GENRE: Gay Interracial Romance
LENGTH: 48,167 words
When Sam goes on a gay website looking for romance, he finds more than he bargained for. Rejecting all the usual requests for hook-ups, he searches for something more sincere. And he finds it in the most unexpected of places, as he is drawn to the profile of a man in a faraway place.Amir, an Algerian descended from desert nomads, has posted a profile looking for the love of his life. Sam finds it amazing that a gay man born in the Algerian desert has the bravery to not only declare he is gay, but also to admit his dream is to find a husband to spend his life with.While Sam doesn’t consider himself the marrying kind, he starts chatting with Amir, telling himself he just wants to learn about another culture. His friends laugh at him, saying this man just wants to use him to emigrate to the west and take him for his money. But he refuses to believe it, sensing a sincerity he has never seen with anyone else. The two begin a dialogue that moves to weekly Skype sessions, discussions of religion and world politics, assistance with life challenges and, finally, a declaration of love ... and an invitation.Can these two men from vastly different worlds and cultures meet and find common ground for a romance? The challenges are great, and spending a life together seems like an impossible dream. While Sam’s friends continue to discourage him, he knows he cannot give up this man. Is Amir sincere, or is Sam being used?There is only one way to find out if Amir is really sincere. And Sam knows what he has to do.EXCERPT:
Book is a great first effort. I look forward to more from Mr. Monroe. It follows the love and frustrations of an international attempt at a love relationship between two men of vastly different cultures....but then Love knows no boundaries or walls, when it is an affair of the heart.
This book transported me to the countries that Tom visited while pursuing his Algerian lover. I was living every moment with these two men whose love was separated by governments and bureaucracy. The book demonstrates in eloquent style that love conquers all boundaries. Mr. Munroe is able to capture your interest and hold it as you live vicariously through his descriptive writing. I loved this book. It is refreshing and filled with hope for all LGBTQ individuals seeking their love. It doesn't sugar coat the experiences of a relationship but shows that if it is meant to be it will come to fruition. Thank you, Mr. Munroe for this stunning piece of literature and vicarious experiences that I shared with you. Keep up the great work and write more, please. This book is much more eloquent that 98% of gay centered literature. WELL DONE!