Books & Essays

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Rena’s Promise

Winner of the 2013 Grand Prize for Best Nonfiction Digital Book. Nominated for the National Book Award.  Called “One of the most important books of the modern age,” Rena’s Promise has stood the test of time and once again became an international best seller in 2012.

Rena’s story will change your life.






The Weeping Buddha

New Year’s Eve, 2001. Suffolk County Crimes Scene Detective Devon Halsey and her boyfriend, Homicide Detective Lochwood Brennen, are more interested in their own celebration when they are suddenly thrust into a New Year’s mayhem worse than either could have imagined. What do seasoned detectives do when faced with the complex situation of maintaining a murder crime scene’s integrity where they know both of the victims? They do their jobs.

Nominated for The Lambda Awards-Best Mystery and The Nero Wolfe Award.





The Lesbian and The Womanizer a collection of humorous, naughty essays published in the UK and Australia (Marie Claire, The Guardian, The Daily Mail) and two premiere pieces–only published here on Amazon e-books!







My Summer with Pele

What’s it mean to date the God of Soccer without having the foggiest idea of who he is?

As an eighteen-year-old dancer, Heather Dune Macadam was starving herself at a summer dance intensive when an older man who was teaching at a soccer camp and his players took an active interest in the young dancers on campus. The players were The Cosmos. The older man, Pele.  But what was his last name?

A summer of dance, soccer and innocence between a man at the top of his game and a young woman at the beginning of hers.