The Velvet Interrogation (Gay Romance / Thriller) by Stephen Kessel
Approx. 14,690 words.
Published on August 1, 2011 by
U.S. diplomat Chet Bender saves young Nabil Shabili in an extraction from Palestinian refugee camps inside Lebanon, in the shadow of an impending Israeli attack that will lead to a massacre in the camps. He subsequently accepts Nabil into his life, bed, and heart.
Nearly twenty years later, Nabil is in the running to take the presidency of Lebanon and the forces promoting this rise are . . .