Life’s A Beach (Coconut Cove #1)

Title: Life’s A Beach (Coconut Cove #1)
Author: Poppy Dennison
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press 2nd edition
Release Date: April 20, 2018
Genre(s): Gay short story, actor, bartender, crazy ex, personal drama
Page Count: 83 pages
Reviewed by: Tosha
Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5
Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5


Life’s a beach… and then you meet the guy of your dreams.

Flynn Wright’s role on the upcoming teen drama Coconut Cove means a fresh start in the land of crystal water, palm trees, and gorgeous people. The move to the beautiful beaches of Key West, Florida—and away from LA and his conniving ex—is just what Flynn needs.

Meeting sexy bartender Seth is the cherry on top of Flynn’s colorful frozen drink, and he can’t wait to take a taste. But Seth isn’t impressed by Flynn’s Hollywood good looks, nor is he interested in the complications of dating an actor, no matter how hot.

Can Flynn dodge his scheming ex and the eager paparazzi while showing Seth that he is more than a pretty package?

First Edition published by Wilde City Press, August 2014.

Review This is the first book that I have read by Poppy Dennison. It was a decent read but I felt that it ended abruptly and I felt like all the drama that was going on in this book just disappeared at the blink of an eye. Did not feel that this story was over in my opinion.

Flynn is excited about getting a lead role in a new series called Coconut Cove. Not only is this an incredible opportunity for him as an actor but it also gets him away from his ex best friend and lover Bennett. Things did not end well between them and the fact that they was roommates as well made things even harder. So being able to start over in Key West with such an amazing opportunity is exactly what Flynn needed.

What Flynn did not expect was to meet a bartender named Seth and to be so attracted to him. But that is what happens when fate steps in.

Seth is not happy about all the actors and actresses disturbing his bar but when he meets Flynn, he may of just found a little bit of good out of all the craziness. The only problem is S th knows he does not want to get caught up in the everything and thrust into the lime light because of who he is attracted too. So Seth does he one thing he knows to do and pushes Flynn away.

That is a losing battle though because Seth cannot seem to stay away from Flynn and he is not so sure that he wants too either. When Flynn’s ex shows up in town, that is when everything hits the fan.

Now there may be no chance for Seth and Flynn after all. Can these two figure out a way to work things out after everything or is it better to just walk away before someone ends up really hurt?

This was a decent read but like I said it ended so quickly that I felt that there was more to his story that did not get told. I enjoyed the read, just wish it felt like a complete story for these two men.

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