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Posted November 18, 2002
This review, noted below, coincides with my thoughts on this brilliant book It was published in the MANSTUFF column of Mandate Magazine's February, 2003 issue. Thanks for letting me replicate it here: BLOOD MOON tells the story of Buck Brooke III, a liberal journalist who swings both ways in the bedroom. Trouble begins when he postpones a photo shoot for a major magazine that just named him "sexiest man alive." He has dinner with Rose Philipps, an evangelist known for her right-wing politics and fire-and-brimstone preaching style. Preacher Philipps has a stunningly attractive gay son, Shelley, and together they unite into an aggressive couple competing for the same male prizes. We're taken on a journey through sexual neuroses, corrupt politics, sanctimonious religion, murder, and steamy sex. When the book was first published, one reviewer raved, "If you ever thought that sex, psychosis, right-wing religion, and violence aren't linked, think again--and read this spellbinder." Another critic wrote, "Blood Moon is dazzling and jarringly original, an erotic thriller from a gifted Southern voice. It reads like an IMAX spectacle about the power of male beauty, with red-hot icons, a breathless climax, and erotica akin to Anais Nin on Viagra with a bump of meth." I LOVED this novel. It's unique in the spectrum of erotic male fiction, with edgy neuroses and jarring political and cultural associations that explode all over the landscape. And at a stocking-stuffer price of less than $10 a copy, it's hard to go wrong. I really think you should buy a copy of this book.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.