Night Shadows

By Greg Herren and Others

What scares you the most? An impressive lineup of the biggest names in gay and lesbian publishing come together to share tales of things that go bump in the night, murder and revenge most foul, and dark creatures that will haunt your dreams, while putting a decidedly queer twist on the literary horror genre. Edited by award-winning authors Greg Herren and J. M. Redmann, the stories in Night Shadows are masterfully told, disturbing tales of psychological terror that will continue to resonate with readers long after they finish reading these delightfully wicked stories. Don't read these stygian tales when you're alone—or without every light in the house burning!

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Men of the Mean Streets

By Greg Herren

Noir has always been one of the most popularand darkestsub-genres of the mystery field. Following in the footsteps of such masters of the form as James M. Cain, Raymond Chandler, and Dashiell Hammett, some of the top writers of gay mystery explore this territory of amoral tough guys with a cynical view of the world by giving classic noir a gay twist. Edited by award winning author/editors Greg Herren and J.M. Redmann, Men of the Mean Streets changes the face of gay mysteryand the reader may never look at gay life and culture in the same way again.
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Survivor's Guilt and Other Stories

By Greg Herren

New Orleans 

A Katrina survivor waits for rescue on his roof in the brutal heat, reflecting on the life choices that brought him to this moment. A young woman discovers there’s more to her perfect man than she thought. A gay journalist travels to Italy to interview his teen idol, only to discover a darkness in the Tuscan hills. A gay man cleans his home, reflecting on his sociopathic criminal mother. Chanse MacLeod returns to his hometown to help his younger brother, accused of murder. A daughter keeps her father’s legacy alive while hiding his darkest secrets. 

Including five new stories written for this collection (along with the first-ever Chanse MacLeod short story), Greg Herren’s tales of murder, crime, and the darkness that lives inside all of us are evocative of the proud Southern Gothic tradition of writers and are now available, for the first time, in a single collection.

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Rough Trade

By Todd Gregory

'Rough trade' once signaled a risky encounter with dangerous straight men who were 'gay for pay.' In the almost forty years since Stonewall, 'rough trade' has come to mean everything from S/M to wrestling to violent rough sex. Some of the top male erotica writers have penned their own hot, sexy versions of the term, producing some of the hottest, nastiest, and most dangerous fiction ever published. Jonathan Asche, Dan Boyle, Bill Brent, Dale Chase, M. Christian, Todd Gregory, Greg Herren, Adam McCabe, Kelly McQuain, Christopher Pierce, Neil Plakcy, Nic P. Ramsies, Max Reynolds, Jay Starre, Cage Thunder, Aaron Travis, Greg Wharton, and Logan Zachary.
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Women of the Mean Streets

By J.M. Redmann

Women. Crime. Justice. At least the search for it. On the mean streets, the back allies, the dark corners.

These are stories of tough women in hard places. The nights are long, the women are fast, and danger is always a short block or quick minute away. Edited by award winning author/editors J.M. Redmann and Greg Herren, Women of the Mean Streets is an anthology of some of the top, tough women crime writers today, noir stories with a lesbian twist.

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Sleeping Angel

By Greg Herren

Psychological Thriller
Small Town Romances
California
Eric Matthews survives a near-fatal accident only to find his whole life has changed. Eric Matthews wakes up in the hospital with no memory of how he wound up there--and soon learns that it's vital that he remember. Apparently, he was in a car accident, and the body of classmate Sean Brody was found in his car, shot to death. But nothing makes sense to Eric. He and Sean weren't friends. In fact, they disliked each other. Sean was gay, and Eric is...well, he's not sure of much right now! Except he is certain he didn't shoot Sean, even though he can't remember anything about the day of the accident. To make matters worse, he starts having psychic flashes about the people around him: his doctor, a nurse, his mother, and other visitors. As Eric's memories slowly start to come back to him, he becomes more and more certain that not only is he innocent, but that the real murderer is out there...and wants to shut him up permanently. Author: Greg HerrenPages: 240Pub Date: March 2011ISBN 13: 9781602825093Read an excerptRead reviews of this title
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Royal Street Reveillon

By Greg Herren

Friends to Lovers Romance
Good girls/Bad girls
A Scotty Bradley Mystery
Children / Families
Bisexual
International Setting
Private Investigator
Police
Celebrity
Friends & Community
College Life
New Orleans 
Close Quarters

Someone is killing the Grande Dames of New Orleans!

It’s Christmas time, but the last thing in the world Scotty Bradley wants under his tree is a murder case that strikes close to home. The premiere party for a new reality show sets the stage for a murder, and Scotty’s sort-of nephew is the prime suspect. As more and more cast members fall victim to a cold-blooded killer, Scotty and the boys must figure out what is real and what is scripted, and have to exhume some long-buried secrets in order to bring the killer to justice.

A Scotty Bradley mystery.

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Garden District Gothic

By Greg Herren

A Scotty Bradley Mystery
Private Investigator
New Orleans 

The city of New Orleans was rocked to its very shaky foundations when the body of six-year-old beauty queen Delilah Metoyer was found, strangled, in the carriage house behind her family’s Garden District mansion. The crime was never solved, and the Metoyer family shattered in the aftermath of the crime. Thirty years later, Delilah’s brother asks Scotty to finally find his sister’s killer…putting Scotty and his friends and family into the crosshairs of a vicious killer.

A Scotty Bradley Mystery

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The Orion Mask

By Greg Herren

Amateur Sleuths
New Orleans 
Psychological Thriller
Virgins/First Love
Homecoming

Heath Brandon's mother died when he was barely three years old. His father never spoke about her, or her family. So when her family reaches out to him after his father's death, Heath decides to make the trip to Louisiana to get to know the only family he has left.But he soon learns that there was a lot more to his mother's death than he ever knew"...and the beautiful old mansion on the Mississippi River has many secrets, secrets someone would kill to protect.And the key to everything that happened when he was a child just might be hidden in his own memory"...

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Murder in the Arts District

By Greg Herren

A Chanse MacLeod Mystery | Book 7
Private Investigator
New Orleans 
When neither the cops nor their insurance company believes a wealthy gay couple's valuable art collection was stolen, they hire Chanse MacLeod to track down the thieves and the missing art. Chanse isn't entirely sure he believes the couple, eitherespecially when it turns out some of the art may have been forgeries. The trail of the art leads him to a new gallery on Julia Street in the Arts District opened by a couple new to town that seem to have no past. When one of them turns up dead and the other vanishes, it's now up to Chanse to find not only the missing art, but a ruthless murderer who will kill anyone who gets in the way.
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Dark Tide

By Greg Herren

Amateur Sleuths
Small Town Romances
Psychological Thriller
For Ricky Hackworth, a summer job to save money before he leaves for college is a necessity. When he lands a job as a lifeguard at the Mermaid Inn in Latona, Alabama, on the beautiful Gulf Coast, it's like a dream come true. But once he moves into the Inn, he starts hearing stories about the lifeguard from the previous summer"...and how he vanished without a trace right in the middle of the summer. Before long, Ricky realizes the Inn and the town are hiding some dark secrets"...secrets someone is willing to kill to protect, and Ricky has to find out the truth before he, too, vanishes without a trace.
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Baton Rouge Bingo

By Greg Herren

New Orleans 
Private Investigator
A Scotty Bradley Mystery
Bomb threats, murder, a tiger, animal rights, missing moneyall in a day's work for Scotty Bradley, P.I.!

Scotty Bradley and his sexy boyfriends Colin and Frank are back, and this case is even more crazy and confusing than any of their previous ones!

A simple trip up to Baton Rouge to bail his mother out of jail takes a dire turn when her best friend from college, animal rights activist Veronica Porterie, turns up murderedand Mom hires the boys to find out who killed her! But nothing is as it seems in Veronica's life and past, and soon the boys are involved in a treasure hunt like no otherbecause Scotty's mom's life hangs in the balance!
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Lake Thirteen

By Greg Herren

Vacation
Reunion Romance

It seemed like a good idea at the time...

Every summer three families take a trip together--this year it's to a remote resort in the mountains of upstate New York. Scotty, a teenager who's just come out, is nervous about how his friends will react to him. A late night visit to an old nearby cemetery seems like a great idea to the bored teens, but the old cemetery holds dark secrets hidden for almost a century--secrets that might have been better left undisturbed.

And what originally seemed like a boring week in the mountains gradually becomes a nightmare of terror for the teens and their families...

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Timothy

By Greg Herren

Amateur Sleuths
Psychological Thriller
Virgins/First Love

"I shall always be in his shadow, unable to live up to the standard he set at Spindrift, hoping that someday Carlo might love me the way he loved his lost Timothy..."

The memory of Timothy haunts every corner of Spindrift, the beautiful mansion on the Atlantic shore. His face was flawless, his body breathtaking perfection. Everyone who saw him loved him, desired him, wanted him--whether they first laid eyes on him in a magazine ad, on a billboard, or on a box of underwear. No one ever forgot him, once they had passed through his orbit. They remember his wit, intelligence, and sense of style. He was the perfect match for wealthy Carlo Romaniello. Spindrift was the perfect backdrop for the glamorous couple, and the unforgettable, fabulous parties they hosted there. But then tragedy took Timothy, and darkness descended on the beautiful house on the beach. Carlo closed the house, and its secrets remained hidden within.

When Carlo reopens the house as a home for himself and his new young husband, those old secrets begin to creep out into the light. And those secrets might just prove deadly for his new spouse, a young man who has to compete with the memory of the unforgettable Timothy...

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Murder in the Garden District

By Greg Herren

A Chanse MacLeod Mystery | Book 5
Private Investigator
New Orleans 
The Sheehans are referred to as "Louisiana's Kennedys," a powerful political dynasty with connections in Baton Rouge and Washington. When Warren Sheehan is shot to death in his Garden District mansion, Chanse races to sort out the truth from the many lies surrounding the great family as another hurricane puts New Orleans squarely in its cross hairs.
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Sara

By Greg Herren

Magic
Small Town Romances
Psychological Thriller
California
For Tony Martin, being a senior means being a star on the football team, classes to get through, hanging out with his friends--and dating Candy Dixon. And once he graduates, he's getting out of Kansas and never looking back. But his best friend Glenn's decision to come out and be openly gay at their small rural high school creates a lot of problems for the two of them. But a beautiful new student arrives at Southern Heights High--Sara. When all the kids who've been mean to Glenn start dying in very strange circumstances, and Glenn starts acting strangely, it's up to Tony and Candy to get to the bottom of what's going on in their school--before it's too late for them.
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Murder in the Rue Ursulines

By Greg Herren

A Chanse MacLeod Mystery | Book 4
Private Investigator
New Orleans 
When Chanse MacLeod is hired to find out who is blackmailing a high profile movie star couple living in the French Quarter, he soon realizes it isn't just on a movie-set where things are make believe. Against the backdrop of a rebuilding New Orleans, Chanse races to find out the truth about his treacherous clients and to clear his own name.
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Murder in the Rue Chartres

By Greg Herren

A Chanse MacLeod Mystery | Book 3
Private Investigator
New Orleans 

Six weeks after Hurricane Katrina, an emotionally battered Chanse returns to a New Orleans that is a battered shell of its former vibrant self to try to pull together the shattered pieces of his life. But on arriving, he discovers that his last client before the storm was murdered shortly after she hired him to find her long missing father--and Chanse is drawn into the Verlaine family's deadly web of lies and secrets as he tries to find his client's killer against the backdrop of unbelievable destruction. The third Chanse MacLeod mystery, and winner of the Lambda Literary Award.

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