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2017 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: Listen for the Train Rosa Sophia


1) With an authorial voice that is simultaneously sparse and moving, the author brings a fresh and passionate perspective on the subjects of internalized homophobia and spiritual awakening. She owns the page upon which she writes. This story grabs you and doesn’t let go, powered by a believably vulnerable protagonist and the old ideas that keep her heart hidden even when others expose its contents. Keep an eye on this writer as she is bound for greater exposure and appreciation.

Listen for the Train Rosa Sophia
Lesbian - Fantasy Romance
Publisher: Less Than Three Press
ISBN-13: 9781684310449

Esther's parents never approved of her, and her fear of people discovering she's a lesbian has led to a solitary life. Living alone in an RV park in South Florida, sequestered from the world, Esther thinks she'll never have to face the truth. Until the only woman she's ever loved shows up on her doorstep in the middle of rainstorm.

To make matters worse, Esther's cat, Petunia, mysteriously goes missing. While crossing the railroad tracks to search for her feline companion, Esther steps through a tear in the dimensional fabric. Her carefully constructed world is left behind, and what she discovers is far more than she bargained for...

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