Today I am so pleased to welcome C.F. White to Joyfully Jay. C.F. has come to talk to us about her latest release, Greek God. She has also brought along a great giveaway. Please join me in giving her a big welcome!

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Exclusive Excerpt

Jesse,” Demetrios whispered between parting lips. 

Jesse climbed over him, sitting astride his hips, gazing down at the marvel that was Demetrios as a man, smoothing his hands over his nipples. “God, you’re fucking gorgeous.” 

Demetrios rose, snaking one arm around Jesse’s waist, the other holding himself up to kiss him. It turned up a notch, with Demetrios running his hands up Jesse’s top and ghosting his spine to make him tingle, then down grappling inside the back of his shorts. And whilst Jesse wanted this man, what he needed more than a quick fumble was time with him. The time they’d lost. 

He drew back from Demetrios’ demanding mouth. “Like to dance, huh?” 

“You know I do.” 

Jesse clambered off, searching for his bag, and fished out his phone. Demetrios perched up on his elbows, watching with curiosity. “Wanna dance with somebody?” Jesse selected a playlist, music bursting out of his phone speaker, and he turned the volume up as high as it would go, then beckoned for Demetrios to get up. 

With a grin full of relish, Demetrios smacked his hand into Jesse’s and Jesse yanked him up, Maroon 5’s Sugar ruining the tranquillity of the secluded beach, but rushing sweet endorphins through Jesse’s veins as though they could make him fly. This time, though, it was a natural high. One that came from the moment. From the man in front of him. Demetrios sang along to the lyrics in his accented English, and Jesse laughed, dancing to the music on their own private patch of beach, no one watching except for, maybe, his mum. 

They took each other’s hands, raising them in the air and Jesse spun beneath Demetrios’ arm, Demetrios dragging him to his chest, swaying their hips together, singing a perfect falsetto in Jesse’s ear. Jesse hadn’t felt exhilaration like it. Not since he was last here. On this beach. With Demetrios. Falling in love for the first time. 

The only time. 

Was it surreal to be happy? Was it wrong, considering he’d just said a final goodbye to his mother? But there was something uplifting about being here. About dancing with Demetrios who had also lost his mum too soon, and been gifted Jesse’s for a while. It was as though the stars were aligning. As though they’d been given this second chance to find out. That their heartache had all been for this. This place. This time. This undying love they shared, but had always been too afraid to admit. 

Because what happened beyond this beach, over the rocky walls, when Jesse returned home, would be messy and painful. 

None of that mattered now though, as the playlist merged from one track to the next, and they danced and sang until the sun dipped down over the horizon and they lost all light. 

Demetrios lifted Jesse over his shoulder, spun him round, then settled him onto the sand, smoothing himself out on top of him, stroking away the strands of Jesse’s hair. “To moró mou.” 

The lump Jesse had been trying to swallow for the past few weeks reemerged in his throat, and his eyes welled. “Kiss me,” he begged, as if still clinging to the time when he’d lost his privilege and Demetrios held all the cards. “Please kiss me.” 


Blurb

greek godFlying into Love, Book 7

Can a Greek God make Jesse believe in love again?

Jesse’s heartache is as vast as the Aegean Sea when his mother’s sudden passing lures him back to the Greek island he swore never to return to. With bitterness festering over his mother’s abandonment, Jesse’s unprepared for the emotional maelstrom awaiting him.

Demetrios still carries the scars of a teenage love affair that once set his small-island life ablaze. Bound to Naxos by duty and drowning his sorrow in fleeting dalliances with tourists, he’s blindsided when Jesse, his stepbrother, returns for his mother’s funeral.

Jesse grapples with the pain of his mother’s choices and Demetrios struggles with the weight of familial expectations. But their undeniable chemistry reignites, challenging them to confront what happened before their romance crashed and burned.

Is it too late for Jesse and Demetrios to embrace what they long denied themselves? Or will fear of heartbreak keep them anchored in their past?

Greek God (Flying into Love #7) is a stepbrothers-to-lovers, hurt/comfort, second chance standalone romance in the steamy MM Flying into Love series, featuring a shy and awkward illustrator who doesn’t believe in love and an enigmatic playboy oozing romance.


Bio

cf white logoBrought up in a relatively small town in Hertfordshire, C F White managed to do what most other residents try to do and fail—leave.

She eventually moved West to East along that vast District Line and settled for pie and mash, cockles and winkles and a bit of Knees Up Mother Brown to live in the East End of London; securing a job and creating a life, a home and a family.

After her second son was born with a rare disability, C F White’s life changed and brought pen back to paper having written stories as a child but never the confidence to show them to the world. Now, having embarked on this writing journey, she can’t stop. So strap in, it’s going to be a bumpy ride.

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Giveaway

To celebrate the release of Greek God, CF is giving away the winner’s choice of eBook or Audio of Flying into Love Book 6: Highland Fling! Enter the Rafflecopter giveaway for your chance to win!

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