Between the Lines

J. Scott Coatsworth

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Between the Lines

Between the Lines What if you could hear the words behind the words Brad Weston s life seems perfect He s GQ handsome the chief of staff for a Republican California state senator and enjoys the power and the promise

  • Title: Between the Lines
  • Author: J. Scott Coatsworth
  • ISBN: 9781634762359
  • Page: 463
  • Format: ebook
  • What if you could hear the words behind the words Brad Weston s life seems perfect He s GQ handsome, the chief of staff for a Republican California state senator, and enjoys the power and the promise of a bright future And he s in a comfortable relationship with his boyfriend of six years, Alex.Sam Fuller is Brad s young blond blue eyed intern, fresh out of college, runnWhat if you could hear the words behind the words Brad Weston s life seems perfect He s GQ handsome, the chief of staff for a Republican California state senator, and enjoys the power and the promise of a bright future And he s in a comfortable relationship with his boyfriend of six years, Alex.Sam Fuller is Brad s young blond blue eyed intern, fresh out of college, running from a bad breakup, and questioning his choices and his new life in politics To make things worse, Sam also has a thing for the boss, but Brad is already taken.While looking for a gift for his boyfriend, Brad wanders into a curiosity shop and becomes fascinated by an old wooden medallion Brad s not a superstitious man, but when he takes out the medallion in his office, he sees the world in a whole new light.And nothing will ever be the same.

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    1. Heather K (dentist in my spare time) on said:

      I hate to crap on newish writers, but this just didn't work for me. This novella was a pretty political story about homophobia in the Republican party and a budding romance between a chief of staff and his intern. For the majority of the story, the MCs are not dating or really interacting, which I found to be a bit odd. I also wasn't really into the plot in general, though I thought the concept was cool. My first issue with the story is that the writing style was a little awkward. It felt a litt [...]

    2. Jamie Fessenden on said:

      A sweet, well-written urban fantasy. It could easily have been expanded into a longer novella, I think -- or perhaps a novel -- but the story as told is complete. The love story is well-done. And Coatsworth's style is very polished. A quick read I highly recommend.

    3. B.A. Brock on said:

      BRAD WESTON is the chief of staff for a Republican California state senator, and it seems like he has everything going for him. Sam Fuller, fresh out of college, is also working for the GOP as Weston’s aid. They work hard for their party, even when they face constant homophobia, but neither really knows how bad they’re discriminated against until Weston enters an antique shop, looking for a present for his boyfriend for their anniversary. The enchanted trinket he finds exposes Weston to all [...]

    4. Adrienne -kocham czytać- on said:

      Cool premise, but from beginning to end, there was a disconnect between reader and characters because of the writing style. On top of that it was too short, so there wasn't a lot of depth in the story. Things weren't questioned, things happened, and then the story ended. A lot of stuff that could have made this wonderful was just shrugged off.An okay read, but only that.Mr. Coatsworth, keep writing though. I'm glad you've started writing and following your dream, so let nothing hold you back!

    5. HappilyEverChapter on said:

      ✩ ✩ ✩ ✩ FOUR-STAR ✩ REVIEW ✩ ✩ ✩ ✩ > > Judging a Book by it's Cover < < Approximately half of the model's face and bust are shown in the foreground while a Capitol Building style building is faded as the backdrop. Catchy font and color for the title. Author's name is nearly missed. Synopsis is intriguing, despite the fact that I do not read Paranormal, Supernatural, SciFi or Fantasy this sounds rather charming.> > Looking Deeper < < POV ~> Third Perso [...]

    6. Lena Grey on said:

      “The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable,” ~ James A GarfieldIf possible, would you really want the ability to know what people are thinking between the lines of what they say? With the help of a magical medallion, Brad Weston is able to hear what people really think of him and it hurts. Brad finds the people he respected and trusted, who he thought felt the same way about him, harbor awful thoughts about him. Brad's world shifts on its axis, everything he thought h [...]

    7. Inked Reads on said:

      FiveStarsThis was short enough I read it in about an hour. It's a fun read with a bit of humor, a bit of drama, and a bit of magic. I loved the snappy dialog and the smooth writing style.I'll admit, I didn't like either Brad or Sam at first. But as their stories unfolded, Sam's actions were understandable, and the revelation of who he was under the surface was great. Brad had a lot of growth for such a short tale.Anything else I say would be spoilers, so you'll just have to trust me that this on [...]

    8. Exquisite Reviews on said:

      Brad is the chief of staff for a Republican California state senator, who is openly gay and in a six year relationship. Sam works with Brad and is half in love with him, the only problem he has is Alex the boyfriend.Brad seems like a great guy who doesn’t realize how blind he is the world around him. Sam might be new to politics but he knows it’s best to keep things close to the vest in his new environment. Brad is the guy we all want, hardworking, loving and most of all loyal. His world cha [...]

    9. Adrian Smith on said:

      3.5 starsThis short story was very well written. A political adventure that rivals episodes of The West Wing, which would be why I loved it. What I struggled with was the focus; if it was a romance or a political commentary, with a paranormal twist, of course, because why not and done in such an amazing way. The ending of this piece seemed far to fast-paced compared the beginning, and it started to feel a bit like instalove to me, which I’m not a fan of. However, I loved the budding relationsh [...]

    10. A.M. Leibowitz on said:

      I received a free copy via Inked Rainbow in exchange for an honest review.This was short enough I read it in about an hour. It’s a fun read with a bit of humor, a bit of drama, and a bit of magic. I loved the snappy dialog and the smooth writing style.I’ll admit, I didn’t like either Brad or Sam at first. But as their stories unfolded, Sam’s actions were understandable, and the revelation of who he was under the surface was great. Brad had a lot of growth for such a short tale.Anything e [...]

    11. Shawnie Nicole on said:

      This was too short and I was confused for a minute when they moved in with each other because the way the story was written it was like right after they went on theit first date. But I got it after reading the part like 3 times.

    12. Debbie Benson on said:

      While there isn't much development between Brad and Sam, I liked how the story played out. A mystery store visited and an old medallion given to Brad opens his eyes to what is going on around him. In revenge for the backstabbing at work, Brad unleashes an information bomb. Brad finds out about his cheating boyfriend and Sam offers his support as he recently went through it himself. An offer of friendship leads to Sam and Brad getting together. As a last gift, the remnant of the medallion's magic [...]

    13. Janette on said:

      Readers will fall in love with Sam and Brad, two guys living a fast-paced life of politics in California. This story is more than just your average work place romance full of unrequited love and falling for the boss. Sure Sam has a thing for Brad, but the fact that Brad's in a long-term relationship makes him a bit off limits. There's a sense of longing on Sam's part, but he's accepted itnd of. There's no predicting what happens after Brad purchases the medallion - that's really what makes all t [...]

    14. Dawn Mayhew on said:

      loved this story, and omg if this could be true what a different world we could live in!!Brad is looking for an anniversary present for his boyfriend Alex during his lunch, and finds a little shop. Inside he is drawn to a medallion at the back of the shop. The old lady in the shop actually gives the medallion to Alex, telling him it belonged with him and Alex.When he got back to work in the senators office, he looks at the medallion in more detail, and notices a hand-scribbled note with it that [...]

    15. Joyfully Jay on said:

      A Joyfully Jay review. 3.75 starsSo this is a book that knows how to work the confines of short story to its advantage. Everything is here that needs to be. The plot requires a bit of a leap, but if you go with it, then it absolutely works. The writing itself is great. It has a certain flow to it, a smoothness, which works really well. I found myself carried away by the words, absorbed in the story.Both the MCs, too, were well developed for the amount of space that they had to work with. Brad is [...]

    16. Molly Lolly on said:

      Original review on Molly LollyFour stars!I enjoyed this story. I loved how Brad had to decide if he wanted to hear the true thoughts of people or not. It raises an interesting philosophical question as well. I liked how that decision was described in the story. I felt bad for Brad and how he was treated. At the same time, he stood up for himself and what he believes in. He didn’t just roll over and take it. I was glad Brad wound up happy in the end. I would love to see him married in the futur [...]

    17. Julesmarie on said:

      Started off feeling like a fun take on a Love Potion #9 story, where a shop magically appears just long enough for someone to obtain a weird magical artifact. Said artifact then shakes up their life and gives them the impetus to make some long-needed changes.I didn't like how petty Brad became as he began making his changes.The rest of it was fun. And much better written than I've come to expect from these quirky little short stories.Favorite Quote:the moment when the lines of his mundane life s [...]

    18. Brandilyn on said:

      Reviewed for Prism Book Alliance 2.5stars rounded down Between the Lines is my first title from J Scott Coatsworth. I can see potential in his storytelling, and I will likely give him another shot. However, as far as Between the Lines goes I am pretty neutral, at best, disappointed at worst.For Complete review see Prism Book Alliance: prismbookalliance/?pos

    19. Aղցela W. on said:

      This was a short quick read that was ok. Brad Weston’s life seems perfect. He is the chief of staff for a Republican California state senator, and enjoys the power and the promise of a bright future. And he’s in a comfortable relationship with his boyfriend of six years, Alex. Sam Fuller is Brad’s young blond blue-eyed intern, fresh out of college, running from a bad breakup, and questioning his choices and his new life in politics. To make things worse, Sam also has a thing for the boss, [...]

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