Category Archives: Books

Rainbow Snippets: “Hope Echoes” from “Three Left Turns to Nowhere.” from Jeff Baker, April 8, 2022.

Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or published, or a recommendation of someone else’s work with at least one LGBT character. Posted at Rainbow Snippets here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/963484217054974 We’ve been posting from the new … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets “Scavenger Hunt” from “Three Left Turns to Nowhere”

Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or published, or a recommendation of someone else’s work with at least one LGBT character. Posted at Rainbow Snippets here:https://www.facebook.com/groups/963484217054974 Last week we started looking at the … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets Makes a Left Turn to Nowhere (March 26, 2022.) Jeff Baker, with Jeffrey Ricker

Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or published, or a recommendation of someone else’s work with at least one LGBT character. Posted at Rainbow Snippets here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/963484217054974 This week we look at the … Continue reading

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Helena Stone’s Mitch and Cian: the Full Story!

My friend Helena Stone has just released a box set of her wonderful stories about Mitch and Cian! Mitch & Cian – The Full Story Box Set – Helena Stone A chance meeting leads to the romance of a lifetime. … Continue reading

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“Three Left Turns to Nowhere” from Bold Strokes Books. Jeff Baker, March 16, 2022.

Just got my autographed (thanks, Jeff!) copy of “Three Left Turns to Nowhere” from Bold Strokes Books. The anthology features three interconnected Gay romantic novellas set in the same little town. Three groups of strangers on their way to a … Continue reading

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Mr. Strang Gets a Second Collection. A review by Jeff Baker.

Mr. Strang Gets a (Second) Collection a review by Jeff Baker Publisher Crippen and Landru’s second collection of William Brittain’s fine mystery stories “The Man Who Solved Mysteries” is wonderful, perfect and long, long overdue. Brittain, who later wrote Y. … Continue reading

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Reading a Teen-Age Outer Space Story (Golly!) Jeff Baker, February 6th, 2022

I haven’t done as much writing as I should but I have kicked it up a notch on the reading in the last month. Yesterday, I bummed through a paperback edition of a 1962 Y. A. anthology “Teen-Age Outer Space … Continue reading

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Christmas Rainbow Snippets Recommendation, from Jeff Baker. December 25th, 2021.

Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or published or a recommendation of someone else’s work with at least one LGBT character. Posted at Rainbow Snippets here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/963484217054974 I’m recommending a whole book this … Continue reading

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Halloween Reading, Recommended by Jeff Baker. (October 24, 2021.)

Spooky Stories I Like by Jeff Baker I’ve done this before and (hopefully) I won’t be repeating myself from earlier years. This is a list of a few scary (okay mildly spooky) short-stories for Halloween. “The Cask of Amontillado” by … Continue reading

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The Plain Old Power of Unbelief. Two Stories by Arthur and Kuttner. October 7, 2021 by Jeff Baker

The Plain Old Power of Unbelief By Jeff Baker I just finished reading a short-story, a science-fantasy story by Henry Kuttner titled “The Uncanny Power of Edwin Cobalt.” I stumbled across a mention of the basic plot somewhere and it … Continue reading

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