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REVIEW: The Last Run, by J. Scott Coatsworth

The Last Run

Title: The Last Run Author: J. Scott Coatsworth Genre: Sci Fi LGBTQ+ Category: Lesbian Publisher: Other Worlds Ink Pages: 98 Reviewer: Linda, Paranormal Romance Guild Get It On Amazon About The Book Sera is the last runner from Earth, bringing badly needed supplies to the Tharassas Colony across a twenty-five year gulf between the planets. Jas works on a hencha farm to make ends meet, harvesting berries from the semi-sentient plants. Neither one that knows their lives—and worlds—are about to change forever. The Review I love sci-fi movies and tv shows and when it comes to sci-fi books not so much … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Repetition, by J. Scott Coatsworth


QSFer J. Scott Coatsworth has a new gay sci fi short out: Repetition. What if you wanted to go back into the closet? What if you could? Need a little something tweaked in your past? Davis your guy, as long as it won’t screw with his own t-line. He’s your typical everyday past-pathing time nerd, and he’s seen it all. Then one day he gets an unorthodox proposal, even by his standards. And when he finds out who his new client is, things quickly go from complicated to crazy-dangerous, challenging his mantra: You’re not God. Never mess with your own past. … Read more

REVIEW: Slow Thaw, by J. Scott Coatsworth

Slow Thaw

Title: Slow Thaw Series: Escape From the Holidays Collection Author: J. Scott Coatsworth Genre: Romance, Near Future LGBTQ+ Category: MM, gay, trans Publisher: Mischief Corner Books Pages/Word Count: 88 pages Get It On Amazon Blurb: Javier Fernandez is a climate scientist living in a research station near the South Pole. Since his husband was killed in a car crash, he’s preferred to be alone, and is less than thrilled to have a junior scientist thrust upon him by his rich patron. Col Steele is a trans man fleeing a bad break-up. He is ready for the next step in his career, … Read more

COVER REVEAL/GIVEAWAY: Spells & Stardust, by J. Scott Coatsworth

QSFer J. Scott Coatsworth has a new queer sci fi/fantasy anthology coming out on December 5th: Spells & Stardust. And he’s sharing the cover with us today. Spells & Stardust is Scott’s first anthology – eight sci fi and fantasy shorts that run the gamut from regeneration to redemption. The Bear at the Bar: A gay fish out of water tale with a pinch of magic. Tight: What happens when your lover disappears in midair? Morgan: The year when everything changed. Re-Life: What if you were reborn in a strange new future? A New Year: They met every eleven years. … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Re-Life, by J. Scott Coatsworth


QSFer J. Scott Coatsworth has a new MM sci fi book out: Re-Life. Eric wakes up in a strange new world, in a new body that’s rid of the cancer that killed him. Jozy takes a shine to this newcomer from the past, and goes to great lengths to accommodate him. Still, Eric has questions. How did he get to this strange new city, and why was he Re-Lifed? And what happened to his old world? Get It On Amazon – Just 99¢ Giveaway Enter for a chance to win three of Scott’s most popular 99¢ shorts: a Rafflecopter giveaway … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: The Rising Tide, by J. Scott Coatsworth

The Rising Tide

Eddy Tremayne rode his horse, Cassiopeia, along the edge of the pastures that were the last official human habitations before the Anatov Mountains. Several ranchers along the Verge—the zone between the ranches and the foothills—had reported losses of sheep and cattle in the last few weeks. As the elected sheriff of First District, which ran from Micavery and the South Pole to the mountains, it was Eddy’s responsibility to find out what was going on. He had his crossbow strapped to his back and his long knife in a leather sheath at his waist. He’d been carrying them for long … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Gargoyle, by J. Scott Coatsworth


QSFer J. Scott Coatsworth has a new MM paranormal/horror book out just in time for Halloween: Gargoyle. James Matson – Mattie to his friends – has it bad. It’s 1974 in Alabama, not the best time or place for a young gay guy to have a crush on his college football quarterback. But James can’t help himself. Randy Paxton is a football player with needs. His girlfriend isn’t putting out, so he takes what he can get. A warm mouth is a warm mouth, after all. And Daniel O’Malley has a crush too… on James. But James hardly gives him … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT: Morgan, by J. Scott Coatsworth


QSFer J. Scott Coatsworth is releasing a new MM urban fantasy short – Morgan. It was spring in Portland, and I was studying for yet another test when Morgan showed up. He was exotic, gorgeous, and sexy as hell, but he wouldn’t tell me where he was from. Four seasons went by, and I still knew almost nothing about him. But I was about to find out. Morgan is a short story. Get It On Amazon / KU Excerpt It was the first day of Spring. I’d taken on a heavy class load in my junior year at OSU, and … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Bear at the Bar, by J. Scott Coatsworth

The Bear at the Bar

QSFer J. Scott Coatsworth has a new MM magical realism short out: Dex is a gay Adonis. When he walks into Seattle’s Ransom bar, heads turn. He can have just about anyone he wants, and he does, every night. Until he meets a bear at the bar and everything changes. “The Bear at the Bar” is a short story originally published in 2014 in the “A Taste of Honey” anthology. Amazon Excerpt Dex wokeup the next morning feeling thickheaded and groggy. He rubbed his eyes and turned over to find the bed next to him empty. The go-go boy from … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: The River City Chronicles, by J. Scott Coatsworth


J. Scott Coatsworth has a new queer magical realism book out: A group of strangers meets at Ragazzi, an Italian restaurant, for a cooking lesson that will change them all. They quickly become intertwined in each other’s lives, and a bit of magic touches each of them. Meet Dave, the consultant who lost his partner; Matteo and Diego, the couple who run the restaurant; recently-widowed Carmelina; Marcos, a web designer getting too old for hook-ups; Ben, a trans author writing the Great American Novel; teenager Marissa, kicked out for being bi; and Sam and Brad, a May-September couple who would … Read more