Ralph Josiah Bardsley

Ralph Josiah Bardsley is the author of three novels, including Brothers, a Forword Reviews Book of the Year Award Winner and a Lambda Literary Award Finalist.  He has been featured in USA Today’s Happily Ever After blog, and the American Library Association’s LGBTQ Roundtable has called his work “a stunning success.”
Mr. Bardsley is passionate about creating great stories that reset the narrative for the LGBTQ community. His writing often explores family dynamics as they relate to and shape romantic relationships, focusing on characters that struggle and learn about bravery, love, and being comfortable in their own skins.
Mr. Bardsley is an avid reader and a frequent traveler. When he is not writing, he is running or nose-deep in an Anne Rice or Mary Renault novel. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts, with his husband Dana and their dog Olive. 

Books by Ralph Josiah Bardsley

Book Reviews by Ralph Josiah Bardsley

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“Sycamore seems to be forcing the reader to look at social injustices in a way that makes us realize the world is unfair.”

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Love, loss and freedom take center stage in Daniel Mason’s The Winter Soldier. The novel chronicles the life of Lucius, a well-bred Polish-Austrian doctor from Vienna, beginning with his d

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Andromeda Romano-Lax surprises and delights readers in her new novel, Plum Rains. The book follows the lives of a trio of unusual characters: Angelica, a Filipina nurse, living in Japan on