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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Tigers and Devils
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y separately published work icon Tigers and Devils Sean Kennedy , Tallahassee : Dreamspinner Press , 2009 6176271 2009 single work novel

'The most important things in Simon Murray’s life are football, friends, and film—in that order. His friends despair of him ever meeting someone, but despite his loneliness, Simon is cautious about looking for more. Then his best friends drag him to a party, where he barges into a football conversation and ends up defending the honour of star forward Declan Tyler—unaware that the athlete is present. In that first awkward meeting, neither man has any idea they will change each other's lives forever.

'Like his entire family, Simon revels in living in Melbourne, the home of Australian Rules football and mecca for serious fans. There, players are treated like gods—until they do something to fall out of public favour. This year, the public is taking Declan to task for suffering injuries outside his control, so Simon's support is a bright spot.

'But as Simon and Declan fumble toward a relationship, keeping Declan's homosexuality a secret from well-meaning friends and an increasingly suspicious media becomes difficult. Nothing can stay hidden forever. Soon Declan will have to choose between the career he loves and the man he wants, and Simon has never been known to make things easy—for himself or for others.' (Publisher's blurb)

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y separately published work icon Tigerland Sean Kennedy , Tallahassee : Dreamspinner Press , 2012 6176365 2012 single work novel

'After an eventful and sometimes uncomfortably public courtship, Simon Murray and Declan Tyler settled into a comfortable life together. Now retired from the AFL, Declan works as a football commentator; Simon develops programs with queer content for a community television station.

'Despite their public professional lives, Simon and Declan manage to keep their private life out of the spotlight. Their major concerns revolve around supporting their friends through infertility and relationship problems—until Greg Heyward, Declan’s ex-partner, outs himself in a transparent bid for attention.

'Though Simon and Declan are furious with Greg and his media antics, they can’t agree on what to do about it. Declan insists they should maintain a dignified silence, but both he and Simon keep getting drawn into Heyward’s games. Simon and Declan will once again have to ride out the media storm before they can return their attention to what really matters: each other.' (Publisher's blurb)

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y separately published work icon Tigers on the Way Sean Kennedy , Tallahassee : Dreamspinner Press , 2019 16945087 2019 single work novel

'Sequel to Tigers on the Run

'Documentary producer Simon and ex-footballer Declan are taking some big steps toward a lasting life together. They've bought a house, and they'll need it for the family they plan to start. Their friend, Nyssa, has made the generous offer to be their surrogate, and Declan couldn't be more excited about the idea of a baby. Simon knows fatherhood is a huge commitment, and though it's daunting, he sees how much Dec wants it, and he's sure that together, they can succeed in anything-despite the worries nagging at him. But just as their new life is taking shape, a health scare disrupts their plans at the worst possible moment. With time running short, Simon and Dec will have to bare their fears and doubts to each other so they can face them before their world changes forever. It might mean a literal leap of faith.' (Publication summary)

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