A CLUELESS WOMAN: PREQUEL
Graduate student Lizzie Petrie feels more comfortable around books than people. Although an expert in the Hitler Youth, she’s a novice in love. Her former lesbian lover is blackmailing her, and not even those closest to Lizzie know the full story of their abusive relationship.
When visiting high school English teacher Sarah crosses Lizzie’s path at the campus, their attraction is instant, but not without complications. As they start to spend more time together, suspicions arise from both women in this sexy piece of LGBT fiction.
Plenty of good-natured teasing takes place between lovers as well as between PhD students in this lesbian contemporary romance. No relationship path ever runs smoothly, and oftentimes, those who can’t keep their mouth shut hasten necessary confrontation.
Lizzie finds herself buried in a mess of lies in this romantic comedy. The harder she tries to keep Sarah and the rest of her friends from finding out the truth about her first girlfriend, the more endearingly clueless she becomes.
A WOMAN LOST: BOOK 1
Despite’s Lizzie’s insistence that her mom’s antagonism does not bother her, Lizzie distances herself from her mom and the entire family. When her brother, Peter, calls her out of the blue to announce he’s getting married, Lizzie’s entire life changes drastically. Peter’s fiancée wants to bring the lesbian outcast back into the family. Will this desire cause Lizzie to lose everything dear to her?
Sarah, Lizzie’s girlfriend, is ecstatic about this change in Lizzie’s personal life. Sarah, the hopeless romantic, wants it all, including settling down with the fiercely independent Lizzie.
Can Lizzie be tamed? And can she survive her family and all of their secrets?
A WOMAN IGNORED: BOOK 2
Historian Lizzie Petrie remains nothing more than a lesbian in her bitter mother’s eyes. The suppressed hurt of that superficial assessment means she still catches herself off guard when thinking of Sarah as her wife. The couple has endured the fallout of Lizzie’s insecurities and set-up house in Fort Collins, Colorado. Now their relationship is about to be tested again.
When her wife announces she wants to have a baby, Lizzie panics. A baby? The thought of sucking an egg from her ovary and implanting the resulting embryo into Sarah’s womb terrifies her. Lizzie constantly worries if she’ll make a good mother.
Just when she starts to make peace with the idea, Lizzie’s estranged family enters her life again. The news is anything but good, and she finds herself wondering how to make amends with her aloof mother, stranger of a father, and self-centered brother.
Deep down, Lizzie is more loving and caring than she ever gives herself credit. Sometimes it takes a tragedy to open a woman’s eyes to her full potential. But at what price?
A FAMILY WOMAN: BOOK 3
Lizzie is terrified about becoming a parent. But when she and her pregnant wife find out that they’re having twins, her anxiety reaches a whole new level.
With two babies on the way, Lizzie attempts to patch things up with her estranged father and brother. To her surprise, Lizzie’s father has his own plans to grow the family tree.
When Lizzie’s brother reacts strongly to their father’s secrets, Lizzie wonders if they’ll ever come together as a unified family. How can she possibly survive parenthood when her own family is about to fall apart?
A Family Woman is the smart and funny third installment in A Woman Lost, a series of contemporary lesbian romances. If you like fully-formed characters, complicated family dynamics, and well-crafted prose, then you’ll love T.B. Markinson’s heartwarming series.
A CONFLICTED WOMAN: BOOK 4
With the twins turning one and the start of a new semester, Lizzie should be in the mood to celebrate, but the last person she wants to see makes a sudden reappearance in her life.
To complicate matters more, Lizzie’s wife, who is usually the rock in the Petrie household, is navigating her own crisis.
While Lizzie wants to stay strong and provide the support her wife needs, there’s a reason everyone calls her clueless.
Is Lizzie strong enough to survive her own issues while also being there for her wife, or will this be Lizzie’s breaking point?
A WOMAN LOVED: BOOK 5
While Lizzie’s wife is determined to plan the perfect Christmas party, every guest seems intent on wrecking the festivities. And one in particular is out to destroy the entire Petrie clan.
Lizzie does everything in her power to save the holiday, but the harder she tries to control the unruly guests, the more things unravel.
Will Lizzie survive the holidays with all the Petries under her roof?
A WOMAN UNDONE: BOOK 6
After a disastrous family Christmas, Lizzie’s friends and family seek her counsel, dragging Lizzie back into their orbit. With a brother facing prison time, a family feud, the possibility of raising her niece, and the desire to have another child, Lizzie’s one step from constructing a moat to block out the world.
Will Lizzie crack or dig deep to prevent the collapse of the family?
A WOMAN COMPLETE: BOOK 7
After the birth of her son and adopting a daughter, Lizzie learns her latest book deal is toast. But that’s not all. External forces are out to ruin Lizzie’s career and reputation, threatening her ability to support and protect her wife and four children. But who is behind the attacks? And why?
Simultaneously, a mom-bully has set her sights on Lizzie and a crackpot social media group is spreading malicious rumors about Lizzie.
As Lizzie’s world crumbles around her, she can’t burden her wife, since Sarah is struggling to recover from a caesarean. Lizzie turns to a new friend, but will they be able to stop the destruction before Lizzie loses everything she’s worked so hard to get?
A WOMAN TRAPPED: BOOK 8
Unbeknownst to Lizzie, her wife invites family to move into their home for the lockdown, making it difficult for Lizzie to find breathing room and to give her brain space to put the pandemic into terms she can understand.
Unfortunately, COVID isn’t the only life-altering situation Lizzie is grappling with.
As she begins to question everything about her life, Lizzie tries to keep her feelings bottled up.
Will being trapped with her family and thoughts break her, or is this the start of a new adventure?
A WOMAN UNHINGED: BOOK 9
As COVID-19 starts to recede, Lizzie has new battles to fight in epic Lizzie fashion.
Whether it involves getting the twins ready for kindergarten, the threat to the planet, or starting a new media company, Lizzie is being pulled in so many directions she doesn’t know which way is up.
There’s one fear in particular that’s threatening to upend her world as she knows it.
Is Lizzie strong enough to conquer the A-word, or will it be the thing that wrecks her grasp on reality?