Although freelance writer Luke Jennings’ love life starts out as the least promising, he has the most developed philosophies and rules on friendship, dating and other interactions between genders.
His actor/waiter roommate/best friend Blair (B) is dating a beautiful model with little to offer in the pleasant personality department, and Luke pulls no punches in reminding B of that at every turn.
Luke’s song-writing sister Harvi has been dating a fame-seeking musician for 18 months that has stopped treating her well, and Luke doesn’t waste any opportunities to encourage her to move on.
Luke wades through awkward waters with an ex-girlfriend, ring shopping with his dream girl (who’s in love with another man) and begins dating a Facebook crush. When B gets a part in a major motion picture and Harvi’s boyfriend shows her who he really is, hearts are changed and eyes are opened to new possibilities.
Throughout these experiences, Luke fills the reader (and his friends) in on his astutely accurate discoveries on human behavior and post-modern love.
Set in Nashville, Tennessee, Lukewarm has surprising twists and turns to keep the reader engaged, guessing and wanting more when the last page is read.