James Stryker is a Central Pennsylvania author who enjoys writing speculative and literary fiction. Themes in his work focus toward diversity in the LGBTQ spectrum and the voice of underrepresented or misunderstood viewpoints. His debut novel, Assimilation, was released in 2016.
James shares a residence with a pack of pugs, who continue to disagree about the ratio of treats to writing. Despite his day job and writing projects, James is never too busy to connect with readers or other writers. He welcomes you to check out his website, follow him on social media, or drop a line to his email.
In order to survive senior year, Sam must convince Mr. Keegan that he’s not a junkie teenager and decide if, unlike his family and school staff, this teacher can be trusted with the truth and become his only ally.
Luke’s father had the audacity to die mid-argument, leaving Luke feeling guilty for failing to meet expectations.
But his life is thrown into turmoil when a stranger named Tom expresses gratitude that Jay finally shared his past with his children: Jay was a transgender man who’d been raised female.
Luke’s only hope to learn the truth is in finding and gaining the trust of the terminally ill Tom.