Martha Miller

Biography

Award-winning Midwestern writer Martha Miller is the author of four books: Skin to Skin: Erotic Lesbian Love Stories, Nine Nights on the Windy Tree, Dispatch to Death, and Tales from the Levee. Her stories, reviews, and articles are widely published in anthologies, magazines, periodicals, and newspapers. She writes a monthly column for Out and About Illinois called “Martha [Lesbian] Living,” a lesbian send-up of that other, more domestic, Martha. She is a winner of a Raymond Carver Short Fiction Award and the Illinois Arts Council Artists Fellowship, among others. She loves to read and she loves basketball. She teaches writing part time at a local community college and lives a quiet life with her partner Ann and two dogs and two cats.

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Books

Tales from the Levee
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Stories that take place from 1965 through 1976 of a bad area of town called “The Levee.” Gays and lesbians form a community in an unaccepting town.
Nine Nights on the Windy Tree
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,990. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bertha Brannon is a lawyer who takes care of her grandmother and is usually broke because the work she often takes is pro bono or sliding scale for the domestic violence shelter or the public defender for juvenile cases. ate Friday afternoon, a woman comes into her office who wants to retain her for a murder she hasn’t yet committed. Prequel to Widow
Widow
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,560. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
County Judge Bertha Brannon’s life blows up when her partner of twelve years, police sergeant Toni Matulis, the love of her life, is killed during a domestic violence call gone bad. Bertha is still trying to accept what’s happened when she gets the first of several threatening phone calls. This is followed by one dangerous incident after the next, one dead body after the last.
Retirement Plan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,310. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lois and Sophie have scrambled and saved for years, planning for their retirement in Florida. But now they've lost it all, and Lois's sniper training from her long-ago service as an Army nurse leads to a desperate career choice. When Detective Morgan Holiday is assigned to investigate a spate of sniper killings, it's just one more stress point in her already overburdened life.

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