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Saffron Alley

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Sword Dance

Murder,  evil philosophy students, fake lovers, fish sauce, and, well, dancing … with swords.

something human

They met on a battlefield and saved each other’s lives. It’s not the way enemies-to-lovers usually works.

one night in boukos

On a night when the whole city is looking for love, two foreigners find it in the last place they expected.


AJ Demas is one of my favourite historical romancers for her delightful alt-ancient Mediterranean queer stories.

– KJ Charles


Demas’s prose is sharp and evocative, her writing humane and deeply felt.

– Liz Bourke,