Kenny arrives home early from work and finds Chris, his partner of three years, in bed with a young escort. Kenny quickly packs and leaves everything behind, heading for God only knows where. En route to Marseilles, he briefly hooks up with Jean, a French truck driver. After a week or so in the seaside resort of St. Cyr sur Mer, contemplating the past and beginning to relish the freedom to do what he wants with his life, Kenny decides to head to Barcelona.
Daniel, an author, employs a new gardener, Sam, a sad and lonely character who has suffered a few knocks on the journey of life. The discovery of knotweed in Daniel's garden leads to an invitation for Sam to stay for several extra days to remove the offending plant. Sparks fly between the two men and more gets plowed than just the garden.
"Wity and sensual sexy"
Sam is gay, lonely, and depressed and lives next door to closed-book Steve, a practical, godlike motorcycle mechanic. Sam harbors a dream of a happy ever after that is so far removed from reality, it is painful. Things take a decided turn for the worst when Steve announces that he is emigrating to Canada. The separation, loneliness, and depression are just about enough to finish poor Sam off.
"Bravery in love"
Squat is a short gay romantic story written for an adult audience. It's a story about finding love in the least likely of places; especially when you're cold and lonely, having forgotten what to be afraid is because you're numb. A story about finding your first love, and keeping it for the rest of your life.