News Roundup – December and January news

5 Jan

December releases

The Last First Time - Andrea BramhallThe Last First Time – Andrea Bramhall

When Gina Temple decides to go Christmas shopping for her girlfriend, Detective Sergeant Kate Brannon, in the Norfolk town of King’s Lynn, it seems like an easy enough task.

If only life were that simple. A split-second event, months in the planning, tips their safe world upside-down.

In this twisting lesbian thriller, Kate’s subsequent investigation leads her down the rabbit hole, where innocent people are targets, and has repercussions that will reverberate for a long, long time.

Meanwhile, as the two women grow closer, things get even more complicated. Life seems determined to throw obstacles in their path.

Will things ever feel normal again?

Noble Heart (Above and Beyond #5) - Jody KlaireNoble Heart (Above and Beyond #5) – Jody Klaire
Some things are worth more than they appear. Aeron Lorelei finds herself thrust back undercover once more. This time it’s to secure the freedom and safety of three generations of one family. Frei, Renee, and Aeron have to pull off their most difficult challenge yet. Infiltrating Frei’s hostile past means maintaining a cover, protecting the POIs, and revealing the truth before it’s concealed for good. Only then do they have a shot at ensuring the POI’s freedom. All Aeron has to do is help save a family, stay true to her cover identity, wrestle the feelings of everyone around her, and wipe a family history from file . . . In other words, business as usual. True gold lies within noble hearts.

If The Shoe Fits – Based on Cinderella – Jody Klaire
What if the prince wasn’t a prince at all…?
Ashley lives with her step-family, fair of face and character yet adorned in ragged clothes while Princess Raphaelle isn’t popular and wants the freedom enjoyed by her twin brother Ralph.
When the king and queen call a ball to push their children into marriage, the twins decide to switch… only Princess Raphaelle isn’t bargaining on meeting a mysterious lady who runs leaving only a shoe…
Will Princess Raphaelle and Ashley fight for true love, and can they both overcome the barriers before them to ensure that true love conquers?


Long Distance Coffee – Emma Sterner-Radley

Long Distance Coffee – Emma Sterner-Radley
New York personal trainer Erin Black lives a solitary life plagued by insomnia. Isabella Martinez, a former CEO turned writer, is stuck in a platonic relationship in Florida with her baby boy.

One sleepless night on social media, they strike up a conversation that changes their lives and makes them question everything.  Over midnight cups of coffee, they try to resist the powerful chemistry that builds between them. They soon discover their connection could be the key to unlocking their personal issues.

Questions remain though. Are they more than friends? Could they be right for each other? And if they are, how will they handle a relationship a thousand miles apart?

A lesbian romance about closing the distance.

January Releases

Charming the Vicar by Jenny Frame Charming the Vicar by Jenny Frame 
Finnian Kane, famous master of illusion, mentalist, and renowned atheist, has a crisis of faith after her sister’s death. She rents a cottage in the village of Axedale in Kent, desperately trying to find a safe haven from the intrusive media to grieve and work out how to move on.

The Reverend Bridget Claremont makes it her mission to help the enigmatic Finnian find her faith in life again. Bridge has long yearned for a life partner, and her best friend’s wedding has intensified that desire. But when you’re a lesbian vicar in a small English village, it’s not easy to find your perfect match.

Their chemistry is clear from the start, despite their different beliefs and Bridge insisting Finn isn’t her type. But will the mentalist find the magic that can charm the vicar?

Coffee and Conclusions – Emma Sterner-RadleyCoffee and Conclusions – Emma Sterner-Radley

Love brought introverted New York personal trainer Erin Black together online with CEO-turned-writer Isabella Martinez. In the second part of their story, Isabella has moved back to Philadelphia to start a new life with her baby.

As the physical distance between Erin and Isabella shrinks, other hurdles appear. Will Erin’s insecurities and the ghosts of her past hold her back? Can Isabella’s manipulative mother threaten their path to finding happiness?

Their online midnight coffee dates keep drawing them together, but will it be enough? Is there a way for Erin, Isabella, and baby Alberto to be together?

A lesbian romance about love finding a way.

And finally… event news:

BSB UKBold Strokes Books Festival
May 5th-6th, 2018
Waterstones Nottingham

The 9th Annual Bold Strokes Book Festival is going to be madness. More than 40 authors from America and beyond will be joining the UK authors for the weekend, so save the date.


July 13-16th
Bodafon Farm Llandudno, North Wales

Tickets are limited this year so dont wait too long:

And they currently have a call out for anyone wanting to perform, so authors, if you want to do a reading or panel of some sort, now’s the time to get your name in there:


Happy New Year everybody!





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