GunnShots: Winter 2012

Fall saw a number of gems for mystery fans. Garry Ryan’s new Detective Lane novel and David Lennon’s new Quarter Boys mystery are topnotch. A first novel by Russ Gregory, though it was initially harder-going, kept me engrossed once I got into it. The sequel to Ralf König’s graphic novel about NYPD’s detective Luigi Macaroni… read more

14-Year-Old Lesbian Launches LGBT Youth Book Project

Amelia Roskin-Frazeel, a 14-year-old from California and an out lesbian, has begun The Make It Safe Project, which provides schools without resources for gay and lesbian students packages of 10 LGBT-related books. Amelia said: “When I figured out that a lot of schools didn’t have any resources about what it means to be LGBT or… read more

GunnShots: Summer 2010

Bullets . . . DATE WITH A SHEESHA By Anthony Bidulka Insomniac Press ISBN 9781897178904 Paperback, 262 p., $16.95 Was Neil Gupta murdered by Muslim gay bashers in the emirate of Dubai, as his father believes? Or was his death the result of a mythical carpet he was searching for, as private investigator Russell Quant… read more

Gay Mystery Roundup: Bidulka, Plakcy, Sherman, Ryan, & More

SUNDOWNER UBUNTU by Anthony Bidulka Insomniac Press, $15.95 ISBN 978-1-897178-43-0, Paperback, 286 pp. One Clara Ridge appears in the office of Saskatoon private investigator Russell Quant to hire him to track down her son. She explains that she and her late husband became estranged from Matthew Ridge when he entered reform school twenty years previously…. read more