Author Archives: Gabriella West

About Gabriella West

Writer of LGBT historical fiction.

Review: Becoming Mrs. Lewis

Patti Callahan’s just-published novel (Thomas Nelson; $25.99) is a fictional take on the story of Joy Davidman (1915-1960) and CS Lewis. I had previously seen and adored the film Shadowlands, so I came to the character of Joy Davidman informed … Continue reading

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Return to Carlsbad Out Now on Amazon, and an ARC Offer

And now back to book news! The third book in my Elsie Street trilogy, Return to Carlsbad, is done! It was released today on Amazon. On Smashwords and the other stores like Apple and BN, it comes out by the … Continue reading

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A Laugh on Brett

After this highly emotional week, let’s all have a laugh, courtesy of Matt Damon and Saturday Night Live:   (Needless to say, I believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.) And on a personal note, it still freaks me out that these … Continue reading

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Girding Up for Fall (With a Free Book!)

Fall promises to be hectic: We have less than sixty days left before the midterms. Looking at my wall calendar, election day is November 6. I expect to be working in a Bay Area Vote by Mail unit around election … Continue reading

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July Summer/Winter Sale Starts Tomorrow!

Phew, it’s hot! Smashwords holds its monthlong Summer/Winter ebook sale starting tomorrow and running through July 31. It’s a great opportunity to pick up new reads. Visit my book page to see my bargains. A Knight’s Tale: Kenilworth is free, … Continue reading

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A Pride Month Update

It’s Pride Month, and I have been fairly busy on the writing and self-publishing front. First, I just put A Knight’s Tale, Books 1 & 2, my LGBT medieval historical romances, on Smashwords; they can be found here. I’ll update … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Sale

Foggy weather has started early and even the opening of the Salesforce Tower, a big deal in San Francisco, was spoiled by it! The month was made a little more fun by the Royal Wedding, which I enjoyed thoroughly. And … Continue reading

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A May Anniversary, or Two

Hard to believe, but May 30, 2011, was when I published my first ebook, a literary novel called The Leaving. I did the cover myself and chose Smashwords as the first ebook platform to upload it to. Back then there was … Continue reading

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April Promotions

It’s April and we’re in Mercury Retrograde. Seems like a good time to have a promotion or two in the M/M romance genre. My latest historical novel, A Knight’s Tale: Montargis, came out on March 6, though it seems very … Continue reading

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St. Paddy’s, Green Beer, and a free ebook today

Originally posted on Gabriella West:
I want to make a confession: I’ve never sampled green beer! You see, I grew up in Dublin, where in the 1980s, the St. Patrick’s Day parade, held in still-freezing March temperatures, was a fairly…

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