Jilted by Nora Phoenix

Wow, Jilted is an amazing book. When Jaren is dumped the day before his wedding, he is devastated. Reid is unhappy to have drawn the short straw and been given the task of delivering the bad news to Jaren on behalf of his sister. Can something good be salvaged from something so bad?  

From the blurb:

Years of pining.
Years of keeping his distance.
Years of lusting after Jaren, the one man Reid couldn’t have.

Because Jaren is straight.

Worse, he’s engaged to Reid’s sister. In other words: he’s off limits. Impossible.

But a day before the wedding, she calls it off, leaving Jaren with nowhere to go.

So what’s a man to do? Well, offer Jaren a place to stay, of course.
A shoulder to cry on.
A bed to sleep in.

And maybe someone to share that bed with?

Jilted is the first book in The Foster Brother series, a contemporary MM romance series about four men who chose to be brothers. It has hurt/comfort, found family, bisexual awakening, first time gay, and a guy who finally realizes that what he wanted most was right in front of him the whole time.

Red's Book Reads Review:

I adored Jilted. I loved how resilient Jaren is as well as how kind and patient Reid was. The two of them together were just phenomenal and these two are up there on my list of favourite Nora Phoenix couples (though no-one can steal Indy’s top spot!). I couldn’t put this down once I started as it was just so engaging from start to finish. I can’t wait to read more about the Foster Brothers! 

Rating: 5 stars

Heather's Review:

I was late to the party and Jaren and his story stayed on my TBR for two whole months before I had a break in my ARC schedule and the chance to curl up with my kindle to dig into this story... I absolutely loved the emotional and introspective journey that being Jilted sent Jaren on... and how Reid had waited in the shadows for so long, avoiding Jaren and not sharing his crush...

Jaren was the perfect start to the series and I love that he was the only one of the group who didn't already proudly proclaim their queerness - whether gay, bi or pan... so it was nice to see that he was accepting of his attraction and watching him work through what that might mean was a great read!

Rating: 5 Stars

Jilted is currently available as an e-book and can be read as part of your Kindle Unlimited Subscription