For the First Time
Crown Prince Yousef Ahmed was a playboy, until he met his late husband, Zander. The foreign exchange student stole the Arab prince’s heart at an underground BDSM club. When the king learned of his son’s desire to marry Zander, he was enraged. In a desert country where marriage equality was not accepted, Yousef was banished with a price on his head. The fatwa also included Zander’s death.
Douglas Girard was not only Zander’s father, but the head of Canadian Consular Affairs. In a midnight rescue, Douglas brought the couple to Canada. Zander’s murder has changed Yousef and Douglas’s relationship. Not only has Douglas buried a son, but he’s now caring for a grieving husband.
Yousef and Douglas are faced with pain and hidden secrets. Both men learn how to open their hearts from past wounds and live in the present. In the process, love blossoms. Picking up the pieces isn’t always easy, but love is the greatest gift of all.