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Aug.18.2008
Chris Chandler, a closeted California Supreme Court justice and an old friend of Henry's, has been murdered. The investigation is focused on Chris's younger lover, Zack, who turns to Henry for help. Devastated by his friend's death and traumatized by his own lover Josh's rapid descent towards death...
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Aug.18.2008
From Publishers Weekly This murder mystery about a gay public defender in the San Francisco area is distinguished by good writing and by skillful adaptation of the genre's traditions. Lawyer Henry Rios's loyalty to wealthy wastrel Hugh Paris, with whom he once had a brief affair, strongly recalls...
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Aug.14.2008
Taking you deep inside your favorite fantasy, editor Nicole Foster brings together the best of the best in an explosion of sexy, sweaty, erotic action between women basketball players, hockey players, soccer players, swimmers, boxers, runners, horseback riders, and more. You dreamed it, and here it...
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Jul.14.2008
When her best friend dies, Girl, the 17-year-old street-punk narrator of Crashing America, leaves San Francisco for the heartland in search of a place where she can breathe again. Torn between her innate restlessness, an overwhelming longing for a sense of home, and a desperate fear of impending...
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Jun.27.2008
Sam Metcalfe is a monkey keeper at the Zoo in Washington, D.C., a devoted uncle to his nephew Jamie, and a loyal friend to Laurel, proprietor of a local restaurant downtown.  He's also lonely, and lost in the web of responsibilities he's created to avoid dealing with his own life.  Through a...
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Mar.06.2008
Paws and Reflect explores and celebrates the special and powerful bond between gay man and dog through twenty-five stories of personal experiences in this well-crafted collection. Touching, powerful, and often humorous, this is a must-read for all dog lovers. My essay, "Dakota,"...
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Jan.30.2008
"I like to tell Liz that I'm her dark side," says Christine, narrator of the novel. And it's true -- she and her sister, Liz, are indeed opposites. Christine, a doctor in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, is buried in her work and cannot connect meaningfully with any of the women with...
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Jan.29.2008
Me2
DO YOU KNOW YOURSELF? He looks just like you. He acts exactly like you. He takes away your job. He steals your friends. He seduces your lover. Every day he becomes more and more like you, pushing you out of your life, taking away what was yours … until there's nothing left. Where did he...
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Jan.24.2008
A killer is stalking and brutally murdering the young lovers of Christopher Bellamere and the cops are convinced that Chris is responsible. Los Angeles Homicide Detective David Eric Laine, himself deep in the closet, is determined to bring the killer to justice. The last thing he wants or needs is...
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Jan.14.2008
MAHU SURFER, Neil Plakcy’s second mystery novel, sends openly gay Honolulu homicide detective Kimo Kanapa’aka back to his surfing past. Rather than announce Kimo’s public return to the HPD after the events of MAHU, his new boss asks the former competitive surfer to go undercover on Oahu’s North...