Today I am so pleased to welcome Anyta Sunday to Joyfully Jay. Anyta has come to share an exclusive excerpt from her latest release, Made For You (Love & Family #2). Please join me in giving her a big welcome!




As this kid’s teacher, I’m not supposed to laugh.

But it’s hard not snorting at the ludicrous things Milo says to his mate Devansh during my forty-minute woodwork class.

“Get your own nails, birch.”

I spare Milo a look over the table cluttered with uneven birdhouses.

“What?” Milo flashes me all his teeth. “Birch is a wood. It’s totally classroom appropriate—”

“Quit it,” I say, continuing to sand a detached doorknob.

There are heaps of reasons I have Milo working at my table. Pretty much all of them have to do with the uncensored shit that comes out of him.

Definition of potty mouth? Eleven-year-old Milo McCormick.

After a few parental complaints, the school principal urged all his teachers to keep a short leash on him. We’re doing our best, but it’s hard to be too strict on the kid.

It’s only been a year since his parents’ car plummeted over Rimutaka Hill Road, killing them. Everyone knows it. The damn whole of New Zealand knows of the McCormick crash. Headlines blasted over every news channel the day it happened, a poignant reminder to drive safely over the Easter holidays.

This is my first year with Milo, but from what his primary school teachers passed on to Kresley Intermediate, he’d been a quiet kid. Before.

I can barely believe it.

“It’s my religious belief that all extra-terrestrials have wangs the length of this ruler.”

Christ. Not laughing will kill me.


Ben wants to find a new home.

Twenty-four-year-old Ben McCormick is the primary caregiver for his brother Milo after their parent’s death. A year into the job, he’s totally got the hang of it. Mostly. Sort of. Not at all?

Defeated and thoroughly chastised for his lack in parenting skills at teacher-parent night, Ben slumps away with the resolve to finally get his life sorted: be a better role model, and sell their parents’ house for a fresh start.

But first, he needs to spruce up his house to hit the market. He’s no DIY king, but Milo’s hot-as-hell woodwork teacher is…

Jack wants an old home to fix.

Thirty-nine-year-old Jack Pecker is waiting for the home of his dreams to come on the market in the summer. What better way to wait the interim months than working on a small renovation gig?

Only trouble is, the gig is for the McCormick brothers. And working in close quarters to red-haired Ben McCormick won’t be easy. Not with the attraction that simmers between them. Attraction Ben makes no effort to hide.

But Jack’s professional. Dating a parent is highly discouraged at Kresley Intermediate, and he’d never cross the lines…

Ben and Jack. Two guys searching for a home – a home that might just be where their hearts lead them.


A bit about me: I’m a big, BIG fan of slow-burn romances. I love to read and write stories with characters who slowly fall in love.

Some of my favorite tropes to read and write are: Enemies to Lovers, Friends to Lovers, Clueless Guys, Bisexual, Pansexual, Demisexual, Oblivious MCs, Everyone (Else) Can See It, Slow Burn, Love Has No Boundaries.

I write a variety of stories, Contemporary MM Romances with a good dollop of angst, Contemporary lighthearted MM Romances, and even a splash of fantasy.

My books have been translated into German, Italian, French, Spanish, and Thai.

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