GENE HEAD’S 2019 NOVELLA
BRANDY IN FLAMES
Is available here FREE
Sex. Alcohol. Madness. What could go wrong?
Garbage collector Elmo Brenner trades philosophy and arguments against God with anyone over a beer—or six. Happily married and living for the weekend in his small Australian town, he’s more concerned with Beethoven and booze than the share price. But his deliberately meaningless life turns into a lust-filled orgy when every woman in the world suddenly becomes an overheated nymphomaniac.
Delighted with his wife’s newfound antics, Elmo ignores the sexual fires consuming the community and immerses himself in a one-man, one-woman descent into depravity. But the “every man’s dream” plague vanishes overnight, leaving all females frigid… except Elmo’s wife. And now that she’s the object of all men’s desire, his hands are full keeping her from satisfying her inexhaustible urges with everyone but him.
Can Elmo keep it up when everybody wants a piece of his wife’s ass?
Brandy In Flames is the first book in the Elmo Brenner transgressive fiction series. If you like gritty themes, explicit adult content, and sophisticated social commentary, then you’ll love Gene Head’s howlingly uncompromising scorcher.
Download Brandy In Flames for a sex-soaked plunge into insanity today!
Praise for Brandy in Flames
Review by B. Newman
Gene Head’s (Brandy in Flames) takes you on an honest and edgy adventure in a small Australian everytown. He shows impressive skill behind the wheel of his characters. Brace for shock and sudden turns. Enjoy the ride.
Our world is flooded by lots of great things to read and watch but I am glad that I made the decision to read the Brandy in Flames novella on a flight to Australia from Hong Kong.
The story is about Elmo Brenner, one of the towns garbo’s (rubbish collectors) and his struggle to hold himself together, and battle his primal urges and those of others, while his town of Brandy is under siege by a mysterious phenomenon that drives women to be promiscuous. Sounds like a fantasy come true? Well, Head will take this full circle. Is it a poisoned chalice?
Head offers fascinating characters that seem real because they are based on his traveled life experience. What you get is authentic world building. Once he builds his fully functional township, he then throws them into Twilight Zone style peril.
You’ll love a character one minute and loath them the next. Then you’ll love them again and part of you will hate yourself for it. It’s a world of grey. It’s a real world.
I enjoyed reading what I saw as a refreshing piece of counterculture. But something grounded on the inner mechanics of sex and what it does to the mind and by extension our actions.
I’ve never read a story like this before. I didn’t realise that it was going to unfold into being something much larger.
Head shows that he was also a dab hand at crafting and pacing his stories. Shifting gears suddenly just when you get comfortable. I was left shocked and satisfied at the end. And I hope that Head continues to build upon his Elmo Brenner character and his meticulous world building. I hope to see more works from this battler genre which so many people can relate to.
IMP IN THE ORCHARD
Head is currently seeking agency to publish his latest novel – Imp in the Orchard.
A novel following Elmo Brenner’s relationship with alcohol that takes you to an Australian landscape you’ve not discovered yet.
In this transgressive fiction novel Gene Head cleverly uses the platform of the tediously over told “untouchable farmer’s daughter” cliché, to tell a tale of significantly greater sophistication and terrifying truths that will see Elmo learning a secret within so dark, he’ll have to drink for weeks to face the horror.
Gene Head is now writing the third book in the Elmo Brenner Series – Smoke During.
It’s too early to be revealing what will happen in this novel, but, stay tuned for updates!