Manifold Press

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We publish LGBTQ+ fiction and 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.

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Spring Flowering
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 59,200. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Everything changes for Ann Gray when her father dies. From mistress of her father's country parsonage, she now must move to her uncle's busy house in Birmingham. Befriending her cousin Louisa is some compensation for freedoms curtailed - but soon Ann must decide between returning to her village home as wife of the new parson Mr. Morden or becoming companion to the deliciously unsettling Mrs. King.
Calon Lan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,360. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Bethan Harrhy, farmer's wife, does her best to keep her family happy as prices rise and the weather worsens. Nye, her husband, is angry and worried. Alwyn, her brother, is injured and shaken by his experiences in the trenches. Her baby is teething. Then Alwyn's best friend, Joe, comes to stay - and Bethan is forced to confront ideas she had never even guessed at and makes a terrible mistake.
Call to Arms: Modern LGBTQ+ fiction of the Second World War
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 97,710. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Seventeen stories, thirteen authors, a second war. Once again Manifold Press's writers explore the lives of LGBTQ+ people and their war-time experience in cities, towns and countryside across the world. Amidst war and peace, in the thick of violence or in an unexpected lull, these stories of the Second World War take the reader far and wide, from loss and parting to love and homecoming.
A Time to Keep
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
England, 1909. Young lovers Ben and Matthew leave the workhouse to find their places in the world. Luck brings jobs and somewhere to live, but their security is soon threatened by war. Ben is eager to go fight for his country, but Matthew is ineligible for military service. He must stay at home, his life disintegrating – until, years later, a stranger helps him learn to live for the future again.
The Bones of Our Fathers
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 79,870. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Malcolm Bright, new museum curator in a Welsh Border town, is a little lonely until – acting as emergency archaeological consultant on a new housing development – he crosses the path of Rob Escley, who makes Mal’s earth move in more ways than one. Then Rob discovers something wonderful, and together they must combat greedy developers and a treasure hunter determined to get his hands on the find...
Coins Not Accepted
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
"Bring me the contents of the security box. Make sure you're not followed." Miles carries out his grandfather's instructions, and ends up in a dangerous tangle of family mysteries. Add to that the unexpected return of his childhood friend Allan, a parallel world and a plot to overthrow its government, and Miles' life will be changed irrevocably - but only if he and Alan can survive the coup.
While You See a Chance
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sion and Phil were inseparable as children, but time moves on. Now they're approaching sixty. After the death of his partner, and wanting to solve a family mystery, Sion returns to his childhood home to start again - and finds that Phil has returned, too. Neither man knows how the other feels. With so much unsaid, and so many years apart, can they finally take a chance on happiness together?
A Night with the Knight of the Burning Pestle
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 38,990. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
It's the last night of a well-received run of Beaumont's play. Dale loves playing Rafe, but is plagued by niggling doubts raised by Topher, who plays Jasper. Topher thinks something is missing in Dale's life. Dale sees no point in reprising the one night on which they were not-really-friends with benefits. Maybe this joyously chaotic play can provide them with answers as well as distractions...?
Harbinger Island
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,710. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Every community has a dark side, a sordid past - and Harbinger Island has the darkest shades of all. Professor Bartleby Prouse is obsessed with the secrets and occult conspiracies surrounding the island's myriad unsolved murders and mysteries. He'll need all his magic and cunning if he is to protect his students after they unwittingly draw the attention of one of the island's most insidious cults.
Ardent
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2017 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Master painter Morello creates a color that mimics the most expensive pigment of all, the crimson red - and risks deadly accusations of fraud in strife-ridden Medici Florence. Morello has fallen hard for Benedetto, assistant to and former lover of master painter Leo Guisculo - and when Leo dies in a terrible accident, Benedetto turns to Morello for help. But every surface hides layers of intrigue.
Break of Another Day
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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The Great War is over. Jack Townsend works at his photographer’s shop in Lewisham. But his blackmailer is still active, and Celia Vavasour seems determined to manage his life, so there's no peace yet. Meanwhile in Sussex, David Lewry is still resisting a closer relationship with Alan Kershaw, now the village’s GP. Lew knows Alan wants him, but he can't take this last step unless something changes.
To the Left of Your North Star
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 63,780. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Edward's famous father has dragged him to Abaytor on a mission to save Earth’s bees - but Edward just wants to go home. Burn, an off-kilter Abaytorian, is charged with escorting Edward down the Copper River to the spaceship. They travel through perilous lands on a makeshift raft, in constant battle with the river, themselves and each other - while Edward slowly learns about trust and acceptance.
A Certain Persuasion: Modern LGBTQ+ fiction inspired by Jane Austen's novels
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 114,060. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Modern LGBTQ+ fiction inspired by Jane Austen's novels. Thirteen stories from eleven authors, exploring the world of Jane Austen and celebrating her influence on ours.
Submerge
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jamie Hill walks into his local LGBT+ nightclub, Submerge, intending to make friends. He meets comedian Addie Crewe and her girlfriend Gina Wilson - but it's Miles Bradford who really catches his eye. Miles is smart, funny, kind. But though Submerge sparkles on the surface, Jamie knows that the club, just like himself, hides darker secrets - and even Miles might not be as clean-cut as he appears.
Like People
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,390. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
April 1945. Obergefreiter Karl Meisner has survived five years of a war he didn’t want. He fears he won’t reach his 26th birthday, but helping one of the young recruits gives him a reason to keep going, and soon they surrender to the Allies at Tangermünde. In an English prison camp, Karl's life unexpectedly blooms when he meets Nathaniel Cyfer - a British officer and an expatriate German Jew.
Under Leaden Skies
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 47,340. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
1939. The arrival of war prompts 'Teddy' Garston to confess his love to childhood friend Huw Roberts. Separated by duty - Teddy piloting Sunderlands for the RAF and Huw working in a Welsh coal mine - their relationship is frustrated by secrecy, distance, stress. When Teddy returns to Britain, can he find a way to provide for everyone he loves, and build a family from the ashes of wartime grief?
Eleventh Hour
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
1920s London. Cipher clerk Miles Siward is posing as Millie, 'wife' of field agent Briers Allerdale in a 'couples only' boarding house. Pursuing a ruthless enemy who wants to throw Europe back into the horrors of the Great War, Briers and Miles are helped and hindered by nosy landladies, water board officials, suave gentlemen from foreign powers, and their own increasing attraction to each other.
Caravaggio's Angel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When Paul Calleja learns his great-uncle has died, he travels to Malta to deal with his estate - and realises how much he didn't know about Larry. He meets Angelo – a local handyman and artist’s model – who is concealing an extraordinary secret. And soon Paul and Angelo are plunged into complications which have a profound effect on their lives – and on their chances of sharing a future together.
Across Your Dreams
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 86,260. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Lew and Russ, Grant and Alan have been caught up in the Great War, which governs their coming together and their moving apart; which has sucked them into the machine and seems reluctant to spit them out. When at last the Armistice comes, three out of the four survive; but how many will survive the peace?
Carlyle's Crossing
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A letter from a lawyer draws Jubal back to his Abenaki ancestors and the suffering town of Whitewater, Vermont - where dark forces, unleashed by one man’s obsession, bring depression and hopelessness to the people. Jubal knows he must try to drive back the incursion, with the help of his best friend with benefits, Sal. But the dangers they face are insidious and their lives and sanity are at risk!
The ‘True Love’ Solution
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 45,890. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jules Madigan loves his family and his job, but yearns for a Happy Ever After. He indulges in buying an old typewriter once used by his favourite romance author Ewan Byge - but realises he’s been defrauded. As a result, he makes friends with Police Constable Leonard Edgar - and with Ewan Byge Himself! But the course of True Love never did run smooth. Soon Jules is facing some harsh realities.
In the Privacy of Their Home
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,590. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Dylan’s life as a gay man in 1960s England is careful and secretive; the law regarding homosexuality has changed, but society’s attitudes are slow to catch up. Meeting Max - younger and less inhibited - is a vividly colourful shock to Dylan’s system. But Max is an artist, talented and ambitious, and there’s no way someone as ordinary as Dylan can hold on to him for long ... is there?
In Deep
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
On a remote Scottish island to investigate an unexplained death, Ted Harris finds himself entangled in the life of the community - and attracted to Athol, his enigmatic landlord. Soon they’re working together, depending on each other for survival, and slowly unravelling the mystery. Will they figure out exactly how Kieran Parnes died? And what will it do to the island if they tell anybody?
Smoothie
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 56,130. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Nothing ever happens to Heather, until the day a bomb goes off - and she’s precipitated into the middle of an adventure and a road movie with an extraordinary woman named Natalie! Thankfully Heather's about as resourceful as a girl can be, because the two of them are running for their lives in a mess of complicated situations in which nobody is ever quite what they appear ...
The Peacock's Eye
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 88,960. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Philip Standage is one of the Admiral’s Players, the company that rivals Shakespeare’s. Once Nick Hanham wheedles his way in to the Rose theatre, Philip even has an apprentice to share his secure life. Secure, that is, until he is caught up in Sir Robert Cecil’s plans for the future of England. In this uncertain world nothing is what it seems ... least of all men, least of all love.
A Pride of Poppies: Modern GLBTQI fiction of the Great War
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 67,630. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A London pub, an English village, a shell-hole on the Front, the outskirts of Thai Nguyen city, a ship in heavy weather off Zeebrugge, a civilian internment camp … Unspoken loves and griefs, unexpected freedoms, the tensions between individuality and duty, and every now and then the relief of recognition. You’ll find both heartaches and joys in this astonishing range of thought-provoking stories.
Mitch Rebecki Gets a Life
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Investigative journalist Mitch Rebecki loves his job and loves New York - but when he makes an enemy of a crime boss, Mitch’s editor sends him out of harm’s way to Sydney. In exile and working on lifestyle pieces, Mitch is miserable. But he makes a friend or two, meets a man - and discovers that Australians do organized crime too, in a small way. Mitch soon finds himself in too deep on all counts.
The Thousand Smiles of Nicholas Goring
Series: Butterfly Hunter. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 56,510. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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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.
Undercover Blues
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 53,110. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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.
Hunted
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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.
Randy
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 48,520. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Western
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.
A Threefold Cord
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 58,210. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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.
Dance of Stone
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 98,270. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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?
The Bridge on the River Wye
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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.
This Means War
Series: Above All, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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 …
Game On, Game Over
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,010. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
John Jones, alias Aidan Whittaker, is undercover in Tajikistan to broker a deal with tribal leaders, when two Americans arrive to document the Silk Road and one starts asking awkward questions. The other, Scott Landon, is a different kind of trouble; young, gay and single-minded, he clearly wants John. Unwilling to jeopardize his mission John rejects Scott, but then events spiral out of control...
Of Dreams and Ceremonies
Series: Butterfly Hunter, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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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...
Montana Red
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Western
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 Eagle's Wing
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 102,670. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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.
The Walled Garden
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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.
The Devil in Dead Horse
Series: End of the Trail, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Western
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...
Albert J. Sterne: Future Bright, Past Imperfect
Series: Albert J. Sterne. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 61,500. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Three young boys on a collision course: Albert Sterne – isolated, driven, fiercely intellectual; Fletcher Ash – bright, dedicated, with a strong sense of justice; John Garrett – hurt, marginalised, determined to repay the world in kind. The eleven stories in this companion volume expand on the lives of the characters from the author’s "The Definitive Albert J. Sterne", which should be read first.
The Definitive Albert J. Sterne
Series: Albert J. Sterne. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 165,970. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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!
Stage Whispers
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 135,030. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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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?
Solemn Contract
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 48,950. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Connecticut, 1720: Seeking financial security for his family, school master Jem Bradley hires himself out as an indentured servant. Thus begins an odyssey which takes him to the small settlement of Kennet and a friendship with enigmatic blacksmith Will Middleton. Trouble is never far away, however, and when Jem is accused of committing a bloody murder his future begins to look very bleak indeed...
Sea Change
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 109,310. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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.
Ravages
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 97,070. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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…
Make Do And Mend
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 108,310. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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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.
Homosapien ... A Fantasy About Pro Wrestling
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,530. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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?
Ghost Station
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 65,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
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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Books

Out of the Shadows: Extracts for an Anniversary 1967-2017
Price: Free! Words: 30,870. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It is 50 years since the Sexual Offences Act 1967 decriminalised private homosexual acts between men over 21 in England and Wales - a partial victory, but also a deeply significant one. This free anthology of extracts from Manifold Press titles illustrates in a modest way the changes experienced by gay men over the centuries in Britain, and how these may have affected individuals.

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