Indie Flutters: Delay of Game by Jen Frederick

Delay of Game (A For the First Time story)

  • By Jen Frederick
  • Editions: ebook
  • Published: January 12th 2016
  • Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance
  • Source: review copy
  • In a Flutter: Short and Sweet!
  • rating-system4

    You never forget your first time…
    A brand new anthology of original, never-before-read stories from today’s hottest authors, including:
    Alessandre Torre, Kim Karr, Jen Frederick, Alexa Riley, Lynda Chance, Sarah Castille, Nina Lane, CJ Roberts, Anna Zaires, Nikki Sloane, Cynthia Sax, Avery Aster, Pam Godwin, Skye Warren, Julia Sykes, Cynthia Rayne, Jenika Snow, Debra Presley, Shoshanna Evers, Tamsen Parker, and Nina Levine!
    From young heartbreak to a virginity auction, from the chance meeting to the happily ever after, twenty-one exclusive stories explore first love in all its forms. This set includes almost 200,000 words of steamy encounters and sweet romance.

    ~ Goodreads


    Flyttering Throughts:

    Worldbuilding: This story primarily takes place in Lisle’s apartment!
    Characters:The main characters are Lisle Cunningham and Wyatt Majors. Lisle has always rebuffed falling in love and getting married but for the last few years she has felt the urge for something more in her life. Falling in love with her best friend Wyatt was easy but acting on those feelings terrified her. She would rather have him as a friend than nothing at all. Can she wise up and finally reveal her true feelings for him or will she go through life being only his friend and nothing more? Wyatt has loved Lisle since his sophomore year in college but decided to wait until she made the first move. Now years later nothing has changed and he is getting impatient. Will Wyatt finally proclaim his love for Lisle or will another guy swoop in before he has the chance?
    Plot: This novella was just really about the main characters finally acting on their feelings for one another and taking a chance on happiness!
    Writing: This story is told in first person point of view of Lisle. I really liked how their past was slightly included in the chapters and that the author gave such a solid background on the characters
    Curb Appeal: Super gorgeous cover (can’t say that enough times haha)!! The little blurb in the beginning of the story gave a slight spoiler alert since it told you the main characters are going to have a happy ending but I appreciated that it told me that this was a friends to lovers story!
    Utlimately: This was a short and sweet story that hit the spot for a quick friends to lovers story! All in all, if you are thinking about checking out For the First Time Anthology, I wholly recommend reading Delay of Game!!!!



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