Bella Books

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Bella Books is the premiere publisher of vibrant and irresistible fiction for and about lesbians. From heart-pounding romance to mystery, erotica and thriller, Bella Books celebrate the girl-next-door, the best friend, the love of our life and the superwoman that exists in all of us.

The acclaimed authors at Bella Books are committed to telling contemporary and universal stories that capture our struggles and complexity, and ultimately honor our dreams and our hopes. With over 550 titles in print, Bella Books is proud to be the largest lesbian-owned press devoted exclusively to the publication of books written for, by and about lesbians.

Through print, eBooks, translations and distribution, Bella's award-winning books reach the worldwide community of lesbian readers with an unparalleled catalog of genre and general fiction.

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Mother of Souls
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,670. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
At last! Return to the enchanted realm of Alpennia for the eagerly awaited sequel to Daughter of Mystery and The Mystic Marriage.
One in the Hand
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,510. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
Three passionate women are about to learn that the difference between “I do” and “I don’t” is a lot more than two little letters…
Walk-in
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,040. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Living as Jennifer, Cotton has to convince the two most important people in her life that she is back and find the person who murdered her—before they do it again.
INDOMITABLE: The Life of Barbara Grier
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,100. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Barbara Grier—feminist, activist, publisher, and archivist—was many things to different people. Perhaps most well known as one of the founders of Naiad Press, Barbara’s unapologetic drive to make sure that lesbians everywhere had access to books with stories that reflected their lives in positive ways was legendary. Barbara changed the lives of thousands of women in her lifetime.
The Roundabout
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,590. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
Megan and Leah strike an unlikely alliance and conspire to rid themselves of the unwanted attention by fake dating. Can they pull it off?
At All Costs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,950. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
When a jaded ER doctor offends a woman who's used to being underestimated and ignored, sparks fly—and both women might be consumed by the flames of love.
Two Kinds of Elizabeth
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,760. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Liz takes an immediate dislike to the other Elizabeth in CC’s life—her supervisor Elizabeth “Beth” Andrews. And the feeling is mutual (and then some!). Rumor has it that the lean athletic Beth has a secret crush on CC, but if she does, she’s been too professional to show it. Until now.
Blind Side of the Moon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,200. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A small New England seaside town and a puzzle demanding to be solved is the backdrop for a newly minted friendship to ignite into romance and a summer that neither teen will ever forget.
Side Order of Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The glamorous worlds of haute cuisine and professional golf collide as Tracey Richardson explores the trust and sacrifice required before two women can choose more than a side order of love.
Something to Believe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
With an unforgettable journey through China as backdrop for a story of fated love, Robbi McCoy, author of Waltzing at Midnight and Not Every River returns with a decade-spanning romance that explores first impressions, second chances and perhaps third time’s the charm.
Christabel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
This revised and augmented edition of Karin Kallmaker's gothic lesbian romance tale of two captive souls will move and inspire a new generation of readers. Originally published in 1998 under the pen name of Laura Adams, this imaginative and passionate story is sure to please new and old fans alike.
Just This Once
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,820. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Wynne Connelly is marketing manager for a major travel organization and her job requires that she attend meetings twice monthly at the company's Orlando headquarters. Paula McKenzie is second-in-command on the night shift at the Weller Regent - an upscale hotel in Orlando. They begin spending time together and share more than just a kiss.
Malicious Pursuit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Desperate to protect her daughter, Ruth Ferguson kidnaps the four-year-old and flees in the dead of night. That same night, Spencer Rollins stumbles upon a coworker's murder. Terrified by the scene, she bolts, only to be pursued by federal agents who might even be the killers. When their frantic lives collide in Manassas, Virginia, each woman's fate.
Petra's Canvas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Once upon a time, Dani O'Grady let the artist Petra use her body as a canvas and became an anonymous Internet legend. From the skyscrapers of New York to the top of Pilgrim Monument, Dani has Drama with a capital D in this erotic, giddy romance from Ann Roberts.
Sumter Point
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,530. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Audie Pippin is a veterinary technician living a carefree life. Beth Hester works at the long-term care facility where Audie's grandmother is admitted. As Audie surrenders her heart to Beth, she begins to distance herself from the reckless habits of her youth. Everything comes to a head on the river at Sumter Point.
Beach Town
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Kira Drake lives in the closet to protect her skyrocketing movie career. Flynn McFadden quickly catches Kira's eye. Kira soon realizes she must choose between her love for Flynn and the realization of her lifelong dream.
I Can't Dance Alone
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,210. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Breathless romance in the Australian Outback as two wary hearts do their best to avoid love!
Mackenzie's Beat
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,380. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A reporter and cop join forces to search for a lost sister - and never mean to cross certain lines...
Return to Paradise
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,990. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Despite her Miss-Fix-It attitude, Lacey will soon learn that it will take a little destiny to repair a broken soul.
The Secret Unknown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,330. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
What would you do if you found out that your life was built on a lie?
Sing Me Home
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Though music was Ellie and Jolene's first bond, the rivalry of a cappella and the uncertainty of graduation may force them apart.
Virgin Territory
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,290. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Now that Jan and Elise's worlds have collided, it seems that neither of the two women is capable of stopping it. And who’s to say that either of them really wants to?
A Woman of Strong Purpose
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A Woman of Strong Purpose is the heart-pounding follow-up to S. M. Harding’s popular romantic mystery I Will Meet You There.
Vortex of Crimson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,350. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Vortex of Crimson is the exciting conclusion to author Lise MacTague’s On Deception’s Edge series.
Tempered Steele: Hard Edges
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,790. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Deborah is forced to choose between the sanctuary she has built and the woman she loves.
Delay of Game
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,590. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Rivals and former lovers on hockey’s biggest stage, will Niki and Eva feel the same spark that first brought them together? And can they win on—and off—the ice with the whole world watching?
Milgrane
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,410. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
In the hunt for a perversely vicious thief, can Constable Taite O'Dath salvage the truth and a latent love?
Consequences
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Emily and Kay are both startled by the instantaneous attraction they feel toward one another, but neither is quite sure how to handle it.
Party Favors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,280. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Fortunately, every choice you make tonight leads to a different satisfying outcome. It’s time to choose your party favor. Who will you pick?
Judge Me Not
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,060. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Lane Stanford, blindly driven by her influential father, has everything she wants, including power and status. Ali Castle isn’t planning to be a waitress her entire life, but it’s a big step up from where she’s been. After an unforgettable night with the mysterious Lane, she wants to believe there could be more. But Lane has all the resources to discover Ali’s secrets.
The Other Woman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
Tall, athletic Joanna Kingston has a roguish way about her that draws women like a magnet. Yet, as too many lovers have discovered too late, though Joanna’s bedroom door is always open, she keeps her wounded heart under lock and key. Knowing too well Joanna’s “love ’em and leave ’em” reputation, beautiful Fiona Maddison is determined to keep their friendship platonic.
Courted
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,420. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
Tennis isn't the only game Alie excels at. Her winning streak extends to her bedroom—and she's got her sights set on a new trophy. Rich, powerful, and on her home turf, the professional athlete appears to have the advantage. But former softball champ Kotter is no stranger to tough competition. Could the champion have met her match?
Letting Go
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
At 39 years of age, Laura seemed to have it all but something was missing from her life. Handsome and charming, barhopping Kelly is absolutely irresistible to all women, including herself. She's got her sights set on Laura. A successful commercial artist who does business with Laura's firm, Kate has a secret crush on Laura.
Jagged Little Scar
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,420. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
At first, Sam’s drawn to Jodi’s stage presence, then they’re two wounded loners passing time in the same place. Then…it’s so much more. Terrifyingly so much more. Will the raw scars of the past destroy their chance at a future?
Elena Undone
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,750. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
Elena. A wife who will not question her loyalty to a husband she does not love nor her duty to a church whose tenets she does not fully accept. Peyton. A lesbian trapped in an arid relationship and a life that has brought her success but scant emotional sustenance. Their eyes first meet across the distance of a public park. One glance is all it takes for ignition.
Alaskan Bride
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,480. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Both headstrong women struggle in the ashes of their dashed hopes and dreams, slowly coming together to forge an alliance for which neither is prepared.
Don't Let Go
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,510. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
Tyler quickly realizes Georgie is not the damaged goods everyone sees. She recognizes something special in Georgie DiNamico, garnering trust, loyalty, and something more…something Tyler hasn’t thought about for a very, very long time.
Southern Girl
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,100. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Romance secretly blossoms between the two girls…until their secret is blown wide open by a jealous classmate. As the truth comes out it threatens everything—Jesse’s future in basketball, her family and even her relationship with Stephanie. What can she do when there seems to be no way out?
Too Much Heart to Run
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,530. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
Del and Widow have spent years living up to the expectations of others; can they fulfill their family obligations and find their own happiness, or do they have to choose one over the other?
The Flesh Trade
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,770. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Human-rights activist, Dr. Addison Greenway falls for the federal agent assigned to protect her. Love, lies and murder are a very dangerous combination.
Blood Money Murder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,150. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Secrets. It all begins with secrets. A long-held secret is about to implode with potentially catastrophic results. Will Shay and her sister Lisa pay the ultimate price for Eddy’s sins, or will Eddy confront her twenty-five year secret head-on before time runs out?
The Sisterhood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Penelope Friday’s romantic tale of women and life in early 19th century London is one that readers won’t want to miss.
Matters of the Heart
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
As two wounded souls fight to overcome their past and face the fears of the future, will love be the right medicine?
Trial by Fury
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
The case is compelling and so is Celia—so much that Theo finds herself falling hard. But before they can win love, they have to win justice.
Moonstone
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
Time has changed their hometown. Time has changed Kelsey and Joy. But when it comes to two women who have never trusted love—has time changed them enough?
Sleeping Dogs Lie
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,840. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Thrown into a murder investigation filled with cantankerous purebred dog owners, her client’s bitter ex-wife, harassing phone calls and a police detective with no patience. Throw in a lengthy hospital stay for Granny Doyle, a growing attraction for a possible murderer, and a depressed and ill-trained foster dog who refuses to eat, and Maddie’s easy, happy life seems to have fallen apart.
Behind the Pine Curtain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
But living behind the pine curtain, Kay is afraid of her love for Jackie, afraid of what her family will say, afraid of how the town will react. Jackie refuses to hide, refuses to crawl back into the closet, so once again, she leaves Pine Springs...alone. Is it any use going home again? When nothing — and everything — has changed?
The Cottage
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
The Cottage is the non-traditional, heart-aching story of two women pulled by a force stronger than their marriages, stronger than themselves. The story of Jill and Carrie. Two women. One love.
Dawn of Change
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
Susan Sterling wanted nothing more than to escape her life... and her marriage. The family's secluded cabin in Kings Canyon National Park seemed the only place for her to find peace. But it took Shawn Weber coming into her life for her to find the courage to make changes. The budding friendship between the two women strengthens into an intense emotional bond, a bond that soon eclipses friendship.
Paradox Valley
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,620. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When a Black Hawk helicopter vanishes off of radar, Captain Corey Conaway is sent in to locate it and its crew—all while keeping the disappearance out of the media. When she meets Dana and her cousin, Butch, Corey solicits their help in the search. But as they travel on horseback through the rugged and remote Paradox Valley, what they stumble upon soon has them running for their lives.
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