"Let us go then you and I, to the place where the wild thyme grows."
An inheritance, a ring and a church organ; three clues to the Blake family mystery.
Twenty-five and fleeing a stale relationship, Ryan Blake returns home to find some answers. What he discovers is the impish twenty-two-year-old, Charlie Hatch, a homeless scamp who has a way with words, a love of mysteries, and a very cute arse.
As the two set about unlocking the Blake family secrets, Ryan finds himself falling for the younger guy. But is he ready to commit again? And can Charlie learn to accept that someone loves him?
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Publisher: Independently Published
Heat Level: 3
Romantic Content: 4
Ending: Click here to reveal
Character Identities: Gay, Questioning
Protagonist 1 Age: 18-25
Protagonist 2 Age: 18-25
Tropes: Bad Breakup, Class Differences, Coming of Age, Coming Home, Coming Out / Closeted, First Time, True Love, Wide-Eyed Innocence
Word Count: 80000
Setting: Devon, UK
Languages Available: English
Amazing, Jackson Marsh has written a compelling mystery and a wonderful love story both at the same time. Ryan Blake comes searching for answers as to why his generation of the Blake family receives a fortune that most often goes to the next generation. Surprise Charlie who has no job, a dubious living situation and is generally not well thought of has many of the answers. It is a mystery and it truly is not solved until the very end. It’s a great twist on your standard mysteries. Plus watching Ryan and Charlie overcome their heartbreaking pasts to try and find a future, is engrossing all by itself. So actually, it is a mystery within a mystery. This is the first Jackson Marsh offering I have read and I will be watching for his next read. Read “The Blake Inheritance” and put Jackson Marsh on your watchlist.