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2020-2021 Rainbow Awards Submission (as of 29.07.2021)

A. Zukowski - Blue Jay (London Stories #3)
A.J. Fitzwater - The Voyages of Cinrak the Dapper
A.L. Brooks - A Heart to Trust
A.L. Brooks - Dare to Love
A.L. Brooks - Never Too Late for Heroes (The Superheroines Collection)
A.M. Leibowitz - Every Time We Meet
Adrian J. Smith - Eira (A lesbian fairytale retelling)
Adrian J. Smith - Stone's Mistake (Agent Morgan Stone #1)
Aldrea Alien - To Target the Heart (A Tale of Two Princes: Hamish and Darshan #1)
Alexandra Caluen - A Little Turn (Private Contracts)
Alexandra Caluen - Awake & Dreaming (The L.A. Stories)
Amy Aislin - Gingerbread Mistletoe (Lighthouse Bay #2)
Amy Aislin - Home for a Cowboy (Windsor, Wyoming #1)
Amy Aislin - Keeping Casey (Keeping Him #1)
Amy Aislin - Risking the Shot (Stick Side #4)
Amy Aislin - Shots on Goal (Stick Side #3)
Amy Tasukada - Finding Our Love (Aphrodite’s Castle Host Club)
Amy Tasukada - The Yakuza Path (Flowers of Flesh and Blood)
Amy Tasukada - Year Three (Would it be Okay to Love You? #5)
Angel Martinez - A Fine Mess (Brimstone #7)
Angel Martinez - By Imperial Decree (ESTO Universe)
Angel Martinez - Geoffrey the Very Strange
Angel Martinez - The Anti-Quest (The Pudding Protocol Universe)
Angel Martinez - The Solstice Pudding (The Pudding Protocol Universe)
Ann & Michele Modtland - The Life in Death
Anna Stone - Forever Theirs (Mistress #3)
Anna Stone - Tangled Vows (Mistress #1)
Anna Stone - Ensnared Hearts (Mistress#2)
Ariana Nash - King of the Dark (Prince’s Assassin #1)
Ariana Nash - Primal Sin (Primal Sin #1)
Arshad Ahsanuddin - The First Age (The Secret Histories #1)
B.J. Phillips - Murder at Leisure Lakes
Barbara Ann Wright - Lady of Stone
Barbara Ann Wright - Not Your Average Love Spell
Barbara Ann Wright - The Noble and the Nightingale (The Sisters of Sarras #1)
Benjamin Medrano - Chosen of Chaos (Eve of Destruction #1)
Beryll and Osiris Brackhaus - The Pet and his Duke
Beryll and Osiris Brackhaus - The PV-3 Mutagen (Virasana Empire: Dr. Laurent #1)
Bryan T. Clark - Far Away
C.J. Murphy - Forever Chance (Five Points #2)
C.J. Murphy - Redemption's Road (Five Points #3)
C.J. Murphy - Sovereign Chance (Five Points #4)
C.M. Harris - Maiden Leap
Cara Malone - The Beginning of Everything
Caren J. Werlinger - Face the Wind (Little Sister Island Series #2)
Caren J. Werlinger - Invisible, as Music
Cari Hunter - Breathe
Catherine Lundoff - Blood Moon (A Wolves of Wolf's Point Novel)
Charley Descoteaux - Satin Sheets (Kink Awakenings #2)
Christopher Michael Carter - Agent Phoenix
Clancy Nacht & Thursday Euclid - Good as Hell
Clancy Nacht & Thursday Euclid - His Fake Prison Daddy
Clancy Nacht & Thursday Euclid - Honeypot (The Phisher King #4)
Clancy Nacht & Thursday Euclid - Penetration Test (The Phisher King #3)
Clancy Nacht & Thursday Euclid - The Prodigal Prince's Fake Fiancé
Dan Ackerman - A Lady Who Looks Good When She's Crying (Sunshine and Specter Paranormal Detective Agency #1)
Dan Ackerman - Casual Magic
Dan Ackerman - On the Rugged Hills (The Serpent's Throne #2)
Dan Ackerman - Penumbra
Dan Ackerman - The Practical Mage's Guide to Magic and Mayhem
Daniel M. Jaffe - Foreign Affairs: Male Tales of Lust & Love
Dorian Graves - Corpses and Cognac (Deadly Drinks #2)
E. Davies - Barely Regal
E. Davies - Exposed (Dom Nation #1)
E. Davies - Freedom (F-Word)
E. Davies - Redemption (Men of Hidden Creek #6)
E.J. Russell - Howling on Hold (Mythmatched)
E.J. Russell - Silent Sin (A 1920s Hollywood Gay Romance)
E.J. Russell - The Thomas Flair (A M/M Summer Games Romance)
E.J. Russell - Witch Under Wraps (Mythmatched)
Edale Lane - Chaos in Milan (Night Flyer Trilogy #3)
Edale Lane - Merchants of Milan (Night Flyer Trilogy #1)
Edale Lane - Secrets of Milan (Night Flyer Trilogy #2)
Eden Winters - Benediction (Diversion #9)
Eden Winters - Consorts of the Red King
Eden Winters - Decision (Diversion #8)
Eden Winters - Drifter
Eden Winters - Never Underestimate an Omega
Elena Graf - The Imperative of Desire (Passing Rites #1)
Elizabeth Noble - Scintilla (El Corazon #1)
Ellen Hoil - Safe Haven
Ellen Hoil - Traumatic Love
Emma Alcott - After the Crash (A Small Town Hearts Novel)
Emma Alcott - Bad Boy (A Masters of Romance Novel)
Fearne Hill - To Hold A Hidden Pearl (Rossingley #1)
Fyn Alexander - Blood Money
G. Benson - The Thing About Tilly
G.B. Lindsey - Out With the Old
G.B. Lindsey - Standard Candle
G.R. Lyons - Taken by Storm (Dandies, Inc. #4)
Gail Newman - Flight to Paradise
Geneva Vand - Loving Olivia
Geneva Vand - The Mistletoe Problem
Geonn Cannon - How to Steal a Star
Geonn Cannon - Monarch (Claire Lance #6)
Geonn Cannon - The Fight in the Dog (Underdogs)
Geonn Cannon - The Wolf Who Cried Girl (Underdogs #10)
Geonn Cannon - Trafalgar & Boone Against the Forty Elephants
Geonn Cannon - Trafalgar and Boone at Magic's End
Gideon Marcus - Kitra (The Kitra Saga)
Grace Hudson - The Booker (Haunted House Horror)
Hank Edwards - Snowflakes and Song Lyrics (A Williamsville Inn Story)
Iza Moreau - Desert Girl (Elodie Fontaine Mysteries #4)
Iza Moreau - London, Falling
J.P. Bowie - Hold Him Close
Jae - The Roommate Arrangement
Jae - Wrong Number, Right Woman
Jane Alden - The Crystal’s Curse
Jazzy Mitchell - Undertow
JC Calciano - Revenge of the Brobot (A Steam Room Story)
Jeanette Watts - A Woman’s Persuasion
Jess Faraday - Shadow of Justice
Jody Klaire - Hayefield Manor
Joe Cosentino - Drama Christmas (Nicky and Noah Mysteries #11)
Joe Cosentino - Drama Faerie (Nicky and Noah Mysteries #9)
Joe Cosentino - Drama Pan (Nicky and Noah Mysteries #12)
Joe Cosentino - Drama Runway (Nicky and Noah Mysteries #10)
Joe Cosentino - Found At Last (Finding Giorgio and Finding Armando)
Joe Cosentino - The Player (Player Piano Mysteries #1)
Joe Cosentino - The Player’s Encore (Player Piano Mysteries #2)
Johnny Townsend - Wake Up and Smell the Missionaries
Jordan Falconer - Prey for Us
K. Aten - Children of the Stars
K. Aten - Embracing Forever
K. Aten - Remember Me, Synthetica
K. Aten - The Lost Temple of Psiere (Mystery of the Makers #2)
K. Evan Coles - Healing Hearts (Stealing Hearts #2)
K. Evan Coles - Hooked On You
K. Evan Coles - Open Hearts (Stealing Hearts #3)
K. Evan Coles & Brigham Vaughn - Straight Up (The Speakeasy #4)
K.A. Merikan - Dig Two Graves (The Man Who Loved Cole Flores and The Man Who Hated Ned O'Leary)
K.A. Merikan - Feel My Pain
K.L. Mitchell - The Road to Kalazad
K.L. Noone - Cadence and the Pearl
K.L. Noone - Frost & Raine
K.L. Noone - Seaworthy (Character Bleed Trilogy #1)
Karen F. Williams - Coyote Blues
Kasia Bacon - When I First Saw Red (The Soldiers and Mercenaries)
Katey Hawthorne - The Rise of Virginie
Kathleen Jowitt - The Real World
Kellie Doherty - Curled Vines and Crimson Trades (Broken Chronicles #2)
Kevin Klehr - Winter Masquerade
Ki Brightly - Bully Beatdown
Ki Brightly - Santa's Bratty Elf
Ki Brightly - Staking His Claim (City Hall Book #1)
Ki Brightly & M.D. Gregory - Dirty Secret
Kim Fielding - Conned (The Bureau #6)
Kim Fielding - Farview (Greynox to the Sea)
Kim Fielding - The Muffin Man
Kim Fielding - The Solstice Kings
Kim Fielding & F.E. Feeley Jr. - Hallelujah
Kim Pritekel - Finding Faith: When you're lost, Wynter will find you. (Wynter Series #1)
L.A. Witt - Assist (Pucks & Rainbows #2)
L.A. Witt - Extra Whip (Bold Brew #8)
L.A. Witt - I Think We Missed Our Turn
L.A. Witt - Name From a Hat Trick
L.A. Witt - Ripples & Waves
L.A. Witt - Shot on Goal (Pucks & Rainbows #3)
L.A. Witt - The Road Home
L.A. Witt - The Venetian and the Rum Runner
L.A. Witt - The Walls Between Hearts (A Las Palmas Fencing Club Story)
L.A. Witt - Until the World Stops
L.A. Witt & Cari Z. - Hitman vs Hitman
L.A. Witt & Cari Z. - Protective Behavior (Bad Behavior #5)
L.A. Witt & Cari Z. - You Had One Job
Laura Lascarso - A Madness Most Discreet
Laura Lascarso - A Soft Touch
Laura Lascarso - Book of Orlando (Mortal and Divine #1)
Laura Lascarso - Master's schiavo
Laura Weyr - The Eighth Key
Lee Lynch - Accidental Desperados
Leigh Vining - Can't Erase You
Lexi Ander - Constant (The Valespian Pact #3)
Lisa Henry & Sarah Honey - Red Heir (Adventures in Aguillon #1)
Lisa Henry & Sarah Honey - Socially Orcward (Adventures in Aguillon #3)
Liz Faraim - Canopy (A Vivian Chastain Novel #1)
Liz Faraim - Stitches and Sepsis (A Vivian Chastain Novel #2)
Lou Sylvre & Anne Barwell - The Harp and the Sea
Lynn Ames - 46
M. Raiya - Owl
Matt Burlingame - Last Romance
Matt Doyle - Half-Light (The Cassie Tam Files #5)
Maz Maddox - Smash & Grab (RELIC #1)
Megan Casey - The Lesbian Private Eye
Mel Gough - A Leap of Faith
Mel Gough - The Valet
Mia Kerick - Born for Leaving (New England State of Mind #1)
Mia Kerick - Dead Sea (Mia Kerick Story Ballads #2)
Minerva Cerridwen - The Dragon of Ynys
Morticia Knight - Born Daddy (Command & Care #2)
Pat Henshaw - Heart of the Holidays
Pat Henshaw - Making the Holidays Happy Again
Pat Henshaw - The Thaw
Pat Henshaw - When Heart Becomes Home
Pelaam - Love Never Dies
Piper Scott & Virginia Kelly - Finch (Forbidden Desires #6)
Piper Scott & Virginia Kelly - Peregrine
Quinn Ivins - The Love Factor
Quinn Ivins - Worthy of Love
R.A. Steffan - Forsaken Fae (The Complete Series, Books 1-3)
R.A. Steffan - Master of Hounds (Master of Hounds #1)
R.A. Steffan - The Complete Dragon Mistress Collection (Eburosi Chronicles Bundles)
Rae D. Magdon - Lucky 8 (Lucky Breaks #2)
Rae D. Magdon & Michelle Magly - Eclipse (Dark Horizons #3)
Renee Roman - Body Language
Richard Natale - Pigeon
Rick R. Reed - The Man from Milwaukee
Rick R. Reed - The Q
Rob Rosen - Sort of Dead
Rosie Jarvis - JT’s Mission (Valhalla Warriors #2)
S.J. Carter - Stupid Love
S.L. Kassidy - Blood Rain (Warrior Class #3)
S.L. Kassidy - Taming the Wind (Warrior Class #2)
Sandra Barret - Eye of the Damned (Terran-Novan Universe Series #3)
Shannon Blair - Dawn's Light (Duskblade #1)
Stephanie Davies - Girls Like Me
Susan Stocker - Find Your Heart (Embellished Memoir)
T. Strange - Rattling Chains
Tanya Chris - #20DaysToLA
Tanya Chris - Impossibly Fond
Tanya Chris - Manners & Mannerisms
Tara Lain - Better Red (Ever After, New York #1)
Tara Lain - Coaching the Nerd (Nerds vs Jocks)
Tara Lain - Hair Balls (Balls to the Wall)
Tara Lain - Passion of a Papillon (Fuzzy Love #1)
Tia Fielding - Bar None (Hoppy Hare #1)
Tia Fielding & Lisa Henry - A Desperate Man
Tia Fielding & Lisa Henry - Family Recipe
Tia Fielding & Lisa Henry - Recipe for Two
Tinnean - Always, Ben
Tinnean - More, By All Mores (Strange, Strange World #5)
Tinnean - Rainbows in Your Eyes (Strange, Strange World #4)
Tinnean - The Best
Toshi Drake - Entity (A StarStation Novel)
V. Clifford - At Sea (A Viv Fraser Mystery #7)
Vincent Traughber Meis - The Mayor of Oak Street
Vinni George - Hold the Door (An Open Doors Novel)

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2020-2021 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: Safe Haven

Safe Haven by Ellen Hoil

Wonderfully written story. The author’s portrayal of mental illness is spot on. The author totally gets the reader invested in the characters, both of which are complex.

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2020-2021 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: Lucky 8 (Lucky Breaks #2)

Lucky 8 (Lucky Breaks #2) by Rae D. Magdon

This dystopian novel came out of left field for me. It is a totally dazzling ride the diverse and colorful group of Lucky 8 mercenaries takes the reader on. Action abounds but there are emotional moments too, (hot) sex is part of the story and underlines the story – the mix is well done. The transition from the first instalment of the series to the second is seamless and takes a new reader on board without information dumps. The same is true for incorporating the cyber and real reality of the future in the 2060s on earth. The author has a knack for world building and living it through their characters. The characters are not only believable but engaging – each of the 8 mainish characters are lovingly and fully developed. The plot left me breathless up to the very last page and then some. Recommended read.

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2020-2021 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: Never Too Late for Heroes (The Superheroines Collection)

Never Too Late for Heroes (The Superheroines Collection) by A.L. Brooks

My first impression which held throughout the book: The writing, the characters, everything sparkles. A.L. Brooks obviously had a ball writing this book and it totally shows. This is one smooth and most enjoyable ride with heroes aged from their twenties to their sixties. And best of all: Of course there is a lot of action, but there are tender, thoughtful moments enough to make this a top-notch read. And the cherry on the cake? There is a female, queer, PoC, …. Oh wait, that would be a spoiler. So read. This. Book.

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2020-2021 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: Geoffrey the Very Strange

Geoffrey the Very Strange by Angel Martinez

I enjoyed this story very much. A smartly written story about finding out who you are by having others believe in you.

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2020-2021 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: By Imperial Decree (ESTO Universe)

By Imperial Decree (ESTO Universe) by Angel Martinez

A nicely written space story that had it all: overcoming adversity with ingenuity, embracing who they are without question, trust, romance, and love.

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2020-2021 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: The Love Factor

The Love Factor by Quinn Ivins

This was a great read. Throwback to the 90’s with a little history thrown in. Love a book where I can learn something new. Loved the interplay between the MC’s. Kind of a slow burn but so relevant to the storyline.

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2020-2021 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: Coaching the Nerd (Nerds vs Jocks)

Coaching the Nerd (Nerds vs Jocks) by Tara Lain

This was a lovely read. Mostly a believable scenario. The writing was clean and tight. The story progressed and there were indications of time passing without missing chunks or drawing out minute details.

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