"A writer hand delivered me a story one day stating that we could not deny publishing it. Insulted by his confidence, but also intrigued by it, I read the story right away only to find that it was absolutely incredible. We published it in the next issue of our literary journal and our readers felt the same. As a writer myself, I remember feeling envious of that writer. I had never written or published a story that I felt such conviction for, until now."
"The story opens as a young woman washes up on a small beach, naked. She is brought to an area hospital for observation. The only sign of who she is comes from a name tag she is wearing."
"When Theodore Lawrence steps into the picture like a lighting bolt on a hot summers night, fighting him off is harder than it looks."
"There have been many books written about weight loss and abandonment, but very few of them have been set in Malta."
"When Andre confronts his father, Jerrance Tate, that he’s his son, Jerrance denies the possibility and Andre is forced to prove it, but as the transaction goes into effect Jerrance presents Andre with a document, that Andre’s mother signed, that makes him morally not responsible, but when the contract is ignored and the D.N.A. results prove that Andre is his son Jerrance harshly forces Andre out of his life, but only to have the tables turn, six years later, when Jerrance is facing a life threatening situation, and finds that he is in need of his only son."
"Failed artist and alcoholic Harry is to become the most successful makeup artist in Hollywood and his classics-loving roommate Carla will become a major star, but not until they cross paths with Eric, the most beautiful, passionate and seductive young man in Los Angeles, who is obsessed with reenacting the Myth of Narcissus. Meanwhile, Eric’s companion, Mumu, a devout Muslim and a royal Saudi expatriate, philosophizes with Harry, who is a devout Catholic, about how they reconcile their faith with their gay lives, and they try to save fanatically hedonistic Erik from himself."
"As someone who has lived and worked in the Middle East, the next best thing to do, I felt, was to write a thriller of political intrigue and deception that relates to the interminable crisis in that particular region."
"This is a novel from a boy's perspective about a boy and his birth mother and the alternate story of that same boy and his adopted mother and the alternating perspectives of the mothers."
"This is my first attempt at writing a novel, but I have offered this manuscript in various forms to twenty people (the majority of which I do not know personally) and have received universally strong reviews."