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2016 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: Ivan vs Ivan by Princess S.O. (204-07-24-2016)

This was my first romance set on an oil rig. Intriguing premise, to be sure. And to top that off... this one was smoking hot! Two inked, bearded, muscle-bound nordic gods clashing in and out of bed, what's not to love? Their interaction was a hoot. These two bears bicker and argue, scuffle and fight, steaming things up in the best way possible. The plot involves one Ivan coming out, the other Ivan learning from adversity. This story is so visceral and palpable, a sensory overload, full of hot and heavy action, plus heaps of angst and heartbreak. Loved this!

Ivan vs Ivan (The Teddy Bear Collection #3) by Princess S.O.
Gay Romantic Suspence
Series: The Teddy Bear Collection
Paperback: 180 pages
Publisher: Talon ps (October 8, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0692550593
ISBN-13: 978-0692550595
Amazon: Ivan vs Ivan (The Teddy Bear Collection #3)
Amazon Kindle: Ivan vs Ivan (The Teddy Bear Collection #3)

Out here in the North Sea, love usually passes a man by like a ship in the night. So it’s a nice surprise when the captain of the ship hired to transport Ivan’s ocean platform rig into port for the winter might actually offer some unexpected non-business type amenities as well. Ivan Voloshyn owns and operates the Marianna Shoal, a deep sea oil rig. It’s hard work and long days out in harsh weather. And he loves it that way. Because that’s what he knows. Seabeds— rigs— oil— and bad weather. He’s also about to find out the Norse Gods have a sense of humor. For who should it be to come riding in on the Sea Dock Heavy Lift ship? Another Ivan. Captain Ivan Blaževic knows who he is and what he wants; problem is, he also knows he can’t have it. Just because the rest of the world is coming out of the closet doesn’t mean every gay man can or should. Out here on the seas, the weather can change in an instant. He needs to trust his crew to do their job, and their hostility towards gays would get in the way of that if he was ever found out. Ivan-the rig-owner’s very presence threatens Blaževic’s closet doors, nevertheless it’s hard to turn that away, because he wants him to keep doing so. Out here, the North Sea can change a man’s life— but hatred can take it away. THE TEDDY BEAR COLLECTION Their Plane from Nowhere Big Spoon & Teddy Bear Ivan vs. Ivan Gay Fiction / Mature – Bear Romance / Industrial Blue-collar Theme / Adult Content

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