The Bruno Benedetti Mysteries

Tricks of the Mind
Series: The Bruno Benedetti Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: British English. Published: January 23, 2015 by Alan McManus. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Inspirational
In the Westend of Glasgow, during the tension preceding the second Gulf War, Bruno walks in on Justin exercising and gives in to his pleading to massage taut muscles. As Justin groans in pleasure, Bruno reads him a strange astrological dream which begins to echo eerily in various narratives of family and friends as the dream turns to nightmare and Bruno is forced to confront monsters from the Id.
The Lovers
Series: The Bruno Benedetti Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,960. Language: British English. Published: January 24, 2015 by Alan McManus. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Neither an unusually hot Scottish summer nor Justin’s habitual strip-teasing can take Bruno's mind off the slow ebbtide of his dad's dementia. Justin’s suggestion of going to a Psychic Fayre leads to Bruno overhearing a tarot card reading for Bernadette, not just the lonely and intelligent nurse that she seems, as the cards on the table lead them into deadly confrontation with crony capitalism.
Shades of the Sun
Series: The Bruno Benedetti Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,570. Language: British English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Alan McManus. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
All’s fun (but very weird) at a mystery winter weekend at Corpington Manor until Bruno, Justin and Imogen lose a night and Clara, back home, diagnoses PTSD. The Scooby-Doo type adventure stops being comic when stress and a sinister hiker traumatise them till a Midsummer healing retreat leads Bruno to a bloodstained body on a Glasgow street, to let go of his past and try to live with the mystery.
Qismet
Series: The Bruno Benedetti Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016 by Alan McManus. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Clara’s inheritance makes Bruno’s wish to open a small school suddenly possible. But the scandal of her great-aunt's lesbian relationship isn’t the only secret from the past. As things go bump in the night and day, the line between quick and dead is crossed. Bruno becomes an unwitting pawn of a force he cannot control, believing that a better world is possible – at the cost of this one.
Tir nam Ban
Series: The Bruno Benedetti Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2016 by Alan McManus. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
What could possibly go wrong when Bruno and friends take a school trip to a Scottish Hebridean paradise? A mysterious prophecy just seems part of the charm of Tìr nam Bàn and with the beauty of the island (and of his athletic boyfriend) Bruno doesn't see the significance of the lights to the north-east of the island. But there is evil in paradise and stopping slavery means paying a terrible price.