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The Outdoorsman’s Son

by Daniel Elijah Sanderfer

The Outdoorsman's Son - Daniel Elijah Sanderfer

The new boy in town,
meets the hottest boy around.
A profound misunderstanding.
A coming of age story,
of young love and determination.

Derrick is used to small-town Midwestern life. At Seventeen, he's learned to adjust to about anything. But when his parents decide to move to the small town of Dale, Indiana; after the death of his Grandpa, his whole world is turned upside down.

Nothing can help him adjust when he meets Timothy, the sexy son of an outdoorsman shop owner. Everything in his black and white world suddenly has color and meaning far beyond what he ever could have imagined.

When Timothy invites him to a party at his dad's farm to kick off Spring break; all of his fantasies about being Timothy's boyfriend seem to be coming true until he arrives and finds his beloved may already belong to another; a local popular girl named Mindy.

Is it just a misunderstanding, or was he living in a teenage dream that was never destined to come true? Join best selling author Daniel Elijah Sanderfer for this coming of age, love at first sight story about hope, young love, and desire.

This book is on:
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Publisher: Independently Published
Pairings: M-M
Heat Level: 3
Romantic Content: 5
Ending: Click here to reveal
Character Identities: Gay, Questioning
Protagonist 1 Age: Under 18
Protagonist 2 Age: 18-25
Tropes: Coming of Age, Find Love and Come Out, First Time, Friends to Lovers, InstaLove / Love at First Sight, True Love, Wide-Eyed Innocence
Word Count: 15000
Setting: Dale, Indiana
Languages Available: English, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, Filipino, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Vietnamese

About the Author

Daniel Elijah Sanderfer is a retired Hospitality Manager who currently resides in Southern Indiana with his husband William. Originally from the Blue Ridge Mountain region of Virginia, he moved to Indiana to be closer to his then fiance. They have been married for two years and together for fifteen total years. He was always interested in writing even from a young age and was featured in a few poetry collections as a teen. When he is not writing he is caretaker, as his husband is disabled and requires full-time care. He enjoys going to antique stores and in the summer weekend long yard sales. He currently writes LGBT fiction with a positive direction as he feels too many love stories experience tragedy. He likes to highlight the stories that survived. The couples who fought to stay together and the families that do accept them.