Stranded by TJ Johnson

By TJ Johnson

Revised 2010: On an island, those teenage boys spent seven years in exile. Exile is what we land fans could have referred to as it. they'd name it paradise. It was once a unique position. They landed on the age of ten. They knew no prejudices, had no useless purposes to lie, and felt no results from political attitudes or wars. They lived every day fortunately, figuring out and feeling enjoyed and nurtured. Society ignored its likelihood to ram its inhibitions down their throats. They skilled no Bible-thumping tv evangelist threatening their souls, nor have been they mocked or scorned. No crammed blouse generals may threaten to kick them out, and fortunately, no Sunday schoolteachers spit at them. They felt contented. They have been in love. They have been special.

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Aphelion (NARC Book 4) by Mel Keegan

By Mel Keegan

Jarrat and Stone are again, and if the Scorpio project seemed tricky, this one is the problem of a occupation. here's the NARC novel that was once eagerly expected ... second-guessed ... demanded! ... seeing that SCORPIO launched.

All roads bring about the homeworlds. The Scorpio data-trail ... the Michiko file ... it is all pointing in a single course, and Jarrat and Stone can purely stick to it to Earth. Mars. They locate themselves within the undying towns of historical worlds, that have grown darkish, depraved. Corrupt. For the outsider — the stranger, colonial, mutoid — it is a suggest enviornment that could look oddly alien, and is undeniably risky. For the 'Earther' headed again in, like Stone himself, it is not what one anticipated, nor a spot the place one would select to be.

The motion takes the NARC captains to Chicago, Marsport and the remarkable skycities of the Jupiter process — new-old worlds on what was often called the excessive frontier. those worlds became new battlefields, yet demise wears the standard face.

Aerosports and Angel packwar — the release of a super-carrier — the demise of a friend...

Nothing is because it turns out. Very quickly Jarrat and Stone discover ways to belief simply these they be aware of and think in simple terms what they see, as they and the most important components of the provider NARC-Athena bend the foundations to breaking-point — and beyond.

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The Heart's Filthy Lesson: A Novel by Sheldon L'henaff

By Sheldon L'henaff

For seven years, Eli and Dutch have maintained a unified visual appeal because the better of neighbors As co-workers in a decision centre located for enlargement, at the floor their friendship couldn’t seem to be extra photograph – excellent.

However their numerous nights out fuelled by means of random encounters and social gathering prescriptions have began to unearth a few of the darker secrets and techniques among them, preserving their shut friendship teetering near to implosion.

And whereas one in all Dutch’s secrets and techniques is just preserving the fractured dating with Eli jointly, a shift in place of work dynamics not just threatens their bond, yet extra importantly Eli’s planned carelessness activates Dutch to reevaluate the alternatives killing their friendship…and him…

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Goldenboy (The Henry Rios Mysteries) by Michael Nava

By Michael Nava

In his most recent case, Henry Rios could have anything few security lawyers ever adventure: a very blameless client

It’s a reason Henry Rios can’t face up to: protecting a tender homosexual guy on trial for killing the coworker who threatened to out him. Jim Pears is charged with first-degree homicide; Pears says he’s blameless however the facts is damning. Pears was once came across coated within the victim’s blood and with the homicide weapon in his hand. yet not anything concerning the humans v. Jim Pears is what it seems.

Rios is requested to affix the case simply because he understands first-hand the pressures and threats that include being homosexual in Nineteen Eighties California. in the course of probably the most advanced trials of his occupation, Rios meets and falls in love with Josh Mandel, the prosecutor’s big name witness. For this security lawyer, scuffling with for justice hasn't ever been extra own. And the stakes aren't any below lifestyles and death.

is the second one e-book within the Henry Rios secret sequence, which additionally comprises The Little demise and Howtown.

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Elegy (The Magpie Ballads Book 1) by Vale Aida

By Vale Aida

ebook one of many MAGPIE BALLADS.

The Governor of Cassarah is lifeless. All symptoms aspect in the direction of foul play by means of his outdated enemy, the Queen of Sarei. the load of revenge falls on his son, the actor, soldier, and infamous trickster Savonn Silvertongue, whose tools are as flamboyant as they're cruel.

But Savonn harbours secrets and techniques from his personal mischievous earlier. And he faces damage as his maximum adversary–the attractive, ruthless diviner recognized merely because the Empath–threatens to convey them to light.

Meanwhile, Savonn’s ally Iyone Safin wages her personal lethal conflict of wits to prevent a string of unexplained injuries, defend the girl she loves, and finally, to save lots of Cassarah from the Saraians.

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Dilemma by Noah Willoughby

By Noah Willoughby

notwithstanding surrounded via humans each day, Chuck is a miserably lonely guy, desperately looking companionship and affection. not just does his shy character make him reluctant to process others, yet he additionally harbors a mystery aspect of himself that he’s attempted to suppress and fail to remember for a few years. This mystery aspect fills him with one of those self-loathing, and he unknowingly makes himself unapproachable to others round him.

However, this all adjustments while he befriends Bjorn, a charismatic and worldly younger guy who opens Chuck’s eyes and permits him to simply accept his real identification. This finally locations Chuck in a clumsy place of attempting to preserve his courting with Bjorn in a separate, hidden existence whereas whilst maintaining a fake entrance within the remainder of his day-by-day life.

Dilemma is an unconventional love tale that exposes the serious trouble in coming to phrases with one’s precise self and the painstaking activities taken to maintain a moment lifestyles hidden from the area. whereas the reality can occasionally damage, it doesn’t examine to the ache of dwelling a lie.

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Our History in New York: A Novel by Lindsey Abrams

By Lindsey Abrams

Our heritage in New York covers a unmarried yr within the lives of narrator Chloe, her long-time lover, Helen, and their acquaintances. From AIDS to the honour of Greenwich Village to romance and getting older, the unconventional addresses time, paintings, mortality, and neighborhood at a century’s finish. The big apple Times acknowledged of this nationally reviewed writer: “Abrams has an outstanding expertise for the explicit . . . She [has] her personal style-a mix of introspection, logic, having a pipe dream and recollection-and controls it beautifully.” Sojourner referred to as “each bankruptcy a gorgeous brief story. . . . Abrams paints . . . neighborhoods with the precision of the outdated Dutch Masters.”

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Bloodbound: Deluxe Edition by Chase Erwin

By Chase Erwin

Hunter's lifestyles wasn't turning out the best way he deliberate: he used to be caught in a useless finish task and dwelling with a bodily and emotionally abusive boyfriend within the suburbs of Dallas.

Then he met Tyler. The appeal was once quick and mutual. Tyler quick begun bringing out the simplest in Hunter, and the 2 all started making plans a dating together.

Hunter quickly chanced on that Tyler was once a vampire, and that it performed a task in how severe their allure used to be. yet even that information paled compared whilst Hunter realized a few mystery association that hired his lover as a paid murderer. And that wisdom comes at a excessive price.

Can Hunter cope whilst the area he as soon as knew is grew to become upside-down?

Newly multiplied in 2017, this Deluxe version combines the 2 unique novellas "Bloodbound" and "Bloodborn," and comprises additional content material formerly unpublished in both story.

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Gay and Lesbian Literature Since World War II: History and by Sonya L Jones

By Sonya L Jones

homosexual and Lesbian Literature when you consider that international struggle II chronicles the multifaceted explosion of homosexual and lesbian writing that has taken position within the moment 1/2 the 20 th century. Encompassing a variety of subject material and a stability of homosexual and lesbian issues, it contains paintings by means of verified students in addition to younger theoreticians and archivists who've initiated new components of research. The contributors’examinations of this wealthy literary interval make it effortless to view the half-century from 1948 to 1998 because the Queer Renaissance.

Included in homosexual and Lesbian Literature on the grounds that international conflict II are serious and social analyses of literary hobbies, novels, brief fiction, periodicals, and poetry in addition to a glance on the demanding situations of creating a repository for lesbian cultural background. particular chapters during this groundbreaking paintings hint the advance of homosexual poetry in the US after international battle II; study how AIDS is represented within the first 4 Latino novels to accommodate the subject material; and chronicle the start of lesbian-feminist publishing within the 1970s--showing the way it created a flourishing homosexual literature within the Nineteen Eighties and Nineties. different chapters:

  • outline the heritage of The Ladder from its preliminary booklet in 1956 because the professional car of the Daughters of Bilitis to its ultimate factor as a privately released literary journal in 1972
  • examine Baldwin’s 1962 novel one other state and talk about the advanced severe heritage of this paintings and its relation to Baldwin’s literary reputation--racial, sexual, and political elements are taken into account
  • chart how different Voices, different Rooms, through Truman Capote, and the home of Breath, by way of William Goyen, display contradictory genderings of male homosexuality--suggesting a lack of a unified version of mid-twentieth-century male homosexuality
  • argue that the 1976 novel Lover, by means of Bertha Harris, should be thought of an exemplary novel inside discussions of either postmodern fiction and lesbian thought. (The writer demands Harris to be extra to the crowd of writers similar to Wittig, Anzaldúa, Lorde, and Winterson, who're mentioned in the context of a postmodern lesbian narrative.)
  • examine the fast fiction of Canadian lesbian novelist Jane Rule so as to make clear lesbian artistic perform within the homophobic weather of postwar North America
  • argue for an figuring out of Dale Peck’s novel Martin and John as an try and hyperlink it seems that diverse tactics of import to modern male topics via exam of the radical along chosen passages from Nietzsche and Freud
  • focus at the pragmatic problems with constructing and retaining obtainable learn venues from which to domesticate the learn of racial and cultural range in lesbian lives
  • Document the heritage of the Lesbian Herstory documents, one of many first lesbian-specific collections on the earth, from its delivery within the early Nineteen Seventies to the present.

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The Succession by Douglas King

By Douglas King

a brand new resurgence within the Irish Republican military or IRA, funded partially by way of Al Qaeda and different fundamentalist Muslim pursuits, has risen to new heights of terrorist assaults in London and different components of the British Commonwealty. What occurs while the Royal kinfolk and many of the individuals of the home of Lords and the home of Commons are killed in a single, momumental act of horror? Who will prevail to the Throne? Who will command the military, British Intelligence companies and Scotland backyard? Did the major Minister live on and will he pull the rustic again to order?
Dennis Perkins, the major Minister’s leader of employees, is termed into carrier at Buckingham Palace, to help a brand new monarch and a brand new executive. strong forces are at paintings, struggling with the orderly recovery of throne and government—serious threats opposed to the hot Royals because the calculating head of the hot IRA, The Leprechaun, pushes his personal schedule of terror, assassination, and political p[ower.
Dennis has his personal agenda—a winning boyfriend, a task he loves, and he's Irish—not the simplest pedigree for fulfillment in a rustic the place visual appeal and kin history are the stepping stones to energy. Dennis’ strongest nemesis, significant Peter Von Shiffer, leader of Royal safeguard, is relied on through the recent King, and shut sufficient to kill with impunity the only, political rock that's conserving the govt jointly. Dennis is the 1st to confess he’s in over his head . . .but what selection does he have.

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