Jeff Mann
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Jeff Mann

Jeff Mann grew up in Covington, Virginia, and Hinton, West Virginia, receiving degrees in English and forestry from West Virginia University. His poetry, fiction, and essays have appeared in many publications, including The Spoon River Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, Shenandoah, The Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide, Crab Orchard Review, Appalachian Heritage, Best Gay Poetry, Best Gay Erotica, and Best Gay Stories. He has published three award-winning poetry chapbooks, Bliss, Mountain Fireflies, and Flint Shards from Sussex; five full-length books of poetry, Bones Washed with Wine, On the Tongue, Ash: Poems from Norse Mythology, A Romantic Mann, and Rebels; two collections of personal essays, Edge: Travels of an Appalachian Leather Bear and Binding the God: Ursine Essays from the Mountain South; six novels, Insatiable, Country, Cub, Fog: A Novel of Desire and Reprisal, which won the Pauline Reage Novel Award, Purgatory: A Novel of the Civil War, which won a Rainbow Award, and Salvation: A Novel of the Civil War, which won a Lambda Literary Award and the Pauline Reage Novel Award; three novellas, Devoured, included in Masters of Midnight: Erotic Tales of the Vampire, Camp Allegheny, included in History's Passion: Stories of Sex Before Stonewall, and The Saga of Einar and Gisli, included in On the Run: Tales of Gay Pursuit and Passion; a book of poetry and memoir, Loving Mountains, Loving Men; and three volumes of short fiction, Consent: Bondage Tales, Desire and Devour: Stories of Blood and Sweat and A History of Barbed Wire, which won a Lambda Literary Award. In May 2013, he was inducted into the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival Hall of Fame. He teaches creative writing at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia.

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    • Cub

    • By: Jeff Mann
    • Narrated by: Geoff Moonen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Travis Ferrell, shy among most of the other kids at school, but proud of his West Virginia roots. He has not yet admitted his passion for handsome guys - and his idea of what handsome is and what handsome does is not much different from him....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Missing important parts of book...be aware!

    • By Hadleyguy on 01-21-17
    • By: Jeff Mann
    • Narrated by: Geoff Moonen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Release date: 06-25-14
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 17 ratings

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Purgatory

    • A Novel of the Civil War
    • By: Jeff Mann
    • Narrated by: Mikael Naramore
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    During the Civil War, two young soldiers on opposite sides find themselves drawn together....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sins of War: Confession, Penance, & Expiation

    • By James on 05-04-15

    Regular price: $23.08

    • Fog

    • A Novel of Desire and Reprisal
    • By: Jeff Mann
    • Narrated by: Julian Davis
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
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    Outside an isolated cabin, winter fog caresses spruce trees. Inside, two men, lovers, have enacted a plan of revenge, kidnapping the handsome son of the man who wronged one of them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping

    • By Jeffre on 11-28-16
    • A Novel of Desire and Reprisal
    • By: Jeff Mann
    • Narrated by: Julian Davis
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Release date: 12-18-13
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 29 ratings

    Regular price: $17.99

    • A History of Barbed Wire

    • By: Jeff Mann
    • Narrated by: Sherman Koltz
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In intense, lyrical language, Jeff Mann's short stories give us an array of tormented characters: adulterous lovers, a kidnapper and his handsome victim, the sadistic ghost of a Confederate soldier, and a hairy biker...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • a few good stories but very bad nairation

    • By Jeff on 03-09-14

    Regular price: $17.99

    • The Bears of Winter

    • By: Jeff Mann
    • Narrated by: Roy Wells
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Winter is a favorite season for Bears, rough, gruff, hairy, and wonderful men who have the heft and fur to keep them warm despite the drop in temperature....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good stories, terrible reader

    • By Dr. Street on 03-07-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Salvation

    • By: Jeff Mann
    • Narrated by: Jeff Bratz
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Weary and wounded, the pair dare not drop their guard not only because enemies on both sides can be found along the way to a family homestead in West Virginia....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent.

    • By Patrick McDonald on 02-18-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Country

    • By: Jeff Mann
    • Narrated by: Randal Schaffer
    • Length: 15 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Brice Brown sings about loyalty and broken hearts, the earnestness of being a proud Southerner....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Ack!

    • By Bosco on 08-15-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Insatiable

    • By: Jeff Mann
    • Narrated by: Darcy Stark
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Scotsman Derek Maclaine has fallen in love with his adopted West Virginia home and its burly native son, Matt Taylor. But a local mining company's recent efforts to destroy the land spell an end to all that Matt holds dear....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • VA Applachians vs Alpha coal

    • By Kd on 12-15-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Blood in the Rain

    • Seventeen Stories of Vampire Erotica
    • By: Cecilia Duvalle, Mary Trepanier
    • Narrated by: Gillian Bainbridge, Damien Grey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this collection of erotic vampire tales from mostly Northwestern authors, vampires range from classic to alien, from dom to sub, from blood-drinking to soul-sucking....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Edge

    • Travels of an Appalachian Leather Bear
    • By: Jeff Mann
    • Narrated by: Joe Smith
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The autobiographical essays in Edge offer insight into the passions of acclaimed author Jeff Mann....

    • Travels of an Appalachian Leather Bear
    • By: Jeff Mann
    • Narrated by: Joe Smith
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 03-28-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

    Regular price: $17.99

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