Are the challenges worth the struggle?
Eight years ago, at the age of seventeen, Diego Castillo came to the United States illegally from Mexico. Working long hours in the family landscaping business, he now shares a tiny apartment with his two machismo brothers in Southern California. Diego has worked hard to keep his desires for other men a secret from his brothers. He’s worked just as hard to keep his undocumented status a secret from the world he now lives in.
Thirty-two-year-old Winston Makena is beautiful, intelligent, and intimidating. He was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, but no amount of money can relieve the enormous grief he is suffering from his husband’s sudden death. He is one of Diego’s best accounts and lives a life in stark contrast to his gardener’s. Winston’s wealthy upbringing has influenced his ideas, leading him to certain biases.
Winston believes he could never love again. Diego believes that his family’s lives depend on him keeping his secrets. What neither of them know is that the heart knows no such boundaries. Will social divisions, ideology, and secrets destroy both their chances for happiness?
Can love really conquer all?
“Bryan T. Clark writes poignant, soul-filled stories that makes you think, process and imagine.”
By Cee Brown, Amazon Verified Reader
The entirety of this novel is thought provoking and filled with many emotional, soul-searching moments.”
By Maryann at The Novel Approach
“Gentle, comical, tender and real–-don’t miss this story!”
By Erin O’Quinn, Romance Author
“This is a book you can’t miss out on if you’re a romantic to the bone as I am.”
By Miro at Bayou Book Junkie
“His characters have such depth to them. I feel like I know them personally when I finish the story. Great read!”
By C.J. Baty, Romance Author
“This book is a slow burn, but you feel as though you need that time getting to know Winston and Diego as they get to know each other.”
By Valerie Ullmer, Romance Author
“There are very few stories I’ve read recently that are as well-crafted as this one.”
By Joe, Amazon Verified Reader