Thursday, July 21, 2022

Hugh by Gabbi Grey (Spotlight and excerpt) ADULT title

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ADULT title


Gabbi Grey

Single Dads of Gaynor Beach series



Having spent more than twenty years as an emergency medicine physician in war zones around the world, I barely have a home to speak of. A daughter I didn’t know about has died and left a child behind, so I must get to Gaynor Beach, California to claim my granddaughter. Her temporary guardian is the first man to spark my interest in a very long time, but it would be inappropriate for me to have a relationship with this much-younger man.




Gutted by my best friend’s death, I take solace in the daughter she left in my guardianship. I’ll protect this precious baby with all I have, and no one is going to take her away from me—least of all the man who turns up on our doorstep claiming to be her grandfather. Despite the resemblance, I plan to keep him at arm’s length. I’m going to show him how capable I am. But I might also lose my heart in the process.



This is an 85k word, hurt/comfort, interracial, age-gap, MM romance novel with a moderate amount of angst.

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I was having one of those days.

Marilee had been up most of the night running a fever.

Corey at daycare said in no universe was I allowed to bring a sick child in.

Jermaine, the pharmacist, had helpfully suggested something to bring down her fever.

If that hadn’t worked, I considered either calling her pediatrician or taking her to the hospital. Both of those options, however, meant running the risk they’d call Anthony, and in no way was I going to deal with that son of a bitch. If Marilee was in true danger? Of course. A fever of a hundred and one? Nope.

Having helped raise five kids came in handy sometimes. Sometimes I resented being the oldest and the most responsible, but other times I was grateful my mother forced me to learn. I planned on being the best parent to Marilee. I had a great example.

Too bad Mom lived in Los Angeles. Right now, as Marilee screamed her lungs out, I’d do anything for a helping hand.

The sound of car doors slamming penetrated above the baby’s wails.

I strode to the window and peeked through the gap in the drapes. Holding myself as still as possible, I groaned out loud.



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USA Today Bestselling author Gabbi Grey lives in beautiful British Columbia where her fur baby chin-poo keeps her safe from the nasty neighborhood squirrels. Working for the government by day, she spends her early mornings writing contemporary, gay, sweet, and dark erotic BDSM romances. While she firmly believes in happy endings, she also believes in making her characters suffer before finding their true love. She also writes m/f romances as Gabbi Black and Gabbi Powell.


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  1. Thank you for hosting me! Love, Gabbi

    1. Happy to do so, this is such a lovely story. Good luck on the release.

  2. Great excerpt. Sounds like a great read. Today is a good day to stay in and read. It’s a humid 88. Enjoy the day. —-Rae

    1. Thanks for visiting, Rae. Hope the weather improves and that you get a chance to enjoy the story!