Episode 26e: Peaceweaver by Jennifer Nestojko

September 29, 2018

Peaceweaver by Jennifer Nestojko

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 26e

The third story in our 2018 fiction series.

In this episode we talk about

  • “Peaceweaver” by Jennifer Nestojko is inspired by one of the characters in the epic Anglo Saxon Poem Beowulf
  • The narrator for this story is Tiana Hanson

More info

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Musings Of A Madwoman by Jazzy Mitchell - Book Clips

September 26, 2018

Musings Of A Madwoman by Jazzy Mitchell

Book Clips 

Welcome to Book Clips, the mini podcast where authors and narrators give you a taste of a book with a short snippet. 

In this episode we hear a reading from Musings Of A Madwoman by Jazzy Mitchell 

Synopsis 

Three women’s lives interweave as they struggle to navigate life and love. And the effects of a meteorite.

Patricia Steitz, a successful romance writer, is flabbergasted when Rudi Singlewood shows up at one of her book signings and initiates a summer romance. She worries that the fantasies she’s harbored regarding the world-renown Broadway actress may prevent her from accepting who Rudi really is. She relates her fears to her best friend, Marcia Struthers, a successful Manhattan litigator. 

Knowing that Patricia has dreamed of Rudi for years, Marcia urges her to give the actress a chance by getting to know who she is behind her public persona. While working a high-profile case, Marcia must confront her resurging feelings for lead opposing counsel, Lexie Yamin, and the appearance of an unrequited love. All is not as it seems, however, as Marcia deals with unexpected physical changes and developing mental abilities after an encounter with a meteorite. Marcia’s not the only one dealing with changes induced by an extraterrestrial rock, though.

Kiernan Connelly, who has received intriguing letters over several months, begins to question her lifestyle. Her casual sexual relationship with Rudi and passable acting career no longer fulfill her. As Kiernan makes changes in her life, she finds herself dealing with the strange reality of being able to hear others’ thoughts. Could it be related to her close encounter with a meteorite? 

 

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Episode 26d: Moll Cutpurse

September 22, 2018

Moll Cutpurse

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 26d

A look at the life, legend, and literary figure of Mary Frith, aka Moll Cutpurse, 17th century English gender outlaw.

In this episode we talk about

  • A brief biography and its sources
  • Moll’s criminal and theatrical careers
  • Moll’s gender performance and its reception
  • The ambiguous evidence regarding Moll’s sexuality

Links

More info

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Mother Of Souls by Heather Rose Jones

September 19, 2018

Mother Of Souls by Heather Rose Jones

Book Clips 

Welcome to Book Clips, the mini podcast where authors and narrators give you a taste of a book with a short snippet. 

In this episode we hear a reading from Mother Of Souls by Heather Rose Jones by the author

Synopsis 

At last! Return to the enchanted realm of Alpennia for the eagerly awaited sequel to Daughter of Mystery and The Mystic Marriage. 

All her life, Serafina Talarico has searched in vain for a place where she and her mystical talents belong. She never found it in Rome—the city of her birth—where her family’s Ethiopian origins marked them as immigrants. After traveling halfway across Europe to study with Alpennia’s Royal Thaumaturgist, her hopes of finding a home among Margerit Sovitre’s circle of scholars are dashed, for Serafina can perceive, but not evoke, the mystical forces of the Mysteries of the Saints and even Margerit can’t awaken her talents. 

When Serafina takes lodgings with Luzie Valorin, widowed music teacher and aspiring composer, both their lives are changed forever. Luzie’s music holds a power to rival the Mysteries, and Serafina alone has the vision to guide her talents. For sorcery threatens the fate of Alpennia—indeed of all of Europe—locking the mountains in a malevolent storm meant to change the course of history. Alpennia’s mystic protections are under attack and the key to survival may lie in the unlikeliest of places: Luzie’s ambition to write an opera on the life of the medieval philosopher Tanfrit. 

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Episode 26c - Book Appreciation with K. Aten

September 15, 2018

Book Appreciation with K. Aten

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 26c

In the Book Appreciation segments, our featured authors (or your host) will talk about one or more favorite books with queer female characters in a historic setting.

In this episode Kelly Aten recommends some favorite queer historical novels:

More info

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives at: http://alpennia.com/lhmp

For further information on K. Aten see http://www.katen-author.com or the show notes for the previous episode of the Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast when she was interviewed.

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Episode 26b: Interview with K Aten

September 8, 2018

Interview with K Aten

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 26b

A series of interviews with authors of historically-based fiction featuring queer women.

In this episode we talk about

  • The setting and characters of The Arrows of Artemis
  • Moving from fanfic to original historical fiction
  • The joys and frustrations of researching ancient Greece

Publications mentioned:

More info

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Website:

Twitter:

  • @WORDNRD68

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The Dance by Suzie Carr

September 5, 2018

The Dance by Suzie Carr

Book Clips 

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In this episode we hear a reading from The Dance by Suzie Carr by the author

Synopsis 

The Dance is a book about love, family and friendship, and learning how to dance with life's constant spin.

Dog trainer Jacky Applebaum is focused on one thing - making up for a grave misunderstanding that damaged her relationship with her 15-year-old stepdaughter, Sophie. They are suffocating under the pressure of hurt and guilt. Old wounds begin to heal between them when a spirited beekeeper named Brooke Hastings contracts Jacky to train her overly-protective dog, Bee. A mutual affinity grows instantly between them, an affinity Jacky won't allow herself to embrace. But, the heart knows what it needs. Meanwhile, Brooke hires Sophie as her assistant in the bee apiary. A trust forms, and soon Sophie begins to feel alive again as she comes face-to-face with the many parallels between her and the honeybees she nurtures.

Just as they learn to open up and dance with life again, a hurtful truth reveals itself. Will this truth set them free, or unravel all they've come to learn about life?

 

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Episode 26a - On the Shelf September 2018

September 1, 2018

On the Shelf September 2018

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 26a

Your monthly update on what the Lesbian Historic Motif Project has been doing.

In this episode we talk about

  • Recent and upcoming publications covered on the blog

    • Lemay, Helen Rodnite “Human Sexuality in Twelfth- through Fifteenth-Century Scientific Writings”
    • Janet Todd and Elizabeth Spearing Counterfeit Ladies: The Life and Death of Mary Frith, The Case of Mary Carleton
    • Charles Whibley A Book of Scoundrels
    • Nathan Field Amends for Ladies (play)
    • Thomas Middleton The Roaring Girl (play)
    • (possibly not until next month) Betty T. Bennett Mary Diana Dods: A Gentleman and a Scholar
  • This month’s essay topic: Mary Frith aka Moll Cutpurse
  • Book Shopping Results!
    • Emma Donoghue Poems Between Women: Four Centuries of Love, Romantic Friendship, and Desire
    • Domna C. Stanton The Defiant Muse: French Feminist Poems from the Middle Ages to the Present
    • Ian McCormick Secret Sexualities: A Sourcebook of 17th and 18th Century Writing
    • Huw Osborne (ed) Queer Wales: The History, Culture, and Politics of Queer Life in Wales
    • Cathryn A. Charnell-White (ed) Beirdd Ceridwen: Blodeugerdd Barddas o Ganu Menywod hyd tua 1800, Ceridwen’s Bards: a Bardic Collection of Women’s Poems to Around 1800,
    • Randolph Trumbach Sex and the Gender Revolution: Heterosexuality and the Third Gender in Enlightenment London
  • New and forthcoming fiction:
  • Announcing this month’s author guest, K. Aten
  • Ask Sappho: Jeannelle M. Ferreira on Twitter asks, “Tell us about the Daughters of Bilitis.”
  • This quarter’s audio short story will be “Peaceweaver” by Jennifer Nestojko. I also announce that the fiction series will be contining in 2019.

More info

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Author And Marketing Guru Anne Hagan Gets Interviewed

August 29, 2018

Author and Marketing Guru Anne Hagan Gets Interviewed

The Lesbian Review Podcast

In this episode Sheena is joined today by author Anne Hagan to talk about newsletter marketing and Anne’s books.

Find out:

  • Why a mailing list is important for all authors
  • Why social media should not replace your mailing list
  • How to offer great value in your emails to readers
  • How often to send a newsletter

 

Relic by Anne Hagan

Book 1 in the Morelville Mysteries

Cases collide for two star-crossed ladies of law enforcement!

Customs Special Agent Dana Rossi was forced to start her life anew after a bad breakup with her former girlfriend and the loss of a job that she loved. These days, she spends life on the road, moving from one case to another until one day when runs run right into the path of Sheriff Mel Crane. The feisty, sexy butch cop is as determined to uncover a counterfeiting ring in her county as Agent Rossi becomes to stop a stalker obsessed with Mel and hot for her company. Dana is under the added pressure of conducting an undercover investigation of her own with a tight deadline: finding and then stopping a ring of smugglers bringing high-end designer knock-offs into the states. 

Could their cases be related? When repeated vicious attacks on Mel and on her home accelerate the danger for her and also their attraction to each other, they become desperate to find the truth and solve the two mysteries. Can they find a way to work together to resolve both cases while coming to terms with their growing feelings for one another? Can Dana move beyond her jilted lover past and find true happiness with a small town Sheriff? 

The debut novel from Anne Hagan, her Mel and Dana characters in Relic are a great addition to the pantheon of lesbian women sleuths like Jane Lawless in the novels of Ellen Hart, the characters of Gerri Hill like Detective Tori Hunter with the hard-boiled edges of the Sara Paretsky private detective, V. I. Warshawski. 

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The Passed Prop by Anne Hagan

Book 1 in the Morelville Cozies

Chloe Rossi wants to retire with her husband and move away from suburban sprawl to bucolic Morelville; the only trouble is, Morelville is experiencing its worst crime wave ever and Marco Rossi wants no part of a move there. What to do?

Faye Crane would like nothing more than to have her good friend Chloe move closer to her and to Chloe’s own daughter. She’s got Chloe convinced it’s a smart move but Marco is a tougher nut to crack. A string of brutal, ritualistic style murders around Halloween with no witnesses and little evidence to work with has Fayes’ Sheriff daughter and her entire department stymied. Marco is second guessing even taking his retirement since Sheriff Mel can’t get a handle on the killings and bring peace and wellbeing back to the tiny village.

Someone has to root out a killer. Can Faye and Chloe nose around and figure out what the police can’t to solve the crimes? If they do, will Marco still waver or will he consent to move? 

This is the first book in a new spin-off series from the Morelville Mysteries series by Anne Hagan. The book stands alone but, if you’re interested in getting all of the Crane and Rossi families back story, you should check out the fifth book in the first series, Viva Mama Rossi!

If Faye and Chloe were 35 years younger, they could give Stephanie Plum and Lula, from the Janet Evanovich series that features them, a run for their money. They aren't quite to the Miss Marple stage from the Agatha Christie novels yet but they do have to work crime solving in, in between caring for their demanding spouses - something the spinster Jane Marple never had to worry about - and around the needs of their overactive bladders. Too much coffee during the day is never a good thing during late evening stakeouts. 

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Across a Crowded Room by Jane Alden

August 22, 2018

Across a Crowded Room by Jane Alden

Book Clips 

Welcome to Book Clips, the mini podcast where authors and narrators give you a taste of a book with a short snippet. 

In this episode we hear a reading from Across a Crowded Room by Jane Alden

Synopsis 

It’s Christmastime, 1950, in the affluent Manhattan suburb of New Canaan, Connecticut. Bennie Grant is trying to work out an amicable divorce from her controlling, financially successful husband, Will, including shared custody of their eight-year-old daughter. There are several hurdles: Will’s meddling mother, Bennie’s confessed past brief affair with her best friend, Alice, and Will’s strong desire to keep Bennie at any cost.

Bennie’s talent as a stage director and her life-long ambition to direct on Broadway have taken a back seat to her responsibilities as a society wife and mother.  After her separation from Will, she takes a position teaching drama at her alma mater, an exclusive girls’ school in New Canaan.

As if things weren’t complicated enough, one evening at the school, she meets new Board member Laura Clayborn, a beautiful, charismatic woman to whom she feels an instant and irresistible attraction.

While Will and his mother push Bennie for reconciliation and threaten a battle for full custody of her child, Bennie is faced with heart-wrenching conflicts among career, family, and her deepening feelings for Laura.

Bennie meets the famous Broadway director, Eva Le Galliene, and becomes her assistant in a Broadway revival of The Children’s Hour. With Laura’s support and a super-competent woman attorney, Bennie faces the ultimate showdown with Will and his mother, Olivia in divorce court.

 

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Episode 25c - Book Appreciation with Darlene Vendegna

August 18, 2018

Book Appreciation with Darlene Vendegna

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 25c

In the Book Appreciation segments, our featured guest will talk about one or more favorite books with queer female characters in a historic setting.

In this episode Darlene Vendegna, voracious reader and energentic booster of lesbian fiction, recommends some favorite queer historical novels:

 More info

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Being An Author, Ally & Founder Of AUSXIP with Mary D Brooks

August 15, 2018

Being An Author, Ally & Starting AUSXIP with Mary D Brooks

The Lesbian Review Podcast

In this episode of The Lesbian Review Podcast Sheena is joined today by Mary D Brooks author, ally and founder of AusXip.

Find out

  • Why Mary D Brooks thinks that fanfic is a great place for writers to start
  • How AUSXIP was born
  • Why the questions of being an ally was never a question

 

We also talk about these books:

 

In The Blood Of The Greeks by Mary D Brooks

Publisher: AUSXIP Publishing

Synopsis

Forbidden love, heart racing suspense, an epic tale set in war-ravaged Greece. 

Two women -- one a German officer's daughter, the other a young Greek woman filled with fury -- race against time to help Jews escape a Greek town during World War II. They are moments from death if their clandestine operation is exposed. 

Eva and Zoe should be enemies but fate brings them together to work as a team to accomplish their life saving mission. They find themselves in an unlikely friendship that transcends the barriers between them and while they work to help Jews escape, their unlikely friendship turns to love. Zoe Lambros' faith in God is shattered after her mother's death at the hands of the German Commander. She determines to defy the enemy in every way she can--including a festering urge to kill the German Commander's daughter, Eva Muller.

Eva Muller has a tortured past, and a secret, if revealed, will lead to certain death at the hands of her father. Despite knowing the risk, Eva is working with the village priest to help the Jews escape. With her activities closely observed, Eva needs help to continue the clandestine operation and Zoe Lambros is the answer despite her antagonism to the fiery Greek.

 

Get it on Amazon

See our review on The Lesbian Review

 

Mary’s recommendations for Lesbian Novels

The Red Files by Lee Winter

Publisher: Ylva Publishing

Synopsis

Ambitious Daily Sentinel journalist Lauren King is chafing on LA’s vapid social circuit, reporting on glamorous A-list parties while sparring with her rival—the formidable, icy Catherine Ayers. Ayers is an ex-Washington political correspondent who suffered a humiliating fall from grace, and her acerbic, vicious tongue keeps everyone at bay. Everyone, that is, except knockabout Iowa girl King, who is undaunted, unimpressed and gives as good as she gets.

One night a curious story unfolds before their eyes: One business launch, 34 prostitutes and a pallet of missing pink champagne. Can the warring pair work together to unravel an incredible story? This is a lesbian fiction with more than a few mysterious twists.

 

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Madam President by Blayne Cooper and T Novan

Publisher: Regal Crest Enterprises

Synopsis

Devlyn Marlowe, the first woman President of the United States, has just been elected. Breaking with the tradition of hiring a political writer to chronicle her administration, President Marlowe selects one Lauren Strayer, a professional biographer with a reputation for absolute honesty. There's a slight problem with Devlyn's plan, though. Lauren wants nothing to do with what she sees as a political hack job.

It takes some serious persuading, but the Commander-in-chief is an eloquent negotiator, and Lauren reluctantly agrees to take the job, provided she truly has editorial freedom. So, armed with her computer, her incredibly ugly Pug and fair bit of trepidation, Lauren finds herself in residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

There, amidst the harrowing and demanding life of the First Family, Lauren begins to understand and eventually love the complex woman who is both leader of a great nation and loving single parent to three rambunctious children.

This timeless classic from T. Novan and Blayne Cooper is funny, realistic and endearing.

 

Get it on Amazon

 

Icehole by Keira Dellacroix

Not available anywhere :(


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Episode 25b: Interview with Vanda

August 11, 2018

Interview with Vanda

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 25b

A series of interviews with authors of historically-based fiction featuring queer women.

In this episode we talk about

  • The Juliana series and how it follows queer history across the latter half of the 20th century

Publications mentioned:

More info

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Episode 25a - On the Shelf August 2018

August 4, 2018

On the Shelf August 2018

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 25a

Your monthly update on what the Lesbian Historic Motif Project has been doing. 

In this episode we talk about

More info

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You can follow the blog on my website (http://alpennia.com/blog) or subscribe to the RSS feed (http://alpennia.com/blog/feed/)

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Requiem For Immortals by Lee Winter

August 1, 2018

Requiem For Immortals by Lee Winter

Book Clips 

Welcome to Book Clips, the mini podcast where authors and narrators give you a taste of a book with a short snippet. 

In this episode we hear a reading from Requiem For Immortals by Lee Winter by the author

 

Synopsis 

Professional cellist Natalya Tsvetnenko moves seamlessly among the elite where she fills the souls of symphony patrons with beauty even as she takes the lives of the corrupt of Australia’s ruthless underworld. The cold, exacting assassin is hired to kill a woman who seems so innocent that Natalya can’t understand why anyone would want her dead. As she gets to know her target, she can’t work out why she even cares.

 

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In Your Words by RJ Samuel

July 25, 2018

In Your Words by RJ Samuel

Book Clips 

Welcome to Book Clips, the mini podcast where authors and narrators give you a taste of a book with a short snippet. 

In this episode we hear a full reading of the short story In Your Words by RJ Samuel read by the author.

 

Synopsis 

Amelia is an author who writes about love but has lost her belief in it. She is participating in a book signing week in yet another stop on what seems like an endless tour. When she escapes to a quiet corner of the bookstore Amelia meets the woman who she knows can restore her faith in love, but will she have a chance to find out?

Also included with this short story are extracts from R J Samuel’s novels FALLING COLOURS (the first in the Vision Painter series) and HEART STOPPER (a medical thriller).

 

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Episode 24c - Book Appreciation with Justine Saracen

July 21, 2018

Book Appreciation with Justine Saracen

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 24c

In the Book Appreciation segments, our featured authors (or your host) will talk about one or more favourite books with queer female characters in a historic setting.

In this episode Justine Saracen recommends some favourite queer historical novels:

More info

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives at: http://alpennia.com/lhmp

For further information on Justine Saracen see her Bold Strokes Books web page or the show notes for the previous episode of the Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast when she was interviewed.

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to: contact@alpennia.com

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Episode 24b: Interview with Justine Saracen

July 14, 2018

Interview with Justine Saracen

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 24b

In this episode we talk about

  • The Berlin Airlift and its historic context
  • Why Justine started writing about World War II
  • Political parallels with current politics
  • The hazards of writing non-romance novels in history
  • How wartime disruption of social roles creates a useful setting for lesbian fiction
  • Justine’s non-WWII novels and the “cross-time” approach to historical fiction
  • Using historical fiction to show repeating human patterns
  • Favorite research sources: location, location, location
  • Justine’s current project: The Sami in Norway in WWII

Books mentioned

More info

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Demon In The Machine by Lise MacTague

July 11, 2018

Demon In The Machine by Lise MacTague

Book Clips 

Welcome to Book Clips, the mini podcast where authors and narrators give you a taste of a book with a short snippet. 

In this episode we hear a reading from Demon In The Machine by Lise MacTague

 

Synopsis 

At the height of Britain’s Industrial Revolution, steam power and magic join forces to create wonders the world has never seen. But those wonders have a dark side—one that will soon force a reckoning few could have anticipated.

Half-demon Briar is content with her structured life as an archivist, a far cry from the chaos of her background and upbringing. Briar’s simple and predictable existence is rocked when she discovers something sinister powers one of the grand, new inventions of her era.

Isabella Castel, the only daughter of Viscount Sherard, is far from the brainless socialite she pretends to be. Isabella is everything Briar is not: passionate, creative and impulsive, but with secrets to rival even Briar’s own. Two more unlikely partners should not exist, yet if the women cannot find a way to work together, they will lose far more than their reputations.

Can a half-demon and a debutante work past their secrets before all hell breaks loose?

 

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Episode 24a - On the Shelf July 2018

July 7, 2018

On the Shelf July 2018

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 24a

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