Follow Me Into Darkness Five Tales Of Carnivale RomanceCarnivale Is A Time For Decadence, For Revelry, And For Mischief A Time When We Shed The Figurative Masks We Wear In Everyday Life In Favor Of New Ones Ones That Allow Us To Be A Little Bolder, A Little Adventurous, And Perhaps A Little Truer To Ourselves Follow Me Into Darkness Is A Compilation Of Original Tales Of Queer Romance By Five Of The Premier Authors Of Contemporary Romance.Hurricane By Santino HassellInteresting Things Never Happened To Zay He Was The Wallflower Everyone Forgot About As Soon As The Booze Began To Flow, And Mardi Gras Had Never Been An Exception But After A Chance Encounter With A Devil May Care Grifter, This Year S Celebration Brings Adventure And Whirlwind Romance.If We Be Friends By J.C LillisSeventeen Year Old Ven Should Be Flying High He S Playing The Title Role In A New TV Drama About Hamlet S Teen Years, And Tonight They Re Having A Mardi Gras Cast Party In A Possibly Haunted Castle But Ven S Lost All His Mirth Since His Boyfriend Suggested They Take A Break, So He Plans To Skip The Bash And Brood In His Trailer All Night Then The Exasperating Guy Who Plays Horatio Challenges Him To A Shakespearean Soliloquy Off, And Ven Knows His Actorly Honor Is At Stake He Says Yes To The Duel, Trudges Off To The The Party To Meet His Fate And Finds That Awaits Him Onstage Than A Battle Of Wits And Words.Masked By J.R GrayBlistering Heat And Half Naked Masked Men As Far As The Eye Can See, But Heath Runs Into The One Face It S Taken Him Fifteen Years To Forget Javier Is Plagued With A Life Of Regret, But When A Second Chance Confronts Him, Can He Let Go Of His Hang Ups And Seize The Moment The Queen S Reflection By Kris RipperIsah Plays The Role Everyone Expects Malleable And Cautious, A True Queen But What Others See As A Queen S Appropriate Modesty Is Really Just A Disguise For What Isah Has Never Told Anyone, The Thing No One Can Ever Know.This Body, Dressed In The Queen S Gowns, Is A Lie.Once A Year, At Carnival, Isah Dons Someone Else S Clothes And Becomes Them For A Night A Young Cook In Stained Whites, Or A Stableboy In Worn Breeches As Long As No One Gets Too Close The Pretense Holds.Until Two Strangers Look Past All The Characters And Isah Finally Exposes The Person Behind The Mask.Touched By Roan ParrishSometimes When He Touches People Philippe Rondeau Sees Their Future It S Erratic And Inconvenient, But Mostly He S Learned To Deal With It Sure He Hasn T Found True Love Yet, But He Has Friends And Lovers, And Is Kept Busy Running His Family S Jazz Club In Prohibition Era New Orleans But Now It S Mardi Gras And All Bets Are Off In The Space Of One Night, Philippe Falls Under The Spell Of Jazz Musician Claude And Learns A Terrible Secret About His Powers If Philippe Is Certain Of Anything It S That The Future Can Be Tricky, But The Chance At Love Makes It All Seem Worthwhile.
When not staying up all night writing, J.R Gray can be found at the gym where it s half assumed he is a permanent resident to fulfill his self inflicted masochism A dominant and a pilot, Gray finds it hard to be in the passenger seat of any car He frequently interrupts real life, including normal sleep patterns and conversations, to jot down notes or plot bunnies Commas are the bane of his exi
- 189 pages
- Follow Me Into Darkness
- J.R. Gray
- 07 May 2018 J.R. Gray