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L.A. Witt

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L.A. Witt is an abnormal M/M romance writer who, after three years in Okinawa, Japan, has recently relocated to Omaha, Nebraska, with her husband, two cats, and a three-headed clairvoyant parakeet named Fred. There is some speculation that this move was not actually because of her husband's military orders, but to help L. A. close in on her arch nemesis, erotica author Lauren Gallagher, who has also recently transferred to Omaha. So, don't anyone tell Lauren. She's not getting away this time...

Visit her website at http://www.loriawitt.com/.

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General Misconduct is now available fromSamhain Publishing! Note that while this is a sequel/spinoff to Conduct Unbecoming, it can be read as a standalone. Currently available fromSamhain,Amazon, andBarnes & Noble. I'll add additional links to mywebsiteas they go live.

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I tried. I effing tried.

I can appreciate the book for what it is. Publishing (even writing) a queer-themed book was daring and subversive in that era. Living that life was dangerous. So in that respect, I can appreciate it for breaking ground, etc.

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Available in December. My first lesbian novel. :) Excerpt available on Riptide's website.
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Another book read for research, and appropriately, a refreshing change from what I've been reading. I'm not a Christian myself, but the devotionals were quite thought-provoking and inspiring nonetheless. (And a nice palate cleanser after reading some...more
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I don't have to agree with an author to like a book, but this one almost made me break out in hives. I felt dirty after reading the first couple of chapters. The author painted mothers as selfish meddlers who want to kee...more
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I read this specifically to understand a social/moral/political stance that differs from my own, so the star rating is NOT to reflect the fact that the author and I disagree. I'll happily five-star a book I don't agree with if the arguments are prese...more
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“If I knew how a lot of my relationships would have turned out, I never would have gotten involved in them... And I would have missed out on some of the best times in my life.”
L.A. Witt, Rules of Engagement

“Every time I look at you, I'm either so pissed I can't stand the sight of you or so fucking horny I can't take my eyes off you. I don't think I have to tell you which I prefer.

I swallowed. "So which is it now?"

I'm looking at you aren't I?”
L.A. Witt, The Distance Between Us

“I rolled my eyes. “Do all narcotics officers lack basic human
compassion, or were you just not hugged enough as a child?”
Trust Me”
L.A. Witt


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message 10: by Nic

Nic Thanks so much for the friendship! :)

Sandra ♥'s way too many M/M books Thank you for Accepting. :)

message 8: by Jack

Jack Pyke Thanks for accepting, L.A. ;) (Fallen).

Macky Hi, L. A,
Thanks for accepting my invite. Love your books! :D

message 6: by Penny

Penny Thank you for the friendship--hows the transition from Okinawa to Nebraska coming along? Any regrets,any new things strike as a result?

message 5: by Susan

Susan Thanks L.A. for accepting my friend vite. I am a huge fan of your writing!

Bogusia Hi! Thanks for accepting my friend invite :) I just finished Where Nerves End and loved it!

Leaundra Thanks so much for the add. I love your work;-)

Vicktor Alexander It's no problem! Thank YOU for writing it. And I only spoke the truth. Thanks for accepting the friend invite.

Betryal Thanks so much for accepting my friend 'quest.

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