Acclaimed author Jeff Mann’s sequel to his beloved historical novel Purgatory will instill in readers an ardent expectation over Privates Campbell and Conrad’s fate. Both men are wounded, deserters, and their love for each other is viewed by so many as a crime against nature—hanging for any of these offenses threatens every moment they tarry to rest. They must rely on the kindness of strangers.
The autobiographical essays in Edge offer insight into the passions of acclaimed author Jeff Mann. These memories, insightful as they are endearing, range from his boyhood obsession with the gothic allure of Dark Shadows, to the doubt and pain of being a Southerner and so at the edge of the gay community, and the appeal of leather bars and bear culture.
Follow Noel Thomas as he begins the process of discovering the identity of his natural born mother. Read about Noel and his fast evolving relationship with his instant loving ultra rich muscle bear partner Butch Carnegie. Will Noel Thomas eventually find out who is natural born mother really is? Will Noel Thomas and Butch Carnegie fall in love and tie the knot?
Travis Ferrell has not yet admitted his passion for handsome guys—and his idea of what handsome is and what handsome does is not much different from him. Soon he’ll learn that he’s not unique; gay culture has a name for young men like him. Cubs. Lambda Literary Award-winning author Jeff Mann has written a touching romance for the outsider in us all.
Discovering his boyfriend's affair with a co-worker wrecks Eli's holiday plans. He thinks getting stuck in his getaway cabin has made things worse until he calls Mac's Wood Delivery and hears the owner's deep, sultry voice.
Brett, a 12 year old child, is forced to leave his small town country home because he is gay and live with his uncle in Houston. His uncle and his group of friends do their best to make him feel at home. But when one of the guys’s ex plans revenge, Brett gets caught in the middle and is taken on a bizarre roller coaster ride that many adults couldn’t endure.
Alaric he has an unnatural affinity to nature and he is not affected by cold or disease. Ralph; a handicapped teen, becomes his friend and together they try to discover the secret behind his nature, after surviving a terrible tragedy that gave him a vision about a horned man-beast seated on a throne of stone calling him to go back home, claiming to be his real father; The Mountain King.
A much lauded essayist and poet, Jeff Mann writes of the passion and pain of being a Southern gentleman who happens to be invested in many worlds: the hungers of gay Bear culture; the propensities of leather and bondage; the frustrations of academia; and the perspectives of an Appalachian who has traveled the world. Binding the God is his second collection of essays.