Previously published as Apples & Gin: Birthday Cake by Jenna Jones.
It’s Sawyer’s thirtieth birthday and Noah has promised to give him exactly what he wants. What Sawyer wants is time with Noah, and for Noah to keep the offhand promise he made on Valentine’s Day: that if Sawyer wrote another song for him, he would sing on it.
Sawyer has written a song and intends to record it on his birthday, but Noah’s uncertainty about singing in front of professionals gets in the way. Can Sawyer persuade Noah to sing despite his fears?