Tag Archives: gay romance

Dead Ringer: young men rescuing each other from abusive childhoods

I loved basically everything about the story in Heidi Belleau and Sam Schooler’s Dead Ringer. This is not a story about two generically hot people who Clash Because Plot. It’s okay that some people like that, but the fact that … Continue reading

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Gay bear romance about being psychic: short rec

The main character of “The Psychometry of Snow” by Nathan Burgoine is either psychic or psychic and mentally ill, but either way: he hears residual voices coming from objects people have touched. He can hear their worries, their memories. When he runs into … Continue reading

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Some m/m (and f/f) titles starring Jewish characters

This is by no means an exhaustive or all-inclusive list, but I realized that some of these stories might slip under the radar because in many cases the books aren’t about the character’s Jewishness so it doesn’t get keyworded as … Continue reading

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To Summon Nightmares: trans paranormal thriller

To Summon Nightmares by J. K. Pendragon in one sentence: (mostly secular) bi Jewish trans man vs. his new gentile boyfriend’s Scary Past with the Occult. I don’t read a whole lot of horror/paranormal/urban fantasy, so as an outsider there … Continue reading

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“The Artist and the Devil”: my m/m romance short story

Originally published in Vitality’s mini-zine in October 2014, The Artist and the Devil is now available for 99¢ from Amazon Kindle! Both leads are men in their 40’s, and it’s of special interest to those of us with an interest … Continue reading

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Think of England: Edwardian gay suspense novel with Jewish romantic interest

If Alfred Hitchcock had made a movie where one of the two leads was an effeminate gay Sephardic Jew – snarky, intelligent, dark-eyed and handsome – and then invited us, the audience, to love him and root for him – … Continue reading

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Climbing the Date Palm: a fantasy novel about labor rights

Now available from Prizm Books, the sequel to The Second Mango: Queen Shulamit is eager to help Kaveh, the youngest prince of a neighboring country, when his father throws his engineer boyfriend in jail for leading his workers in protest over … Continue reading

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Climbing the Date Palm: the Mango sequel coming out summer 2014!

I’d already written a sequel to The Second Mango before I shopped it around to publishers, so after its release, I sent it over. The title is Climbing the Date Palm and while it centers on our friends from the … Continue reading

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“Is it singing to you?” Scene from The Second Mango, a lesbian young adult fantasy novel

Aviva took her to the palace herb garden to teach her what all the herbs looked like. She plucked a handful of rippled green leaves and crushed them beneath Shulamit’s nose. The cold, fresh scent flowed forth. “Is it singing … Continue reading

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I have gorgeous fliers for my book! (part 1)

That kissing picture makes me so happy; it makes up for three decades of feeling a little bit left out of the Disney princess experience. Also, I love my slogan. 😛 Available from Prizm Books and Amazon Kindle as eBooks, and in print pre-ordered … Continue reading

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