Shawn’s Law by Renae Kaye 3 Stars!
Shawn is single, twenty-nine, the full-time carer of his Alzheimer’s-stricken mother, and a frequent victim of Murphy’s Law—although his family calls it Shawn’s Law. Other than caring for mum, his day consists of painting nude men and spying on the guy who walks his dogs along the street every day at four o’clock. When Shawn takes a spectacular fall on his front steps, who is there to witness it other than the man of his dreams?
Harley doesn’t believe in Shawn’s Law—but he soon changes his mind.
The two men make it through a memorable first date and Shawn’s sexual insecurities to begin a relationship stumbling toward love. But when Shawn’s Law causes Harley to be injured, Shawn is determined to save Harley’s life the only way he knows how—by breaking up with him. Not once, but twice. Throw in a serial killer ex-boyfriend, several deadly Australian animals, two dogs called Bennie, a mother who forgets to wear clothes, an unforgiving Town Council, and a strawberry-flavored condom dolly, and Shawn’s Law is one for the books.
I liked a great deal about this book. The looking back writing style is engaging and it is fun to see what mess Shawn can get into. I love Shawn’s family and the fact that Shawn isn’t a perfect 10.
I also enjoyed the devotion Shawn had for his family and the value put on his care taking of his mother. There is some fun subplots as well.
I like Harely as well but despite this story being told from his point of view, there is always a distance about him that makes me not sink into the love story.
His super long hair is hot though.