Interview: Marshall Thornton

Hi! Thank you so much for being with us.  We have…questions!

51w+BhxbDqL._SY346_Let’s start with Femme (the audio version is what we reviewed.) Did you base Lionel on someone you know?

Yes and no. There are bits of a couple different friends woven in there. But mostly Lionel began as a stereotype and became more and more real with each page.

Can you walk in high heels?  (Just curious!)

LOL. Well, I haven’t worn women’s heels since I tried on my mother’s pumps … Continue reading

Review: Marshall Thornton – Aunt Belle’s Time Travel and Collectibles

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Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Kenmore Books
Genre: MM Fantasy
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Summary: Where would you go if you could travel to any part of your past? That’s the question Terrance faces on his 45th birthday—and right away, he knows. He wants to go back to 1992 and not meet Mr. Wrong. But what begins as a journey to change the past becomes a trip to find the future. From the writer of Femme comes a story … Continue reading

Audio Review: Marshall Thornton – Femme

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Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Self-published
Genre: Contemporary
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Narrator: Joel Leslie

Summary:

Queeny cocktail waiter, Lionel, wakes up to find himself in bed with Dog, a straight-acting softball player and the two embark on a rocky road to romance. A journey that requires coming out of the closet, going into the closet, a pair of red high heels, many pairs of red high heels, a failed intervention, a couple of aborted dates, and homemade … Continue reading

Review: Marshall Thornton – Femme

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Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Kenmore Books
Genre: Contemporary
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Summary:
Queeny cocktail waiter, Lionel, wakes up to find himself in bed with Dog, a straight-acting softball player and the two embark on a rocky road to romance. A journey that requires coming out of the closet, going into the closet, a pair of red high heels, many pairs of red high heels, a failed intervention, a couple of aborted dates, and homemade pom-poms. … Continue reading

Review Marshall Thornton – Boystown Six: From the Ashes, Audio edition

boystown 6Author: Marshall Thornton
Reviewer: Asabat
Publisher: MLR Press, Audible Studios
Genre: M/M Mystery
ISBN: n/a
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Summary:
The most unlikely person in the world asks Private Investigator Nick Nowak to investigate the un-suspicious death of a priest. It’s winter 1984, Private Investigator Nick Nowak has allowed his life to fall to pieces: he’s stopped taking cases, lost his apartment and works as a bartender at a sleazy bar tucked under the El. All he wants to do is lick his wounds after the … Continue reading

Marshall Thornton – My Favorite Uncle

my favoriteAuthor: Marshall Thornton
Reviewer: Stephen
Publisher: Wilde City Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781925180244
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Summary:
Martin Dixon’s carefully-constructed, peaceful life is turned upside down when his super Christian eighteen-year-old nephew Carter shows up unexpectedly on his doorstep and announces he’s gay. Martin’s first impulse is to send him back to his parents. But when he discovers that Carter has been in a mental hospital to cure his gay-ness he realizes he’s stuck with the boy. Unfortunately, the two get on each other’s … Continue reading

Marshall Thornton – The Ghost Slept Over

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Author: Marshall Thornton
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Self published
Genre: M/M Paranormal, Humor
ISBN 13:   9781494237394
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Summary:  When failed actor Cal Parsons travels to rural New York to claim the estate of his famous and estranged ex-partner he discovers something he wasn’t expecting…the ghost of his ex! And, worse, his ex invites Cal to join him for all eternity. Now. As Cal attempts to rid himself of the ghost by any means he begins to fall for the attractive attorney representing the estate. … Continue reading

Marshall Thornton – Murder Book: Boystown Five, audio edition

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Author: Marshall Thornton
Reviewed by: Asabat
Publisher: MLR Press, audio edition by Audible, Inc.
Genre: M/M Mystery
ISBN 13:
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Narrator: Brad Langer
Audio Length: five hours and sixteen minutes

Summary:  In the fifth book of the award-winning Boystown mystery series, it’s fall 1982 and Chicago is gripped by panic after five people die from poisoned Tylenol capsules. Amid the chaos, the Bughouse Slasher takes his eighth victim, this time striking close to private investigator Nick Nowak. With the Chicago … Continue reading

Marshall Thornton – Boystown Four: A Time for Secrets (A Nick Nowak Novel) audio edition

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Author: Marshall Thornton
Reviewed by: Asabat
Publisher: MLR Press, audio edition by Audible, Inc
Genre: M/M Mystery
ISBN 13: N/A
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Narrator: Brad Langer
Audio Length: six hours and twenty-five minutes

Summary:  In the first full-length novel of the Boystown series, it’s late summer 1982, and private detective Nick Nowak is asked to find a retired gentleman’s long lost lover. Instead, he finds himself embroiled in a decades-old murder connected to the man who wants to be Chicago’s next mayor.

Meanwhile, … Continue reading

Marshall Thornton – Boystown Two: Three More Nick Nowak Mysteries (audio edition)

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Author: Marshall Thornton
Reviewed by: Asabat
Publisher: Torquere Press, audio edition by Audible, Inc
Genre: M/M Mystery
ISBN 13:
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Narrator: Brad Langer

Audio Length: six hours and five minutes

Summary:

In the second Boystown collection, Chicago private investigator Nick Nowak finds himself involved with a young man who murdered his stepfather but refuses to assist in his own defense; is hired to find the murderer of a dead porno star; and in search of a serial killer’s only living victim, he’s … Continue reading