Reviewed by Susan65
Author: R.J. Jones
Series: Out of the Blue #4
Heroes: Jet Black/Ethan Nichols
Genre: MM Contemporary
Length: 221 Pages
Publisher: Vivid Blue Press
Release Date: October 14, 2016
Available at: Amazon and Barnes & Noble
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Blurb: If only building the foundation for a lasting relationship was as easy as drafting the blueprint.
Jet Black doesn’t date. Even if he wanted a man beyond sex, his ever-watchful identical twin scares potential suitors away. Jet lives with his brother, but since Gray fell in love with Kris, Jet feels like a third wheel. Despite their bond, Jet knows he needs to move out and experience life for himself, whether Gray likes it or not.
After his father dies in a boating accident, Ethan Nichols is devastated. As the last survivor of his family, he feels the need to put down roots. He leaves Australia and returns home to San Francisco and his old architectural firm. But there’s more to building a new life than simply moving house.
Jet and Ethan’s first encounter is brash and anonymous, but when Ethan moves across the hall, their lives become irrevocably linked. Jet is quirky and fun loving, while Ethan is rock steady and dependable. There’s no denying the passionate spark between them.
But Ethan is looking for a more solid foundation than Jet is ready to offer. Until Jet learns to spread his wings and trust Ethan with his darkest secrets, building a life together will be impossible.
Review: First off, I love this series. Every story is unique but the excellent writing and storytelling follows along from book to book. Blueprint was no exception, and considering how much I loved Jet from earlier books, it was no surprise how much i loved this one, too.
Ethan is reeling from the recent loss of his beloved father; Jet is reeling and still feeling the lasting results of his vicious attack by his and Gray’s so called father. These two are worlds apart in their upbringing, but their attraction to each other and future is set in stone.
The main focus of this book is twofold: Gray and jet’s understandable but awkward codependency, and Jet learning to date for the first time. Both are major issues, but they are resolved in the best ways. I enjoyed watching Gray and Ethan spar, both metaphorically and physically. Gray was a tough guy to love in previous books, but his reasons are legit and I loved how much he protected his brother, even if it was a little unhealthy.
So basically, this is another great installment in the Out of the Blue series, and I have the feeling it’s the last book, but if that’s the case, then this was a great way to end it. Loved it and highly recommend.
Overall Impression: I loved it!
*I received a copy of this book from the author in return for a fair and honest review.*