Queer Mystery Coming Attractions: June 2023

by Matt Lubbers-Moore

Fifty-four years ago, lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender, drag kings and queens, people of color, and white, all had enough and fought back against the unfair and discriminatory treatment they experienced in every civilized sphere: social, economic, and government. The LGBTQ+ community has seen huge expanses in equal rights: marriage, serving in the military, and in some states civil rights protections. However, as the LGBTQ+ community gains rights, the far right continues to attack and try to push the community back into the closet.

Drama Merry, the 16th Nicky and Noah mystery novel by Joe Cosentino

by Joe Cosentino

Don’t you just adore musical theatre? What better way to tell a story than with performers in colorful costumes engaging in heightened dialogue, melodious tunes, and creative dancing in front of elaborate sets? The orchestra swells with catchy tunes. The energy between the actors onstage and the audience in the theatre house is electrifying. There is nothing better than “another opening, another show” as handsome chorus boys sing, “you’re the top.”

Queer Mystery Coming Attractions: April 2023

by Matt Lubbers-Moore

A friend of mine messaged me the other day almost in tears because an author they love and adore replied to their email in a contemptuous way. My friend is a fan of male/male romances which are very commonly written by straight women for straight women, and the author in question has a very feminine name and looks very feminine, and therefore, my friend made the assumption that the author in question is female. Hell, I made the assumption the author was female.

The Still Small Voice By Brenda Stanley: Review/Giveaway/Interview

by Lorie Lewis Ham

The Still Small Voice by Brenda Stanley is more than just a mystery—it is the story of a family that has been broken by prejudice, lies, and secrets. Madison Moore has been estranged from her family for many years so she is shocked when her dying father asks to see her. She is hesitant to return, but a part of her hopes that he is going to apologize for how the family treated her, so she decides to make the trip. What awaits her is much more than she could ever have imagined.