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Soon in Print: Waking Up Bear and other stories by Jay Neal

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Waking Up Bear and other stories

by Jay Neal

Ingenious homomasculine stories that will amuse, enchant, and arouse men in the Bear community!


Bear Bones Books proudly presents its thirteenth title, Waking Up Bear, and Other Stories, a sexy, fun, often touching collection of Bear-themed short fiction by Jay Neal, with twenty captivating stories from periodicals such as American Bear and 100% Beef and several Lambda Literary Award-winning anthologies, plus three previously unpublished* stories.

Contents:  Blade ~ Time Out ~ A Returning Appetite ~ Cub Makes Headlines! ~ Old Haunts ~ Confessions of a Failed Pervert ~ Physical Therapy ~ Sapphire ~ Sun, Sand, & Max ~ A Bedtime Story ~ Undercover Bears ~ The Old Block* ~ Tom Selleck’s Mustache ~ Artful Fur ~ The Lighthouse Keep ~ My Mountain Man* ~ Bears Write Bare ~ The Café Françoise ~ Waking Up Bear ~ My Best Friend, Frank*

Advance Praise for Jay Neal’s Waking Up Bear


Waking Up Bear is a tremendously fun and wildly sexy romp through Beardom. Written with great humor, honesty, compassion, and arousing eroticism, Neal’s stories explore the passionate, romantic nature of Bears and admirers. His heroes are often shy, self-doubting men who somehow find the balls to grab the fantasy guys they desire and the love they seek. In creating an erotic world where Bears are the hottest of studs and most loving of men, Neal successfully transforms Bear fantasy into Bear reality on the page.”   ~ Daniel M. Jaffe, author, The Limits of Pleasure and Jewish Gentle

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Rocket scientist by day, pornographer by night, Jay Neal has published a number of technical papers using his other name. With a Ph.D. in experimental physics, Neal, his partner of twenty years whom he legally married in 2010, and their small herd of rescued greyhounds, live in the Washington, DC area. This is Dr Neal’s first book.


Waking Up Bear, and other stories

by Jay Neal

Bear Bones Books / Lethe Press   •   August 2012   •   Category: Gay Fiction

ISBN-10: 1-59021-356-4   •   ISBN-13:  978-1-59021-356-8

236 pp., 6 x 9 x ___ inches    •   Paperback: $15.00   •   eBook: $____

Distributed by: Brodart Co., Folletts, Ingram, TLA Books,, Smashwords

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