By Chance

Cover for By Change by Cat GrantBook 1 – By Chance

A life of wealth and privilege doesn’t equal happiness—just ask Eric Courtland. Growing up with a cold, unfeeling father and unstable mother has taught him exactly what he doesn’t want out of life or love. The troubled young man prefers a solitary life and is content to keep it that way until a campus emergency saddles him with an unwanted roommate.

Popular, wholesome, straight Nick Thompson is far more temptation than Eric’s prepared for, but Nick’s warm, easygoing manner gradually cracks through Eric’s prickly protective shell.

After Eric suffers a traumatic attack, their friendship gives way to an intense passion. Eric’s no stranger to casual sex, but what he feels for Nick is something deeper, and more fragile.

Independent Eric doesn’t know the first thing about being in a relationship, much less with a lover who can’t even admit he’s gay. But conservative Nick can’t seem to find his way out of his own personal closet.

Rock, meet hard place.


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As I never read the original story, this new version feels fresh and is well-written. It’s melodramatic yet earthy feeling in its emotions. There’s a definite ending with this story but also a sense of a beginning and I for one look forward to Eric and Nick’s journey!Rating: A! – joder at Words of Wisdom from the Scarf Princess

“I enjoyed this book and look forward to the further stories of this series, in the order things occur. Ms Grant is a skilled writer of emotions and builds characters who grow but need to mature and develop more even at the end of the book. It makes the reader care deeply for them and want them to be successful with each other and in life. This is a character-driven book with angsty plot turns that make the reader ache for the characters. … I’m eager to read the next book!” Rating: 4 1/2 Sweet Peas!Mrs. Condit Reads Books