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Written on Skin

Magic and mystery come to life when humans encounter the secrets of Forbidden Ink. When a blood-for-ink trade gives Genevieve more than she bargained for, her world gets upended. A visit to Cirque Nocturne to blow off some steam is...

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Bitter Fruit by Lois Cloarec Hart
Bitter Fruit

Fuelled by booze and boredom, Jac Lanier accepts an unusual wager from her best friend. Victoria, for reasons of her own, impulsively challenges Jac to seduce Lauren, her co-worker and a young woman Jac’s never met. Under the terms of...

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Barring Complications by Blythe Rippon
Barring Complications

It’s an open secret that the newest justice on the Supreme Court is a lesbian. So when the Court decides to hear a case about gay marriage, Justice Victoria Willoughby must navigate the press, sway at least one of her conservative...

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Above the Tree Line by Lois Cloarec Hart
Above the Tree Line

Liv and Kai, old friends and ex-lovers who own a gift shop together, decide to play hooky on a gorgeous fall day and go for a hike up a nearby mountain. Their day off ends with physical and emotional consequences neither could’ve...

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Still Life by L.T. Smith
Still Life

After breaking off her relationship with a female lothario, Jess Taylor decides she doesn’t want to expose herself to another cheating partner. Staying at home, alone, suits her just fine.  Her idea of a good night is an early...

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Two Hearts-One Mind by RJ Nolan
Two Hearts–One Mind

Kim is a woman on a mission: She wants to propose to her partner, Jess, on Valentine’s Day. But things don’t turn out as planned, because Jess has a plan of her own…   Note: Previously published in the anthology Connected...

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Upcoming Releases

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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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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Unwrap these Presents - Christmas Anthology 2014
Unwrap these Presents

Twenty-two 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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Beginnings

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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Recent Blog Posts


Giveaway: “All You Can Eat”

We just love to give our readers a chance to win something.  Today we’re giving away two paperbacks and two ebook version of All You Can Eat – A Buffet of Lesbian Erotica and Romance. The menu of this book includes dishes by Ashley Bartlett, Historia, Jae, Rebekah...

Great New Lesbian Romance: “Bitter Fruit”

We are happy to announce that Lois Cloarec Hart’s great new lesbian romance Bitter Fruit is now available. Here is what Bitter Fruit is about: Fuelled by booze and boredom, Jac Lanier accepts an unusual wager from her best friend. Victoria, for reasons of her own,...

Ylva Publishing in Provincetown

One of New England’s great fall traditions is Women’s Week in Provincetown, MA, which every October brings to a little beach town at the tip of Cape Cod the biggest and best in lesbian culture. If you haven’t been down to P-town for Women’s Week in a few years, or (gasp!) haven’t ever...

Spotlight Interview: Blythe Rippon

Today, we’re interviewing Blythe Rippon, debut author of the best-seller Barring Complications.   Welcome to the Ylva blog, Blythe.   Let’s start with some warm-up questions: Coffee or tea? Water, honestly. I’m not much for caffeine. Or wine—can I...