Adam Fitzroy

Biography

Imaginist and purveyor of tall tales Adam Fitzroy is a UK resident who has been successfully spinning male-male romances either part-time or full-time since the 1980s, and has a particular interest in examining the conflicting demands of love and duty.

Where to find Adam Fitzroy online


Books

No Holds Bard: Modern LGBTQ+ Fiction Inspired by the Works of William Shakespeare
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 68,870. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Ten authors, twelve extraordinary stories. We have marriage proposals and murder; subtle scheming villainy; a missing manuscript; a haunting… Whether set within the framework of a play, or spotlighting actors, characters, or the Bard himself, these stories will have you viewing Shakespeare in a whole new light. It’s definitely not the kind of thing they taught us in school…
Call to Arms: Modern LGBTQ+ fiction of the Second World War
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 97,710. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Seventeen stories, thirteen authors, a second war. Once again Manifold Press's writers explore the lives of LGBTQ+ people and their war-time experience in cities, towns and countryside across the world. Amidst war and peace, in the thick of violence or in an unexpected lull, these stories of the Second World War take the reader far and wide, from loss and parting to love and homecoming.
Out of the Shadows: Extracts for an Anniversary 1967-2017
Price: Free! Words: 30,870. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It is 50 years since the Sexual Offences Act 1967 decriminalised private homosexual acts between men over 21 in England and Wales - a partial victory, but also a deeply significant one. This free anthology of extracts from Manifold Press titles illustrates in a modest way the changes experienced by gay men over the centuries in Britain, and how these may have affected individuals.
A Certain Persuasion: Modern LGBTQ+ fiction inspired by Jane Austen's novels
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 114,060. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Modern LGBTQ+ fiction inspired by Jane Austen's novels. Thirteen stories from eleven authors, exploring the world of Jane Austen and celebrating her influence on ours.
In Deep
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
On a remote Scottish island to investigate an unexplained death, Ted Harris finds himself entangled in the life of the community - and attracted to Athol, his enigmatic landlord. Soon they’re working together, depending on each other for survival, and slowly unravelling the mystery. Will they figure out exactly how Kieran Parnes died? And what will it do to the island if they tell anybody?
A Pride of Poppies: Modern GLBTQI fiction of the Great War
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 67,630. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A London pub, an English village, a shell-hole on the Front, the outskirts of Thai Nguyen city, a ship in heavy weather off Zeebrugge, a civilian internment camp … Unspoken loves and griefs, unexpected freedoms, the tensions between individuality and duty, and every now and then the relief of recognition. You’ll find both heartaches and joys in this astonishing range of thought-provoking stories.
The Bridge on the River Wye
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Chef Rupert’s picking up the pieces; he’s lost his love, his business, his home, and he’s trying to make a fresh start. Linking up with Jake on a whim he finds himself involved in a strange tale of organic farming, migrant workers, greed and even possibly murder – in the midst of which the attraction is still there, but Rupert’s not sure whether the feeling's mutual or if he's ready to try again.
Stage Whispers
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 135,030. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Jobbing actor Jonathan Stapleton - failed husband, slightly better father, with no ambition, and a modicum of acting ability - doesn’t need complications in his life, but that’s what he gets with Callum Henley - younger, talented, impulsive, and inexplicably crazy about him. How can they hope to succeed as a couple when one is heading for fame and fortune ... and the other prefers to stay at home?
Make Do And Mend
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 108,310. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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The Second World War. It’s not all fighting and glory; there are battles on the Home Front, too, and some are not exactly heroic. That’s what injured naval officer Harry discovers when he befriends conscientious objector Jim – a friendship frowned upon in their small Welsh valley even before they begin to fall in love.
Ghost Station
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 65,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
The Cold War, 1976. Retired agent John Dashwood is persuaded to supervise one last mission. However everyone at Ghost Station seems to have something to hide – including his colleagues, Rick Wentworth and Harry Tilney, and his enigmatic boss. When Dashwood sends Rick and Harry into a dangerous situation, the boundaries between friend and enemy blur and he’s left isolated, wondering who to trust.
Dear Mister President
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 53,980. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When USAF Colonel Chad Ryan accepts a new job on the White House staff he is soon making friends with the First Family – and with charismatic and troubled President Douglas Ford Kearney himself. They have scarcely begun to explore their feelings for one another, however, when it becomes apparent that their relationship is under threat from enemies both within and without.
Between Now and Then
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 46,390. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
It’s 1991, and a group of English football fans are driving across Belgium; their trip takes them through the site of a former battle, and that’s when a strange sequence of events begins. For Dennis and Allan, colleagues who cordially dislike each other, this means journeying further still – into what appears to be the past, and into the lives of two men who travelled this way 75 years earlier...

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