Gay Mystery Podcast

Gay Mystery Podcast

Gay Mystery Podcast offers interviews by Brad Shreve with renowned LGBTQ authors, and up and coming talent, of mystery, suspense and thriller novels. Plus Justene gives her weekly book recommendations.

Recent Episodes

Frank W. Butterfield Adds a Suspense in His Whit and Eddie Series

Oct. 20, 2020

Ep:054 Frank W. Butterfield is the Amazon best-selling author of 67 (and counting) self-published n…

Dieter Moitzi: Author and Book Reviewer

Oct. 12, 2020

Ep:053 Born in the early 70s, Dieter grew up in a little village in Austria. At the age of 18, he m…

Lev Raphael With More Murder In Academia

Oct. 5, 2020

Ep:052 Lev Raphael has wanted to be an author since he was in second grade, and he's not only achie…

Greg Herren Is Not A Horrible Person

Sept. 28, 2020

Ep:051 Greg Herren is an American writer and editor, who publishes work in a variety of genres, inc…

About the Hosts

Brad Shreve

Brad was delighted when he discovered the gay mystery subgenre and the list of writers who inspired him to pursue a writing career are too numerous to mention. He writes the Mitch O’Reilly Mystery Series. You can learn more about his books at

Believing there is a whole section of society that is unaware that the gay mystery genre exists, he created this podcast.

He’s a proud dad, beach bum, and coffee house squatter. He currently lives in the Los Angeles South Bay with his husband, Maurice.



Justene Adamec is an avid reader of gay mysteries, She is a founding partner of ReQueered Tales, which is bringing back classic gay fiction one book at a time.

Justene is a straight ally who thinks every straight person should be an ally. Then we wouldn’t need allies at all because the struggle would be over. She is married with adult twin daughters and a grandson. She reluctantly practices law in Pasadena CA.


Wonderful Show Must Hear!

"I stumbled upon this since Covid when I began walking daily. Brad is truly a wonderful interviewer and charms his guests completely. He finds the b…"

By Njrick on Aug. 28, 2020 via Apple Podcasts


"It’s amazing to have a platform like this that supports and uplifts authors and storytellers from within the LGBTQ+ community. The host is terrific, …"

By Myler Tartin on July 28, 2020 via Apple Podcasts


"This podcast is very entertaining. The host is an excellent interviewer (he allows his guests the time to explore their work), and he's engaging and…"

By First Pages Readings on July 27, 2020 via Apple Podcasts

Great interviews!

"Brad Shreve does a terrific job with his interviews on this new podcast of gay mystery authors. I've learned more about the genre and enjoyed the ins…"

By Neil Plakcy on Dec. 25, 2019 via Apple Podcasts

Discover a rich world of mystery fiction

"Join Brad and Justene in their gentle yet informative podcast about LGBTQ mystery novels for both writers and readers."

By No Spoiler Reviews on Nov. 9, 2019 via Apple Podcasts