Unlike Others / Third Sex Syndrome by Valerie Taylor
Jo is a rather good worker at a small magazine, but finds her love life in turmoil after ending a relationship with Karen, who used her for kicks and nothing more. She intends to focus on her work . . . until a new girl comes into the office. But Betsy appears to be straight, even dating their boss, Stan. Yet Jo still feels lonely in the midst of all this and goes venturing into the twilight realm she inhabits, while constantly terrified of being found out. She knows all the joints where girls swing her way and soon finds Linda, who seems reliable enough. Despite the powerful attraction they have, Jo longs for Betsy and the world they could have together. As Besty’s relationship with Stan becomes tumultuous, she turns to Jo for help and comfort . . . giving her the perfect opportunity to find out if the girl really is straight.
Then, Sharon feels trapped in her current situation—seemingly unable to escape an abusive relationship and longing for true passion. Thankfully her friend Kermit takes a load off her by bringing the girl to a swinging party full of wealthy suburbanites. Sharron soons finds out that the wife of the host, Leda, is also enduring some troubles of her own thanks to her husband. A relationship soon forms between the two girls amongst the swingers and they decide it would be best to leave town. Sharon takes Leda to her hometown, where things take a turn for the worst—making the girls question whether they can have a life together, or not.