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The Lesbian Book Club with Aurora Rey

Welcome to episode 51 of the Lesbian Book Club as I chat to US author Aurora Rey. Aurora’s latest novel is a farm-to-table romance, Recipe For Love. It’s perfect if you love a side order of food porn with your romance. Aurora’s other novels include Built To Last and the Cape End series, and she describes herself as a writer, femme and hopeless romantic. She talks food, the secret to writing a good sex scene, and how we need to do better with diversity in lesfic.

As usual, I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as chatting about the upcoming lesfic awards season. I also take some time to tell you what I’ve been up to, including releasing the audiobook of London, Actually, book five in the London Romance series. I’m also working on my upcoming village romance, set in the Cotswolds.

I’ll be appearing at Happy Valley Pride in Hebden Bridge on July 27th.

Lesbians Who Write Ep9: Launching Your Book

In this episode, Clare & TB talk about their titanic/epic weeks, that included weeing the woods and seeing Michelle Obama speak. Who did what? Listen to the episode and find out!

TB turns the table on Clare and asks knowing what Clare knows now, how would she launch a book? Clare outlines several things she’d do differently. The big takeaway is to be nice. It ain’t rocket science. Also, have a mailing list, an ARC team and a willingness to share and connect.

TB shares why she started her website I Heart Lesfic. The short story, she got the stiff arm from other lesbian fiction websites when she first started out and she felt lonely. Now, TB wants to help other authors feel like they have support in the community. They both discuss certain services they use to make launching books easier.

Stop back next week when Clare and TB will be discussing their top tips for authors. If you’d like to leave a comment on the episode, head on over to www.lesbianswhowrite.com. We’d love to hear from you!

The Lesbian Book Club With Anna Larner

Welcome to episode 50 of the Lesbian Book Club where I interview UK author Anna Larner. We chat about Anna’s brand-new book Love’s Portrait, as well as her debut, the well received Highland Fling. Anna’s debut was a finalist in the GCLS awards, as well as being recommended as a Top Ten Summer Read by AfterEllen. She talks about the craft of writing, the importance of never giving up and why Leicester is the perfect canvas for her stories.

I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK. As usual, I chat about what I’ve been up to, including releasing You’re My Kind, my latest lesbian romance, and writing book six in the London Romance series, out later this year.

If you’d like to see me reading and chatting live, I’ll be appearing at Happy Valley Pride in Hebden Bridge on July 27th. Come along and say hi!

You’re My Kind: Out Now!

It’s been a long time in the making, but my second-chance lesbian romance, You’re My Kind, is finally out and in the world. Rejoice!

You’re going to love this book because:

1. It’s a gorgeous second-chance romance.

2. The lead character runs a cake school. Who doesn’t love cake?

3. It deals with love & grief, so you might need a tissue.

4. It’s flecked with British wit & charm

5. It’s my most emotional book yet. I guarantee it’ll give you ALL THE FEELS.

It’s time to make a hot chocolate, settle back in your favourite armchair, cut a slice of cake and lose yourself in You’re My Kind!

This book is only available on Kindle and Kindle Unlimited, so grab it while you can! It’s also available in paperback from Amazon.

CLICK HERE TO JUMP STRAIGHT THERE!

I put my heart and soul into this one, and I hope you enjoy reading the story of Justine & Maddie. Do let me know what you think. You can read the full blurb here.

Listen To Me On Radio Diva!

If you like snappy chat with a whole host of lesbians, click to listen to me on Radio Diva! The show is hosted by Heather Peace and Rosie Wilby, and the fabulous guests included Melissa Etheridge, Hannah Bardell, Katie Hall, Sally Edwards and Rachel Shelley! I talk about my new book, You’re My Kind, as well as my new podcast, Lesbians Who Write. Hope you enjoy!

Lesbians Who Write: Brand New Podcast!

I’m thrilled to announce that TB Markinson and I have launched a brand-new weekly podcast called Lesbians Who Write. It’s about… well, lesbians who write. We decided not to be cryptic. People like us!

If you’ve ever wanted to draw back the curtain on the writer’s life, join us every Monday as we put out a new episode talking about what it is to be a writer in 2019, what it is to write lesbian fiction and the ups and downs of the writer’s life. If you’re a reader, it’s a fascinating insight behind the books. If you’re a writer, we hope you can relate.

Join us every Monday – the first three episodes are already up. For more information, go here: www.lesbianswhowrite.com

The Lesbian Book Club with Lily Hammond

Welcome to episode 49 of the Lesbian Book Club, where I interview New Zealand author Lily Hammond. Lily writes historical romances set in different times and places, where adventurous women dare to follow their hearts, defying convention in their pursuit of happiness. Her recent books have included The Way Home and Alice & Jean, and her reviews on Amazon are off the charts. Lily lives in Dunedin with her partner Valerie. She also writes as Kate Genet and Ana MacKenzie, so a multi-talented author!

I also do a run-down of the Amazon lesbian fiction charts in the US & UK. I talk about what I’ve been up to, including readying my upcoming lesbian romance You’re My Kind for launch in March. Plus, I’ve also been busy writing the next book in my London Romance series, Made In London, due out in May. In lesfic news, the Diva Literary Festival is happening in March in Birmingham, UK. Go to www.divaliteraryfestival.com for more.

Thanks to Denise at the Lesbian Lounge for hosting and producing this podcast, it’s much appreciated!

You’re My Kind: First Chapter Preview!

My upcoming release, You’re My Kind, is second-chance romance that features all the big topics: love, death and cake. It’s due out on March 21st, but if you can’t wait till then, here’s the opening chapter to whet your appetite…


Read more You’re My Kind: First Chapter Preview!