Neil S. Plakcy is the author of Golden Retriever Mystery series, the Mahu series, the Have Body, Will Guard series, and the Angus Green series.

The author made their debut with Mahu about a Honolulu homicide detective and has been writing ever since. Neil had wanted to be a writer ever since of the age of sixteen. He went to study creative writing and eventually earned his MFA from Florida International University. The author makes their home in Hollywood, Florida with their partner and their golden retrievers. The latter of which served as inspiration for the book series.

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Publication Order of Angus Green Books

The Next One Will Kill You (2016)Description / Buy at
Nobody Rides for Free (2017)Description / Buy at
Survival is a Dying Art (2018)Description / Buy at
Brackish Water (2023)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Golden Retriever Mystery Books

In Dog We Trust (2010)Description / Buy at
The Kingdom of Dog (2011)Description / Buy at
Dog Helps Those (2012)Description / Buy at
Dog Bless You (2013)Description / Buy at
Whom Dog Hath Joined (2014)Description / Buy at
Dog Have Mercy (2015)Description / Buy at
Honest to Dog (2016)Description / Buy at
Dog Is in the Details (2017)Description / Buy at
Dog Knows (2018)Description / Buy at
Dog's Green Earth (2019)Description / Buy at
A Litter of Golden Mysteries (2020)Description / Buy at
Dog Willing (2020)Description / Buy at
Dog's Waiting Room (2021)Description / Buy at
Dog's Honest Truth (2022)Description / Buy at
All Dog's Children (2022)Description / Buy at
Dog of Thieves (2023)Description / Buy at
In Dog's Image (2023)Description / Buy at
Blessing of the Dogs (2024)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Frat Sex Books

(with Simon Sheppard, Rob Rosen, Michael Roberts, M. Christian, Stephen Osborne, Bearmuffin, Anne Cain, Joe Filippone, Sean Fisher, Zavo, Zachary Chase, Thom Jaymes, Marcus James, Troy Storm, Paul A. Cooper, Anthony Lectito, Kale Naylor)

Frat Sex 2 (With: Simon Sheppard,Rob Rosen,Michael Roberts,M. Christian,Stephen Osborne,Bearmuffin,Anne Cain,Joe Filippone,Sean Fisher,Zavo,Zachary Chase,Thom Jaymes,Marcus James,Troy Storm,Paul A. Cooper,Anthony Lectito,Kale Naylor) (2008)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Got 10 Minutes? Books

(by Laura Baumbach)

The Catbird Seat (2011)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Guns + Tacos Books

Tacos de Cazuela con Smith & Wesson (By: Gary Phillips) (2019)Description / Buy at
Three Brisket Tacos and a Sig Sauer (By: Michael Bracken) (2019)Description / Buy at
A Gyro and a Glock (By: Frank Zafiro) (2019)Description / Buy at
Three Chalupas, Rice, Soda…and a Kimber .45 (By: Trey R. Barker) (2019)Description / Buy at
Some Churros and El Burro (By: William Dylan Powell) (2019)Description / Buy at
A Beretta, Burritos and Bears (By: James A. Hearn) (2019)Description / Buy at
Burritos & Bullets (By: Eric Beetner) (2020)Description / Buy at
Jalapeño Poppers and a Flare Gun (By: Trey R. Barker,Michael Bracken) (2020)Description / Buy at
Four Shrimp Tacos and a Walther P38 (By: Alec Cizak) (2020)Description / Buy at
A Taco, A T-Bird, A Beretta and One Furious Night (By: Ann Aptaker) (2020)Description / Buy at
Sopa and a Streetsweeper (By: Ryan Sayles) (2020)Description / Buy at
Dos Tacos Guatemaltecos y Una Pistola Casera (By: Mark Troy) (2020)Description / Buy at
Two More Tacos, a Beretta .32, and a Pink Butterfly (By: Dave Zeltserman) (2021)Description / Buy at
Two Tamales, One Tokarev, and a Lifetime of Broken Promises (By: Stacy Woodson) (2021)Description / Buy at
Chimichangas and a Couple of Glocks (By: David H. Hendrickson) (2021)Description / Buy at
Refried Beans and a Snub-Nosed .44 (By: Hugh Lessig) (2021)Description / Buy at
Two Steak Taco Combos and a Pair of Sig Sauers (2021)Description / Buy at
A Smith & Wesson with a Side of Chorizo (By: Andrew Welsh-Huggins) (2021)Description / Buy at
Two Tofu Tacos, a Taurus TX22, a Taycan, and a Ton of Trouble (By: Alan Orloff) (2022)Description / Buy at
Two Black Bean and Shrimp Quesadillas, and a Pink Ruger LCP (By: Joseph S. Walker) (2022)Description / Buy at
A Handful of Chicles and a Custom Nine (By: C.W. Blackwell) (2022)Description / Buy at
Two Shrimp Tacos and a .22 Ruger (By: Adam Meyer) (2022)Description / Buy at
Nachos, a Stun Gun, and a Wedding Ring (By: Karen E. Olson) (2022)Description / Buy at
No Food, No Drink, Just the Gun (By: Trey R. Barker) (2022)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Have Body, Will Guard Books

Three Wrong Turns in the Desert (2009)Description / Buy at
Dancing with the Tide (2010)Description / Buy at
Teach Me Tonight (2011)Description / Buy at
Olives for the Stranger (2012)Description / Buy at
Under the Waterfall (2013)Description / Buy at
The Noblest Vengeance (2014)Description / Buy at
Finding Freddie Venus (2015)Description / Buy at
A Cold Wind (2016)Description / Buy at
The Same Page (2018)Description / Buy at
The Madness of Husbands (2020)Description / Buy at
The Most Expensive Spice (2020)Description / Buy at
The Graveyard of God's Name (2021)Description / Buy at
The Feet of Blue Pigeons (2022)Description / Buy at
The Designer of His Own Fortune (2024)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Love on... Books

Love on Site (2013)Description / Buy at
Love on Stage (2014)Description / Buy at
Love on the Web (2015)Description / Buy at
Love on the Pitch (2015)Description / Buy at
Love on the Boil (2017)Description / Buy at
Love on the Map (2018)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Mahu Books

Publication Order of Ormond Yard Romantic Adventures Books

The Gentleman and the Spy (2021)Description / Buy at
The Lord and the Frenchman (2023)Description / Buy at
Saving the Boxer (2024)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Ultimate Gay Erotica Books

(with Lawrence Schimel, Rob Rosen, Landon Dixon, Stephen Osborne, T. Hitman, DavidHolly, Jeff Funk, Bearmuffin, Paul Cooper, Shane Allison, Christopher Pierce, Thomas Fuchs, Joel A. Nichols, S.J. Frost, Natty Soltesz, Curtis C. Comer, Jesse Grant, Lew Bull, Fred Towers, WadeWright, R.K. Bussel, Andrew Philip Decker, G. Masters)

Ultimate Gay Erotica 2008 (With: Lawrence Schimel,Rob Rosen,Landon Dixon,Stephen Osborne,T. Hitman,DavidHolly,Jeff Funk,Bearmuffin,Paul Cooper,Shane Allison,Christopher Pierce,Thomas Fuchs,Joel A. Nichols,S.J. Frost,Natty Soltesz,Curtis C. Comer,Jesse Grant,Lew Bull,Fred Towers,WadeWright,R.K. Bussel,Andrew Philip Decker,G. Masters) (2007)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Paws and Reflect (2006)Description / Buy at (2009)Description / Buy at
Tough Guy Erotica (2010)Description / Buy at
Pledge Class and Other College Boy Erotica (2010)Description / Buy at
Invasion of the Blatnicks (2010)Description / Buy at
The Outhouse Gang (2010)Description / Buy at
Mr. Surfer and Other Gay Erotica (2010)Description / Buy at
Mi Amor (2011)Description / Buy at
The Handsome Prince (2011)Description / Buy at
The Cat Who Got Married (2011)Description / Buy at
The Russian Boy (2011)Description / Buy at
The Buchanan Letters (2012)Description / Buy at
Genie for Hire (2013)Description / Buy at
Soul Kiss (2015)Description / Buy at
In His Kiss (2018)Description / Buy at
David and Jonathan (2019)Description / Buy at
Christmas Shift (2019)Description / Buy at
The Burning Water (2020)Description / Buy at
The Lock-Keeper's Heart (2021)Description / Buy at
Being John Church (2022)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

At the Diner (2010)Description / Buy at
The Guardian Angel of South Beach (2010)Description / Buy at
Rhiannon (2011)Description / Buy at
The Six Year Itch (2011)Description / Buy at
Photo Booth (2011)Description / Buy at
Noche Buena (2011)Description / Buy at
Lights Out Valentine (2012)Description / Buy at
Creeling the Bridegroom (2013)Description / Buy at
The Sea Between Us (2015)Description / Buy at
Holiday Treat Recipes for Special Dogs (2015)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Collections

Three Lambs: Erotic Tales of a Gay Frat (2011)Description / Buy at
Hot Steamy Shorts (2014)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

How to Succeed at a Two-Year College (2019)Description / Buy at
The Murder Beats: Structure in Genre Fiction (2022)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Anthologies

The Cat Who Loved Christmas(1997)Description / Buy at
Tales of Travelrotica for Gay Men(2007)Description / Buy at
Backdraft(2008)Description / Buy at
Hard Hats(2008)Description / Buy at
How the West was Done(2009)Description / Buy at
Surfer Boys(2009)Description / Buy at
Rough Trade(2009)Description / Buy at
Skater Boys(2010)Description / Buy at
I Do, Two(2010)Description / Buy at
College Boys(2010)Description / Buy at
Model Men(2011)Description / Buy at
Men of the Mean Streets: Gay Noir(2011)Description / Buy at
Sexy Sailors(2012)Description / Buy at
Beach Bums(2013)Description / Buy at
Active Duty(2014)Description / Buy at
Take This Man(2015)Description / Buy at
Happy Homicides 1(2015)Description / Buy at
Malice Domestic 11(2016)Description / Buy at
Florida Happens(2018)Description / Buy at
Guns + Tacos Vol. 6(2022)Description / Buy at
Crime Hits Home(2022)Description / Buy at
Black Cat Weekly #53(2022)Description / Buy at

If You Like Neil S. Plakcy Books, You’ll Love…

In Dog We Trust is the first book in the Golden Retriever Mysteries series. Steve is ready for a new relationship after a divorce and time spent in prison. He’s settling in at home with a when a neighbor is murdered while walking her dog. Steve finds her body and ends up taking in her dog, Rochester. Despite his differences with the dog he has no choice, but to take Rochester in. Now, the two of them will work together to form a detective partnership and get to the bottom of this mysterious murder.

Being John Church follows John Berman as his career is in turmoil. Worse, the love of his life has just died. He goes to the funeral where he meets his lover’s family and learns that the man he knew was a completely invented identity. The man played with facts and fooled everyone, especially Jeff. He’s left feeling betrayed and distraught with no direction. Now, Jeff will dig into the dark secrets of his lover’s life to find out who he really was and figure out he can move forward in his own life.

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