The Closer I Get by Draven St. James & L.L. Dahlin @DravenStJames @DahlinLL #mm #lgbt #romance #review

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Croix Matthews has been hot for his best friend Brayden O’Conner since the moment he rescued the homeless boy from the street as a teen. Since everyone in his world, including Brayden, thinks he’s straight he’s had no luck with his timid attempts at letting his friend know he’d like a shot at being more, but with International super model Brayden finally boyfriend free the time to go full throttle is now.
Brayden hears his friend’s plea for assistance and assumes his straight bestie needs help with the ladies. Although he all but chokes on the task he’d do anything for the man who saved his life. If that means not investigating the meaning behind the shy come hither looks Croix is always throwing at him, so be it.
The closer they get to each other the more they can see how large the obstacles are. Will they stand strong together or will they let themselves be torn further apart.

Croix is a rich kid that found Brayden at sixteen, now here we are multi years later. Brayden is a high-profile model, that happens to be attached to Croix father and the agency he owns. Croix is an amazing photographer and doing his best to separate himself from his father.

This story is shows us how important it is to commutate. These two men, have the same idea, same end game but are not sure of the love of each other so has not each other. Luckily for us, we get to follow along while they find out how much they do care for each other, how committed they are to stop the man that is making the life as they know it miserable. And along the way, they find some important people on their side.

Watching the heart ache, then turn into heartwarming love was simply amazing. It’s been a long time since I’ve read a story that was just simply a love story.

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Draven St. James Bio:


Draven St. James is a born and raised Oregonian. Draven has travelled extensively in search of mischief and mayhem to fill the pages of each new story. Draven’s ventures have been quite successful in inspiring a wealth of tales. Of course at the end of the day, coffee within reach, laptop at the ready is where Draven finds peace

LL Dahlin Bio:


LL Dahlin has loved reading for as long as she can remember and writing for just as long. Molding letters into words, words into chapters and chapters into making love…one story at a time. An RN Case Manager by day and writer by night she is excited to explore this new direction and meet amazing characters.

She also writes contemporary erotica under the name Leela Lou Dahlin. Feel free to stalk her at her typical haunts or send an email to say hi.

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