Best Lesbian Romance 2013by Radclyffe
Radclyffe is on a mission: she wants to rock your world every single year. And she does. We marvel at every year's batch of annual excellence. Swooningly romantic, shudderingly erotic, poundingly good prose that will tug at your heartstrings (etc) at the beginning of every single year, or every time you open the volume. Love stories from Cheyenne Blue, Andrea Dale, Charlotte Dare, Sacchi Green, Anna Meadows, Radclyffe, and others span the tumultuous, exhilarating roller-coaster ride of romance, from the breathtakingly discoveries of new passion to the poignant depths of a shared lifetime. Love, newly minted or aged like fine wine, is ever young at heart—savor the pleasure of romance with Best Lesbian Romance 2013.
"Woven into these pages are stories of new love, old loves, new passion and lots more besides."
Lesbians North London
"Radclyffe gives readers such a variety with her choices of stories that each reader will be able to find one that speaks to her and resonates with her feelings and experiences."
Lambda Literary Review
Praise for the previous edition:
"Packed with over two dozen utterly scintillating stories that will unlock your secret desires and whet your sexual appetite."
Insight Out Book Club
"The collection does a good job capturing the dizzying sensation of falling in love, and Radclyffe’s curating does a nice job slowly raising the heat to a culminating sizzle."
"This is a collection to melt the hardest heart . . . All of these stories are real treasures."
Kissed by Venus
"I really cannot think of anyone better suited to edit this collection of lesbian romantic short stories. Radclyffe has done a wonderful job of selecting the 17 stories that make up this anthology. Every kind of love is here and there is something for everyone and every taste."
"In this sizzling new treasury, erotica maestro Radclyffe has assembled over two dozen titillating tales of lesbian couples taking each other to new heights of happily bedded bliss. Imagination and experimentation are the key that unlocks the hearts of these lesbian love stories and every kind of love you CAN imagine are told in stories redolent of romance, risk-taking, and, even gobsmackingly surprising true love. There are virgins, long-time companions, and very memorable one-night stands."
Erotica Readers and Writers Association
- Cleis Press
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Best Lesbian Romance 2013
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The setting sun burned red through my sliders. She gently bounced the edge of her wine glass off her lip as she returned my gaze, and I was jealous of the lipstick print her mouth left on the rim.” -- Charlotte Dare, The Bucket List
I was utterly charmed and fascinated by the tiny furrow between her brows as she considered a question. I fell besotted and breathless once again with the curve of her collarbone, the dusky hardness of her nipples, the rounded pooch of her belly, the softness of her inner arm as I stroked it with my fingertips.
I felt dizzy with desire in a way I’d forgotten, and hadn’t realized I’d forgotten until now.” Andrea Dale, Last Rays of the Summer Sun
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Meet the Author
Radclyffe is an award-winning author of numerous lesbian romances. A 2003/04 recipient of the Alice B. Toklas award for her body of work and a Lambda Literary Award as well as a member of the Golden Crown Literary Society, Pink Ink, and the Romance Writers of America. Previously combining a full-time private clinic with writing books, she has since retired from medicine to devote herself full-time to writing and running her publishing house Bold Strokes Books. She currently resides in Upstate New York. Best Lesbian Romance 2009 "These are exceptionally well-written and enjoyable stories which pique the readers' interest with great plots and well-drawn characters." — The Midwest Book Review "Spiciest set of lesbian romance stories to date!" — Philadelphia Gay News "A great read." — Out Front Colorado
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