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Death Comes Easy: The Gay Times Book of Murder Stories

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Publisher Comments:

From the Roman Empire to the Far East and from a dangerously repressed priest to strangers on a plane, these stories know no boundaries in their pursuit of violent killers and bloody endings.

This vividly imagined collection includes authors known for their stories of murder and mayhem and others who are new to the tradition. It opens with a lively introduction by Lambda-nominated editor Peter Burton.

Contributors include: Perry Brass, Hugh Fleetwood, Patrick Gale, Drew Gummerson, Francis King, Josh Lanyon, Felice Picano, Steven Saylor and Michael Wilcox.

Praise for Bend Sinister: The Gay Times Book of Disturbing Stories:

"Meaty."-Stonewall News Northwest

"A collection of startling originality . . . a welcome -addition to the canon of gay literature."-City Life

"[An] excellent anthology of horror, fantasy and crime . . . a chillingly good read."-Big Issue

"A lively, eclectic collection . . . Highly recommended."-The List

Peter Burtonhas been nominated for a Lambda Literary Award for each of his previous anthologies: The Mammoth Book of Gay Short Stories and Bend Sinister. He has written or contributed to more than thirty books, including his collection of essays, Amongst the Aliens.

Synopsis:

Following the success of his last collection - the Lambda-nominated Bend Sinister - Peter Burton's new anthology focuses on murder in all its gory guises. From a heated crime of passion to a cold-blooded coshing, these stories will unsettle the most hardened mystery fan. Famous names and rising stars alike wield their pens with venom in this must-buy anthology.

Synopsis:

This anthology of tales focuses on murder in all of its gory guises. From heated crimes of passion to cold-blooded coshings, it should be enjoyed by fans of contemporary hard-boiled crime fiction.

About the Author

Peter Burton's two previous anthologies, The Mammoth Book of Gay Short Stories and Bend Sinister, have both been nominated for Lambda awards (the latter is on the current shortlist). He has written or contributed to more than thirty books, including his own collection of essays, Amongst the Aliens.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781902852461
Subtitle:
The Gay Times Book of Murder Stories
Editor:
Burton, Peter
Editor:
Burton, Peter
Author:
Burton, Peter
Publisher:
GMP
Location:
London
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Gay
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories, English
Subject:
Gay & Lesbian
Copyright:
Series Volume:
GTR-550
Publication Date:
20031201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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Product details 400 pages GMP Publishers - English 9781902852461 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Following the success of his last collection - the Lambda-nominated Bend Sinister - Peter Burton's new anthology focuses on murder in all its gory guises. From a heated crime of passion to a cold-blooded coshing, these stories will unsettle the most hardened mystery fan. Famous names and rising stars alike wield their pens with venom in this must-buy anthology.
"Synopsis" by , This anthology of tales focuses on murder in all of its gory guises. From heated crimes of passion to cold-blooded coshings, it should be enjoyed by fans of contemporary hard-boiled crime fiction.
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