‘Songs Unfinished’ by Holly Stratimore

As Songs Unfinished opens, Shawn Davies is in big trouble. After a long spiral downward, she’s just about hit rock bottom and it doesn’t seem as if she’ll be able to bounce back up. Shawn leaves a guy named Brinkman knocked out cold in a sleazy motel, and counting what scant money she has to… read more

In Remembrance: Cate Culpepper

“It will be a less joyful holiday season this year without Cate Culpepper. But her books, stories, videos and musings live on. As does the memory of her indefatigable spirit.”… read more

‘The War Within’ by Yolanda Wallace

The lives of four people intersect on Jekyll Island, Georgia during one summer in The War Within. The story is divided into two sections, one historical and one contemporary. The first section gives us the story of a young, idealistic nurse who has volunteered for duty during the Vietnam War. Idealism gives way to realism… read more

‘All In’ by Nell Stark

A twenty-something named Annie Jump Navarro, known to fellow online poker players as “Nova,” is about to experience a life-changing event as All In begins. It seems as if everything is going Nova’s way.  She’s just won big in on-line gaming and is about to use her winnings to buy a house, enabling Nova and… read more

'Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders' By Diane and Jacob Anderson-Minshall

Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders by Diane and Jacob Anderson-Minshall is a creative non-fiction account of Jacob’s transition from female-to-male, told from both Jacob’s perspective and his wife Diane’s. The book explores the many ups and downs of transitioning and the effects that can have on a relationship, identity, and for this well-known… read more

'Lake Thirteen' by Greg Herren

In less than five pages of Lake Thirteen (Soliloquy), Greg Herren yanks you into a tale of fear and love. Once started, I stayed and read to the finish this combination of teen romance and ghost story, unable to put it down. Of course, coming from the master of gay horror and mystery writing, this… read more

'Amor and More: Love Everafter’ edited by Radclyffe & Stacia Seaman

I have to admit, I’m not a fan of anthologies. That doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong with them, I just prefer something that goes on a little longer and gives me a more in-depth study into the characters and their lives. However, Amor and More: Love Everafter is a little something different because it isn’t… read more

‘Pale Wings Protecting’ by Lesley Davis

Detective Daryl Chandler has a gift even she finds hard to explain. She has the uncanny ability to find missing children. When cases begun to surface of children being stolen from their mothers, Daryl is convinced that they are being given to well-off adoptive lesbian couples and she enlists the help of an old friend… read more

'Show of Force’ by AJ Quinn

When Tate McKenna, a war correspondent assigned to the Middle East, meets the stunningly beautiful Commander Evan Kane, an ace pilot stationed on the aircraft carrier, USS Nimitz, Tate hesitates, but only briefly, before engaging the dashing flier in enticing conversation at an official dinner in Bahrain given for the US Secretary of State. From… read more