Thursday, May 23, 2013

Soul Mate by Shawn Bailey

Title: Soul Mate
Release Date; May 18 2013
Author: Shawn Bailey
Genre:  M/M Contemporary romance
Length: novella (111 pages)
Publisher: Silver
Meows: 3
Purrrs: Explicit
Blurb:  Edna Murphy places a personal ad to find her son, Jovan, a mate. He rarely dates anyone, spending his time working or fishing with friends. Gemma Costas answers, hoping to hook her son Galen up with a nice young man.

Edna Murphy places a personal ad to find her son, Jovan, a mate. He spends most of his time working or fishing with friends and rarely goes out on a date. She wants him to find someone nice and settle down.

Galen Costas drives his mother crazy. He cooks dinner three times a week, does the grocery shopping, and cleans and arranges the furniture. And he doesn't even live in the same house. Gemma thinks he needs a life and takes matters into her own hands by answering a lonely heart ad.

Jovan and Galen click the moment they meet. But their match made in heaven could be ruined by a man from Galen's past.
Reviewer: Cat
Review: Galen and Jovan’s moms both love them very much but they both want their sons to find love and move on.  Jovan’s mom has put a lonely hearts add in the paper and Galen's mom replies to it for Galen.  Jovan’s mom has a party for Galen inviting some of the replies and Galen and Jovan hit it off immediately.
Ok so this story was good. It had a lot of promise and is a very basic boy meets boy falls in love at first site, hits a bump and happy ever after.  It’s very sugary sweet with some very hot loving so you can’t really go wrong if you’re looking for a nice romance to make you go ahh! I loved all the characters even the moms. I though they about stole the show!!  I loved Galen’s quirks and Jovan is the classic gotta love hot male. I also loves the touch of humor. Now for the things I didn’t like so much.  #1  they were so opposite there would be some clashing, Jovan’s messing and masculine and Galen  was overly compulsive on cleaning though  not a tiff or word ensued there.  Then along comes Galen’s ex Johnny flashing fancy sports cars for Galen.  Jovan gets a bit  jealous but that’s about it even when he follows  and issue ensue he  basically shrugs it off and even helps Johnny? *shakes head* Then there is all the man ogling from all the characters. They even tease about Galen’s assistant and Johnny’s boyfriend that he brings along when he is trying to win over Galen. Like I said before it’s a great story but oh so sweet  unbelievably sweet!
Recommendations: If you like syrupy sweet romance, meddling Moms that mean well, love at first sight,  fast cars and hot men this one is for you

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