Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Foxes by Suki Fleet

by Suki Fleet
Release Date: February 8, 2016
Genre: M/M Romance, New Adult

When Dashiel s body is found dumped on an East London wasteland, his best friend Danny sets out to find the killer. But Danny finds interaction difficult and must keep his world small in order to survive. By day he lives in an abandoned swimming pool and fixes electrical devices to trade for supplies, but by night, alone, he hunts sharks a reckless search for dangerous men who prey on the vulnerable.

A chance meeting with an American boy selling himself on the streets throws this lonely existence into disarray. Micky is troubled, fragile, and Danny feels a desperate need to protect him from what, he doesn't know. As Danny discovers more about Micky, he realizes that what Micky needs saving from is the one thing Danny can't help him fight against.

To save Micky, Danny must risk expanding his world and face something that scares him more than any shark ever could: trusting he will be accepted for who he is. If a freezing winter on the streets, a sadistic doctor, and three thousand miles don't tear them apart first, that is. "

Get ready the Kleenex before you start. This book just slayed my heart open and keep torturing my poor soul from the beginning. Foxes is a story about a group of homeless youth, the hero of the story is Danny, a scarred introvert who live on the street. Anyone who read this without shedding some tears has no soul. All the boys in the book are incredibly young and they have no one and had to sell the only thing they have to survive. Danny is not one of the prostitute, but after his best friend was murdered, he took it upon himself to hunt down the killer, who he believes might be one of the johns. 

Micky is one of the boys on the street that befriended Danny, despite Danny appearance and weirdness. I love reading about the way they form a tentative friendship and this is definitely a slow burn romance. Their interaction is just so pure and heart felt and I swear this is rare that I don't even want to demand for sexual scene. The tone of the story feels kinda YA, but there are sex scenes, albeit minimum. 

I spent the first half of the book with continuous tears in my eyes, the story is just so sad and I just want to wrap these boys up and keep them safe forever. I know Danny was dedicated in finding out about the truth behind his friend's death, but I'm more invested in knowing Micky and Danny's background. I want to know how these boys ended up where they are and how are they gonna have a better future without worrying about whether are they going to die of hypothermia. Overall, Suki Fleet doesn't disappoint in provided a very satisfying ending and she gave us two very precious characters that I absolutely adored. All my sadness and tears are totally worth it!