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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Only Yours by J.R. Patrick

J.R. Patrick is a member of one of the groups where I hang out -- I do have a life away from the computer, it just doesn't seem like it -- and when her first book, Only Yours, was released, well of course I was going to buy it!  Especially since she had given us one doozy of an excerpt; HOT?  I needed refrigeration to cope? Yowza

My heart went out to Dre; he had no idea why Nate had left and it nearly destroyed him.
Discovering the truth about why just about finished the job. 
Nate:  I tried to hate him for what he did to Dre, but there is just something about him.  All I'm going to say is that he has good friends.

This is a story about love, but it's much more than that.  It's a lesson in the importance of honesty in a relationship; if you can't tell your partner the truth about something then you're doing a disservice to not only the one you love, but to yourself and the bond you share.  And then there's being honest with yourself.  Too often it's much easier to pretend that something is, or isn't, what it appears.  No one wins in that situation.

Only Yours is also a story about growth, personal and relationship.  Both men had something to learn, Nate probably more so than Dre, so that they could build a solid life together.  There needs to be equality and honesty, and J.R. Patrick shows us just why it is so important. And she does it in a powerful and affirmative way.  This is an author who's just begun and all I can say is... bring it on!

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Book info:

Only Yours by J.R. Patrick
Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M, Erotic Romance, Contemporary
Length: 56 pages


Summary: When Dre asks his boyfriend Nate to move in, Nate leaves in the night without a word. Dre thinks he pushed too hard too fast, but the truth is a little more complicated. Nate is afraid Dre would dump him if Dre knew about his job in adult entertainment. Six months later, Dre is still beating himself up over scaring Nate away when they meet again… at a club where Nate works


  1. Sounds great! I've started reading this but somehow got sidetracked. Don't know why! Better pick it up soon again :)
    Nice review!

  2. You're very hard on my TBB list. :)

  3. Hey Janna... oh it's worth it! And after the excerpt JR gave us... hoo boy!

    And Chris... hmmmm, I'm betting that you'll end up doing the same for me. Right?

  4. I'm trying to be all professional and stuff but I can't stop crying.

    Thanks so much for the lovely review. It's my first and I will remember it FOREVER.

    Oh and I'm so glad you didn't hate Nate! lol

  5. JR... I didn't mean to make you cry!
    And I couldn't hate Nate; he had some growing up to do, but he was in a tough situation. And Dre loved him.

    So.... when's the next book out? *grin*
    I promise not to be too much of a stalk... er, fan.