The Present Intimacy Series, Book 1
By Morgan Routh
This is a journey novel that follows a demisexual girl through her first true romance and all of the confusion that comes with it.
A sweet, part-time zookeeper named Sarah is learning to grow up. Between juggling community college and living by herself for the first time, she spends afternoons apprenticing under her best friend, an asexual lion tamer named Buddy while they take care of a giant, loveable, 400lb lion named Bandit.
She meets Toni, a gorgeous and intense young woman. Sarah is whisked into her chaotic world of decadent wealth, underground parties, and mysterious games. Each date presses Sarah’s introverted limits – plunging Sarah into feelings of both pain and passion that she never dreamed.
This is a journey novel that follows a demisexual girl through her first true romance and all of the confusion that comes with it. Most importantly, Sarah grows stronger and overcomes anxiety without throwing away her core introverted self. She explores her newly discovered sexuality with an ultra-beautiful woman who may or may not know how to love her back.