|Troy and Finn are colleagues and are almost enemies. Almost because though they do not like each other, they do not mind going to bed together. When research requested by his boss leads Finn to the museum where Troy is curator, Finn does not accept the coincidence very well and keeps the animosity against Troy. But a bargain proposed by Troy forces the two to work together. And get to know each other better.
Across the East River Bridge was not a story that hooked me from the beginning. It took me a while to get into the story but in the end it was worth reading. Troy and Finn have a history together and not a very pleasant one (at least not for Finn). Their rivalry dates back to college but got worse when Troy, in his arrogance, criticized the subject of Finn's PhD. But although they did not like each other, this did not prevent that occasionally they went to bed together.
Troy and Finn are both flawed characters. Troy is arrogant and manipulates the situation to his own benefit (he wants to solve the ghosts' mystery and at the same time get laid). Finn is bitter. He still blames Troy for what happened in college and about his professional failure. They have a love-hate relationship that in the course of the story changed when they start to work together to uncover the mystery of how the ghosts really died.
The story about the ghosts is also interesting. You be able to follow the differences (and similarities) that exist in the romance between two men at different times was curious. But the outcome was predictable. Overall, Across the East River Bridge was a good read and kept me entertained.
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