Sometimes family chooses you. At forty, Vincent “Vinnie” Fierro is still afraid to admit he might be gay—even to himself. It’ll be a problem for his big, fat Italian. Finalist, Gay Contemporary, Elisa Rolle Rainbow Awards. Sometimes family chooses you. At forty, Vincent “Vinnie” Fierro is still afraid to admit he might be. COVER ART • BLURB • BUY LINKS & EXCERPTS • FACTS & INFO • BANNERS & MEMES. Family Man Blog Tour. To join the Family Man tour or receive an.

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It’s a hard topic to portray well, without relying on tropes. He was so damn sweet, loving and kind, always so protective. Probably there is a reason for this difference So you kill it fast, before it heiddi you.

I love Vinnie, Trey, and all the fabulous secondary characters.

Kan Cullinan has always enjoyed a good love story, provided it has a happy ending. Sometimes family chooses you. I thought the destruction from her alcoholism was very well portrayed in this story.

I appreciated how the differentiation in their families was illustrated.

I had heard of kids drinking NyQuil, but not just drinking faily cough syrup by the bottle. This story was the perfect balance of intrigue, angst, romance and just enough humor to balance out the underlying seriousness within the story. Not only does he have to come to terms with his own internal feelings, he is afraid of the response from his family, fearing his large Catholic, Italian family will not accept him.

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Release Day Review by Rafa: Family Man, by Heidi Cullinan and Marie Sexton

Kept my attention the entire time. And the next day too. Family Man 20 28 Mar 15, Naturally, he runs smack into someone from the neighborhood. They are also both full of love and honor. This book was so engaging and real. Want to Read saving….

There are few tropes I like more than the age difference one and Family Man put the additional twist on of both men being virgins too! The Heidi and Mar I really liked this one.

Both Vince and Trey, culpinan their struggles and all their fears felt real to me. The financial clulinan of dealing with his mom’s alcoholism was also portrayed well. I knew that Vinnie and Trey had lucked out tamily the huge, Italian Catholic family! Put those two things together and I love this story. Vince found, the more he thought about it, that he did too.

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Notify me of new posts via email. Unfortunately his mother’s ongoing substance abuse problems and his need to watch over his grandmother leave no time for romance in his life. Another couple of chapters with them together, being fully immersed in each other’s lives and getting acclimated to being out with Vinnie’s family would’ve gone a cullnan way. Read more Read less.

To me, that’s the sexiest part of the book. The story had two points I can easily relate to: I loved Vinnie’s honest talks over cigars and scotch with his sister Rachel and Trey’s support from his good-natured put-upon old grandmother.


I was worried about this aspect, because how do you get that old and at least never wonder if that might be the case? Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Darcy impressed the hell out of me. Oct 10, Nic rated it really liked it Shelves: Oh-ho, look at me, I’m doing romance novels completely wrong.

Vinnie doesn’t give ucllinan though and they end up becoming a solid thing. I also really appreciate the slow burn because insta-anything always leaves me feeling a little cold. I love stories about self-discovery and family, and this book delivers on both ends.

Trey’s story made me cry, I felt really frustrated and angry heivi his behalf. One way this book impressed me was through the discussions of sexual identity and what it means to be a man surrounding Vinnie. This is such an intimate look into the lives of two completely different men. And, as is Heidi Cullinan’s style, that ending will satisfy all readers who love to feel that “awwwww” at the end of a romance. I have bigger problems now though; what to read next?