Lucky Mackey has led a charmed life. In Short Hills, he is his parents’ only son and heir to their fortune. Dig a little deeper and it is clear that the life he leads is not quite so beautiful after all. A young gay man betrothed to marry his cousin to protect the family legacy, Lucky aspires to some day break free and live a life, far away from the artificial dollhouse he currently inhabits.
Soren Rokuhara has already broken free. At seventeen, he ran away from home At twenty-one, he has come back home and gets some sense of satisfaction out of seducing and planning to run away with Lucky Mackey.
As the two slowly fall in love and the layers of corruption and cultural stagnation in Short Hills are revealed, both are faced with a dilemma: Do they stay behind and sacrifice their lives as healthy, happy gay men, all for the sake of money and security? Or do they flee, pursuing romance against the odds of poverty and destitution? And, most importantly, what happens if one of them chooses to stay and the other to leave? Can love overcome the trials of such a confusing world, or are they destined to be alone yet again?
Please Note: This book contains adult language & steamy adult activities, it is intended for 18+ Adults Only. Novel, approx. 80,000 words in length. HEA (happy ever after ending). Does not end with a "cliffhanger." Themes include: Upper-class, high society, secrets, charmed life, against all odds, first love, coming out, dysfunctional family