Trinity Fischer is the daughter of a conservative Christian minister living in New Orleans during the turbulent 1960’s. In many ways, Trinity is a typical teen. She plays sports for her school and excels academically; however, Trinity is experiencing feelings for a fellow classmate that confuse her and that could alienate her from her family. Siobhan, her classmate and teammate, is the beautiful daughter of a free-thinking mother, and Trinity can’t deny the sexual stirrings her friend excites within her. Siobhan and her mother are everything the Fischer family are not—religiously enlightened, politically liberal, and unconventional socially. Siobhan fascinates Trinity and arouses her most sensual fantasies, but her attraction to the other girl could divide her family and jeopardize her future. Will she be strong enough to follow her heart?
It’s 1988, a decade after video killed the radio star. Disco’s out of fashion, and pop music dominates the dance floor.
At twenty-two, Kate Calloway is a bangle-loving university student finding her way in life with her friends. She’s allergic to pollen and hates flowers until she meets the mysterious Dahlia, a florist who takes her breath away. Kate wants Dahlia, but does Dahlia feel the same for Kate? Will they forge an unbreakable bond of love, or will circumstances tear them apart?
Bryony, a shifter mermaid, has run away with sexy witch Maia, and now they’re living the dream in Las Vegas. But Maia is hiding a secret. When her ex, a super-hot warlock, turns up, Bryony can’t fight her attraction to him. Will she choose him? Or Maia? Or both?
When trans girl, Brigid, meets cis man, Brad, there is an immediate attraction. She’s beautiful and optimistic. He’s a gentleman with a great sense of humor. The two start dating and eventually fall in love, but is it enough? Brigid worries the hatred of the world will someday tear them apart. She must grapple with this fear and ultimately make the decision to either throw it all away, or trust in love.
James knows he can’t have what he wants, his best friend Sam, so he settles for an online relationship.
Sam is frustrated because his friend James keeps fixing him up with one hunk after another. But all Samuel wants is for James to dump his online boyfriend and finally notice the love he has right in front of his face.
Will these two ever figure out that they’ve found their soul mate? Or will their fear of losing their friendship keep them in painful silence?
Rainbow Desire is a celebration of life and love in its kaleidoscope of exotic rainbow colours. The stories within the book also reflect its vibrant shades of romance from light and dark. I hope you will enjoy the wealth of narratives in this glorious LGBTQ+ anthology.