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An Unlikely Christmas by D.S.Pais An Unlikely Christmas by Feb. 17, 2019 $0.99 22,820 words Sample 10%
A shy dancer steals her heart, but she remains in oblivion. Her actions show that she cares for him, but her mind is not willing to accept. She has changed his personality since the time they have met. The story unfolds with the two of them being at the same place, she not believing in love and he falling apart from her due to her own indifference. What happens next?
Awakened by the Giant by Evangeline Anderson Awakened by the Giant by Feb. 17, 2019 $2.99 72,770 words
A Giant Kindred devoted to science Clones a beautiful woman to learn from her But what Maddy teaches Calden is how to love And love is forbidden--punishable by Death Can they escape now that Maddy has been...Awakened by the Giant?
Snowed In: Nen and Anani by Nell Iris Snowed In: Nen and Anani by Feb. 16, 2019 $3.99 22,480 words Sample 20%
Anani, guardian of the water, had his heart broken fifteen rotations ago. His pain made him lose control of his powers, causing a never-ending snowfall, and he was banished from his mother’s court. Now he finally reunites with the love of his life, Nen, but the law that kept them apart hasn’t changed. How will they find their happily ever after? Especially when the snow starts falling again?
Snowed In: Dane and Heath by Rafe Jadison Snowed In: Dane and Heath by Feb. 16, 2019 $2.99 13,860 words Sample 20%
Dane Sanders was a great boss until Snowstorm Satan hit the suburbs of DC. Now he was just a jerk who wanted to stay late just to get some loans out, but when Dane lets out a few juicy secrets, Heath starts to think there’s a lot he doesn’t know about his sexy new boss. Trapped at work with only beer and microwave dinners, Heath and Dane learn how to stay warm in a snow storm.
Forever Yours by Kassandra Lea Forever Yours by Feb. 16, 2019 $1.99 12,440 words Sample 20%
Linus is head over heels in love with Samson. Problem is, Linus wants to make things official while Samson is afraid of commitment. When Linus's sister lands in the hospital, he decides it's time to break off things with Samson. Samson is caught by surprise. But how can he get Linus back in time for Valentine's Day without doing something cliched, which he knows Linus dislikes?
Burke and the Vampire by Edward Kendrick Burke and the Vampire by Feb. 16, 2019 $4.99 40,900 words Sample 20%
What would you do if you discovered you could sense vampires? Burke didn't believe they existed until it happened to him. Horrified, he vows to eliminate them. Vampire Reynaud must find the slayer dubbed The Hunter. It turns out to be easier than anticipated when events transpire to reveal it's his new friend, Burke. Can opposites attract, or will their differences destroy the possibility of love?
A Soldier's Horizon by T.A. Creech A Soldier's Horizon by Feb. 16, 2019 $4.99 42,150 words Sample 20%
On a colony world at war, creatures brought to life by human technology have revolted, fighting to throw off the yoke of slavery and exist as sentient beings in their own right. Change is on the horizon. If only they can all live to see it.
Cabin Fever by Diana Hunter Cabin Fever by Feb. 16, 2019 $4.99 81,690 words Sample 15%
A snowstorm makes for an interesting winter for two stranded strangers...
Pleasing My Valentine (A Love and Care Short Story) by Silvia Violet Pleasing My Valentine (A Love and Care Short Story) by Feb. 16, 2019 $0.99 9,350 words
Foster asks Oren to dinner, with the intention of finding out what he was seeking at Foster's favorite kink club. The shy musician confesses his forced seduction fantasy, and Foster can barely contain his excitement. When Foster proposes they explore Oren's fantasy on Valentine's Day, Oren knows this will be the first year the holiday brings more pleasure than pain.
Charity by J.T. Evergreen Charity by Feb. 16, 2019 Free! 6,550 words Read a sample
The illustration was of a young man astride a beautiful chestnut horse in a lovely stable setting. He appeared to be naked which I thought odd for an elegant old book. As I looked closely at the illustration, I thought I saw the horse’s tail flick. Then the horse’s leg made a movement. I watched in amazement as the young man dismounted the horse and stood by its side. He looked at me and smiled.
I've Been Waiting for You by Dawn Sister I've Been Waiting for You by Feb. 16, 2019 Free! 2,880 words Read a sample
Sol is impatient waiting for Lucien while he talks to the neighbours. Lucien is angry he’s being so impatient. They both have their reasons for being unhappy. I’ve Been Waiting for You is a short, fluffy story in the Locked in the Moment universe, with Sol the Troll and Lucien the Fairy. May contain spoilers, some choice language because trolls swear, a lot. This story definitely contains fluff.
A tánctanárnő by Julia RedHood A tánctanárnő by Feb. 16, 2019 Free! 40,300 words
Ophelia felvételt nyer a londoni táncakadémiára. Első napján összetűzésbe kerül az oktatójával, Jodelle Campbell-lel, aki minden lépésében hibát talál. Észreveszi, hogy Mrs. Campbell gyengéd érzelmeket táplál saját neme iránt.
Without Pretense by TJ Thomas Without Pretense by Feb. 16, 2019 $9.99 67,080 words Sample 20%
After living for decades hiding from the truth, can Ava learn to trust Bianca with her secrets and her heart?
Unexpected Lightning by Cass Sellars Unexpected Lightning by Feb. 16, 2019 $9.99 70,850 words Sample 20%
Lightning strikes once more when Sydney and Parker fight a dangerous stranger who threatens the peace they both desperately want.
Spencer’s Cove by Missouri Vaun Spencer’s Cove by Feb. 16, 2019 $9.99 71,100 words Sample 20%
When Foster Owen and Abigail Spencer meet they uncover a story of lives adrift, loves lost, and true love found.
Shut Up and Kiss Me by Julie Cannon Shut Up and Kiss Me by Feb. 16, 2019 $9.99 64,990 words Sample 20%
What a better way to spend two weeks of hell in paradise than in the company of a hot, sexy woman?
Perfect Partners by Maggie Cummings Perfect Partners by Feb. 16, 2019 $9.99 73,190 words Sample 20%
Elite police dog trainer Sara Wright has no intention of falling in love with a coworker, until Isabel Marquez arrives at Homeland Security’s Northeast Regional Training facility and Sara's good intentions start to falter.
Listen by Kris Bryant Listen by Feb. 16, 2019 $9.99 68,260 words Sample 20%
Lily Croft is inexplicably drawn to Hope D’Marco but will she have the courage to confront the consequences of her past and present colliding?
Drawing Down the Mist by Sheri Lewis Wohl Drawing Down the Mist by Feb. 16, 2019 $9.99 82,610 words Sample 20%
Everyone thinks Grand Duchess Maria Maria Romanova died in 1918. They were almost right.
Cupid’s Bow by Karen F. Williams Cupid’s Bow by Feb. 16, 2019 $2.99 13,480 words Sample 20%
Snow falls hard outside the bar of a Boston hotel. Kay Westscott, a New York novelist and English teacher, is in town attending a writers’ workshop. Math professor Ann Ward is trying and failing to muster enthusiasm for a round of lesbian speed dating.
A Chapter on Love by Laney Webber A Chapter on Love by Feb. 16, 2019 $9.99 65,040 words Sample 20%
When Jannika and Lee reunite, their instant connection feels like a gift, but neither is ready for a second chance at love. Will they finally get on the same page when it comes to love?
Relentless by Errstories Relentless by Feb. 16, 2019 $3.99 20,710 words Sample 40%
Vianna loves George and George loves Vianna. They are inseparable. But everything changes when George keeps a secret and Vianna loses her faith in union with the belief that her husband has been unfaithful to her. Knowing that their marriage is going downhill, George decides to take a leap of faith and try the best that he can to win her heart back.
Catarina by Trinity Blacio Catarina by Feb. 16, 2019 $2.99 32,020 words Sample 20%
The gift of a magical self-help book changes the lives of each woman who receives it. These powerful stories show that falling in love is not a sign of weakness, but the greatest gift of all. Pick your journey and open your heart to the incredible power hidden deep inside each of us.
Southern Comfort by JD Davis Southern Comfort by Feb. 16, 2019 $2.99 59,570 words Sample 20%
Kit Harwick has just experienced a tragedy that no one expects to go through. She thought she had all she ever wanted until her fiancé, Officer Anderson Slade, was murdered in cold blood, leaving her broken hearted. Then Kit begins receiving messages from the past, reminding her that Andy’s killer is still at large, and now he’s after her…
Protecting Kyleigh by Elizabeth Brooks Protecting Kyleigh by Feb. 16, 2019 $3.99 83,910 words Sample 20%
When Kyleigh Taylor walks into a restaurant to pick up her last paycheck, about a dozen of her former co-workers are murdered by a gang of drug runners, and Kyleigh is injured. And traumatized. Now the thugs want to kill her. Detective Jordy Mitchell knows she is the perfect woman for him—he just has to keep her alive long enough to prove it to her.
Song and Dance Act by P.D.R. Lindsay Song and Dance Act by Feb. 15, 2019 $0.99 3,600 words Sample 15%
Brye is determined. If a moonlight trip to the beach and a romantic song and dance act can't persuade Emma that her Brye is still the same one she left behind three and a half years ago, then nothing will. But he has high hopes.
Darin by Crystal Dawn Darin by Feb. 15, 2019 $2.99 40,050 words Sample 20%
Darin wants Jade. It’s as simple as that, but she won’t take him seriously. Now they are sent on a colonization mission that will use all their talents and maybe she’ll see that he’s a mature warrior. He’s waited long enough and it’s time to show her the amazing chemistry that lies between them waiting to be released.
Endless Love by Roxie Brandon Endless Love by Feb. 15, 2019 $0.99 42,290 words Sample 20%
Amazing value Victorian two-story collection. Charming dukes with attitudes and kind hearts. Lovely ladies who want to find love. You'll find all of this and much more in this collection. This Victorian romance collection is a sweet read with a guaranteed happily ever after. The full collection includes: 1.Duchess for the Charming Duke 2. The Lady and the Beast
Bide Love's Return by Cynthia A. Hudson Bide Love's Return by Feb. 15, 2019 $0.99 21,380 words Sample 5%
From a past she doesn't remember, a romance returns to haunt her present.
On Loving by Lili Naghdi On Loving by Feb. 15, 2019 $6.99 180,140 words Sample 20%
Pls book advised "On Loving" below should be typed in italic: In 1972, Dr. Rose Hemmings has just finished her general surgery residency when a haunted stranger is shot in front of her in a New York City bar, and their lives become forever intertwined. And when, having been given the blessing of her adoptive father on his deathbed, Rose travels to prerevolutionary Iran to discover the past...
Kentucky Cowboy by Jan Scarbrough Kentucky Cowboy by Feb. 15, 2019 $3.99 52,760 words Sample 20%
Professional bull rider Judd Romeo defies death for a living, but there’s no escaping his grief when he returns home to settle his mother’s estate after her death. She’s the only one who encouraged him in his pursuit of his exhilarating but dangerous career. Going home means confronting his past, including the one woman he’s never forgotten.
Kentucky Bride/Kentucky Heat by Jan Scarbrough Kentucky Bride/Kentucky Heat by Feb. 15, 2019 $2.99 45,830 words Sample 20%
Champion equestrienne Aimee Elliott is tired of being Daddy’s pampered only child. Working as a horse trainer at an American Saddlebred farm in Kentucky feeds her need for independence, even if it’s scary to see if she can make it on her own without her father’s millions. But Aimee never expected a past sweetheart to turn up again, especially after she’d rejected him all those years ago
The One Thing Money Can't Buy by Lisa Oliver The One Thing Money Can't Buy by Feb. 15, 2019 $3.99 50,150 words Sample 15%
So what is a cute white hedgehog shifter to do when he wins over a billion dollars in the lottery and finds himself with a wolf pack after him? He hires a lion shifting bodyguard of course. Cari and Quaid might be worlds apart in attitude and personalities, but there is nothing Quaid won't do to keep his little billionaire safe. MM Paranormal, True Mates, Adults only.
Kentucky Blue Bloods by Jan Scarbrough Kentucky Blue Bloods by Feb. 15, 2019 $3.99 47,360 words Sample 20%
Regina Ward, granddaughter of Corbin Ward, breeder of multiple stakes winners, had blood as blue as anyone in Kentucky. But what her grandfather had built, her father had gambled away. He’d already lost four prized horses to an arrogant, infuriating Brit. Reggie isn’t about to lose her heart to him as well.
Kentucky Flame by Jan Scarbrough Kentucky Flame by Feb. 15, 2019 $4.99 69,890 words Sample 20%
Horse trainer Melody O’Shea is returning to Royalty Farm in Simpsonville, Kentucky. Her father has built it into the greatest American Saddlebred show stable in the country, but now he needs her help. Mel’s homecoming is bittersweet because the farm is also home to the secret daughter she gave up for adoption. Her pride had kept her from telling the father about the child.
Kentucky Woman by Jan Scarbrough Kentucky Woman by Feb. 15, 2019 $0.99 40,130 words Sample 20%
For single mom and ex-jockey Alexis Marsden, years of hard work are finally paying off. She has a solid nine-to-five job, her independence, and an avocation she loves—exercising horses. But she still can’t give her ten-year-old son everything he needs, especially a father.  
A Dame Called Derek (The Diva Diaries Book 1) by Kerrie Noor A Dame Called Derek (The Diva Diaries Book 1) by Feb. 15, 2019 $0.99 21,960 words Sample 20%
A Dame Called Derek is a romantic comedy with no age limits, a laugh a minute farce set in the world of Scottish amateur dramatics. There are romances, comic setups, and fire, of epic proportion with an ending that will intrigue, entertain and make you laugh out loud.
Alien Enslaved IV: Spoils of War by Kaitlyn O'Connor Alien Enslaved IV: Spoils of War by Feb. 15, 2019 $4.99 56,150 words Sample 20%
Lori had had nightmares about being bred by aliens, but they were just nightmares, right? It couldn't be real. Could it?
Alien Enslaved: Spoils: Short story spin-off by Kaitlyn O'Connor Alien Enslaved: Spoils: Short story spin-off by Feb. 15, 2019 $2.49 7,000 words Sample 20%
Elly has very few memories of how she got where she is, but she knows she isn't in Kansas anymore and that she's the prize/bait in the contest of skills between the baddest, scariest warrior aliens she's ever seen.
Altogether: An MMF Menage Romance by Brill Harper Altogether: An MMF Menage Romance by Feb. 15, 2019 $3.99 58,950 words Sample 20%
Nerdy Penelope has never even been kissed. But that was before her hot college roommates offer to be her study the bedroom.
The Traitor by Marian Gray The Traitor by Feb. 15, 2019 $3.99 75,680 words
Derethe is the daughter of a traitor. Exiled to the fringes of society, she is made to suffer a life of poverty and torment. But when a mysterious foreign force sweeps across the land, Derethe's life is forever reshaped.
Bounced: A Blue Collar Bad Boy Book by Brill Harper Bounced: A Blue Collar Bad Boy Book by Feb. 15, 2019 $0.99 9,610 words Sample 20%
Anvil is a rough, muscled bouncer working in a roadhouse. Sarah is a type-A, risk averse actuarial major with her whole life mapped out. She has a plan. Goals. And none of them include a tattooed, possessive bouncer.
Η Νύφη by Yorgos Ntovas Η Νύφη by Feb. 15, 2019 $4.99 73,080 words Sample 20%
Ένα Ερωτικό Μυθιστόρημα. Μία υποψήφια πανέμορφη Νύφη, ένας άπιστος αρραβωνιαστικός, ένας πιστός φίλος που είναι ερωτευμένος μαζί της, μία άτακτη κουμπάρα και η μητέρα της Νύφης!
Trishas Verfolgung by S.E. Smith Trishas Verfolgung by Feb. 15, 2019 $6.99 92,170 words Sample 20%
Es sollte das letzte Mal sein, daß Trisha ein Flugzeug flog. Ein neues Leben erwartete sie. Ihr Vater wartete auf sie. Und dann landete sie in einem Raumschiff, daß von der Erde wegflog.
Out of the Blue Bouquet by Hallee Bridgeman Out of the Blue Bouquet by Feb. 15, 2019 $4.99 199,450 words Sample 20%
Five Best-selling Christian Authors weave five unique yet connected stories in this collection where misdirected floral deliveries lead to lives changed. Hallee Bridgeman's Courting Calla; Alana Terry's Seoul in Love; Carol Moncado's A Kærasti for Clari; Chautona Havig's Premeditated Serendipity; and Amanda Tru's Out of the Blue Bouquet.
Runaway Couple by Maggie Tideswell Runaway Couple by Feb. 15, 2019 Free! 56,270 words Read a sample
Pranking isn't the way to a woman's heart, but has Marcus found that out yet? Piper didn't turst him growing up, and she doesn't trust him now. Enough is enough, but now they are bridesmaid and best man at her sister's Gothic wedding. Will they be the traditional Runaway Couple or will Piper's distrust win?
Glam and Glitz by Diana Lainson Glam and Glitz by Feb. 15, 2019 $5.95 34,290 words Sample 5%
This is a compelling and utterly riveting story of fully fledged women's fiction, with an enchanting theme of intrigue and sensual passion running through it. The story is about a young Columbian girl who lived in poverty until she was sixteen and a half when she was adopted by a famous photographer who takes her to New York. Her life changes as she rises to fame all over the World.
illusion 3 by J.M. Thompson illusion 3 by Feb. 15, 2019 $1.99 69,800 words Sample 20%
Daniel became the legal beneficiary of the Jenny's farm after her tragic transformation. Choosing to marry Louise proved to be a terrible mistake. Two werewolves were constantly around her messing up her mind causing her to make irrational decisions. Daniel himself was a werewolf but in denial after witnessing how cruel werewolves were... He found love in another woman after Louise left him to...
Lil' Bit by Michel Prince & Wren McCabe Lil' Bit by
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$3.99 71,550 words Sample 20%
Bryan “Baldy” Allen doesn’t have the same pedigree as the other founders of the Steel MC Montana Charter. He was named Vice President because of his friendship with Red, the Prez, leaving a part of him feeling as if he’s constantly playing catch-up with the former soldiers. Weakened by cancer as a child, Baldy gutted out most of his life just to survive. Now thriving as the mechanic...
La Llorona: Tragedia en Espacio by Seraph La Llorona: Tragedia en Espacio by Feb. 15, 2019 $3.99 60,630 words
En los confines de la galaxia, una joven maldita está protegida contra un monstruo invisible por un apuesto hombre rico y musculoso. La hermosa joven mujer se convierte en su amante. Tienen dos hijos con el hombre rico. Se vuelve loca. La gente es llevada a creer que asesina a sus hijos en un ataque celoso de rabia contra su amante. Pero, esto no es el caso.