Lyle Blake Smythers


Lyle Blake Smythers is an actor, writer, and librarian in the Washington, D.C., area. Since 1976, he has performed in over 100 stage productions, including three appearances at the National Theatre.

In 2012, his first novel, the heroic fantasy Feasting With Panthers, was published. He has also written fiction, poetry, satire, and literary criticism for Manscape, FirstHand, Playguy, The William and Mary Review, Insights, School Library Journal, Children's Literature Review, and the original anthology Queer Fish.

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Worms of Sin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,820. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A haunted mental asylum turned drug treatment facility exposes supernatural detective Finn M’Coul to an outbreak of murderous insanity, a strange parasite, and ghosts that seek sex with the living.
Death by Sin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,910. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Two supernatural private detectives in Washington, D.C., battle a psychotic supervillain spreading a new sex drug that only works on gay men, increasing the male orgasm and killing them.

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