Title: Play Dead (Glasgow Lads #3.5)
Author: Avery Cockburn
Publisher: Self Published
Release Date: March 23rd 2017
Page Count: 170
Reviewed by: Ele
Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5
Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5
The popular Scottish gay-romance series returns with this must-read novella!
Colin’s wounds have finally healed. He’s ready for his big comeback on the football pitch and can’t wait to return to a normal life—especially the rampaging sex he and his boyfriend, Lord Andrew, once indulged in.
But Andrew has his own invisible wounds. Each day the memories of that near-fatal attack tighten their grip on his mind. Yet he must stay strong for the man he loves, the man who almost died to save him.
Colin knows something’s wrong. The more questions he asks, the more Andrew hides behind his aristocratic stiff upper lip. A surprise turn of events may give them the justice they crave, but will it be enough?
When Andrew finally breaks down—in typically spectacular fashion—he must learn to trust like never before. And Colin must learn there’s more than one kind of strength.
Because with a love as mad as theirs, there’s no such thing as normal.
Note: Play Dead features the heroes of Playing to Win, but like all Glasgow Lads books, it may be read as a stand-alone story
The Glaskow Lads are back!
I missed these two so much! Colin and Andrew are my favorite characters in the whole series. If you ‘ve read their book, Playing to Win , you ‘re familiar with the…Big Incident that happened. I won’t spoil it in case someone hasn’t read it yet.
Well, that Big Incident certainly left scars. This is not a “sunshine and roses” folow up to the main book. The MCs, especially Andrew, have to deal with some pretty heavy shit: survivor guilt, the aftermath of a traumatic event, fear, uncertainty, FEAR!
But they will deal with it and they ‘ll do it with love. This is such a powerful love story. Colin and Andrew have such an amazing connection, I can’t get enough of their special moments.
As for the sex…you might remember that Andrew practices yoga, right? Riiiiiight. I’ll say no more.
One last thing? What on earth is Evan’s deal?! I can’t figure the man out. I need his story so bad.
If you ‘re a fan of Colin and Andrew, and The Glaskow Lads, you really don’t want to miss Play Dead. Avery Cockburn is insanely talented, with a very strong and distinct voice.