By Jane Fletcher
When you are brief on neighbors and lengthy on enemies, issues cannot get a lot worse. till they do... Ranger Riki Sadiq can be a troublemaker, and within the shut knit heretic neighborhood, a nasty identify is difficult to lose. status sentry accountability on a winter's day, all she will be able to see mendacity forward is a day of being chilly, depressing, and bored. Her temper isn't really helped by means of planned goading from people who find themselves presupposed to be operating together with her. in spite of this, retaliating in variety isn't really certainly one of Riki's larger principles. whilst Riki is dispatched to Westernfort for one final likelihood within the Rangers, the opposed reception potential her checklist of enemies has develop into nonetheless longer, and top candidate to go the checklist is her new patrol corporal, Tanya Coppelli. it truly is hate firstly sight. the way in which Riki sees it, Tanya could have beauty, expertise and sharp wits, yet is that any cause to love her? notwithstanding, if Riki yet knew it, hassle of a dangerous sort is heading her approach. With their lives at stake, Riki and Tanya should conquer the mutual antagonism and discover ways to interact. one other motion packed adventure/romance within the Celaeno sequence, a 2005 Lambda Literary Award Finalist.
Read or Download Dynasty of Rogues PDF
Best gay & lesbian books
The Deaf-Mute Boy—equal components shuttle tale, love tale, and a resonant war of words with the Muslim world—is the story of a homosexual American professor immersed in a North African society. Maurice Burke, an archaeologist, is invited to talk at a convention within the bustling port city of Sousse, Tunisia. firstly dissatisfied by way of its rampant tourism and squalid commercialism, Maurice turns into intrigued by means of his atmosphere after assembly a neighborhood deaf-mute boy.
Lori Kendall is without doubt one of the first to discover the courageous new global of social family as they've got advanced on the net. during this hugely readable ethnography, she examines how women and men negotiate their gender roles on a web discussion board she calls BlueSky. the result's a chief research of the rising social phenomenon of Internet-mediated conversation and a ground-breaking research of the social and cultural results of a medium that enables individuals to imagine identities in their personal settling on.
Through investigating public documents, journals, and books released among 1895 and 1917, Terence Kissack expands the scope of the historical past of LGBT politics within the usa. The anarchists Kissack examines—such as Emma Goldman, Benjamin Tucker, and Alexander Berkman—defended the fitting of people to pursue same-sex kinfolk, demanding either the occasionally conservative ideals in their fellow anarchists in addition to these outdoors the movement—police, clergy, and clinical authorities—who condemned LGBT humans.
The fiery and enigmatic masterpiece—one of the best novels of the Modernist period. Nightwood, Djuna Barnes' unusual and sinuous travel de strength, "belongs to that small type of books that someway replicate a time or an epoch" (Times Literary Supplement). that point is the interval among the 2 global Wars, and Barnes' novel unfolds within the decadent shadows of Europe's nice towns, Paris, Berlin, and Vienna—a international during which the limits of sophistication, faith, and sexuality are daring yet strangely porous.
- Queer Philosophy: Presentations of the Society for Lesbian and Gay Philosophy, 1998-2008
- An Inconvenient Obsession
- Homosexuality Heterosexuality: Concepts of Sexual Orientation (Kinsey Institute Series)
- The Fractured Community: Landscapes of Power and Gender in Rural Zambia (Perspectives on Southern Africa)
- Burn Card
- The Living Eye (Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature)
Extra info for Dynasty of Rogues
Thinking it might be Rikako, ﬁnally returning, Tanya stepped forward to meet her, but the runner proved to be another Ranger. “Fire in the military stores. ” The Ranger ran on without saying more. Nor was anything required. Tanya extinguished the lanterns in the stables—the last thing anyone wanted was a second ﬁre to contend with—and raced toward the path. But as she ran, a nasty thought crept into her mind. Rikako had gone to the stores, clearly angry, and now they were on ﬁre. Would she have started it deliberately?
Baptiste nodded. ” The Rangers made a general move outside, heading along the path to the lower valley. Riki followed at the rear, but after a few dozen meters, her footsteps slowed and then stopped. Her kit was in good order. It was a lesson from her gene mother. You never knew when a crisis might hit, and alone in the wilds, nobody would come to your • 42 • Dynasty of Rogues aid. Your equipment was what could save your life and you kept it in nothing less than perfect condition. Riki knew her routine maintenance was better than for most others in the patrol.
When she thought about it all, Riki’s main regret was for the insufﬁcient words at her disposal to express just how much she hated Tanya Coppelli. • 55 • JANE FLETCHER • 56 • Dynasty of Rogues CHAPTER FOUR—ON PATROL T he air smelled clean with the warmth of wet earth and the acidic tang of yellow cedar. The ground between the massive tree trunks was soft and red from the remains of last year’s fall of leaves, with coils of lemon vine bursting through wherever the sun’s light pierced the canopy.
Dynasty of Rogues by Jane Fletcher