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Sean Waters is down on his luck, thanks to the economy, and winds up working for his domineering father's car dealership. It's not the greatest job, but it's a paycheck. The only problem? He's got a wicked crush on the general manager, Jackson Rayburn.

When Jackson suggests a drive in one of the brand new sports cars, Sean has no idea it's not the car Jackson really wants to take for a spin.

They both need this job, though, and the boss isn't keen on employees getting involved with each other. But it's just a lusty little crush anyway, so they can move on and pretend nothing ever happened.

Can't they?

This short story was previously published and has been revised and expanded.

©2013 Lori Witt/L.A. Witt (P)2015 Lori Witt/L.A. Witt

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    Kd CLINTON, MS, United States 04-02-16
    Kd CLINTON, MS, United States 04-02-16 Member Since 2009
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    "Mature work romance"

    Overall, this was more like a 2.75 for me.

    I liked that this story had older main characters. Sean was in his 30s. And with reference to a midlife crisis, Jackson was also in his 30s or older. So they also dealt with some real life issues, which was a nice change. And both Sean and Jackson were really likeable, but there were a small number of times that they behaved younger than their biological age. But I guess that's part of the issue, and a behavior all older people can relate too. Sometimes we just want what we want and want to let go of control. I guess we don't ever outgrow that. Unfortunately, it might have been this aspect that resulted in me not feeling any chemistry between them and, thus, not really caring whether they got a HEA or not, even though I liked them. Apparently I think I just would've liked them more if they were partnered with someone else.
    There were at least 2 quick sex scenes with a small bit of steam. But everything seemed to be too fast. I don't know if it's the way the narrator portrayed the story or what, but I always wanted a bit more. I guess that's why I also wasn't invested in them getting tighter and saw nothing meaningful between them. The end was realistic but, after everything, a major part of the angst came together a bit too easily.

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    Morgan A Skye 12-26-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Hot short story good narration"

    Sean ends up out of work in the latest recession, so he finds himself working for his father – a job he swore he’d never do. One of the things that makes his job so tough is that he has to work with Jackson, an older man who has worked for his father for years and whom Sean has had a crush on for as many years as he can remember.

    One night Jackson invites Sean on a “test drive” of the latest convertible. One thing leads to another and the two end up having the hottest sex they’ve each ever had.

    But… they can’t be together and still work for Sean’s dad. So… do they try things out and live on the down low? Do they one or both of them quit their only surefire job to test a new relationship? Do they give up on a hopeless situation?

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    This short little story is full of hot moments and some tender hopeful expectations.

    In the end they gamble and win and we end up with a very satisfying HFN.

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    I didn’t love the narrator but he did a fair job. At times he just sounded a bit too cheesy and not comfortable with his roles. As the narration went along he got better, but at first he was very rushed and spoke very quickly.

    I loved the short story and enjoyed the narration and for both I give it 4.5 of 5 stars.

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