Books and Stories

Add Spice to Taste

A Novella

Giovanna “Jo” Rossini teaches cooking classes at The New York Culinary Add Spice to Taste CoverInstitute and though she enjoys it, she’s still struggling to make ends meet and figure out how to get her life back on track. Her dream of owning her own café was broken when the business failed, and her heart was shattered with the end of her long-term relationship.

Then, a Moroccan cooking class reveals a few surprises when Jo finds herself attracted to Julianna, one of her students. Despite her internal attempts to deny it, she soon discovers that the attraction is mutual. Even more surprisingly, she must also fend off the unwanted advances of another student—and deal with her own weaknesses and past mistakes. Can Jo find the courage to allow Julianna past her self-imposed boundaries and allow herself to love again? Or will she choose to keep her heart locked away instead?

Contains original recipe and photos of dishes from Jo’s Moroccan cooking class.

Available from Amazon on Kindle.

All You Can Eat: A Buffet of Lesbian Romance & Erotica


Order Up: A Menu of Lesbian Romance & Erotica


Ylva Publishing (ebooks)

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Smoke: Tales Between Dark and Light


Hunger: Stories of Desire, Discovery, and Dissatisfaction

HUNGER COVER FINALWicked Things: Lesbian Halloween Stories

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When The Clock Strikes Thirteen

Seven paranormal stories:WTCST

“Midnight Messages” by Lois Cloarec Hart

“Batteries Not Included” by L.T. Smith

“Lost and Found” by Emma Weimann

“Chrysalis” by Joan Arling

“Sisters of the Moon” by Diane Marina

“Wolf Moon” by Erzabet Bishop

“Love Bites” by R.G. Emanuelle

Available on Amazon for Kindle.

Skulls & Crossbones

Skulls & Crossbones is available in print and as an e-book from Mindancer Press/Bedazzled Ink.

Raise the sails! Adjust the thrusters! Prepare to embark on courageous adventures on water, land, and sky. skullsandcrossbones Front CoverFrom Viking battles of revenge and high sea betrayal, to modern-day piracy and space banditry, these twenty tales conjure up our inner pirate. Join the crews of women pirates who triumph in victory, face the gallows, and become unlikely heroes–women who follow the code of the Skull & Crossbones.

“Ladgarda” by Christine Rains – “The Gallows” by Jove Belle – “Valkyry” by Rakelle Valencia – “Lost Treasure” by R. G. Emanuelle – “The Hangman’s Dance” by Jane Fletcher – “The Furies” by Rajan Khanna – “Devil’s Bargain” by Andi Marquette – “Fifty Octaves Deep” by Alice Godwin – “HMS Nefarious,” by Rod Santos – “Pirate Wannabe” by Aubrie Dionne – “Road Pirate Wanted” by Victoria Oldham – “The Brahmapur Buccaneer” by Matthew Fryer – “The Kindness of Strangers” Vicki Stevenson – “Resolution 1838” by David Brookes – “The After” by Carrie Vaccaro Nelkin – “Captain, Hook, and Mr. Shrike” by Cat Conley – “A Perfect Life” by Elaine Burnes – “Stardance” by Trace Miller – “The Passenger” by Megan Magill – “Pipettes for the Pirate” by Holly Ellingwood

Best Lesbian Erotica 2010

“From the Halls of Montezuma”

Available from Cleis Press

Sexy, surprising and unforgettably erotic fiction.BLE book_image

For more than a decade, the Best Lesbian Erotica series has published the highest quality, most intelligent and provocative erotica of each year. New series editor Kathleen Warnock now takes her turn tending this “strong, fertile garden of delights.”

Best Lesbian Erotica 2010 travels around the world of lesbian sex with deliriously explicit stories that push desire to new heights. In Sophia Valenti’s “Sweet Tooth,” a deliciously dominant femme serves up far more than cupcakes at her bakery. Stella Sandberg recounts the reckless lust of two butch bikers in a Spanish churchyard in “Girona, 1960.” Natt Nightly’s “Ridden” seduces with the hot power play between a photographer and muse. Selected and introduced by the world’s hottest lesbian band, BETTY, Best Lesbian Erotica 2010 offers a collection of arousing and sensually lyrical fiction.

Lesbian Cops: Erotic Investigations

“Cop at My Door”

Available from Cleis Press.

What is it about lesbian cops that pushes all the right buttons? It’s not just the uniform, with handcuffs and weapons, or the confidence, authority, and sense of danger. There’s something more as well, an irresistible force that these writers have channeled into fiercely erotic stories of policewomen in or out of uniform, on patrol or undercover, in charge or in need of healing, on the case or under the sheets.

The action can be gut-level tough, as in Jove Belle’s ”Hollis” where anti-terrorism boot camp surges over the inevitable edge into BDSM, or heart-wrenching as in Evan Mora’s “A Cop’s Wife” when death threats sharpen the need for life-affirming sex to a keen edge, or quirky as well as steamy while Teresa Noelle Roberts’s cop finds a way to maintain respect for her own “Dress Uniform” while indulging her anime-girl lover’s cos-play kink. Delilah Devlin, Andrea Dale, R. G. Emanuelle, Cheyenne Blue, and all the other contributors offer their own sizzling visions of the complexity and depth, the strength and vulnerability, and above all the commanding, overwhelming sex appeal of Lesbian Cops.

Women In Uniform

“Five-Star Review”

Available from Regal Crestb-wiu-pcvf

Cops, medics, soldiers, chefs, forest rangers…let’s face it…who doesn’t appreciate women in uniforms? Whether it’s a nurse in Vietnam, a lesbian about to deploy to Iraq, a horny football player, a cop who likes bondage, a medic who needs pampering, or a security guard who finds out she’s not past her shelf date, these stories of erotica and romance will rev you up, touch your heart, and make you feel. You’ll be delighted by great stories from some of today’s top writers: Catherine Lundoff, J.M. Redmann, Lee Lynch, AnaIza Otis, Lori L. Lake, Chris Paynter, Sammo, M.J. Williamz, Ms. M, Diane S. Bauden, Karen D. Badger, V.W. Massie, Victoria Oldham, Bliss, R.G. Emanuelle, Andi Marquette, Jessie Chandler, Pat Cronin, and Lee Coats.

Lesbian Lust: Erotic Stories

“The Office Grind”

Available from Cleis Press

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Lust: It’s the engine that drives us wild on the way to getting us off, and lesbian lust is the heart, soul and red-hot core of this anthology. — Sacchi Green, from the Introduction

For readers who crave stories of uninhibited, unrepentant sex between women, Lesbian Lust delivers. No fantasy is left unfulfilled: butches prowl the night, baby dykes learn important life lessons, femmes bring each other to the brink. In “The Office Grind” by R.G. Emanuelle, a stressed-out businesswoman loses herself and her heart in the startling green eyes of a sleek butch in a bar. C.B. Potts’s “The Angel Connection” takes age and power differentials and turns them upside down in an all-girl repair shop. Compiled by Lambda Literary Award-winning editor Sacchi Green, the relentless, raw stories of Lesbian Lust are the ultimate in eroticism.

Reviews of Lesbian Lust:

Night Owl Reviews

Read These Lips: 4Play

“A Light for Revelation”Read These Lips 4 cover

Available online FREE. Read it online or download the PDF HERE.

In 4Play, once again Read These Lips presents stories and poetry to whet your appetite and feed your mind. The brilliant Janis Spehr shares a glimpse of rural Australia life you hadn’t expected. Feast on the charismatic poetry of Natasha Carthew, the bittersweet denial in Joan Annsfire’s ‘trip’, and the soulful passion from Robinet Christian. Amy McDonald pens a spicy other-worldly tale that could happen. See the world unfolding through young eyes in stories by R.G. Emanuelle and J.E. Knowles. Read on to Jessica Mason McFadden’s take on loving a woman and partake of a breakfast chat with a twist from Rachel Green, before ending on a lover’s serenade by Tamara Klinger.

This collection is brought to you through the generosity of our featured writers and the creative team at 4Play is for fun, for life, and for you.

Read These Lips: Take 5Read These Lips, 5 Cover

“Faith Is an Island”

Available online FREE. Read it online or download the PDF HERE.

In Take 5, we welcome the entertaining and thought-provoking writings of
Adrienne Fleming, Angel Propps, Deborah La Garbanza, Doreen Perrine, Elaine Burnes, Gill McKnight, Ina Bak, Joan Annsfire, J.E. Knowles, Lee Lynch, Natasha Carthew, Rachel Green, R.G. Emanuelle and Vanessa Stewart.

Khamairal Ink

“A Light for Revelation”

Available online FREE. Read it online or download the PDF HERE.khimairal-ink4-Cover

Choices by our protagonists and their subsequent effects are the re-occurring theme in this month’s stories. Although, our cover picture isn’t really a choice but a plastic-in-an-oven oops, we chose to create something positive out of it. How did they handle their challenges? “The Gift” by Elaine Burnes depicts the panic of getting the right gift for a loved one when your shop-ping skills are questionable. Does time heal all wounds? Or are some too deep to f x? Find out in R. G. Emanuelle’s heart/gut wrenching tale, “A Light for Revelation.” If walls could talk, “Wet Paint” by V. Jo Hsu examines a retrospective look at long-time partners and their changing future. Exploring a new outlook on life with a teenager in the house can be very challenging. Just ask Mary in “Spring Fever” by Jean Roberta.

“A Day at the Parade,” Oysters & Chocolate, online live 2/15/10 (O&C is now offline)

Coming Soon: “Cool Waters,” Uniforms Optional, Sapphire Publishing


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