Lesbian Mysteries for Fall

“Mischief Night. Halloween. Day of the Dead. Howling winds. Footsteps in the leaves. Murder most foul. Mysteries and autumn just go together. There’s nothing better than curling up with a good mystery on a chill autumn night.”… read more

Bits & Pieces: Summer Lesbian Mystery Roundup

With yet another global warming summer upon us, it’s time to head to the beach, the mountains or maybe just to an air-conditioned room with some good suspense reading. And if perhaps there’s a little romance tossed in, who could complain? Some of us never need an excuse to read mysteries or romance, but for… read more

'Veritas' by Anne Laughlin

In the tidy little whodunit, Veritas (Bold Strokes Books), Anne Laughlin takes on the hallowed halls of academe, where the back-stabbing isn’t just metaphoric. Grafton College (we like to think that this is a little homage to the queen of American mystery writing, Sue Grafton) is typical of a small-town liberal arts college, this one… read more

LLF Fellow featured on AfterEllen

Anne Laughlin, (a 2008 Emerging LGBT Voices Fellow) is featured this week in AfterEllen.com alongside Elaine Beale’s Another Life Altogether which Julie Enszer reviewed earlier this spring. Laughlin’s mystery Veritas was published by Bold Strokes Books in November. AfterEllen critic, Heather O’Neill, notes: “Laughlin’s prose is natural and engaging whether she’s writing about the politics of… read more