Award-winning editor Neil Plakcy has collected a wide range of stimulating short stories with two things in common: hard, seductively bared bodies and the crash of the surf at the edge of earth and ocean. From the intense encounter between a shy house-sitter and the mysterious early-morning swimmer he's been daydreaming about in "February Fantasy" to the first blush of an improbable romance ignited when a fan meets his bodybuilding idol in Troy Storm's "Muscle Beach", performer Richard Magnus effortlessly captures the varied range of characters' anxieties and desires in this anthology of sizzling tales and sizzling bodies.
There's something so sexy about a beach and the men who hang around it. Whether it's on the ocean, a lake, or a New Zealand river, beaches mean water and sunshine and handsome guys showing off what God or genetics gave them. Pick any beach around the world, and you're bound to find excellent eye candy. These gorgeous guys are the stuff of gay fantasy from sleek swimmers to muscular surfers and boarders to sun-worshipping naturists. Their skins are toned golden brown, and their bodies shimmer with droplets of water. The stories in this collection showcase those beach bums.
From a Massachusetts winter to a hot Oregon summer, tropical St. Maarten to Venice's Muscle Beach, sweethearts and strangers meet for love, seduction and sex to the accompaniment of the crashing surf. A hog ridin' horn dog heads for San Francisco's Ocean Beach looking for action in Rob Rosen's "Rules is Rules" while a water polo champ turned lifeguard has everyone jumping in his pool in Dominic Santi's "Mix and Match," A sexy silver-haired surfer intrigues and attracts in the fun "February Fantasy." Younger guys, older guys, beach volleyball players and bodybuilders they're all hot and they're all here. Here's hoping they inspire your own beach dreams!