GENRE: Gay Erotic Romance
LENGTH: 75,859 words
Can two broken men build one life?Ten years.That’s what Makai lost for a crime he didn’t commit. He’s been exonerated, but the abuse he suffered in prison isn’t so easy to leave behind. He heads to the one place he remembers being happy: Acker, Wisconsin, where he spent summers with his grandpa. Unfortunately, not everyone wants Makai there.Ten days.That’s how long Emil, now twenty-one, was held prisoner as a teenager. The mental and physical injuries he suffered at the hands of a drug trafficking ring still haunt him.Nightmares, anxiety, and PTSD challenge the connection forming between Makai and Emil, though together, they might find a way to move beyond their pain and into a future -- and a relationship -- that both had thought impossible.Now they just have to convince Emil’s father, the town sheriff. It won’t be easy with danger closer than they know ...EXCERPT:Note: may contain sexually explicit scenes of a homoerotic nature.