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The last thing he needs / J.H. Knight.

By: Knight, J. H.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: 1st Ed.Description: 20 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781627988599 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781627988605 (ebk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Family relationships -- Fiction | Police officers -- Fiction | Gay men -- Fiction | Friendship -- FictionGenre/Form: Romantic suspense fiction.Summary: Tommy O'Shea is raising his seven younger brothers and sisters without any help from his drug abusing father and stepmother. Since he was fifteen years old, he's managed to keep the children fed and out of foster care. It takes up every ounce of his energy and the last thing he needs is romance complicating his life further. Rookie cop Bobby McAlister doesn't belong in Tommy s harsh world, but Tommy can't push him out. As their unlikely friendship turns into a tentative relationship, they weather the daily storm of Tommy's life with a lot of laughs and more than a few arguments. Tommy isn't used to trusting outsiders, and he's never asked for help in his life. But when a tragedy strikes the O'Shea family and threatens everything he's fought for, he'll have to learn to do both to recover from the brutal hit.
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Tommy O'Shea is raising his seven younger brothers and sisters without any help from his drug abusing father and stepmother. Since he was fifteen years old, he's managed to keep the children fed and out of foster care. It takes up every ounce of his energy and the last thing he needs is romance complicating his life further. Rookie cop Bobby McAlister doesn't belong in Tommy s harsh world, but Tommy can't push him out. As their unlikely friendship turns into a tentative relationship, they weather the daily storm of Tommy's life with a lot of laughs and more than a few arguments. Tommy isn't used to trusting outsiders, and he's never asked for help in his life. But when a tragedy strikes the O'Shea family and threatens everything he's fought for, he'll have to learn to do both to recover from the brutal hit.

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30/09/2015

A book about raising your siblings when you are both young and gay. The best part of the story is when Tommy expla8ins that it is hard for him to ask for or take help with his siblings. Recommended read.

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