Romance and life's daily experiences can be exciting, passe, rewarding and just a pain in the ass - depending on the situation and time of the day. They have been since Adam did his "apple thing" with Eve. Or was it Steve? Jack Scribe's stories involve contemporary gay males in a variety of situations that test the mettle of the characters in his novels and short stories. "Boy gets boy" is the end result.
NOVEL. With the dynamic metropolis of Chicago as a backdrop, politics, corruption, murder and romance are woven into a tale about a variety of relationships. The primary characters of That’s the Chicago Way include a popular television news anchor, a resourceful college student, a personal assistant/lawyer for a crafty wheeler-dealer, and a junior associate of AOI Security. AOI is an international security firm that has been the part of several past stories.
SHORT STORY. Please be advised that parts of this story portray forced, non-consentual sex to emphasize the dangers of going home with someone you don't know. Although the story does have a positive ending, the road is a little bumpy getting there.
NOVEL. A young restaurant manager's personal life is in a real slump until he meets a manager from a nearby restaurant. Complications occur when someone from his past reappears after several year's absence.
NOVEL. Jeremy and his group of friends are seniors at a Chicago high school. He juggles a part-time job (to help pay expenses at home) with the academic challenges and school activities of his final school year. His life reaches a watershed moment when he is offered a very unique job at the same time questions about sexual orientation are tested and answered.
NOVEL. The dynamics of Washington, D.C. swirl around in the background as we follow the lives of four young men who work in different government-related jobs. Intrigue intertwines with personal relationships in this intimate behind-the-scenes depiction of politics in action as the nation approaches the 2006 elections.
NOVEL. In the high-powered Chicago business world, we follow the life of a young successful executive - Jerry Franklin. Although a superstar in his company, the long term relationship with his lover is falling apart. A chance meeting with a younger guy is a catalyst to new love and unexpected challenges in business for Jerry.