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Handy Harry

3.54  ·  Rating details ·  37 ratings  ·  11 reviews
Reclusive artist Rufus Ward’s house needs repair, but he hates demolition and dust. However, when handyman Harry Hande rings his doorbell, Rufus lets him in. He’s everything the famous painter likes in a man: young, sexy, and somewhat confused about his sexuality. Rufus thought he was done with dating, but Harry is hot enough to push him from loneliness into love.

Kindle Edition, 52 pages
Published September 30th 2015 by Evernight Publishing
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James Cox
Oct 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this!
Dec 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I adore author Erin M. Leaf. I would read anything she wrote. Handy Harry is another memorable read from a great author. Rufus Ward is a famous, reclusive painter. He has his quirks. He also has a pesky sister who insists that the much needed repairs on his house be done. So she hires Harry.
Harry is young. He is also saving money so he can get out of his brother's house. His brother is not supportive or nice to live with. I wish that had been explored more in this book. I felt it would have rea
Annette Gisby
Jan 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
First reviewed at The Romance Reviews:

A short but engrossing tale with two adorable male leads, who are awkward but soon get over it. Rufus Ward is a reclusive painter who hasn't dated anyone in over five years. He's mostly dated women, but is bisexual and just doesn't want the hassle of trying to explain it to all and sundry. His house is falling down around his ears, but he barely notices, so engrossed is he in his art. It's up to his sister to arrange f
QUEERcentric Books
Oct 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Reviewed by Kelley Austin for QUEERcentric Books

Handy Harry by Erin Leaf is a story of finding the right person in a place you never, ever would have looked.

Harry is a handy man and Rufus is a famous artist, two different people from separate worlds that collide together.

Rufus is wealthy and has led a comfortable life, never caring about money, but his sister pushes him into finally having work done on his home, which he has neglected. The only problem is the guy that she hired to do the work—we
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Both of the characters in this story are well formed and the story is well written. It is fun watching both Rufus and Harry’s approach to first friendship then love. FULL REVIEW: ...more
Carolyn Elias
Oct 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Totally a sweet, fun short story, leaves you with a smile on your face!

I really enjoyed this sweet bromance. The artist and the handy man was a fun read that leaves you with a smile on your face for the implied HEA!
Nov 29, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: shorts
A little too insta-love to completely buy into the relationship, but I liked how the author portrayed the age difference and their attitudes. A little bit more depth and background would have been perfect.
Morgan  Skye
Aug 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018, reviewed
This would totally have gotten all the stars had it been longer. I LOVED the GFY thing and the reclusive artist meets hot handy man thing but everything moved so fast ☹

I know this is erotica but there was enough there to make it more substantial – Erin Leaf is really good at character development – so I was hoping for more.

However, as far as fantasy “quickies” go – this is a winner! We get a bit of hot smexy times, some gay virgin sex and a lot of self discovery.

If you’re in the mood for someth
Oct 03, 2015 rated it liked it
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I liked this short out for you story! I wonder if Ellie (view spoiler). It was insta-love, but believable.
Oct 17, 2015 rated it liked it
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Fun and entertaining. Insta-love-y but interesting enough to be worth the 99 cents at ARe.
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Erin M. Leaf is a bestselling romance novelist (the steamier the better) with a specialty in edgy erotic tension. She loves sci-fi, suspense, rubenesque, new adult, paranormal, menage, alternative romance, and all the flavors in between! She also writes romance as Marie E. Blossom.

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