From the New York Timesbestselling author of The Lord Wont Mind comes the story of a man whose marriage of convenience will never keep him from taking what he truly wants Before he has even hit his twentieth birthday, Walter Makin has already earned a red-hot career on the stage and a reputation as a Boy Wonder. From afar, he is truly a man who has the whole world at its knees and a bright future ahead of him. Still, he has one weaknessother boys.
Set in the 1940s, An Idol for Others follows Walters internal turmoil as he tries to follow societys norms by marrying Clara, a wealthy, forceful heiress who is as enamored of Walters status as she is of his body. In spite of Walters efforts to refuse what he truly wants, he finds comfort again and again in the beds of other menmen who understand themselves and what they want in ways Walter can only dream of. However, when he meets and falls for a beautiful young writer, he cant deny who he is any longer.
Now he must tell the world, regardless of the consequences.