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This article is about the contemporary writer Radclyffe; for the author of The Well of Loneliness see Radclyffe Hall.
Lenora Barot
Born 1950
Pen name Radclyffe, L.L. Raand,[1] L. Rand, Len Barot
Occupation novelist
Nationality American
Genre Lesbian romance

Radclyffe (real name Dr. Lenora Ruth Barot,[2][3] born 1950) is an American author of lesbian romance. A 2003/04 recipient of the The Alice B Readers Award for her body of work as well as a member of the Golden Crown Literary Society, Pink Ink, and the Romance Writers of America, she lives with her partner, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor Dr. Lee Ligon,[4] in Johnsonville, New York and Provincetown, Massachusetts. Barot founded publishing house Bold Strokes Books in 2004.[5]

Previously combining a full-time private clinic (where she worked as plastic surgeon) with writing books, Barot retired from medicine in 2005[5] to devote herself full-time to writing. Barot chooses not to type, instead using speech recognition software to write her books.[6]


  • Early life and education 1
  • Awards 2
  • Works 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Early life and education

She was valedictorian of the June 1968 graduating class of Hudson Falls High School in Hudson Falls, New York. She attended the State University of New York at Albany.[7]

Barot graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1976.[2][8] Barot is board certified in Plastic Surgery.[2]


Lambda Literary Awards:

  • 2005 – Romance category for Distant Shores, Silent Thunder
  • 2005 – Erotica category as editor, with Stacia Seaman, Stolen Moments: Erotic Interludes 2

Golden Crown Literary Society Awards:

  • 2005 – Romance category for Fated Love
  • 2005 – Intrigue/Thriller category for Justice in the Shadows
  • 2006 – Mystery/Action/Adventure/Thriller category for Justice Served
  • 2007 – Lesbian Romance category for Promising Hearts
  • 2007 – Erotica category as editor, with Stacia Seaman, Erotic Interludes 5: Road Games

Lesbian Fiction Reader's Choice Awards:

  • 2008 – Favorite Romance Book category for The Lonely Hearts Club
  • 2008 – Favorite Erotica Book category, co-authored by Karin Kallmaker, In Deep Waters 2: Cruising the Strip
  • 2009 – Favorite Adventure & Mystery Book category for Justice for All
  • 2009 – Favorite Romance Book category for Secrets in the Stone
  • 2009 – Favorite Anthology Book category as editor, with Stacia Seaman, Romantic Interludes 2: Secrets



  • Fated Love
  • Innocent Hearts
  • Love's Melody Lost
  • Love's Masquerade
  • Love's Tender Warriors
  • Promising Hearts
  • Shadowland
  • Tomorrow's Promise
  • Turn Back Time
  • Passion's Bright Fury
  • When Dreams Tremble
  • Secrets in the Stone
  • Desire By Starlight
  • The Lonely Hearts Club
  • Night Call
  • Crossroads
  • Homestead

First Responders series

  • Trauma Alert
  • Firestorm
  • Oath of Honor (crossover with Honor Series)

The Provincetown Tales

  • Safe Harbor
  • Beyond the Breakwaters
  • Distant Shores, Silent Thunder
  • Storms of Change
  • Winds of Fortune
  • Returning Tides
  • Sheltering Dunes

The Honor Series

  • Above All, Honor
  • Honor Bound
  • Love & Honor
  • Honor Guards
  • Honor Reclaimed
  • Honor Under Siege
  • Word of Honor
  • Code of Honor

The Justice Series

  • A Matter of Trust (prequel)
  • Shield of Justice
  • In Pursuit of Justice
  • Justice in the Shadows
  • Justice Served
  • Justice for All

Writing as LL Raand

  • The Midnight Hunt
  • Blood Hunt
  • Night Hunt
  • The Lone Hunt
  • The Magic Hunt


  • Best Lesbian Romance 2009
  • Best Lesbian Romance 2010
  • Best Lesbian Romance 2011
  • Best Lesbian Romance 2012
  • Women of the Dark Street
  • Breathless: Tales of Celebration
  • Change of Pace: Erotic Interludes (A short story collection)
  • Erotic Interludes 2: Stolen Moments (ed. with Stacia Seaman)
  • Erotic Interludes 3: Lessons in Love (ed. with Stacia Seaman)
  • Erotic Interludes 4: Extreme Passions (ed. with Stacia Seaman)
  • Erotic Interludes 5: Road Games (ed. with Stacia Seaman)
  • Radical Encounters
  • Romantic Interludes 1: Discovery (ed. with Stacia Seaman)
  • Romantic Interludes 2: Secrets (ed. with Stacia Seaman)


  1. ^ "LLRaand". Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Dr. Lenora Barot, MD – Plastic Surgeon in Voorhees, NJ – Plastic Surgery". Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  3. ^ Jane Chen: A Survey of the Lesbian Fiction Publishing Industry, July 7, 2006
  4. ^ Author Bio Retrieved May 26, 2007
  5. ^ a b "Meet Publisher Len Barot". September 1, 2010. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  6. ^ Patricia Farrell (October 7, 2004) Plastic surgeon by day Provincetown Banner. Retrieved on May 26, 2007.
  7. ^ "The Post-Star, Glen Fall, New York : Monday, February 17, 1969". Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Dr. Lenora R. Barot, MD – Phone & Address Info – – General Surgery & Plastic Surgery". Retrieved October 5, 2013. 

External links

  • Radfic Productions
  • Bold Strokes Books
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