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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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