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Special Effect - Russell J. Sanders
Special Effect
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A Harmony Ink Press Young Adult TitleGraduating senior, theater lighting wunderkind, and closeted gay, Nick Fortunati volunteers with The Streetwise Players in the dark corners of The Laughton, a creepy old movie palace decorated in Grand Guignol style. But his father wishes Nick would use his... show more
A Harmony Ink Press Young Adult TitleGraduating senior, theater lighting wunderkind, and closeted gay, Nick Fortunati volunteers with The Streetwise Players in the dark corners of The Laughton, a creepy old movie palace decorated in Grand Guignol style. But his father wishes Nick would use his intellect and his scholarship to become a biotech engineer and earn a prosperous living for his future family. Nick loves his dad and wants to please him, but he dreams of a career in theater. And he wants a male lover. Unfortunately, his homophobic father won’t approve of either.When Nick’s at his loneliest, out of the corners of the theater and into his life comes trouble-laden Steve Stripling, a man with little memory of his past other than his name. Meanwhile, Nick’s introduced to the dashing Wash Vitek and is torn between the two men. His situation is further complicated because he doesn't know if Wash is gay.Nick resolves to solve the mystery surrounding Steve and help the young man recover his memories, even though by doing so, he risks losing the first love he’s ever found.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781627989121 (1627989129)
Pages no: 180
Edition language: English
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3.0 Special Effect
"Mr. Sanders has written a book for young adults. I would have to say it may appeal most to pre-teens. It is written in a way that even the least sophisticated teenagers might find beneath their reading level. Most YA M/M novels are enjoyable for older teens and even adults, to a certain degree. I’m...
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4.0 Special Effect
~ Review by BrandilynOne day teenagers will not have to worry about what their parents’ reaction to who the love will be. Yes, I have a dream. Until then, stories such as Special Effect, by Russell J Sanders, will remain imperative in our culture. Special Effect is not a tale of coming out; it is a ...
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