Gay fans of action thrillers will finally see their fantasies come to fruition in Geoffrey Knight’s soon-to-be-released novel Fathom’s Five: The Cross of Sins, the first action thriller to see its male characters uniting to solve a mystery, as well as in the bedroom.

The book tells of the Fathom’s Five, a group of hunky gay thrill-seekers, and their quest to uncover a lost Renaissance statue. Deemed sacrilegious by the church, it is a symbol of free expression to our heroes, which must be salvaged in the name of the battle against inequality. Along the way, Geoffrey Knight promises readers plenty of plot twists and steamy action.

This book was like something that I wanted to read, Knight said.

For me, sex and adventure have always been a natural fit because I’ve always found that masculine heroic type so damn sexy. But any kind of gay action adventure only ever took place in my imagination. Then one day I said, screw this, I’m a gay man, I love action stories, I’m going to write an all-out erotic gay fiction novel.

For several years I’ve tried to publish a number of straight, mainstream novels and all I’ve got to show for my work is a stack of rejection letters. Then I decided to write Fathom’s Five and seeing it come to fruition has been the most exciting thing I’ve ever done.

It sounds unheard of, but the first publisher I sent it to said yes, and now it’s getting worldwide distribution.

I’m really looking forward to seeing if the gay community loves the book as much as I do. I hope so because there are lots more to come.

Knight is already putting the finishing touches on the book’s sequel, Fathom’s Five Volume Two: The Riddle of the Sands. Meanwhile, Fathom’s Five: The Cross of Sins is set to be released through STARBooks Press, USA, by the end of this month.

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