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Keeping Cade by SE Jakes: Exclusive Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Exclusive Excerpt from Keeping Cade

by SE Jakes

“It’s not a simple answer, okay? It’s just…I can’t believe it’s real. I feel like, whatever’s happening between us is going to disappear between my fingers, no matter how hard I try to catch it,” he tried to explain, and for once, Strider didn’t have any smart answers. He was just listening. “It’s going to go away, and now I know it exists, and it’s going to hurt way more than if I just wanted it to exist. Now I know. And I’m not sure I’ll ever get over it.”

Strider watched him quietly, and Cade couldn’t quite place the emotion behind his odd-colored eyes. “You’re quite taken with them.”

“Maybe.” Because admitting it full-out would make it that much worse. “I don’t want to talk about this anymore.”

Strider seemed to respect that boundary, which should’ve made Cade suspicious. “Cade?”

“Yes?”

“What’s the worst that could happen with it?” he asked and Cade frowned. “You said you already know it exists. And I don’t think Tegan would be this angry if he wanted you to really go away. If it’s going to hurt anyway…what’s the point of not trying?” He paused while Cade tried to control his breaths. “We’re all so broken. You have to know that, don’t you? You’re not the only one. We’re all broken, and it’s okay.”

After a long moment of silence, Strider added, “I feel like you owe me money for that session. I accept money orders or cash.”

“Really?”

Strider stood and walked away, calling over his shoulder, “My services don’t come cheap.”

Cade laughed into the night…mainly because he knew Strider meant it about the money.

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Categories: Book Promo, Excerpts, Giveaways, LGBT, Published in 2019 | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment