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Quillon's Covert

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  513 ratings  ·  160 reviews
Novella 44k words / 186 Pages
Genre(s): Gay, Erotica, Romance, Taboo, Incest

Martin is a guy’s guy, one who enjoys the simple things in life: baseball games with his son, family days, barbecues, and date nights with his lovely wife.

Once a year for two weeks, Martin takes his son, Marty, to Quillon’s Covert, a rustic family cabin secluded in the beautiful California mountains
ebook, 186 pages
Published December 18th 2015 by Freedom Island Investments Publishing
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"Son. This can't happen," Martin whispered firmly.
Marty gently force his hand down and back up his dad's length. "Buh-buh-but what if I wuh-wuh-want it to?" he asked just as quietly.

Are your Spidey Smut Senses tingling yet?

Did you re-read the blurb? Checked out the tags? *whispers* I won't tell a soul. It'll be our secret.

Come join me down the smutty road of jizztastic intentions... dadcest, my favorite 'cest of all.

Jospeh Lance Tonlet and Louis Stevens' contem
Lisa Arbitrary - AttentionIsArbitrary M/M Blog

4.5 Stars

**Incest (not inbreeding. Incest)

There. Done. If you read this book knowing that, and then bitch about, it it’s on you.

Tags, tags, tags, read the tags!

My Review -

This book is about an incestuous relationship and you should know that before choosing this book. I did. And while I questioned myself before choosing to read it and deciding that, yes, I wanted to, I did give pause. I’ve challenged myself to try a lot of reads that I never thought I’d broach and have been both rew
Moony Eliver
It doesn't say this anywhere in the blurb at the time of this review, but the downloadable file here on GR is NOT the full story. The book is short, but that file is only about 25% of it. I have a few updates on that and a seriously premature review down at the bottom, haha. Having said that, I should have stopped with the preview. This one wasn't very good.

First of all, the writing relied on the taboo for generating reader feelings (good, bad, or ugly). There were WAY too many things that just
Well this was more than I expected. I don’t know exactly what I expected other than the obvious from the blurb, but this book was beautiful and yet melancholy and a tad bit hopeful too.

My emotions aren’t where they need to be to review this. I know this book is not for everyone and I like to tease about liking books that are of the Milton Bradley variety… you know, Incest – a game the whole family can play. And yet, this was quiet and thoughtful with its take on the relationship between a fathe
Phew.. ok... I guess I'll start with what everyone else has been saying... this was not what I was expecting.

This was essentially a story about love, about it's different forms and how certain people want to express that love.

Martin and Marty, have their annual two week nudist trip to Quillon's Covert, which started when Marty was 11. Some of the nudity scene's will make people uncomfortable, I certainly was in a few, but Martin's thoughts on his son are completely innocent up until Marty pushes
Wow...I enjoyed this much more than I expected I would... 3,5 stars from me.
Joseph Tonlet
Oct 31, 2015 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: books-i-wrote, incest
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Truuss / Loveislovereview
Dec 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: m-m, 2016
I just cried by its beauty.
My god where shall I begin. First this is so well and careful written it hurts
The topic is daring. Right from the start it holds you in
If people only read the blurb they will never discover and understand the beauty.
Love in its pure form is the main course and can never ever be wrong!!
This book is drenched in understanding. For Martin his son Marty will always be the centre of his world. He always takes care of him and he will always choose him, unconditional.
Marty h
Nov 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The official blurb tells you enough about this book, complete with tags. But there is a long-arse review of mine on the blog for the book.

Please heed the warning tags. If you don't like the following...

Erotic gay romance
Kink, taboo

...seriously stay right away.

My review is totally NSFW. Contains spoilers, I guess, and doesn't hold back with quotes etc.

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I just finished it, and wow... what to say. I was curious to see how the authors could spin this story. I avoided reading more than the cursory blurb about this book knowing how differently this subject could be told. (view spoiler) ...more
3.5 To start on a not-so-original note: this book was everything the blurb promised, and yet it was not at all what I expected. Which is what about 70% of the other reviewers are saying, so there you go.

Based on that cheap-ass cover (no offense to the hot 'n hairy dude) and bland blurb I had anticipated this book to deliver a father/son incest kink driven formulaic smut-fest (instead, it turned out to be a cover-up for a whole other kink: foreskin play 0_o). But Quillon's Covert was such a whole
Nov 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Debra by: Louis Stevens
This book was not quite what I expected. It was well written and I couldn't put it down. It had me feeling a number of emotions both good and bad. It made me think and I did enjoy it, but it also left me feeling a bit off.

The alternating POVs really were necessary in this story. I understood where the authors were coming from in giving Martin and Marty such a strong relationship from the start and setting up why, but that relationship starting from when Marty was 14 made me uncomfortable from t
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Jan 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2016-read
Brave. Thought provoking.

I was really nervous starting this book. I'm not sure if I'll like it. The main theme of this book is not something I even considered exploring. Until now. My goodreads friend, Sara, had me really curious of this book. Really really curious and I waited until I'm back to my dorm, away from the confines of our house before starting reading this book.

I understand that this book is not for everyone. We all have our own preferences and genre. And years ago, if I stumbled up

Well, I can't deny it was a love/parental obsession story, but no matter how much you sugar coat it and push the romance angle, it's just wrong....and this is me speaking as the mum of a young man. Yes, it IS fiction, but at one stage, I thought I was going to dnf...I felt uncomfortable and those icky feelings you get when you see/read something that you feel is wrong, were quite strong BUT I pulled my big girl pants up and finished.

My most uncomfortable part was that while Marty and his dad be
Veronica of V's Reads
4.5 Stars. This is an erotic taboo romance that has graphic depictions of consensual incest between a father and son. It includes, as an off-shoot, adultery, as both characters are married at points in the story. If any of these are a trigger for you, avoid the book.

I had to dip my toe in this pond–even just to experience it from a simply puerile viewpoint. So many books in the hetero world deal with incest, of a sort–there’s a huge rise in step-brother/step-father romance. And, I grew up readin
Steadily increasing taboo tension kept me reading, compelling and crafty character development kept me caring.

This unapologetic, sometimes uncomfortable, love story wavered on the line of pure fantasy and reasoning believability. I may not be entirely untroubled with the direction of the story, but--holy clenched hands on iPad--was it an absorbing, sensual, beautiful, dare I say, natural read.

One thing I am convinced of: human love is expansive and our society is extremely limiting in its defin
Oct 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: taboo
Quillon’s Covert is a family-owned cabin set in the mountains, well away from the city and the rest of the civilised world. This tranquil place nestles among mature trees, beside a lake, providing an idyllic retreat for the father and son’s annual male bonding trip. During this uninterrupted quality time they enjoy fishing, swimming, reading, listening to music, as well as cooking on the barbecue. Tradition has it they shed their clothing from the start, so neither man is embarrassed by their na ...more
Jan 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is the third book I've read that revolves around an incestuous relationship between a dad and his biological son.
It's extremely hard for me to rate this, as it is definitely a taboo that would totally freak me out in real life, but which is quite an intriguing concept for erotic fiction.

So, in the comparatively small niche of dad/son romance, I think this book deserves 4 stars. It is really well written and nicely done (unlike my previous book which was a porn fest).

And keeping in mind tha
I am finding this review so, so hard to do. Not because of the writing, the writing is phenomenal, it is because of the subject matter. This is so off the scale taboo that I can't even begin to say.

When I read my friend Lisa at Attentionisarbitrary's review I just knew I had to read this. Her review sucked me in completely and I am so glad it did. I literally could not put this book down. If it weren't that I read it over Christmas Eve and Christmas I think I would have finished it in one fell s
First of all, as a die hard lover of foreskin this book was pure heaven.

Second of all, there is something special about male MM writers. I've noticed a pattern that the writing is a little dirtier, grittier and raw and I LIKE IT.
Examples of this:
Smells - when men write about men they tend to write about the dirty, sweaty, used smells of a man and how much they love it. As in more detail than "I love his man smell"
Hair - men usually have lots of hair on their butts and in their butt cracks. Why d
Ok, Ill admit it. I loved this book. Hit all the right kinks for me.
A story of forbidden love. One that the men could only act upon for 2 weeks each year.
For me there was just the right amount of kink and a decent plot as well.
Nov 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Elizabetta by: Louis Stevens

3.5 stars

So… at first this struck me as very stagy. What I mean is the obviousness of the set-up: the solitariness of the family cabin in the woods, the emphasis on nudity while there, and the unusual, extremely physical relationship between a straight-shooter, devoted father and his sexually awakening son. It’s clear where it’s all going, and with a good slathering of overblown detail. I’m pretty sure that most ‘regular’ dads aren’t nearly as hands-on as Martin is with Marty. (view spoiler)
BWT (Belen)
Jan 02, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: mm-fiction, 2016
(view spoiler) ...more
Dec 20, 2015 rated it really liked it
What a bloomin fantastic book to start the new year with. It had all the best tags, taboo (view spoiler), secret relationship, age-gap, and of course very hot sex scenes! A lot of the taboo stories I've read are either very short or nowhere near as detailed as I like them, but this was perfect. Very well written and enjoyable.
Jack Pyke
Authors: Joseph Lance Tonlet
Louis Stevens
Edited by Men in Ink
Dec 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
Thoughts following my second re-read: The glow has definitely left now and I won't be re-reading this again. It is still good but I noticed a few minor things and realised that it is more a 4-star read in the end. Don't get me wrong, it's great but it has it's awkward moments and the words father/son are heavily overused.


Thoughts following my first re-read: I loved it as much as the first time around! I have a feeling that I'll be returning to this read time and time again.


Rating overview
Dec 24, 2015 rated it liked it
Is it weird that I actually liked this story? It is and I don't really care. Weirdly enough, it didn't come across nearly as perverted as I was expecting. Nor was it as creepy. I don't know why. I'll give the credit for that to the authors because how can an incest story not be the creepiest thing ever. I don't know! Definitely an interesting read.
JustJen "Miss Conduct"
Review by The Blogger Girls.

What a surprise this story turned out to be. I knew going in it was taboo, centering around the incestuous relationship of Martin and his son, Marty, so I was expecting a deliciously dark tale. What surprised me instead was just how sweet and meaningful this turned out to be.

The story starts out with Marty as a young man of around 14. He and his father, Martin, have a tradition of spending two weeks together for some father/son bonding at their cabin in the mountains.
Caroline Brand

4.5 Stars

You know when you have read a book and your first thought is ‘people will either love it or really, really hate it’? Quillon’s Covert is THAT book.

I rarely remind people to read the tags attached to a book but in this case I will make an exception. If you don’t like incest then walk away. It is on the page and in your face time and time again. It is not just merely mentioned allowing you to skim over it – the whole story revolves around a father and son w
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Joseph is a born and raised Southern Californian—with a twenty-year stint of living in the Midwest. He loves the laid-back lifestyle of San Diego and considers himself lucky to live where people dream of vacationing.

A lifelong reader of m/m fiction, he began his writing career one night sitting at his MacBook and has never looked back. He writes to bring the characters he dreams about to life.