Time: 14.00 - 16.00
Place: In Other Words
14 NE Killingsworth, Portland, OR 97211
Lee Lynch, Lori L. Lake, Gabrielle Goldsby, Karis Walsh, Kristin Marra, Cate Culpepper, Redhawk, Heather Flournoy, and MJ Williamz
Please join us for an afternoon of readings and signings!
Beggar of Love by Lee Lynch
Paperback: 247 pages
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books (October 13, 2009)
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Jefferson is the lover every woman wants to be—or to have. Magnetically attractive, athletic, alcoholic, Jefferson is an anchorless innocent wandering through a world of women who can resist her no more than she can resist them. Never lacking a lover, Jefferson knows little of love; brought up on the right side of the tracks, she's drawn to the wild side. Every lesbian has known Jefferson—or is Jefferson. Not since The Well of Loneliness has there been a lesbian novel of this scope. But much has changed since then…
Like Lovers Do by Lori L. Lake
Paperback: 216 pages
Publisher: Yellow Rose Books; 1st edition (May 10, 2011)
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A romance from Lori L. Lake, winner of the Ann Bannon Award Kennie McClain is a security guard who, unbeknownst to her tenants, owns the Allen Arms where she works. She's still recovering from the loss of her partner three years earlier and has moved from upstate New York to Portland to escape bad memories. In her off hours, she rehabs apartments and nurses a broken heart. Lily Gordon, a nationally-acclaimed painter, lives in the Allen Arms penthouse. She's beautiful and accomplished - and haunted after her lover ditches her. Sparks fly in a big way when Kennie and Lily finally connect . . . but then in one shattering moment, Lily betrays her, and Kennie's world comes crashing down, leaving her untrusting and in deep emotional pain. Can Kennie ever rise above these losses and risk her heart again?
Paybacks by Gabrielle Goldsby
Paperback: 275 pages
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books (January 5, 2009)
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Two women with a fiery past discover paybacks can be hell...and just as hot. Cameron Howard's first thought was to toss the invitation to her ten-year high school reunion into the garbage. After all, she spent most of her adult life trying to forget high school--more specifically, her tormentor Mackenzie Bryant. But then, maybe putting her old nemesis in her place is reason enough to show up. Unsuspecting Mackenzie has only one reason for attending the reunion. She wants to look into the eyes of the classmate responsible for getting her expelled weeks before her graduation...and apologize for making Cameron's life hell.
Harmony by Karis Walsh
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books (August 16, 2011)
Sometimes conformity and control are only shields, and all it takes is the right woman to shatter the illusions forever. Andrea Taylor craves peace in her life, no matter what the personal sacrifice. She arranges her career as a violist, her relationships with family and friends, and even her love life so she can avoid strife at all costs. Everything is going according to plan until she meets Brooke Stanton the night before Brooke’s wedding rehearsal and her ordered existence falls apart. When Brooke hires a string quartet to play at her rehearsal dinner, she doesn’t expect to meet a woman who threatens the security of her already predetermined future. Suddenly she has doubts about the conventional path she has chosen and desires she can no longer ignore. In an eclectic neighborhood in Seattle, Washington, these two women face a life-altering decision—will they fight the attraction that threatens their carefully structured lives or take a chance on finding the harmony only love creates?
78 Keys by Kristin Marra
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books (May 17, 2011)
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Falling in love and saving the world are not in the cards, or are they? Devorah Rosten received a pack of tarot cards for her Bat Mitzvah, hid them away, and forgot about them. Years later, she resurrects the cards and discovers her ability with tarot is anything but run-of-the-mill. She uses her extraordinary talents to “reorganize” her wealthy clients’ futures. Dev’s ethically challenged efforts come to the attention of the cosmic powers. To her dismay, she is chosen as their next gladiator. Rich, brilliant, but flawed, Dev has no intention of becoming anybody’s hero. Laura Bishop, a successful young attorney, is courted by her law firm’s powerful and charismatic partner Elizabeth Stratton. After years of their secret affair, Laura finds herself becoming an impediment to Elizabeth’s ambitions. When the relationship ends, Laura makes choices that have profound effects. Fighting for survival and unsure whether they are prey or predators, Dev and Laura realize their growing desire for each other. Reluctantly, Dev must decide if she will use her unique skills to save Laura, herself, and even humankind from a force called The Malignity.
River Walker by Cate Culpepper
Paperback: 264 pages
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books (November 16, 2010)
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Any night La Llorona walks the river is a night to stay indoors. One moonlit midnight, two very different women meet on the banks of the muddy Rio Grande. Grady Wrenn is a cultural anthropologist, enthralled by a local ghost story about a vengeful spirit known as the River Walker. Elena Montalvo, a spiritual healer, is that tortured spirit’s only defender. Together, Grady and Elena must find a way to end the River Walker’s murderous vendetta— and overcome a maze of cultural barriers to find each other.
On Azrael's Wings by D. Jordan Redhawk
Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: P.D. Publishing, Inc. (January 12, 2008)
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Ursula, a seamstress's slave, survives the brutal attack on her village by the King's Butcher, General Azrael of the Third Army. Due to circumstances beyond her control she's thrust into the role of body slave for the infamous woman, and must learn to please her new mistress in all ways or end up on the slaver's block. Azrael only wishes to retire at her estate, but her king has other ideas. In fact, King Shonal has many ideas Azrael cannot abide, and one of them has to do with demanding sexual favors from her newly acquired body slave...the one she's unaccountably fallen in love with.
Shots Fired by MJ Williamz
Paperback: 259 pages
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books (November 3, 2008)
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Kyla and Echo seem to have the perfect relationship and the perfect life until someone shoots at Kyla and causes a car crash that not only takes away her memory, but almost takes her life. Seeking a motive, the detectives investigating the case quickly turn their attention to the people closest to her, and there's plenty for them to find. Kyla can't believe Echo is having an affair, but the police are treating her as a suspect. The more Kyla learns, the less certain she feels about everything--her partner's love, her own choices, and her safety. Caught between renewed passion for the woman she fell in love with years ago and the mounting evidence of betrayal, Kyla must decide whether to trust her heart or her mind. The stakes don't get any higher: Someone is still trying to kill her and she has no idea why.