A Book of Revelations (Paperback)
Homeport Press, 9780997432701, 298pp.
Publication Date: June 13, 2016
"Drag performers, detectives, and community moguls meet in Burch's (The Homeport Journals, 2015, etc.) collection, which features coming-out stories with a twist." - Kirkus Reviews
We all keep secrets. Even from ourselves. A Book of Revelations explores the tipping point--when the truth offers liberation and continued self-deception perpetuates the status quo.
-Private Quarters: A coming of age story. With cocktails.
-Curtain Call: A spurned "mistress" crashes a memorial for her ex-lover's wife.
-GOtterdAmmerung: The complex relationship between a maestro and his protEgE.
-Convergence: An aging artist and would-be socialite hosts a disastrous dinner party.
-The Honoree: A local saint's past unexpectedly threatens her future.
-Last Chance: A gay detective investigates a murder case where nothing is at it seems.
-The Midnight Suitor: A nephew unearths an old family secret--with a modern-day twist.
-Even In Death: Mourners who are strangers "bond" at a charlatan's wake.
"A Book of Revelations delivers on its promise. It will surprise, sadden, delight, shock, and most likely bring you to tears more than once." GGR Reviews.
Illustrated by Madeline Sorel,