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Men of Mystery: Homoerotic Tales of Intrigue and Suspense

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Men of Mystery presents 16 stories that abandon the sanitized version of homosexuality to drive down darker alleys searching for crimes of passion and hard sex that still carries a threat. You'll meet dirty cops who harass their suspects, shifty criminals who'll leave you aching for more, mob types who live with the constant threat of death . . . even ghosts from beyond th ...more
Paperback, 281 pages
Published May 14th 2007 by Haworth Press
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Raymond
Mar 01, 2009 rated it really liked it
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This is a collection of short-stories treating male-male sex as Outlaw-encounters. As a collection, they are well grouped, with some stories only slightly less well-written than the majority. Or, maybe it is only a question of style.

Oddly, my least favored tale is Fireflies, by Jeff Mann, which is a quasi gothic ghost tale about a lifetime obsession for a Civil War soldier seen, at first, only in a daguerreotype.

More pleasing is another "ghost story" Augury about an art restorer working
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"Lions and Tigers and Snares" is my short story in this anthology.
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Sean Meriwether has published over fifty short stories in various venues including Best Gay Love Stories and Lodestar Quarterly. His collection of short fiction, The Silent Hustler , was released by Lethe Press (2009). He is currently writing for The Green Economist , a journal focused on Climate Change and Sustainable Development.