In the beginning… Did the rabidly homophobic chief of police with political ambitions murder one of his identical-twin sons for being gay? And what secrets does the surviving twin hold? Dick Hardesty, working for the public relations firm charged with helping the chief in his run for governor, is assigned the task of being liaison with the chief´s dysfunctional family. Can he pick his way through the skeletons in the chief´s closet in time to derail the man´s political plans? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeff Frez-Albrecht. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/006033/bk_acx0_006033_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Marshall´s experiences with ghosts and the supernatural are legendary, but when a boy 100 years dead turns up in his bedroom with the cryptic message ´´Blackford Manor´´, Marshall realizes his adventures with the other side have only begun. As more specters appear to Marshall, he begins to assemble the pieces of a puzzle that leads him to Graymoor Mansion and a set of crimes more heinous than those of a modern day serial killer. The evil four, a group of boys who were involved with the murders of gay youths a year ago have returned. Skye and the gay boys of Verona can do little more than watch and wait for the terror to begin again. Skye learns of a psychopathic homophobe who is in league with his enemies, but things take a curious turn when one of the evil four is brutally murdered. Suspicion turns to Skye. Has he finally gone too far to protect his friends? Skye isn´t the only one with a motive. All the gay boys of Verona are suspect. This time around, the shoe is on the other foot. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bryant Sullivan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/022050/bk_acx0_022050_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Hap Collins has just returned home from a gig working on an off-shore oil rig. With a new perspective on life, Hap wants to change the way he´s living, and shoot the straight and narrow. That is, until the man who stole Leonard Pine´s boyfriend turns up headless in a ditch and Leonard gets fingered for the murder. Hap vows to clear Leonard´s name, but things only get more complicated when Leonard´s ex shows up dead, too. o the police, it is just a matter of gay-biker infighting, but to Hap and Leonard, murder is always serious business, and these hit a little too close to home. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Phil Gigante. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/001663/bk_brll_001663_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
2013 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Mystery - Winner When missing persons investigator Dan Sharp attends a wedding, he finds himself investigating more than one murder. Dan Sharp, a gay father and missing persons investigator, accepts an invitation to a wedding on a yacht in Ontario’s Prince Edward County. It seems just the thing to bring Dan closer to his noncommittal partner, Bill, a respected medical professional with a penchant for sleazy after-hours clubs, cheap drugs, and rough sex. But the event doesn’t go exactly as planned. When a member of the wedding party is swept overboard, a case of mistaken identity leads to confusion as the wrong person is reported missing. The hunt for a possible killer leads Dan deeper into the troubled waters and private lives of a family of rich WASPs and their secret world of privilege. No sooner is that case resolved than a second one ends up on Dan’s desk. Dan is hired by an anonymous source to investigate the disappearance, 20 years earlier, of the groom’s father. The only clues are a missing bicycle and six horses mysteriously poisoned. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steve Cumyn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/ecwp/000536/bk_ecwp_000536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Private eye Donald Strachey is out to solve another mystery, this time in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. When he starts probing into the institution of gay marriage, he doesn´t expect it to lead to murder. Along with a birds-eye view of Berkshire culture, this audiobook combines the literary styles of Dashiell Hammett with the wit of Dorothy Parker. A taut, suspenseful, ripped from the headlines thriller, this is the ninth in the Strachey series. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Richard Stevenson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bmas/000010/bk_bmas_000010_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It begins with a bang: Kathleen Stone is watching her friend, Dolly, and his fellow drag queens from The Pink Parrot perform at the Halloween parade when their float explodes. Suspecting foul play, The Pink Parrot´s owner, Big Mamma, hires Kat to find the culprit. Meanwhile, Kat has not given up on her quest to bring gangster Salvatore Magrelli to justice and once more dons a disguise to infiltrate The Skyview, an exclusive club run by his wife, Eva. When she watches the club´s poker dealer drop dead during a high-stakes game, she decides to look into his death as well. Upon discovering that he was also gay, she suspects that this murder could be a hate crime connected to the parade explosion. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tavia Gilbert. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/drms/000742/bk_drms_000742_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
On the eve of his 65th birthday, Sir Nigel Ingram, Surgeon Vice Admiral, RN, has a massive heart attack and dies at his home in Salisbury, Wilts. His 35-year-old partner, although some would say lover, Callum Ryan, is with him. After the funeral Callum has to arrange for a thanksgiving service at Salisbury Cathedral followed by a reception at The Salisbury Guildhall for nearly 500 people, such is the legacy of Sir Nigel´s remarkable naval career. Callum Ryan is now left with a void in his life to fill and, although an only child from Liverpool, feels lost with a touch of the ´´navy blues´´. His thoughts of planning a new future are suddenly shattered when out of the blue he is charged with the murder of a gay teenager.... Has Callum lost the will to live despite his pleas of innocence having to live and lead the life of a condemned man for many years, or will something happen to alter the course of justice? In his sixth adult novel, the author has once again written an honest, witty, and unusual tale of what can so easily happen to an innocent man found guilty of a crime that beggar´s belief - or is it a state of confusion or panic? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anthony Wren. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/mybk/000112/bk_mybk_000112_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Edgar and Macavity Award nominee Timothy Hallinan´s Simeon Grist private-eye novels have become cult favorites. This sixth series installment takes place in the West Hollywood of 1995, where the community is shaken by the brutal killing of an older man who was widely loved for his generosity and kindness. In a time when the police were largely indifferent to crimes against gay people, Simeon is hired to catch the murderer - and finds himself up against the most dangerous adversary of his career, a man who kills his victims not once but twice: once physically and once in spirit. With an unforgettable climax and a twist you won´t see coming, The Bone Polisher is a top-notch crime novel from a highly acclaimed author. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Keith Szarabajka. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/007953/bk_blak_007953_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Fed up with his desk duty in the Imperial Arcane Library, book hunter Colin Bliss accepts a private commission to find The Sword´s Shadow, a legendary and dangerous witches´ grimoire. But to find the book, Colin must travel to the remote Western Isles and solve a centuries´ old murder. Please note: This book contains gay erotic content. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Max Miller. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/002816/bk_acx0_002816_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The gay 1890s aren´t always. Gay that is. Sometimes life is dangerous, especially if you´re next on someone´s murder list. In 1896, there aren´t many career choices for a young lady. China Bohannon has fled one bad situation, and is looking to start her life over as a strong, independent woman in the wild and woolly town of Spokane, Washington. Convincing Gratton Doyle to take her seriously as a bookkeeper is hard enough, and when it comes to working as an investigator in the Doyle & Howe Detective Agency, it´s well - nigh impossible. But what if China is able to solve a murder case no one, including the police, wants to take on, that of a young girl found dead, her body thrown in the river? Maybe Gratton will hire her then. But first, China has to avoid becoming the murderer´s next victim. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rebecca Cook. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bimo/001331/bk_bimo_001331_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.