Those three adjectives could also describe the stories in this collection from the “the best #@!%-stiffening author in the land.” (So says John Karr in the Bay Area Reporter.)
Prepare yourself for a steamy foray into higher education. “Insatiable,” “To Each His Own,” and “Confessions of a College Sex Slave” take place at some of America’s most prestigious centers of learning. When students and professors dare to venture off-campus, they do so at their peril, as revealed in “Cop-Hungry.”
“Do As the Romans Do” follows some not-so-innocents abroad seeking enlightenment in the Eternal City. Likewise set in Rome, but in ancient times, ”A Roman Scandal” is an epistolary episode assembled from laborious historical research. And the satirical “The Adventure of the Ragged Youth” reveals a long-suppressed erotic episode in the career of the brainiest of them all, Sherlock Holmes, as recounted by his beloved Watson.
No wonder Michael Bronski in Gay Community News said that Aaron Travis is “known for his exceptionally hot, and smart, short fictions.” And Sam Steward said, “Aaron Travis writes with a golden pen.”