Life After Joe

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Carina Press, Jun 1, 2010 - Fiction
5 Reviews

It's not the breaking up that kills you, it's the aftermath.

Ever since his longtime lover decided he'd seen the "heterosexual light," Matt's life has been in a nosedive. Six months of too many missed shifts at the hospital, too much booze, too many men. Matt knows he's on the verge of losing everything, but he's finding it hard to care.

Then Matt meets Aaron. He's gorgeous, intelligent and apparently not interested in being picked up. Still, even after seeing Matt at his worst, he doesn't turn away. Aaron's kindness and respect have Matt almost believing he's worth it—and that there could be life after Joe. But his newfound happiness is threatened when Matt begins to suspect Aaron is hiding something, or someone...

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User Review  - sharrow - LibraryThing

Life After Joe was a lovely angst infested read about breaking up and moving on and dealing with grief. I really liked this book, even though I thought Matt at times needed a boot in the arse and a ... Read full review

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User Review  - GirlMisanthrope - LibraryThing

When I am reading a Harper Fox book, she is sitting next to me. She punches through my chest, pulls out my heart, and squeezes it as I read. This book anatomizes Matthew's emotional journey when his ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Harper Fox weaves her stories from her home in rural Northumbria in the UK. She loves northern England all the more because it is the country of her adoption-her grandfather came here as a refugee from Lithuania during the Second World War. The landscape inspires her to poetry of the magical-realist kind, and her work has appeared in several British literary magazines. She is not quite sure why the area also inspires her to erotic M/M prose, but she doesn't look the gift horse in the mouth.Harper has been published by Carina (her first success), Samhain Publishing and Loose Id. She has written M/M stories all her life, and she hid them in drawers until the hard drive was invented. She loves being able to share her romances with a readership now, as well as the backgrounds they're set against, which are some of her favourite places in the UK. She is lucky enough to have lived for the past twenty-four years with her SO, Jane. She isn't that old, really-they met when they were very young. Honest.

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