Dream (Skins #1) by Garrett Leigh 4*
BLURB: I can’t sleep…
When unrequited love leaves Dylan Hart sleepless and nursing his wounds, instinct draws him to the one place he's found mindless respite in the past—Lovato’s. It’s a place for every fantasy — for crazy-hot encounters — where a night of insane NSA sex brings relief to Dylan’s fragile feelings.
It should be a perfect escape, and for one magical night it seems that way, but then worlds collide, and reality bites when his hookup desperately needs a friend. Surely Dylan can’t trust his instincts when friendship has bruised his heart so badly before?
It’s burying me alive…
The deck is stacked against former ballet dancer Angelo Giordano ever finding real love. At least visiting Lovato’s offers respite from a life defined by illness; a glimmer of light in the dull grey of his so-called life without dance. But then he encounters Dylan — a glorious ray of the brightest sunshine — who makes his heart pound once more with purpose.
Angelo’s mind is blown by this man, but the disease that ended his career won’t let him bask in new love. He’s drowning, and Dylan can’t save him while insecurities swamp them both. The only way to make it means confronting their demons.
If Dylan can turn his back on the past, and Angelo can face his uncertain future, maybe they can chase their dreams together.
My Review: This book contains so much goodness it's hard to give an honest review that isn't full of spoilers. I so want to tell you why I enjoyed it so much, and how moved I was by the relationship the two MCs developed, but everything I think of to say contains something not already in the blurb. So as you all know by now I try to keep my reviews spoiler free so I am itching to tell you but won't. Guess you'll have to go buy this one and read it for yourselves. Especially if you've read anything by this author or you like deep, emotional romances with lots of real life problems for the MCs tro overcome. It will be money well spent.
I'm now off to get Skins #2 to read, if it's anything like #1 I'm in for a treat.