the tin star

The Tin Star by J.L. Langley

James Killian learned the hard way that smaller towns are full of bigots. When he came out to his father, he got kicked out of his home and off the Quadruple J where he’d worked as the ranch foreman. Now, with nowhere to go and little money, Jamie needs all the help he can get. His savior comes in the unlikely form of his older brother’s best friend, the man he’s been in love with for over half his life. 

Successful rancher Ethan Whitehall is well-respected in his community. His family’s ranch the Tin Star affords him both prestige and power in the small town he calls home. Yet Ethan knows without a doubt all of that will shatter if his sexual orientation becomes public. When he learns what’s happened to his best friend’s younger brother and why, he knows he shouldn’t get involved. But he’s always had a soft spot where Jamie Killian is concerned, and it may very well be his downfall.

SO. This book has… a lot of gay cowboy sex. And I loved it. I was scared it would be nothing but lame sex and thats it but I was surprised. The sex is explained perfectly in this other reviewers one line: “sex that’s as sweet as it is scorching.” The love between these two men (and between the other characters) and the sex was just so realistic. I was worried it would be some lame cheesy “TAKE ME, HERE. NOW.” And although that did happen, it was presented in a more realistic way. If I even find a guy, I want our relationship to be like theirs. Aside from that, there was some crazy parts, most of it because of the homophobe people. The only thing i was ‘eh’  about was about 3 things that happened that felt kind of rushed but I thought about it and if these men were were really bold (which they were) and in love (which they were) it all fit. and if it didn’t i don’t care, it was cute. THANKS to the anon who recommended it, I loooooved it. Gay cowboy sex, 5/5 would recommend. read it. now.