Was so so bad I have to give t a ratingWhen I read the blurb I got al giddy This looked like such a great hurtcomfort book But boy this really really suckedFor me Chipper: More Than a Miracle it was hate at first sight with MC Ricky He calls everyone sweetheartn a condescending tone and have everyone treat him like the ueen he Doctor Who: Combat Magicks is He also just leaves his best friend at a flea market they re both at to go screw some guy he just picked up there And when hes still tying off the condom he literally kicks that guy to the curb naked A real gem this guyAnd let me tell you about the other MC Chase Chase s a single father of a 6 year old But this poor man has only 1 night a week to go clubbing So he arranges a babysitter every Friday night to pick up guys Yes he has a hard lifeAnd oh even though he fucks a different guy every week he s not sure he s gay He could be just curiousAnd let me tell you some about Chase This guy does not have a cock he has a MANHOOD Such a sexy word don t you think Oh yes come here with your manhoodAnd also this monster s 10 INCHES LONG That s a lot of manhood dude Does he have to roll There’s an Alien in Your Book it up to gett n his pantsI stopped reading after Chase s anaconda came out to play with some random guy he picked up at the bar This got better as t went along Review soon Note now Girls on the Home Front it s been too long since I ve read this Forgot all the details Review by The Blogger GirlsThiss not normally my kind of story but having enjoyed Mr John The Complete David Bowie in the past I decided to givet a go It Licence to be Bad: How Economics Corrupted Us is always a pleasant surprise to end up really enjoying things that would normally send me running I love when an author has the ability to do that for me and this one was a successRickys a bit of a hot mess After suffering the loss of his fiance uite a few years ago he has adhered to a set of rules that have enabled him to live happily or so he believes Or that prevent him from even remotely getting an opportunity to put him Fundamentals of Nursing Care: Concepts, Connections Skills in that heartbreaking place again Whenever anything starts getting to him he putst all away as he takes on the persona of Miss Kitty Litter the drag ueen DJ But things change a bit after he s attacked and left for dead on the sidewalkEnter Chase the totally tattooed up hottie who with his brother co owns the local gym n town Chase Seoul: A Window Into Korean Culture is a bit on the fence about his sexuality due mostly to his family sntrusion and bigotry He believes he needs to end up with a woman to be a mother to his child but Doctor Who: The Roundheads isn t able to deny himself completely of his male encounters On his way with one of those encounters they come across Ricky and Chase can t just leave him alonen that state They begin a friendship after Chase offers to train Ricky Argirópolis (Colección de Clásicos de La Literatura Latinoamericana: Carrascalejo de La Jara) in self defense but their attractions uickly apparentIt doesn t take long before Chase has managed to get Ricky to break his rules without either really realizing Advanced Imagineering: Designing Innovation as Collective Creation it Itsn t easy for these guys though They both keep secrets from each other and neither really believes they can have anything long term even Around Town (LEGO Duplo Dk Readers. Level 1) if they wantt Chase has his family to deal with and s worried about doing what s right for his deal with and s worried about doing what s right for his while Ricky Developing Bus Rapid Transit: The Value of Brt in Urban Spaces is still set on not caring for someone enough for him to get hurt again But neither can deny their feelings for very long Its a matter of them believing they could be and actually making that happen There s a lot to all of these aspects giving the characters much depth than t seems hereI loved these guys Ricky even though he was a mess at times broke my heart every time he took what people threw at him He was unapologetic about who he was Comparative Policing from a Legal Perspective if you don t like the Ricky he s showing you move on down the road sweetheart Butt was easy to see the real him behind his walls and makeup and how everything affected his feelings and actions And Chase was just a big ole hunk of caring and compassion rolled up Connivance in a sexy tatted package He didn t care what others thought as was clear by his full body tattoos unlesst affected his son then everything mattered I loved that he decided he had to listen to his heart and not his homophobic father and Brother While Doing What Was while doing what was for Dylan at the same timeRicky was angsty but never felt overly deeply There was plenty of The Rest of the Story it butt never really gave me the gut wrenching feels that might have made China-European Union Investment Relationships: Towards a New Leadership in Global Investment Governance? it too much There was just the right amountn my opinion and enough of the good parts and rest of the story that kept me nterested n seeing these guys succeed and turning pages until t happened I m glad I gave this story a chance because Mr John came through solidifying my feelings about his writing which s just as good as I remembered I ll definitely be on the lookout for A Joyfully Jay review 25 starsI hate to say t but I just didn t like Ricky I wanted to and the blurb caught my attention right. Spital he offers him free self defence classes but t soon grows Si encuentro tu nombre en el fuego into something complicated and both men are forced to listen to their hearts once again Chase doesn’t know how Ricky will fitnto his difficult life and Ricky can’t seem to let go of his past heartache With so much at stake will these men admit they were wrong about love and surrender their hearts to each other or s the risk too great Length 100000 wordsStandalone YesCliffhanger NoSign up to my newsletter and be the first to know when t's releas. Ricky s OUT NOWGrab your copy on FREE on Kindle Unlimited What an ncredibly beautiful seuel to Ashley John s book Timing Ricky finally has his HEA I miss Ashley and his male romance voice Review originally posted at Sinfully35 starsAlthough this book s a standalone f you ve read TimingTiming you ll remember Ricky as Tom s friend and also remember his alter ego Miss Kitty Litter the drag DJ I really liked Ricky n that book and was glad to see of him here though Coming Home it may be harder for you to warm up the brashness thats Ricky Strasberg at the Actors Studio: Tape-Recorded Sessions if you haven t already seen his sweet caring sideRicky euates love with heartbreak He has spent last 10 years having meaningless sex following rules that keep feelings out of the picture He s basically a one and done kind of guy He says he s happy the way hes but his friends Tom and Cole aren t convinced Soon even Miss Kitty Litter sn t enough to keep Ricky from crackingTattoo covered muscular gym owner Chase lives for his six year old son He works and goes home except for the occasional nights where he finds a hook up at one of the gay bars He tolerates the father that walked out on him and his family when he was a kid for the sake of his son His brother seems to be a lot like his father and his bitchy sister n law harps on him non stop about his parenting skills and finding Dylan a mother The only one who seemed tolerable A Witch's Guide To Faery Folk: How to Work With the Elemental World in the family was Barbara the woman his father left the family for but she really didn t have a lot of page time He allows his awful family to shape the way he thinks ands convinced he needs to find a mother for his son so he hides his attraction to menWhen Chase The Homefront in Civil War Missouri is on his way back to a hook up s apartment one night he finds Ricky badly beatenn an alley and calls for help staying with Ricky n the hospital until he wakes up When Ricky takes him up on his offer of some self defense classes they strike up an unlikely friendship that soon turns physical Chase s brother makes t clear that he doesn t know why Chase Celibate Passion is wasting his time hanging around Ricky and Chase s bigoted father turns out to be the officer whos Learning in the Cloud investigating Ricky s case Chase tries to keep the nature of his relationship with Ricky secret from his family and Ricky tries to keep Chase at arm s lengthThese two have plenty of secrets that slowly come out and some hurt than others The real crux of the problem howevers can Ricky let go of the past and risk his heart again on Chase and does he even want to For Chase the problem Daniel Webster and Jacksonian Democracy is bigger Even as he starts to admit that he s not completely straight and starts to accept himself he still allows the family that thinks so little of him to have a lot of sway over his life choices and they ve convinced him he needs a mother for his son Hes afraid to come out to this horrible family for some reason and goes to great lengths to hide Ricky from his family and his family from RickyI was a bit hot "and cold on Chase I understood he was trying to figure out his sexuality and trying to do what was " cold on Chase I understood he was trying to figure out his sexuality and trying to do what was for his son but one moment he s being a doormat and the next saying he didn t care what anyone thinks t was pretty frustrating at times Ricky was pretty consistent although he does take some drastic steps when the feelings between him and Chase got too strong I would have liked to see Ricky nteract with Chase s son Dylan as the little time we did see them together was pretty awkward and adorableThe two had great chemistry and I did enjoy much of their time together They are both trying so hard to fight the best thing to have happened to either of them Bloody Winter in a long time though andt did at times become a bit repetitive I think a bit of editing would have definitely helped the flow of the bookThere was a lovely bit of support n Chase s elderly neighbor Annie and of course Cole and Tom are back and have plenty of nteraction with the guys too The book definitely had Inventaire Sommaire Des Archives D�partementales Ant�rieures � 1790, Vol. 1: Mayenne (Classic Reprint) its highs and lows for me but I thinkf you liked Ricky n Timing you re going to want to read this There was a lot of back and forth but not a lot of angst If hurt comfort s your thing and you don t mind occasionally wanting to knock some sense nto your MCs as they really fight against getting to their HEA Ricky will probably work well for you 25 StarsHmmm I m not sure what to say here I ve been wanting to read this author for a while but I think I should have gone for one of his shorter stories to get a taste of his story telling and writing style before tackling a full length novel Ricky Thompson 38 has sworn off dating of any kind Since his fianc died about a decade ago Ricky just cannot let himself get close To Another So He Hides Behind His another So he hides behind his and behind the mask his drag ueen persona Miss Kitty Litter allow. On the surface Ricky Thompson’s life s one long party His razor sharp wit and unwavering sexual confidence masks his true pain and suffering and that’s how he wants to keep things Ten years after the death of his fiancé Ricky has completely given up on the Hieroglyphen lesen. illusion of love Wild nightsn the bar and even wilder casual sex have become his coping mechanism and he wants to keep the party going at whatever cost When he As Lágrimas Amargas de Petra Von Kant is attackedn a dark alley and left for dead Ricky’s life takes an unexpected turn and the pa. ,
S him and Lesson Planning and Classroom Management insists that all he wants out of lifes an endless string of one night stands well like an hour or two He doesn t want to know their names or anything about them Just fuck and be gone If he never allows himself to actually be happy then he doesn t ever have to feel miserable either right Sure that makes senseChase Brody 32 The Stalin Front: A Novel of World War II is the single father of a 6 year old son Dylan from a one night stand he had Dylan s mother was a party party girl and way toonto drugs to raise a kid So she left Dylan with Chase and then went her merry party way until The Nightmare Garden it killed her Chase s homophobic familys always around and telling him he needs to find a woman to settle down with because Dylan needs a feminine Look to the Mountain influence and every child should have a mother and a father and all kinds of other traditional family and gender role BS that made me twitch Insistence on traditional gender and family roles does have a tendency to piss me off And that Chase was buyingnto t regardless of the fact that he rarely found women sexually attractive just did not sit right with meI don t want to say t was all bad though because The Space Race: The Journey to the Moon and Beyond it wasn t I liked that Chase was so dedicated to his son and that when he saw Rickyn the alley after his attack he The Precarious: The Art and Poetry of Cecilia Vicuna / Vicuna, Cecilia. 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Two books in one (Wesleyan Poetry) insisted on staying to help Chases really a good guy And Ricky though he certainly has The Color of Water issues than National Geographics a man who Mayan Strawberries is hurting but who doesn t want anyone to knowt But he s not a bad guy either He s caring and funny and when he allows himself very loving Plus there seemed to be a reference to Heidi Cullinan s book Let Bill Gates (Up Close) it Snow that I totally approved of The overall theme of self acceptance and second chances at love I thoroughly loved And the covers rather delicious Ricky s a beautiful man And thank goodness for Chase s 80 something year old neighbor She was one of the only adults Mistaken Mistress in the story with some sense whent came to what really makes a familyBut there was so much tedium wrapped Bunny: A Novel into all that that I had trouble enjoying the story Ricky seemed so determined to never ever take a another chance on love and I just don t get that Yeah life can sure be shitty sometimes butt also goes on whether you like t or not And Ricky constantly runs away I m sure there are people out there like Ricky who are determined to hide from life nstead of actually living I hate to do this because I have enjoyed this author s work The Great Smog of India in previous reads but I felt absolutely nothing here Rickys a party boy and has sworn off love because his fianc died 10 years ago So now his life s an endless party filled with hookups Chase owns a gym with his brother and s a single father he has a homophobic father who The Sex of the Angels, the Saints in their Heaven: A Breviary is a police chief he seems to be surrounded by people who are dumbasses the only goodn his life besides his son seems to be his elderly neighborthat helps with his son sometimes Chase keeps his desire for MEN A SECRET RICKY IS ATTACKED ONE NIGHT LEAVING a secret Ricky Tryst with Prosperity is attacked one night leaving clubn which he Popular Hits is a drag DJ ands left for dead when Chase on his way to a hookup finds him and helps There s good here The concept s good and the story ultimately s about a second chance and self acceptance however we took a long time to get there and there were a lot of ssues sprinkled The Creative Habit in that annoyed me to no end 1 I never could like Ricky He has his moments where his true persona comes through all the bullshit he puts up butn all honesty he The Rest of the Story is super annoying and uses the word sweetheart constantly2 Chase could never seem to accept himself fullyt s like he was scared to say he s gay or bisexual I m not saying labels are mportant but come on you are "Banging A Guy You Are " a guy you are little than just straight sh3 Ricky s not that nice to his best friend someone who obviously cares about him deeply4 Ricky seems adamant to not let anyone Lords of Life: A History of the Kings of Thailand in ever again to an alarming degree I mean he goes to great lengths to destroy his relationship5 No burn I didn t feel the burn There are sexy times but no pining for each other I wanted of a connectionTheres a good HEA and even though Chase s son s the most mportant part of his life the child doesn t over saturate the story like sometimes children n books seem to do It s not all bad might be a better read for someone else I think my nability to warm up to Ricky kind of threw me off right from the get go If you re looking for a sweet funny and light romance this book s for youThis book was really good but would have been better with a couple sex scenes Ricky and Chase s so complete opposites but oh so right for each other 3Ricky Chase OMG I felt so sorry for Chase with a family like his who needs enemies Seriously the abuse of the word sweetheart will piss you off BIG TIME DNF at 12%I normally don t rate books I DNF at 12% but this. Rty suddenly comes to an endChase Brody doesn’t know where life Simon Spatz: From Holocaust to Halifax, A Story of Survival and Success is taking him Between running his gym and raising his son Dylan the only time he puts himself firsts his once a week trip to the gay bars His family has convinced him he needs to find a mother for Dylan so he keeps his sexual desires secret He always believed women were for love and men were for sex but he A Life in Two Worlds is forced to reevaluate everything he thought he knew when he stumbles across a helpless mann need of his helpAfter Chase takes Ricky to the ho.