A feast of fiction for your October reading pleasure

Just in time for the Halloween season, author Steve Berman has released a collection of stories that will reveal just which gays have the biggest appetites…and the strongest stomachs. Eating goes from erotic to icky in this literary smorgasbord of thirteen stories. Here’s a tease of each tale:

“In Summer Broken” – four young men learn that life isn’t always a joyride, and the desolate roads we travel are strewn with ghosts of the past and the future.

“The Balm of Sperrgebiet Is the Krokodil” – there’s no telling what monsters man can create when food and water are no longer a convenience and he must resort to unthinkable alternatives.

“Capturing Jove Lunge” – when a man is called to a mansion to do a job, he doesn’t know if the work is going to involve pleasure, pain, posing…or something that’s living in the barn….

“Poetaster” – what could possibly go wrong when you run with a cannibal crowd?

“He’s So Tender” – you’ll never look at a hot dog the same way again.

“The Letter That Doomed Nosferatu” – despite the finality of the title, this story is more of a love letter to Bram Stoker.

“Unwelcome Boys” – a young gay wrestler can’t fight his urges for another boy, but he soon discovers there are boys with different kinds of cravings.

“The Haferbrautigam” – a man boards a train with an alluring young man who is more than he seems.

“D is for Delicious” – a school nurse learns about the witchy art of curing children of what ails them.

“The Unsolved ‘Case of the Club Tarrare'” – a writer reflects on the inspiration for and process of writing a story.

“Passion, Like a Voice That Buds” – a dark take on the bug chasing theme.

“His Mouth Will Taste of Chernobyl” – gay desire is ignited with the dark side of hazing serving as a backdrop.

“Bottom of the Menu” – for the main course of the collection, a man is salivating over what’s on his birthday plate.

Fit for Consumption is now available from Lethe Press.

About Daniel

I am the author of the horror anthologies CLOSET MONSTERS: ZOMBIED OUT AND TALES OF GOTHROTICA and HORNY DEVILS, and the horror novels COMBUSTION and NO PLACE FOR LITTLE ONES. I am also the founder of BOYS, BEARS & SCARES, a facebook page for gay male horror fans! Check it out and like it at www.facebook.com/BoysBearsandScares.
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