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Jefferson Blythe, Esquire

New Adult, Mystery-Caper

Fresh out of college and recently dumped by his long-time girlfriend, shy and bookish Jefferson Blythe is touring Europe using an inherited vintage copy of Esquire Magazine's Europe in Style.

Jefferson Blythe, Esquire is about old maps, new adventures, getting lost, getting found, getting drunk, and being mistaken for an international criminal. In other words, normal summer vacation when you're in your twenties.

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Have your bags packed, because this light-hearted M/M romance will awaken your inner wanderlust and take you on an adventure featuring an international chase, mistaken identity, tons of humor, heartbreak and a couple steamy rolls in the sheets. While you won't see too much romance between Jefferson and George, you'll fall in love with Jefferson as he takes you on his journey towards self-discover and comes to grips with his identity.
A Romantic Times Top Pick!
It's a perfect formula of action, adventure, romance, self discovery and great characters. This book was no exception and I loved the new adult twist. While Jefferson was young he was not immature. I loved watching him trying to figure out who he was and what he wanted in his life. There were a few scenes where my heart hurt for him. I remembered those pangs of loss over first loves and the mistakes we sometimes make as we learn to be in relationships. I also cheered for him as he figured things out and started to fight for what he wanted. I was a little worried going in to this one because I'm not generally a fan of new adult stories. I am a fan of this author though so I thought I would give it a try. I'm so glad I did because I really loved this book. One of my favorites from this author. I'm hoping we will see more of Jefferson down the road.
Book Girl for Night Owl Reviews - A Reviewer Top Pick!
I think, I've just read my favorite book by Josh Lanyon. Read LITERALLY in one sitting. LOVE EVERY single page. Written/told in a best Woody Allen manner, it could be a perfect screenplay for a future Woody Allen's movie. Please, please, please, can someone with connections in the movie business ask him to read it? This book has EVERYTHING that Josh Lanyon is well-known for and what makes this author so popular.
LenaRibka for Gay Book Reviews and Reviews by Jessewave
If I had to describe this novel in three words, those words would be quirky, delightful, and unique. Thankfully, I get more than three words to talk about how much I enjoyed Jefferson Blythe, Esquire! Reading this novel was an adventure unto itself, with surprises around every corner and the kind of fantastic character growth and emotional impact that you can expect from a Josh Lanyon book!
El at Just Love Romance Novels Reviews
I loved the main character, Jeff, and I loved that Josh wrote Jeff's story wherein he literally embarked on a tour in order to find himself. I loved what Josh Lanyon's trying to say in this book: that life is a journey, an adventure we must savor and experience never mind that half the time we're met with disasters (or one disaster to another). For what kind of life is it if we don't experience both the good and the bad? <3 Because in the end, it's how we find out who we truly are. <3 Mystery: check, humor: check, romance: check, adventure: check. So yeah, five stars for me.
jholitonjua for Cinderella Stories
It's sort of an intellectual take on The Perils of Pauline -- but with a gay man, a potential love story and a colorful travelogue underlying this dangerous, and sometimes hilarious, tale of crime and terror. Ms. Lanyon also supplies a host of red herrings to misdirect the reader up until the very last moment. And though the final mystery isn't exactly challenging, it's huge fun to watch it unwind.
Alan for Sinfully Gay Romance Book Reviews
Um, I love Josh Lanyon. If there was an author out there that I could convince more people to read it would absolutely be Josh Lanyon, hands down. She has become my favorite M/M writer. I just adore her ability to craft a believable but old fashioned mystery. She is the only M/M cozy mystery writer that I've heard of, and she is awesome.
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Jefferson Blythe, Esquire
November 2015,
Carina Press
Barnes & Noble
November 2015
Harlequin Audio/Blackstone Audio
Narrated by Aaron Landon
L'Europa secondo Jeff
May 2016
Harper Collins Italia

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