Book 6 in Series
Published: Dreamspinner Press
Date published: November 22nd, 2011
Contemporary M/M Novella
Reviewed by Dawn
Obtained by Publisher
Len Parker is trying to get on with his life after losing the one man he has loved with his whole heart. He isn’t sure how to deal with his attraction to a new farmhand named Chris and it scares the heck out of him. Will Len be able to let to let go of his grief and see that it’s ok to love again?
Chris is taking time to get acclimated to being a civilian after thirty years in the Marines. Now able to openly show he is gay, he finds himself falling for Len, a man whose heart is broken. Can these two strong men find a way to let the healing balm of love heal the cracks in their hearts as they find the strength to admit their growing feelings?
I have got to admit, whenever I pick up one of Andrew Grey’s books, I always get that feeling of coming home, no matter what. The stories he creates are full of emotion that pull the reader in from the beginning. This is an author who is a masterful storyteller and knows how to draw his readers in from the moment they open one of his books.
In LOVE MEANS…HEALING, we are back at the farm with Geoff, Eli and all the wonderful characters we grew to love after each story in this series. This time, Len Parker finds he is lost and alone after the death of his partner. You will laugh, mourn, sigh and smile as Len finds out that loving someone again is possible, even as you grieve for that special someone too. Mr. Grey does a wonderful job in conveying Len’s emotions as he grieves and slowly begins to heal even as his heart tries to tell him that there is another person out there who needs his love as well. The characters are like old friends to me now and I was thrilled to see them all again. Mr. Grey has a knack in creating memorable characters that steal your heart within a matter of minutes with a wink and a smile. He really knows how to make the characters shine in a story and that is the appeal to me. I love character rich stories that leave me asking, “More, Please”.
LOVE MEANS…HEALING is a fast paced, emotional roller coaster ride that will have you mourning Len’s loss, smiling as he finds his heart healing and hopeful as love finds the way back into his life in the form of Chris. With the right amount of emotion and romance, Andrew Grey delivers a stellar story to warm up your cold winter night and leave a smile on your face in the process. I look forward to the next installment of the ‘Love Means...’ series and cannot wait to see what this author has in store next for his cast of characters there.
This is an objective review and not an endorsement of this book.