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Title: Heatwave
Publisher: Walking Carpet Press
Author(s): Syn Ferguson
Cover Artist(s): Caren Parnes
Date(s): 1986
Medium: print
Fandom: Starsky and Hutch
Language: English
External Links: online here
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cover by Caren Parnes

Heatwave is a slash Starsky and Hutch 21-page novel by Syn Ferguson. The cover artist is Caren Parnes, it was edited by Beverly Sutherland and it was proofread by Flora Poste. Aside from the cover, it contains no other art.

On the back page: "Any proceeds from this publication will go toward the effort to print Courts of Honor."

Reactions and Reviews

Heatwave, a first-time story with a lot of familiar elements--but when the story was written they were a lot less familiar, and the writing makes them new again. [1]
The heat is unbearable. The hour is late. And Hutch is not in a good situation. A bloody and beaten partner falls into Starsky's apartment as Johnny Carson drones on in the background. The way he got himself into that state is something of a revealing factor between the boys. Looking for a replacement doesn't always satisfy. [2]
I loved this story so much that years later, I took another slash fan to Rosarita for lobsters (though we had champagne instead of white wine). [3]
Amazingly hot getting together story with glorious descriptive imagery. Also a Hutch that gets the shit kicked out of him, poor thing. [4]
The only two S/H zines that I have read are HEAT WAVE and PUSHIN' THE ODDS. I wasn't particularly impressed with either. HW was very flat and almost completely devoid of drama. PTO was better, but very hard on the eyes, and I didn't really care the the way everything tied into the final episode. [5]
On comparing "Heatwave" and Courts of Honor, well, I wasn't that crazy about either one of them... Heatwave was short on plot and long on sex, and about the same as others I've read, but I would have liked it more if the sex had pushed my buttons. [6]


  1. from jat sapphire at Starsky and Hutch Fanfic Recommendations
  2. a 2004 comment at Crack Van
  3. a 2004 comment by Sandy Hereld at Crack Van
  4. from Starsky & Hutch Fanfic Recommendations
  5. from Tell Me Something I Don't Know #5
  6. from Tell Me Something I Don't Know! #18