Mid Week Tease: Wilkes had felt terrible. #MWTease

MWTease15Hi everyone,

Welcome back to Mid Week Tease! This week, I’m sharing another tease from Native Tongue, which is on blog tour at the moment – be sure and check it out! Enjoy!

Native TongueWilkes had felt terrible. His return had taken place a few weeks before Balkhi’s, so although he’d been granted some leave for R&R, he hadn’t been able to either spend it with Balkhi, or to use it help him with his relocation. By the time Balkhi had set foot on British soil, Wilkes was back to work. And, given nobody knew about the two of them, or even that Wilkes was gay, he couldn’t exactly ask for more leave in order to help his boyfriend move into his new flat.

Life had conspired against them ever since, so this was the first opportunity they’d had to see each other since saying goodbye in Afghanistan all those weeks ago. They’d communicated via email, text message and phone calls, but it just wasn’t the same. Especially since they’d gone from seeing each other every single day for the best part of six months to not setting eyes on each other for weeks on end.

Wilkes had struggled terribly in the interim. Life had been tough enough while they were still out in the desert. After weeks and weeks of trying desperately to ignore their growing attraction, they’d finally given in to it. It had been stupid and risky, but, having quickly realised there was more to their attraction than the physical, they’d decided to carry on their relationship in secret while they were in Afghanistan, see how it went, and figure things out once Wilkes’ tour of duty was over. Balkhi had always intended to return to the UK for his studies, so they would, at least, be living in the same country.

You can grab your copy of Native Tongue here: https://lucyfelthouse.co.uk/published-works/native-tongue/

And add it to your Goodreads shelves here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25462496-native-tongue

Don’t forget to check out all the other blogs taking part!

7 Responses to "Mid Week Tease: Wilkes had felt terrible. #MWTease"

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  1. nicolacameronwrites

    June 3, 2015 at 11:14 pm

    I like the promise I’m seeing here, Lucy. Great tease!

  2. dorisoconnor

    June 3, 2015 at 11:55 pm

    Oh bless them, you can feel his longing for him here. Great tease, Lucy 🙂

    • Lucy Felthouse

      June 5, 2015 at 11:20 am

      Thanks Doris. I love these two together 🙂

  3. siobhanmuir

    June 4, 2015 at 12:18 am

    Oh I’m so glad their story is continuing, but it sounds like it’s still rough. Great tease, Lucy, and congrats on the recent release. 🙂

    • Lucy Felthouse

      June 5, 2015 at 11:20 am

      Yeah, I couldn’t let them have it too easy 😉

  4. Kai Tyler

    June 9, 2015 at 9:51 am

    Love this pre-seeing Balkhi build-up where he’s agonising about the time they’ve spent apart and even getting a bit anxious as well. 🙂