What I love about Lanyon is here in spades – sympathetic characters and sharp storytelling. Both men are flawed, and there is no easy answer for the romance, making it feel that much more genuine.
MM Fiction Reviews
'In A Dark Wood' by Josh Lanyon is the reason to the buy this anthology in my opinion. The pacing was great, the characters were wonderfully, beautifully flawed, and the storyline was creepy enough to keep you on the edge of your seat. Often times when I read novellas, I come away feeling dissatisfied at the lack of depth to the developing relationship. This is one of those anthology contributions that I consider very rare indeed. Lanyon managed to deliver enough punch, emotions, and action in a
In a Dark Wood needs to be singled out for special praise. The comedic one liners which Lanyon has employed so successfully in his other works are here, as is a chilling ‘on the edge of your seat’ scene that wouldn’t disgrace Stephen King in its gory detail.
A distinct voice in gay fiction, multi-award-winning author JOSH LANYON has been writing gay mystery, adventure and romance for over a decade. In addition to numerous short stories, novellas, and novels, Josh is the author of the critically acclaimed Adrien English series, including The Hell You Say, winner of the 2006 USABookNews awards for GLBT Fiction. Josh is an Eppie Award winner and a three-time Lambda Literary Award finalist.