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2016 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: Indigo Road by R.J. Jones (001-02-15-2016)

The author did an excellent job writing a story that sticks with the reader. Her characters were distinct and vivid. The only draw backs, the pacing was slow in a few places and it ends too neatly.

Indigo Road by R.J. Jones
Gay Contemporary Romance
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (December 4, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1523643447
ISBN-13: 978-1523643448
Amazon: Indigo Road
Amazon Kindle: Indigo Road

Two best friends take a year off to find themselves… and end up finding each other. Joshua Simpson has just finished four years at Purdue University, but that’s not why he’s buzzing with excitement. Once they’ve said goodbye to their families, Josh and his best friend Alex are taking off to discover America in an old but reliable VW van, planning on not seeing snow for an entire year. Josh has always considered himself straight—except for that one time in college—so when he and Alex are living in such close proximity on the road, he’s unsure what these new feelings mean. Is it because they’re spending 24/7 together, or is it something deeper? And does it really matter since Josh has only ever seen Alex with women? While in Oregon, Josh meets Johnno, a sexy but confusing Aussie surfer. While having an impromptu surfing lesson, Johnno helps Josh realize who he is and what he wants—but Alex’s reaction leaves Josh confused. From a Montana ranch to the bright lights and dangerous streets of Los Angeles, to a dark and lonely deserted highway in Alabama, join Josh and Alex as they drive around the US, discovering not only who they are, but who they can be together.

Rainbow Awards Guidelines: http://www.elisarolle.com/rainbowawards/rainbow_awards_2016.html



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