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Basketball always brought them together. Now it might just tear them apart.


I always wondered what happened to my first love. But after we got caught kissing at church camp, his jerk of a father made sure I never saw him again.

Six years later, I’m streaming a college basketball game in a distant town, trying to decide if I should take a job with the athletic department there, when a familiar face in the crowd leaves me stunned. The school is a thousand miles away, in a tiny rural town. But suddenly, I can’t wait to get there.


I can barely believe it when Axel turns up at the college where I’m a grad student. And I’m just as drawn to him as I ever was. But a few stolen kisses are all I’ll ever have. I can’t date. Loving Axel would mean letting go of my younger brothers who need me.

They can’t be together. But as far as their hearts are concerned, it's Hello Forever.

July 14
Tuxbury Publishing LLC
Tuxbury Publishing LLC

Customer Reviews

Sandra Two Book Pushers ,


Hello Forever is the second novel in the Pay It Forward series. It can be read as a standalone since it's about a different couple. If you read Goodbye Paradise then you will get to catch up with Caleb and Josh. Ok, back to Axel and Cax's amazing story...

Six years. It's been six years since Axel and Cax have seen each other. It was also the first and last time they kissed under the trees at sixteen. Cax disappeared after that day and Axel never forgot about the boy that was once his best friend. Now, fate has stepped in and they are in the same city again. Even working at the same college. Axel doesn't know anything about the life Cax is living now but he can't let this opportunity go. He won't. He needs him back in his life even if it's just has friends.

Cax can't believe Axel is here. The attraction is still there. He wants him more than ever but he can't go there. He has too much to lose if they are caught once again. He hopes Axel understands that they can not be together. He doesn't even think they can be together in secret. Even though he wants to be so badly. His life has been miserable since the day he had to walk away from him six years ago. He doesn't want to walk away again but is their love worth the risk?

Axel and Cax's relationship is heartbreaking and beautiful. It's sexy and sweet. It's emotional and fun. It's everything. But this is not just about them. There is more to this story than just a couple that want their forever. It's about family, friends, and risks. I loved their story!

Overall...I loved every minute. Well, maybe not every single minute but it was close. You will see why when you read it. The characters are well developed and amazing. The story is addicting. The writing is wonderful. I can't wait for the next book!


“I’ll tell you what I want,” he said, kissing my chin. “I want to drag you over to that bed and find out if you’re a top or a bottom.”

“God, Axel. You’re killing me. I hate saying no to you when I really want to say yes.”

“You’re pimping out my chicken with garlic, feta and lemon?”

Ghelka ,

Great M/M read

I really enjoy all of Sarina's books! This one was fantastic and I would have liked to know even more about the characters from the first book in this series. Keep them coming!

Rachelc85. ,

Very happy!!!

This novel was very good. I love this new series sarina bowen is doing. Worth every penny.

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