Bold Strokes Books

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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.

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Tales From Sea Glass Inn
Pre-release—available July 12, 2016. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,410. Language: English. Published by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Over the course of a year at Cannon Beach, tourists and locals alike find solace and passion at the Sea Glass Inn.
Just Enough Light
Pre-release—available July 12, 2016. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,130. Language: English. Published by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Will a serial killer’s return to Colorado destroy Kellen Ryan and Dana Kingston’s chance at love, or can the search-and-rescue team save themselves?
The Photographer's Truth
Pre-release—available July 12, 2016. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,100. Language: English. Published by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Silicon Valley tech geek Ian Baines gets more than he bargained for on an unexpected journey of self-discovery through the lustrous nightlife of Paris.
Best Laid Plans
Pre-release—available July 12, 2016. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,090. Language: English. Published by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Nicky and Lauren are meant for each other, but Nicky’s haunting past and Lauren's societal fears threaten to derail all possibilities of a relationship.
Rise of the Rain Queen
Pre-release—available July 12, 2016. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,750. Language: English. Published by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Nyandoro is nobody’s princess. She fights, curses, fornicates, and gets into as much trouble as her brothers. But the path to a throne is not always the one we expect.
Funny Bone
Pre-release—available July 12, 2016. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica
Sometimes sex feels so good you just gotta giggle!
The Color of Love
Pre-release—available July 12, 2016. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,000. Language: English. Published by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Black sheep Derian Winfield needs to convince literary agent Emily May to marry her to save the Winfield Agency and solve Emily's green card problem, but Derian didn’t count on falling in love.
Keeping Time: The Planning
Pre-release—available July 12, 2016. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: English. Published by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Time has never been an issue for Carter McKenna and Sadie Maron. It just took them both nearly fifteen years to realize it. Now Carter is tired of waiting, and the two have begun their newest chapter—planning a wedding.
The Thassos Confabulation
Pre-release—available July 12, 2016. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
With the inheritance of a great deal of money, David and Chris also inherit a nondescript, brown paper parcel and a strange and perplexing letter that sends David on a quest to understand its meaning.
Exchange
Pre-release—available July 12, 2016. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,220. Language: English. Published by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Shay Maguire rode into rural Montana, she never expected to meet the woman of her dreams—or to learn Mel Baker was held hostage by legal agreement to her right-wing father.
Actual Stop
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,790. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Special Agent Ryan O’Connor’s present collides abruptly with her past, shots are fired, and the course of her life is irrevocably altered.
The Shewstone
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,990. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
The prophetic Shewstone is in Eawynn’s care, but unfortunately for her, Matt is coming to steal it.
Just Say Yes: The Proposal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Planning the perfect proposal is never easy, but Finn is determined to make this the best she can for the love of her life. With all of her careful planning and the ring in hand, what could possibly go wrong?
Crimson Souls
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,650. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Horror » General
A scorned shadow demon brings a centuries-old vendetta to a bloody end as he assembles the last of the descendants of Harvard’s Secret Court.
Above the Law
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,110. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Love is the last thing on Agent Dale Nelson’s mind, but reporter Lindsey Ryan’s investigation could change the way she sees everything—her career, her past, and her future.
The Long Season
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,130. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Brett Bennett enters the professional hockey world of 1926 Chicago, will he meet his match in either handsome goalie Jean-Paul or in the man who may destroy everything?
In Shining Armor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,860. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Krish Nayar has traveled back to Medieval Wales, where homosexuality is punishable by death. Will he find a way home, or risk everything for Bleddyn, the squire he loves?
A Reluctant Enterprise
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,180. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When two women grow up learning nothing but distrust, unworthiness, and abandonment, it’s no wonder they are apprehensive and fearful when an overwhelming love just won’t be denied.
Love's Redemption
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,700. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
For ex-convict Rhea Daniels and ex-priest Morgan Scott, redemption lies in the thin line between right and wrong.
Jane's World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Jane’s PayBuddy account gets hacked and she inadvertently purchases a mail order bride from the Eastern Bloc.
Embracing the Dawn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,930. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When ex-con Jinx Tanner and business executive E. J. Bastien awaken after a one-night stand to find their lives inextricably entangled, love has its work cut out for it.
Three
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » Sci-Fi Erotica
With three nights to satiate his blood thirst, Luc can’t waste time with rival demon Anders, but when both pick a strangely resistant prey, success requires the unthinkable: working together.
Staying the Distance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Rachel Duncan, a Montana rancher, has led a self-sufficient life and kept her complications of the heart to a minimum. She is as tough as her horses and believes nothing can stop her from winning the one-hundred-mile in one day horse race, the Tevis Cup.The element of the team she isn’t so sure of is her new veterinarian, Dr. Margaret Carson.
Firework
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,110. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Lucy Danaher was born into a life of privilege and has always enjoyed the view from the top. Kristin James loves her job, and as a committed journalist will go out of her way to tell the most balanced story possible—even if it means going up against Lucy Danaher, that striking and stubborn-as-hell CEO.
Heart of the Park
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,990. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Human Selena Miller falls for the domineering Caden Wolfgang, but will their love survive Selena learning the Wolfgangs are werewolves?
The Copper Egg
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,410. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Archeologist Claire Adams wants to find the buried treasure in Peru. Her ex, Sochi Castillo, wants to steal it. The last thing either of them wants is to still be in love.
A Touch of Temptation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,200. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Recent law school graduate Kate Dawson’s ordained path to the perfect life gets thrown off course when handsome butch top Chris Brent initiates her to sexual pleasure.
Paladins of the Storm Lord
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Lieutenant Cordelia Ross must choose between duty and honor when a man with godlike powers forces her soldiers to provoke an alien threat.
Triad Blood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,310. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
The law of three is unbroken: three vampires form a coterie, three demons make a pack, and three wizards are a coven. That is how it has always been, and how it was always to be.
Girls on Campus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,990. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
College: four years when rules are made to be broken. This collection is required reading for anyone looking to earn an A in sex ed.
Taking a Gamble
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Storage auction buyer Cassidy Holmes and postal worker Erica Jacobs want different things out of life, but taking a gamble on love might prove lucky for them both.
Miss Match
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,540. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Matchmaker Samantha Monteiro makes the impossible possible for everyone but herself. Is mysterious dancer Lucinda Moss her own perfect match?
The Iron Phoenix
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Seventeen-year-old Nadya must master her unusual powers to stop a killer, prevent civil war, and rescue the girl she loves, while storms ravage her island city.
Beneath the Waves
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Kai Merlin and Vivien Palmer love the water and the secrets trapped in the depths, but if Kai gives in to her feelings, it might come at a cost to her entire realm.
Trigger
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,400. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Dr. Kate Morrison races to discover how to defuse human bombs while learning to trust her increasingly strong feelings for the lead investigator, Sergeant Andy Wyles.
Salvation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,880. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Claire’s long-term partner now hates her, for all the wrong reasons, and she sees no future until she meets Regan, who challenges her to face the truth and find love.
Necromantia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,820. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Circe Latham’s secret has always set her apart from everyone, but these days she uses it to bring home those whose lives are stolen too soon.
Murder on the Rocks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,060. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Detective Jill Rogers lives with two things on her mind: sex and murder. While an ice storm cripples Tulsa, two things stand in Jill’s way: her lover and the DA.
Heartscapes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,600. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Will Odette ever recover her memory or is Jesse condemned to remember their love alone?
Death Comes Darkly
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,170. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Can dashing detective Heath Barrington solve the murder of an eccentric millionaire and find love with policeman Alan Keyes, who, despite his lust, harbors feelings of guilt and shame?
Capsized
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
What happens when a woman turns your life completely upside down?
Built to Last
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Professor Olivia Bennett hires contractor Joss Bauer to restore her dilapidated farmhouse, she learns her heart, as much as her house, is in need of a renovation.
A Reunion to Remember
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Reunited after a decade, Jo Adams and Rhonda Black must navigate a significant age difference, family dynamics, and their own desires and fears to explore an opportunity for love.
Men In Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,720. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Love stories between men, from first blush to wedding bells and beyond.
Girls With Guns
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,430. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Three stories by three talented crime writers—Carsen Taite, Ali Vali, and Michelle Grubb—each packing her own special brand of heat.
Refrains of the Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Louise McAvoy lives an ordinary life: ordinary job, ordinary boyfriend. She’s grown so used to it that she’s forgotten how dull ordinary can be, until the day she sees classical pianist Jennifer Bellerose at a recital.
24/7
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When the trip of a lifetime becomes a pitched battle between life and death, will anyone survive?
Fortunate Sum
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Financial advisor Catherine Carter lives a calculated life, but after a collision with spunky Imogene Harris (her latest client) and unsolicited predictions, Catherine finds herself facing an unexpected variable: Love.
After the Fire
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Paramedic Connor Haus is convinced her time for love has come and gone, but when firefighter Logan Curtis comes into town, she learns it may not be too late after all.
Wild Shores
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,510. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Can two women on opposite sides of an oil spill find a way to save both a wildlife sanctuary and their hearts?
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