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Books with Main Male Gay Characters

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Gay MC

Gay main character
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The Steel Remains - Richard Morgan
Ringil Eskiath
The Last Sun - KD Edwards
Book 1 of The Tarot Sequence.

Character is named Rune, it's the main character.

A Book of Tongues - Gemma Files
Hexslinger series. 

Asher Rook and Chess Pargeter, among others.

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Seregil and Alec
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Melusine - Sarah Monette
Felix Harrowgate
The Stone Prince - Fiona Patton
Branion series
Runebinder - Alex R. Kahler
Runebinder Chronicles
Mind Fuck - Manna Francis
The Administration series
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Magic's Pawn - Mercedes Lackey
Vanyel in The Last Herald Mage series.
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One of the main characters is

One of multiple main characters is gay.
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Wylan Van Eck, Jesper Fahey

^I think these are spoilerish.

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Inda - Sherwood Smith
Godblind - Anna Stephens
*spoiler* character is Crys. *spoiler ends here*
Amberlough (Amberlough Dossiers) - Lara Elena Donnelly...
The Gilded Wolves - Roshani Chokshi
Enrique, a POV, is bi and Hypnos is gay
The Copper Promise - Jen Williams
The Copper Cat, book 1

Character is Sebastian

City of Strife - Claudie Arseneault
City of Spires, book 1
A Crown for Cold Silver - Alex Marshall
Crimson Empire
Smiler's Fair - Rebecca Levene
Hollow Gods
A Call to Arms - Shiriluna Nott
Chronicles of Arden
Stranger - Rachel Manija Brown, Sherwood Smith...
The Change
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Watchtower (Chronicles of Tornor) - Elizabeth A. Lynn
The Rain Wild Chronicles is a part of the larger Realm of the Elderlings series.

The character is Sedric Meldar.

Spoiler alert Alec, of course. And Magnus also (bi).
The Boy with the Porcelain Blade - Patrick Den...
Erebus Sequence. Apparently, the gay is revealed only in the second book.
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Other books with miscelaneous gay characters, they are said to have many.
A Court of Broken Knives - Anna Smith Spark
Empires of Dust series.

There's a bi man POV.

Ninefox Gambit - Yoon Ha Lee (Machineries of Empire)...
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Kushiel's Dart - Jacqueline Carey
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Havemercy - Danielle Bennett,Jaida Jones
The Mirror Empire - Kameron Hurley
Worldbreaker Saga
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Dies the Fire - S. M. Stirling
Emberverse universe
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Fire Logic (Elemental Logic) - Laurie J. Marks
Elemental Logic series
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In a later book a gay character is revealed or appears. So, you know... SPOILERS.
Character's name is Dannyl and now it's spoiled.
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The Palace Job - Weekes, Patrick
Spoilers Dairy so yes, spoilers.
Fear - Michael Grant (Gone)
Book 5 of Gone series.

Edilio is revealed to be in a relationship with Roger. He is important, but not the main character.

Later Adam and Ronan form a pairing.
I will spoilers that the character's Nico, so now you're spoiled.
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Almost Gay-Themed

These books don't fit on the list because of how much being gay matters to the plot.
Some people, I think, might argue that this is a gay romance book. But there's so much more than that, and the romance plays a relatively minor part on it IMO (to the point where it doesn't happen until book 2).

The characters are Damen and Laurent.

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The Immortal Coil - J Armand
Book 1 of the Immortal Coil, a supernatural book series about vampires with a gay protagonist.
Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue - Mackenzie Lee...
A historical fiction with a bi main character who's in love with his (gay or bi) best friend.
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Smaller characters, but with some importance.
The Red Knight - Miles Cameron
Traitor Son Cycle series.

Character is Aneas.

Although I haven't read most of them, so I'm only going by internet knowledge. I plan to read them though. For this list to be possible, I won't be listing gay-themed books or gay romance books, otherwise this would be way too long. I will also post only the first book in a series.
P.S.: One of the reasons I haven't read many of these is that I'm brazilian and these books are never translated to my language, so it's hard and expensive to buy them.

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