Reviewed by Gloria Lakritz
Senior Reviewer for the Paranormal Romance Guild Review Team
This is the second book in AE Ryecart’s new series. Meeting Sean and Laurie in the first book Release, we continue seeing them in Faking it. Laurie’s best friend since childhood is Toby. Toby is hard to read, utterly gorgeous, rich and arrogant; traits not such a great match. Introduced to Ben, one of Laurie’s house mates at the Christmas Party, Laurie thought there was some spark between the two.
Ben is a rent boy, found by Sean and brought to the house with other lost boys, becoming family. He has signed up as a private escort, trying to get off the streets. Meeting Toby that Christmas was a spark, but at the end of the evening Toby ducked out making Ben feel dirty.
Ms Ryecart does not make this easy….Even though the spark is there, basic human error gets in the way. Toby dealing with covering up his low self worth with bravado and Ben trying to get things together to pay his bills.
We slowly learn what the two are all about and are simply frustrated time and again with Toby pulling back. How much can young Ben take?
The story Is tough and yet sweet as the two fall in HEA.
Great second to this series.