“Sometimes the earth really” does “move.”
Kyle Armentrout is every gay man’s fantasy in a tool belt, but he can’t even change a light bulb without injuring himself. Twice divorced and not long from the closet, he’s found his way into a fulfilling relationship at last, but he can’t quite escape the sense that he’s left his manhood behind in the process.
When Kyle’s latest DIY project slides into predictable disaster, his lover, Eric Mulholland, wants him to retire his Allen wrench and accept that he isn’t less of a man for loving Eric.
Then the fault lines of their relationship meet the fault lines of the 2011 Northeast earthquake, and the two lovers learn not just to stay on their feet when the ground shakes, but to actually treasure the tremble.
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It was such a lovely story. I liked both main characters a lot. They seemed so good together. I liked the little bit of humor involved on it. It was also easy to see they care for each other. Poor Kyle he was so optimistic about his abilities, it was awful so see how many things had gone wrong for him and also it was a bit frustrating. It was a very fun to read short story, free of angst and really sweet. I always love to see an established couple dealing with the day to day issues, this was a lovely example of it. I only wish Erick would be a little more sympathetic to Kyle’s needs but overall it was very enjoyable.