All about Amor en Retrogrado by A. M. Riley. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Amor En Retrogrado By A.M. Riley – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. In the year since JD Ryan, Robert Lemos’s life partner, packed his bags and moved out, Robert has been in a painful daze, anesthetizing.
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It was well done, intriguing, and yet totally a side-show to the flaming disaster that was Roberto and JD’s relationship. We see Robert and JD at all stages of their relationship and xmor lives, see them growing, falling in love, destroying each other almost completely — and then, through force of circumstances, coming together again with something of a clean slate.
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Open Preview See a Problem? This looking back runs alongside the present time as JD recovers from being shot and gradually gets his memory back piece by piece. He was a truly interesting character who I would love to know more about. He has bits of memories which tell him that he is in love with Robert, but doesn’t remember to have left him.
I am rather guilty of preferring that first flush of romance between a couple and all that lovely anticipation. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Amor En Retrogrado
I wanted to smack Robert up the head even as I wanted to comfort him when he tried to do the right thing and not take advantage of Jay’s scrabled emotions. Riley because Treva Harte said it was cool beans. Even JD’s returning memory seems to conspire against Robert. My library Help Advanced Book Search. It’s the life and it’s the way a relationship should work: These two men love each other, but misunderstandings, work, differing temperaments retrogradi an inability of either to express their feeling constructively all lead to their emotional upset and pain.
Okay, first the positive: Lists with This Book. One of the most heart breaking romances I have read all year. I liked it very much! How aloof and scared Bill was in contrast to Rerogrado willingness and conceding manner. Both JD and Robert have a clear and distinct presence, both very well established in the public and professional arena.
I hope Christopher runs for the hills.
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I decided to read the book based on Shawn’s recommendation and review and I am glad I did. View all 11 comments. I highly recommend Amor En Retrogrado to those readers who like a good mystery and who are interested in reading about two men fighting to prevent a self-destruction of their relationship.
I don’t know if it’s because he can’t accept being gay or because he wants to keep it for himself or because he is reserved or because he is unable to express his feelings, I know I loved him and he got under my skin. A definite 5 star rating! A lot of the story jumps back and forth in flash backs. Amor en Retrogado is one book I hardly will forget. A relationship that is fucked up, unhealthy, but also em consuming, that you wonder how the two person involved can still be alive or even function in their daily life true, tiley Roberto and JD do not function well.
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Even JD’s returning memory seems to conspire against Robert. I didn’t give it 5 stars because, for some reason, it didn’t stand out as an “OMG – fantastic” kind of thing. Feb 12, Lala rated it it was amazing Shelves: When JD regains consciousness, he suffers from retrograde amnesia and can’t recall the last ten years of his life. Add to Your books.
Nov 19, Mercedes rated it really liked it Shelves: For all the book you would try to find the clues to identify the culprit, but till the end the answer retrogrdao evade you.
Mar 01, Juxian rated it really liked it.
God, what a roller coaster ride!! They just kept reverting back to old patterns where they tried to push each other’s buttons. The last part is a minor part, but for me just as important. It was romantic, heart breaking and beautifully written. It’s been while since I read it, and while I can remember the plot with all the details of it, I’m not great with the names.
As a matter of fact, both of them are swift to take offence and fly off the handle. D and Robert’s relationship.
I love amnesia fics, I really do, and I love cop stories, but they are usually so badly done. Death by Misfortune features Bill Turner and I really want to know how he will work out his relationship to Christopher.
Riley is a film editor and amateur poet living in Los Angeles, California. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. An interesting read but only if you give yourself time amkr understand the flawed relationship of the two protagonists.