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A story of lesbian love. Two Damned Souls: Lisa and Avery...saw in each other a chance for escape. And so, in a frantic flight for normality, they were married. But they cold not know the terrible depths into which their union would plunge them.
Published 1955 by Lion books
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Desperate Asylum is a will written and fairly interesting entry in the 1950's Lesbian Pulp pantheon. Unfortunately the author fails to make the unsympathetic main character Lisa the least bit likable. I suspect it was the era in which the book was written, where lesbianism was discriminated against and misunderstood.
Fletcher Flora was born in Parsons, Kansas in 1914. Flora began writing soon after returning from World War II. His crime and mystery short stories and novels were published in magazines like Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Mr., Cosmopolitan, and in Alfred Hitchcock’s mystery anthologies. He received the Cock Robin Mystery Award for his first hard cover novel, Killing Cousins in 1960. Flora wrote ...moreMore about Fletcher Flora...