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After almost being expelled from a prestigious Chicago music conservatory for a prank gone wrong, twenty-two-year-old pianist Crawford Paul returns home to Northern California for what he predicts will be another boring summer. Concerned his scholarship is now at risk, Crawford accepts the only job he can find: accompanying a glamorous seven-year-old named Isabella to a community swimming pool for lessons. There, Crawford is befriended by a nanny named Nina, an aspiring fashion designer who finds it difficult to hide her disdain for children.

When Crawford meets Armando Leon, a lifeguard and Isabellas swimming instructor, he accepts Armandos offer to help him overcome his fear of water by way of private swimming lessons. As friendship turns into a summer affair, their lust for one another turns to love. When Crawford receives a chance of a lifetime audition, he is torn between returning to Chicago or staying in California to start a new life with Armando. As the end of the summer inches closer, Crawford and Armando fear they will be separated forever.

About the Author

Dylan Madrid is the author of Mind Fields, Love in the Shadows, and Backstrokes. A California native, Dylan grew up in the Bay Area. He opted to backpack through seven countries before heading to college and spent a year living in Europe, primarily on the Greek island of Ios. When he's not dreaming about living on the Italian Riviera or running away to Belgium, Dylan teaches college courses in writing and the arts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781626390690
Author:
Madrid, Dylan
Publisher:
Bold Strokes Books
Subject:
Gay
Subject:
Gay and Lesbian-Gay Fiction
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20140631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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Fiction and Poetry » Romance » Contemporary
Gay and Lesbian » Fiction and Poetry » Gay Fiction
Gay and Lesbian » Fiction and Poetry » Lesbian Fiction
Gay and Lesbian » Fiction and Poetry » Men's Fiction

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