- Another Dead Teenager by Mark
Gay Chicago police detective investigates the brutal murder
of two local teens in a case that may ultimately threaten
his own family. Third in the Paul Turner series.
- A Body to Dye For by Grant Michaels
First in the Stan Kraychik series.
"A delightful debut with a gay hairdresser-investigator
who gets his fingers into a lot more things than hair."
-- George Baxt
- Brotherly Love by Randye Lordon
Lesbian Private Investigator Sydney Sloane must face the
possibility that a recently escaped murder is actually
her long (supposedly) dead brother David. First in the
Sydney Sloane series.
- Chain of Fools by Richard Stevenson
Gay P.I. Donald Strachey investigates the months-old murder
of Eric Osborne at the request of his lover. When Osborne's
lesbian sister survives an attempt on her life, Strachey
believes that both might be related to a complex family
feud and the impending sale of the family-owned newspaper.
- Dead on Your Feet by Grant Michaels
A dead body at the ballet where his lover Rafik dances
means Boston hairdresser Stan Kraychik is again in the
middle of a murder investigation. Third in the Stan Kraychik
- Death Takes the Stage by Donald
Very small-time Hollywood agent finds himself unraveling
a tangled skein when he starts to look into the murder
of a gay client at the request of the client's trucker
- An Echo of Death by Mark Richard
High school teacher Tom Scott and his professional baseball
player lover, Scott Carpenter, go on the run when they
find a dead body in their living room and the killers
on their trail. Fifth in the Tom and Scott series.
- The Edith Wharton Murders by
English professor Nick Hoffman is dragooned into organizing
an Edith Wharton conference where two rival Wharton groups
are at each others throats and academic rivalry has crossed
the line into murder. The second in the Nick Hoffman series.
Gay by Fred Hunter
Accosted in a local gay bar by two men demanding, "Where
is it?," Alex thinks its a case of mistaken identity
and escapes unharmed. But when a body shows up behind
the bar, and the CIA at his doorstep the next day, he
realizes that he is in the middle of something much bigger
and more dangerous than he thought.
- Ice Blues by Richard Steveson
Albany's only gay P.I., Donald Strachey, discovers the
body of the scion of the local politcal godfather in the
back of his snowed-in car along with instructions from
the deceased asking Strachey to dismantle his grandfather's
political machine. Third in the Donald Strachey series.
- Let's Get Criminal by Lev Raphael
Curiosity turns to obsession at the State University of
Michigan. Professor Nick Hoffman discovers that his longtime
lover, Stefan Borowski, was once in love with a controversial
new faculty member, Perry Cross. When Cross is murdered,
Nick's jealousy and Stefan's past make them prime suspects...
- Love You To Death by Grant Michaels
Stan Kraychik, Boston's sassiest hairdresser, attends a
Valentine's Day soire in hopes of finding a sweetheart,
only to stumble across a dead body. Second in the Stan
- Mask For a Diva by Grant Michaels
Stan Kraychik is hired to assist the wigmaster for the
opening season of Boston's new opera company and is witness
to a series of disasters including the murder of the companies
aging diva. Fourth in the Stan Kraychik series.
- On the Other Hand, Death by
An aging lesbian couple stands in the way of the plans
of a giant conglomerate and Donald Strachey is hired to
protect them against a vicious campaign of violence being
waged against them. Second in the Donald Strachey series.
- The Only Good Priest by Mark
Tom Mason is asked by friends to look into the death of
Father Sebestian, the only good priest that everybody
knows, but what he finds isn't pleasant... Third in the
Tom and Scott series.
- Political Poison by Mark Richard
Gay police detective Paul Turner is assigned to investigate
the complicated murder of a Chicago Alderman. Second in
the Paul Turner series.
- Principal Cause of Death by
Mark Richard Zubro
The high school teacher is dead and Tom Mason found him.
The fourth in the Tom and Scott Mystery series.
- A Queer Kind of Love by George
Pharaoh Love, a very flamboyant gay black New York City
police detective, investigates a crime involving his two
closest childhood friends. The very first gay detective
in mystery fiction makes his long-awaited return. Fourth
in the series.
- Rust on the Razor by Mark Richard
Tom Mason and his lover, baseball player Scott Carpenter,
rush to rural Georgia to be at the side of Scott's ailing
father. Once there, they find the locals none too pleased
to have them around and the murdered body of the local
sheriff found in the back of their car, doesn't help.
- Shattered Rhythms by Phyllis
Lesbian P.I. Lil Ritchie travels to Canada to attend a
jazz festival but ends up investigating the disappearance
of her favorite guitarist. Second in the series.
- Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of
Oscar Wilde by Russell A. Brown
Mingling melodrama and epigram, fact and fiction, two men
with so many differences in common pursue a hellish hound
whose actions menace all of 19th century England.
- Shock to the System by Richard
Strachey is asked to investigate the suspicious death of
Paul Haig by three different people -- Haig's homophobic
mother, his ex-lover, and the psychiatrist hired to "cure"
him of his homosexuality. Just as he gets started, however,
all three remove him from the case, leaving Strachey with
a brutal murder that now everyone wants left alone. Number
five in the Donald Strachey series.
- A Simple Suburban Murder by
Mark Richard Zubro
High school teacher Tom Mason finds a dead body in the
back row of his classroom and the search for the solution
takes him, and his lover, through the seamy underworld
of young male prostitution. First in the Tom and Scott
- Sister's Keeper by Randye Lordon
The accidental death of a family friend quickly turns out
to be no accident under the investigation of lesbian P.I.
Syndey Sloane. Second in the Sydney Sloane series.
- Sorry Now? by Mark Richard Zubro
A right-wing evangelist is attacked and his daughter killed
while visiting Chicago. Gay police detective Paul Turner
finds himself involved in a case that well be a campaign
of vengence originating from the gay community itself.
First in the Paul Turner series.
- Switching the Odds by Phyllis
Former rock guitarist now private investigator in Maine,
Lil Ritchie, finds a missing child case is actually something
much more complicated and quite deadly indeed. First in
the Lil Ritchie series.
- Third Man Out by Richard Stevenson
An attack on a local gay activist looks like revenge for
his outing policies but when he is murdered, Albany's
only gay private investigator, Donald Strachey, isn't
quite so sure. Fourth in the Don Strachey series.
- Time to
Check Out by Grant Michaels
Stan Kraychik, ex-hairdresser turned heiress, takes a trip
to lose himself and winds up in Key West, Florida. But
when he finds the body of his guesthouse's unpleasant
landlady, killed most ... unusually ..., Stan once again
gets mixed up in murder.
- The Truth Can Get You Killed
by Mark Richard Zubro
When the body of a local, notoriously homophobic judge
is discovered on New Year's Day, gay Chicago Police Detective
Paul Turner catches the case.
- Why Isn't Becky Twitchell Dead?
by Mark Richard Zubro
When one of his students is accussed of killing his girlfriend,
Tom Mason and his lover Scott Carpenter set out to find
out what really happened. Second in the Tom and Scott
Bast (a.k.a. Karen Hightower) is a modern-day witch who solves
mysteries among New York City's neo-pagan, Goddess-worshipping,
Wiccan community. (Many of Bast's friends and associates are gay,
and the author is a frequent attendee at such events as Gaylaxicon.
As for Bast herself . . . ) Visit
the author's Web page.
- The Child Garden by Geoff Ryman
Winner of the John W. Campbell and Arthur C. Clarke
Awards. A brilliant SF novel from the acclaimed author
of Was. In 21st century London, Milena is
barred from the Consensus. Then she falls in love with
Rolfa, the Genetically Engineered Polar Woman . . .
"An exuberant celebration of excess; you will
not be bored." -- The New York Times
$13.95, Orb trade paperback
- The Fortunate Fall by Raphael
"Vibrant, sweet, and tragic, The Fortunate Fall
is a tailored virus that rewrote some of my code."
-- Jonathan Letham, author of Gun, with Occasional
Music. A stunning debut novel of love, gender,
and identity in the wired future.
$21.95, Tor hardcover
- Nadya: The Wolf Chronicle by
A fresh, audacious fantasy of a female werewolf -- and
her lesbian lover -- on the early nineteenth-century American
$23.95, Tor hardcover
- Shadow Man by Melissa Scott
Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay SF
Novel of 1995.
"She makes us see the crisis in our own rigid
views of sex and gender -- a crisis that has always
been with us." -- Rachel Pollack
$22.95, Tor hardcover
$13.95, Tor trade paperback
- Swordspoint by Ellen Kushner
Intrigue, sword play, and passion among swordsmen in a
pre-modern city of the imagination: a bravura performance
unlike any other.
"The book we might have had if Noel Coward had
written a vehicle for Errol Flynn" -- Gene Wolfe
$4.99, Tor mass market
- They Fly at Ciron by Samuel
"Vintage Delany in his finest fantasy mode."
-- Ursula K. LeGuin
The first new fantasy novel in many years by one of the
finest gay writers of our time.
$6.99, Tor mass market
- Trouble and Her Friends by Melissa
Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay
SF Novel of 1994
"A gritty, real-feeling book about sexy women
from the punk side of the tracks, empowered by the
nets but managing not to be corrupted by power."
-- Gwyneth Jones
$4.99, Tor mass market
- Wraeththu by Storm Constantine
The epic trilogy of a future Earth in which a new kind
of human has evolved -- beautiful, hermaphroditic, and
$17.95, Orb trade paperback