A Belladonna Arms Novel Barney Teegarden kws what it's like to be alone. He kws what it's like to have a romantic heart, yet love in his life to unleash the romance on. With the help of a friend, he acquires a lease in a seedy apartment building perched high on a hill in downtown San Diego. The Belladonna Arms is t only filled with the quirkiest cast of characters imaginable, it is also famous for sprinkling love dust on even the loneliest of the lovelorn. At the Arms, Barney finds friendship, acceptance, and an adopted family that lightens his lonely life. Hell, he even finds a cat. But still true love eludes him. When his drag queen landlord, Arthur, takes it into his head to rescue a homeless former tenant, he enlists Barney's help. It is Barney who shows this lost soul how to trust again--and in return Barney discovers love for the first time in his life. It's funny how even the hardest battles can be fought and won with laughter, hugs, friends, plus a little faith in the goodness of others. All it takes to begin the healing is the simple act of coming back.