Tristan is all about having fun as a college student,
but he never forgets his family, especially since his father
died. Tristan is
also trying to figure out why, after a long string of
girlfriends offering as much sex as he wants, he is still
So, Tristan figures its time to take a walk on the
wild side and try sex with a man and see if it’s any
armed with The Plan, Tristan hits the neighboring Borders
store and picks up just about every available gay title and
sits himself down in the café to see what he can catch.
However, he didn’t count on Officer Helmet, the bane
of his existence, being there and offering, through text
messaging, no less, color commentary on all the men that
So as Tristan is ready to admit defeat and give up on
The Plan netting him a walk on the wild side, he finds
himself somehow being picked up by none other than
Michael Truax – Officer Helmet!
Michael Truax has been trying to catch Tristan to give him
another ticket and check him out now that he is legal
and maybe give him another ticket, just for kicks.
But what started as a friendly, and safe, offer to
introduce Tristan into the joys of gay sex, quickly turns
into something more – especially since Michael has had his
eye on Tristan for a long time.
But Tristan is nineteen, almost ten years younger
than Michael, and Michael fears that Tristan will break his
heart when he eventually leaves to experiment with other men
or go back to girls.
However, despite the age difference and their
different lifestyles, somehow Michael and Tristan manage to
make it work – for a while.
Because when Michael is seriously injured on the job,
Tristan isn’t so sure he could survive the death of another
person close to him.
Can Michael convince Tristan that he is worth the
Tristan is so young and not really ready to settle down –
even if he is head over heels in love, but Michael is old
enough that that is exactly what he wants with
Michael wait for Tristan to grow up a little and can Tristan
trust that Michael will keep his heart safe?
I think that I have become a Z.A. Maxfield fan for life!
is a funny, sensual, romantic read which is, of course,
Tristan and Michael pack so much emotion and sensuality into
each and every encounter that you share their impatience
when waiting for them to have time to be together again.
Tristan is young, impulsive, impetuous and so
completely charming and loyal that you will be charmed by
him on his very first appearance, but the strongest trait
that makes Tristan an unforgettable character is his
complete earnestness with and about himself and what he
is old enough to be cautious, and experienced enough, to
guide Tristan during his exploration of his desire for men.
But when love comes into the equation, Michael will
steal your heart completely as he, oh so carefully, reveals
this truth to Tristan and waits with baited breath for
These two and their story are so memorable and
compelling that I can almost guarantee that you will be
reading their story more than once and eagerly awaiting Z.A.
Maxfield’s next book.
Crossing Borders is the
perfect read when you are looking for a great romance that
will heat you up, melt your heart and wring a tear or two
before it’s over.
I Joyfully Recommend
Crossing Borders – it’s a
book that will keep you up well into the night because you
will want to finish it all in one sitting and you will
resent all intrusions that pull you away from Tristan and
by Z.A. Maxfield today, you won’t regret it!