G. Russell Overton is an American author and historian, who lives in Lansing, Michigan, with his long-time marriage partner, Bill. He has produced a number of works, both fiction and non-fiction. He is currently writing a trilogy of historical fiction. The first part was published in 2017 and Part 2 in 2018 (click on the button for “PDW” for more information). He enjoys sailing, cross-country skiing, and biking. His fictional style is to create romantic adventure, unbounded by the dictates of political and cultural agendas, but his love of the Great Lakes and all things marine is an apparent influence in most of his writing. He is a member of the National Writers Union, Historical Society of Michigan, Detroit Institute of Art, Publishing Triangle, and Michigan Writers. Publications include:

• “A Mostly Peaceful Empire” in Neil Plakcy and Sharon Sakson, eds., Paws and Reflect: Exploring the Bond Between Gay Men and Their Dogs (New York: Alyson Books, 2006) (New York Times Best Seller)
• “Live Wire Delta” in Neil Plakcy, ed., Hard Hats: Gay Erotic Stories (San Francisco: Cleis Press, 2008)
• Running by Night (Lansing, MI: Blue Water Tales, LLC, 2011 & 2nd edition 2017)
• Particularly Dangerous Work: Part 1, At Waters’ Edge (Lansing, MI: Blue Water Tales, LLC, 2017)
• Particularly Dangerous Work: Part 2, Lost at Sea (Lansing, MI: Blue Water Tales, LLC, 2018)

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