Elliott Mackle

Biography

Elliott Mackle covered the 1996 Olympic Games for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. An AJC staff writer, he served as the newspaper’s dining critic for a decade, also reporting on military affairs, travel and the national restaurant scene. His first novel, It Takes Two, was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award. He lives in Atlanta with his partner of nearly forty years.

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Books

Welcome Home, Captain Harding
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Series: Captain Harding, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Lethe Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Continuing the adventures and misadventures begun in Elliott Mackle’s award-winning Captain Harding’s Six-Day War and Captain Harding and his Men, Joe and his fellow officers and men are up against a hot-dogging, risk-taking aircraft commander, a pair of drug-abusing co-pilots and a married administrator with a taste for sexual blackmail.
Only Make Believe: A Novel
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,990. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Lethe Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
It’s amateur night at the ultra-private, members-only Caloosa Club on the Fort Myers, Florida, riverfront. Trouble begins when the fat lady sings. Her triumph is sweet. But, only hours later, the diva lies near death in a hotel room upstairs, the victim of a vicious beating. Hotel manager Dan Ewing and his sidekick, Lee County Detective Bud Wright, soon discover that this was no lady.
It Takes Two: A Novel
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,770. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Lethe Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
February, 1949. Fort Myers, Florida. It started out to be such a nice day. But early morning gunfire at the Royal Plaza Motor Hotel changed all that. One white man is dead. One black man is dead. The white man’s widow has just crashed the investigation and is waving a gun around. Former journalist Elliott Mackle takes this wonderfully realized "why-done-it” to fascinating levels.
Captain Harding and His Men
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Series: Captain Harding, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,760. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Lethe Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Continuing the adventures and misadventures begun in Elliott Mackle’s award-winning “Captain Harding’s Six-Day War,” Joe and his fellow officers and airmen contend with a highly decorated but sexually abusive wing commander, a closeted Pentagon official fighting to save his career, a CIA agent who may be an imposter, and shipments of British weapons that fall into the wrong hands
Captain Harding's Six-Day War
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Series: Captain Harding, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011 by Lethe Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Assigned to baby-sit a loose-cannon colonel at remote Wheelus Air Base, Libya, handsome, hard-charging Captain Joe Harding spends his off-duty time bedding an enlisted medic and a muscular major, then begins a nurturing friendship with the American ambassador's teenage son. A romance with a gays-in-the-military backdrop.
Hot off the Presses: A Novel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,920. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Lethe Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
What happens to a crusading journalist when he finds himself falling for a closeted gymnast favored to win gold medals at the upcoming Olympics? When CNN and Sports Illustrated hound him in their never-ending demand for sensationalism that threatens careers? Henry must fi nd the answer to moral dilemmas: integrity versus propriety; passion versus restraint.

Elliott Mackle’s tag cloud

air force    anti war movement    athletes    berkeley    crime    dadt    detective    dont ask dont tell    drag queen    gay    gay fiction    gay mystery    gay press    gay romance    gay soldiers    gays in the military    glbt    glbt fiction    historical    historical 1940s    homophobia    homosexual    libya    military    murder    mytery    olympics    queer    racism    reporters    soldier    soldiers    sports    thriller    vietnam    vietnam vets    war