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Hollywood is full of dirty secrets, but Carter refuses to be Levi’s.

Retired action star Levi Pritchard has made a quiet life for himself in the sleepy logging town of Bluewater Bay, Washington. But then Hollywood comes to film the wildly popular television series Wolf’s Landing, and Bluewater Bay isn’t so sleepy anymore. His retirement doesn’t stick, either, because he’s offered a part on the show—exactly the kind of complex role he’d always wanted, one that would prove him more than a glorified stuntman. The only catch? He has to stay in the closet—no matter how attractive he finds his co-star.

Carter Samuels is the critically-acclaimed male lead on Wolf’s Landing. And now, the man who inspired him to take up acting—and made him realize he’s gay—is joining the cast, and sparks fly between them instantly. But Carter is out and proud and determined to stay true to himself.

Remaining just friends is the only thing to do, as both the studio and Levi’s disapproving, dysfunctional family keep reminding them. Except their friendship deepens by the day, tempting them with what they can’t have but both desperately need.

(Bluewater Bay stories can be read in any order — jump in wherever you'd like!)

November 3
Riptide Publishing
Riptide Publishing, LLC

Customer Reviews

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"Starstruck" - "I would love YOU ... If you could've let me... "

Critically acclaimed, a very out and gay strikingly handsome male Carter Samuels is the lead hero on television's "Wolf's Landing" series, filmed in Bluewater Bay, Washington. Now twenty-three years old, Carter Samuels, when ten years old, had a star-struck boyhood; a little, maybe, more than just a small casual intense crush on a very masculine, handsome, powerful and magnetic twenty five year old, Hollywood movie star action hero, Levi Pritchard, whose movie role was living every day like his last.

Movie star Levi Pritchard, abandoning his Malibu Beach Colony digs, his Hollywood movie feature-film career for semi-retirement, now, at age thirty eight, lives in Bluewater Bay. The film industry's confused gay liberation with a straight limitation has kept Levi as a straight man, in spite of tabloid rumors of inquiring gossip!

Meeting by a chance to become friends, Carter pursues a personal emotional
relationship with his childhood star-struck intense crush, now semi-retired film star Levi Pritchard. In reality, two gentle and nice men, fifteen years apart in their age difference, learning that they each share the same interests! Sharing their mutual interests, watching Levi's library of old movies together, relaxing together for a dinner, afternoon coffee dates, a casual rendezvous masking their emotions and feelings for each other, as a friend, as dating couples should enjoy.

Carter refuses to be Levi's secret gay male boy, friend, lover, causing their mutual breakup. Levi in denial, refusing to be outed, to satisfy movie moguls who offer him movie work, when Levi resumes his movie-feature film career. "I honestly love you, Carter! I could fall in love with you, if you'd let me..."

Their story is an honest, heart warming tale of romance, emotions, especially masked emotions, revealed as their unique unusual story unfolds! The fractured nature in the realities of their characters; revealing the freedom of truth; the freedom to share their love and life; the freedom to be a loving spirit of one, together! You, too, maybe, could fall in love with Carter and Levi ... If you'd allow ... yourself !!!

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