Review: Laura Antoniou – The Killer Wore Leather: A Mystery

Author: Laura Antoniou
Reviewer: Danny Tyran
Publisher: Cleis Press
Genre: Mystery


Mr. Global Leather has been murdered!

In the Grand Sterling Hotel of Midtown Manhattan, home of the huge annual leather/BDSM/fetish ball and contest, Mr. & Ms. Global Leather, last year’s male winner lies dead on the floor of his suite, wearing only very frilly, bright yellow panties. Cormac “Mack” Steel made a lot of enemies in his year wearing the studded leather sash, not the … Continue reading

Neil Plakcy – Active Duty

ActiveDuty_hiresAuthor: Neil Plakcy
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Cleis Press
Genre: MM Military

Summary: In this fierce collection, Neil Plakcy brings us heart-pounding stories of men who put their lives on the line for love and duty. The heat of battle only amps up the level of excitement for soldiers who know that any tryst might be their last. A breakup note sent to the front line opens doors to new love in Jay Starre’s “Letter from Home.” In Logan Zachary’s “Ready Reserve,” a summer fling between two … Continue reading

Shane Allison (ed) – Love Between Men

love betweenAuthor: Shane Allison (ed)
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Cleis Press
Genre: Anthology
ISBN: 9781627780391

Summary: Filled with romance, passion, and lust, Love Between Men offers irresistible erotic fun while celebrating the coming together of souls as well as bodies. Two traveling husbears meet a willing twink in Jeff Mann’s “One Afternoon in the Bible Belt.” A sneaky environmentalist gets sandwiched between hedonistic mountain men in Bob Vickery’s “Loggers.” Two partners share a leisurely Sunday morning with scintillating surprises in Hank Edward’s “Breakfast in Bed.” Rob Rosen’s “Skyrockets … Continue reading

Anthology – Fool for Love: New Gay Fiction (audio edition)


Author: Trebor Healey, Felice Picano, Brandon M. Long, Mark G. Harris, Andrew Holleran, Greg Heren, Rob Byrnes, Nathan Burgoine, Jeffrey Ricker, Rob Williams, Josh Helman,   et al.  Compiled and edited by R.D. Cochrane and Timothy J. Lambert
Reviewed by: Asabat
Publisher: Cleis Press, audio by Audible, Inc
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: N/A

Narrator: Roman M. Wagar

Audio Length: eight hours, thirty minutes

Summary:In an age of hookups and cybersex, who has time for a little romance? For all those who think love’s gone the way of the … Continue reading

John Preston – Mr. Benson


Author: John Preston
Reviewed by: Danny
Publisher: Cleis Press
Genre: M/M BDSM
ISBN 13: 9781573441940


A classic of modern gay S/M fiction, Mr. Benson is the compelling story of a young man’s quest for the perfect master. In a West Village leather bar, he finds wealthy, sophisticated, exacting Aristotle Benson, who leads him down the path of erotic enlightenment, teaching him to accept cruelty as love, anguish as affection, and ultimately, Mr. Benson as his master.

If John Preston, the masterly, handsome author … Continue reading