When a casual hookup turns into the potential for love, staid Spencer realizes he wants to build a life with vibrant Emilio.
When twenty-two-year-old Emilio Sanchez sees handsome Spencer Derdinger walking by his construction site, Emilio makes it his goal to seduce the shy professor. Getting Spencer into bed isn’t difficult, but Emilio soon learns that earning the trust of a man deeply hurt will take time and patience. With a prize like brilliant, sweet Spencer on the line, Emilio decides he is strong enough to face the challenge.
Spencer is surprised when he’s approached by the gorgeous construction worker he’s admired from the safety of his office window. Acting spontaneously for the first time in his thirty-eight years, Spencer takes Emilio home. When the casual hookup turns into the potential for love, Spencer realizes that if he wants to build a life with Emilio, he’ll need to be strong enough to slay his personal demons and learn to trust again.
“Ahem. What are you doing?”
Spencer Derdinger jumped away from his office window at the unexpected sound of a voice behind him.
“Nothing!” he shouted defensively as he turned toward the door to see Maria Lee, his colleague and friend, watching him with a smirk on her face. The wooden blinds clanked loudly against the window, making Spencer flinch.
Maria raised one eyebrow, slowly walked over to the window, placed a perfectly manicured finger on one slat, and pulled it down.
“When did you turn into such a cliché?” she asked without looking away from the window.
“I don’t know what you mean.” Spencer skittered over to his desk and started stacking the randomly strewn-about papers into equally random...
It was a sweet, sexy and easy read... I loved the two MC's, I loved the simple, yet not so simple storyline... Some of the brother banter scenes are hilarious and I felt myself flinching and giggling from familiarity. This is a character driven...
Although this is part of a series, or collection, these books are wholly standalones. I can’t recommend this book enough, and urge everyone to give it a try.
Strong Enough by Cardeno C. was a beautiful sentimental love story that kept me warm inside and put a smile on my face. I loved the younger confident man meets shy older professor story line. ... The dynamics between Emilio and Spencer flew off...
Strong Enough is a sweet and sexy read that will leave you with a smile on your face. Strong Enough is a very easy book to recommend and I know once you read this gem of a story you’ll want to read more books written by this amazing author.