The Most Important Question Gail Has Ever Asked a Chef (A 5th Gender Special Extra)

Picture this, Gentle Reader:

Gail on writing retreat with 18 other authors and 2 awesome chefs.

She’s typing furiously on her laptop.

Suddenly, she looks up.

All the authors around her are also typing away.

She leaps to her feet.

She dashes out of the room in an obvious panic, and rushes upstairs.

Into the kitchen.

Confronts the two cooks.

Gail: OMG, I need your help!


Gail: You have a vital, absolutely vitally important question to help me answer.

Cooks: We are here for you, Gail.

Gail: What does alien jizz taste like?!!

Much hilarity and discussion ensues.

Because we all know what werewolf jizz tastes like. And Mage jizz. Or we do if we’ve been reading The San Andreas Shifter series.

But this is a serious question?

Gorgeous purple alien with sea anemone hair:

What does his jizz taste like?

Ponder that my lovelies.

And find out in The 5th Gender .

So there.

Your (big tease),

Miss Gail

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The 5th Gender (A Tinkered Stars Mystery as G. L. Carriger).

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Sci-fi queer romance meets cozy mystery in which a hot space station cop meets the most adorable purple alien ever (lavender, puhlease!) from a race with 5 genders.


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2 Responses

  1. Terri Brooke-Hasstedt said:

    Wow, finished The 5th Gender and had to call a friend, who also loves SciFi, but what a switch from my first treat of your writing. I am a full on fan now, still have the Andreas books to read. If you could clone to write more, that would be fantastic. But, really now, I can’t wait for more like The 5th Gender, You rock across the stories, I love your humor and mindset, too bad everyone can’t enjoy the ‘other’ lifestyles, I enjoy it all even with me in traditional one on one hetero, and basicly over 60, who knew there was so much fun going on out there. Thanks for hours of purely loving stories.

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