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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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.
Fog: A Novel of Desire and Reprisal
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » BDSM
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Outside an isolated cabin, winter fog caresses spruce trees. Inside, two men, lovers, have enacted a plan of revenge, kidnapping the handsome son of the man who wronged one of them. Al, the accomplice, has stalked Rob for weeks, and his infatuation for the young man has grown deeper than he ever anticipated. A tale of gay erotica and BDSM by a master of the genre.
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.
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.
Fairs' Point: A Novel of Astreiant
Series: The Novels of Astreiant. Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 95,950. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Fourth in the Astreiant series, Fairs’ Point once again demonstrates Melissa Scott’s mastery of fantasy world building, detective-story plotting, and the provision of sheer delight. When Eslingen receives a basket-terrier puppy, he makes the best of it by having the pup trained for the races, an action that draws him and Rathe deeper into the coils of a mystery involving New Fair's dog races.
Point of Knives: A Novella of Astreiant
Series: The Novels of Astreiant, Book 2. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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A welcome return to the vividly realized city of Astreiant with its intricate magics and deadly politics, Point of Knives takes place in the interval between the widely praised earlier novels Point of Hopes and Point of Dreams. A fantastical mystery and a rousing adventure, Point of Knives also reveals the beginning of the romance between Adjunct Point Nicolas Rathe and Leaguer Philip Eslingen.
Death by Silver
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 110,430. Language: British English. Published: May 29, 2013 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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In the Lambda Literary Award-winning novel Death by Silver, veteran authors Melissa Scott and Amy Griswold introduce a Victorian London where magic works, influencing every aspect of civilized life, and two very appealing detectives.
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.
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.
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
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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.
Sea Swallow Me and Other Stories
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A finalist for the Lambda Literary Award! Magic and myth mingle in dark and dazzling ways in Craig Laurance Gidney's debut collection. A tourist meets an African sea god... A 12th century Japanese monk attracts the attention of a mischievous shapeshifter... The Earl King lives in a briar patch on an antebellum plantation... Spirits of the past haunt a young boy on a Southern coastal island...
Point of Dreams: A Novel of Astreiant
Series: The Novels of Astreiant, Book 3. Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 135,680. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
"Readers of police procedurals will recognize the form of Point of Dreams, if not the details, which are necessarily changed by the fantasy setting… Scott and Barnett blend the genres deftly, transposing their mystery plot into their magical world, building suspense and scattering both clues and red herrings with panache… Point of Dreams is… thoroughly rewarding reading."—SF Site
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
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.
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.
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.
The Kissing Booth Girl and Other Stories
Price: $7.50 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.
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 Filly
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 67,430. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
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Ethan Keller has lived a sheltered life in his mother's boarding house. One day, an enigmatic cowboy passing through the small Texas town takes an immediate liking to the shy seventeen-year-old. Ethan is intrigued by the attention, and the cowboy eventually charms him into signing on to a 900-mile cattle drive. Ethan soon finds that his feelings for this cowboy run deeper than just friendship.
I Knew Him
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 98,310. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Harry George Alexander Bircham: Not necessarily an infamous name in the annals of gay fictional characters…yet. But readers of Erastes’ newest historical novel should prepare themselves for many pages of suspenseful intrigue as the miscreant Bircham, a man of Wildean excesses and humours, will do anything it takes to bend Fate to his will.
Whistling in the Dark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,310. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
New York City, 1919. His career as a concert pianist ended by a war injury, Sutton Albright returns to college, only to be expelled after a scandalous affair with a teacher. Unable to face his family, Sutton heads to Manhattan with no plans and little money in his pocket but with a desire to call his life his own.
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?
Shadow Man
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,310. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
In the far future, human culture has developed five distinctive genders due to the effects of a drug easing sickness from faster-than-light travel. But on the planet Hara, where society is increasingly instability, caught between hard-liner traditions and the realities of life, only male and female genders are legal, and the "odd-bodied" population are forced to pass as one or the other.
Home Fires Burning
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 63,580. Language: British English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Two stories, two couples, two eras, timeless emotions. In "This Ground Which Was Secured At Great Expense," it is 1914 and the Great War is underway. In "The Case of the Overprotective Ass," stars of the silver screen Alasdair Hamilton and Toby Bowe are wowing the post WWII audiences with their depictions of Holmes and Watson. They are asked by a friend to investigate a mysterious disappearance.
Drama Queen: A Nicky and Noah Mystery
Series: Nicky and Noah Mysteries. Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
It could be curtains for college theatre professor Nicky Abbondanza. With dead bodies popping up all over campus, Nicky must use his drama skills to figure out who is playing the role of murderer before it is lights out for Nicky and his colleagues.
Normal Miguel
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
This is a lyrical story that brings to life the countryside of rural Mexico, with its grinding poverty but care of the people for their native land; expressing prejudice and hate but at the same time affirming the power of love and acceptance in overcoming obstacles. Normal Miguel will certainly capture the hearts and imaginations of those who join him on his journey. Lambda Literary Award-winner
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
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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.
Heiresses of Russ 2014: The Year's Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction
Series: Heiresses of Russ: The Year's Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction. Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 92,810. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A book such as this spins not only words but also whole worlds: eighteen of them, representing the best lesbian-themed stories of the fantastic or futuristic published the prior year. The women to be met in these pages will find themselves tested not because of their sexual identity but rather the identity they have composed, constructed, and spun.
Desire and Devour: Stories of Blood and Sweat
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Award-winning author Jeff Mann has collected his erotic and powerful stories of the vampire Derek's unlife, adventures that travel centuries and the globe. Loosen your collar, bare your throat, sigh in expectation, but do not forget to shiver as this burly and brawny stalker of men steps behind you, to brush his beard against your neck as his hands grasp you where you most need to be touched.
A Ride to Remember and Other Erotic Tales
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,000. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
A Ride to Remember takes you on a journey through the sensual imagination of Sacchi Green, winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Best Lesbian Erotica. These thirteen stories offer an ever-changing panorama of encounters between women who know what they want and grasp it with fierce intensity.
Trouble and her Friends
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 128,450. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
One of the quintessential and award-winning novels of the cyberpunk genre returns in a striking new edition. India Carless, alias Trouble, managed to stay one step ahead of the feds until she retired from life as a hacker and settled down to run a small network for an artist’s co-op. Now someone has stolen her pseudonym and begun to use it for criminal hacking. So Trouble returns.
Country
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
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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.
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.
In the Time of Solution 9
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » Sci-Fi Erotica
In the distant future, Wade Rollins may be the last ticklish man on Earth—the one person invulnerable to the side effects of Solution 9, a virucidal keeping the human race alive. Some men would give anything to get their hands on a ticklish man...and Wade is ready to submit! But when unstoppable lust finds its target, madness follows and a tale of erotic obsession, betrayal, murder, and captivity.
Best Gay Stories 2011
Series: Best Gay Stories. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
In the 2011 edition of Best Gay Stories, editor Peter Dubé reminds gay men that when we step up to the proverbial microphone and tell our own stories, something monumental happens. This anthology of fourteen stories is a testament to all the voices, the power of storytelling, a chorus of narrative impulses.
Murder on Faux Pas Island
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Famed chef and female impersonator Pancetta Brulee of New Orleans has been hired to cater a gay engagement party for two prominent grooms at the infamous Faux Pas Island and the Robicheaux estate. Both family and island have a terrible past, and most Cajuns and Creoles avoid the place like the plague. Pancetta attends the weekend engagement party, only to be faced with the gory murder.
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! ‚ÄčA 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?
Best Gay Stories 2013
Series: Best Gay Stories. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 92,530. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
“While this collection’s nuanced depictions of gay men today will surely attract gay readers, the quality of its stories transcends niche interest. A fine showcase of emerging and small press authors.” —Kirkus Reviews The sixth volume of Best Gay Stories explores the entirety of the diverse gay literary market. Editor Berman has chosen compelling fiction that ranges from the pragmatic to surreal.
A Twist of Grimm: Erotic Fairy Tales for Gay Men
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » Historical/Medieval
The stories that delighted us as boys, now told with a sensual edge for us as men! The Glass Coffin. The Elves. Fitcher's Bird. Old fairy tales that might provoke a wistful grin at their magical storytelling. Author William Holden has breathed new life into such stories in A Twist of Grimm--his retellings strike true, like Eros's arrow: below the belt.
She Who Must Be Obeyed: Femme Dominant Lesbian Erotica
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 66,070. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » BDSM
Award-winning erotica editor D.L. King's new lesbian anthology showcases dominant femmes and their submissive partners playing out vivid and unforgettable BDSM fantasies and trysts. Each of these eighteen stories is as beguiling as it is demanding.
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.
Mere Mortals - a novel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 80,100. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Orphaned Crispin Thorne has been taken as ward by Philip Smallwood, a man he’s never met, and is transplanted from his private school to Smallwood’s house on an island on the beautiful but coldly remote Horsey Mere in Norfolk. Upon his arrival, he finds that he’s not the only young man given a fresh start.
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.
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.
Tales from the Den: Wild and Weird Stories for Bears
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,730. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Enter the Den, where this frightfully stimulating collection of fifteen hot and hairy stories—written by and for the masculine men who call themselves bears, cubs, wolves, otters, and the critters who love them—will be sure to give you a chill up your spine and a thrill between your furry loins.
The Dust of Wonderland
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 96,600. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
With the lives of his estranged family and his lover, David, threatened, Ken Nicholson has no choice but to follow his nightmares back to their New Orleans origin. There he will battle a corrupt and powerful being that believes every life is a story to be captured and rewritten, a being that doesn’t believe in happy endings.
Out of the Ashes
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 129,130. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
In this sequel to A Strong & Sudden Thaw, the world after the Ice remains a dangerous place. Callan and David have survived the dragons but rebuilding lives is no easy task. The army comes to enforce an evacuation with claims of tainted groundwater and radiation. The Brethren, a crazed religious order, seeks to control the new world through preaching intolerance and forced conversion.
The Music Teacher
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Growing up in the early years of the twentieth century, Joe Dooley allows his love for music and his passionate friendships with other young men to blind him to the tides of revolution rising around him in British-dominated Ireland. When he realizes he can’t support himself teaching music in Dublin, he enlists in the British Army’s peacetime reserves—only to be swept up by the Great War
Best Gay Stories 2012
Series: Best Gay Stories. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 59,460. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The many stories featured in this volume of Best Gay Stories focus on what we, as gay men have in common, what underlies and nourishes the roots of all that fabulous diversity. Editor Peter Dubé doesn’t mean to suggest that every one of the fifteen stories in this year’s collection is necessarily erotic (though some are.) These stories are more complicated than that.
So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 122,110. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Twenty-two captivating stories where queer culture and fey folklore meet! Lambda Award-nominated editor Steve Berman brings together acclaimed fantasy writers with some of the brightest names in speculative and LGBT fiction to create tales that are moving and magical. These stories of romance and grief, adolescence and identity, struggle and hope will enchant readers who long for a fantastic esc
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Green
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » USA
1967: Tim Halladay has graduated William & Mary, looking forward to studying drama at Yale, when he finds himself drafted into the United States Army. His college education makes him an object of ridicule and suspicion among the other members of C Company—Charlie Company. Of course, he has to hide his homosexuality. Tom Baker’s newest novel is an honest portrayal of a young man fea
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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