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Curiosity at the Farmers Market

Jude is a curious environmental engineering student fascinated by the man he knows as Farmers Market Hudson. He’s curious about the commune and living off the grid, he just didn’t realize Kaleidoscope Gardens’ slogan had a deeper meaning. “Kaleidoscope Gardens is a place where we celebrate our sexuality by practicing sex out in the open.” “Sex? In the open?” Jude’s eyes grew comically wide, but someone stepped up to the table, so the conversation had to be momentarily put on hold. Jude stood off to the side and sorted through his basket of reserved items while Hudson helped fill a woman’s canvas bag with her carefully chosen produce. Then a…

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Clean Laundry

Here’s a little excerpt from Farm Fresh, Chapter 9. Hudson is showing Jude how to do his laundry with the commune’s hand washer. It gets steamy fast while getting clean in the spring house. “I’m gonna start agitating your clothes,” Jude said as he took the empty basket back into the springhouse. Hudson pinned the last pair of tiny briefs to the line, took several deep breaths, and went back to being tortured by this innocent kid’s blinding sexual appeal. “Here,” Hudson said, peeling his now-sweaty shirt from his back and dropping it in the basin to join the rest of his clothes. “Hot work.” Jude nodded. It was too much for…

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Revised Cover for Bent Arrow

Last summer I was trying to save cash and decided to try my hand at creating a cover for my book Bent Arrow. I used really rudimentary, but helpful, software found online. But when I went to create the paperback cover, I realized I hadn’t left enough room to allow for the bleed, so I hated my paperbacks! In the months since, I’ve learned how to do a lot on Gimp, the photo editing software for the poor. It’s free! And it’s quite similar to PhotoShop, which I learned how to use in 2005. I still have PhotoShop on my old PC, which no longer works, and in 2007 moved over…

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Farm Fresh – Cover Reveal

So it has happened. Farm Fresh has a cover! It also has a home on Amazon, with pre-orders links and will soon be available in paperback. Let’s celebrate! Jude Garrity visits the farmers market every Saturday. As an environmental engineering student, he’s curious about living off the grid and sustainable agriculture. And one particular farmer. Hudson Oliva has worked hard to support his commune, where queer people live without fear of harm or retribution. When Jude asks pointed questions about living there, Hudson realizes he needs to be honest about his home. Few people know what the farm is actually about, but Jude is insistent. Jude moves to Kaleidoscope Gardens,…

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Awards & Nominations – Silver Scars

Writing Silver Scars was a labor of love for me. To see it celebrated makes life all the sweeter. #thankyou

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Silver Scars—2015 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention

Silver Scars was awarded with an 2015 Rainbow Award Honorable mention! Yay! Click through to read! Source: reviews_and_ramblings | 2015 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: Silver Scars by Posy Roberts A bomb destroyed high-powered lawyer Gil Lemieux’s seemingly perfect life, and PTSD has ruled every decision since the explosion that left him scarred inside and outside. Moving home with his mom is meant to be a temporary measure, just like proofreading for a medical editorial firm is meant to be a stopgap. But two years after taking on the wrong court case, he’s still living in fear. Keith Kramer might be based 1,500 miles away from Gil, but their shared work…

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Video Trailer for Bent Arrow

In August I went back to North Dakota to see my mom and to show my kid the state I grew up in without two feet of snow on the ground. This was the first time we’d been there when it wasn’t Christmas since she can remember. O.o One place I asked to go was up to the International Peace Gardens, which is very near where Luther grew up and is also right on the US/Canadian border. So my teenager got to go to Canada and remember it this time, and I went to Luther’s lake and did some research for the next book in this series, as well. Another day we…

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Bent Arrow – Pre-order Links

Sometimes curves in the road take you right where you belong. Luther Almond’s life working the Bakken oil field is perfect—short-lived jobs, temporary housing, and easy hookups. That’s one reason he won’t move home when he inherits the lake house. When Erik Heat bends over to fix Luther’s pipes, his tattoos hint he might be up for more than working on the drain. The last thing Luther expects is to want more from this guy than one night. Every time they’re together, Luther is more grounded and Erik more confident. When the lake house demands attention, Luther asks for Erik’s help. There he imagines a more permanent life, one where…

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Italian Translation of Cheeky Hipsters & Jocks

It’s out! Pizzo e Seta is available worldwide. This is the Italian translation of Cheeky Hipsters & Jocks. Share it with your friends. 🙂 Amazon

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