"Feelin’ me like a melon t’see if I’m ripe is not makin’ love t’me, Claude."
Written in 1970 but unpublished for almost 40 years, this lost thriller graphically reveals the impact of war through the sexual fantasies of a newly-wed couple in New Orleans. Green Eyes transforms a honeymoon suite into a battleground where desire and violence become blurred and indistinguishable.
"I have a friend, a lady of the theater, retired too… when we meet she puts things strangely, not 'Good morning, how are you?' But seizes my arm with a wild look and says 'How did the fortress of your heart endure?'"
A retired actress Miss Sails, falls hostage to two young men scheming to steal her priceless sunburst diamond. But Miss Sails is no Southern Belle...
The Pink Bedroom
"How do you know what I do? I only serve one purpose in your life."
A married man keeps a younger woman in a pink bedroom for eight blissful years until the inevitable day when their precarious balance of needs topples into mid-life calamity.