Eight Days

Eight Days

This edition is no longer available. Story is now bundled with In Another Life.

A story from the Dreamspinner Press 2012 Advent Calendar collection Evergreen.

Maccabe Fried and Josh Segal have nothing in common, but they’ve been friends forever. Maccabe is an athlete with dreams of playing professional baseball. Josh is a good student with dreams of being with Maccabe. Then both dreams come true.

Maccabe and Josh fall into a passionate long-distance romance, and after years of hiding from the world, Josh wants to bring their relationship into the open. When Maccabe refuses, Josh is faced with a tough decision: stay with the man he loves or live the life he deserves. Somebody's bound to get hurt, but in the season of miracles, there's always hope for a happy ending.

Title:Eight Days
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781623801939
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    Eight Days Reviews

  • Ingie

    Written December 9, 20143 1/2 Stars - An amusing years go by story about eight different holiday days.. - - Eight Days is a short holiday (Hanukkah) novella (1:45 hrs) narrated by Jeff Gelder. (My se...

  • Heller

    3.5This was an interesting and pretty sweet holiday story. It had a different sort of structure to it with it being based around the eight days of Hanukkah but spread over a few years. There was quite...

  • Mandy*reads obsessively*

    3.65*I enjoy the friends to lovers trope and I enjoyed this one a lot, it had a 'real' feel to it, in the sense that Maccabe was sort of dense in what he was saying and doing and not picking up on Jos...

  • Arthur

    4.5 starsBeautifully sweet without giving toothache. These two Jewish kids who grew up together (perhaps even from their mothers' wombs since their parents had been friends before they were born) were...

  • Candice

    I enjoyed the story and really liked Josh and Maccabe. The only thing that took away from the enjoyment was how the story jumped timewise. Other than that, a sweet story....

  • Jenn

    3.5 This was a really lovely story with fairly likable characters & quick, witty dialogue. I don't mind flash forwards, but seven years is quite a jump. I felt like the missing years combined with Jos...

  • Susan65

    I really liked the premise of this story. I really liked the way it was told and I loved the guys, even though Maccabe was truly lacking in a few brain cells as a youngster. I don't like time jumping ...

  • Shirley Frances

    Eight Days is a beautiful love story of friendship, acceptance and how the holidays brings families together.Maccabe and Josh have known each other since birth and have been best friends ever since th...

  • Breann

    EIGHT DAYS was a very cute second chance romance.Maccabe and Josh were lifelong friends and eventually became lovers. They kept their relationship a secret from friends and family because of Maccabe's...

  • Serena Yates

    Hiding who we really are, or parts of us we don't like, is not exactly an unknown concept to most people. People are in the closet for all kinds of reasons, and with varying degrees of determination. ...