How I Got Carter is the story of Jackson Willard, and his discoveries on the way to catching the boy of his dreams, the incredible Carter Mulkins. Carter has always been the unattainable god of his wildest fantasies. But at the end of the summer heading into Jackson's junior year, Carter starts to show more interest in Jackson. Little by little their friendship develops, and little by little it becomes more than a friendship.
After losing his wife to illness, a decorated war hero is determined to keep his family together, but his parenting skills are tested during the summer break by financial restraints, an increasing reliance on alcohol, and the discovery that his eldest son is gay.
Mortaumal is a light-hearted tale about death and dying, affection and indifference, independence and love, somewhere in tropical Queensland. Mortaumal gets himself into and out of very hot water while learning to defend himself both physically and mentally in a fast paced romp in which there’s sentiment but not sentimentality, social criticism, excitement, fun, and a bit of everything else.
Can you imagine the future when you are thirteen years old? When you’ve lost everything? From the ruins of war in a bombed out town in Syria; the desperation of refugee camps; and slum cities in Turkey, the paramount goal is safety and the impossible: Europe. This story is of our time and does not shy away from harsh reality. There is abuse, exploitation, huge risk, suffering and pain, but there is also romance and a few good souls.
Tony is from the North. Mitch is from the South. Tony is Catholic. Mitch is Baptist. Tony drives a Mercedes. Mitch drives a pickup truck. Tony wears designers. Mitch wears jeans and t-shirts. It's a mismatch made in Heaven
This is the third book in The Barnstable Chronicles. While you don't necessarily have to read the first two stories to enjoy this one, I highly recommend that you at least read Book One, Stitcher as many of the people and events in that story are referenced here. If you haven't read the second book, Charlie Danner Finds His Way, you can read it at any time.
Book THREE of the Boy’s Trilogy. Peter and Tom of Boy’s of the 1950s are now friends of Vlad, the Moscow boy of Russia My Home. They have numerous adventures with their circle of acquaintances. Adventures include Peter and Tom seeing Bette and Barry at the Continental Baths and getting involved in the Stonewall riots. Peter’s son develops strong feelings for a farm boy. The story continues from 1965 to the present day.
The continued adventures in sex and friendship, online and off, of Alan Damshroeder, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, high school teacher.
This book is different from the previous two because there are two long sections -- "Obey," and "Variation," which only contain two characters -- Alan and another man. Next, there's a conventionally written short story, "Bob," and the last section, "Other Nights," is composed of the usual short exchanges between Alan and a host of men he often never gets to meet.
Three souls from three different times mysteriously entwined: Thomas from 1929, Johnny from 1959, Jude from 2019. Each have lived in the lighthouse, a lighthouse that is full of beauty, mystery, and curses all in equal measure. The mystery of the story is how these three souls are connected and how the curse can be broken.
In the depths beneath the Everbright City lies a vast complex of caves known as The Shade. The Underking of the Shade, Salidar thulu'Khant, seeks to free the demons imprisoned in the city above and use them to unseat King Neredos, the immortal ruler of humanity. The future of the world rests in the unwilling hands of young thief and Shade native, Styx, who is thrust into the middle of a conflict which has perpetuated for centuries.
Rick Spivey had his own issues at Polk High, but when he met the mysterious Taine Maxwell, he developed an obsession which would change both of their lives forever. Something about Taine brings out both the best and worst in Rick, and in his quest to win the boy's heart, Rick undergoes a transformative journey of his own.