Book Title: Shinigami
Author: Xia Xia Lake
Publisher: Self Published
Release Date: October 1, 2019
Genre/s: LGBTQ fantasy, Gay fiction, Historical fiction (it’s NOT MM romance)
Trope/s: Friends to Lovers
Themes: Mythology; gods; supernatural
Heat Rating: 3 flames
Length: 71 440 words /220 pages
Nothing is what it seems.
A coming of age love story between the heir of the richest family in the Land of Yamato and an orphan. The human world meets the yōkai world in a power struggle for the fate of Fujiwara no Hirotsugu. While he battles to find his own path in life, Hirotsugu finds solace in a boy who will first become his secret friend, then his salvation, then, as they become adults together, the love of his life.
The story is set during the Nara period of ancient Japan and will expand over a period of 25 years (715-740).
Book 1 – Kogitsune.
It’s a 40-page short story and is FREE on Smashwords.
Book 2 – Shinigami