Rick Bettencourt is the author of Not Sure Boys, Painting with Wine and Tim on Broadway. Rick hates to cook, and can often be seen eating out. He lives in the Tampa Bay area, with his husband and their dog, Bandit.
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To handy men, Jake and Cory, building a relationship is a lot like designing a home or landscaping a yard. It’s hard work. You have to use just the right tool. When these straight-acting laborers first meet, they release their manly tension over a few beers and something much more sordid than sparks fly.
Painfully-shy accountant, Evan McCormick, is conservative with his money and tough on his body, yet it isn’t enough to fulfill him. When Dillon—an impeccable-dressed and debonair ad executive—joins the firm, Evan lets his guard down. An office scandal and sexually-overt billboards popping up all over New England bring the two together in this funny yet romantic tale.
A story from Boughs of Evergreen: A Holiday Anthology. Christmas Eve: Doug returns home with Kirk—a good-looking guy he met at the club. Nestled together in his New England cottage, sipping hot chocolate and watching the snow fall, Doug wishes there could be more—a feeling that stays with him as he heads off to work at the mall…the last place he expects to find something magical.
Carolyn Sohier, the Greta Garbo of divas, is giving a once in a lifetime concert that Tim can’t afford to attend. Tim—an overweight, twenty-something virgin—regrets lending the hunky bag boy at the grocery store money that could have bought him a ticket. Tim needs to call in his debts, but money isn’t the only thing holding him back.