Duet  Rubato 

A Queer Romance Novel 
The Dueling Hearts Saga, Book One

Will a return to the stage bring love or heartbreak?


Ten years after a near-fatal accident almost ended her musical theater career, Catie Klarken is still struggling to keep a roof over her daughter’s head. Landing the lead in a musical is the break she needs to get her life back on track. Everything hinges on this production.


But being in the show comes with its own set of problems. The assistant director is none other than her ex-girlfriend, Addie. Catie can't afford to walk away, but working with her old flame threatens to break down the walls she's built around her heart. The show must go on, but only Catie can decide if their relationship deserves an encore after the final bow.

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I clasp the necklace Grayson gave me three years ago around my neck—two hearts intertwined around Lyssa’s birthstone—as our daughter’s voice echoes through the hall. Something has to remind me why I shouldn’t strangle him over the next four hours. Especially if he thinks pretending to date again is the only way to get his parents off our backs.

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