Published Works

All works are short stories unless otherwise noted. Pending indicates that the story has been selected or contracted for future publication.



66 Hours in the Devil's House
Midsummer's Nightmare (Dreamspinner Press, 2010)
Novella. Dreamspinner Press, 2010

Vanity Fair hired famous novelist Nick Thessalides to stay in a haunted country inn and write about it for their October issue. A weekend of secluded sun, fun, and sex sounds like paradise, so Nick is taking his lovers Andy and Oliver along. Nick’s best friend Serena, a celebrity photographer, and her bashful Irish setter Stubing, are accompanying the boys to document their escapades. What could go wrong?

It’s all fun and games until a serial killer’s knife appears embedded in the floor of the hotel’s foyer. Cut off from the outside world, they decide there’s no choice but to solve the mystery, and the five investigators uncover clues that lead them to construct a trap. But will they capture a serial killer’s ghost, a scam artist, or something else entirely?

Available in ebook format.
Available as part of the Midsummer's Nightmare anthology in ebook format.
Series:  Trinity, The Five Investigators




"8 Beautiful Boys 8: The Follies Revisited"

Cruising for Bad Boys (STARBooks Press, 2009)
Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.

Best Gay Erotica 2010 (Cleis Press, 2010)
Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.





"Acceptance"
Changing Lives: Charity Sips (Torquere Press, 2009)

All proceeds from the sale of this short story are being donated to Lambda Legal Defense Fund, supporting education and advocacy on LGBT issues.

Maxwell Andrews spends the better part of a decade living outside the shadow of his mother Clarissa, the Republican Senator from Florida. After Harvard, where he meets the love of his life, Max settles into a sweetly domestic life in Washington DC. They weather the storms of September 11 and the Bush era together.

One Saturday late in 2007, Max and Vince attend a gathering, and Max's mother announces her intention to run for President of the United States. Will the family, suddenly polarized by the politics of Family Values, be able to survive the glare of the election lights? And what place do Max and his gay lover have in the First Family.

No longer available.  Previously available ebook format directly from Torquere Press.





"Alex's Adventures in the Land of Wonder China Emporium"
Black Fire (Bold Strokes Press, 2010)

This sexy retelling of Alice in Wonderland is set in San Francisco's Chinatown.  When hunky Alex follows a timid, tweaking watch thief into the Land of Wonder China Emporium, he stumbles into a sexual Wonderland unlike any place he could ever have imagined.

Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.




"The Ambivalent Gardener and the State of Grace" 
Muscle Men (Cleis Press, 2010)

A memoir of the erotic awakening of a married man just short of forty. A former Gator football star and inveterate gardener who has let his marriage wither on the vine, finds new possibilities at a Cowboy-themed circuit party.


Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.




"Billie Mae's Homemade Biscuits" 
Short Sips: Coffee House Flash Fiction Collection 2 (Wicked East Press)

Flash fiction short about a psychic, a lawman, an escaped child killer and the best homemade biscuits in North Florida.



Coming soon.





"Bookended by Beauty" 
Beautiful Boys (Cleis Press, 2010)

The story of three men: the narrator and the two beautiful men (one older and one much younger) who come into his life and find a permanent place there. 

This story was written for my good friend Jonathan.

Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.
Series:  Trinity



"Brother Dave's Traveling Damnation Show"
(Forbidden Fiction Press, 2012)

Being mistaken for the boyfriend of a homophobic televangelist and kidnapped at gunpoint isn’t a great way to begin a Friday evening, but when sex, religion, and gunplay collide, surprises are bound to happen.  It’s all part of the show when Brother Dave’s Traveling Damnation Show comes to town.

Available in Kindle and other ebook formats.
Series:  Christian States of America




"Brother for Brother"
College Boys (Cleis Press, 2009)

In a future not that far removed from our own, a closeted gay Senator visits his alma mater, a prestigious Washington D.C. university, where he encounters unexpected pleasures and harsh wartime political realities.

Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.
Series:  Christian States of America





"Brotherly Love"
100 Horrors: Tales of Horror in the Blink of an Eye
(Cruentus Libri Press, 2010)


100 authors.  100 stories.  100 words each.
Be afraid.


Available in paperback and kindle format.





"The D.C. Blues"
Special Forces (Cleis Press, 2009)

A very dark erotic tale of urban warfare on the streets of occupied Washington D.C.  Freedom fighters take on the tyrannical forces of the Chrisitan States of America.  An amazon.com reader called the story "really disturbing."  My work here is done.

Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.
Series:  Christian States of America





"Don't Touch"
Flesh to Flesh (Strebor Press, 2008)
Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.

Best Gay Erotica 2009 (Cleis Press, 2009)
Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.

My first published story is a melancholy ride through memories of a relationship gone wrong.  Any gay man who had ever loved a straight man will understand the feelings of unrequired sexual desire and the heart-stopping moment in which the choices you make then will affect the rest of your life.




"Eluding Morpheus"
This free sexy short-short (1000 words) is available in the Dreamspinner Press Newsletter (June 2010).

Series:  Trinity, The Five Investigators 




"For Luck"
Daddies (Cleis Press, 2009)

There are significantly less than six degrees of separation when a smalltown father and son's sexual paths cross.  Who's your daddy?


Unavailable new in paperback.  Used copies and kindle version available from Amazon.com.






"GingerChakra Pimps a Vid" 
Video Boys (STARBooks, 2010) 

Three's company until Andy accidentally leaks a sex tape of himself and his two lovers to the press.


Available for in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.
Series:  Trinity






"Hallowell Holdings"
Queer Gothic (QueeredFiction Press, Pending)






Coming soon from QueeredFiction Press.





"Hollow" 
Blood Fruit (Queered Press, 2010)

Theo has a secret life he’s killing for ... This serial killer story will leave you hollow and horrified.  Not for the squeamish.




Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.





"How Could I Not?"
Sindustry, Vol. 1 (Dreamspinner Press, 2009)

An offbeat romance develops between an out-of-work, newly graduated MBA and a lovelorn millionaire who hires him to fulfill a peculiar sexual fantasy.


Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.
Available in paperback and other ebook formats directly from Dreamspinner Press.





"I Know Why the Wage Slave Sings"
In Plain View: Hot Public Gay Erotica  (Bold Strokes Books, 2011)

Working for an infamous information management contractor tasked with rewriting history for major corporate clients, Jonathan still finds time to write a little history of his own.  Workplace sex has never been so crazed ... or so liberating.


Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.





"In His Time"
Hot Daddies: Gay Erotic Fiction (Cleis Press, 2011)

"One man in his time plays many parts..."  The story of a man reaching middle age and discovering that the transformation from twink to daddy can be explosively liberating.  


Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.





"Loving Calvin Panaro"
Unmasked II: More Erotic Tales of Gay Superheroes (STARBooks, 2010)

A man who loves a superhero has to be prepared for anything - even leading the press conference in which he announces the death of his lover.



Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.





The Marriage of True Minds
(Novella. Dreamspinner Press, 2009) 

In April 1945, soldier Charlie Blanchard met a handsome Canadian captain named Danny Farnham in a small village on the Rhine River and reluctantly found himself falling in love. As they stole time for themselves, Danny asked Charlie a question: if a djinn appeared and offered him one wish, what would that wish be?

Fifty years later, Charlie is alone in his home facing a hurricane, inundated by memories. Looping through the details of his life, his thoughts always return to Danny. As the storm escalates, Charlie realizes this may be the end—the end of a love affair that has spanned decades.
Kindle version available from Amazon.com.
Available in other ebook formats directly from Dreamspinner Press.




"Nicholas North"
Big Holiday Packages (STARBooks, 2009)


An internship for a major international corporation turns into an erotic extravaganza of North Pole delights.


Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.





"Paws de Deux"
Best Gay Romance 2010 (Cleis Press, 2010)


A pair of beautiful muscle bears dance through the years in each others' arms.  Sometimes there is a happy ending.


Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.




"Quicksilver in the Hand"
Novella, (Untreed Reads, 2012)

Julian and Tony meet in line at a David Sedaris book signing. "Promise me sixty blissful moments and I'll pass my whole life with you," Tony tells Julian. And, although the line is really little more than a charming pick-up line, a relationship does develop, told moment by moment from beginning to end in the 60 segments of this story. Love blooms in moments of passion, but as the clock ticks on, the cracks begin to show and Julian must choose between himself and the relationship he thinks he wants.

Available in ebook formats.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.







"Senator Blanding Fucks Up"
Brief Encounters: 69 Hot Gay Shorts (Cleis Press, 2011)


 The Senator has a gay agenda: a sexy look at the politics of the closet.


Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.





"Siren Song"
Erotica Exotica: Tales of Sex & Magic (Bold Strokes Books, 2011)


A famous painter rents a mysterious house for the summer.  Running away from his problems, his ex and his career he encounters twin muses whose siren song brings him more than he bargained for.  A romantic, erotic story with a gothic twist. 


Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.






"Ships that Pass"
I Do, Two! (MLR Press, 2010)

Two men meet and spend an evening together, sharing their views on life, love, marriage, and their own failing relationships.  Will they become more than two ships that pass in the night?


Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.
Series: Jude Balder




"The Thank You Note"
Necking (Dreamspinner Press, 2009)

Although Army and Roddy are still very much in love, the seven-year itch is making Roddy restless. Rather than step out on the love of his life, he convinces Army they should celebrate their impending anniversary by bringing a third man into their bedroom. They place an online personal ad and meet Aidan, a good ol’ boy from Georgia who more than fits the bill… but then what comes next?
Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.
Available in paperback and other ebook formats directly from Dreamspinner Press.






"Their Blood Shall Be Upon Them"
Homo Thugs (STARBooks Press, 2010)

"Beck always scared me.  Maybe it was something about those light blue eyes, ringed in bloodshot white and staring out from behind angry, oversized pupils; so intense you wanted to glance away just to stabilize yourself.  His eyes could shove you backwards down a flight of stairs and then charm the police into looking the other way."

Available in paperback.  Kindle version available from Amazon.com.
Series:  Christian States of America





"Those Who Listen"
Brief Encounters: 69 Hot Gay Shorts (Cleis Press, 2011)

The story of a man who works in a call center and comes to rely on his talent for listening.



Available in paperback.   Kindle version available from Amazon.com.





"The White Stag"
Mistletoe Madness (Dreamspinner Press, 2009)
Short Story.  Dreamspinner Press, 2009

In the aftermath of September 11, a grief-stricken Joshua finds comfort and solace in the arms of a mysterious man who also lost someone that fateful day. Jude Balder, the son of a U.S. Senator and a well-known artist in his own right, is everything Joshua has ever wanted, except for the whole “religion thing.” Joshua is a Christian, and Jude... well, Jude is something else entirely, something abstract and scary and indefinable, something that is definitely not Christian. When Joshua receives an invitation to a Solstice/Christmas party thrown by Jude and his Senator mother a couple of years later, he's faced with a quandary: Should he worry about the dangerous allure of the unknown, or will he dare take the chance to bask in Jude’s undeniable perfection?


Short story available in ebook format directly from Dreamspinner Press.
Series:  Jude Balder




"Z-Day"
Daily Bites of Flesh, 2011 (Daily Flash Publications/Pill Hill Press, 2011)

Flash fiction short story about the Allied D-Day landing.  With Zombies.



Available in paperback.   Kindle version available from Amazon.com.





 "Zombies We Have Heard On High"
The Undead that Saved Christmas 2 (Rainstorm Press, 2011)

In a postapocalyptic world infested with enraged zombies, a man risks his life to provide the perfect Christmas for his mentally challenged brother.  This story is dedicated to my brother Jay and to Samantha.



Proceeds from the sale of this book go to Hugs Foster Family Agency.
Available in paperback.   Kindle version available from Amazon.com.