The Stoker Connection

by Jackson Marsh

The Stoker Connection - Jackson Marsh
Editions:Kindle: $ 2.99
Pages: 280
Paperback - First: $ 10.99
ISBN: 978-1720371311
Size: 6.00 x 9.00 in
Pages: 280

What if you could prove that the greatest Gothic horror novel of all time was a true story?


Dexter and Morgan meet on their eighteenth birthday. The attraction is instant but confusing. As they deal with coming out, they are bound together by more than first love.


Both keep diaries, and each has the same goal - to prove that Stoker didn't write 'Dracula'. They are convinced that Harker, Van Helsing and the others existed and wrote the novel's journals themselves. If Dex and Morgan can prove it, they will blow the lid off the vampire myth: Dracula existed.


As the two teenagers fall in love, so they fall into an adventure as thrilling as it is dangerous. They are being watched, and someone is willing to kill to stop them from making 'The Stoker Connection.'


The Stoker Connection is an MM Romance treasure hunt thriller. It draws on the original text of 'Dracula', but it is not a story about vampires. It is a story of first love and the power of friendship. Sometimes funny, it is an intriguing and honest account compiled from Dex and Morgan's original diaries.

This book is on:
  • 3 To Be Read lists
Publisher: Independently Published
Pairings: M-M
Heat Level: 3
Romantic Content: 4
Ending: Click here to reveal
Character Identities: Gay
Protagonist 1 Age: 18-25
Protagonist 2 Age: 18-25
Protagonist 3 Age: 18-25
Tropes: Coming of Age, Coming Out / Closeted, Fated Mates / Soul Mates, Find Love and Come Out, First Time, Geek and Jock, InstaLove / Love at First Sight
Word Count: 97000
Setting: England Scotland
Languages Available: English
Reviews:AnnA on Amazon wrote:

Two young men meet each other on their 18th birthdays, both trying to prove the theory that Bram Stoker's book about Dracula was factual rather than fiction and a diary rather than a novel. The story is full of coincidences. Firstly that the boys Dexter and Morgan were born on the same day and secondly they are researching the same topic. However somebody does not want them to prove their theories and along the way the people they want to talk to either disappear or turn up dead. As the coincidences keep mounting so does their friendship and feelings for each other.
An enjoyable story with just the right amount of creepiness.

About the Author

Hi. Jackson was born in 2017 as the penname for me (James) so that I could publish my new gay fiction independently from my other writing work. I was born on the south coast of England during a blizzard, but now like to warm thing up with MM romance novels, gay mysteries and some occasional erotica. In 2007 I was awarded and EGPA award for my erotic short stories, and in 2018 I won a Best Screenplay award for one of my films. I am a diverse writer with thrillers, comedies and horror stories under my James belt, and now romance and mystery under my Jackson belt.

At the moment I am concentrating on two genres: older/younger MM romance, and youth mysteries with early 20s main characters and a love story included.

I now live on a Greek island with my husband.

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