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Nick Nolan’s Double Bound reunites us with many of the characters introduced in his delightful Strings Attached: Jeremy, now in a committed relationship with fun-loving, hotheaded Carlo; Arthur, Jeremy’s protector, confidant, and mentor; and Katharine, Jeremy’s wealthy benefactress, still hiding a slew of secrets and hidden agendas. This sequel displays the same wit, verve, style, and sense of adventure that were so engaging and fresh in Strings Attached. And where Strings Attached playfully alluded to Pinocchio,...

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Overview

Nick Nolan’s Double Bound reunites us with many of the characters introduced in his delightful Strings Attached: Jeremy, now in a committed relationship with fun-loving, hotheaded Carlo; Arthur, Jeremy’s protector, confidant, and mentor; and Katharine, Jeremy’s wealthy benefactress, still hiding a slew of secrets and hidden agendas. This sequel displays the same wit, verve, style, and sense of adventure that were so engaging and fresh in Strings Attached. And where Strings Attached playfully alluded to Pinocchio, Double Bound has fun with the Jack and the Beanstalk fable.

Just as Strings Attached was Jeremy’s story, Double Bound is Arthur’s, exploring his troubled relationship with disapproving parents and his precarious years as a gay Marine. However, there’s an added element this time out—the stakes are higher, the repercussions more dire, and the choices harder and more consequential. There is a darker feel to this novel, which not only adds depth to the characters but highlights Mr. Nolan’s growth and confidence as a storyteller. We’ve moved beyond high school concerns into real-world choices, where outcomes are not always tied up in neat “happily ever after” packages.

"The plot moves along swiftly with great suspense...Double Bound is one of those books that is not easily forgotten...this is the kind of read that will haunt you." —Amos Lassen, Literary Pride

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780982555026
  • Publisher: AmazonEncore
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Pages: 339
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Nick Nolan spent nights and weekends during college selling furniture; then, with his BA in-hand directed a residential treatment center for homeless and abused GLBT teenagers. Soon after, Nolan decided to write his first novel, and spent six years crafting the story. Nolan self-published Strings Attached in 2006 to unexpected success. Two years later, his second novel, Double Bound, earned “Book of the Year” awards from both ForeWord Magazine and Reader Views. Today Nick and his partner, together since 1987, spend time at their home in Los Angeles or their mountain cabin with their beloved dogs and dear friends. His third novel is on its way.
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