Looking Glass Lives

Stories within stories, secrets buried for generations, and the ghostly presence of a tragic figure from Civil War times haunts a seaside Rhode Island town and the lives of sexually precocious cousins Roger and Chas Lynch. When grown up Roger returns to live in the town's "haunted house" with his new wife, he discovers its cruel story. And the cousin's love triangle plays out eternal cycles of passion, jealousy, and perhaps also redemption.

Published by Bold Strokes Books

Pub Date: April 2009
ISBN-13: 978-1-602820760
ISBN-10: 1-60282-076-7
$16.96 buy it here

Acclaim for Felice Picano's Work

"Felice Picano is a premier voice in gay letters"  - Malcolm Boyd, Contemporary Authors

 Felice Picano is "...a leading light in the gay literary world... his glints of flashing wit and subtle hints of dark decadence transcend cliches." - Richard Violette, Library Journal

 "Felice Picano is one hell of a writer!"  - Stephen King

The Lure

Noel Cumming's life is about to change irrevocably. After witnessing a brutal murder, Noel is recruited to assist the police by acting as a lure for a killer who has been targeting gay men. Undercover, Noel moves deeper and deeper into the dark side of Manhattan's gay life that stirs his own secret desires - until he forgets he is only playing a role.

Published by Bold Strokes Books

ISBN-13: 978-1-602820760
ISBN-10: 1-60282-076-7
$17.95 buy it here

Acclaim for The Lure 

"Explosive ... Picano plays out the novel's secrets brilliantly, one deliberate card at a time. Felice Picano is one hell of a writer!" -Stephen King

"Felice Picano has taken the psychological thriller as far as it can go." -Andrew Holleran

"Exciting and suspenseful. A strong plot with plenty of action. Builds to a solid surprise ending." -Publishers Weekly

Late In The Season

A telling novel about gay life after Stonewall, Late in the Season is one of the finest novels in the long career of one of the founding members of the Violet Quill Club. Set on Fire Island in late September, this is the story of an unlikely pair of friends - a gay composer in his late thirties and an eighteen-year-old schoolgirl - both of whom are trying to make sense of their complicated lives. But much more than this, it is a compelling portrait of a magical time and place, after the Stonewall riots opened up so many possibilities and before AIDS forever changed the face of the gay world.

Published by Bold Strokes Books
Pub Date: June 2009
ISBN-13: 978-1-602820821
$16.95 buy it here

Acclaim for Felice Picano's Work 

"Felice Picano is a premier voice in gay letters." - Malcolm Boyd, Contemporary Authors 

Felice Picano is "...a leading light in the gay literary world... his glints of flashing wit and subtle hints of dark decadence transcend cliches." - Richard Violette, Library Journal 

"Felice Picano is one hell of a writer!" - Stephen King

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