Charli Coty

LGBTQIA+ fiction with happy endings

An irresistible snippet…

Hello & Happy Caturday!

I’m sharing another snippet from Speedbump, again from one of Red’s chapters. The “Goat” he’s referring to is a purple 1964 stock GTO. I think that’s all the intro needed for this one. 🙂


Unfortunately, whatever had drawn me to Ezra Cook was even harder to resist once he climbed into the Goat. Drop wasn’t Los Angeles—not even close—no way would it fly here to pick up some pretty, young guy and trade blow jobs. If he didn’t cut off my prick for suggesting it, someone else would.

A few weeks to lick your wounds, Red, then you’re gone. Gone for good this time.

As soon as you figure out where to go and what to do once you get there.


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Getting broken wasn’t supposed to fix everything.

Ezra Cook is sole caregiver to older brother Tray, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s in his forties. They live outside the small town of Drop, Oregon, on property Tray bought with his Microsoft settlement money. For years, Ezra has been going on and off low doses of testosterone to maintain a comfortable level of androgyny. Ezra spends most days juggling Tray’s needs and the work required to survive in rural Oregon on a small income, ignoring their own needs, especially companionship and sleep.

Ellred “Red” Long escaped Drop at seventeen but returns to his hometown in disgrace after his band dumped him on the streets of LA. Coming back doesn’t seem like such a dead end, though, after he sees a guy walking along the side of the road in the rain and gives him a lift.

Ezra and Red’s chance meeting begins an uncomfortable friendship neither had expected, and both allow fear to keep it from escalating into a hookup, or worse, a romance. Red never meant to return to Drop and doesn’t want to get stuck there again, while Ezra’s protective walls may be too strong to breach, from either side.





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Charli has survived droughts, earthquakes, and floods, but couldn’t make it through one day without stories.

9 comments on “An irresistible snippet…

  1. Nephy Hart
    January 13, 2018

    Sounds awesome. It deals with some heavy subjects. I’m interested to see where you take it

    Liked by 1 person

  2. AM
    January 13, 2018

    So maybe Red’s about to get a reason to stay.


  3. rhodrymavelyne
    January 13, 2018

    Intriguing beginning!


  4. kathyg2016
    January 13, 2018

    Great, evocative snippet with good imagery 🙂


  5. janadenardo
    January 14, 2018

    Definitely sounds like he doesn’t like this place in the beginning.


  6. laurasusanjohnson
    January 15, 2018

    He sounds like a gypsy on the run! Very familiar ❤


  7. Jackie Keswick
    January 17, 2018

    I love the blurb… and Red’s disillusioned look at life.


  8. Addison Albright
    January 18, 2018

    Poor Ezra. Small town’s got a few disadvantages for him.


  9. Antonia Aquilante
    January 20, 2018



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