Marshall Thornton

Biography

Marshall Thornton is a novelist, playwright and screenwriter living in Long Beach, California. He is best known for the Boystown detective series, which received an honorable mention in the 2011 and 2012 Rainbow Awards and was also a finalist for the 2012 Lambda Book Award – Gay Mystery. Other novels include the erotic comedy The Perils of Praline, or the Amorous Adventures of a Southern Gentleman in Hollywood, Desert Run and Full Release. Marshall has an MFA in screenwriting from UCLA, where he received the Carl David Memorial Fellowship and was recognized in the Samuel Goldwyn Writing awards. He has also had plays produced in both Chicago and Los Angeles and stories published in The James White Review and Frontier Magazine.

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Full Release
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Studio accountant, Matt Latowski orders an erotic massage on the one-year anniversary of a bad break-up, but is surprised when the masseur calls him a couple weeks later to ask him out on a date. Unable to say no to a freebie, Matt begins a journey that eventually leads to his becoming a murder suspect.
Mountain View Terrace
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Series: The Jan Birch Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 21,590. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Set in the mid-sixites, Jan Birch is a typical housewife struggling with an unhappy marriage. In the third Jan Birch Mystery, she fulfills a dream by getting a part-time job that utilizes her artistic skills and begins a tentative relationship with local police officer, Ernie Connors. When Ernie’s wife is discovered dead, Jan must discover whether or not she's fallen in love with a murderer.
Bartholi's Rest
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Series: The Jan Birch Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the second Jan Birch Mystery, Jan takes a job as a waitress behind her husband’s back. When the owner of the restaurant, Paul Bartholi, takes a near-fatal fall down the basement stairs, Jan quickly becomes convinced it wasn’t an accident. She attempts to mind her own business, but when Paul’s fiery fiancé tells the police Jan may have pushed her boss down the stairs, she has to act.
Lucky is Lost
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,670. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a divorced dad gets a call from his little girl telling him that the family dog is missing, he rushes over to look for it. He posts flyers in hopes of finding Lucky. Instead of finding the dog, he receives a ransom note. Who would kidnap Lucky? The creepy babysitter? His troubled son? His ex-wife's boyfriend? Richard searches for the kidnapper but instead uncovers an ugly family secret.
Simple Addition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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When a middle-aged man finds himself trapped in the trunk of a car, he must examine his life to determine exactly who might be taking him on his final journey.

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