Erastes was born in Essex in 1959, and has lived in too many places to count since.She writes gay historical fiction and short stories which have been published in over 20 anthologies. Her first novel Standish (Regency) was nominated for a Lambda award and her second, Transgressions (English... show more
Erastes was born in Essex in 1959, and has lived in too many places to count since.She writes gay historical fiction and short stories which have been published in over 20 anthologies. Her first novel Standish (Regency) was nominated for a Lambda award and her second, Transgressions (English Civil War) is part of the ground breaking line by Running Press and was a Lambda 2009 finalist for gay romance.Her latest releases are Mere Mortals, a gay gothic set on the Victorian Norfolk Broads, and Muffled Drum, set during the Austro-Prussian war of 1866. Her next release is "Junction X" set in the 1960's and out November 2011.She's the owner of Speak Its Name (www.speakitsname.com) the only place on the planet to review gay historical fiction.Erastes is represented by Professor James Schiavone
Birth date: October 31
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The book follows the story of three boys -Crispin, Myles and Jude who have been taken as ward by a mysterious rich man. The three get the life most people can only dream of. Too good to be true, right?As it turns out later there's something common between the adolescents and they were not just chose...
Sweet emotional story and amazing writing, a very enjoyable combination.
I have a weird relationship with Erastes' works - I love her writing, but I always find some issues with her characters or plot, so I do not remember ever loving her books unconditionally. I however could not resist this book when I saw that "Hamlet" inspiration. At first I started laughing, but the...
Whatever else, this fic was what I needed right now. So what if the characters were all a tad melodramatic for my usually more postmodern sensibilities? It's something that I find seems to work in historicals for me, kind of, maybe, idk. Anyways, I just needed something a bit more straightforward, a...
Usually I write my reviews as I read, so my reactions are live, and so I can record them as they happen, because if I don't, I won't remember them. Unfortunately, I read this while on a trip to Yosemite: no internet, no laptop, just my phone as an ebook reader and a notebook and pen. Let me transcri...