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About Hand Job:
Jack Reed is a thirty-something handyman and aspiring erotic fiction writer with fantasies about Jodie, a barista at the coffee shop where he writes every day.
His dreams begin to materialize when Jodie offers him a quick palm reading, hinting at sex with her. She invites Jack to her boutique for a more complete session. Her reading predicts Jack's artisan hands will be pleasing to a woman. Their session interrupted, she invites him to her house that evening for further revelation.
Uncertain of Jodie's intentions, but drawn by her allure, Jack goes to her house expecting additional interpretation in exchange for handyman work. What he receives is far more than he bargained for.
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Hand Job is a pretty short story but it pleasantly surprised me in both steam and plot content. Jack is a handyman that moonlights as an aspiring erotic fiction writer. He writes at a local coffee ship where he can fantasize about his favorite barista, Jodie.
Jodie is isn't only a barista. She's a palm reader working at the coffee shop to pay the bills while getting her own shop, The Metaphysical Emporium set up and stable. What starts out as a hint about Jack's cock size and getting to use it soon, he finds himself at her shop for a quick palm reading. This, then, turns into much more than he anticipated.
I've now read two short stories by Spencer Dryden with the younger man/older woman coupling. I love them! As a female with a younger male spouse, it helps me relate to the characters a bit more than maybe I would otherwise. Spencer infuses humor and wit in his work, adding another great element to his highly erotic tales.
Hand Job is a quick story that flows along nicely. The story is engaging and the characters are interesting. The steam is hot, spicy, and realistically written. If you're looking for a short, erotic romance that actually has a plot, check out Hand Job (or Tricks of the Trade) by Spencer Dryden.
Review copy courtesy of the author, at no cost, in exchange for an honest review -- all thoughts and opinions contained in this review are my own.
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Kindle File Size: 195 KB
Print Length: 30 pages
Publisher: Fireborn Publishing (February 27, 2015)