Lethe Press, Inc.

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Lethe Press is an independent publishing house specializing in speculative fiction, books of gay interest, poetry, spirituality, as well as classic works of the occult & supernatural. Named after the Greek river of memory and forgetfulness, Lethe Press is devoted to ideas that are often neglected or forgotten by mainstream publishers. Founded in 2001 by author Steve Berman, Lethe Press has grown steadily in its first few years. Our books have been finalists for, and in cases won, such awards as the Andre Norton, Gaylactic Spectrum, Golden Crown Literary, and Lambda Literary Awards. Our anthologies have featured the works of many acclaimed and New York Times best-selling authors.

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Seventeen Stitches
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 92,980. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2017 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Lambda Literary and Shirley Jackson Award finalist Eads's first collection of surreal and dark fantastical fiction promises to caress the hackles raised while reading about a ruthless Eva Braun's obsession with Rosie the Riveter, zombies can be fascinated by reciting the plays of William Shakespeare, and troubled young men taken for "correction" at an institute discover the shocking truth.
Marked for Life
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 82,450. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In the first novel of the Phoenix Court series, readers meet Mark Kelly, a man covered head-to-toe with tattoos, married to the slightly unhinged Sam, and with a young daughter kidnapped by an escape convict...who once was an old flame of our hero. Lovers of contemporary fantasy and wry humor will enjoy this novel by one of England's top storytellers.
His Seed: An Arboretum of Erotica
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » Sci-Fi Erotica
Verdant virgins and lush lotharios await readers in this anthology of strange yet sensual stories about men and vegetation. Fantastical fronds cannot resist caressing warm flesh. Sylvan creatures of myth protecting the forest; botanical laboratory experiments run amok; and a veteran of the Mexican-American war finds himself entranced by an aesthete's poisonous garden.
Vanishing Point
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 79,750. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Angela's sense of self, of direction, is fraying. She finds herself lost, alone despite a calendar full of society events, charity meetings, shopping dates, and dinners her aloof husband expects her to attend. Her best friend is a flirt, but Angela only strays when she discovers a young drifter haunting the grounds of her house. The desire to be intimate threatens to suffocate in this novel.
So You Want to be a Robot and Other Stories
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Gender? Sexuality? Old words unsuited for new consciousness. The twenty-one stories in this book challenge the imagination as only acclaimed author A. Merc Rustad can. Pages of robots and AIs constructing lives and exploring "humanity"; wasted worlds with monstrous cityhearts; assassins and the perils of enchanted labyrinths.
The PrEP Diaries: A Safe(r) Sex Memoir
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 56,070. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual health
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis has become part of our dialogues with not only personal physicians but friends and lovers. The gay, bisexual, queer and transgender community is exploring Truvada, the daily pill prescribed to HIV-negative people that prevents transmission of the virus, while the straight world catches up. Evan J. Peterson writes about his experiences in a wry & honest manner.
From the Files of the Time Rangers
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 105,720. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Greek gods are posing as humans and pulling humanity's strings in this novel about time travel, alternate worlds, and intrigue. The Time Rangers, Apollo's chosen servants, are in charge of preserving the peace and harmony along the Time Stream, the pathway between various worlds and times, but Apollo has given them a new task—to protect Timothy Macauley, the future President of the United States.
Sacred Band
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 141,620. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The golden age of heroes is past. The government could not condone vigilantism and now metahumans are just citizens, albeit citizens with incredible talent, who are assisted in achieving normal lives by a federal agency. When a gay friend of one young metahuman goes missing, old heroes are recruited. But the disappearance of the friend is merely one move in a terrible plot against queer youth.
Emic Rizzle, Tinkerer
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Emic Rizzle is a tenacious girl interested in taking objects apart and making them better. Unfortunately her life is unraveling at a faster pace than she can repair: when her beloved grandfather passes away, a mysterious camera suggests he was a WWII spy. Strange men in black begin following Emic. Can she figure a way out of this mess?
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The lives of Semrow's characters in this debut collection are like the charged particles in the atmosphere before the storm; these stories, while brief, are torrid and turbulent, as relationships crash apart, people find themselves damp with more than tears, and the silver linings of the storm clouds remain tantalizing, out of reach.
Drama Cruise
Series: Nicky and Noah Mysteries. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 62,070. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Theater professors and couple, Nicky Abbondanza and Noah Oliver, are going overboard as usual, but this time on an Alaskan cruise, where dead college theater professors are popping up everywhere from the swimming pool to the captain’s table.
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Lily is a girl who discovers she has the ability to see how others will die simply by touching them. Only she doesn't want this gift, and takes extreme measure to protect herself from it. Can she survive the quest the old witch Baba Yaga has given her...or the attention of the tent revivalist who promises to save her soul? This dark fantastical novel is Michael Thomas Ford's newest masterpiece.
Pretty Boy Dead
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 92,970. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Mystery! ​A murdered male stripper. A missing go-go dancer. A city councilman on the hook. Can Atlanta homicide detective Sergeant Kendall Parker solve the heinous crime and remain safely behind the closet door?
The Kissing Booth Girl and Other Stories
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 76,510. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
To mechanically-inclined Beni, the ethereal girl who fell from the sky is a wish come true or false hope for life beyond the confines of the odd carnival called called home. Her story--as well as tales of an order of deep-sea diving nuns caring for a sunken chapel and a high school boy asked to prom by the only dead kid he's ever met--can be found in A.C. Wise's new collection of the fantastic.
Angels Fall
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Tired of being told—by straight and gay alike—that he loves "incorrectly," vampire Ehrichto Salvatolle gave up on the idea of having romantic love long ago. But when he meets the great-grandson of the first man to break his heart, Ehrichto spies a chance to have the one thing he’s always wanted: true love. A paranormal romance that is not soon forgotten.
Down on Your Knees
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 51,990. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Denny “The Bull” Doyle steps out of prison only to find a low-level gangster is attempting to take over his organization. The Bull's associates are being murdered in violent and bizarre ways, and the next target is his beloved, though wholly sociopathic, brother, Jordie. Behind it all is Malcolm Lynch, a sadistic gangster who has more than guns and knives at his disposal: he's a sorcerer.
Eros & Dust: Stories
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 74,710. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Winner of the Ferro-Grumley Award--twice!--author Trebor Healey's work thoroughly captures the poignant and erotic life of gay men. In Eros & Dust, his newest short story collection, Healey sets loose an unforgettable cast of characters: a mischievous imp who finds himself emotionally drawn to his victims, a clown fleeing his Mexican trapeze artist lover, and a revisionist Jack Kerouac.
Transcendent: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 69,780. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » General
There are fantastical stories with actual transgender characters, some for whom that is central and others for whom that isn't. And there are stories without transgender characters, but with metaphors and symbolism in their place, genuine expressions of self through such speculative fiction tropes as shapeshifting and programming.
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 142,450. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Brice Brown sings about loyalty and broken hearts, the earnestness of being a proud Southerner, yet his popular country music lyrics are misdirection because Brice has kept hidden his attraction to men for all his life. But when a former lover--and band member--goes to the press with the truth, Brice finds himself sick of all the lies and returning to the sanctuary of his West Virginian hometown.
The Giddy Death of the Gays and the Strange Demise of Straights
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 74,300. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Caroline and her Dom live out their normal lives amongst the poverty, alcoholics, and street preachers of Swansea, Wales. But when Dom and his straight roommate fall in love--a passionate, secret, non-sexual love--their lives are transformed into a queer chaos of cross-dressing, gender bending and free love.
Bumbling Into Body Hair: Tales of an Accident-Prone Transsexual
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 85,420. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A poignant and sincere memoir about a klutz’s sex change, Bumbling into Body Hair shows how a sense of humor, along with true love, can triumph over the magnitude of the life changes one experiences transitioning. Maroon found himself faced with bathroom drama, hair disasters, resurrected breasts, and crippling self-doubt, but his acceptance of being a transman can be an inspiration to anyone.
Dancing With The Daffodils
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 56,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Val, an English teacher, takes an exchange position in Australia to recover from the death of his lover. He stages Romeo and Juliet at his school, and becomes close friends with Anna, the head teacher. Oliver (who plays Romeo) falls in love with Val, and although the feeling is mutual, because of his position Val cannot allow the relationship to develop.
The Unintentional Time Traveller
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jack, a sarcastic fifteen year old boy with a knack for automotive repair and self-acceptance beyond his age finds an experimental treatment for epilepsy causes him to travel back in time and find himself in the body of 1920s teenage girl, Jaqueline.
Wilde Stories 2016: The Year's Best Gay Speculative Fiction
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
Reality and memory; imagination and oblivion. Somewhere between these signposts can be found the events of 15 stories in Wilde Stories 2016: a future world has forbidden the songs of dancefloor divas but on one night the show returns as a cautionary exhibition; high school outcasts create a fictional scapegoat and then his body is found; and let us not forget that colonial Mars needs Oscar Wilde!
Spinning the Record: Stories
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 45,040. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Spinning The Record documents the search of its impoverished queer white and Latino protagonists for individuality inside the spectrum of the gay identity. Within the primary settings of gay clubs and raves in Manhattan and urban areas of New Jersey, these protagonists search for meaning and identity through illicit drugs, sex, pop culture, Greek mythology, and Christian iconography.
A Death at the Dionysus Club
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 104,560. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
In the sequel to Lambda Literary Award-winning Death by Silver, metaphysician Ned Mathey and private detective Julian Lynes again challenge magical and murderous threats in a Victorian London not quite the city in our history books.
Diary of Fire
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 129,820. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Coming of age
Diary of Fire relates a story of survival. Events unfold as passages from a memoir. as he paints a self-portrait of a bisexual Cuban American writer in exile, Camilo strives to build a life out of fear and cruelty and ashes, but also out of hope as political refugee Camilo Macías, who, as a boy, flees Cuba with his parents in 1969 to settle in Los Angeles.
The Second Half: A Gay American Football Story
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
College football coach Peyton Stone has a secret: he's fallen in love with the starting quarterback Brady Winter. Willing to deny himself for the sake of the Golden Eagles football team, Dexter focuses helping his team score touchdowns, but when he discovers the attraction is mutual, he jumps in with both feet.
The God in Flight
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 180,850. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
1878, young Satterwhite attends Yale in the hope he will discover what life holds for fellows with sharp aesthetic senses. He is unprepared to meet his assigned art teacher, Professor Klionarios. The pair are so dissimilar but the tumultuous love affair scorned by their society is a gilded construct between one believing himself ready to know real love and a willing partner.
Best Gay Stories 2016
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,710. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Editor Steve Berman delivers another fine volume in the Best Gay Stories series. As the rights and privileges of gay men expand with each passing year, the demand for stories grows--stories that rouse the reader to step out from the shadows, to abandon the role of outsider, and to take his place in the community of all men. Featuring short fiction and essays by 15 authors
Homo Superiors
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Two college seniors: Noah, frail like the hollow-boned birds he enjoys watching, caged by his intellect, and by his sense that the only boy as smart as himself is his best friend; Ray who has spent years aping leading men so that his every gesture is suave, but who has become bored with petty cheats and tricks, and now, during summer break in Chicago, needs something momentous to occupy himself.
The Pink Bus
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 94,520. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
A month before Election Day, the Democratic nominee for United States Senate in Texas - a gay reality television star named Patrick Francis Monaghan- takes to the stage to deliver a speech. Before the candidate can begin, he is shot twice in the stomach. As doctors work to save him, the reader is taken on a touching journey through the preceding forty years of Patrick's life.
Blue Days, Black Nights: A Memoir of Desire
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hollywood screenwriter Ron Nyswaner's memoir is a page-turner, a compelling read of addiction and recovery. "With unsparing honesty, Nyswaner conjures the sensation of a crystal meth high and the ensuing paranoia. His explicit accounts of sex with Johann aren't titillating, but rather tinged with the yearning for submission that Nyswaner so desperately craves." - Publishers Weekly
All Good Children
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 84,220. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Jordan Fontaine is a teenager in a world where children are drafted by Earth’s overlords to become either cattle or subjects for cruel experiments. When Jordan and her brothers are selected, she begins a rigorous training program that leads her to come to terms with the horror around her. But she refuses to accept her fate and rebels against her superiors.
Now & Then
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 109,600. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Alone, approaching the age of fifty, Christopher has never been able to forget his first love but has long wondered what happened to Stephen when the boy graduated Blandford. They had planned to runaway to Spain…and never did. Revealing the layers of both past and present as it alternates between now and then, William Corlett’s moving novel of gay romance is a must read.
Hard Road, Easy Riding: Lesbian Biker Erotica
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 63,530. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » Erotica Anthologies
Take a ride-on the wild side with Hard Road, Easy Riding. Sex should be intense, joyful, and liberating--exactly as written in these edgy and uninhibited stories. While there are many anthologies of lesbian erotica available, none so far have focused on the interaction between the lifestyles and sexual adventures of lesbian bikers. What's sexier than a hot woman, clad in form-fitting leather?
The Role
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 99,800. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Mason Burroughs is an actor on the verge of giving up when his life changes when he bumps into Kevin Caldwell, an old crush from acting school. Kevin helps Mason land a role that could make him the next Broadway star. However, as rehearsals begin, Mason learns that there’s a lot more drama than what’s on stage.
How to Whistle: Stories
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 48,820. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Whistling has long been used to entertain and to communicate; the short stories of Gregg Shapiro also entertain and convey his skilled recollections of the past. The gay men found in these pages are sardonic: they drink, they indulge, they offer wry comments on friends, family and life. In other words, they are a joy to read.
Dead Celebrities
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,590. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Carter Calhoun was once a Hollywood legend, an agent both loved and loathed by stars and studio executives alike. But then the suicide of his lover and star client, matinee idol Sam Madison, sent Carter to the bottom of the bottle. Carter became a housebound recluse. Now, years later, new evidence reveals Sam may have been murdered and Carter emerges from seclusion to find his killer.
Connected Underneath
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In a small New York town, everybody keeps an eye on everybody else’s business without recognizing the secrets that connect them. The wheelchair-bound Celeste conjures up lives from what she sees and thinks she sees while peering through binoculars from her kitchen fan vent. Connected Underneath is a lyrical, scalpel-keen dissection of the ties that bind and of those that dissolve.
The Myriad Carnival
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
The circus has long been that dream palace, intoxicating with so many lights and sights, sounds and smells. Sawdust, popcorn, strange animals, make-up, and the sweat of the roustabouts. The circus intrudes into the life of the ordinary and mundane and brings magic. Editor Matthew Bright invites you to the enjoy the sixteen attractions of the fantastical and dark Myriad Carnival
Walking the Tightrope: Poetry and Prose by LGBTQ Writers from Africa
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 26,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Among the first of its kind, this book is composed of works by writers from different parts of Sun-Saharan Africa, including first and second generation Africans in the diaspora. With this anthology, the editors seek to challenge and engage individuals and institutions that consider homosexuality immoral.
Drama Muscle: A Nicky and Noah Mystery
Series: Nicky and Noah Mysteries. Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
It could be lights out for college theatre professor Nicky Abbondanza. With dead bodybuilders popping up on campus, Nicky, and his colleague/life partner Noah Oliver, must use their drama skills to figure out who is taking down pumped up musclemen in the Physical Education building in this fast-paced, side-splittingly funny, edge-of-your-seat entertaining second novel in this delightful series.
Blind Justice
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 80,980. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
In the sequel to Injustice, Riley Connors has some serious woman problems. The love of her life, Ali Garcia, won't give her the time of day, but plenty of others want a piece of her. Riley's stream of one night stands doesn't get her any closer to Ali, but does get the attention of a dangerous old flame who brings the past crashing back.
Forget Yourself
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 73,090. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Blondee lives in a world without memories. She came in with the food rations. Mind and body naked, like everyone. Now she lives in a triangular hut at the edge of everything. But haunted by the ghost of a fat man and dreaming of a stone woman, Blondee knows she can reshape the world — she just needs to get the world to listen…
Ice on Fire: The Test of Our Lives
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 67,420. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In this sequel to the Lambda Literary Award finalist The Rest of Our Lives, author Dan Stone returns to the enchanting romance between Colm McKenna and Aidan Gallagher, both elemental witches who have been falling in love throughout the course of history thanks to the magic of reincarnation.
Heiresses of Russ 2015: The Year's Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 90,090. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The formula of "woman + woman" is thus logically connected with other phenomenon formerly considered impossible: magic, witchcraft, folk cures, scientific discoveries, alternate methods of producing offspring, space travel, communication with beings who are not human or not living in human bodies, historical accounts that have been suppressed or denied. Heiresses of Russ 2015 offers 18 stories.
Thunder of War, Lightning of Desire: Lesbian Military Historical Erotica
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica
More than six hundred women-most likely many more-passed as men to fight in the American Civil War, and that's not counting the nurses and spies. In WWI women served as nurses and ambulance drivers, and in Russia Maria Boskareva's Women's Battalion of Death was not the only group of female fighters. By WWII women were ferrying fighter planes in the US and the UK. Ten tales of women in war.
Woof: A Novel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 70,590. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Ex-boyfriend, Dwayne, shows up a year after their breakup, offering Carl the lead in a low-budget film. There's a catch, though-the film is based on their relationship. Soon, it's "lights, camera, chaos" as Carl and Dwayne expose the past year of their separate lives to one another-the broken, nightmarish secrets culminating in a gut-wrenching finale even Hollywood could never imagine.
The Ultra Fabulous Glitter Squadron Saves the World Again
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When the world is endangered, there's no point in sparing the spangles, spilling the drinks, or withholding the glitter. In this collection of whimsical stories of fierce femmes and brave butches, the Ultra Fabulous Glitter Squadron is a phone call away.
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Listening to the Dead
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,410. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Jack Dolan has spent almost three decades solving homicides in Denver, his uncanny ability to speak to the dead learned from his aged mentor whom other cops refer to as Old Grim because of his incredible solve rate. Jack has repressed his sexuality, fearing discovery and likely ostracism from his fellow cops. When Jack retires to the mountains of Colorado, he discovers the bodies of two young men.
Heiresses of Russ 2016: The Year's Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 129,020. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The latest volume in the acclaimed Heiresses of Russ series features stories that are anything but invisible: the lesbian women in these fantastical and wondrous tales are not hiding and are not easily overlooked but rather are choosing the harder path, the more dangerous route, whether that leads to love or loss or adventure. Guest edited by award-winning author A.M. Dellamonica.

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  • Mambo Panties & Other Stories on Jan. 15, 2013

    These are great character sketches with lots of downhome Texas local color. Witty little stories that draw the reader into a kind of timeless reality. Surprising wisdom. And funny. Toby Johnson