Release Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway:
Hopeless For You
By Raquel Riley
Hearts For Hire, Book 2
Cyan is hired to tutor Griffin in the ways of love. He never expects to become the student. Will their lessons lead to the real thing?
A twenty-one year old virgin college freshman? Yeah, that’s me. But I haven’t waited this long to just throw it away. I dream of the perfect romantic night, straight out of one of my favorite novels. So, I hired a professional to get the job done right. There’s just one hitch; Cyan isn’t the playboy I expected. He’s so much more.
I’ve been described as easygoing, charming, and a natural-born flirt. It’s for those reasons I’m one of Lucky Match’s most sought-after escorts. It’s also why Griffin Clarke wants to gift wrap his V-card and present it to me on a silver platter. Being with him changes everything I thought I knew about myself. He helps me realize I’m more than just the pretty playboy everyone else sees. The trick is to make him want to stick around, but he seems to only want one thing from me: love lessons. How can I make him believe he has more to learn than I can teach him in only one night?
Hopeless For You is a gay male escort romance with an HEA. This sweet heat, friends to lovers story features spicy love lessons, first times, well-meaning friends with terrible advice, and found family.
After a tedious week of sitting through finals, I was relaxing in my favorite way, with a cup of coffee from The Roasted Bean Café. I loved to stroll around campus as I sipped my caffeine, enjoying the view—of all the cute boys.
Waltham University had no shortage of gorgeous guys—lucky for me, I liked them all.
The huge muscly guys that spent too much time in the gym? Mmm, I could lick those muscles for days. Big, hairy bears? They kept me nice and warm on cold nights. A silver-haired daddy? Yes please, and points for having a thick beard. It felt incredible when they rubbed that scruff between my thighs as they sucked me off.
I was fond of nerds, jocks, hipsters, otters, wolves, and cupcakes. There’s something to love about every one of them. But my favorite by far, were the pretty little twinks.
Pale smooth skin, small tight bodies that fit perfectly in my hands, a bit of sweet mixed with sass. Think sour apple gummy bears or sour patch kids. They tasted like tart and sugary candy in my mouth. And if they preferred to wear something lacy or silky? Even better.
Kind of like that guy, Griffin, I met at Lucky’s party. Super cute. Creamy skin dusted with freckles. Not as many as Lucky, but enough to keep me wondering how many more he’s hiding under his shirt. He had the most magnificent head of thick coppery curls that reminded me of a shiny new penny. His face was just the right blend of pretty and masculine—not so much androgynous as delicate, but all boy. His chin was small and pointy, and his nose was finely molded—pert. And his lips, dear God—his lips appeared in every gay boy’s wet dreams. Pink, lush, with a small freckle that dotted the upper corner. More than a few times I’ve caught myself thinking about how his lips would look stretched around my—
“Cyan!” I turned. Riley was striding toward me across the courtyard with Reid in tow. “You didn’t hear us calling you? Where’s your head at?” Riley asked. “Oh, wait, it’s up his ass.” He cracked up at his own joke.
I raised my eyebrows in question, not seeing the humor.
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About the Author:
Raquel Riley is a native of South Florida but now calls North Carolina home. She is an avid reader and loves to travel. Most often, she writes gay romance stories with an HEA but characters of all types can be found in her books. Raquel weaves pieces of herself, her family, and her travels into every story she writes.
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