Mark A. Roeder is the author of the Gay Youth Chronicles. He has published over two-dozen novels as well as scores of articles and columns.
You'll hear about new novels the very day I begin writing them and receive status reports on how the novel is progressing and changing along the way. I'll also let you know about other projects, such as audio book versions of my books and you'll hear it all before anyone else. You'll also get to read select scenes from the novel I'm currently writing once a week or more.
Cancel anytime. This Time Around follows Jordan and Ralph as they become involved in a struggle with Reverend Wellerson, a TV evangelist, over the fate of gay youth centers. Wellerson is willing to stop at nothing to crush gay rights, and who better to halt his evil plans than the most famous rock star in the entire world?
The Soccer Field Is Empty is the story of teen love, steamy romance, friendship, loyalty, understanding, and ancient prejudice. Here is a tale that breaks the stereotypes of the ignorant and peers into the soul of two boys who want what we all want; to love and be loved. The story of Mark and Taylor, two year-old high school athletes, is a tale of love and happiness torn asunder by a world that understands too late.
And this gay short sounds particularly tragic:. Verona is the story of two young lovers separated by their rival fraternities. Set in a small college town wherein young men are groomed for corporate success in All-American hyper competitive fashion, Verona presents the fate of star-crossed lovers in a society that condemns the very nature of their love.
Someone is killing the gay boys of Verona, Indiana, and only one gay youth stands in the way. He finds himself pitted against powerful foes, but finds allies in places he did not expect. Sixteen-year-old Sean sets out on a quest that takes him into the supernatural and beyond.
Two Gentlemen of Verona is one of Shakespeare's earliest comedies, and perhaps even his earliest play period. The two gentlemen in the title, Proteus and Valentine, are sent by their fathers to the imperial court at Milan, where they both fall in love with the emperor's daughter Sylvia. Unfortunately, Proteus was already in love with his childhood friend Julia. Proteus contrives to have Valentine banished by the emperor or Duke, the play is just a bit inconsistent so he can have Sylvia all to himself, but she is repulsed by his treachery.