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The Piccadilly Detectives by James Woodall

Gay & Queer Detectives Stories in the time of criminalisation

It’s the Roaring Twenties. Homosexuality is a crime in Britain, yet London is home to a thriving queer underworld. In the bohemian bars, the Turkish baths and the public lavatories, gay men and women find love through secret codes and signals. But when your very existence is a crime, who can you trust if not the police? Hugo Fox . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.
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The Solstice War by Madiha N. Santana

Confront the war within to survive the war without.

History would never forget the 18th of the Aster’s Gloom of the year 2030. Twenty-three years after the fall of the Ayvartan Empire and the rise of the Socialist Dominances of Solstice, the great southern continent once more found itself at war. From far overseas, the Nocht Federation, the Kingdom of Lubon and the Empire of Hanwa declared war . . .

A serialized novel, updating fortnightly.
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Philly Gayborhood by rd1982

Share the lives and loves of Riley and his friends, as told through the eyes of their gal pal Ellie. Each self-contained episode follows the friends as they go through the highs and lows of romance and dating. At the center of it all is Riley and his journey as he wonders what ever happened to that great love that . . .

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Kindness From Strangers by Leradny

A series of short stories loosely connected by the themes of Fantasy, Equality, Intelligence, Angst, and Idealism. Characters (particularly a small, black-haired young woman) and settings (particularly a place not unlike present-day Earth) may be shared. Plotlines may be continued. Morals may be made. For sure, they are all written by the same author. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated fortnightly.
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Perfect by Kaleb Lynn Thomas

Sometimes you have to lose everything to find out what really matters.

Set in a future time when our planet has changed, information and its dissemination are controlled by De Authoriteit of the Industrial Confederation. Luis and Avinashika find themselves on an adventure thanks to their mutual friend Willem. As their world changes, can they adapt to new circumstances and learn to live, love, and survive in their new environment? . . .

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Strangers & Neighbors by Simone Schaffer

People are strange when you're a stranger.

Strangers & Neighbors is set in New York City. Surrounded by wacky neighbors in a city of strangers, life is about to get a lot more complicated. . . .

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Shadow of the Templar by M. Chandler

Simon Drake is an up-and-coming young FBI hotshot, an agent with a personal track record so outstanding that it borders on unbelievable. Not yet thirty, he’s already the leader of his own special ops team; a ragtag bunch of talented but nigh-uncontrollable lunatics, it’s true, but under Simon’s inspired leadership they’re a force to be reckoned with, a team with . . .

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The Invisible Chains (Dark Tales of Randamor the Recluse # 1) by Eurypon

Dark gay adventure story

While the kingdom of Ximerion is threatened at its southern border by a major power, the king sends his two youngest sons, the half brothers Anaxantis and Ehandar, as Lord Governors to the Northern Marches where minor raids by wild barbarians are expected. Under the guidance of an old and trusted general, the king hopes to keep the young princes . . .

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House of Cats by Joyce Sully

There's a new queen in the cattery!

At the House of Cats, those felines who are cursed to become humans when the moon enters Leo find a safe haven between two worlds. But the House has fallen into disrepair; the cat who should be leading them has run away. She dreams of being a chef, of living as a human all the time (or at least six . . .

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7 Days in November by Grant Cravens

A novella about Ty, Furball, Bourbon, and their friends in Java, Missouri, and their very busy week before Thanksgiving. Bourbon risks losing his boyfriend over a bad choice at a party, Ty struggles against the tide of rumors at school, and Furball’s friends try to pull him out of his own potentially destructive slump. . . .

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The Philosopher in Arms by Karen Wehrstein

A novel of power, love, war and spirit

The Philosopher in Arms is the massively-revised version of my two traditionally-published fantasy novels, Lion’s Heart and Lion’s Soul (Baen Books, 1991) set in the “Fifth Millennium” world collaboratively created with S.M. Stirling and Shirley Meier. Almost 3,000 years after a human-made cataclysm reduced both human population and technology back to primitive levels, civilization is rising again slowly. Here . . .

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asa kraiya by Karen Wehrstein

What would you do . . . to live?

asa kraiya is the sequel “that never should have happened” to my two traditionally-published fantasy novels, Lion’s Heart and Lion’s Soul (Baen Books, 1991). Greatest of warriors and greatest of leaders, Fourth Chevenga Shae-Arano-e lives “the life of other men’s dreams”—except that he faces certain death by the age of thirty. When a healer with the gift of seeing . . .

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SHADOW OF THE TEMPLAR

Buttery goodness

By Sonja Nitschke, editor

Oct 26, 2008: This is a popcorn novel. Not a lot of substance, but deliciously entertaining.

The prose is to the point, the banter is enjoyable (and I laughed a few times, I think), and it’s just a lot of fun. I’ve only read the first two parts (I know that doesn’t sound like a lot, but it really is), and I’ll probably end up reading more when I find the time.

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THE SOLSTICE WAR

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By JMK Magnum, member

Jul 20, 2014: The Solstice War is extremely interesting, and explores a lot of fascinating territory that I’ve found underserved by other authors. Basically it’s a fantasy-infused retelling of World War II, with a particular focus on the Soviet perspective and those of queer persons and persons of color. There’s a lot of really great well-grounded action sequences that show the scope and diversity of this massive conflict, and extremely moving characterization. The author has regularly updated Solstice War with two chapters per month of 10-15,000 words each, along with a few supplemental [more . . .]

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