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Gay Mystery Podcast offers interviews by Brad Shreve with renowned LGBTQ authors, and up and coming talent, of mystery, suspense and thriller novels. Plus Justene gives her weekly book recommendations.

Gay Mystery Podcast offers interviews by Brad Shreve with renowned LGBTQ authors, and up and coming talent, of mystery, suspense and thriller novels. Plus Justene gives her weekly book recommendations.

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United States

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Gay Mystery Podcast offers interviews by Brad Shreve with renowned LGBTQ authors, and up and coming talent, of mystery, suspense and thriller novels. Plus Justene gives her weekly book recommendations.

Language:

English

Contact:

310-344-8450


Episodes

Frank W. Butterfield Adds a Suspense in His Whit and Eddie Series

10/20/2020
Ep:054 Frank W. Butterfield is the Amazon best-selling author of 67 (and counting) self-published novels, novellas, and short stories. Born in Lubbock, Texas, Frank grew up there, in the Dallas area, and under the pine and cypress surrounding Caddo Lake. A Westerner, he graduated from Lubbock High School in 1984. He was fortunate to be an exchange student in La Serena, Chile, in the second half of 1982. He attended the University of Texas in Austin and, after three semesters, realized he...

Duration:00:44:04

Dieter Moitzi: Author and Book Reviewer

10/13/2020
Ep:053 Born in the early 70s, Dieter grew up in a little village in Austria. At the age of 18, he moved to Vienna to get his master’s degree in Political Sciences, French, and Spanish. Today, he is living in Paris, France, with his boyfriend and works as a graphic designer. In his spare time, he writes, reads, cooks fancy recipes, takes photos, and travels. He is more a hoodie/jeans/sneakers kind of guy than a suit-and-tie chap. So far, he has published two short-story collections, three...

Duration:00:44:27

Lev Raphael With More Murder In Academia

10/6/2020
Ep:052 Lev Raphael has wanted to be an author since he was in second grade, and he's not only achieved his dream, he's published twenty-six books in genres from memoir to mystery to erotic vampire tale; had his work translated into fifteen languages; seen one sell close to 300,000 copies. He also appeared in two documentaries. Raphael's The Death of a Constant Lover Author website: http://www.levraphael.com Teaching/editing/mentoring website: http://www.writewithoutborders.com Facebook:...

Duration:00:41:38

Greg Herren Is Not A Horrible Person

9/29/2020
Ep:051 Greg Herren is an American writer and editor, who publishes work in a variety of genres, including mystery novels, young adult literature and erotica. He publishes work both as Greg Herren and under the pseudonym Todd Gregory. His novel Murder in the Rue Chartres won a Lambda Literary Award in the Gay Mystery category at the 2008 Lambda Literary Awards, and his anthology Love, Bourbon Street: Reflections of New Orleans, co-edited with Paul J. Willis, won in the anthologies category at...

Duration:00:47:39

Garrick Jones With More Mystery From Down Under

9/22/2020
Ep:050 After a thirty year career as a professional opera singer, performing as a soloist in opera houses and in concert halls all over the world, I took up a position as lecturer in music in Australia in 1999, at the Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music, which is now part of CQUniversity. Brought up in Australia, between the bush and the beaches of the Eastern suburbs, I retired in 2015 and now live in the tropics, writing, gardening, and finally finding time to enjoy life and to...

Duration:00:45:04

Christopher Rice, New York Times Bestselling Author And Fabulous Podcast Host

9/15/2020
Ep:049 By the age of 30, Christopher Rice had published four New York Times bestselling thrillers, received a Lambda Literary Award and been declared one of People Magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive. His two novels of dark supernatural suspense, THE HEAVENS RISE and THE VINES, were both finalists for the Bram Stoker Award. He recently entered the erotic romance genre with three works in all new series called The Desire Exchange. They include THE FLAME, THE SURRENDER GATE and KISS THE FLAME. His...

Duration:00:58:30

The Rootless Wanderer, Olivier Bosman

9/8/2020
Ep:048 Born to Dutch parents and raised in Colombia and England, Oilvier Bosman is a rootless wanderer with itchy feet. He’s spent the last few years living and working in The Netherlands, Czech Republic, Sudan and Bulgaria, and has every confidence he will now finally be able to settle down among the olive groves of Andalucia. He’s an avid reader and film fan (in fact, his study is overflowing with his various dvd collections!) Olivier did an MA in creative writing for film and television...

Duration:00:45:49

Ellen Hart: LGBTQ's "Answer to Agatha Christie."

9/1/2020
Ep:047 Often called the LGBTQ’s “answer to Agatha Christie,” Ellen Hart is the author of thirty-five crime novels in two different series. She is a six-time winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Best Lesbian Mystery, a four-time winner of the Minnesota Book Award for Best Popular Fiction, a three-time winner of the Golden Crown Literary Award, a recipient of the Alice B Medal, and was made a laureate of the Saint at the Saints & Sinners Literary Festival in New Orleans in 2005. In 2010,...

Duration:00:42:23

New Orleans Mysteries With David Lennon

8/25/2020
Ep:046 David was born and raised in the Boston area, though he was fortunate to live in San Diego in the 3rd and 4th grades, where he was bullied into losing his "horrible" accent. His family moved a lot, but he considers his hometown to be Weston, MA, even though he was only there for 5 years of school. He's published nine books, including seven featuring New Orleans-based detectives Michel Doucette and Alexandra "Sassy" Jones. The most recent, DEJA VIEUX, was published in May. He's a...

Duration:00:36:11

Richard Stevenson: Nearly 40 Years With Donald Strachey

8/18/2020
Ep:045 Born 1938 Lock Haven, PA, Richard Stevenson graduated Lock Haven State College, did graduate work in American lit at Penn State. He joined the Peace Corps and fled grad school to teach English in Ethiopia 1962-64---He says it's the best thing he ever did. Worked as Peace Corps program evaluator around the world 1964-67. Ran the anti-poverty program in Pittsfield, MA, 1968-71. Free-lance writer after that. Wrote for magazines and newspapers, including 15 years as an editorial writer at...

Duration:00:37:17

Keyboards and Cameras With Laury A. Egan

8/11/2020
Ep:044 : Laury A. Egan is the author of the madcap gay comedy, Fabulous! An Opera Buffa; an LGTBQ suspense set in Venice, Jenny Kidd; a mystery-romance, A Bittersweet Tale; a YA novel, The Outcast Oracle; a collection, Fog and Other Stories; and two forthcoming novels, The Swimmer and Wave in D Minor. Four volumes of poetry have appeared in limited edition, and forty stories and poems have been published in literary journals. Her visits to Mykonos inspired The Ungodly Hour, and her fine arts...

Duration:00:37:25

Impossible Crimes With Robert Innes

8/4/2020
Ep:043 Robert Innes is the author of The Blake Harte Mysteries - a series of head scratching and impossible crimes. When he's not trying to work out how to commit seemingly perfect murders and building up a worrying Google search history, Robert can be found at his local slimming group, wondering why eating three pizzas in the space of a week hasn't resulted in a weight loss. Since the creation of the Blake Harte mystery series in November 2016, each book has become a best seller in LGBT...

Duration:00:41:48

So Many Balls In The Air With Mark Zubro

7/28/2020
Ep:042 Mark Zubro is the author of thirty-seven novels and eight short stories. His book A Simple Suburban Murder won the Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Men's mystery. Eight others of his books have been nominated. One of the keys in Zubro’s mysteries is you do not want to be a person who is racist, sexist, homophobic, or a school administrator. If you are any of those, it is likely you are the corpse, or, at the least, it can be fairly well guaranteed that bad things will happen to you...

Duration:00:39:05

Digging Deeper Into Emendare With R.E. Bradshaw

7/21/2020
Ep:041 R.E. Bradshaw is a Four-time Lambda Literary Award Finalist in Mystery—Rainey Nights (2012), Molly: House on Fire (2013), The Rainey Season (2014), and Relatively Rainey (2016)—and 2013 Rainbow Awards First Runner-up for Best Lesbian Novel, Out on the Panhandle, author R. E. Bradshaw began publishing in August of 2010. Before beginning a full-time writing career, she worked in professional theatre and also taught at both university and high school levels. A native of North Carolina,...

Duration:00:32:58

Mysteries In Motown With Cheryl Head

7/14/2020
Ep:040 Cheryl Head spent twenty years in public television and radio before turning to fiction writing. Her award-winning first novel, Long Way Home, is a story of the experience of black soldiers in America’s segregated war-time army and features two black, gay men. Head writes the Charlie Mack Motown Mysteries whose female PI protagonist is queer and black. Head is Director of Inclusion at the Golden Crown Literary Society. Its mission is to increase the visibility of lesbian-themed...

Duration:00:38:50

OOPS! Technical Problems

7/9/2020
Due to technical difficulties we do not have an episode to air this week. We will return next week with my guest Cheryl Head.

Duration:00:00:40

Writing Gold With Ann Aptaker

7/2/2020
Ep:039 Ann Aptaker’s “Cantor Gold” crime/mystery novels have won Lambda Literary and Goldie Awards. Her short stories have appeared in two editions of the crime anthology Fedora, Switchblade Magazine’s Stiletto Heeled issue, and will be featured in the Mickey Finn crime anthology, releasing in the Fall of 2020 from Down & Out Books. She is one of only six authors invited by Down & Out Books to provide a novella for the second season their crime series, Guns & Tacos, releasing in October,...

Duration:00:40:18

Gritty Crime Fiction With Dharma Kelleher

6/25/2020
Ep:038 Dharma Kelleher writes gritty crime fiction with a feminist kick and is one of the only openly transgender authors in the genre. She writes the Jinx Ballou Bounty Hunter series and the Shea Stevens Outlaw Biker series. Her work has also appeared in anthologies and on Shotgun Honey. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, the International Thriller Writers, and the Alliance of Independent Authors. She lives in Arizona with her wife and her feline overlords. New Release: Blood Sisters...

Duration:00:39:15

Emmy Award Winner And Lambda Literary Award Finalist, Bud Gundy

6/18/2020
Ep:037 Bud Gundy is Lambda Literary Award finalist and an Executive Producer and on-air host at KQED, the PBS and NPR affiliate for Northern California. In 2003, he received an Emmy Award for producing the documentary Lonely Island: Hidden Alcatraz. He won his second Emmy Award in 2016 for directing the KQED News special, State of Surveillance. He's been nominated for two other works. Bud grew up in North Olmsted, Ohio, a western suburb of Cleveland. He attended St. Edward High School,...

Duration:00:38:27

Dreams Do Come True With Lev Raphael

6/11/2020
Ep:036 Lev Raphael has wanted to be an author since he was in second grade, and he's not only achieved his dream, he's published twenty-six books in genres from memoir to mystery to erotic vampire tale; had his work translated into fifteen languages; seen one sell close to 300,000 copies. He also appeared in two documentaries. author website: http://www.levraphael.com Teaching/editing/mentoring website: http://www.writewithoutborders.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/levraphael Frank W....

Duration:00:42:59