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The Guy in the Window

4.09  ·  Rating details ·  1,187 ratings  ·  210 reviews
I was in the middle of my divorce when Adam messaged me. I believe his exact words were, “Hi. I think you’re my dad’s brother. Would you like to get to know me?”

My brother and I had never been close, so I’d only met his adopted son a few times when he was very young. Instinct told me to ignore the message, and I did. For a few days. It took an exhausting fight with my
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Published November 5th 2019 by Self Published
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FIRST I WAS LIKE: So you really gon create the disconnect by having him not remember the nephew. I want filth





Overall, this was a fun and incredibly hot read. Adam is coming for you wig, crotch and your soul.
Nov 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
**** 4 Stars ****


I really liked this. It flowed so easy! Lots of chemistry. Charismatics characters. (I loved Adam's boldness and confidence, and also how open, honest and brave Ev was). Besides, age gap peeps!!!! Hot dammit!!! I.AM.A.SUCKER.FOR.AGE.GAP 27/45

I just wish there was more. It felt like a teaser.

I do have a niggle though, the vile ex-wife. She could have been a normal person instead of a bitch.
Really enjoyed it though I could have done with a bit more...

That is the reason I don't read so many short stories, they always leave me wanting more. I think I would have given it 5 stars had it been a full novel.
Nov 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
3.75 stars**
~✡~Dαni(ela) ♥ ♂♂ love & semi-colons~✡~
I'm late to the party, but three cheers for this story because:

- Pseudo nephew/uncle plus plus age gap (Everett is some two decades Adam's senior)

- Hot, gay virgin sex with elements of mild humiliation (Ev loves it when Adam makes him acknowledge his basest desires)

- Voyeuristic aspect that was sexy AF (and somehow not creepy since we're privy to a few short passages from Adam's POV)

- Great epilogue/HEA!

- Bella, Adam's daughter, was a hoot. I especially liked her dream of owning a restaurant in
*J* Too Many Books Too Little Time
4.5 Stars!

Cara Dee is hit or miss for me but this one was definitely a win.

Super steamy, mild kink, age gap, a bit of daddy/boy sprinkled in.

The only minor negatives:
--the overly bitchy ex-wife
--the pet name darling (though it was more towards the daughter)
--Adam calling Everett Unc (and Uncle) after they were together
--the length. I'm greedy and wanted more.

Otherwise, loved this one and recommend.
Nov 13, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

A good solid story but, for me, just needing a tiny bit more character development for Adam specifically.

I felt I totally understood Everett but there was more of a disconnect with Adam as his backstory didn't ever get fully explored. Why he'd severed his family connection was mentioned as a reason for him reaching out to Everett but then discarded.

I also found the formatting decision to have all of Adam's POV chapters in italic a bit of a strange one, especially given how it can be
Nov 27, 2019 rated it liked it
3.5 stars

The first half of the book was great. Like 5 stars great.

But then things changed in a way I wasn't too happy about. Everett and Adam being "sort of related", the age gap and GFY would have been more than enough for a story this short. Personally, I could have done without all the kinky stuff. It just took away some of the good feelings I had for the story.

Nevertheless, I enjoyed the story as a whole. I loved the characters, loved the writing, loved the first half of the story and the
Ok, now that was filthy! Oh so filthy! Humiliation kink isn't really my thing, but I could definitely appreciate it in this story. The incest kink (the 2 MCs are not blood related) was a huge turn on, however. Cara Dee has a filthy, dirty mind and I am so grateful.
Optimist ♰King's Wench♰
A little too saccharine for me.

Creative twist on the kink though. Points for that.

It's probably me not the book. I seem to be in a reading funk of meh times books so YMMV.
4.25 Stars

After two and a half decades of marriage and at the age of forty-eight, Everett Scott is in the midst of a divorce and begins to reevaluate his choices and pursuits. Upon being contacted by his twenty-seven year old nephew, Adam, a standoffish dialogue slowly turns into a solid friendship. As Everett’s attraction to Adam deepens, it becomes clear they are both fighting feelings toward each other.

“You knew what you wanted, and you went after it.” I had so much to learn from this young
4.5 Stars!! LVED IT!! I loved it so much that I finished it in one day (which I rarely do these days) and I have added a new shelf "kink" (I have read many a kinky book but none have inspired me to add a shelf ) The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because I felt cheated by the length of the story.. I wish it was longer
Everett in his 40s is going through a kind of mid-life crisis; he is in the middle of an acrimonious divorce from his vindictive wife of nearly 25 years, his college-aged
Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance
Type: Standalone
POV: First Person - Male

After years of uneventful marriage, Everett (Ev) Scott was starting over. Wanting to reconnect, he wished to repair his relationship with his teenage daughter before it’s too late. Adam Scott was an estranged nephew who came back into his life at the perfect timing. He helped Ev made changes into his new life. But he also brought something in Ev that was least expected.

This book was not what I expected at all. It
Nov 24, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2019, arc
This story reminded me a little bit of Noah. It wasn't a re-telling of course and there were many differences but the taboo aspect was pretty similar: the MCs were uncle and nephew but the nephew was adopted by the uncle's estranged brother and they hadn't seen each other for about twenty years.

But I think that's it as far as similarities go. I loved Noah and I'll always love that story. The Guy In the Window was also good - it's Cara Dee we're talking about after all! - but it just wasn't in
Nov 10, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.75 stars. Still solid, and lighter on the kink than Dee has been putting out recently. I was aching for a bit more character development, especially Adam. Liked it a lot and read it in one sitting.
Nov 09, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019, arc, age-gap, m-m
4 stars.

Interesting read. I liked it but I felt like maybe an extra 50 pages could've helped the book a lot.
Nov 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
*4.25 stars*

No matter how impossible or kinky or out of the norm the plot is, Cara Dee always keeps it real somehow. In the end, this is what I love the most about her work.
Nov 15, 2019 rated it really liked it

Silver Fox

Enjoyed this one. It was a quickie though. I thought Everett was a sweetheart and Adam was sexy all hell. It was a bit predictable but that didn’t matter one bit.

And maybe I’m being greedy but I would have liked just a little bit more. One more chapter would have been nice!

This is my first book by Cara Dee and I look forward to check out some out some of her other stuff!
Dec 16, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ku, lgbtq, hot-hot-hot, age-gap
This grabbed me immediately, and I read it in one go.
Loved it! And why?

a.) Older silver fox: Ev is 45 and just in the procedure of getting his divorce. His whole life as he knows it ends. Not that his life has been much of a life, thb because he doesn’t even realize how unhappy he’s been. His discovery of something as groundbreaking as fancying a guy hits totally out of the blue. And it’s awesome!

I could virtually see and feel him coming alive again and was blown away by his emotions as much as
Nov 06, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

J, you did not steer me wrong.

Was it sweet?

Lovable characters?

Deliciously filthy?

Is it the most profound story I've ever read?

Did it diminish my enjoyment?

I enjoyed the hell out of this book. I read it in one sitting — Cara Dee's writing it just raw and real.

If the book had been longer, I'd have rated a full five stars. I just needed a little more story.

4.5 stars, highly recommend it.

Dec 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
O. M. G! One of the best books I’ve read ALL YEAR!! Adorable. I loved it. How have I never read anything by this author before??
Nov 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
I liked the story. But the kink wasn't for me.
Nov 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: lgbtq
Enjoyed this ... thought it was going down a kink line, but really this was remarkably sweet. A voyage of self discovery and second chances.
Michael S.
Nov 11, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sweet and kinky. Well, kinky by my somewhat vanilla standards, I guess. Incest play gets a nod, but it didn’t push into squick territory for me since the MCs weren’t blood relations and were family in name only. No spouse husbandry vibes here.

Does this qualify as daddy kink? I’m not really sure because I don’t purposely read it or practice it, but I was getting some age play vibes along with the mild dom/sub flavor.

Sorry, got distracted by the sex again. This is one of those books where the
Dec 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
I could have done without the nephew kink and the humiliation, but otherwise, solid read. Very hot, in spite of me not being into the kink, so maybe I liked that more than I thought. Huh.
Michelle Claypot_Reads
This book will be one of my Top Reads of 2019!

It is absolutely extraordinary. A subtle MM story of self discovery told in dual POV. Unbelievably hot chemistry and exploration of filthy taboo kink and genuine love. Add in an adorable little girl and exceptionally realistic dialogue and I was blown away.

This was my first read from this author and I will be binge reading everything she’s written.
Carol Flores
Nov 29, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the story of Everett, a 45 y/o silver fox, architect that’s going through an awful divorce, and Adam, the 27 y/o witty nephew who suddenly contacts him, and asks to meet him.

I must say that this novella is kind of a taboo because, even though Adam is not blood-related to Ev, they do share the same family history. There’s also an 18 year gap between them, which, if you know me, I don’t usually feel comfortable with this kind of relationships. Still, they had so much chemistry that it didn
Rarely does pseudo-incest excite me in fiction. It usually comes off as a bit cheesy and more of a “why even bother if it’s pretend” type scenario. Well, colour me so...damn...wrong. When it’s done’s f**king hot and sexy as all get out.

I liked these two men. Their tentative online meeting and subsequent friendship flowed so flawlessly into more, as is usual from this author. But the dirty talk really sold me. Holy...Shit!! It was scorching. It was so unexpected and yet felt totally
Nov 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019, from-author, arc, mm

Okay, I admit it was a little creepy.
Some people called a voyeur. LOL.
But it was also hot, erotic and I have to agree with some reviewer that this story was a little bit different, and worth an applause.
You need to 'experience' it yourself and make your own opinion on this. I liked it, I hope you too :)
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