Like the Taste of Summer

Like the Taste of Summer

by Kaje Harper

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BN ID: 2940032975502
Publisher: Kaje Harper
Publication date: 01/03/2012
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 92,365
File size: 213 KB

About the Author

I've been writing as long as I can remember (which is longer than I like to admit). I started creating M/M romances in high-school, filling binders with stories about what Starsky and Hutch really did on their days off. (Pretty PG-rated stuff - we're talking sheltered fourteen-year-old here. I was into the romantic possibilities.) Any potential writing career got side-tracked by forays into art, psychology, teaching, and a biomedical profession. And the challenges of raising children.


When I took up the keyboard again it was just for fun, writing books for my own entertainment. At about manuscript seven, my epically patient spouse told me that if I was going to spend that much time at it, I should try to get published. And he kept saying it, loudly, until I submitted one. And it was accepted! (Really exciting!) That's Life Lessons that was published May 2011 MLR Press. A short story, And to All a Good Night, that follows it is available here for free. The sequel, Breaking Cover, came out from MLR in late July. And I'm currently in the editing process for other work, including a werewolf novel, Unacceptable Risk.


My Smashwords book, Lies and Consequences, started as a kind of reaction after the November 2010 elections when the DADT repeal looked like it might be derailed. Then I was caught by surprise as I finished the book in December and the repeal passed. I tweaked it by upping the action, and deemphasizing the DADT subplot. The result was something lightweight, but hopefully fun. So I put it out as a free read. I hope you enjoy it. As a new author, I really appreciate reviews - what you liked and what you didn't. Remember those other six manuscripts? (Okay, nine now.) Maybe your comment will help turn the next good book into a better book. KH

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Like the Taste of Summer 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 44 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wow what a great read I usually don’t enjoy free books. I can’t wait to purchase the rest of this Arthurs books. If you enjoy adventure with you romance and well developed realistic characters this you will fall in love with this story. OH yea the sex seans were smoking . Hoping Chris and Ian have more to share
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wow thid really was a great story. Perfectly balanced between romantic love and sexual desiers. This was an amazing short story. I smiled the entire time. And just long enough to get everything you want out if a book. 120 pages long. Really good book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The characters were great. Great story. Reeally great!
Anonymous 10 months ago
This was such a sweet and loving read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a great story!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Heart-warming. Love is love and the heart wants what the heart wants.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was an amazing story. The ending was perfect. I loved it.
Marcia_CarringtonMC More than 1 year ago
LIKE THE TASTE OF SUMMER is a realistic novelette with vivid attention to detail in terms of its characters, time period, and their physical surroundings. The mixture of pathos, sentimentality and humor is well handled, and balanced throughout the story. The final line in the story sums it up as a whole, putting it into perspective with a light, subtle touch.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Lovely story about 2 boys discovering love
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I love your characters in every story I have ever read by you. You are like a female Prometheus molding them to perfection and breathing life into them. They have have so much depth to them you swear you know them.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is another great story by this author. She never disappoints and this story was very enjoyable!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the third story I've read from this author and I'm a big fan. Such a wonderful, albeit short, read..but we still get so much out of it. Wonderful!
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Picked this up on a whim and it turned out to be a fantastic read. The writing is solid and the story left me with a sweet smile. I highly recommend it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Another great read. Kaje really knows how to create and engage the the characters. Great short read thats hard to put down!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
All of Mr. Harper's boks are wonderful. You'll never be disappointed when you purchase/read one of his masterpieces. Keep 'em coming, Kaje!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book - sexy without being sleazy - wish it were longer.
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What could be sexier than two gorgeous males enjoining the forbidden fruit of homosexuality. Delightful read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The sign of a great book is when you wish there were more of it when it is done. This book fits that description! I want more!