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Review: The Vanisher Variations, a Jewish Regency mystery mostly set in Brighton

The Vanisher Variations is definitely one of the Libi Astaire Jewish Regencies that stands out in the series for well-constructed plot, satisfyingness of the mystery’s solution, representation of diversity, and even just how much fun I had reading it. At … Continue reading

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BLACK ART: Modern-day noir with trans man lead (& author)

Black Art by V.T. Davy is a perfectly well-constructed piece of noir, a Jengalike masterpiece of clues that lead to more shocking clues before finally culminating in a payoff and solution that was actually worth the buildup. (I’m often frustrated by … Continue reading

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Lesbians uncover political corruption in suspense novel The Red Files

We often, in the LGBT lit world, talk about the need for representation in stories of the same type straight people get — fighting aliens or corruption or natural disasters instead of just bigotry. The Red Files by Lee Winter is … Continue reading

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Lesbian detective romance in 1880’s New York

Despite being listed as the second book in a series, Debra Hyde’s The Tattered Heiress stands completely alone, surpasses the first volume in quality in my opinion, and details a relationship backstory completely missing from the other book. I’d say you’re … Continue reading

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A Harvest of Ripe Figs: lesbian “cozy mystery” with dragons for sale in paperback and eBook

If you’ve been waiting to read a lighthearted mystery novel about a lesbian queen solving mysteries in her capital city in paperback, you’re in luck! Watch Queen Shulamit look for a stolen violin, investigate a rivalry between two jewelers, and … Continue reading

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“A Harvest of Ripe Figs”: music, magic, and mystery starring a lesbian queen now available in eBook!

Who wants a fantasy novel where an adorable qwoc couple get to be moms? Queen Shulamit loves solving mysteries and taking care of her subjects, so when beautiful young music star Esther’s violin is stolen after a performance, she jumps … Continue reading

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Light-hearted lesbian fairytale mystery now available on Kindle preorder as well

“Queen Shulamit here. My latest adventure, A Harvest of Ripe Figs, is now available on Kindle preorder as well as the publisher’s eBook package. The ebook comes out on Jan 21, with paperback is coming mid-February.” “Yes, you? Oh, what’s … Continue reading

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