When his new boyfriend asks a gay police detective to recover a missing diamond, he finds himself trapped in a web of deception. This 8,000-word short story is a prequel to the Darke and Flare gay mystery series. It can be listened to as a stand-alone that includes a complete short mystery.
Bobby is a musical genius. Reed is just the drummer. Bobby wants to chase a recording contract. Reed wants to head off to study pre-med. Before they make any decisions about their future, they need to know if they're more than each other's experiment.