by Lexxie Couper (Goodreads Author)
Not all cowboys ride horses.
Jeremy Craig is on the cusp of being named the deputy prime minister of Australia. Which means he’s got to play his cards right and stay deep in the closet. Australia is a lot of things, but there’s no way the country is ready for a gay prime minister. So far, it’s been an easy ruse to maintain. Until he meets Ryan Taylor. Then all bets are off.
Ryan is sick of the Brokeback Mountain jokes. For starters, he’s an Australian stockman, not an American cowboy. For another, he spends most of his working days alone in a helicopter, not on the back of a horse. As Wallaby Ridge’s only contract heli-musterer, he gets to escape any small-town scorn high in the sky. He’s happy up there. Lonely, but happy. Who needs passion and wild sexual pleasure in their life when they have the boundless skies of the Outback, right?
Then Jeremy Craig climbs into his chopper…
Warning: This book may change your opinion of politicians. It also contains scorching, no-holds-barred passion between two alpha men, one with a Ryan Gosling fetish and the other with a secret deeper than the ocean. Yes, it’s that complicated.
Source: eARC for Honest Review Courtesy of Samhain Publishing via NetGalley
Genre: MM Contemporary Political Romance Novella
Part 3 in an ongoing series but can be read as a standalone
My Bare For You Review ...
This book is part of a series but I read it as a standalone. I didn't feel not reading the first two changed my experience with this story. In this novella we get a closeted politician and a gorgeous heli-musterer. So many things could go wrong with this equation.
Jeremy Craig knows politics and for this reason he has chosen to stay in the closet. Even though it's taking a toll on him personally. He's determined with this decision until he meets Ryan his heli-chauffeur for the week. Ryan is tired of closeted men so when he meets Jeremy he tries to keep him at arms length knowing this could be a disaster in the making.
However, these two from the beginning can't keep their hands of each other. Now that they have a taste for each other is it enough to risk everything?
This novella was short and sweet with a nice balance of sex and substance. Now that I have read book 3 in this series, I now feel I have a need to read the first books from this series to see how it all starts out there in the outback.
3.5 It's worth the risk thumbs up!