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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Butterfly Hunter
Series: Butterfly Hunter, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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...

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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