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.
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.