Title: Hidden Hearts
Lines in the Sand Prequel Novella
Author: Lindsay Detwiler
Publisher: Hot Tree Publishing
Genre: Contemporary/MM Romance
Release Date: September 29, 2018
Not all secrets can stay hidden when it comes to love.
âAll along, Reed Wilderâs been this crazy rebel just waiting for me to let my guard down. And so, here we are, standing at the bar waiting to get the party started.â
Sexy entrepreneur Lysander Wyatt has always believed in happily-ever-after thanks to his picture-perfect family. Now orphaned, heâs made a family of his own at his popular beach bar, Midsummer Nights. Thereâs just one thing missingâthe forever kind of love heâs been looking for.
Reed Wilder, a guarded corporate man from Philadelphia, is looking for himself when he moves to Ocean City, Maryland. However, a rocky childhood makes him afraid of commitment. When he walks into Midsummer Nights and meets the attractive bartender who owns it, heâll have to decide if love might actually be worth the risk. Will Lysander and Reed get on the same page about commitment, or will they continue hiding the true desires and fears of their hearts?
This sweet m/m standalone 35,000-word novella is also a prequel to the popular Lines in the Sand series.
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An English teacher, an author, and a fan of anything pink and/or glittery, Lindsay's the English teacher clichÃ©; she loves cats, reading, Shakespeare, and Poe.
She currently lives in her hometown with her husband, Chad (her junior high sweetheart); their cats, Arya, Amelia, Alice, Marjorie, and Bob; and their mastiff, Henry.
Lindsay's goal with her writing is to show the power of love and the beauty of life while also instilling a true sense of realism in her work. Some reviewers have noted that her books are not the âtypical romance.â With her novels coming from a place of honesty, Lindsay examines the difficult questions, looks at the tough emotions, and paints the pictures that are sometimes difficult to look at. She wants her fiction to resonate with readers as realistic, poetic, and powerful. Lindsay wants women readers to be able to say, âI see myself in that novel.â She wants to speak to the modern womanâs experience while also bringing a twist of something new and exciting. Her aim is for readers to say, âThat could happen,â or âI feel like the characters are real.â Thatâs how she knows she's done her job.
Lindsay's hope is that by becoming a published author, she can inspire some of her students and other aspiring writers to pursue their own passions. She wants them to see that any dream can be attained and publishing a novel isnât out of the realm of possibility.