Christian 'Chris' Turner has been hurt
before by someone who claimed to love him. Meeting and falling
in love with Jazz was the last thing he wanted to do, but Jazz
was so easy to love he couldn't help himself. Jason 'Jazz'
Stone could be viewed as flighty, and whimsical, someone who
didn't take too much in life seriously. To a point that was
true except when it came to love. When he fell in love it was
completely and for the long haul. That was the case with Chris
and his ex-boyfriend Richard.
Richard, the much older, very handsome
and very rich ex-boyfriend re-appears in Jazz's life just when
he Chris were starting to build a life together. He didn't
deny he wanted Jazz back, and Chris knows Jazz still loves
Richard also. What Chris didn't expect was to have a strong
attraction to the man as well.
In Sleeping Stone, even
though Chris has a strong attraction to Richard from the
start, I felt he was pressured into opening up his and Jazz's
relationship into a threesome. It was obvious that Jazz and
Richard still loved each other. Chris' insecurities, and fear
of losing Jazz tipped the scales for him to give in to his
attraction to Richard and eventually allow himself to love
him. Pleasing Jazz seemed to be the common goal of the two men
who loved him. That's what led Richard to purchase, and Chris
to give in to Jazz keeping the motorcycle that caused the
accident that left him in a coma. Despite of my feelings that
the giving and the taking of the three lovers was bit
lopsided, I did like this story a lot. Especially Alexa Snow's
writing style, it was different. I found it made the flow of
the story more enjoyable because I was very aware of what was
going on in the future as I was reading their past.