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Ghost of a Chance by Torquere Press Ghost of a Chance by Oct. 26, 2016 $2.49 6516 words Sample 15%
When shy Jeremy Anderson meets mysterious and dapper Frank at his university library, their connection is instant. Their romance waxes with the full moon—but just as quickly, Frank’s interest seems to wane. Why does he keep Jeremy at arm’s length?
Crystal Clear by Devyn DeWolfe Crystal Clear by Oct. 26, 2016 $1.99 3379 words Sample 15%
Long distance relationships are never easy, and it doesn’t help Penny knows how miserable her lover Misty is at her internship. But with a bit of moonlight and a pair of crystals, Penny has a plan to help them feel a bit closer…
The Vampire's Mark by Kay C. Sulli The Vampire's Mark by Oct. 26, 2016 $1.99 3524 words Sample 15%
Every year Douglas returns to the little saloon on the edge of the prairie to await his lover. There’s only one problem, he is a Hunter and his lover is a vampire. Is it possible to truly love one’s mortal enemy?
Starlight Gestalt by Alex Cohen Starlight Gestalt by Oct. 26, 2016 $2.49 6997 words Sample 15%
Living alone in a hermitage leaves Charlie a lot of time to focus on work. The weekly visits from Joss as she drops off supplies are a welcome distraction. Secrets and spirits emerge under the starlight, changing everything between them.
Resurgemus by Rhidian Brenig Jones Resurgemus by Oct. 26, 2016 $1.99 4877 words Sample 15%
Midnight at Samhain and the veil between the worlds is thin. For one young man the veil is torn, and death overcome by the power of love.
Red Riding by Jamie Lowe Red Riding by Oct. 26, 2016 $1.99 3369 words Sample 15%
Witches and werewolves dance together under the light of the full moon. Young witch Arun takes a stamina potion to keep up with the revels of his passionate shape-shifting lover, Connor.
Night Guardians by M.D. Grimm Night Guardians by Oct. 26, 2016 $2.49 7681 words Sample 15%
The two stone gargoyles have been William’s silent friends for years. But on the night of his birthday, that silence ends forever.
Sworn to Him, Part 7: Heat (A Billionaire Baby/Marriage of Convenience Romance) by Delilah Fawkes Sworn to Him, Part 7: Heat (A Billionaire Baby/Marriage of Convenience Romance) by Oct. 26, 2016 $2.99 5746 words Sample 15%
Lilly... Making love to Damien takes me to another place, somewhere where all my problems seem to melt away. I never imagined learning to surrender to him would make me feel so good... when everything we did together was so damn bad. Tonight, I'm going to take him somewhere special, and give him a taste of my world. Let's see if he can keep up.
Conflict of Interest by Patricia Holden Conflict of Interest by Oct. 26, 2016 $2.29 67875 words Sample 20%
Margot Dolan was desperately trying to keep her busy life together when Damian Pernoud walked through the door of the women's shelter where she worked. One look at Margot, and Damian's head turned. There was only one problem: a conflict of interest threatens to tear them apart barely before they even get to know each other.
Bound to His Redemption by Lisa Kumar Bound to His Redemption by Oct. 26, 2016 $4.99 122335 words Sample 20%
Liar, murderer, traitor … these are all names Eamon has been called. Depending on which side one falls, those titles are only too true. Up until the day he was banished from the fae land of Eria, he had schemed for millennia to protect his people. As punishment, the Erian king exiled him on Earth to live amongst the lowliest creatures—humans. Yet one woman shakes his beliefs to the core.
Gertrude's Grace by Jaimey Grant Gertrude's Grace by Oct. 26, 2016 $0.99 12485 words Sample 20%
Gertrude struggles in the bright light of Society, trying to keep her poise and not embarrass her adoring mother. But when she falls for the most eligible bachelor the Season has to offer, she literally falls. ​ ….on him. Lord Chatterton survives Lady Gertrude’s onslaught with dignity. While Society mocks her from the sidelines, Chatterton isn’t laughing. He’s falling, too. For Gertrude.
Souls Collide by Cynthia A. Rodriguez Souls Collide by Oct. 26, 2016 $0.99 40242 words Sample 10%
Souls Collide is a companion novella to Crashing Souls, the story that introduced us to the sweet Dexter and his passionate yet troubled soul mate, Noa.
Taken at the Haunted House by Natasha Stevens Taken at the Haunted House by Oct. 26, 2016 $1.25 5186 words Sample 20%
Amy isn't frightened by the haunted house, because she knows she's the most spectacular thing in it. She decides to go, however, to show off her new (much older) boyfriend. But inside, Amy's old boyfriend Owen and some friends are waiting to give Amy a rough and hot Halloween surprise!
Aparências by Ligia Ortiz Aparências by Oct. 26, 2016 $3.99 112061 words Sample 10%
A majestosa mansão padece sem cuidados e o dinheiro que enchia os bolsos da família Albuquerque é tão escasso que dívidas se acumulam entre bancos e credores. Num cenário ditado pelo severo Sr. Renato, Mariana mantém as aparências. Tudo muda quando conhece Rafael. Dono de um poder de sedução intenso, aos poucos ela abre as portas de sua vida e mostra que sob as brumas há segredos indecorosos.
Dirty Players by Apryl Rose Dirty Players by Oct. 26, 2016 $2.99 18222 words Sample 20%
The twins didn't want me to heal their knees, they had something dirtier in mind!
Projeção by Pedro Moreira Projeção by Oct. 26, 2016 Free! 9697 words Read a sample
Se te apaixonasses em sonhos pela pessoa que amarás no futuro, que farias para a encontrar?
The Code by RJ Scott The Code by Oct. 26, 2016 $3.49 54366 words Sample 20%
Loving his best friend's sister goes against every code he knows, but one kiss is all it takes.
Tame Me by J.A. Collard Tame Me by Oct. 26, 2016 $0.99 67813 words Sample 20%
Quill Owen wasn’t looking for love, but when innocent and beautiful Jasmine Marques turns up to his father’s hotel, he finds that he cannot ignore the unfamiliar feeling that’s burning within. As an ex-marine and current president of the Blood Brothers MC, Quill has obligations to uphold; never did he image that one woman whose feisty personality and sexy body would turn his world upside down.
Dreams on astrays by Levia Ortega Dreams on astrays by Oct. 26, 2016 $2.99 19883 words Sample 20%
Romantic Junkie Valerie has helped her friend Chris to find her true love. Val still believes in love at first sight and such magical encounters, how Chris experienced them. But the love is taking its time. And to make it even worse her childhood friend Miri and colleague Sabine, that Val cannot stand since first meeting her, are coming to visit over the bank holiday.
A Soundless Exchange: Book Two by Hoffman Kadaisy A Soundless Exchange: Book Two by Oct. 26, 2016 $3.99 40091 words Sample 20%
Every super villain must choose whether to live by a code. Few have lived for true love. None have have died for it.
The Cyborg He Brought Home by A.M. Hawke The Cyborg He Brought Home by Oct. 26, 2016 $1.99 8949 words Sample 20%
Jake is bored of life in Greentree, a settlement of wizards who eschew technology and channel their magic through tattoos. Then a visitor arrives: Cory, a cyborg with coppery hair and metallic hands. Jake is fascinated by Cory's metal parts, curious what it would feel like to touch them. But the others in Greentree aren't so sure about a visitor they consider unnatural...
Lovers by the Leaning Palm by Luigi Cascone Lovers by the Leaning Palm by Oct. 26, 2016 $3.99 25538 words Sample 20%
What seemed like a corny long distance relationship spilled over into an epic romance.Time froze on the island of the leaning palm while the moon spied on the lovers come from far away.....
Less Than Dead by Samantha M. Derr Less Than Dead by Oct. 26, 2016 $5.99 107368 words Sample 20%
There's nothing quite so terrifying as a corpse that moves, a creature that even death can't stop. It's all the worse when the living dead is someone you love... (An LGBTQIA romance anthology.)
Underneath It All by Danielle Taylor Underneath It All by Oct. 26, 2016 $0.99 65670 words Sample 20%
Callie earns her money as a stripper in Dallas. Jace gave up his football career due to an injury and a death in the family. Heading to Platinum girls, Jace's looking for something to forget the pain. Instead he finds Callie who comes into his life like an angel. Callie and Jace’s future involves hidden truths, affairs and ghosts. Will their love and fiery passion be enough to outweigh the bad?
Her Unexpected Life by Brickley Jules Her Unexpected Life by Oct. 26, 2016 $2.99 67925 words Sample 6%
Divorce is callously handed to Valerie Cooper, a happily married soccer mom. Learning to live again may prove harder than she thinks especially if the first few weeks are any indication. Help may come from her new friend, but can she trust him?
One Night in New Delhi by Kemberlee Shortland One Night in New Delhi by Oct. 26, 2016 $2.99 37279 words Sample 20%
Invited to the National Museum of India in New Delhi to inspect a rare find from a recent excavation, the last person Hannah Maguire expects to see is her former lover, Sudesh Kumar. Sparks instantly fly, but will her one night with him be one to remember or will Sudesh's secret send her into a tailspin she may never recover from this time?
Quinton's Crucible by Trent Evans Quinton's Crucible by Oct. 26, 2016 $2.99 96781 words Sample 20%
As it so often was, my choice was obedience, or pain. I knew what they wanted, what they expected. But I never cooperated. They’d never make me give it to them. They liked to make me wait. But it wouldn’t work either. I would endure, and I would prevail. I was afraid, but she'd never know it. She might make me cry out as the fire slashed across my flesh, but I’d never let her see my fear. Never...
After the Fall by Michele G Miller After the Fall by Oct. 26, 2016 $2.99 100489 words Sample 20%
AUSTIN She’s this enigma. A beautiful mess. A brilliant mind with a sharp tongue. Our first meeting, she stopped me in my tracks. But she wants nothing to do with me. CASSIE He’s only a guy. Gorgeous with a million-dollar smile . . . But still, a guy. I can ignore the unfamiliar softness of his brown eyes. He’ll lose interest. They always do once they know they’ll get nothing from me . . .
Add Vampires Then Stir by Susan Zoe Bella Add Vampires Then Stir by Oct. 25, 2016 $1.99 19748 words Sample 15%
Losing herself in fantasy leads to a new reality…or does it? Mistee lives her fantasies through books she writes. From the living room to a lock-down unit, she rides out a nervous breakdown in style, as any author would when her world crumbles. A steamy ménage is ideal therapy for a woman trapped inside her mind. Wild fantasy finds her in a new reality. And only you get to choose where she stays!
Swinging Spouses: Round Four by Zoe Waters Swinging Spouses: Round Four by Oct. 25, 2016 $0.99 14635 words Sample 25%
Ever since Dianne experienced swinging with her delicious neighbor, Jeff, she has been craving a do-over. The only roadblock has been her husband, Alex. Can Dianne convince Alex to agree to another pleasure-filled night of swinging so she can get the Jeff fix she is so desperate for? 18+ only.
The Follow your Bliss Series by Deirdre Riordan Hall The Follow your Bliss Series by Oct. 25, 2016 $7.99 288150 words Sample 15%
The Follow your Bliss series contains three full length novels and three companion novellas following the intertwining lives of Kira, Brighton, and Baskia as they learn to surf, travel cross country, move to the mountains and all their adventures on the road to bliss including college and career changes, divorce and failed relationships, highs and lows, and lots of tears and laughter.
MAGIC HIGH - Where the Supernatural Rules! - A Quick Read Book by The Abbotts MAGIC HIGH - Where the Supernatural Rules! - A Quick Read Book by Oct. 25, 2016 $2.99 11916 words Sample 30%
Meet Ethan, a fifteen-year-old teenager from Texas who is a new student, at an unusual high school! At Magic High, he meets three other teenagers who have psychic powers!!! The four friends visit Stonehenge & Tintagel Castle with some surprising results & save two teenagers from a deadly fire! Romance & adventure with a touch of magic! Illustrated & easy reading. A Beacon of Light Book.
Carved in Love by Savanna Sage Carved in Love by Oct. 25, 2016 Free! 40606 words Read a sample
Ellie wants to find a way to get the handsome stranger to help her find her missing father, but before she does, the stranger disappears. Will she ever see him, or her father, again?
孤独的女继承人 by Amy Corwin 孤独的女继承人 by Oct. 25, 2016 $2.99 3721 words Sample 20%
Phrasing  An Inner Music Novel by Danielle Sebastian Berry Phrasing An Inner Music Novel by Oct. 25, 2016 $8.99 203715 words Sample 20%
Ainsley is a 38-year-old faithful, suburban wife, who walked away from the music industry to have a family of her own. But when her teenage kids talk her into going to Las Vegas during the biggest music festival in the country, things start to change. Attending a party, she meets guitarist, Callum Beckman with whom she has a powerful and undeniable chemistry. An evening together, things spiral.
Masquerade Menage by Trinity Blacio Masquerade Menage by Oct. 25, 2016 $2.99 25069 words Sample 20%
The Royal Family was all but dead. Garth, Turck, Snaid, Maddock, & Rafe, the Undisclosed Ones, now ruled her people. The humans called them gargoyles. Except for Marci, the one true heir to the throne that everyone thought was dead. With the curse on her family, she would not risk exposing herself to the Undisclosed Ones, even if they were her true mates. Could they rule together?
Holiday Happiness by Chelle Cordero Holiday Happiness by Oct. 25, 2016 $0.99 3234 words Sample 20%
A short story about finding holiday happiness when you didn't realize it was right there with you all along.
Fade to Blue by DP Denman Fade to Blue by Oct. 25, 2016 $2.99 71515 words Sample 5%
Fraud? Lies? Deceit? Everybody needs a hobby. Brady Halverson is it all. The money. The man. The connections. Until an international scandal threatens to destroy him. For Blue, it’s a careless moment. One that threatens to tear his friends apart. Putting things back together forces both men to test the bonds of friendship and family. For one of them, things will never be the same.
Hooked: A Bad Boy MMA Romance by JB Duvane Hooked: A Bad Boy MMA Romance by Oct. 25, 2016 $2.99 51968 words Sample 10%
Only bad boys go to prison … To everyone else in town, Zack is just an ex-con. All he wants is to be an MMA fighter … and good girl Mia is the only one who knows he's going to be a daddy. Hooked: A Bad Boy Romance is a standalone, secret baby romance novel of 40,000 words with NO CHEATING, NO CLIFFHANGER and a HEA ending.
Nova Scotia Love Stories by Pottersfield Press Nova Scotia Love Stories by Oct. 25, 2016 $12.95 62357 words Sample 20%
In Nova Scotia Love Stories, Lesley Choyce has assembled some of the province’s most beloved authors who explore through fact and fiction the myriad ways in which a love story exists. These writers with a strong emotional connection to this shaped-by-the-sea province demonstrate the many guises and moods of love: for the young, the aged and all points in between.
Post Mortem, Inc. - livre 3 : La nostalgie des rêves brisés by SAID Post Mortem, Inc. - livre 3 : La nostalgie des rêves brisés by Oct. 25, 2016 Free! 12448 words Read a sample
Frédéric a franchi le pas, et n'en revient pas lui-même : il travaille désormais pour la Post Mortem, Inc. Encouragé par Carole, entraîné par Satan, rien ne semble le détourner de son objectif : rendre à Camille, décédée, une partie de sa présence. Mais les activités de l'entreprise font polémique, et de dangereux activistes pourraient bien empêcher Fred et les autres de parvenir à leurs fins...
True Desires by Lettie Waller True Desires by Oct. 25, 2016 $0.99 77953 words Sample 20%
A wife and a husband. Two very different people that love each other and like their lives want to live more and gain new experiences,live their adventures. They provoke and play with each other.Passion and love is their guide in this magnificent trip for two (or maybe more).
Louder than Words: A Straight to Gay, Friends to Lovers Romance by Miya Lee Louder than Words: A Straight to Gay, Friends to Lovers Romance by Oct. 25, 2016 $2.99 30255 words
Nick Torres is known for two things: his poor taste in women and how he’d do anything for his friends. So when his date is interrupted by a frantic text from his best friend Joel, he doesn’t think twice about rushing to his side.
A Lifetime Later by Lettie Waller A Lifetime Later by Oct. 25, 2016 $0.99 29456 words Sample 20%
They we re a beautiful everyday couple. They truly loved each other. But their ordinary life and routine were meant to change in a single day. It was their own choice.Or maybe better,his own choice. He chose this path of passion.But his dedicated wife was not ready to say goodbye yet. They managed to find a way together even though their lives had completely changed.
Spell Snatching: Blood Thief #5 (Alpha Billionaire Vampire Romance) by Mac Flynn Spell Snatching: Blood Thief #5 (Alpha Billionaire Vampire Romance) by Oct. 25, 2016 $2.99 20653 words Sample 20%
One final adventure brings Faith together with her friends as big trouble looms on the horizon. An ancient vampire demands their attendance at his island bay estate, and few people can refuse an offer made at the point of a stake. They learn the vampire wishes to make a deal with them: save his witch and he will look the other way on their thefts.
Conflict of Interest by Miya Lee Conflict of Interest by Oct. 25, 2016 $2.99 24628 words Sample 20%
After inheriting a bar from his estranged father, all Derek wants to do is hand if off to someone else. He only planned to stay in Pennsylvania for a few days, but fate has a funny way of butting its nose in where it doesn’t belong, especially when it turns out to be a man with the bluest eyes he’s ever seen.
Holiday Journey by Lizzie Ashworth Holiday Journey by Oct. 25, 2016 Free! 11050 words Read a sample
Flight delays, bad weather—what’s not to loath about holiday travel? Except this time there’s a man daring Giselle to do something she never imagined, something that exceeds her wildest fantasies. Is the temptation worth the risk?
With Every Stroke: Erotic Gay Romance by Miya Lee With Every Stroke: Erotic Gay Romance by Oct. 25, 2016 $2.99 29202 words
With Theo’s career on the line and the art exhibit weeks away, he’ll do whatever it takes to deliver his collection on time, even if it means dealing with another homophobic model. But when Alex takes an interest in Theo’s art as well as himself, this beautiful distraction could cost Theo an entire year’s worth of work.
Las leyes de Hermógenes by jcapsir Las leyes de Hermógenes by Oct. 25, 2016 $0.99 61407 words Sample 15%
Una novela inspiracional de amor juvenil para remover sentimientos.
The Year of the Crocodile by Courtney Milan The Year of the Crocodile by Oct. 25, 2016 $0.99 13376 words Sample 20%
Tina Chen and Blake Reynolds have been together for almost a year. In that time, they’ve grown closer on just about every front. The one exception? Blake’s father has never let anything stop him. Tina’s parents have never let anyone push them around. And they’ve never met. That’s about to change. But don’t worry—fireworks are traditional at Chinese New Years.