Very proud that Climbing the Date Palm has made it to the finals of this year’s Bisexual Book Awards for both romance and fantasy! It’s a fairy tale about labor rights; it’s a story about family-of-choice and food and justice. Oh, and a dragon. Definitely a dragon.
Queen Shulamit is eager to help Kaveh, the youngest prince of a neighboring country, when his father throws his engineer boyfriend in jail for leading his workers in protest over underpaid wages. But if she can’t find a peaceful solution that will keep everybody happy, the two countries could wind up at war.