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Books > Language & Literature > Literature: special interest > Literature of special Gay & Lesbian interest

The Midas Touch (Paperback): Frankie J. Jones The Midas Touch (Paperback)
Frankie J. Jones
R264 R225 Discovery Miles 2 250 Save R39 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Sandra Tate has it all - a successful business, a penthouse apartment, a beautiful girlfriend - and she is miserable. When a chance encounter with a motorcycle's owner turns Sandra's head, she hits the road in search of her future - only to crash headlong into the past.

The Comfort of Strangers (Paperback): Peggy J. Herring The Comfort of Strangers (Paperback)
Peggy J. Herring
R274 R236 Discovery Miles 2 360 Save R38 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Another sexy romance full of captivating characters but with a new twist this time -- it's set in the Intergalactic Corridor. Follow the tale of the missing Amtec Princess, Tavia, and the beautiful scientist, Lela, who finds her. When Lela is captivated by the aloof Alaric, the Commander of the Amtec Army, Tavia incourages the romance. But will her gamble bring the results she secretly desires?

This bold tale of lesbian love set in a far-away galaxy is filled with earthly emotion. Another trademark Herring romance.

Fun Home - A Family Tragicomic (Paperback): Alison Bechdel Fun Home - A Family Tragicomic (Paperback)
Alison Bechdel
R347 R292 Discovery Miles 2 920 Save R55 (16%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

DISCOVER the BESTSELLING GRAPHIC MEMOIR behind the 2019 Olivier Award nominated musical. 'A sapphic graphic treat' The Times A moving and darkly humorous family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated with Alison Bechdel's gothic drawings. If you liked Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis you'll love this. Meet Alison's father, a historic preservation expert and obsessive restorer of the family's Victorian home, a third-generation funeral home director, a high-school English teacher, an icily distant parent, and a closeted homosexual who, as it turns out, is involved with his male students and the family babysitter. When Alison comes out as homosexual herself in late adolescence, the denouement is swift, graphic, and redemptive. Interweaving between childhood memories, college life and present day, and through narrative that is equally heartbreaking and fiercely funny, Alison looks back on her complex relationship with her father and finds they had more in common than she ever knew. 'A groundbreaking masterpiece' The Independent 'A finely woven blend of yearning and euphoric fantasy' Evening Standard **ONE OF THE GUARDIAN'S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE 21st CENTURY**

Guarded Hearts (Paperback): Hannah Rickard Guarded Hearts (Paperback)
Hannah Rickard
R272 R234 Discovery Miles 2 340 Save R38 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Alyssa Norland is a woman with a past complete with a different name and identity. Now making her living as a professional dog trainer in a small Michigan town, Alyssa wants nothing more than to forget all about the life she left behind. But someone doesn't want her to forget. When the burglaries begin, all the evidence points to Alyssa as the obvious suspect. But former cop Sue Hunter doesn't believe Alyssa is guilty of any crime.

Embrace in Motion (Paperback): Karin Kallmaker Embrace in Motion (Paperback)
Karin Kallmaker
R304 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R44 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Surfing high on the wave of lesbian chic, author/screenwriter Melissa Hartley is deliciously dangerous. When she meets the quiet, elegant Sarah MacNeil at a hotel bar, Melissa makes all the right moves to get Sarah into bed.

Tamarack Creek (Paperback): Jackie Calhoun Tamarack Creek (Paperback)
Jackie Calhoun
R246 R211 Discovery Miles 2 110 Save R35 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

When Carly finds her lover in bed with another woman, she is at first angry but then, surprisingly, she feels a new freedom in her life. She quits her job and moves in with her gay brother at their family homestead, Tamarack Creek. Within two weeks, Carly meets Serena, their new neighbor and the women begin a passionate affair. But will Serena leave her husband for Carly and if so, will the abusive Jess ever let Serena go?

Seven Moves (Paperback): Carol Anshaw Seven Moves (Paperback)
Carol Anshaw
R309 R279 Discovery Miles 2 790 Save R30 (10%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Christine Snow, a successful Chicago therapist, sets out to find her vanished lover, the sultry and elusive travel photographer Taylor Hayes. Forging a trail that leads into the heart of Morocco, Seven Moves tracks Christine's gradual recognition that no one can ever really know another's soul. Bearing Anshaw's trademark style -funny, hip, and laser-sharp -this is "a tightly told tale that resists the bookmark as well as any thriller" (Chicago Sun-Times). A Reader's Guide is now available.


To be Continued... - Take Two (Paperback): Michele Karlsberg, Karen X Tulchinsky To be Continued... - Take Two (Paperback)
Michele Karlsberg, Karen X Tulchinsky
R401 Discovery Miles 4 010 Ships in 10 - 20 working days

This volume takes up where the first volume left off, by bringing together the same 11 dynamic storytellers to bring their tales of fantasy and reality, near past and far future, contemporary lesbian life and escapist encounters to often unexpected conclusions.

Aquamarine (Paperback): Carol Anshaw Aquamarine (Paperback)
Carol Anshaw
R318 R289 Discovery Miles 2 890 Save R29 (9%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Olympic swimmer Jesse Austin is seduced and consequently edged out for a gold medal by her Australian rival. From there, Anshaw intricately traces three possible paths for Jesse, spinning exhilarating variations on the themes of lost love and parallel lives unlived. Dorothy Allison, author of Bastard Out of Carolina, writes, "I found myself wishing I could buy a dozen copies and start a discussion group, just so I'd be able to debate all the questions this astonishing novel provokes." A Reader's Guide is available.


I've a Feeling Were Not in Kansas Anymore (Paperback): I've a Feeling Were Not in Kansas Anymore (Paperback)
R385 R328 Discovery Miles 3 280 Save R57 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"We have traded tales, my buddies and I; of affairs, encounters, secrets, fears, self-promotion-of fantasies that we make real in the telling."
In this, the first volume in Ethan Mordden's acclaimed trilogy on Manhattan gay life, he introduces a small group of friends-Dennis Savage, Little Kiwi, Carlos, and the narrator, Bud-and chronicles their exploration of the new world of gay life and the new people they are in the process of becoming.
In a voice at once ironic, wistful, witty, and profound, Mordden investigates his suspicion that all of gay life is stories and that, somehow or other, all these stories are about love.

Fred in Love (Hardcover, New): Felice Picano Fred in Love (Hardcover, New)
Felice Picano 1
R334 Discovery Miles 3 340 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

In the early 1970s, when he was still an aspiring, unpublished writer, Felice Picano began a remarkable relationship with an extraordinary animal: a days-old kitten slated for euthanasia who refused to perish. Rescued, named, and trained, Fred became an extraordinarily intelligent companion, ally, teacher, and constant wonder to the author as he began his ascent through the Bohemian circles of Greenwich Village, among musicians, actors, curious characters, and even the famous British actress in hiding right next door.
But when an acquaintance brought his female cat to be serviced by Fred, an entire new set of experiences opened up for the cat-and for Picano, who'd never had the nerve to befriend her owner, his ideal man. The course of love seldom runs straight for cats or for men, and this time would prove (hilariously) no different.
This is another of Picano's distinguished portraits of a vanished era, when a new gay domain was solidifying only a few years after the Stonewall Riots, and the still nascent gay literary world that Picano would help invent was just a conception. "Fred in Love" is a charming, nostalgic, funny, gossipy, involving, and ultimately enlightening story about how we learn and grow, and how we love-whether the object of our affection is a cat or another human being. It's sure to take its place next to Picano's now classic literary memoirs "Ambidextrous," "Men Who Loved Me," and "A House on the Ocean, a House on the Bay,"

El Bello Verano / The Fine Summer (Spanish, Paperback): Cesare Pavese El Bello Verano / The Fine Summer (Spanish, Paperback)
Cesare Pavese; Edited by Manuel Carrera
R322 Discovery Miles 3 220 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

El bello verano lo escribio Pavese entre el 2 de marzo y el o de mayo de 1940. Con la cuidad como fondo unico, sordido y gris, el autor nos ofrece un relato del horror a lo adulto: el paso de la adolescencia a la madurez, la transicion del verano hacia el invierno que trae el frio tiempo de la desesperanza.

Red Sky at Morning                     (Paperback): Melissa Good Red Sky at Morning (Paperback)
Melissa Good
R464 R403 Discovery Miles 4 030 Save R61 (13%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A connection others don't understand... A love that won't be denied... Danger they can sense but cannot see...

Dar Roberts was always ruthless and single-minded...until she met Kerry Stuart. Kerry was oppressed by her family's wealth and politics. But Dar saved her from that. Now new dangers confront them from all sides. While traveling to Chicago, Kerry's plane is struck by lightning. Dar, in New York for a stockholders' meeting, senses Kerry is in trouble. They simultaneously experience feelings that are new, sensations that both are reluctant to admit when they are finally back together.

Back in Miami, a cover-up of the worst kind, problems with the military, and unexpected betrayals will cause more danger. Can Kerry help as Dar has to examine her life and loyalties and call into question all she's believed in since childhood? Will their relationship deepen through it all? Or will it be destroyed?

Lady Knight (Paperback): L-J Baker Lady Knight (Paperback)
L-J Baker
R413 R354 Discovery Miles 3 540 Save R59 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Eleanor, a wealthy widow, has given up all hope of finding passionate love and her perfect knight - until she meets Rhiannon.

Tropical Storm (Paperback, 3rd ed.): Melissa Good Tropical Storm (Paperback, 3rd ed.)
Melissa Good
R557 R478 Discovery Miles 4 780 Save R79 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

From bestselling author Melissa Good comes a tale of heartache, longing, family strife, lust for love, and redemption. Tropical Storm took the lesbian reading world by storm when it was first written . . . Don't miss this exciting revised "author's cut" edition. Dar Roberts, corporate raider for a multi-national tech company, is cold, practical, and merciless. She does her job with razor-sharp accuracy. Friends are a luxury she cannot allow herself, and love is something she knows she'll never attain. Kerry Stuart left Michigan for Florida in an attempt to get away from her domineering politician father and the constraints of the overly conservative life her family forced upon her. After college she worked her way into supervision at a small tech company, only to have it taken over by Dar Roberts' organization. Her association with Dar begins in disbelief, hatred, and disappointment, but when Dar unexpectedly hires Kerry as her work assistant, the dynamics of their relationship change. Over time, a bond begins to form. But can Dar overcome years of habit and conditioning to open herself up to the uncertainty of love? And will Kerry escape from the clutches of her powerful father in order to live a better life? The answer to both questions is no - unless these two women can strengthen and cement the tenuous bond that forms between them. First they must face storms that neither expects . . . and live to tell the tale.

Sword of the Guardian (Paperback): Merry Shannon Sword of the Guardian (Paperback)
Merry Shannon
R422 R363 Discovery Miles 3 630 Save R59 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A shocking assassination creates an unconventional bond between a princess and her guardian in a kingdom filled with political intrigue, danger and unexpected romance.

Princess Shasta Soltranis enjoys a pampered life of court dances, elaborate finery, and the occasional secret fencing match with her twin brother, Daric. But in the midst of a birthday celebration, her world shatters when a mysterious assassin takes her brother's life. Shasta, the only remaining heir to the throne, narrowly escapes the assassin's blade thanks to the intervention of a traveling acrobat named Talon.

With the threat of another attempt on Shasta's life imminent, her father declares that the young hero will be come the Princess's bodyguard. But what Shasta doesn't know is that her new guardian has a very well-kept secret: he is actually a she.

Talon and Shasta soon grow closer than anyone, especially her father, could have predicted. Will the truth of her guardian's secret change their relationship forever?

Artist's Dream (Paperback): Gerri Hill Artist's Dream (Paperback)
Gerri Hill
R360 R305 Discovery Miles 3 050 Save R55 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Cassie Parker has grown used to denying her sexuality. Her father, the Reverend Parker, has made that a necessity. When Cassie meets Luke Winston, she can no longer deny her attraction to women, or more accurately - to Luke. Will Cassie choose life without family or life without love?

Terrors of the High Seas (Paperback): Melissa Good Terrors of the High Seas (Paperback)
Melissa Good
R487 R422 Discovery Miles 4 220 Save R65 (13%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

After the stress of a long Navy project and Kerry's father's death, Dar and Kerry decide to take their first long vacation together. A cruise in the eastern Caribbean seems just the nice, peaceful time they need to unwind and relax. It is not long, though, until they get involved in a family feud, an old murder, and come face to face with pirates as their vacation turns into a race to find the key to a decades old puzzle.

Velocity (Paperback): Robin Tamblyn Velocity (Paperback)
Robin Tamblyn
R296 R255 Discovery Miles 2 550 Save R41 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Matt Santini is discontented. An unhappily closeted gay actor, he's just lost his lover and is fast approaching thirty without so much as a decent soap opera callback in sight.

24 year old Richard Lucas has even bigger problems. The newest recruit of fading Formula One team Logan Racing, he's fighting to escape the omnipresent shadow of his ace older brother as well as his burgeoning sexuality.

After Matt wins a role in hip new TV drama "Nightsearcher" (think: "Buffy" on wheels), the two men begin a secret affair that takes them all over the globe on a collision course between career and companionship in which there can only be one victor.

"Robin Tamblyn follows up backdoor-to-Tinseltown blockbuster "King of Hollywood" with "Velocity," a steamy, adrenaline-rush, fast paced novel mixing hot guys, sexy shenanigans and Formula One racing. Written with verve and a youthful edge, "Velocity" takes you on the inside track to the macho world of racing, where sex and the need for speed meet head on. Fasten your seat belts readers, "Velocity" is one pleasure-trip of a ride!"
--Michael D. Craig
Author of "The Ice Sculptures: A Novel of Hollywood"

Thicker Than Water (Paperback): Melissa Good Thicker Than Water (Paperback)
Melissa Good
R361 R312 Discovery Miles 3 120 Save R49 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Thy Neighbor's Wife  (Paperback): Georgia Berrs Thy Neighbor's Wife (Paperback)
Georgia Berrs
R297 R256 Discovery Miles 2 560 Save R41 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Alex Foster's life is exactly as she wants it. She's quit her job as an English teacher and has decided to hole up in her newly acquired lake house to try her hand at writing a novel.

Jennifer Wainwright is a young, wealthy suburbanite whose life is exactly as she expected it would be. She's married to her highschool sweetheart who is about to inherit his father's law firm.

A chance meeting over a runaway dog is the start of a journey for each woman, both of whom had thought themselves content.

Las Cartas De Saguia-El-Hamra Tanger (Spanish, Hardcover): Vicente Garcia Cervera Las Cartas De Saguia-El-Hamra Tanger (Spanish, Hardcover)
Vicente Garcia Cervera
R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Ships in 12 - 17 working days
Half-moon Scar (Paperback, New edition): Allison Green Half-moon Scar (Paperback, New edition)
Allison Green
R379 R321 Discovery Miles 3 210 Save R58 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A Trio of Childhood Friends Reunite in an Attempt to Heal their Emotional Scars; Amy is a thirty-something lesbian who escaped her small, Midwestern hometown to pursue an academic career and establish an outwardly happy life with her lover, Robin. After years away, she returns to visit the people she's left behind - only to discover that her old friends Gina and Gavin have learned to dissociate from their pasts in extreme ways that rival her own. Amy's tendency toward self-mutilation parallels both Gavin's anorexia and Gina's moody detachment from life, and Amy soon begins to fear for Gavin's life while becoming more and more bewildered by Gina's behaviour. As past and present collide and the visit extends far beyond its intended length. Amy finds that she must reconcile the tense relationship with her family and her long-standing attraction to Gina, as well as her past romantic experimentation with Gavin. Together, Amy, Gina, and Gavin examine the scars - both emotional and physical, visible and invisible - that pervade their still-unresolved lives.

Extreme Passions (Paperback): Radclyffe Extreme Passions (Paperback)
Radclyffe
R344 R298 Discovery Miles 2 980 Save R46 (13%) Out of stock

A collection of over 30 erotic tales of love and lust that know no bounds, this title explores just how far women will go to get the girl.

Trash: Stories and Poems (Paperback, New ed): Dorothy Allison Trash: Stories and Poems (Paperback, New ed)
Dorothy Allison
R150 R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Save R30 (20%) Out of stock
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