Passport to a Fling, #2
Freddie Markson likes to have fun. He loves men, and knowing he's headed to Rome, Italy for the summer means only one thing: fling after fling after fling. But from the moment he meets the wealthy Patsy Abbott, Freddie realizes his priorities are about to change. She challenges him to pick up a guy on the flight, and while that goes well enough, it's what happens after they land that will change fun-loving Freddie forever.
His name is Santo Mancusi, and he's among the most handsome men Freddie has ever seen. A chance encounter through Patsy has the two men hooking up. But Santo has a secret past, one he is reluctant to revisit. After a night of rapturous sex with Santo, Freddie realizes this may just be more than a fling. Could Cupid have pierced his cynical heart?
Drenched in the heated passion of Rome, Freddie's adventure will take him from the ancient Colosseum to the rolling hills of Santo’s family’s Tuscan villa, all in pursuit of a passionate love he cannot deny. With secrets exposed, hearts opened, Freddie and Santo realize that anything is possible.
Steamy, sexy, satisfying, Italian Guys will remind you that all roads lead to love.
Publisher: Riverdale Avenue Books
Heat Level: 5
Romantic Content: 5
Ending: Click here to reveal
Character Identities: Gay
Protagonist 1 Age: 26-35
Protagonist 2 Age: 26-35
Tropes: Cultural Differences, Fated Mates / Soul Mates, Love Can Heal / Redemption, Second Chances, Slow Burning Love, True Love
Word Count: 50,000
Setting: Rome, Italy; Tuscany, Italy; New York City
Languages Available: English
Series Type: Same Universe / Various Characters
THE INTER-CONNECTED UNIVERSE OF ADAM CARPENTER
If you’re asking the question: have we met before? Chances are, if you’ve read a few of Adam Carpenter’s novels, the answer is….yes!
Here are some connections and characters to keep an eye out for:
Parker St. John – appears in the Wonderland trilogy, ISLAND DESIRES, The Edenwood Saga, and The Cane’s Inlet Mystery
Johnny Lee Capstone – appears in DUDE RANCH, NOCTURNAL DELIGHTS (in the novella-length A YEARLY TRYST)
Chad Singleton – appears in the The Edenwood Saga and a cameo in The Cane’s Inlet Mystery
Jimmy McSwain – appears in the Jimmy McSwain Files and is referenced in The Cane’s Inlet Mystery
Noah Sanders – appears in The Cane’s Inlet Mystery and a cameo in the Jimmy McSwain Files
Joey Silva – appears in the White Pine Firefighters, THAT PASSIONATE SEASON, and The Cane’s Inlet Mystery
Tanner Fox -- appears in SUMMER’S CHOICE and ISLAND DESIRES
Nick Lynch -- appears in SUMMER’S CHOICE and A RAGING FIRE
Trent Rogers -- appears in SECRET FLAMES and NOCTURNAL DELIGHTS (in the novella-length A YEARLY TRYST)
Some locations have also done double-duty in certain series: Gaslight Bar, used in the Passport to a Fling series and the Jimmy McSwain Files; Crimson Sex Club is featured in ISLAND DESIRES and NOCTURNAL DELIGHTS (in the novella-length YOU OWN ME); Sally’s Dive is in the White Pine Firefighters, Cane’s Inlet Mystery, and Jimmy McSwain Files.
It’s great fun for an author to connect his universe and characters. I hope you enjoy meeting up with familiar friends and places while you read the novels!
If you catch any other connections, please let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org.