Elsie Street by Gabriella West: A Book Review

My friend and fellow writer Shannon Yarbrough posted a glowing review of my new novel Elsie Street on his blog today. I thought I’d share! The book can be found only on Amazon right now (and is free for Kindle Unlimited subscribers), but I look forward to making it more widely available in the future, including a print edition.

The Lone Writer: Shannon Yarbrough

71tE6kkxQsLThere’s always an intriguing story and interesting characters to look forward to when reading something new from Gabriella West. Her latest, Elsie Street, is no different. I pre-ordered it and enjoyed reading it over the long Labor Day weekend. In it we meet Dave, a young Bostonian who is now enjoying California with his girlfriend Janine.

But when Dave loses his bar tending job, his entire world changes. Luckily, Janine helps get him a job as a security guard at a local museum. There, Dave meets a young man named Aaron and his sexual identity is reawakened, stemming from a brief affair he had with his college roommate long ago. What follows is the tensions that sexuality often causes when we are young and figuring out our place in this world, often riddled with guilt while figuring out what our true heart desires.

West embraces location. You’ll find yourself loving…

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About Gabriella West

Author of LGBT historical fiction and contemporary queer romance. Copyeditor/proofreader.
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