Best Gay Romance 2009 (Google eBook)

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Richard Labonté
Cleis Press, Sep 18, 2013 - Fiction - 220 pages
21 Reviews
Best Gay Romance 2009 is short fiction at its finest on the subject of love—first love, true love, and love everlasting (with makeup sex, wake-up sex, and everything in between).

The romantic possibilities range from a surprising encounter between two blue-collar buddies to a brief airport rendezvous that become something more, and a reminder to us all that it is never too late for love. A self-confessed true romantic, Richard Labonté has gathered a sensational collection of stories about finding love at home, at work, at any age, and often, in the most unexpected places.

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User Review  - Adrian Fridge - Goodreads

Romance is the key word. Erotic or not, it's the sweetness that'll make you fall in love. The big winners in this anthology are Natty Soltesz and JM Snyder. Both of these authors have a writing style ... Read full review

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User Review  - Roclaf Alter -Ego - Goodreads

Overall a good collection of stories. Read full review

About the author (2013)

Richard Labonté lives some of the time in a wee Perth, Ontario apartment, and some of the time in a sprawling 10-bedroom farmhouse on 200 acres of land near Calabogie, Ontario. From 1979 to 2000, he helped found and then managed A Different Light Bookstores in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. He has edited the Best Gay Erotica series since 1996; reviews 100 books a year for Q Syndicate, which distributes his fortnightly column “Book Marks”; writes the newsletter Books to Watch Out For/Gay Men's Edition; and writes book reviews for Publishers Weekly. Husband Asa and canines Percy and Zak are his constant companions.

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