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(Heaven Sent #1)

3.90  ·  Rating details ·  3,220 ratings  ·  212 reviews
The Weiss Strande Hotel is in trouble. Business just isn't what it used to be when Tyler’s father ran the family-owned hotel. On top of business being down, dad's sick with cancer and bills have skyrocketed.

Desperate to save his family interest, Tyler and his best friend sink their hopes and what's left of their money into a new venture: a nightclub at the hotel. It's impe
ebook, 123 pages
Published May 30th 2006 by Loose Id, LLC
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Julio Genao
Feb 21, 2013 rated it it was ok
Recommended to Julio by: Aiko
Shelves: novella
This will sound obnoxious as fuck, but w.e. I haz good brainz.

Sometimes I really wish I didn't know anything.

Most of the time I'm grateful, you know, for knowing that

* rock stars detest travel;

* staying in a different hotel every night can be painfully disassociative and psychologically exhausting;

* most rock stars are—for whatever reason—very, very short;

* and that there's no real money in pop music until you tour, which is hell, and takes two years if you're really popular, and usually doesn'
Jason Bradley
For me, this story just felt unbelievable and not in the 'suspend reality and go with it' sort of way.

Warning for spoilers---

First, I want to say that I think non-com and questionable con can be sexy as hell. But in this book, no one- not the author, or Tyler, no one felt it was bad to act in this way. The way this was handled by the author ended up ruining it for me.

This is the way I see this story: Rockstar forces himself on a straight guy when he learns straight guy may be a bit curious and
1.5 stars
I guess I'm the only one from my flist who hates this story *shrugs*. There is a reason why I'm not really fond of GFY theme, when the story is like this one.

When is "No" means "No" in M/M? If it's a woman and she says "No" and the guy is pushing it, it becomes rape, right? And here in this story, I clearly remember Tyler says "No" over and over again, and the cocky, arrogant, Johnny just pushes it. Doesn't that border of rape? And Luc pushing a sexual advance to make Tyler feels uncom
Oct 12, 2009 rated it it was ok
Shelves: e-book, m-m
Frankly, I'm underwhelmed. Is this what I can expect from the rest of the books by the infamous Jet Mykels?

The story was kind of... bland. Not necessarily a bad read, but an almost generic GFY story filled with stereotypes. The Rockstar, the Responsible Insecure Boy, the Terminally Ill Family Member to increase the drama if needed... And (naturally?) sex being pretty much the answer to everything and it (and video games) being the basis for a solid love relationship.

I didn't like Johnnie for o
Nov 20, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: fans of m/m romance
Recommended to Unapologetic_Bookaholic by: HeatherShea GR friend, fellow Purv
This being my first full length m/m romantica I am glad I enjoyed so much. The characters were well defined in thier attraction to each other. The story was well written and paced so that you had time to take a liking to the development.

I learned that even m/m romances can be just as sweet and complex or sizzling as any of the other romantica I have read. I do plan to read more from Jet Mykles. Thanks Heather!

Upon reading the second time. I know that the feelings evoked by the char
Nov 16, 2011 rated it really liked it
I opened this one up because I wanted a quick read. (It's not long.) What I didn't expect was a quick pant. LOL. Oh, my!

In Jet Mykles bio it states something about her ability to write sex. Good god! Not that the sex was overly descriptive &/or accurate or whatever to make me think Jet an expert on gay sex, it was the amount of lust she wrote into Johnnie that sucked me in. (Do I bother saying, "no pun intended?") He was written as a walking predator. His goal was to make Tyler beg, and I wa
Mandy*reads obsessively*
I read this for the first time in 2010, I was inspired by Lilli to reread and see how I see it now.

I reread the story of Tyler, the hotel manager of the 'Weiss' and Johnnie Heaven, rock star extraordinaire.
I remembered it as a favorite and that I enjoyed it immensely.
Now after rereading it, I'm reminded a bit of the young teen love you think is so wonderful and the best ever and as you get older you see that maybe you are glad it didn't work out after all.
I still enjoyed this story, but Tyler'
Feb 02, 2012 rated it really liked it
Latest reread 3/2018: still problematic as fuck, and I still don't care. Just plain fun.

You know those books that you read early on when your tastes change, and you love everything,but when you go back and read them later, they just don't stand up to your original impression?

Yeah, these aren't those books. I first read these years ago, fairly early in my M/M reading craze. I loved them then, and I still love them today. Sure, there's nothing particularly awesome about the writing or original to
Mar 10, 2009 rated it it was amazing
I was totally sucked into this series by Jet Mykles. Johnnie and Tyler are likeable and the cast of supporting characters enhance the story rather than detract.

This is one of the few series of books that I have read more than once. I felt like I knew all of these men and their partners by the time I had read them all...and I am looking forward to the next edition, even if it does look like it will be a menage for Gretchen.

I am happy to meet up again with Johnnie, Tyler, Luc, Reese, Brent, Hell
Chippy Marco
Sep 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Re-read, still love it!

This and book 2 are my favourites of this series. I really loved this one because it was a sexy and sweet intro. I liked the characters and liked the introduction of the other ones who would get their own books. Damn, I should've written a review when I finished reading it, which was a long time ago. I was lazy at writing reviews back then. It doesn't matter anyway, because I gave it five stars so that's enough to tell you it's a good 'un.

Genre: M/M.
What's in it: A smolder
Yay! Rock stars! How cool is that? This book rocked-totally. Johnnie Heaven and his bandmates are ultra-cool, mega hot rockers who agree to play at the opening of a new nightclub as a favor. Johnnie meets the owner of the club, Tyler, and the sparks fly. This story was so much fun, I didn't want it to end. Luckily, it's the first of a series.
Aug 14, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Jet Mykles fans, fans of m/m erotica
This is yet another fun sexy read by Jet Mykles...

Tyler is a huge fan of the band Heaven Sent. He has been a fan since the beginning... so when they agreed to play at the opening of Tyler's new nightclub, he was thrilled.

The minute Tyler sees the lead singer Johnnie, he is enthralled. There is something about him... but Tyler isnt gay, so he cant figure out whats going on. When Johnnie and Tyler start talking, they find out that they both love video games! Tyler starts going to Johnnies room n
I looooooooveeeeeeeeeeeee iiiiiiiiiiiiitttttttttt................
They are so romantic together.....

Johnnie a red hair rocker was so sweet...a bad boy of a rock band and fall in love with a straight man, Tyler....

Tyler is a manager of a Hotel where Heaven Sent, the rock band spent their staying there....Johnnie the lead singer fell in love with Tyler at a first sight and straight that moment he claimed Tyler as "HIS"....

This story telling about how Tyler adjusting his new interest for his new li
I hate that it seems that all I am doing lately is writing a bad review. I guess when you read the quantities I do, you are bound to hit as many bad books as you do good books. That was stale. There was no real story, the characters were just names on a page. Gosh that sounds harsh but for me, it's true. I'm glad I didn't buy the rest n this series. Oh, and I HATE the artwork on the books in this series. Sorry!
Mar 07, 2011 rated it really liked it
I've been putting off reading Jet Mykles for a while. I though it would not live up tp my expectations...but it did I was a great little story. Sexy rock stars, sweet men who don't know they're gay, what's not to love.

Hope the others are as good as this one.
Ok, I don't know how I feel about this book. Tyler Purcell owns a hotel and to save the hotel him and his business partners decide to open a nightclub in the hotel. To help promote the new club, they hire Heaven Sent a popular band that they are fans of. Enter Johnnie Heaven, the lead singer of Heaven Sent. He is sexy and everybody's fantasy. Turns out that Tyler & Johnnie share a love of video games, which is what brings them together and from there it's up to them to figure out how to go f ...more
Emanuela ~plastic duck~
Nov 17, 2010 rated it liked it
Recommended to Emanuela ~plastic duck~ by: Natsroshan
The book is really enjoyable and I'm looking forward to reading the next one because what's not to like about rockstars? But I don't know if this book leaves me more frustrated or disappointed.

The story is short and in the point of view of Tyler, the young hotel manager. I think the fact that I couldn't see the story through the eyes of Johnnie may be the reason why I couldn't like Johnnie Heaven, the rockstar (I think he's super hot and sexy, but I don't like him). He's so pushy all the time, i
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I don't really want to give the wrong impression here because I did enjoy this read. It just had moments of unbelievability or it felt rushed. It also had lovely, sincere scenes that felt genuine. I think I'll continue on with the series because the writing was strong enough to warrant it, and because who doesn't like a sexy gay rocker story?

Tyler jumped. then cursed because he'd jumped. Then cursed because he'd cursed.

This was it. He could
Sammy Goode
Mar 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Simply put..I loved this book. The rumors of dubcon, the low ratings you might have seen--toss them a side because the story of Johnny (the lead singer for the wildly popular rock band Heaven Sent) and Tyler (owner of the Weiss Hotel) is not only hot and delicious it is also tender and amazingly sweet.

The two men collide and after admitting that both are interested in women, Johnny sets about convincing Tyler to give in to his secreted passion for all things male. The story watches as their feel
Jun 15, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2018-reads, m-m
I read this one for a reading challenge and while I don't regret it, some things really didn't sit well with me. It was readable and the writing was okay enough. I guess it had some entertainment value, mainly because it's a really short read.

It's about a band called Heaven Sent. They're performing at the opening of a club and Tyler is one of the owners of the club. Not to mention, a huge fan of the band. Tyler's father is dying and his hotel is suffering. The club is his only hope so it means e
2.75 stars

Is there a reason some authors can't just let their characters admit they're bisexual? What's the big deal? And oh my god, did one of the MCs just ask if he got married would he be the bride?
I’ve read this book for the DIK Book Reading Challenge and originally posted this review at my blog.

This is the very enjoyable first book in the Heaven Sent series which is about a rock band. In this first installment we meet the lead singer of the group, Johnnie Heaven. He and his group are booked to play at the opening of this new nightclub at the Weiss Strande Hotel. Tyler’s family owns the hotel and he’s running it since his father is sick with cancer. The nightclub is a new venture that sho
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The Weiss Strande Hotel is in trouble. Business just isn't what it used to be when Tyler’s father ran the family-owned hotel. On top of business being down, dad's sick with cancer and bills have skyrocketed.

Desperate to save his family interest, Tyler and his best friend sink their hopes and what's left of their money into a new venture: a nightclub at the hotel. It's imperative that the White Room is a success, or else the hotel will go under. Lady Luck seems to be with them, however,
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This review can also be found on my blog: A Match Made in Heaven

I loved loved loved this! Why was it so good?! I was just looking for a bit of fluff to hold me over till I decided what I really wanted to read. But instead, I ended up wanting this to last forever! I think it deserves more of a 4.5/5.

This was my first 'Gay For You' story, and I think that is really what did it for me. I loved all of Tyler's insecurities, and the fact that he loved Johnnie so much he had to be with him regardless o
Oct 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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I really enjoyed this fast-paced rocker story and could kick myself for allowing the cover to dissuade me from reading it sooner. Not only was it a rocker story, which I love, it had a lot of dialogue, another major plus, and it contained a little dub-con, also an instant hit for me. Plus, the cover actually has a meaning, it makes sense, and is relevant to the storyline. In other words, this is a great story that I allowed my preconceived notions sway me away from; don’t make t
4.5 stars - This book was amazing, seriously. The whole series is perhaps one of my favourite in the M/M genre (along with Amy Lane's Promises series) and I absolutely love this first instalment.

Tyler and Johnnie were a wonderful couple. I adored Johnnie and his rock star and 'bad boy' persona, because although he acts cocky and a little too confident at times, he also has a big heart and he genuinely cares for Tyler. It's really lovely. And Tyler? Boy, don't get me started on Tyler! He was grea
Jul 17, 2009 rated it really liked it
This book reminded me a bit of the Gravitation series by Maki Murakami. They both were gay romance related, featured a rock star and a fan of the rock star. It also seemed very anime like with its cover art and some Japanese references within the book.

The book was very well written with the story flowing very smoothly and characters with some depth and realism to them. The two main characters are Johnnie Heaven, the internationally known rock star, and Tyler Purcell, the ower of a five-star hot
Tara Lain
Aug 22, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone who likes romantic romances and beautiful heros
This was the first m/m romance i ever read and i was so hooked i now write them. I would give five stars to practically every Jet Mykles book i've read (maybe one or two four stars would creep in). The books are wildly popular and deservedly so. but if by some chance you haven't read Heaven or other JM books, just know she has a very particular aesthetic. She's not writing any semblance of gritty reality. She writes fantasy, even when it's contemporary, as many of her books are. Her heros are wi ...more
Jun 01, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: m-m, band, gfy-ofy
This was a fairly straight forward story with a little bit of angst. I wasn't a fan of (view spoiler) It was a bit too short for me to become invested in the characters which made it a little lackluster. 3 OK stars
Not quite as good as I remember it being from the first time reading, but still a fun read.

Pretty light, no real drama as such, but a good way to pass the time. Mostly sex orientated but with a few laughs and the odd bit of romance in its own way.
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Jet is a writer of sexual fantasy with a firm belief that all men are at least partially gay, that vampires are just people with a liquid diet and shapeshifters live on every block.

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“Say you’ll marry me.” Sighing melodramatically, Tyler wound his free arm around Johnnie’s neck. He pulled back enough to look again into Johnnie’s eyes. “Fine. But why do I get the feeling I get to be the bride?” 2 likes
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