Frankie approaches life head on with a logical brain and healthy contempt for everyone not as smart as him, so his life isn't straightforward. After coping with a family death, abduction, theatrical success, evil property developers, gender-equality fanatics, con-men and women… a trip to a Himalayan monastery goes very, very wrong. Worse, the young men he meets are not what they seem. But Frankie enjoys his life and never complains - a true hero, strong, honest, decent, clear-thinking and not too bad looking, so surely one of the young men he befriends will turn out to be his equal?
This is the story of Gres Langton, a smart young man, who having just completed his University studies in Veterinary Nursing, he is informed of his single mother's death, on arrival home from a day of work at a veterinary clinic. after missing a few days of work, after the funeral, his boss, sends him off on a holiday, to help him to cope with his recently loss, and that trip changes everything for him.
Manchester 2009. Adam, 25, has just broken up with his long term boyfriend and moves to the city despite knowing nobody and nothing about city life. He dives into his new-found independence and experiences the highs and lows of drinking, dating and dealing with his unusual flatmate, his emotionally troubled workmate, his environmentalist neighbour, her sexually frustrated roommate and a local Councillor who was once the hero of the gay village. The story unfolds through the eyes of each of the six characters, as their lives weave in and out of one another, with political ambitions, sexual exploration, personal demons and unearthed secrets.
A massive storm front barrels toward Florida. In an emergency pop-up shelter, young Lucas meets a boy, whom he confides in about his feelings towards boys, his fears about life, and his love for Disney movies, among other things. Join in as the boys grow closer over the course of a large storm cell. Will they become friends, trade contact information, perhaps keep in touch. Who knows...
Jacob has a bad dose of jitters. He has conspired with the help of his best friend Sophia to cover for him. The reason as to all the secrecy is, of course, Jacobs growing interest in a shy, cute boy from the same homeroom as him in school. Sophia and Jacob pick the perfect night to unravel such a plan. The 8th-grade dance; and Jacobs first dance at that too. He is dressed to impress; lets hope he makes an impression for the boy he is longing to meet.
Love grows on you when you least expect it; at least that is what has happened. Setting the par to high may set one up for disappointment because if you let one into your heart without judging, it can be a wonderful thing.