After Ben (Seattle Stories, Book 1) by Con Riley

By Con Riley

A yr after the unexpected dying of his longtime accomplice, Ben, Theo Anderson continues to be grieving. the very last thing he's trying to find is a brand new lover. yet as Theo quickly discovers, occasionally existence has different plans.

While Theo stories a strong actual appeal to fellow fitness center member Peter, it's his new on-line buddy, Morgan, who offers the highbrow problem to make him come alive. Morgan is witty, courageous, and irreverent, and Theo is able to take the plunge... until eventually he discovers Morgan could be part his age.

Theo's past due companion was once considerably older—enough to pressure Theo's courting along with his family—and the possibility of one other courting being lower brief leaves him gunshy. Theo must lay Ben's reminiscence to leisure, reconcile along with his family members, and re-ignite overlooked friendships if he's to begin afresh with a brand new lover. yet Theo isn't the one one with a past.

His greatest problem, in dwelling after Ben, may not be his to stand.

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She didn’t even ask what her sister meant by that enigmatic murmur. Instead, she glanced toward the chair where Alice was being worked on. “Ouch. ” Madison shrugged dismissively. “She needed a good cut. She has pretty hair, but you couldn’t even see her face in that mop of curls. ” Laughing, Madison shook her head. “I’m not sure we could arrange that on such short notice, anyway. ” Meagan was relieved that the conversation had drifted away from her dating life —or lack of one. Maybe she privately agreed that it was time for her to get back into the social scene, and had thought about doing so quite a bit during the past few days but that didn’t mean she regarded every single man she met as a viable partner.

Alice had sung a couple of solo lines, and though nerves shook her voice a little, she still had a very nice tone. “She got that from her mother,” Seth admitted ruefully. ” Meagan spent the time during the next number wondering how Seth felt about his ex-wife. She’d heard little animosity in his voice on the few occasions he’d spoken of her. Had the split been amicable or was he hiding bitterness for his daughter’s sake? Had his heart been broken or hardened or relatively unscathed? Did he still love his wife?

Well, I am. ” Meagan sighed gustily. ” “And…he asked me to attend a charity dance with him next Friday night. ” “I thought you were interested in him,” Madison said smugly. “You said he’s cute and you’ve been spending time with his kid. ” “Just being observant,” her sister retorted. “Your cheeks were all pink and your eyes were all shiny when you came back from your call. ” Meagan felt her cheeks warm again. So maybe she’d been a little flustered by Seth’s call. She wasn’t going to deny that there’d been a few sparks between them, which she had suspected weren’t all on her side.

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