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The Gift

On Christmas morning, Paige finds a mysterious gift for her wife under the tree. The card says it’s from Paige, but she has no recollection of buying it. Even more curious—strange noises are coming from other rooms in the house....

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Unwrap these Presents - Christmas Anthology 2014
Unwrap these Presents

Twenty-three authors of lesbian fiction contributed holiday stories that give you snow, presents, plenty of food, Holiday cheer and nicely wrapped curvy women under the tree.   All profits of this anthology will be donated to the...

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The Return by Ana Matics
The Return

Near Haven is like any other small, dying fishing village dotting the Maine coastline—a crusty remnant of an industry long gone, a place that is mired in sadness and longing for what was and can never be again. People move away, yet they...

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Under a Falling Star by Jae
Under a Falling Star

Falling stars are supposed to be a lucky sign, but not for Austen. Her new job as a secretary in an international games company isn’t off to a good start. Her first assignment—decorating the Christmas tree in the lobby—results in a...

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Forget Me Not

Already emotionally drained by coping with her mother’s Alzheimer’s, Cathy Turner feels as if the death of her older brother is the last straw. She walls off her emotions, and mechanically copes with the demands on her time, day by...

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Wicked Things - Holloween Anthology 2014
Wicked Things

Fourteen authors of lesbian fiction contributed otherworldly, thrilling and supernatural short stories that will keep you glued to your seat. Click here to read the stories' descriptions Andi Marquette: SpiritQuest,...

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Upcoming Releases

The Midnight Couch

At 30, Paula, a technician at a radio station, feels a bit ridiculous for having a big crush on Dr. Christine Graham, host of the late-night radio show The Midnight Couch. Every night when midnight approaches, she vows that this will be...

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1974. The Osmonds, space hoppers and climbing trees, all grounded in the ultimate belief that life was perfect. Childhood filled with tomorrows and a friendship built to endure anything. Or was it? Lou Turner loves Ashley Richards. Always...

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Good enough to eat by Alison Grey & Jae
Good Enough to Eat

Robin’s New Year’s resolution to change her eating habits is as unusual as she is. Unlike millions of other women, she isn’t tempted by chocolate or junk food. She’s a vampire, determined to fight her craving for a pint of O...

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The Caphenon

On a summer night like any other, an emergency call sounds in the quarters of Andira Tal, Lancer of Alsea. The news is shocking: not only is there other intelligent life in the universe, but it’s landing on the planet right...

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Banshee’s Honor

Warleader. This is what the people of Y’Dan used to call the proud warrior Azhani Rhu’len. Banshee. Oath breaker. Murderer. These are words that slip off their tongues now. Azhani Rhu’len, once one of the greatest of...

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Turning for Home

Like her mother before her, Jules Calhoon couldn’t wait to escape her small Ohio town. Unlike her mother, though, Jules couldn’t disappear forever. When she’s called back for her grandfather’s funeral, the visit unleashes a flood...

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Recent Blog Posts

Welcome: KL Hughes

Sometimes love isn’t exactly blind, but it can be stubbornly myopic. That’s the premise behind Popcorn Love, the upcoming novel by exciting new Ylva author KL Hughes to be published exclusively with us in September 2015. Set in the glamorous world of New York City’s fashion elite, Popcorn...

Spotlight interview with: Ana Matics

A few days ago we published the lesbian fiction The Return by Ana Matics. The Return is a story of redemption, making amends, and carving out a future that differs from the one the main character envisioned when she first graduated high school. Ana Matics is one of...

New Lesbian Fiction: The Return by Ana Matics

We are happy to announce that Ana Matics’ The Return is now available. Here is what The Return is about: Near Haven is like any other small, dying fishing village dotting the Maine coastline—a crusty remnant of an industry long gone, a place that is mired in sadness and longing for what...

Spotlight Interview: Bev Prescott

Today we have two guest: Cheri Fuller and Bev Prescott. We did the interview with Bev and asked Cheri to do the introductions. So, here you go: ______________________ Astrid invited me to introduce Bev Prescott. It’s taken me a long time to come up with words that could even begin to do...