AUTHOR: Rowan Speedwell
PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press
For five years, Zach Tyler, son of one of the world’s richest software moguls, was held hostage, tortured, and abused. When he is rescued at last from the Venezuelan jungle, he is physically and psychologically shattered, but he slowly begins to rebuild the life he should have had before an innocent kiss sent him into hell. His childhood best friend David has lived those years with overwhelming guilt and grief. Every relationship David has tried has fallen apart because of his feelings for a boy he thought dead. When Zach is rescued, David is overjoyed—and then crushed when Zach shuts him out. Two years later, David returns home, and he and Zach must come to terms with the rift between them, what they feel for each other, and what their future could hold. But Zach has secrets, and one of them might well destroy their fragile love.
I loved this book. I wasn’t trying to read something addictive but I was drawn in right away. Finding Zach is so much more than your average m/m love story. Zach and David practically grew up together but right after discovering they their attraction for one another, Zach is kidnapped by a Central American warlord and is kept prisoner for five years. The story begins at Zach’s rescue and continues through his recovery. After all that happened, it’s truly heartbreaking and wonderful to see Zach and David come together. This is a couple that I’d like to see again. There was a happy ending, but I was sad when the book ended.
RATING: I loved it!
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