The Lesbian Book Club with Lise MacTague

Welcome to episode 45 of the Lesbian Book Club where I have the pleasure of interviewing US author Lise MacTague. Lise writes sci-fi, fantasy, supernatural and steampunk, and her latest book is Demon In The Machine, following up on her others including Five Moons Rising and the On Deception’s Edge series. Lise discusses coming up with her immersive worlds, how she loves writing action and why she’d love to be the love child of Nicola Griffith and Meghan O’Brien – quite a pairing!

As usual, I also run down the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as talking about what I’ve been up to, including putting the finishing touches to London, Actually, book five in the London Romance series – out in October! I also chat about the success of the first ever Ellcon in Bristol in August. Let’s hope for many more to come!

London, Actually, book five in the London Romance series, is due out in October.

The Lesbian Book Club with Cheyenne Blue

Welcome to episode 44 of the Lesbian Book Club as I interview Australian author Cheyenne Blue whose recent books include Code Of Conduct, Party Wall and Almost Married Mona. Cheyenne talks about her love of tennis which shines through in her latest novel set in the tennis world, how living in Australia influences her writing, and how she juggles a day job while still getting out at least two books a year.

As usual, I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as updating you on my writing life. For audio fans, Once Upon A Princess will be out in audio in October!

The Lesbian Book Club with AE Radley

Welcome to episode 43 of the Lesbian Book Club where I interview UK author AE Radley. We chat about Amanda’s meteoric rise in the world of lesfic and her crazy-hectic publishing schedule – her recent books include Bring Holly Home and The Road Ahead. Amanda discusses why she doesn’t write sex scenes and how all her books will always contain a large serving of humour.

On top of this month’s star interview, I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, and cover the winners of the recent Golden Crown Literary Awards. Plus, I fill you in on what I’ve been up to, including releasing The London Of Us, book four in the London Romance series.

Finally, don’t forget if you’re in Europe this August, come along to the brand-new European Lesfic Literary Conference – head to: http://ellconmeet.org/

The Lesbian Book Club is hosted and produced by The Lesbian Lounge.

The Lesbian Book Club with Harper Bliss

Welcome to episode 42 of the Lesbian Book Club where I welcome back my friend and fellow author Harper Bliss and we have a right old chinwag about our recent collaboration in writing Once Upon A Princess, a lesbian royal romance. This was the first time either of us had co-written a book and we talk about the ups and downs and if we’d do it again.

I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK. Plus, I talk about what I’ve been up to, including releasing Once Upon A Princess, as well as readying The London Of Us for launch on June 27th – book four in my London Romance series. The episode also treats you to an excerpt from my audiobook of Twice In A Lifetime.

Finally, don’t forget if you’re in Europe and free in August, come along to the brand-new European Lesfic Literary Conference – head to: http://ellconmeet.org/

The Lesbian Book Club With TB Markinson

Welcome to episode 41 of the Lesbian Book Club as I interview US author TB Markinson, whose recent books have included The Fall Girl and A Family Woman. TB talks about being an American in London, the highs and lows of living the writing life, the magic of characters and story, and why she started her new website www.iheartlesfic.com to serve the lesbian fiction community.

As usual, I also do a run-down of the Amazon lesbian fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as highlighting the shortlists for the Diva Awards and the Goldies – Diva is taking place in June in London, and the Goldies in July in Las Vegas. Tickest are still available for both! Plus, if you’re in the UK, don’t forget EllCon, the brand-new European Lesfic Literary Conference on the block coming in August. For more on that, head to: http://ellconmeet.org/

As if that wasn’t enough, I also fill you in on what I’ve been up to, including wrapping up The London Of Us, book four in the London Romance series (due out in June); and writing my joint lesbian romance with Harper Bliss – called Once Upon A Princess – a royal romance due out at the end of May.

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

The Lesbian Book Club with Jenny Frame

Welcome to episode 40 of the Lesbian Book Club as I interview fellow UK author Jenny Frame, whose recent books have included Charming The Vicar and Unexpected. Jenny talks about her passion for writing butch/femme romances, having lead protagonists who are polar opposites, and also her busy year ahead with three more books in the works! Plus, she’s got a lovely lilting Scottish accent, so it’s a win-win.

On top of that, I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, and fill you in on what I’ve been up to, including releasing my latest audiobook, Twice In A Lifetime, as well as wrapping up The London Of Us, book four in the London Romance series, due out in June. I also shine the spotlight on the start of awards and conference season, including nominations for this year’s Lambda Literary Awards, the Diva Awards and EllCon, the brand-new European Lesfic Literary Conference on the block coming in August. For more on that, head to: http://ellconmeet.org/

The Lesbian Book Club with EJ Noyes

Welcome to episode 39 of the Lesbian Book Club as I interview Aussie author EJ Noyes. EJ’s debut novel Ask, Tell was one of the most talked about in lesbian fiction last year, and she’s recently followed it up with her second book, the deliciously sexy lesbian romance Turbulence. EJ tells me about juggling multiple plots in her head, the surprise of her first novel flying off the shelves and how she’s a plane nerd at heart.

As usual, I follow that up with a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, and fill you in on what I’ve been up to, including releasing three audiobooks: London Calling, This London Love and A Girl Called London are out now, and Twice In A Lifetime is coming next month. I’d love to hear who you’d like on the podcast – so email me and let me know:mail@clarelydon.co.uk

The Lesbian Book Club: 2018 Goals

Welcome to episode 38 of the Lesbian Book Club as I welcome in 2018! For this episode, I do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as revealing my goals for 2018, including producing five new books and five new audiobooks. No pressure!

Plus, I feature the first chapter of my audiobook Nothing To Lose, read by the fabulous Gabrielle Baker. We’ll be back to normal with an interview with Aussie author EJ Noyes next month, and I’d love to hear who you’d like on the podcast – so email me at:mail@clarelydon.co.uk

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

The Lesbian Book Club With Annette Mori

Welcome to episode 37 of the Lesbian Book Club as I interview US-based author Annette Mori whose novel Locked Inside won a Goldie award in 2016 for Contemporary Romance – the biggest prize in lesfic! But that’s just one of a number of books Annette’s written, her latest being The Thanksgiving Baby Caper. Annette chats about not following a set writing formula, writing across genres and her excitement about her new book, Unconventional Lovers.

I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as celebrating the fact that my recent release Twice In A Lifetime is still riding high in the charts after six weeks. Plus, don’t miss my review of the Diva Literary Festival which took place in early November in Birmingham, as well as my round-up of my year and what’s in store for 2018 – including more podcasts! I’d love to hear who you’d like on the podcast, so get in touch and let me know!

The Lesbian Book Club With Wendy Hudson

Welcome to episode 36 of the Lesbian Book Club as I interview fellow UK author Wendy Hudson who’s just released her second crime-thriller Mine To Keep – and it’s brilliant, so you should go and buy it!

Her debut novel Four Steps won a Goldie award for Best Debut Novel in 2016 and she talks about setting her books in Scotland, how to create a character that readers love and how she sets up suspense in her books & keeps it going. Wendy also reveals how she fits in writing around her day job, the mantras that spur her on and her favourite crime writers in lesfic. She’s a fabulous interview with a lilting Scottish accent, to take a listen!

As usual, I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as celebrating the fact that my new book Twice In A Lifetime is out now! Hooray! It’s a second-chance romance set in Chicago and New York, featuring Harriet and Sally, two former teenage lovers who meet again in their 30s. Will lightning strike twice, or will it be a case of once bitten, twice shy? If you love lesbian romance packed with wit, love & cocktails, this is the book for you!

I’ll be reading from my new novel at the upcoming Diva Literary Festival in Birmingham on Nov 3rd-5th. Get your tickets now and I’ll see you there! And do let me know who you’d like on the podcast – drop me an email at: mail@clarelydon.co.uk