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...
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...
This story is a very sweet, romantic, feel good kind of book with some steam mixed in...I really loved this couple, the age difference didn't bother me at all. Once I got to know these men I couldn't help but really route for them. They may have...
As I listened to this story, I spent a lot of time giggling out loud, having no problem imagining the two men’s interactions with each other, thanks to the wonderful way Ezekiel Robison brought out their personalities.
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.