life and every-damn-body’s life but mine here. But I came back here.”
After Jake Benefield walks in on his best friend Logan Riley having sex with Jake’s galpal Darla, Jake realizes that he has to let go of the crush he’s had on Logan ...more
Jake comes back to town after his partner, Michael, died 13 months earlier, there are some touching moments briefly centred around Michael. Logan is glad his former best friend, ...more