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Afternoon Pleasures: Erotica for Gay Couples

4.46 of 5 stars 4.46  ·  rating details  ·  13 ratings  ·  6 reviews

Shane Allison has put together that rarest of anthologies- bedtime reading for gay couples. Filled with romance, passion, and lots of lust,Afternoon Pleasuresis irresistably erotic yet celebrates the coming together of souls as well as bodies.

Two husbears travel down south to meet up with a horned up twink in Jeff Mann’s, One Afternoon in the Bible Belt.” A sneaky environm

Paperback, 212 pages
Published June 7th 2011 by Cleis Press (first published June 1st 2011)
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Fabulously good read! My absolute favorite story was "Tom's Feet", by Gregory L. Norris. Going hunting now for anything else he's written.

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Dilo Keith
Mar 12, 2014 Dilo Keith is currently reading it
Shelves: antho, gay-male, erotica
I haven't assigned a rating because I haven't finished the book. If the quality of the remaining stories is similar to what I've read, it earns 5 stars. This is my impression so far:

This outstanding collection combines fresh plots, great sex, and the special connection of established couples. I've read many dozens of gay erotica anthologies, both general and those with specific themes, and I know they're not easy to rate. I look for writing quality, how well the sex is integrated with the plot,
Nathan Burgoine
Feb 27, 2013 Nathan Burgoine rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
This afternoon, snow didn't so much as fall from the sky as collapse all over the city. It took me over an hour to slowly dig the driveway, and even then it would have likely been another while longer if not for the arrival of my mother-in-law with her snow-blower (did I mention I have the best in-laws known to mankind?)

It was the wet, heavy, packable snow - the kind that's great for snowballs, snow-men, and horrible for shoveling. You can't push the shovel, only dig it out one shovel-sized chun
This was a beautiful compilation of work submitted by several authors. They ranged from every age bracket to all areas of social economic strata, so you were exposed to a lot of new ideas.

Romance abounds!
Author G D  Grace
"Queen Intrigue", short-story in this book, was written by a very good friend and colleague of mine, D. Fostalove.

I need to read this book, and that short story of his.
Lisabet Sarai
Not enough variety for my tastes in anthologies.
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