After ten years away from home, bad boy caterer Gideon Marks has a lot to prove. Getting the holiday catering job at his childhood synagogue is the first step in demonstrating to everyone he didn't turn out to be the failure they predicted. What he doesn't count on is Rabbi Jonah Fine, his high school nemesis and secret crush, stirring up old feelings Gideon thought long gone and secrets he's buried deep for years.
An unexpectedly passionate encounter shocks Gideon, but he pushes Jonah away, convinced he isn't good enough to be in a relationship and would never be accepted by Jonah's father. But Jonah hangs tough—he won't allow Gideon to hide or run away from life again. And when it comes to love, Gideon learns the most important lessons aren't always taught in school.
Learning to understand one person to share a note that you print - "I love you"
Eighteen year old high school student Gideon has always had a crush on Rabbi Fine's nineteen year old son, envious of Jonah's smarts and his fellow high school comrade student friendships. Unable to go onto college, like Jonah who embarks upon a law degree, Gideon heads South to live in Florida, hiding behind lonely sexual frustration and his shallow existence for ten years! Returning to his Brooklyn roots, with his former lover and business partner Rico, they take over an established food catering enterprise. Gideon's story is severely complicated discovering Jonah serious in reconnecting their former friendship! Not good enough, hiding secrets, unable to admit his emotional instability to deal with a potential physical relationship with Jonah. A. Dry complicated scenario between distinctive protagonists makes their story a wonderful wonderful romance.