Radclyffe, a retired surgeon and full time author-publisher, has published over thirty-five novels as well as dozens of short stories, has edited numerous anthologies, and, writing as L. L. Raand, has authored a paranormal romance series, The Midnight Hunters. She is a seven time Lambda Literary Award finalist in romance, mystery and erotica--winning in both romance (Distant Shores, Silent Thunder) and erotica (Erotic Interludes 2: Stolen Moments edited with Stacia Seaman and In Deep Waters 2: Cruising the Strip written with Karin Kallmaker). A member of the Saints and Sinners Literary Hall of Fame, she is also a 2010 RWA/FF&P Prism Award Winner for Secrets in the Stone, an Independent Publisher's award winner (IPPY), an Alice B. Readers' award Winner, and a finalist for the Benjamin Franklin award, the ForeWord Review Book of the Year award, and the 2010 Heart of Excellence Readers' Choice award. She is also the president of Bold Strokes Books, one of the world’s largest independent LGBT publishing companies.
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All About Us
A contractor gets a special treat when her wife packs her lunch. A sexy romance short.
Previously published in A Is for Amour, ed. Alison Tyler (Cleis Press, 2007); republished in Radical Encounters (Bold Strokes Books, 2009).
Army National Guard Colonel Sawyer Kincaid has served her time dueling with death in the deserts of Africa. Tropical Storm Leo is about to draw her in to another life or death war, this time on home soil.
Dr. Dara Sims has too many critical patients in the intensive care units at Miami Memorial to consider evacuation, no matter how determined the battle-hardened colonel is to make her.
Two women take their edgy sex public—the combination of being watched, being envied, and being helpless in the hands of a domineering lover ups the heat factor into the too-hot-to-handle zone.
Previously published in Radical Encounters (Bold Strokes Books, 2009).
What can you expect when you finally meet the woman you've been falling for online? Two women find out when all those late-night fantasies suddenly come true.
An artist, a model, a secret unspoken. Strangers, roommates, a passion revealed in silent glances. Two women share an erotic night after class is dismissed and the true lesson begins.
You Don’t Bring Me Flowers
A romantic evening gone awry turns into a hot interlude when two women refuse to let unavoidable obstacles derail their passion. The story revisits two all-time favorite lovers from Turn Back Time.
Previously published in Love Burns Bright: A Lifetime of Lesbian Romance, ed. Radclyffe (Cleis Press, 2013).
Love After Hours
When Gina Antonelli agrees to renovate Carrie Longmire’s new house, she doesn’t welcome Carrie’s overtures at friendship or her own unexpected attraction. A Rivers Community Novel.
Two BFFs spend a dateless night together complaining about the absence of hot sex in their lives—until a bet over the likelihood of a steamy erotic story being just the remedy for a terminal case of horniness delivers a payoff that rocks their universe.
Previously published in Erotic Interludes 3: Lessons in Love, ed. Radclyffe and Stacia Seaman (Bold Strokes Books, 2006).
Always Next Summer
A small-town girl returns home and rekindles a relationship with the woman she'd dreamed of in high school. A Radclyffe romance short story.
When two medics share more than forbidden sweets at the fairground, summer temperatures soar and passions ignite. Giving in to their hunger turns cinnamon secrets into kisses that promise so much more.
Previously published in Sex and Candy: 22 Succulent Stories, ed. Rachel Kramer Bussel (Pretty Things Press, 2007); republished in Radical Encounters (Bold Strokes Books, 2009).
Secrets of the Heart
Two BFFs decide to spend Valentine's Day together and discover the true love they've been seeking in all the wrong places. A Radclyffe romance short story.
Previously published in The Perfect Valentine, ed. T. Szymanski and B. Johnson (Bella Books, 2006).
By the Light of the Moon
One night during a lunar eclipse, four friends with a Ouija board open a door to another dimension, and two women from different worlds share a night of passion that changes past and future. A Radclyffe erotic short story.
Previously published in The Call of the Dark, ed. T. Szymanski (Bella Books, 2005).
Two women, one with a damaged body, the other a damaged spirit, challenge each other to dare to live again.
Nick of Time
A writer with a deadline she'd like to ignore finds a welcome diversion when her best friend calls and their conversation unexpectedly moves from playfulness to passion. A Radclyffe erotic short story.
Previously published in Fantasy: Untrue Stories of Lesbian Passion, ed. B. Johnson and T. Szymanski (Bella Books, 2007).
An accident-prone rodeo rider and an EMT find time on the circuit to share a night of pleasure.
Previously published in Lesbian Cowboys: Erotic Adventures, ed. S. Green and R. Valencia (Cleis Press, 2009).
Kip Kensington's past follows her into Jordan Rice’s carefully constructed world, disrupting Jordan’s orderly life and threatening to uncover all the secrets she's guarded as closely as her heart.
A young farmhand has a hard time convincing her older and very sexy boss she's serious about getting involved with her until one sunny summer day she finds her boss alone in the barn and takes matters into her own hands.
A national gathering of federal agents leads to a surprising, and sexy, turn of events when two women who helped each other survive training share a room and discover their feelings go way beyond the boundaries of friendship.
Love on Call
Ex-Army medic Glenn Archer and recent LA transplant Mariana Mateo fight their mutual desire in the face of past losses as they work together in the Rivers Community Hospital ER.
Slicker Than Slik
A girl submits to her lover's plans to deck her out in latex for a hot all-girl rubber party--until the prep turns into a very sexy treatment that makes her beg to be done.
Previously published in Radical Encounters (Bold Strokes Books, 2009
The Queen of Hearts
Nothing is as sweet as forever love, and nothing hurts as much as when you can’t tell her. Two girls, a dance, and a heart on the line...
Previously published in Romance for Life (Intaglio Publications, 2006)
The Color of Love
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.
Can two women on opposite sides of an oil spill find a way to save both a wildlife sanctuary and their hearts?
Prescription for Love
Flannery Rivers is content to let her sister Harper carry on the family dynasty—at the Rivers hospital where they both work and on the home front. Now that Harper is settled and soon to be happily married, Flannery can ease back into her life of casual flirtations and find all the excitement she needs in the ER. She’s even got her next playmate all lined up, or so she thinks.
Price of Honor
Blair Powell and Jane Graves have much in common and even more that sets them apart in an invisible battle raging on home soil. Blair’s father is the president of the United States, while Jane’s is a domestic terrorist bent on bringing about a new world order at the expense of the present one.
Erotic Interludes 5: Road Games
by Radclyffe & Stacia Seaman
Adventure, "sport," and sex on the road. From erotic travel adventures to games of seduction and conquest—diverse, out on the edge lesbian erotica with a hint of risk/danger. Established couples looking for a little spice (what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas); business women and conference goers sharing one-nighters, threesomes or more; play parties, private clubs and secret rites.
Erotic Interludes 3: Lessons in Love
by Radclyffe & Stacia Seaman
Sign on for a class in love...
Ronica Black, Cheyenne Blue, Rachel Kramer Bussel, Crin Claxton, Amie Evans, Lynne Jamneck, Karin Kallmaker, Meghan O'Brien, Radclyffe ...and over twenty more of the best lesbian erotica writers take us to "school" with stories of how to make passion an experience to remember.
Against Doctor's Orders
Harper Rivers was set to take her father’s place at the helm of Argyle Community Hospital whenever he decided to hang up his shingle. Unfortunately, the board of directors had other ideas—they plan to close the hospital’s doors to the community that depended on it. And Presley Worth, a high-powered corporate financier, came to town to oversee the closure.
Romantic Interludes 2: Secrets
by Radclyffe & Stacia Seaman
Imagine the excitement when everything you thought you knew about love becomes so much...more.
An anthology of sensual love stories about women sharing passion, surprises, and secret desires. Discover the thrill of love as you never dreamed it could be with more than twenty selections from best-selling romance authors.
Romantic Interludes 1: Discovery
by Radclyffe & Stacia Seaman
When just one happy ending is not enough...
An anthology of passionate, sensual love stories about falling in love, being in love, and celebrating the love between women of every age—yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Discover the passion, the thrill, and the heartwarming satisfaction of love time and again with the tales from today's best-selling romance writers.
Erotic Interludes 2: Stolen Moments
by Stacia Seaman & Radclyffe
A new entry in Bold Strokes' Erotic Interludes collection, this anthology offers no-holds-barred erotica from some of today's best lesbian authors. Love on the run, in the office, in the shadows... women stealing time from ordinary life to make passion a priority, if only for a moment. Fast, furious, and almost too hot to handle.
Erotic Interludes 4: Extreme Passions
by Radclyffe & Stacia Seaman
Forbidden Fruits: Over thirty tales of love and lust that know no bounds—or boundaries.
Today's hottest erotica writers explore just how far women will go to get the girl. Seduction, abduction, champagne and flowers, bondage...extreme moves that are sooo bad, they're too good to miss.
Change of Pace: Erotic Interludes
Two friends share a walk on the wild side in Amsterdam's Red Light district; a construction worker discovers a pleasant distraction in the surgical locker room; a femme top welcomes her lover home from the road; a woman enjoys a lazy summer afternoon with solo pleasures...and more than twenty additional erotic interludes to spark more than your imagination.
Auden Frost discovers a shifting landscape that will force her to question everything she has believed to be true about herself and the nature of love. Auden sets out to interview for a much-needed position as an editor in the nonfiction division of Palmer Publishing. Haydon Palmer, however, the powerful young head of the company, offers Auden something far different.
After two years and too many lost troops, Navy medic Max de Milles is ready to go home. Her last tour is up in four days and she will soon be catching a transport to the States.
Rachel Winslow and her Red Cross team are caught in the crossfire during a vicious civil uprising, but she refuses to abandon her team members as the rebels close in on their camp.
Turn Back Time
Wynter Thompson, divorced with a young child, struggles to balance the demands of her surgical residency with the responsibilities of motherhood -and between the two, discovers there is little time left for anything else. Pearce Rifkin is a woman with a plan, and it doesn’t include a serious relationship. Chief Surgical Resident is just a stepping stone to her lifelong goal.
Dr. Ali Torveau knows just how fragile life can be—she sees death and tragedy every day in the trauma unit. Battling the dark forces of fate is her life’s work and she doesn’t want or need anything else, certainly nothing as transient as love. Until the day firefighter Beau Cross shows up in her ER and sets Ali’s carefully ordered world aflame.
Adrienne Pierce, buffeted by fate and abandoned by love, seeks refuge from her past as well as her uncertain future on Whitley Point, a secluded island off the coast of Maine. Tanner Whitley—young, wild, restless—and heir to a dynasty, desperately tries to escape both her destiny and the memories of a tragic loss with casual sex and wild nights, a dangerous course that may ultimately destroy her.
In a world on the far edge of desire, two women are drawn together by power, passion, and dark pleasures. When Kyle Kirk embarks on a daring exploration of her most secret fantasies, she finds that Dane, the stranger who guides her on the journey of self-discovery, awakens something far more dangerous than her senses.
Secrets in the Stone
Rooke Tyler lives a solitary life in a small town on the Hudson River, carving intricate headstones in an exclusive cemetery for the county's wealthy families.
Adrian Oakes knows there are things in life that defy rational explanation.
Melinda Singer, a beautiful seductive art dealer, wants both women and will stop at nothing to have them.
Dr. Vance Phelps lost everything in the War Between the States—her professional future, her place in Philadelphia society, and her faith in herself. She travels to New Hope, Montana with no hope of happiness and no desire for anything except forgetting. There she meets a trio of women, all of whom will play a pivotal role in her life—rancher Jessie Forbes, her lover, Kate Beecher, and Mae.
Passion's Bright Fury
Saxon Sinclair, the broodingly secretive Chief of Trauma at a busy Manhattan hospital, is less than pleased to learn that her new resident is going to be the subject of a documentary film. The arrival of Jude Castle, a fiery independent filmmaker, soon sets sparks flying as the two driven women clash both personally and professionally.
All medevac helicopter pilot Jett McNally wants to do is fly and forget about the horror and heartbreak she left behind in the Middle East, but anesthesiologist Tristan Holmes has other plans.
Love's Tender Warriors
Drew Clark, ex-Marine and martial arts master, is the new instructor at the Golden Tiger dojang. Intense and aloof, she hides dark secrets and unhealed wounds beneath her warrior's exterior. Sean Gray is the young psychologist and senior student who threatens to bring down the barriers Drew has erected around her heart.
Love's Melody Lost
Victim of a terrible accident, famed composer and pianist Graham Yardley loses far more than her sight. She can no longer hear the melodies that once filled her world.
In a bleak mansion atop windswept cliffs, Graham withdraws into silence, darkness, and bitter regret—until Anna, a woman struggling to redefine her destiny, comes into Graham's life.
Kate Beecher, a young woman from Boston, doesn't know what she wants, or who, until she moves with her family to the wild Montana Territory of the 1860's. Just eighteen and quietly struggling against the social constraints of the era, Kate meets a woman who fires first her imagination, and then her dreams. Jessie Forbes, a fiercely independent but touchingly tender rancher.
What do you do when your carefully planned life takes a wrong turn into hell? When Quinn Maguire, a dashing young trauma surgeon, unaccountably accepts a position as an ER physician, her new boss, Honor Blake, suspects that Quinn is hiding a dark secret. While the two declare an uneasy truce in an effort to work together, both struggle with mutual, and unexpected, attraction.
Justice For All
While Detective Lt. Rebecca Frye's elite unit attempts to uncover the connection between the local organized crime syndicate and a human trafficking ring, she and her team, unwittingly become targets. As part of the operation, Dellon Mitchell goes undercover with a young woman posing as her lover—a woman with a secret agenda who puts Mitchell's personal and professional life at risk.
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