Category Archives: Books

“The Adventures of the Puzzle Club” by Queen and Pachter. Reviewed by Jeff Baker (February 1st, 2023.)

Adventures of the Puzzle Club by Ellery Queen and Josh Pachter Reviewed by Jeff Baker “The Adventures of the Puzzle Club,” the latest in publisher Crippen and Landru’s fine series of mystery short-story collections features two (or rather, three!) mystery … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets Goes All To Sh…I Mean, to Camp Black Rock. J. Scott Coatsworth’s “Shit City.” (Jeff Baker, December 17, 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 Promoting the work of a fine … Continue reading

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“Androids & Aliens.” J. Scott Coatsworth’s New Collection is Out!

My friend J. Scott Coatsworth has a new collection out! I could gush and babble about this collection, but I’ll let Scott tell it. Androids & Aliens is Scott’s third short story collection – eight sci fi and sci-fantasy shorts … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets: David R. Slayton’s “Deadbeat Druid.” November 13, 2022—-Jeff Baker

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, I’m posting a few … Continue reading

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David R. Slayton’s New Book! “Deadbeat Druid.” (And My Copy is Signed!) —-Jeff Baker, November 10, 2022

My friend David R. Slayton’s latest book “Deadbeat Druid” is now available and he was kind enough to sign my copy! It’s the latest in his supernatural series about Adam Binder. In this one, Adam must journey into the netherworld … Continue reading

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Reading for Halloween: A Treasury of American Horror Stories. Jeff Baker, October 30, 2022.

A Treasury of Terror by Jeff Baker Every year around Halloween I post something involving a selection of spooky tales for the season of Jack O’Lanterns and soaring witches. This year, something different; an entire anthology. In fact, an influential … Continue reading

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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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