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2014 Rainbow Awards Submission: Bird of Paradise

Gay Mystery / Thriller
Bird of Paradise by G.J. Paterson
Paperback: 326 pages
Publisher: Pendraig Publishing (October 17, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1936922649
ISBN-13: 978-1936922642
Amazon: Bird of Paradise
Amazon Kindle: Bird of Paradise

“Our lives are lived between madness and secrets.” The year is 1978. Arena rock is at its peak, and British rock band Leviathon is at the top of the charts. Carys Sterling, the daughter of Leviathon’s lead singer, Allyn Sterling, is kidnapped. LAPD Missing Persons’ partners for seven years, Sergeant Paul Taglia and Lieutenant Jeff Kincaid must struggle with an unexpected change in their own relationship while searching for clues to the whereabouts of the missing girl. They soon discover Sterling and his guitarist are men with secrets. Was the girl kidnapped for the ransom she can command, or is Allyn’s past coming back to haunt him? Together in the quest for Carys Sterling, the four men must confront ten years of sex, drugs and lies in order to discover the reality of love, trust and mortality. “Our secrets make us who we are.”

Charities Donation program progress:
25$ PFLAG: community.pflag.org/
25$ Unicef: www.unicef.org/
25$ YouthCare: www.youthcare.org/
25$ Inland Northwest LGBT Center: www.thelgbtcenter.org/
25$ Lancaster LGBT Center: http://www.centralpalgbtcenter.org/
25$ No Kid Hungry: www.nokidhungry.org/
25$ Odyssey Youth Center: www.odysseyyouth.org/
30$ Covenant: www.covenanthouseno.org/
50$ Wes for Youth: wesforyouth.privacemail.com/
50$ Ruth Ellis Center: http://www.ruthelliscenter.org/
50$ The Trevor Project: www.thetrevorproject.org/
50$ Lambert House: www.lamberthouse.org/
75$ Point Foundation: www.pointfoundation.org/
75$ CARE: careprogram.org/
110$ Lambda Legal: www.lambdalegal.org/
160$ UCAN: www.ucanchicago.org/
175$ Cancer Research Institute: www.cancerresearch.org/
182$ Lost-n-Found Youth: www.lost-n-found.org/
225$ Galop: www.galop.org.uk/
233$ COLORS: www.colorsyouth.org/
360$ Other Funds
400$ SAGE: giveto.sageusa.org/
510$ Ali Forney Center: www.aliforneycenter.org/
TOTAL: 2910$*

* more than 150$ is a direct donation from a supporter of the Rainbow Awards who isn't submitting; while some authors were more than generous, arriving to donate 5 times the suggested amount, being the submission fee a non mandatory and voluntary direct donation, we were struggling to raise the same amount as last year and there is who decided to cover part of it. I thank you for all you are doing, and if you wish to donate to the above links, please drop me a note with your donation and I will update the total.

2014 Rainbow Awards Guidelines: reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/4162490.html

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