GENRE: Gay Erotic Romance
LENGTH: 47,314 words
Dustin gave up on being worthy of anyone's affections a long time ago, drowning his problems in substance abuse and meaningless encounters. He has learned it's better to avoid love altogether than risk the inevitable moment when it all comes crashing down.Nicolae has neither eyesight nor excess, but he does have a wealth of family and intuition. He is nothing Dustin would have anticipated in a potential lover, but the more Dustin discovers, the more he finds himself willing to accept the risk ... even if his conscience and the people in his life keep warning him away.EXCERPT:Note: may contain sexually explicit scenes of a homoerotic nature.
Dustin and Nicolæ, two men can hardly be more different. If “Înflori” wouldn’t be such a perfect title for this wonderful novel it could also be named “When Worlds Collide”.
Here is Dustin, blessed with good looks and money but his young life shadowed by tragedy. The resulting feeling of guilt leaves him incapable of forming true relationships with others. So he lives a shallow, cynical life in which drugs and alcohol are his only friends.
On the other side is Nicolæ. Poor in possessions but rich in friends and family, born blind but gifted with a sight that by far exceeds what others are capable of seeing. Especially when it comes to understanding people and the workings of nature.
Rich and strong characters and a story that instantly sucks you in make “Înflori” a must-read. A.F. Henley created protagonists that are convincing because he got their character traits down to the detail. It is beautiful to read how a simple gesture of kindness can turn one man’s life into an e