Many thanks to Josephine Myles for donating an ebook copy of her freshly released short m/m romance, First Impressions, for a lucky commenter to win. Plus everyone can read the second book in this trilogy, Fuzzy, for free!
When ugly socks attract.
Surly artist Jez just can’t help staring at the brightly colored socks of the businessman who sits opposite him on the train every day. He weaves a whole history for the mysterious stranger in a vain attempt to stave off his attraction, but it only ends up feeding his bizarre obsession. Then one hot morning, Jez finally snaps and starts sketching…
This is the 2nd electronic edition of this title, originally published by Torquere Press. The main updates are new cover art, typesetting and minor editorial corrections, so readers who own the first edition have no need to purchase it again.
Other Books by Jo
- Fuzzy (First Impressions #2) (free) & Last Chance (First Impressions #3)
- Barging In
- Boats in the Night
- Tailor Made
- Pole Star (free)
- Complete list
Eccentric Englishwoman, absent-minded mother, proud bisexual, shameless tea-addict, serial textile craft hobbyist, iconoclastic logophile and writer of homoerotic romance â€“ Josephine Myles is all these things at once. She has held down more different jobs than any sane person ever should, and is fundamentally rebellious, preferring the overgrown yet enticing path rather than the wide and obvious one.
Jo once spent two years living on a slowly decaying narrowboat, and was determined that she would one day use the experience as fodder for a novel. It may have taken a few years, but she got there in the end. She usually does.
She lives in rural Somerset, in the West Country of England, with her husband and four year old daughter. Currently self-employed, she gave up a career teaching English Literature to look after her daughter, who has Downâ€™s Syndrome. When she isnâ€™t working, writing or spending time with friends and family, she bakes cakes and attempts to finish off some of the textile projects she has started, with varying degrees of success. She can occasionally be spotted wearing her creations, as no one else will.
In her short stories Jo is particularly interested in exploring how characters react in the heat of the moment, and what they reveal about their deepest desires and insecurities. She most enjoys writing contemporary tales about unconventional men overcoming their fears through love, but ventures into sci-fi and paranormal when her muse insists. He can be a right difficult bastard at times.
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