Thursday, April 20, 2017

A Good Neighbour by Clare London


A secret affair can’t go on forever.

Dylan Philips admits it himself: he’s a relentlessly single man in a small suburban town, both proud of and resigned to being a good teacher and a devoted nephew to his mischievous great-aunts.

When the aunts take a hand in matchmaking him with Josie Whitman, the girl who lives along the street, Dylan doesn’t tell them what kind of soul mate he’s really looking for—and the fact that he’s already found the man in question. It’s not Josie who’s travelling from London every month to her town property, but her journalist brother Neal. And Dylan meets up with Neal whenever he can.

But decisions must be made for their future. Dylan is risk-averse to everything from overseas travel to coming out, whereas Neal embraces adventure—and now he wants to take Dylan with him.

Horrified that his chance at love will move even further out of his reach, Dylan realises it’s time for him to own up to what kind of man he really is. He needs to find courage and compromise. And who knows whether the great-aunts will be a help or a hindrance with that?

2nd Edition
First Edition published as A Good Neighbor by Amber Quill Press/Amber Allure, 2009.

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Reviews by the Wicked Reads Review Team

Ruthie☆☆☆
This is the third in the series, but the first I have read, and enjoyed. It is a short story which has a happy ending – and involves two men who have been having a secret relationship for a while, so no instalove.

Dylan is stuck in suburbia, but has a secret lover who comes back to the UK between TV assignments. He believes he is destined to live a half-life due to his own insecurities – but one afternoon tea turns everything upside down, but in a good way.

Though this is not a fully fleshed out story, we get enough of an idea of both Neal and Dylan to sense the conflict between their desires and their reality – luckily Neal is prepared to chase his dream.



CLARE LONDON took her pen name from the city where she lives, loves, and writes. A lone, brave female in a frenetic, testosterone-fueled family home, she juggles her writing with her other day job as an accountant.

She’s written in many genres and across many settings, with award-winning novels and short stories published both online and in print. She says she likes variety in her writing while friends say she’s just fickle, but as long as both theories spawn good fiction, she’s happy. Most of her work features male/male romance and drama with a healthy serving of physical passion, as she enjoys both reading and writing about strong, sympathetic, and sexy characters.

Clare currently has several novels sulking at that tricky chapter-three stage and plenty of other projects in mind… she just has to find out where she left them in that frenetic, testosterone-fueled family home.

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Reviewers on the Wicked Reads Review Team were provided a free copy of A Good Neighbour (London Lads #3) by Clare London to read and review.

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