This morning I am thinking about love at first sight. And not necessarily romantic love, although that thought is there, … More Love at First Sight
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Last year, I went for the first time to the LA Times Festival of Books, held on the campus of … More NEW AND NOTABLE: Typhoon Toby by RL Merrill
Blue Umbrella Sky releases on March 19, but is available for pre-order now (links below). I thought you might enjoy … More Read the First Chapter from my upcoming BLUE UMBRELLA SKY
My friend Sukie has written an important book about #LGBT history–a story that hasn’t been told–until now.Hope you pick up … More New and Notable: OUT OF THE UNDERGROUND by St Sukie de la Croix
I have long been haunted by one short story, E. Annie Proulx’s beautiful, powerful, and tragic “Brokeback Mountain.” I remember … More Brokeback Mountain and Family Obligations
A novel about reincarnation and love Christmas, 1983: Robert is a young man tending to his soul mate Keith, who … More Have You Read my Book About Reincarnation…and Love?
As my holiday gift to you, MATCHES, my twist on the beloved Hans Christian Anderson classic, THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL, … More Free on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
In the mood for a little holiday poignancy? Check out my story, AN OPEN WINDOW, about which Divine Magazine said: … More A Little Holiday Poignancy for You
Today, I’m grateful for copies of my books that I can hold in my hands.The thrill never gets old! Here’s … More Gratitude for What I Can Hold in My Hands
Remembering my AIDS ‘buddy’ from Tampa in the early 1990s, Jim, who inspired my novel CAREGIVER. Below is the real, … More Remembering My Buddy, Jim, on World AIDS Day
BEAU AND THE BEAST is my LGBT Seattle-set, modern-day version of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. I hope you’ll pick up a copy … More A Modern-Day Twist on a Classic: Beau and the Beast
Dear Hoped for reader, I wrote this book for you. I see you in my mind’s eye—a high-school kid, a … More Dear Hoped For Reader
Delighted to have fellow Dreamspinner Press author Charley Descoteaux with me today. Read on to see how she responded to … More 10 Silly Questions with Charley Descoteaux
Catherine Ryan Hyde doing one of the things she loves. Many years ago, back when I lived in Chicago, I … More 10 Silly Questions with Catherine Ryan Hyde
It’s that time of year again. My favorite holiday, Halloween, is tomorrow! For your consideration, I offer up five of … More Five of My Best Halloween Horror Treats!
Booklist: “A tone of authentic tenderness and yearning, completely without artifice, suffuses Reed’s engaging Appalachian tale of high-school gay love.” … More BIGGER LOVE, Now Available for Preorder, is Already Getting Raves!
Big Love contains three of characters I think I’ve fallen in love more than any characters in any book I’ve ever … More BIG LOVE and the Characters Who Bring that Love to Life
When a Funny Guy Comes to Visitby Laury A. Egan Rarely does a writer have fun creating a book. Yes, … More Guest Post from Author Laury A. Egan: When a Funny Guy Comes to Visit
I have to recommend QUEENPIN to anyone who loves hard-boiled noir crime fiction. MY REVIEW I’ve read some of Megan Abbott’s … More BOOK REC: QUEENPIN by Megan Abbott
Below is an excerpt from The Couple Next Door, and it’s a scene where two lost souls—Jeremy and Shane—at last unite, … More The Pull of Love
Greetings from southern California! Today, I have for you a couple of opportunities. One is to win a free, autographed … More Win a Signed Copy of SKY FULL OF MYSTERIES
Today, I’m grateful for the release of my 33rd novel, SKY FULL OF MYSTERIES, about the otherworldly choices we make … More SKY FULL OF MYSTERIES Releases Today!
Through the Closet Door is a story that’s near and dear to my heart and almost painful for me to … More Come Through the Closet Door with Me
Interview with Michael Rodgers, a leading character in Cozzi Cove: Happy Endings, the 5th novel in the Cozzi Cove Beach … More Guest Post from Joe Cosentino: Interview with Michael Rodgers, from Cozzi Cove: Happy Endings
My new book, Sky Full of Mysteries, is now available for pre-order. And finally, after sitting on it for months, … More The Cover is Revealed! Sky Full of Mysteries, Now Available for Pre-Order