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The Virginia Southern Point Collection Boxed Set: Volumes I and II by Jennifer Olmstead The Virginia Southern Point Collection Boxed Set: Volumes I and II by Oct. 23, 2018 $1.49 147,840 words Sample 20%
Make your escape with two life-changing journeys of love, loss, and discovery in Jennifer Olmstead's Virginia Southern Point Collection Boxed Set, featuring contemporary stories as unique as their setting in the beautiful southernmost region of Virginia, where the pastoral farms of Back Bay meet the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Men Among Sirens and The Stray are Volumes & II in the collection.
Iron Cross by Cedric Daurio Iron Cross by Oct. 23, 2018 $2.99 115,810 words Sample 10%
Treasure in the ruins of a Maya temple. Nazis searching the mythical city of Thule beyond the Arctic Circle. Iron Cross members trying to elucidate some ancient rune inscriptions. After the Bolshevik revolution of 1917 a Russian nobleman surrounded by an aura of mystical warrior continues the struggle in Asia and hides the Mongolian treasure to save it from his enemies.
Noelle's Rock: A BWWM Holiday Romance by Theresa Hodge Noelle's Rock: A BWWM Holiday Romance by Oct. 23, 2018 Free! 53,580 words Read a sample
In Noelle's Rock: A BWWM Holiday Romance, meeting of a stranger puts Noelle Winters in the right place at the right time to take her out the cold and into the warmth of Rockstar Beau Barringer’s heart. The question is, will this unlikely connection survive color lines, distrust and the skeletons from the past?
Heart of the Vampire: A Redcliffe Novel Book 5 by Catherine Green Heart of the Vampire: A Redcliffe Novel Book 5 by Oct. 23, 2018 $4.95 89,750 words Sample 20%
It is Halloween in Redcliffe, Cornwall, and Jessica Stone is not the woman she used to be. Her vampire boyfriend, Jack Mason, is busy at work as a police detective, and his twin brother Danny, the werewolf alpha, refuses to let go of the woman he has chosen to protect his pack. Jessica must learn about control, power, and the love that she truly feels for her vampire boyfriend and his brother.
Pondering Station by Jill S. Behe Pondering Station by Oct. 23, 2018 $2.99 89,880 words Sample 20%
As their romance blossoms, danger looms, and the killer stays one step ahead. Two people are killed, the manager of the campground is found bloody and unconscious, and Casey has a couple of close calls—one almost fatal. Can Jack and Casey figure out who, what, why, and how before they are next on the killer’s hit list?
The Unsuspecting Heiress by Sandra S. Kerns The Unsuspecting Heiress by Oct. 23, 2018 $3.99 89,290 words
Two lost souls. Bess, a young woman with a style of her own, alone in the world after the death of her parents, searches for answers to a past kept hidden from her. Ryder, needing a purpose while adjusting to injuries received in the Army, returns to the hometown he couldn’t wait to leave. Will each find what they seek or will danger from the past put both their lives in danger? Preorder today!
Beau by Nicole Edwards Beau by Oct. 23, 2018 $4.99 95,090 words
THEIR LOVE IS UNDENIABLE… THEIR COMMITMENT IS UNWAVERING… THEIR STRENGTH WILL BE TESTED… Only during their darkest moments do Beau and Ethan realize their true strength comes from the most important things they have: love, family, and each other.
Grizzly Cove Anthology Vol. 7-9 by Bianca D'Arc Grizzly Cove Anthology Vol. 7-9 by Oct. 23, 2018 $8.99 126,810 words Sample 10%
Books 7 thru 9 of the popular Grizzly Cove series in one volume! Welcome back to Grizzly Cove, where ex-military bear shifters meet their matches in magical women with ties to the ocean. Mer, selkies and the like, stir passion and power in the small town where intrigue gathers. Titles in this volume are: The Bear’s Healing Touch, The Luck of the Shifters, and Badass Bear.
Blackmailed Bride by Chris H Stevenson Blackmailed Bride by Oct. 23, 2018 $4.99 81,110 words Sample 10%
What do you do when a runaway bride falls out of a tree into your arms? Ryan Barlow never thought that having a cigarette break in a church parking lot would change his life forever. A runaway bride unexpectedly falls into his arms from the branches of a tree. Candace is a feisty little brat who demands protection from her fiancé, who she has left standing at the church altar.
The Heart of the Emerald by Nancy Pennick The Heart of the Emerald by Oct. 23, 2018 $4.99 75,060 words Sample 20%
Ross and Juliet arrive home to find her old suitor, Englishman John Alder, has been at the castle looking for them. Ross hopes one last showdown with the man will finally put an end to the duke’s obsession with Juliet. But John does not give up so easily causing Ross to revert to drastic measures to stop him.
Faith Meets Fornication by Kayleigh Malcolm Faith Meets Fornication by Oct. 23, 2018 $4.99 60,580 words Sample 10%
Faith gave up on finding the right man. Maybe that’s because she’d never considered the possibility of the right men.
Charm School Billionaire Bad Boy: Lesson 4 by Lynn Carmer Charm School Billionaire Bad Boy: Lesson 4 by Oct. 23, 2018 $0.99 85,620 words Sample 20%
Willem Charles is merciless in the boardroom and the bedroom. When his grandmother’s charm school has been swindled, he fights to secure his family’s legacy. The only obstacle is Dacey Calvo and his growing obsession with her killer curves. Dacey is ready to ditch her virginity for the man she loves. Willem is the subject of her nighttime fantasies. He has no idea how persistent she can be.
The Ghost of Her Ex by Aletta Thorne The Ghost of Her Ex by Oct. 23, 2018 $3.99 60,020 words Sample 10%
Just because she’s sixty-three, cynical, and a church musician, Emily Rauch is hardly done with life—or love. Now that she’s traded in her old barn of a place for a tiny house in the hills, Emily’s ready for a new start. Throw in one enormous pipe organ, two ghosts, a pot dealer named Santa Claus, the reappearance of Emily’s bad-boy college squeeze, and a blizzard...what could possibly go wrong?
The Football Whisperer by Mel A ROWE The Football Whisperer by Oct. 23, 2018 $4.99 87,780 words Sample 5%
An injured Aussie Rules Footballer seeks a remedy in rural Australia. But at what cost—the love of his life or the life he loves…
Twisted Rock by Jill Sanders Twisted Rock by Oct. 23, 2018 $7.99 94,420 words Sample 20%
Someone to watch over Rose. Losing her husband in a small plane crash last year has forced Rose to get on with her life. But when a storm rolls in, her world is shattered with the discovery of a body buried deep within her own walls. Now, as all fingers point in her direction, a mistress steps out of the shadows, along with a dark family scandal that might shed some light on motive.
Vampire Vengeance by Crystal Dawn Vampire Vengeance by Oct. 23, 2018 $3.99 40,120 words Sample 20%
Darby Darknight was at a loss. Gertie was his fated mate, but so far all she’d done was make him the laughing stock of people he didn’t even know. His fault, he supposed, since he’d arrived after she had. Now he needed to get back her regard and claim her as a mate while they chased a vampire set on vengeance against his whole race. Easy, right?
Trailer Park Heart by Rachel Higginson Trailer Park Heart by Oct. 23, 2018 $3.99 106,170 words
I know better than to trust men like Levi Cole. I was born and raised in a trailer park, I know nothing good happens to girls like me—girls with trailer park lives and trailer park hearts. Especially from gorgeous, kind, pigheaded men like him.
The Duke of Danby's Holiday Hijinx by Ava Stone, Samantha Grace, & Claudia Dain The Duke of Danby's Holiday Hijinx by ,
& Oct. 23, 2018
$3.99 81,550 words
It's Christmas 1817 and the Duke of Danby is matchmaking again! Spend the holidays in Yorkshire with freshly fallen snow, Yuletide balls and mistletoe kisses. The Duke's Holiday Hijinx includes: Ava Stone's On the Way to the Castle; Samantha Grace's Three Little Words; and Claudia Dain's Suitor By Surprise
The Duke of Danby's Mistletoe Madness by Jerrica Knight-Catania, Rose Gordon, & Aileen Fish The Duke of Danby's Mistletoe Madness by ,
& Oct. 23, 2018
$3.99 71,550 words
It's Christmas 1817 and the Duke of Danby is matchmaking again! Spend the holidays in Yorkshire with freshly fallen snow, Yuletide balls and mistletoe kisses. The Duke's Mistletoe Madness includes: Jerrica Knight-Catania's Lord Halesworth's Happy Holiday; Rose Gordon's I'll Be Yours For Christmas; and Aileen Fish's No Mistletoe Required
The Duke of Danby's Christmas Conundrum by Jane Charles, Amanda Mariel, & Lily George The Duke of Danby's Christmas Conundrum by ,
& Oct. 23, 2018
$3.99 74,170 words
It's Christmas 1817 and the Duke of Danby is matchmaking again! Spend the holidays in Yorkshire with freshly fallen snow, Yuletide balls and mistletoe kisses. The Duke's Christmas Conundrum includes: Jane Charles's A Very Merry Viscount; Amanda Mariel's One Wicked Christmas; and Lily George's A Christmas Betrothal
Loose Ends by Kristen Ashley Loose Ends by Oct. 23, 2018 $3.99 144,870 words
In Kristen Ashley’s first anthology, Loose Ends, readers will find three short stories and two novellas taking them back to characters and series in the Kristen Ashley universe. Through stories in this collection, visit The ‘’Burg, Heaven and Hell, Unfinished Heroes, the Honey, and Rock Chick.
Lust & Monsters 1: Accidental Contract by Daisy Rose Lust & Monsters 1: Accidental Contract by Oct. 22, 2018 $2.99 26,950 words Sample 10%
When Anna joins her ex-bullies in a summoning ceremony, she doesn't know what to expect, but it certainly wasn't a cut on her palm and a sexy demon hard on her heels. He claims to be there to grant her wishes. But at what cost?
Room 666 (The Last Resort Motel #10) by Geri Glenn Room 666 (The Last Resort Motel #10) by Oct. 22, 2018 $2.99 27,270 words Sample 20%
Shelby Sanders’ life had never been much to brag about, but now she's found herself on the set of one of TVs hottest paranormal investigation shows. Garrett is the host of Paranormal 911. He’s hot, broody, and as protective as he is standoffish. He invited her along to that ghost ttown with a cocky smile , but neither of them ever dreamed that something would follow them home. Something evil.
Forbidden Hearts by Lisa Kessler Forbidden Hearts by Oct. 22, 2018 $2.99 27,390 words
Love could destroy them both... Princess Kathryn crosses the veil for one last adventure before her life is sacrificed to save her people. She visits Comic-Con International in San Diego hoping to blend in and avoid the guards, but when she crosses paths with Scott Jones, a human auto mechanic, he kindles forbidden desires in her heart that could get both of them killed.
This Is How A Heart Breaks by Deborah Dearth This Is How A Heart Breaks by Oct. 22, 2018 $0.99 209,000 words Sample 15%
Montgomery Lawrence and his wife Kathryn had enjoyed a whirlwind courtship and marriage, which many had nicknamed "The Prince and the Commoner". But now the one-time Hollywood icon and successful businessman is dead, and those closest to him are left to mourn him in shock.
Fusion by Posy Roberts Fusion by Oct. 22, 2018 $3.99 100,320 words
Kevin and Hugo make plans to blend their lives, but bleak news changes everything. Building a future together is still a priority, but only if their relationship can survive. Love strengthened by adversity.
A Special Kind of Love by Jeanette Muscella A Special Kind of Love by Oct. 22, 2018 Free! 115,620 words Read a sample
After a debilitating injury, Doctor Mike Jessup has to re-evaluate his life, and it’s not an easy task. Then, one day, he meets a little boy named Billy, and from that day forward, Mike’s life will be forever changed. The road to Mike’s happiness is paved with broken glass. Can a young widow with two small children help Mike navigate this road to happiness?
The Wild Side of Spring by Verity Norton The Wild Side of Spring by Oct. 22, 2018 $2.99 100,080 words Sample 20%
When Trent Montgomery first sees Dr. Megan McCullough sitting across the room with her hair clipped back in an uptight bun and her nose in a book, he is fascinated. Little does he know that when he struts across the pub and sets down his beer beside her cup of tea, that the doc is anything but appalled by his mud-caked jeans. Much to her dismay, Megan is attracted to the cocky rugby player.
Written in the Stars: A Novel by Elizabeth Melillo Written in the Stars: A Novel by Oct. 22, 2018 $3.99 100,730 words Sample 20%
Krissy Finch had the perfect life. But just as suspicions arise about her "perfect" husband's fidelity, she learns that her best friend has been diagnosed with breast cancer. As her hopes to save her marriage fade and her best friend is slipping away, Krissy finds herself seduced by a younger man. Should she fight to sustain a lost “perfect” marriage or succumb to the seductive currents of fate?
Back To Boardwalk by Lisa Loomis Back To Boardwalk by Oct. 22, 2018 $3.99 10,390 words
Stepping off the plane Morgan Mallory knows being back in San Jose, California is going to bring back entirely too many memories. With her family in tow, this trip is more than just the usual getaway. It’s a step back into her past. Will sharing familiar places with them haunt her or put her memories to rest?
Hunted by Them (Witches of Rose Lake, Book Three) by Lia Davis Hunted by Them (Witches of Rose Lake, Book Three) by Oct. 22, 2018 $3.99 34,710 words Sample 20%
The council’s hunters are closing in, and I’m running out of options. When I stand my ground and face them, I’m no match for the four alpha males that flood my senses with desires too strong to ignore. I have a choice to make. Stay and fight, or keep running.
Пролетая перекрёстки by Arseny Zol Пролетая перекрёстки by Oct. 22, 2018 $15.99 36,300 words
"Пролетая перекрёстки" - книга, которую несколько издательств назвали скомбинированной версией книг "Хорошо быть тихоней" и "Над пропастью во ржи".
Bastarda by Nuria Garcia Arteaga Bastarda by Oct. 22, 2018 $3.99 34,670 words Sample 20%
“No es progenitor quien engendra, ni es madre quien puede parir”. El camino que recorre la protagonista incluye Lima, Quito, Santiago y Holanda. En la era de 'Me too', Bastarda es un relato que describe como la mujeres hallan la fuerza para sobrellevar y vencer obstáculos como violencia familiar y abuso sexual que la vida les presenta desde temprana niñez.
Only A Good Man Will Do by Dee S. Knight Only A Good Man Will Do by Oct. 22, 2018 $1.99 68,490 words Sample 20%
Seriously anal man seeks woman to encourage his goals, support his (hopeful) position as Headmaster of Westover Academy, and be purer than Caesar's wife in order to set a good example. That's what Daniel wants. Too bad what he gets is one hell of a sexy woman who doesn't care for rules.
Sugar Cookies and Mistletoe by Kay Doherty Sugar Cookies and Mistletoe by Oct. 22, 2018 $2.99 11,720 words Sample 20%
Preston believed he would never find his mate. When he finally does, he’s in for a surprise. His mate, Dylan, is a rare omega wolf-shifter, but he’s still a child.
Single White Incubus by E.J. Russell Single White Incubus by Oct. 22, 2018 $3.99 82,130 words Sample 15%
Does a bear shift in the woods? Well, partially. That was what got grizzly shifter Ted Farnsworth into trouble.
In the Name of Magic by Chris Bedell In the Name of Magic by Oct. 22, 2018 $6.49 69,420 words Sample 20%
Fighting the evil queen's oppression isn't helped by falling for her brother.
Life Underwater by Matthew J. Metzger Life Underwater by Oct. 22, 2018 $4.99 55,130 words Sample 20%
He has hydrophobia. They’re a diver. What could possibly go wrong?
One Red Shoe by Diane Burton One Red Shoe by Oct. 22, 2018 $3.99 92,720 words Sample 20%
When Daria left Iowa for a writers’ conference in NYC, she didn’t plan to return with a wounded spy. Gathering intel vital to U.S. security, Sam steals digital files from a Russian Mafia kingpin, but no matter how he covers his tracks, the kingpin’s assassins find him. Sam and Daria flee cross country, the assassins hot on their trail. Note: Originally published in 2013. Revised and updated.
Stripped Down by Eva Moore Stripped Down by Oct. 22, 2018 $4.99 86,520 words Sample 15%
Makeup artist Natalie Carras has always had to rely on herself to raise her daughter and make ends meet. So when far-too-tempting landscaper, Enzo Valenti, shows up and wants to help, she is wary. When faced with the ultimate relationship test on Halloween, Natalie and Enzo will have to decide if going it alone is truly best or if it’s worth stripping down their defenses to build a new family.
A Hidden Hope by Laura Lam A Hidden Hope by Oct. 22, 2018 $2.99 24,690 words
Critique partners turned lovers turned bitter exes are both present at a science fiction and fantasy convention. Natalie is a struggling writer and El just sold her book at auction under a male pseudonym. Natalie finds ignoring El much harder than she thought. Can they let hope fly and try again?
If She Were Blind by Laney Wylde If She Were Blind by Oct. 22, 2018 $0.99 45,810 words
Not everyone can get justice the traditional way—that’s where Estlyn Collins comes in. A young lawyer in Santa Monica, her "legal" service, After Twelve, works outside the courts to tip the scales of justice…for a price. Estlyn's success rate is stellar and she’s on top of it all, but when she’s contacted by a ghost from her past seeking vengeance against her, she’s shaken to her very core…
Her Marine Daddy by Lee Savino Her Marine Daddy by Oct. 21, 2018 Free! 24,530 words

My hot Marine hero wants me to call him 'Daddy.'
 I wasn't looking for romance. I spend Saturday nights at home with my two favorite men—Ben & Jerry. Then Dane knocks on my door. Tall, tattooed, all muscle. He wants me, and he won't take no for an answer.
 By day, he treats me like a lady. By night, he ties me up and does filthy, wicked things that make my lady bits swoon.
Trace & Tori by Avery Gale Trace & Tori by Oct. 21, 2018 $4.99 55,000 words Sample 20%
The ShadowDance Club - Book 4 Tori Paulson has been stalked by a Houston police officer for the past year. When she unexpectedly inherits a small ranch near Climax, Colorado, from a great-uncle she’d never even met, Tori thinks fate may finally be planning to give her a break. Dom Trace Bartell is totally unprepared for the snow angel he finds sitting stunned in front of the local tavern.
Lone Wolf Wanted by Jessie Lane Lone Wolf Wanted by Oct. 21, 2018 $2.99 18,480 words
Chrissy has a certain itch she needs scratched. The problem is, there are no unmated shifter males she wants to get freaky with on Black Mountain. How’s a girl supposed to have fun under these conditions? Ezrah is a lone wolf, outcast from his pack and traveling the open road. After they share a night to remember, Ezrah walks out, not knowing that fate is determined to throw them back together.
Bears Do It Better by Jessie Lane Bears Do It Better by Oct. 21, 2018 $2.99 21,830 words
Misha falls in lust at first sight with the big, sexy bear shifter, but she doesn’t have time for his mating nonsense. Raised in Russia by tiger shifters, she came to America to follow up on her first real lead for finding her biological family. His biggest problem? He might be the family she’s looking for.
Hot Fur the Wolf by Jessie Lane Hot Fur the Wolf by Oct. 21, 2018 $0.99 17,740 words
Autumn is part of a notorious coven of witches. She has been trained since birth to be the next head witch, and duty comes before all else. That means she will have to enter a marriage of convenience to a stranger—a powerful warlock. But one trip to the nightclub Hot Fur is enough to throw those plans out the window. Because suddenly, she has a sexy werewolf wanting to claim her as his mate.
The Alpha's Secret Family by Jessie Lane The Alpha's Secret Family by Oct. 21, 2018 $2.99 27,150 words
Dia has just moved to a new city to run her own hair salon. She doesn’t have time for the hot guy who won’t stop asking her out, yet she can’t seem to stop thinking about him. Stone Blaylock is the Battletown Packs’ Alpha and his mate has just moved into town. Problem is, she’s human. Therefore, he has to win her over the old fashioned, human way—by dating her.
Purrfect Santa by Jessie Lane Purrfect Santa by Oct. 21, 2018 $2.99 26,420 words
With her baby sister on her hip, sadness in her eyes, and a longing in her heart, Nikki waits in line with her sister to see Santa. From the moment he scents her, Joe is in deep. It’s going to take everything he has to convince Nikki the love outweighs the risk to her heart. Luckily for Joe, he has fate and Nikki’s adorable baby sister on his side. After all, who can say no to the Purrfect Santa?
Cattleman's Dream by Mary Suzanne Cattleman's Dream by Oct. 21, 2018 $2.99 7,880 words Sample 5%
Wade Rawley wanted to do things the old-fashioned way, drive his new herd back to his ranch on a good old cattle drive. But he hadn't counted on picking up two Hitchhikers. When he meets Annie and Misty he gets more than he bargained for. It's sensual girl on girl action and Wade gets to go along for the ride, making it an erotic threesome. It’s a cattleman’s dream.