Finding Love: The Perfect Size for You by Lily G. Blunt – Excerpt and Review

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Format: ebook and paperback
Language: English
Book Length: Short Story (12K)
Pages: 60
Genres: Contemporary, Gay, Erotic Romance
Heat Rating: Burning

 

 

 

 

 

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A male escort takes on an inexperienced client and breaks the first rule of rent boys: don’t get attached.

After updating his Rent Boy blog profile, well-endowed porn star Ty receives a text from a sexually inexperienced client. Andy, the client, asks Ty to provide him with the necessary know-how so should he ever get a date with the guy he’s attracted to, he’ll be fully prepared.

Little does Ty know that this hookup will lead to a friendship that will subsequently change his life.

This story has been previously published as The Perfect Size for You by Torquere Press in the Take It Like a Man anthology.

This second edition has been expanded and reedited.

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The door opened, and a skinny geek with specs faced me. Thinking I had the wrong house, and worried that the boy’s father had made the appointment, I floundered. Now, that will be awkward. How’s he planning to get his kid out of the house?

“Excuse me. I’m looking for Andy. Is he here?”

The boy flushed bright red and pushed up his black-framed glasses. “That’s me, I’m Andy Parker. You have the right address.”

You’ve got to be kidding me.

“Okay, son! How old are you?” He didn’t look a day over fifteen.

His eyes widened, but his gaze didn’t leave mine. He bristled a little, rising to his full height. “I’m eighteen. Nineteen in three months. I can show you my ID, if you like.” He looked beyond my shoulder, then ushered me hastily inside.

I followed him to the kitchen. “I’m Tyrone, by the way.”

He hadn’t even asked my name. I could have been any weirdo coming into his home. I guessed he recognized me from my online photos or my porn videos. Whatever. It looked like he was expecting me anyway.

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My Review:

This was a really sweet shortstory!

As the blurb already tells you this is the story of Ty, a rent-boy, and Andy, a sweet and sexually inexperienced guy who’s looking for someone to teach him how to have sex.
Andy has had a crush on his friend for quite a while and wants to be prepared for when he has a date with this friend. So Andy hires Ty to just”show him the ropes”; just a professional relationship.. But of course things don’t go as planned. 😉
While this is similar to other rent-boy falling for client stories I’ve read, Ms. Blunt managed to make me really care for both of the characters right from the start. I loved Ty questioning how to best advertise himself and could easily picture myself in his place. When I read the blurb I was prepared for the stereotypical sexworker, being overly confident and shallow. I can assure you that Ty is nothing like that!

Despite this being a short story Ms. Blunt manages to by the end make you feel like you know these two.
I really enjoyed that Finding Love doesn’t feature another case of insta-love, but that they fall slowly in love over several “dates”. I liked the realistic-ness of Ty and Andy starting things slow and working up to the actual sex because sex is an intimate act, doesn’t matter whether there’s money involved or not. I imagine the lines are easily blurred between professional and personal relationship and it was so beautiful to see this happening here.

If you’re looking for something short and sweet, this is the right book for you.
*Review copy of Finding Love: The Perfect Size for You was provided by the author in exchange of an honest review.*

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Praise for The Perfect Size for You

on Amazon and Goodreads Reviews

“Such an amazing story and one I was very interested in since I know someone in that business. It was a true fairy tale and I laughed and cried and never wanted it to end. Truly brilliant.”

“A big fan and this one did not disappoint! Totally adored it and can’t wait for her next book already!”

“I just love this writer… This storyline was well written and I loved each page. I wish it had gone on longer too damn short!”

“I really enjoyed this short story. I’m a sucker for rent boys/porn industry stories and this hit the spot wonderfully! I really loved Andy and Ty together.

The sexy times were sweet and then hot! I’m really anxious to get to this author’s other porn industry book!”

“A definite must read!”

“Lily’s writing flowed well for me. She combined a nice mix of sweet and hot but neither guy came across as needy or desperate.”

“It’s a good short story you can read while having a cuppa. I’ll definitely be reading more from Lily.”

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Lily G. Blunt writes contemporary gay romance. She loves to explore the relationship between two men and the intensity of their physical and emotional attraction. Angst often features in her stories as she feels this demonstrates the depth of the men’s feelings for each other. Lily is forever writing imaginary scenes and plots in her head, but only a few ever make it to the page–there never seems to be enough hours in the day despite having left the teaching profession to concentrate on her writing!

Lily discovered the wonderful world of m/m romance novels five years ago via fan fiction and went on to write stories in her spare time. With the encouragement of her friends and readers she decided to publish some of her work. Lily subsequently self-published several stories via Amazon. She later published short stories with Torquere Press and Wayward Ink Publishing. Lily is excited about joining Pride Publishing for her latest release, The Handyman Can.

Lily is an avid supporter of GLBTQ rights and advocates equality for all. She was recently a steward for Pride in London. She lives in central England with her rather bemused husband and a ‘mad as a bag of frogs’ Shetland Sheepdog called Barney.

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