Book 10 in the More Than Friends series. Can be read as a standalone but references to Book 3, Choosing Happy are made. Consider reading Choosing Happy first for maximum enjoyment.
Steve and Joey have a perfect life. They’re happy with the home they’ve built together and have no plans to change anything. When Joey runs into Adam, a past coworker from his days at a male brothel, old feelings are stirred up.
still pink and moist from the scalding hot shower when I step into the living
room. Steve and Joey are on the floor with a tray of chocolate dipped
strawberries and three champagne flutes between them.
look up at me with content smiles when I approach. “Come.” Joey pats the empty
space between him and Steve. “I’m dying to try these.”
shouldn’t have waited,” I say as I cross my ankles and drop down onto the area
rug. The fireplace is glowing with a stack of cedar logs that crackle every few
seconds. The scene is straight out of a romantic movie.
me and Joey a glass then reaches for his own. “To fresh starts and finding
happiness, no matter how unconventional it might look.”
Joey has a conspiratorial smile on his face that makes me cock an eyebrow. He
ignores my unspoken question and nods toward my glass.
say, clinking against their sparkling crystal. I down half the glass in one
gulp. It’s not classy but I need to calm my nerves. The shower helped but now
that I’m sitting so close between the two men that I was spying on just minutes
ago, I feel anxious. Afraid they know what I’ve done.
strawberries look so good, Adam.” Joey grabs one and smells it. “And they smell
so good.” Instead of taking a bite, he holds it out to Steve.
forward and bites the tip off. “Mmm, it tastes even better.”
by the way Steve’s mouth closes over the dessert. He savors the taste, keeping
his eyes locked on Joey’s. But now they’re locked on me. I’m startled to
realize I’ve been caught staring. Then I realize why. Joey is holding the rest
of the strawberry in front of my mouth.
honey. You deserve the second bite since you made them.”
Joey’s gaze, I lean forward just an inch and open my mouth. He meets me the
rest of the way, moving the strawberry to my lips. Without blinking, I bury my
teeth into the soft fruit. Sweet and tangy juices flood my senses. Fuck, I
never knew strawberries could be so good.
quietly beside me but I don’t look away as Joey pops the rest into his mouth
and bites it down to the stem. “Mmm, perfect.”
is,” Steve whispers, reading my mind.
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