Triple Play by Sloan Johnson Publication Date: September 29, 2015 Genres: Adult, Contemporary, LGBT, Romance, Sports
Drew Jackson seemed to have it all. He has a family who loves and supports him, a tight circle of friends, and is a rising star with the Milwaukee Mavericks. Then, it all begins to unravel. Cam, the only man he’s ever loved, falls head over heels for Drew’s teammate. He makes a critical mistake in the playoffs that he’s not sure he’ll be able to recover from. And then, his world really crashes around him…Eric Sapp may no longer play for the Mavericks, but he’s still one of the guys. No one could have imagined how much his life would change when he agreed to help his former teammates mourn the end of their run for the pennant. After stopping a brutal attack, Eric is forced to face the feelings that’ve been growing for his roommate, Drew. That’d be much easier if Drew wasn’t hell-bent on pushing everyone away as he recovers. Neither of them were counting on Bryce Shaw. He and Drew enjoyed the one night they spent together, but knew it was unlikely they’d be anything more since they lived in different parts of the country. After Bryce is relocated to help a failing LGBT homeless outreach, he wants to explore something more with the Mavericks’ short stop. As much as Eric wishes he could be the one to help his friend, he knows Bryce holds the key to Drew’s recovery. Will pushing the two back together be the biggest mistake of his life or will they all learn there is strength in numbers?
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About Sloan JohnsonSloan Johnson is a big city girl trapped in a country girl’s life. While she longs for the hustle and bustle of New York City or Las Vegas, she hasn’t yet figured out how to sit on the deck with her morning coffee, watching the deer and wild turkeys in the fields while surrounded by concrete and glass. When she was three, her parents received their first call from the principal asking them to pick her up from school. Apparently, if you aren’t enrolled, you can’t attend classes, even in Kindergarten. The next week, she was in preschool and started plotting her first story soon after. Later in life, her parents needed to do something to help their socially awkward, uncoordinated child come out of her shell and figured there was no better place than a bar on Wednesday nights. It’s a good thing they did because this is where she found her love of reading and writing. Who needs socialization when you can sit alone in your bedroom with a good book? Now, Sloan is a tattooed mom with a mohawk and two kids. She’s been kicked out of the PTA in two school districts and is no longer asked to help with fundraisers because she’s been known to lose herself with a good book and forget she has somewhere to be.
Drew, Eric, and Bryce! What a trio these three are and I loved seeing this one play out. Drew and Eric are both guys whose stories I've been excited to see for awhile, but add in Bryce and things became even better!
After an attack on Drew where Eric saves his life the two become closer, but there's another guy Drew had been getting close to before all this had started and now he doesn't know what to do. When another option is presented will it be everything he's ever dreamed of or will it all blow up in his face?
Eric is a relationship kinda guy, but finding the right guy for him is difficult between his job and the one guy he thought would be perfect for him found someone else.
Bryce is the Alpha of the three and while they are all equal he is the one who comes up with the best ideas whether in bed or out.
The three have a few issue to work out but overall we see how much it truly works for them to be together. I loved the story and seeing them overcome their issues. My only problem with the story was the Bryce didn't seem to get as much of a background story as the other two and the ending felt a bit rushed. Overall though this was another great read.