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Neil S. Plakcy

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Neil Plakcy is the author of the Mahu Investigations, mysteries which take place in Hawaii. They are: Mahu, Mahu Surfer, Mahu Fire, Mahu Vice, Mahu Blood, Mahu Men, Zero Break, Natural Predators and Children of Noah.

His M/M romance novels are GayLife.com, Mi Amor, Love on Site, Love on the Web, Love on Stage, Love on the Pitch, and the Have Body, Will Guard series: Three Wrong Turns in the Desert, Dancing with the Tide, Teach Me Tonight, Olives for the Stranger, The Noblest Vengeance and Finding Freddie Venus.

He has also written the golden retriever mysteries In Dog We Trust, The Kingdom of Dog, Dog Helps Those, Dog Bless You, Whom Dog Hath Joined and Dog Have Mercy.

He is co-editor of Paws & Reflect: A Special Bond Between Man and Dog (
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Neil S. Plakcy Read and write! I love to read, and I'm inspired by seeing the way other authors have handled dialogue, description and so on. And I do believe that…moreRead and write! I love to read, and I'm inspired by seeing the way other authors have handled dialogue, description and so on. And I do believe that your writing improves the more you practice it.(less)
Neil S. Plakcy Hi Margaret,

Thanks for your kind words about the Have Body Will Guard series. I love writing about Aidan and Liam and I'm delighted that readers want…more
Hi Margaret,

Thanks for your kind words about the Have Body Will Guard series. I love writing about Aidan and Liam and I'm delighted that readers want to read about them!

It's interesting that yours is the second question I've gotten that makes it sound like Finding Freddie Venus is the last. I didn't mean it to read that way!

I have written a very rough draft of book #8 and put it aside to let it simmer for a while. That's my process-- I write the first draft, put it aside, and come back to it a few months or more later to revise. Then the book goes to my editor who often has some major comments, and I do another draft.

So I don't quite know when the book will come out-- it doesn't even have a good title yet! Probably not until next summer, as I have a bunch of other stuff in the pipeline. But don't worry, I'm not done with them yet!(less)
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message 11: by James

James Thompson I'm honored to be on your favorites list. Thank you.
James Thompson


message 10: by Zoë

Zoë Sharp Hi Neil. Thanks so much for Friending me here. Lovely to catch up with you. How's the writing going?


message 9: by Kaje

Kaje Harper Congrats on the release - it posted a little early. I've been waiting for this one.


message 8: by Neil

Neil Plakcy Will do, Lori, once it's available at Amazon (in about a month or so). Right now it's only at the Loose Id website.


Lori K Neil, congrats on the new release! Gonna add it to Goodreads? :)


Lauraadriana Neil wrote: "Thanks so much! I love Liam and Aidan too and am always glad to hear that others do! The third book in the series, Teach Me Tonight, sends them on assignment together to a summer study program in B..."

Teach me Tonight sounds amazing and AWESOME title! With Liam and Aidan that can only mean all kids of delicious things :O) Sooo looking forward to their next adventure.

XXX


message 5: by Neil

Neil Plakcy Thanks so much! I love Liam and Aidan too and am always glad to hear that others do! The third book in the series, Teach Me Tonight, sends them on assignment together to a summer study program in Bizerte, on the Mediterranean coast, to protect a student who has been threatened. Aidan rediscovers how much he loves teaching, and Liam's friend Joey shows up... leading to all kinds of complications! It's in the copy edit stage now so should be out in the next month or two.
Best,
Neil


Lauraadriana Hi Neil,
Thanks for the invite...Can I just tell you I read Three Wrong Turns in the Desert and Dancing with the Tide this week and LOVED THEM!! I read with a group of friends, and we just could not get enough of Liam and Aidan. What fantastic men, so sweet, funny, and HOTTTT! The adventure was great as well.
Anyways thanks for great books and looking forward to more of those boys!
Have a great weekend :O)


message 3: by Tame

Tame thank you so much for the friend acceptance Mr. Neil :)

Tame


Lori K Hi Neil, thanks for the donated books for the contest at ebookaddictreviews! I won a few I wanted to read! Lori


message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Neil,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author here on Goodreads as well as elsewhere! You need to join the Goodreads Author Program and link up to your books here.


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