For Koichi McNab, the shop he and his twin sister Kimmy are opening in Hunter's Bog Mall is a fresh start after their old one burned down. A way to move on. Especially when he meets the hunky owner of the luxury camping goods store next door. Koichi's never been an outdoorsy guy, but Will Hood just might change his mind.
Will came to Southern Alabama to establish his own life away from his big, intrusive family-and in hopes of finding Anthony, the lover who vanished two years ago. But meeting Koichi throws everything off-kilter. Anthony was a long time ago. Koichi's right here, smart and funny and cute, and Will wants him.
As Koichi and Will become friends, then lovers, Will's past and Koichi's present tangle into a dangerous knot that brings them face-to-face with secrets, theft, treachery . . . maybe even murder. With their lives on the line, their only way to safety is together.
The Secret of Hunter’s Bog by Ally Blue is a really good read. I enjoyed it very much. Koichi and his twin sister Kimmy had to relocate their store because of a fire that destroyed their previous one. Since the fire he has felt that someone has been watching him and there was more to the fire than a simple robbery gone wrong. While setting up the new location for the Grand Opening he hears loud noises coming from the store next door. What he finds is the owner of the store, Will Hood. He offers his help to Will and that is the start of a great friendship. Will quickly becomes vested in the lives of Koichi and Kimmy and when he finds out that the fire and subsequent robbery might have been planned, he makes sure that he is around to be there as protection. Will relocated from Houston so that he could continue looking for his previous lover, Anthony. After spotting him in some possibly questionable activities, Will has some second thoughts on what he feels for Koichi and breaks off the best thing for them. Koichi is heartbroken, but gives Will his space, after making sure he knows how much Koichi loves him. Things become dangerous very quickly and Will needs to make sure he survives so that he can make sure Koichi knows how he feels. I enjoyed the story and would read any of Ally Blue’s books. I recommend this book for those looking for a little mystery and lot of love.