Author: John Wiley
Genre: Contemporary, Gay Romance, New Adult
Publisher: Wayward ink Publishing
Its summer and three friends from Ohio graduate college, ready to start making their way in the real world.
Rhys; the eternal optimist who wants to be an actor and moves to Los Angeles.
Erick; the career man, seeking money and position who moves with him.
And Joey; the aspiring artist, who for the love of his girlfriend, Cheryl, stays behind in Ohio.
While attempting to follow their dreams each must face their share of personal and professional obstacles. Each is tested. Will they lose sight of themselves?
Will old friendships fall apart and new friendships form?
MOVING truck pulls into a parking lot for an indoor batting cage and moves
around to the back of the building. Once the engine is turned off, Rhys and
Erick climb out and look at the building.
this is the place,” says Erick, reading his MapQuest directions.
looked nicer online,” says Rhys.
told you we shouldn’t have signed a lease before looking at it!”
feel like we just had this conversation with your sister.”
but she has a good point. We could have stayed in a hotel while we looked for a
place,” says Erick.
how would we pay for a hotel? I told my family I wouldn’t become a prostitute.”
I told mine that I would. My mom said I have too nice of an ass to keep it
true.” Rhys walks to a set of old wooden stairs leading to the roof. “Shall
Erick pulls an envelope with the keys to the apartment out of his pocket and
walks up the stairs.
grabs his courier bag and follows. Midway up, the stairs begin to wobble.
“Think they have an escalator? Or an elevator? Or maybe some of those grooves
and wedges like on that American
Gladiator wall game? Basically anything safer than these stairs—a term I
use very loosely by the way.”
to the information they sent us, I would guess this place was built before American Gladiators.” Erick gets to the
top of the stairs and looks around. "In fact, I'd guess this place was
built before TV was invented."
gets to the top of the building and looks around. It has a flat roof with what
looks like a second level over half of it. There are three doors to that level,
each leading to a different apartment. On the flat half of the roof are some
children's toys, a bistro table, and a picnic table. In front of the middle
apartment, pink lawn flamingos lean against the building.
one are we?" he asks.
two-oh-four," says Erick, reading the directions.
walk to the last door and unlock it. They enter the apartment and turn on the
lights. Straightaway they are in the kitchen slash living room. To the right
are three doors; one to each bedroom and one for the bathroom.
does have a second level, right?" asks Rhys.
About the author
JOHN WILEY is currently a barista that hates coffee, but is really good at making it. When not writing, he likes to expose his cat to as many Christmas movies as possible. Just like his life, his biography is a work in progress.