--- Too cool for school. ---
Ethan is a levelheaded, some might say antisocial, young artist-entrepreneur with a love for quirky taxidermy. He is close to graduating high school and at a crossroads. All he wants is to develop his business further, yet all his parents want is for him to go to law school. That is more than enough problems for Ethan, so any kind of love life is off his agenda. That is until Robert Hunter, the quarterback of the football team, comes crashing into him. Literally.
Robert drifts along in high school. He has good grades, hes getting ready for med school, hes even leaving potentially problematic dating until college. Hes gay, not ashamed of it, but he doesnt want to stir up any trouble. His carefully laid plans might just go completely off the rails though, when he drinks too much at a party and causes irreversible damage to Ethan, the schools weirdo.
Robert has to face the fact that maybe he isnt the good guy he always considered himself to be. And maybe he doesnt want to go to med school. And maybe, just maybe, he doesnt actually want to wait with dating until college.
Themes: First love, virginity, bullying, fitting in, entrepreneurship, disability, high school, jock/goth, taxidermy, artist
Genre: New Adult gay erotic romance
Length: ~ 90,000 words (Standalone novel, no cliffhanger.)