♥ Release Day ♥ 5 Drops Review: Legal Tender by Andrew Grey

Title: Legal Tender
Author: Andrew Grey
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Series: Bottled Up #9
Release Date: April 6th 2012
Genre: M/M, Romance, Suspense
Pages: 200
Source: Author

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Timothy left home when he was eighteen to get away from his reckless mother, but he never stopped visiting his grandfather, who taught him what love was all about. Now that Grampy has passed away, Timothy finds that the old man’s legacy is everything Timothy has dreamed of—and more.

Inside the house Timothy loves so much is a cache of coins with historical value… and a mystery, because one of them isn’t supposed to exist. In memory of his grandfather, Timothy sets out to make sure that the mystery and the coins are given their due honor. In his quest to keep the government from confiscating his grandfather’s legacy, he meets Joiner, whose interest in Timothy is as clear and open as Timothy is guarded. There are things about Timothy’s life and his past he doesn’t want anyone to know, not even the kind man who is helping him with the complications of legal tender.

Click here to access an Excerpt from Andrew’s Journal.

Legal Tender is the next in the Bottled Up / Art series by Andrew Grey. As you know, this and the Range series are my favourites of his, and this book definitely makes the cut!

Legal Tender takes us back to Dieter and Gerald as Dieter meets his childhood best friend Timothy when he visits the home he grew up in, a house that happens to be two doors down from Dieter and Gerald.

From the very first you find out that something horrible happened to Timothy when he was younger, a secret that caused him to run not just from home but from all that knew him back then. And Joiner could not be more perfect for him. He’s a down to earth, kind, loving man who works with Gerald and Brian (lawyers from the earlier Art books, just encase you forgot 😉 ) as a new lawyer and is brought in on Timothy’s case where he is immediately smitten.

In Legal Tender you get to touch base with so many of the previous characters, including seeing Bobby and Kenny from Uncorked – Kenny is the office that helps deal with the ramifications of Timothy’s monsters showing up on his doorstep.

Legal Tender is a sweet, passionate journey of the soul where one man has to overcome the demons of his past so he can fully embrace his present and future. I have loved this series from the start but Legal Tender has to be the best one yet!

I look forward to more from Andrew, and thank him for letting me get my hands on a ARC copy of a truly wonderful M/M story that touched my heart as it made me want to reach for a fan, lol.




Master of the Revels The Best Revenge Bottled Up Uncorked
An Unexpected Vintage Legal Artistry Artistic Appeal Artistic Pursuits


Andrew grew up in western Michigan with a father who loved to tell stories and a mother who loved to read them. Since then he has lived throughout the country and traveled throughout the world. He has a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and works in information systems for a large corporation.

Andrew’s hobbies include collecting antiques, gardening, and leaving his dirty dishes anywhere but in the sink (particularly when writing) He considers himself blessed with an accepting family, fantastic friends, and the world’s most supportive and loving partner. Andrew currently lives in beautiful, historic Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

I love to hear from readers. Comments, thoughts, and questions are always encouraged and appreciated.

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    • Becky C on April 6th, 2012 at 2:30 am

    Oooh! I just got this one and can hardly wait to read it. Andrew Grey is such an awesome writer and this series is a favorite. Great review! Now I’m even more eager to get to it.

    1. Thanks Becky. I know you’ll love this one as much if not more than the others. 🙂 I know I did. 😀

    • Maria D. on April 6th, 2012 at 7:41 am

    Good review! I haven’t read any of Mr. Grey’s books but will add his books to my list.

    1. Thanks Maria. 🙂
      He’s one of my fav M/M authors! Hope you enjoy as much as I did 😀

    • Maggie O'Malley on April 6th, 2012 at 10:22 am

    Congrats on the 5 drops.

    • Melissa Limoges on April 6th, 2012 at 10:28 am

    Awesome review. The book sounds great! Congrats, Andrew!

  1. Great review, both series sound amazing. Congrats on the release!

    1. Bottled Up and the Art series are curious issues. I go by what Andrew says, not what his publisher posts. He has all the books I show together as Bottled Up they claim the ones with Art in the title are a new series. 🙁
      Either way, they are GREAT books with yummy men and powerful stories.

    • Brenda on April 6th, 2012 at 11:36 am

    Excellent review!

    • Ali on April 10th, 2012 at 6:16 pm

    love your review 🙂

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