Stephen Shypitka

Biography

STEPHEN SHYPITKA was born in British Columbia and grew up in various cities in the United States and Canada. He studied at USC film school in Los Angeles. His books have appeared on the iTunes charts in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, US and the UK (topping those charts #5 in Germany, #7 in Canada and France, #8 in the US, #12 in the UK and #15 in Australia.) His film Some Boys Do became a #1 bestseller on TLAgay.com and received 5 star reviews as a bestseller on Amazon's Instant Video G&L channel. You will remember his fiction for crossing genres, turning heads and deep characterizations that you will not soon forget.

Where to find Stephen Shypitka online


Books

House Of The Rising Sun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A poor, southern upstart lands in New Orleans with nothing and a dream of becoming a writer soon finds himself crossing the lavender line making friends in a house of male prostitution.
Versus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
When an American ex-cop burnout crosses paths with a grieving young Chinese Buddhist both seek their revenge upon the other. East vs. West Gay vs. Straight in Stephen Shypitka’s thriller about personal loss and an unforgettable war waged between two men.
Heaven Inc.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Think your job is bad? Try being an intern in heaven working for megalomaniacs like God and the Devil. Have you ever tried to work for Helios, the Sun god? If Roland’s not careful he’s going to get burned or worse end up with head of goat! Funny. Unconventional. Fierce. Comedy. Think The Office set in heaven.
Silverfish
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
First Kind. Witness. The disc. Second Kind. Feel the burn. Third Kind. They will take you. Fourth Kind? In the year of our Lord. We are not alone. They have always been. And everything is about to change in the twinkling of an eye. Both frightening and fantastic. Think Close Encounters with an edge taking the alien abduction to the next level. Long over due. Brilliant!
The Williams' Affair
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,420. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A beautifully written coming of age tale of a besieged teenage boy and awkward teenage girl. Both coming to terms with themselves and each falling for their substitute teacher, Mister Williams in this telling tale of first love, betrayal and regret.
Murder In Boystown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
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A murder of a famous TV star begets a mystery who murdered Danny? But for Detective Woo and LaSalle the case quickly veers off course into the realm of science fiction with a Buddhist Sheriff, a drunk slut lesbian and Danny himself to reveal a plot by aliens to invade West Hollywood! In Stephen Shypitka's gay War of the Worlds. A must read!
Dark Horse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,590. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
One coin. Two posers. The stuff that villains are made of. In Stephen Shypitka's brooding thriller, a timid clerk's reclusive world is turned upside down when two French Canadien hustlers visit his uncle's shoppe sparking interest in an ancient coin and long dormant sexual feelings in himself. Conflict ensues for competing desires to possess the coin and the young waif.
To Love Somebody
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A middle aged playwright and a young actor fall in love further complicating their current relationships. A quick, stirring, emotional read. High on love and romance? This one's for you!
Necromancer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,460. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Deep in the black forest among the tall looming pines lies the lair of the oldest, blackest, meanest living witch and two teenage buddies are lunch!
Starseeker
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,100. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Hiding in the seams of the sky they came knocking on his door. To awaken the destroyer. To give rise to a king. To fight for a cause long ago forgotten. Let the war between angels begin.
The Gay Dick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Former LAPD Richard Spade finds himself out in Vancouver with his fledgling detective agency, twink Jimmy and his rat dog and the resurfacing of his nemesis Sir Ian, all while investigating the case of The Seven Foot Transvestite in this riotous laugh and reboot of the 1970s mystery movies.
The Cloning of Christ
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
They did the unthinkable. They accomplished the impossible. Man has finally created God. Now would they destroy him?
BLAM! The Collection Episodes 1-7
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A group of notorious hit men led by their green grocer find themselves targets when business goes bad on Cherry Street leaving a mystery in their midst linked to a mute teen and kewpie doll while a vengeful marine, angry Chinese, LAPD, and an enigmatic Russian hit man vie to take control of the shop leaving every man for him self in Stephen Shypitka’s triumphant, page turning, seven part serial.
The Wedding Vow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,890. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Spurred on by a spitfire nun, Father Mackenzie, a staunch conservative Roman Catholic priest finds himself at odds with his parish, himself and his faith when his former altar boy returns desirous to be married in their Pennsylvania township. A poetic, powerful and timely novella on the inevitability of gay marriage, a must read.
The Wilde West
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,890. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
In his tribute to Oscar Wilde, author Stephen Shypitka takes the classic western and turns it on its head, giving the old west a modern makeover where the gloss of gay meets true grit. Two novellas and one short story are compiled here into three unforgettable adventures, The Good, The Bad and The Pretty; Cowboy Love; and Pancho & Lefty. The essential must have destined to become its own classic.
Pancho & Lefty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Stephen Shypitka with a nod to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid reignites an old favorite in his new gay iconic classic, Pancho & Lefty, as a pair of misfits, outlaws and lovers take on the modern west, a pesky Sheriff, greedy Federales, Tombstone and the OK Corral. Non-stop adventure on this road trip sure to please fans old and new.
The Good, The Bad and The Pretty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,460. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Stephen Shypitka takes the classic and turns it upside down (along with The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Shane, for good measure) with his inspired modern tale that sets afire the American southwest as much as his greedy fortune hunters, in yet, another gay hero placed front and center unflinchingly, funny and remarkable.
Euripides Fountain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this future, the privileged have unlocked the key to immortality, thanks to the altering of their telomeres the wealthy enjoy the "high life" and live to be 300; meanwhile, the poor are relegated to work and die short.
Hollow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Struggling screenwriter Andy Hughes finds himself leaping between Pacifica and Homeworld brought on by a bout of fatigue, fear and loneliness that finds himself in love with the same man in two alternate realities.
Cowboy Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
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Inspired by Elton John's Captain Fantastic and The Brown Dirt Cowboy comes an original short story of the lives of how a rodeo rider and an English rocker come to meet and love set against the backdrop of the Canadian rockies world famous rodeo.
The Philosophy of Strontium 90
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
In this near apocalyptic future, citizens are bar coded and cameras monitor your every move, including in the bedroom where certain sex has been outlawed. When given orders by the all powerful Homeland Defense the lives of two men, Hayes and Herc, become inextricably intertwined while battling the rise of their own sexual identities and shared destiny to destroy or save the pink underground.
Hetero World
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Viruses grow, evolve, mutate. They don’t die. They wait in the shadows. Aaron Sumner, reared in a life of Dixie privilege, woke to find the AIDS virus had become intermittently airborne and the world edging toward a final and terrifying solution. It would be up to Aaron, one gay man infected with the virus they so feared to not only save himself, his friends, his family, but his way of life.

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