Alex (A.R.) Fiano is a New York-based author and teacher. A.R. is a strong LGBTQ+ advocate, particularly for youth. A.R. has a background of work in civil rights advocacy, law, journalism, and as college faculty. A.R. has taught philosophy, law, and eastern religions. A.R. is available for readings and public speaking.
A.R. created the Gabriel's World Mystery/Thriller/Queer Fiction series--It's Time for New Heroes. The series has four books--The Hanged Man, Two-Faced Woman, The Book of Joel and Dead for Now.
Gabriel Ross is the main character in the series. Gabriel is a brilliant and intuitive private investigator in his thirties, a strong and compassionate advocate with his clients. He is Buddhist, intellectual, strong-minded, and skilled in boxing and Baguazhang. The other main character is Joel McFadden, a bisexual artist, Gabriel's boyfriend. The stories involve Gabriel's dangerous cases and Gabriel and Joel's relationship.
Gabriel's World offers a compelling community of characters, in stories that explore the extremes and complexity of good and evil. The stories feature strong LGBTQ+ characters and mature, adult themes.
You're invited to read more at the official website, GabrielsWorld.com. The site has a new feature, author recaps on the book chapters, short fiction with the Gabriel's World characters, and interactive elements. The site also has A.R.'s Catharsis Writing Blog on Queer Writing and Art and her writing program for Queer Youth, A Room of Your Own. You can subscribe to the blog and the newsletter. Gabriel's World is also on Facebook, Google +, Twitter (@GabrielsWorld), YouTube (GabrielsWorldOnline), Pinterest, and Instagram (gabrielsworld_lgbt_fiction).