Great Expectations , Charles Dickens Crazy twists, reversals of fortune, brilliant satire — and at pleasantly un-Victorian length. The Age of Innocence , Edith Wharton A clash of erotic passion and upper-class repression imbued with nostalgia and irony.
Sea and Sardinia , D. The Great Gatsby , F. The Gentleman in the Parlour , W. The Natural , Bernard Malamud No novel has better catalogued everything grand and tragic about baseball, our great summer pastime. Lord of the Flies , William Golding Kids do the darnedest things when stranded on an island and forced to reinvent society. Still, a fun read.
The Talented Mr. Ripley , Patricia Highsmith Back in the mid-century, identity theft was accomplished the old-fashioned way: murder. Peyton Place , Grace Metalious Incest, abortion, and murder are awful — and awfully titillating. Franny and Zooey , J. Dune , Frank Herbert This blockbuster sci-fi novel has stayed exciting and relevant in a genre that dates easily. Watch out for sandworms. In Cold Blood , Truman Capote True crime came into its own with this dark, novelistic chronicle of the murder of a Kansas family in their own home.
The Godfather , Mario Puzo It may not be quite as good as the first two movies, but it remains a riveting crime-family epic. The Summer Book , Tove Jansson A short novel about a girl and her grandmother together on an isolated island — warm and wise. Ragtime , E. She's climbed to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge to cure her fear of heights. It didn't cure her fear but she says the view was spectacular and well worth the effort. Ally is a married mother of two, living in the mountains of North Carolina in the U.
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She is a registered nurse by trade and a writer of manlove by inclination. Her husband is a freelance artist, and their children have apparently inherited his artistic tendencies. Thankfully, they have also inherited his singing voice instead of Ally's, which her family will confirm can peel the paint off the walls. Ally wrote her first story - a slash fanfic - in the fall of She has since branched out into original character gay romance.
Her short stories have been published in the e-zines Forbidden Fruit and Ruthie's Club, and her novels are available from Loose Id and Samhain Publishing.
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In addition to writing, Ally enjoys traveling, collecting dragons, and trying to scare herself. Lovecraft, and she is a rabid fan of horror movies.
Ally adores music, particularly Radiohead and Patrick Wolf. She plans to have her iPod surgically implanted as soon as someone invents a way to do that. Hopefully this will mean the end of playing CDs and her children can finally stop telling her to turn the volume down. When Barry's first collection of stories was read aloud by his second grade teacher, the author hid.
As the years flew by, he wrote more, hid less not really , and branched out to Super 8 films and cassette tape recorders. Barry's audience-consisting solely of friends and family-were both amused and bemused.
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When not embroiled in his own writing, Barry sips wine, nibbles on chocolate, and watches films and TV-both the classic and the cheesy. Bowie was born and raised in Aberdeen, Scotland. He wrote his first unpublished novel at the age of 14 - a science fiction tale of brawny men and brawnier women that made him a little suspect in the eyes of his family for a while.
Leaving home at age eighteen for the bright lights of London, he found himself in the midst of a "diverse and creative crowd" that eventually led him to the performing arts. For the next twelve years he sang, danced and acted his way around the theatres of London and the provinces, appearing in shows with many famous British singers, actors and comedians. Michael Breyette is a self taught artist who has been drawing for as long as he can remember.
But, it wasn't until moving from a conservative family and hometown in rural upstate NY that he felt the freedom to express his true self and his true passions in his artwork. The resulting illustrations of male nudes and gay themed works rendered in soft pastel are what turned his hobby into a career. In he found a global audience by posting a few of these pieces on the Internet.
Three years later he made the decision to quit his secure day job and be a full time self supporting artist.
His work has also appeared on several book covers. Michael's works can be viewed and purchased at his online gallery, www. Southern-born Nowell Briscoe has been an avid reader all his life. He likes to describe himself as "the child raised by books". A former funeral director, book-seller and librarian, he credits his love for books to his great aunt who was a librarian and introduced him to the world of literature. At the urging of his friends, he is writing of his experiences, his friendships and life growing up in the South plus other tales he has kept hidden for many years.
James Buchanan is an award winning author of, primarily, gay erotic fiction. James grew up in a small Southwestern town, hours away from any other small Southwestern town. A stint at the State University, where he ostensibly majored in English, garnered him a degree useful for being someone's secretary. The absolute lack of employment opportunities led James to Southern California.
After a stint in County Mental Health administration not client he ran screaming into the field of Law. James has been practicing for nine years and someday he might even get it right. James has published several short stories and novellas as well as six novels with various publishers. His current series features gay P.
The first two titles are currently also available in audio. In , he will publish the sexy new trilogy, The Hatcher Chronicles, an intriguing blend of mystery and romance. Comer and Jeff Wilcox. Embry Carlysle has always had her head in the clouds or in a good book. Her dad always told her, her over active imagination would get her into trouble one day.
She certainly hopes so. Embry lives in the south with her family where she loves the warm weather, beach trips and writing to her heart's content She believes in love at first kiss, and big alpha males brought to their knees by a sexy, funny, smart partner.
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She always wants the HEA Caraway Carter has worn numerous hats. He married his husband on Halloween and they are the loving parents of two rambunctious cats. He loves words and stringing them together, he loves sex and sexy men, he loves seeing how far his muse will take him and he's looking forward to entertaining you.
Talia Carmichael is a romantic who believes that family, no matter if it is by blood or those you choose as family, is integral to who you are. She is an author who writes sexy stories in a variety of genres. She believes in creating stories that encompass all that falling in love or lust entails, from the highs of that first blush of attraction to the lows of not knowing if you can make your coming together as a couple work, and then finally to the acceptance of the reality of making a life together.
It's all about the journey.