Gay Fantasy and SF News for June 2020

General News

Prince's Master by Alessandra HazardRead about a recent study into non-binary astronomers in this article at LiveScience.

Justice Smith, who starred in “Jurassic World“, has come out as gay this month.  He and his boyfriend, fellow actor Nicholas L Ashe, shared an Instagram video and photos to support the Black Lives Matter protest in New Orleans.

New Releases

Where Foxes Hunt with Wolves coverWhere Foxes Hunt With Wolves (Folk Lore 2) by K. A. Merikan – a werewolf, banished from his pack, meets a man whose easy existence is about to vanish when he become a fox shifter.  (Part of a series but can be read alone.)

Deacon: A New Haven Prequel by Nicholas Bella – A fantasy novel about how alpha werewolf, Deacon, became the person he is in the ‘New Haven‘ series.

Prince’s Master (Calluvia’s Royalty 4) by Alessandra Hazard – After an attempted assassination a prince is separated from his family and grows up believing himself to be just another orphan.  The Second and his Bonded coverHe is taken on as an apprentice by Castien, a powerful manipulative man, who inspires both hatred and desire in him.  (Part of a series but can be read as a standalone.)

The Second and His Bonded (Kincaid Pack 2) by Kiki Clark – A wolf shifter and a tiger shifter are drawn together in the Kincaid Pack but the secrets and differences between them may pull them apart.  (Also part of a series but can be read as a standalone.)

Shayne’s Hope (Timberwood Cove 12) by Liam Kingsley – 2 shifters are brought together by the daughter one man had to give up and the other one adopted.  (Part of a series but can be read as a standalone.)

Everyone Has Secrets coverConcealed Magic (Magic and Claws 2) by Liam Kingsley and Jill Haven – a shifter tries to ignore his desire for a mage because it was mages who destroyed his pack.

Everyone Has Secrets (Detectives in Space 3) by Clare Solomon – yes, I have another new release!  The third book in this m/m SF mystery series is now out and solves a couple of the ongoing mysteries as well as a deceptively simple case of theft on a disturbing planet.

Gay Fantasy and SF News for May 2020

Film/Television News
Disney's Out
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Pixar has released a short film, “Out“, now available on Disney+, with a gay main character who gets magical help in telling his parents that he’s gay.

The trailer is now available for “The Old Guard“, a fantasy Netflix series premiering on 10 July, which features a gay romance.  Charlize Theron stars in the series and Luca Marinelli and Marwan Kenzari play the gay mercenaries who are part of her group, struggling to protect humanity.

The Most Popular New Releases

Hellbent Halo Complete Series Omnibus by E. A. Copen –  Get all 5 books in this best-selling series now.  In the first novel wizard Josiah Quinn has to battle his former lover to save someone from Hell.

Anniston’s Face (Timberwood Cove 11) by Liam Kingsley – Anniston is an alpha with his own pack.  His fated mate is omega Danny, who is involved with someone else, leading to problems and insecurities.

The Dead Next Door (Will to Live 1) by T. W. Smith – When zombies rise up to attack people, Will struggles to stay alive and find out what has happened to his husband.

Nikolai (The Brinnswick Chronicles 2) by Michele Notaro – The second book in this urban fantasy series sees a relationship developing between 3 unusual men while they battle evil.

The Engineer (Magic and Steam 1) by C. S. Poe – This is the first novella in a new steampunk series set on the American frontier in 1881 where an FBI agent has to team up with an outlaw to stop a crazy engineer from killing people.

Ensnared (Detectives in Space 2) by Clare Solomon – Yes, it’s the second book in my new SF series with secrets arising from Reese’s past and a kidnapping case on a bizarre space station for the detectives to solve.