Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales, mystery novels, and horror fiction. He was a leading ghost story writer of the nineteenth century and was central to the development of the genre in the Victorian era. No less an authority than M.R. James described Le Fanu as “absolutely in the first rank as a writer of ghost stories”—but he was far more than that. His short... [click here for more]
Fletcher Flora enjoyed a long career as a pulp fiction and mystery writer, and among his works we discovered a number of "daring" (for the time -- they are quite modest by modern standards) novels of lesbian love (some with crime elements).
All were published as paperback originals from somewhat-less-than-respectable publishing companies -- Strange Sisters in 1954 and Desperate Asylum... [click here for more]
This volume assembles 14 tales of gay sex, cannibalism, and torture -- dark subject handled with a light style, often with a science fiction or fantasy setting. Men having sex with carnivorous plants that eat them, or vampires that feed on -- and heighten the intensity of -- gay sex are just a few of the themes explored in this explicit gay, adults-only volume. This volume assembles 14 tales of gay... [click here for more]