River City

The River City Chronicles - J. Scott CoatsworthWelcome to the home page of The River City Chronicles – my serialized love letter to Sacramento and its queer community:

Everyone in the River City has a secret, and sooner or later secrets always come out.

A group of strangers meets at Ragazzi, an Italian restaurant, for a cooking lesson that will change them all. They quickly become intertwined in each other’s lives, and a bit of magic touches each of them.

Meet Dave, the consultant who lost his partner; Matteo and Diego, the couple who run the restaurant; recently-widowed Carmelina; Marcos, a web designer getting too old for hook-ups; Ben, a trans author writing the Great American Novel; teenager Marissa, kicked out for being bi; and Sam and Brad, a May-September couple who would never have gotten together without a little magic of their own.

“The River City Chronicles’ is now available in noel form – eBook and paperback:

Amazon | Other Links

My story “Between the Lines” is set in the same world – you can pick up a copy of that novella here for 25% off with the discount code RIVERCITY – but it’s not necessary to read the prequel to enjoy the story.

Click the links below to read the first three chapters – the book is available in English and soon in Italian too.

I’ve also added a character list to help you keep track of the denizens of River City. 🙂

In English | In Italiano | Character List

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