This month on The Lesbian Book Club podcast, I chat to US author, Erin Zak, famed for her books The Road Home and Breaking Down Her Walls. A two-time Lammy finalist, Erin has spent most of the last four years writing as much as possible. She talks about taking 12 years to pen her first novel, her love of Vegas and Chicago, writing as therapy, and how she fits in so much to her packed schedule.
All this, plus I do the usual run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as talking about what I’ve been up to. Mainly, penning my upcoming Christmas romance, Christmas In Mistletoe, out in November. Plus, launching the audiobook of Before You Say I Do.
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It’s title and cover reveal day for my upcoming festive romance, Christmas In Mistletoe! I hope you love both as much as I do. This lesbian romance has a Christmas tree farm, a singer, a Christmas curmudgeon, mulled wine, tinsel, hilarious locals, snow, a yappy dog and all manner of yuletide goodness. Suffice it to say, if you like Christmas and women falling in love, this is the book for you.
Blurb to come later this week, and you can expect the novel to drop in a few weeks time. November. Definitely November!
It’s time to get excited for my new fairy-lit romance where Ruby and Fran have no idea what’s about to happen in the cutest Suffolk village!
Great news: Before You Say I Do is finally coming out as an audiobook. Hurrah! October 13th is the date, so mark your calendar. Even better, why not pre-order it on Audible? You can do so by clicking this link.
I hope you love the audio version and are thrilled all over again with the story of Abby & Jordan. But if you haven’t read my best-selling lesbian romance yet, the audiobook is a fabulous place to start. I think it sounds awesome.
My next lesbian romance is due out in November. But if you can’t wait that long, here’s a new boxset to entertain you! This one is aimed at you if you haven’t yet dipped your toe into my two series – the London Romance Series and the All I Want Series. You get the opening book from each of those series – London Calling & All I Want For Christmas – plus my second-chance lockdown novella, Try Me Again, along with a never-before-released short story, World’s Greatest. All this for a bargain price, too. So if you haven’t dived into my series’ yet, now’s the time. Download, sit back, relax and enjoy!
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Welcome to episode 63 of the Lesbian Book Club as I interview US author Melissa Lenhardt. A lifelong Texan, Melissa writes women’s fiction, mystery, and historical fiction. She’s just released The Secret Of You And Me, her first foray into lesbian romance – and also the first lesbian romance published by Mills & Boon. Melissa talks about her writing career, how she came to write her first queer romance, and how she hopes it’s the first of many taken on by her publisher. Also, she has a way-cool southern accent which I neglected to tell her!
I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, which this month is terribly literary with authors like Emma Donoghue, Sophie Ward and Bernardine Evaristo. I hope you enjoy the podcast!
If you’re a bargain book hunter, sit up straight and pay attention. I currently have two out-of-this-world deals on my lesbian romances, but be quick, they’re for a limited time only.
First, my All I Want Series Boxset, Books 1-3 is currently on sale across Kindle, Apple, Kobo, Google and Barnes & Noble for just 99p/99c – a whopping discount of 90% from its usual price of £9.99/$9.99. It’s available until Wednesday August 12th, so don’t delay, snap it up today!
On top of that, my runaway best-seller, Before You Say I Do, is currently part of the August Kindle Monthly Deal in the UK, Australia & Ireland. Grab it now for the incredible price of 99p/$1.49/29r. I know, I spoil you.
Happy summer reading!
Welcome to episode 62 of the Lesbian Book Club where I interview eight lesbian fiction authors and asks them how their 2020 is going in this Half-Year Summer Round-Up show. What a year it’s been so far, right? Nobody could have written this.
The eight authors are: Eliza Lentzski, Clare Ashton, Cheyenne Blue, Giselle Fox, Jae, Wendy Hudson, KJ & Lise Gold. I quiz them on what they’ve learned, what they’ve written, the plans for the rest of the year, where they’d love to be and their future hopes. Expect high-brow answers, lofty goals and humour peppered throughout.
I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK. Plus, I outline how I’ve changed my publishing goals for the year, shifting her next London Romance book to January 2020 after completing my own Half-Year Goals Round-up and reflecting on it. I hope you enjoy this special girl-gang episode, I loved asking so many authors how their year is going!
At the start of the year, I set out ten goals. But back then, we had no idea what 2020 had in store for us, did we? With everything that’s happened since, I was trepidacious about finding out how I’d done. But you know what? I’ve not only done well, I’ve smashed many of my goals for the first six months of the year! I couldn’t be happier. Here’s my round-up of January to June… Continue reading » “2020: Half-Year Goal Check-In”
Lesbians Who Write is a weekly podcast I co-host with my friend and fellow author, TB Markinson. Every week, we discuss the good, the bad and the ugly about being a full-time writer, drawing back the curtain on the writer’s life. In 2020, after over 70 podcasts, we’ve given the podcast a fresh look, and I love it. Now, when you come to the website, we’re bright and yellow, make no mistake! I hope you like the new look, too. If you haven’t listened to the podcast yet, why not give it a try? We combine writerly advice with snark & humour. Fill up your ears with lesbians today!
Welcome to episode 61 of the Lesbian Book Club where I interview US author KD Williamson. KD is famed for her cops n docs series starting with Blurred Lines, and her latest romance Big Girl Pill has been lighting up the lesfic charts of late. Her books are cops and docs, wrapped in romance, wrapped in humour. Plus, they’re snarky and the characters are real. We chat writing secondary characters, diversity in lesbian fiction and KD’s very funny writing style. She says: “I don’t write books just about two main characters falling in love. I don’t write sanitised fiction. If you want books that are light, cute, nice and nobody swears, that’s great. But I’m not that writer.”
I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK. Enjoy the podcast, particularly KD’s gorgeous accent!