Friday, April 16, 2010

No Fear

Title: No Fear
Author: S.J. Frost
Publisher: ManLoveRomance Press
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ISBN: 978-1-60820-137-2
Genre: {M/M}, Contemporary
Rating: 5 Nymphs
Literary Nymphs Reviewer: Critter Nymph

Things are finally going the way Jesse always imagined. His music career is going better than he expected and he has the love of the sexiest man in the music business. With everything going so well, Jesse begins to worry about what comes next. Will his next album be a hit or is he just another one hit wonder? Can his and Evan’s relationship become public or are they doomed to stay in the closet forever?

It is necessary to read Conquest, the first book in S.J. Frost’s series by the same name, before moving on to No Fear. If you have not yet read the first book, you may want to wait to read this review as there may be a spoiler.

That being said, No Fear picks up several months after the end of Conquest. Evan and Jesse have been on the road for some time and both men are looking forward to getting home. Their relationship is as strong as ever and both are eager to get back into the studio, once they have taken some personal time. The characters, both primary and secondary, are so well written that in no time, they will pull the reader back into their world. While the love and passion between Evan and Jesse is still strong, the author throws the men a few curve balls in the form of family problems, band issues and the appearance of rivals, both personal and professional. Rather than tearing our couple apart, the author uses these problems to bring them closer together. The love they have for each other comes across believably.

The many colorful secondary characters that help keep this easy flowing story going will also draw the reader’s interest. As the story progresses and these characters become as entertaining as Evan and Jesse, the reader won’t be able to help hoping some of them will soon get their own story. No Fear is an excellent follow up to Conquest and one that is sure to be re-read time and time again.

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