2017-04-15

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2017-04-15 05:46 pm
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2017 Rainbow Awards Submission: Stepping Out (Cozzi Cove #3) Joe Cosentino

Stepping Out (Cozzi Cove #3) Joe Cosentino
Gay - Contemporary Romance
Series: Cozzi Cove
Paperback: 190 pages
Publisher: NineStar Press (January 20, 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1945952512
ISBN-13: 978-1945952517
Amazon: Stepping Out (Cozzi Cove #3) Joe Cosentino

Cozzi Cove Book 3 It’s time for another summer of sun, sand, suntan lotion, sandals, and Speedos on Cozzi Cove at the New Jersey Shore. Cal Cozzi’s seven bungalows are once again open for love. This summer, sexy Cal welcomes back his brother and sister, who are confronted with people from their pasts. Connor, the maid packed with muscle and mayhem, becomes the subject of a handsome young psychologist’s study on human sexuality. Tommy, the strapping, bald and tattooed local bartender, is captivated with guest Cory Magnum, a police officer with a secret. Another guest, Bill, a disbelieving pastor, is inspired by a vision of two sexy male angels on the cove. And Cal and Michael reach a plateau in their relationship. What secrets, humor, tragedies, mysteries, and passions lie waiting to unfold in this magical place called Cozzi Cove?
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2017-04-15 05:56 pm
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2017 Rainbow Awards Submission: New Beginnings (Cozzi Cove #4) Joe Cosentino

New Beginnings (Cozzi Cove #4) Joe Cosentino
Gay - Romantic Comedy
Paperback: 170 pages
Publisher: NineStar Press (March 24, 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1945952784
ISBN-13: 978-1945952784
Amazon: New Beginnings (Cozzi Cove #4) Joe Cosentino

Cozzi Cove, Book 4 Welcome back to the romantic and magical place called Cozzi Cove, seven guest bungalows on the New Jersey Shore. This summer, Cal and his new husband, Michael, along with sister, Taylor, and her wife, Carla, prepare for the first in the next generation of Cozzis. To add to the action: Cal finds his great-grandfather’s diary, exposing a shocking surprise; Michael and Taylor weigh new job opportunities that could take them far away from Cozzi Cove; red-letter Christian and new houseboy, Billy Dean, gets his wish when meeting Jesus and John at the cove; summer guest, Nijad, can’t decide which sibling he prefers—Annabel or Andrew; and Jonathan, an occult enthusiast, encounters a sexy vampire. As usual, nothing is as it seems when romance blossoms once again at Cozzi Cove. What secrets, mysteries, and passions lie waiting to unfold? Find out in Book Four of the Cozzi Cove series.
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2017-04-15 06:00 pm
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2017 Rainbow Awards Submission: Drama Cruise (Nicky and Noah Mystery #3) Joe Cosentino

Drama Cruise (Nicky and Noah Mystery #3) Joe Cosentino
Gay - Humor
Series: Nicky & Noah Mysteries
Paperback: 194 pages
Publisher: Lethe Press (November 21, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1590216237
ISBN-13: 978-1590216231
Amazon: Drama Cruise (Nicky and Noah Mystery #3) Joe Cosentino

Theater professors and couple, Nicky Abbondanza and Noah Oliver, are going overboard as usual, but this time on an Alaskan cruise, where dead college theater professors are popping up everywhere from the swimming pool to the captain’s table. Further complicating matters are Nicky’s and Noah’s parents as surprise cruise passengers, and Nicky’s assignment to direct a murder mystery dinner theater show onboard ship. Nicky and Noah will need to use their drama skills to figure out who is bringing the curtain down on vacationers before it is lights out for the handsome couple. You will be applauding and shouting Bravo for Joe Cosentino’s fast-paced, ribald, edge-of-your-seat entertaining third novel in this delightful series. Curtain up and ship ahoy!
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2017-04-15 06:04 pm
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2017 Rainbow Awards Submission: Drama Luau (Nicky and Noah Mystery #4) Joe Cosentino

Drama Luau (Nicky and Noah Mystery #4) Joe Cosentino
Gay - Mystery / Thriller
Series: Nicky and Noah Mysteries
Paperback: 220 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (March 7, 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1544240430
ISBN-13: 978-1544240435
Amazon: Drama Luau (Nicky and Noah Mystery #4) Joe Cosentino

Theatre professors and spouses, Nicky Abbondanza and Noah Oliver, are on their honeymoon at a Hawaiian resort, where musclemen in grass skirts are keeling over like waterfalls. Things erupt faster than a volcano when Nicky and Noah, along with their best friends Martin and Ruben, try to stage a luau show. Nicky and Noah will need to use their drama skills to figure out who is bringing the grass curtain down on male hula dancers—before things go coconuts for the handsome couple. You will be applauding and shouting Bravo for Joe Cosentino’s fast-paced, side-splittingly funny, edge-of-your-seat entertaining fourth novel in this delightful series. Curtain up and aloha!
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2017-04-15 06:15 pm
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2017 Rainbow Awards Submission: The Fragrance of Reflection A.L. Duncan

The Fragrance of Reflection A.L. Duncan
Lesbian - Anthology / Collection / Contemporary General Fiction
Paperback
Publisher: Troubadour Books by Rce (December 1, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1619293048
ISBN-13: 978-1619293045
Amazon: The Fragrance of Reflection A.L. Duncan

A woman's expression isn't just about her complex language of beauty, divine thought, or the creative luster. Underlying are the elements of depth and intensity, of the tragic story, of the comedic roust. The great appeal is her flourish of spontaneity; the nurturing spiritual nudge; the haunted workings of ill circumstance. This collection of poems, prose and short stories explores the struggles between intention and hindrance and the perishable human heart, whose spirit is endowed with timelessness.
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2017-04-15 06:18 pm
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2017 Rainbow Awards Submission: Ruthless Venus Reising

Ruthless Venus Reising
Lesbian - Mystery / Thriller
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Bella Books (September 27, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1594934894
ISBN-13: 978-1594934896
Amazon: Ruthless Venus Reising

After a sting operation goes horribly wrong, police officer Jackeline Raelston Jacks) swears off the force and turns to private investigating.

Riddled with guilt over the death of her partner, Jacks is determined to keep her heart and herself safe from danger. But that’s before she’s hired to find missing Southampton heiress, Cassandra “Cassie” Wainwright.

The search for Cassandra pulls Jacks into a world of intrigue and espionage where things aren’t necessarily as they seem—including the sexy and flirtatious heiress. The more time the two women spend together, the more Jacks becomes entangled both personally and professionally.

But which is more at stake? Jacks’s heart or her life? And is she willing to gamble on both…
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2017-04-15 06:21 pm
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2017 Rainbow Awards Submission: Blades of Justice Jess Faraday, Helen Angove & Rachel Green

Blades of Justice Jess Faraday, Helen Angove & Rachel Green
Lesbian - Anthology / Collection / Historical
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Blind Eye Books (March 7, 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1935560468
ISBN-13: 978-1935560463
Amazon: Blades of Justice Jess Faraday, Helen Angove & Rachel Green

The scissors are blacksmith worked, crude and blackened. They’ve always hung there at the door of Treagove. For three-hundred years they have played a part in murders and mysteries surrounding the women of the old house. Who says the tool of justice can’t be domestic?

Three Novellas Spanning Three Centuries of Mystery

1798 ◆Despite the danger, the abandoned tin mine had always been the place where Eseld and Rosie felt safest. But that was years ago. Eseld’s beloved Rosie is dead, and the place where they used to meet now holds a deadly significance to someone else.

1888 ◆ If anyone deserved to be murdered, it was Davy Sowden. So, Miss Eliza Bell is not surprised that someone has finally killed him. But when she and her lover, Alice, become suspects in his murder Eliza won’t just need to prove who did it but also who didn’t.

1977 ◆ Melanie’s first teaching job brings her to a seemingly dull Cornish village. But after meeting Bernadette Merrick she’s inspired to dig into the villiage’s past. Unfortunately for both women, someone is dangerously determined to keep old secrets buried.
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2017-04-15 08:00 pm
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2017 Rainbow Awards Submission: Diving Deep P.D. Singer

Diving Deep P.D. Singer
Gay - Contemporary Romance
Paperback: 210 pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (December 9, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1635330912
ISBN-13: 978-1635330915
Amazon: Diving Deep P.D. Singer

Adventure, danger, passion. A heady mix that only a select few can breathe—and live.

Standing by while his lover tempted fate deep under the Atlantic drove Lee Preston into the bottle. The pain of watching his captain drown in a sea of booze sent elite wreck diver Bobby MacArthur running.

Lee chases whiskey the way Bobby chases adrenaline. The farther apart they stay, the better off they’ll both be. And if Bobby repeats those words often enough, he might start believing them. Now his former partner is calling to his diver soul with the promise of the find of a lifetime. Every crazy chance he takes underwater is safe compared to coming back, but if Lee’s turning his life around, Bobby will haul his gear back aboard the Bottom Hunter.

But not as lovers—yet—and no booze, no wild gambles two hundred feet below. Not even to identify a missing piece of history sunk to the bottom of the Atlantic. Fate has given them a chance to redeem what was lost, if they survive.

But the sea is jealous of her secrets, and the price of her treasures is high.