Bold Strokes Books

Publisher info

Bold Strokes Books offers a diverse collection of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer fiction. BSB genre fiction includes all romance sub-genres as well as action, adventure, crime, mystery/intrigue, and speculative fiction. BSB Victory (Lesbian) and Liberty (GBT) Editions include literary and popular general fiction exploring the LGBT experience in its many forms. BSB Matinee Books are all about romances: focused reads presenting passion, sexual attraction, and compelling connections in a tightly written, engaging package. Our Young Adult line, BSB Soliloquy, spans all genres and features a protagonist aged 14-18. BSB HeatStroke offers erotica for every pleasure while BSB Impressions, our digital-first line, presents cutting-edge stories in all genres.

Where to find Bold Strokes Books online


Where to buy in print


Publisher of



Asher's Shot
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,150. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Asher Price’s candid photographs capture the truth, but when his success requires exposing an enemy, Asher discovers his only shot at happiness involves revealing secrets of his own.
Driving Lessons
By
Series: The You Know Who Girls, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,140. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Dive into Abbey Brooks’s sophomore year as she attempts to figure out the amazing, but sometimes complicated, life of a you-know-who girl at Gila High School.
Season's Meetings
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,600. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Catherine Birch reluctantly ventures on the festive road trip from hell with beautiful stranger Holly Daniels only to discover the road to true love has its own obstacles to maneuver.
Blackthorn
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica
Rian Blackthorn, Master of the Hall of Swords, vowed he would not give in to the advances of Prince Corin, but he finds himself dueling with more than swords as Corin pursues him with determined passion
Myth & Magic: Queer Fairy Tales
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,460. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Myth, magic, and monsters—the stuff of childhood dreams (or nightmares) and adult fantasies.
UnCatholic Conduct
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,140. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Jil Kidd goes undercover to investigate fraud at St. Marguerite’s Catholic School, but life gets complicated when her student is killed—and she begins to fall for her prime target.
Advance
By
Series: Exodus, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,160. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Admiral Dael Caydoc’s mission to find a new homeworld for the Oconodian people is hazardous, but working with the infuriating Commander Aniwyn “Spinner” Seclan endangers her heart and soul.
The Romance Vote
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Chili Alexander is a sought-after campaign consultant who isn’t prepared when her boss’s daughter, Samantha Pellegrin, comes to work at the firm and shakes up Chili’s life from the first day.
Rules of Revenge
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,120. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
When a lethal operative on a collision course with her past agrees to help a CIA analyst on a critical assignment, the encounter proves explosive in ways neither woman anticipated.
Venus in Love
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Morgan Blake can’t afford any distractions and Ainsley Dencourt can’t afford to lose control—but the beauty of life and art usually lies in the unpredictable strokes of the artist’s brush.
Courtship
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,370. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
In a stunning twist of events, Addison Riley is launched from the halls of academia to the spotlight of Supreme Court nomination. Campaign advisor Julia Scott has spent her entire life working to make other people successful, and her pinnacle achievement was the recent presidential election.
Never Too Late
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,020. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
What happens when a single night of unexpected passion with a stranger leaves you wanting more? Twenty years later, Dr. Jamie Hammond thinks she’s put that night far behind her. Carla Grant is looking for a new challenge after settling her daughter at college. She never imagines that applying for an office manager position will change her life.
Criminal Gold
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,730. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Midnight, New York Harbor, 1949. Cantor Gold, dapper dyke-about-town, smuggler of fine art, waits in her boat under the Brooklyn Bridge for racketeer Gregory Ortine. In the shadow of the bridge, he’ll toss Cantor a satchel of cash, and she’ll toss him a pouch containing a priceless jewel. But the plan, and the jewel, sink when a woman in a red sequined dress slams onto Cantor’s boat.
Balls & Chain
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,290. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Miguel Reyes is not only the first openly gay governor of Florida, he’s also the man behind Referendum 65. If passed, Florida will be the first Southern state in the U.S. to include marriage equality. When the governor’s fourteen-year-old son, Alejandro, is kidnapped, the message is clear: Kill the bill or we kill the boy!
Against Doctor's Orders
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Harper Rivers was set to take her father’s place at the helm of Argyle Community Hospital whenever he decided to hang up his shingle. Unfortunately, the board of directors had other ideas—they plan to close the hospital’s doors to the community that depended on it. And Presley Worth, a high-powered corporate financier, came to town to oversee the closure.
Widow
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,560. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
County Judge Bertha Brannon’s life blows up when her partner of twelve years, police sergeant Toni Matulis, the love of her life, is killed during a domestic violence call gone bad. Bertha is still trying to accept what’s happened when she gets the first of several threatening phone calls. This is followed by one dangerous incident after the next, one dead body after the last.
Nine Nights on the Windy Tree
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,990. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Bertha Brannon is a lawyer who takes care of her grandmother and is usually broke because the work she often takes is pro bono or sliding scale for the domestic violence shelter or the public defender for juvenile cases. ate Friday afternoon, a woman comes into her office who wants to retain her for a murder she hasn’t yet committed. Prequel to Widow
The Melody of Light
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,430. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Siblings Riley and Aidan Gordon are survivors. Together, they survived an abusive childhood, and when a fiery accident incinerates all they have—except for each other—they survive that, too. The tragedy leaves them with burdens and pain beyond their years, but it also sets them free to forge their own paths.
A Spark of Heavenly Fire
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,700. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Kerry O’Shea and Beth Hammond have plans for the future. Beth dreams of becoming a doctor and helping the poor citizens of San Francisco. More than anything, Kerry wants them to have a home of their own, but she is committed to helping Beth make her dream come true. Kerry makes a fateful decision that could have dire consequences.
Twisted Echoes
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Can a reluctant psychic set things right, or will an angry spirit destroy those she loves the most? Lorna Dutton is ready for something new and a chance to move beyond the numbness of a broken heart. Inheriting her great-aunt’s house on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, she embarks on an exciting adventure only to discover things are more complicated than simply starting over.
Café Eisenhower
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,310. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
In the early 1990s, soon after the fall of the Iron Curtain, Matthew Robins, who is grieving the sudden loss of his lover, travels to Eastern Europe to claim an inheritance from a great-uncle. He discovers a world that is strange and oddly compelling. After facilitating a romance between his new friend Olga and her beloved Nina, he becomes smitten with a young local.
Hollywood Gothic
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,070. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Ash Langdon, a jaded, thirty-four-year-old porn star, falls in love with Gavin Dimitrije, the younger brother of his best friend, Oliver, a famous movie star, to whom Ash is mysteriously bound. Despite the misgivings of Oliver, Ash and Gavin embark on a whirlwind of sex, drugs, alcohol, and decadence in the Big Easy, that threatens to destroy the protective bubble of lies they live in.
Whatever Gods May Be
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,280. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Jamie Gwynmorgan doesn't believe in prayer. She doesn't believe in anything much. Except that people can't be trusted—certainly not anyone she's ever met. But Jamie knows some things. From experience. She knows if she died, nobody would give a damn. Nobody would even notice. She knows the better she can fight, the safer she'll be.
To Protect and Serve
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,070. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Lieutenant Alex Troy is caught in the paradox of her life—to hold steadfast to her professional oath or to protect the woman she loves. Alex is given the dangerous but career-building mission of catching notorious and elusive drug lord Sonny Davis. Keri Morgan is young, enthusiastic, and alive in ways that Alex can barely remember, and Keri has a reason of her own to want Sonny Davis dead.
The Pleasure Planner
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,640. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Brianna "Bree" Hendricks treats love like a commodity to be served up to her clients on demand, but has given up the search for a true love of her own. Logan Delaney is too busy trying to reconcile the legacy of her grandparents' failed magazine company to invest in anything more than the occasional affair. Can two women who aren't looking for love find it in each other's arms?
Suspect Passions
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,020. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
City Attorney Regan Desanto moved to town a year ago after her partner of twenty years dumped her for another woman. All she wants is to be near her ailing grandmother and to work ordinary, boring municipal cases until she can get her life back together. Beat officer Sydney Cabot is a chronic serial polyamorist who craves the adrenaline rush on and off the job.
Romantic Interludes 2: Secrets
By &
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,520. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Imagine the excitement when everything you thought you knew about love becomes so much...more. An anthology of sensual love stories about women sharing passion, surprises, and secret desires. Discover the thrill of love as you never dreamed it could be with more than twenty selections from best-selling romance authors.
Romantic Interludes 1: Discovery
By &
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,720. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
When just one happy ending is not enough... An anthology of passionate, sensual love stories about falling in love, being in love, and celebrating the love between women of every age—yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Discover the passion, the thrill, and the heartwarming satisfaction of love time and again with the tales from today's best-selling romance writers.
Playing the Player
By
Series: Amigas y Amor, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Madeira Pacias has been happily coasting through life as a confirmed—and contented—single player. But the day she stops to help the victims of a highway pileup, everything changes. Madeira finds the woman of her dreams...dreams she wasn't even aware she had. Grace Obregon is beautiful, vulnerable, and exactly the kind of woman Madeira usually avoids.
Homecoming
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,460. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Love is thicker than blood. When Yale student Sarah Storm comes out to her parents, they disown her and withdraw all support for her education. A few days later, Sarah's long-term girlfriend breaks up with her and Sarah loses everything that matters—family, future dreams, and love.
Heart of the Matter
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,990. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Ellen Webster, professor of history, can't help but fantasize about her next-door neighbor Kate Foster—after all, she sees her on the evening news every night. Sexy and smart, Kate is Ellen's dream girl, but the dynamic TV newscaster doesn't know Ellen exists. Struggling with self-doubt and low self-esteem, Ellen can only watch the parade of beautiful women Kate brings home.
From This Moment On
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,080. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
When faced with the loss of everything you hold dear, you run. After a drunk driver took the lives of her lover and unborn child, that's exactly what Devon Conway did. Katherine Hunter took a different path in the face of loss, throwing herself into her work to fill the emptiness in her heart.
Erotic Interludes 2: Stolen Moments
By &
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,470. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica
A new entry in Bold Strokes' Erotic Interludes collection, this anthology offers no-holds-barred erotica from some of today's best lesbian authors. Love on the run, in the office, in the shadows... women stealing time from ordinary life to make passion a priority, if only for a moment. Fast, furious, and almost too hot to handle.
Erotic Interludes 4: Extreme Passions
By &
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,230. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica
Forbidden Fruits: Over thirty tales of love and lust that know no bounds—or boundaries. Today's hottest erotica writers explore just how far women will go to get the girl. Seduction, abduction, champagne and flowers, bondage...extreme moves that are sooo bad, they're too good to miss.
Change of Pace: Erotic Interludes
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,770. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica
Two friends share a walk on the wild side in Amsterdam's Red Light district; a construction worker discovers a pleasant distraction in the surgical locker room; a femme top welcomes her lover home from the road; a woman enjoys a lazy summer afternoon with solo pleasures...and more than twenty additional erotic interludes to spark more than your imagination.
Love's Masquerade
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,520. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Auden Frost discovers a shifting landscape that will force her to question everything she has believed to be true about herself and the nature of love. Auden sets out to interview for a much-needed position as an editor in the nonfiction division of Palmer Publishing. Haydon Palmer, however, the powerful young head of the company, offers Auden something far different.
Treasure
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Her sister’s bachelorette party is the highlight of a miserable year for Alexis Chambers, but once her bridesmaid’s dress is packed away, she’s back to coping with her life as a once popular athlete and violinist turned loner and the focus of her parents’ disappointment. She isn’t expecting much from her freshman year of college until she finds herself sharing a class with Treasure.
Bottled Up Secret
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,600. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Brendan Madden is in the midst of his senior year of high school and couldn’t be happier. He has a great group of friends, his pick of colleges, and he has recently come to terms with his sexuality. One night, he meets Mark Galovic, a gorgeous, younger classmate of his. In a matter of minutes, Brendan is hooked.
Maxine Wore Black
By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,760. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Maxine is the girl of Jayla’s dreams: she’s charming, magnetic, and loves Jayla for her transgender self. There’s only one problem with Maxine—she already has a girlfriend, perfect Becky.
Rise of the Thing Down Below
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,680. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
The boys and bears of Comfort Cove are counting the days until the opening of the sexually charged boardwalk attraction SandMen Strip. But before the naked fun in the sun can begin, the mutilated bodies of a few burly dockworkers wash up on the sand.
Murder in the Arts District
By
Series: Chanse MacLeod Mystery. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When neither the cops nor their insurance company believes a wealthy gay couple’s valuable art collection was stolen, they hire Chanse MacLeod to track down the thieves and the missing art. Chanse isn’t entirely sure he believes the couple, either—especially when it turns out some of the art may have been forgeries.
Stick McLaughlin: The Prohibition Years
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,980. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Times are tough for sixteen-year-old Stick McLaughlin, running from a trumped up arson charge and hiding among hobos in 1918 Boston. Denied the companionship and support of lifelong soul mate Ellie, Stick edges her way through prison as “Mac,” only to be thrust alone and wide-eyed into the very definitely Roaring Twenties.
The Acquittal
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Ex-Chicago cop and new PI Josie Harper has been hired by an outside group to clear the name of publisher Lauren Wade, recently acquitted of the murder of her lover. That means finding the real killer, a task made more difficult by Lauren’s unwillingness to cooperate and a large family problem—Lauren’s parents have been kidnapped for a ransom she can no longer pay.
Once the Clouds Have Gone
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,980. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Nine years after leaving home, Tag Grainger is forced to return following the sudden death of her father. After inheriting a share in a family business she wants no part in, Tag is overwhelmed by the dark clouds of her past: her brother can’t forgive her, the nephew she adored doesn’t remember her, and everywhere she goes there are whispers about how she abandoned her family.
Making Time
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,730. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Mia Daniels has never forgotten the night her first crush sent her running home, humiliated. She has spent the last fifteen years trying to forget Teri Stanton. Just as she thinks her life is moving forward, Mia loses her lover and then must become her parents’ caretaker. She is still determined to make a life without Teri’s ghost haunting her.
An American Queer: The Amazon Trail
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
This collection of Lee Lynch's columns chronicles over a quarter century of queer life in the United States, from the last decades of the twentieth century into the twenty-first.
The Job
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,020. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
FBI agent Sera Warren has been working undercover to track a domestic terrorist group. When her cover is blown, her priority shifts from closing her case to just making it through the day alive. She ends up in the middle of a bank heist, pointing a gun at her ex-girlfriend, Torrence “Tor” Jewel. She sees a flicker of recognition in Tor’s eyes as she pulls her gun and yells, “On the floor!”
Because of You
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,610. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Barrett and Kelly, two complete strangers, shared a harrowing experience where they were completely dependent on each other for survival. When Barrett is rescued and forced to leave Kelly behind, she returns several months later to free her from their captors.
Sword of the Guardian
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,360. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Princess Shasta Soltranis enjoys a pampered life and the occasional secret fencing match with her twin brother, Daric. In the midst of a birthday celebration, her world shatters when a mysterious assassin takes her brother's life. Shasta, the only remaining heir to the throne, narrowly escapes the assassin's blade thanks to the intervention of a traveling acrobat named Talon.
Branded Ann
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
No pirate on the high seas is more bloodthirsty than the notorious Branded Ann, a woman with eyes like ice and a face marred by a mysterious cross-shaped scar. When she raids a merchant vessel bound for Jamaica, her only objective is to obtain the map that will lead her to a legendary treasure. But she hadn't bargained on taking Violet, the merchant's young widow, on board her ship as a prisoner.
View more...


Bold Strokes Books’s tag cloud