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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Too Much Heart to Run
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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?
Skin in the Game
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The stakes are high and the only way Kenna and Alice can survive the operation is to put their lives on the line—and their skin in the game.
In Her Eyes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Rolling Stone is about to get the scoop of a lifetime. Rock star icon Adrienne Austen finally wants to tell her story, including what happened between her and former Governor Robin Sanders. Rumors of an affair with Adrienne sent Robin into hiding, but the publicity did nothing to diminish Adrienne’s continued rise to fame with her band, Eye of the Storm.
Visiting Hours
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,540. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Alison Reynolds knows exactly who she is and what she wants. With a well-established career as a history professor, Alison is professional and, for the most part, strait-laced—the exact opposite of Dr. Jess Baker. Jess is spirited, impulsive, and confident to the point of cockiness. A promising physician recently transplanted from the West Coast. The two clash immediately.
Pixie
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » General
It’s been a year since Darkstone opened the doors between Earth and the fairy dimension, ushering in magic and mythological creatures—a year fraught with miracles and disasters as mankind struggles to live with forces long deemed imaginary. Wild and youthful Gillie flees her English home to roam this new world. Her travels take her to Portland where she meets Lindsay, the girl with the blue hair.
Fire Dancer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Still naïve in many ways from her sheltered upbringing, Sarah wants to shed her goodie-two-shoes image. She wants to live life, not let it pass her by. There doesn’t seem to be anyone who can even remotely light a spark in her heart. That is until she meets Jewel Black, a fire dancer who goes by the stage name Enigma...
Echo Point
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,940. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Wracked with guilt over her sister Libby’s death, she’s spent three months trying to handle her grief while taking care of Libby’s young daughter, Annie. Libby’s best friend Ally never had a chance to say good-bye to her dear friend. When she finally returns home, Ally finds Libby’s family open and welcoming…everyone, that is, except Libby’s sister Bron.
A Fugitive's Kiss
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Desperate and running for her life, Darin has left behind the world she’s known and hidden her gifts. A night’s respite in an out-of-the-way barn seems worth the risk. Suspicious of Northerners, Aysha is wary of the stranger she discovers in her barn. Their first meeting only confirms her distrust, but she’s drawn to the mysterious fugitive and fears give way to passion.
Taken In
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
CJ St. Clair left Savannah for Colorado years ago and never looked back. But a summons from a most unexpected source compels her to return to Georgia in the midst of a crisis. A murder accusation threatens to tear her family apart—unless CJ can unravel a case the police believe has already been solved.
Five Moons Rising
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,570. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Unknown to regular citizens, nightmarish creatures lurk in the dark underbelly of human civilization. The presence of these supranormals (“supras”)—werewolves, vampires, demons—is a closely guarded government secret, as is the existence of a cadre of specially engineered Hunters charged with exterminating them.
Moment of Weakness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,770. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
From their very first kiss, Marleigh Anderhall knows Captain Suzann Redeker is the woman she is meant to marry. Valiant, dashing—the shining warrior she’s always dreamed would sweep her off her feet. Surely they’ll have all they could ever want—an idyllic life. But then Zann discovers something about that fateful day in Afghanistan that causes her to question her very identity.
No More Pretending
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,600. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Alluring screen actress Lauren Langham excels at the roles she plays both on- and off-camera. She’s so good at pretending, in fact, that no one watching her popular rom-coms or dazzling red carpet appearances would assume she was anything but charming, outgoing…and straight.
Ask, Tell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Where can you turn when you’re caught in a crossfire of war and passion? Captain Sabine Fleischer is a skilled and dedicated U.S. Army surgeon deployed to a combat hospital in Afghanistan. She is also one of the thousands of troops who are forced to serve in silence because of the military’s anti-gay policy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT)."
Erased
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,900. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
One moment San Francisco police officer Dani Barsetti is chasing a suspect through an apartment building. The next moment she wakes up in a completely different place and time. It’s the twenty-third century—at least that’s what she’s being told by a group of scientists who aren’t at all happy to see her.
New Additions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,790. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Retired police chief Cassie Thomas isn't looking for romance. She had it once and fate took it away.
Constellations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,350. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
As an aspiring photographer who likes to step back from the scene and catch people as they really are—not how they portray themselves in selfies—Aurora welcomes the opportunity to step back from serial dating and find out who she really is as well. She’s tired of being the girl who goes for it first and thinks about it later.
Nico & Tucker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » New adult
In this riveting sequel to Just Girls, comes a love story about bodies, healing, and knowing who you really are.
Sawmill Springs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,560. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The two women are thrust together to solve the murder and return Sawmill Springs to the sleepy small town the residents expect. As the investigation grows, so does their attraction.
Choosing Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,860. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Amry Marasich is a lesbian novelist whose day job is editing for a local paper in Minneapolis. Vacationing in her hometown of Hibbing in northern Minnesota’s spectacular Iron Range, she meets forestry officer Takoda Running Bear while cycling the scenic Mesabi Trail. The attraction between them is instantaneous and almost magical.
The Winder Path
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,420. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Discovering that the intense attraction is mutual, Gillian and Sandi soon embark upon a passionate path that seems to mirror the overwhelming beauty of the timeless land around them. But have they forgotten that the temperamental moorland climate can be as changeable as a woman’s heart—and the hidden cliffs as dangerous as falling in love?
Water's Edge
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,480. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A life-altering kiss and painful parting will lead the women on very different paths—until an unthinkable tragedy brings Emilie back to Angeline’s side. But can these loving friends ever cross the forbidden boundary between the warmth of affection and the heat of desire?
No One But You
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,430. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Having been abandoned on her wedding day, bestselling novelist Lily Alexander is understandably cautious about dating again. Wealthy tech entrepreneur and notorious playgirl Robin DiLuca, on the other hand, loves to date. She just doesn’t do commitment.
Stay with Me
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Four women are about to embark on an emotional voyage that will be the ultimate test of love and loyalty. Will it end in smooth sailing—or leave four hearts hopelessly adrift?
In the Company of Crocodiles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Two strong-willed women are fighting for survival in a primitive wilderness of venomous snakes, stinging insects, and crocodile-infested swamps. Too bad those are the least of their worries.
Speak in Winter Code
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
With their first wedding anniversary just passed, retired Marine Corps Colonel Win Kirkland and Sheriff Sarah Pitt are more in love than ever and making plans to adopt two orphaned girls from Afghanistan. Speak in Winter Code is the eagerly awaited sequel to S. M. Harding’s best-selling Kirkland/Pitt romantic thrillers I Will Meet You There and A Woman of Strong Purpose.
A Secret to Tell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,250. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Five women. Five secrets. Attorney Victor Guzman knows their secrets, so it’s no surprise when he’s found dead in his law firm’s restroom. Each revealed secret moves them closer to danger. Will they pay the ultimate price for the truth? A SECRET TO TELL is award-winning author Ann Roberts’s much-anticipated sixth Ari Adams mystery.
Homecoming
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Destiny “Dusty” Del Carmen is a bestselling author and much sought-after speaker. Professor Morgan West is eager to attend the Federation’s annual conference and to meet the famous Destiny Del Carmen. A chance encounter leaves them trapped in a rustic cabin and Dusty has nowhere to run from her past pain—or her present fears. Will this accident of fate finally lead her home?
Homecoming
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Destiny “Dusty” Del Carmen is a bestselling author and much sought-after speaker. Professor Morgan West is eager to attend the Federation’s annual conference and to meet the famous Destiny Del Carmen. A chance encounter leaves them trapped in a rustic cabin and Dusty has nowhere to run from her past pain—or her present fears. Will this accident of fate finally lead her home?
Murder at Metrolina
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,220. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Artist Amanda Rittenhouse is a genius at refashioning old twisted metal into unique sculpture. But the twists of fate in her own life are a lot more challenging. An Amanda Rittenhouse Mystery Book 1.
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.
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