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By Edmund White. 1997
1994. When his partner of five years has died of AIDS in this sequel to autobiographical "The Beautiful Room Is… Empty" (DC41540), the narrator’s memories of past lovers and visits to New York, Paris, and Rome, span three decades of the gay movement. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1997.
By Pat Barker. 1994
As Britain faces defeat by Germany, pacifists and homosexuals are scapegoated as potential traitors. It is unfortunate for Lieutenant Billy… Prior, a bisexual who has a split personality, that when he is released from Craiglockhart War Hospital, he is assigned to British Intelligence. Once again he needs the help of Dr. Rivers. Sequel to "Regeneration". Followed by "Ghost road" (DC18056). Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 1994. (World War I trilogy ; 2)
By Edmund White. 1995
In this collection of eight stories, White explores themes of gay life such as desire, intimacy, love, and jealousy. Through… it all, his characters live under the melancholy spectre of AIDS and the ever-present threat of mortality and grief. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1995.
By Marcel Proust. 1923
In this fifth part of the autobiographical novel, "Remembrance of things past", Albertine is living with the narrator who is… tortured by the suspicion and jealousy of her relations with other women. Sequel to "Cities of the plain" (DC31600). Followed by "Sweet cheat gone" (DC30887). 1923. (In search of lost time ; 5)
By Stephen McCauley, Françoise Jaouën. 2006
William Collins, agent immobilier gay, adepte de rencontres par Internet, veut tourner le dos à cette habitude et fait voeu… de chasteté - ce qu'il n'arrivera pas à respecter l'espace d'un seul jour. Faiblesse qu'il arrive à justifier dans un contexte post-11 septembre de traumatisme de fin du monde. Tiraillé entre l'envie de " faire le bien " et la tentation de faire tout ce qui lui permet de " se sentir bien ", entre le renoncement et l'hédonisme - il va louvoyer entre les extrêmes, tout en étudiant le comportement de ceux qui l'entourent. Dans ce roman plus caustique encore que ses précédents, l'univers de Stephen McCauley est toujours aussi insolite et ses personnages plus originaux et attachants que jamais. 2006. Titre uniforme: Alternatives to sex.
By Edmund White. 1988
American Midwest, 1950s. Narrator comes to terms with his homosexuality, having struggled from prep school through college with his self-deprecation,… desire, and role in the gay community. Concludes with New York’s Stonewall uprising. Sequel to "A Boy’s Own Story" (DC41554); followed by "The farewell symphony" (DC41645). Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1988.
By Anthony Bidulka. 2007
Desperate to right old wrongs, a wealthy client hires Russell Quant to locate her son Matthew, lost to her for… twenty years. But can money relieve remorse? Tracking Matthew's life from the drug culture of a pleasant prairie city's underbelly to the stunning vistas, vibrant townships, and wild safaris of Africa, Russell finds much more than he was looking for and faces a difficult question: What happens when the prodigal son resists the return? Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2007. (A Russell Quant mystery; 5)
By Andrew Binks. 2013
John Rottam, fleeing a private stripping engagement turned violent, reflects on a time in his life when he was burdened… with a broken heart, self-doubt and a floundering dance career. A few clumsy steps in the corps de ballet of a prestigious ballet company sends John fleeing to join a psychotic and incompetent dance troupe in Quebec City, run by the bitter Madame Talegdi, who all but destroys his dream of a legitimate career. Stifled by the walls of Old Quebec, limited French, and dwindling finances, John seeks out the feathers and sequins of the Chez Moritz nightclub, for a last shot at doing a little of what he loves, on the condition that he strips as well as dances. John's fall from grace eventually lands him in a road house freak show, where he struggles to find a meaningful life amidst alcohol, deception, abuse and exploitation. 2013.
By Linda Little. 2001
After his drunken father's death, Jackson, alone in his big brawling family, tries to earn a living as a bootlegger.… One summer he meets Ian, a fiddler, and for a few weeks he grasps the joy he has craved all his life. In the terrible wake of their affair, Jackson discovers that hollowness can be a source of power. Strong language, some descriptions of violence and sex. 2001.
By William Maynard Hutchins, Najib Mahfuz, Angele Botros Samaan. 1992
One grandson of Egyptian patriarch al-Sayyid Ahmad abandons his Muslim heritage for fundamentalism, another becomes a Communist, and a third… uses his homosexual relationship with a ranking politician to advance in the civil service. Sequel to "Palace of desire". Some strong language. 1992. (Cairo trilogy ; 3) Uniform title: Sukkariyah.
By Peter McGehee. 1992
Zero McNoo's world of his eccentric Southern family collides with his new world of the sophisticated Toronto gay community when… his porn star cousin leaves his teenage daughter to stay with Zero for a few days. Already balancing a budding romance with family responsibilities and AIDS activism, Zero struggles with this new complication to his life. Some strong language. c1992.
By Anthony Bidulka. 2006
Private detective Russell Quant is asked by the family of a suicide victim to uncover the real cause of death.… He works to narrow his list of suspects only to find the number of victims growing, and the trail of fear connects him to a vast landscape of people, including an elegant potash miner, dubious trailer park denizens, reticent farm folk, and the Pink Gopher choir. Explicit strong language, explicit descriptions of sex, and explicit descriptions of violence. c2006. (A Russell Quant mystery)
By Annette Lapointe. 2006
Loner Rowan Friesen has made a career in Saskatoon of drug-dealing and theft. A self-taught science geek, he was raised… by back-to-the-land parents until his father became schizophrenic and his mother followed her own path toward selfhood. Eventually finding friendship and even love within the university community, Rowan moves toward making a reluctant peace with all those who made him angry. Descriptions of sex and violence, strong language. 2006.
By Annabeth Albert. 2016
Adrian Gottlieb is winning at life. He's a successful video game designer with everything a man could ask for, including… a warm comfy ride to Denver and a date for his sister's wedding. But he finds himself in need of a total reboot when he's left stranded at a snowy campground in Utah. Holiday plans? Epic fail. That is until Noah Walters offers him shelter for the night and a reluctant cross-country ride. Nothing about the ultraconservative geoarchaeologist should attract Adrian, but once he discovers Noah's hidden love for video games, the two connect on a new level. Soon, a quiet but undeniable chemistry sparks. Something doesn't add up, though. As the miles accumulate and time runs out, Noah must face the most difficult choice of his life. Meanwhile, Adrian must decide whether he's ready to level up. Is their relationship status worth fighting for, or has this game ended before it's even begun? Followed by "Beta test". 2016.
By Leona Beasley. 2017
Onnie Armstrong crowns herself king in her small backyard in Eleven Light City. But being a king isn't what a… proper Southern girl should desire. Nor should she kiss other girls, go on adventures, or want to live some place other than the city she was born. To keep Onnie in line, Daddy watches her every move and will make his point with his belt, Mama employs preachy folk sayings and the occasional lick, while both insist there isn't time to be gay or to dream of faraway lands. School is the focus and college in Eleven Light City is the goal. But when Mama feels she's losing control and her only child could become a full-fledged lesbian, she whisks Onnie off for a summer visit with her uncle in San Francisco, but unknown to Mama it is the epicenter of gay life. Onnie not only gets a front row seat to gay culture but now she has a real place in mind when she imagines herself escaping from home. With sheer will, drive and a little planning, Onnie propels herself toward her future, but she'll have to wage a final battle with Mama and Daddy if she is to live the life she's always wanted. 2017.
By Tanya Huff. 2005
Tony Foster, a burgeoning wizard and production assistant on a television show, has to contend with filming haunted house scenes… in a house that's actually haunted. When all the doors slam shut, he finds himself trapped with ghosts repeatedly reenacting their deaths, his painfully cynical and egotistical colleagues, and - worst of all - the boss's bratty daughters. Sequel to "Smoke and shadows" (DC27499). Some descriptions of violence and some strong language. 2005.
By Tanya Huff. 2004
Tony Foster, saved from the streets by 450-year-old vampire Henry Fitzroy, is now a production assistant for the show Darkest… Night, where he has just discovered the dead body of the guest star. Tony fears it has something to do with the strange shadows he has seen around the studio, and asks special-effects wizard Arra Pelindrake, who turns out to be a real wizard, for help. When Tony and Henry can't persuade Arra to face down the shadows, they must battle them before they gain a foothold in this world. Some descriptions of sex and violence, strong language. Followed by "Smoke and mirrors" (DC27498). 2004.
By Marnie Woodrow. 2002
Cleo, a Canadian on holiday in New Orleans, is sitting alone on a French Quarter wharf late one November night… when a woman clad in full evening dress takes a running leap off the wharf into the river. When the woman, whom Cleo has assumed was dead by suicide, reappears a few nights later on the late evening news, Cleo is determined to find her. Both women make some startling self-discoveries and even find romance when Cleo finds the mysterious woman at last. 2002.
By Paul Burston. 2001
Martin is not a happy bunny. His boyfriend has left him for a male prostitute, his best friend is too… busy looking for sex on the internet to offer much in the way of support and his gal pal is convinced that her own boyfriend is also gay. How's a boy to find Mr Right rather than Mr Right Now? Descriptions of sex. 2001.
By Carol Anshaw. 1996
When her lover, Taylor Hayes, disappears without a trace, psychotherapist Christine Snow is at first unconcerned. But after a while,… a disturbing clue sends Snow to Morocco. Her search reveals that Hayes is a different woman than Snow thought she knew. Descriptions of sex. c1996.