Against the Grain by Jay Hogan

Against the Grain

Auckland Med. #4

Jay Hogan

366 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ romance emotional reflective medium-paced


 I don’t like labels and I’m happy that way, but it’s taken a long time to get here. A jerk of a father, too many bullies to name, and a string of dipshit boyfriends whose interest in me rarely made it past the skirts I sometimes wear. Suffice to ...

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