Interview with Blak Rayne

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Being able to share my imagination with others.
What do your fans mean to you?
I appreciate their support, it's second to none.
Who are your favorite authors?
Agatha Christie, Oliver Bowden, Joseph Wambaugh, Diana Gabaldon, Youka Nitta, Tite Kubo, Kazuma Kodaka, Brian Jacques, Michael Moorcock, Lee Child, J.R.R. Tolkien, Terry Brooks, Minette Walters, R.D. Wingfield, Janet Evanovich, Colin Dexter, Robin Cook, James Herriot, Naoki Urasawa, Kei Sanbe, Maki Enjoji, Ayano Yamane, Anne Rice, Grant Naylor, Bram Stoker, Anne Cleeves, Michael Slade, Louisa May Alcott, Michael Crichton, Stephen King, David Eddings, Jack Whyte and many more!
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
A new plot idea.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Listening to music, gardening, reading, drawing or watching movies.
What do you read for pleasure?
When I don't want to think too hard I will read one of my manga or a comic book; the art is beautiful.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Either my laptop or iPhone.
Describe your desk
It's a horseshoe of clear and black glass with the middle section elevated by two inches. It supports my big iMac, a second screen, speakers, my wattpad, potted bamboo, lamp, candle, and three containers of pens, etc., plus writing materials.
When did you first start writing?
Elementary school.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I'm a creative person, so it seemed a natural step.
Published 2017-05-03.
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Books by This Author

The Reaper Complete Series
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,470. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Love, fidelity, and commitment—Brody is all those and more. Captivated from the moment they met, Z’s growing affection for his favourite john, a serial killer, changes his life forever.
Embrace the Reaper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The players haven’t changed, but the playing field has; Zeus will do whatever it takes to save his lover, even kill.
Jack the Anthropophagite
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When Zeus notices a man standing in the dark outside the bathroom window staring back at him, he more than feels the fear, he can taste it.
Apprentice Killers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
As Brody reflects on his life, he begins to realize that his mentor’s influence may have impaired his judgment.
Maximum Kill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: American English. Published: May 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Adult
When a fellow serial killer kidnaps Zeus, not only is Brody forced to fight, but he’s forced to face an unpleasant truth.
Kiss the Reaper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: American English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
As a prostitute, Z has no one trustworthy he can rely on in his life until he meets Brody, a kind and mysterious man who seems to be the answer to all his problems.
Turkish Delight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Admittedly shallow, Leonard can't understand why he'd fall for a man he's never seen.
Carson's Story
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,250. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Adult
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Carson’s never relied on anyone, but thanks to a car accident and his occupation, he starts to struggle with more than bouts of anxiety when another man wants a piece of his action.
The Jock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After a lifetime of regrets and dwelling on the past, Adrian finally realizes the present and everyone he loves should be cherished.
The Ideal Side of Life
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,550. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Every job comes with acceptable risk, but when Carson's occupation crosses the line and puts too much of a strain on their relationship, Stephen is forced to make a difficult decision.
Older the Better
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
(5.00 from 1 review)
One man lives on the edge. Another lives to forget. Can one bad choice be made right after fourteen years of denial?
The Ideal Side of Love
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,490. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Four years after the death of his husband, Stephen Pritchard comes to a turning point, when he meets an enigmatic stranger, twice.