A sleepy college town. A student. An
artist. Two families, generation after generation. A ghost.
A curse. A mystery.
Matt Rhodes is in the closet and wants
to come out but he hasn't found anyone special enough.
Posing nude for painter Skylar Novak may be just what he
needs. There are quite a few private fantasies he'd like to
explore with Skylar and wants to embrace his "gayness".
Being near Sky and finally being with a man just feels right
and he wants Sky to teach him everything.
Skylar Novak is muscular, hot, and
seemingly obsessed with the man he can't stop painting. When
he sees the subject of so many of his paintings at a party,
Skylar approaches Matt and asks him to pose for him. Sky has
the man in his life now, so why can't he stop obsessing?
Matt and Sky can't get enough of each other. It's like a
compulsion, especially after he discovers Matt's tattoo.
Where did this connection come from? Both men were drawn to
Huntsville, Sky 7 years ago and Matt the previous August.
Something is just not completely right
and they soon discover the reason; they have a ghost! Sky
knows that the visions in his head are not his own and with
Matt’s help he sets out to discover just whose they are. The
two of them start researching the building where Sky lives
and find out it's connected to Sky. And the ghost is
attached to the building. But what does it want with Sky and
With the help of the outrageous Olga
and her ability to "hear" the other side, Sky and Matt take
on their ghost. They soon discover that Sky's art was art
for Art's sake as they help to break a curse in the hottest
Art For Art's Sake was
one of those books that I just couldn't wait to get back to
when I had to stop reading. I really didn't want to put it
down to go to sleep the first night I read it. Matt and
Skylar can't get enough of each other and that feeling of
urgency weaves itself throughout the story. The only thing
that bothered me about Art For Art's Sake was
Matt's speech patterns. No college student I know is that
formal. Arturo was wonderfully old world and Olga was
outrageously ditzy at times. The story made me laugh and I
loved it. I highly recommend Art For Art's Sake
to all fans of m/m stories.