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Under the Starlight Sky

by Daniel Elijah Sanderfer

Oliver is a lonely boy trying to take care of his grandfather after the death of his grandmother, Effie. She was the glue that held together their little family. They aren't doing well financially, that's why he takes a job at a nearby farm in Starlight, Indiana.

Jacobi is an Amish farm boy as pure and innocent as the summer day is long. When he and Oliver meet, they become fast friends but there's something stronger than friendship brewing between them.

When Jacobi's grandfather finds out about the boy's forbidden love, he threatens to disown Jacobi; unless he agrees to change his ways and become straight. Meanwhile, Oliver has problems of his own and when his grandfather passes away suddenly, he's left to fend for himself.

Can two lost boys find the love that brought them together and survive the storms of life, or will the moments they shared be lost forever under the Starlight sky? Join best selling author, Daniel Elijah Sanderfer for this heartwrenching coming of age story about young love, pain, and life.

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Publisher: Independently Published
Pairings: M-M
Heat Level: 3
Romantic Content: 5
Ending: Click here to reveal
Character Identities: Gay
Protagonist 1 Age: 18-25
Protagonist 2 Age: 18-25
Tropes: Coming of Age, Coming Out / Closeted, Find Love and Come Out, First Time, Forbidden Love, Friends to Lovers, Hurt / Comfort, InstaLove / Love at First Sight, Meet Cute, Wide-Eyed Innocence
Word Count: 17000
Setting: Starlight, 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.