Last Romance

by Matt Burlingame

Last Romance - Matt Burlingame
Editions:Kindle: $ 11.95
ISBN: B096ZPB5B9
Size: 5.00 x 8.00 in
Pages: 363

Garrett spent his life preparing for "one day." One day he'd meet the man of his dreams. One day he'd have a family. One day he'd travel to all the places he's dreamed of seeing. Then came the one day he hadn't prepared for. The day he was told his "one days" were about to run out. Will that be enough to make Garrett stop dreaming and finally start living?

Last Romance is a moving look at 48 year old Garrett Gilmore who is grappling with the reality of falling in love with 29 year old actor Justin Dixon, who has agreed to be his companion through the final months of his life. Is the feeling mutual or is the younger man just acting the part out of kindness? Enter David Wong, a muscular, take-charge cruise director who makes no bones about his carnal interest in Garrett.

A plethora of colorful characters, challenging situations, and existential realities round out this passionate, raw, and at times sexually charged, tale of humanity, and the lesson that it is never too late to find chosen family and true love.

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Publisher: Saddle Road Press
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Pairings: M-M, M-M-M
Heat Level: 4
Romantic Content: 4
Ending: Click here to reveal
Character Identities: Gay
Protagonist 1 Age: 46-65
Protagonist 2 Age: 26-35
Protagonist 3 Age: 26-35
Tropes: Fake Relationship, Friends to Lovers, Interracial Relationship, Love Triangle, Pretend Boyfriend / Girlfriend, Slow Burning Love, True Love
Word Count: 120,892
Setting: Big City, Cruise thorugh Europe
Languages Available: English
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About the Author

Matt Burlingame is an award-winning journalist and playwright, living in Northern California. After 20 years of working for for various LGBT newspapers, websites, and even cohosting a late-night radio show, he has retired from his aspirations of being the gay Murphy Brown to pursue his love of fiction writing.His first book, the self-published dark comedy Sorry Charley, was released in 2012.

He has written and cowritten over ten critically acclaimed plays including Recovery Mode, Poughkeepsie Porn Co., Countess Dracula, and the controversial Paperclip Messiah. His plays have been produced nationally, most notably in New York, and St. Louis.

He has been a well known LGBT podcaster for over 10 years and produced and cohosted shows focusing on comedy writing, world events, comedy, theater, gay sex education and positive body image. With the support and encouragement of his gay cat, and lifelong friend Nephi, he has now immersed himself into the wonderful world of M/M romance.


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