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Reeling from the recent death of his wife, police officer Evan Cerelli looks at his four children and can only see how he fails them. His loving wife was the caretaker and nurturer, and now the single father feels himself being crushed by the pain of loss and the heavy responsibility of raising his kids.
At the urging of his partner, Evan celebrates a coworker’s retirement and meets disgraced former cop turned security consultant Matt Haight. A friendship born out of loneliness and the solace of the bottle turns out to be exactly what they both need.
The past year has been a slow death for Matt Haight. Ostracized from his beloved police force, facing middle age and perpetual loneliness, Matt sees only a black hole where his future should be. When he discovers another lost soul in Evan, some of the pieces he thought he lost start to fall back in place. Their friendship turns into something deeper, but love is the last thing either man expected, and both of them struggle to reconcile their new and overwhelming feelings for one another.
©2014 Tere Michaels (P)2014 Dreamspinner Press
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3 out of 5 stars
By Jensen on 10-11-14

Finally in audio

Any additional comments?

I love this series, well, mostly I love Matt, Evan is too much of a martyr for my taste. Sadly I don't like the narrator very much, he sounds like he's going to cry most of the time, if they stick with him for the rest of the books in the series, I won't be getting them.
But, if you've read the blurp and listened to the sample and thought "wow" then go for it, it really is a good series.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Ezinwanyi on 10-12-14

Bad Narrator really takes away from this book

OMG, talk about dousing my excitement with cold water. The narrator was really bad. He sounded like he was sitting on the washer during the spin cycle because his voice had this vibration thing--almost like he was crying.

This is a beloved series but I will not recommend anyone do this one on audio. Please read it because you won't be able to focus on the story. Basically, widower Evan Cerelli is drowning in a sea of grief until his friendship with an ex-cop Matt Haight becomes a lifeline. What happens when two straight men begin developing feeling for each other? This was their awkward and terrifying journey as they tried to figure out what this means.

Great story, I love this series and it is second only to Cut & Run for me. The writing here is really gripping and I just felt the angst. I have read the book several times and couldn't wait to get the audio. I highly recommend this one as a READ series, not a listen series.

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15 of 16 people found this review helpful

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5 out of 5 stars
By John on 01-28-15

A real winner

I really enjoyed this fine story. The complications faced by each of the characters seemed quite authentic and the characters themselves were believable with very natural weaknesses and foibles. There was just enough eroticism to keep the listener completely engaged. The weakness of the narrator's voice was a little distracting. I am very much looking forward to part 2.

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