"An esoteric collection of tales to titillate and stimulate the senses."
—The Romance Reviews
"Shane Allison takes you and a tantalizing journey across through time and across continents to bring you some of the best hot and steamy stories from behind the doors of the Bathhouse. Explore your kinky fantasies and live vicariously. Spark your lover’s interest in something new. Get warmed up for a night of male love. If you enjoy erotica, these sultry stories are sure to get your blood pumping."
"I have to admit that the thought of a bathhouse is certainly fascinating to me and frankly more than a bit titillating. The thought of the freedom that gay men find in these stories was enough to hook my interest and make me turn each page."
"Excellent compilation of M/M erotica."
—Books on Silver Wings
"The stories here are marvelous. Evocative, erotic, sexy, cocky, and sweaty, Allison has put together a fine mix of tales. The sex is hot and the bodies mingle in the glory of what was one of the finest pieces of gay history."
—Hot Bods Erotica Reviews
"A towel-snapping good read filled with sizzling porn bodies, sexy boys next door, and tantalizing tricks that fully capture the erotic dynamic of between men."
—Erotica Readers and Writers Association
"The heat and sweat get you going and the sexy fun unfolds from there."
—Cameron D James
"The stories leave you as hot and sweaty as if you were actually sitting in a sauna with all those characters."
"Books like Steam Bath: Sweaty Gay Erotica raise your heart rate just by holding them in your hands."
"The only thing better than this book is a trip to the baths themselves."
"I do not want to give any of the stories away aside from saying that each is stimulating and a fun read. Grab a towel, wrap it around your waist and sit down with a copy of this book—you will not be getting up any time soon."
—Reviews by Amos Lassen
From the Back Cover
Good Clean Fun
Steamy encounters in the bathhouse have been the stuff of erotic legend for centuries—just ask Spartacus! Shane Allison busts open the sauna door in Steam Bath, a rollicking romp of pretty boys and dashing daddies out to cruise. From fresh-faced twinks to silver foxes and beautiful bears, Shane delivers sensational stories of sweaty, muscled men eager to shed their clothes. A towel-snapping good read, Steam Bath is filled with sizzling porn bodies, sexy boys next door, and tantalizing tricks that fully capture the erotic dynamics between men. A gorgeous, tattooed bad boy asks to be taught a hard lesson in Eric Del Carlo’s “Steam Punk.” A twink finds true love for one night at the baths, who blows his mind and more in Rafaelito V. Sy’s “Raf’s Journey.” Things get hot and heavy when two college professors and a horny student stumble upon a Belgian bathhouse in Roscoe Hudson’s “The Chaperones.” And who knew that sex between two randy strangers could be so hot in “Across the Bay,” by T. R. Verten? Gaybie award-winning editor Shane Allison is a rising gay erotica star who proves he is here to stay with Steam Bath.