Manifold Press

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Our primary output is male-male romance with plot – mystery, adventure etc. – set either in the present or the historical past or in alternate versions of them, sometimes with a supernatural twist. If you like your e-books the way you like your coffee – whether short and dark, hot and steamy or rich and indulgent – you’ll find something to suit your taste here.

Come on in, relax and enjoy our wide variety of same-sex fiction, guaranteed to spice up your day – and all for the price of a couple of cups of designer coffee. It’s not only better for your health, it’s good for the environment too!

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Butterfly Hunter
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Series: Butterfly Hunter, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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It started as a simple assignment for Aussie bush guide Dave Taylor – escort a lone Englishman in quest of an unknown species of butterfly. However Nicholas Goring is no ordinary tourist, and his search is far from straightforward. As Dave teaches Nicholas everything he needs to survive in the Outback he discovers that he too has quite a bit to learn.
The Thousand Smiles of Nicholas Goring
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Series: Butterfly Hunter. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 56,510. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Dave and Nicholas have been happily married for seven years now, but as an Australian prime minister once observed, “Life wasn’t meant to be easy.” A threat to their beloved waterhole forces Dave to try asserting unofficial custodianship of the Dreamtime site. A visit from Nicholas’s nephew Robin brings more drama. And there’s always the question of Nicholas’s health hanging over their heads.
Of Dreams and Ceremonies
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Series: Butterfly Hunter, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
It seemed like a great idea at the time... Aussie Dave Taylor followed Nicholas Goring to England, and they've become engaged. Now Dave has to cope with a mansion of family and servants, making wedding plans and visa applications, and wondering why on earth he’d want to wear a ‘mourning suit’. He’s not sure if it will prove any easier, but Dave would love to just skip ahead to the honeymoon...
A Threefold Cord
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 58,210. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Grae and his co–stars Chris and Ben have a chemistry. Certainly they are friends and Grae is tempted to ask for more … After the beautiful tart Chris has the temerity to turn him down, Grae settles into a loving relationship with the chivalrous Ben. But the idea of Chris never quite goes away – and when Chris suggests the three of them spend a night together, Grae glimpses an unlikely solution.
The Apothecary's Garden
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 71,210. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Hilary Kent, a Londoner all his life, retires to Wiltshire when he inherits a tower surrounded by an overgrown physic garden – and that’s when graduate student Tom Laurence erupts into his life, convinced they can restore the ancient garden to its former glory. Hilary is perfectly content until, to his astonishment and confusion, it seems Tom’s affection for him is growing into something more …
The Bridge on the River Wye
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Chef Rupert’s picking up the pieces; he’s lost his love, his business, his home, and he’s trying to make a fresh start. Linking up with Jake on a whim he finds himself involved in a strange tale of organic farming, migrant workers, greed and even possibly murder – in the midst of which the attraction is still there, but Rupert’s not sure whether the feeling's mutual or if he's ready to try again.
Make Do And Mend
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 108,310. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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The Second World War. It’s not all fighting and glory; there are battles on the Home Front, too, and some are not exactly heroic. That’s what injured naval officer Harry discovers when he befriends conscientious objector Jim – a friendship frowned upon in their small Welsh valley even before they begin to fall in love.
Ravages
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 97,070. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Steve Gavan and Daniël Borghart are professional soccer players for Kinbridge Town – and also secret lovers. All that changes, however, when Steve innocently wanders into a city park and falls victim to a vicious gang of queer-bashers who beat him within an inch of his life. After that there are no secrets any more – and it’s a very long road back, for both of them, from there…
Above All
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Series: Above All, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 64,760. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When volatile genius Dr Jasper Swinton accidentally hits a homeless man with his car one night in a seedy part of town, he finds himself taking responsibility for the man’s recovery in a very personal way. Before long, Brian has become such an integral part of his life that Jasper doesn’t know how he’ll ever begin to manage without him – until the day comes when he has to …
Montana Red
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
It’s out of the frying-pan into the fire when Henry meets Red. He’s happy enough at first to be having sex with a man - but it isn’t long before Red’s sexual extravagances drive the two of them apart. It’s when Henry is trying to manage on his own that he gains perspective - on inversion, on himself, on his relationship with Red. He starts to wonder if there isn't a way back - on his own terms.
The Definitive Albert J. Sterne
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Series: Albert J. Sterne. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 165,970. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Albert Sterne, forensics expert with the FBI, is so obnoxious on the surface that no-one bothers digging deeper. When he’s sent to Colorado to investigate a serial killer he meets Special Agent Fletcher Ash and they end up reluctantly joining forces to unravel the case. It’s only a matter of duty, though; it can’t be more, because Albert doesn’t do friendship – and he certainly doesn’t do love!
Always With Us
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 76,750. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Liverpool, 1896: Harrison Calderwood has never given much thought to the poor of the bustling city until he accidentally runs into firebrand Daniel Harper. Through Daniel’s eyes he begins to see what could be done to improve the lot of the working people - at the same time he begins to feel an attraction towards Daniel himself. But Harrison's wealthy family have more conventional expectations …
Randy
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 48,520. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Garrison Gaines is aware that his humble hopes for the future have crumbled into dust. He’s travelling through the vast Unorganized Territories of the central United States when his path crosses that of Randy Everett, a young man who dreams of adventures in exotic far-away locales. While no one can predict the future, one thing is certain: neither man will walk away from the encounter unaffected.
This Means War
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Series: Above All, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Life seems to be going well for Jasper Swinton and Brian Stark: they have fulfilling jobs, a cute kitten, and they’re still together after two months. When a harmless prank war goes awry, however, their perfect life starts falling apart – and it doesn’t take long before they’re finding out that actions can have unexpected consequences, and that not every love story has a happy ending …
End of the Trail
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Series: End of the Trail, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Will Connors is struggling to hold together a failing farm; his wife has died, his son has gone, he’s not without enemies and he’s dealing with the after-effects of a debilitating accident. He’s in danger of becoming embittered until a chance acquaintance wanders back into his life and everything begins to change. The problem, however, is that John Anderson has a price on his head.
Dance of Stone
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 98,270. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
12thC England. Hugh, master mason at Wells, walks a dangerous path between Glastonbury and Wells as the two vie for supremacy, a path made more dangerous still by Hugh preferring to share his bed with men. The only way to stay safe is to keep his head down, but building the church of his dreams is no way to do that: and then there is Arnaut. What does this stranger from Provence want with Hugh?
Hunted
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Professional footballer Adam Hunter has it all, but when the secret of his affair with midfielder Louie Jackson begins to leak out he’s plunged into the depths of misery. Injured, distrusted by his team-mates and plagued by personal tragedy, Adam goes from hero to zero – and by the time Louie’s transferred to a German side he’s running out of reasons to stay alive.
The Walled Garden
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
William Ashton, retained as a gardener by Edward Hillier, discovers his new master to be a detached and driven man. Over the years, travail and tragedy bring them closer together, but the affection they feel is sorely tested by boundaries of class and of rigid Victorian morality. Like the private garden behind high walls their love must flourish only in the strictest secrecy - or not at all.
Homosapien ... A Fantasy About Pro Wrestling
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Price: Free! Words: 66,530. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Patrick and David are friends who run a gay bookstore, and life seems simple enough until the day when unexpectedly he walks in – six feet tall, gorgeous and built like a dream. But Homosapien isn’t welcome in their world; he’s a professional wrestler, and everything he does is fake. So he can’t really be gay, can he, or interested in either one of them? Can they even trust a single word he says?
Sea Change
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 109,310. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Injured Coast Guard Bran Kaulana is filling his days working at the Wai Ola Rescue Center, one of Honolulu’s wildlife charities, with new veterinary, Steve, a man drawn to O’ahu by his fascination with dolphins. As their friendship slowly deepens into love, the two men are caught up in the mystery of injured seals and dolphins, a ruthless gang of smugglers and a not-so-dormant undersea lava vent.
The Valley of the Shadow of Death
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Joshua Delaney and Carmine Angelo Trezini, cop and mobster, should have absolutely nothing in common; yet, accidentally brought together, they rapidly became both lovers and allies against important crime figure Matthew Picano. Of course, taking down a man like that was never going to be easy – but Josh has no idea of the scale of the sacrifice he will eventually be called upon to make.
The Eagle's Wing
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 102,670. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Lucius Valerius Carus isn’t impulsive; when he buys a slave at a market it’s because he feels sorry for a man who has been maltreated. However he’s taken on more than he bargained for with Keret - intelligent, educated, and stronger than he looks. Roman society wouldn’t think twice about Lucius using Keret for his sexual pleasure - but it would be horrified to know he's gradually falling in love.
Undercover Blues
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 53,110. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
London 1935: With the cooperation of a top-ranking scientist, Tom Langton and Robert Darnley are sent in as bait for a gang that uses blackmail to steal industrial secrets. The two men are friends, but they each have secrets – and they're well aware that homosexuality is illegal. Living in close quarters, having to portray a gay relationship, adds tensions to an already dangerous situation.
Stage Whispers
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 135,030. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Jobbing actor Jonathan Stapleton - failed husband, slightly better father, with no ambition, and a modicum of acting ability - doesn’t need complications in his life, but that’s what he gets with Callum Henley - younger, talented, impulsive, and inexplicably crazy about him. How can they hope to succeed as a couple when one is heading for fame and fortune ... and the other prefers to stay at home?
The Devil in Dead Horse
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Series: End of the Trail, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Will and John have a new life together, but their former lives cannot be left behind. A leisurely journey west becomes a fight for survival when they find an old enemy has taken over an innocent town, and stopping him will take not just one but a whole group of heroes. The real John Anderson, outlaw, must come out of retirement - but there’s a price on his head, and he has so much more to lose...
Ghost Station
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 65,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The Cold War, 1976. Retired agent John Dashwood is persuaded to supervise one last mission. However everyone at Ghost Station seems to have something to hide – including his colleagues, Rick Wentworth and Harry Tilney, and his enigmatic boss. When Dashwood sends Rick and Harry into a dangerous situation, the boundaries between friend and enemy blur and he’s left isolated, wondering who to trust.


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