GraveTells (GT): Please help me welcome Heidi Belleau, author of Riptide Publishing’s Rear Entrance Video series! Heidi, I just have to know… is there a fun story behind the naming of this series and the adult store it revolves around? Because, seriously, I adore it!
Heidi Belleau (HB): Thanks so much for having me! The story behind the name is that once upon a time I used to work at a seedy porn store myself, and on the front door of that store was a sign that said “second entrance in rear” and I thought it was so funny as a double-entendre that I decided, hey, what if someone used a sign like that to name the whole store? And so it came down to naming the store/series “Rear [...]
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Like all the books in the Rear Entrance Video series, Straight Shooter deals with real world issues that are far edgier and less popularized than the typical male/male or even Dom/sub stories common in the romance genre. Austin’s story is just as much of a journey of self-discovery as Christian’s and Rob’s, except he’s not strictly gay and continues to identify that way, sort of toe-ing the line, throughout the book. Austin’s kink is humiliation and punishment, and he likes it most when it comes from being sexually dominated by another man.