Thanks for having me on your blog. I’m so excited to share my new release Hurricane Reese. I am sharing an Exclusive Excerpt today and brought a giveaway for a $10 Dreamspinner GC.
Jude slept like the dead and assumed he was dreaming when he felt gentle fingers in his hair. He snuggled into the touch and resisted the urge to open his eyes and confirm it was Reese. He wanted to continue the dream.
“You’re so beautiful.” Reese whispered as though Jude wouldn’t hear him. Jude’s heart fluttered. Could Reese really see him? In all the time Jude had been crushing on Reese, he never imagined the golden boy would ever notice him, much less return his feelings. But what he heard next changed everything.
“I know there are a million reasons why I shouldn’t want this, but none of them matter when I look at you. You look like everything right to me. I want to make this right.”
Jude wanted to reach out and take what Reese was offering, but he didn’t want to break the magic of the moment, so he remained still and felt the bed shift. Reese’s warm breath caressed his forehead as he placed a gentle kiss there. Then his weight lifted from the bed, and Jude heard his heavy footsteps leaving the room.
Jude opened his eyes and blew out a breath. Wow. The man was a true romantic.
He was right, though. There were a million reasons why they shouldn’t even entertain the idea of getting involved. That thought spurred Jude into action. He needed to get up and do his job. That was most important.
Hurricane Reese by R.L. Merrill
Tony award-winning musician Reese Matheson’s life resembles a natural disaster, and caregiver Jude De La Torre is caught in the eye of the storm. Can the love these two opposites find together survive caring for an ornery octogenarian with wayward balls and a meddling family insistent upon tradition?
A public break-up is not what Reese expects upon returning from the successful run of his musical in London. All he wants to do is spend time with his beloved grandfather and musical mentor, who suffers from Alzheimer’s. Reese knows he doesn’t have much time left before the elder Matheson doesn’t remember him. In classic “Hurricane Reese” form, he moves into the cottage by the sea, displacing Jude, the intriguing caregiver he’d hired two years before. When Grandpa proves too much for Reese to handle on his own, Jude comes to his rescue, taming Grandpa… and the Hurricane as well. Soon all Reese can think about is how to get Jude out of his scrubs and into his bed. Permanently. Will Hurricane Reese destroy everything in its wake, or will this gay odd couple learn to harmonize together?
Once upon a time… a teacher, tattoo collector, mom, and rock ’n’ roll kinda gal opened up a doc and started purging her demons. Several self-published books and a debut gay romance with Dreamspinner Press later, R.L. Merrill is still striving to find that perfect balance between real life and happily ever after. She writes stories set in the places she loves most, such as Hollywood, New Orleans, Las Vegas, Northern California—and Iowa. Ro also loves connecting with other authors online, at the annual Romantic Times Booklovers Convention, and chapter meetings for the Romance Writers of America, of which she’s been a member since 2014.
A sucker for underdogs, Ro has adopted a wide variety of pets including cats, dogs, rats, a snake and fish. Her love of horror is evident the moment you walk in her door and find yourself surrounded by decorative skulls and quirky artwork from around the world. You can find her lurking on social media where she loves connecting with readers, educating America’s youth, being a mom taxi to two busy kids, in the tattoo chair trying desperately to get that back piece finished, or head banging at a rock show near her home in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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