Noah Abraham is suffering from writer’s block when he’s introduced to Bart Gustafson, personal assistant to ex-movie star Quinn Scott. Quinn may be willing to let Noah help write his tell-all memoirs, but a powerful Hollywood player - Quinn’s ex-wife Kitty - isn’t about to let this book see the light of day.
When Canadian Jude Turner flies for the first time and meets Irish flight attendant Síle O’Shaunessy, the seeds of a long-distance relationship are planted, a relationship challenged by the deep attachment each woman feels to the place in which she lives.
After an affair with a married rabbi, Israeli professor Joseph Licht left his family and his religious community. Now, twenty years later, as his 50th birthday nears, he hopes to reconnect with his five sons.
After a car accident, Burke Crenshaw returns to his home town in Vermont to recuperate. He delves into a Civil War-era mystery while at the same time exploring his sense of self and unresolved feelings about his family.
In the 1970’s, during the height of tension due to the desegregation of Boston schools, Irish-American teenager Ann develops a crush on her teacher Mademoiselle Eugénie, a French woman of African descent.
Self-defense teacher Aud Torvingen (previously seen in The Blue Place and Stay) travels to Seattle to investigate what seems to be real estate fraud but turns out to be something much more complicated.
After Bentley L. Dean III came out as a bisexual, his father cut him off from the family fortune. Bentley runs into complications when he tries to raise cash by broadening the services offered by his Miami modeling agency.
When writer Philip Cavanaugh and his friend Claire move to L.A. because their friend Gilbert has gotten them a “great job”, they find that if Gilbert offers them something that sounds too good to be true, that is in fact the case.
Henry Archer, who came out of the closet after an ill-fated marriage, tries to reconnect with the stepdaughter he hasn’t seen in years and help her acting career while simultaneously dealing with the machinations of his ex-wife Denise.
Michael Tolliver, a character from Maupin’s Tales of the City series, is now in his fifties and still living in San Francisco, thankful for the good things he has in his life and dealing with the changes.
Richard Rossi is worried that his partner Conrad is drifting away from him into a new relationship, though Richard himself is having an affair with a married man. To work this out, he's going to have to figure out what he really wants.
New Orleans Private Investigator Micky Knight agrees to help find the missing child of a dying man. Her work is complicated by a gorgeous reporter who insists on being her assistant and by the coming of Hurricane Katrina.
Poppy Valente, owner of a line of resorts, is still mourning her partner, who died two years earlier. At her newest resort, Carly’s Sound, she meets Julia, a woman searching for direction in life with whom Poppy begins to feel she shares a bond.
After two traumatic events - his boyfriend leaves him without giving a reason, and he is randomly assaulted in the street - Andy Green refuses to leave his apartment for six months. When he emerges, he finds a New York transformed by 9/11 and lives that have continued without him.
Sneaking out of an interminable high school faculty meeting, teacher Tom Mason finds himself the top suspect in a murder. He and husband Scott Carpenter need to find the actual culprit hiding beneath the lies and infighting of the fractious faculty.