Release Blast including Excerpt, Review & Giveaway – Bent Arrow by Posy Roberts

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Author Name: Posy Roberts

Book Name: Bent Arrow

Release Date: September 3, 2015


Sometimes curves in the road take you right where you belong.

Luther Almond’s life working the Bakken oil field is perfect—short-lived jobs, temporary housing, and easy hookups. That’s one reason he won’t move home when he inherits the lake house. When Erik Heat bends over to fix Luther’s pipes, his tattoos hint he might be up for more than working on the drain. The last thing Luther expects is to want more from this guy than one night.

Every time they’re together, Luther is more grounded and Erik more confident. When the lake house demands attention, Luther asks for Erik’s help. There he imagines a more permanent life, one where he stops running. But he wants Erik by his side. Can he find the courage—and the words—to ask?

Pages or Words: 20,000 words/65 pages

Categories: Bisexual, Contemporary, Fiction, Gay Fiction, M/M Romance, Romance

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Erik had the quintessential plumber’s crack, but holy… it was not at all repulsive. And on his left ass cheek was a tattoo. From where Luther sat, it looked like an elaborate arrow, or at least the tip of an arrow pointing toward his ass. The rest disappeared under his clothes. Luther assumed it wrapped around his side, and he wondered what sort of fletching was at the other end. Did it end right above his cock, obscured by a dark thatch of pubic hair, or nestle in his V, just skirting his hipbone?

Luther stood up, grabbed a can of pop from the fridge, and stepped closer to study the tattoo. He spied a dark smudge right above the beautiful arrow tip and barely kept himself from bursting into laughter when he realized what it said.

Insert here was inked in faded letters, nothing at all like the professional thin lines of the quality arrow. This looked like the shit tattoos his high school friends gave themselves with a sewing needle and India ink before they were old enough to get a professional one. Or a prison tattoo.

Yet it was like an invitation just waiting to be noticed.

“Is that true?” Luther asked.

“Is what true?” Erik’s voice was muffled.

“‘Insert here.’”

Erik immediately sat back and tugged both his underwear and his jeans up to cover his left hip as he cursed under his breath. “Shit. Stupid tool belt.” He flushed bright red and then muttered words that were hard to understand, but Luther thought he made out undershirt and aerator. Erik scrambled to toss his tools in his bucket, taking no time to organize them in the same way they’d been when he’d arrived, and he tripped over an area rug as he bolted toward the door.

“Hey! Stop,” Luther said. “Just—stop!”

Erik did, but he faced the door, refusing to turn around.

“I’m gay, so you’re safe here, if that’s what that tattoo’s truly about.”

Erik turned his head slightly, only enough that Luther could see his dark eyelashes as he blinked in double time.

“It’s not an easy place to be out. I know. But then… why have that tattooed on your ass?”

“Long story,” Erik said.

“You were going out to your truck to get more tools?” Luther offered, to help the guy save face.

“No.” He hiked his pants up and tightened his tool belt a notch or two. “I’m gonna keep working.”

“All right.” Luther sat down on his couch again, tugging his iPad back into his lap and pretending to no longer care about those smudged words that obviously meant a hell of a lot to Erik. At least keeping them hidden did.



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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

novellas are always such a double edged sword for me…we get to the good stuff quickly but i’m always left wanting more of the story. i want to know what happens next for these 2! the story was well written and the characters were both extremely likeable.

luther had a lot of growing up to do at the start of the story and had to really take a good look at his life and what he wanted. he was a bit of a wild child, running from the truth. erik had a bad experience and wasn’t hiding but didn’t totally flaunt who he was either. he was more mature and settled in his life than luther and helped luther grow up and come to terms with what he wanted. they are adorable together once they are finally themselves together.

definitely a great read that leaves you wanting more of these 2!

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About the author:

Real life. Genuine men. True love.

Posy Roberts writes about the realistic struggles of men looking for love. Whether her characters are family men, drag queens, or lonely men searching for connections, they all find a home in her stories.

Posy is married to a man who makes sure she doesn’t forget to eat or sleep. Her daughter, a budding author and dedicated Whovian, helps her come up with character names. When Posy’s not writing, she enjoys crafting, hiking, and singing spontaneously about the mundane, just to make normal seem more interesting.


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Publisher: Labyrinth Bound Books

Bent Arrow Medium

Cover Artist: DJ Mack


Tour Dates & Stops: September 3, 2015

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3 Responses to Release Blast including Excerpt, Review & Giveaway – Bent Arrow by Posy Roberts

  1. H.B. says:

    Congrats on your new book! I wish you much success with the release =)

  2. Posy Roberts says:

    Thanks for hosting me and for the lovely review. And there will be more, I promise. I’m going to be writing about their new lives living together back in Luther’s hometown… right after I finish another novel. 😉

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