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Second Place

(Matchmakers #3)

4.35  ·  Rating details ·  20 ratings  ·  6 reviews
***Also available as part of Matchmakers: A Shifting Isles Trilogy (ISBN 978-1534740860)***

Danny Berringer lives up to the name of his nightclub. Ever since he cheated on Bryan, the love of his life, he's been making up for it by helping others find love. He even matched up Bryan with Eric Grant, except Bryan's perfect marriage seems to have fallen apart, and Danny is dy
Paperback, 306 pages
Published July 24th 2016 by CreateSpace
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Nov 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Gah this book GUTTED me! Holy shit! But it was soooo good! The way the author weaves you into these stories. I was excited to see that Danny was going to get his story in this book. I was hoping for a happily ever after, but wasn't sure how it was going to happen when the one love of his life he lost and he set him up with another man. Man, what a story.

Matchmakers owner Danyel, Danny, to everyone, has been fixing people up for years. And those he throws together usually marry or stay in committ
Ravenclaw Silverstripe
Feb 17, 2019 rated it did not like it
This made no sense to me.

Bryan dated Danny , Danny cheated. They broke up. Danny sets up Bryan with Eric. They fall in love. They get married. Eric gets sick. Bryan sleeps with other men because Eric has an infectious disease. Eric eventually dies. Months pass. Bryan hooks up with any and every man who breathes in his general direction. He then wants to get back with Danny. Danny has been waiting for this moment. Eric wants this for them. They both get tested. They are both clean. Bryan feels gu
Merissa (Archaeolibrarian)
Second Place is the third and final book in the Matchmakers series - set in a world similar yet different to our own. We finally get to have Danny's story, and find out just what's going on with Eric and Bryan, and it's not at all what I was expecting!

Now, I was a bit worried about this one for a couple of reasons. I don't like reading about cheating per se. If it happened in the past, and the cheater is sorry, and it's relevant to the story, then I don't mind. And I really don't like love trian
May 10, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

I just finished reading this story the 3rd of the series. At times it had my eyes teary feeling sadness. Then as it went further I got upset. I was yelling for Danny to leave, Bryan was a a_ _. But it’s a story and at the end Danny was happy.
Jenn (not Lily)
Sep 16, 2016 rated it liked it
Good book, good end to the trilogy...and VERY angsty! Be ready for lots of feels and lots of devastation along the way to HEA.
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G.R. Lyons stumbled into writing as a form of trauma recovery when traditional therapy wasn't working.

Then the story ideas just kept on coming.

Pulling from a vivid imagination as well as real-life experience as a trans man, a sexual assault survivor, and a person living with mental illness, Lyons has written multiple, interconnected series set within his fictional world of the Shifting Isles.


Other books in the series

Matchmakers (3 books)
  • Second Chances (Matchmakers, #1)
  • Second Drafts (Matchmakers, #2)

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