Erastes

A Brush With Darkness

A Brush With Darkness

Title: A Brush With Darkness Author: Erastes Cover Artist: N/A Publisher: Carina Press Buy Link: Buy Link A Brush with Darkness Genre: M/M historical, paranormal romance Length: 19,000 words Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jenre Summary Review: A wholly engrossing story of dark desire and murder set in 18th Century Florence.
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Junction X

Title: Junction X Author: Erastes Cover Artist: Alex Beecroft Publisher: Cheyenne Publishing Buy Link: Buy Link Junction X Genre: historical Length: 200 pages Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Cryselle Review Summary: Erastes has combined several disturbing elements and made me love it.
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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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Muffled Drum

Muffled Drum

Title: Muffled Drum Author: Erastes Cover Artist: Croco Designs ( Frauke) Publisher: Carina Press Buy Link: Buy Link Muffled Drum Genre: M/M historical romance Length: 43,000 words Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jenre Summary Review: A super historical romance which is strong on character and situation.
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Mere Mortals

Mere Mortals

Title: Mere Mortals Author: Erastes Cover Artist: Ben Baldwin Publisher: Lethe Press Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: M/M historical romantic drama Length: 80,117 words (254 pdf pages) Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jenre Summary Review: A superb Victorian historical romantic drama telling of three young men who are brought to a house in the isolated community of the Norfolk Broads.
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Interview with: Erastes, Jordan Taylor, Charlie Cochrane & Chris Smith

Interview with: Erastes, Jordan Taylor, Charlie Cochrane & Chris Smith

 Last Gasp is a historical anthology spearheaded by Erastes, and because there aren’t many of them we thought that a nice way to give readers an idea of what the stories were all about was to interview the authors and give them an opportunity to talk about their books. The anthology is now available from Noble Romance Publishing here.        **************        Erastes        Hi Erastes. Thanks for agreeing to be interviewed for the launch of your…
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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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Interview With Erastes

Interview With Erastes

I’m interviewing the wonderful historical writer Erastes today. She is a member of the Historical Novel Society, Director of The Erotic Authors’ Association and the creator of Speak Its Name, the only site  that concentrates on reviews and news of Gay Historical Fiction. Erastes is also a guest columnist on this site and I’m so appreciative of her contribution. ********** Hi Erastes. Thank you for agreeing to be interviewed once…
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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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