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Lily in Bloom (Songs of Sappho #1)

3.63  ·  Rating details ·  16 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
A lovely widow discovers that she isn’t frigid; she just lacked the right partner in bed--her brother’s governess.

Lovely widow Lily Winslow isn't happy with her life. She longs for travel and adventure, but lacks the courage to leave her brother's home. Her brother wants her to marry a local squire, but Lily never liked being married. She especially disliked sharing her hu
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Published by Musa Publishing (first published October 6th 2011)
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Heather Jones
Dec 05, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: lesbian-fiction
This is a group review of three novelettes in a thematic series entitled "Songs of Sappho", from which you may correctly deduce that the theme is lesbian historic romance.

I only stumbled across this author back in February 2015 when her publisher (Musa Publishing) announced a going-out-of-business sale. The e-book prices were so ridiculously (and guilt-inducingly) low that I picked up Bassett’s entire eight-book series “Songs of Sappho” without knowing anything more than that they were lesbian h
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Apr 16, 2012 rated it it was amazing
The Songs of Sappho series is extremely hot! For mature adults only, so please be over the age of majority in your state if you choose to purchase and read these vignettes. Beautifully written stories detailing the first experiences of love between women - physical and emotional. For any adult who enjoys this type of story, you will not be disappointed!

Songs of Sappho Series: Lily in Bloom (1), My Lady's Service (2), A Sweet Revenge (3), The Food of Love (4), Bound by Fortune (5)
KV Taylor
Mar 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance, lgbtq
A quick, hot little read. The purpleness of the prose took me a little while to get used to, but considering the time period and the characters it's entirely appropriate and becomes very charming once you slide into it.

This series is wonderful and I thoroughly enjoyed the freshness of the first one. A repressed Victorian woman finding out what she really needs? How can you go wrong?!
LVLMLeah
Jan 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
Good, short erotic lesbian historical.

I read the first 5 books in this series in a row and did a general review of all of them on my blog since they are kind of formulaic with story variations.

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Sheila
Jan 31, 2013 rated it really liked it
Lily does not realize she desires women. Emmaline introduces her to womanly love. When it looks like they will be separated, they come up with a solution. Good start to the series. Tender love scenes.
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Other Books in the Series

Songs of Sappho (8 books)
  • My Lady's Service (Songs of Sappho, #2)
  • A Sweet Revenge (Songs of Sappho, #3)
  • The Food of Love (Songs of Sappho, #4)
  • Bound by Fortune (Songs of Sappho, #5)
  • Sophie's Lament (Song of Sappho, #6)
  • A Lady Never Tells (Songs of Sappho, #7)
  • Winter Companion (Songs of Sappho, #8)

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