My Father's Lover - D.J. Manly My Father's Lover was a big disappointment for me. I don't remember a story when I didn't connect to the characters. I really hated Michael. He was a loathsome, foolish man and Jason was a true bitch and Sandy needed to grow a pair! Anthony was a lone civilized man trapped in nutville. I try to not compare books but [b:The Square Peg|15785309|The Square Peg|Jane Davitt||21503714] had a similar plot and it worked so much better.