Jay Bell
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Jay Bell

Jay Bell led a quiet life in Kansas until the day he met a handsome foreign exchange student named Andreas who swept him off his feet and carried him all the way to Germany. Much to their delight, marriage awaited them when they got there. While living so distant from friends and family, Jay began writing in an effort to reconcile the mixture of devotion and alienation he felt. This resulted in a Lambda Literary Award and a film option for his best-selling novel Something Like Summer. Jay and Andreas have since relocated to Chicago where their adventures continue, as do those of the characters in their emotionally driven Something Like... series. Jay pens the stories and Andreas provides the cover art, making them books about love, forged by love.

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    • Straight Boy

    • By: Jay Bell
    • Narrated by: Kirt Graves
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147

    I love him. And I’m pretty sure he loves me back...even though he’s straight. When I first met Carter King, I knew he was something special. I imagined us being together, and we are, but only as friends.... 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • ✫✫ 4 Stars ✫✫

    • By Cyndi on 04-10-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Something Like Summer

    • Something Like..., Book 1
    • By: Jay Bell
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,272
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,198
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,196

    Love, like everything in the universe, cannot be destroyed. But over time it can change....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Stick with it.

    • By Orlando on 06-26-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Something Like Autumn

    • Something Like..., Book 3
    • By: Jay Bell
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 494
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 466
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 466

    Love can appear unexpectedly: a chance meeting at a friend's wedding, the arrival of a handsome new co-worker...or while being robbed at a convenience store....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exceptional...

    • By Donald on 09-04-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Something Like Winter

    • Something Like..., Book 2
    • By: Jay Bell
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 671
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 635
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 641

    There are two sides to every story. When you're Tim Wyman, sometimes there are three....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exceptional...

    • By Donald on 12-18-14

    Regular price: $23.08

    • Something Like Forever

    • Something Like... Book 11
    • By: Jay Bell
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 135

    The hot Texas nights were lonely for Ben before he met Tim Wyman, the man he would one day marry. Now, 20 years later, everything is perfect. Isn't it? Find out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 stars are not enough

    • By L. Antoine on 03-09-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Something Like Spring

    • Something Like..., Book 4
    • By: Jay Bell
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 464
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 448
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 448

    Jason Grant doesn't have much, aside from a beat-up old guitar and knack for getting kicked out of foster homes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Closure . . .sort of

    • By Riva on 03-27-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Something Like Stories

    • Volume Two
    • By: Jay Bell
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 18 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98

    The Something Like series is drawing to a close! Before it ends, reunite with favorite characters and meet others for the first time in this special collection of fourteen stories....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My men!

    • By Anonymous User on 03-10-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Something Like Hail

    • Something Like, Volume 8
    • By: Jay Bell
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    Noah Westwood is tired of life on the streets, so he turns to Marcello Maltese, a man who owns a small media empire...and a few covert businesses, such as an escort service. Noah volunteers for this, but he's playing a dangerous game....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting

    • By Keaton Khristopher Wade on 01-01-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Something Like Lightning

    • Something Like..., Book 5
    • By: Jay Bell
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 284
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 270
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269

    Thanks to the gay youth group he frequents, Kelly Phillips has never been short on friends or lovers. But when you have almost everything, it's hard not to focus on what's just out of reach....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Forget what you thought about Kelly

    • By Riva on 06-21-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Something Like Rain

    • The Something Like Series, Volume 9
    • By: Jay Bell
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 20 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178

    William Townson is a good person. He's kind, considerate, and the last thing he ever wanted was to hurt anyone....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Favorite book of the series so far

    • By tonkamedic on 02-03-17

    Regular price: $29.95

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