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Erastes

Erastes is an author of gay historical fiction. Her novels cover many time periods and locations. She lives in Norfolk UK with demanding cats and never seems to have enough time to serve them.

Reed All About Tit by Erastes

Reed All About Tit by Erastes

Self-publishing is a good option for keeping hold of your creative control. It gives you the major share of your royalties and these days it’s a cheap option—I remember when it cost many thousands, before the days of digital. But…. If there are many quality self-published books in the gay historical genre, then please Show Me Them, because I’m having a hard time loving self-publishing when book after book after…
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The Gentleman and The Rogue

The Gentleman and The Rogue

Title:  The Gentleman and The Rogue Author:  Bonnie Dee and Summer Devon Publisher: Duet Publishing Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre:  Historical M/M romance (Regency) Length: 158  Pages Rating:  5+ stars out of 5 A guest review by Erastes THE BLURB A lad from the streets meets a lord of the manor… When war veteran Sir Alan Watleigh goes searching for sex, he never imagines the street rat he brings home…
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A Touch of Class

A Touch of Class

Class: John Cleese, Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett This week I’m going back to my “Ask the Audience” post – and answer something that Tam asked: Erastes: Do you think British men in romance novels in general (or m/m specifically) are accurately portrayed or do all of us in NA just fall for the accent and we either romanticise them (they are all James Bonds) or do we not give them…
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Bucket of Water Please!

Bucket of Water Please!

Guest post by Erastes I had a more sensible and serious discussiony post planned but I’m feeling a bit rough today so I’m going to talk about sex instead because that cheers me up. For obvious reasons this post has no pictures!! I think that any book these days that deals with any kind of relationship is going to have to deal with sex at some point. It doesn’t have…
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Not so hostile witness

Not so hostile witness

Guest post by Erastes Most people who read books get to choose what they read.  There are many ways we are tempted to pick that book off the shelf, as we know – a cover, a blurb, a tempting display, that kind of thing.  Within our genre, too, there’s only just enough to satisfy the hungriest of readers. For those of us who do reviews however, we have to read…
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