Author: T.A. Webb
Length: Novelette (30 pages)
Publisher: A Bear on Books (March 20th, 2013)
Heat Level: None
Heart Rating: ♥♥2Hearts
Blurb: Auntie Social is the biggest, baddest drag queen in Atlanta—she knows what she wants and she gets it. She’s tough, merciless, and top dog. That’s what Paul Stewart, reporter for the Journal, had heard, and all he expects when he’s assigned to interview the legend… But nobody really knows the person behind the make-up.
What if…what if the person behind the sarcasm and music was more than just a man in a dress? What happened in his life that, thirty years later, made him a successful CEO, a philanthropist, and a legend in the gay community? Thirty years and almost a million dollars raised for people living with HIV/AIDs, yet still no one knows the real story.
Until one night, one man breaks through the shell, and Matthew Trammell—Auntie Social—opens the door he closed many years ago and lets his secrets spill out.
Pain is like rain, it covers your skin and soaks in bone-deep, but it eventually recedes and allows fresh things to grow
Product Link: http://www.amazon.com/Lets-Hear-Boy-ebook/dp/B00BXVLPJA
Review: A story about a man who fell in love with his best friend when he was a young adult, only to find out his best friend was HIV positive. This book is slightly depressing. It’s very short and well written as far as the storyline though. I loved the way Matt stood by his friend through everything, because he loved him. Paul is almost a set decoration of sorts, but in the end he makes a move for Matt and the story hints that the two of them may make a connection.
I know I may sound like a broken record here, but I’d love to see a full length novel with Matt and Paul. I keep reading short stories that intrigue me with solid characters and possible sexiness; I really need one of these stories to be longer! I’d say this is worth the read but be warned, it’s sad and there is no sex, but the moral is solid as is the writing.