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The Screening Party

by John R. Selig

A collection of six friends gathers monthly to watch a movie that most haven’t seen before. They turn on a mini-cassette recorder that tapes the outrageous critiques that they make as the movie progresses. Observations about Pretty... Read More

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Finding Faith

by John R. Selig

Taylor Connolly returns home early to his city condo after winning a huge settlement for his client (and a large fee for himself) in a high-profile sexual harassment case. He had been planning to celebrate his victory, but instead finds... Read More

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Escapades of a Gay Traveler

by John R. Selig

With a taste for the exotic, the author’s adventures span more than forty years and roam through the sites and bedrooms of four continents. Itiel came of age in the mid-1950s, long before it was possible to be out of the closet. Still,... Read More

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Scandal

by John R. Selig

Reinaldo Arenas, a supporter of Castro’s revolution against the corrupt Batista regime, suffered torment by the Castro regime for his writing, which was smuggled out of Cuba and published in Europe. Arenas’s books were labeled as... Read More

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Honoring Those Who Paid the Price

by John R. Selig

A mere five years after the end of World War II, the United Sates stood on the verge of another world war. This new war was fraught with the possible use of the atom bomb not only by the Americans but possibly by the Russians had they... Read More

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Lance

by John R. Selig

Will Barnett’s father has recently died, leaving Will in charge of the Barnett family farm in rural New Mexico at the tender age of eighteen. Just two days before the death, the Barnetts took in Lance Surfett, who is seventeen and has... Read More

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The Long Journey

by John R. Selig

As World War One draws to a close in the spring of 1919, sixteen-year-old Harold Reed is content with his job shining shoes in the Town Creek, Alabama barbershop. A letter arrives saying that Harold’s older brother, Bosworth, a war... Read More

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Uncle Sean

by John R. Selig

As a barn on a deserted farm in Southwest New Mexico is torn down, an old box sealed with disintegrating duct tape drops to the barn’s floor. The thirty-year-old contents-a Big Chief Tablet, a letter, dog tags from the Vietnam War, and... Read More

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