Josh Lanyon

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Multi award-winning author Josh Lanyon is an American writer of gay mystery, adventure and romance. 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 USA Book News Award for Gay/Lesbian Fiction, and a Lambda Literary Award finalist for Gay Mystery. Josh is an Eppie Award winner and a four-time Lambda Literary Award finalist.

Josh's first novel, Fatal Shadows, was published in 2000 through the now defunct British publisher Gay Men's Press. Since then Josh has published with a variety of presses, both electronic and print, including Samhain Publishing, Carina Press, Loose Id, Blind Eye Books, JCP Books, MLR Press, Aspen Mountain Press, Liquid Silver Books, and Torquere Press.

Josh currently lives in Los Angeles, California.

Bibliography[edit]

Series[edit]

  • Doyle & Spain
    • Snowball in Hell (2007, originally published by Aspen Mountain Press) - Carina Press, ISBN 978-1-4268-9139-7 (ebook)
    • Shadow on the Sun (TBA)
  • A Shot in the Dark
    • This Rough Magic (2011, originally published by Loose Id) - Just Joshin', ISBN 978-1-937909-45-1 (ebook)
    • Ill Met by Moonlight (TBA)

Other Novels[edit]

Novellas, Short Stories, Anthology Works[edit]

Collections[edit]

  • The Adrien English Mysteries (2007) - Loose ID, ISBN 978-1-59632-465-7 (ebook, no longer available)
    • Fatal Shadows
    • A Dangerous Thing
  • Josh Lanyon Collected Novellas, Volume 1 (2009) - MLR Press, ISBN 978-1-60820-006-1 (print, no longer available)
    • Cards on the Table
    • Dangerous Ground
    • In Sunshine or In Shadow
    • Snowball in Hell
  • Josh Lanyon Collected Novellas, Volume 2 (2009) - MLR Press, ISBN 978-1-60820-052-8 (print, no longer available)
    • In a Dark Wood
    • I Spy Something Bloody
    • A Limited Engagement
    • Dark Horse
    • Ghost of a Chance
  • Armed & Dangerous: Four Dangerous Ground Novellas (2012) - Just Joshin', ISBN 978-1-937909-25-3 (print)
    • Dangerous Ground
    • Old Poison
    • Blood Heat
    • Dean Run
  • In From the Cold: The I Spy Stories (2012) - Just Joshin', ISBN 978-1-937909-35-2 (print)
    • I Spy Something Bloody
    • I Spy Something Wicked
    • I Spy Something Christmas
  • In Sunshine or In Shadow: Short Stories, Volume 1 (2013) - Just Joshin', ISBN 978-1-937909-47-5 (print)
    • Perfect Day
    • A Limited Engagement
    • In Sunshine or In Shadow
    • The French Have a Word for It
    • In a Dark Wood
    • Until We Meet Once More
    • Heart Trouble
    • In Plain Sight
    • Slings and Arrows
    • Other People's Weddings
    • Sort of Stranger Than Fiction
    • Critic's Choice
    • Just Desserts
  • Sweet Spot: The Petit Mort Stories (2013) - Just Joshin', ISBN 978-1-937909-56-7 (ebook) (originally published by JCP Books, no longer available individually)
    • Slings and Arrows (2010)
    • Other People's Weddings (2010)
    • Sort of Stranger Than Fiction (2010)
    • Critic's Choice (2010)
    • Just Desserts (2011)
  • Merry Christmas, Darling (Holiday Codas) (2013) - Just Joshin', ISBN 978-1-937909-57-4 (ebook)
  • Male/Male Mystery & Suspense Box Set: 6 Novellas (2014) - Just Joshin', ISBN 978-1-937909-65-9 (ebook)
    • The Dark Horse
    • A Vintage Affair
    • Blood Red Butterfly
    • Don't Look Back
    • Lovers and Other Strangers
    • Cards on the Table
  • Short Stories: (2007–2013) (2015) - Just Joshin', ISBN 978-1-937909-80-2 (ebook)
    • Perfect Day
    • A Limited Engagement
    • In Sunshine or In Shadow
    • The French Have a Word for It
    • In a Dark Wood
    • Until We Meet Once More
    • Heart Trouble
    • In Plain Sight

Non-fiction[edit]

Audio Books[edit]

  • Adrien English
    • Fatal Shadows, narrated by Chris Patton (2012)
    • A Dangerous Thing, narrated by Chris Patton (2013)
    • The Hell You Say, narrated by Chris Patton (2013)
    • Death of a Pirate King, narrated by Chris Patton (2013)
    • The Dark Tide, narrated by Chris Patton (2013)
  • Dangerous Ground
    • Armed & Dangerous: Four Dangerous Ground Novellas, narrated by Adrian Bisson (2013)
    • Dangerous Ground, narrated by Adrian Bisson (2013)
    • Old Poison, narrated by Adrian Bisson (2013)
    • Blood Heat, narrated by Adrian Bisson (2013)
    • Dead Run, narrated by Adrian Bisson (2013)
    • Kick Start, narrated by Adrian Bisson (2014)
  • Holmes & Moriarity
    • Somebody Killed His Editor, narrated by Kevin R. Free (2013)
    • All She Wrote, narrated by Kevin R. Free (2013)
    • The Boy with the Painful Tattoo, narrated by Kevin R. Free (2015)
  • I Spy
    • In From the Cold: The I Spy Stories, narrated by Alexander J. Masters (2013)
    • I Spy Something Bloody, narrated by Alexander J. Masters (2013)
  • Out of the Blue, narrated by Alexander J. Masters (2014)
  • Cards on the Table, narrated by Sean Crisden (2014)
  • The Haunted Heart: Winter, Book 1, narrated by Lee Samuels (2014)
  • Mummy Dearest: The XOXO Files, Book 1, narrated by Sean Crisden (2014)
  • A Vintage Affair, narrated by Paul S. Fleschner (2014)
  • The Dark Farewell, narrated by Max Miller (2014)
  • Snowball in Hell, narrated by Alexander J. Masters (2014)
  • This Rough Magic: A Shot in the Dark, narrated by Jordan Murphy (2014)
  • A Ghost of a Chance, narrated by Kevin R. Free (2014)
  • Don't Look Back, narrated by Graham Halstead (2014)
  • The Dickens with Love, narrated by Sean Crisden (2013)
  • In Sunshine or In Shadow (Short Stories: Volume 1), narrated by Adam Chase, Rob Granniss, Michael Oaks, JM Badger (2013)
  • Strange Fortune, narrated by David Lazarus (2013)
  • Come Unto These Yellow Sands, narrated by Paul S. Fleschner (2013)
  • The Ghost Wore Yellow Socks, narrated by Max Miller (2012)
  • The Darkling Thrush, narrated by Max Miller (2012)
  • Lone Star from the Men Under the Mistletoe collection, narrated by Max Tatch (2011)
  • Icecapade from the His for the Holidays collection, narrated by Max Tatch (2010)
  • Fair Game, narrated by Ray Ramano (2010)

Awards[edit]

  • The Hell You Say was a winner of the 2006 USA Book News Award in the category Gay/Lesbian Fiction.[1]
  • The Hell You Say was a finalist for the 2006 Lambda Literary Award in the category Gay Mystery.[2]
  • Mexican Heat was a finalist for the 2008 Lambda Literary Award in the category Gay Romance.[3]
  • Mexican Heat was the winner of EPIC’s 2010 E-Book Competition in the category Mystery, Suspense, and/or Adventure Erotic Romance.[4]
  • The Golden Age of Gay Fiction was a finalist for the 2010 Lambda Literary Award in the category LGBT Non-Fiction.[5]
  • Fair Play was a finalist for the 2014 Lambda Literary Award in the category Gay Mystery.[6]

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