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Charisma Check

by Alex Silver

Charisma Check - Alex Silver - Table Topped
Part of the Table Topped series:
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Gui’s the best friend I ever had. I love him like a brother, too bad I’m falling for his little brother.

Jude is a walking talking temptation, everything I never let myself want. He’s sweet as chocolate, wickedly funny, and he gets me. The sex, well, it’s worth a repeat and that’s something I never do.

When he visited Gui, I thought I could settle for a one night stand, but then Jude moves to my city to work at my studio. Gui gets him to join my gaming group and suddenly he’s all I see. Now Jude’s looking at me with hearts in his eyes and I’m terrified that I’m going to break his heart.

Charisma Check is the second M/M romance in the Table Topped series. It features Jude, a hopeless romantic with diabetes who makes animation and Theo, a commitment-phobic trans man with depression who runs table top games for his friends.

CW: for severe depression, gender dysphoria, mention of past suicidality, surgical recovery, injection medications/needles (insulin dependent diabetes)


Character Identities: Gay, Transgender

Tropes: Best Friend’s Sibling, Everyone is Queer, Office / Workplace Romance, One Night Stand, Opposites Attract, Sex Buddies Become Lovers, True Love, Wide-Eyed Innocence

Setting: Canada, BC, Vancouver

Languages Available: English

Series Type: Same Universe / Various Characters


About the Author

Alex Silver grew up mostly in Northern Maine and is now living in Canada with a spouse, two kids, and three birds. Alex is a trans guy who started writing fiction as a child and never stopped. Although there were detours through assisting on a farm and being a pharmacist along the way.