Queer Thriller Books by Year
A short list of dark thriller books. These books are generally gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender in nature. But while they do not quite qualify as horror, they should still make your heart race.
These are the items that have been found, a general description, and the general rating by the fans. (note: the ratings shows not only how good the story is, but also how well the horror or creatures are portrayed, and openly queer it is. A really good non-gay item might score very low).
|Chilling Tales of Terror and the Supernatural
||Patty G. Henderson||
A collection of GLBT horror 'flash fiction,' stories under 1000 words.
||Rick R. Reed||
The Internet is the new meat market for gay men. Now a killer Is turning the meat market into a meat wagon.
|Gay Male Sleuth in Print and Film, The : A History and Annotated Bibliography
||Drewey Wayne Gunn||
The history of the gay male sleuth starting with Rodney Garland's The Heart in Exile published in 1953, and continuing on through the emergence of the gay sleuth in the mainstream today.
|Black Shapes in a Darkened Room
A collection of short fiction.
||jo j. barker||
Mara's design for a happy queer family looks bleak. But these things are about to become the least of her worries. For someone has designs on Mara that transcend even her worst nightmares...
|Bend Sinister : The Gay Times Book of Short Stories 3
These 30 tales venture into the world of the sinister and the disturbing, with
|Devil Inside, The
When a childhood friend shows up again, it seems like Kordell has found the perfect man. But when Mario's memory is confused, and weird things begin to happen, is he still the perfect catch, or pure evil?
||Frank M. Robinson||
They are among us and they have been here for a long time waiting. They can make you love and they can make you die. Arthur Banks, an ordinary man, begins to find them out, and immediately his life and his family are in danger.
|Every Dead Thing
After his wife and daughter are brutally murdered, Charlie 'Bird' Parker needs to take the law into his own hands to find the killer.
Harper Cole's a hacker at heart, and indulges a number of vices at once by running an erotic electronic bulletin board from his country home on the Mississippi Delta. Unfortunately, a serial killer is also indulging himself--and using Harper's service to find his victims. When Harper discovers that a woman who stopped logging on to his board has been brutally murdered in New Orleans, he goes to the police, only to find that several other former users have also died violently. Under suspicion himself, Harper must use all the online wizardry at his disposal to trick and capture a brilliant, kinky killer.
||Poppy Z. Brite||
Gay necrophiliac lovers--both serial killers--meet in New Orleans for a feast of corpse-eating and coupling with the rotting dead.
||John L. Myers||
After his previous night's trick is killed, David must help find his killer to clear his name. But as the trail intersects with gay cops, closeted in-laws and an evil spectre, it could be more than he can handle.
|Crystal Curtain, The
A lesbian psychic helps the police locate a psychotic rapist and murderer in a rural Georgia town. The murderer is incarcerated, but he escapes and stalks the psychic and her lover.
A lot of people didn't want a movie villainizing the gay community made. But after one of the stars was murdered, the gay community seemed to be as bad as the movie they were protesting made them out to be? Could a homophobic policeman help out?
After witnessing a brutal murder, Noel is recruited by the police to pose as a lure for the killer-at-large. Undercover, Noel moves deeper and deeper into the freneticism of Manhattan's gay highlife...until he forgets he is only playing a role.
The Fan - Warm and admiring, then arrogantly suggestive, then obscene and finally menacing... plunging a Broadway actress into a shocking nightmare...
This man, a savage homosexual murderer, terrorized an entire city for months before being captured, preying on the weak and the old and the destitute. His method: an inhuman slash with a straight razor right through to the backbone of his helpless victims.
A man starts to get calls from a strange woman who seems to know who he is and what he is doing.
|Smart as the Devil
When a teenager begins to act as though he's possessed, the school psychologist is called in. But is this boy crazy, or is there a more sinister, and supernatural, presence at work?
|Red Headed Wipe Out, The
Is the hot redhead the perfect catch, or a killer on the loose.
A gay undercover agent must seek out and find a mad dog killer, a man who literally 'eats' his victims... in every conceivable, diabolical way. In following the trail towards the 'Man-eater,' he walks a long road that leads him to his own soul.
|Chamber of Homos
His brother is in jail and the only way to spring him is to come up with $25,000. But, as an out of work nurse, what chance did Sander Beach have? Fortune seemed to smile at him as he stumbles across an ad for a live in nurse - pay of $20,000.
The killer, the rookie, two men obsessed. Both stalking the streets of Manhattan's bars, parks and other places to meet men. Both coming closer and closer to each other until they meet in terror.
|Talented Mr. Ripley, The
The chameleon-like Tom is sent by a rich American to retrieve his dilettante son, Dickie Greenleaf, from Italy. When Tom cannot win Dickie over, he kills him and assumes his identity.
|Killer in Drag
||Edward D. Wood, Jr.||
After being in the room with a man who was murdered, the transsexual hit-woman Glenda is on the run, this time as Glen. Knowing it was just a matter of time before the syndicate caught up with him.
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