Title: Second Time Lucky by Ethan Day
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: M/M, Contemporary, Erotic, Romance
Length: 274 pages/Word Length: 80,000+
Book Rating: B+
Review Copy Obtained from Author
Second chances aren’t easy to come by but for Luke Landon and Owen West, sometimes the best things really do come back to you.
Luke Landon and Owen West already had a once upon a time. They burned hot back in college yet still managed to lose their way. It’s been fifteen years since they drifted apart and while a lot has since changed, they’ve discovered that some things still feel the same. While one calls it fate, the other dumb luck, second chances aren’t easy to come by. Putting the ignorance of youth and life’s baggage aside, they just might find that sometimes the best things really do come back to you.
Anyone who enjoys second chance at love stories is sure to love Ethan Day’s newest novel. Second Time Lucky is a captivating novel with two incredibly scrumptious heroes who discover that love is even better the second time around.
A chance meeting in a bar sets the stage for this wickedly funny and scorching hot romance. Luke Landon is a charming character who at first glance, appears self-confident and happy with his carefree bachelor lifestyle. But, as is often the case, first impressions are deceiving. Luke’s vulnerabilities become evident when he is confronted by unresolved issues from his childhood.
Owen West is definitely more together emotionally than Luke. He is contemplating a major life and career change when he meets Luke again. The sexual chemistry that burned between fifteen years ago is hotter than ever and Owen finds he cannot walk away from Luke a second time.
The relationship between Owen and Luke is slow growing and spans several months. A long distance romance, the men meet as often as possible and slowly introduce one another to the important friends and family members in their lives. While their romance progresses with little conflict, there are definitely a few obstacles that must be overcome by both men before they find their happily ever after.
Sinfully sexy and laugh out loud funny, Second Time Lucky is a fast-moving and engrossing romance. The characters are fully fleshed and three dimensional and the issues facing them will resonate with readers. Ethan Day delivers yet another extraordinary novel that is sure to delight fans of contemporary romantic comedies.