a novella by S.A. Reid
Genre: Adult Romance & Gay Fiction
Tired of his life's endless grind, family man Michael Maguire allows himself one night of deviation. Desperate for something different, he seeks a prostitute in notorious Brixton Park. But Michael, searching for a girl out of PRETTY WOMAN, instead finds blue-eyed, beautiful James Campbell. Tempted and stirred in ways he never imagined, Michael embarks on a sexual adventure with a rent boy from London's infamous Bethnal Green. And what begins as a purely sexual exchange gradually transforms into something else, as James finds himself in desperate circumstances and Michael is moved to help. Drawn increasingly to James, Michael finds himself facing up to the iniquities in his daily life. And finally he must deal with a horror that threatens to explode Michael's safe, conventional existence.
about the author:
Stephanie Abbott is the face behind the popular pseudonym, S.A. Reid. well-known for her “real and likeable characters”, she also writes paranormal fiction (a new series titled Past Lives is currently being penned), fantasy, and sci-fi. additionally, she also pens cozy mysteries as Emma Jameson.
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Unhappily married Michael Maguire decides to do something different.
Setting out to hire a female prostitute, Michael instead finds blue-eyed, beautiful James Campbell.
Tempted in ways he never imagined, Michael embarks on a sexual adventure with a rent boy from London's East End.
No form of pleasure is off the table.
Not even love...
what readers have said:
If you're tired of sentimental romances whose story lines are totally predictable, try Something Different. - CM Barrett
All in all, this was both something different and something brilliant from a fine writer with a superb grasp of language and an excellent understanding of how to use humour, sadness, anger and romance to bring a book to life. - D Brown
S. A. Reid does not write for the faint of heart, but if you are proud to number yourself among the adventurous sort of reader, take the plunge! - J Byron