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Forever a Dragon by Linda K Hopkins Forever a Dragon by June 29, 2016 $4.99 105987 words Sample 20%
Lleland Seaton has spent his whole life determined to revenge the death of his father, killed by a dragon. But when what he believes about dragons collides with the truth about the creatures, he is forced to examine his own pain and hurt. The reward is love and acceptance, but can Lleland put the past behind him and accept the future?
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Nine by Cecilia Tan Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Nine by June 29, 2016 $0.99 110355 words Sample 20%
The year is 1991 and Daron Marks stands at a crucial crossroads in his career. He’s on tour with Nomad and his mentor Remo Cutler, but Ziggy wants musical director, and more. Ziggy always wants more. Young, gay, and talented, Daron lives for his music and the people in his life who have helped him love himself. Contains chapter 637 through 708 of the award-winning web serial.
Clothes Make the Gentleman by Mona Midnight Clothes Make the Gentleman by June 29, 2016 $1.99 17919 words Sample 20%
Ben is looking forward to spending another summer at the Avon Homestead, wearing authentic Edwardian dress and sharing his love of history with visitors. But his equilibrium is threatened when Tyler walks into the Homestead's annual gala. Ben last saw Tyler when he was a high school student. Now Tyler is older, more refined, and has developed a taste for bespoke suits and well-fitted shirts...
Just a Suit by H.P. Medina Just a Suit by June 29, 2016 $1.99 13717 words Sample 20%
Merrick works on Savile Row, catering to the nouveau rich and frequently questioning his life choices. But between the days that seemed designed to vex him are visits from Darcy: spy, best friend, and hopeless crush. When Merrick is abruptly kidnapped one day, he fervently hopes it's one of Darcy's infamous pranks and not the worst—and possibly last—day of his life.
Love Made in Italy by Ava Danielle Love Made in Italy by June 29, 2016 $0.99 48370 words Sample 20%
Sophia met Daniel when her life was just starting to be great and happy again, but her past quickly caught up to her and made the lies and deception grow.
Independence Daze by A.J. Llewellyn D.J. Manly Independence Daze by June 29, 2016 $3.49 20717 words Sample 15%
Paul and Hamish are at it and at each other, again in the third installment of A.J. Llewellyn & D.J. Manly’s best-selling BDSM Voyages series.
One Night in Cape Town by Lily Harlem One Night in Cape Town by June 29, 2016 $2.99 24411 words Sample 20%
When Tia catches her fiancé and best friend in bed together, she calls off the wedding. But why waste the expensive honeymoon to South Africa? Tia's desires re-awaken when she meets Levi, and soon, they’re hiking over Table Mountain together. When a storm leaves them stranded, Levi's survival skills provide them with quick shelter. For Tia, another storm rages between her and her sexy saviour.
Spell Weaver by Megan Derr Spell Weaver by June 29, 2016 $1.99 14588 words Sample 20%
Myka's dream was to own his shop, making and spelling suits that were prized throughout the world. Instead, he rejected an apprenticeship with a master who proved to be reprehensible—and untouchable—and lost everything. Now, he works in a derelict shop in the wrong part of town, and it's only a matter of time before he's caught spelling without a license or thrown out by his odious landlord...
Drag Prince Charming by B.A. Huntley Drag Prince Charming by June 29, 2016 $1.99 11355 words Sample 20%
When 33 year old Katharyn reluctantly returns home to recover from an illness, she is forced to attend several elaborate parties with eligible gentlemen she has zero interest in. All to make her stubborn, pushy mother happy. Then one night, she meets the beautiful seamstress and drag king Renata...
Bespoke by Less Than Three Press LLC Bespoke by June 29, 2016 $1.99 15234 words Sample 20%
Vance is having a terrible day, and the crowning insult is his lost luggage, which contained all the suits he needed for the conference he's attending. An unbending perfectionist, he refuses to settle for some cheap, shoddy substitute. He is directed to Ethan Adler, a supposedly brilliant tailor who proves to be too brash, proud, presumptuous, and handsome to possibly be any good at his job...
Perfect Obsession by Lucien Grey Perfect Obsession by June 29, 2016 $1.99 12067 words Sample 20%
Son of a mad cloth merchant, William inherited his father's eccentricity, obsessed with fashion and his quest for perfection. When he is insulted by the Prince Regent himself, Will is distraught...
Captive's Kiss: A Watcher's Kiss Novella by Sharon Kay Captive's Kiss: A Watcher's Kiss Novella by June 29, 2016 $0.99 29483 words Sample 10%
It was only supposed to be one hookup. One hot night to ease the mating urge of his race’s fertile period. But after a hot night in a darkened club, Tanner can’t get Saige out of his mind. And when he spots her the next day, in league with an enemy, he’s determined to uncover more about her than her delectable curves. Saige knows Tanner is one of the good guys. And that’s why he's off limits.
Prom and Other Hazards by Jamie Sullivan Prom and Other Hazards by June 29, 2016 $1.99 10381 words Sample 20%
Frankly, prom is ridiculous. People at school treat it like its a test run for a wedding, complete with 'promposals'. That's not even mentioning the dresses, which look like Disney vomited tulle onto the nearest mannequin. Sam wants nothing to do with it. Except for the tiny fact that she's been in love with her best friend Tash since they were ten years old, and Tash dreams of the perfect prom...
The Big Reveal by Eve Francis The Big Reveal by June 29, 2016 $3.99 37590 words Sample 20%
Samus Mallory believes the right kind of fantasy can change someone's life. Which is why she started to teach fantasy literature at her university, and why Jackie Vasquez, a cute cosplayer who always cross-plays, catches her eye. As the two connect over their favourite novels and a cyberpunk game called Hack The Planet, Samus thinks she's found the perfect person to be herself around...
Prima Facie by Nicole Field Prima Facie by June 29, 2016 $1.99 16881 words Sample 20%
Never get involved with the client. That's one of the first rules of the business, and a rule Con has never had trouble following. Until Maggie walks through the door. She smart, charming, isn't impressed by his family, and doesn't care that he's trans. If anyone is worth breaking rules for, it seems to be Maggie...
The Tailor by Kassandra Lea The Tailor by June 29, 2016 $1.99 10284 words Sample 20%
Bartholomew is on his way to a Christmas party when disaster strikes, and he finds himself in dire need of a new suit. Thankfully, disaster struck right outside his favorite suit shop, and the cute tailor has the perfect suit to solve his problem—and possibly the solution to a whole lot more.
Edge of Night by Lorhainne Eckhart Edge of Night by June 29, 2016 $2.99 28352 words
New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author Lorhainne Eckhart brings you EDGE OF NIGHT, the next book in Kate and Walker, A high-stakes suspense and sizzling, red-hot romance series!
Love with a crazy girl by anmol tyagi Love with a crazy girl by June 28, 2016 Free! 9449 words Read a sample
Tales of our life are very funny because we never know what is going to happen in our life .I am here to tell you about a boy’s life who had a girlfriend or just friend who is very lazy for making a love. This boy is from New York who comes out for a visit to India. This boy is a fashion designer in his country whose name is Edward and his girlfriend name is Jennifer.
Confession by Jason Cassanova Confession by June 28, 2016 Free! 3404 words Read a sample
A scandalous tale about a male chauvinist who finally meets his match in the most unusual way!
Not Dead Yet: A Lucy Hart, Deathdealer Novel by Stella Blaze Not Dead Yet: A Lucy Hart, Deathdealer Novel by June 28, 2016 $2.99 58337 words Sample 20%
Someone is trying to kill Lucy Hart: assassins of every ilk and species have converged on Southern California, all trying one after the other—sometimes together—to snuff her out.
Better Off Dead: A Lucy Hart, Deathdealer Novel by Stella Blaze Better Off Dead: A Lucy Hart, Deathdealer Novel by June 28, 2016 Free! 70298 words Read a sample
What if your fiancé turns out to be a werewolf, and worse, his creature-of-the-night girlfriend is trying to kill you?
Shifting Into Love First Gear by Evelyn Aster Shifting Into Love First Gear by June 28, 2016 $1.99 16172 words Sample 20%
Fate throws together Lana and Jones via a shifting bar and a magical motorcycle. But Chase doesn't care about fate. He's always made his own way and plans to make Lana his. Warning: Sexual positions include anal.
Graced with Compassion by Gyneth Fedelmid Graced with Compassion by June 28, 2016 $4.99 169301 words Sample 20%
When love does something unexpected... Derek hadn't been looking to settle down, not even when a woman seemed to capture both his heart and soul. Now another has claimed him and he fights to keep control of his emotions. She's got beauty, a kind heart, and the curves of a goddess. What does he have to lose?
Pen Friends by Ashley Lister Pen Friends by June 28, 2016 $1.99 4266 words Sample 20%
She was beyond thrilled speechless at the chance to meet the celeb she'd admired so much, but then she was accused of taking his very expensive pen .....
Teasing My Inner Vampire by Scarlet Darkwood Teasing My Inner Vampire by June 28, 2016 $1.99 9069 words Sample 10%
This title is by P. Mattern under Scarlet Darkwood's Dark Books Press:Ambrosia Divik’s inner vampire is heckling her about the new, mysterious boss. Dimitri Vandross is impeccably dressed, aloof, and carries fistfuls of dollars. His hours are peculiar, and he must have things done a certain way, or no deal. The big suspicion teasing Ambrosia’s mind: Dimitri may be one from the dark side.
Master of Her Heart by Bianca D'Arc Master of Her Heart by June 28, 2016 $2.99 35500 words Sample 15%
Alien pirates, turncoats, and adventure await this most Dominant of the genetically engineered supermen known as the Sons of Amber and Leah, the woman who taught him what it means to love. The time has come to find out where their attraction leads. When they are both called to duty, going undercover as Master and slave to uncover a den of human traffickers, the truth of their feelings will emerge.
Master Class by Velvet Gray Master Class by June 28, 2016 $2.99 6173 words Sample 20%
Sometimes life gives you a chance to do something amazing. And sometimes you chicken out because you're too afraid of the consequences. That when it's good to have an incredibly hot Asian college student around to stiffen your spine along with other parts of your anatomy and remind you, life is about taking the chance and getting the girl. If not forever, then for one hell of night will do.
A.W.O.L. by Velvet Gray A.W.O.L. by June 28, 2016 $2.99 6014 words Sample 20%
Stuck on base the night before a potentially fatal mission is no one's idea of a good time. That's why Manny, Jabari and Klara decide to make their own by breaking into the colonel's office and raid is stash of liquor. Better drunk than thinking about who might die the next day. Better to reach out to one another now, while they still have time, while they're still alive. Better passion and lust.
Pussycat by Velvet Gray Pussycat by June 28, 2016 $2.99 6217 words Sample 20%
Every night for a decade Pussycat has dreamed of the Owl. The great hunter of thieves and villains like her. She dreams of their endless chase across rooftops and alleyways. She dreams of him catching her and holding her, his dominance and power. Every night she dreams of the things she'd like for him to do to her and her to him. An impossible dream...until it isn't. Until he finally catches her.
Unchained Hearts by Yahrah St. John Unchained Hearts by June 28, 2016 $2.99 63187 words Sample 5%
Smarting over her divorce, full-figured New Orleans’s restaurateur London Hart never expects to fall for ex-Special Forces Chase Tanner. But the chemistry between them is too hard to ignore. But Chase is suffering from PTSD and refuses to get help, threatening their newfound relationship. Can London help free Chase of his demons and show him love is even better the second time around?
All Tomorrow's Parties by Nicole Fitton All Tomorrow's Parties by June 28, 2016 $4.99 59736 words Sample 20%
All Tomorrow's Parties ~ A contemporary love story set against a backdrop of 1980s pop culture. Laine Marshalls rollercoaster life will have your thoughts racing and your heart running for cover. She's a girl of her time fun and slightly unhinged. Can she really have a happy ever after? All Tomorrow's Parties is chicklit with a twist of something dark.
Love, etc. (爱 与其余) by Zing Bai Love, etc. (爱 与其余) by June 28, 2016 $3.69 3480 words Sample 20%
A fictional account of a Chinese American woman attorney's love, growth, career and life in the United States.
Matteo by Rachael Orman Matteo by June 28, 2016 $2.99 58892 words Sample 15%
**Dark Romance - Caution** Being born into slavery, I never thought my owner, my very mother, would sell me. And she didn’t. Until Matteo. I was tormented, struggling to come to terms with my new life then he narrowed it down to two things. Pleasure. Pain. The man confused me at every turn with his unexpected and unattainable desires. If only he’d speak to me. If only I could please Him.
The Billionaire Escape Plan: A Billionaire Friends to Lovers Romance (Friends with Benefits) by Ember Casey The Billionaire Escape Plan: A Billionaire Friends to Lovers Romance (Friends with Benefits) by June 28, 2016 $3.99 57328 words Sample 20%
A sweet & steamy romantic comedy from USA Today bestseller Ember Casey. He was her best friend in their small town. Now he's a billionaire. People change...but feelings? That's a completely different story...
The Captive Series Bundle (Books 1-6 and the Prequel) by Erica Stevens The Captive Series Bundle (Books 1-6 and the Prequel) by June 28, 2016 $12.99 567772 words Sample 20%
The first six books, and the prequel, in the best selling Captive Series all in one bundle.
Uncovering Hope by Kacey Shea Uncovering Hope by June 28, 2016 $2.99 79520 words Sample 15%
Carly Reynolds doesn’t have much faith in men. She no longer trusts her heart to lead—not after doing her so wrong. Raising her sons alone, Carly must learn to stand on her own. But she’s stronger now, wiser, and determined to move forward. Can the woman she’s become dare to hope for love again? Uncovering Hope is the final book in the Uncovering Love series but can be read as a standalone.
Анкетно-финансовый роман by Vladimir Ross Анкетно-финансовый роман by June 28, 2016 Free! 2181 words Read a sample
Юмористическое отношение с которым я смотрю на уголовный мир России, нередко находит отражение в моих работах. Иронично-философский подтекст диалогов моих персонажей, их занимательные типажи, внутренняя психология и необычные пороки приводят в восторг даже меня, каждый раз, когда я обращаюсь к тексту своих работ. И это чистая правда.
Arabella by Louise Lake Arabella by June 28, 2016 $1.43 51656 words Sample 20%
A heart-warming story of love and loss in Georgian England.
Vampires: Boxed Set by Stella Blaze Vampires: Boxed Set by June 28, 2016 Free! 145206 words Read a sample
Two Paranormal novels by Stella Blaze: Vampires, werewolves and witches, oh my! BETTER OFF DEAD: A Lucy Hart, DEATHDEALER Novel & Min's Vampire
Min's Vampire by Stella Blaze Min's Vampire by June 28, 2016 Free! 145139 words Read a sample
One night turned into forever… Min thought her biggest problem was the soulless vampire she’d captured with magic and made into her personal sex slave for the night. That was until her comatose mother’s most deadly secret threatened to destroy them all. So much of what she remembers is a lie and one she trusts completely and loves deeply is the reason why.
Broken Promises by Madison Publishing Company Broken Promises by June 28, 2016 $2.99 50445 words Sample 20%
After three years in Boston attending college, Mallory Wells has come home to Casper, Maine to care for her father, who is dying from cancer. She left Casper without looking back, leaving her small-town life and everyone in it, behind. Including her sexy high school sweetheart, Luke Bates
Dawn of a New Day by Flona Hildenbrand Dawn of a New Day by June 28, 2016 $7.99 165850 words Sample 20%
Daniel Hart meets a troubled, young woman
Dusty Boots by Out in Colorado Dusty Boots by June 28, 2016 $3.99 48817 words
In a rodeo or on the ranch, some men only feel at home when they’re with their horses. Those men need a love as unique as they are. Six Colorado authors have come together with stories of love, hope and caring on the range. For some, the most dangerous thing in a rodeo are those eight seconds spent on the back of a bull. For these men, the biggest gamble of all is falling in love.
A Kiss To Build A Dream On by Marianne Stillings A Kiss To Build A Dream On by June 28, 2016 $3.99 61317 words Sample 2%
In WWII, Women’s Auxiliary Service Pilot Rachel Prentiss finds herself in increasing danger: to her life by what killed her friend, Lt. Gracie Abbott, and to her heart, by her superior officer, Captain Jack Lassiter.
Kindled Love by Emily Tanner Kindled Love by June 28, 2016 $2.99 57086 words Sample 20%
London, 1835 Lavinia is enjoying her second Season. Her father has big plans for her to marry an Earl, not knowing of his daughter's secret desire to be a writer and live an independent life. William is her closest friend. He devises a scheme of his own to help her. Marry her, help her achieve her dream, annul the marriage. It should be simple. They are, after all, just friends...
Young Chestised by Sara Sander Young Chestised by June 28, 2016 $3.99 41922 words Sample 20%
A crowd made of brothers, friends and older men will make of girls the dirty prey for obedience to the clergy was very strong in their village. Nearly 200 pages where you will be involved and excited by scenes like “A voice guffawed, There's a needle stuck right in that …'s arsehole!”.. “Emboldened, he turned and ripped them wider, exposing her hidden parts to the crowd”.
Déjà Vu by Donnefar Skedar Déjà Vu by June 28, 2016 $4.99 30360 words
A cidade pode até ser pequena e agradável, mas, seu lado obscuro pode mudar tudo, mesmo sendo algo já visto por seus moradores.
Hard Feelings (States of Love 3: California) by James Ryder Hard Feelings (States of Love 3: California) by June 28, 2016 $3.99 51978 words Sample 10%
Lukas Lockhart is a famous football star, adored by millions, but he’s a man beset by guilt about the past. Happiness has eluded Lukas...that is until he falls for Dylan Barrett, a geek with a passion for making the world a better place. But to Derek Burke, Lukas’ manipulative manager, Dylan is a threat. He wants him out of the picture and he’ll do just about anything to make sure that happens.
Island Vacation: Alpha Mated #2 (Alpha Billionaire Werewolf Shifter Romance) by Mac Flynn Island Vacation: Alpha Mated #2 (Alpha Billionaire Werewolf Shifter Romance) by June 28, 2016 $2.99 16682 words Sample 20%
Dakota Combes has her hands full with the sensual cravings of a certain billionaire werewolf, but she juggles more trouble when a corpse drops into her arms. The corpse brings with it worse news as Dakota and her mate, David, learn that someone tried to cast a curse on him. They are ‘invited’ to an island where the curse was attempted to try to learn the identity of the hexer.
Tumbling with My Mom by E.R.O. Scott Tumbling with My Mom by June 28, 2016 $4.95 51340 words Sample 20%
Two families are about to have a head-on collision. Jeff and his mom are fans of incest blogs. Jeff truly loves his mother but unashamedly fantasizes about her. Mom truly loves her son but is shocked at her own gratifying sexual fantasies about him. She confesses her ‘sins’ to her best friend, Susan. Don’t miss the other secrets about to be revealed that will change Mom and Jeff’s lives forever.