Title: Painted On My Heart
Author: Kindle Alexander
Genre: M/M Romance
Artist Kellus Hardin let love and loyalty cloud his past decisions, a mistake he definitely won’t make again. Now, lost and alone, he’s left to pick up the shattered pieces of his broken heart while facing the truth of his reality.
Arik Layne exudes power, confidence, and determination. But when an encounter with the guarded artist shakes him to the core and alters all his future goals, he finds more than just his heart on the line.
For Kellus, opening himself to love isn’t an option.
All Arik wants is to make the artist his.
“Arik and Kellus captivated me and kept me glued to my kindle.” - 5 Star Shh Mom’s Reading
“Another fabulous book that will steal a piece of your heart. Loved Arik and Kellus.” - 5 Star Becca the Bibliophile
Kellus Hardin is a great talent artist who is going through a bad phase. But his luck can change thanks to Gage Synclair's help, a famous art gallery owner, who is about to open a new one at his cousin Arik Layne's resort.
Arik is a successful businessman, who made his fortune thanks to his talent. Handsome and "no commitment" policy, he even calls his lovers of BT (boy toy) because he never remembers their names.
But there are three things that Arik values: his family, his work, and the art of a promising painter he had not yet met.
Until fate, and his cousin Gage, put Arik and Kellus in the same room. And stubborn as he was, Arik would not let Kellus escape.
Kellus had a complicated life baggage.
His schoolmate and former lover, John, was making his life hell, and Kellus felt responsible for John. But this one had passed of all limits and finally Kellus decides to move on with his life.
His art appeals to the public and becomes a success. New work offers appear, and to brighten up all this, he felt loved as ever beside to Arik.
But the past came to charge him of his new choices and Kellus would be between the possibility of being well financially with a spectacular man or the duty to take care of someone who someday lived in his heart...
Kindle Alexander doesn't skimp on the "inks" when describing Kellus and Arik's love story.
Arik is a self-confident man with a family who loves and supports him. As soon as Arik feels an attraction like never before for Kellus, he decides to fight for this relationship. And believe me, Kellus gave a hard work to Arik !!
Kellus carries in his life the mark of someone who was used by someone else. Betrayed by the one who until then was the love of his life, he tried to survive by his art, but John didn't make anything easy for Kellus.
When he was successful, thanks to Gage's help, it becomes difficult for him to stop feeling guilty for having the opportunity to move on, both in terms of work and personal life.
His attraction to Arik is huge, but he carries a secret that could put any relationship to lose.
At some point, I confess that I was quite irritated by Kellus' guilty attitudes, but the end of Kindle books always makes us feel that every person has the right to be happy and find their soul mate, even though it seems almost impossible.
Not to mention that I loved to meet again some characters from her other books.
A delightful read to start the year!
Best Selling Author Kindle Alexander is an innovative writer, and a genre-crosser who writes classic fantasy, romance, suspense, and erotica in both the male/male and male/female genres. It's always a surprise to see what's coming next!
I live in the suburbs of Dallas where it's true, the only thing bigger than an over active imagination, may be women's hair!
Usually, I try for funny. Humor is a major part of my life - I love to laugh, and it seems to be the thing I do in most situations - regardless of the situation, but jokes are a tricky deal... I don't want to offend anyone and jokes tend to offend. So instead I'm going to tell you about Kindle.
I tragically lost my sixteen year old daughter to a drunk driver. She had just been at home, it was early in the night and I heard the accident happen. I'll never forget that moment. The sirens were immediate and something inside me just knew. I left my house, drove straight to the accident on nothing more than instinct. I got to be there when my little girl died - weirdly, I consider that a true gift from above. She didn't have to be alone.
That time in my life was terrible. It's everything you think it would be times about a billion. I love that kid. I loved being her mother and I loved watching her grow into this incredibly beautiful person, both inside and out. She was such a gift to me. To have it all ripped away so suddenly broke me.
Her name was Kindle. Honest to goodness - it was her name and she died a few weeks before Amazon released their brand new Kindle ereader. She had no idea it was coming out and she would have finally gotten her name on something! Try finding a ruler with the name Kindle on it.. It never happened.
Through the course of that crippling event I was lucky enough to begin to write with a dear friend in the fan fiction world of Facebook. She got me through those dark days with her unwavering support and friendship. There wasn't a time she wasn't there for me. Sometimes together and sometimes by myself, we built a world where Kindle lives and stands for peace, love and harmony. It's its own kind of support group. I know without question I wouldn't be here today without her.
Find out more by visiting www.kindlealexander.com or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org