Lara Biyuts

Biography

Lara Biyuts (aka Lara Biuts, Larisa Biyuts) is a Smashwords author of 14 books of fiction, writer of the RevueBlanche.blogspot, collage maker for her book covers, translator, who signs her translations as Larisa Biyuts. Her novella A Handful of Blossoms is shortlisted as the Best Gay Historical-2012. Her works are accepted for anthologies: Cat’s Cradle Time Yarns (Time Yarns Anthologies), Authors off the Shelf (Lazy Beagle Entertainment), Of Words and Water 2014 (Words and Water group supporting WaterAid), Hope Springs a Turtle, The Black Rose of Winter, and Greek Fire (Lost Tower Publications). Her old tale and poems are featured on TheHolidayCafe.com (2013). Her poetry is on the monthly eJournal The Criterion (April, 2014). Her essays are published at FlexWriterBlogsOnline.net. She is a Goodreads librarian.
Her novel La Lune Blanche is the first of the series. "The novel is the world where pleasures of life and pleasures of art are just norms." (Turner Maxwell Books)
“The author produces a setting which is detailed and believable, and also characters which the reader gets to know well. Also the plot moves along nicely through-out the story.” (April O., facebook.com)
“Lara Biyuts’ writing is deep and multi layered.” (Maggie Mack Books, maggiemackbooks.com)
“Lara Biyuts comes to us from the great tradition of Nabokov and Conrad, enriching our literature in English with the rich cosmopolitain perspecitve of the East European tradition leading back to Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky. Like those great masters she takes us also into the shadow world of sexuality with its hidden psychology, possession and sensual revelations.” (Robert Sheppard, Author of the novel Spiritus Mundi, linkedin.com)
“The secret of Lara Biyuts is her tales. The secret of her tales is their charm. The secret of the charm is Lara Biyuts.” (Les Hudson, goodreads.com)
Favorite quotes:
“Follow me, reader! Who told you that there is no true, faithful, eternal love in this world! May the liar's vile tongue be cut out! Follow me, my reader, and me alone, and I will show you such a love!” (Mikhail Bulgakov)
“Cowardice is the most terrible of vices.” (Mikhail Bulgakov)

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Videos

White Moon
La Lune Blanche - White Moon poem by Paul Verlaine (the translation is mine):

Books

Clair-Obscur. Part 3
Series: Clair-Obscur. Price: $149.00 USD. Words: 296,990. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Clair-Obscur is my novel La Lune Blanche, re-published with the new title. The need to change the title of the novel was brewing, and it’s done. Part 3. The life of Anthony and Jocelyn is happy, but both of them have to get through some trials.
Clair-Obscur. Part 1, 2
Series: Clair-Obscur. Price: $149.00 USD. Words: 171,640. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Clair-Obscur is my novel La Lune Blanche, re-published with the new title. The need to change the title of the novel was brewing, and it’s done. “The ageless man’s nice diary of pleasure. Man has no age. His pleasure has no measure.” It may be said about my first novel Clair-Obscur, and some could say that it is not new. Old is gold.
Crepuscular Rays
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Crepuscular Rays” is a collection of my tales. Crime. Actuality. Humour. One of the tales, “Red Scum” is the next in the “OMG series”, the series of stories about and by Oscar Maria Graf, observant globe-trotter and writer, younger contemporary of Oscar Wilde. In the story “Red Scum” he tells about Eric Stenbock (1860-1895).
Through the Baltic Looking-Glass
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 228,710. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Set in Europe in 1912, the novel is written in the form of travel notes by Oscar Maria Graf, observant globe-trotter, younger contemporary of Oscar Wilde. The series of his adventures on a fictional island on the Mediterranean Sea comeы to an end, when he receives a message from homeland in the fictional Baltic country of Nyomanland.
Of Words and Water - 2014
Series: Of Words and Water, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Words and Water group. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
(5.00)
A new collection of short stories, poems and non-fiction from the talented members of the international Words and Water Group. This very high quality work, with topics ranging from a single drop of water to planetary annexation, is donated freely for you to enjoy. We hope to encourage support of WaterAid; donations, of any amount, can be made on the Group’s JustGiving page.
Latent Prints
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
A lifelong bachelor and bookworm, Mr Schell recollects his life among his pupils and his meeting with a mysterious youth whose friendship could be dangerous for anybody.
Billiard at Dawn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
“Billiard at Dawn” is a series of my stories about the globe-trotter and younger contemporary of Oscar Wilde of the name of Oscar Maria Graf. In other words, the OMG series. Each of the collected stories has been previously published. My WIP the novel “Through the Baltic Looking-Glass” is the next story in the series.
Burrow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,440. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
“Burrow” (re-published book “The Jetsam”) is collected essays on history and literature which all are self-published in 2005-2009 on the Net (Author’s DeviantArt page, blog etc).
Infernal Kaleidoscope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Set in St Petersburg, in the 1910s, the collected stories Infernal Kaleidoscope are tales about decadents and aesthetes of the time. Literary taste and authors of the time. Vogue of the time. All colours of decadence. Humour. Historical. Fantasy. 5 humorous stories centring round an ordinary young man of letters who reckons himself an aesthete.
The Dead that Travel Fast
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,500. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
“The Dead that Travel Fast” is a collection of 16 old world tales written and previously web-published by Lara Biyuts. Historical, paranormal, fantasy. “The silent room, the heavy creeping shade, The dead that travel fast, the opening door, The murdered brother rising through the floor, The ghost’s white fingers on thy shoulders laid…” (Oscar Wilde. FABIEN DEI FRANCHI)
Italian Imbroglios
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
4 tales about turnskins and other metamorphoses, imaginative or real, which took place in the past, distant and not so distant, in Italy. Historical, paranormal, humour.
Severin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Written in the form of an old manuscript, found in a carved trunk among notes and manuscripts of the Blue Granit Palace Library, the book Severin is a fairy-tale about the young prince of the name of Severin and his adventures. Books and magic, woodgoblins and dragons, gryphons and castles, love and betrayal.
Lord Jocelyn
Series: Clair-Obscur. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
a sequel of the novel Silver Thread Spinner. Set in Europe, nowadays, the novella is a tasteful collection of stories. Some of the plots are centered around the main character, some of them are from his writings, historical, paranormal adventures and gay romances.
Playing White
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Set in St Petersburg, the short story Playing White is a winter tale. The main personage is Oscar Maria Graf, younger contemporary of Oscar Wilde. On the Xmas eve, Oscar Graf and his boyfriend Felix find themselves in a center of a mystery. All personages are aged 20+.
Beyond the Silver Threads
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
the story is about one Russian youth of the name of Vadim who gets his uncle’s apartment at his disposal for the time of the winter holidays. Languor of Youth urges him to go out, on the clear night. In the street, he meets his old friend, and later, on the night, he gets his first time. Time the same as the Regency in England.
Extraordinary Story of a Turnskin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A small collection of short stories. Paranormal fiction. Extraordinary Story of a Turnskin is about a warlock and a werewolf. Set in a trans-Carpathian land the story may be dated 18th century, but this medley of events, pictures and scenes could happen much earlier.
The Autumn Gay Tints
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica
The Autumn Gay Tints is a gay story from the Victorian era. The short story shows some of playful enjoyments of a writer of the name of Oscar Maria Graf, a wealthy cosmopolitan from Northern Europe, who lives in London, and his British friends. The first story in the series is a story "His Latest Trick", web-published earlier, which is a part of the novel "Forever Jocelyn", by Lara Biyuts.
The Dome
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Essayes, notes and true stories for cat-lovers and something more. The main character is Sophie Sunshine, the Author's pet cat and one of the star pets of the project Love Unleashed TH.
A Handful of Blossoms
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,140. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Written in form of a diary, which genre was so popular in the 18th century and which sounds so comprehensible in our time of blogging/webdiaries/webjournals, the novella may be called a love story. A story of a young bride and her weird marriage. Time: 1764, a year after the Seven Years War. Europe. (Warning: no consensual sex, no sex relationship at all between the spouses.)
Silver Thread Spinner
Series: Clair-Obscur. Price: $49.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
a sequel of the novel La Arme Blanche.The life of Jocelyn and his foster-father Anthony goes on,and the story of Anthony’s next adult lover is continued too.Detective subplot which will be developed and finished in the next sequel.A winter tale and poems written by my main adult character.A story of an Egyptologist which is a part of the main plot and completing this volume.
Vampire Armastus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Set in a fictional European town, today, the story is about a vampire who falls in love with a teenager. Both of them are good-looking and hot, and their love story is sudden, beautiful and everlasting.
The Sunless Parlour
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,390. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Notes, stories and translations by author of the novels La Lune Blanche, Forever Jocelyn and La Arme Blanche. “…in a sunless parlour where an old clock ticked in the shadows and a cat slept by the empty grate.” (Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited)
La Arme Blanche
Series: Clair-Obscur. Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 139,840. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A sequel of the novel Forever Jocelyn. The story of Jocelyn Lindenridge and his foster-father is continued.
Forever Jocelyn
Series: Clair-Obscur. Price: $49.99 USD. Words: 214,070. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Contemporary gay novel. Set in Rome and fictional island Aeolica nowadays, the novel is a sequel of the novel Clair-Obscur, story of the English boy of the name of Jocelyn Lindenridge.
La Lune Blanche. Part Three
Series: La Lune Blanche, 1. Price: $149.99 USD. Words: 297,000. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
The life of the foster father and son can be happy, but both of them have to get through some trials: Jocelyn's illness and Anthony's being kidnapped. The life with the boy ennobles Anthony’s thoughts, smoothing his most dangerous whims. Anthony's suggestive writings, several novelettes and imaginative poems, are about male love too.
La Lune Blanche. Part One and Part Two
Series: La Lune Blanche, 1. Price: $149.99 USD. Words: 171,640. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A story of a boy of the name of Jocelyn. Europe. Nowadays. Britain. France. Italy. Northern Africa. Complicated relationship of three males. All of them are good-looking and hot. "The novel is the world where pleasures of life and pleasures of art are just norms." (Turner Maxwell Books)
Ball-Masquerade
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Aesthetically beautiful poems about nothing. Auric stuff.
Icebound Minstrel
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Winter poems. Winter, snow, love, Author's impressions and elgiac mood, and some dark poetry.

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