Title: What He Left Behind
Author: L. A. Witt
Length: Novel (238 Pages)
Publisher: Samhain Publishing (August 18, 2015)
Heat Level: Explicit
Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥4.5 Hearts
Blurb: Can you ever have a second first time?
Josh Carver thinks it’s just another lunch with his best friend, Michael—until Michael confesses he just turned down a date with his hot veterinarian crush. It seems Michael’s abusive ex left him more scarred than Josh realized.
Josh and his husband, Ian, have done their best to help Michael leave his horrific past behind, but even Josh is stunned when Ian suggests that Josh help Michael with his fear of physical intimacy. After all, it isn’t like it would be the first time—Josh and Michael were once each other’s firsts.
A hesitant first kiss, and Josh and Michael’s natural attraction eases the way. But with Michael still balking at the prospect of sex with someone new, Ian steps into the breach.
Everything is fine and dandy until emotions become so entangled, their friendship—and a marriage—could be at risk.
Product Link: https://www.samhainpublishing.com/book/5543/what-he-left-behind
Review: L.A. Witt has a gift of telling you a story that makes you feel like you are right there with them. They are beautifully written with big hearts and they just mix perfect with each other. They will do everything to help each other and their friends. This story was perfect in most ways but it seemed to be missing something for me to truly love it. However it did not take away from the story. I had a blast reading this book and learning about the guys.
Josh and Ian have been married for a while and would do everything for each other. Josh had at one time when they were younger been with Michael. Now they were all friends. However Michael had been with a very evil man and had been hurt by it. So hurt in fact that he was scared of having sex with anyone. It tore the guys apart knowing that their friend had suffered. So Ian comes up with a plan.
Ian thought at first Josh could help Michael would overcome what happened. However things started getting strange with the fact that here he was having sex with his best friend but was worried about his husband. Then they came up with an idea for Ian to also help. Things sure do heat up between these three. Now they need to figure out if it was helping or falling in love.
See I can see wanting to help someone, but to take the chance of screwing your marriage up is beyond me. It turns out really good for the guys, but I just can’t see it happening in real life. Although I know a few couples who have triad relationships, it just seems like it could destroy something good. Now for that feeling out of the way, this was one hell of a story and I loved it.
I would definitely recommend reading it. Lori always gives you characters that you will fall in love with and usually one of them has a story about himself that will have you in tears. This was the case of this story and I can see myself reading it more than once.
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